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New research identifies more effective tools for detection of colorectal cancer

... We Really Be Comfortable Waiting 3 Years Before repeat Colonoscopy? A Retrospective VA Medical Center ... grade dysplastic polyps signifies the need for repeat colonoscopy in 3 years. All three of these ... patients are recommended to undergo multiple repeat colonoscopies after removal of pre-malignant ...

Predicting higher risk for prostate cancer diagnosis

... HGPIN of which 67 patients underwent one or more repeat biopsies. In this repeat-biopsy group, 28 ... in PSA were all predictive of cancer detection on repeat biopsies". There has been speculation that an ... on our results, we recommend delaying the first repeat biopsy at low PSA range but to have a shorter ...

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

... Coronary Stent System demonstrated low rates of repeat procedure (target lesion revascularization), ... XIENCE V: A 1.8 percent rate of repeat procedure to the treated lesion (TLR) A ... real-world studies. "The low occurrence of repeat procedure and stent thrombosis is noteworthy ...

Risk to Baby Rises With Repeat C-Sections

... News) -- Babies delivered by elective, repeat cesarean section delivery are nearly twice as ... and infant was more expensive in the elective repeat c-section group compared to the vaginal birth ... divided the women into four groups. Of the 343 repeat c-sections, 104 went into labor before the ...

drugstore.com Reports Highest Net Revenues in Company History

... "During the quarter, we experienced strong repeat orders, predominantly of beauty and everyday ... for mail-order pharmacy. Net sales from repeat customers [1] represented 77% of net sales. ... year. [1] Net sales from repeat customers exclude Weil Lifestyle, LLC (Weil) ...

Promising Three-year Data: Saving Limbs With Drug-Eluting Stents

... site of angioplasty or stenting), the need for repeat treatments and the continued progression of ... that these types of stents lessened the rate of repeat procedures to open these small arteries, ... consequently less clinical recurrence requiring repeat angioplasty, said Karnabatidis. "In the ...

U.S. Department of Labor's OSHA proposes more than $1.2 million penalty to St. Louis area chemical repackaging and distribution company

... business as Ro-Corp Inc., for alleged willful, repeat and serious violations of federal workplace ... using respirators. OSHA also issued a repeat citation for failing to provide an eyewash/shower ... of the Occupational Safety and Health Act. repeat violations are issued when an employer has been ...

SYNTAX defines borders between CABG and PCI with TAXUS drug-eluting stents

... and MASS II studies - showed that higher rates of repeat revascularization procedures were needed ... that newer drug eluting stents (DES) require less repeat revascularization than the older BMS. ... by patients in the PCI group requiring increased repeat revascularization. Altogether 13.5 % of patients ...

Physicians online library is a worldwide hit

... Almost half of the website traffic comes from repeat visits and the average length of stay for the ten ... Almost half of the website traffic comes from repeat visits and the average length of stay for the ten ... volume of visitors to the Lippy Library site, the repeat visitors and the number of countries utilizing ...

Cementless cup device developed for hip replacements shows durability after more than 20 years

... bone is extremely durable even twenty years after repeat or "revision" hip replacement. The implant ... via telephone questionnaire and 21 underwent a repeat revision of the acetabular metal shell. ... cups were found to be well fixed at the time of repeat revision and only one had become loose. During ...

Repeat pregnancies among teenagers on the increase

... and services to reduce the growing number of repeat teenage pregnancies in the United Kingdom. ... that the number of women under 20 presenting for repeat abortions has risen steadily over the last 15 ... advice and services are failing to prevent repeat pregnancies to increasing numbers of young women ...

Blue and Broke for the Holidays

... take a few slow, deep breaths and quietly repeat to yourself, "I am," as you breathe in, and "at peace," as you breathe out. repeat slowly two or three times. Then feel your entire ... reach zero, you should feel more relaxed. If not, repeat the exercise. ...

Pelvic Inflammation Puts Girls at Risk for Repeat STIs

... enough to change behavior and prevent future repeat infections, which can increase the risk of ... and have behaviors that put them at high risk for repeat STIs, the researchers said. The best times for ... diagnosis or when they return for the prescribed repeat PID screening within 72 hours. This counseling ...

