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Many Baby Boomers Incorrectly Believe They Are Protected Against the Risk of Disability

WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many baby boomers incorrectly believe they have disability income protection, according to a new survey conducted by Harris Interactive(R) on behalf of America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). Most say that disability insurance is important to prot...

Out of court settlement of malpractice claims: Incorrect treatment of bone fractures in children

... incorrectly treated fractures in children are one of the errors most frequently confirmed in the arbitration process. This was the conclusion reached by Heinrich ...

Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus

...f knowledge and awareness about food allergy among the general public. The online survey of 2,148 adults also found that nearly half of respondents incorrectly believed that there is a cure for food allergy. More than 40 percent wrongly said that life-threatening allergic reactions could be prevented through ...

Back-to-School Parents Earn an A+ in Safety: Backpacks, Cheerleading, Football

... (AAOS) offers timely tips and statistics to keep students safe this school year. Healthy Backs Bags that are too heavy or are worn incorrectly could injure a child's bones, muscles and joints. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), there were 12,309 bookbag injur...

American Association for Homecare Sets the Record Straight About Recent Home Medical Equipment Issues in the News

...rg/athome . MYTH #1: Medicare overpays for durable medical equipment as compared to prices found on the Internet. Media stories often incorrectly suggest that the cost of properly providing a wheelchair or oxygen therapy to a Medicare patient at home should cost no more than what one would pay o...

Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Today on Health Care Reform and Medical Costs

... If you've ever had kidney stones, you know that you don't want to wait for your insurance to kick in. [Laughter.] But the operation was done twice -- incorrectly the first time and correctly the second time. I ended up with a total of $12,000 in debt to the hospital plus another $6,000 to the doctor -- way beyo...

MedicAlert Foundation and Autism Society Launch New Program to Safeguard Individuals and Families Living With Autism

...ociety, who has a son with autism. "They may not be able to express what's wrong or might show signs of unusual behavior, causing medical issues to be incorrectly diagnosed. Having autism engraved on a well known identifier such as the MedicAlert ID enables first responders, who are helping a patient on the spec...

Moderate Drinking Might Guard Against Alzheimer's

...tudy also being presented at the meeting. In this case, a team from the University of Connecticut found that nearly two-thirds of 690 adults polled incorrectly thought there is no association between Alzheimer's and either obesity or high blood pressure, two significant risk factors for heart health complicat...

Major Firms Eyeing CBMS Development of New Glaucoma Treatment

...ology" supports the development of a new class of glaucoma drugs now being tested by Canadian Bio Med Systems, Inc. (CBMS). The article was identified incorrectly as being from the "Survey of Ophthalmology" in an earlier release. The article entitled "Glaucoma Drugs: The Search for New Options" quotes David Epst...

Anatomy Report Card: Public Gets an 'F'

... region contained a certain organ. Though more than 80 percent correctly pointed out the location of the intestines and bladder, more than two-thirds incorrectly placed the lungs and more than half got the location of the heart wrong. Men and women scored about the same overall, with the participants getti...
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New Poll Shows Men, Women Incorrectly Blame Symptoms of Low Testosterone on Normal Aging

Women Report Partner's Symptoms Negatively Affect Relationship BOCA RATON, Fla., June 25, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of a new nationwide survey show that more than half of women whose male partners have symptoms of a medical condition known as low testosterone incorrectly attribute them to the n...

Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria

...site, called Plasmodium reichenowi , that is closely related to the dominant human malaria parasite, Plasmodium falciparum , most scientists assumed incorrectly that these parasites had co-existed separately in human and chimpanzee ancestors for the last 5 million years. The newly discovered parasites ...

PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it

...d well-educated, with 87% of respondents having completed at least 1-3 years of college. The researchers found that 64% of study participants incorrectly indicated no association between Alzheimer's and obesity or high blood pressure. Sixty-six percent (66%) did not know that high stress is a risk facto...

/C O R R E C T I O N -- Agendia B.V./

...mmendations" issued on 23 Jun 2009 12:00 GMT, by Agendia B.V. over PR Newswire, please be advised that the subheadline was missing from the release as incorrectly transmitted by PR Newswire. Complete, corrected release follows: , /PRNewswire/ -- Agendia's Breast Cancer Recurrence Test MammaPrint ...

