PIPC Statement on Federal CER Coordinating Council
Partnership urges new federal coordinating council to provide full openness and transparency
WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tony Coelho, Chairman of the Partnership to Improve Patient Care (PIPC) released today the following statement concerning the U.S. Department of He...
PIPC Outlines CER Principles in Letter to President-Elect Obama
Partnership of Patient, Provider and Industry Groups Calls for CER
to Include Consideration of Diversity, Examine All Areas of Health Care
WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Federally-supported comparative effectiveness research can be a valuable tool to improve health care decisi...
Hiemstra Approved to Manufacture Medical Devices in New CER
Meeting medical clients' needs from product design and development through manufacturing
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Hiemstra Product Development, a
leading product design and development company, announced today that it has
received Food and Drug Branch (F...
Virus May Affect Survival in Head and Neck Cancer
Human papillomavirus infection linked to better prognosis, research suggests
THURSDAY, July 30 (HealthDay News) -- Infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) may improve survival in patients with head and neck cancer, U.S. researchers report.
They said the finding may explain why...
Early Menstruation Lowers Odds of Surviving Ovarian Cancer
Patients who had first period before age 12 are at increased risk of death, study shows
THURSDAY, July 9 (HealthDay News) -- Among women with ovarian cancer, those who had their first menstrual period before the age of 12 and who had the most menstrual cycles over a lifetime are more l...
'Comparative Effectiveness' Research Addresses Options for Treating Prostate Cancer
Dr. Randolph Says Bioidentical Testosterone Can Promote Prostate Health
Jacksonville, Fla. (Vocus) July 8, 2009 -- On June 30th, the Institute of Medicine released a list of 100 priorities it recommends for "comparative effectiveness" research. Among the 10...
Eating Animal Fat May Lead to Pancreatic Cancer
Added risk is tied to red meat and dairy products, study finds,,
FRIDAY, June 26 (HealthDay News) -- Fat from red meat and dairy products can increase your risk for pancreatic cancer, researchers from the U.S. National Cancer Institute report.
Pancreatic cancer, which is usually fat...
Green Tea Component May Slow Prostate Cancer
Men in small study took capsules equivalent to brewed beverage,,
FRIDAY, June 19 (HealthDay News) -- The active compounds in green tea might slow the progression of prostate cancer, the results of a small study suggest.
The study included 26 men, 41 to 72 years old, who had prostate...
Gene Test Helps Detect Prostate Cancer
New screen boosts accuracy of standard PSA test, study shows
SUNDAY, May 31 (HealthDay News) -- A new blood test greatly reduces false-positive results in prostate cancer screenings and, when used in combination with a prostate-specific antigen (PSA) test, could prevent many unnecessar...
Statins Guard Against Prostate Cancer
Other studies found they also reduced chances of erectile dysfunction
SUNDAY, April 26 (HealthDay News) --Several new studies suggest statins help prevent prostate cancer and reduce the risk of erectile dysfunction.
"At this point in time, there seems to be mounting evidence that th...