Face Transplant Patient Jeopardizing Chances of Recovery By Smoking
The world's first face transplant patient, Isabelle Dinoire, is jeopardizing
her chances of recovery by puffing away at cigarettes. Her doctors fear that since she is using her new lips to smoke, //there is every chance of tissue rejection as well as delayed healing, which could prove to be a compl...
The Dannon Company Awards The I.J. & Jeanne Wagner Jewish Community Center the Fourth Annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition Grant
...ht-minute average increase in participation in sports.
The alarming epidemic of obesity among children and adolescents throughout the nation is jeopardizing
the future health of our youth. In 2008, 21.5% of Utah elementary school students were at an unhealthy weight according to the Utah Department of Heal...
New Letter to Rangel, Waxman, Miller from National Seniors Coalition Outlines Concerns With House Tri-Committee Health Reform Bill
...nefits to employees, including subsidized health insurance coverage," she continued. "Reforming the nation's healthcare system cannot possibly include jeopardizing
the quality of care delivered to America's seniors by greatly reducing an already stretched workforce that has more than 50,000 vacancies needing to b...
No Matter the Vehicle, Sending Text Messages While Driving Increases Risk of Accidents, Warns New York Auto Accident Lawyer
... accident lawyer , using cell phones while driving, also calls into question the understanding of drivers and whether they know that their actions are jeopardizing
the safety of vehicle occupants and pedestrians. Surveys indicate that nearly every driver -- an impressive 98 percent - considers him or herself a sa...
Senate Bill to Protect Patients' Healthcare by Amending Medicare Coverage
...anufacturer's Average Sales Price (ASP). These discounts artificially reduce Medicare Part B drug reimbursement rates for community oncology clinics, jeopardizing
the viability of these providers and thus endangering patient access to affordable, quality cancer care in their communities.
After House Committee Chairs Meet on Health Reform, Long Term Care Leaders Say Rescinding Bush-Era Medicare Regulation Critical to Protecting Jobs, Preserving Quality Eldercare
...any federal cut to seniors' Medicare funding under the auspices of broader "reform" could intensify the negative impact of state Medicaid cuts already jeopardizing
older Americans' access to quality long term care and services.
U.S. Representatives Shelley Berkley (D-NV), Earl Pomeroy (D-ND) and Shelly Moo...
Leading Sperm Bank Expands Fertility Preservation Services to the Big Apple
...r outstanding donor semen services, California Cryobank also provides fertility preservation services to men who are faced with a variety of fertility jeopardizing
circumstances including: cancer treatments, vasectomies, or those in the military or other high-risk occupations.
Each year, nearly 70,000 young...
'50 Nurses from 50 States' Visit Capitol Hill to Preserve Home Health Medicare Benefit for their Patients and All Americans
...vices they need in comfortable and familiar surroundings, often with family nearby. But the proposed deep cuts to the home health Medicare benefit are jeopardizing
the ability for Americans - including 78 million Baby Boomers who are entering retirement age - to choose home care.
The cuts are being proposed...
Economic Downturn Taking Toll on Patients and Communities Hospitals Serve: New Survey Finds
...9 versus the same period in 2008. Many hospitals are struggling to make ends meet with over 40 percent expecting losses in the first quarter of 2009, jeopardizing
their mission of caring for their communities. The majority of hospitals reported that fewer patients are seeking inpatient hospital care or elective...
Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Americans in Jeopardy
...many physicians and clinics around the country are discontinuing this necessary health service -- greatly limiting the public's access to the test and jeopardizing
patients' quality of healthcare.
"Bone density measurements are vital tests that detect critical and treatable medical conditions, such as osteop...
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Jeopardizing in Biological News
Right whale sedation enables disentanglement effort
...lbox," said Moore. "However, it does not address the underlying problem of how to enable fixed-gear fisheries to pursue a profitable business, without jeopardizing
the survival of endangered species such as the North Atlantic right whale."
As super-predators, humans reshape their prey at super-natural speeds
... and hunting are having broad, swift impacts on the body size and reproductive abilities of fish and other commercially harvested species, potentially jeopardizing
the ability of entire populations to recover, according to the results of a new study that will appear in the January 12, 2009, online issue of the P...
