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The Lupus Foundation of America Applauds New Legislation that Caps Out-of-Pocket Drug Costs

Provides Protection for People with Lupus and other Chronic Diseases WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) President and Chief Executive Officer, Sandra C. Raymond, issued the following statement regarding S.1630 "The Affordable Acce...

Largest Survey of Its Kind Finds That People With Psoriasis Are at Risk for Other Medical Conditions

National Psoriasis Foundation data show more than half of those with psoriasis have other health issues PORTLAND, Ore., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emerging research reveals that people with psoriasis are at risk for developing other serious medical conditions in...

National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies

Draconian Cuts to Medicare Compounded by Further Cuts Proposed in House Healthcare Reform Legislation and Inadequate Medicaid Funding from Weakened State Budgets WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Community Cares Coalition (CoCares) - a national coalition o...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association Introduces Interactive Navigation Solution That Helps Individuals and Families Find Healthcare Coverage Options

AskBlue, Your personal guide to healthcare coverage options(TM) also supports those in transition from group coverage to individual coverage CHICAGO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association (BCBSA) today announced the launch of Ask...

New Study Shows That Pharmacogenomics Could Benefit Patients, Spur Investment in Innovation

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study funded by the National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) shows that pharmacogenomics -- the field of scientific research focused on learning how genetic profiles predict the body's response to medicines - has the potential to lead to h...

Recently Released Data from the National Survey of Children's Health Reports That Autism Now Affects 1% of Children and is More Common Than Children's Cancer, Diabetes, and AIDS Combined.

The Autism Research Institute mobilizes international experts in the effort to hold back this devastating disorder, and to discover effective treatments and prevention strategies. ATLANTA, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Children's Health Survey recently released ...

Fox Chase finds that lung cancer patients respond to erlotinib following cetuximab therapy

SAN FRANCISCO (August 1, 2009)Non-small cell lung cancer patients who have progressed on a cetuximab-containing regimen may respond to erlotinib, Fox Chase Cancer Center researchers reported today at the annual meeting of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. Both cetuxima...

Metabolife(R) Reminds Us That the Little Things We Do Can Bring Positive Change to Our Lives and the Lives of Others

NEW YORK, July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Metabolife, a leading brand in the weight management industry, announced today their "Less Is More" campaign, which will encourage participants to bring about positive, incremental changes to their lives and the lives of others through simple, every...

Prepaid Emergency Travel Announces a Unique Service That Provides Peace of Mind During Family Emergencies

Independent Research Reveals Most Adults Would Experience Travel Expense Hardship During a Time of Family Crisis. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) -- Once upon a time Denise found herself in the midst of a crisis. Her brother had just called last minute from Alabama -- there had ...

Commercial Real Estate Group of Tucson Unveils Online Tool that Quickly Informs Commercial Real Estate Tenants of Lease Options

Lease With Ease compares lease proposals in an easy calculator that arms negotiators with essential information. (PRWEB) July 30, 2009 -- Businesses looking to lease commercial space can easily compare the cost and value of potential sites with a tool accessible from th...

Ongoing Study Shows That Endovascular Therapy is Associated With High Cure Rate for Childhood Eye Cancer

Same Day Procedure May Transform Treatment Approach to Retinoblastoma BOCA RATON, Fla., July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Expanded results of a study conducted on children with eye cancer (retinoblastoma) shows that chemotherapy delivered through endovascular (through the ...

Mylan Reports That the FDA Determined That All Accusations Were Unfounded

PITTSBURGH, July 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today reported that in addition to the press release it issued on Sunday, the company proactively and as a courtesy had contacted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) over the weekend to bring to its attention a ...

When You Make Things That Get Implanted in People, Small Things Count

PASO ROBLES, Calif., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- On a routine day, Specialty Silicone Fabricators in Paso Robles, California, will make silicone micro-implants such as surgical drains, catheter systems, intravenous drug delivery devices and pacemaker leads. What is not routine is the incredibly p...

Study provides documentation that tumor 'stem-like cells' exist in benign tumors

LOS ANGELES (July 22, 2009) Cancer stem-like cells have been implicated in the genesis of a variety of malignant cancers. Research scientists at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's Maxine Dunitz Neurosurgical Institute have isolated stem-like cells in benign (pituitary) tumors and used these "mother" c...

