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Obesity predicts inadequate bowel prep at colonoscopy

... Bowel preparation was assigned a unique composite outcome score that took into account a subjective ... BMI (≥25) was associated with an inadequate composite outcome score. In multivariate logistic ... in BMI increased the likelihood of an inadequate composite outcome score by 2.1 percent. Additional ...

Carefx Showcases Expanded Fusionfx Solution Suite and Profiles Changing Roles of CIOs at Executive Roundtable

... their service-oriented architecture (SOA) based composite applications at HIMSS 2009. Additionally, as ... multiple data sources. Through on-demand composite views of data from multiple sources, including ... by providing users or user groups personalized composite dashboards, including the following: ...

Amalgam fillings are safe, but skeptics still claim controversy, researcher says

... are for white filling materials, including composite resin, an alternative to amalgam. But composite fillings have their own problems. They cost more ... amalgam significantly outlasts composite, while composite causes more secondary cavities and may contribute ...

SXC Health Solutions Added to S&P/TSX Composite Index

... has added the Company to the S&P/TSX composite Index as a result of the Quarterly S&P/TSX composite Index review. The change will be effective at the ... by the investment community." The S&P/TSX composite Index is the headline index and premier indicator ...

Durability of dental fillings improves if the enzyme activity of teeth is inhibited

... composite dental fillings have one problematic feature, in ... MMP for breaking down collagen. The bonding of composite resins with dental tissue is based on the use of ... of the bond between dental tissue and a composite filling, and in some cases to prevent ...

Hand Transplantation Marks Historical 10-Year Milestone

... on January 25, 1999. The procedure, also called composite tissue allotransplantation, criticized by some in ... of Army Research to further research in the composite tissue allotransplantation program. A hand ... fat, nerves and blood vessels) and is called composite tissue allotransplantation. To date, there ...

Growing Preference for Composite Materials in Shoulder Fixation and Knee Ligament Reconstruction Markets

... composite segments of shoulder fixation and knee ligament ... there is a growing preference for the use of composite materials in both shoulder fixation and knee ligament reconstruction. Each composite device market will see impressive compound annual ...

New Study Data: JANUVIA™ (sitagliptin) Significantly Reduced Blood Sugar Levels and Was Not Associated with Hypoglycemia in Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

... on the pharmacokinetics of sitagliptin based on a composite analysis of Phase I pharmacokinetic data and on a ... on the pharmacokinetics of sitagliptin based on a composite analysis of Phase I pharmacokinetic data and on a ... on the pharmacokinetics of sitagliptin based on a composite analysis of available pharmacokinetic data, ...

Phase II Trial of Experimental Anti-Coagulant Reports Safety and Outcomes Data

... he said. The primary efficacy endpoint was a composite of death, heart attack, stroke and severe ... thienopyridine. Regarding the safety endpoint, a composite of TIMI major bleeding, TIMI minor bleeding and ... vs. placebo patients for the secondary efficacy composite endpoint of death, heart attack or stroke and ...

Hospitals Participating in Get With The Guidelines(SM) Program Follow Heart Attack Treatment Guidelines Better Than Others

... eight individual quality-of-care measures and two composite scores in 223 GWTG-CAD hospitals and 3407 ... 30 minutes and PCI within 120 minutes. The two composite scores include the Hospital Compare score ... Adherence to the overall hospital comparison composite score was 4.7 percent higher in GWTG hospitals ...

DFG establishes 8 new Collaborative Research Centers

... terms of material usage. The CRC 799 "TRIP Matrix composite Design of durable, conversion-reinforced composite materials and structures based on Fe-ZrO2" is ... class of extremely lightweight high-performance composite materials. (Host university: , Technische ...

Mergent, Inc. Announces Changes to the HealthShares(TM) Composite Index, Dermatology and Wound Care Index and Orthopedic Repair Index - Correction

... Corp. (Nasdaq: LIFC ) in the HealthShares(TM) composite Index, Coloplast AS (OMX Nordic ... Wound Care Index. The HealthShares(TM) composite Index consists of the 80 largest companies, by ... in market capitalization from each of the composite Eligible Indexes. Companies included in the ...

Mergent, Inc. Announces Changes to the HealthShares(TM) Composite Index, HealthShares(TM) Dermatology and Wound Care Index and HealthShares(TM) Orthopedic Repair Index

... Corp. (Nasdaq: LIFC) in the HealthShares(TM) composite Index, Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: LGND ... a cash tender offer. The HealthShares(TM) composite Index consists of the 80 largest companies, by ... in market capitalization from each of the composite Eligible Indexes. Companies included in the ...

