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Smoking Packs a Tougher Wallop for Women

Research suggests greater female susceptibility to carcinogens MONDAY, May 4 (HealthDay News) -- Women may be more vulnerable than men to cancer-causing ingredients in cigarettes, according to a new study. In an examination of data on 683 people with lung cancer who had been referr...

Kellogg Company Announces Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Austin(R) and Keebler(R) Branded Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers and Select Snack-Size Packs of Famous Amos(R) and Keebler(R) Soft Batch Peanut Butter Cookies Because of Possible Health Risk

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kellogg Company today announced a voluntary recall of certain Austin(R) and Keebler(R) branded Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers and select snack-size packs of Famous Amos(R) Peanut Butter Cookies and Keebler(R) Soft Batch Homestyle Peanut B...

Hospitals provide formula sample packs while medical organizations encourage breastfeeding

A majority of U.S. hospitals on the East coast distribute formula sample packs to new mothers, contrary to recommendations from most major medical organizations concerned about the potential for distributing these packs to reduce breastfeeding rates, according to a report in the September issue of...

Combination therapy packs 1-2 punch against melanoma

DURHAM, N.C. -- Disabling a protein frequently found in melanoma tumors may make the cancer more vulnerable to chemotherapy, according to a pilot study led by researchers in the Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center. We tested a compound that can weaken the tumor by targeting a protein found on the...

New Guacamole 100-Calorie Packs - The Solution for Clashing February Holidays

- Eating All-Natural Guacamole as a Snack or Condiment is a Healthy Choice Anytime - FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- February marks a food quandary with observances of both Heart-Healthy Month and National Snack Food Month. Americans derive an estimated ...

alli Offers New Wynonna Judd Album in Product Packs

Judd's Highly Anticipated New Album "Sing" to be Included PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- alli announced today that more than 200,000 free copies of Wynonna Judd's new album, Sing , will be given to consumers who purchase specially marked alli starter packs or 170-count refill pac...

Cigarette Packs to Carry Graphic Warnings

Pictures of corpses, cancerous mouths and the caption 'your smoking kills babies' would be displayed on packets of tobacco products from// June to dissuade people from consuming them, Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said here Tuesday. He said the current warning, "cigarette smoking is injur...

Seeing is Believing – Cigarette Packs in India to Carry Graphic Description of Risk

New Delhi – This is good news for the families of 200 million Indians who are regular users// of tobacco products. India’s drive to discourage people from smoking has gained momentum with the new ruling-effective June 2007, all cigarette packets will include graphic descriptions of inherent ...

Naltrexone Packs a Punch for Women Smokers Who Wish to Quit

Novel academic endeavors targeted to find avenues that assist in puffing out the smoking habit, has made a successful finding//. An opiate blocker used in combination with a nicotine patch and counseling might be a productive way to help women quit smoking. The medication in question, naltrex...

Growth Hormone Stimulant Packs Healthy Aging

Researchers report that a new drug developed, which is still under investigation was proved to stimulate growth hormone, helping the elderly age //in a healthy manner and also showed health longevity in a 100 year old women. A steady growth in the aging research field was being portraited fro...

Infant Formula With High Iron Content Packs Brain Disorder

Infant formula contains 12 times more iron compared to breast milk, suggests a research of Buck Institute. Neuro degeneration, seen in Parkinson’s disease can be caused// due to high intake of iron in infancy – finds a study with neonatal mice which was fed with human equivalent iron supplementatio...

Counterfeiter Packs Health Problems: Study

In Southeast Asia and Africa, counterfeit of anti-malarial drugs have made thousands of people’s life in trouble, thus there is a need for new laws and provisions// against counterfeiters aroused – said experts. A group of researchers reported in the PLoS Medicine issue that due to counterfeite...

Drugs With Bisphosphonates Packs Osteonecrosis Risk

A report on the Journal of General Dentistry reveals breast cancer patients, people with osteoporosis, and individuals undergoing bone cancer therapies are supposed //to take drugs that contain bisphosphonates, which puts patients at risk of developing osteonecrosis of the jaws (a rotting of the ja...

Low Carbohydrate Diet Packs No Bone Loss

A three-month study by rheumatologists at the University of South Florida stated that a restricted low-carbohydrate diet doesn’t increase the bone loss// for adults, who follows an Adkins diet prescribed for weight loss and it was published in the online issue of the journal Osteoporosis Internatio...

