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Female Hormones Deter Salt-Sensitive Hypertension

Estrogen appears to improve kidneys' ability to shed sodium, study says FRIDAY, Feb. 6 (HealthDay News) -- Hormones and a cell receptor in the kidneys may explain why premenopausal women have fewer problems than men with salt-sensitive hypertension, a new study says. Salt-sensitive ...

MU professor recommends changing drivers' perceptions of law enforcement to deter drunk driving

COLUMBIA, Mo. Recent data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that an estimated 2 million drunk drivers with three or more convictions will be on the roads this holiday season. In 2007, approximately 1,500 people nationwide were killed in crashes that involve...

Knowing doctor's financial interests doesn't deter clinical trial participants

DURHAM, N.C. -- A patient's willingness to participate in a clinical trial may be unaffected by the disclosure of a researcher's financial interests in the study, unless the amount of money a researcher stands to earn depends on the results of the trial, according to a new study by researchers at ...

Health insurance co-payments deter mammography use

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] When faced with even a modest health insurance co-payment for a mammogram, significantly fewer women receive these potentially life-saving breast cancer screenings, according to a new study by Brown University and Harvard Medical School researchers. In this ...

Dental Expenses Deter Regular Check-ups

New Zealanders are most wary of dentists and scored the lowest in regular dental check ups because of the huge costs that entail according// to the findings of an international dental health survey that was conducted in 29 European and Australasian countries. Otago University's periodontolog...

Doctors Suggest Tax on High Calorie Diet to Deter Intake

Doctors at the American Medical Association's annual conference are planning to demand the government to levy heavy tax on the America's soft drinks industry //. This is to mainly combat the nation's obesity epidemic. The issue mainly addresses the sweeteners put in sugary drinks and also the amoun...

Drugs Deter Heart Disease for Transplant Patients

Cholesterol-lowering drugs may help kidney transplant patients reduce their risk of heart attacks, shows a new international study. Drugs called statins have been shown to minimize cardiovascular disease in people with high cholesterol, and they also reduce the incidence in people with normal c...

Tanning Beds Get Highest Carcinogen Rating

...he WHO is to restrict the use of tanning beds by those under 18, Secretan said. "If controls are put in place it will reduce the risks of the users or deter people from using them," she said. One U.S. expert agreed. "This new report confirms and extends the prior recommendation of the American Cancer So...

Circumcision Doesn't Lessen HIV Transmission

...mcision is essential for HIV prevention," they concluded. The findings appear in the July 18 issue of The Lancet . The study results shouldn't deter programs working to increase circumcision services for men at risk for HIV, wrote Dr. Jared M. Baeten of the University of Washington in Seattle and ...

New Urine Drug Test to Detect for 6 Major Drugs, Now Available at Drugstore.com -- 'DrugConfirm' Is a New Revolutionary Urine Drug Test

... past year (US Department of Health). Today more and more parents have the ability to implement drug testing policies within their households, helping deter their own children from becoming part of this statistic. DrugConfirm test results are instant, so parents can find out right away whether or not their...

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King Pharmaceuticals Showcases Data From Pain Pipeline of Medicines Designed to Deter Common Methods of Non-Therapeutic Use

ACUROX(R) and EMBEDA (TM) Data Highlighted at the College on Problems of Drug Dependence Annual Meeting RENO, Nev., June 25 /PRNewswire/ -- King Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: KG ) today announced that the Company is presenting safety and efficacy data for ACUROX(R) and EMBEDA(TM) (ALO-01...

DNA Helps Reunite Children With Their Families

...ems ). PROKIDS is an international humanitarian effort using DNA testing to deter human trafficking of children and help reunite abducted and homeless childr...ide DNA database to help reunite children with their parents and ultimately deter the trafficking of children. Lorente was inspired to establish DNA-PROKIDS ...

Acura and King Receive FDA Complete Response Letter Regarding Acurox(R)

...urox utilizes Acura's proprietary Aversion Technology, which is designed to deter misuse and abuse by intentional swallowing of excess quantities of tablets,...ent features; and the benefits of Acurox(R) and the ability of Acurox(R) to deter abuse in actual practice. Other important factors that may cause actual re...

Premier Research Announces Milestone New Drug Application

...indication for the relief of moderate to severe pain. Acurox(R) utilizes Acura Pharmaceuticals' patented Aversion(R) Technology, which is designed to deter misuse and abuse by intentional swallowing of excess quantities of tablets, intravenous injection of dissolved tablets and nasal snorting of crushed t...