Mergent, Inc. Announces Changes to the HealthShares(TM) Composite, Enabling Technologies, Autoimmune-Inflammation, Cancer, Cardiology and Neuroscience Indexes

... (Nasdaq: MLNM ) in the HealthShares(TM) composite Index, Quest Diagnostics Inc (NYSE: DGX ) will ... a cash tender offer. The HealthShares(TM) composite Index consists of the 80 largest companies, by ... in market capitalization from each of the composite Eligible Indexes. Companies included in the ...

Pennsylvania Dental Association Urges Members to Use New ADA Educational Material

... of restorative materials, such as amalgam, composite and porcelain restorations. The ADA brochure ... on restorative options, including amalgam and composite fillings. Johnston said the PDA and other dental ... about whether to request amalgam or composite fillings," Johnston said. "The ADA brochure will ...

QED International Associates Announces Changes to the HealthShares(TM) Composite and HealthShares(TM) Cancer Indexes

... Corp. (Nasdaq: PHRM ) in the HealthShares(TM) composite Index. Synta Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: SNTA ... Corp. (Nasdaq: CELG ). The HealthShares(TM) composite Index consists of the 80 largest companies by ... in market capitalization from each of the composite Eligible Indexes. Companies included in the ...

Statement by Dr. Edward Jones, Chairman of Kidney Care Partners in Response to CMS Payment Bundling Report

... the report's emphasis on the under-funding of the composite payment rate - the prospective payment system ... (MedPAC) recommended a 1.2 percent update to the composite rate last year, and a 1 percent update this year. ... that are additive to the services covered by the composite rate. -- Establish an ESRD Advisory Committee ...

IDC Digital radiography systems Ranked #1 for third consecutive quarter

... implementation, giving IDC the highest composite rating of 9.0 on a scale of 10. The survey ranked ... Vendor rankings are based on user satisfaction composite ratings, customer interviews, and product analyst reviews. The composite ranking is comprised of user satisfaction ratings ...

Cardiovascular disease death rates decline, but risk factors still exact heavy toll

... in 2006, the GWTGCAD program reports the composite quality of care based on several performance ... 778 hospitals, the GWTGStroke program reports a composite quality of care score of 90 percent, up from 88 ... quit smoking. GWTGHeart Failure reports a composite quality of care score of 88 percent based on data ...

Different anticoagulant regimens yield equal results

... long-term effect of bivalirudin monotherapy on composite ischemia and death are unknown. In the short ... inhibitors in which the 1-year estimated rate of composite ischemia was 15.4 percent, composite ischemia occurred in 16.0 percent of patients ...

In Landmark Phase III Head-to-Head Study, Prasugrel Statistically Superior to Clopidogrel in Reducing Risk of Heart Attack

... in relative risk (p=0.0004) for the composite endpoint of cardiovascular death, non-fatal heart ... A significant reduction in the risk for the composite endpoint favoring prasugrel (60 mg loading ... the effects of prasugrel to clopidogrel on the composite incidence of cardiovascular death, non-fatal ...

Memory Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Phase 2a Results for MEM 3454 in Alzheimer's Disease

... Cognitive Drug Research (CDR) battery. QESM is a composite score derived from memory tests in the CDR ... Secondary endpoints in the trial included other composite scores from the CDR battery that measure working ... Memory (p=0.080). Quality of Working Memory is a composite score derived from accuracy measures in the CDR ...

Genzyme and Bayer Schering Pharma AG, Germany to Present New Data on Alemtuzumab in Multiple Sclerosis at ECTRIMS

... Improved Multiple Sclerosis Functional composite Scores and Delayed Time to First Relapse at ... as measured by the Multiple Sclerosis Functional composite Scale (MSFC), will be reported at ECTRIMS. Data ... as measured by the Multiple Sclerosis Functional composite Scale cited above. Data from this study provides ...

New ... Provisional Restorations In Dentistry DVD by Paul R. Chalifoux, DDS

... processed laboratory produced, polycarbonate, bisacryl, acrylic, resin and composite materials are utilized in preformed, matrixed, and relined techniques. Dr Chalifoux invented Biotemps, The composite Veneered Provisional, The Dimple Interlock also referred to as permenant ...

Abbott's XIENCE V(R) Demonstrates Impressive Low Rates of Repeat Procedure, Stent Thrombosis and Major Adverse Cardiac Events in Complex, 'Real World' Patients in SPIRIT V Study

... and a 5.1 percent rate of MACE at one year. MACE is an important composite clinical measure of safety and efficacy outcomes for patients, defined as ... severely calcified lesions. The primary endpoint of the study is a composite rate of all death, heart attack (myocardial infarction) and target vessel ...

First Eco Shoppe Opening in Austin on May 21

... responsible vision. The fixtures have 42% recycled content. All composite wood products are FSC Certified with no added Urea-Formaldehyde. All ... store. Rapidly renewable materials used in the store include Bamboo composite products and veneers, as well as solid Douglas fir lumber. There are no ...

