More Can Be Done to Slow Obesity's Toll on Health: Experts
HHS Secretary Sebelius says real change begins with America's kids,,
TUESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- Obesity in the United States now carries the hefty price tag of $147 billion per year in direct medical costs, just over 9 percent of all medical spending, experts reported at a na...
Valve Repair First in New England Done With Robotic Device
Alfred man chooses innovation after counseling from Patient Advocates in Gray.
Gray, ME (PRWEB) July 28, 2009 -- A York County man recently became the first person in New England to undergo a robot-assisted repair of the valve that allows blood into the heart, with su...
Time to Get the Job Done Says Alliance President and CEO
WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "It was forty-four years ago this month that the first recipients enrolled in Medicare. Now is the time to get the rest of the job done
to ensure quality health care for all," said Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the Nat...
National Council on Disability Says More Needs to be Done for Service Members and Veterans With Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Traumatic Brain Injury
WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Council on Disability (NCD) today released a report recommending changes in the continuum of health care provided to service members and veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).
U.S. House Gets the Job Done for America's Working Families and Delivers Children's Insurance
Hispanic Leaders Urge Senate to Follow House Lead and Pass Legislation that Includes Legal Immigrant Children and Families
WASHINGTON, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "The House of Representatives today put America's working families first on their agenda and delivered peace of m...
More can be done to prevent lung disease in Southeast-Asian babies
A simple, effective and low-cost method of preventing lung disease and therefore death in newborn children is not being practiced widely enough in South-East Asian hospitals, according to a major international study involving the University of Adelaide, Australia.
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Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases
...nd the ability to deliver medication to the affected organ, could be a huge advance in how we currently treat cancer," Dr. Murphree said. This work is done
in conjunction with Ricardo Carvalho, M.D., Ph.D. and the company 3T Ophthalmics which is developing the drug delivery system.
The episcleral d...
Project Zero Delay Accelerates Drug's Path to Clinical Trial
...on's Department of Investigational Therapeutics. In addition, tasks usually done
after FDA clearance of an Investigational New Drug (IND) application were instead done
in advance. No administrative steps were skipped.
This approach ca...
Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia
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Treatment Shows Excellent Results for Providence Tarzana Patients Following Cardiac Arrest
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Correction to Earlier Release From Jewish Hospital and University of Louisville
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July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair
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National assessment done on potential invasive snail and slug pests in US
A collaborative team led by a University of Hawai'i at Manoa researcher has published the first-ever assessment of snail and slug species that are of potential threat to the nation's agriculture industry and the environment, should they ever be introduced in the U.S.
The July 2009 article in th...
Study: Fluid buildup in lungs is part of the damage done by the flu
COLUMBUS, Ohio In a fight against respiratory infections, the body typically produces a little fluid to help the lungs generate a productive cough. But new research suggests that the influenza virus can tip the balance toward too much fluid in the lungs, interfering with the supply of oxygen to t...
First human gets new antibody aimed at hepatitis C virus
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La Jolla Institute discovers novel tumor suppressor
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New hope for fisheries
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Pharmaceutical Marketing Done Right: Archi-Tech Systems Unveils Version of Proven Analytics Solution for Campaign Management
WEST TRENTON, N.J., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Archi-Tech Systems, a
leading provider of pharmaceutical data analytics and reporting solutions,
today announced DART(TM) PromoTrack, a new solution custom-designed to
rapidly measure the impact of pharmaceutical marketing campaigns and
More Can Be Done Now to Address the Growing Global Demand for Grain
Increasing Yields the Best Option, Says DuPont Leader at UN Food and Agriculture Conference
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All done with mirrors: NIST microscope tracks nanoparticles in 3-D
A clever new microscope design allows nanotechnology researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to track the motions of nanoparticles in solution as they dart around in three dimensions. The researchers hope the technology, which NIST plans to patent, will lead to a b...
ThermoGenesis Announces Expanded Collaboration With Celling Technologies
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GeoVax Labs, Inc. Provides Clinical Studies Update
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