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In the Case of Epilepsy, Generic Drugs and Random Product Substitution are Not Always "Good Medicine"

... extremely dangerous. The primary problem with random product substitution is that the Food and Drug ... a brand name to a generic or being subject to the random substitution of one generic for another. The ... used to approve generic AEDs and to eliminate the random switching of generics are shared by the Epilepsy ...

Olanzapine Long-Acting Injection (LAI) Efficacy and Safety Data Presented at American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting

... increased from normal to high on fasting glucose, random total cholesterol, or random triglycerides were 5.5 percent, 5.2 percent and ... symptoms (such as restlessness, muscle stiffness, random movements and tremors), difficulty articulating ...

Cocaine Use Among U.S. Workers Declines Sharply in 2008, According to Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Index(TM)

... While Amphetamine Use Continues to Rise random Drug Testing Programs May Deter Use, Data Show ... irritability or nervousness. random drug testing programs appear to deter use random drug testing programs appear to deter drug use, ...

Recent Study Finds That a Substantial Number of Public School Districts Conduct Random Drug Testing with High School Students

... the nation's school districts reported conducting random drug testing of students in high school grades in ... Nearly all school districts that implemented random drug testing procedures subjected their athletes ... than a quarter of the districts that implemented random drug testing subjected all their high school ...

Study questions 'cost of complexity' in evolution

... more difficult to evolve a complicated trait by random mutations, because effects of beneficial ... kneecap and genitalia, we wondered how often random mutation would affect many traits said lead ... affected. You wouldnt expect to make a lot of random adjustments at the same time to tune up a car, ...

Random drug testing not reliable in keeping teen athletes from using

... random drug and alcohol testing does not reliably keep ... journal of the Society for Adolescent Medicine. random drug and alcohol testing does not reliably keep ... named SATURN (Student Athlete Testing Using random Notification), is the first-ever prospective, ...

Eye Doctors of Washington Awards DC Resident Free LASIK as Part of its Good Deeds Campaign

... day. (Vocus) July 6, 2009 -- In tough times, random acts of kindness and gestures of goodwill can go a long way in ... strangers, Adrienne says the video was a way for her to spread some random kindness as well as feel more comfortable interacting with people whose ...

Marathon and Partners Announce Dramatic Results of Malaria Control Project on Bioko Island in Equatorial Guinea

... age of five on Bioko Island. By interviewing a statistically-valid random sample of nearly 2,400 Bioko Island households, the BIMCP found the ... percent and 86 percent respectively. Each year from 2004 through 2008, a random cross-section of families agreed to having their children's blood tested ...

New survey highlights growing concern about risk of infection in cancer patients

... and Infectious Disease Specialists Physician samples were drawn at random from the AMA master file of oncologists and infectious disease ... and recruited to participate via e-mail invitation. Specialists in the AMA random draw who were not members of the HIPP were invited to participate via ...

New Survey Highlights Growing Concern About Risk of Infection in Cancer Patients and Emerging Antibiotic Resistance

... and Infectious Disease Specialists Physician samples were drawn at random from the AMA master file of oncologists and infectious disease ... and recruited to participate via e-mail invitation. Specialists in the AMA random draw who were not members of the HIPP were invited to participate via ...

Cabot Creamery Cooperative's 'Vermont to Vegas' Online Health and Fitness Challenge is a Virtual Blast

... each step of the way, which increases their chances of winning prizes via random drawings throughout the duration of the game that begins May 18 and ends ... keep players focused and motivated, and as an added bonus, players can win random prizes including healthy Cabot products; fitness gear from Concept2; trips ...

Americans Say Maintain or Increase Funding for Global Health and Development, But Take Care of Problems at Home First in the Recession

... outbreak of the H1N1 influenza A virus), among a nationally representative random sample of 2,554 adults ages 18 and older. Telephone interviews conducted ... or minus 3 percentage points. Most questions reported here were asked of a random half-sample of respondents and have a margin of sampling error of plus or ...

Mother-daughter breast density study points way to earlier cancer risk assessment

... used MRI to examine breast tissue in daughters, aged 15-30-years, and a random sample of 100 of the mothers. In the young women, MRI was used to measure ... of the most recent menstrual period. Mothers underwent mammography and a random sample of 100 also consented to have a breast MRI. Results show that ...

