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Dermatology, Lasers, Warts, Scars, Hemangiomas, Veins, Tattoos, Lesions

Lasers Treatment for Disfiguring Skin Conditions

While treatment options for disfiguring skin conditions, such as Vascular lesions, pigmented lesions, warts, scars, and stretch marks, were either unavailable, unsuccessful, or unacceptable in the past, effective and safe treatments are now available as a result of recent advances in laser technology which have revolutionized the field of dermatology.

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Health, care, Scholars, Discussion, Debate, National, Press, club

Future of U.S. Health Care and Policy Debate

Health care scholars William Styring III and Donald Jonas will discuss Health Care 2020 and provide practical, specific predictions and suggestions for the future of health care in America.

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Meeting, Neurology, ANA, Seattle

American Neurological Association's Annual Meeting

The 124th Annual meeting of the American Neurological Association will be held in Seattle, October 10 through 13.

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Managed, care, Health, Quality, Study, Healthcare, Medical, Health, Plans

State of Managed Care Quality Report

The third annual State of Managed Care Quality released Wednesday by the National Committee for Quality Assurance reported on the 23 independent and locally managed not-for-profit and provider-sponsored health plans belonging to the Alliance of Community Health Plans.

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HIV, AIDS, Vaccine, Therapy

HIV Variant in U.S. and Europe Rare in Africa AIDS Cases

A genetic variant of HIV that is tied to more rapid disease progression in the United States and Europe is rare in Africa, according to a new study headed by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology, Software, CDER, New, drug, Applications, Esps

New CDER Software Allows for Entirely Electronic NDAs

ESPS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ESPS) announced the introduction of the CoreDossier CDER 2.0 Compiler(tm) software solution which, for the first time, allows pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies to submit entire New Drug Applications (NDAs) electronically.

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CDC, Disease, Control, Chronic, Fatigue, Research, Funds

Misuse of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Research Monies by CDC Admitted

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) admitted to diverting millions of dollars of Congressionally directed Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) research money to other areas and then covering up the diversion.

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Duchenne, Muscular, Dystrophy, Gentamicin, Antibiotics, Genetics, Biomedicine, Pharmacology

Antibiotic Could Treat Some Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Patients

A common antibiotic called gentamicin might be able to completely arrest disease progression in about 15 percent of Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients, according to a new study in mice. Additionally, the approach might prove effective for a similar subset of people suffering from other genetic disorders.

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Dermatology, HAIR, Hirsutism, Treatment, Menopause, Lasers, Spironolactone, Finasteride

New Treatment Options Can Control Unwanted Hair

Women do not port some kind of facial hair unless they suffer from hirsutism -- a condition in which a woman grows hair in places where only a man would, such as the face or chest.

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Angelman, Syndrome, Foundation, Biennial, Conference

Angelman Syndrome Foundation to Sponsor Conference

The Angelman Syndrome Foundation will sponsor a gathering of families, researchers, doctors and educators involved with the genetic disorder Angelman Syndrome (AS), Aug. 11-15 at the Cherry Hill Hilton in Cherry Hill, N.J.







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