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Medical Experts Use Data to Dispel Myths About Fad Diets and Exercise

'The Hundred-Year Diet': Guidelines and Recipes for a Long and Vigorous Life SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- One in every 1,000 Americans will spend today in a hospital bed. By some estimates, half of those hospitalizations could have been prevented. As obesity replaces smoking as the ...

Sweet Surprise: Even Former Critics Dispel Long-Held Myths About High Fructose Corn Syrup

WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- A supplement in the December 2008 edition of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that reviews the history and development of high fructose corn syrup finds no scientific support for the hypothesis that high fructose corn syrup is causally linked to obesity...

FRC: New Mental Health Studies Dispel Myth That Abortion Is A 'Non-Event'

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two new studies out this week add to the body of research evidence clearly showing again that abortion is associated with increased risk of adverse mental health effects. The two peer-reviewed papers were published in the British Journal of Psychiatry...

NIH panel seeks to dispel stigma associated with fecal and urinary incontinence

An independent panel convened this week by the NIH found that fewer than half of individuals experiencing fecal or urinary incontinencethe inability to control bowel movements or urination, respectivelyreport their symptoms to healthcare providers without being prompted. The secrecy and distress s...

European Commission Seeks To Dispel The Darkness Out Of Sunscreens

According to the European Commission, there is no such thing as a safe suntan. The Commission plans to ban the words sun block and 100 per cent sun protection from bottles of sun cream. According to the Commission, requiring sunscreen labels to conform to a common standard of information would...

Cartoons to Dispel Science Phobia for Students

New Delhi, The dry text of science books often despised by schoolchildren will now get animated with the addition of cartoon characters. In its recently published science textbook for Class 7 students, the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has introduced two car...

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

...I was hoping that you as reporters of the truth would put out the story and dispel the myths scaring seniors as the other side is doing when the AARP is suppo...one, again, in a fiscally sound way that takes down the curve and again, to dispel the myths that are being put out there. This is a shock and awe, ca...

Euthanasia, Palliative Care Work in Unison in Belgium

...nying editorial. The study data showed that assisted dying is rarely performed in Belgium and "it would be a mistake to suggest that these findings dispel concerns about euthanasia or that they support including euthanasia within palliative care," Byock said. More information The Family Caregiver...

New Interventional Pain Management Guidelines Released by the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians

...istent pain, and provide information about the scientific basis of recommended procedures. The guidelines are expected to increase patient compliance, dispel miscommunications among providers and patients, manage patient expectations reasonably, and form the basis of a therapeutic partnership between the pa...

Integrated Healthcare Association Releases White Paper on Pay for Performance

...found that in the US, P4P payments average 7.25 percent of physician compensation. The continued existence of IHA's P4P program has helped to dispel the myth that it is impossible to measure quality in healthcare. "The Second Chapter" outlines program evolution, performance results, program succes...
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Study Results Show That Minimally Invasive Therapy is Successful for Over Two-Thirds of Stroke Patients Treated Outside the Standard Eight-Hour Window

...ho use drugs or mechanical devices inserted through a catheter or narrow tube that is threaded up through the vessels directly to the problem site to dispel the clot) could potentially be utilized successfully in these patients. "As we considered the possibilities, it became an exciting propositio...

CDC Misses Target With Flawed MMR/Autism Study

...study released today claims there is no link between the MMR vaccine and autism. The National Autism Association (NAA) says this study does nothing to dispel the growing public concern over a vaccine-autism connection and raises several questions concerning design and methodology. For years, parents have ...

New Survey Explores the Impact of Insulin Injections and Communications Between Patients and Healthcare Providers

...atients to take a more proactive role in communicating with their healthcare team about their concerns regarding insulin injections. The second was to dispel the myth that healthcare providers were unaware of or were unwilling to address the quality of life issues surrounding insulin injections. It is our h...

The ED Conversation Dilemma: Forty Percent of Men with ED Don't Talk to Their Doctor, Survey Finds

...ho thinks he might have ED to talk with a healthcare professional to learn about available treatment options." Patient-Physician Communication Helps dispel ED Myths A majority (88%) of men with ED surveyed recognize that ED is a treatable condition, and the survey revealed that men who discuss ED with a...

Survey Reveals Significant Public Lack of Diabetes Awareness

... advanced therapy options currently available for patients include insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems. In order to dispel the myths associated with type 1 diabetes, and raise awareness of currently available therapy options, Medtronic is funding a series of educational in...
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UTMB study identifies women at risk of gaining excessive weight with injectable birth control

...are likely to gain weight while using depot medroxyprogesterone acetate, more commonly known as Depo-Provera or the birth control shot. These findings dispel the myth that all women who use DMPA will gain weight and will help physicians to counsel patients appropriately. DMPA users whose weight increased...

