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Cadence Pharmaceuticals Announces Priority Review and Acceptance of NDA Submission for Acetavance(TM) for Treatment of Acute Pain and Fever

... candidate for the treatment of acute pain and fever in adults and children, has been accepted for ... of intravenous medication to treat acute pain and fever in adults and children, for which there remains a ... used medication for the treatment of pain and fever in the United States and is available in more ...

Researchers develop the first climate-based model to predict Dengue fever outbreaks

... CORAL GABLES, FL (June 5, 2009)--Dengue fever (DF) and Dengue Hemorrhagic fever (DHF) are the most important vector-borne viral ... debilitating and sometimes fatal disease. Dengue fever is prevalent in the Tropics. For that reason, an ...

Aethlon Medical Discloses New HIV/AIDS Treatment Data

... threats. These include: Dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF), Lassa hemorrhagic fever (LHF), H5N1 avian influenza (Bird Flu), the ...

Prospero Group (PRPG) and Fincor (FINC) Made a Share Transfer and Enter the Market with ACTRx a New Malaria and Dengue Fever Treatment

... portfolio with the new ACTRx Malaria and Dengue fever treatment. Fincor also acquired the WETTECH and ... and services. Both Malaria and Dengue fever appear in the human landscape and seem to have ... Inc. which produces Malaria and Dengue fever drugs in order to become the premier global ...

Aethlon Medical Confirms Hemopurifier(R) Is a Treatment Candidate Against Swine Flu Virus

... threats. These include: Dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF), Lassa hemorrhagic fever (LHF), H5N1 avian influenza (Bird Flu), the ...

Aethlon Medical Announces Engagement of RedChip Companies to Initiate Investor and Media Relations Programs

... threats. These include: Dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF), Lassa hemorrhagic fever (LHF), H5N1 avian influenza (Bird Flu), the ...

Aethlon Medical Announces CEO Interview and Corporate Presentation Available Online

... threats. These include: Dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF), Ebola hemorrhagic fever (EHF), Lassa hemorrhagic fever (LHF), H5N1 avian influenza (Bird Flu), the ...

Einstein scientists propose new theory of autism

... when they have a fever, only to regress when the fever ebbs. A 2007 study in the journal Pediatrics took a more rigorous look at fever and autism, observing autistic children during and after fever episodes and comparing their behavior with ...

Top Neurology Programs Control Fever with Arctic Sun Cooling Technology

... temperature management technology, aggressive fever control may improve neurologic outcomes after ... nurse-implemented Arctic Sun. Aggressive fever control improves outcomes Mounting clinical evidence suggests that aggressively controlling fever potentially improves outcomes. Investigators ...

Diagnosing Strep Key to Curbing Rheumatic Heart Disease

... the developing world incidence of rheumatic fever and the heart disease it can cause is through ... generally rare in the United States, rheumatic fever and subsequent rheumatic heart disease is the ... 1980s. "This reappearance of acute rheumatic fever reminds physicians, parents and others about the ...

Scientists uncover secrets of potential bioterror virus

... have discovered a key tactic that the Rift Valley fever virus uses to disarm the defenses of infected cells. The mosquito-borne African virus causes fever in humans, inflicting liver damage, blindness and ... percentage of the people it infects. Rift Valley fever also afflicts cattle, goats and sheep, resulting ...

New test may help to ensure that dengue vaccines do no harm

... . Cases of tropical, mosquito-borne dengue fever have expanding globally for more than 50 years, ... a patient to bed for more than a week with fever and severe limb pains, but most recover. In less ... percent of cases, however, dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) and dengue shock syndrome (DSS), often ...

Data Published in Nature Medicine Highlights Ability of Peregrine Pharmaceuticals' Bavituximab to Cure Lethal Virus Infections

... of two lethal viruses --cytomegalovirus and Lassa fever virus, a hemorrhagic fever virus that is listed as a class A bioterrorism ... avian flu), herpes simplex viruses, hemorrhagic fever viruses, measles and members of the small pox and ...

UT Southwestern researchers develop new strategy for broad spectrum anti-viral drugs

... pigs infected with a virus similar to Lassa fever virus recovered from the fatal disease when ... pigs infected with a virus similar to the Lassa fever virus were cured when bavituximab was ... being effective against advanced Lassa-like fever infections in animals. ...

