Many Cancer Survivors Don't Adopt Healthy Lifestyle
Study finds just 7 percent of older survivors meet diet, exercise guidelines
MONDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Most older, long-term cancer survivors struggle with good health habits, such as regular exercise and a proper diet, a new study shows.
Those who did exercise and eat wel...
Fears About Pregnancy and cats Should not stop Those who want to Adopt a cat
Veterinary neurologist allays fears about cat toxoplasmosis infections for those considering cat adoption during June, which is Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month. Pregnancy and cats need not be mutually exclusive with easy solution to eliminate possibility of infection.
CorVel Corporation to Adopt 10b5-1 Stock Repurchase Plan
IRVINE, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CorVel Corporation (Nasdaq: CRVL ) announced today that pursuant to Board of Directors approval, the Company entered into a pre-arranged stock trading plan on June 12, 2009, to repurchase shares of its common stock through a brokerage agreement. ...
Consumer Watchdog Calls on Google to Cease Lobbying Effort to Allow Sale of Patient Medical Records; Urges Congress to Adopt Privacy Protections in Economic Stimulus Bill
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The non-partisan Consumer Watchdog called on Google today to cease a rumored lobbying effort aimed at allowing the sale of electronic medical records in the current version of the Economic Stimulus legislation. Consumer Watchdog called on Co...
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Employees Adopt 54 Families, and an Overseas Platoon for the Holidays
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthem Blue Cross and Blue
Shield associates in Maine have adopted 54 area families and an overseas
military platoon for the holidays. The families were provided a full
complement of holiday gifts and food certificates. The armed forces personnel
Darwin Stockholders Adopt Merger Agreement with Allied World
FARMINGTON, Conn., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Darwin
Professional Underwriters, Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: DR ) today announced
that at a special meeting of the Company's stockholders held on October 15,
2008, the Company stockholders adopted the Agreement and Plan of Merger
American Heart Association Calls on Presidential Candidates to Adopt the Organization's New Principles on Healthcare Reform
Principles Focus on Meaningful, Affordable Healthcare for all Americans
OXFORD, Miss., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Heart
Association today unveiled six principles on healthcare reform as the
presidential candidates begin a series of debates, the first scheduled for
AST to Address Human Resources Groups Nationwide to Encourage them to Adopt a Paid Leave Plan for Organ Donors
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Society of
Transplantation (AST) is hitting the road to spread the word about organ
donation to a unique target audience -- human resource professionals.
AST is scheduled to meet with state chapters of the Society of Human
AHIMA Supports CMS Steps to Adopt ICD-10 Upgrades
AHIMA Statement Attributable to: Linda L. Kloss, MA, RHIA AHIMA Chief Executive Officer
CHICAGO, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- "The American Health Information
Management Association is excited to hear the Centers for Medicare &
Medicaid Services plans to adopt
Men More Likely Than Women to Adopt Children
Report says it may be that some men adopt
women's kids from previous relationship
THURSDAY, Aug. 7 (HealthDay News) -- American men ages 18 to 44 are more than twice as likely as women in the same age group to have adopted a child, a new federal report says.
The report uses data fr...
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Heart Patients More Likely to Adopt Healthy Habits in 3-Year Program Led by Cardiac Rehabilitation Experts, Mayo Clinic Research Shows
ROCHESTER, Minn., June 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People recovering
from acute heart problems such as heart attack and heart surgery are more
likely to develop habits to control heart attack risk factors when they
meet regularly with cardiac "disease managers," according to researchers at
D1 Sports Training Facilities Adopt TurfAide(TM) Antimicrobial to New Synthetic Turf Fields from AstroTurf(R)
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. and Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ --The D1
Sports Training facilities of Nashville, Tennessee and Huntsville, Alabama
are demonstrating their proactive stance on combating bacteria with the
addition of the high-tech TurfAide(TM) antimicrobial from
Large, Long-Term Study Shows Avandia Has No Increased Overall Cardiovascular Risk Compared to Other Commonly Used Diabetes Medicines
...tent with the superior long term glycaemic control (for nearly five years) previously demonstrated by Avandia versus metformin and sulfonylurea in the adopt
Although RECORD was not designed to study microvascular endpoints, previous studies such as the United Kingdom Prospective Diabetes Study,...
