Monthly Archives : September 2014

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UHCCF’s 2015 Century Ride Funded by Blaine Pollock

The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation 2015 Century Ride The UnitedHealthcare Children’s Foundation (UHCCF) provides medical grants to help children gain access to health-related services not covered, or not fully covered, by their parents’ commercial health insurance plan. Since 2007, UHCCF has awarded…

0 Comments / 70 View / September 30, 2014


Clinical Trials Pregnant Women Need Flu Shot

Clinical Trials: Despite all the awareness about flu prevention, pregnant women aren’t heeding the call. “We recommend that all pregnant women get vaccinated against the flu. Traditionally we haven’t been very good at giving it to pregnant women,” says Dr….

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Updates On Drug Discovery In Ovarian Cancer

Updates on drug discovery in ovarian cancer Drug discovery in the ovarian cancer arena continues to launch important new clinical trials. Many biologic agents are being studied in phase II and phase III clinical trials for recurrent disease. These agents…

3 Comments / 8 View / September 30, 2014


Austria Reports First MERS Case

Austria has reported its first case of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus in a woman from Saudi Arabia who had recently travelled to the Alpine country. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has killed over 300 people in Saudi Arabia…

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Fluid Therapy In Critical Illness

Fluid therapy in critical illness   Background Disturbances of body fluid homeostasis are common in major surgery and a range of critical illnesses including sepsis and trauma. Administering appropriate intravenous fluid is a core part of medical care during these…

0 Comments / 8 View / September 29, 2014


Physiological Responses To The Stressors

The impact of submaximal exercise during heat and/or hypoxia on the cardiovascular and monocyte HSP72 responses to subsequent (post 24 h) exercise in hypoxia   Background: The aims of this study were to describe the cellular stress response to prolonged…

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Increase of Vitamin K deficiencies reported

Some parents are refusing standard vitamin K injections for their infants, and while doctors said they aren’t sure why parents are skipping it, they’re worried about it.

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Blood Pressure Values and Depression

Blood pressure values and depression in hypertensive individuals at high cardiovascular risk   Background: Hypertension and depression are both important risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. Nevertheless, the association of blood pressure on and depression has not been completely established. This…

3 Comments / 18 View / September 27, 2014


Clinical Trials Ebolavirus Experimental Vaccines

Ebolavirus in West Africa, and the use of experimental therapies or vaccines Response to the current ebola virus outbreak based on traditional control measures has so far been insufficient to prevent the virus from spreading rapidly. This has led to…

3 Comments / 14 View / September 27, 2014


Mars Chocolate Issues Allergy Alert – M&M’s

This theater box item within these lot codes may contain product containing peanut butter without listing on the ingredient label on the outside cardboard box.  The inside package is correctly labelled with ingredients and allergy information. People who have allergies…

0 Comments / 19 View / September 24, 2014