First Day of Summer Has Come: Enjoy the Summer Sunshine Without Putting Yourself at Risk
MILLBURN, N.J., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- This week marks the official start of summer. People everywhere will be shedding their spring raincoats and spending time outdoors in the sun's rays. But, before basking in all the sunshine, it's important to practice skin sun safety. MoleSafe, ( www.mol...
Watchdog Group Blasts McConnell for Putting Insurance Donors Before Health Care Reform
WASHINGTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a statement issued today, the nonpartisan watchdog group Public Campaign Action Fund denounced Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell's (R-Ky.) recent statements opposing health care reform as "hazardous to America's health, and a gift to profitable...
National Survey Reveals Gap in 'Uncontrolled Asthma' Knowledge - Putting Asthma Patients at Risk for Serious Health Consequences
PHYSICIANS CONCERNED THAT ASTHMA PATIENTS WHO STOP USING ASTHMA CONTROLLER MEDICINE MAY VISIT EMERGENCY ROOM MORE OFTEN
WASHINGTON , April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- A new nationwide telephone survey of 1,001 patients found that while most asthma patients know the risks of "uncontrolled asthma," t...
Are Herbal Supplements Putting Aesthetic Surgery Patients at Risk?
Report Warns of Effects From Bleeding to Drug Interactions
NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many people, the words "natural" or "herbal" are virtually synonymous with safety and purity. Products available over-the-counter without a doctor's prescription are often mistaken...
Smokers putting their loved ones at risk of heart attacks
Researchers at University College London and St George's, University of London measured recent exposure to tobacco smoke in non-smoking middle-aged men taking part in the British Regional Heart Study by measuring the levels of cotinine - a compound carried in the blood - at two time points 20 year...
Drug Combinations Putting Seniors at Risk
Mixing prescription, nonprescription meds poses dangers, researchers say
TUESDAY, Dec. 23 (HealthDay News) -- As many as 4 percent of older adults in the United States combine over-the-counter medications with prescription drugs in ways that put them at risk for potentially dangerous i...
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Popular Breast Cancer Drug Used with Certain Antidepressants Puts New Jersey Women at Risk
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Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease
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deCODE Discovers Second Common Genetic Risk Factor for Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke
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New AHRQ Study Finds Mixed Evidence on Use of Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for Treating Atrial Fibrillation
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New Poll Finds Disease Prevention is Top Priority for Americans in Health Reform
...e than three-quarters of Americans believe the country should invest more in keeping people healthier, and by a nearly four-to-one ratio, they support putting
more emphasis on preventing disease rather than treating people after they become sick."
"We know that strategic investments in disease preventio...
Lilly Announces Positive Phase II Data on Investigational Medicine for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
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Department of Energy putting power in the hands of consumers through technology
The Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory announced today the results of a year-long effort to put the power grid in the hands of consumers through technology. The Pacific Northwest GridWise Demonstration Project found that advanced technologies enable consumers to be active...
Lack of basic research putting patients at risk
Patients are suffering because not enough basic clinical research is being done, warns a senior doctor in this week's BMJ. He believes that medical academia is failing patients and clinicians by neglecting this vital area of research.
Basic observational research provides the information that doc...
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Research shows rates of severe childhood obesity have tripled
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Experimental treatment halts hypoxic-ischemic brain injury in newborns
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Researchers putting a freeze on oscillator vibrations
University of Oregon physicists have successfully landed a one-two punch on a tiny glass sphere, refrigerating it in liquid helium and then dosing its perimeter with a laser beam, to bring its naturally occurring mechanical vibrations to a near standstill.
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Fact and friction: Putting election-year stem cell claims under the microscope
M adison, Wis. - So, it has come to this: A degree in molecular biology will be required of anyone wishing to vote in Wisconsin's Nov. 7 elections.
Or perhaps it only seems so in light of 2006 campaign year claims and counter-claims swirling around the "wedge issue" of human embryonic ste...
Biotech Hot in July Driven by Positive Drug Data and Acquisitions
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an end to the cat and mouse game of sneaking in late to work - the mouse is caught at the door, in the back room, or on pay day! We rounded up a group...
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