FSA Proposes Packaging of Fatty Food in Smaller Packs

The food standards agency has come out with a good idea to ensure reduction in the consumption of fatty food. With a view to encouraging// "portion size control" and improve the health of the nation, they have proposed that fat laden foods be sold in smaller packs. This move by the FSA seeks ...

New Zealand To Issue Graphic Warnings In Cigarette Packs

The Ministry of Health says many smokers are yet to understand the risks of smoking, and so they feel that graphic warning pictures are an effective// way to get the message across. Announcing this associate Minister of Health, Damien O'Connor, today launched a proposal for new warnings on cigarett...

As Good As a Deli, For the Price of Making It At Home

...e and know that I have a delicious and nutritious lunch." Fast and easy meals no longer have to be expensive or inconvenient. With the brand's packs and cans that do not need to be refrigerated, SAFCOL adds a new level of convenience to the "fast food" market. "Having a demanding schedule u...

Stem Cells Used for 'Biological Pacemaker'

...heart beat. However, that therapy has several shortcomings, including possible malfunction and the need for repeated replacement of the device's power packs and electrodes," study lead author Dr. Toshinao Takahashi, a research fellow at Chiba University Graduate School of Medicine in Chiba, Japan, said in ...

Video: Sodexo Takes on Childhood Obesity in School Cafeterias

...chool day. Sodexo will continue to offer a wide variety of healthy snacks and drinks including: baked chips 100-Calorie snack packs low-fat yogurt mini rice cakes bottled water 100% fruit juice The agreement focuses on products sold to school c...

Bread, Pancakes and Pasta on Atkins? Yes, That's Right!

... and nutritional profile of the Atkins bake mix and line of bestselling shakes and snack bars. Atkins Penne Pasta, made with enriched semolina wheat, packs a powerful protein punch, offering 11 grams of protein and 18 grams of fiber per serving. At only 140 calories per serving, Atkins Penne Pasta has on...

From the Amazon Rainforest to a Smoothie Near You, Planet Smoothie Expands Superfoods Menu Selection

...mbazon's mission is to deliver high quality organic Acai products to the planet. Sambazon's product line of Organic Acai Juices, Frozen Acai Smoothie packs and Sorbets, Acai Supplements and Energy Drinks are enjoyed by world-class athletes and health-conscious consumers everywhere. Sambazon is also the l...

Florida State Tobacco Tax Increase May Prompt Smokers to Quit Spontaneously

... American Cancer Society, Florida Division, are teaming up to offer starter packs of Nicorette through the Florida QuitLine at 877-U-CAN-NOW (877-822-6669). ... its citizens, and the GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare-provided starter packs will augment a significant allocation of nicotine replacement therapy produ...

nCircle and HITRUST Partner to Deliver Innovative SaaS Offering to Secure Healthcare Information

... an active role in HITRUST working groups developing Security Configuration packs (SCPs) for the HITRUST Common Security Framework. The SCPs will proactively...or third-party health information systems. The first Security Configuration packs are targeted for the following vendors: Cerner, Eclipsys, eClinicalWorks, E...

Pro-Medics Launches Its New Line of Male Impotence Treatment Products

...as some of the more uncommon "niche" products - such as Flavored Sildenafil Chews , Lovex, Cialis Strips, Beginners and Advanced ED Variety packs and more. Pro-Medics.com places a particular emphasis on not just stocking the products, but rather assisting the customer choose the particular E...

GHX Announces 2009 Best In Class Award Winners

...del Corp. Incontinence Products Covidien**** Kits, packs & Trays - Standard Cardinal Health Hospital Supply/Sci Products** Kits, packs & Trays - Custom Medical Action Industries Masks ...

Drug Trials Show Modest Gains Against Lung Cancer

...found that adding the medication to chemotherapy (including docetaxel) improved progression-free survival. Unlike other lung cancer drugs, Zactima packs a one-two punch, targeting two separate cellular receptors involved with tumors: epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) and vascular endothelial grow...

Stimulant Chewing Gum Can Be Dangerous for Kids

... Case report details how two packs sent 13-year-old to hospital THURSDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) ...med two packets of stimulant chewing gum within a four-hour period. The two packs of gum contained a total of 320 milligrams of caffeine, slightly more than ...

