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GADA Points to Safety of FDA Approved Generics in Wake of Wellington Polo Horse Deaths from Compounded Drugs

WASHINGTON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Generic Animal Drug Alliance (GADA), an independent professional trade organization representing generic animal health industry interests, says that the recent tragic deaths of 21 horses in Wellington, Florida illustrates the potential safety issues surroundin...

Groups: Sebelius Unfit For Office in Wake of New Revelations

WASHINGTON, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Life League, Human Life International, Pharmacists for Life International, Pro-Life Action League, Women Influencing the Nation and Pro-Life Unity released the following statement regarding the nomination of Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to Health ...

In Wake of ICRC Report, Health Professionals Must Be Held Accountable for Torture

Physicians for Human Rights responds to the publication of a long-secret report by International Committee of the Red Cross which concludes that health professionals who participated in interrogations in CIA secret detention centers committed gross violations of medical ethics and in some cases...

Pennsylvania Department of Health Helps Smokers Trying to Quit in Wake of Federal Cigarette Tax Hike

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To support the growing number of Pennsylvanians who are trying to quit smoking as a result of the recent increase in federal cigarette taxes, the Department of Health today reminded smokers to call Pennsylvania's toll-free Quitline or visit www....

Learning Empowered by Movement; Brain Gym Exercises Wake Up Brain and Body

MANDEVILLE, La., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Brain Gym(R) provides a simple solution to the learning challenges faced by many children and adults every day; difficulties with reading, writing, math, comprehension, verbalization, music and sports. The solution is movement. Brain Gym(R) is based on t...

Food Safety Expert Offers Tips to Be Safe in Wake of Costco & Safeway Egg Recall

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of the recent recall of eggs by den Dulk farms due to Salmonella, California-based food safety expert Jeff Nelken is strongly advising Americans, especially pregnant women, children and those 55 or older, to take precautions when eating egg...

German Federal Patent Court Invalidates Wake Forest NPWT Patents Licensed to KCI

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Smith & Nephew Inc.'s Advanced Wound Management division (LSE: SN; NYSE: SNN ) announced that the German Federal Patent Court in Munich has held the Wake Forest patent for negative pressure (NPWT) licensed to Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (...

The Commercialization Funding Coach, Fred Patterson, Weighs In On SBIR Funding for Small Business Ventures in Wake of NIH Exclusion

The Commercialization Funding Coach, Inc. proprietor, Fred Patterson, has weighed in on the future of SBIR grants in Washington, DC as a means of funding for small business ventures in the wake of SBIR grants being explicitly excluded from NIH stimulus money. Federal reauthorization or a continui...

U of Minnesota study finds confidence in food safety plunges in wake of peanut butter contamination

Fewer than one in four consumers now believe the U.S. food supply is safer than it was a year ago, according to new data from the University of Minnesota's Food Industry Center. After January's national salmonella outbreak, just 22.5 percent of consumers in the study said they were confident th...

AUDIO from Medialink and the Better Sleep Council: Wake Up Your Relationship With Good Sleep This Valentine's Day

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A good night's sleep can do wonders for yourself and your relationship. Here's more on how catching a few more zzz's in bed can increase the love connection this Valentine's Day. Listen to this report from the Better Sleep Council at: http://inr.mediaseed.tv...

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The Villa Group Informs on Mexico Travel Plans in Wake of Swine Flu Outbreak

SAN DIEGO, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Villa Group is closely monitoring the recent swine flu outbreak in Mexico and has taken all appropriate steps to ensure the safety and health of all resort guests and employees. None of the Villa Group resort properties (located in Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Val...

Is Your Hair Taking a Break?

...erican Academy of Dermatology's Summer Academy Meeting 2009 in Boston, dermatologist Amy J. McMichael, MD, FAAD, associate professor of dermatology at wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C., discussed the different types of hair loss women experience and the current treatment opt...

PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it

... Kaycee Sink, MD, MAS, Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine at wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC, and colleagues sought to determine the relationship between alcohol intake and incident dem...

SUNY Youth Sports Institute Convenes Top Experts in NYC Next Week to Present Research & Analysis on Energy Drink Health Impacts

...r, Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Public Health Services, wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC. Dr. O'Brien's re...Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Public Health Services, wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC Eric Small, ...

Got Pain?

...evious treatments included surgery and therapy. L. Andrew Koman, M.D., professor and chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at wake Forest University School of Medicine and president of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) is successfully using another type of injec...

