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McCaughey Urges Use of First NYS Hospital Infection Report

... the lowest infection rates - and steer clear of those hospitals that are dangerous to their health," she says. Betsy McCaughey, a Ph.D., founded rid in 2004 with a key goal to make hospital infection rates publicly known. McCaughey has campaigned tirelessly across 25 states for this disclosure. ...

DEP to Complete Aerial Mosquito Treatments to Stem West Nile Virus in Southeastern Counties

...ase of the West Nile virus has been confirmed this year in a 27-year-old Montgomery County woman. The best way to control mosquitoes is still to get rid of standing water on your property. Tips for eliminating mosquito-breeding areas are available at http://www.westnile.state.pa.us . EDITOR'S NOTE: ...

June 2008 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Shingles Vaccine for Pain Prevention, Tips to Avoid Antibiotic Resistant Infections, and Benefits of Broad Genetic Testing

...st common complication of shingles is postherpetic neuralgia, a chronic pain that can be so severe people are willing to do just about anything to get rid of it. The best medicine for shingles may be prevention. The Shingles Prevention Study, a large government-funded study, found that the vaccine prev...

AstraZeneca Submits sNDA for SEROQUEL XR(TM) for the Treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder - a First for the Atypical Antipsychotic Class of Medicines

...anticipate disaster and are overly concerned about health issues, money, family problems, or difficulties at work. People with GAD can't seem to get rid of their concerns, even though they usually realize that their anxiety is more intense than the situation warrants.(1,2) They can't relax, startle eas...

New Data on SEROQUEL XR(TM) in Treatment of Both Major Depressive Disorder and Generalized Anxiety Disorder Presented at APA Annual Meeting

...anticipate disaster and are overly concerned about health issues, money, family problems, or difficulties at work. People with GAD can't seem to get rid of their concerns, even though they usually realize that their anxiety is more intense than the situation warrants.(8,9) They can't relax, startle eas...

For Most, Good Oral Care Does More Than Antibiotics to Prevent Dental-Related Heart Problems, Reports the Harvard Heart Letter

... Heart Letter. Infective endocarditis occurs when bacteria invade the innermost layer of the heart's chambers. It isn't common, but it is hard to get rid of and potentially deadly. It can make heart tissue prone to other infections, damage heart valves, and lead to heart failure, stroke, or heart rhythm...

It's Only Heartburn...or is it? Chronic Heartburn a Risk Factor for Precursor to Esophageal Cancer

... a two-prong approach to treating Barrett's esophagus that both destroys the abnormal lining and stops acid reflux. "Radiofrequency ablation can get rid of the lining, but if the GERD is not controlled, those abnormal cells can grow back and put the patient at risk for cancer once again," he adds. If...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

...he successes and failures of the past indicates that the current products on the market or in development that attempt to utilize the immune system to rid the body of cancer have the following draw backs: 1) They are given to patients after the patient has received chemotherapy, radiation or surgery...

Once-Fatal Metabolic Disorders Treatable, Says Stanford/Packard Researcher

...oner you identify them, the better the possible outcome." Alternative pathway therapy includes a combination of two drugs that work to help the body rid itself of excess nitrogen: sodium phenylacetate and sodium benzoate. Metabolic disease expert Saul Brusilow, MD, at Johns Hopkins' Children's Center, ...
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