Cooperation Between Faith-Based Organizations and UNFPA Critical to Maternal Health, Say Groups
UNITED NATIONS, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Partnerships between faith-based organizations and UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, are critical to enhancing efforts to reduce maternal deaths and end violence against women.
Representatives of more than 40 international...
Makers of the High-Tech 'Thermal Angel Blood Warmer' Say Lawmakers Should Look for Private Sector Solutions During Health Care Debate
DALLAS, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Washington policymakers grapple with health care reform legislation, Texas-based Estill Medical Technologies, Inc. -- the maker of the high-tech Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer -- is delivering high-impact, low-cost healthcare sol...
Too many ways to say 'it hurts'
CHICAGO --- There are at least 100 ways to say, "It hurts!" And that is the problem.
David Cella is on mission -- backed by nearly $10 million in National Institutes of Health funds -- to revolutionize the language of pain, as well as fatigue, depression and anxiety. These are some of the impo...
Health care leaders say need for reform is urgent
New York, N.Y., July 27, 2009By a wide margin, health care leaders believe that individuals should have a choice of public and private health plans, and strongly support other central components of health reform such as innovative provider payment reform and a national insurance health exchange wi...
Docs Say No to Pulling Drugs Containing Acetaminophen off the Market
FLEMINGTON, N.J., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national media study among 589 physicians revealed that the majority of physicians (82%) do not believe that drugs containing acetaminophen should be pulled off the market.
For Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes, 89 Percent of Surveyed Endocrinologists Identify a Need for Additional GLP-1 Analogues and 71 Percent Say the Same About DPP-IV Inhibitors
WALTHAM, Mass., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that most surveyed clinicians identify a need for additional therapies from the GLP-1 analogue and DPP-IV inhibitor drug clas...
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Researchers Say More Aggressive Vitamin D Supplementation Needed in Obese Cancer Patients
CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Body mass index (BMI) should be taken into account when assessing a cancer patient's vitamin D status, according to researchers at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA), who found that obese cancer patients had significantly lower levels of vita...
Surveyed Oncologists Say That the Most Promising Targeted Therapy in Adjuvant Clinical Trials is Avastin for the Treatment of Early-Stage Colorectal Cancer
Despite Widespread Use, Formulary Coverage of Targeted Cancer Therapies is Inconsistent, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the
world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and
Brain Stem Cells Can Be Awakened, Say Schepens Scientists
Study Findings Promise to help in treatment of brain diseases
BOSTON, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Scientists at Schepens Eye Research
Institute have identified specific molecules in the brain that are
responsible for awakening and putting to sleep brain stem cells, which,
when activated, can t...
Molecular Science Could Further Improve Leukemia Survival, Say St. Jude Researchers
Understanding success in treating pediatric acute lymphoblastic
leukemia combined with molecular science could help clinicians treat
adolescents and adults with the disease
MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The dramatic
increase that has occurred in the cure rate for c...
Eighty-one Percent of U.S. Adults say that Birth Control Pills and
Procedures Should Be Covered by Health Insurance
Support for Medical Use Approval and Insurance Coverage Varies
Greatly for Different Medical Treatments
ROCHESTER, N.Y. - April 30, 2007-- Most U.S. adults support
approving the use of medical treatments and procedures that can
impact people's quality of life, including birth control
July 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Food Storage Safety, Energy Therapies and Vitamins and Minerals
...nd respiration rates.
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that intake should be at least 800 to 1,000 IU a day.
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K-State researchers say after-school programs should promote activity, healthy nutrition
Children's after-school activities often consist of sedentary behavior such as watching television, but after-school programs that offer physical activity and healthy snacks could be the best place for children's health.
David Dzewaltowski, head of the department of kinesiology at Kansas State ...
Antibody targeting of glioblastoma shows promise in preclinical tests, say Lombardi researchers
Washington, DC Cancer researchers at Georgetown University's Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center have successfully tested a small, engineered antibody they say
shuts down growth of human glioblastoma tumors in cell and animal studies. Glioblastoma is the deadliest of brain cancers; there is no e...
Smaller plants punch above their weight in the forest, say Queen's biologists
New findings from Queen's University biologists show that in the plant world, bigger isn't necessarily better.
"Until now most of the thinking has suggested that to be a good competitor in the forest, you have to be a big plant," says Queen's Biology professor Lonnie Aarssen. "But our research...
Cleaning up oil spills can kill more fish than spills themselves, say Queen's biologists
Kingston, ON A new Queen's University study shows that detergents used to clean up spills of diesel oil actually increase its toxicity to fish, making it more harmful.
"The detergents may be the best way to treat spills in the long term because the dispersed oil is diluted and degraded," says...
Climate change affecting Europe's birds now, say researchers
Climate change is already having a detectable impact on birds across Europe, says a Durham University and RSPB-led scientific team publishing their findings to create the world's first indicator of the climate change impacts on wildlife at a continental scale.
Published in the journal PLoS ONE...
Substantial work ahead for water issues, say scientists at ACS' Final Report briefing
WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2009 Scientists and engineers will face a host of obstacles over the next decade in providing clean water to millions of people caught up in a water shortage crisis, a panel of scientists and engineers said today at a briefing at the Broadcast Center of the National Press Bui...
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The Concerned Shareholders of Biovail Say Biovail Has Misled Shareholders
Shareholders are Urged to Vote their YELLOW proxy, FOR the Election of
Two Highly Qualified and Independent Directors to the Biovail Board
TORONTO, May 15 /PRNewswire/ - The Concerned Shareholders of Biovail today said that Biovail Corporation (NYSE: BVF ) (TSX:BVF) continues to mi...
Just Say No To Charcoal! New Eco-Friendly Alternative Grills Faster, Burns Cleaner And Greener
The FlameDisk makes grilling quick, easy and safe for everyone--including Mother Earth
Madison, Wisconsin (PRWEB) March 24, 2009 -- Thousands of grilling enthusiasts now have more free time following the invention of the FlameDisk, a revolutionary alternative to charcoa...
Risky Business: New Survey Suggests Many Americans Live Dangerously, Even When They Say They Aren't 'Risk Takers'
- 60 percent say
they are not risk takers with their health, yet up to one-third of those skip critical health screenings
- 42 percent are at elevated risk for cardiovascular events, yet 20 percent
of those have not spoken with their physician about preventive benefits of ...
Life Sciences Industry Reaches Crossroad Say Noted Pillsbury Attorneys
WASHINGTON and SAN DIEGO, March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Even as investors
maintain their strong interest in the life sciences sector, industry
stakeholders are facing tough decisions, according to Pillsbury attorneys.
"Despite the current credit crunch in the U.S., life science
Scientists say sabercat bit like a pussycat
In public imagination, the sabre-toothed cat Smilodon ranks alongside Tyrannosaurus rex as the ultimate killing machine. Powerfully built, with upper canines like knives, Smilodon was a fearsome predator of Ice-Age America's lost giants.
For more than 150 years, scientists have debated how thi...
Secret of sandcastle construction could help revive ancient building technique, researchers say
The secret of a successful sandcastle could aid the revival of an ancient eco-friendly building technique, according to research led by Durham University.
Researchers, led by experts at Durham's School of Engineering, have carried out a study into the strength of rammed earth, which is growing ...
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