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Employers Express Doubts About Employer Mandate and Government-Sponsored Public Plan, Says Aon Consulting Survey

CHICAGO, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Competition between employer-based health insurance plans and a government-sponsored public plan will not fix the U.S. health care system, according to the majority of employers responding to a Health Care Reform Survey, conducted b...

U.N. Official Doubts India On AIDS Data

The number of new H.I.V. cases in India is probably much higher than official data shows, the director of the United Nations AIDS program says.// India, which has 5.1 million people with AIDS or H.I.V., the virus that causes AIDS on record, announced earlier in 2005 that new infections had sharp...

Freshness Dating? Researchers Express Doubts

A new method to inform people of the expiry of perishable food items is to depict freshness dating. However experts feel this move is risky. // Freshness dating could backfire in big way, according to a forthcoming article in this month's Journal of Food Science. Joint research by Cornell Un...

Majority of Public Maintains Support for Addressing Health Care Reform Now

...l finds a majority of the public remains supportive of taking action on health reform now, though there is some softening of support as criticisms and doubts seem to be registering. As has been the case over the past ten months, a majority of the American people (56%) continue to believe that healt...

Assessment of Bone Growth Stimulator Is Mixed

...usion procedures. Nonetheless, other surgical experts expressed the need for caution. "This is a very potent substance, and I don't think anyone doubts that it works, but we don't know what dosages are right in each area, and we don't know if it's the right thing to do economically," said Dr. Douglas ...

All Olympus Digital Voice Recorder Models Reviewed at Recorders.com

...is no secret that confidentiality is crucial when it comes to the relationships between lawyer and client or doctor and patient. Olympus has combated doubts of information security with its new, innovative digital voice recorder, the Olympus DS-5000iD. The only recorder of its kind, this Olympus model emp...

Advanced Prostate Cancer Deadlier in Younger Men

...can men are being diagnosed with prostate cancer at an earlier age, likely because of more intensive screening programs. The study results add more doubts about the value of such screening programs, said Dr. Otis W. Brawley, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society. "Men with high-grade tumor...

One in Five Americans Pee in Pool; Almost Half Admit Unhygienic Pool Behavior

...pass the shower without stopping and three quarters (73%) say their fellow swimmers fail to shower before swimming. Why Worry? Despite strong doubts about their fellow swimmers, only a third (36%) say pool water cleanliness is top of mind when they head to the pool. At the same time, most (63%) a...

Antioxidants Blunt Exercise Benefit, Study Shows

...diabetes," Kahn said. Dr. David L. Katz, director of the Prevention Research Center at Yale University School of Medicine, thinks this study raises doubts about the benefits of taking antioxidant supplements, but not about the value of these vitamins in the foods people eat. "We have long held out ho...

Hospital Staffing Cuts - Pragmatic, Panic or Carefully Planned?

...The hospital industry has not proven their case to MNA members, who express doubts because hospital administrative judgment has proven to be, all too often, l... reporting a $4 million loss in the latest financial statement, we have our doubts about the wisdom of administrative choices. My question: Isn't the purpos...

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Doubts in Medical Technology

Tainted Chinese Food Ingredients First Discovered in 2005

... quality and innovations. "As ingredient manufacturers we are the front line defense to protect the health and well being of the consumer. As serious doubts and concerns surrounding Chinese products continue in the US market, TSI stands ready as a reliable partner for companies seeking guaranteed safe ingr...
Doubts in Biological News

Discovery raises new doubts about dinosaur-bird links

CORVALLIS, Ore. Researchers at Oregon State University have made a fundamental new discovery about how birds breathe and have a lung capacity that allows for flight and the finding means it's unlikely that birds descended from any known theropod dinosaurs. The conclusions add to other evolvin...

Poll Shows Strong Doubts About Effectiveness of Federal Employment Verification System

79 Percent of Americans Favor Use of Biometrics in Employment Verification Process WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research and Public Opinion Strategies today released results of a national poll assessing public opinion on employment verification as...

Hatchery fish may hurt efforts to sustain wild salmon runs

...nerations had been predicted in theory, experts say, but until now had never been demonstrated in actual field experiments. "If anyone ever had any doubts about the genetic differences between hatchery and wild fish, the data are now pretty clear," said Michael Blouin, an OSU professor of zoology. "The e...

Differences among exercisers and nonexercisers during pregnancy

... NEW ORLEANSNo one doubts that mothers especially pregnant mothers are among the busiest people on earth. And while the benefits of exercise for these women and their develop...

Differences among exercisers and nonexercisers during pregnancy

... NEW ORLEANSNo one doubts that mothers especially pregnant mothers are among the busiest people on earth. And while the benefits of exercise for these women and their develop...

Texas Board of Education vote on the way evolution is taught could set national trend

...ious vote on a new science curriculum that outlines the way evolution is taught in Texas public schools. At issue is whether a teacher should raise doubts about evolution when teaching biology and other science classes. The impacts could be felt far and wide, as school textbook publishers write to Texas'...

Shark attacks decline worldwide in midst of economic recession

...oulders a little bit more than they did before, 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...

Dark chocolate: Half a bar per week to keep at bay the risk of heart attack

...milk interferes with the absorption of polyphenols. That is why our study considered just the dark chocolate". Researchers wanted to sweep all the doubts away. They took into account that chocolate lovers might consume other healthy food too, as wine, fruits and vegetables. Or they might exercise more t...

Arable land can have a negative impact on air quality

...the total dust load must be about 3 million tons because this Ukrainian "plume" contained also bigger particles till size of 0.5mm. The last remaining doubts about the origin of the dust cloud were cleared up by a team led by Dr Jindrich Hladil at the Institute of Geology of the Czech Academy of Sciences in...