New Type of Stent Shows Promise

... has largely taken a position of making companies repeat their studies here in the U.S.," said Dr. John P. ... be introduced, but patients often had to undergo repeat procedures. Drug-eluting stents, coated with ... stent thrombosis, and 10.2 percent required a repeat revascularization procedure of the same vessel. ...

Coated Stents Best for Heart Patients With Diabetes

... there is clear efficacy and clear reduction for repeat revascularization procedures [with drug-coated ... subset has been a relatively high need to perform repeat revascularization. Drug-eluting stents may offer ... reduction of around 5 percent in the need for repeat procedures in the target vessel and a small, but ...

Emory study of syphilis bacteria yields valuable diagnostic tool

... sequence variations they identified in the acidic repeat protein (ARP) gene allow straightforward ... essential," Harper says. The analysis of the repeat region of the ARP gene in 32 strains of ... transmitted strains contained multiple types of repeat motifs, while the non-venereal subspecies ...

Repeat Colonoscopies Underused in High-Risk Patients

... News) -- The people who most need to have repeat colonoscopies to detect precancerous growths are ... the six or more years of follow-up, 774 had repeat procedures. But while 30 percent of the patients ... those classified as high risk of recurrence had repeat colonoscopies. A second study, also presented ...

Repeat Colonscopies Underused in High-Risk Patients

... News) -- The people who most need to have repeat colonoscopies to detect precancerous growths are ... the six or more years of follow-up, 774 had repeat procedures. But while 30 percent of the patients ... those classified as high risk of recurrence had repeat colonoscopies. A second study, also presented ...

NIOXIN(R) Research Laboratories First to Market HairDX Genetic Test for Women's Hair Loss

... hair loss. By providing a score called the CAG repeat score, a woman can learn about her likelihood of ... Ludwig grade II or III hair loss, while a larger repeat score is associated with a lower risk for hair ... percentage of the female population with a CAG repeat length of 15 or less, NOT suffering from a Ludwig ...

Drug-coated balloon overcomes in-stent restenosis

... vs. 20.4 percent, p=0.007), as was the need for a repeat procedure to re-treat the target lesion (3.1 ... cardiovascular events, defined as heart attack, repeat procedure to treat the target lesion and cardiac ... causes, and three patients (5 percent) needed repeat target-lesion PCI. No new patients experienced a ...

Study finds support for PCI in unprotected left main disease

... treated with stenting were more likely to need a repeat procedure to keep the artery open, however. ... stents were nearly 11 times as likely to need a repeat procedure to reopen the target vessel when ... stents were nearly six times as likely to need a repeat procedure during three years of follow-up, but ...

Video: New Survey Reveals More Than Half of Adults With OCD Say the Disorder Has a Negative Impact on Relationships at Home, Work and in Their Personal Life

... Association of America Launches 'Treat It, Don't repeat It: Break Free From OCD,' a National ... and find effective help." The "Treat it, Don't repeat It: Break Free from OCD" initiative includes ... their symptoms. The "Treat It, Don't repeat It: Break Free from OCD" campaign is ...

FDA Approves Aloxi(R) (Palonosetron HCL) Injection for Prevention of Postoperative Nausea and Vomiting

... nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of moderately emetogenic chemotherapy, ... nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of moderately emetogenic chemotherapy, ... nausea and vomiting associated with initial and repeat courses of highly emetogenic chemotherapy. ...

Ignition Locks Prevent Repeat DWI Offenses

... their cars were 60 percent less likely to have a repeat offense than those who did not use the devices, ... work as well with first-time offenders as with repeat offenders. Two earlier studies had questioned ... The risk difference between first offenders and repeat offenders is small by comparison," Marques said. ...

Scientists explore factors contributing to DNA mutations

... is the microsatellite sequence ACACACACAC. The repeat number of this example sequence is five; in other ... and cytosine) occur together five times, each repeat length is two, and the length of the full ... 10. The team found that these three factors -- repeat ...

Prescription for an electronic revolution?

... medicines. The electronic transfer of repeat prescriptions between general practices and ... will affect huge numbers of people, because repeat prescriptions account for more than 70 per cent ... and diabetes. At the moment, a patient with a repeat prescription is required to go back to their GP ...

Angioplasty Equals Bypass Surgery for Heart Patients: Study

... time." There was a lower chance of needing a repeat procedure for those who had surgery. Just under 10 percent of bypass patients had repeat procedures within five years, compared to 46.1 ... angioplasty with a stent. But the reduction in repeat procedures came at the cost of increased risk of ...

