Generation Scotland To Examine Relation Between Lifestyle, Genetics and Health
Researchers in Scotland are planning to recruit 50,000 people as a part of a large study called as Generation Scotland. The study aims to examine the relationship // between lifestyle and genetics as regards the health of an individual.
The study is to be spread over two decades and is one of t...
The Relation Between Pregnancy And Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate
Recent research demonstrates that erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) increases during pregnancy. Also, both gestational age and haemoglobin concentration significantly influence ESR//.
The erythrocyte sedimentation rate is one of the measurements of the acute phase response. It is helpful in d...
Smoking And Its Relation To Neurocognitive Deficits In Alcoholism
Impaired problem solving, visual spatial processing, memory, and cognitive proficiency are consequences of severe alcoholism. Smoking is much more prevalent among alcoholics than the general population,// yet the possible neurocognitive effects of cigarette smoking in alcoholism have not been studi...
Infertility in relation with virus
German scientists reveal that a virus is possibly resposible for infertility.The virus is called adeno-associated virus (AAV) and was found in samples of testicular tissue taken from men whose semen was abnormal. The virus was found in these men far more frequently than in those with normal semen. ...
Male infertility in relation to pesticide
Exposure to pesticides and solvents can further lower fertility among infertile men, a new report suggests.The study shows these chemicals may worsen the effect of pre-existing genetic or medical risk factors for infertility.
The authors stress the findings should be treated with caution becau...
Male infertility in relation to cancer
Researhers from Britain examining the relationship between increasing rates of testicular cancer and decreasing sperm quality, have concluded men who have infertility problems have an increased risk of developing cancer.
As reported in the issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ), the stud...
Cost-effectiveness of cetuximab in metastatic colorectal cancer
For all patients, cetuximab showed very high (i.e., unfavorable) incremental cost-effectiveness ratiosmeaning it was very costly in relation
to benefitscompared with best supportive care. The incremental cost-effectiveness ratios were, however, more favorable for patients whose tumors harbo...
US Oncology Reports Second Quarter Operating Results
...nited States Department of Justice's Civil Litigation Division ("DOJ") requesting a broad range of information about us and our business, generally in relation
to our contracts and relationships with pharmaceutical manufacturers. Also, as previously disclosed, the Company is currently involved in litigation ...
EANS-News: Alapis Announces its Share Capital Increase to Raise c. EUR 451.1 million
...nsubscribed at the end of the subscription period, subject to customary
terms and conditions.
The Company's prospectus that will be prepared in relation
to the share
capital increase will be subject to approval by the Hellenic Capital Market
The Company will endeavour to complete the...
DME Billing Lets Home Care Providers Know How They are Doing in Real Time
...-time” throughout the day the Scoreboard offers providers the ability to share with their staff measurements that will show their performance in relation
to other employees. We envision that certain metrics will be shared with the staff though wide screen monitors mounted in areas like customer servic...
Are kids today truly more autonomous?
... outside the home.
The articles in Parents showed that children were increasingly autonomous when it came to their self-expression, particularly in relation
to daily activity chores, personal appearance and defiance of parents. In contrast to this increased autonomy that child-centered parenting has given ...
West Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results
the effects of a prolonged U.S. or global economic downturn or recession;
the relative strength of the U.S. dollar in relation
to other currencies, particularly the Euro, British Pound, and Japanese Yen;
changes in tax law or loss of beneficial tax incentives;
Leave Worries Behind When Packing for Vacation
...s are based on a survey of more than 260 tourists asked about benefits and costs of travel and how those factors affect satisfaction in general and in relation
to specific areas such as social, family or financial life.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has more about ...
Infants Cared for in Another Home Become Heavier Toddlers
...months and younger who were cared for in someone else's home, rather than in their own home or at a day-care center, were more likely to weigh more in relation
to their height at the ages of 1 and 3.
"An infant who was in child care in someone else's home in the first six months of life was 5 or so percent...
Top-Five Global Pharmaceutical Company Names NewCardio as its Provider of Automated Thorough QT Solution
...ginal core lab results. The pharmaceutical company determined that NewCardio's solution demonstrated the highest consistency and lowest variability in relation
to the original core lab results. After reviewing NewCardio's underlying platform technology, the pharmaceutical company determined that QTinno(TM) wa...
