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South Florida Dentist Dr. Craig Spodak Recommends Artificial Sweetener Xylitol to Help Prevent Cavities

By chewing gum with the artificial sweetener Xylitol, consumers can help to prevent cavities. Delray Beach, FL (PRWEB) July 8, 2009 -- Cavities are a persistent problem for children and adults, but aside from regular brushing, flossing and dental check-ups, a good way t...

Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee Unanimously Recommends Bepreve(TM) for the Treatment of Ocular Itching Associated with Allergic Conjunctivitis

IRVINE, Calif., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ISTA ) today announced the Dermatologic and Ophthalmic Drugs Advisory Committee appointed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended the approval of Bepreve(TM) (bepotastine besilate ophthalmic ...

As President Speaks on Health Reform, American Dietetic Association Recommends Ways to Improve System, Reduce Costs, Optimize Health

CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Health-care costs in the United States continue to rise more rapidly than virtually any other. In the unique environment that now exists in Washington, D.C., and the states for reforming the nation's health system, the American Dietetic Association welco...

As World Health Organization Raises Influenza A (H1N1) Pandemic Alert to Level Six, Hygiene Council Recommends Simple Steps to Help Protect Families from Illness

PARSIPPANY, N.J., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Health Organization has increased the pandemic alert to level six for influenza A (H1N1), also known as swine flu, the first time it has been raised to this level in 41 years. Families should take active steps to protect themselves, but need not...

RiskMetrics Recommends That Providence Service Corporation Stockholders Vote for Providence's Director Nominees on the White Proxy Card

ALL THREE LEADING PROXY ADVISORY FIRMS NOW RECOMMEND THAT STOCKHOLDERS VOTE FOR PROVIDENCE 'S DIRECTOR NOMINEES TUCSON, Ariz., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Providence Service Corporation (Nasdaq: PRSC ) today announced that RiskMetrics Group--ISS Governance Services, the leading i...

CDC Recommends Flocked Swabs and Copan-Manufactured Viral Transport Media for Collection of H1N1 (Swine Flu) Virus

MURRIETA, Calif., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- As of May 5, 2009, the World Health Organization, has officially reported 1124 cases of Influenza A (H1N1) infection in 21 different countries. As the situation with the novel H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus continues to evolve, the Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Approval of VisionCare's Implantable Telescope for End-Stage Macular Degeneration

SARATOGA, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Inc., a developer of advanced visual prosthetic devices for individuals with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), today announced the FDA Ophthalmic Devices Advisory Panel unanimously recommended that the FDA approve...

Task Force Recommends Screening Adolescents for Clinical Depression

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force now recommends screening adolescents for clinical depression only when appropriate systems are in place to ensure accurate diagnosis, treatment and follow-up care. This applies to all adolescents 12 to 18 ...

Leading Proxy Advisory Firm RiskMetrics Recommends Shareholders Support LCA-Vision Board of Directors and Reject All Proposals by Dissident Joffe Group

Urges LCA-Vision Stockholders to Vote the GOLD Card CINCINNATI, March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ) announces that RiskMetrics Group's ISS Governance Services has recommended that LCA-Vision stockholders vote to retain the Company's current Board of Directors a...

Himfr.com Recommends Five Foods for Spring

BEIJING, March 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Himfr.com ( http://www.himfr.com/hot-products/ ), one of China's leading B2B search platforms with more than 30 B2B industry websites to its name, recommends five kinds of foods to eat in spring. Cherry: Cherry ( http://www.himfr.com/buy-...

Glass Lewis Recommends Shareholders Support LCA-Vision Board of Directors and Reject All Three Proposals by Dissident Joffe Group

Urges LCA-Vision Stockholders to Vote GOLD CINCINNATI, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ) announces that Glass Lewis & Co., LLC, a leading independent research and proxy advisory firm, today recommended that LCA-Vision stockholders vote to retain the Compa...

New ASCO/AUA guideline recommends men and their doctors discuss using 5-ARIs to reduce prostate cancer risk

ALEXANDRIA, Va. A newly released joint guideline produced by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Urological Association (AUA) recommends that healthy men who are screened regularly for prostate cancer and show no symptoms of the disease should talk to their doctors a...

