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Blue Dye Halts Worsening Paralysis in Animal Study

... M&Ms and Gatorade blue may help prevent the secondary damage that occurs after a spinal cord injury, a ... research also laid out a potential way to stop secondary spinal injury: use oxidized ATP to block the ATP, ... injection of BBG significantly reduced secondary injury in spinal cord-injured rats, which ...

Quigley Corporation Announces Final Results of Quigley Pharma's Phase IIb Study

... active and placebo groups for the primary and secondary endpoints measuring efficacy by (a) the reduction ... analysis of the lack of adequate primary and secondary end point data indicates that the results may ... through the VAS pain scale. The secondary efficacy objective is to demonstrate that ...

Dr. Jack P. Gunter Assembles an Elite Cosmetic and Plastic Surgery Team in Dallas, Texas

... medical community as an expert on rhinoplasty, secondary rhinoplasty, and surgery to correct breathing ... in the field of rhinoplasty (nose surgery) and secondary rhinoplasty and has spent more than 35 years ... for his contributions to the field of primary and secondary rhinoplasty, he has also expanded his practice to ...

-Contrave(R) Obesity Research Phase 3 Program Meets Co-Primary and Key Secondary Endpoints; Exceeds FDA Efficacy Benchmark for Obesity Treatments-

... significant (ITT, p<0.001). Key secondary endpoints met across the entire COR Phase 3 ... post-baseline observation while on study drug. secondary endpoints included multiple measures of ... + Primary endpoint ++ Pre-specified secondary endpoint; Contrave32 patients not achieving 5% ...

Medical Data Systems, Inc. (MDS) Announces Operations Expansion and Opening of its Primary Collections Operations Office

... Extended Business Office, Primary Collections, secondary Collections and Professional Fee Billing ... 1985, MDS (Medical Data Systems, Inc.) pioneered secondary Collections. Offering a full suite of revenue ... Business Office and Primary Collections, and secondary Bad Debt Collections. Contact: Estelle ...

New Data: Efficacy and Responder Analyses of Divigel(R) (estradiol gel) 0.1 percent for the Treatment of Menopause

... Laboratories, Inc. presented the results of a secondary analysis to determine the response rates to three ... (ACOG) in Chicago. The objectives of this secondary analysis of a phase III efficacy trial were to ... The responder analysis presented at ACOG was a secondary analysis of the Divigel(R) phase III efficacy and ...

How adolescent girls manage stress

... In-depth interviews with girls in upper secondary school reveal a complex picture of teenage girls ... believe that the stress experienced by upper secondary school girls relates only to school. However, the ... with massage and mental exercise at a lower secondary school reduced the development of stress, ...

Researchers call for new space headache category following astronauts' survey

... for space headache to be established as a new secondary disorder after carrying out a study of 17 ... space headache as a separate entity among the secondary headaches attributed to disorders of homeostasis, ... we feel that it should be classified as a new secondary headache." ...

One in five girls in upper secondary school suffers from school burnout

... The transition from basic education to upper secondary school is a challenge for many young people. ... stages of school and higher education, upper secondary school is a particularly challenging stage for many young people. Success-oriented female upper secondary school pupils are at the greatest risk: up to 20 ...

Using a small stockpile of a secondary antiviral drug in a flu pandemic

... global influenza pandemic, small stockpiles of a secondary flu medication if used early in local outbreaks ... 1% of the population in a local epidemic with a secondary drug rather than with oseltamivir, could ... context of the currently emerging swine flu, the secondary drug could be zanamivir (Relenza), the only other ...

Leukemia Risk From MS Drug May Be Up

... Food and Drug Administration for treatment of secondary progressive MS. In the study, about 0.74 ... that has been shown to benefit people with a secondary progressive MS who are having attacks of symptoms ... More than 60 of those go on to develop secondary progressive MS, in which symptoms worsen over ...

Florida Legislature Unanimously Supports 'The Alonzo Mourning Access to Care Act' to Help State's Kidney Failure Patients and the Disabled

... to Sign Legislation to Provide Access to Medigap secondary Insurance for Florida's Most Vulnerable Patients ... pay deductibles and co-pays. Most patients have secondary insurance to help with these costs. However, ... who are disabled in Florida under age 65 have no secondary insurance coverage, and cannot afford their ...

Florida Legislature Renames Proposed Bill to Help State's Kidney Failure Patients "The Alonzo Mourning Access to Care Act"

... Legislation Will Provide Access to Medigap secondary Insurance for Florida's Most Vulnerable Kidney ... pay deductibles and co-pays. Most patients have secondary insurance to help with these costs. However, ... kidney patients in Florida under age 65 have no secondary insurance coverage, and cannot afford their ...

