Sublingual immunotherapy for inhalant allergies deserves deeper consideration
Alexandria, VA Sublingual immunotherapy for the treatment of allergy symptoms caused by a wide variety of environmental inhalants has been effectively used in Europe. It should be employed to further treatment of allergies in the United States, where allergic symptoms are largely undertreated, ac...
NJHA: Public Deserves Full Disclosure of Horizon Conversion Plan
PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New Jersey
Hospital Association today called for greater transparency of Horizon Blue
Cross/Blue Shield's application to become a for-profit company.
"There is far too much at stake for the people of New Jersey to have
this process pro...
Terminally Ill deserves a better quality of Life
Terminally ill people have the right to a life of dignity with access to medicines and care that help ease the pain which often accompanies diseases like cancer, say experts on the eve of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day // .
Currently, only a few states like Kerala, Maharashtra, Karnatak...
Internists tackle key health reform issues
...be consistent with other ACP policies and linked to other reforms?
In the Individual Mandates monograph, ACP says it believes that every American deserves
access to quality health care and supports individual mandates in efforts to reform health care in the United States when coverage is made fair, acces...
Detroit Physician Among 10 Finalists for J.H. Kanter Prize
...t obstetrician/gynecologist. "Doctor Smitherman and his team have developed a model of care that improves quality and access while reducing cost. He deserves
The winning Kanter Prize laureate will receive a $100,000 cash prize while four runners-up will receive $25,000 each. Fin...
GetOnlineQuotes.com to Offer AARP/United Healthcare Medicare Supplement Insurance to Florida Residents
...essett, GetOnlineQuotes.com President, said. "We are pleased to now offer United Healthcare Medicare Supplements because we believe that everyone deserves
high-quality, affordable coverage."
The AARP distinction is important when it comes to these Medicare Supplements because it separates them f...
Demi Lovato Joins National Bullying Prevention Movement
... teens. "Working together we can make a difference. I hope that by sharing my story, it will encourage other teens to speak out," Lovato said. "No one deserves
to be bullied.
"My mom and dad provided me with such a great support system and once I was away from the kids who were bullying me, I was able ...
In Case You Missed It: The Washington Post's Ruth Marcus: A Bipartisan Plan on Health Care? Try Two
...C's Advisory Board and Leaders' Project on the State of American Health Care, represents a "politically sustainable, deficit-neutral alternative" that deserves
consideration from Congress and the White House as they continue the landmark debate on reforming the U.S. health care system.
Quotes from to...
Leading health organizations launch new accreditation process for laboratories across Africa
...hieve compliance with international standards. The people of Africa and the world will benefit from this essential step forward."
"Every patient deserves
"access to accurate and reliable diagnostics that meaningfully inform the care and treatment they receive. The laboratory accreditation process is an ...
Jury Awards Valley Medical Center Patient $1.8 Million for Nursing Negligence
...mother or her situation," said Sandbo. "They dismissed her as an old lady with exaggerated complaints, but the jury told the hospital that the elderly deserves
the same level of care as everyone else."
"I have been involved in many cases against hospitals and can say that Valley went to extraordinar...
deserves in Medical Technology
Leading Experts Endorse Bioheart's Muscle Stem Cell MyoCell Therapy
...at "the myoblast therapy is at this time point the only stem cell therapy that is making the claim to actually induce neomyogenesis and that is why it deserves
Dr. Warren Sherman, Director, Stem Cell Research and Regenerative Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, discussed the a...
Induction Chemotherapy Followed by ChemoRadiotherapy Increased Time-to-Treatment Failure Compared to ChemoRadiotherapy Alone in Patients With Unresectable Locally Advanced Head & Neck Cancer
...0% for IC+CRT vs. 1% for CRT). Other adverse events included neutropenia and asthenia.
"These study results illustrate that this complex disease deserves
a rational and comprehensive management strategy to overcome its pathologic mechanism and the inherent possibility of failure of clinical control, "...
Omega 3 Fatty Acids Bound to Phospholipids has Potential Benefit for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
... GREEN BAY, Wis., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega 3 fatty acids bound to
to be further considered as a credible natural
alternative and may have beneficial effect on impulsivity in ADHD patients,
recent in vivo French study...
Microbicide Developer Receives License for Novel HIV Microbicide Candidate From Merck & Co., Inc.