United Kingdom House of Commons Safety Group Recommends Carbon Monoxide Screening by Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) to Reduce Misdiagnosis and Prevent Deaths

New Evidence from London Ambulance Service Study Shows Five Masimo Rad-57 Pulse CO-Oximeters(TM) Detected 83 Unsuspected CO Poisonings in One Year--Over a Third of the UK Reported Annual CO Poisonings IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ), the inventor of ...

Leading Supplemental Insurer Recommends Insurance Review Following Annual Benefit Enrollment Period

Supplemental insurance can be option to fill gaps and offset rising employee-paid healthcare costs. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) February 10, 2009 -- Now that most employers have completed their annual benefit enrollment period, Combined Insurance , a leading provider of supple...

Dakim Recommends Six New Year Resolutions to Stay Cognitively Fit

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The most common New Year resolutions revolve around being healthier, but are usually focused on physical appearance: lose weight, tone up, exercise more, and eat less junk food. A growing collection of research is finding an intimate relationship be...

U.S. Preventive Medicine Recommends Changing CDC Name to Centers for Disease Prevention and Control

DALLAS, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The same type of change that has come to Washington is now needed in health care, according to U.S. Preventive Medicine, the leader in prevention. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080506/NETU129LOGO ) "As the new administration brings new fa...

MU professor recommends changing drivers' perceptions of law enforcement to deter drunk driving

COLUMBIA, Mo. Recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that an estimated 2 million drunk drivers with three or more convictions will be on the roads this holiday season. In 2007, approximately 1,500 people nationwide were killed in crashes that involve...

Children's cancer group recommends global evaluation system for neuroblastoma to improve treatment

An international coalition of pediatric cancer physicians and researchers has developed new systems to standardize studies of neuroblastomas across the world. In the December issue of the Journal of Clinical Oncology , the International Neuroblastoma Risk Group (INRG) presents three sets of paper...

New Report Recommends Strategies to Reduce Medical Resident Fatigue-Related Errors and Improve Training

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fatigued medical residents need protected sleep periods and increased supervision of work hour limits to improve patient safety and the training environment, according to a new Institute of Medicine report funded by HHS' Agency for Health...

Magistrate Judge Recommends Denial of Class Certification in Funeral Industry Antitrust Litigation

BATESVILLE, Ind., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE: HI ) -- On Nov. 24, 2008, a magistrate judge in the United States District Court in the Southern District of Texas (Houston) issued recommendations that plaintiffs' motions for class certification be denied in two previ...

Doctor Recommends New Powerful Natural Antiviral Against the Flu

Zeolite-AV contains minerals that provide safe, effective prevention and relief from the Flu and other viruses. NEW YORK, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Howard Peiper, a Pulitzer prize nominated author, has written numerous books on nutrition and natural health including 12 best sellers. Dr. Pe...

Oncology Clinical Research Scientist Recommends a Nuanced Preclinical Study Process to Speed Drug Development

Medelis, an oncology contract research organization, has published a free abstract, "Preclinical Trials: A Nuanced Approach to Get Into the Clinic Faster." In the abstract, Dr. Mike McGarry, a preclinical research scientist with 35 years of experience, discusses how oncology preclinica...

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

- First interleukin-6 (IL-6) inhibitor to offer new therapeutic option for rheumatoid arthritis - NUTLEY, N.J., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche today announced that the Arthritis Advisory Committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) by a near unanimous (10-1) v...

National Vaccine Advisory Committee recommends increased adolescent immunization

San Diego, July 7, 2008 Vaccinating infants and toddlers is an almost universal practice in the United States. Vaccines to prevent flu are a regular part of medical care for senior citizens and at-risk patients. But, according to a study published in the August 2008 issue of the American Journal...

American Association for Homecare Recommends Needed Improvements to Medicare Competitive Bidding Program, Set to Begin July 1

Service Disruptions for Seniors Looms in Charlotte, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas-Ft. Worth, Kansas City, Miami, Orlando, Pittsburgh, Riverside, Calif., and San Juan, P.R. ARLINGTON, Va., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Association for Homecare recommends a delay to the Medic...

