Wisconsin Tobacco Tax Increase Is Positive Step for Health, but Budget Disappoints by Cutting Funding for Tobacco Prevention Programs
WASHINGTON, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is a statement of Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids:
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Wisconsin leaders have taken a positive step to protect the state's kids and taxpayers ...
Laser Therapy Disappoints in Stroke Trial
Treatment targeting damaged brain areas did not bring significant reductions in disability, researchers say
FRIDAY, Feb. 20 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental laser treatment of damaged brain areas failed to significantly reduce disability in stroke patients, researchers report.
Bat Saliva-Based Stroke Drug Disappoints in Trial
But the study's design may be to blame for desmoteplase's poor showing, researchers say
THURSDAY, Dec. 18 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental clot-busting drug derived from the saliva of the vampire bat has failed to reduce stroke damage in a major trial.
But hope for the drug, call...
Stem Cell Therapy Disappoints Against Rare Kidney Ailment
Transplanted cells don't boost AL amyloidosis outcomes, study finds
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 12 (HealthDay News) -- In a disheartening result that confounds existing research, a team in France says a new stem cell therapy for a rare kidney disease is no better than the usual chemotherapy-only...
Investigational anti-restenosis drug pimecrolimus disappoints
CHICAGO, Ill. (March 31, 2008) A new medication that researchers had hoped would reduce the risk of arterial renarrowing after stenting has turned in a disappointing performance in a multicenter clinical trial, but the multi-reservoir stent that was used to deliver the drug is still considered p...
Growth Hormone Boost May Not Slow Alzheimer's
... A promising approach in mice disappoints
in human trial
WEDNESDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- A compound that boosts growth hormone levels in Alzheimer's patients may not slow th...
WTN Exclusive Interview with Josh Heling
...pays neve r to underestimate this threat. The SQLSlammer worm took down a 10,000+ node network in mere minutes.
WTN: And on the other hand, what disappoints
JH: The success of many viruses is due simply to social engineering using gullibility and curiosity to get people to do things they s...
2006: A mixed blessing for Midwest life science companies
...velous Cat Stevens' voice, sounds promising until a whole horn group comes in. When did Cat Stevens ever have a horn group backing him up?
The song disappoints
because it is over-orchestrated and not particularly noteworthy. I am getting worried - what has happened to this musical genius? The next song Heave...