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Omega-3 Fatty Acid Deficiency takes 96,000 Lives Annually in the US

DARTMOUTH, NS, June 25 /PRNewswire/ - (Ocean Nutrition Canada) - A new study from researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health found Omega-3 deficient diets cause up to 96,000 preventable deaths annually in the United States (US). "The Preventable Causes of Death in the United States: Co...

Pre-Diabetes Costs Nation $25 Billion Annually in Extra Medical Care, New Data Show

57 Million Americans With Elevated Blood Sugar Incur $443 Each In Extra Medical Care; Gestational Diabetes Costs $3,305 Per Woman, $209 Per Infant In First Year With Future Health at Risk; Aggressive Intervention Needed to Stem Diabetes Epidemic WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- O...

Medical Nurse Training, Inc. Announces New Techniques to Achieve Tremendous Savings of Lives and Medical Costs of Over $200 Billion Annually

Medical Nurse Training, Inc. discusses training nurses and doctors utilizing expert Geriatric Doctors, the Assistant Director of Nursing at Johns Hopkins, and Patrick Devaney, in an effort to save the medical industry potentially, $200 Billion annually. (PRWEB) April 27...

U.S. Hospitals Waste $12 Billion Annually Because of Poor Communication

Biggest Losses Seen in Patient Delays and Unnecessary Stays COLLEGE PARK, Md., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Researchers from the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business put a price tag on the cost of poor communication in U.S. hospitals at $12 billion per year. T...

New Research Estimates 1500 Lives Could Be Saved Annually if the Lowest Performing Hospitals for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery Performed as Well as Top-ranking Hospitals

ATLANTA, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- New research estimates that 1500 lives could potentially be saved if U.S. hospitals with the highest risk-adjusted mortality rates (RAMR) for Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) surgery performed as well as hospitals with the lowest RAMR. The same study also found t...

AMDL Launches Expanded Distribution With 4th Round of Agreements Valued at $6.79 Million Annually for New Health & Beauty Product Line

TUSTIN, Calif., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMDL, Inc. (Amex: ADL), with operations in Shenzhen, Jiangxi and Jilin, China, through its wholly owned subsidiary Jade Pharmaceutical Inc. (JPI), which is an international biopharma company that engages in the development, manufacture and marke...

Study Estimates Medical Cost of Obesity May Be As High as $147 Billion Annually

N ew C o mm unity R eco mme nda t ions S ho w W ays to Re d uce Bu r den WASHINGTON, July 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The health cost of obesity in the United States is as high as $147 billion annually, based on a new study from Research Triangle...

Study: Bath time falls injure thousands of children annually

(COLUMBUS, Ohio) - A new national study finds kids are being hurt in bathtubs and showers at a surprising rate.* You might think scalding or near drownings would be the most common threat in the bathroom, but they're not. Experts at Nationwide Children's Hospital say slips and falls are far mo...

Nearly 1 million Californians seek medical care in Mexico annually

Driven by rising health care costs at home, nearly 1 million Californians cross the border each year to seek medical care in Mexico, according a new paper by UCLA researchers and colleagues published today in the journal Medical Care . An estimated 952,000 California adults sought medical, ...

LCA-Vision New Excimer Laser Strategy to Reduce Operating Expenses in Excess of $3 Million Annually

CINCINNATI, March 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- LCA-Vision Inc. (Nasdaq: LCAV ) today announced that following a rigorous clinical comparison of excimer laser platform technologies, the Company has finalized plans to reduce the number of platforms at each of its Lasik Plus (R) vision centers from...

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Project Zero Delay Accelerates Drug's Path to Clinical Trial

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First Skin Cancer Patients Treated With Electronic Brachytherapy (eBx) At University of Wisconsin Riverview Cancer Center

...Medicine on July 26-30 in Anaheim, Calif. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States with more than 1 million cases diagnosed annually and results in more than 10,000 deaths each year, according to the National Cancer Institute. However, if diagnosed and treated early, most cases of s...