...rcourse. IPM is
also developing other delivery methods, such as long-lasting vaginal rings
that would release the drug gradually over time.
recognition for its exemplary commitment to HIV
prevention research," says Dr. Zeda Rosenberg, CEO of the International
Partnership for Microbicides. ...
Northwest Biotherapeutics Conducting Ovarian Cancer Clinical Trial With DCVax(R)-L at University of Pennsylvania
...tated, "the combination
of DCVax(R)-L for ovarian cancer with adoptive immunotherapy using T cells
primed by DCVax(R)-L is an innovative approach that deserves
"We are very pleased to add Ovarian cancer to the DCVax(R) platform,
and to have Dr. George Coukos and Dr. Carl June le...
AIDS Action Council Statement on World AIDS Day 2007: Leadership Needed for a National Strategy to Stop the AIDS Epidemic
...ent election period to get involved to raise
awareness of the reality of HIV/AIDS in America. The devastating impact of
the domestic HIV/AIDS epidemic deserves
public attention and increased
government action and leadership. The time has come to end this epidemic.
CONTACT: Diego M. Sanchez, APR, +1-617.45...
Human Genome Sciences Announces Presentation at AASLD of Results of Phase 2b Trial of Albuferon(R) for Chronic Hepatitis C
...e evaluation of the 900-mcg and 1200-mcg
doses of Albuferon in larger populations in Phase 3 trials. We also
conclude that monthly dosing of Albuferon deserves
further evaluation." In the open-label, multi-center, active-controlled Phase 2b trial, 458
treatment-naive patients with genotype 1 chronic hepatiti...
Aspirin Named 8th World Wonder by Majority of Americans
consumers visit http://www.The8thWorldWonder.com and send an e-card stating why
aspirin is the 8th world wonder. "The discovery of aspirin deserves
to be a celebrated moment in time,"
says Dr. Michael Roizen, co-founder of RealAge.com, author of The Real Age
Makeover: Taking Years Off Your Looks a...
Kevin McHale Instrumental in Forming the 'Help Me Hear Foundation'
...to provide impoverished deaf
children with cochlear implants.
When asked why he supports such an organization McHale responded,
"Because every child deserves
a chance to hear. I love the fact that the
goal of this organization is to create independent, productive people. It's
a small, one time, investment t...
deserves in Biological News
Mice run faster on high-grade oil
...ance of elite athletes (specifically those in sports that involve short distance sprints, including cycling) is uncertain, but in my opinion certainly deserves
some further attention" he says.
Hypertension among lower-status employees lingers well into retirement
...nce of hypertension when compared to female managers. Whatever the reason, the link between women in professional jobs and their risks of hypertension deserves
The most important study outcome, according to Leigh, is that the pool of people thought to have job-related hypertension may be consi...
Study finds novel genetic risk factors for kidney disease
...actor for kidney disease and its progression. The UMOD finding suggests that Tamm-Horsfall protein, which is thought to be a normal part of the urine, deserves
attention since its genetic variation relates to risk. For all three genes the findings are novel and suggest brand new areas for investigation includ...
Scientists shed light on inner workings of human embryonic stem cells
...this discovery to first author Na Xu, a postdoctoral fellow who is also supported by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM). "Na Xu deserves
enormous credit for this work," said Kosik. "She performed nearly every experiment in the paper and was the major contributor to the ideas in the pape...
UT faculty members win American Heart Association awards for advancing research
...tients in war zones as well as civilian trauma. His contributions have led to a new paradigm in transfusion of patients sustaining blood loss. He well deserves
this recognition," said Richard Andrassy, M.D., professor and chairman, the Denton A. Cooley, M.D., Chair in Surgery and the Jack H. Mayfield, M.D. Di...
James Thomson receives 2008 Massry Prize honoring stem cell researchers
...hey are. Dr. Thomson's work has helped set a new biomedical field in motion with enormous potential to help improve the quality of our lives. His work deserves
this kind of attention and more."
The new iPS cells are created by genetically reprogramming human adult skin cells. Like their source human ES cel...
6th ESOU Meeting
...he European Organisation on the Research and Treatment of Cancer-Genitourinary Group (Update on the recent data retrieved from EORTC GU group studies) deserves
The introduction of targeted therapies, which will be discussed during the sessions on renal cell carcinoma, meant a revolution in th...
