TB Still Declining in U.S., But at Slower Rate
CDC analysis finds almost half of all cases last year in 4 states,,
THURSDAY, March 19 (HealthDay News) -- Tuberculosis cases reached an all-time low rate in the United States last year, according to a new federal government report.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preventio...
Catholic Health Association Responds to Census Figures on the Uninsured: Important Not to Be Misled By Declining Uninsured - These Are Not Today's Numbers
WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the number of
uninsured people in the U.S. reportedly decreased in 2007, the estimates
released by the U.S. Census Bureau today were captured before the economic
downturn took hold, before energy prices skyrocketed and when the States
Lyriana Announces Antidepressants Now Linked to Declining Libido in Women
Lyriana, based on new studies, reveals depression medications containing SSRIs can interrupt dopamine levels and other hormonal levels causing a decrease in libido.
St. Charles, IL (PRWEB) July 31, 2008 -- Recent trends of antidepressants being prescribed to women who e...
Cognitive Impairment Declining in Older Adults
Education, wealth play big part in downward trend, study suggests
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Memory loss and thinking problems are becoming less common among older Americans, possibly due to better education, personal wealth and cardiovascular care, a new study suggests.
States Promoted Broader Coverage for Children in 2007, But Report That a Declining Economy Coupled With Lack of SCHIP Reauthorization and New Federal Rules Now Compromise Efforts to Reduce the Number of Uninsured
WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New reports released
today by the Kaiser Family Foundation's Commission on Medicaid and the
Uninsured (KCMU) describe aggressive efforts by states in the past year and
a half to expand coverage to low-income children and their families, but
Lack of imagination in older adults linked to declining memory
Most children are able to imagine their future selves as astronauts, politicians or even superheroes; however, many older adults find it difficult to recollect past events, let alone generate new ones. A new Harvard University study reveals that the ability of older adults to form imaginary scenar...
ethiKids, inc. Launches Website and Products to Address Declining Ethics in Children
NEW YORK, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids want help from adults
as they face a daunting array of challenging social dilemmas, but lectures
only scare them away. ethiKids, inc. introduces an approach to keeping
character conversations open during the formative pre-teen years.
News of Declining Cancer Deaths Underscores the Power of Preventive Screening
Gastrointestinal Specialists Available to Comment on Role of Screening
Colonoscopy in Reducing Colorectal Cancer Mortality
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today's news from the
CDC and American Cancer Society highlighting the overall decline in cancer
deaths in the United St...
Maternal Mortality Declining in Middle-income Countries; Women Still Die in Pregnancy and Childbirth in Low-income Countries
World Health Organization, UNICEF, UNFPA, The World Bank
Strictly embargoed until: 00.01 GMT, Friday, 12 October
GENEVA and NEW YORK, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The world's
maternal mortality ratio (the number of maternal deaths per 100,000 live
births) is declining
too slowly to m...
Advair's Patient Share in Newly Diagnosed Asthma Patients is Declining
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the
world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and
healthcare issues, finds that patient share for GlaxoSmithKline's Advair is
declining in all lines of therapy for newly diagnosed asthma patients.
Declining in Medical Technology
Researchers Identify Virus Possibly Responsible for Declining Honeybee Population Using 454 Sequencing Technology from Roche
BRANFORD, Conn., Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- 454 Life Sciences, a Roche
company, today announced that researchers at Columbia University, in
collaboration with 454, have identified a virus implicated in the deaths of
2.4 million honeybee colonies -- tens of billions of bees -- using the
Complications and Costs for Obesity Surgery Declining
ROCKVILLE, Md., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study by HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality found that the average rate of post-surgical and other complications in patients who have obesity surgery, also known as bariatric surgery, declined 21 percent between 2002 and...
The American Liver Foundation Urges Cautious Optimism about CDC
Report on Declining Acute Hepatitis Infection Rates
Focus Must Remain on the Millions Still Suffering from Chronic
Hepatitis B and C
NEW YORK, March 21, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- The Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that significant decline
in the rates of new acute hepatitis infections in the United States
in the last 10 ye...
BIOCOM's 4th Annual DeviceFest Honors Companies
...ess to treat diseases and disorders associated with aging, including insulin resistance, diabetes, neuropathy, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer's and declining
testosterone levels. Flexiciser received the "Life Changing" award for its device designed to improve movement to individuals who are unable to maint...
ANA598 Demonstrates Potent Antiviral Activity at all Dose Levels in Completed Phase Ib Study in Hepatitis C Patients
...10, 1.8 log10, and 2.5 log10 at 200, 400 and 800 mg bid, respectively. In 10 of the 12 genotype 1a patients who received ANA598, viral load was still declining
at the end of the three days of treatment. Genotype 1b patients demonstrated median reductions of 2.6 log10, 2.5 log10, and 3.2 log10, at 200, 400 an...
