Bipartisan Panel of Industry, NGO and Academic Experts Proposes New Rules for Science in Federal Regulation
Goal to Distinguish Science Questions from Policy Debates
Agencies Should Empanel Scientific Advisory Committees Solely of Members with Relevant Scientific Expertise; Improve Disclosure and Transparency
WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bipartisan panel of top...
10 Steps to Affordable Health Care Overhaul: NCPA Proposes Reforms to Protect Choices, Control Costs and Preserve Access
DALLAS, July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To confront and resolve America's health care crisis, the most effective solution for Americans' well-being and budgets is to arm patients with more information and options, not increase spending, regulations and bureaucracy, according to the Na...
Intelident Solutions Proposes to Acquire Zila for $0.42 per share in Cash
TAMPA, Fla., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelident Solutions, Inc. ("Intelident") today announced that it has submitted a proposal to the Board of Directors of Zila, Inc. (Nasdaq: ZILA ) to acquire all of the common stock of Zila for $0.42 per share, and the preferred stock for $0.48 per share, or a...
PatientAssistance.com Proposes a HOLI Solution to American Healthcare Reform
Patient Assistance ( www.PatientAssistance.com ), a nonprofit organization connecting uninsured and underinsured Americans to patient assistance programs, proposes
an insured approach to real healthcare reform.
BATON ROUGE, La., June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PatientAssistance.com ...
Inverness Medical Innovations Proposes to Acquire Concateno plc
WALTHAM, Mass., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Inverness Medical Innovations (NYSE: IMA ) and Concateno plc today announced that they have reached agreement on a proposal for Inverness to acquire all of Concateno's outstanding share capital. Concateno, located in London, England, is a leading ...
Governor Rendell Proposes Offering Prescription Help to 30,000 More Older Adults as Part of Plan to Save $60 Million
HARRISBURG, Pa., June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today announced his proposal to raise the income limit for the Lottery-funded PACENET prescription drug benefit for older Pennsylvanians, providing help to an additional 30,000 people who have little or no drug coverag...
Warner Chilcott Proposes Redomestication From Bermuda to Ireland
ARDEE, Ireland, May 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner Chilcott Limited (Nasdaq: WCRX ) today announced that its Board of Directors has unanimously approved the redomestication of the Company from Bermuda to Ireland. Subject to the approval of a scheme of arrangement by the Company's stockholde...
Gov. Rendell Proposes Help for Counties Battling West Nile; Warns Future Amounts Could be Less
Senate Republican Budget Proposal Could Slash Grants by 40 Percent
HARRISBURG, Pa., May 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a year in which the West Nile Virus was discovered in 33 counties and 14 Pennsylvanians were diagnosed with the disease, including one fatality, Governor Edward G. Rende...
Brandes Proposes 40 yen Per Share Dividend for Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. Annual Meeting
SAN DIEGO, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandes Investment Partners, L.P. ("Brandes") today announced that, as of April 20th, 2009, it submitted to Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. (the "Company"), an insurance company based in Japan and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, a proposal for a ...
Cardinal Health Board Proposes Employee Stock Option Exchange Program, Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
DUBLIN, Ohio, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardinal Health, a global provider of products and services that improve the safety and productivity of health care, today announced its board of directors has approved a special meeting of shareholders to vote on a proposed employee stock option excha...
U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $1.2 million penalty to St. Louis area chemical repackaging and distribution company
WASHINGTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has cited St. Louis, Mo.-based G.S. Robins & Co., doing business as Ro-Corp Inc., for alleged willful, repeat and serious violations of federal workplace safety st...
American Association for Homecare Proposes to Congress a Medicare Anti-Fraud Action Plan that Includes Increased Penalties, Site Inspection, and Tough Standards
ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During scheduled visits to Members of Congress on Capitol Hill tomorrow, the American Association for Homecare and its members will urge Congress and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to adopt the Medicare Anti-Fraud Legislati...
