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World Health Assembly Forced to Postpone Decision on Viral Hepatitis

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- - Global Epidemic Kills One Person Every 30 Seconds and One Million People Will Die Before the World Health Assembly Meets Again in 2010 Ahead of the second annual World Hepatitis Day, the World Hepatitis Alliance today called on govern...

Don't Cut! Why Men & Women Can Postpone Face Lifts With Non-Invasive Beauty Enhancement. Dr. Jeffrey Kronson, M.D., is a Surgeon on a Mission to Limit the 'Knife' and Save Money!

(Whittier, Claremont Surgeon is making patients beautiful without the knife) CLAREMONT, Calif., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- When vascular surgeon, Jeffrey Kronson, picks up a scalpel he is likely working to save a life. The founder of the Whittier Vascular Surgery Center does the most intrica...

Time for Policymakers to Choose: 'Prompt Pay' Mandate or Postpone AMP Reimbursement Cuts

Accelerated Payment Cycle Would Create a 'Stampede' of Other Medicare Providers Demanding the Same Treatment Next Year WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As policymakers consider what to include in the final Medicare package, they face the decision of either supporting costly Medi...

Study finds virginity pledges may help postpone intercourse among youth

Making a virginity pledge may help some young people postpone the start of sexual activity, according to a new RAND Corporation study. Researchers found that adolescents who made pledges to remain virgins until they are married were less likely to be sexually active over the three-year study pe...

Parents Should Postpone Child Vaccine Booster: CDC

Recall of 1.2 million doses of the standard Hib shot means shortage could last a year, experts say THURSDAY, Dec. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Last week's recall of vaccines against Haemophilus influenzae (Hib) by drug maker Merck has triggered a shortage of the shots, and that's led the U...

Psychiatric Woes Can Postpone Weight-Loss Surgery

A fifth of patients need to work through mental problems beforehand, study finds MONDAY, Oct. 15 (HealthDay News) -- About one in every five people who were candidates for bariatric weight-loss surgery did not receive the recommended psychiatric clearance for the procedure, a U.S. study shows. ...

1957-58 Flu Pandemic Can Provide Clues to Planning for h1n1

... its spread were futile. Thus, no efforts were made to quarantine individuals or groups, and a deliberate decision was made not to cancel or postpone large meetings such as conferences, church gatherings, or athletic events. Health officials emphasized providing medical care to those who were sick a...

Financing Available for Healthcare Equipment from DRE Medical Equipment

...ry-new equipment at prices below the cost of new name-brand equipment.” According to Jeffries, the lagging economy is causing many people to postpone elective medical procedures, while some patients are unable to pay their healthcare bills. These factors can be financially damaging to a healthcare f...

UC Davis study highlights work-life issues of female surgeons

...) Even with the demands of surgical careers, most surgeons would still choose their profession again. Women surgeons, however, are far more likely to postpone having children or to not have children at all and would prefer more flexibility in their work schedules, a national survey conducted by UC Davis rese...

Shelbourne Releases New Information on Knee Replacement

...Research findings show that patients can significantly reduce their knee pain and improve their function with nonoperative treatment, allowing them to postpone or completely avoid total knee replacement surgery. The study, conducted by Dr. K. Donald Shelbourne, was the first study to document the effectivene...
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New Research Just Released: Women Can Now Safely Postpone Motherhood Until Time Is Right

ATLANTA, June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- For women who would like to have children but who have not yet found the right partner or the right time in their lives, the door to a new option has opened wide. Research now shows an advanced egg-freezing technique known as vitrification, a quick freezing m...

Opportunities to Highlight Type 1 Diabetes in November

...es that are testing ways to slow down its progression. -- If diabetes can be delayed, even for a few years, those at risk may be able to postpone the difficult challenges of trying to control their glucose levels and the potential development of complications. Potential complications o...

PLC Systems Defers Pivotal Study of RenalGuard(TM) in the U.S.

... the Centro Cardiologico Monzino-University of Milan (CCM). For these reasons, after consultation with our lead U.S. investigators, we have elected to postpone the start of the U.S. pivotal trial. We anticipate that this deferral will reduce the expected increase in our research and development costs that we ...

Cytokinetics Announces Non-clinical Data to be Presented at the 2007 AACR Annual Meeting

...ons, but actual results may differ materially due to various risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, that GSK or the NCI may decide to postpone or discontinue development efforts for GSK-923295 or ispinesib, respectively; that there may be difficulties or delays potential difficulties or delay...

Cytokinetics Reports Additional Clinical Trials Data for Ispinesib

...ons, but actual results may differ materially due to various risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to, that GSK or the NCI may decide to postpone or discontinue development efforts for GSK-923295 or ispinesib, respectively; that there may be difficulties or delays potential difficulties or delay...
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Listen-up ladies: Don't postpone knee-replacement surgery

Is getting new knees on your list of New Year's resolutions? Research at the University of Delaware indicates that women wait longer to pursue knee-replacement surgery than men do. By postponing surgery until they can no longer stand the pain, these women may also risk putting their mobility...