Momentum Builds in Florida Legislature to Rename Proposed Legislation After Miami Heat Fan Favorite and NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning

... Access to Care Act' Would Provide Medigap secondary Insurance to Florida's Most Vulnerable Kidney ... 65 are already able to purchase this insurance as secondary coverage, which provides them with access to ... pay deductibles and co-pays. Most patients have secondary insurance to help with these costs. However, ...

Paralysis Population Survey Shows Over a Million More Paralyzed Than Previously Estimated; Five Times More People Live With Spinal Cord Injury

... injuries seek care from health care providers for secondary health conditions that may result from -- but ... daily function for people with paralysis, prevent secondary complications, and develop better assistive ... (who often experience a unique confluence of secondary and complex conditions) must be coordinated ...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Lorcaserin Pivotal Phase 3 Obesity Trial Results: Meets All Primary Efficacy and Safety Endpoints

... under such well-controlled circumstances." secondary Endpoint Analysis Treatment with lorcaserin ... significant improvements (ITT-LOCF) in a range of secondary endpoints compared to treatment with placebo, ... 12 months. Arena is also studying several key secondary endpoints, including changes in serum lipids and ...

The National Kidney Foundation of Florida Commends Senator Thad Altman, Representative Ritch Workman for Co-Sponsoring 'Common Sense' Legislation Widely Hailed as 'Good for Patients, Good for Taxpayers, Good for Florida'

... proposed legislation that would provide access to secondary health insurance for Florida's end stage renal ... over age 65 are able to purchase Medigap as secondary insurance under federal law; this coverage helps ... (ESRD) patients under age 65 who are in need of secondary coverage. Since the legislation will prevent ...

Alexza Reports 2008 Year-End Financial Results and Updates Clinical Pipeline Status

... at 2 hours after the first dose. The key secondary endpoint was the Clinical Global ... and 10 mg doses of AZ-004 met these primary and secondary endpoints. All results were considered ... and the 10 mg doses of AZ-004 met the primary and secondary endpoints of the study. The administration of ...

Miami Heat Fan Favorite and NBA All-Star Alonzo Mourning Visits Florida Legislature, Governor to Urge Needed Coverage for Florida Kidney Patients

... Florida and Patients to Ask for Access to Medigap secondary Insurance for Florida's Most Vulnerable Kidney ... 65 are already able to purchase this insurance as secondary coverage, which provides them with access to ... pay deductibles and co-pays. Most patients have secondary insurance to help with these costs. However, ...

Less Invasive Interventional Treatment Can Be Recommended as First-Line Treatment for 'Silent Killer,' Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

... unknown, and there was initially a higher rate of secondary interventions compared to open surgery, it was ... over an eight-year period, studying the rate of secondary interventions (or the necessity of performing ... imaging. "Most importantly, the overall rate of secondary interventions after endovascular repair was 7.2 ...

Second Stroke Prevention Efforts Found Wanting

... looked at racial, age or gender disparities in secondary stroke prevention they didn't find any. Some 90 ... "Strategies are needed to improve stroke secondary prevention, such as increasing regular ... Medicines other than aspirin may be used for secondary stroke prevention that apparently were not ...

Taurine: Key to the visual toxicity of an anti-epileptic drug for children?

... of epilepsy in children, in many cases produces secondary effects that lead to an irreversible loss of ... la Vision have just discovered the origin of this secondary effect and have proposed strategies for limiting ... introduced in order to curb immediately these secondary effects in children undergoing treatment. As for ...

Shionogi Announces Positive Top-Line Efficacy Results from Year-Long Studies of Velneperit, a Novel NPY Y5 Receptor Antagonist Being Investigated for the Treatment of Obesity

... significant differences with respect to secondary parameters such as decreased waist circumference ... analysis of the current study data, including secondary efficacy endpoints as well as safety and ... group (p-value <0.0001). Analysis of secondary efficacy parameters for both the RCD and LCD ...

ViroPharma Reports Results of Phase 3 Clinical Trial for Maribavir in Bone Marrow Transplant Patients

... In addition, the study failed to meet its key secondary endpoints. Maribavir was generally well ... for placebo (P=0.79). The first of four key secondary endpoints was the rate of initiation of anti-CMV ... extensive dialogue with FDA, a number of key secondary endpoints associated with CMV infection were ...

Study: Adding Vimpat significantly reduces partial-onset seizures in adults with epilepsy

... the baseline to the maintenance period. secondary Endpoints -- Seizure freedom: The number ... of partial-onset seizures with or without secondary generalization in adult patients with epilepsy. ... partial-onset seizures, with or without secondary generalizations, for at least two years despite ...

U.S. Preventive Medicine: Chronic Disease Study Demonstrates Need for Focus on Primary and Secondary Prevention

... care system to one that focuses on primary and secondary prevention, according to U.S. Preventive ... adds, "It is important to employ both primary and secondary prevention strategies to make a meaningful impact ... and helping them take steps to lower those risks. secondary prevention, often referred to as disease ...

