Biologists Question Animal Brain Size Theory
Social behavior hypothesis contradicted in research paper
FRIDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- Animals -- carnivores in particular -- that follow a social order do not necessarily develop bigger brains, say two biologists whose findings contradict the so-called Social Brain Hypothesis fo...
Researchers question effectiveness of warning labels on over-the-counter drugs
EAST LANSING, Mich. --- Medicine packages barrage consumers with information, some required to be "prominent" and "conspicuous." But marketing claims and brand names still overshadow critical fine print on nonprescription medications, Michigan State University researchers found.
In a study to ...
Researchers & Department of Defense Question Multiple Vaccine Administration
SafeMinds Asks, "Is Mercury a Common Factor?"
WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new reports announced last week call into question
the safety of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) decade's old policy of routinely administering multiple vaccines concurrently.
Older Adults Reluctant to Question Surgical Treatment
They only raised about half their concerns, so doctors should listen carefully, study says
FRIDAY, Aug. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Older patients and surgeons don't communicate effectively when discussing surgical treatment options, even though the decision to have surgery can be particula...
Dr. Web Makes Many Americans Question Trusted Health Providers
Although trust in medical professionals remains strong, 85.6 million U.S.
adults have doubted their opinion or diagnosis when it conflicts with information found on the Internet Hispanics most likely to rely on friends and family
NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- T...
AUDIO from Medialink and Colgate: A Healthy Smile - Not Just a Question for Your Dentist
NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- New research suggests proper care of
your teeth and gums might be important to your heart health. About 8 in 10
adults have experienced some form of gum disease. Unchecked, gingivitis, an
early form of gum disease and the first stage of gum inflammation, can l...
Connecticut Trial Lawyers Ask Doctors to Question Insurer's Excess Profits
HARTFORD, Conn., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Connecticut
Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) today released a new actuarial analysis
revealing that, for several years Connecticut Medical Insurance Company
(CMIC) has been charging doctors excessive premiums causing their overhead
Hundreds of Benefit Fund Trustees Question Viability of Rite Aid Pharmacy Benefit Management Company
Rite Aid Is Seeking Business From Union Benefit Funds But Many Fund
Trustees Say They Won't Do Business With The Company: 'Rite Aid Wants Union Money, But Won't Respect Workers' Rights'
ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than five
hundred attendees at the I...
U.S. Physicians Question Presidential Candidates
New Web Community, iMedExchange, Champions and Rallies Providers
SEATTLE, Sept. 12 /PRNewswire/ --
News Facts -- Physicians across the country are stepping forward to voice their concerns and interests to the 2008 presidential candidates via an initiative led by iMedExchange, an...
When to get your bone density measured -- that is the question
A new study provides doctors with guidelines on when to repeat bone mineral density (BMD) tests for their patients.
International clinical guidelines on the matter are hazy, with different practices followed in different countries. For a serious condition like osteoporosis, affecting millions...
Experts Question Whether Expert Patient Programmes Cut Healthcare Use
The expert patient programme has been heavily promoted by the UK government as part of a drive to reduce use of acute health care and deliver long term cost savings . But researchers in this weeks BMJ examine the evidence and question
whether expert patients consume fewer health resources.
To Patent or Not-A Question of Life
Giant drug makers Novartis, is filing a petition against a court ruling that seeks to stop the patenting of one of its anti-cancer drugs. //
What makes this news significant is that its outcome will determine the quality of life for an AIDS patient; a nightmare or a manageable crisis.
Six Held For Selling Fake Question Papers
Six persons were arrested for allegedly selling fake question
papers of the Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT), which was held at 137 centres across// 17 districts in the state today, police said.
Five persons were arrested in Allahabad and another person was held here for selling CPMT question...
Academics Question Veracity Of NHS IT Upgrade Plan
Leading computer scientists have said that the ￡6.2bn upgrade of the NHS IT system has to be thoroughly investigated before approving it. //Computer Weekly magazine said that the group of academics are questioning if the plan is foolproof.
