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People seek reassurance in facemasks following threats of bird flu epidemic

Although there has been an incredible and alarming rise in human cases of bird flu, causing increasing fear of a global pandemic, there seems to be a strong resolve in the scientific community to combat this impending and much // dreaded pandemic. Concern about bird flu has risen since Octobe...

Children of undocumented parents may be at higher developmental risk

...nt versus an unmet need of parents," said Ortega. "In general, parents need reassurance from pediatric care providers about the typical development of their childr...ithin pediatrics," noted Ortega. Parents who are not receiving this regular reassurance may have more concerns about their kids' development, he said. Further r...

Watermeadow Medical Wins Medical Education Consultancy of the Year Award

...Duckworth, Director Client Services. "We are thrilled to have won this award and delighted that our achievements have been recognised: this is further reassurance for our clients that they are working with the best people in the business." Watermeadow Medical is a specialist communications agency deliveri...

Exercise improves functional and psycological ability and reduces steroid need in rheumatoid arthritis

...tient's physical and mental health, with a corresponding effect on quality of life. The challenge for physicians is to provide suitable motivation and reassurance to their RA patients in order that they initiate and stick with such a programme." The observational longitudinal study followed eight physically-ina...

Off-label morning sickness drug deemed safe for fetuses -- Ben-Gurion U. researchers

...gs of this very large cohort study examining infants born to mothers who were exposed to metoclopramide during the first trimester provide significant reassurance for the safety of the fetus when the drug is given to women to relieve nausea and vomiting during pregnancy." Between 50 percent to 80 percent of p...

Study IDs benefit of donor SCT for adults with acute myeloid leukemia

...the procedure," says the study's lead author, John Koreth, MBBS, DPhil, of Dana-Farber. "For patients with poor- and good-risk AML, our study provides reassurance that the current treatment recommendations are correct. Our finding that people with intermediate-risk AML benefit significantly from allogeneic trans...

Allied World U.S. Announces Strategic Response(SM) - Complimentary Service Added to General Liability Lead Umbrella Product

...s largely determines whether or not a company is able to protect its business and reputation. Essentially, what our service provides is assistance and reassurance in this most critical time. Through Strategic Response(SM) we are providing our clients with a direct line to proven crisis management resources in or...

Video: Plan for Long Term Care Before the Crisis Hits

... we could simply get people to think about all this sooner, we could ease the strains enormously. People not only want practical tips, but also simple reassurance and guidance through the process." "This is not an area that should be left to chance," said Goldhammer. "Families must face reality and underst...

Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness Wins Durex(R)

...y sells condoms in over 130 countries worldwide and is the market leader in more than 40 countries. For 80 years, Durex(R) has represented quality and reassurance for consumers but more recently the brand has grown to represent even more -- moving from not only providing expert protection for safe sex to also he...

Dolce Hotels and Resorts Initiates Program to Mitigate H1N1 Flu Risk

...and conference centers in North America and Europe, today announced a three-phase program to mitigate the risk to its guests and employees and provide reassurance about the safety of its facilities. (logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090507/NY13568LOGO ) The first phase began early this ...
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New Analysis of Data from WHI Provides Reassurance With Respect to Coronary Heart Disease For Newly Menopausal Women Considering Hormone Therapy

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., April 03, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth , provides comment on a re- analysis of pooled data from both hormone therapy arms of the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) Study published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association....

Sexual Function Affected by Stem Cell Transplant According to Long-Term Study

...are of potential changes in their sexuality and given resources to address these needs to help improve long-term quality of life. Men may benefit from reassurance that erectile function and sexual desire should improve by one to two years after treatment, but that methods such as testosterone replacement, erecti...

MRI Detects Cancers in the Opposite Breast of Women Newly Diagnosed with Breast Cancer

...hope that with breast MRI's strong ability to predict the absence of a tumor, they can avoid some unnecessary mastectomies and provide women with more reassurance that the breast is disease free. "Although no imaging tool is perfect, if the MRI is negative, the chance of cancer in that breast is extremely low. A...
reassurance in Medical Products

Medtronic Precision Plus System

Description:...itors intra-prostatic temperature 50 times each second, and provides real-time feedback. This provides urologists and patients with real-time positive reassurance of a successful treatment outcome....
Company:Medtronic Urology/Urogynecology

Dall-Miles™ Recon and Trauma Cable System

Description:...uccesses, the Dall-Miles™ Cable System continues to set the clinical standard in cable fixation. No other multi-filament cable system offers the reassurance of so much clinical experience....
Company:Stryker Corporation
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Breath-holding spells

...is some evidence that children with anemia (especially iron deficiency) may be more prone to breath holding spells. The most important treatment is reassurance to the family, because witnessing a breath-holding spell is a frightening experience for observers. There is generally no treatment available or neede...
reassurance in Biological News

Single thawed embryo transfer after PGD does not affect pregnancy rates

...onference: "To the best of our knowledge, our study is the first to provide reassurance that a strategy of elective single embryo transfer in good prognosis patien...ment and using the appropriate techniques. "For patients, this provides reassurance that a couple's chance of having a healthy child is not reduced by replacin...

