Less Than a Year After CDC Announced the U.S. HIV Epidemic Is Much Larger Than Previously Thought, Public's Sense of Urgency Is Down, Even Among Some Higher Risk Groups
Sense of Personal Risk Falls for Young Adults, Testing Rates Are Stagnant
Amidst Call for Stepped Up Focus on Domestic HIV/AIDS, There Is Public Support for More Spending and the Public Believes Greater Efforts on Prevention Will Make a Difference
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New CDC Report Demonstrates Urgency for All States and Cities to Become Smokefree
- Nearly Half of All US Residents Show Clinical Evidence of Deadly
Secondhand Smoke Exposure -
- American Lung Association Calls Upon Lawmakers to Pass Comprehensive
Legislation Banning Smoking in All Public Venues Across the Country by 2010
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Dramatic Growth Projected in Visits by Elderly Patients to Emergency Departments Underscores Urgency of Medicare Physician Payment Fix
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study in the Annals
of Emergency Medicine ("Increasing Rates of Emergency Department Visits for
Elderly Patients in the United States, 1993 to 2003") finds the rate of
elderly Americans seeking emergency care is increasing far faster than any...
Britain Feels the Urgency to Vaccinate the Poultry against Bird Flu
About 10 million doses of bird flu vaccine were ordered on the advice of the Chief Veterinary Officer (CVO) to be given to all poultry in England.//
The decision was taken after the organic free-range poultry producers requested the government. But the problem is that the vaccines could mask th...
Researchers Produce First Nationwide Study of Homeless in ERs
...re than two diagnostic tests -- a higher number compared with other patients.
At the same time, WVU researchers found no difference between the urgency
of the medical emergencies in comparing both populations. The study is published in the current issue of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and U...
Cold, Flu or Pneumonia? Answer May Lie in Blood Test
...hat can take days.
"Until results are in, treatment is a best guess. Knowing exactly which pathogen is involved is important because it affects the urgency
of response and the type of treatment," senior author Dr. Geoffrey Ginsburg, director of Duke's Center for Genomic Medicine, said in the news release....
Pelosi: Food Safety Act Will Protect Lives and Prevent Illness
...ss. And it strengthens penalties imposed on food facilities that fail to comply with safety requirements.
"American families have felt great urgency
about the need to strengthen food safety standards. Congress has responded quickly with strong legislation that will protect lives and prevent illness...
Research Scientist Reports On Time-Tested Solution To Current Medical Crisis
...ot; or epinephrine as the "fight or flight hormone."
"The Perfect Health Plan: Proven, Safe, Effective, and Inexpensive details the urgency
of adopting the proven ancient models of healing, reinstating the validity of the power of the physician's bedside manner, and confirming the existenc...
Introducing Healthspottr: The New Voice of Healthcare Innovation
...administration changed this by making healthcare a top public priority. As a result, healthcare industry visibility is higher than ever before and the urgency
to innovate has never been greater. Despite the growing excitement within the industry, the majority of healthcare media remain focused on "everything...
Time to Get the Job Done Says Alliance President and CEO
...er health for our families and spurs new growth in good jobs that will see increased demand as our nation ages."
"There was a clear sense of urgency
in the President's speech tonight to act on the common ground we have to achieve health reform. Both the Senate and the House have come together on k...
Urgency in Medical Technology
Why Do African-Americans Fare Worse With Cancer? Access and Economics Are Only Part of the Story
... Prevention for the Southwest Oncology Group and director of the University of California-Irvine's Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center.
of addressing the reasons for racial disparities in outcomes - both sociological and biological - is amplified by another recent study in the Journal...
New, Published GELNIQUE Data Show Efficacy, Convenience and Excellent Tolerability
...irst and only topical gel approved for the
treatment of overactive bladder (OAB), is effective at improving the symptoms
of urge urinary incontinence, urgency
and frequency, and is extremely well
tolerated in adults.
GELNIQUE is a quick drying, clear and colorless, fragrance-free gel
PTC Therapeutics Completes Enrollment of Pivotal Trial in Muscular Dystrophy
...ildren's Hospital Medical Center. "The rapid accrual is a testament to the commitment of boys with DMD/BMD and their families and the strong sense of urgency
on the part of so many investigational teams around the world."
"Duchenne/Becker muscular dystrophy is a rare disorder and patients whose disea...
Patient Enrollment in Urgent(R) PC SUmiT Clinical Trial Completed Ahead of Schedule
...neuromodulation system is a proprietary, minimally invasive nerve stimulation device designed for office-based treatment of urge incontinence, urinary urgency
and urinary frequency, symptoms often associated with overactive bladder. Application of neuromodulation therapy targets specific nerve tissue and di...