University HealthSystem Consortium Recognized as a Company That Cares for Sixth Year in a Row

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 2003, the University HealthSystem Consortium (UHC) has earned a place on the Companies That Care Honor Roll, making this the sixth consecutive year. The Honor Roll publicly recognizes and celebrates all organizations that value employees and...

Five Eating Patterns That Worsen Stress

OAKLAND, Calif., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Stress is a natural part of life. Yet it seems that between the economic recession, multiple health crises, and other seemingly endless things, individuals are experiencing heightened anxiety. People often deal with stress by trying to find meth...

Washington, DC Plastic Surgeon Mark E. Richards, M.D. Says Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy has Staggering Health Benefits that Could Change the Way We Age

Dr. Mark E. Richards with Ageless Impressions Plastic Surgery Institute is a nationally recognized plastic surgeon, and has been certified in both general surgery and plastic surgery. Every day at his plastic surgery in Washington, DC , he sees people who want to improve their appearance in some...

New HIV Study Shows That Large Numbers of Women and People of Color Can Be Successfully Enrolled In U.S. HIV Clinical Studies

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from a historic HIV study demonstrate that it is possible to recruit large numbers of women, African Americans and Latinos into U.S.-based HIV-1 treatment studies. The study, known as GRACE, is the largest study to date in treatment-experi...

Compirion Healthcare Sponsors Webinar on 7 Mistakes That Lower Patient Satisfaction Scores

ELM GROVE, Wis., July 17 /PRNewswire/ -- 7 Mistakes that Lower Patient Satisfaction Scores: Achieve Top 20th Percentile Rankings Within 4 Months is the second in a series of free webinars sponsored by Compirion Healthcare Solutions, a hospital process improvement firm. With federal...

Researchers find that eating high levels of fructose impairs memory in rats

ATLANTA Researchers at Georgia State University have found that diets high in fructose a type of sugar found in most processed foods and beverages impaired the spatial memory of adult rats. Amy Ross, a graduate student in the lab of Marise Parent, associate professor at Georgia State's Neuro...

Coming Clean About The Cleaner - Phoenix House's Chief Clinical Officer David Deitch on Intervention, and the Recovery Process That Follows

NEW YORK and LOS ANGELES, July 16 /PRNewswire/ -- "Back for a second season is A&E's hit series The Cleaner , with Benjamin Bratt starring as an 'extreme interventionist,' a character based on the life of the show's co-executive producer Warren Boyd. What's encouraging about The Clean...

Federal Judge Orders Schwarzenegger Administration to Comply with Order That Blocks State Reduction for IHSS Worker Wages

State must comply - NOT DEFY - by close of business today! OAKLAND, Calif., July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a ruling issued late yesterday afternoon, Judge Wilken of the U.S. District Court ordered California to comply with her June 25, 2009, ruling which halts the State...

Doctor Mortgage Alliance, The National Real Estate Referral Firm That Specializes In Finding Real Estate Loans, Has Just Expanded Their Services

Doctor Mortgage Alliance, the national real estate referral firm that specializes in finding real estate loans for today's professionals, announced this afternoon the extension of its services in the areas of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Texas, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico. ...

Neuroimaging suggests that truthfulness requires no act of will for honest people

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. A new study of the cognitive processes involved with honesty suggests that truthfulness depends more on absence of temptation than active resistance to temptation. Using neuroimaging, psychologists looked at the brain activity of people given the chance to gain money dishones...

Obama: 'Too Many Still Die from Diseases That Shouldn't Kill Them...'

NEW YORK and ACCRA, Ghana, July 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During his first visit to Sub-Saharan Africa as president, Barack Obama today gave an historic speech before Ghana's parliament. Devoting one quarter of his speech to address the deadly public health voids in many Africa...

New Evidence that Bush Administration Impeded 3 Investigations into Alleged Massacre of Up to 2,000 Prisoners in Afghanistan

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) has issued a call for a criminal probe in the wake of a major New York Times story with new evidence that the Bush Administration impeded at least three federal investigations into alleged war crimes in Afghanistan...

Finnish study identifies factors that increase death in stroke patients ages 15 to 49

Heavy drinking, being 45 to 49 years old, type 1 diabetes or having a preceding infection are associated with more than twice the risk of death in stroke patients 15 to 49 years old, according to a Finnish study. Furthermore, heart failure was associated with seven times the risk of death and ac...