November 2008 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights 10 Symptoms Not To Ignore, Knee Replacements and Nonprescription Weight-Loss Pills

... and vomiting, abdominal pain or bloating, fever and chills or weight changes. 8. Persistent ... A doctor should be consulted when a low-grade fever (100.4 to 103 F) persists for more than a week. fever can indicate a urinary tract infection or more ...

New test could help catch serious infections in babies

... procalcitonin as a tool for evaluating infant fever in an emergency situation. The researchers ... evaluations. In the United States, infant fever accounts for a vast majority of pediatric visits ... cannot reliably determine which children with fever have more serious infections, many babies end up ...

Kids' Fever Time Cut Using Ibuprofen First

... WEDNESDAY, Sept. 3 (HealthDay News) -- fever in young children can be reduced for a longer ... spent an extra 55 minutes less time with fever compared to those given paracetamol alone. But ... medicines experienced 4.4 hours less time with fever than those who received just paracetamol, and 2.5 ...

Corgenix Announces Expansion of Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Product Development Program

... Recent outbreaks of the Lassa Hemorrhagic fever in Africa show vital need for new products that ... for developing test kits for viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF) detection. The viral products are being ... admitted to hospitals have Lassa fever. Lassa fever is also associated with occasional epidemics, ...

JCI online early table of contents: June 12, 2008

... EDITOR'S PICK: fever may trigger heart failure in patients with the ... of Wisconsin, Madison, has revealed that fever can also trigger life-threatening changes in the ... the same HERG mutation (A558P), and found that fever was associated with prolonged QT intervals in ...

Ethnicity Plays Role in Parents' Treatment of Childhood Fever

... have some misconceptions about their children's fever and overtreat mild cases, a Johns Hopkins ... response for a parent to worry when a child has a fever and to want to fix it, so every pediatrician must have the fever talk with parents every time they bring a sick ...

CDC Urges Travelers to Israel to Protect Themselves from Measles

... or symptoms of measles. Travelers who develop fever and other symptoms of measles while still in ... health care providers. * Travelers with fever and other symptoms of measles should limit ... disease. * Clinicians seeing a patient with fever and other symptoms of measles should ask about ...

Mysterious fevers of unknown origin: Could surgery be a cure?

... symptoms and dont respond to antibiotics or fever reducers like Motrin or Tylenol. Instead, they ... adenitis). Of the 27 children, 26 had complete fever resolution. Many had suffered cyclical fevers for ... with an immediate cessation of his daughters fever cycles (shes now almost 6), and other doctors ...

WRAIR investigators pioneering work on an exciting new class of antimalarial compounds

... sent the newly appointed U.S. Army Yellow fever Commission to Cuba headed by Major Walter Reed. ... the first to confirm the theory that yellow fever was transmitted by a mosquito vector. Since this ... careers at military research centers (e.g. yellow fever vaccine by former Army Surgeon General William ...

Cardium's InnerCool Therapies Unit Announces Australian Distribution Agreement for CoolBlue and Rapid Blue Systems

... use in less acute settings such as in-hospital fever management. InnerCool's next-generation ... by the U.S. National Institutes of Health. For fever control, surface cooling devices are becoming one ... the U.S. experience neurologic or non-neurologic fever conditions that either require or could benefit ...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results and Provides Corporate and Clinical Program Overview

... a statistically significant reduction of fever over six hours compared to placebo. In both ... of Acetavance Study 303 for the treatment of fever in adults in the second quarter of 2008. This ... 301 III Completed Treatment of fever in adults (vs. placebo) ...

Cadence Pharmaceuticals Announces Topline Results of Two Phase III Clinical Trials of Acetavance(TM)

... a statistically significant reduction of fever over six hours compared to placebo. ... hospital setting. "We are very pleased that the fever trial met its primary endpoint, that Acetavance ... at 27 clinical sites in the United States. The fever study, referred to as Study 302, was a Phase III, ...

Fever May Improve Behavior of Children With Autism Disorders

... first study to investigate a relationship between fever and behavior change in children with autism ... them to function. Zimmerman said the heat of a fever might stimulate changes at the cellular level. ... a second questionnaire 48 hours after the fever and a third questionnaire after seven days ...