Forest and Cypress Announce FDA Approval of Savella(TM) for the Management of Fibromyalgia

... is the first drug approved to treat the symptoms of fibromyalgia using a composite responder analysis.". "Savella is the product of a unique clinical ... The clinical development program for Savella was unique in its use of a composite responder analysis as the primary endpoint. This endpoint required ...

Abbott Begins U.S. Study of XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent Designed for Small Vessels

... V vs. 12.5 percent for TAXUS, p-value=0.017)*. MACE is an important composite clinical measure of safety and efficacy outcomes for patients, defined as ... for XIENCE V vs. 16.1 percent for TAXUS, p-value=0.019)*. TVF is a composite clinical measure of safety and efficacy outcomes defined as cardiac death, ...

BioCryst Reports Positive Results From a Phase 2 Study of Intravenous Peramivir for Outpatient Influenza

... alleviation of symptoms. Other endpoints included change from baseline in composite symptom score, time-weighted change in influenza virus titers from ... for those receiving placebo. In addition, change from baseline in the composite symptom score was significantly improved in both the peramivir 300 mg and ...

Mergent, Inc. Announces Changes to the HealthShares(TM) Infectious Disease and HealthShares(TM) Composite Indexes

... of small molecules, protein therapy and vaccines. The HealthShares(TM) composite Index consists of the 80 largest companies by market capitalization, selecting the top 5 companies in market capitalization from each of the composite Eligible Indexes. About Mergent Mergent, Inc. is a leading provider of ...

Quatro Composites Receives ISO 9001:2000 and AS9100:2004 Certification

... Quatro Composites, a leading designer and manufacturer of advanced carbon composite products, has been awarded ISO 9001:2000 and AS9100:2004 Certification of ... innovative, technical products and responsive customer service to the composite industry." AS9100 is a set of requirements for quality management ...

PTSD associated with more, longer hospitalizations

... and chronic pain. The interview included demographic questions, the composite International Diagnostic Interview (version 2.1 PTSD module), the Chronic ... the Patient Health Questionnaire (to measure depression) and the composite International Diagnostic Interview-Short Form (for drug and alcohol ...

Calcium Supplements Could Raise Heart Risks in Postmenopausal Women

... added to the mix, the relative risk of having a heart attack or one of the composite events decreased somewhat, though women taking calcium were still at a ... a heart attack and a 21 percent higher risk of having one of the three composite events. The findings seem odd in light of calcium's beneficial effect ...

HealthShares(TM) Announces Change to the HealthShares(TM) Ophthalmology Index and the HealthShares(TM) Composite Index

... AG (Xetra: AFX GY) will replace Bausch and Lomb in the HealthShares(TM) composite Index. Bausch and Lomb is being delisted effective today. Companies ... cardio devices, etc.). Each ETF tracks an index of 22 stocks, except the composite which tracks 80 stocks, and offers institutional and individual investors ...

Video: American Dental Association Statement: Food and Drug Administration Action on Dental Amalgam

... FDA ruling issued today categorizes encapsulated dental amalgam as a class II medical device, placing it in the same class as gold and tooth-colored composite fillings. The ADA has supported a class II designation for dental amalgam since 2002, when first proposed by the FDA. "The FDA has left the ...

Dr. Kim-Chi Vu in Portland Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

... research projects, including the heparin effect on thrombocytopenia, bioresorbable ribs stabilization in rib fractures, and a clinical study on composite grafting for correction of bilateral cleft nasal deformity. For more information visit http://www.drvuplastics.com/home.htm . ...

Lung volume reduction surgery shown to prolong and improve life for some emphysema patients

... were followed for five years or until they died. All endpoints except death were measured at six-month intervals. The primary outcome was a composite endpoint consisting of death or an "unquestionable and meaningful deterioration" in quality of life, defined as an 8-point or greater drop on the ...

National Stroke Quality Improvement Program Passes the Million Mark

... 15, 2008 in Stroke : Journal of the American Heart Association reported that Get With The Guidelines-Stroke led to unprecedented improvements in composite care quality -- after five years, participating hospitals showed 90 percent improvement in adhering to guidelines. The study provides proof that ...

FDA Approves Boston Scientific's TAXUS(R) Liberte(R) Long Stent

... myocardial infarction for the TAXUS Liberte Long Stent as compared to the TAXUS Express Stent control (1.3% vs. 6.3%, p=0.026). At two years, the composite measure of cardiac death or myocardial infarction showed a significant 63 percent reduction for the TAXUS Liberte Long Stent compared to the TAXUS ...

CSC Cited as a Leading Technology Provider in Celent Insurance Software Study

... data on 1,315 deals with carriers. In the same reports, CSC was named a "Traction Index" leader, placing in the top 10. The Traction Index is a composite measure that considers the type and size of deals, and the size of a vendor's clients. "We would like to extend our congratulations to CSC for ...
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