Doctors explore 'Myths, Half-Truths, and Outright Lies about Health'
INDIANAPOLIS Fact or fiction? Chewing gum stays in your stomach for seven years. Cold weather makes you sick. You should never wake a sleepwalker. A dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's.
Riley Hospital for Children physicians Aaron Carroll, M.D., associate professor of pediatrics, and Rachel...
Surveys Find Outright Hunger among Latino Immigrants in North Carolina
Wake Forest University School of Medicine researchers have found high rates of hunger in surveys of immigrant Latino families in eastern and western North Carolina,// southwestern Virginia and Forsyth County.
“Although the United States enjoys a relative lack of hunger, there are segments of ...
Access to America's Orthopaedic Services Act of 2009 Introduced in the Senate
...lic and the medical community about bone and joint health. It's costing us billions of dollars each year in medical and hospital costs, work loss, and outright
pain," said Senator Cardin.
It is the hope of the orthopaedic community that these measures will increase awareness of musculoskeletal conditi...
In Letter to Congress, NORD Urges Action on Healthcare Reform
...ting practices by insurers can, and too often do, result in pre-existing condition limits on coverage, higher health insurance premiums and, for many, outright
denials of coverage. People with rare diseases customarily incur substantial medical expenses, first in efforts to obtain an accurate diagnosis, and ...
As Lawsuits Hit the MTA, Personal Injury Lawyers Consider How Much is Too Much, or Too Little
...ed for their part. That's the law in this State. If a jury decides that a person is 505 at fault they only ger 50% of their damages. Banning the claim outright
would allow the MTA to walk away from their share of responsibility. From the point of view of the law, the burden of responsibility is with the trans...
Whole Foods Market(R) Partners With Non-GMO Project to Label Company's Private Label Food Products Using New Third-Party Standard
...In 30 other countries around the world, including Australia, Japan and all of the nations in the European Union, there are significant restrictions or outright
bans on the production of GMOs, due to environmental impact and concerns about GMO safety," said Megan Thompson, executive director of the Non-GMO Pro...
Tiger Woods, Camilo Villegas & Mike Weir to Play at Notah Begay III Foundation Challenge to Benefit Native American Youth
...ion Challenge - A Skins Game Format
The NB3 Foundation Challenge is a skins game format with a total purse of $500,000. A player who wins a hole outright
wins the money or "skin" associated with that hole. The NB3 Foundation Challenge's first six holes are worth $10,000 a piece, the second six $20,000, ...
ATR: Obama's VAT Trial Balloon Dusts Off Bill Clinton's 1993 Playbook
...omised not to raise taxes on those making less than $250,000," said Grover Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform. "Otherwise they would have outright
rejected the mere mention of a VAT, a tax that would be paid by all Americans."
Americans for Tax Reform is a non-partisan coalition of taxpayers...
Top Book on Cosmetic Surgery Anesthesia to be Released in Portuguese in Brazil, World Leader in Cosmetic Surgery
...e were 2,211 deaths recently published by Li, et al. in 'Anesthesiology,' April 2009.
"Of these 2,211 reported deaths most either received an outright
anesthetic over-dosage or received more anesthetic than they would have likely received had their brain had been monitored instead of the changes in t...
"Farrah's Law" Grants Fawcett's Last Request
...ad enough, but what happened to Farrah Fawcett is an absolute outrage and something must be done immediately. Farrah's private medical information was outright
SOLD to the tabloids by a UCLA Medical Center employee.
Farrah Fawcett said in a recent interview, "I'm holding onto the hope that there is ...
Outright in Medical Technology
Outright in Medical Dictionary
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hostility. Agitation can come on ... Pain, stress, and fever can all in...xtreme arousal, ... agitation can lead to confusion, hyperactivity, and outright
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Outright in Biological News
DOE-funded research projects win 46 R&D 100 Awards for 2009
The Perpetua Power Puck - harvests energy from its surrounding environment with the capability for replacing outright
conventional chemical batteries. The Power Puck is a renewable energy source that has no moving parts, which makes it more efficient and cost-effectiv...
Study reveals conflict between doctors, midwives over homebirth
... CORVALLIS, Ore. Two Oregon State University researchers have uncovered a pattern of distrust and sometimes outright
antagonism among physicians at hospitals and midwives who are transporting their home-birth clients to the hospital because of complications.
Highlights from the March editions of ESA journals
...ned woody plants, shrubs and grasses that fueled these burns. But human activities, such as livestock grazing, preferential logging of large trees and outright
fire suppression or exclusion have led to changes in forest structure. Increases in tree density, smaller tree size and increased fuel load place as m...
Attitudes towards assisted reproduction and preimplantation genetic diagnosis
..., France and the Netherlands registering the lowest approval scores
Finally, the use of in vitro fertilization to choose the sex of a baby provokes outright
rejection in all the countries analyzed (mean score below 3 points in every case), with acceptance lowest in Denmark, Sweden, France, the Netherlands ...
Brown tree snake could mean Guam will lose more than its birds
... from the seedlings.
"These findings could have global implications, since forests in areas that have had a decline in bird populations instead of outright
extinction might show effects similar to those in the forests of Guam," Rogers said.
She notes that recent studies show bird populations are decli...