International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health Features Discovery of Asbestos-Related Pain Origin from Scientists at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit

...nstitute is one of 40 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States . Caring for nearly 6,000 new patients annually on a budget of $216 million, conducting more than 700 cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, the Karmanos Cancer Insti...

Orkin Warns of Four Pests to Avoid this Fourth of July

...can Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, stinging insects send more than 500,000 people to hospital emergency rooms and cause at least 40 deaths annually in the United States. To prevent injury from stinging insects: Seal food tightly in containers. Cover soda cans or dr...

MJFF's Rapid Response Innovation Awards Hit Mid-2009 With Over $1 Million Funded in High-Risk/High-Reward Approaches to Parkinson's Disease

...effective symptomatic therapy. Rapid Response , one of the Foundation's Edmond J. Safra Core Programs for PD Research, earmarks up to $2 million annually to support research with little to no existing preliminary data, but potential to crack open entirely new ways of understanding or treating Parkinson'...

New Poll Finds Disease Prevention is Top Priority for Americans in Health Reform

... of Prevention Caucus. "An investment of just $10 per person per year in proven community-based programs could save this country more than $16 billion annually within five years. And, this new poll shows that a majority of Americans not only recognize the importance of prevention, but support spending a great...

Researchers at the Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit Discover Feasibility of Chemotherapy Alternative

...itute is one of 40 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States . Caring for more than 6,000 new patients annually on a budget of $216 million, conducting more than 700 cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, the Karmanos Cancer Insti...

Horizon Therapeutics' HZT-501 Significantly Reduces Incidence of NSAID-Induced Upper Gastrointestinal Ulcers in Patients With Mild-to-Moderate Pain

...ty causes an estimated 16,500 deaths and more than 107,000 hospitalizations annually in the U.S. alone. Famotidine, when used at high doses (80 mg), has sh...ty causes an estimated 16,500 deaths and more than 107,000 hospitalizations annually in the U.S. alone. If deaths from the gastrointestinal effects of NSA...

Neurobiological Technologies' Partner, Celtic Pharma, Announces Results of XERECEPT(R) Phase 3 Clinical Program

...(R) treated patients, exceeding the results observed in the overall patient cohort. This is an important finding given the 360,000 patients diagnosed annually with metastatic brain tumors in North America and Europe; moreover, patient prognosis is very poor and the treatment options are very limited. In...

Scientists at The Karmanos Cancer Institute in Detroit Identify Potential New Target for Breast Cancer Therapy

...itute is one of 40 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers in the United States . Caring for more than 6,000 new patients annually on a budget of $216 million, conducting more than 700 cancer-specific scientific investigation programs and clinical trials, the Karmanos Cancer Insti...
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Procleix HIV-1/HCV Assay

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Clean fuels could reduce deaths from ship smokestacks by 40,000 annually

Rising levels of smokestack emissions from oceangoing ships will cause an estimated 87,000 deaths worldwide each year by 2012 almost one-third higher than previously believed, according to the second major study on that topic. The study says that government action to reduce sulfur emissions from ...

Birth defects: 8 million annually worldwide

Every year an estimated 8 million children -- about 6 percent of total births worldwide -- are born with a serious birth defect of genetic or partially genetic origin, according to a new report from the March of Dimes. Additionally, hundreds of thousands more are born with serious birth defects o...

EMBO pioneers pension plan for internationally mobile postdoctoral researchers

...e private pension plan for awardees of the fellowships. The 4.3 million euro EC funding will allow EMBO to award 35 percent more long-term fellowships annually - between 75 and 80 additional long-term fellowships. Co-funded EMBO Fellows will be selected during the next two evaluation rounds, making them elig...

First human gets new antibody aimed at hepatitis C virus

...failure. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3.2 million Americans are chronically infected with HCV and some 10,000 die annually of the disease. Globally, as many as 170 million people are estimated to suffer from HCV infection. For the most serious cases of HCV that do not res...

Sustainable agriculture at the ESA Annual Meeting

...the physical, biological and chemical differences between annual wheat fields and perennial grass fields in Kansas. The fields had each been harvested annually for the past 75 years. In each test, the researchers found perennial fields to be healthier and more sustainable ecosystems. In the perennial field...