Sanofi Pasteur Presents Positive Results of Tetravalent Dengue Candidate Vaccine

... made research for a vaccine against dengue fever one of its top priorities by investing in the ... Pasteur. "Sanofi Pasteur's goal is to make dengue fever a vaccine-preventable disease as quickly ... serotypes of the virus responsible for dengue fever in 100 percent of adults who participated in a ...

Surge in U.S. Cases of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

... of tick-transmitted Rocky Mountain spotted fever in the United States almost tripled from 695 in ... researchers analyzed 6,598 Rocky Mountain spotted fever cases reported in 45 states from 2001 to 2005. ... Diseases has more about Rocky Mountain spotted fever . -- Robert ...

School Closures May Not Be Necessary When Swine Flu Strikes

... should stay home for an additional 24 hours after flu symptoms such as fever have ended, even if they are using antiviral drugs such as Tamiflu. ... dont have flu, I think they are recommending that anyone with a sign of fever has to be out of school for a week," said Dr. Stuart E. Beeber, attending ...

Aethlon Medical Announces U.S. Army Agreement

... of the Hemopurifier(R) in non-human primate studies against hemorrhagic fever viruses, including the highly virulent Zaire strain of Ebola (ZEBOV). ... reduce viral loads and other disease conditions, including hemorrhagic fever viruses , the Company's ability to raise capital when needed, the ...

Centocor Ortho Biotech Statement on the FDA ODAC Opinion Regarding DOXIL(R) for Treatment of Advanced Breast Cancer

... vs topotecan, respectively) included: asthenia (40 percent vs 51 percent), fever (21 percent vs 31 percent), nausea (46 percent vs 63 percent), stomatitis ... platelets/mm3, 61 percent), nausea (18 percent), asthenia (7 percent), fever (8 percent), alopecia (9 percent), vomiting (8 percent), diarrhea (5 ...

Statement for Attribution to Andy Braner, President, Kanakuk Colorado, Bayfield CO

... and campers were tested for fever. Campers with flu-like symptoms, fever or known exposure to others with influenza have not and will not be ... screening by physicians and nurses, and parental contact. Campers with a fever of 100.5 or greater will be sent home. "We believe that the swift ...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2009

... bavituximab as a potential broad spectrum treatment for viral hemorrhagic fever infections. Government contract revenues were $2,683,000 for the fourth ... broad spectrum agents for the treatment or prevention of viral hemorrhagic fever virus infections. This contract directly or indirectly supports our ...

New arenavirus discovered as cause of hemorrhagic fever outbreak in South Africa and Zambia

... have discovered the new virus responsible for a highly fatal hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Zambia and South Africa in late 2008. It is the first new ... In September and October 2008, five cases of undiagnosed hemorrhagic fever were recognized in South Africa after air transfer of a critically ill ...

Dengue fever costs billions in health care, lost productivity and absenteeism

... severe headache, muscle and joint pain, diarrhea, vomiting, and a high fever typically lasting about a week. In a small number of cases, it develops into dengue hemorrhagic fever and proves fatal. The study set out to estimate the true economic costs ...

Safety Product Company Sees Increased Inquiries Resulting from H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu)

... level, dehydration, improvement of flu-like symptoms that come back with fever and worsened cough, bluish skin color, irritability more than normal and fever accompanied by a rash. Adults who experience difficulty breathing, ...

FDA Adds New Label Warnings to Over-the-Counter Painkillers

... April 28 (HealthDay News) -- Many over-the-counter painkillers and fever reducers will have to carry new warnings on the potential danger of liver ... much of the U.S. population, because over-the-counter pain relievers and fever reducers are some of the most commonly used drugs," Matthew Holman, deputy ...

Simple blood test proves powerful ally in the fight against malaria

... in Africa people are prescribed malaria treatment based on presence of fever only", says Dr Anders Bjrkman, who led the study at Karolinska ... clinics on Zanzibar and data from 1,887 adults and children who all had fever within 48 hours prior to enrolment in the study. The subjects were ...

Hong Kong Situation Report on Swine Influenza

... April 3 to 19. She developed influenza-like symptoms on April 23 and had fever on April 26. Her granddaughter developed respiratory symptoms on April ... a 27-year-old woman who developed symptoms of respiratory infection and fever on April 23 while she was in San Francisco. The woman returned to ...
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