ASGE Urges Patients to Seek a Qualified Endoscopist Before Undergoing a Colonoscopy for Colorectal Cancer

... Petrini, MD, FASGE, president of the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. "While colonoscopy is not a perfect test, this study should not deter anyone from undergoing a colonoscopy for colorectal cancer screening. Approximately 70 percent of the colonoscopies performed in this study were not d...

Alpharma Announces Positive Results From Pivotal Phase III Efficacy Trial on ALO-01 (EMBEDA(TM)) (morphine sulfate extended-release with sequestered naltrexone hydrochloride) Capsules at the American Academy of Pain Management Annual Clinical Meeting

...e-deterrent formulations. Clin J Pain. 2007; 23:648-660. 3. Woolf CJ, Hashmi M. Use and abuse of opioid analgesics: potential methods to prevent and deter non-medical consumption of prescription opioids. Curr Opin Invest Drugs. 2004; 5:61-66. 4. Gagnon AM, Kahan M, Srivastava A. Opioid use and abuse: i...

Alpharma Presents Data Addressing Abuse Liability Features, Safety and Efficacy on ALO-01 (EMBEDA(TM)) (morphine sulfate extended-release with sequestered naltrexone hydrochloride) at the American Pain Society Annual Scientific Session

...-deterrent formulations. Clin J Pain. 2007; 23:648- 660. 3. Woolf CJ, Hashmi M. Use and abuse of opioid analgesics: potential methods to prevent and deter non-medical consumption of prescription opioids. Curr Opin Invest Drugs. 2004;5:61-66. 4. Gagnon AM, Kahan M, Srivastava A. Opioid use and abuse: is...

Testosterone May Improve Mental Function, From the Harvard Men's Health Watch

...ests with androgen deprivation therapy, which is sometimes used in treating prostate cancer. However, the effects were modest and certainly should not deter men from receiving this treatment if needed. This research also raises the question of whether testosterone therapy might improve mental function ...

Waismann Method Survey Reveals 65 Percent of Women Seeking Opiate Dependency Treatment Are Mothers

... physical and emotional stress. Before they know it, they have become physically dependent on the drugs. The stigma associated with drug addiction can deter these women from speaking up and admitting they need help, which makes it incredibly dangerous." Additional survey results include: -- Of mothe...
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Guilt on their hands: tiny 'tags' could help to solve and deter gun crime

Criminals who use firearms may find it much harder to evade justice in future, thanks to an ingenious new bullet tagging technology developed in the UK. The tiny tags just 30 microns* in diameter and invisible to the naked eye are designed to be coated onto gun cartridges. They then attach th...

Biometrics Help Identify, Apprehend and Deter Illegal Migrants

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced today that in the first year of operation, its biometrics-at-sea program has been a success and accomplished its intended goals. In its first 12 months, the program collected biometric data from 1,368 ...

Venomous sea snakes play heads or tails with their predators

...h an adaptation is twofold; it may increase the chances of surviving predator attack by exposing a less 'vital' body part, but more importantly it may deter attack in the first place if attackers perceive the tail as the venomous snakes head," said Rasmussen. Similar defence mechanisms have been discove...

Bizarre walking bat has ancient heritage

...bats because it has advantages for them only in special circumstances. Competition with other mammals and pressure from terrestrial predators does not deter modern vampire bats from walking. Likewise, the rich rainforest environment in which the ancestors of the mystacinid bats evolved in ancient Australia...

New discovery suggests trees evolved camouflage defense against long extinct predator

...pecies such as snakes, insects and fish have evolved camouflage defences to deter attack from their predators. However research published in New Phytologis...ay of herbivores and in response they have evolved a variety of defences to deter predators such as thorns and noxious chemicals," said lead researcher Dr Ke...

Study: Illegal fishing harming present and future New England groundfish fisheries

...pected cost of getting caught." In the article, the authors outline how the existing enforcement system in the NEGF fishery does not significantly deter illegal fishing because economic gains from violating fishing regulations are nearly five times the economic value of expected penalties. The study fi...

UGA licenses new Bermuda grass that thrives in sun and shade

...now grow on golf courses around the world and in major sports stadiums. Hanna has spearheaded the screening of Bermudagrass for hybrids that naturally deter mole crickets, the No. 1 lawn and turf pest in the Southeast. He and his research team have been awarded seven patents. New Concept Turf, a Georgi...

