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Tennis Elbow, Shin Splints and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Could Be a Thing of the Past Due to New Efforts with Sports Musculoskeletal Ultrasound

The Andrews Institute brings national attention to sports musculoskeletal ultrasound, hosting their second sports musculoskeletal conference chaired by medical director and renowned sports surgeon Dr. James Andrews Gulf Breeze, Fla. (Vocus) July 16, 2009 -- The second...

Barry Arbuckle, MemorialCare Medical Center CEO and California Hospital Association Past Chair, Speaks Out on Impact of 3-Year, $32 Million Public-Private Partnership

Governor Schwarzenegger's Allied Health Initiative to Train Thousands of Needed Health Professionals Will Help Stem Critical Shortages, Ensure Continuation of Medical Services FOUNTAIN VALLEY and LONG BEACH, Calif., April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With serious staff shortages plaguing the...

More Than Half of Americans Say Family Skimped on Medical Care Because of Cost in Past Year; Worries About Affordability and Availability of Care Rise

Public Strongly Supports Action on Health Care Reform, But Majority Think It Can Be Done Without Additional Spending Trust in President Obama on Health Reform is High MENLO PARK, Calif., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As economic conditions continue to worsen, the public is increasin...

Wanted - Past Players of Dr. Deming - Red Bead Experiment

For over a decade starting in 1982, Dr. W. Edwards Deming performed his famous Red Bead Experiment demonstrations in his seminars worldwide. There must now be hundreds of thousands of people that have either directly experienced or have observed the Red Bead Experiment somewhere in the world. As ...

Barry Arbuckle, PhD, MemorialCare Medical Centers CEO and Immediate Past Chair, California Hospital Association, Speaks Out on California Budget Passage

Health System Executive Acknowledges 'Tireless Determination' to Finalize California's Budget, Calls on Policymakers, Businesses and Community Leaders to Collaborate to Resolve State Health Crisis FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Following six long weeks of negotiations for Ca...

Stroke therapy window might be extended past nine hours for some

OAK BROOK, Ill. (Feb. 9, 2009) Some patients who suffer a stroke as a result of a blockage in an artery in the brain may benefit from a clot-busting drug nine or more hours after the onset of symptoms. The findings are published in the online edition of Radiology . "Stroke is the third leadi...

Infants draw on past to interpret present, understand other people's behavior

The old real estate maxim "location, location, location" also plays a role in how infants learn to understand the ambiguous actions and behavior of other people. University of Washington psychologists have learned that 10-month-old infants use their prior exposure and understanding of familiar...

Review of Takeda's Febuxostat New Drug Application Continues Past PDUFA Date

FDA has not completed routine investigator site and CRO vendor inspections OSAKA, Japan, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda") today announced that Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc., a wholly owned United States (U.S.) subsidiary, receive...

Lilly Resolves Investigations of Past Zyprexa Marketing and Promotional Practices

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) today announced that it has reached resolution with the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania (EDPA) and the Office of Consumer Litigation of the Department of Justice regarding the p...

Majority of Docs Believe Miracles have Occurred in the Past and Can Occur Today

Study Reveals Physicians' Views of Faith, Prayer and Miracles FLEMINGTON, N.J., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study among 1,134 physicians revealed that the majority (72%) believe that miracles have occurred in the past and 70% believe that they can occur today. In addition, 69% i...

Tobacco-Free Kids Mourns the Death of Dr. Ron Davis, Past President of AMA and Longtime Tobacco Control Leader

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: The nation has lost a truly inspirational public health and tobacco control leader, and many of us have lost a valued friend and colleague, in Ron Davi...

AMA Immediate Past President Ron Davis Loses Battle With Cancer, Leaves Enduring AMA and Public Health Legacy

CHICAGO, Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Medical Association (AMA) announced today that Immediate Past President and public health leader Ronald M. Davis, M.D., 52, died Thursday at his home outside East Lansing, Michigan. He was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer last February. ...

