A very important factor that Betts is worked up about teaching is certainly acupressure for pain management during labour particularly. ‘We realize that if ladies can manage their pain there is less medicines, less intervention and much fewer C sections.’ says Betts. ‘What’s essential is that these acupressure points are simple to use, can end up being used at the start of labour by the support people, and that we now have consistent effects. From my own clinical followup, 86 percent used it successfully in labour to considerably reduce their discomfort.’ ‘I am delighted to expose Debra Betts to the Vancouver birthing community,’ says Dark brown.The Company reported operating expenses of $17.8 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2010, as compared to $20.6 million for the same period in 2009 2009, and operating expenses of $37.2 million for the six-month period ended June 30, 2010, in comparison with $42.5 million for the same period in 2009 2009. The reduces in operating expenditures for these periods reflect primarily the assumption by Merck of completely of the costs of ridaforolimus development, manufacture and commercialization beginning on the effective day of the restructured agreement.