MEDEX Global Group Cautions: Beware of Rabies When Abroad
Number of Dog Bite Cases Doubled in 2008
Baltimore, MD (Vocus) February 5, 2009 -- MEDEX Global Group reports a 240% increase in dog bite cases handled by its Emergency Response Center in 2008. This has experts concerned not just about the increase in cases, but also ab...
'Snowbirds' Beware the Climate Changes
Switch to balmier days can be healthy and hazardous for seniors, experts say
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 7 (HealthDay News) --- Seniors who head south each winter to escape the cold often feel better just thinking about the warmer climes.
But there are adjustments to be made to make sure thes...
Beware the 'Blackberry Thumb'
New repetitive stress injury caused by typing only with thumbs on hand-held devices,,,,
SUNDAY, June 15 (HealthDay News) -- It's rare these days to see a teenager without a cell phone in hand, texting for hours at a time, seemingly without health consequences. But, when older folks at...
Warning - Beware of Counterfeit Coda(R) Products
GUILFORD, Conn., Nov. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- genX International, Inc and
IVFonline, LLC (genX international and IVFonline) today warned that
counterfeit Coda(R) products are being sold to some IVF clinics. These
products are NOT manufactured, sold or distributed by genX International
Sunbathers Beware of Skin Cancer, Dermatologists Warn
People might choose to hit beaches during summer in the West, but experts warn of skin cancer .
"Enjoy it, but enjoy it in moderation and with common sense," said Dr. Warren Heymann, head of the division of dermatology at Cooper University Hospital in Camden.
If you're going to be outside...
Sportsmen – Beware of Hepatitis
Hepatitis B spreads easily through contact. The virus when contacted initiates a potentially lethal liver infection. Scientists caution that vaccinations for hepatitis B should be made mandatory to professional// rugby players before they embark on a sporting tour. This would prevent the spreading ...
Youngsters- Beware of Marijuana!
A recent study concludes that quitting drugs like marijuana is not easy as it results in withdrawal symptoms. Risk of addiction// depends on how early in life the usage started.
Marijuana, a mixture of flowers, stems, seeds, and leaves of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa, is smoked as a cigare...
Diabetics - Beware of Red Meat !
A recent study suggests red meat and foods rich in heme iron may increase risk of heart disease in diabetics. //
Dr Lu Qi , lead researcher of the study says, patients with type 2 diabetes should avoid foods high in "heme" iron, like chicken liver, clams and oysters.
Dr Qi and his collea...
Cardiovascular Disease – Beware of This Lethal Kille
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) left an indelible impact on the lives of many in 2004 and nearly one-third of all //deaths resulted due the disease.
The most recent data enabled by the AMA has shown that Mississippi portrayed the highest fatality rate due to CVD, at 406 deaths per 100,000 peo...
Young Women Beware Of LAM
Researchers have identified a rare deadly lung disease, which targets only young women.// It is believed to be triggered during pregnancy and progresses rapidly thereafter. This seems to be a recent disease as it was not on records a decade ago. This disease is called Lymphangioleimyomatosis (LAM)....
Beware in Medical Products
L'Anthony's Desaturated 15 Hue Test
Description:... includes a Plexiglas Case and a supply of finger tip covers for the test subjects fingers ( to maintain cleanliness and accuracy of the color discs). beware
that these finger cots are made with latex....
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Beware in Biological News
Sports cheats beware -- new test detects previously undetectable drug
Injecting performance enhancing corticosteroid hormones for other than medical treatment is banned, and tests exist that can detect injected hormones. Injecting synacthen, which stimulates the body to produce extra amounts of its own corticosteroid hormones is also banned. But until now there has b...
M&Ms as diet food? 100-calorie pack misconceptions
of mini-packs and mini-foods, especially if you're a dieter.
Chronic dieters tend to consume more calories when foods and packages are smaller, ac...
War between the sexes begins before twins' birth, TAU researchers say
...of. Reichman, citing studies showing that females with male twins may be more masculinized later in life.
A Pediatrics commentary on the research, beware
of the Weaker Sex: Don't Get Too Close to Your Twin Brother, by Dr. David K. Stevenson, Department of Pediatrics, Stanford University; and Dr. Jon E. ...
Single-largest biodiversity survey says primary rainforest is irreplaceable
...from Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDDS) are tabled for the first time at the Bali meeting next month, decision makers should beware
of seeing fast-growing exotics such as eucalyptus as a carbon sink solution to the worlds emissions problems. If agreed upon by world leaders REDDs of...
Beware in Biological Technology
Sarbox necessitating ECM software, but beware of `best practices'
CHICAGO -- As more organizations look at what needs to be done in order to be compliant with SEC issues, an area that has come under the spotlight is enterprise contract management (ECM). Risk management and corporate governance issues have become issues even within the area of contracts and ma...
Consultant says beware hidden costs of bad IT projects
Milwaukee, Wis. Hidden factors may contribute as much to the high failure rate of information technology projects as the easily identifiable suspects, technology executives were told Wednesday.
Robert Balon, a principal in Clerestory Consulting in Chicago, delivered that sobering message We...
Data centers: Buyers beware of over-hyped facilities
A couple of weeks ago, I spoke about being disappointed by not being able to visit a PEAK 10 data center in Tampa to get a first-hand view of their services after an executive scheduled a meeting with me. This article brought in more feedback than I ever thought I would get. Several calls came ...
Is Your Decaf Really Decaf?
...r quality testing.
(Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081112/LAW013 )
"Caffeine-sensitive people need to beware
of coffee labeled 'decaf',"
says Tom Round, Vice President, Silver Lake Research. He noted that Silver
Lake Research analyzed 100 decaf coffee samples...
Is Your Decaf Really Decaf? Use New "D+CAF (tm) Caffeine Test Strips" to Know for Sure
...trip from Silver Lake Research, the leader in at-home water quality testing. www.caffeinetest.com
"Caffeine-sensitive people need to beware
of coffee labeled 'decaf'," says Tom Round, Vice President, Silver Lake Research. He noted that Silver Lake Research analyzed 100 decaf coffee s...
Beware the Dreaded Off-Site Technology Meeting
... CHICAGO Caesar's oracle told him to beware
the Ides of March. While many of us worry more about the Ides of April, here in the Midwest technology scene, a far more common fear is the creepy-cra...
Part 3 Project performance Get on the path to continuous improvement
...e constraint. You eliminate it. Get the point? The process never ends and you continuously improve. Dont become complacent; the cycle never ends. But beware
of inertia! TOC suggests that the major problem with Deming and the concepts surrounding Total Quality Management is inertia. TQM cant be maintained o...
HR outsourcingbreakfast of champions or chumps?
... focus on core business functions. Sixty-six percent indicated that it allowed them to spend more time on strategy development and execution. However, beware
of the core competency trap. If too many activities or a process that is problematic are outsourced, it may require management and staff to spend as m...
Five seed-stage funding groups filling Midwest Life Science void
...which is a warning for the dark hole or space between the subway car and the concrete waiting area as one gets on or off the tube.
In other words, beware
of the void as it can be dangerous for your health.
In last weeks column, we explored the void of seed and start-up capital in the U.S. and partic...
Are your working conditions better now or worse?
...to offer. If you are not pleased with your answers to the questions, now may be a good time to rethink your current position and future prospects. But beware
if you are thinking of seeking greener corporate pastures elsewhere. Chances are good you might be jumping from one bad lily pad to another.