Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk
... America is encouraging women to listen to their legs
to keep varicose veins from affecting their ... experience any pain, swelling, and fatigue in the legs
as these can be symptoms of varicose veins."
... vessels have trouble carrying blood from the legs
back to the heart. This is the result of faulty ...
Omeros Awarded Grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation to Evaluate Novel Parkinson's Disease Target
... including Parkinson's disease and Restless legs
Syndrome. Omeros will continue to retain all of ... new cases are reported each year.
Syndrome(RLS), also a neurological disorder, is characterized by irritating sensations in the legs
and an uncontrollable urge to move them when at ...
HealthAware Introduces Its VascularAware Cardiovascular Disease Module
... result is restricted blood
flow, mainly in the arteries that lead to the legs
Many people with PAD have no symptoms, which is one ... and pain, they may already have severely blocked arteries in
and damaged blood vessels in other parts of their body. This can
put them ...
GSK and XenoPort Resubmit New Drug Application for Solzira(TM) in Restless Legs Syndrome
... (FDA) requesting approval of Solzira (TM) (gabapentin enacarbil) Extended Release Tablets for the treatment of moderate-to-severe primary Restless legs
The FDA had requested that the data in a single study be reformatted. In addition, GSK conducted a review of other clinical ...
New Report Provides Expert Analysis of Recent Advances and Setbacks in Parkinson's Disease Drug Development
... agonists, wearing off vs. dyskinesia, depression,
pain, dementia, psychosis, neuroprotection, impulse control (punding),
-- Deep brain stimulation (risk/benefit, pharmacoeconomics);
-- Gene therapies and growth factors (human fetal implants, GDNF,
Sangamo BioSciences Announces Results From Diabetic Neuropathy Clinical Trial SB-509-601
... total of three treatments (Day 0, 60 and
120). Subjects received injections in a distribution pattern that targets
the major peripheral nerves in the legs
The symptoms of diabetic peripheral neuropathy and any changes that
occur during the trial were evaluated based on neurological ...
Contour Products Introduces Groundbreaking Sleep Apnea, Respiratory and Ergonomic Body Comfort Pillows at Medtrade; Self-Explanatory Products Serve Customer Needs, Expand Retailers DME Offerings
... of the spine and can be
zipped into a variety of configurations for effective total body support.
The BackMax relieves pain in the back, hips, legs
and feet and improves
circulation. The BackMax has soothing dual massage components,
medical-grade support foam, a fleece cover and a carrying case. ...
HealthYes! - Premier Provider of Mobile Preventive Medical Screenings - Launches in Alamo City
... United States.
-- Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Screening -- An oscillometry machine
detects plaque build-up which occurs as the arteries in the legs
harden (atherosclerosis). This serious disease can restrict blood flow and
cause pain when walking. PAD is considered a leading indicator ...
GBS/CIDP Foundation to Hold 10th International Symposium
... a rare disorder of the peripheral nerves with weakness
occurring over two or more months and is characterized by gradually
increasing weakness of the legs
and, to a lesser extent, the arms. It is
caused by damage to the covering of the nerves, called myelin.
The Foundation was founded in 1980 by ...
Like an arrow: Jumping insects use archery techniques
... published today in the open access journal BMC Biology reveals that they achieve their prowess by flexing bow-like structures between their hind legs
and wings and releasing the energy in one giant leap in a catapult-like action.
Froghoppers are well distributed around the world. Images of the ...
Repligen Receives Research Grants to Support Friedreich's Ataxia Development Program
... plant of both neural and muscle cells. Low levels
of frataxin lead to degeneration of both the nerves controlling muscle
movements in the arms and legs
and the nerve tissue in the spinal cord.
Approximately one in every 50,000 people in the United States has
Friedreich's ataxia. There is currently no ...