FDA Panel Recommends Enbrel for Pediatric Patients

But experts also express concern about psoriasis drug's possible risks for children; action follows agency warning that drug label needs strengthening WEDNESDAY, June 18 (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended Wednesday that the psoriasis dru...

International Committee Recommends Stringent Guidelines for Translating Stem Cell Therapies From the Lab Bench to the Bedside

PHILADELPHIA, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Internet is rife with provider Web sites and patient testimonials touting exciting new stem cell treatments for paralysis, Parkinson's disease, heart failure and cancer. And every year, desperately ill patients travel thousands of miles to s...

Study recommends development of standards for pediatric doses in nuclear medicine

Reston, Va.Results of a recent survey of 13 pediatric hospitals in North America show a lack of universally applied standards for administering radiopharmaceutical doses to children undergoing nuclear medicine examinations, according to an article in the June issue of The Journal of Nuclear Medic...

CDC Recommends Shingles Vaccine for Those Over 60

ZOSTAVAX could prevent two thirds of shingles cases, expert says THURSDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- All adults aged 60 and older should be vaccinated against shingles, a condition that can cause debilitating chronic pain, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend...

National Council on Disability Recommends Improving Federal Data Describing the Status of Americans with Disabilities

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) today released Keeping Track: National Disability Status and Program Performance Indicators ( http://www.ncd.gov/newsroom/publications/2008/Indicators_Report.html ), calling on the Federal Government to do more now t...

American Cancer Society Recommends Virtual Colonoscopy

New five-year colon screening guidelines support advanced test offered at Detroit-based EBT Heart & Body Imaging 'This is a major step forward and will soon provide a clinically proven alternative for millions each year who avoid the unpleasant traditional colonoscopy.'...

Task Force Recommends Against Screening for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Using Spirometry

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Adults without symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) should not be screened for the disease using spirometry, according to a new recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. The recommendation and the ac...

CDC Vaccine Committee Recommends More Shots for Children

National Autism Association Asks Again for Removal of Toxic Mercury from Vaccines NIXA, Mo., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) recommended yesterday that flu shots be administered annually to children six months through 18 years of ...

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends US Approval of Rotavirus Vaccine

Vaccine has the Potential to Save Thousands of Lives in Poor Countries GAITHERSBURG, Md., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The US Advisory Committee on Vaccines and Related Biological Products issued a positive recommendation today on the use of rotavirus vaccines, potentially bringing grea...

Senate Finance Committee Recommends Ways That Medicare Can Enhance Current Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI)

Highlights the Role of Certifying Boards in Quality Measurement & Improvement PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing that PQRI - Medicare's new program for rewarding physicians based on performance - needs to be improved, the Senate Finance Committee has issued recomm...

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of KYNAPID(TM) for Acute Atrial Fibrillation

NASDAQ: CRME TSX: COM VANCOUVER and DEERFIELD, IL, Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Cardiome Pharma Corp. (NASDAQ: CRME / TSX: COM) and its co-development partner Astellas Pharma US, Inc. ("Astellas") today announced that the Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Com...

Datascope Recommends Shareholders Re-Elect its Two Incumbent Directors and Reject Ramius' Opposition Slate

Datascope Receives a Split-Vote Recommendation From One Proxy Advisory Firm MONTVALE, N.J., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Datascope Corp. (Nasdaq: DSCP ) today issued a statement strongly recommending shareholders re-elect Datascope's two incumbent nominees - James J. Loughlin and William L...

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of Abbott's XIENCE(TM) V Drug Eluting Stent System

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT)announced today that the Circulatory System Devices Advisory Panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recommended approval for the XIENCE(TM) V Everolimus Eluting Coronary Stent System. XIENCE V is a next-genera...

National Association of EMS Educators (NAEMSE) Recommends Screening for Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

NAEMSE Letter to Members Warns of Critical and Fatal Implications of Missing the Diagnosis of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning IRVINE, Calif., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo, the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry and Read-Through Motion and Low Perfusion pulse oximetry, today announc...

AHRQ Report Recommends Use of Existing Call Centers to Expand Communications in Public Health Emergencies

ROCKVILLE, Md., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality today released Adapting Community Call Centers for Crisis Support: A Model for Home- based Care and Monitoring, a new report that recommends expanding...
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