The government responded by saying that the plan was u...
Gender Question Solved
An Australian research team led by Dr Josephine Bowles and Professor Peter Koopman from the Institute for Molecular Bioscience at The University of Queensland, has// successfully identified the reason behind why males produce sperm and females produce eggs. The findings were published in the scient...
Prime Suspect Apprehended in AIIMS Question Paper Leak
The prime suspect behind the alleged leak of question
papers of the MD/MS and PG Diploma courses entrance examination held by the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), // has been identified as a post-graduate student, P. Sathish Kumar, of the Madurai Medical College.
Satish Kumar (...
Researchers Question The Effectiveness Of Homeopathic Remedies
In a discovery that brought out surprising results, a research report in The Lancet had said that the specific effects of homeopathic remedies are as weak as the placebo effects.
Researchers, from University of Berne, Switzerland, had // compared 110 placebo controlled, randomized trials of ho...
The question of who is the actual father
Up to one in 25 dads could unknowingly be raising another man's child according to a recent study. This finding has been thrown to light with the wide spread use of paternity testing for medical // and legal reasons.
A majority of the tests are instigated at the demand of the Child Support Agen...
Terri Schiavo is no more, but the question of Mercy killing is unresolved…
Terri Schiavo died in the Pinellas Park hospital on Thursday. Terri Schiavo, the severely brain damaged Florida woman, who was facing the right-to-die controversy.// She died today 13 days after her feeding tube was removed on the order of a state court judge.
Terri Schiavo was 26 years when ...
A question on study of Adult Stem Cell
Two studies may form a tiresome feeling over visions of adult stem cells as a less honestly questionable but nearly equally versatile alternative to embryonic stem cells, whose ability to sprout different cell types has spawned debate between those who think such research destroys a life and those ...
To Add Proteins To Sports Drinks Or Not Is The Question
Two studies have arrived at conflicting results on whether to add protein to sports drinks. The company-funded studies are published in the August// issue of the journal Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise and the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism.
Ability to process information as a baby continues into adulthood
...Foundation, recently recognized Fagan's work with the 2009 Award for Excellence in Research.
The research honored by the Mensa groups examined the question
of whether the more intelligent infant becomes the more intelligent and more highly achieving adult.
"Yes" is the answer Fagan and his research t...
MU expert offers tips for finding the best long-term care
... with finding the right services. This guide will make choosing long-term care much easier.
The book, "How to Find the Best Eldercare," includes:
and answer sections to determine the level of care needed
Practical information about paying for eldercare
What to look for and questions to ask whe...
Rapid Swine Flu Test Misses Many Infections
... flu tests have been in use for a couple of decades. "It's not news that these tests are not as sensitive as we would like them to be," Shaw said. The question
for the CDC was whether they would work with the new pandemic strain, he said.
Dr. Marc Siegel, an associate professor of medicine at New York Uni...
Sedationfacts.org Enhances State-Specific Site Content, Making Regional Sedation Administration Standards and Regulations Quick and Easy to Find and Use
...s in one place for easy reference.
"With the addition of the state-specific information, whenever nurses and other health professionals have a question
about their state's position on sedation, they can find the answer in one place - SedationFacts.org. It's easy to find advisory opinions, position sta...
Lipo-Flavonoid Launches New Video Testimonial
...t; adds Seguin.
Watch a video of Seguin discussing her personal struggle with tinnitus on Ask the ENT " section of the Web site and submit your question
to Dr. Cheng, where he will answer a select group of questions each month. All answers are for informational purposes only and not to be construed as ...
Less Aggressive Care for More Severe Heart Disease
...o something, and maybe physicians just give up on them."
Or maybe it's a question
of money, he added. The incidence of atherosclerosis is highest among peopl...inpoint the reasons for differences in care, Brilakis said. That study will question
both physicians and people hospitalized for heart disease about all the fac...
'Health Care Reform Must be Abortion-Free,' says Supreme Knight
...rmed a shift in public opinion. Gallup showed a majority of Americans describing themselves as pro-life for the first time since they began asking the question
"In our search for common ground," Anderson said, "Let us begin there."