Children Speak Up: A Parent's Hearing Loss Hinders Relationships

... health care industry. (1) The survey was conducted online with a random sample of 1006 men and women whose parent(s) were born between 1946-1964 ... suffer from hearing loss. The second survey was conducted online with a random sample of 1026 men and women, who were born between 1946-1964 ("Baby ...

Where you live may affect your state of mind

... has asked questions about mental health since 1993 and collects data from random telephone surveys of adult residents across the U.S. More than 1.2 million ... by county, and the results were smoothed to reduce variation from random sampling due to small sample sizes in less populous counties. For the ...

The Making of a Memory Champion

... and names, two decks of shuffled playing cards, or a sequence of 1,000 random digits in a matter of minutes. Chester Santos, the 2008 USA National ... enhancing exercises, such as memorizing decks of playing cards, poems and random sequences of spoken words. "I strongly believe that taking the right ...

CHEST 2008: Featured abstracts

... internists took a pretest consisting of five heart murmurs played in random order. They then listened to audio files of five basic murmurs on an MP3 ... participants took a posttest consisting of the same murmurs played in a random order. The murmurs used in the training session were simulated heart ...

While Most Voters Are Aware of the State's Nursing Shortage, Few Know That the State Faces a Shortage of Allied Health Professionals

... About The Survey The findings in this report are based on a random sample survey of 800 registered voters in California conducted by Field ... was developed from telephone listings of individual voters selected at random from a statewide list of registered voters in California. Sampling error ...

Mathematical modeling offers new approaches to fight dual-resistant hospital infections

... cycling programs appear more useful in reducing dual resistance than the random mixing regime, he says. The early diagnosis and isolation of colonized ... resistance, have been studied in the past. Models were used to show that random allocation treatment regimes might be better than cycling. Here, we ...

Asian women at risk for arterial defect

... Hengelo, the Netherlands February 7, 2008 A seemingly random arterial abnormality that can cause heart attack and sudden death in adults with no previous symptoms may not be so random after all. A group of researchers in the Netherlands discovered that many ...

In silico modeling helps predict severity of mitochondrial disease

... does not follow the rules of Mendelian genetics. Instead, there are large random shifts at the mtDNA mutation level between mother and offspring. This study explains how these large random shifts occur within the first three weeks of embryo formation, through the ...

Auditory neurons in humans far more sensitive to fine sound frequencies than most mammals

... brain activity was carried out while the patients listened to artificial random chords at different tones per octave, and to segments from the film The ... and the Ugly. Thus, the sounds the patients heard were both artificialthe random chordsand more natural, the voices and noise from the movie soundtrack. ...

New Research Suggests Most Are Willing to Make Tradeoffs and Would Embrace Comprehensive Health Care Reform

... civic and business leaders in each state to create several health care reform scenarios to work through with the public. Then they engaged a random sample of participants representative of the U.S. population (nearly 300 in total) in daylong, two-way dialogue sessions to show how everyday ...

With a Broken Hip Comes Higher Risk for Dying

... the dangers of fractures for older people, Ioannidis said. "The big difference between this study and the others is design," he said. "We had a random selection of the Canadian people, looking at areas with 40 percent of the Canadian population. Other studies have looked at non-randomized samples, ...

Infants Cared for in Another Home Become Heavier Toddlers

... in childhood. Rapid weight gain in infancy has even been associated with higher blood pressure and wheezing in childhood and in adulthood. In a random sample of 1,138 women, who began participating in the study while they were pregnant, 649 (57 percent) placed their infants in some sort of day care ...

Majority of Public Maintains Support for Addressing Health Care Reform Now

... by public opinion researchers at the Kaiser Family Foundation and was conducted July 7 through July 14, 2009, among a nationally representative random sample of 1,205 adults ages 18 and older. Telephone interviews conducted by landline (800) and cell phone (405, including 126 who had no landline ...

FDA Approves VITROS(R) Anti-HCV Assay for Use On VITROS 5600(R) Integrated and VITROS 3600(R) Immunodiagnostic Systems

... C virus (anti-HCV) in human serum and plasma. It can be run with excellent precision, sensitivity, low sample volume requirements and quick, random access results on the VITROS((R) )Systems, with results readily available in 55 minutes. The approval of the VITROS((R)) Anti-HCV assay will ...

