News tagged with congress
(Medical Xpress)—The ability to short-circuit debilitating tremors in disease states with implantable stimulators is nothing short of remarkable. The same can be said for cochlear prosthetics which restore ...
Neuroscience Apr 24, 2013 | 4.9 / 5 (8) | 5 |
Testosterone may trigger a brain chemical process linked to schizophrenia but the same sex hormone can also improve cognitive thinking skills in men with the disorder, two new studies show.
Neuroscience Apr 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A US court has dealt a new blow to the health care reform law seen as President Barack Obama's proudest domestic achievement, declaring its centerpiece provision unconstitutional.
Health Aug 12, 2011 | 5 / 5 (2) | 23
Almost all candy, high-calorie drinks and greasy meals could soon be on a food blacklist in the nation's schools.
Health Feb 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Despite the high erectile dysfunction (ED) prevalence most patients receive no treatment, according to a new US study, presented at the 28th Annual EAU Congress. Undertreatment of ED continues to be common, even though the ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Efforts by some in Congress to dismantle clean air laws are a threat to public health, experts warn in a "Current Issues" article published online today in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Health Nov 01, 2011 | 1 / 5 (1) | 4
(AP) -- The Obama administration wants to spend just over half a billion dollars on Alzheimer's research next year, hoping to battle back against what could become the defining disease of the aging baby-boom generation.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 07, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- An executive at the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast cancer charity resigned Tuesday over her support to strip Planned Parenthood of funding, but disputed that she was the driving force behind the ...
Other Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Outdated approaches to preventing and treating substance abuse, barriers to care, and other problems hinder the U.S. Defense Department's ability to curb substance use disorders among military service members and their families, ...
Addiction Sep 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP) -- The nation's leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its financial partnerships with numerous Planned Parenthood affiliates.
Cancer Jan 31, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Urgent actions including smoking bans in public places, salt restrictions and improved blood pressure control are needed to fight rising cardiovascular disease in China. Half of male physicians in China smoke and they can ...
Cardiology Oct 11, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
Our organizations, representing nearly 400,000 physicians and medical student members, are deeply disappointed by the agreement in Congress to enact another short-term "patch" that neither solves, nor moves us closer to solving, ...
Health Feb 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Better cancer drugs that zero in on a tumor with fewer side effects. A universal flu vaccine that could fight every strain of influenza without needing a yearly shot.
Other Feb 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The Global Commission on Drug Policy (GCDP), a new international lobby group for liberalisation, called Wednesday for what it termed the failed war on drugs to be replaced by policies oriented to regulation and prevention.
Medications Oct 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Margaret Hamburg says the lack of a new 2013 budget from Congress and the upcoming across-the-board spending cuts will mean fewer food safety inspections and an increased ...
Health Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A congress is a formal meeting of representatives from different countries (or by extension constituent states), or independent organizations (such as different trade unions).
The term Congress was chosen for the United States Congress to emphasize the status of each state represented there as a self-governing unit. Subsequently to the use of congress by the US legislature, the term has been adopted by many states within unions, and by unitary nation-states in the Americas, to refer to their legislatures.
For more information about Congress, read the full article at
This text uses material from Wikipedia and is available under the GNU Free Documentation License.