Thursday, May 10, 2012

Health News: [health]

One in seven mothers of fat children realise their offspring are overweight
Daily Telegraph Thu, 10 May 2012 22:50 PM PDT
Only one in seven Scottish mothers with a child who is overweight or obese recognises that their offspring has a health problem, according to the most comprehensive study yet into the epidemic.

Panel backs new weight loss drug
New Haven Register Thu, 10 May 2012 22:48 PM PDT
TRENTON, N.J. â€" Advisers to government health regulators late Thursday recommended that they approve sales of what would be the first new prescription weight-loss drug in the U.S. in more than a decade, despite concerns over cardiac risks.

FDA poised to approve 1st drug to prevent HIV
New Haven Register Thu, 10 May 2012 22:48 PM PDT
SILVER SPRING, Md. â€" A panel of federal health advisers has endorsed the first drug shown to prevent HIV infection in healthy people, clearing the way for a potentially landmark approval in the 30-year-old effort against the virus that causes AIDS.

Briefs: Postal service loses $1B more than a year ago
Detroit News Thu, 10 May 2012 22:47 PM PDT
Washington â€" Drowning in red ink, the U.S. Postal Service on Thursday reported a quarterly loss of $3.2 billion and blamed Congress for blocking the agency's cost-cutting efforts to offset declining mail volume and mounting costs for future retiree health benefits.

Maine Democrats call GOP budget cuts"irresponsible" as GOP says DHHS growth "unsustainable"
The Lewiston Sun Journal Thu, 10 May 2012 22:40 PM PDT
AUGUSTA â€" On an 8-4 party-line vote, the Legislature's Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed a supplemental budget for the Department of Health and Human Services that would close an estimated $83 million budget shortfall.

Search this Site Thu, 10 May 2012 22:39 PM PDT
Local newspapers from rival groups in South London are campaigning to save frontline hospital services that face the threat of closure. The Newsquest-owned Sutton Guardian has launched Save St Helier after health bosses announced St Helier Hospital faces losing its maternity and A&E wards.

Malaysian medical tourism hits record 30% growth
Asia News Network Thu, 10 May 2012 22:39 PM PDT
Malaysia's medical tourism industry has hit record levels with a more than 30 per cent growth recorded every year for the past few years. Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said revenue collec .....

Free Program For Couples Coping Breast Cancer
Garden City News Thu, 10 May 2012 22:39 PM PDT
Winthrop-University Hospital’s Breast Health Center announced that it will hold an innovative program, “Finding Strength Together: A New Tool for Couples,” designed for breast cancer patients and their significant others on two consecutive Wednesdays, May 16 and May 23, from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. The program will be held at the Winthrop Community Outreach Center, 101 Mineola Boulevard at the corner ...

Mercy Schedules Diabetes Self- Management Training Programs
Garden City News Thu, 10 May 2012 22:38 PM PDT
Continuing to address one of the most pressing public health concerns facing Long Island and the nation, Mercy Medical Center is offering spring and summer sessions of its outpatient Diabetes Self-Management Training Program.

Chamber, Winthrop To Co-Sponsor Seminar On Diabetes
Garden City News Thu, 10 May 2012 22:37 PM PDT
Lynne Chimon, MS, RD, CDE, CDN, Director, Winthrop’s Diabetes Education Center The Garden City Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Winthrop University Hospital to present a series of health-related seminars open to members of the Chamber and to the general public.

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