Newly Obtained Information Shows That Ousted Union Leaders Plotted and Covered Up Wrongdoing

OAKLAND, Calif., July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of SEIU UHW will hold a news conference at 3 p.m. Thursday, July 9 outside the Oakland Federal Building, 1301 Clay Street, to release newly obtained information showing that ousted union President Sal Rosselli and other former top union ...

Janet Sartin Expands Line of Products That Reduce and Conceal Eye Puffiness and Fine Lines

Janet Sartin, a New York-based leader in upscale skin care, announces the expansion of the company's skin care product line with the introduction of Eye Un-Puff. The existing family of eye products also includes Firming Eye Lift Cream, Eye Care Serum for Sensitive Eyes and Nutri-Cover Eye Cream C...

New York Law Firm Files Lawsuit Against Manufacturer of Zicam Nasal Spray and Drugstore Chain That Sold Product

Leading personal injury law firm files complaint, alleging permanent damage to Long Island man's sense of smell and taste Mineola, N.Y.(Lexis Nexis) July 8, 2009 -- Marc Grossman , senior partner of leading national personal injury law firm of Sanders Viener Grossman, ...

XTENT, Inc. Announces That It Has Postponed the Special Meeting of Its Stockholders

MENLO PARK, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XTENT, Inc. (Nasdaq: XTNT ) today announced that it has postponed its special meeting of stockholders which was scheduled to take place at 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time on Thursday, July 9, 2009. The meeting has been rescheduled for 9:00 a.m. Pacifi...

ICSI Plans Symposium on New Depression Treatment Program That Is Improving Patient Outcomes Five-Fold Over Typical Primary Care

BLOOMINGTON, Minn., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI) will hold a symposium here on October 5 to explain how its DIAMOND program is dramatically improving patient outcomes and lowering the cost of care for patients with depression. The DIAMOND progra...

Concord Coalition Warns That Health Care Reform Efforts Must Improve Nation's Financial Outlook

WASHINGTON, July 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Concord Coalition today released the sixth installment of its series on Health Care and Medicare. Entitled "Looking Beyond the Administration's 10-Year Reserve Fund: Cost Control Must Do More Than Pay For Expanded Health Insurance Coverage," the...

Microscopic 'beads' could help create 'designer' immune cells that ignore transplanted organs

AUGUSTA, Ga. The future of organ transplantation could include microscopic beads that create "designer" immune cells to help patients tolerate their new organ, Medical College of Georgia researchers say. "It's absolutely natural," says Dr. Anatolij Horuzsko, reproductive immunologist at the MC...

Australian researchers identify genes that cause melanoma

Scientists from the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR) have found two new genes that together double a person's risk of developing melanoma. As part of an international study, a team at QIMR, led by Professors Nick Hayward and Grant Montgomery, studied the genes of almost 6,000 pe...

More Evidence That Caffeine Can Jolt Memory

High doses may protect against Alzheimer's symptoms, study in mice suggests SUNDAY, July 5 (HealthDay News) -- The growing evidence that caffeine consumption may help treat or prevent Alzheimer's disease has received an extra boost from two new studies. Florida researchers report th...

Sexist jokes favor the mental mechanisms that justify violence against women

This release is available in Spanish . Sexist jokes (and all the variants of this kind of humour) favour the mental mechanisms which urge to violence and battering against women in individuals with macho attitudes. Those are the conclusions of a study carried out at the University of Gran...

Pennsylvania Governor Rendell Ceremonially Signs Four Health Care Bills That Will Reduce Costs, Improve Access and Quality

Three of the bills were part of the Governor's 'Prescription for Pennsylvania' CAMP HILL, Pa., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today ceremonially signed three health care measures that were part of his landmark Prescription for Pennsylvania health care reform p...

Finally, The Round Diet! A Diet Simple Enough that Even a Kindergartener Can Follow It

SARATOGA, Calif., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Whatever one's relationship with food, this book can help them choose healthy meals by the food's natural Round shape and help train the mind to be an ally in becoming stronger, sexier, leaner and more fit. The Round Diet will change one's view of fo...

Dr. Donnica Moore Advocates that Women Follow a Preventive Dental Health Routine that Includes Crest Pro-Health Enamel Shield

-- Crest Pro-Health Enamel Shield toothpaste creates a micro-thin shield against acid attack -- CINCINNATI, July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading women's health expert, Donnica L. Moore, MD, wants women to know that their dental health is important to their overall wellness. She recommends Crest a...
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