The heart disease mutation carried by 60 million

...llow the development of new treatments." And perhaps eventually new drugs could be developed to enhance the degradation of the abnormal protein and postpone the onset of symptoms. There is a market of 60 million people waiting. ...

Research examines factors in delaying or declining total knee replacement surgery

... A study led by Dr. Ann F. Jacobson, associate professor in Kent States College of Nursing, unveils the reasons why people may initially choose to postpone but ultimately undergo total knee replacement surgery and emphasizes the need for better patient education before and after the procedure. This ...

In computer models and observations, researchers see potential for significant 'red tide' season

...ncies. With advance warning of a potentially troublesome year for algae, shellfish farmers and fishermen might shift the timing of their harvest or postpone plans for expansion of aquaculture beds, said Anderson, director of the WHOI Coastal Ocean Institute. Restaurants might make contingency plans for sup...

Men shed light on the mystery of human longevity, study finds

...o demographer Cedric Puleston, a doctoral candidate in biological sciences at Stanford. But the fatherhood of a small number of older men is enough to postpone the date with death because natural selection fights life-shortening mutations until the species is finished reproducing. "Rod Stewart and David Le...

The world's oldest bacteria

...erslev from the University of Copenhagen and his international rearch team. All cells decompose with time. But some cells are better than others to postpone the decomposing and thus delay ageing and eventually death. And there are even organisms that are capable of regenerate and thereby repair damaged cel...

Jefferson scientists find high glucose before surgery raises risk of dangerous complications

...hicago. "These data suggest that if an individual has high blood glucose and is coming for surgery, he or she should correct it first and probably postpone the surgery," says Dr. Mraovic. Physicians should also be aware of these risks, he notes, and should make it a priority to be sure that patient gl...

Ritalin packs punch by elevating norepinephrine, suppressing nerve signal transmissions

.... Methylphenidate use is on the rise among college students who solicit prescriptions from friends or siblings diagnosed with ADHD and use the drug to postpone fatigue and stay alert and focused while studying for exams or completing projects, Waterhouse said. ...

Brainstem blocks pain to protect key behaviors

...ogy and physiology (NPP) at the University of Chicago. "What we found was a very effective system that lets these animals focus on the essentials and postpone concerns that are slightly less pressing. It's as if they could give themselves a six-second dose of morphine, allowing hunger to override pain." ...

Stem cells in bone marrow replenish mouse ovaries

...ting such potential for restoring fertility. In addition, the findings open the door for future studies examining whether restoration of ovaries could postpone the hormonal effects of menopause and could represent an alternative to hormone replacement therapy. Finally, the researchers would like to find out w...
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Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk

... varicose veins often dismiss the enlarged leg veins as a cosmetic issue without recognizing they can lead to pain and discomfort. As many women often postpone visiting their doctors for other health symptoms, Vein Clinics of America is encouraging women to listen to their legs to keep varicose veins from aff...

How Long Will the Economic Downturn Affect the Dental Biomaterials Market?

...rtion of dental implant procedures, the market for these products will be dampened by the global financial crisis in the coming years as many patients postpone dental implant procedures or choose less expensive alternatives such as crowns. Nonetheless, the US market for dental biomaterials continued to ...

Nu Skin Scientists Correlate the Appearance of Aging With arNOX Free Radical Generator

...ing," continued Pahwa. "Savvy consumers are increasingly aware of the link between nutrition and beauty, and industry analysts report that products to postpone aging will perhaps witness the strongest demand in upcoming years." Nu Skin currently holds patents and exclusive patent rights to arNOX inhibitors ...

Synutra Announces Postponement of Proposed Offering

...f its common stock indefinitely. "Due to current stock market conditions, our board has determined it is in the best interest of our stockholders to postpone the offering," said Liang Zhang, Chairman and CEO of Synutra International, Inc. A registration statement relating to these securities has been file...

Genzyme Boosts Quality Using Dyadem Quality Lifecycle Management

... biomaterial products. Genzyme's leading biomaterials and cell therapies reduce the time and complications associated with surgery, and in some cases, postpone the need for surgery. FMEA-Med is a software solution that delivers industry-standard Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) reports for medical d...

World Think Tank on Type 1 Diabetes Meets in Miami

...pe 1 diabetes up to 10 years before diagnosis. -- If diabetes can be delayed, even for a few years, those at risk may be able to postpone the difficult challenges of controlling their glucose levels and the development of serious complications. The serious complications o...

High interest forces delay in food safety symposium

... A surge in interest in a conference on protecting the U.S. food supply from terrorism and natural disasters has led its organizers to postpone the event until spring from its original November dates. The Great Lakes Agro-Security Symposium was originally slated for Nov. 1-3 in downtown M...
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