Dallas Researchers Find Compression Stockings Improperly Used

...rombosis (DVT) in hospitalized patients, are often incorrectly fitted, putting patients at risk for potentially-d...The researchers found that the stockings were used incorrectly in almost 30 percent of cases and were sized incorrectly 26 percent of the time. Many studies conducted o...

Schering-Plough Announces Imperfect Contraceptive Use Impacts Women's Emotional Well-Being

...itioning of NUVARING within the vagina is not critical for the product to work because NUVARING is not a barrier contraceptive and therefore cannot be incorrectly inserted. Upon insertion, NUVARING begins to release a steady flow of hormones and works to prevent pregnancy on a monthly basis. To prevent pregnan...

AspenBio Pharma Reports Strong Results with Appendicitis Triage Blood Test from Large Multiple Hospital Study

...100,000 or about 14% are later determined to have had a normal appendix. Meanwhile, around 100,000 other patients with real appendicitis are diagnosed incorrectly or not in time and suffer a perforated appendix, a potentially fatal condition requiring emergency surgery which involves greater expense, risk, signi...

DVT Awareness Survey Findings: Heart and Respiratory Patients

...sults specific to respiratory disease. Heart/respiratory patients recognize the significance of heart disease as a risk factor for DVT but incorrectly view pulmonary/respiratory disease as a much less significant threat. * 60% of heart/respiratory patients rate cardiac issues (e.g., hear...

Survey Reveals Significant Public Lack of Diabetes Awareness

...o maintain a normal quality of life, and has nothing to do with a patient's diet or lack of exercise." In the survey, nearly 70 percent of people incorrectly believed a cure existed for type 1 diabetes. The majority of respondents mentioned proper diet (25%), weight loss (18%), exercise (22%), insulin (16%)...

Hypertension Education Foundation Survey Results Announced At American Society For Hypertension Annual Meeting Suggests Improved Control Of High Blood Pressure, But Misconceptions Still Exist

...hypertension is less of a problem among older adults. Other misperceptions cut across all demographic groups. For example, 25% of survey respondents incorrectly believe weight loss alone is enough to cure HBP/hypertension. In fact, although this was in general a widely-held misperception, the HEF survey showed...
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PI™ (Single Use Reloadable Stapler With Titanium Staples)

Features:...proper staple formation. Slim anvil provides greater access and reduced dissection. Jaws will not close with an empty/fired SULU, a partially or incorrectly loaded SULU, or without a SULU in the jaws, which prevents firing of staples unless a new cartridge with staples is properly loaded. Convenient int...
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PI™ (Single Use Loading Unit With Titanium Staples)

Features:...proper staple formation. Slim anvil provides greater access and reduced dissection. Jaws will not close with an empty/fired SULU, a partially or incorrectly loaded SULU, or without a SULU in the jaws, which prevents firing of staples unless a new cartridge with staples is properly loaded. Convenient int...
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SVR Surgical Ventricular Restoration System

Features:...emostasis, double weave collagen impregnated velour patch Accommodates any sized ventricular opening Patch Sizer Reduces potential for incorrectly trimming the patch Decreases the procedure time ...
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Perineum

... perineum corresponds to the ... the central tendinous point of the perineum and from the median raphé in ... The Perineum centre - often but incorrectly called the Muladhara or Base Chakra ... When the Perineum is strong, the organs remain firm and healthy; when it is weak ... It is an intrapartu...

Palate

...t is inside the mouth. ... Definition of palate from Webster's New World College Dictionary. Meaning of palate . ... of taste: the palate was incorrectly thought ... palate quotes (more) ... Browse Pronto.com's most popular silver palate cookbook offers. Compare and buy silver palate cookbook ...

Milia

...ace of the skin or mouth. ... Milia are common in newborn infants and appear as pearly white bumps, most ... Irritated milia are sometimes incorrectly referred to as "baby acne" (although ... MIPTV is the international audiovisual content trade show, where TV&film producers & distributors...

Laxative abuse

...buse occurs in eating disorders can irritate the colon to produce bowel movements. ... with eating disorders abuse laxatives because they incorrectly ... ...

Contact dermatitis

...lkaline ... Contact dermatitis is inflammation of the skin induced by chemicals that ... The term contact dermatitis sometimes is used incorrectly as a synonym for ... Contact dermatitis may involve a reaction to a substance that you are exposed to, ... Contact dermatitis usually clea...