Stable Stroke Patients More Likely to Die From a Nonstroke Cardiovascular Event Than a Further Stroke
... a TIA which may only last a few minutes. Elsewhere in the
body, this process can lead to reduction or blockage of blood flow in the
arteries of the legs
-- PAD -- a significant risk factor for heart attack
Atherothrombosis is thus the common thread linking heart attack, stroke
New Data Published in Circulation Showed an Increase in HDL Cholesterol Levels with ACTOS(R) (pioglitazone HCl)
... ACTOS, as it could increase your chance of becoming pregnant.
Some people taking ACTOS may experience flulike symptoms, mild-to-moderate
swelling of legs
and ankles, and anemia. Some people, particularly women,
are at higher risk of having bone fractures while taking ACTOS. When taking
ACTOS with ...
GlaxoSmithKline Responds to JAMA Article on the ICES Thiazolidinediones and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Older Patients with Diabetes
... attention, regardless of what diabetes medicines you are
If you take Avandia, tell your doctor right away if you: -- Have swollen legs
or ankles, a rapid increase in weight or difficulty breathing, or unusual tiredness -- Experience changes in vision -- Become pregnant
Genzyme Launches Cholestagel(R) in Europe
... The company is currently running
a Phase 2 gene therapy trial with the intention of forming new blood
vessels to improve the flow of oxygen in the legs
of patients with
peripheral arterial disease. About Primary Hypercholesterolemia Primary hypercholesterolemia comprises a range of disorders in ...
BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. (BME) Receives FDA Clearance for Spine Use of Its Memory Metal Implants
... the implant is safely heated to activate
its shape change and impart compression forces across the fusion site.
During this process, the implant's legs
close and it's s-shaped back
shrinks providing uniform compression while the alloy's structure
transforms into a state approximately 20% stronger ...
Novel Angiogenic Drugs, Including a Future Blockbuster from Genzyme, Could Revolutionize Treatment of Peripheral Arterial Disease
... pharmaceutical markets.
Experts are optimistic about the market entry of novel angiogenic
therapies, which act by generating new blood vessels in the legs
the first agents to be developed as disease- modifying therapies for PAD.
Although numerous studies will be required to establish the ...
ev3 and FoxHollow Announce Date for Special Meeting of FoxHollow Stockholders to Vote on Proposed Merger
company's SilverHawk Plaque Excision System is a minimally invasive method
of removing the obstructive plaque and restoring blood flow to the legs
feet. The company's Rinspirator thrombectomy system removes thrombus, or
blood clots, from occluded arteries in patients suffering from PAD ...
Why bad technology happens to good organizations
... and irregular floor of a barn because they have three legs. Those three legs
will make a stable (if not always level) platform regardless of the surface. Systems and process are two legs
of good technology. Business practice is the third.
Its unfortunate ...
The End is Near or Is It?
... is in reality a transition area for the next leg of the event.
And the athletes are tired. Very tired.
The good news may well be that were two legs
into the event, if youll allow me to stretch the metaphor. In a traditional triathlon, the first leg is the swim, wherein the competitors kick and ...
Bio-Logic Systems, another Midwest life-science firm, flies under the radar
... his master's degree in electrical engineering and his doctorate in computer sciences from Northwestern. While this company doesn't quite have the legs
that Perrigo has, it's also clear that (like Perrigo) it has:
picked a unique niche
also started a globalization strategy
Unlike Perrigo, it ...
End of summer unearths new tech discoveries
... cool, the second product, Laptop Desk , is a molded plastic lap tray that lets you work with your laptop on your lap (of all places), without your legs
breaking into a sweat. The ridged surface provides a stable base for literal laptop computing while allowing air to flow under the computer, thereby ...
Midwest large cap life science group strengthening in the third quarter
... was down, the Nasdaq Biotech index was down and the Amex Biotech index was up.
The results for the first nine months of 2005, though, showed legs
and life. The biotech indices actually showed growth, which means that the actual results during the third quarter were strong.
Remember that ...
UW biotech program launches graduates into evolving industry (part 2)
... to working together with scientists to bring their discoveries to market.
The programs core disciplines science, business and law are like the legs
of a three-legged stool, he says. Theyre all interrelated. You cant get by with knowing just one or two of the disciplines. You need to master all ...