Two-day symposium in Baltimore to tackle the promises and perils of proton radiotherapy

...n therapy. Evidence that it is superior to older technologies is murky for prostate cancer, for example, a controversy that nevertheless has failed to deter the large number of people currently being treated for prostate cancer. "On paper, proton therapy undoubtedly has theoretical advantages but ther...

Shark attacks decline worldwide in midst of economic recession

...ore, but the reality is they understand where humans fall in the grand order of things." Burgess said he doubts the economic recession is likely to deter surfers because their interest in the recreational activity is so high. "It's oftentimes not a group that is economically blessed, but all they have t...

A natural, alternative insect repellent to DEET

...uary 5, 2009 Isolongifolenone, a natural compound found in the Tauroniro tree ( Humiria balsamifera ) of South America, has been found to effectively deter biting of mosquitoes and to repel ticks, both of which are known spreaders of diseases such as malaria, West Nile virus, and Lyme disease. Derivativ...

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Medco Delivers First-Quarter 2009 GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.58; Diluted EPS Excluding Amortization of Intangible Assets of $0.63; Reaffirms 2009 EPS Guidance; Announces Win of Coventry Commercial Business Starting January 1, 2010

...nd Anti-takeover provisions of the Delaware General Corporation Law ("DGCL"), our certificate of incorporation and our bylaws could delay or deter a change in control and make it more difficult to remove incumbent officers and directors. The foregoing list of factors is not ...

PharmAthene Signs Agreement with Medison Pharma Ltd. to Commercialize and Distribute Biodefense Medical Countermeasures in Israel

... Maryland, commented, "Companies such as PharmAthene are making significant advances by developing novel products which are intended to save lives and deter terrorist attacks against our citizens. We are very proud to support these initiatives and assist Maryland companies in developing global partnership...

BIO Ventures for Global Health Receives $7 Million Grant from Gates Foundation to Engage Biotechnology in the Fight Against Neglected Diseases of the Developing World

...m diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis and African sleeping sickness." Barriers such as insufficient markets, funding, and information continue to deter industry from applying their technologies to research and development for neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). BVGH is tackling these barriers and addr...

Brazilian Sugarcane Industry: OECD Report Confirms Overall Benefits of Brazilian Sugarcane Ethanol

...d step to take." UNICA supports the OECD conclusion that it is paramount to reduce energy use to fight global warming, but adds that this should not deter the world from seeking out the best alternative options for motor vehicle fuels. ABOUT UNICA The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) ...

One4One Campaign to Raise $1 Million to Improve Cervical Cancer Education and Resources

...are living in poverty and have an overall lack of access to healthcare, including screening. Social and cultural barriers are other factors that often deter these women from receiving access to care. During National Minority Cancer Awareness Week and beyond, the One4One participating organizations are wo...

Growth: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

... of having those kind of problems, is the usual response. Dream on. This mindset was one of the factors in the dotcom boom and bust. That shouldnt deter certain companies and certain entrepreneurs from seeking and benefiting from fast growth. On the other hand, the reality is: 1) Growth is great fo...

State and Feds Race to Stop Taxation of Internet Access

...f the bill to come before the committee. Helgerson stressed that according to a Tennessee study, sales taxes on Internet connectivity were unlikely to deter people from connecting to the Web. But Tower cast doubt on the study results. We have customers who are very price sensitve, and saving one or two ...

Support Regulatory Change to Boost Wisconsins Biotech Sector

...lessing. On one hand, those regulations allow a fast and inexpensive way to get ASR products to market. But on the other hand, the regulations often deter these same companies from combining or improving upon their reagent technologies to create innovative, new diagnostic tools. This is largely because ...

Dispelling the top five myths about attending networking events

... quality relationships and gain some new experiences. Keep in mind that people have a variety of reasons for attending events. Dont let salespeople deter you if youre not comfortable talking with them. Move on and talk to someone else. 3) Networking Events Are All the Same It may appear that all net...

Beware of trademark poachers in search-engine ads

...ration for your trade and service marks One of the most important reasons to register your marks is to ensure that youre the definitive owner and to deter others who may consider adopting them for their own uses. The cost of registration is easily paid for on this basis alone. The U.S. Patent and Tradema...

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