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Report says half a million cancer deaths have been averted since death rate drop

ATLANTA Feb. 20, 2008 The American Cancer Societys annual cancer statistics report finds that death rates from cancer in the United States have decreased by 18.4 percent among men and by 10.5 percent among women since mortality rates began to decline in the early 1990s, which translates to the a...

MSNA: Strike Averted - Tentative Pact at EMMC

Nurses Gain Stronger Voice for Patient Care AUGUSTA, Maine, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The dispute at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor, Maine appears to be over -- and a strike scheduled for October 17 has been averted. Registered nurses and hospital officials Thursday night ...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Averted in Mice by Alcohol Intake

A daily dose of alcohol mixed in water , seemed to decrease the risk to develop rheumatoid arthritis in mice //, reported Swedish researchers .The results of the research has been documented in the current proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. . Rheumatic arthritis is the result of...

(RED)ZONES Launch at First U2 360 Degrees Concert in Barcelona

... based on agreed performance targets and disburses money in response to proven results. At the end of 2008, programs supported by the Global Fund have averted more than 3.5 million deaths by providing AIDS treatment for 2 million people, TB treatment for 4.6 million people, and by the distribution of 70 mill...

Breakthrough in combating the side effects of quinine

... explain why many of quinine's side effects are localized to the head region. The researchers postulate that the toxic effects of quinine could be averted simply by taking dietary tryptophan supplements in conjunction with quinine treatments. Scientists now have to find out if tryptophan affects quinine ...

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

... diabetes -- are associated with significant increases in the use of health care services and expenses. Yet with aggressive intervention, both can be averted or at the very least delayed." The studies were conducted by The Lewin Group and appear in the current edition of the peer-reviewed journal Popu...

Mock CPR drills in kids show many residents fail in key skills, Hopkins study reveals

...f children who suffer an arrest in the hospital survive. Even though the absolute number of deaths is quite small, the few deaths that do occur can be averted by strengthening first-responder instincts in residents, as well as in other hospital staff. ...

(RED)(TM) and Live Nation Announce (RED)NIGHTS, the Concert Series to Combat AIDS in Africa

... based on agreed performance targets and disburses money in response to proven results. At the end of 2008, programs supported by the Global Fund have averted more than 3.5 million deaths by providing AIDS treatment for 2 million people, TB treatment for 4.6 million people, and by the distribution of 70 mill...

truth(R) Campaign Can Save Half a Million Lives and Billions of Dollars

...r Disease Control and Prevention. A recent study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine indicated that the medical care costs averted by the truth (R) campaign - due to prevention of smoking - were far greater than the costs of the campaign itself and found that for every dollar i...

MedSolutions Joins Call for Increased Attention on Diagnostic Errors

...claims as medication errors. In addition, roughly 5 percent of autopsies reveal diagnostic errors for which correct diagnosis and treatment could have averted death. No statistics exist for misdiagnosis-related deaths in outpatients. "Despite the popular current focus on medical errors like prescription...
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Study Showed Prevention of Heart Attacks Within Three Months After Hospitalization Significantly Averted Future Heart Attacks and Death

Long-term benefits of preventing heart attacks highlighted in new study presented at global health outcomes meeting ATHENS, Greece, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Despite substantial progress in the diagnosis and treatment of heart attack patients, prevention of recurrent heart ...

John Legend and Gap Join (PRODUCT)RED(TM) to Help Eliminate AIDS in Africa with Exclusive (RED)ZONE Seating at Madison Square Garden

... based on agreed performance targets and disburses money in response to proven results. At the end of 2008, programs supported by the Global Fund have averted more than 3.5 million deaths by providing AIDS treatment for 2 million people, TB treatment for 4.6 million people, and by the distribution of 70 mill...

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces PRO 2000 Found to Show Promise in Large HIV Prevention Study

...transmission. According to mathematical modeling conducted by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2.5 million HIV infections could be averted over three years if a microbicide with 60 percent effectiveness were used in 73 low-income countries. About Indevus Indevus Pharmace...