Media Spotlight Shines on Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet While Major Study Reveals Doubling of U.S. Type II Diabetes Cases During Past Ten Years

Three major media outlets ran stories about Dr. Sanford Siegal's hunger-controlling cookie and weight loss system on Thursday, October 30th MIAMI, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Last Thursday, October 30th, several major online and broadcast media ran stories on renowned physician, author, and we...

U.S. Barred 33 TB-Infected People From Flying Over Past Year

CDC's new 'do not board' list comes as a surprise to infectious disease experts THURSDAY, Sept. 18 (HealthDay News) -- Thirty-three would-be air travelers with suspected or confirmed infectious tuberculosis were placed on the U.S. government's public health "Do Not Board" list in the f...

High Blood Pressure Still Slipping Past Doctors

Study finds little more than half of patients were checked, only 39% met treatment goals MONDAY, May 12 (HealthDay News) -- The dangers of high blood pressure are well-known, but a new study finds a lack of routine blood pressure screening in doctor's offices and a low percentage of hy...

Self-Medication One of Many Factors Driving OTC Drug Market Past $80 Billion by 2012

NEW YORK, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Longer life expectancy, greater interest in self-medicating, improved availability and easier access are all factors fueling growth in sales of over-the-counter (OTC) drugs. The world market boasted $68.4 billion in 2007 sales, with a 3.9% CAGR since 2005. Accor...

High blood pressure still sneaking past doctors, Stanford study shows

STANFORD, Calif. - Despite the well-known dangers of high blood pressure, major shortfalls still exist in the screening, treatment and control of the disease even when patients are getting a doctor's care, according to a study from the Stanford University School of Medicine. In a unique look at...

Outlook improves for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma over past decade

Five- and 10-year survival rates for patients with non-Hodgkin lymphoma appear to have increased from the 1990s to the early 21st century, according to a report in the March 10 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Non-Hodgkin lymphoma includes several cance...

Verathon Inc., Maker of BladderScan(R) and GlideScope(R), Ranks in Deloitte's 2007 Washington State Technology 'Fast 50' for 4th Time in Past 6 Years

BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Verathon Inc. is pleased to announce that it has once again been ranked in the prestigious Technology Fast 50 Program for Washington State, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications and life sciences companies in the area...

American Society of Transplantation's Past President Testifies Before Congress at Forum on Organ Donation

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Society of Transplantation (AST) Past President Jeffrey S. Crippin, MD, testified before the U.S. House of Representatives' Information, Policy, Census and National Archives Subcommittee of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee t...

Open cancer surgery set to become a thing of the past

The surgeon's knife is playing an ever smaller role in the treatment of cancer, as it is replaced by increasingly efficient and safe radiation therapy techniques. Progress in radiation technology will also lead to better detection rates for cancer. This is according to Professor Freek Beekman, who...

HIV patients sicker when seeking care than in the past

It was hoped that as HIV treatment improved and as HIV-related public health initiatives encouraged people to be tested for the disease and seek care, that HIV-infected patients would seek care quickly. Unfortunately, a new study indicates that patients are actually sicker when they begin therapy....

Kids Ability to Describe Past Event Develops With Time

A new study has found that kids ability to describe past incidences develops with age . The study was conducted by a team of researchers led by Yael Orbach at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and the University of Cambridge. As part of the study, research...

Charity Slot Machines a Thing of the Past in Norway

Volunteer organisations and charities in Norway such as the Red Cross have for years made oodles of money by operating their own slot machines, but authorities are about to put an end to that. In a bid to combat gambling addiction, the Norwegian state has declared a monopoly on all slot mac...

This is How We Learn from Our Past Mistakes

Psychologists from the University of Exeter have revealed that an 'early warning signal' in the brain helps us avoid repeating previous mistakes. The study has discovered a mechanism in the brain that reacts in just 0.1 seconds to things that have resulted in us making errors in the past. ...

Investigating Coral Reefs to Help Understand Past and Future Climate Change

Increasing Earth temperatures and rising sea levels. Both of these are effects of climate change. The current concern is that human activity is changing our climate at a rate well above the natural climate cycling. Understanding how the Earths climate system works and responds to human impact is t...

