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Boehringer Ingelheim to Commence Phase III Study Investigating the Role of BIBW 2992 as First-Line Treatment for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) Patients with EGFR Mutations

RIDGEFIELD, Conn., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Boehringer Ingelheim announced today at the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer's 13th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC), San Francisco, CA, the initiation of a Phase III clinical study of BIBW 2992 as first-line treatment...

Abbott Testifies Before U.S. Congress on Role of Private Sector in Advancing Science Education

WASHINGTON, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In a hearing today of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Research and Science Education, part of the larger Committee on Science and Technology, Abbott (NYSE: ABT ) testified on its contributions as a private sector company in a m...

Report Shows New York City Companies Playing Key Role In Development of New Medicines for Wide Range of Diseases

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A record 488 new, innovative medicines are being developed by biopharmaceutical research companies with facilities in New York City, according to a new report released today at the Bronx-Lebanon Medical Center. The medicines are awaiting app...

Molecule plays early role in nonsmoking lung cancer

COLUMBUS, Ohio The cause of lung cancer in never-smokers is poorly understood, but a study led by investigators at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center and at the National Cancer Institute has identified a molecule believed to play an early and important role in its development. ...

Ovary Removal May Play a Role in Lung Cancer

Increased risk could stem from sudden drop in estrogen, experts say FRIDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Medically induced menopause, particularly when it involves removal of both ovaries, nearly doubles a younger woman's risk for developing lung cancer, a new Canadian study has found. ...

New role discovered for molecule important in development of the pancreas

PHILADELPHIA For years researchers have been searching for a way to treat diabetics by reactivating their insulin-producing beta cells, to no avail. Now, they may be one step closer. A protein, whose role in pancreatic development has long been recognized, has been discovered to play an additiona...

Gene's novel role may provide key to treating liver and neurodegenerative diseases

Scientists at Singapore's Bioprocessing Technology Institute (BTI) have made a novel discovery about how the gene, "Fas-apoptosis inhibitory molecule" (FAIM), protects both immune and liver cells from apoptosis, or programmed cell death. Their research is published in the current journal Cell...

Study Casts Doubt on Low IQ's Role in Early Death

Adjustments for behavior dampen the negative effect, study finds THURSDAY, July 2 (HealthDay News) -- Low IQ alone doesn't increase a person's risk of early death, says a new study that challenges findings suggested by previous research. The Swedish study of data on nearly 44,000 me...

Metabolic factors may play a role in risk for breast cancer

PHILADELPHIA Physiological changes associated with the metabolic syndrome may play a role in the risk of postmenopausal breast cancer, according to study results published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. The metabol...

Miami Physician Sentenced to 97 Months in Prison for Role in $10 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

WASHINGTON, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Miami physician Roberto Rodriguez, 54, was sentenced today to 97 months in prison for his role in a Medicare fraud scheme involving HIV infusion services, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division, Acting U.S. Attor...

Broad Coalition Says Consumer Role Is Key to Improving Health and Health Care

Organizations Endorse Markle Foundation Collaboration to Increase Consumer Access to Personal Health Information and Protect Privacy Information Technology for Health Care Reform Should Increase Consumer Participation NEW YORK, June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The future of health car...

Parents' Day is Coming - Kidz-Med Celebrates the Role of Parents

WESTON, Fla., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Health and Safety Products Company, Kidz-Med, Inc. takes special notice of organizations dedicated to the well-being of children. This year, Kidz-Med, Inc. along with its parent company, American Scientific Resources, Inc. is proud to help recognize deserving ...

Pivotal White Paper Examines Retail Industry's Critical Role in Reengineering the Health Care System

YARDLEY, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Custom health communications company StayWell Custom Communications (SCC), a division of MediMedia USA, has partnered with Progressive Grocer magazine to publish the white paper "Retailing's Critical Role in Revolutionizing Health Care and Revitalizing the...

The Consumer's Role in Medication Safety -- An Interactive Discussion with a Pharmacist on Live TV

CHICAGO, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Continuing its efforts to educate, inform, and empower the people of Chicago, SAVE THE PATIENT, a not-for-profit patient-focused organization, is hosting its 25-minute live call-in show, "Community Health," on Chicago Access Network Television (CAN-TV) o...

