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
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
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
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
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
students - and how the new initiative will be put into use to continue
researching possible cures of this serious injury, which has affected so
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.
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
veterans are inaccurate and misleading. VA conducts extensive and
often groundbreaking, evidence-based research nationwide to discover better
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
II and the Chinese famine in 1959-61 -- scientists found that the
incidence of schizophrenia among children born to women who were pregnant
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
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
Bosnia. "I am truly impressed by the private/public partnerships that Immtech
has created as part of its effective business model to develop new
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...