Study Finds More Effective Treatment for Pneumonia Following Influenza

... of St. Jude study could shape new treatments for secondary pneumonia MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 8 ... beta-lactams are relatively ineffective against secondary pneumonia because the drugs exacerbate inflammation caused by influenza. "With severe secondary pneumonia, it has seemed that physicians do ...

Study finds more effective treatment for pneumonia following influenza

... beta-lactams are relatively ineffective against secondary pneumonia because the drugs exacerbate inflammation caused by influenza. "With severe secondary pneumonia, it has seemed that physicians do ... mimics how humans with influenza would contract secondary pneumonia. The researchers treated groups of ...

MARC Coalition Holds Initial Meeting With CMS; Announces New Members

... a broad-based group to advocate for Medicare secondary Payor reform, laid the groundwork for improving the Medicare secondary Payor process following its inaugural meeting ... who also serves as the manager of the Medicare secondary Payor Compliance and Resolution Unit for ...

Research highlights new approaches to prevent blood clots

... manner to idraparinux (i.e., bioequipotency). The secondary objective of the study was occurrence of ... which might be indicative of hepatic toxicity. secondary endpoints included major adverse cardiovascular ... were no significant differences in the rates of secondary endpoints. Once-Daily Oral Rivaroxaban ...

MARC Coalition Formed to Advocate for Medicare Secondary Payor Reform

... a broad-based group to advocate for Medicare secondary Payor reform. The group has selected Roy Franco ... and uninterrupted coverage for claims involving secondary payer issues; Provide coordination, ... Medicare reimbursement and ensure that the secondary payer program works effectively, efficiently and ...

University Hospitals Case Medical Center recognized by American Heart Association

... with guidelines that will reduce the risk of secondary events. It takes advantage of the "teachable ... Heart Association/American College of Cardiology secondary prevention guidelines and recommendations. ... program. "The full implementation of acute and secondary prevention guideline recommended therapy is a ...

Integrity Capital Partners Ranked 2nd Fastest Growing Insurance Related Company in US by Inc. Magazine

... Leader in secondary life insurance market ranked 156 among fastest ... -- Integrity Capital Partners, leader in the secondary life insurance market, announced today that it ... by Washington Business Journal. Through its secondary life insurance offerings, Integrity ...

Has cancer spread? Research identifies best way to find answers so treatment can begin

... how advanced the cancer is and detecting secondary cancers usually means undergoing numerous tests ... can be used as a stand-alone tool to detect secondary cancers, which occur in 5 to 10 percent of head ... to accurately stage the primary cancer and detect secondary cancers. Odell's research shows PET-CT scanning ...

Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces 24 Days Remaining to Move to Be a Lead Plaintiff in the Shareholder Lawsuit Against Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc.

... or the "Company") (Amex: IMA ) in the Company's secondary public offering on or about November 14, 2007 ... to the market in connection with the secondary public offering, concerning significant and ... Inverness Medical common stock in the Company's secondary public offering on or about November 14, 2007, ...

NicOx Announces U.S. Phase 2a Results for PF-03187207 and Gives an Update on Continuing NO-prostaglandin Program

... 0.005% was observed on a number of secondary endpoints (p<0.05). Pfizer has taken the ... did not reach statistical significance. On a secondary endpoint of the study (IOP lowering from baseline ... a benefit of this magnitude." Additional secondary endpoints were the reductions in diurnal IOP ...

9/11 Counselors at Risk for Secondary Trauma

... the study also found, can help reduce secondary trauma and prevent job burnout from this ... 11, 2001, terror attacks. The symptoms of secondary trauma are similar to those of post-traumatic ... the primary reason why social workers experienced secondary trauma. More information The Child ...

Study: Counseling trauma victims causes secondary trauma

... examined psychological stress, job burnout and secondary trauma among 236 New York City social workers following the Sept. 11 terror attacks. secondary trauma includes experiencing symptoms similar to ... the primary reason why social workers experienced secondary trauma. The research also showed that a ...

Using HEPA filters may improve cardiovascular health

... MVF using a noninvasive finger sensor. Several secondary endpoints were studied in blood and urine samples ... of the elderly, said Dr. Loft. None of the secondary endpoints considered showed significant ... be better understood by means of a wider range of secondary endpoints, including expression of important ...

Study reveals why certain ovarian cancers develop resistance to platinum-based chemotherapy

... to cisplatin, some ovarian-cancer cells develop secondary mutations on their BRCA2 gene that restore the ... with recurrent ovarian cancer are found to have a secondary mutation on their BRCA2 gene, their cancer likely ... Testing whether relapsed tumors have a secondary mutation of BRCA2 may be important to predict ...
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