Parkinson's Disease Foundation Awards $300,000 in Bridge Funding for Innovative Research Projects

...such a direct and catastrophic effect upon Parkinson's disease research. We are not only proud to support some of the talented scientists left in the wake of this event, but also believe that we owe this type of commitment to the nearly one million people in the US living with Parkinson's - people who ca...

Cloned Human Embryos Successfully Reprogrammed Using Human - But Not Animal - Eggs

...or), Vladislav Sandler, Sandy Becker, Irina Klimanskaya, Shi-Jiang Lu & Marc Maserati of ACT; Colin Bishop, Stephen Walker & Anthony Atala at wake Forest University School of Medicine; Nathan Treff, Jing Su & Richard Scott at Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey; Randall Dunn at Fe...

Intra-Cellular Therapies Announces Successful Outcome of a Phase II Clinical Trial with ITI-007 in Patients with Sleep Maintenance Insomnia

... study. When compared to placebo, patients treated with ITI-007 demonstrated dose-dependent increases in slow wave sleep (SWS) and robust decreases in wake after sleep onset (WASO) as measured by polysomnography (PSG). These outcomes met the predefined objectives of the study. This Phase II trial wa...

Dramatic JUPITER Findings Fail to Sway Prescribing Behavior, Poll Shows

... Results reveal most respondents against expanding statin use broadly in wake of AHA-presented data LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- JUPITER, a clinical trial suggesting rosuvastatin may lower the cardiovasc...

AIDS Vaccines: Where Do We Go From Here?

...Today, AIDS vaccine research is at a pivotal moment. Just ten months ago, the second AIDS vaccine candidate to reach late-stage testing failed. In the wake of this disappointment, some skeptics have argued that an AIDS vaccine may not be possible and that resources dedicated to its development should be d...
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Anthrax Vaccine Immunization Program

...7. [4] In June 2001, the DOD halted vaccination due to non-FDA approved changes in BioPort's manufacturing process [5] . On June 28, 2002 , in the wake of the 2001 anthrax attacks and leading up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq , all military personnel were required to get anthrax vaccination [6] (in ...
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Vitamin B-12 level

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Urinary bladder

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Tonsillitis

... , an inflammation of the tonsils caused by an infection, causes sore throat, fever, swollen glands in the neck, and trouble swallowing. You wake up and your throat is swollen and you have a fever. Could it be tonsillitis ? Find out what tonsillitis is, how to treat it, and how to prevent it....

TIBC

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Testicle ultrasound

...ltrasound is an imaging procedure to examine the testicles and other ... Testicle ultrasound - WakeMed Health & Hospitals, Raleigh, Cary, wake County, ... Testicle ultrasound is an imaging procedure that examines the testicles and ... The testicles are the male reproductive organs tha...

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

... newly diagnosed, survivors, ... Subarachnoid Hemorrhage ... Subarachnoid Hemorrhage of Unknown Cause from the Department of Neurosurgery, wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, North Carolina List of 20 disease causes of Subarachnoid hemorrhage , patient stories, d...

Speech impairment

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Sore Throat

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Short stature

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Salivary gland

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Brain malformations significantly associated with preterm birth, Wake Forest research shows

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. New research out of Wake Forest University School of Medicine provides for the first time a solid scientific answer for the long-standing question of whether there is an association between preterm birth and brain malformations. In a study of more than 1,000 preterm infant...

Climate change may wake up 'sleeper' weeds

Climate change will cause some of Australia's potential weeds to move south by up to 1000km, according to a report by scientists at CSIRO's Climate Adaptation Flagship. Weeds cost Australia more than $4 billion a year either in control or lost production and cause serious damage to the environm...

Taste, odor intervention improves cancer therapy, according to Virginia Tech, Wake Forest study

BLACKSBURG, Va., March 30, 2009 Cancer and its therapies, including chemotherapy and radiotherapy, may directly alter and damage taste and odor perception, possibly leading to patient malnutrition, and in severe cases, significant morbidity, according to a Virginia Tech Wake Forest University Co...

APS sets aside $50,000 to help students, post-docs, in wake of Hurricane Ike

BETHESDA, Md. (Oct. 6, 2008) − The American Physiological Society has established the Hurricane Ike Relief Fund to provide unrestricted grants of up to $2,000 to support physiology graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who suffered losses as a result of Hurricane Ike. The powerful storm...

Researchers wake up viruses inside tumors to image and then destroy cancers

Researchers have found a way to activate Epstein-Barr viruses inside tumors as a way to identify patients whose infection can then be manipulated to destroy their tumors. They say this strategy could offer a novel way of treating many cancers associated with Epstein-Barr, including at least four d...

