Why is healthy catering important?
Eating outside the home is no longer an occasional, luxury activity. The catering industry provides at least three meals per week for the average person in Britain. In addition to public houses, restaurants and takeaways, eating outside the home also includes school meals and workplace restaurants.
Expenditure on food and drink consumed outside the home is now about one-third of the total expenditure on food and drink. The value of… Continue
Added by Jane Philpott on March 12, 2009 at 6:13pm —
I see no value in fancy hand sanitizers when rubbing alcohol does the same job without all the packaging. Another short term solution creating a long term disposal problem. The cost difference is pretty astounding. Can you tell me how the sanitizer is more effective than straight alcohol?
Added by beverley bowhay on March 9, 2009 at 7:46pm —
Had an endocrinologist appt. 02/17/2009 - in office HgA1C was 5.5%. Still not taking any insulin. Still watching carb intake, Blood sugar numbers significantly higher last week with Dx of URI/Bronchitis. First time dealing with infection/antibiotics/albuterol and steroid since he was diagnosed with T1. Numbers back down in normal range after 4 days of antibiotics but still higher than usual. It scared us this weekend. It really did.
The ads online for the AbATE trial (phase II of… Continue
Added by Denise on March 9, 2009 at 1:56pm —
Who says medical clothing can’t be trendy, fun and comfortable? Medical clothing used to have dull, utilitarian looks. Some were even too stiff to be comfortable for the wearer. But doctors and nurses also need to be comfortable while tending to their patients. Fortunately, they can work comfortably while still looking professional through the use of scrubs, specifically Dickies scrubs
. These Dickies medical scrubs are specially made… Continue
Added by Elizabeth D. Swart on March 9, 2009 at 6:14am —
Human Reproduction will today publish an article in which leading endometriosis researchers call for all investigators to disclose clinical trial data to the public within 12 months of a trial’s completion. According to the authors, such disclosure is the only moral and ethical thing to do – but they also argue that this is the only thing that makes sense scientifically and economically, if scientists are ever to crack the enigma that is currently endometriosis.
Professor Guo and his… Continue
Added by Lone Hummelshoj on March 5, 2009 at 12:15pm —
The War is Over, We Won
On November 11, 1918, at exactly 10:59 AM, Henry Gunther was the last soldier to be killed in action in WWI. The armistice ended the war one minute later.
The War on Heart Disease is Over, We Won
In the war against heart disease, don't be the last Henry Gunther. Death from heart attack is unnecessary, because information is available explaining how to prevent and reverse heart disease. The evidence is overwhelming… Continue
Added by Jeffrey Dach MD on March 3, 2009 at 7:19am —
AUSTIN, Texas, January 8, 2009 – Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas has been awarded LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the first hospital in the world to achieve such status. The 470,000-square-foot hospital opened in June 2007 on 32 acres that was once part of the former Mueller Municipal Airport, which has become one of the largest redevelopment efforts in the City of Austin’s history.
Sustainable elements such as abundant natural light,… Continue
Added by Claire Bloxm on March 2, 2009 at 10:50am —
Last week the World Cancer Research Fund and the American Institute for Cancer Research published a comprehensive policy report (http://www.dietandcancerreport.org/) laying out what actions need to be taken by all levels of society to reduce cancer incidence. A detailed literature review has led them to conclude that between 30 and 40 per cent of common cancer cases could be prevented by healthier eating and more physical activity. That is a lot of misery that could be avoided and a lot of… Continue
Added by Jane Philpott on March 2, 2009 at 5:02am —
After a heart attack, most cardiologists prescribe proton pump inhibitors such as Protonix and Prilosec to avoid gastric bleeds associated with concomittant use of aspirin and Plavix. Both drugs are metabolized by the same pathway. Plavix must be metabolized to be converted into it's active biological form by the same pathway that the proton pump inhibitors are metabolized into inactive forms to be renally excreated. This affinity to metobolic processes renders Plavix inactive in preventing… Continue
Added by ed on February 26, 2009 at 12:03am —
Bone morphogenic protein in demineralized bone is not FDA approved for posterior placement in lumbar fusion. It is prohibited for use in cervical fusions and last year there were over thirty deaths associated with it's use in cervical fusions. BMP can stimulate osteoblasts to facilitate fusion of the vertebrea, but can also induce edema with resulting pain and swelling. The swelling can cause suffocation if present in the cervical region. Anterior placement in lubar fusion is FDA approved, but… Continue
Added by ed on February 25, 2009 at 2:12am —
I was a smoker until I used champix or chantix for you yanks.