IMPAKT -- Breast cancer conference highlights

...ay 2009 (15:15) A new rapid test can confirm quickly and accurately that breast cancer has most likely not spread into adjacent lymph nodes, offering reassurance to patients and reducing the need for a second operation. The new technique allows you to make the diagnosis of micro metastases while the surgery is ...

WHO data confirms low level of resistance to Tamiflu

...ow, even when used extensively in the management of seasonal influenza," commented Dr. David Reddy, Pandemic Task Force Leader, Roche. "This provides reassurance to the scientific community that since the introduction of Tamiflu in 1999, the levels of resistance have remained similar to those seen in the clinic...

A revolution in the monitoring of unborn babies

...relieve the pressure on in-patient stays and reduce hospital costs. As well as spotting potential complications the new monitor can be used to provide reassurance and mother-baby bonding. ...

Disrupting Cocaine-memories To Battle Addiction

...outbreaks quickly. The sequencing allowed them to determine if cases reported in other states were related to the four original outbreaks and provided reassurance that a larger outbreak was not occurring. The molecular epidemiologic methods also enabled public health officials to respond quickly to the later Pen...

Large-scale Computer Simulations Reveal New Insights Into Antibiotic Resistance

...outbreaks quickly. The sequencing allowed them to determine if cases reported in other states were related to the four original outbreaks and provided reassurance that a larger outbreak was not occurring. The molecular epidemiologic methods also enabled public health officials to respond quickly to the later Pen...

Use of Antibiotics for Acne May Increase Risk of Common Illness

...outbreaks quickly. The sequencing allowed them to determine if cases reported in other states were related to the four original outbreaks and provided reassurance that a larger outbreak was not occurring. The molecular epidemiologic methods also enabled public health officials to respond quickly to the later Pen...

New tools used to control foodborne hepatitis A outbreaks related to green onions

...outbreaks quickly. The sequencing allowed them to determine if cases reported in other states were related to the four original outbreaks and provided reassurance that a larger outbreak was not occurring. The molecular epidemiologic methods also enabled public health officials to respond quickly to the later Pen...

Bone Density Recovers After Teens Stop Injected Contraceptive

...s [bone mineral density] at key anatomical sites,?the study authors wrote. “However, these results in teens and those from our previous cohort provide reassurance that bone loss is regained, even in younger users.?/p> The current study is among several funded by NICHD to evaluate the impact of DMPA on bone den...
reassurance in Biological Technology

Phase 3 Data Demonstrate Efficacy and Tolerability of Paliperidone Palmitate, an Investigational Long-Acting Therapy for the Treatment of Schizophrenia

...e of the delivery systems used, LAT formulations may produce more consistent levels of the drug in the blood and provide healthcare professionals with reassurance that patients are receiving their medication as scheduled. The two studies add more information to the body of evidence for paliperidone palmitate in...

ICON Opens Full Service Central Laboratory in India

...oratory network," commented Bob Scott-Edwards, President, ICON Central Laboratories. "Having a fully-owned facility in India provides clients with the reassurance that our core laboratory services, ranging from sample management and testing to final data transfer, adhere to our stringent global quality standards...

Dorset County Hospital Enhances MRSA Surveillance Programme Through Rapid Patient Screening

...are. Xpert MRSA rapid screening technology will vastly reduce the risks to patients admitted to Dorset County Hospital and I hope will provide further reassurance to the public that we are continually striving to minimise all risks to patients. It is so easy-to-use that we are now considering training non-labora...

Nature's Premium(R) Brand First Fresh Pork in North America to Carry DNA TraceBack(R) Seal of Authenticity

...i's Markets, said, "From a food-safety standpoint, DNA TraceBack is extremely valuable to my department. And for my customers, it provides 100 percent reassurance that Nature's Premium Pork is a safe, wholesome, all-natural product." "DNA is a uniquely accurate, permanent and tamper-proof identification tool,"...

2007 Massachusetts Biotechnology Council MASS Opportunities Investment Conference Showcases Leading Growth Companies

... platforms with clear product definition. In an environment where innovation is playing an ever decreasing role in the IPO market, this is the kind of reassurance our industry needs to continue investing in cutting edge technologies. "In this environment, companies need to break out of the pack, which makes inv...

E-Mail Collaboration Problems

...ses or websites you use e-mail is the home base to store messages with no context that you parse and organize manually; a home base that maintains the reassurance of local files with the real-time, tap-them-anywhere power of collaboration Web portals; a way to "interact globally" and "protect locally." The novel...

New Tools for Making and Processing Protein Microarrays.

...ful and possible to perform. The system also keeps a method status log of all the methods running on all ProteinArray Processors, providing users with reassurance that assays were performed exactly as programmed and with a record of any user interventions. Live progress monitoring is included in the so...
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