Cancer screening fear is fueled by lack of information says review covering nearly 6,000 women
Fear plays a major role in whether women decide to go for cancer screening or not, but healthcare providers underestimate how much women need to know and wrongly assume that they will ask for information if they want it.
Those are the two key findings from a study published in the June issue o...
Growth in the Parkinson's Disease Drug Market, Fueled by the Launch of Several New Therapies, Will be Offset by Generic Erosion of Key Agents
Overall Market Will Increase by a Modest $300 Million From 2008 to 2018, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that gro...
Ontario Systems Announces Record-Breaking First Quarter Fueled by Increase in New Client Agreements
MUNCIE, Ind., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Ontario Systems, a provider of revenue cycle management and collection management services and software for the health care and debt management industries, today announces several new client agreements and more than 500 new licenses sold, marking a record-break...
Increase in Diagnostic Imaging Fueled by Self-Referring Doctors
Revamping reimbursements could ensure high-quality care at best cost, study says
THURSDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of privately insured patients in the United States are being referred for imaging scans, and much of that increase is due to physicians who refer pat...
Child obesity seen as fueled by Spanish language tv ads
Spanish-language television is bombarding children with so many fast-food commercials that it may be fueling the rising obesity epidemic among Latino youth, according to research led by pediatricians from the Johns Hopkins Childrens Center. Latino children, who make up one-fifth of the U.S. child ...
Students Connect with Stable Careers Through Updated Medical Assistant Career Resources on All Allied Health Schools
...up-to-the-moment information that will help them make informed school and career decisions.
The current boom in medical assisting careers has been fueled
by several factors. An aging U.S. population requires more medical services--from routine check-ups to surgeries--so demand has increased for skilled ...
Wellspring Hires Sanford Devries as Controller
LOS ANGELES, July 27 /PRNewswire/ -- fueled
by aggressive goals to expand nationwide, Wellspring recently hired Sanford Devries for the position of Controller. Sanford is a financial leader ...
Teamwork, Technology, and Coordinated Care Improve Outcomes and Lower Costs
...ed by the right technology and information. Kaiser Permanente's approach is fueled
by a unique high-performance partnership with the unions representing 96,00...ponent of health care reform. "The compelling thing about coordinated care, fueled
by employee team-based innovation, is that it results in higher quality car...
Shifting Scientific, Health Priorities and Global Economic Downturn Impact Investment in HIV Prevention R&D
...otential microbicides, and as oral PrEP, along with technical support to microbicide product developers.
"The worldwide economic crisis has fueled
debate about the best way to invest in global health, with some arguing that AIDS takes up resources at the expense of efforts to deal with other dise...
Fat Reduction Market in Europe to Soar Despite Economic Downturn
...touring devices in Europe through 2013. MRG's European Markets for Body Contouring Devices 2009 report finds that the fat reduction segment will be fueled
by physician adoption of newer modalities like transdermal ultrasound and laser, light, and energy fat reduction devices, which offer patients less in...
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Lower Extremity Peripheral Vascular Stent and Balloon Catheter Markets to Exceed $180 Million in Europe by 2013
...V) Devices 2009 report, rapid growth in the number of endovascular procedures that treat lower extremity peripheral artery disease in Europe is being fueled
by positive clinical trial results, increased competitor focus, and the release of new drug-eluting devices for these indications. Combined, these fac...
Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses
...ber of tests intended to quantify improvements resulting from performing MIS with its stereoscopic 3D display. Their enthusiasm for LifeVision(TM) is fueled
by comments from veteran surgeon, Kurt Martinuzzi, MD, who said, " with this device ... I expect that teaching medical students and interns how to pe...
Optigenex Inc. Signs New License and Distribution Agreement With Itochu Corporation of Japan
...in Japan for cosmeceutical and dietary supplement products using patented AC-11(R) (formerly known as C-Med- 100(R))
Increase in consumer demand fueled
by results of new research showing that that orally administered AC-11(R) supplement increases the production of collagen III in the epidermis layer o...
Pain Relief in Just One Visit with Genzyme's Synvisc-One
... benefit from this shift in preference.