QuatRx Completes Enrollment of Ophena(TM)(Ospemifene Tablets) Final Pivotal Phase 3 Study in Women with Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy
... vaginal atrophy is a chronic and progressive condition characterized by symptoms including vaginal dryness, sexual pain (dyspareunia) and irritation. declining
estrogen levels during menopause can cause tissues of the vaginal lining to grow thinner and to lose elasticity, a condition known as vaginal atrophy....
Adlyfe Strikes Translational Medicine Partnership With Wyeth Pharmaceuticals for Alzheimer's Biomarker Assay
...out Alzheimer's disease
Alzheimer's disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disease characterized by progressive cognitive deterioration together with declining
activities of daily living and neuropsychiatric symptoms or behavioral changes. It is the most common type of dementia. As the disorder progresses, co...
ASGE Urges Patients to Seek a Qualified Endoscopist Before Undergoing a Colonoscopy for Colorectal Cancer
... effect on early detection and prevention through polypectomy (performed during colonoscopy) has been identified as a main contributing factor for the declining
rates of colorectal cancer incidence and deaths from the disease.
About the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
QuatRx Pharmaceuticals Announces Additional Data From Phase 3 Study for Ophena(TM) (Ospemifene Tablets) Showing Improvements in Clinical Symptoms of Vulvovaginal Atrophy
...vaginal atrophy is a chronic and progressive condition
characterized by symptoms including vaginal dryness, sexual pain
(dyspareunia), and irritation. declining
estrogen levels during menopause
can cause tissues of the vaginal lining to grow thinner and to lose
elasticity, a condition known as atrophy. Dryness...
QuatRx Initiates Second Phase 3 Study of Ophena(TM) (Ospemifene Tablets) in Women With Postmenopausal Vaginal Syndrome
...l syndrome (PVS) is a chronic and progressive
condition characterized by symptoms including vaginal dryness, sexual pain
(dyspareunia) and irritation. declining
estrogen levels during menopause
can cause tissues of the vaginal lining to grow thinner and to lose
elasticity, a condition known as atrophy. Dryness...
Declining in Medical Products
Leptin Soluble Receptor ELISA Test
Description:...cytes in response to increasing fat stores. Increased serum leptin levels signal the brain to stop eating and increase energy expenditure. Conversely, declining
fat stores result in reduced leptin secretion which signals the brain to counteract weight loss by increasing feed intake and decreasing energy expend...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.
Advance Posterior Stabilized Total Knee Systems
Features:... The Advance Tibial inserts incorporate a 7 declining
articular surface. Each tibial insert size can be used with either its corresponding regular size or corresponding plus size tray. To maximize load di...
Company:Wright Medical Technology, Inc.
Declining in Medical Dictionary
...ionally, active HSV-2 infection attracts specific immune system cells to ... Hepatitis A Super- Infection in Chronic Liver Disease: Despite a declining
incidence of acute viral hepatitis in recent years, it remains the most common cause of ... ...
Declining in Biological News
Large trees declining in Yosemite
Large trees have declined in Yosemite National Park during the 20th century, and warmer climate conditions may play a role.
The number of large-diameter trees in the park declined 24 percent between the 1930s and 1990s. U.S. Geological Survey and University of Washington scientists compared the...
More than a million cancer survivors declining care due to cost concerns
CAREFREE, A.Z. - More than a million cancer survivors living in the United States are foregoing what they believe is necessary medical care due to the cost, and Hispanics and African-Americans are twice as likely to go without services, according to data presented at the American Association for C...
Study links water pollution with declining male fertility
New research strengthens the link between water pollution and rising male fertility problems. The study, by Brunel University, the Universities of Exeter and Reading and the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, shows for the first time how a group of testosterone-blocking chemicals is finding its way i...
Research examines factors in delaying or declining total knee replacement surgery
A study led by Dr. Ann F. Jacobson, associate professor in Kent States College of Nursing, unveils the reasons why people may initially choose to postpone but ultimately undergo total knee replacement surgery and emphasizes the need for better patient education before and after the procedure.
Condition of bluefin tuna in gulf of maine is declining
Fat Makes Tuna That Tastes Good, But These Bluefin Are Skinny
DURHAM, N.H. The quality of giant bluefin tuna caught in the Gulf of Maine has declined significantly since the early 1990s, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found by analyzing detailed logbooks from a commercial t...
Disappearing nest egg: Researcher studying declining numbers of macaws
One of the most colorful birds in the world may have a less-than-colorful future. Macaws, the largest members of the parrot family, have seen their numbers decline in recent decades, and that trend is continuing today.
