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Ruben Studdard, American Idol Winner and R&B Pop Star, Spreads the Word about Sickle Cell Disease and the Dangers of Iron Overload

National tour kicks-off June 19 at the United Nations NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Event Highlights: Performance by Ruben Studdard, including the world premiere of "I Am a Fighter," a song inspired by Be Sickle Smart United Nations declaration of Wor...

While the Dangers of Sun Exposure are Widely Understood Americans Fall Short of Adequately Protecting Themselves from the Sun

NEUTROGENA(R) Releases Results of Sun Protection Survey LOS ANGELES, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, so why did 60% of American adults report that they rarely or never put on sunscreen ? NEUTROGENA (R) , the #1 dermatologist reco...

U.S. Court of Appeals Affirms 2006 Lower Court Ruling That Tobacco Companies Committed Fraud for Five Decades and Lied About the Dangers of Smoking

WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids: (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080918/CFTFKLOGO ) Today's decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia unan...

Ask Supermodel Kate Moss... Serious Dangers are Lurking in Nail Salons

SaniManiPedi Offers Protection, Minimizing Manicure and Pedicure Risks San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2009 -- As news broke this week that Kate Moss is on medication to combat an infection contracted after a pedicure, it is not hard to believe that a trip to the sa...

Student Contest Winners Educate Peers About the Dangers of MRSA Through Art, Video, and Essay

Sponsors IBC, The Health Care Improvement Foundation, and The Franklin Institute announce winners PHILADELPHIA, March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Fighting a dangerous superbug that can cause serious illness and even death is anything but child's play, but kids can do a lot to help prevent infection ...

New Partnership for a Drug-Free America 20th Annual Study Shows Progress in Teens Recognizing Dangers of OTC Cough Medicine Abuse

Makers of OTC cough medicines committed to continuing multi-pronged effort to raise awareness WASHINGTON, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New survey data released today by the Partnership for a Drug-Free America offers some promising news regarding teens and the abuse of over-the-counter (...

American Families Unaware of Burn Dangers at Home

Home Safety Council(R) and H2otStop(R) Launch Burn Awareness Campaign to Teach Families How to Avoid This Hidden Hazard WASHINGTON, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- New research conducted by the national nonprofit Home Safety Council and H2otStop reveals that, while most adults in America (82 percent)...

NFID Expands Educational Efforts To Reach Racial, Ethnic Families About Dangers of Meningitis

Newly Published Call to Action Highlights Need to Reduce Disparities in Meningococcal Vaccination; Increase Educational Efforts BETHESDA, Md., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases' (NFID) S.T.O.P. (Share. Teach. Outreach. Protect.) Meningitis! coali...

FDA Warns of Dangers of Mexican Vanilla

Agency says it contains coumarin, which is related to ingredient in blood thinners FRIDAY, Oct. 31 (HealthDay News) -- So-called Mexican "vanilla" is often made with a toxic substance called coumarin and shouldn't be bought by consumers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned thi...

The mental health dangers of birth hypoxia

Philadelphia, PA, October 27, 2008 Complications during pregnancy and birth, such as birth hypoxia - the shortage of oxygen in the body - are associated with an increased risk for schizophrenia. However, it is not clear why hypoxia increases the risk for schizophrenia. The November 1st issue of...

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Dangers in Medical Technology

VIDEO from Medialink and the Epilepsy Foundation: New Study Suggests Different Versions of the Same Epilepsy Medication Can Be Harmful

...//inr.mediaseed.tv/Epilepsy_36519/ "We strongly urge the Food and Drug Administration to inform patients and their doctors about the possible dangers of medication switching, and we're calling on the FDA to do more research into this matter and to develop a standard that ensures equivalency and safe...

New Report Shows Record Number of Medicines in Development to Treat Leading Causes of Cancer

...p://www.innovation.org For information on the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, visit: http://www.pparx.org For information on the dangers of imported drugs, visit: http://www.buysafedrugs.info ...

R&D Spending by U.S. Biopharmaceutical Companies Reaches Record Levels in 2008 Despite Economic Challenges

...: http://www.innovation.org For information on the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, visit: http://www.pparx.org For information on the dangers of imported drugs, visit: http://www.buysafedrugs.info ...

Report on 300 New Medicines in Development for Heart Disease and Stroke Released in Indianapolis

...: http://www.innovation.org For information on the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, visit: http://www.pparx.org For information on the dangers of imported drugs, visit: http://www.buysafedrugs.info ...