"The HA viscosupplementation market is the fastest-growing segment of the orthopedic biomaterial market, fueled
in particular by the rise of single-injection treatments," says Kevin Flewwelling, Manager of the Orthopedics division at MRG. "Now that Synvisc-One ...
Sarah Palin, Dr. Siegal's Cookie Diet, and John McCain Top AOL Hot Searches List on August 29th
...nny. A video clip is posted
on FoxNews.com at http://tinyurl.com/62ftkm .
"A combination of word-of-mouth publicity and steady media attention
our rapid growth. Only two weeks ago, we announced the
registration of our 50,000th CookieDiet.com user. We're now at 57,000
users," added Siegal.
Universite de Montreal Researchers Simulate World's Largest Heart Model Using SGI Technology
... detail required for this application demands such large computational
resources that it could be achieved only very recently.
"For 25 years SGI has fueled
biomedical innovations, accelerating
scientific research by reducing time to insight in projects as varied as
the mechanics of HIV protease, genomic c...
Neptune Industries Reports Favorable Phase II Trial Results on Ento- Protein(TM)
...me of the most experienced, knowledgeable and recognized
individuals in their respective fields. Their unanimous positive feedback
to date has further fueled
our excitement for the commercialization
potential of Ento-Protein(TM). We look forward to commencing our Phase III
trials for growth and digestibilit...
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Explosive growth of life on Earth fueled by early greening of planet
TEMPE, Ariz. Earth's 4.5-billion-year history is filled with several turning points when temperatures changed dramatically, asteroids bombarded the planet and life forms came and disappeared. But one of the biggest moments in Earth's lifetime is the Cambrian explosion of life, roughly 540 million...
Earth's highest known microbial systems fueled by volcanic gases
Gases rising from deep within the Earth are fueling the world's highest-known microbial ecosystems, which have been detected near the rim of the 19,850-foot-high Socompa volcano in the Andes by a University of Colorado at Boulder research team.
The new study shows the emission of water, carbon...
'Juiced-up' battery fueled by sugar could power small portable electronics
Dutch researcher Harm Veling has demonstrated that our brains fend off distractions. If we are busy with something we suppress disrupting external influences. If we are tired, we can no longer do this.
Social-psychologist Veling proved that the brain selects incoming information to remember usef...
Yellowstone microbes fueled by hydrogen, according to U. of Colorado study
Microbes living in the brilliantly colored
hot springs of Yellowstone National Park use primarily hydrogen for
fuel, a discovery University of Colorado at Boulder researchers say
bodes well for life in extreme environments on other planets and could
add to understanding of bacteria inside the human...
Smaller than expected, but severe, dead zone in Gulf of Mexico
...age to 2,000 square miles or less by 2015. The Task Force uses a five year average due to relatively high interannual variability.
The dead zone is fueled
by nutrient runoff, principally from agricultural activity, which stimulates an overgrowth of algae that sinks, decomposes, and consumes most of the l...
Corals stay close to home
...ress corals, and thus put both the countless marine organisms that count on corals for habitat and shelter, and the $1 billion dollar tourism industry fueled
by coral reefs at significant risk.
Conservation biologists have been scrambling to find ways to conserve and protect these remarkable sea creature...
Scholar unconvinced new lie-detection methods better than old ones
...n when sizing up the promises of those promoting the latest crop of brain-based truth-seeking technologies.
"This 9/11 kind of hype has allowed and fueled
this desire both in scientists and the media, and in popular culture, to try to find something to hold onto for security's sake. But I don't think it'...
Experts lay to rest long-held misconceptions about high fructose corn syrup at ILSI-USDA workshop
...ing these specific types of sweeteners."
High Fructose Corn Syrup Is Not the Same as Fructose
Confusion about high fructose corn syrup has been fueled
in part by erroneous links to research testing high levels of pure fructose, and then generalizing those findings to high fructose corn syrup. The co...
ADA releases updated position statement on functional foods
...is a medicine have been challenged by both consumers and manufacturers since the mid-1980s," leading to "dramatic changes in food regulation that have fueled
a so-called functional foods revolution."
