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Winning the War on Cancer: The Critical Role of Radiation Oncology

Radiation Oncology Community Gathers with House Cancer Caucus on Capitol Hill to Raise Awareness of Benefits of Targeted Radiation to Treat, Cure Cancer WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A group of radiation oncology providers, manufacturers and patient groups today gathered to...

Doctor Declares War on Hospital Infections, Patents MRSA-Killing Machine

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- As a surgeon and clinical instructor, Dr. Jeffery Deal, MD, FACS, DTMH, knew firsthand about the growing number of patients contracting ... and dying from ... Hospital Acquired Infections. He was also keenly aware that infections are quickly spreading b...

American Legion Anticipates Institute of Medicine Report on Gulf War Veterans

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Legion welcomes the findings of an Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on Deployment Related Stress scheduled to be released on Nov 14. "In view of the serious and widespread impact of stress on the health of military personnel who h...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates

...k pain. Pilates isn't new. In the early 20th century, Joseph Pilates, a German citizen, developed a system to help his fellow inmates at a World war I internment camp stay physically conditioned. He later opened a studio in New York where his teaching gained a following in the dance and performance...

Roskamp Institute Announces Enrollment of First Students to Participate in its Innovative Research Doctorate Program

... class of students in the program will pursue dissertation research on Gulf war Syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury and Alzheimer's disease. Laila Abdull...ological cause of the chronic and complex health problems that Persian Gulf war veterans experience compared to other veterans, using both standard molecul...

Unemployment, Health Care Spending Affect Mortality

... show a direct correlation between reduced health care expenditures and reduced labor force participation on increases in mortality." Since World war II, research literature has shown that economic development is good for health in developing countries. However, it isn't clear if this same economic...

Advances in Science and Treatment of Pain Presented at 25th Annual American Academy of Pain Medicine Meeting January 28 - 31, 2009

...titude of therapeutic areas, as well as attend sessions to learn more about war and pain, and about advancements in pain management in Pacific Rim countrie...09 10:15 AM - 11:15 AM HAST Coral Ballroom, Hilton Hawaiian Village war and PAIN: From Battlefield to Back Home Chester 'Trip' Buckenmaier, III...

Two New Studies in the New England Journal of Medicine Show Malaria Vaccine Candidate Advancing in Africa

...nes are the most powerful tool to control and eliminate infectious diseases. Clearly, the world urgently needs a safe and effective vaccine to win the war against this terrible disease." The studies published today build on previous findings indicating the efficacy of RTS,S/AS, including a phase ...

Congresswoman Supporting Spinal Cord Research Intended to Benefit U.S. Veterans

...y students - and how the new initiative will be put into use to continue researching possible cures of this serious injury, which has affected so many war veterans. Media members and the local community are invited to join the Congresswoman at her address, Monday, October 27, 2008 at 1:00 PM at St. Tho...

Clinton Global Initiative Announces BD's Commitment to Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital

...ucation and training at the medical center in Kinshasa. "The Democratic Republic of the Congo is only now recovering from the ravages of a decade of war and disease," said Mr. Mutombo. "Opened last December, the Biamba Marie Mutombo Hospital is a state-of-the-art hospital that is improving health, educ...

VA Statement on Smoking Cessation Research Program

... WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reports in the news media today that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is testing drugs on war veterans are inaccurate and misleading. VA conducts extensive and often groundbreaking, evidence-based research nationwide to discover better health c...

NARSAD Researchers Identify Specific Genes and Family Traits Linked to Schizophrenia, Bipolar Disorder and Depression

...y intake. Based on examining two major famines in the 20th century -- the Dutch Hunger Winter of 1944-45 brought about by the Nazi occupation in World war II and the Chinese famine in 1959-61 -- scientists found that the incidence of schizophrenia among children born to women who were pregnant during the...

Are Muramyl Peptides the Magic Bullet in Probiotics?

...act, Russian and Ukrainian researchers used special strains of probiotics as raw materials for high-powered immune-support supplements during the Cold war period up until the mid-1980s. Soviet Scientists, responding to directives from their government, found that cell pieces of specific strains of probio...

Interview of the Vice President

... good indicator. I think the refusal to move the war supplemental to support the troops until after the... stridently anti-war, saying not long ago that the war is lost -- THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, I obviously... major differences with him. When he announced the war was lost, he was clearly wrong. And I -- the man I...

General Wesley Clark Joins Immtech as Consulting Strategic Advisor

...97 to 2000 and commanded troops in the campaign to end the Kosovo War, and he played a pivotal role in negotiating the Dayton Peace Accords to end the war in Bosnia. "I am truly impressed by the private/public partnerships that Immtech has created as part of its effective business model to develop new t...

Hematology Analyzers Simple, Sophisticated Technology Serving All Patients

...cal care without this workhorse device, and surprising to learn its origins. Early testing of sonar, developed to detect submarines during World war II, revealed odd underwater echoes. To determine the cause, an electrical engineer was tasked with counting plankton in a large number of seawater sam...
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