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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 Childr...

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 the ac...

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. On Decem...

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. ...

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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 company's ...

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 Founded in...

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...
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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.
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Infection

...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 ... ...
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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 declining 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 ...
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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 by 1%. 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

...Energy Holdings Group. ''The Company's bio-diesel sales increased 255% for the fourth quarter of 2008, compared to the fourth quarter of 2007. Despite declining oil prices 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. declining 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 the declining corn prices in recent months, which will help improve our margins." "On the sales front, our sales team is aggressively seeking new strategic p...

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 global economic 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...
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