Discovery Health CME Explores the Benefits and Risks of Aspirin in Aspirin Therapy: Maximizing the Benefits

... in patients who are at risk of initial or repeat heart attacks and strokes," he adds. Many ... the medicine can prevent a third of all repeat heart attacks, a quarter of repeat strokes and one-sixth of all vascular deaths. The ...

Multiple corticosteroid injections in pregnant women may increase cerebral palsy

... of corticosteroids, and a new study shows that repeat courses of corticosteroids are linked to an ... Thats why we concluded that exposure to repeat courses should be limited, Thorp said. The ... is of concern and suggests that exposure to repeat courses of antenatal corticosteroids should be ...

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

... determine the safety and tolerability of NTCD dosed orally as single and repeat escalating doses in healthy young (18-45 years of age) and older (60 years ... Should the therapy be well tolerated, the company plans to initiate NTCD repeat dosing in older adults following exposure to oral antibiotics. Antibiotic ...

Safety of Swine Flu Vaccine to Face Tough Scrutiny

... Experts confident that U.S. won't repeat problems seen in 1976 episode TUESDAY, July 21 (HealthDay ... H1N1 swine flu vaccine. How do health experts know 2009 won't be a repeat of the 1976 fiasco? Are there any guarantees the vaccine will be safe? ...

New Survey Reveals High Expectations for Popular Aesthetic Injections

... results lasting up to four months Demonstrated efficacy with four repeat treatments (proving results following each treatment) Demonstrated safety with 12 repeat treatments No evidence of neutralizing antibodies ...

Research: Improving treatment of patients with heart attack

... trials shows that primary PCI also reduces long-term mortality and repeat heart attack. However, this long-term benefit of primary PCI is not ... after discharge from hospital. These medications are essential to prevent repeat heart attack." warned Dr. Huynh. ...

The Nuts and Bolts of Reform Proposals

... system is in place across the country, patients would no longer have to repeat their medical history or recite their prescriptions (what they can ... would mean lower administrative costs, partly by eliminating unnecessary repeat tests. But it could also potentially prevent life-threatening medical ...

Researchers estimate risk of transmission of Huntington's disease to offspring among male carriers

... disorder that arises from expansion of a CAG trinucleotide repeat on chromosome 4. Individuals with a variant of at least 36 CAG repeats ... normal) are not at risk of developing HD, males may pass an expanded CAG repeat onto their children making the child at risk of developing HD. While ...

Pharmasset Initiates Phase 1b Multiple Ascending Dose Clinical Trial of PSI-7851 in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients

... 1a) and in patients chronically infected with HCV genotype 1 following repeat dosing for 3 days (Phase 1b). The Phase 1b study will additionally ... to assess the safety, tolerability and pharmacokinetics of PSI-7851 after repeat dosing over 3 days. The secondary objective is to evaluate the decrease in ...

Sangamo BioSciences Presents Positive Phase 2 ZFP Therapeutic Data at ADA 2009

... between placebo and SB-509-treated subjects in Sangamo's double-blind, repeat dosing Phase 2 clinical study of SB-509 (SB-509-601) in the following ... CT (7:00pm ET). Data from the first cohort of Sangamo's single-blind, repeat dosing Phase 2 study of SB-509 (SB-509-701-A) demonstrated that subjects ...

Obesity predicts inadequate bowel prep at colonoscopy

... for colorectal tumors to the dangers of missed lesions and higher cost of repeat colonoscopy. "The implications of our findings are profound. Since over ... factors for an inadequate bowel preparation increase, the need for early repeat colonoscopy escalates." In this study, believed to be the first of its ...

Record Number of drugstore.com Customers Search for Bargains

... Strong growth in the number of new customers and a loyal base of repeat customers contributed to drugstore.com reporting the highest net revenue ... on most orders - Minimum purchase of $25 for new customers or $49 for repeat customers, or buy an item that always ships free. drugstore.com ...

When to get your bone density measured -- that is the question

... A new study provides doctors with guidelines on when to repeat bone mineral density (BMD) tests for their patients. International ... falls." "There are varying opinions around the world on whether or not repeat bone density measurements can help prognosis of fracture. Our research ...
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