Dr. Don Brightsmith, a bird specialist at Texas A&M University's Schubot...
August 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights
...ocene environments of Beringia
Duane Froese et al., Dept. of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Univ. of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2E3, Canada
sea level during the last great glacial event resulted in the exposure of a continuous land bridge extending from Siberia in the west to Yukon in the ...
Biologists rediscover endangered frog population
...from a drying creek. Anne Poopatanapong, a wildlife biologist for the San Jacinto Ranger District in the San Bernardino National Forest was monitoring declining
creek water levels in Dark Canyon on Aug. 23, 2006, when she noticed many pools drying up, including one where frogs had been living. Concerned about ...
121 breeding tigers estimated to be found in Nepal
...te of the decade long insurgency, encroachment, poaching and illegal trade, the present numbers is a positive sign, but we can't remain unworried. The declining
numbers in western Nepal has posed more challenges, needing a concerted effort to save this charismatic endangered species focusing on anti-poaching a...
Noise pollution negatively affects woodland bird communities, says CU-Boulder study
... within bird communities," said Francis of CU-Boulder's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. "Since noise pollution can be a major cause of declining
bird diversity in and around urban areas, better noise control using quieter road surfaces and sound-reducing walls and berms should be considered to ...
Declining in Biological Technology
Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq:SIAL) Reports Q2 2009 Diluted EPS of $0.68; YTD Diluted EPS up 1.5% to $1.36. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed, With 2009 Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed 2008's $2.65.
...vel, with an unfavorable currency impact of 10% resulting in reported sales declining
A 19% increase in SAFC's booked orders for future delivery at...plied in this news release, due to, but not limited to, such factors as (1) declining
global economic conditions, (2) changes in pricing and the competitive envi...
Monsanto, BASF Scientists Disclose Discovery of Gene Conferring Drought Tolerance in Corn Plants
...t crop in the world.
The announcement comes at a time when recent studies, including one by the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, are warning of declining
crop yields and global food shortages as a result of climate change. According to a United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization report prepared ...
Anadys Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Highlights
...g10, 1.8 log10, and 2.5 log10 at 200, 400 and 800 mg bid, respectively. In 10 of the 12 genotype 1a patients who received ANA598, viral load was still declining
at the end of the three days of treatment. Genotype 1b patients demonstrated median reductions of 2.6 log10, 2.5 log10 and 3.2 log10, at 200, 400 and...
China Bio Energy Reports Fourth Quarter and Record 2008 Financial Results
Group. ''The Company's bio-diesel sales increased 255% for the fourth quarter
of 2008, compared to the fourth quarter of 2007. Despite declining
in China and worldwide, we feel there are several fundamental factors that
will continue to provide incremental and robust top-line growth ...
Neogen Reports Record Third Quarter
... LANSING, Mich., March 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Neogen Corporation (Nasdaq: NEOG ) announced today that despite obstacles posed by the declining
global economy, its third quarter revenues increased 11% to $27,840,000, a record third quarter for the 26-year-old company, compared to the prior yea...
Automated Sequence Capture for Next-Generation Sequencing Paves the Way for Personalized Medicine
...g enrichment and walk-away convenience, HybSelect opens up new opportunities in biomarker discovery and the development of personalized medicine.
costs and dramatically higher sequencing output has distinguished the fast-paced genomics market since 2003. Sequencing a human genome, a project that...
Mental Stimulus Package: Government Officials who Forgot to Pay Taxes Will Receive Free Memory-boosting Supplement
... MADISON, Wis., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A biotech company in Madison, Wisconsin is so concerned about the declining
quality of memory among federal government officials that they have volunteered to give away free bottles of brain-enhancing supplements to any member...
Shengtai Pharmaceutical, Inc. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results
... into our glucose plant through pipes, eliminating shipping, lowering
manufacturing costs and ensuring quality. Furthermore, we are pleased to see
corn prices in recent months, which will help improve our
"On the sales front, our sales team is aggressively seeking new strategic
Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) Reports Fourth Quarter Diluted EPS of $0.68. Ends 2008 With Record Sales and Earnings and Raises Quarterly Cash Dividend by 11.5%. Provides Outlook for 2009.
...cal factors. Actual results
could differ materially from those stated or implied in this news release, due
to, but not limited to, such factors as (1) declining
conditions, (2) changes in pricing and the competitive environment and the
global demand for our products, (3) fluctuations in foreign...
Frost & Sullivan Sees Microdosing as Compelling Advantage for Big Pharma
...om ) Senior Research Analyst V. Sriram. "The compelling advantages of microdosing present it as a potential remedy for big pharma's maladies regarding declining
returns from investments in drug development."
Alliances between contract research organisations (CROs) in the U.S. and Europe have not historica...