Project 515 Proposes Legislation to Ensure Equality During Times of Illness and Death
ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Project 515 is proposing
legislation to ensure equal and fair treatment for all Minnesota families that
are experiencing severe health issues and the death of a loved one.
Project 515's legislative proposal, discussed at a Capitol news conference...
American Association for Homecare Proposes Aggressive 13-Point Plan to Stop Medicare Fraud and Recoup Billions; Calls Steps Essential to Medicare's Health
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tough new steps must
be taken to prevent fraud and abuse in Medicare, says the American
Association for Homecare, which today announced 13 specific recommendations
that could eliminate most of the Medicare fraud attributed to the home
CEO Proposes a Radical Plan to Revamp the Healthcare System
New plan incorporates new management and technology infrastructure to replace insurance companies.
Alpharetta, GA (Vocus) October 20, 2008 -- Everyone agrees that healthcare in this country is in crisis, that it is unaffordable and unavailable to a large segment of the ...
FDA Proposes Regulations for Genetically Engineered Animals
Producers must provide safety and efficacy data before market approval
THURSDAY, Sept. 18 (HealthDay News) -- The prospect of foods and other products from so-called genetically engineered animals moved a step closer to reality Thursday, as U.S. regulators said producers of such animal...
FDA Proposes New Drug Labels for Pregnant Women
The changes would also advise nursing women of any potential risks
WEDNESDAY, May 28 (HealthDay News) -- U.S. health officials proposed Wednesday changes to the labels on prescription drugs that would detail potential health effects for pregnant and breast-feeding women, their fetuses ...
Brandes Proposes 130 yen per Share Dividend and 10 Million Share Buyback Program for Ono Pharmaceutical Annual Meeting
SAN DIEGO, April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Brandes Investment Partners, L.P.
("Brandes") announces that, on April 8th, 2008, it submitted to Ono
Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (the "Company"), a pharmaceutical manufacturer
based in Japan and listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, a resolution (the
Navigenics Proposes Standards for Personal Genomics Services, Coupled With Prospective Outcomes Studies, to Safeguard Consumers
Company acts to 'ensure the integrity of this critical step toward personalized health care'
REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Navigenics, a
personalized genetic health services company, today announced that it will
develop a set of industry standar...
Governor Rendell Proposes County Grants to Combat West Nile Virus, Protect Public Health
$5.3 Million in Grants to Benefit Prevention, Control Efforts in Every
HARRISBURG, Pa., March 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Every county in
Pennsylvania will benefit from an aggressive effort to monitor and control
mosquitoes this summer, said Governor Edward G. Rendell today as he
CardioDynamics Board of Directors Proposes Reverse Split 1:7 of Company's Shares
Split Intended to Maintain Nasdaq Listing and Attract Additional Investors as Company Enters Next Growth Phase
SAN DIEGO, March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CardioDynamics (Nasdaq:
CDIC), the innovator and leader of BioZ(R) impedance cardiography (ICG)
technology, today announc...
National Patient Safety Foundation Proposes Universal Patient Compact
National initiative to strengthen provider-patient collaboration
NORTH ADAMS, Mass., March 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Recognizing the vital role
that effective partnering plays in improving patient safety and health care
quality, today the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF) proposed the
HRSA Proposes Rule to Revise, Combine HPSAs, MUPs
ROCKVILLE, Md., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Health Resources
and Services Administration (HRSA) at the U.S. Department of Health and
Human Services (HHS) today proposed a new rule that will improve the way
underserved areas and populations are designated and target federal
California Stem Cell Agency Proposes Unjustified Increase in Top Salary Ranges
Agency's Counsel Already Received $65,000 Raise After 10 Months On Job,
Topping State AG's Pay
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California
stem cell agency is proposing raising salary ranges for top employees a
whopping 50 percent, an increase that is unjustifi...
