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BioMarin Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... revenue from Naglazyme (galsulfase), an enzyme replacement therapy for mucopolysaccharidosis VI (MPS VI), ... Net sales of Aldurazyme (laronidase), an enzyme replacement therapy for mucopolysaccharidosis I (MPS I) ... which may upregulate utrophin, a potential replacement for the missing dystrophin protein in DMD ...

Biomarker Could Predict Severe Osteoarthritis

... strongly predict the risk of hip and knee joint replacement as a result of severe osteoarthritis, a new study ... severe osteoarthritis that led to a knee or hip replacement between 1990 and 2005. Those with high levels of ... as a significant predictor of the risk of joint replacement due to severe OA, equaling or even surpassing the ...

Protein level may serve as predictor of severe osteoarthritis

... was a strong predictor of hip and knee joint replacement due to severe OA. The study was published in the ... Bruneck, Italy, 60 of whom underwent hip or knee replacement surgery due to severe OA in a 15-year follow-up ... as a significant predictor of the risk of joint replacement due to severe OA, equaling or even surpassing the ...

Hospira Reports Second-Quarter 2009 Results

... should not be considered in isolation from, or a replacement for, financial measures prepared in ... should not be considered in isolation from, or a replacement for, financial measures prepared in ... not be considered in isolation from, or a replacement for, financial measures prepared in accordance ...

VIDEO from Medialink and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons: American Joint Replacement Registry Announced

... (AAOS) has incorporated the American Joint replacement Registry (AJRR), a nonprofit organization ... to collecting and reporting on hip and knee joint replacement procedures. AAOS believes this proposed option is ... made great strides in bringing the American Joint replacement Registry to reality. We have now incorporated. ...

Southern California Surgical Center (heart411.com) Specializes in Mitral Valve Replacement

... can be indications of the need for mitral valve replacement - an open heart surgery that hundreds of ... the Center a leading choice for mitral valve replacement surgery and consultation . The need for mitral valve replacement surgery can stem from a number of factors, ...

American Joint Replacement Registry Announced

... (AAOS) has incorporated the American Joint replacement Registry (AJRR), a nonprofit organization ... to collecting and reporting on hip and knee joint replacement procedures. AAOS believes this proposed option is ... made great strides in bringing the American Joint replacement Registry to reality. We have now incorporated. ...

New Study Finds Yet Another Link to Cancer, Synthetic Hormones

... women who underwent synthetic hormone replacement therapy had a sharply increased risk of ovarian ... "Women who choose to partake in hormone replacement therapy should be educated about the health risk ... safe and readily available - bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT)." Sales of Prempro, the ...

Shelbourne Releases New Information on Knee Replacement

... them to postpone or completely avoid total knee replacement surgery. The study, conducted by Dr. K. Donald ... are looking for ways to avoid having a knee replacement surgery, but are not given other options if ... that by implementing preoperative total knee replacement rehabilitation, many patients may be able to ...

Kaiser Permanente Wins National Award for Technology-Supported Patient Care and Efficiency

... recognized include: Total joint replacement registry . Kaiser Permanente has the nation's ... and fastest-growing population-based total joint replacement registry, with data on more than 75,000 joint replacement surgeries - making it possible to conduct, ...

Asian spice could reduce breast cancer risk in women exposed to hormone replacement therapy

... taken a combined estrogen and progestin hormone replacement therapy have increased their risk of developing ... cancer risk for women after exposure to hormone replacement therapy. "Approximately 6 million women in the United States use hormone replacement therapy to treat the symptoms of menopause," said ...

Patient Enrollment Complete for Phase I/II Clinical Trial for GALNS for Morquio A Syndrome

... and manufactures two FDA-approved enzyme replacement therapies, one for the treatment of MPS I and one ... and pre-clinical trials related to the enzyme replacement therapy for MPS IVA; the content and timing of ... agencies, particularly with respect to the enzyme replacement therapy for MPS IVA, and those factors detailed ...

Medical Imaging Modality Vendors Should Focus on Innovation and Alliances with Market Leaders, Advises Frost & Sullivan

... Most unit shipment sales are geared towards the replacement of older systems. Global conglomerates, which ... Typically, medical imaging modalities have long replacement periods ranging from seven to nine years, which ... market new modalities, as this is principally a replacement market. Moreover, the lack of reimbursement for ...