Colon

...called the large bowel or colon . ... In the anatomy of the digestive system, the colon is a part of the large intestine, but very often is incorrectly used in the meaning of the whole large intestine ... ...
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Structural biology scores with protein snapshot

... that resulted in non-functional DAGK. One set altered the active site so that it no longer did its job, and the second set caused the protein to fold incorrectly (misfolding). Sanders said the team was surprised to find that nearly all of the mutations that caused misfolding were in the active site. The expec...

Who are you kidding?

...t included. Of the 1029 normal weight participants, 898 (87%) correctly reported that they were normal weight just prior to pregnancy, while 131 (13%) incorrectly thought they were overweight or obese. Of the remaining women who were overweight or obese, 438 (86%) accurately perceived their body weight status, w...

AGU journal highlights -- Sept. 3, 2008

... of the world continues to be simulated at coarser resolution. They find that when the Andes are resolved more coarsely than 100 km (60 mi), the model incorrectly simulates ENSO effects such as the dry anomalies that are observed in the Amazon during ENSO events. In contrast, the model correctly simulates the ob...

Ivory poaching at critical levels: Elephants on path to extinction by 2020?

...believes that news reports about the need to cull excess elephants from managed populations in three or four countries have led many people to believe incorrectly that there are too many elephants in Africa. Those managed populations are confined by fences that limit the elephants' natural movements. "Public...

New fossil tells twisted tale of how flatfishes ended up with two eyes on one side of head

...tium , is known from several specimens from the same Italian site as Heteronectes and a single fossil from France. It has been known to science but incorrectly classified for more than 100 years. All previous studies of Amphistium mistakenly concluded that it had a symmetrical skull. Examining the anat...

Protein fibrils as alternative plastics?

...since the building blocks may introduce biological function in addition to mechanical properties. Even in nature, amyloids are not merely abnormal, incorrectly folded proteins; they are physiological components of organisms. For example, they are an important protective material in the egg envelopes of insect...

'Swish-and-spit' test accurate for cancer

...ccur when small molecules called methyl groups clamp on to the DNA ladder structure of a gene. In the grip of too many methyl groups, these genes can incorrectly switch on or off in a process called hypermethylation. Mass-methylation of particular genes can lead to cancer, the researchers say. Methylation mis...

Scientists complete genome sequence of fungus responsible for dandruff, skin disorders

...ror style to find ways to treat and reduce dandruff symptoms. In fact, due to the earlier use of less-accurate culture-based technologies, scientists incorrectly assumed for years that dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis were caused by a different type of fungus ( Malassezia furfur ). With the use of molecular ...

Influenza vaccine causes weaker immune response for children of rural Gabon than in semi-urban areas

.... These studies indicate for the first time that influenza virus infections are frequent in Gabon, and suggest that many cases of febrile illness incorrectly diagnosed and mistreated as malaria may actually be due to influenza. In addition, these studies suggest that influenza vaccination will be less effec...

ETH Zurich professor Ari Helenius awarded Benoist Prize

...cell to perform their func-tion. While studying the synthesis of viral proteins in the infected cell, Helenius and co-workers observed that defective, incorrectly folded viral proteins failed to be transported to the surface of the cell. The quality control system underlying this phenomenon could be shown to als...
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Revised: Sinovac Provides Update on Clinical Trial for H1N1 Vaccine Trials

...fluenza vaccine was released by China SFDA and commercially launched at the end of July 2009. (1) Sinovac's press release dated August 3, 2009 incorrectly referred to the Ministry of Health for the June 2009 order of four million doses of Panflu. While we may receive orders from the Mini...

EU Committee Approves New Food Applications for Martek's life'sDHA(TM)

...ant nutrient for health throughout the life cycle. Yet despite its importance, most consumers do not get enough DHA in their diets. Fish are often incorrectly thought to be the only source of DHA omega-3. However , life'sDHA offers a trusted, vegetarian form of DHA that contains no oceanic pollutants or tox...

EU Committee Approves New Food Applications for Martek's life'sDHA™

...ant nutrient for health throughout the life cycle. Yet despite its importance, most consumers do not get enough DHA in their diets. Fish are often incorrectly thought to be the only source of DHA omega-3. However, life'sDHA offers a trusted, vegetarian form of DHA that contains no oceanic pollutants or toxin...