Lake Forest Hospital Proposes a New Health Care System in Lake County
LAKE FOREST, Ill., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lake Forest Hospital
Foundation board of directors presented a merger proposal today to Condell
Health Network to create a new health care system for northeastern Illinois
and the surrounding region. The new system would be governed by a
Carnegie Mellon neuroscientist proposes new theory of brain flexibility
PITTSBURGH Carnegie Mellon University neuroscientist Marcel Just and Stanford postdoctoral fellow Sashank Varma have put forward a new computational theory of brain function that provides answers to one of the central questions of modern science: How does the human brain organize itself to give ri...
FDA Proposes New Rules for Sunscreens
New labeling would indicate UVA protection, not just UVB
THURSDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) proposed Thursday a new rating system for sunscreens that would, for the first time, alert consumers as to how well they block dangerous ultraviole...
FICCI Proposes Models To Solve Indias Healthcare Crisis
An industrial body recognizing the downward trend of access to quality health care in India, has suggested two things needed to reverse the situation- more money and a significant private-public partnership.
According to the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), ...
Australia Proposes Comprehensive Plans to Protect Aboriginal Children from Sexual Abuse
Devastated by reports of horrendous sexual abuse of aboriginal children, the Australian government has announced a series of measures to protect them. Calling the situation a national emergency, Prime Minister John Howard vowed to combat the situation on a war-footing and said that the commonweal...
Haryana Government Proposes to Set Up Medical University
The Haryana government Tuesday proposed a medical university in the state to provide better healthcare to its people. //
Addressing the silver jubilee celebrations of the Government Dental College at Rohtak town in Haryana, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said that setting up a medical ...
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 ...
FDA Proposes Stringent Warnings Labels for Pain Relievers
U.S. Food and Drug Administration have proposed that labels of commonly available painkillers should carry sterner warnings, that mention potential side effects. Drugs such// as Tylenol and Aspirin used as pain relievers are easily available to the public.
The FDA has ruled that, the warnings w...
FDA Proposes Availability of Experimental Drugs
Experimental drugs will now be made more easily available to critically ill patients. The Food and Drug Administration, U.S has made a proposition that will enable patients// who are extremely ill to try out experimental drugs when they are left with no other options.
The FDA has announced that...
Bush Administration Proposes End of Funding of Anti-AIDS Program in Swaziland
Swaziland will soon see an end to the funds that was provided by the US administration towards the anti HIV program through // subsidized circumcisions to men in Swaziland.
According to the U.S. Agency for International Development it had only recently learned of the program and that it violated...
V P Singh Proposes Doubling Of Medical Seats
Former Prime Minister V.P. Singh has suggested that doubling the number of medical seats is a possible solution to the quota row//.
"The health minister told me this is possible," said Singh, the architect of the Mandal quota system in 1990. "The long term solution can be provided by implemen...
President Bush proposes HSAs scheme for the benefit of both the workers and the country
President Bush in his State of the Union address encouraged Americans to open health savings accounts (HSAs). He said that it would help to fight the nation's out-of-control medical costs. It was // well received by many lawmakers. But the local employers say that HSAs are the means by which the ...
San Francisco Mayor Proposes An Alternate Plan For The Uninsured City Residents
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom said that he has a plan that will enable the uninsured in the city to have access to health care facility. // The taxpayers, employers and the recipients of the insurance coverage, will cover this insurance.
His plan has the potential to benefit tens of thousand...
Harvard Proposes Drug Disposal Plan
Harvard Medical School has reported that more care has to be taken while disposing unused and expired medicines. Harvard advices public to start disposing old medicines as old medicines looses its pharmacological action overtime//. Proper disposal of old medicines has to be done as disposing them i...
A new study by John Hopkins University proposes formula for good health
A healthy diet that replaces some carbohydrates with either protein or monounsaturated fat can substantially reduce blood pressure and cholesterol levels, resulting in a substantial reduction in overall risk of heart disease, // according to government-funded studies by researchers at Johns Hopkins...
Government Organisation Proposes Strict Guidelines For SubStandard Medical Devices
The Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO) in India has decided to prepare a set of guidelines for uniform action against the manufacture// of not of standard quality (NSQ) medical devices, diagnostic reagents, diagnostic kits etc. The guidelines drawn out would prescribe the exact pro...