Race/ethnicity, family income and education associated with sugar consumption

...entangle independent effects allows for a fuller understanding of differences across race/ethnicity." The NHIS is a cross-sectional study conducted annually by the National Center for Health Statistics of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ascertain a variety of self-reported health behavior...

DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009

... out this year by R&D Magazine for the most outstanding technology developments with promising commercial potential. The coveted awards are presented annually in recognition of exceptional new products, processes, materials or software developed throughout the world and introduced into the market the previou...

Biodiesel on the wing: A 'green' process for biodiesel from feather meal

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Mount Sinai's Dr. Benjamin tenOever to be honored by White House

... in our country" and said he is confident they will "help us use science and technology to lift up our nation and our world." Nominees are chosen annually by nine Federal departments and agencies. Award selections are based on two criteria: pursuit of innovative research at the frontiers of science, an...

Seals quickly respond to gain and loss of habitat under climate change

...ghly mobile marine species responded to the gain and loss of new breeding habitat. The new habitat was quickly adopted, probably because seals migrate annually into Antarctic waters to feed. However, when the ice returned and the habitat was lost, only a small proportion returned to the original source popul...
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US Facet Fixation Market to Increase by Over 60% Annually Through 2012

Innovative products and increased efficacy driving demand for facet fixation, according to Millennium Research Group WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group's (MRG) US Markets for Minimally Invasive Spine Technologies 2008 report, the facet ...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) New Hospital Grade Disinfectant Will Save Lives and Billions of Dollars Annually at Health Care Facilities Around the World

Ygiene(TM) Hospital Grade antimicrobial sets the new global standard to eradicate (100% kill) in seconds the most difficult and lethal microorganisms commonly found in health care facilities, including MRSA and C. difficile NEWARK, N.J., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ --...

Electrophysiology Procedures for Atrial Fibrillation Treatment to Grow Over 25% Annually Over the Next Five Years

Growth will be driven by an increasing physician acceptance of electrophysiology ablation as an effective treatment for atrial fibrillation, according to Millennium Research Group WALTHAM, Mass., March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- According to Millennium Research Group's Global Markets ...

AMDL Expands Drug Distribution in China With Additional Agreement, Valued at $2.3 Million Annually

TUSTIN, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AMDL, Inc. (Amex: ADL), headquartered in Tustin, California, with operations in Shenzhen, Jiangxi and Jilin, China, through its wholly owned subsidiary Jade Pharmaceutical Inc. (JPI), is an international biopharma company that engages in the de...

Department of Commerce offers up to $1 million annually to aid tech entrepreneurs

MADISON The state Department of Commerce is asking for proposals to create an entrepreneurial and technology transfer center that would help entrepreneurs develop and sell technology products. Non-profit and for-profit companies are welcome to propose plans for the center, which Gov. Jim Do...

Doyle says new contracts saving state more than $16 million annually

Madison, Wis. -- Gov. Jim Doyle says taxpayers will save more than $16 million a year -- a total of nearly $80 million over the lifetime of new state procurement contracts on seven categories of goods and services, including a number of technology areas. The new contracts are the result of Doy...

Transposagen Creates a Rat Model of the Human Immune System

...esearch. The production of animal models for research is a $1.2 billion/year market and the genetically modified animal market is expected to grow 12% annually through 2012. For more information, visit www.transposagenbio.com . About the Medical College of Wisconsin: The Medical College of Wiscons...

Exciton Technologies receives FDA approval to market exSALT(TM)

... exceed $17 billion by 2012. Although silver-based products currently comprise a relatively small portion of this market, it is rapidly growing by 25% annually and is expected to grow to $750 million by 2015 due to the natural therapeutic benefits of silver. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

Cardium Announces New Orthobiologics Product Initiative Extending Gene Activated Matrix Technology to Deliver Bone Growth Factors

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FluMist(R) Begins Shipping for 2009-2010 Influenza Season

...he recommendations by the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that children six months through the age of 18 years be vaccinated annually against influenza, meaning 30 million additional children 5 through 18 years of age now fall within influenza vaccination recommendations. "M...
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