Genmab A/S - Company Announcement: Genmab Reports Results of Portfolio
...ecessary to ensure that we have the correct level of staff
for the planned development programs. The need to make these changes has
taken on a special urgency
in the current economic climate," said Lisa N.
Drakeman, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Genmab. "We are grateful to all
our employees for their con...
Surgeon General's 'Call to Action' to Prevent DVT/PE Praised by NATT as Turning Point
... birth or genetic/hereditary or acquired blood
NATT Medical Director Stephan Moll, MD said "the CTA underscores the
public health urgency
of preventing the hundreds of thousands of deaths and
DVT/PEs that occur each year."
In cooperation with the Centers for Disease Control, NATT will ...
Four Alzheimer's Clinical Trials Address a Variety of Treatment Targets - Amyloid, Tau, Synapse Formation
...te amyloid as a target for
Alzheimer's therapies - it is the most mature theory being pursued - we
must also examine other potential avenues given the urgency
this disease," said Samuel Gandy, MD, Ph.D., chair of the Alzheimer's
Association's Medical and Scientific Advisory Council. "We can't l...
Two New Alzheimer's Disease Studies Show Advances Against Different Treatment Targets
to MCI, we would expect perhaps 1 to 2 percent per year, but our findings
were substantially higher than that."
"These results underscore the urgency
of developing new and better
strategies to create disease modifying therapies for Alzheimer's. In
addition, for public health purposes, we need to kno...
Watson Announces Positive Data for Its New Investigational Products for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Overactive Bladder
...chloride in a non-patch transdermal form. OTG is under
development for the treatment of overactive bladder with symptoms of urge
urinary incontinence, urgency
TRELSTAR(R), developed by Debiopharm Group, a Swiss biopharmaceutical
specialist, is a synthetic hormone known as...
Uroplasty Highlights Clinical Results From a Study of the Urgent(R) PC Neuromodulation System
...neuromodulation system is a proprietary, minimally
invasive nerve stimulation device designed for office-based treatment of
urge incontinence, urinary urgency
and urinary frequency, symptoms often
associated with overactive bladder. Application of neuromodulation therapy
targets specific nerve tissue and dis...
Urgency in Medical Dictionary
...e colitis until now. ... Read about ulcerative colitis causes, and symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, rectal pain, urgency
to defecate, or painful bowel movements; ... More about Ulcerative Colitis : Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prognosis Resources Ulc...
...tradiol Levonorgestrel look like? Where can I get more information regarding Estradiol Levonorgestrel? ... Estradiol transdermal also reduces urgency
or irritation of urination. Estradiol skin patches are also used to treat ovarian disorders, infertility, ... Brand Name(s): Combipatch ... ...
...toimmune illness in which ... Read about ulcerative colitis causes, and symptoms such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, rectal bleeding, rectal pain, urgency
to defecate, or painful bowel movements; ... Learn about the types of colitis , an inflammation of the inner lining of the colon causing re...
Urgency in Biological News
Red List overlooks island species
...s are in a very healthy condition, and are not at any risk whatsoever", although he adds that specific conservation measures are needed as a matter of urgency
in order to conserve the unique biodiversity of small islands. In comparison with continents and large islands, small islands operate on a different e...
Report shows the power of US cities to mitigate climate change and steps they need to take to adapt
... change in order to take action and prepare themselves for a carbon-constrained world. These are important steps that need to be taken as a matter or urgency
by other cities and organizations around the world."
The report finds that local governments are moving quickly to adapt to the new emissions repor...
Leading scientists and scholars urge action on climate issues
...phasize that "The Waxman-Markey bill must be enacted this year but at its best will be only a first step."
Further, the signers suggest that the urgency
is such that the issue should compete before the Congress with the Health Bill now being debated and that prompt national action is essential.
Tracking down the causes of multiple sclerosis
... delay the progress of the disease. However, the more effective the treatment, the more serious its side effects. Therefore, it is a matter of extreme urgency
that new forms of treatment be developed which can differentiate in a targeted way between the immune cells that cause the disease and those that shou...
From 'alarmed' to 'dismissive': The six ways Americans view global warming
... (19 percent) believe global warming is a problem, but are less certain it is happening. They neither view it as a personal threat nor feel a sense of urgency
The Disengaged (12 percent) do not know much about global warming or whether it is happening and have not thought much about the issue.
Notre Dame researchers describe new tool for evaluating 'managed relocations'
...However, they contend that the rapid pace of climate change makes it critical that scientists and policy makers begin to assess such actions now. This urgency
does not mean that they advocate acting precipitously, however, and the authors have developed this tool to make informed decisions with areas of unce...
Gene therapy could expand stem cells' promise
...Once the future stem cell therapist does the therapy, stem cells have the innate potential to produce more cells."