New ACTICOAT(TM) Silver Coated Anti-microbial Barrier Dressing Receives 510(k) Clearance from the US FDA
...ifying words. Forward-looking statements in this news release include, but are not limited to, statements about: the future plans of our management in relation
to resolving our exchange listing deficiency. With respect to the forward-looking statements contained in this news release, readers are cautioned tha...
MULTAQ(R) (dronedarone) for Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter Now Available in the United States
...e for patients and post-marketing surveillance.
There are approximately 2.5 million Americans with AF and the incidence is growing worldwide in relation
to the aging population. Atrial fibrillation is a complex disease that increases the risk of stroke up to five-fold, worsens the prognosis of patients...
High Calcium Level in Arteries May Signal Serious Heart Attack Risk
... to identify patients with CAD who are at highest risk.
"Stable Coronary Artery Disease: Prognostic Value of Myocardial Perfusion SPECT in relation
to Coronary Calcium Scoring --Long Term Follow-up." Collaborating with Drs. Hacker and Uebleis were Alexander Becker, M.D., Ines Griesshammer, Pa...
IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results
...versus our last guidance in April, from the weakening of the U.S. dollar in relation
to the currencies of our international markets. This positive impact from foreign currency exchange in relation
to our outlook three months ago, assuming no changes for the balance of the...
Red Mango Introduces the First Probiotic Iced Tea July 27
...y recognized medical authority on diet, lifestyle and longevity science. In scientific forums around the world, Dr. Pratt has lectured on diet and its relation
to chronic disease. He is a senior member of the medical staff at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla, California.
Will Government Health Care Make Us Sick? Health Expert Suggests 5 Shocking Flaws of Obamacare
...f health care administration that most of our politicians fail to recognize. She emphasizes the value of preventive and disease management programs in relation
to the overall success of national health care.
Dr. Pasqualoni cites the 2008 universal child health care program in Hawaii that failed af...
Elsevier launches official version of BrainNavigator
... and ongoing releases of other species are planned.
"The 3D features of BrainNavigator allow students and scientists to appreciate the neighborhood relation
of structures. Importantly, for the first time a detailed ontology of brain structures has been constructed and this will permit scientists to navigat...
Vital New Quality Data on Hospital Readmission Rates Available on Hospital Compare Website
...ifferent hospital within 30 days following their initial stay.
Hospitals are placed in one of three categories based on their readmission rate in relation
to a national readmission rate - "no different than the U.S. national rate," "better than the U.S. national rate" or "worse than the U.S. national rat...
Rendell Administration Officials to Participate in National Flu Summit
...l. "It's also important for us to hear updates on the activities and priorities of our federal partners, as well as lessons learned by other states in relation
to H1N1 response and preparedness."
Pennsylvania continues to see new cases of the Novel A/H1N1 virus. The state's sixth death from complication...
Sociologists to turn the sociological eye on San Francisco
...uth in the racial politics of community, and showcases new understandings about the intersection of race, youth and community justice, particularly in relation
to criminal social control and San Francisco.
The Politics of Spoken Word
Saturday, Aug. 8, 4:30 p.m. - 6:10 p.m.
Scholars will examine the mer...
FDA Approves Multaq(R) for Patients with Atrial Fibrillation or Atrial Flutter
The incidence of atrial fibrillation is growing worldwide in relation
to aging populations. It is emerging as a public health concern and affects...enrolment of 627 of 1000 planned patients with congestive heart failure, in relation
to excess mortality due to worsening heart failure in the dronedarone gro...
Reduced ovarian reserve associated with increased risk of trisomic pregnancy
...Amsterdam today (Tuesday).
She said: "The results of my study support a relation
between trisomic pregnancy and a decreased quantity of eggs available in th...n, our results should be interpreted as an indication and not as proof of a relation
between ovarian reserve and trisomy risk. We have to confirm our findings i...
