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Enhanced depression care may be cost-effective for employers
... questions to existing health risk assessments for companies
that currently administer them and of implementing new risk assessments for companies
that do not Treatment and care management costs were based on averages from clinical literature a...
Binghamton University researchers ready nanotechnology innovations for market
...to bring their discoveries to market, and both new companies
are getting a boost in Binghamton University's new Start-Up Suite. Wang, vice president and chief scientific officer of NanoMas, founded the company in January with fellow researchers ZhihaoYang, president and chief technology officer, and Tom Xu, ...
Tobacco companies admit their products cause cancer, but not in those who sue them
...(DATTA). Each of the arguments put forward by the companies
were categorised into seven different groups. Th... cigarette smoking with cancer defence declined as companies
began to publicly admit that smoking causes disease, starting in the late 1990s. But the defence o...
Out of REACH
...traZeneca (AZ), told Chemistry & Industry that two companies
supplying intermediates required for two AZ drugs ...current manufacture is driven by demand, many drug companies
would not have stockpiles to cover the re-authorisation period, which according to the UK Medicines ...
Policy makers, networking agencies told to get their act together for nanoscience
...from Europe and was later licensed out to American companies
and has since turned into a series of successful p...'s not really fair for the scientists or the small companies
to say 'within five years we will have a product.'" It is understandable that researchers and indu...
'Moral clarity' espoused in debate over health-care reform
...bison. The escalating costs of health care force companies
to cut benefits and transfer costs to employees to...ot have a health care system in crisis." As more companies
transfer costs to employees and more workers find themselves with increased costs, diminishing benef...
Ultrasound mammography, volcano monitoring for aircraft safety
... the dishwashers they produced; therefore multiple companies
claimed their product was the quietest on the market. Kevin Herreman of Owens Corning ( Kevin.Herreman@OwensCorning.com ) will describe a new protocol for evaluating the noise generated by dishwashers. Taking into account the power setting for the ...
ICON issues survey of nanotechnology practices
...g nanotechnology industry finds that many nanotech companies
and laboratories believe nanoparticles specks of ...nmental and health risks for workers. In response, companies
are reporting that they are developing special programs and procedures for mitigating risks to worke...
Dedicated R&D lab established to spur RFID industry in Canada
...ity here and have received tremendous support from companies
in Canada and from McMaster to get this going."...
DTI research and development scoreboard reveals extent of R&D in services sector
... two thirds of this substantial increase is due to companies
in sectors such as banks, insurance, media and ret... a four per cent increase in R&D by the top 800 UK companies
compared with the previous year. The UK's top R&D companies
are keeping pace with their US counter...
Mental health problems threaten the knowledge economy
...owledge economy. The human resource departments of companies
should extend their policies to prevent mental health problems. Quite often they only react, after the problems have arisen. Mental resilience of workers is a critical success factor of an organisation. Weehuizen also points out that this is not on...
CHEST 2006 abstract briefs
...ent after CPAP was used. Researchers conclude that companies
can enjoy large reductions in corporate health-care by attempting to identify and treat employees with sleep apnea. SMOKING Exercise May Help Smokers Quit (Tuesday, October 24, 2006, 4:30 PM EST) According to Austrian researchers, exercise-tr...
Economic pressures can lead to unequal treatment of patients
...da show that pressure from hospitals and insurance companies
to minimize health care costs can negatively affec... reach 20% of GDP in less than 10 years. Insurance companies
and hospitals have created new medical plans and promote self-care technology in hopes of minimizing...
Pfizer to fund doctoral study fellowships, seminars in biostatistics at Rutgers
...ional education at Rutgers. "Major pharmaceutical companies
employ hundreds of Ph.D. statisticians to work in all aspects of the industry, from drug discovery to clinical trials and product marketing," Pazzani said. "By funding this fellowship, Pfizer is investing in developing highly qualified statisticians ...
Insurance companies deny medically necessary breast reductions based on random, unproven criteria
...cal necessity for breast reduction, many insurance companies
are denying thousands of women the procedure each ... and paper co-author. "The criteria most insurance companies
use is not supported by medical literature and eliminates a large number of women from coverage, for...
Proposal calls for sweeping changes at US Food and Drug Administration
...e violations." The FDA's own report says that drug companies
committed to 1,231 post-marketing safety studies that are incomplete; 797 were never started. "Authorize the adoption of a conditional drug-approval policy, at least for selected drugs. "Provide additional financial resources to support the safety op...
University of Rochester spin-off secures $2 million in funding
...y and unique biomarkers that enable pharmaceutical companies
to more effectively determine whether a drug poses...fety has become a major concern for pharmaceutical companies
during the last several years, highlighted by headline-grabbing stories about the withdrawal of seve...
New technology to speed up research into Huntington's disease
... effective the test was and already clinical trial companies
are showing an interest in the touch screen system"....
Medical experts launch global campaign against salt
...nisation will be to: Persuade international food companies
to employ a global salt reduction plan, so that no...reductions are rubbish. WASH research shows food companies
have reduced salt levels in some countries we want them to reduce the salt in all their products in...
Foodborne pathogens hard to remove from produce, research is ongoing
...the country," Martin said. Martin said that food companies
have recalled the particular products implicated in the outbreak, and that the contaminated spinach had a sell-by date of September 20, so none should remain on the shelves at this time. If his reassuring tone makes the scientist sound less than agg...
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