Survey Finds Americans Not Averse To Cosmetic Surgery
The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery (AACS) 2006 Consumer Perspective Survey has found that while less than 10 percent of US citizens have had cosmetic surgery//, a great number are planning one at some point of time in the future.
Jeff Knezovich, executive vice president of the American A...
Herley Industries, Inc. Board of Directors Concludes Strategic Alternatives Review To Discuss Conclusions with Investors at a July 22, 2009 Conference in New York
...owth of the Company. By installing a vibrant and experienced management team to run Herley, the Board believes that we are following a prudent, risk averse
strategy which is in the best interests of our stockholders.
Mr. Lieberman stated, "Richard F. Poirier will replace Myron Levy as Herley's C...
Deloitte Comparative Effectiveness Study Evaluates Potential Savings Opportunities for U.S. Health Care System
...ocesses in life science organizations will necessarily adapt to the realities of comparative effectiveness. Leaders will necessarily become more risk averse
as comparative effectiveness becomes a standard for coverage.
Transparency in clinical R&D will likely follow the implementation of compa...
Gambling threatens national security, new book warns
...esearch that says gambling provides a haven that both fuels and finances terrorism.
"We're seeing all kinds of really outrageous examples of people averse
to our interests who are using gambling to their advantage and our detriment, such as laundering money through casinos around the world," Kindt said. ...
Patient preferences play role in racial disparities in rheumatoid arthritis treatment
... patient preferences, as well as limited communication during clinical visits.
The study showed that African Americans were significantly more risk averse
than their white counterparts, which the authors theorize may be due to "cultural risk aversion for gains." This type of risk aversion is based on a l...
New Focus Placed on Alternative Financing as Hospitals Seek Competitive Advantage During Challenging Economic Conditions
...e business unit. "This approach to financing new services can add a useful component for managing a hospital's total investment risk. If they are risk averse
and/or access to capital is limited, alternative financing lets hospitals implement a service when they - and their patients - need it."
Physicians Express Continued Need for Safe and Effective Nonstimulant Therapies in the Treatment of Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
...prescribing restrictions. Conversely, European physicians have to contend with greater prescribing restrictions, fewer treatment options, and are more averse
to stimulants' risk of abuse than their U.S. counterparts. As a result, physicians would greatly welcome a safer and more effective nonstimulant alter...
Surveys Find Key Changes in the Role of the Pharmaceutical CFO
...ons (36%) and increasing risk
management responsibilities (32%).
"The risk profile is critical because the external environment is
growing more risk averse
while the changing nature of the business requires
the industry to, in fact, take on a lot more strategic and operating risk
to drive value," added Bu...
Kerala Ready to Invite WHO to Study Fever Outbreak
... Kerala Health Minister P.K. Sreemathi Wednesday said the government was not averse
to inviting the World Health Organisation (WHO) to study the outbreak of a mosquito borne fever in the state that has claimed 173 lives this year. ...
Pichkaris Not So Popular in Jharkhand
...om buying them on health grounds," said Munna Bhagat, who has set up two stalls of sprayers near Sahid Chawk in Ranchi.
However, not everyone is averse
"During Holi I buy at least five pichkaris. We enjoy playing with colours for at least two to three days," said Sumit Kumar, a st...
Overcoming Taboos, Myths, and Dogmas in Bioethics
... life-altering decisions that have become routine not only in modern medical care but in virtually all aspects of life in the modern world."
to new technologies often express the concern that the new technology is "unnatural" or requires us to "play God." Slogans such as "Frankenfoods" and ...
Old memory traces in brain may trigger chronic pain
...red to be reduced 30 percent – their emotional suffering completely disappeared.
Rat are nocturnal animals that prefer to be in the dark and are averse
to bright light. Researchers placed the rats in a two-compartment chamber –- one side light, one dark. When the rats were in their preferred dark sid...
UCLA: How does your brain respond when you think about gambling or taking risks?
...p what she already has."
The people who were most willing to gamble were least turned on as the stakes got higher, while the people who were most averse
to gambling were most turned on as gains and losses increased, Poldrack said.
The biggest risk-takers, who are willing to accept very risky gambl...
UW Medical Foundation CEO shares his vision on the state of health care and patient safety
...klash against technology within the medical community; that some heath care providers feel new technology can help within a specialized field, but are averse
to overarching knowledge-management technology.
Technology is seen as interfering with the doctor-patient relationship and I would contend that tha...
Building a improved national health care infrastructure
...inst technology within the medical community; and said that some heath care providers feel new technology can help within a specialized field, but are averse
to overarching knowledge-management technology. Dr. Grossman called for physician leaders to develop a vision that embraces and leverages technology t...
Lesson for Wisconsin: Carolina tech industry took time to build
...Development , which is situated in the research triangle, originally had misdiagnosed North Carolina's primary challenge.
"North Carolina was risk averse
20 years ago," Doss said. "That was actually the first thing we learned. We thought our problem was that we didn't have any capital, but what we reall...
Financing life science: The ongoing saga
...ion (far beyond the normal lock ups).
The second radical change has been in the venture capital market in the U.S., which has gotten much more risk averse
as funds have gotten larger and they have tended to invest in later-stage companies or companies that already have done major deals with corporate pha...