Bear spray a viable alternative to guns for deterring bears, BYU study shows

...ved myself, said Smith, emphasizing that caution and wisdom are the best way to prevent bear attacks. Concerned about hikers and campers persistent doubts that a small can of liquid pepper spray could stop half a ton of claws, muscle and teeth, Smith and colleagues analyzed 20 years of bear spray inciden...
Doubts in Biological Technology

Vi typhoid vaccine proves highly effective in young children

...ccines in developing countries, its use has been limited, partly because of doubts about Vi's ability to protect pre-school age children. This age group is at exceptionally high risk in the poorest settings. There are also doubts about Vi's ability to confer "herd protection," or protection of unvaccinat...

Jatropha Sector Reality Check: Still Viable In Volatile Times? Upcoming Webcast Shares Latest Insights

...http://www.futureenergyevents.com/jatropha/jan20webcast/ to register. The free webinar will offer a platform to have critical questions addressed and doubts clarified by key Jatropha decision makers. The "Will the Jatropha Sector Sustain Itself in Volatile Times?" webinar is just a small s...

SEKAB Agreement: More Verified Ethanol to Europe

...erified ethanol will help curb the criticism of the sugarcane industry and the unpleasant campaigning against the Brazilian ethanol thereby dispelling doubts about its climate, environmental and social consequences," says Anders Fredriksson. SEKAB is the leading European supplier of renewable fuel. The co...

Sun Pharmaceutical Sends Second Letter to Taro Pharmaceutical Regarding Taro's Irish Subsidiary

...nderstand that one of the potential buyers has a close relationship with Taro's senior management. As communicated to you in the past, we have serious doubts as to the arm's length nature of the proposed transaction. Given the concerns we raised previously, this close relationship should, if anything, have ...

PCI Guideline Update Stresses Long-Term Anticoagulant Therapy After Treatment With Drug-Eluting Stents

...nt to understate the precautions that should be taken to prevent clots, we also want to factor in the benefits of these newer devices. "If there are doubts about whether the patient can stay on the dual-antiplatelet therapy for at least one year, then a bare metal stent is probably the better choice," str...

California Stem Cell Board Member Violates Conflict Rules; Should Resign From Committee, Consumer Group Says

... cell institute claiming that denial of the grant to Smotrich "set a dangerous precedent that adversely affects all clinician-scientists." "Nobody doubts Smotrich's abilities or the scientific value of this project," said Simpson. "But when you hand out millions of dollars in public money, you have to p...

Genentech's Winning Streak

... a late-stage trial. Those bad clinical results came only months after other cancer therapies that targeted single proteins also hit major roadblocks. doubts grew that Avastin wouldn't work, or that some serious side effect such as gastrointestinal bleeding would ground the once-promising drug. Now, Genente...

Did You Get My E-Mail?

...dicted to increase exponentially over the next decade with increases in Web services, wireless access, and the integration of technology. Have any doubts about this? Email them to me. Or, email them to my cell phone. Or, email them to my wristwatch. You can do all three at my web site: http://www.online...

Venture-backed companies drive job creation, even in tough times

...ings legislative debate on the pros and cons of a major venture capital bill, it was sadly apparent that more than a few Wisconsin lawmakers had their doubts about the merits of non-traditional investment capital. The next time this debate rolls around, lets hope members of the Senate and Assembly have r...

WisconsinEye gets peripheral vision: Coverage will extend to Wisconsins emerging economy

... MADISON To be truthful, Ive had my doubts about the business model behind WisconsinEye, the long-awaited public affairs television channel that proposes to be the in-state equivalent of C-SPAN...
Doubts in Biological Definition

Abiogenesis

...to receive the form of that creature to which it is by formative power disposed. To question this is to question reason, sense and experience. If he doubts of this let him go to Egypt , and there he will find the fields swarming with mice, begot of the mud of Nylus, to the great calamity of the inhabitan...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert ... present new findings at the Alzheimer,s Association International Conference ... Copenhagen, Denmark. Data from the four abstracts will focus ... to mild cognitive impairment and dementia. The research is ... in 1980 to examine healthy brain aging as well ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... p>YouTube is for more than watching World Cup highlights, ... of skateboarders landing in unfortunate positions on railings. A ... Dermatology Online Journal shows that YouTube also ... with the public on topics of skin cancer and ... media is the future of how we communicate around ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... conducted by researchers at Tufts University School of Dental ... and developmental disabilities, the likelihood of having cavities decreased ... The findings, published in the July/August issue of ... designed to address the oral health of individuals in ... records of 107 patients at one of the eight ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... with kidney and heart disease have raised concerns about ... However, in the first study to look closely at ... at the University of Pennsylvania report that older kidney ... and cardiovascular health as very healthy older people who ... ever increasing organ transplant waitlists, the authors of the ...
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(Date:7/9/2014)... Bacteria found in the bladders of healthy women ... form of incontinence, according to researchers from Loyola ... These findings, published July 9, 2014, in the ... , suggest that bacterial communities may play a ... incontinence (UUI) is a common, yet poorly understood, ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... shifts the geographic ranges in which animals can be ... their parasites. Does an increased range for a host ... Not necessarily, says a team of UC Santa Barbara ... a study published in the Journal of Biogeography ... species, the opposite may happen: Hosts may actually lose ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... nature,s ability to split the water molecule during ... artificial photosynthesis for clean, green and renewable energy ... scientists led by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley ... Accelerator Laboratory. , Working at SLAC,s Linac ... x-ray laser, the researchers were able to take ...
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