Disc Motion Technologies Announces First Human Implants of True TSMS(TM) Device

... female patient went very well," said Dr. Kaptanoglu. "The familiar posterior surgical approach used to implant the True TSMS(TM) avoids the potential dangers of vascular complications as seen with devices using an anterior approach thus leading to better patient outcomes." Tai Friesem, MD, who with Manoj ...

Report on 750 New Medicines in Development for Cancer Released in Baton Rouge

...p://www.innovation.org/ For information on the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, visit: http://www.pparx.org/ For information on the dangers of imported drugs, visit: http://www.buysafedrugs.info/ CONTACT: Pamela Squires of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, +1-...

SurgiLance Safety Lancet Part of Major HIV Testing Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa

...ually pain-free for patients undergoing HIV testing. Best of all," says Udeagha, "the inclusion of SurgiLance safety lancets completely eliminates the dangers associated with accidental needle stick, which is one means of HIV transmission." About MediPurpose MediPurpose designs, manufactures and markets ...

More Than 1.5 Million Americans Sickened, Injured or Killed by Medication Errors Each Year; Seniors Most at Risk

...cation mismanagement epidemic includes adverse drug reactions, polypharmacy dangers (the use of multiple prescription drugs simultaneously) and noncompliance (...nary pharmacy dispensing system, provides a safe, effective solution to the dangers of medication mismanagement-making it easier to comply with prescriptions, ...

An Open Letter to Parents, Students, School Administrators, & Health Care Officials from Soapopular(R)

...schools, universities, and licensed day care facilities throughout the country have been outright banning alcohol-based products due to their inherent dangers and noxious side effects, including skin irritations and risk of infection when exposed to open cuts, the current MRSA outbreak has created a dangerou...

New Risk Factor for Heart Disease Identified in Very Young Children, According to Study at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

...hor of the study and a third-year medical student at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Kimball's previous studies all confirm the dangers of childhood obesity in terms of heart disease risk. In 2001, two related studies showed for the first time that obesity in children directly affects ...
Dangers in Medical Products

DOLPHIN® II Hysteroscopic Fluid Management System

Description:... In operative hysteroscopy, the surgeon and O.R. staff work hard to protect the patient against the dangers of fluid intravasation. Manual methods are complicated, time-consuming, and imprecise. A better solution is the DOLPHIN II Fluid Management System for...
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Eppendorf Filtertips, 2.5 l, sterile, and PCR Clean

Description:... Suitable safety precautions must be taken to anticipate the dangers presented by carryover effects from radioactive, highly toxic, or infectious sample material and to counteract any potential risks, including the cont...
Company:Brinkmann
Dangers in Medical Dictionary

Spinal surgery

...s most effective for those ... SURGICAL PROCEDURES FOR TREATING SPINAL CONDITIONS. Position of patient for spinal surgery . ... public of the dangers and fallacies related to spinal surgery . ... Lumbar spinal surgery is used to correct problems with the spinal bones ... Lumbar spinal ...

Soy

... milk drinkers might be startled to learn that the Chinese did not ... Describes the historical use of fermented soy products in China and the dangers of non-fermented soy products being marketed as healthy in America today, especially ... soy n. The soybean. Soy sauce. [Dutch soja, soya , ...

Sickle-cell disease

...sease . ... the United States, sickle cell disease affects affects at least ... Pain in sickle cell disease . Preventing pain crisis. dangers of second-hand smoke ... The Management of Sickle Cell Disease from the National Heart Lung and ... Sickle cell disease is an inherite...

Sickle Cell Disease

... what causes the painful and damaging complications of sickle cell disease . ... Pain in sickle cell disease . Preventing pain crisis. dangers of second-hand smoke ... The Management of Sickle Cell Disease from the National Heart Lung and ... Complications of Sickle Cell Diseas...

Premature Birth

...of premature infants are especially vulnerable to injury after birth . ... Premature babies are usually underweight -- many weigh ... The dangers of premature birth should definitely factor in to this highly personal decision. ... A treatment that prevents premature births in singl...

Nicotine replacement

... and ... Information about nicotine replacement therapies to help you to quit smoking. ... Nicotine Replacement & Other Therapies. The dangers of Cigars. Nutrition Resources ... You are here: Home > Lifestyle & Wellness > Nicotine Replacement Therapy ... Nicotine replacem...

Meningitis

... contagious. ... The National Meningitis Association (NMA) educates parents, students, health professionals & public policy makers about the dangers of meningococcal disease and ... List of 146 disease causes of Meningitis , patient stories, diagnostic guides, medical books excerpts online...