Cornell gets $10 million NSF grant to establish new sustainability institute
... Could a computer model help stabilize the tuna population? Can we compute how to transition to ethanol fuel without jeopardizing
Those and other questions will be tackled by computer scientists, applied mathematicians, economists, biologists and environmental...
Humans have caused profound changes in Caribbean coral reefs
...a at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. In the Caribbean alone, these losses are endangering a large number of species, from corals to sharks, and jeopardizing
over 4 billion dollars in services worth from fisheries, tourism and coastal protection, he added.
The continuing degradation of coral reefs may b...
Thumb-size microsystem enables cell culture and incubation
...es several advantages, the researchers say. The unit can easily be moved to different microscopes, imaging devices or other experimental tools without jeopardizing
the health of the cell culture. Its size and relatively low cost should allow biologists to run numerous experiments simultaneously in a small space. ...
Technology for monitoring fetal oxygen during labor offers no apparent benefit
...re unable to position the sensor against the baby's face. In 40 cases, insertion of the sensor caused the baby's heart rate to slow down, potentially jeopardizing
the ability to provide sufficient blood and oxygen to the tissues. The researchers theorized that such drops in heart rate might have been caused by ...
Jeopardizing in Biological Technology
Brown chemists create more efficient palladium fuel cell catalysts
"It just works better," Sun said.
What's also special about the ligands is that they can be "washed" from the carbon platform without jeopardizing
the integrity of the separated palladium nanoparticles. This is an important step, Mazumder emphasized, because previous attempts to remove binding in...
Hepatitis B Foundation and AAPCHO Sponsor Congressional Briefing on 'Zero Tolerance for Hepatitis B'
...ments lack necessary resources to
implement the recommendations. According to Jeff Caballero, executive
director, AAPCHO, "This gap in care results in jeopardizing
the health of
these infected women and continues the devastating cycle of maternal HBV
transmission between mother and her newborn."
Hepatitis B is ...
Misperceptions About Smoking Cessation Aids May Hinder Smokers From Using Effective Treatment for Quitting
... provides important insight into how underutilization of treatments is jeopardizing
PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Leading r...reinforce the point that
treatments for cessation are underutilized thereby jeopardizing
attempts at quitting. More needs to be done to educate smokers."...
Oshkosh Truck Teams with OSU to Compete in DARPA Million Dollar Tech Derby
...\"Although design development may continue for years, the idea of a driverless convoy of defense vehicles to deliver supplies to the front line, never jeopardizing
the welfare of a single driver, is closer than one might imagine.\"
Team Terramax is sponsored by Michelin, Parker Hannifin, Fastenal, Rockwell Au...
Health care economics make definition of 'cost' problems difficult
... years and which must keep costs low in order to stay in business. They may wish to offer health insurance to their employees, but not at the cost of jeopardizing
Wisconsin may also suffer a competitive disadvantage when it comes to employer-paid health-care costs. A few years ago, a study by t...
California group says ruling weakens WARF's stem cell patent
... made with WARF stem cells to negotiate another license and share profits derived from the enterprise.
The foundation has said the WARF patents are jeopardizing
California's Proposition 71 stem cell research program and should be challenged. The California Institute of Regenerative Medicine , the state's stem...
Kind approach to leveraging biofuels
... debate: It may take a member of Congress from Wisconsin's largest subsidy district to persuade other farm-state legislators to embrace change without jeopardizing
the livelihood of their constituents. A member of Congress from New York City or San Francisco could never pull that off.
The biofuels revolution p...
Your Data: RNAlater Stories
...nitrogen for later processing.
Tissue pieces can be harvested and submerged in
RNAlater for storage, without jeopardizing
quality or quantity of RNA obtained after subsequent RNA
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Highly Sensitive microRNA Array Performance
nucleotides to the 3' ends of all miRNAs in a sample. This
strategy maximizes signal from each miRNA without jeopardizing
hybridization due to labeling. The 3' tail that is added is a
mixture of standard and amine-modified nucleot...