Inquiry into Past NHS Treatment Disaster

Bereaved families of persons infected with deadly viruses such as HIV and Hepatitis C decades back, will now get a chance to understand how. // An independent inquiry is soon to be launched into the contracting of these deadly infections by almost 2000 hemophilia patients, via blood transfusion...

Testosterone Levels in Men Decline Over Past Two Decades

Testosterone levels in American men have been declining steadily over the past two decades, a new study in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism concludes. // The reasons for this decline are unclear; the study suggests that neither aging nor changes in certain health factors, ...

MMR Vaccines on Its Way to Regain Past Glory

MMR shots found itself in the eye of a storm in the latter part of the nineties, after it was linked to autism in some cases.// Recent statistics enabled by the government show that parents have reconfirmed their faith in the MMR shots, and are well on their way to protect their children from Measl...

King/Drew Medical Center Determined To Regain Past Glory

The Chief Executive at Martin Luther King Jr./Drew Medical Center explained, that in the wake of a federal inspection, it will endeavor to get back the accreditation along with// restoration of the cut services and trauma care. Antionette Smith Epps, chief executive of the hospital, also spo...

Dr Ozone's Past Catches up with Him

Hellfried Sartori, known to most as the notorious Dr Ozone who used industrial solvent to treat terminal illnesses, has been found to have a history of alleged fraud//, malpractice and corruption spanning more than two decades in 14 American states. Sartori, a convicted felon and discredited ...

Diabetes On A Steady Alarming Rise From The Past 20 Years

According to a report by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) the last 20 years has seen the total number of people with diabetes worldwide having risen from 30 million to 230 million //. They also state that China and India now have the most diabetes sufferers in the world. The report...

Rubella- a Thing of the Past in US

According to a statement released by the Organization of Teratology Information Specialists (OTIS), Teratology Society, the Neurobehavioral Teratology Society//, and the Behavioral Toxicology Society, rubella is no longer an endemic disease in the US and congenital rubella syndrome has been almost ...

Living In The Past Indicates Dissatisfaction With Present

Bonn: It might seem quite natural for the elderly to often slip happily into reminiscence but living in the past could indicate dissatisfaction with the present, says psychologists. // This phenomenon becomes a problem when an elderly relative starts living completely in the past and ignores t...

Reminiscing Into The Past Makes You Dissatisfied With The Present

It has become habitual for the elders to slip into the past and reminisce about the happy moments they enjoyed in their youth, but psychologists warn// that such frequent reminiscing of the past could make you dissatisfied with the present. This phenomenon becomes a problem when an elderly rel...

Paid-For Sex Rates In Britain Has Increased Two Fold Over The Past 10 Years

A recent survey done to evaluate the prevalence of paid-sex in Britain projects alarming results showing the rates have indeed doubled over the past decade. The survey was conducted amongst 11,000 British adults // between 1990 and 2000. The study participants were required to provide details ...

Declining Rates Of Sperm Donors Over The Past 5 Years

There has been a sharp decline in the number of men who volunteer for sperm donation since 2000 according to researchers at the Newcastle Fertility Centre. The observation could be because of lack of motivation among students to do so//. Sperm bank is a facility that collects freezes and stores...

Record Growth Of Soya-Based Dairy Alternatives Over The Past Year In European Markets

A recent survey by Prosoy shows that Soy milks, yoghurts and desserts grew by 22 per cent in 2004 and that people have become even more health-conscious and more aware of food intolerance and allergies. // Researchers say that based on the current trend, sales are further expected to grow in t...

Kelly Clarkson Reveals Bulimic Past

American idol winner Kelly Clarkson has revealed that she was bulimic during her high school days . In an interview to 'CosmoGirl!' in its August issue, the singer said that she suffered from the eating disorder after she tried to lose weight for a role in a play. "I thought...If I c...

Fleetwood Macs Buckinghams Ex Reveals All About His Cocaine Past

A kiss-and-tell book by American guitarist Lindsey Buckinghams ex-girlfriend is all set to open the lid on the musicians cocaine spree during his halcyon days. In the book Storms: My Life with Lindsey Buckingham and Fleetwood, Carol Ann Harris has revealed how Buckingham, a member of Fleetw...
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