Minnesota ecology professor wins international award for biodiversity and biofuels research
"This is one of the most prestigious scientific prizes in the world," said Bob Elde, dean of the College of Biological Sciences. "And no one deserves
it more that Dave Tilman. His stature as a scientist honors the university, the college, his colleagues and our students. We are very fortunate that h...
International team reveals first prognosticator of survival in aggressive cancer
... The researchers noted that the reliability of pRb2/p130 as a potential marker in the clinical routine assessment and management of patients with STS deserves
to be further evaluated in long-term follow-up studies on a larger number of cases.
IVF does not increase risk of developmental disorders in children
...ny factors associated with sub-fertility may be implicated in the neurological condition of the resulting children. This is an intriguing finding that deserves
deserves in Biological Technology
Pixantrone Significantly Increases Complete Remissions, Overall Response Rates, Frequency of Durable Remissions and Progression Free Survival in Patients with Relapsed and Refractory Aggressive Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
...These results represent a breakthrough in that pixantrone could extend our ability to use a highly active anthracycline-like drug in such patients and deserves
to be examined in anthracycline naive patients as a potential alternative to currently available standard anthracycline drugs."
The PIX 301 EXTEN...
Campaign to Increase the Awareness and Understanding of Lou Gehrig's Disease Reaches 22 U.S. States
...ising research funds, this program aims to ensure that new generations of Americans know Gehrig's story and his contributions to the game. Lou Gehrig deserves
recognition for much more than the disease that took his life. He is a hero to many, for both the way he lived, and for this courage in confronting A...
ASCP Joins ACLU Lawsuit Opposing Gene Patents
...ments, drugs, diagnostic tests or technology platforms," said Dr. McKenna. "They are products of nature that exist in all our bodies. No one deserves
exclusive patent rights when all they did was uncover something that nature created or that nature does. Einstein couldn't get a patent on E=mc²...
PhRMA, Families USA Jointly Promote Measures to Ensure Quality, Affordable Healthcare Coverage
"Although our views do not always converge, we share a common belief about a fundamental goal of healthcare reform: Every American deserves
high-quality, affordable health coverage and care," said PhRMA President and CEO Billy Tauzin and Families USA Executive Director Ron Pollack.
Frost & Sullivan Recognizes ApaTech's Leadership in Orthopedic Biologics
...y saleable range of products, which lend themselves to easy molding and/or cutting to the contours of the required grafting site. Another product that deserves
recognition is Actifuse MIS, an extremely innovative delivery system that facilitates MIS procedures. Current bone grafting delivery methods available...
Corgenix to Exhibit AspirinWorks(R) Test at ACC.09
... to aspirin," said Gordon Ens, clinical director of Corgenix Medical Corporation. "The issue of 'aspirin resistance' is real, clinically important and deserves
further examination. The ACC.09 conference presents an ideal environment in which to discuss the efficacy of this test."
The AspirinWorks Test w...
PacifiCare Capitulates to Latest Patient Revolt
...o what he can
to get Nick the best treatment possible. Getting PacifiCare to reverse its
decision, and doing whatever it takes to get Nick the care he deserves
there are no words to express how that feels. I am thankful they've
reversed the decision; we don't want to look back we just want to move
Discovery Institute Bioethicist Lauds Breakthrough in Stem Cells Research that Eliminates Need for Human Cloning
... meaning of human
life." "This breakthrough demonstrates the creativity and intelligence of the
science sector," Smith added. "I think President Bush deserves
for the exciting research into 'alternative methods' of deriving
pluripotent cells. Had the president followed the crowd instead of leadin...
...rson board can create deadlocks, and more than three, at the early stage, is simply cumbersome.
2) Money talks: A major early-stage angel probably deserves
a board seat. The entrepreneurs effort and the financial investment are the largest contributions to date and deserve representation. In my mind, howe...
Congresswoman Baldwin secures Federal Funds for UW-Rock County
...her efforts. For her part, Baldwin sees identifying local projects that merit federal support as an important role for a member of Congress. Wisconsin deserves
more federal dollars, she added. When I succeed in obtaining funds to expand a hospital, create local jobs, or help a great institution like UW-Rock C...