Emphasizing that health claims on the benefits of functional foods and their physiologically active comp...
Highlights from the March editions of ESA journals
...U.S. forests once experienced frequent natural fires that removed many of the low-lying plants, including downed woody plants, shrubs and grasses that fueled
these burns. But human activities, such as livestock grazing, preferential logging of large trees and outright fire suppression or exclusion have led ...
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OmniComm Systems, Inc. Is Fueled by Another Strong Quarter Delivering Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Solutions & Services
Q3 2008 Contracts Total $3,970,647, up 137% Over Q3 2007
FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- OmniComm
Systems, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: OMCM), a leader in integrated electronic
data capture solutions for clinical trials, today announced another
momentous quarter fo...
Sirnaomics Receives SBIR Grant from NIH/NCI for Its Multi-Targeted Lung Cancer siRNA Therapeutics
...cquisitions and investments by Novartis, Merck, AstraZeneca, Roche and Takeda have injected billions of dollars into this novel technology and further fueled
the enthusiasm for the great promise of siRNA therapeutic development. There are more than a dozen clinical trials currently ongoing for various types...
iSource Networks Partners with inVentiv Health to Develop New Technology Platform for Reaching Healthcare Consumers
...rograms for healthcare businesses that want to use these tools to build stronger relationships with customers.
The iSource initiative will be fueled
by the insights of Dr. Clotaire Rapaille, internationally known marketing and behavioral science expert and author of the nationally bestselling book,...
World Nanomedicine Market to Cross $160 Billion by 2015, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
...unces the release of a comprehensive global report on Nanomedicine markets. The global Nanomedicine market continues to register robust growth largely fueled
by unique properties of nanoparticles that provide novel and improved advantages, introduction of novel products, healthy rise in funding across the g...
Monsanto, BASF Scientists Disclose Discovery of Gene Conferring Drought Tolerance in Corn Plants
...ue to farmers faced with unpredictable rainfall.
"The development of this trait demonstrates the strength of our robust discovery engine which is fueled
by our ongoing investment in R&D," said Robert Fraley, Chief Technology Officer for Monsanto. "It also reflects our commitment to our farmer custo...
Blazing Trails: Dr. Ellery Knake Remembered for His Contributions to Weed Science
...Aaron Hager, associate professor and weed science extension specialist with the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. "But by doing so, they fueled
a significant soil erosion problem. Ellery was one of the first scientists to spearhead sustainable agriculture by finding ways to reduce the need to...
Bioniche Pharma Launches Enlon(R) and Enlon-Plus(R) Injection
... markets, with expertise in injectable hyaluronic acid products for use in orthopedics, rheumatology, urology and dermatology. The company's growth is fueled
by an internal development pipeline and an aggressive acquisition strategy for products. Bioniche Pharma was acquired in February 2006 by RoundTable H...
Global Financial Crisis Making Biotech Business Model Unsustainable, According to Ernst & Young
...Ernst & Young's 23rd annual report on the biotech industry. However, the prolonged and systemic funding drought is placing the business model that fueled
biotech growth for the past 33 years under unprecedented strain. The report released today says that four sweeping, "paradigm-shifting" trends should ...
Waters Corporation Continues to Meet Today's Challenges for Improved Laboratory Operations with New Products at Pittcon 2009
...management for both large- and small molecule applications. TRIZAIC represents a highly-intelligent, integrated systems approach to separation science fueled
by the company's unequalled UPLC technology.
"TRIZAIC is a way for us to take the complexity out of characterizing proteins using nanoscale chrom...
Photos: 'Project Runway's' Tim Gunn Launches Addressing Psoriasis(TM) Campaign to Advocate That Patients Shouldn't Let Psoriasis Impact Personal Style
...th every new member, our voice grows stronger. www.psoriasis.org
About Psoriasis Cure Now
Psoriasis Cure Now is a nonprofit organization fueled
by a nationwide network of volunteers. Our focus is on accelerating the search for a cure by mobilizing people in support of increased research fundin...
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