SCAI Opposes U.S. House of Representatives Health Reform Bill in Current Form
WASHINGTON, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) supports the U.S. House of Representatives' goal of expanding health coverage to a greater number of Americans and reducing health care costs; however, the Society urges the House to m...
PIA Opposes Kennedy Proposal to Create Health Insurance "Navigators"
Plan Would Create Federally-Funded Insurance Brokerages, Ban Participation by Licensed Health Insurance Agents
WASHINGTON, June 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A proposal to award grants to public and private entities to conduct public education, distribute information and assist with health ...
Veterinary Group Opposes Bill to Clean Up Puppy Mill Industry
AUSTIN, Texas, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Animal welfare advocates throughout Texas were stunned by the Texas Veterinary Medical Association's last-minute position to oppose House Bill 3180, a bill to license and regulate large-scale commercial breeding facilities, or puppy mills.
"The TVMA's d...
Local Medical Association Opposes Two State Propositions
CA Prop. D and E Seen as Destructive to Existing Health Programs
SAN FRANCISCO, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Medical Society's board of directors has voted unanimously to urge defeat of state propositions D and E, which will appear on the Special Election ballot of May 1...
Physician Group Opposes FDA's Position on Adult Stem Cells
The American Stem Cell Therapy Association (ASCTA) is formed in response to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) recent position that the adult stem cells found in everyone's body are drugs, a position the ASCTA opposes. This physician organization is establishing laboratory guidelines that ...
Association for Healthcare Philanthropy Opposes Limits on Charitable Tax Deductions
WASHINGTON, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) today issued the following statement regarding limits on tax deductions for charitable donations proposed in the Obama Administration's budget:
The Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP) op...
Consumer Watchdog to U.S. Senate: Don't Leave Consumers Out of Health Reform Debate, Public Opposes Mandatory Purchases of Private Insurance & Supports Opening Medicare to Everyone
WASHINGTON, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog sent a letter to Senator Ted Kennedy (D-MA) and other U.S. senators today expressing their profound disappointment that consumer advocates had been left out of closed negotiations orchestrated by the Massachusetts senator to f...
AVMA Opposes Use of Double-Deck Trailers for Transporting Horses and Other Equines
SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Veterinary
Medical Association (AVMA) has reinforced its opposition to the use of
double-deck trailers to transport horses and other equines by approving a
new policy on the Humane Transport of Equines.
The policy, approved by the AVMA Ex...
Michigan Chamber of Commerce Opposes 'Blank Check' Healthcare Ballot Proposal
LANSING, Mich., April 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Michigan
Chamber of Commerce today announced its opposition to the state health
coverage mandate that may find its way to the November 2008 ballot and
constitutionally require the Legislature to design and pass a universal
health care sys...
Accipiter Capital Management Opposes Acquisition of VistaCare, Inc. by Odyssey Healthcare, Inc.
NEW YORK, Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Accipiter Capital Management, the
owner, together with its affiliates, of nearly 10% of the outstanding
shares of common stock of VistaCare, Inc. (Nasdaq: VSTA ), announced today
that it had delivered a letter to VistaCare's Board of Directors expressing
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New asthma research opposes current drug treatment, says UH prof
HOUSTON Just when the Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering the use of stimulants to treat asthma, a new research study offers further evidence to support a University of Houston professor's theory that an opposite approach to asthma treatment may be in order.
Richard A. Bond, profes...
HIVMA opposes The Gambia's unproven AIDS remedy
Leading HIV experts are alarmed that the government of The Gambia is encouraging citizens living with HIV to stop taking antiretroviral medications in order to try an unproven herbal remedy. The HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) calls on President Yahya Jammeh to cease his unproven claims that the t...
Human clones: New U.N. analysis lays out world's choices
...Inevitable: Future Options for UN Governance, released Nov. 12 by A.H. Zakri, Director of UNU-IAS, based in Yokohama, Japan.
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human cloning and more than 50 have legislated bans on such efforts. However, negotiation of an international accord foundered at the UN in 2005 due ...
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JAMA Commentary Opposes Criminal Punishment for HIV Exposure/Transmission
Authors to Discuss Issue at International AIDS Conference, August 3-8
CHICAGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Criminal punishment for exposure to or
transmission of HIV does nothing to reduce the spread of the virus.
Instead, it increases stigma and drives people away from accessing care,
UN committee opposes human cloning
A United Nations panel has fired yet another salvo into the human-cloning battle, which was punctuated recently by the United Kingdom's decision to allow therapeutic researchers to grow cloned embryos with up to around 200 cells.
In a divided vote, the United Nations' Legal Committee this week r...
Defense Threat Reduction Agency Halts Contract Negotiations With Peregrine Pharmaceuticals as It Suffers $100 Million Cut in FY 2008 Budget for Its Transformational Medical Technologies Initiative (TMTI) Program
...iations Act, 2008 (H.R. 3222), the Office of Management and Budget of the Executive Office of the President wrote: "The Administration strongly opposes
the $100 million reduction to the Transformational Medical Technology Initiative (TMTI). TMTI represents an essential element of our efforts to...
Isis Enters Broad Collaboration With Ortho-McNeil, Inc. for the Discovery, Development and Commercialization of Antisense Drugs to Treat Metabolic Diseases
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It's 99 percent certain: Research cannot rely on adult stem cells alone
Few scientists would bet on embryonic stem cell research aloneand fewer still would place all their hopes on adult stem cell research. If a candidate opposes
human embryonic stem cell research on moral grounds, that's one thing. But a candidate should be careful not to distort what's actually happening in t...
Supreme Court limits foreign reach of U.S. patents
Exploiting the Microsoft loophole
Companies should also consider how to exploit the Microsoft loophole. Indeed, for every patent holder that opposes
the loophole, there is likely another party that favors it. To exploit the loophole, a software or biotechnology company may be able to domestically c...
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