New Report Emphasizes Critical Role of Including Early and Preventative Care for Women in Health Care Reform

COMPREHENSIVE CARE FOR WOMEN OVER THEIR LIFESPAN COULD EASE SKYROCKETING COST OF CHRONIC ILLNESSES WASHINGTON, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Delivering care for women with chronic illness costs the United States billions of dollars and affects countless lives, according to a new study. ...

Dad's Genes May Play Greater Role Than Thought

Data on 'packaging' in sperm cells may also help assess infertility,, MONDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- Biologists say they have discovered a clever packaging scheme that allows the genetic material in sperm to have far more influence over development of a fertilized egg than had bee...

Randall Terry: How Tiller's Death and office Closing Can Help Propel Pro-Life Movement, Derail Sotomayor and Overturn Roe; Four Key Senators Will Be Targeted to Vote Against Sotomayor; Catholic Bishops Will Play a Role to Defeat Sotomayor

Press conference 1 PM, Thursday, to announce details of how Pro-life groups can derail Sotomayor, and root out hypocrisy in pro-life ranks. Also: Emergency Pro-life leadership training to be held in DC, June 12-14, with Randall Terry, Dr. Alan Keyes, Norma McCorvey, and Fr. Norman Weslin. Pro...

Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., Begins Role as CDC Director and ATSDR Administrator

ATLANTA, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thomas R. Frieden, M.D., M.P.H., today became the 16th director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and administrator for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). He was named director of CDC by the White House an...

Defeating nicotine's double role in lung cancer

A lung cancer treatment that inhibits nicotine receptors was shown to double survival time in mice, according to Italian researchers. The results of the early phase animal model study were reported in the June 15 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine . Ch...

Successful Disease Management Programs Can Play Role in Health Care Reform

Medicaid Pharmacy Management Program Improves Patient Care While Saving Eight States Almost $95 Million INDIANAPOLIS, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- An eight-state study of the award-winning Behavioral Pharmacy Management Program (BPM) shows the private-public Medicaid partnership program h...

Analysis Sheds Light on Protein's Role in Cancer

Scientists make strides in finding ways to slow tumor growth FRIDAY, June 5 (HealthDay News) -- A protein called PHD2 that regulates blood vessel growth is often found at lower-than-normal levels in tumors, say researchers who analyzed levels of the protein in tumor samples and health...

Study further expands understanding of leptin's role in brain neurocircuitry

BOSTON In investigating the complex neurocircuitry behind weight gain and glucose control, scientists have known that the hormone leptin plays a key role in the process. But within the myriad twists and turns of the brain's intricate landscape, the exact pathways that the hormone travels to exert...

Carefx's Newest White Paper Illuminates Healthcare CIOs' Growing Role in Operations, Strategic Thinking and IT Project Decision Making

Five Seasoned CIOs Share Practical Insights on Physician Engagement, Career Success Scottsdale, AZ (Vocus) May 28, 2009 -- Carefx Corporation, whose Fusionfx solution suite aggregates patient information across existing systems and offers clinicians single, clinically...

New Video Series Spotlights Role of Biomedical Engineers in Caring for Total Artificial Heart Patients

Series Encourages Math & Science Classes for High School Students as Gateways to High-Tech Careers Tucson, Ariz. (Vocus) May 28, 2009 -- When caring for patients with a SynCardia temporary CardioWest™ Total Artificial Heart , the role of the biomedical engine...

The Sage Group Widens Strategic Role to Assist HemispherX Biopharma in Pandemic Influenza Initiatives as Pacific Rim/Japan Treatment/Prevention Programs Accelerate

CLINTON, N.J., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sage Group, a privately held international health care consulting group, announced today that HemispherX Biopharma has expanded the mandate for The Sage Group to include, in addition to the strategic partnering efforts related to Ampligen (an experimental ...

Carefx's Newest White Paper Illuminates Healthcare CIOs' Growing Role in Operations, Strategic Thinking and IT Project Decision Making

Five Seasoned CIOs Share Practical Insights on Physician Engagement, Career Success SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Carefx Corporation, whose Fusionfx solution suite aggregates patient information across existing systems and offers clinicians single, clinically relevant views ...

Executive Compensation Controversy Rages, SCCE to Determine What Role Compliance and Ethics Play

How Executives and Employees are evaluated and paid is the topic of a survey currently being conducted by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the Health Care Compliance Association MINNEAPOLIS, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Companies say that they want their employees to do...

