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Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading: Studies Actually Show it is Effective at Reducing Pain

... Two studies released August 6, 2009 in the New England ... in the field, this is incorrect, as both studies actually demonstrate a significant improvement in ... Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) August 7, 2009 -- Two studies released August 6, 2009 in the New England ...

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

... is subject to risks and uncertainties. The studies described in this press release represent the initial human studies with NTCD and the results of these studies may not support any or all of the statements in ...

Photos: Lumixyl(TM) Enters the Market to Improve the Appearance of Hyperpigmentation without Irritation and Side Effects

... or prescription drugs Clinical studies demonstrate that topical use of Lumixyl visibly ... volunteer satisfaction in as little as 8 weeks. studies show that Lumixyl, a chain of ten amino acids, ... 7 percent in the study. "The results of studies conducted at Stanford are impressive, showing a ...

EntreMed Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... and multiple mechanisms of action. Preclinical studies with ENMD-2076 demonstrated significant antitumor ... of cancer. ENMD-2076 is currently in Phase 1 studies in advanced cancers, multiple myeloma, and ... a novel antimitotic agent currently in Phase 1 studies in advanced cancers. The Company also has an ...

Fish Oils May Prevent and Treat Heart Disease

... Review of studies involving 40,000 people points up benefits ... fatty acids are such an old story that such studies can go unnoticed, Lavie said. "If you polled ... Set against that one trial are the many larger studies cited by Lavie, and epidemiological evidence ...

The Organic Center Refutes Misleading Nutritional Claims Made by United Kingdom's Food Standards Agency (FSA) in Agency Report on Health Value of Organic Foods

... stringent guidelines to determine whether the studies are scientifically valid. In our March 2008 report covering many of the same studies comparing nutrient levels in organic and ... since early 2008, which was the cut-off date for studies included in both the FSA's and our study, provide ...

Not-For-Profit Nursing Homes Fare Better in Studies

... researchers who reviewed the results of 82 studies from 1965 to 2003. Forty studies found that non-profit nursing homes provided significantly better quality care, while three studies concluded that for-profit homes delivered better ...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Recent Developments

... due to the completion of clinical and preclinical studies as Arena prioritized its spending towards ... results of clinical trials or preclinical studies may not be predictive of future results; clinical trials and studies may not proceed at the time or in the manner ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals to Participate in IBC's Oligonucleotide Therapeutics: From Concept to Implementation Conference

... a synthetic siRNA in Phase II clinical studies licensed by Pfizer in multiple ophthalmology ... and QPI-1002, a synthetic siRNA in Phase I/II studies for two renal indications. The presentation will ... evaluated in advanced IND-enabling preclinical studies as a neuroprotective agent for eye diseases. In ...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Heart Risk Factors in Kids

... studies find many U.S. children not getting enough ... problems such as heart attack and stroke, two new studies find. Simultaneous publication of both papers ... on cardiovascular risk in young people. While studies have linked vitamin D deficiency to increased ...

Diagnostic tools and innovative therapies improve patient prognosis

... OF NSCLC CELL LINES (ABSTRACT # B3.5) Recent studies have shown that specific volatile organic ... pressure in the pulmonary arteries). Recent studies show that most patients with non-small cell lung ... for early-stage lung cancer critical. Previous studies have examined the sputum, or respiratory fluid, ...

FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

... approval is based on four acute symptom control studies and a longer-term maintenance study that compared ... Each of the three additional acute treatment studies involving INVEGA SUSTENNA met its primary ... like INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) in clinical studies for psychosis caused by dementia (memory ...

BioMarin Announces Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... is completing formulation work and toxicology studies and expects to initiate a Phase I trial by the ... measure blood Phe levels in PKU patients. Human studies for each of these are planned for 2010. ... and timing of current and planned preclinical studies and clinical trials; our ability to successfully ...

AstraZeneca Submits New Drug Applications for ZACTIMA(TM) in Second-Line Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

... are supported by data from Phase III clinical studies evaluating the safety and efficacy of vandetanib ... in advanced medullary thyroid cancer, Phase III) studies will be presented in the first half of 2010. ... cancer. About Vandetanib Phase III studies ZODIAC ( Z ACTIMA in c O mbination with ...

