Genetic Counseling Linked to Increased Use of Preventive Ovary Removal in Women at High Risk for Ovarian Cancer

Genetic Counseling Linked to Increased Use of Preventive Ovary Removal in Women at High Risk for Ovarian Cancer
SAN ANTONIO, TX (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 Genetic counseling is a preferred method for informing women with BRCA1 or BRCA2 genetic mutations and/or a family history of breast or ovarian cancer about their risks for getting such cancers, but little has been known about the impact of genetic counseling on efforts to reduce the risk ...

Special Agents of Change Webinar Introduces Collaborative Intervention Approaches for Students at Risk of Reading Failure

Special Agents of Change Webinar Introduces Collaborative Intervention Approaches for Students at Risk of Reading Failure
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (PRWEB) February 11, 2015 With the growing focus on more rigorous instruction in the United States, creating literate learners is more important than ever. However, instead of relying exclusively on school-based intervention services for struggling readers, parents and educators can work together for improved results. To guide special education administrators and teachers ...

Lowcostcarinsuranceprice.com Offer Auto Insurance Quotes for High Risk Drivers

Lowcostcarinsuranceprice.com Offer Auto Insurance Quotes for High Risk Drivers
(PRWEB) February 22, 2015 Lowcostcarinsuranceprice.com announces that it now offers online auto insurance quotes for high risk drivers. High risk drivers can now find online car insurance by comparing quotes. Insurance brokerage services can help many teenagers, senior citizens or drivers with a history of DUI find low cost coverage. Clients can get ...

Release Criteria for Biological Weed Control Agents Should Include Benefit and Risk

Release Criteria for Biological Weed Control Agents Should Include Benefit and Risk
(PRWEB) January 02, 2015 Invasive Plant Science and Management—Attempts to achieve biological weed control with insects are met with stringent risk assessment in the United States. Before insects are released, their potential to attack economically important or threatened plants is closely evaluated. This assessment focuses on risk and does not adequately address host-range data, especially ...

Insurance Leader McNeil and Company Issues Tips for Businesses Working Outdoors to Lower Risk of Potentially Fatal “Cold Stress” During Severe Winter Storms

Insurance Leader McNeil and Company Issues Tips for Businesses Working Outdoors to Lower Risk of Potentially Fatal
New York, NY (PRWEB) January 27, 2015 During the current blizzard, McNeil & Company, a nationwide leader in specialized insurance programs, has issued important tips for protecting businesses whose employees must work outside – emergency response and recovery personnel, such as fire fighters and emergency medical technicians – during severe winter storms. The hazards ...

Compelling New Research About Chemical Exposures of Women Workers in the Plastics Industry in Relation to Breast Cancer Risk Published in Baywood Journal New Solutions

Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) December 19, 2012 A new study published in the Baywood journal New Solutions presents strong evidence suggesting that women employed in the plastics industry are exposed to workplace chemicals that can increase their risk of breast cancer and reproductive abnormalities. Spearheaded by Robert DeMatteo, in partnership with Margaret Keith, James Brophy, and ...

Power Morcellator Cancer Risk Prompts Canadian Regulators to Issue Second Public Warning, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

Power Morcellator Cancer Risk Prompts Canadian Regulators to Issue Second Public Warning, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
New York, New York (PRWEB) December 16, 2014 For the second time since May, Canadian regulators are warning the public about the potential for power morcellators (http://www.morcellatorlawsuit2015.com) to disseminate uterine cancer cells when used in minimally-invasive hysterectomies and fibroid removal procedures, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to an alert issued by Health Canada on December ...

UC Davis Study Finds Preeclampsia During Mother’s Pregnancy Associated with Greater Autism Risk

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (PRWEB) December 08, 2014 Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) were more than twice as likely to have been exposed in utero to preeclampsia, and the likelihood of an autism diagnosis was even greater if the mother experienced more severe disease, a large study by researchers with the UC Davis MIND Institute has ...

Mount Sinai Researchers Find that Changes in Scores of Genes Contribute to Autism Risk

New York, NY (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 Small differences in as many as a thousand genes contribute to risk for autism, according to a study led by Mount Sinai researchers and the Autism Sequencing Consortium (ASC), and published today in the journal Nature. The new study examined data on several types of rare, genetic ...

Bijan Bijarchi Joins York as Vice President – Risk Management Practices

Bijan Bijarchi Joins York as Vice President - Risk Management Practices
Parsippany, NJ (PRWEB) November 18, 2014 York Risk Services Group (York), a premier national provider of claims-management, medical cost containment, specialized loss adjusting, alternative risk programs, pool administration and other insurance services, today announced that Bijan Bijarchi, ARM, has joined the company as Vice President of Risk Management Practices. York’s Risk Management Practices Division specializes ...