Sysmex America Debuts High-end Sample Management System During AACC

... HST-N hematology automation platform and the Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. VARIANT II TURBO Link, enabling on-demand, automated diabetes testing in a random access setting. The integrated testing solution also utilizes automated decision logic rules software, Sysmex WAM Hematology Clinical Decision ...

Need for At-Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Underscored by High-Profile Cardiac Deaths

... 2007 with Chartbook on Trends in the Health of Americans. Hyattsville, MD: 2007 (2) The survey was conducted online with a random sample of 1,056 men and women 18+ -- all members of the Impulse Research proprietary online panel. The Impulse Research proprietary ...

ONRAD Announces 42'' TV Giveaway at AHRA

... participants must complete a marketing survey via ONRAD's website at www.onlineradiology.com . The winner of the 42" TV will be selected at random during the AHRA conference. Be sure to participate in ONRAD's online survey for a chance to win the grand prize. To be eligible, survey must be ...

Corgenix to Exhibit AspirinWorks(R) Test at 2009 ISTH Meeting

... other platelet tests, which require freshly drawn blood that must be evaluated within at least four hours, the AspirinWorks Test requires only a random urine sample that can be obtained in any doctor's office or patient service center, making the test easy for both the physician and patient. ...

Experts Keep Wary Eye on Tamiflu-Resistant Swine Flu

... would be if the virus develops mutations in people who are being treated with Tamiflu and then spreads to others. The second would involve a random genetic reassortment, in which the new swine flu and the seasonal flu exchange genes. "The current seasonal viruses are resistant to Tamiflu," ...

Students with depression twice as likely to drop out of college

... and anxiety plummets to about the 23rd percentile, a 50 percent drop." In the study, Eisenberg and his colleagues conducted a Web survey of a random sample of approximately 2,800 undergraduate and graduate students about a range of mental health issues in fall 2005, and conducted a follow-up ...

A New Jersey Charity Seeks Serious Inquiries for Historic 35mm Film Print of Michael Jackson's "Thriller" Music Video

... will provide 3 days of complete meals for TWENTY homeless women Sister Gloria Perez says, "We have all been witness to the power of a random act of kindness, how something small can make a big impact. Every single day, Eva's Village is fueled by the kindness and generosity of others. By ...

New Study Shows Many Unplanned Quit Smoking Attempts are Successful

... years ago) were recruited from an online U.S. market research database (Survey Sampling International, Shelton, CT) and completed an online survey. random samples of both panels were sent an e-mail that contained a link to an online survey. About GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare ...

Florida State Tobacco Tax Increase May Prompt Smokers to Quit Spontaneously

... ago) were recruited from an online U.S. market research database (Survey Sampling International, Shelton, CT) and completed an online survey. A random sample of people in the database panels were sent an e-mail that contained a link to an online survey. About GlaxoSmithKline Consumer ...

Press Ganey Launches Community Image Solution

... of the study by identifying key service lines, competitors, and service areas. Survey administration: survey conducted via telephone to a random sample of health care decision makers in the community. Brand Position Analysis(TM): survey results are analyzed to understand the value of ...

Glucose challenge test is accurate and economical for diabetes and prediabetes screening

... diabetes, and 18.7 percent had prediabetes. The GCT was the most accurate screening test for these problems, significantly better than the random glucose or A1c tests. Since the good performance of the GCT was unaffected by the time of day, or times after meals, the GCT could be performed ...

Leading Health Plan Utilizes MEDai Solution to Reduce Hospital Admissions and Target Interventions

... managers to improve clinical outcomes, operational results and financial returns through advanced knowledge. The system bridges the gap between the random and highly individualized nature of member populations and the insight needed for better efficiency, favorable revenues and improved health ...

PATHFAST(R) Rapid Whole Blood Immunoassay Analyzer from Polymedco

... system employs individual cartridge-based technology utilizing a whole blood sample. The PATHFAST system can handle six samples in batch or random access mode and report these six results in 17 minutes. The PATHFAST analyzer, NTproBNP, D-Dimer and hsCRP assays have recently been 510(k) cleared ...
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