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Health: Hearsay and Headlines (HHH) covers the entire spectrum of health issues. We touch on industry news, health news, medical issues, the latest findings and a wide assortment of related information. HHH is sponsored by the Georgia Front Page (.com) and is one of over 100 blogs we maintain.
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Nation’s top drug official to be featured at national conference on prescription drug abuse by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The nation’s top official in the war on drugs will be a keynote presenter at the first National Rx Drug Abuse Summit next April. R. Gil Kerlikowske, director of ... Read on »
Military's Groundbreaking Vaccine Targets Breast Cancer by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Army Col. (Dr.) George E. Peoples explains how cancer vaccines help to combat breast cancer during an interview at San Antonio Military Medical Cente ... Read on »
FDA approves vaccines for the 2011-2012 influenza season by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced today that it has approved the 2011-2012 influenza vaccine formulation for all six manufacturers licensed to produce and d ... Read on »
Information Sessions about Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk & Fitness Program Scheduled by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy A series of information sessions about the Kaiser Permanente Corporate Run/Walk & Fitness Program have been scheduled around the metro Atlanta area at a variety of locati ... Read on »
FDA approves treatment for Clostridium difficile infection by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Dificid (fidaxomicin) tablets for the treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD). Clostridium ... Read on »
FDA Clears First Test for Recent Infection With Toxoplasmosis Parasite by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- On May 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first test to help determine whether a pregnant woman or a person with swollen lymph nodes testi ... Read on »
New Shoulder Surgery Successfully Treats Serious Injuries by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- On May 18, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first test to help determine whether a pregnant woman or a person with swollen lymph nodes te ... Read on »
FDA approves new treatment for rare type of pancreatic cancer by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy On Thursday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Afinitor (everolimus) to treat patients with progressive neuroendocrine tumors located in the pancreas (PNET) ... Read on »
FDA approves new treatment for Type 2 diabetes by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Tradjenta (linagliptin) tablets, used with diet and exercise, to improve blood glucose control in adults with Type 2 dia ... Read on »
A Little Belly Fat Can Double the Risk of Death in Coronary Artery Disease Patients by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Tradjenta (linagliptin) tablets, used with diet and exercise, to improve blood glucose control in adults with Type 2 ... Read on »
Protein Inhibitor May Bring a Topical Treatment for HPV by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- Human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cervical cancer, the second most common cause of cancer death for women, and is a common cause of anogenital and some he ... Read on »
Emergency Visits Are Increasing, New ACEP Poll Finds; Many Patients Referred By Primary Care Doctors by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- More than 80 percent of emergency physicians responding to an ACEP poll said emergency visits are increasing in their emergency departments, with half rep ... Read on »
Free Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Screenings at Emory by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Oral Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week In support of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, Emory Healthcare will be offering free oral head and neck cancer screen ... Read on »
Study Suggests an Alternative to Foot Amputation for Some Diabetic Patients by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy /PRNewswire/ -- A recent study published in the March issue of Foot & Ankle International (FAI), the official scientific journal of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Soc ... Read on »
UGA researchers develop non-invasive early diagnostic test for gastric cancer by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Oral Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week In support of Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week, Emory Healthcare will be offering free oral head and neck cancer s ... Read on »
Streptococci and E. coli Continue to Put Newborns at Risk for Sepsis by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Bloodstream infections in newborns can lead to serious complications with substantial morbidity and mortality. What’s more, the pathogens responsible for neonatal infections ... Read on »
FDA approves the first vaccine to prevent meningococcal disease in infants and toddlers by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Bloodstream infections in newborns can lead to serious complications with substantial morbidity and mortality. What’s more, the pathogens responsible for neonatal infecti ... Read on »
UGA compound offers new hope for treatment of painful adult shingles by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy Researchers at the University of Georgia and Yale University have discovered a compound with the potential to be more effective than existing agents in treating the very ... Read on »
FDA approves Rituxan to treat two rare disorders by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Rituxan (rituximab), in combination with glucocorticoids (steroids), to treat patients with Wegener’s granulomatosis ... Read on »
FDA approves Actemra to treat rare form of juvenile arthritis by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthcare Industry & Policy The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Actemra (tocilizumab), given alone or in combination with methotrexate, for the treatment of active systemic juvenile ... Read on »