Anderson also described plans to expand the Knights of ...
Silenced genes as a warning sign of blood cancer
...ointly with colleagues from the Ohio State University in Columbus, U.S.A., the processes leading to the different methyl labels in cancer cells. A key question
is when the first labels occur in the development of cancer. In their recently published study the investigators used mice affected by chronic lymphoc...
CCHRINT Announces FDA Reported Psychiatric Drug Side Effects Search Engine
...4-2006 period), type of drug, age of patient, the side effect reported (suicide, homicide, heart attack, stroke, mania, etc.), and whether the drug in question
carries a black box warning (the agency's strongest warning--short of banning a drug).
It is searchable by drug name and age group and includes wh...
Families With Special Needs Children Need Special Financial Strategies
...Tom Barntsen, market development specialist, Securian Financial Group. "Our guide, Exceptional Plans for Extraordinary People, will not answer every question
every family might have. But it will help them understand the types of decisions they need to make."
Pat Rinaudo, a financial advisor with Mid ...
FRC Action's Tony Perkins Challenges Planned Parenthood President to Debate
...Parenthood President Cecile Richards to debate the question
-- Does the President's health care reform plan i...esident Cecile Richards inviting her to debate the question
of taxpayer-funded abortion and whether or not cit...receive a response to the invitation to debate the question
of taxpayer-funded abortions. Planned Parenthood ...
Boston Scientific to Participate in BMO Capital Markets Health Care Conference
...oximately 8:30 a.m. E.T. Following the presentation, Sam Leno, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will join Mr. Elliott in a brief question
and answer session.
A live webcast of Mr. Elliott's remarks will be available to all interested parties at Boston Scientific's website at www...
Census Bureau Releases Comprehensive Health Insurance Coverage Estimates by County
...mates will be available for all geographic areas with total populations of 65,000 or more, including all congressional districts. The health insurance question
was added to the 2008 American Community Survey to permit the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to more accurately understand state and loc...
How Do Our Attitudes About Beauty Change As We Age?
...for them and then to provide information on how to choose an appropriate provider," said Dr. Richard D'Amico, past president of ASPS.
asked members to contemplate ''The most important factor in maintaining beauty.'' While adherence to a healthy diet, regular exercise and skin care we...
Metformin May Lower Diabetics' Odds for Pancreatic Cancer
...eatic cancer can cause diabetes, while on the other hand diabetics have a higher risk for pancreatic cancer. So it's been quite controversial, and the question
is: What can we do to reduce this risk?"
"So here we found that if people use metformin they have a 60 percent lower risk for pancreatic cancer tha...
Diagnostic tools and innovative therapies improve patient prognosis
...emerge from the tumor itself, its micro-environment or if they are produced by the human as a reaction to the tumor. Researchers sought to answer this question
by comparing non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cell lines and examining their production of VOCs.
Ten adenocarcinoma (AC) and two squamous cell ...
Plainview Milk Products Cooperative Implements New Employee Boot Policy
...rts of illness related to the product, which is not sold directly to consumers.
Plainview has suspended production of the dry dairy products in question
and is working with the FDA, USDA, and the Minnesota Department of Agriculture to develop procedures which will allow the company to resume production...
Fox Chase finds all-biologic regimen efficacious and well-tolerated in elderly lung cancer patients
...re often excluded from clinical trials because researchers fear they will have trouble tolerating standard chemotherapy regimens. That leaves open the question
of how best to treat these individuals who account for more than half of all NSCLC in the United States.
With that challenge in mind, Borghaei and ...
Pelosi, Democratic Leaders Remarks Today at News Conference on Legislative Accomplishments
...peaker's opening remarks, closing statement, and a question
and answer session.
Speaker Pelosi Openi...estions that you may have."
Q: [Inaudible. question
on schedule for appropriations bills.]
Ma...plete certainly in October.
Q: [Inaudible. question
on CBO scoring preventive measures.]