Mammography

...Mammography overview ... The Mammography section provides information and resources related to the ... CDC- Breast Cancer and Mammography ... dangers OF SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY ... Radiation from routine mammography poses significant cumulative risks of ... Delays in Diagnostic Mammography ... ...

LSD

...udies, research, books, myths, history, and health information. ... about LSD ... sheet for pharmaceutical LSD ) PHARMACOLOGY. ANTHROPOLOGY ... dangers ( LSD isn't for morons...) Flashbacks (what they are ---post ... More about Lysergic Acid Diethylamide: Purpose Precautions Side Effects Interact...

Liquid nitrogen

...eatre, Film, Theme Parks, Casino and Cruise Ships worldwide. ... I get Liquid Nitrogen and how is ... Container of liquid nitrogen ... and dangers of liquid nitrogen are discussed with the ... Some of the liquid nitrogen is poured into the pyrex dish. ... Liquid nitrogen – how to ...
Dangers in Biological News

Growing evidence of marijuana smoke's potential dangers

In a finding that challenges the increasingly popular belief that smoking marijuana is less harmful to health than smoking tobacco, researchers in Canada are reporting that smoking marijuana, like smoking tobacco, has toxic effects on cells. Their study is scheduled for the Aug. 17 issue of ACS' ...

Monitoring outcomes of suicide attempts in pregnancy can better assess drug dangers

Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC (17 September, 2008) Monitoring the health of children born to women who attempted suicide while pregnant can shed light on which medicines and what doses are particularly dangerous to developing fetuses, according to researchers from Hu...

Falling ants glide back to trunk to avoid dangers of forest floor

An amazing variety of arboreal animals have learned to glide through the forest, from flying squirrels to flying lizards and frogs, and even ?frightening as it sounds ?snakes. Now, add ants to that list, say biologists at the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Texas Medica...

Wildlife trade threatens public health and ecosystems

...points in foreign countries. Greater public education is needed to educate individuals, importers, veterinarians and pet industry advocates about the dangers of diseases that emerge from wildlife and that can make their way to domesticated animals and humans. "We need to look at all the factors that imp...

Athletes with asthma need more help from their team trainers

... that they were following best practice standards for managing asthma among their athletes, according to a new study. For athletes with asthma, the dangers of the condition can be as mild as impacting athletic performance or so severe to be incapacitating, or deadly. The lead report is published in the Am...

The sunlight solution for better health

...away from sun exposure. From fear of the potential dangers of UV radiation and the heavy promotion of sunscre...overnment and health industry warnings against the dangers of sunlight by detailing the new benefits of Vitam...lic has been repeatedly warned about the potential dangers of tanning and UV rays. The heavy and mandatory su...

New greenhouse gas identified

...urely other alternatives out there," says Prinn. He describes this approach as "a new frontier for environmental science to try to head off potential dangers as early as possible, rather than wait until it's a mature industry with lots of capital and jobs at stake." ...

Engineering bouncing babies, 1 at a time

...such thing as a standard uterus," Prof. Elad adds. "Our research offers best practices for women of all shapes and sizes." Avoiding Multiple Birth dangers To increase the chances of a successful IVF implantation, women can opt for three or more viable embryos to be implanted in the womb during one cy...

'Biological control of tropical weeds using arthropods'

...t practices for controlling invasive plants in the tropics is one of the main purposes of this book, as well as serving as a tool in the assessment of dangers for native plants. Policy makers and scientists working with the environmental impacts of invasive plant species will find Biological Control of Trop...

Brupbacher prize to Nubia Munoz and Sir Richard Peto

...e risk of contracting lung cancer by the age of 75 years by more than 50%. He therefore made an impassioned note that informing young people about the dangers of smoking is indeed important, but the quickest and greatest effect would be achieved if a larger number of adults were to quit smoking. Among ot...
Dangers in Biological Technology

Video: Moms Raise 'Red Flag' About the Dangers of Widely Undiagnosed Bleeding Disorder

National Campaign Highlights Signs, Symptoms, Impact on Families of von Willebrand Disease NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- While an estimated 2.8 million Americans are affected by the most common hereditary bleeding disorder, von Willebrand disease (VWD), most don'...

Actress and Mom Lori Loughlin Raises Awareness About the Potential Dangers of Drowsy Driving During Allergy Season

"Clear to Drive" Campaign Urges Allergy Sufferers to Check Medicine Labels for Drowsiness Warnings Before Getting Behind the Wheel KENILWORTH, N.J., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Summer is fast approaching, bringing sunshine, vacation days, and trips to the beach. But the warmer weathe...

