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ViroPharma Announces Initiation Of Non-Toxigenic Clostridium Difficile Phase 1 Program

... preventative therapy to significantly reduce the incidence of recurrent disease for patients with CDI. The ... one of the most common and devastating HAIs. The incidence of Clostridium difficile observed in U.S. ... statements that NTCD may significantly reduce the incidence of recurrent disease for patients with CDI. Our ...

BD Adds Surveillance Capability to Infectious Disease Portfolio

... solutions to clinicians striving to reduce the incidence and transmission of infections in their ... and interventions that can help prevent the incidence and transmission of healthcare-associated ... tracks emerging drug-resistant organisms and the incidence of HAIs. It also supports compliance with ...

For Many, 9/11-Linked Trauma Emerged Years Later

... the general population. By the latest survey, the incidence was down to 10 percent -- much closer to the 7.7 percent asthma incidence found among the general population in a 2007 ... asthma diagnoses, the study found. "The early incidence of respiratory disease could be directly related ...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Heart Risk Factors in Kids

... that deficiency is associated with an increased incidence of risk factors for cardiovascular problems such ... The study she led looked at the overall incidence of low blood levels of vitamin D among young ... and 29 nanograms per milliliter. The high incidence of vitamin D deficiency was so surprising that ...

Study finds increased 'sibling risk' of obstructive sleep apnea in children

... OSA was extremely high, with a standardized incidence ratio of 33.2 in boys and 40.5 in girls who had ... there was no significant gender difference in the incidence rate of OSA among those with a sibling history of ... disorder in at least one of their siblings. The incidence rates were computed using ...

HOWARU(R) Protect Clinically Shown to Reduce the Incidence and Severity of Cold and Flu Symptoms in Children

... and has been clinically shown to reduce the incidence and severity of cold and flu symptoms in ... Effects on Cold and Influenza-Like Symptom incidence and Duration in Children ", sponsored by Danisco ... probiotic supplements reduced their fever incidence by 53% and 72.7% respectively. Their coughing was ...

Mayo researchers find anesthesia not harmful for babies during birth process

... journal Anesthesiology . "We found that the incidence of learning disabilities was equal between ... anesthesia. The other is a difference in the incidence of learning disabilities as the child attended ... during natural labor has similar effects on the incidence of learning disabilities in children as a ...

Mayo Researchers Find Anesthesia Not Harmful for Babies During Birth Process

... ) "We found that the incidence of learning disabilities was equal between ... anesthesia. The other is a difference in the incidence of learning disabilities as the child attended ... during natural labor has similar effects on the incidence of learning disabilities in children as a ...

With Autism, Diet Restrictions May Do More Harm Than Good

... -- Children with autism do not have a higher incidence of gastrointestinal problems than other children, ... it was the first to scientifically compare the incidence of gastrointestinal (GI) problems in an autistic population with incidence in children who are developing normally. ...

Nexavar in Combination with Chemotherapy Shown to Extend Progression-Free Survival in Patients with Advanced Breast Cancer

... in 2.4% for Nexavar and 4% in placebo. The incidence of treatment-emergent cardiac ischemia/infarction ... Nexavar vs. 1.3% for placebo. In RCC patients, incidence of bleeding regardless of causality was 15% for Nexavar vs. 8% for placebo and the incidence of treatment-emergent cardiac ischemia/infarction ...

Studies Affirm Value of Healthy Lifestyle

... a surprisingly small role, probably because its incidence was not high among the participants. "These were ... of those in the group -- had an 80 percent lower incidence of high blood pressure than those who followed none of the rules. The incidence was 72 percent lower for the 0.8 percent of the ...

Increase in Thyroid Cancer Puzzles Experts

... Cancer . Although, "some of this increased incidence is due to increased screening finding smaller ... cancer database, Chen and her team found a higher incidence not just in small tumors, but across all sizes. ... not useful to us in why there would be a bump in incidence in the last 15 years," Davidson said. Chen ...

New Cases of Alzheimer's and Dementia Continue to Rise, Even in the 'Oldest Old'

... prevalence (total number with the disease) and incidence (new cases of the disease) of dementia in this ... 52.8% over 94 The estimated annual incidence of dementia standardized on the 2008 Italian ... was higher in women (9.2%) than in men (7.2%). incidence also rose with increasing age: 6.0% at ...

New cases of Alzheimer's and dementia continue to rise, even in the 'oldest old'

... prevalence (total number with the disease) and incidence (new cases of the disease) of dementia in this ... at 90-94 52.8% over 94 The estimated annual incidence of dementia standardized on the 2008 Italian ... was higher in women (9.2%) than in men (7.2%). incidence also rose with increasing age: 6.0% at ...