Health of Acehnese reefs in the wake of the tsunami shows human impacts more harmful

According to research reported this week in Current Biology, tsunami damage to coral reefs closest to the epicenter of the 2004 Sumatra-Andaman earthquake was occasionally spectacular, but surprisingly limited, particularly when compared to damage from chronic human misuse in the region. Less th...

Research shows rates of severe childhood obesity have tripled

...en at risk for diabetes and heart disease, according to a report in Academic Pediatrics by an obesity expert at Brenner Children's Hospital, part of wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. "Children are not only becoming obese, but becoming severely obese, which impacts their overall health,"...

Systems biology recommended as a clinical approach to cancer

...Bioinformatics Institute (VBI) at Virginia Tech and their colleagues at the wake Forest University School of Medicine are advocating the use of systems biol...cal methods that can be used in a systems biology approach. According to wake Forest University Professor of Medicine Steve Akman, "The systems biology a...

Coral face 'a stormy future'

... new scientific study of the fate of corals in the wake of large climate-driven bleaching and storm events...the regrowth of young corals drops sharply in the wake of a major bleaching event or a hurricane," says l...1980 to see what had happened to the corals in the wake of nine hurricanes, tropical storms and bleaching ...

Following the dietary guidelines may slow heart disease in women

...individuals already in poor health? To study these questions, researchers at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University and wake Forest University devised a statistical model that assessed adherence to the DGA and then related it to progression of atherosclerosis in women. Their...

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DaVita Treats Thousands of Dialysis Patients in Wake of Hurricane Ike

57 of DaVita's 58 Houston Dialysis Centers Open EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider of kidney care services in the United States, is caring for thousands of dialysis patients, despite the loss of power to millions of peop...

Greeks get space-based help in wake of deadly fires

Cleanup and rebuilding teams responding to the devastation across Greece caused by this summers deadly fires are getting help from space. A series of crisis map products based on satellite acquisitions of affected areas are being provided to aid damage assessment efforts following the activation o...

Time For the Trucking and Heavy Machinery Industries to Wake Up!

Commentary Advocates Widespread Screening of Truck Drivers for Obstructive Sleep Apnea Advanced Brain Monitoring's Apnea Risk Evaluation System (ARES(TM)) Proven to Help Companies Increase Employee Productivity; Minimize Litigation Risks CARLSBAD, Calif., Sept. 5 /...

California stem cell initiative should wake up Washington and Madison

Madison, Wis. You've got to hand it to those risk-addicted Californians: Saddled with a debt running into the tens of billions of dollars, they don't slice up their credit cards and pinch pennies. They borrow even more money to invest in their future. That's precisely what happened last week...

In the wake of Katrina, more questions than answers about global climate change

Madison, Wis. The destruction of New Orleans and Biloxi by Hurricane Katrina has released another type of storm among scientists who wonder if global warming is making deadly weather even deadlier. The debate wont help last weeks victims along the Gulf Coast, but it could better prepare us for ...

Merge president steps down in wake of shareholder suits

West Allis, Wis. - In the wake of shareholder lawsuits alleging violations of federal securities law, the board of directors of Merge Technologies, Inc. has accepted the resignation of company president and CEO Richard Linden. Bill Mortimore, who founded the company and served as its chief e...

GPhA Calls Senate HELP Committee Action Disappointing for Countless Patients

...cs, we will continue to fight in the House to ensure that a true balance is achieved between innovation and competition. It is surprising that in the wake of the recent Federal Trade Commission report explicitly stating that 12 years of exclusivity would discourage innovation, the HELP Committee voted in...

Nanobiotech Center Wins $2.5 Million, 4-Year Grant

...rs in the planning effort included North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University , the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and wake Forest University . "This is the first major grant developed jointly by these three research universities," said Gwyn Riddick, director of the ...

Guy J. Quigley Resigns as Chairman and CEO of The Quigley Corporation: Quigley Leaves Company He Founded 20 Years Ago

...hopeful that the newly elected Board will convert value from the table that has been set for them. To ensure the Company continues to function in the wake of the new Board's unknown plans, I have asked our CFO, Gerard Gleeson to remain in charge until further announcements by the new Board of Directors."...

The Hamner Institutes Announce Partnership With China Medical City

..., Council for Entrepreneurial Development, and North Carolina Research Parks Network as well as economic development organizations in counties such as wake and Durham. China Medical City and Newsummit Biopharma are actively using their network to assist North Carolina's R&D companies, contract o...
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Clone

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