National Insurance Carriers Now Cover Artificial Cervical Disc Surgery

... carriers across the country cover artificial disc replacement surgery for the cervical spine with greater ... "The decision to go with artificial disc replacement was easy," Virginia says. "Not only was ... in the future. During artificial disc replacement surgery , the damaged disc is removed and ...

Shoulder Surgery Helps Athletes Get Back in the Game

... Total joint replacement doesn't keep most people sidelined for long, ... aged 47 to 93, who had total shoulder joint replacement performed by a single surgeon between July 1, ... who have a total shoulder arthroplasty or joint replacement were able to return to sports, and 85 percent ...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports, According to New Study

... warriors can keep playing after shoulder joint replacement Keystone, CO (Vocus) ... individual who receives a total shoulder joint replacement can return to full participation within ... during a tennis match. Contact sports after joint replacement surgeries are generally discouraged for the rest ...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports, According to New Study presented at AOSSM Annual Meeting

... warriors can keep playing after shoulder joint replacement Keystone, CO (Vocus) ... individual who receives a total shoulder joint replacement can return to full participation within ... a tennis match . Contact sports after joint replacement surgeries are generally discouraged for the rest ...

Joint Replacement Patients with Diabetes Greatly Benefit from Controlled Glucose

... -- Diabetics undergoing total joint replacement often are at a higher risk of experiencing ... to experience a stroke or death after joint replacement surgery; and About twice as likely to ... than one million patients who had total joint replacement surgery from 1988 to 2005. They compared ...

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Marc W. Hungerford, a Leading Expert in Field of Avascular Necrosis, Now at Baltimore's Mercy Medical Center

... minimally invasive single as well as double hip replacement procedures. (Vocus) ... downtown hospital's Medical Director of Joint replacement and Reconstruction, Dr. Thomas Whitten, Chief of ... minimally invasive single as well as double hip replacement procedures. His specialties include: ...

OPTIFAST(R) Program Pleases Patients With Innovative, Tasty Full Meal Replacement Bars

... industry, offering nutritionally complete meal replacement bars to its patients. Now, the medically ... a year, giving people a savory, non-liquid meal replacement option. With the overwhelming success of the ... health and wellness training, and meal replacement options," says Dr. Jamy Ard, medical adviser for ...

USHairReplacement.com Provides Wealth of Knowledge to Common Hair Replacement Questions

... June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Anyone considering hair replacement surgery is certain to have lots of questions ... "surgery" causes a person to wonder, "Is Hair replacement Surgery Dangerous?" "This is one of the most common questions that we have regarding hair replacement ," says Ian Shiell, Founder of The Oro ...

Men with Low Testosterone See Multiple Doctors Before Being Diagnosed; Many Dissatisfied with Current Treatment Options

... men are currently being treated with testosterone replacement therapy. The condition takes a significant toll ... percent of men had used two or more testosterone replacement medicines, and 28 percent of men reported that ... and only long-acting injectable testosterone replacement treatment in the U.S. Testosterone undecanoate ...

Low T Specialist, reNEW MAN Promotes National Network of Doctors

... June 5, 2009 -- Leading national male hormone replacement provider reNEW MAN is warning men about the risks ... - is the oldest, most established male hormone replacement program - included a national network of doctors ... in men - provides a safe, individualized hormone replacement program Jim Michels, founder of reNEW MAN ...

The FDA has approved ankle replacements, so why don't all insurance plans cover them?

... the [foot and ankle society] that total ankle replacement is a reasonable treatment option . . . while several insurance providers do not find ankle replacement as a reasonable treatment option for ankle arthritis," Pinzur writes in the June issue. An ankle replacement is an option for certain patients who suffer ...

New Study Shows Many U.S. Contact Lens Wearers Do Not Comply With Recommended Replacement Schedules

... contact lenses on schedule are more comfortable; replacement schedule compliance highest with daily disposable and one-month replacement lenses. Atlanta, GA ... lack of compliance with manufacturer recommended replacement of contact lenses among U.S. contact lens ....

HRT Ups Death Risk for Women With Lung Cancer

... News) -- The current use of combined hormone replacement therapy (HRT) is associated with a higher risk of ... shouldn't be using both combined hormone replacement therapy and tobacco at the same time," he said at ... this is another reason not to consider hormone replacement therapy." According to Chlebowski, about 15 ...

Ankle Replacement System Lets Feet Move

... May 28 (HealthDay News) -- A total ankle replacement system that may preserve some range of motion in ... Administration. The Scandinavian Total Ankle replacement (STAR) system is the first of its type and uses ... flexible plastic (polyethylene). Total ankle replacement is considered when arthritis or injury has ...