(RED) to Launch New Way for People to Get Music in Their Lives; Weekly Delivery of Great Music Helps to Save Lives in Africa

...rts programs based on agreed performance targets and disburses money in response to proven results. So far, programs supported by the Global Fund have averted more than 2.5 million deaths by providing AIDS treatment for 1.75 million people, TB treatment for 3.9 million people, and by the distribution of 59 m...

Annual Conference on Vaccine Research to Highlight Not Only Health Benefits But Also Economic Gains

...vaccines has been grossly under-estimated. Typically, he said, cost-benefit studies consider the main benefits to be the direct medical costs that are averted because of vaccines. But the larger picture, he said, is that childhood vaccines lead to healthier, stronger and smarter adults who are more productiv...
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Hiro 3.0

Description:...to perform linear scanning treatment with high precision, recovering up to the 20% of the energy reflected by the skin. Further energy dispersions are averted thanks to a special gel which optimizes the optical coupling between the handpiece and the skin....
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Telephone Triage

...pecialized training combined with strong decision support tools are the best approach to telepractice. Potential problems and misunderstandings can be averted through instruction in the correct and safe operation of the protocols and documentation form. Brief History Informal telephone triage is ...
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Tryptophan deficiency may underlie quinine side effects

...ciency induced by quinine could explain why many of quinine's side effects are localized to the head region. They also note that side-effects could be averted simply by taking dietary tryptophan supplements in conjunction with quinine treatments, though it is not yet known if tryptophan may affect quinine ac...

ORNL, Southern Cal set sights on preventing blindness

... Blindness in millions of people with diseases that starve eye tissue and nerves of oxygen might be averted with a procedure being developed by researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the University of Southern California and the University of Tennesse...

The truth about cats and dogs

...tance, cats tend to lash their tails about when mad, while dogs growl and arch their backs. A cat purrs when happy, while a dog wags its tail. A cat's averted head signals aggression, while in a dog the same head position signals submission. In homes where cat/dog dtente existed, Prof. Terkel observed a ...

Device prevents potential errors in children's medications

...armacy was 100 percent accurate in identifying the proper formulations of seven intravenous drugs. Five potentially serious medication errors were averted over an 18-month period in a test at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in the University of Michigan Health System by using the technology, said Jim Steve...

Living with water scarcity -- world must act now

...rld’s population live in areas where water scarcity must be reckoned with. While much of this water scarcity cannot be avoided, water problems can be averted through better water management. For example: A litre per calorie. A main driver of water use and scarcity comes from us ?and what we eat. As a...

Role of protein in immune response may aid HIV research

...idoglycan recognition proteins ? earlier this year. Patients, such as those with HIV/AIDS, are susceptible to bacterial infections that are easily averted by people with healthy immune systems but are life-threatening to people with impaired systems. Drs. Dziarski and Gupta, in their latest report, ...

Earliest European Farmers Left Little Genetic Mark On Modern Europe

...e-income countries are now living longer and better lives because they are on antiretroviral treatment and an estimated 250 000 to 350 000 deaths were averted this year because of expanded access to HIV treatment. Commenting on the potential enhanced impact of integrating prevention and treatment, the 200...

2005 AIDS figures released by WHO and UNAIDS

...e-income countries are now living longer and better lives because they are on antiretroviral treatment and an estimated 250 000 to 350 000 deaths were averted this year because of expanded access to HIV treatment. Commenting on the potential enhanced impact of integrating prevention and treatment, the 200...
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Americas weighty problem: Why the fight against fat is about more than just looking good

...betes, a condition that has reached almost epidemic proportions. And yet, much of the public and private health and economic burden of diabetes can be averted through known prevention measures starting with healthier eating habits and exercise. Diabetes is a costly, complex and devastating chronic illnes...

Curious customer service: When a help desk does it right

...ugged it in, powered it up and after much warming up and the usual dithering and clanking of calibration, I was rewarded with the Ready message. Jam averted and problem solved. Well, not quite. The printer was ready. It was just ignoring requests to print. The network card lights said it had connectivit...

U.S. risks third-world status in key technology

... months after the 2000 U.S. presidential elections in Florida, recognizing that its cryptographic technology and electronic voting software would have averted the fiasco that was the month-long recount in the Sunshine State. Ironically, however, it's not likely that this technology will see action in U.S....
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