New Research Finds Pleural Plaques More Closely Linked to Asbestos Exposure than Mesothelioma Development, According to Surviving Mesothelioma

New Research Finds Pleural Plaques More Closely Linked to Asbestos Exposure than Mesothelioma Development, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
(PRWEB) June 19, 2015 Researchers say pleural plaques, while uncomfortable, don’t typically lead to malignant mesothelioma. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted a story on the study. Click here to read it now. An analysis of the medical literature on pleural plaques released by a Princeton, New Jersey-based medical consulting firm found that these nodules ...

Today at ASCO: Anastrazole Offers Higher Breast Cancer-Free Survival Rates than Tamoxifen Following DCIS, Phase III Study Shows

Today at ASCO: Anastrazole Offers Higher Breast Cancer-Free Survival Rates than Tamoxifen Following DCIS, Phase III Study Shows
Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 01, 2015 Note: Dr. Julian is available for interviews today on this new development in breast cancer prevention. A phase III trial funded by the National Institutes of Health suggests that postmenopausal women with ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) now have an additional tool for breast cancer treatment and prevention. ...

New Survey By The Senior Citizens League Reveals 61% Had Higher Than Expected Medicare Part D Costs In 2014

New Survey By The Senior Citizens League Reveals 61% Had Higher Than Expected Medicare Part D Costs In 2014
Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 06, 2015 Spiking drug prices are taking large numbers of Medicare beneficiaries by surprise according to a new survey by The Senior Citizens League (TSCL). Sixty-one percent of people with Medicare drug coverage report higher co-pays and co-insurance costs than expected in 2014 according to more than 1,000 survey participants. The ...

Rare Genomics Institute to award more than $600,000 Worth of Research for Rare Diseases

Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 05, 2015 Rare Genomics Institute (RGI) has announced BeHEARD (Helping Empower and Accelerate Research Discoveries) challenge, a global competition to award rare diseases cutting-edge research technologies. Partnering with 18 biotechnology firms, RGI is hoping to accelerate personalized rare disease studies and create new options for millions of patients suffering from hard-to-diagnose ...

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut Has Live Birth Rate 22% Higher Than the National Average, According to Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies*

Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut Has Live Birth Rate 22% Higher Than the National Average, According to Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies*
Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) March 12, 2015 The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies (http://www.SART.org), an independent non-profit organization responsible for gathering, verifying and distributing data from fertility practices nationwide, released its latest report for all U.S.-based in vitro fertilization (IVF) programs on March 4, 2015. Based on the greatly anticipated SART Clinic Summary Report, Reproductive Medicine ...

Jenzabar Student Information Systems Chosen More than Any Other Vendor

Boston, MA (PRWEB) March 03, 2015 Jenzabar®, Inc., a leading provider of software, services and strategies for higher education, announced today that in 2014 the company achieved 96 deals including 20 Jenzabar Student Information Systems (SIS), 46 Cloud and Managed Services contracts, as well as 13 Recruitment and 17 Retention selections. “Last year we ...

More than LGBT: A Student Scientist’s Journey at Centenary College

More than LGBT: A Student Scientist's Journey at Centenary College
Shreveport, LA (PRWEB) October 09, 2014 Centenary College of Louisiana’s Eli Capello ’15 is an artist, churchgoer, meditator, friend, brother, son, and most recently the voice of transgender scientists in a Nature science journal article, “Diversity: Pride in Science.” Released in September, the article explores the current climate for scientists in the LGBT community. ...

Testosterone Lawsuits Continue to Mount in Illinois Federal Court Litigation, Where More than 270 Claims Have Been Filed, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

Testosterone Lawsuits Continue to Mount in Illinois Federal Court Litigation, Where More than 270 Claims Have Been Filed, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports
New York, NY (PRWEB) January 01, 2015 More than 270 testosterone lawsuits (http://www.testosteronelawsuithub.com/ ) are now pending in the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois after being filed by plaintiffs who allege similar injuries caused by the hormone-raising medications, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. A Case List updated on December 15th reflects the filing ...

Montclair State Professor’s Research Concludes That Birds Lost Their Teeth More Than 100 Million Years Ago

Montclair, NJ (PRWEB) December 18, 2014 Robert Meredith, an assistant professor of biology and molecular biology at Montclair State University has long wondered whether teeth were lost in the common ancestor of all living birds, or whether they were lost convergently in several independent bird lineages. Meredith is a lead author of “Evidence for Tooth ...

Physician-Dispensed Drug Prices in Tennessee Decreased About 30%, Yet Remained 10-30% Higher Than Pharmacy Prices

Physician-Dispensed Drug Prices in Tennessee Decreased About 30%, Yet Remained 10-30% Higher Than Pharmacy Prices
Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) December 04, 2014 Physician-dispensed drug prices in Tennessee decreased about 30 percent after reforms, yet remained 10–30 percent higher than pharmacy prices, according to a new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI). “In many states across the country, policymakers are debating whether doctors should be paid significantly more than ...