Feeding America and Abbott Partner For Hurricane Relief

...od banks will receive pre-packaged disaster relief packs containing both adult and pediatric nutritionals t...amilies of different sizes. These disaster relief packs will serve more than 20,000 people in the aftermat...orgia, have agreed to create 5,200 disaster relief packs containing 232,000 pounds of Abbott-donated nutrit...

Economic Downturn Pits Saving Money Against Eating Healthy

...rd of respondents say they are buying less dairy products in general. "Dairy makes sense when times are tough," says Cundith. "Milk, for example, packs nine essential nutrients at only 25 cents per glass. Consumers should purchase more nutrient-rich foods such as dairy, fruits, vegetables, whole grain...

FDA Approves Lamictal(R) ODT(TM) Orally Disintegrating Tablets

...g five weeks of treatment will be available. Lamictal ODT will also be available in four Maintenance Packs, one Pack for each dose strength. These packs each contain 30 tablets and are designed to help make it easy for patients to keep up with their daily dose. Safety Information Prescriptio...

Ultimate Ice Wraps Introduces Best of Class Cold Therapy Product to the Worldwide Market

...at targets specific muscle groups and protects the skin from cold burns and injury Ultimate Ice Wraps stay colder twice longer than traditional gel packs Utilizes Igloo Ice® made from reusable pure water and non-toxic materials Ultimate Ice Wraps are lightweight, very durable and most import...

GlaxoSmithKline Update: Influenza A (H1N1)

...now set to produce between 50-60 million treatment packs of Relenza per year. The company expects to achieve this rate of output (5 million treatment packs per month) within the next 12 to 14 weeks. ...r Relenza . GSK currently has 6 million treatment packs of existing Relenza stock. This week, GSK priori...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...3 million for the three months ended March 31, 2009. Voltaren Gel was launched in March 2008. Responding to marketplace demand, Voltaren Gel 3 & 5 packs became available in April 2009. ONCOLOGY/ENDOCRINOLOGY PRODUCTS For the first quarter of 2009, net sales of other branded products were $10.2...

Children Speak Up: A Parent's Hearing Loss Hinders Relationships

...gizer continues its role as a technology leader for on-the-go lifestyles with its Energizer(R) Energi To Go(R) line of portable battery-driven power packs for cell phones and for use with iPod(R) devices About Dr. Bary Williams: Dr. Bary Williams, AuD-CCC-A, is a 30 year hearing health industry ...

Mayo Clinic researchers formulate treatment combination lethal to pancreatic cancer cells

... DENVER - A combination of two targeted therapies packs a powerful punch to kill pancreatic cancer cells in the laboratory, Mayo Clinic cancer researchers report. With further testing of these drugs that ar...

Medication Mismanagement Is a Growing Danger

... the product to do that. The Reeves-Sain product, called MediPACK, pre-packages a consumer's medications in easy to manage, easy to carry plastic packs with a day's total medication included in one package. The system eliminates error because the individual packages contain only the prescribed medicat...

DGN Technologies TransportConnect(TM) Successfully Implemented at Intuitive Surgical

...c challenges posed by upgrading and adding support packs within their SAP landscape. TransportConnect(TM) ...on. "We have successfully applied the support packs to our SAP ECC 5.0 system," said Jonathan Yanak, D...P standard objects but also the impact the support packs were going to have on our custom objects and the d...

BODY WORLDS Exhibition Uses Lung Specimens to Launch Anti-Smoking Campaign at the San Diego Natural History Museum

...ending to give up smoking, a repository where visitors can leave their last packs of cigarettes, and take home information about the hazards of smoking. ...Quit was conceived after exhibition cleaning crews kept finding unfinished packs of cigarettes on the glass display case containing the smoker's lung. "Each...

Texas Racers Take a Deep Breath and Set Their Sights for the Heights

...gizer continues its role as a technology leader for on-the-go lifestyles with its Energizer(R) Energi To Go(R) line of portable battery-driven power packs for cell phones and for use with iPod(R) devices. ...

International Travelers Can Say Good-Bye to 'Montezuma's Revenge' With Launch of Travelan(R) in the U.S. From Alaven Consumer Healthcare

...vels by preventing E.coli (ETEC) infection, not just treating it after it occurs." Travelan is available in single, family, honeymoon and group packs through www.travelan.org or 1-800-470-7902 for $49.99 for 30 caplets, which is less than $5 a day for a 10-day trip. Travelan has been available ...
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