Americans' Right to Access Natural Health Alternatives in Peril, Says Natural Health Freedom Movement
... industry. To protect their global market of patented drugs, this industry is seeking a global ban on preventive and therapeutic health information in relation
to natural, non-patentable therapies by abusing the United Nations "Codex Alimentarius" (Food Standard) Commission.
In recognition of h...
AcademyHealth honors leading health services researchers
...are: Theory and Empirical Evidence," which evaluated the effectiveness of hospital-based pay-for-performance and quality reporting programs and their relation
to Medicare. Dr. Ryan is a post-doctoral fellow at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University and will be joining the f...
Nestle(R) Toll House(R) Refrigerated Cookie Dough Recall Update
... SOLON, Ohio, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The situation described in the June 26th edition of the Wall Street Journal bears no relation
to Nestle's recent voluntary withdrawal of Nestle Toll House refrigerated cookie dough. Nestle always fully cooperates with the regulatory authorities...
Grab a Tool and Change Your Brain
...tion of themselves when using tools, Cardinali said.
Of course, people don't notice that they're continually creating an idea of where they are in relation
to space and things. That makes sense, Cardinali said, because the brain doesn't have the resources to make someone aware of the entire body's place i...
PatientAssistance.com Releases the Top 20 Most Popular Searches for Patient Assistance Programs
...ons to get required medications into the hands of the patients who need them."
Patient Assistance reports the top 20 medications searched for in relation
to patient assistance programs (and their corresponding recent search volume) as follows:
1. ADDERALL / ADDERALL XR (1183)
2. Lexapro (6...
Omega-3 Fatty Acids Key to Fetal Development - Possible Mercury Contamination Concerns in Some Fish Oil Avoided With Plant-based DHA in PreNexa(R) Prenatal Vitamins
...-3 fatty acids. J Am Coll Nutr. 1999;61:57-62. 4. Lauritzen, L, Hansen HS, Jorgensen MH, et al. "The essentiality of long chain n-3 fatty acids in relation
to development and function of the brain and retina." Prog Lipid Res. 2001;40:1-94. (Calculated using Table 1 data 22 6n-3/Total n-3). 5. Martinez...
Micro-Businesses Offer Strong Opinions On Health Reform Proposals
...inesses, companies with 10 or fewer employees, are closely following the health care debate. When asked how many had heard the term "public option" in relation
to discussions surrounding reform, two-thirds indicated they were familiar with the term, and of those, 71 percent identified it correctly as "a healt...
Ontario women live longer but don't prosper: Study
...s Hospital and the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES), is the first in Ontario to provide a comprehensive overview of women's health in relation
to gender, income, education, ethnicity and geography. POWER reports on indicators of population health and of how well the health system is performin...
Microsoft Announces Winners of the 2009 Pharmaceutical and Life Sciences Innovation Awards
...logical, clinical and preventive medical research, offer
valuable insight into disease status and progression, particularly
to quality-of-life measures such as one's environment,
education and occupation. In preparation for the third study, HUNT
China Pharma Holdings, Inc. Announces SFDA Approval for Rosuvastatin Clinical Trials
Safe Harbor Statement
Certain statements in this press release and oral statements made by China
Pharma on its conference call in relation
to this release, constitute
forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under
The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act o...
Isolagen, Inc. Announces Filing of Voluntary Petition Under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code
...(iv) of the NYSE Amex Company Guide (the "Company Guide"). Specifically, the staff noted that the Company sustained losses which are so substantial in relation
to its overall operations or its existing financial sources that is appears questionable, in the opinion of the NYSE Amex, as to whether the Company w...
Scientific Study Makes it Possible to Measure Connection Between People
...others, with the organization where you work and with society. The
theory of connection indicates that people can only improve their
self-knowledge in relation
to others. People therefore need each other.
Connection with others is characterized by openness, genuine interest and the
courage to criticize.
Better access to info and dialogue with HCPs on sexual issues for rheumatology patients
...d areas. The patients wanted their healthcare professionals to be better informed and aware of sexual issues and the impact on their relationships, in relation
to rheumatological conditions.
In the second study, qualitative interviews with six rheumatology nurses identified four key categories experienced i...