The challenge takes on even more urgency
with recent developments, including a federal administration now more open to exploring the potential of stem cells, the recent FDA approval of a huma...
Scientists urge world leaders to respond cooperatively to Pacific Ocean threats
...ollution, habitat destruction and climate change.
"This is first time the scientific community has come together in a single voice to express urgency
over the environmental crisis facing the Pacific Ocean," said Meg Caldwell, executive director of the Center for Ocean Solutions, who will present the...
Wind, salt and water are leading indicators of land degradation in Abu Dhabi
...erosion, salinization, waterlogging, landfilling, and overgrazing. To sustain the land resources of Abu Dhabi Emirate, land degradation is a matter of urgency
and must be accorded greater significance on the environmental agenda. Mahmoud Ali Abdelfattah, Environment Agency Abu Dhabi, studied representative s...
Food security: It starts with seed
...tinues to expand. This growth has created a wide ranging strain on our water and soil resources, as well as our environment, creating an unprecedented urgency
to address the issue of food security. One way that scientists are working towards this goal is through the genetic modification of seeds, both as a m...
Urgency in Biological Technology
SEP Signs REGURIN(R) Deal
Regurin is licensed for use in men and women to treat the symptoms of
urge incontinence and/or increased urinary frequency and urgency
as may occur
in patients with overactive bladder (OAB). Urinary incontinence is an
embarrassing problem estimated to affect over a third of women over...
Microbix Sales Grow Over 30% In The Second Quarter; Up 43% In The First Half '09
... involved in the project. Recent events resulting from the emergence of the H1N1 virus strain that spread globally in April has increased the level of urgency
of this project in China. The Feasibility Study has determined the capital required for this project. The Hunan Liuyang Biomedical Park under the supe...
GPhA Statement on the Introduction of the Bipartisan Biogenerics Consensus Bill: 'Promoting Innovation and Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act'
...w, it's time for action. Now, more than ever, it's time to put patients first.
"During these difficult economic times, there must be increased urgency
to support solutions that strengthen health care while reducing costs. 'The Promoting Innovation and Access to Life-Saving Medicine Act' is the right...
University of Minnesota Receives $40 Million for Type 1 Diabetes Research
barriers. This gift, for which we are very grateful, is breaking big barriers
by boosting resources, raising awareness and injecting a sense of urgency
Type 1 diabetes is a crippling and relentless disease. It occurs in
children and young adults when the immune system mis...
Thousands Rally in Mexico City and Call for Human Rights Protections in Global AIDS Response
...e Director of the Ethical Globalization
Initiative, headlined the event. Robinson attributed the slow progress
against the HIV epidemic to the lack of urgency
given to human rights
"The question we have to ask is, 'Why have we not made more progress if
we know what steps are needed to roll back t...
Increased Drug Related Cardiac Toxicity Leads Gwathmey Preclinical Testing Services to Create Novel Cardionomics(TM) Services for Preclinical Cardiac Safety Screening of Drug Candidates
...he topic of cardiac safety of new drugs is one that has long been a
priority for pharmaceutical companies. Cardiac drug safety has taken on
in recent years. Gwathmey Preclinical Testing Services,
Inc. has developed its new suite of Cardionomics(TM) Services to help
answer a growing need am...
BMP Sunstone Receives SFDA Acceptance for Enablex(R) Clinical Trial
...pt of a market
license could occur sometime in 2011.
Enablex(R) is a prescription medicine used in adults to treat symptoms
of urinary incontinence, urgency
and frequency related to an Overactive
Bladder ("OAB"). Global annual sales of OAB medication are estimated to be
USD$2.25 billion. In China, OAB affl...
Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R) Announces Largest Grants Slate Ever: $100 Million to Speed Delivery of Breast Cancer Discoveries, Cures
...partners to make direct
investments in breast cancer research.
"Many individuals and corporate partners share Susan G. Komen for the
Cure's sense of urgency
in discovering and delivering the cures and finding
ways to prevent breast cancer. Promise Grants allow donors to act on strong
As Billions in Blockbuster Drug Revenue Goes Off Patent, Life Sciences Companies are Challenged to Fundamentally Change Future R&D Strategies, According to New Deloitte Report
...quired to compete in the next five years," said
Additionally, the rise of consumerism in the health care industry
further supports the urgency
for change as blockbuster drugs go off patent
and compete with generics. A recent Deloitte Center for Health Solutions
report, 2008 Survey of Health C...
Quest Diagnostics Campaign Challenges Colorectal Cancer Screening Status Quo
... the guts" to get screened, too. A newly created Challenge website,
http://www.DoYouHaveTheGuts.com, offers tools to learn about FIT testing
and the urgency
of colorectal cancer screening, as well as a forum to share
individual experiences with screening. Challenge participants can also send