My girlfriend is a smoker and she tried the drug. After a day of using the medicine she had negative symptoms, nausia, headache etc... She researched the side effects of champix on the internet and handed me a hard copy of what she had found... It was one negative report after another and unfortunately the data that was represented was flimsy by most scientific standards..I hate flimsy stats so I dug around the internet myself… Continue
Added by Murry on February 24, 2009 at 7:19am —
Finally, anti-HIV microbicides research gives hope
The anti-HIV microbicides research has finally given a positive outcome - the microbicides gel PRO2000 under research showed 30% reduction of HIV transmission in the human clinical trials.
Women who were offered PRO2000 microbicide gel plus condoms had 30 per cent fewer HIV infections than those offered condoms only or condoms plus a placebo gel, according to the clinical trial results presented by the trial's Protocol… Continue
Added by bobby ramakant on February 24, 2009 at 2:32am —
December 2nd 2008
The conclusion of a medical study showed a reduction in the rate of infection-induced mortality and hospitalization in dialysis patients by up to 50%, when staph infections were prevented.
The study was conducted by Dr. Steven Wright, MD. A summary of the study was released as follows:
Aims: To determine the impact of a topical bactericidal agent to the infection rate of dialysis access catheters in the outpatient dialysis… Continue
Added by James Pate on February 23, 2009 at 1:25pm —
The following is a copy of a press release issued last week:
Medical advisors on hand to help consumers purchase the right nutritional supplements for their needs
London, February 18, 2008
– Since its establishment in 1989, Doctor’s Natural has seen its customer base steadily increase by over 20 percent… Continue
Added by Dr. Bo Nielsen on February 23, 2009 at 5:45am —
Maybe the reason that the drug companies like to conduct their clinival trials in places other than the U.S. is that, if a drug fails the trial, or if there are very bad adverse effects, they could get away with not having to publish the details. I have read that 4/5ths of trials are not reported.
Added by Stuart Lubin on February 23, 2009 at 2:39am —
At least part of the first wave of real healthy life extension therapies seems likely to result from research into stem cells and regenerative medicine. Regenerative medicine helps natural healing processes to work faster, or uses special materials to regrow missing or damaged tissue. Doctors use regenerative medicine to speed up healing, and to help heal injuries that cannot heal on their own. Regenerative therapies have been demonstrated (in trials or the laboratory) to heal broken bones, bad… Continue
Added by Dr. Echefu Bright on February 22, 2009 at 6:55am —
The human body is a system of interacting molecular and electromagnetic networks. Targeting disorder in the system with subtle physiologic electromagnetic fields can transform how diseases like arthritis are understood, attacked and possibly prevented.
Our complex biological systems produce a vast number of measurable interactions including those which are readily observed and understood. Tremendous advances in our knowledge about genetics and cellular mechanisms achieved over… Continue
Added by Alan Kotowich on February 17, 2009 at 8:28am —
Remember – the most effective treatment is one that you can follow regularly. If not, acne will continue to afflict you.
Acne is a rite of passage for all teenagers. Internal body changes involving hormones, overactive glands, proliferation of acne bacteria etc. all promote acne in teenagers.
But did you know that hormonal changes such as menopause, stopping birth pill medications and other hormonal products can also promote occurrence of acne? Other causes include greasy cosmetics… Continue
Added by Evelyn on February 17, 2009 at 7:00am —
Conscious Sedation Consulting announced the addition of Dr. Patrick McCarty to its course development and presentation staff. Dr. McCarty is a dental anesthesiologist who graduated from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles with a doctorate in dental surgery, then completed a two year residency at The Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York for anesthesiology.
Mr. Randy Pigg co-founder of Conscious Sedation Consulting stated “We look… Continue
Added by Randy Pigg on February 16, 2009 at 3:33pm —
Filipinos Use Organic Farming to Promote Healing
ILIGAN CITY, February 13, 2009, By Tom O’Brien
The Lanao Development Team, along with Perfectly Natural Herbs, is bringing hope and healing to Muslim/ Christian relations. For the past 22 years, the Lanao Development Team has been treating the sick, educating the poor and bringing livelihood to Muslim Filipinos.
The Lanao Development’s Team’s newest project began in 2003 when it started… Continue
Added by Tom O'Brien on February 14, 2009 at 11:37am —