Mitchell and Jopari Say 'Green Transaction Initiatives' Play Key Role in P&C and Group Health Industry Environmental Best Practices

Cost Advantages of Electronic Medical Bill and Payment Support Insurance Industry Corporate Greening SAN DIEGO and CONCORD, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Mitchell International, Inc., a leading provider of medical cost containment, provider networks, workflow solutions and decision support t...

New 'Healthy Eyes for Peak Performance' Brochure Offers Parents and Caregivers Advice, Insight on the Role of Vision in Children's Performance

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- What we see determines what we do; and for children in particular, good eye health and optimal vision are critical factors for better performance at school, at work and at play. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090512/FL14726 ) ...

Mothers Play a Powerful Role in Determining Strength of Daughters' Bones

Families Who Reinforce Lifelong Milk-Drinking Habits at Lower Risk of Fractures WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Of all the gifts that moms pass on to their families, one of the most important is health knowledge, especially information about bone health and osteoporosis, accor...

Dentistry and Mass Disasters: A Dentist's Role as a First Responder During a Public Health Emergency

Dental convention examines mass disaster management ANAHEIM, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- WHEN: Thursday, May 14, 2009 to Sunday, May 17, 2009 WHERE: Anaheim Convention Center (ACC) 800 W Katella Ave Anaheim, CA 92802 CONTACTS: Jessica ...

Chlamydia may play role in a type of arthritis

Spondylarthritis (SpA) represents a group of arthritidies that share clinical features such as inflammatory back pain and inflammation at sites where tendons attach to bone. It includes ankylosing spondylitis (AS), psoriatic arthritis, inflammatory bowel-disease-related arthritis, reactive arthrit...

Penn State plays integral role in $35 million stress project

How employees manage stress at work and in their homes is the focus of Penn State's portion of a $35 million National Institutes of Health grant that will also test the efficacy of a workplace intervention designed to reduce employee stress and promote well-being. "We're seeing that stress in th...

Wayne State University and Children's Hospital of Michigan Research Team Discover Chemical That Plays a Major Role in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Faculty from the University of Michigan , University of Toronto and Hospital for Sick Kids in Toronto key collaborators in study DETROIT, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wayne State University medical researchers recently discovered a chemical that plays a major role in children wi...

Novel role of protein in generating amyloid-beta peptide

A defining hallmark of Alzheimer's disease is the accumulation of the amyloid β protein (Aβ), otherwise known as "senile plaques," in the brain's cortex and hippocampus, where memory consolidation occurs. Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine have ide...

Study to Document Billions in Annual Health Care Savings From 'Group Purchasing Organizations' That Could Play Bigger Role in Obama Health Care Reform

... April 29, 2009 News Advisory ... Survey of More than 420 Hospitals Show Major Medical Spending Cuts Already Being Achieved, Reducing Cost Per Each Discharged Patient by Several Hundred Dollars. WASHINGTON, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As federal policy makers look f...

Dr. Michael B. Cates Takes Leadership Role on AVMA's One Health Joint Steering Committee

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., April 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Michael B. Cates has become the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) representative on the One Health Joint Steering Committee, lending a powerful new voice to the One Health movement. One Health is a collaborative ...

Pediatric patient body shape may play a key role in decreasing radiation dose during CT scans

Manipulation of kVp (kilovoltage peak) and mAs (tube current flow) according to a patient's body shape may help reduce radiation doses in pediatric patients during CT, according to a study performed at the Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital in Cleveland, OH. Phantoms that were 10, 16 and 32...

OLC Memos Confirm Integral Role of Health Professionals in US Torture

Physicians for Human Rights Analysis of CIA Interrogation Tactics Confirms Severe and Long-Lasting Harm of Techniques Cambridge, MA (Vocus) April 17, 2009 -- The newly released Bush Administration's Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) memos are detailed confirmation of the in...

New Research Shows Tree Nuts May Play an Important Role in the Health of People With Diabetes

Researchers at the University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital Present New Findings on Nuts and Diabetes at Experimental Biology Conference in New Orleans, LA DAVIS, Calif., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- While nuts have been shown to help reduce the risk of heart disease, new findings, whi...
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