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Stress Management Battles Prostate Cancer Anxiety

Brief counseling before, after surgery eases concern over side effects, study finds WEDNESDAY, April 8 (HealthDay News) -- Stress management counseling appears to benefit men who have all or part of their prostate removed (radical prostatectomy) to treat early-stage prostate cancer, sa...

Grief Counseling Services Battles Rising Costs of Funeral Expenses

Grief Counseling Services announces a new business to battle the rising costs of making funeral arrangements for your loved ones. It is more poignant than ever before, in these difficult economic times, for families to try to cut costs where ever possible. West Sayvill...

Tooth Wizard Battles PlaqueMan during February's Children's Dental Health Month; Makes Illinois Kids Smile

Educational theater program teaches kids good oral health habits to defeat tooth decay LISLE, Ill., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tooth Wizard is kicking off the New Year with a resolution to help save children's teeth in Illinois elementary schools. And he'll be enli...

Kashmir Battles Alarming Increase in Suicides

There has been an alarming rise in the number of suicides ever since a separatist campaign erupted in Jammu and Kashmir way back in 1989 . Unfortunately, most such incidents have gone unnoticed. Although police records show that there were 736 cases of attempted suicide from 2001 until May ...

Kerala Government Battles With Chikungunya On All Counts

As Kerala staggers under the whipping rod of Chikungunya, the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) government has been cornered over its quest for a 'politically correct' low-cost health cover plan . Incidentally, the Left Democratic Front (LDF) government had dumped its BPL (below poverty li...

Texan Battles Flesh-eating Bacteria Contracted While Swimming

Steve Gilpatrick, a 58-year-old Texan, went for a swim only to be struck by flesh-eating bacteria . Even after three surgeries, he is still in danger of losing a life, possibly even his life. Steve Gilpatrick is fighting necrotizing fasciitis, a tissue-destroying disease caused by a bacterium ...

Australia Battles Oil Slick on Yarra River

A 8 km long oil slick has contaminated Melbourne's Yarra River, posing serious threat to wildlife in the region . Recreational users have been warned against contact with the water until the slick - from the Chandler Highway to Johnston St - is cleaned up. The Environment Protection Ag...

A Toddler Battles for Life

Three year old Ruby has been diagnosed with a brain tumor which is at the stem of her brain. A strange limp of the kid led her parents// to approach the doctor who after routine tests revealed that the child was suffering from an inoperable brain tumor. The doctors have given her three to six month...

Madhya Pradesh battles polio with yet another drive

Madhya Pradesh is gearing up for yet another anti-polio drive Sunday even as new polio cases - three in a span of six months// - have been detected. During the drive, pulse polio drops would be administered to nearly 10 million children of up to five years of age, according to health official...

Pelosi, Democratic Leaders Remarks Today at News Conference on Legislative Accomplishments

...on that you see out there throughout the country. Because what the opponents of reforming the system are engaged in is the same kind of misinformation battles that they waged in previous years, back in the 1990s, even when we talked about reforming Medicare which we're pleased to celebrate the anniversary ju...

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Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan Battles Sluggish Economy With Diverse Product Lineup

Medicare Advantage Fee-For-Service Plan Positions Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan to Win New Business, According to a New Report from HealthLeaders-InterStudy NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy, the leading provider of managed care ma...

National Healthcare for Homeless Day: August 13th, 2008

... St. Anthony's battles Highest Rate of TB Infection in U.S. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- San Francisco has the highest rate of tuberculosis (TB) in the U.S., wit...

More Than 300 New Medicines Being Developed for Mental Illnesses

...cent film, Canvas, Pantoliano plays a husband trying to hold his family together while his wife, portrayed by Oscar-winning actress Marcia Gay Harden, battles schizophrenia. Making the film helped Pantoliano come to terms with his own depression, a condition he revealed he has been suffering from for more th...
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'Color My Pyramid' nutrition education program battles obesity in DC schools

FAIRFAX, Va. An online game might be the secret weapon for winning the war against childhood obesity. Researchers at George Mason University have designed and tested a nutrition education program called "Color My Pyramid" to teach students how to evaluate their dietary intake and activity level. ...

2 Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center scientists receive Presidential Early Career Award

... his work. Earlier this year he also was appointed a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Scientist. Malik studies genetic conflict. He sees battles raging within a cell's nucleus as genes jockey for evolutionary dominance. These clashes can have a long-term impact on organisms, as they sometimes a...

ACLU -- Myriad Genetics lawsuit will become landmark case

...009The American Civil Liberties Union action in filing a lawsuit yesterday against Myriad Genetics is going to lead to one of the most important legal battles in the history of biotechnology, asserts Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN). ( www.genengnews.com ) The ACLU charged that the patenting...

Dune and dirty: Hurricane teaches lessons through ecosystem research

...e degree in the smaller storms that are more common in the area," Feagin said. "Plus the location of vegetation and dunes in Texas is where many legal battles play out for public versus private property issues. "We care about dunes because we want our public beaches," he added. "And if a private house has...

