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Video: Economic Downturn Is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - but Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

Survey Respondents' Lives Significantly Impacted After Breaking a Bone Special Council of Health and Women's Groups Formed to Encourage Women to Make Bone Health a Priority Before They Break a Bone WASHINGTON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ --- The Know My Bones Council today announced results fr...

Doctor Training Undermined In Britain Due To Shortage Of Cadavers

Lack of dead bodies is affecting the training of new doctors in Britain. According to the Department of Health, two courses had been cancelled this year because of a lack of cadavers and experts said more would be hit if the // fall in body donations were not reversed. The government has blam...

Pelosi Statement on Annual Report of Social Security and Medicare Trustees

...'s reports reveal that, just as they left behind a record of recession, deficits and debt, the Bush Administration's economic and fiscal mismanagement undermined the strength of Social Security and Medicare. "President Obama and the New Direction Congress will keep the promises of Social Security and Medic...

Statement by UHW Trustee Eliseo Medina on the Trusteeship of Local UHW-W

...fing today: "As you know, former Labor Secretary Ray Marshall found that Sal Rosselli and the officers of UHW engaged in financial malpractice, undermined democratic practices, and misappropriated a SEIU convention delegate database. These findings by themselves merited a local being placed in a trustees...

SEIU IEB Unanimously Adopts Secretary Marshall's Report; UHW Given 5 Days to Comply with Union's Democratic Process and Decisions

...cer, found that "Leaders of the UHW did engage in financial malpractice and undermined democratic procedures..." and there are grounds for trusteeship. Acco...hall found that "Leaders of the UHW did engage in financial malpractice and undermined democratic procedures when they transferred UHW funds to a nonprofit organi...

Xmark Sends Letters to Icagen's Board of Directors: Questions Company's Leadership as Well as Motives Behind Adoption of Poison Pill

...tending through the next annual meeting (June 2009). The Company attempted to secure our silence. The proposed confidentiality agreements would have undermined a key purpose of our request -- to speak out and take action if we found that management and the Board are not acting responsibly and in the best inte...

WANTED: Global AIDS Coordinator

...er, his adamant refusal to integrate family planning and HIV prevention has undermined efforts to stop the spread of HIV among women and girls. The new Globa...ce that the abstinence-until-marriage restrictions of PEPFAR have seriously undermined comprehensive strategies to stop the spread of HIV at the country level. ...

Consumer Watchdog to Obama: Open Medicare to All Americans

...alth care and receive so much less than anywhere else in the world. Your campaign commitments to make health care affordable and available must not be undermined by those in the medical-insurance complex who seek to preserve their cash cows at the expense of the public." Consumer Watchdog said that gi...

A Recommended Sales and Use Tax Proposed by Governor Schwarzenegger Will Tax Veterinary Services, Says Social Compassion in Legislation

...Beth Caffrey, Humane Education Department, Central California SPCA. "All of our efforts in creating healthy communities that include animals would be undermined if we put animals back in the category with products like furniture. Diseases will have the upper hand again as more people provide less health care ...

Disability Rights Organizations Express Outrage Over Attacks at McCain-Palin Rally

...he ADA with states' rights arguments. As a sitting judge, he has recently supported the execution of criminals with developmental disabilities and has undermined the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Disability rights advocates are further incensed that the McCain-Palin campaign has reframed this civil rights str...
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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

CLEVELAND, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 340,000(2) women suffer from postmenopausal osteoporosis (PMO) in Ohio and more than 900,000(3) are at risk for the disease. According to a census report on the prevalence of osteoporosis, the number of women suffering from the...
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Study unravels why certain fishes went extinct 65 million years ago

...e Cretaceous about 65 million years ago, the resultant impact clouded the earth in soot and smoke. This blocked photosynthesis on land and in the sea, undermined food chains at a rudimentary level, and led to the extinction of thousands of species of flora and fauna, including dinosaurs. Scientists had spec...

New tracking tags are providing fish-eye views of ways to manage depressed fisheries

...ecially for tuna originating in the Gulf of Mexico, Greene said. New strategies must account for mixing stocks, since fishing in the eastern basin has undermined the quotas and recovery plans for the western basin stock. With regard to Pacific salmon, fishery managers have assumed that juveniles traveling fr...

Running on rocket fuel

...ving them into an extinctive vortex. From a conservation standpoint, these results demonstrate how evolutionary strength gained by sociality can be undermined by an Achilles heel that can push species into extinction. Professor David Macdonald, Director of the Wildlife Conservation Research Unit, known as th...