BioCryst Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results And Provides Corporate Update

... regulatory pathway. The successful Phase 3 studies conducted by our partner Shionogi add to the ... announced positive results from two Phase 3 studies of i.v. peramivir in patients with seasonal ... finalizing its plans for peramivir Phase 3 studies intended to support U.S. regulatory approval for ...

C O R R E C T I O N -- Osteotech, Inc.

... In addition, we also completed two six month studies utilizing MagniFuse(TM) Bone Graft in advanced ... compiling the histological results for both studies for inclusion in a clinical data package to be available later this year. These studies support the Company's strategy to introduce ...

Osteotech Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... In addition, we also completed two six month studies utilizing MagniFuse(TM) Bone Graft in advanced ... compiling the histological results for both studies for inclusion in a clinical data package to be available later this year. These studies support the Company's strategy to introduce ...

New Study Identifies Strategies to Retain Experienced Nurses as Nursing Shortage Looms & Nation's Health Care Needs Grow

... The new study includes seven in-depth case studies examining strategies used by health care and ... asked. The "Wisdom at Work" in-depth case studies of recognized top performing companies identified ... Froedtert Hospital The seven case studies examined: Bon Secours Richmond Health System; ...

ViroPharma Incorporated Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... launch of Cinryze, our ability to conduct future studies with maribavir, and the timing and potential ... no assurance that we will conduct additional CMV studies in the future. The FDA or other regulatory authorities may prohibit any future studies with maribavir or alternatively may require ...

PATH Malaria Vaccine Initiative and Crucell to test new malaria vaccine approach

... from the USAID MVDP, the partners will conduct studies to determine the effectiveness of Crucell's novel ... against malaria in controlled challenge studies and field studies. Using Crucell's AdVac ... immunogenicity and efficacy data from these studies will further advance the research forward ...

Ecigarettesnational.com Says Claim by FDA and Other Health Organizations Intentionally Misleading

... The doctors that performed the studies are also falling under scrutiny, because the ... unbiased health studies," says Ellis. "They're studies by the same basically bankrupt FDA that can't ... We've been accused of being biased in the studies our industry has had done, now we're accusing ...

Amgen's Second Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 13 Percent To $1.29

... enough to warrant moving forward with late-stage studies in these indications. Phase 2 combination studies with AMG 102 in the gastric, prostate, mCRC, and ... that it is in the process of initiating Phase 2 studies of AMG 785 (Sclerostin) in fracture healing and ...

Male Fertility Supplement Improves Sperm Quality & Motility in Clinical Study

... motile sperm in the ejaculate. Previous clinical studies have suggested a strong relationship between the ... expert, Amos Grunebaum, MD , and based on recent studies showing improvements in sperm function following ... has been shown in a number of clinical studies to enhance several fundamental sperm parameters, ...

Quark Pharmaceuticals Announces Data Indicating Potential Utility of QPI-1007 for Treatment of Glaucoma

... evaluated in advanced IND-enabling preclinical studies as a neuroprotective agent for eye diseases. ... in the siRNA IP space. Previously announced studies have demonstrated a robust neuroprotective effect ... filing for QPI-1007 to support initial clinical studies in non-arteritic anterior ischemic optic ...

Aethlon Medical Announces U.S. Army Agreement

... it has entered into an agreement that extends studies of the Aethlon Hemopurifier(R) with the U.S. Army ... of the Hemopurifier(R) in non-human primate studies against hemorrhagic fever viruses, including the ... human studies. Aethlon also disclosed that studies previously conducted by USAMRIID have documented ...

Unhooking the Obesity-Diabetes Connection

... the link may someday lead to a cure, studies suggest SUNDAY, July 26 (HealthDay ... to developing type 2 diabetes. A series of studies appearing online July 26 in Nature Medicine ... could cure it." But Fonseca warned, all these studies were conducted in mice and have yet to be proven ...