Fighting "Brain Fog": How the Right Hormones Can Improve Mental Sharpness for Women

... performance, but after menopause, hormone replacement actually had a detrimental effect. C.W. ... that both the type and the timing of hormone replacement is critical. "Women need to be aware that synthetic hormone replacement therapies, such as the popularly prescribed ...

Joint Replacement Consumer Awareness Campaign Endorsed by Prominent Orthopaedic Scientist

... Leading joint replacement scientist says the BoneSmart.org consumer ... career involving the wear phenomena of joint replacement bearings. He has joined the BoneSmart.org global ... access to information for candidates for hip replacement and ...

Improved Hip Implants Can Last 20 Years

... implants used a special cement to help secure the replacement joint to the patient's bones, but these failed ... the new implants failed to the point that further replacement surgery was needed. However, the team did note ... and Skin Diseases has more about joint replacement . -- Kevin ...

EaglePicher Medical Power Announces New Li/CFx Battery Technology

... technology includes a proprietary new Elective replacement Indicator (ERI) / End of Life (EOL) Indicator to ... months in advance, potentially requiring fewer replacement surgeries over time. "This enhanced ... ERI/EOL indicator for safe and predictable replacement prior to end of battery life Superior ...

Women's International Pharmacy Offers Free Educational Information About Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy

... -- An ongoing debate regarding Hormone replacement Therapy has been raging for the past several ... on Dr. Phil's program is the bioidentical hormone replacement therapy option. Unlike conventional synthetic ... information concerning bioidentical hormone replacement therapy to physicians, nurse practitioners, other ...

NuVasive Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... disc system, a motion preserving total disc replacement device. This strategic acquisition provides ... its entry into the growing cervical disc replacement market. Alex Lukianov, Chairman and Chief ... into the high growth segment of cervical disc replacement with the PCM investigational device. The PCM IDE ...

NuVasive Announces Acquisition of Cervical Total Disc Replacement Device

... disc system, a motion preserving total disc replacement device. This strategic acquisition allows ... entry into the growing mechanical cervical disc replacement market. Alex Lukianov, Chairman and CEO of NuVasive said, "We believe that the cervical disc replacement market will become one of the fastest growing ...

HRT May Protect Women From Colon Cancer

... 22 (HealthDay News) -- Older women using hormone replacement therapy appear to have a 28 percent reduction in ... message to women remains the same: Take hormone replacement therapy at the lowest dose possible for the ... have seen an association between hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and a lower risk of colon cancer. ...

70% of Contact Lens Cases are Contaminated and Nearly 1 in 4 are Never Replaced - a Serious Problem Eye Doctors Want Fixed, WatchDog Group Reports

... be replaced at least every 3 months and monthly replacement is strongly recommended. Lens cases are hotbeds ... clear labeling of discard dates, frequent replacement of contact lens cases, and better communication ... it not only keeps track of your contact lens replacement schedule, it also lets you know when to replace ...

Nicotine Replacement May Help Smokers Quit Gradually

... number of cigarettes they smoke, using nicotine replacement therapy not only helps them smoke less but makes ... researchers report. Although using nicotine replacement therapy -- such as gum, inhalers, patches and ... of Birmingham. They were given either a nicotine replacement product or a placebo, "and twice as many in the ...

Health Disparities Among Minority Populations Getting Worse

... are 38% less likely to get joint replacement to alleviate chronic joint pain than ... pain and her legs to bow two inches. After joint replacement restored her ability to exercise, Jean was able ... solutions such as joint replacement. Total knee replacement (TKR) is an effective method of reducing pain and ...

Innovative Shoulder Surgery Offers Exciting New Option for South Florida Residents with Severe Shoulder Problems

... few area surgeons performing the Reverse Shoulder replacement Delray Beach, FL ... from a damaged rotator cuff, a failed shoulder replacement surgery or severe arthritis. Named "reverse ... no longer the case. "A reverse shoulder replacement offers a major advancement for those patients ...

QLT announces completion of Phase Ia safety trial of its synthetic retinoid product

... is an orally administered synthetic retinoid replacement for 11-cis-retinal, which is a key biochemical ... in the biochemistry of vision. QLT091001 is a replacement for 11-cis-retinal which is an essential ... RP. The basis for using synthetic retinoids as replacement therapy for conditions where genetic defects ...
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