More Than 100 Healthy Schools Honored by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation
NEW YORK, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- President Bill Clinton, founder of the William J. Clinton Foundation, joined Dr. Clyde Yancy, president of the American Heart Association and Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), at the F...
Men With Angina Do Worse Than Women
Doubled rate of heart attack, tripled rate of death seen in study
THURSDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- New research shows that men diagnosed with the chest pain called angina did much worse than
women, and neither artery-opening angioplasty nor coronary-bypass surgery reduced long-term...
Emdeon Closes The Sentinel Group Acquisition, Implements First Customer in Less than 30 Days
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon, a leader in revenue and payment cycle management solutions, today announced the implementation of its first major customer following the recent acquisition of The Sentinel Group. The Sentinel Group, a recognized leader in healthcare fraud ...
More Than One in Five 12 to 17-Year-Olds Have Trouble Seeing in Class
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- VSP(R) Vision Care and Prevent Blindness America announced today the results of their joint nationwide survey of nearly 1,500 participants. The study revealed more than
one in five 12 to 17-year-olds have difficulty seeing the classro...
Hip and back fractures increase mortality rates in people older than 50
Vertebral and hip fractures are associated with an increased risk of death, found a new study of 7753 people in Canada aged 50 years and older published in CMAJ ( Canadian Medical Association Journal ) http://www.cmaj.ca/press/cmaj081720.pdf ( www.cmaj.ca ). According to the results, approxima...
Consumer Reports Launches Online Hospital Ratings for More Than 3,400 U.S. Hospitals
Ratings Allow Consumers to Compare Quality of Care at Local Hospitals
YONKERS, N.Y., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, Consumer Reports will provide patient satisfaction Ratings for more than
3,400 hospitals across the U.S. Subscribers to www.ConsumerRe...
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Two-Year Data Show Investigational Drug Liraglutide More Effective at Lowering Blood Sugar Than Glimepiride: Oral 162
NEW ORLEANS, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novo Nordisk (NVO) data presented today at the 69th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) showed that once-daily liraglutide, taken as monotherapy, leads to statistically significant and sustained reductions in blood sug...
Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types
- Oral presentation on Sandostatin(R) LAR Depot Phase III data shows significant antitumor benefit in patients with advanced neuroendocrine tumors of the midgut
- Early data show that at eight weeks of treatment, Afinitor(R) stabilized or reduced tumor size in 61% of patients with advanced...
SYNTAX Analysis Finds Treatment With TAXUS(R) Express2(R) Stent System More Cost Effective Than Bypass Surgery in Patients With Complex Coronary Artery Disease
NATICK, Mass. and BARCELONA, Spain, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced results from an analysis of economic and quality of life outcomes, based on one-year data from its landmark SYNTAX trial. The results found that percutaneous coronary ...
Chronic Ankle Pain May Be More Than Just a Sprain
New information indicates tendon injuries may be the culprit
ROSEMONT, Ill., May 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ankle sprains are a common injury after a fall, sudden twist or blow to the ankle joint.
Approximately 40 percent of those who suffer an ankle sprain will e...
Generic Substitutes Less Effective/Safe Than Branded Medications in Treating Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms
LINTHICUM, Md., April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Men taking generic drugs may be more likely to have less effective results and more adverse events than
if they were using branded medications, according to new data from researchers in New York. Researchers presented a study at the 104th Annual ...
Surveyed Neurologists Anticipate That Less Than 30 Percent of Their Use of Emerging Oral Agents in Multiple Sclerosis Will be in the First Line
Only 39 Percent of Newly Diagnosed Patients Receive a Drug Within One Year of Their First Diagnosis, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceut...
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More than half of Texas physicians do not always recommend HPV vaccine to girls
PHILADELPHIA - The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommends the human papillomavirus vaccination for all 11- and 12-year-old girls, but results of a recent survey showed that more than
half of Texas physicians do not follow these recommendations.
The survey was published in Can...
Obama administration announces more than $327 million in Recovery Act funding for science research
Washington, D.C. U.S Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu announced today that more than
$327 million in new funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act will go toward scientific research, instrumentation, and laboratory infrastructure projects. Ten of DOE's national laboratories...
Bioethanol's impact on water supply 3 times higher than once thought
At a time when water supplies are scarce in many areas of the United States, scientists in Minnesota are reporting that production of bioethanol often regarded as the clean-burning energy source of the future may consume up to three times more water than
previously thought. Their study appeared ...
Martin Hensen, head of e-strategies, UCB Germany: Making e-marketing more than just an add-on
London, August 3, 2009 / b3c newswire / - With the vast majority of our marketing efforts focused squarely on the sales force, e-marketing is still an add on, says Martin Hensen, head of e-strategies, UCB Germany. But successful e-CRM strategies are the basic starting point for all e-activities, h...
Organic food not nutritionally better than conventionally-produced food
There is no evidence that organically produced foods are nutritionally superior to conventionally produced foodstuffs, according to a study published today in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition .
Consumers appear willing to pay higher prices for organic foods based on their perceived h...
Smaller than expected, but severe, dead zone in Gulf of Mexico
NOAA-supported scientists, led by Nancy Rabalais, Ph.D., from the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON), found the size of this year's Gulf of Mexico dead zone to be smaller than
forecasted, measuring 3,000 square miles. However the dead zone, which is usually limited to water just abo...
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Looking Older Than You Are May Have Little to Do With Wrinkles
What's the biggest aging factor and how is it addressed? International Sculptra trainer Dr. Rebecca Fitzgerald, known among her medical colleagues as the "Sculptra guru" here in the U.S., presented her findings on Facial Volume Restoration to an internationally represented group of phys...
Information warfare in the 21st century: Ideas are sometimes stronger than bombs
Terrorist organizations sometimes have an advantage in the media. A new study by Dr. Yaniv Levyatan of the University of Haifa, published in the journal of Israel's National Security College, describes how our side can regain the advantage in this arena too.
"Information warfare" plays a cr...
Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk
Left Untreated, They May Enlarge and Worsen Over Time
CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Many Latinas who suffer from 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 doc...
DNA2.0 Awarded US Patents for Breakthrough Gene Optimization Technology -- Company's Unique Algorithm Enables Expression Yields up to 50 Times Greater than Competing Approaches
The use of codon optimization in gene synthesis has long been misunderstood. DNA2.0 has cracked the code on optimizing sequence design and has been awarded two US patents covering the technology. DNA2.0's approach goes beyond codon arrangement, so the company is introducing a new, more accurate c...
New Survey Reveals That More Than Half of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Europe and Canada Feel Their Disease Controls Their Lives
Three-of-Four Patients Surveyed Experience Daily Pain From Rheumatoid Arthritis Despite Current Treatment; Findings Unveiled at the European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress of Rheumatology
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Xceed Meets HTX/CIHR Grant Milestone: Decreasing Sample-Prep Time From Days to Less Than Eight Hours
Ziplex automated gene-expression system featured as platform of choice on Health Technology Exchange Web site - www.htx.ca
WELLESLEY, Mass., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Xceed Molecular, a pioneer in the development of cost-effective, easy-to-use gene-expression analysis systems, announced that ...
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