Health News Archive - May 02, 2008
Don't resign yourself to sneezing and watery eyes. Make this the year you reclaim the outdoors-with these expert tips.
By Wharton, Christopher M Long, Michael; Schwartz, Marlene B ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Although great focus has been placed on nutritional and other consequences of changes in food-related policies within schools, few reports exist describing the impact of such changes on school revenue.
Unlike their iconic American counterpart, some Oreos sold in China are long, thin, four-layered and coated in chocolate. But the cookies have this in common: Both are now best-sellers.
Drugstore operator Walgreens has acquired I-trax, parent company of CHD Meridian Healthcare, and privately held Whole Health Management, that together operate more than 350 worksite health centers.
ImmunoVaccine Technologies, a vaccine development company, has introduced DepoVax platform, a novel depot vaccine delivery system used to increase the efficacy and strength of vaccines. The company has also filed additional patents to protect the DepoVax concept.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced it selected Cerner (NASDAQ: CERN) as one of six healthcare information technology suppliers to participate in a project that will test information technology solutions to facilitate the submission of Physician Quality Reporting Initiative (PQRI) measures data gathered from electronic medical records (EMRs).
Celgene Cellular Therapeutics (CCT), a wholly owned subsidiary of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG), today announced the clinical application of a human placenta-derived stem cells (HPDSCs) for hematopoietic reconstitution.
Any hunter will tell you that when your quarry goes into hiding, you have to flush it out to get a good shot at it. Such is the case with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Many women under age 55 arenâ€™t seeking timely treatment for heart attack because they expect the warning signs and their reaction to follow a Hollywood script â€” tightening in the chest, shortness of breath, clutching the chest while dropping to one knee.
A recent study found that many doctors are reluctant to embrace cutting edge medicine unless they receive a little peer pressure from their colleagues.