Research conference at UH to focus on US troops' needs, homeland security

... As the U.S. armed forces and intelligence community seek out strategies that will give them an edge in battles on multiple fronts, University of Houston researchers are developing innovative techniques and devices to help defend both the troops and the homeland...

8 National Medals of Science awardees to be honored at gala, then the White House

...ty of the field. When she became a nuclear physicist, the number of women in the field could be counted on one hand. Among her victories, she overcame battles to become a tenured professor and to overcome breast cancer--concurrently. Ajzenberg-Selove earned a Ph.D. in physics at the University of Wiscons...

Pores open the door to death

...ved methods of treatment of chronic virus infections and cancer. ( PNAS , 2. September 2008) During our day-to-day life, we are rarely aware of the battles taking place in our own bodies. The body is almost always in a state of war against countless pathogens. And so, with every litre of blood that is pum...

Southern Sierra Science Symposium planned for Visalia

...O MANAGING GIANT SEQUOIA POPULATIONS IN THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA John J. battles and Robert A. York UC Berkeley, Center for Forestry John battles is an associate professor of forest ecology in the Department of Environmen...

Defining DNA differences to track and tackle typhoid

...e variation, to identify this variation: this would have been impossible a year ago. The technologies we have developed here could also be used in the battles against other disease-causing bacteria." ...

Spotted hyenas can increase survival rates by hunting alone

...as do join forces to protect themselves from danger. They aggregate to defend their food from their natural enemy the lion, and cooperate during turf battles with neighboring hyenas. And, it is easier for spotted hyenas to catch prey when they do so in teams. "Although spotted hyenas are 20 percent more ...
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UW-Madison Battles Prolific Computer Virus

MADISON-The University of Wisconsin-Madison is experiencing problems with the SoBIG.F e-mail virus and requires campus e-mail users to help contain its spread. This virus and others, which have ravaged computers nationwide, has infected about 2,200 computers on campus and has affected the e-mail ...

Roche Announces Back-to-Basics Approach to Diabetes Care - Simpler is Better

...patients pinpoint food and lifestyle choices that have the biggest impact on their blood glucose levels, giving them greater control in their everyday battles against diabetes. As the world leader in diabetes diagnostics, Roche is rolling out the ACCU-CHEK Testing in Pairs and ACCU-CHEK 360-degree View ...

The Institut Pasteur and Merieux Alliance Take First Step Towards a Long-Term Research Partnership in the Field of Infectious Diseases

...ted Alice Dautry, president of the Institut Pasteur. "Together, we want to develop innovative approaches that will allow us, in the future, to win new battles against disease." "I am happy to reinforce our innovation capabilities for major public health issues through this agreement," declared Alain M...

Leading Lobbying Firm Celebrates Growth and New Name: Troutman Sanders Strategies

... veteran, top-notch talent and practices. Robinson said the firm's lobbyists are executing on everything from Capitol Hill's major federal legislation battles to state procurement issues, coalition building and grasstops advocacy, while also leading the way in public-private partnership initiatives. This has...

Neogen Acquires Assets of Rivard Instruments

...rinary hypodermic needles. The acquisition settles lengthy litigation between the two companies regarding numerous patents owned by each. The patent battles were centered on lawsuits filed by Ideal Instruments in federal courts in Iowa charging Rivard Instruments with patent infringement. A similar lawsuit...

Talent Constellations or Talent Communities Choosing the Right Talent

... Model for High Performance Todays business conditions provide a golden opportunity to tune your talent strategy. While the battles for talent might appear to have calmed, the long-term winners will be those firms who move beyond battlefield tactics to long-term winning strategies....

"You're fired!" Trump wants trademark rights

...e could register anything as a URL without any regards to any previous ownership of a name, brand, tagline or trademark. Squatter were invented. Legal battles are still raging on. In this looting frenzy just about everything got registered as a URL in cyber-space. Youarehired.com to youarefired.com, each URL...

Outsourcing fills gaps and drives U.S. back toward innovation

...y branded and totally outsourced While corporate America is slowly slipping in its international stature for being too caught up in its own internal battles of ideologies, principals and re-alignments, it is equally poised to capture a brand-new reality of once again becoming new international giants servi...

Five faces of corporate image

...ate names are several feet long. Some get telescoped or initialized to some weird and strange acronym and initials. Sometimes one can trace the bloody battles of mergers and acquisitions of the past in their lineage as each has left a distinct mark on the corporate name, sometimes a word or others a letter o...

How games have evolved to provide real-world education

...s such as Lineage, a multiplayer fantasy role-playing game, people are confronted with problems that require them to develop group tactics for winning battles and gathering wealth. The work that they do in the game frequently expands to the real world, as players begin coming up with strategies to get the...
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Sociobiology

...rting example (described in The Mountain People, 1972) about an African tribe , the "Ik," which he said so lacked altruism that the society lost battles with neighboring tribes. His controversial conclusions raised responses among anthropologists and journalists. E.O. Wilson demonstrated through log...
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