HIV/AIDS Research Network Recommends Use of Abbott RealTime Viral Load Test for NIH-Sponsored Clinical Trials
...nd circulating recombinant strains has made accurate viral load detection more complex and has prompted increasing numbers of clinical laboratories to adopt
the Abbott RealTi m e HIV-1 Assay on the m 2000 System. The system is one of the fastest and most sensitive viral load tests available, with the abi...
ePharmaSolutions' Clinical Trial Investigator Portal Wins Bio-IT World 2009 Best Practice Award
... "Our teams have been working exceptionally hard to develop solutions that meet our client needs, while ensuring they are simple and easy for sites to adopt
and use. The credit really should go to them," added DePaolis.
In today's technology-driven clinical trials environment, sponsors and sites are ...
Pain Relief in Just One Visit with Genzyme's Synvisc-One
...ch, HA viscosupplementation treatments were available only in 3-and 5-injection regimens. Over the next several years, many physicians are expected to adopt
single-injection products in place of the 3- and 5-injection treatments. Single-injection treatments, which offer greater convenience and less pain, w...
GSK Believes There Is No Liver Safety Issue With AVANDIA; Responds to Public Citizen Petition
...g patients with diabetes.
Importantly, the Public Citizen petition did not include data from the
current Prescribing Information for AVANDIA regarding adopt
Outcomes Progression Trial). ADOPT, the largest head-to-head diabetes
trial, showed that AVANDIA sustained glycemic control longer than me...
FDA Updates Label for AVANDIA(R) to Include Clinical Findings Demonstrating Sustained Glycemic Control for Up to Five Years
...oss of limbs and kidney failure."
was a large, international, multi-center, randomiz...ment groups. The incidence of fractures for
men in adopt
was similar among the three treatment groups.
Other cardiovascular safety data for AVANDIA in adopt
were added to the
label in November 2007 and show ...
Two Large, Independent Outcomes Trials Offer New Important Safety Information on Cardiovascular Effects of AVANDIA(R)
...ther long-term trials involving AVANDIA. Data from three
other large, long-term prospective randomized controlled clinical trials
with AVANDIA (DREAM, adopt
and interim results from RECORD) included a
total of 6,311 patients treated with AVANDIA, representing 21,803 patient
years of experience. For these t...
Women Who Gain Excessive Weight During Pregnancy More Likely to Have Overweight Children
...ry different, with almost one in two women gaining more weight than
recommended during pregnancy.
The authors say that encouraging pregnant women to adopt
practices and engage in aerobic physical activity could help them achieve
appropriate weight gain and also help prevent obesity in thei...
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NUVO Surgical Light - Double Light Head Monitor Ready
Description:...r to combine a Flat Screen LCD Monitor with the Surgical Light. This combination affords the surgeon optimal viewing of the monitor without having to adopt
an uncomfortable pose. The Dual Light System has the capability of including the NUVO Monitoring System. As such the light can be purchased separate...
NUVO Surgical Light - Single Light Head Monitor Ready
Description:...r to combine a Flat Screen LCD Monitor with the Surgical Light. This combination affords the surgeon optimal viewing of the monitor without having to adopt
an uncomfortable pose. The Single Light System has the capability of including the NUVO Monitoring System. As such the light can be purchased separa...
Description:... All Myoquick 1200/1400/1800 units are based on last generation CPU and adopt
the ISA 100x EP amplifiers and stimulator headboxes. You can select input units with 2 channels (ISA 1002, ISA 1002 EP), 4 channels (ISA 1004, ISA 100...
Multi-channels Evoked Potential testing systems
Description:...e the point of excellence of Micromed in the neurophysiology field and shows the extremely high technology level of the company. Multi-channel EP unit adopt
the 32 channels headbox BQ 132S combined with Acquisition / Stimulation systems of the ISA 100x EP family headboxes: ISA 1002 EP with 2 channels, ISA ...