For Some Kidney Patients, Home Dialysis Is Better

... option that may improve their quality of life. studies suggest that home hemodialysis administered ... three-times-a-week home hemodialysis. "These studies on daily and nocturnal [hemodialysis] will ... information than we now have with observational studies alone," Rocco said. At present, fewer than 1 ...

Limited data suggest possible association between Agent Orange exposure

... results from studies, problems with how the studies were conducted, or other confounding factors ... committee that wrote the report reviewed several studies investigating TCDD exposure and heart disease, ... with greater incidence of disease. The studies had weaknesses; for instance, it is difficult to ...

U.S. Expects 160 Million Doses of Swine Flu Vaccine by October

... that is uniquely posed to do these kinds of studies when there's an emergency situation like there is now." One of the NIAID studies will try to determine if one or two 15-microgram ... aged 18 to 64 and in people aged 65 and older. studies will also look at whether one or two doses of 30 ...

U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin

... that is uniquely posed to do these kinds of studies when there's an emergency situation like there is now." One of the NIAID studies will try to determine if one or two 15-microgram ... aged 18 to 64 and in people aged 65 and older. studies will also look at whether one or two doses of 30 ...

NIAID set to launch clinical trials to test 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine candidates

... flu immunization program this fall." Initial studies will look at whether one or two 15 microgram ... flu vaccine. If early information from those studies indicates that these vaccines are safe, similar ... concerns in real time. Information from these studies in healthy people will help public health ...

PRA International to Host Audio Conference: Oncology Trials in 2009 - Challenges & Innovative Approaches

... PRA has conducted more than 140 oncology studies and 60 hematology studies since 2004, ranging from Phase I to Phase IV and ... all phases of clinical development. PRA performs studies in all therapeutic areas, with specialization in ...

Studies Affirm Value of Healthy Lifestyle

... off in real life for both men and women, two new studies show. The reports, both originating at Brigham ... of fruits and vegetables. "Previous studies have shown benefit from individual lifestyle ... risk factor. While the clear message of both studies is that "a healthy lifestyle prevents a number of ...

Studies Show Genetic Activity of Antioxidants

... Two French research teams are reporting studies describing the range of genes that are affected ... in orange juice or as a supplement. Genetic studies found that hesperidin affected activity of 1,820 ... to taking medicines." But neither of the two studies adds definitive information about the preventive ...

Gene linked to increasingly common type of blood cancer

... is a starting point.'' Dr. Skibola said more studies would be needed to determine the biological ... San Francisco researchers. Follow-up validation studies were done using independent case-control studies from Canada and Germany. To reduce the ...

Genetic Variation Associated With Survival Advantage in African Americans With HIV

... effects of the disease longer than others. Recent studies have begun to unravel the cause of this ... European Americans with leukopenia. Previous studies showed that the same DARC variant conferred ... to fuel HIV disease progression. Thus, future studies will need to decipher whether the interaction ...

96-Week Safety and Efficacy Findings Presented for INTELENCE(TM) (etravirine) As Part of HIV Combination Therapy

... Ninety-six week pooled results from two Phase 3 studies (DUET-1 and DUET-2) showed that significantly ... In the pooled analysis of the DUET studies at 96 weeks, 57 percent of patients in the ... placebo-controlled trials of INTELENCE. Both studies were conducted in clinically advanced, ...

New HIV Study Shows That Large Numbers of Women and People of Color Can Be Successfully Enrolled In U.S. HIV Clinical Studies

... in clinical treatment studies. In recent HIV studies of treatment-experienced patients, women ... "GRACE has the potential to shape how future HIV studies should be conducted because it addressed head-on ... of color from participating in HIV clinical studies and remaining in care." Tibotec ...

Perception May Affect Drinking by College Students

... Oxford Brookes University in England reviewed 22 studies that included nearly 7,275 students, most in the ... "There were only a small number of good-quality studies that we could draw on to make this somewhat ... "More research is definitely needed." In three studies using Web feedback, 62 percent of the students ...

Five Hypertension Genes Found in Black Americans

... one of only a very few of the large genome-wide studies done on an African-American population," said ... The institute has been busy with similar genetic studies recently, Christman said. "Genome-wide studies are going on all over the place," he noted. ...
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