Scientists demonstrate means of reducing Alzheimer's-like plaques in fly brain
...am found that by overexpressing human NEP in fly neurons, accumulation of Aβ42 inside the neurons was reduced. The scientists also observed that outright
death of neurons due to Aβ42 plaques was suppressed.
At the same time, the experiment produced results that were not at all encouraging. Al...
Yale scientists use nanotechnology to fight E. coli
...E. coli as test cells, the researchers incubated cultures of the bacteria in the presence of the nanotubes for up to an hour. The microbes were killed outright
but only when there was direct contact with aggregates of the SWCNTs that touched the bacteria. Elimelech speculates that the long, thin nanotubes p...
Amphibians in losing race with environmental change
...e inability of species to adapt quickly enough can explain most of the causes that are leading one species after another of amphibians into decline or outright
extinction, say researchers from Oregon State University, in a study published today in the journal BioScience.
"We know that there are various c...
US control strategies may make flu epidemics worse, UCLA study shows
.... population on average will come down with it. About 36,000 people will die.
But among health experts, a bigger concern than the seasonal flu is an outright
flu pandemic, such as a human strain of avian flu. And officials say it is not a question of if such a health crisis will come but when. Are we prepar...
Scientists observe how a close bond activates the immune system
...deemed a threat the T cell starts multiplying, eventually producing thousands of copies of itself. These T cell clones are capable of killing invaders outright
and marshaling other cells to destroy them.
In the new study, Gabriele Campi, a graduate student in Dr. Dustin's laboratory, and Kaspar Mossman, ...
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New angle on gecko research
...d with this switch just as there are for Formula 1 cars when rain tires are employed instead of slicks when circumstances place a premium on grip over outright
speed," says Russell.
In the case of the geckos, the intricate way that the toes are used in order to achieve the grip necessary to climb is resp...
The MedZilla Report: June 2009 Employment Outlook for Biotech/Pharma/Health
... to get somewhere close to their bottom-line projections. With the continuing economic problems in the United States -- which many experts now call an outright
recession -- companies are still required to cut back on their biggest expense: their employees. In June, pharmaceutical companies increased layoffs, ...
Big Pharma to Big Biopharma: Frost & Sullivan Examines the Latest M&A Trends and Opportunities
...The global downturn's detrimental impact on funding availability coupled with an average 30 per cent decline in the value of biotech firms, means that outright
acquisitions rather than complex licensing deals are an attractive proposition," concludes Gopinathan.
To participate in this briefing, pleas...
Empirical Search Strategies Seeks Downside Protection Option at Avigen, Inc.
...uests more diligently. For the vast majority of shareholders I have spoken to, downside protection and a decent chance for reasonable upside beats the outright
ownership of a distressed biotech company--especially in this investment environment."
InNexus Biotechnology Receives Patent Grants in Europe
...rs by protecting and ensuring exclusivity of our DXL(TM)
technology. Our patent portfolio provides potential for future royalty and
licensing deals or outright
sales of our expanding and maturing family of
DXL(TM) preclinical candidates," said Jeff Morhet, Chairman and CEO of
InNexus. "Patents are the currenc...
Principle of Recursive Genome Function Supersedes Dogmas; By Andras Pellionisz, Online Ahead of Print; (Scientific Visionary Vindicated)
...he fractal character of neurons led in turn to a novel picture of genomics where protein structures act back recursively upon their DNA code -- in outright
contradiction to prevailing orthodoxy. A household name in neuroscience for his tensor network theory, Dr. András Pellionisz has recently h...
Roche Introduces Program to Facilitate Corporate Pandemic Stockpiling of Tamiflu(R)
them to create the best possible situation for the health of their business
as well as their employees."
Businesses can still purchase Tamiflu outright
and consider pre-
distribution to their employees, which is what some corporations have
"Roche continues to work with the U.S. Department...
Campbell Alliance to Moderate Senior-Level Panel Discussion at Windhover Pharmaceutical Strategic Alliances Conference
...eals coming to fruition. Some notable
deals even started as previous single-product relationships surrounding an
innovative technology and resulted in outright
acquisitions just recently.
Clearly, a factor driving the acquisition of several platform companies has
been the recognition within large pharma compa...
We Need Techo-Savy Leaders - Dont just blame government and education for economic problems
...cs, SGI, Cray, Plexus, Promega, Epic and a few others. But, by and large, Wisconsin business leaders are low-tech and mid-tech thinkers, and many are outright
At times I have even seen a frightening disrespect for higher education. Wisconsin business leaders have told me that they prefer...
More electronic gadgets, more miscommunication
.... My attitude is the caller will leave me a voice mail if its really important.
By now youre probably thinking this guy isnt just a technophobe hes outright
antisocial. But Im really not a misanthrope - it just seems to me that electronic gadgets and tools too often get in the way of communication instead ...
Outright in Biological Definition
...age the "unfit" from breeding) were two interpretations of what Darwin's views meant for society in his time, neither of which he fully agreed with or outright
opposed. Over time, people would be read the scientific implications of Darwin's theories as having no necessarily overt political ramifications, and ...
... to the previous generation.
In practice, these definitions often coincide, and the differences between them are more a matter of emphasis than of outright
contradiction. Nevertheless, no species concept yet proposed is entirely objective, or can be applied in all cases without resorting to judgement.