Flu vaccine given in microneedle skin patches proves effective in mice

...de an envelope for delivery by the postal service and would occupy much less storage space. Patches also would increase vaccine safety by reducing the dangers of accidental or intentional hypodermic needle re-use. The project team plans future immunization studies in other animal models, including guinea...

Magellan to Receive Frost & Sullivan 2009 North American Product Innovation Award; Three-Minute LeadCare(R) II Test Identifies Children with Lead Poisoning

... significant public health benefit, empowering parents and the public health community to help prevent future lead poisoning. Educating parents on the dangers of lead at the same time they see their child's lead-levels come up on the LeadCare II screen has dramatically improved overall compliance with follow...

The Coalition to Prevent Deep-Vein Thrombosis (DVT) RV Tour Takes to the Road to Educate the Nation About the Importance of DVT Risk Assessment

...th organizations. About the Coalition to Prevent DVT The mission of the Coalition to Prevent DVT is to reduce the immediate and long-term dangers of DVT and PE, which together make up one of the nation's leading causes of death. The Coalition will educate the public, healthcare professionals and...

Drug Interaction Tool Offered Free in Response to Increasing At-Home Deaths From Medication Errors

...w cost, easy-to-use Personal Health Record, we believe it is important to make tools available for consumers to educate themselves about the potential dangers of the prescription drugs they take in the ordinary course of their life," said Robert H. Lorsch, Chairman and CEO of MMR Information Systems, Inc. "...

SleepQuest Continues to Fight for Sleep Apnea Education

...sleep due to economy-related concerns. With Americans everywhere facing the dangers of sleep loss, SleepQuest is renewing its commitment to educate about healt...new programs to inform the Primary Care Physician (PCP) community about the dangers and prevalence of sleep apnea. A new online multimedia presentation, along ...

Comprehensive Health Reform: A Must Pass This Year

...: http://www.innovation.org For information on the Partnership for Prescription Assistance, visit: http://www.pparx.org For information on the dangers of imported drugs, visit: http://www.buysafedrugs.info ...

Cutting the cord to determine babies' health risk from toxic exposure

... Despite the well-known dangers of first- and secondhand smoke, an estimated ten percent of pregnant women in the U.S. are smokers. Exposure of a developing baby to harmful cigarett...

Family Medicine Cabinet: Free, New On-Line Tool Helps Track Your Medication Safety

... possible about health and medicine. With the many different medicines out there, it is hard to keep track of who in the family is taking what and the dangers of drug reactions, interactions and side effects. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081203/NYWFNS1 ) In fact, the incide...
Dangers in Biological Definition

Bacterium

...olisms 4 Movement 5 Groups and identification 6 Benefits and dangers 7 Miscellaneous 8 See also 9 References 10 Further read...lasmas (Mollicutes) and certain Gram-negative bacteria. Benefits and dangers Bacteria are both harmful and useful to the environment , and animals ...

Bacterium

...olisms 4 Movement 5 Groups and identification 6 Benefits and dangers 7 Miscellaneous 8 See also 9 References 10 Further read...lasmas (Mollicutes) and certain Gram-negative bacteria. Benefits and dangers Bacteria are both harmful and useful to the environment , and animals ...
Dangers in Biological Dictionary

Trans-

... have them. ... Why are trans fats bad? ... STOP TRANS FATS -- a campaign to educate consumers and raise public awareness about the extreme dangers of trans fatty acids. NEW YORK—Yesterday morning, I watched as the New York City Health Department voted unanimously to ban the use of trans -fa...

Trans

... have them. ... Why are trans fats bad? ... STOP TRANS FATS -- a campaign to educate consumers and raise public awareness about the extreme dangers of trans fatty acids. NEW YORK—Yesterday morning, I watched as the New York City Health Department voted unanimously to ban the use of trans -fa...

Replication

... needed when using APGen in web farms ... This topic reviews some of the replication options for your system. ... The complete explanation of the dangers of biopsy and the malpractice common among doctors who do biopsy. ... Indeed, without cell replication , you would not ... Why host-based repli...

Proton pump

... Inhibitors - What Are PPIs Used For ... Proton pump A structure in the body that produces and pumps acid into the stomach. ... What are the dangers of proton pump inhibitors? ... Proton pump inhibitor Proton pump inhibitors (or 'PPI's) are a group of drugs whose main action is a p...

Hydroxyl radical

...often referred to as the "detergent" of the troposphere ... The hydroxyl radical has a very short in vivo half-life of approx. 10-9 s ... The dangers of the hydroxyl radical has been highlighted by Dr. Reiter: ... In terms of DNA, the hydroxyl radical can induce strand breaks as well as .....
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