News from Cancer

... ALONE Studies have reported an increasing incidence of thyroid cancer since 1980. One possible ... American Cancer Society analyzed thyroid cancer incidence between 1988 and 2005 using the National Cancer ... and End Results (SEER) dataset. They found incidence rates increased for all sizes of tumors, ...

Rate of Breast Cancer in Italy Significantly Higher Than Previously Reported

... /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new analysis of the incidence of breast cancer in Italy per 100,000 women ... of Siena, Siena, Italy. Overall, the incidence of breast cancer from 2000 to 2005 among all age ... percent higher than official estimations. The incidence of breast cancer per 100,000 women aged 0 to 84 ...

Breast Cancer Numbers Dip Most in Wealthy, Urban Areas

... Cancer Center studied national breast cancer incidence data for the years 1997 to 2004 to compare rates ... areas of the country. "Between 2001 and 2004, incidence rates of invasive breast cancer declined more ... was a corresponding difference in breast cancer incidence between these areas and poor/rural parts of the ...

Cell Therapeutics Completes Pixantrone NDA Submission and Requests Priority Review

... versus 19.4% on the comparator arm. However, the incidence of grade 3/4 febrile neutropenia was only 7.4% ... arm. Grade 3/4 infections had a similar incidence in both study arms (18% vs. 13%). Although the ... (1.5% vs. 1.5%), there was a slightly higher incidence of serious cardiac disorders in patients treated ...

Caucasians are at higher risk of developing Ewing's sarcoma than other races

... found that Caucasians had the highest incidence of Ewing's sarcoma (155 cases per 100,000), ... disease than African -Americans. In addition, the incidence of Ewing's sarcoma has increased significantly ... the analysis identified large differences in incidence rates among races, survival rates were similar. ...

Hodgkin lymphoma survivors have increased risk of stroke and transient ischemic attack

... and 1995 before age 51. The researchers compared incidence rates of clinically verified stroke and TIA in ... patients developed cerebrovascular disease. The incidence rate for stroke was 2.2 times the incidence in the general population. For TIA, it was 3.1. ...

Psoriasis Raises Risk of Heart Attack, Stroke, Death

... individuals, found a 78 percent higher incidence of heart disease, a 70 percent higher incidence of stroke and a 98 percent higher incidence of peripheral arterial disease (blockage of ...

Roche to Commence Phase III Trials with Innovative Treatment Designed to Lower Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Patients with Recent Heart Attack

... once daily 150 micrograms aleglitazar reduces the incidence of cardiovascular mortality, non-fatal myocardial ... were seen in a dose-dependent manner of which the incidence of edema for the 150 microgram aleglitazar dose ... is an innovative treatment designed to reduce the incidence and impact of cardiovascular mortality, non-fatal ...

Drugs Best First Defense Against Heart Disease for Diabetics

... procedure -- not a significant difference. The incidence of major cardiovascular events such as heart ... is more likely than angioplasty to reduce the incidence of recurrent heart attacks. No other study to my ... has shown that bypass surgery reduces the incidence of myocardial infarction [heart attack]," he ....

Use of Mealtime Pramlintide Added to Basal Insulin Showed Similar Improvements in Glycemic Control Compared to Rapid-Acting Insulin, With Lower Risk of Hypoglycemia and Without Weight Gain: Data Presented at ADA 2009

... diabetic patients. SYMLIN recipients had a lower incidence of hypoglycemia (55 percent vs. 82 percent). Use ... the most frequently reported adverse event. The incidence of nausea was higher at the beginning of SYMLIN ... and decreased with time in most patients. The incidence and severity of nausea are reduced when SYMLIN is ...

QLT announces positive results from the evaluation of Visudyne(R) combination therapy

... no unexpected safety findings, and adverse event incidence was similar across treatment groups. Of the ... in the Lucentis monotherapy group. The higher incidence of these events with combination therapy is ... that halving the light dose/fluence may lower the incidence of visual disturbances with similar visual ...

Telik Presents Results at ASCO From ASSIST-5 Trial of TELCYTA in Platinum Refractory and Resistant Ovarian Cancer

... vomiting, and constipation, were similar in incidence and severity in both arms. In addition, 17% ... the PLD control arm. TELCYTA may ameliorate the incidence and severity of stomatitis and PPE known to be associated with PLD. There was a higher incidence of hematologic adverse events in patients on the ...

Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Present Compelling Efficacy and Safety Data From Diabetes Programs at ADA 2009

... which was the most frequently reported. The incidence of nausea was higher at the beginning of SYMLIN ... and decreased with time in most patients. The incidence and severity of nausea are reduced when SYMLIN is ... BYETTA provides sustained A1C control and low incidence of hypoglycemia when used with metformin or a ...