Polycystic Kidney Disease Assay at Cornell University Uses Transgenomic's Surveyor Nuclease & WAVE Technology

...hly sensitive, enabling it to detect heterozygous changes not readily detected by sequencing. Indeed we were even able to establish that some samples incorrectly scored as homozygous mutations by DNA sequencing were shown by Surveyor Nuclease to be heterozygous." ADPKD occurs at a rate of 1/1000 in the US ...

Martek, General Mills Collaborate on Microencapsulation Technology for Food Applications

...hroughout the life cycle. Yet despite its importance, Americans have among the lowest dietary intakes of DHA omega-3 in the world. Fish are often incorrectly thought to be the only source of DHA omega-3. However, life'sDHA offers a trusted, vegetarian form of DHA that contains no oceanic pollutants or tox...

Could Database Software Help Cure Alzheimer's and Save the Earth?

...by which proteins fold themselves from essentially two-dimensional polypeptide chains into precise, three-dimensional structures. Experts believe that incorrectly folded proteins may be responsible for some of the most menacing diseases of our era, including mad cow disease, Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's dise...

Video: Women Unsatisfied With Body and Breasts, Less Likely to Comply With Screenings, Including Mammography

... about breast cancer, only 18 percent of women in the survey correctly identified age as the number one risk factor. Sixty-four percent of respondents incorrectly believe that family history is the single greatest factor. Even more disturbing, older women in the survey were no more likely to think they are at ri...

Scientists fix bugs in our understanding of evolution

...-EBI. The four letter code that constitutes the DNA of all living things changes over time; for example individual or several letters can be copied incorrectly [substitution], lost [deletion] or gained [insertion]. Such changes can lead to functional and structural changes in genes and proteins and ultimately...

Correction to Press Release Dated January 31, 2008: Inverness Medical Innovations to Participate at 2008 Merrill Lynch Global Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Conference on February 5, 2008

...ations to Participate at 2008 Merrill Lynch Global Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device Conference on February 5, 2008." The press release incorrectly stated the time of the Company's presentation. The correct time of the presentation is Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 8:40 a.m. By developing new capa...

VaxGen Addresses MPM Claims in Letter to Stockholders

...tivities could proceed prior to close. The provisions and terms of the bridge loan were heavily negotiated in the context of the overall deal. MPM has incorrectly characterized the bridge as "a non-recourse loan." The loan is forgiven if the merger is approved by the stockholders, and VaxGen and its stockholders...
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DNA

...the original, unless a mutation occurs; Mutations are simply chemical imperfections in this process: a base is accidentally skipped, inserted, or incorrectly copied, or the chain is trimmed, or added to; all other basic mutations can be described as combinations of these accidental "operations". DNA i...

Punctuated equilibrium

...etain the same form." Because Darwin stressed the gradual nature of evolution, to clearly contrast it with the then-popular catastophism, it is often incorrectly assumed that he insisted that the rate of change be constant or nearly so. Punctuation appears also to be compatible with the independent proposals o...
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Run-on

... in the new model on ... A RUN - ON SENTENCE (sometimes called a "fused sentence") has at least two parts, ... Again, two nicely related clauses, incorrectly connected — a run - on . ... Animated Science, Health, Technology, Math, Social Studies and English movies, comic strips, activity pages and schoo...

Insertion mutations

...uence. This can often happen in microsatellite regions due to the DNA polymerase slipping. Insertions can be anywhere in size from one base pair incorrectly inserted into a DNA... In biology, mutations are changes to the nucleotide sequence of the genetic material of an organism. Mutations can...

Gene insertion

...uence. This can often happen in microsatellite regions due to the DNA polymerase slipping. Insertions can be anywhere in size from one base pair incorrectly inserted into a DNA... The c-myc gene is normally turned off in the cell, however when it is turned on ... This viral gene insertion is...

Epiglottis

...s membrane, attached to the root of the tongue. It projects obliquely upwards behind the tongue and the hyoid bone. The term is, like tonsils, often incorrectly used to refer to the uvula. Epiglottitis is inflammation of the epiglottis - the flap that sits at the base of the tongue, which keeps food fro...

Ecology

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Colon

...t Plus Exercise Cuts Alzheimer's Risk ... In the anatomy of the digestive system, the colon is a part of the large intestine, but very often is incorrectly used in the meaning of the whole large intestine ... Yahoo! Local has a business reviews, services, and events near Colon , MI. Use interactive ...
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