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... is three or four years ... ... MAKE A DONATION About Tay - Sachs . Carrier Statistics Media Coverage. Research ... Tay - Sachs Charity Auction adopt
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Fitting in: Newly evolved genes adopt a variety of strategies to remain in the gene pool
The largest-ever experimental analysis of duplicated genes provides insight into mechanisms of evolution
When Mother Nature creates an identical copy of a gene in an organism's genome, the duplicated copy is usually deleted, inactivated, or otherwise rendered nonfunctional in order to prevent ge...
Improved air quality during Beijing Olympics could inform pollution-curbing policies
...ublic transportation can have a significant impact on local air quality.
"We hope our study can help or advise local regulators and policymakers to adopt
long-term sustainable emission controls to improve air quality," Zhang said. "That's our mission."
Published online July 11 in the journal Atmosph...
How mitochondria get their membranes bent
... appear to have opposing functions. In fact, Fcj1 reduces the formation of F1FO-supercomplexes. "We hypothesize, Fcj1 makes sure that the membrane can adopt
a negative curvature, while the F1FO-ATPase supercomplex induces positive bending", Andreas Reichert interprets the results. "This is highly exciting,...
Researchers observe single protein dimers wavering between two symmetrically opposed structures
...e protein is turned upside down if its environment is only slightly altered.
"It has long been a puzzle as to how proteins, which can theoretically adopt
an extremely large number of structures even with a single chain of amino acids, end up folding themselves to a well defined three-dimensional structu...
Midge keeps invasive mosquito in check, aiding native mosquitoes
...h makes it less vulnerable to predation from the small but voracious predatory midge. Previous studies have found that the native mosquito larvae also adopt
less "risky" behaviors than the invasive mosquito larvae, making them less susceptible to being eaten.
"Size is having a major effect in terms of h...
Temporary infidelity may contribute to the stability of ancient relationships
...treat it as their own fungal crop?
"That's exactly what happens," said Poulsen, now research associate at the University of Wisconsin. "Young queens adopt
a fungus from another nest and cultivate it in their new nest. This sort of temporary partner switching probably acts as an evolutionary safety net i...
Report updates guidelines on how much weight women should gain during pregnancy
...f the committee that wrote the report. "We call on health professionals to adopt
these guidelines and help women follow them so that mothers and their child...ssional societies, federal health agencies, and other influential groups to adopt
the new guidelines and help educate women on their importance for achieving...
Neuroscientists discover long-term potentiation in the olfactory bulb
...graduate student, had learned that damaging olfactory sensory pathways prevents sheep from forming selective bonds with her own lambs, causing them to adopt
lambs from other mothers. This cued her curiosity as to how a mother ewe forms such a selective bond with her lamb within several hours of parturition...
Global alliance of leading technological universities to address global societal issues
...Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Shanghai Jiaotong University and NTU in Asia.
Dr Su Guaning, NTU President, said that the the Alliance will adopt
an interdisciplinary and cross-boundary approach to address the issues of global concern by developing avenues for solutions through research collabor...
Uvalde Center water research could have national, international applications
...asurements and using sap flow to determine water use by different crop plants.
"There's also a real opportunity for growers to learn more about and adopt
conservation tillage techniques," Rowland said. "Conservation tillage hasn't been very well established in this region, but it's a tremendous water-sa...
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EMD Serono to Adopt Revised and Strengthened PhRMA Code
- Revised Code Demonstrates Strong Commitment to Ethical Information Exchange between Physician Community and Leading Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Companies -
ROCKLAND, Mass., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc. announced
today that the company has adopted an...
National ePrescribing Patient Safety Initiative Supports Senate's Call for Physicians to Adopt Electronic Prescribing, Improving Patient Safety
CHICAGO, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allscripts, the leading
provider of clinical software, connectivity and information solutions that
physicians use to improve healthcare, and the founding member of the
National ePrescribing Patient Safety Initiative (NEPSI(TM)), today
announced its fir...
