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Alcohol-Related Ills Increasing Worldwide

One in 25 deaths is drinking-related, study finds THURSDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- Consumption of alcohol is up, and so it seems are the ills associated with it. Worldwide, one in 25 deaths and 5 percent of the years that people live with health-related disabilities are related to...

Harvard Vanguard Cures Data Backup Ills With EMC Avamar

Data Deduplication Technology Slashes Data Backup Size from 3.2 Terabytes to 1 Terabyte; Backup Time Reduced from 35 to 2 Hours HOPKINTON, Mass., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC ), the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, today announced that Harvard Vang...

Millions of Americans With Chronic Ills Put Off Health Care

Survey shows they suffer consequences of delaying doctor visits, filling prescriptions WEDNESDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) -- Millions of Americans suffering from at least one chronic health problem are putting off care, not taking needed medications, and resigning themselves to feeli...

Virtualization with Dell Helps Cure Growing Health Care IT Ills

Health care organizations ROUND ROCK, Texas (Business Wire EON) June 30, 2008 -- "Many health care IT organizations today operate under the mantra that 'more is better' when it comes to managing their data," said James Coffin, vice president, Dell Health Care...

Study names 5 factors of social ills in energy, mining and logging communities

The troubling link between boom towns and high rates of substance abuse is usually attributed to workers having too much money and too little to do. But a recent study of one Canadian community suggests underlying pressures including loneliness, a lack of healthy social connections and a need to k...

Anti-Clotting Drug Helps Infants With Heart Ills

Study shows use for small doses of Plavix in children under 2 TUESDAY, Jan. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Small doses of the anti-clotting drug clopidogrel (Plavix) can benefit children under age 2 with heart problems, a new study says. "We were astonished at how little of the drug they n...

Computer-based Brain Training Addresses Many Ills

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers from Posit Science Corporation will make five presentations at the Society for Neuroscience this week, demonstrating the broad impact that computer-based cognitive training will have on diverse cognitive issues. The researchers will show that brain...

UBA offers Free Webinar: NAHU Executive VP and CEO to Discuss Health Reform Bills

Presentation to Focus on Challenges Facing Employers Indianapolis, IN (Vocus) August 5, 2009 -- United Benefit Advisors (UBA), in partnership with the National Association of Health Underwriters (NAHU), is sponsoring a special free webinar at 1 p.m. EDT Thursday, Aug....

CVMF Advises on How to Save Money on Veterinary Bills

The most common causes for vet visits and how to avoid them (Vocus) May 26, 2009 -- Avoiding common diseases in pets is not only possible but by being proactive, you can save a great deal of money in medical expenses, says leading veterinarian Dr. Arnold Goldman , pres...

Gastrointestinal ills more common in diabetics

People with diabetes often have gastrointestinal symptoms such as incontinence and nausea, according to a report. But the frequent stomach and intestinal troubles may be a result of poor control of blood sugar rather than a side effect of diabetes medications, researchers suggest. Gastrointestinal...

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Dioxins in food chain linked to breastfeeding ills

Exposure to dioxins during pregnancy harms the cells in rapidly-changing breast tissue, which may explain why some women have trouble breastfeeding or don't produce enough milk, according to a University of Rochester Medical Center study. Researchers believe their findings, although only demons...

New book reveals an evolutionary journey of the human body

...e: I can imagine few things more beautiful or intellectually profound than finding the basis for our humanity, he writes, and remedies for many of the ills we suffer, nestled inside some of the most humble creatures that have ever lived on our planet. The hardcover 240-page book will be available on li...

Biogeochemistry -- A window into the Earth's ecological health

...t our current fossil fuel emissions. Not by a long shot, comments Schlesinger. In the end, Schlesinger urges that if we want to abate environmental ills such as climate change, we need to minimize our impact on biogeochemical cycles. Increasingly, this means changing our current model of energy depende...

Researchers develop liquid crystal pharmaceuticals to fight cancer and other diseases

...iversities and the private sector, says Kent State President Lester A. Lefton. As Kent State researchers tackle cancer and a host of other real-world ills and issues, they are bringing their leading-edge knowledge and creativity to our students and playing a significant role in economic development. ...

Tiny Tampa Bay fish key to evolution of immune system

...esses the type of proteins we use in our own complex adaptive immune system." The human immune system is constantly at work, on guard to tackle new ills while remembering past offenders. Compared with its predecessors on the evolutionary tree, the lancelet shares genes and proteins remarkably similar t...

FSU biologists describe key role of signal-transcribing gene during cell cycle

...ct. 1 'Development' shows when, where Alzheimer's, some cancers and genetic ills beginT. Biologists at Florida State University have uncovered the pivotal r...diseases; the most common complex congenital heart disorder; and later life ills such as Alzheimer's, breast and lung cancer, and leukemia. "We now know ...

UN: World in big ecological mess

...ety input, in response to Mr. Annan's call for global support of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which seek to slash a host of socio-economic ills such as extreme poverty and hunger by 2015. "The overriding conclusion of this assessment is that it lies within the power of human societies to ea...

U-M team recovers ancient whale in Egyptian desert

... battlefields, Roth said. "Manipulating this metabolic mechanism for clinical benefit potentially could revolutionize treatment for a host of human ills related to ischemia, or damage to living tissue from lack of oxygen," said Roth, also an affiliate professor of biochemistry at the University of Wash...

Buying Time Through Hibernation on Demand

... battlefields, Roth said. "Manipulating this metabolic mechanism for clinical benefit potentially could revolutionize treatment for a host of human ills related to ischemia, or damage to living tissue from lack of oxygen," said Roth, also an affiliate professor of biochemistry at the University of Wash...

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