How to stop a new type of heart attack

...number of other implantable medical devices (IMDs) - such as drug pumps, neural stimulators, swallowable cameras and prosthetics - which could also be undermined by pranksters or even killers. Researchers like Denning believe it's worth being prepared. "We wanted to draw attention not to a prevalent threat, but...

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity- TEEB

...e world's poor who are most at risk from the continuing loss of biodiversity. They are the ones most reliant on the ecosystem services which are being undermined by flawed economic analysis and policy mistakes. Biodiversity Protection and Questions of Equity and Ethics Poverty and the loss of biodiversi...

Weight loss -- not one size fits all

...t loss and behavioural outcomes were monitored. Dr King said the study found the role of exercise as an effective weight management method could be undermined by "compensatory responses" such as a person's increased hunger and food intake as a result of their increased energy expenditure. "People, who we ...

Amid spiralling government interest, world's top 350 DNA barcode scientists meet in Taipei

...Marie Linton of The Natural History Museum, London, and leader of the Mosquito Barcoding Initiative (MBI). However, control efforts are consistently undermined by species misidentification, and DNA barcoding can tremendously assist the world's remaining expert mosquito taxonomists struggling to keep up with n...

Amid spiralling government interest, world's top 350 DNA barcode scientists meet in Taipei

...Marie Linton of The Natural History Museum, London, and leader of the Mosquito Barcoding Initiative (MBI). However, control efforts are consistently undermined by species misidentification, and DNA barcoding can tremendously assist the world's remaining expert mosquito taxonomists struggling to keep up with n...

New study reveals structure of E. coli multidrug transporter protein

...Xpress, an advance online edition of the journal Science, on May 5. "The development of antibiotics to treat infectious disease is being seriously undermined by the emergence of drug-resistant bacteria," says Geoffrey A. Chang, Ph.D., a Scripps Research associate professor and a member of the Skaggs Institu...

Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Many of 2 billion dryland dwellers at risk as land degrades

... for exports can lead to desertification," the report says. "Such distortions to international food markets drive down prices and have often seriously undermined the livelihoods of food producers in many poorer countries." "These practices eventually lead to decreased land productivity and a downward spiral ...
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The future of computing -- carbon nanotubes and superconductors to replace the silicon chip

...uter circuitry gets ever smaller in the quest to pack more components into smaller areas on a chip, eventually the miniaturized electronic devices are undermined by fundamental physical limits. They start to become leaky, making them incapable of holding onto digital information. So if the steady increases in c...

Doubling the lily pads: Controlling the explosion in health care costs

...e than most people realize, insisted Jacobs, who said a doubling of health costs every eight years since the mid-1970s has eroded our buying power and undermined the nations economic competitiveness. Trying to modify the existing system isnt going to fix the problem. We need fundamental reform. Jacobs four-p...

Why file for trademark protection?

... marks from subsequent uses that blur the distinctiveness of the mark or tarnish or disparage it. Blurring occurs when the strength of a mark is undermined through its association with dissimilar goods. For example, Tiffany branded snowmobiles or McDonald's branded garden tools would be likely to be seen ...

Consider the legal issues before outsourcing offshore

...act provides the foundation for any deal and acts as a binding factor between the two parties involved. The business relationship is less likely to be undermined if the two companies, which will be inevitably from different backgrounds, strategically construct a plan that will jointly carry out the business goa...

Broadband access needs a champion, FCC commissioner says

...less Wisconsin, and the development of regional broadband wireless networks was a major focus. Economic development in Southeastern Wisconsin has been undermined by regional conflicts and the lack of a regional identity, and building a region wide wireless network would go a long way toward reversing an ominous...

GE, St. Jude to collaborate on visualization technology

...l needs in cardiovascular medicine. One fairly effective treatment is ablation, which has a success rate of 84 percent to 87 percent, but has been undermined by a lack of visualization tools. In ablation, an electrophysiologist eliminates the tissues in the heart that contribute to the disturbance of el...

Work-life imbalance - A global problem getting worse

...here policies and initiatives exist within companies, the intent is to increase the amount of work. And in many cases, even these limited policies get undermined by the intensive working conditions and high pressure cultures. What's holding back change? The consensus of the experts is that an overemphas...

Merge unveils updated medical imaging software

...lthcare, said healthcare specialists can view physiological activity in conjunction with anatomical location. This is a clinical advantage that can be undermined by the challenges posed by fusing the large PET and CT data sets. Healthcare providers in radiology, nuclear medicine, and oncology therefore must ...
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