Phase 3 Trial Initiated to Evaluate Combination Therapy of Nexavar(R) and Tarceva(R) in Patients with Liver Cancer

... Union, and 15,000 in the United States) and the incidence is increasing.(3,4) In 2002, approximately ... in 2.4% for Nexavar and 4% in placebo. The incidence of treatment-emergent cardiac ischemia/infarction ... (1) El-Serag HB, Mason AC. Rising incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma in the United States. ...

U.S. Cancer Death Rates Continue to Fall

... of developing new strategies to reduce the incidence of cancer and also to treat it more effectively. ... cancer every day). Between 2001 and 2005, the incidence of cancer in men declined by 1.8 percent per year; from 1998 to 2005 the incidence rate in women dropped 0.6 percent per year. In ...

NFL Players Not at Increased Heart Risk

... -- and some unfavorable -- most notably, a higher incidence of high blood pressure and borderline elevated blood pressure in the NFL group. Their incidence of high blood pressure was 13.8 percent, compared ... percent of the men in the general population. The incidence of what doctors call prehypertension was 64.5 ...

Nexavar Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Advanced Liver Cancer

... causes of cancer-related deaths in Japan, and the incidence is continuing to rise," said Gunnar Riemann, ... Union, and 15,000 in the United States) and the incidence is increasing(4). In 2002, approximately 600,000 ... in 2.4% for Nexavar and 4% in placebo. The incidence of treatment-emergent cardiac ischemia/infarction ...

AZOR(R) Receives FDA Approval as First-Line Treatment for High Blood Pressure

... than placebo was edema. The placebo-subtracted incidence was 5.7% (5/20 mg), 6.2% (5/40 mg), 13.3% (10/20 mg), and 11.2% (10/40 mg). The edema incidence for placebo was 12.3%. Adverse reactions seen at lower rates but at about the same or greater incidence as in patients receiving placebo included ...

Aspirin Lowers Stroke Risk in Peripheral Artery Disease

... peripheral arterial disease, but it does cut the incidence of stroke, researchers report. The finding ... was no significant reduction in the death rate or incidence of heart attacks, but the incidence of nonfatal stroke was 34 percent lower in the ...

30-year follow-up study: 'Tremendous' impact of smoking on mortality and cardiovascular disease

... A similar pattern was seen in the cardiovascular incidence rates reported in the follow-up questionnaire. In men the cumulative incidence of myocardial infarction was 10% in never-smokers ... disease within the next 30 years. The incidence was much lower in never-smokers and reflects the ...

FDA Grants Priority Review Status to Prevnar 13 Marketing Application

... vaccine, Prevnar, has significantly reduced the incidence of pneumococcal disease among infants and young ... with a pre-licensure baseline. In addition, the incidence of disease caused by the seven conjugate vaccine ... and Prevention has reported an increase in the incidence of IPD due to non-vaccine serotypes in children ...

Urine Test Predicts Vein Clot Risk

... period of more than eight years -- an average incidence of 0.14 percent per year. The incidence of such clots was 40 percent higher for people ... "One is how often you find the problems. The incidence of arterial problems is twice as high than for ...

Consumer Alert: Dermatologists Warn Skin Cancer is an Equal-Opportunity Health Threat

... dermatologists are reporting an increased incidence of skin cancer in younger women and people ... in Vancouver, found a higher than expected incidence of basal cell carcinoma in a small population ... of Miami Miller School of Medicine, reported the incidence of melanoma (the deadliest form of skin cancer) ...

M. D. Anderson study predicts dramatic growth in cancer rates among US elderly, minorities

... to 2.3 million in 2030, with a dramatic spike in incidence predicted in the elderly and minority ... first to determine such specific long-term cancer incidence projections. It predicts a 67 percent increase in ... individuals over the same 20-year span, the incidence is expected to increase by 100 percent, from ...

Lifestyle Factors Tied to Older Adults' Diabetes Risk

... analyzed the link between lifestyle and incidence of diabetes over 10 years in 4,883 men and women ... factors was independently associated with incidence of diabetes. Overall, each positive score in a ... and dietary habits had a 46 percent lower incidence of diabetes. Those classified as low-risk based ...

Survival rates for cancer rise across Ireland

... exercising and taking care in the sun. Total incidence rates were 10 per cent higher for men and 2.2 per ... compared to the most affluent. Fortunately incidence of several smoking related cancers has fallen among males, although incidence of lung cancer among females in Ireland is ...
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