Kendle Leaders Adopt 10b5-1 Trading Plans
CINCINNATI, March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Kendle (Nasdaq: KNDL ), a
leading, global full-service clinical research organization, today
announced Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Candace Kendle, PharmD, and
President and Chief Operating Officer Chris Bergen have established
Hospitals Adopt STERIS Advanced Room Sterilization Technology in the Fight Against 'Superbugs'
VaproSure Room Sterilizers Offer an Innovative Solution in Efforts to Reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections
MENTOR, Ohio, Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- STERIS Corporation
(NYSE: STE ) announced today it has received the first orders for its
VaproSure(TM) Room Sterilizer ...
Monsanto Company Executives Adopt 10b5-1 Trading Plans
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monsanto Company (NYSE:
MON) today announced that several of its executives, including: Hugh Grant,
chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Robb Fraley, executive
vice president and chief technology officer, have established stock tradi...
Madison police adopt digital lock and key
Madison, Wis. The Madison police department has moved to speed up information access for officers, with the addition of an eToken USB key system provided by Aladdin Knowledge Systems .
It has proven to provide a robust and dependable situation thats easily adopted by police officers, who a...
Healthcare slow to adopt genetic advances
Milwaukee, Wis - Understanding our genetic makeup and predicting our predisposition to disease has advanced to the point where DNA testing services, including online versions, are available to consumers interested in shaping their own health management. Patients, however, will have to exercise pa...
Businesses are slow to adopt Web 2.0 concepts
Madison, Wis. - The notion of improving business processes with enterprise-centric Internet tools is hardly new, but one local expert believes the relatively slow pace of adoption means that reluctant business leaders need an education in Web 2.0.
Their need for a tutorial can hardly be attrib...
Wisconsin firms won't rush to adopt Microsoft Vista
Madison, Wis. - It was introduced a month ago, and already Microsoft's Windows Vista , the successor to the Windows XP operating system, has been bruised by critical media reports about security flaws and other shortcomings.
We hunted for insight from area CIOs that have tested the beta ver...
Wyeth Announces Stockholder Approval of Pfizer Merger at 2009 Annual Meeting
...garding reporting on the Company's political contributions and trade association payments; and approved a stockholder proposal requesting the Board to adopt
an amendment to Wyeth's bylaws to give holders of 10% of outstanding common stock the power to call special shareowner meetings. The votes on these t...
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... N-H group of amino acid (n) can establish a hydrogen bond with the C=O group of amino acid (n+4).
Short polypeptides usually are not able to adopt
the alpha helical structure, since the entropic cost associated with the folding of the polypeptide chain is too high. Some amino acids (called hel...
...ations theory presents a research-based model for how, when and why people adopt
All human societies have been involved in these processes of d...y presents a research-based model for why and when individuals and cultures adopt
new ideas, practices, and products.
"Acculturation" has different meaning...
...aphic experiments, and possibly in hybrid pairings of DNA and RNA strands. Segments of DNA that cells have methylated for regulatory purposes may adopt
the Z geometry, in which the strands turn about the helical axis like a mirror image of the B form.
Table of comparison of the properties of diff...
...of the arctic regions. Some lichens have the aspect of leaves (foliose lichens); others cover the substratum like a crust (crustose lichens); others adopt
shrubby forms (fruticose lichens); and there are gelatinous lichens (see lichen forms below). The form of a lichen is generally determined by the fun...
...tuations, cells infected with [PSI+] actually fare better than their prion-free siblings; this finding suggests that, in some proteins, the ability to adopt
a prion form may result from positive evolutionary selection.
As of 2003 , the following proteins in Saccharomyces cerevisiae had been identified...
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...ensively tilled to ... Crop residue management (CRM) practices are increasingly used to conserve soil and water. ... machinery may be required to adopt
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...message bead. These fun beads are a great way to express yourself. Use one or combine several of them to get... Southern Baptists overwhelmingly adopt
revised Baptist Faith and Message . Baptist Faith & Message Committee members say report embraces Biblical authority ... Provides access to ...