Aberrations in region of chromosome 1q21.1 associated with broad range of disorders in children

...1 New England Journal of Medicine article noted, confirm the association of 1q21.1 rearrangements with a broad spectrum of disorders, and also further dispel the notion that such rearrangements will necessarily follow the one-gene, one-disease model. The authors recognize that the diversity of disorders ...

Risk of stroke doubles if diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes

...t the cardiovascular complications of diabetes occur long after diagnosis rather than in the first five years. “We hope our findings will help to dispel the notion that the risk of stroke occurs only in the long term and will improve the motivation of both patients and health care providers to aggressi...

Dinosaur hearing, listening to muscle noise, quieter cubicles

...will propose specific ideas for helping to resolve this issue (4pMU5). Scientist and instrument-maker Richard Smith ( richard@smithwatkins.com ) will dispel and correct what he has identified to be some mistaken notions about brass instruments. For example, Smith says, trumpets are not supposed to play hi...

Scientists crack rhino horn riddle

... whose goal is to strengthen rhino populations and reduce the poaching of horn for the black market. "Ultimately, we think our findings will help dispel some of the folk wisdom attached to the horn. The more we can learn about the horn, the better we can understand and manage rhino populations in the w...

Driver of anthrax toxicity could lead to late-stage therapy

...ax disease, they added. While antibiotics, such as Cipro, can fight the anthrax bacteria when the disease is caught early, such drugs do nothing to dispel the accumulated toxin, the researchers explained. In contrast, drugs that target the host protein LRP6, or other components of the host machinery inte...
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GPhA Calls Senate HELP Committee Action Disappointing for Countless Patients

...ths on the safety and efficacy of biogenerics that brand PhRMA and BIO tried to make to keep biogenerics from getting to consumers. It is now time to dispel the myth that double-digit years of exclusivity are needed to spark innovation. The White House already has the FDA working on creating a pathway and...

New Analysis Finds Bioidentical Hormones Safer Than Standard Hormone Replacement Therapy

...herapy, and why discouraging healthcare professionals from using this treatment threatens the health of women everywhere. In addition, Dr. Holtorf can dispel the common misconceptions associated with bioidentical hormone treatment and discuss the significant health benefits patients can expect from this tre...

SEKAB Agreement: More Verified Ethanol to Europe

...his standard, production is monitored and verified by independent quality assurance companies. Dispelling anxiety The verified ethanol should help dispel the anxiety regarding the sustainability of ethanol. "We hope verified ethanol will help curb the criticism of the sugarcane industry and the unplea...

Is your competitive edge really a wedge?

...e guise of productivity gains. Well said. 5. A rising tide of prosperity lifts all boats. Growing national and global gaps between rich and poor dispel this myth. Acting in this belief drives a wedge of disparity between the beneficiaries of stock price increases and the large numbers of people disadv...

Governors business-plan contest has a surprise ending

...ure, might want to take a look and might want to add this to their consideration list. Third, and this is more perception than anything, we wanted to dispel the myth that Wisconsin lacks entrepreneurs. We really wanted to do something that would send the message that Yes, entrepreneurs do exist in Wisconsi...

WTN exclusive interview with Tom Still, Wisconsin Technology Council

...t to add this to their consideration list. We think were accomplishing that. And third, and this is more perception than anything, but we wanted to dispel the myth that Wisconsin lacks entrepreneurs. We really wanted to do something that would send the message that Yes, entrepreneurs do exist in Wisconsi...

Dispelling the top five myths about attending networking events

...l need to build quality relationships with the people you meet. Though this will take some time, its well worth the effort. Final Thought Once you dispel these common myths about networking, you will feel more comfortable about the process and begin to understand the importance of integrating networking...

Wisconsins untapped defense might: why saving military bases is just a start

...be rapidly mustered, whether the need is in Europe, Asia or closer to home. The Pentagons base closing exercise also offers Wisconsin a chance to dispel the myth that its somehow anti-military or has little to offer to the national defense. Certain to emerge in the report is the fact that Wisconsin ...

Fox Valley Tech, Kuka Robotics team up on high-tech training center

...me of these things, like robots, in movies and may have some preconceived idea of how all that works," Thern said. "But they get in here, and then you dispel some of those myths. I think that's the attraction. Kids today are very computer-literate, and all of these controls are very PC-dependent. So if you'...

How Best Buy said bye to burnout, hello to results

...h what many workers want and need, it is also impeding their productivity. Initiatives like ROWE help leaders and individual staff to confront and dispel the myths surrounding high performance in the workplace. Having everybody work long hours in the same physical location often detracts from high perfo...
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