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New Data Shows Blood Pressure Reduction Therapy with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) Effectively Reduces Blood Pressure in Elderly Patients to Target Blood Pressure

... HCT (R) provided a mean reduction in 24-hour ambulatory systolic blood pressure (SBP) of 25.7 mm Hg among ... age 65 years and older also saw their 24-hour ambulatory diastolic blood pressure (DBP) drop a mean of ... of elderly patients achieving mean 24-hour ambulatory BP targets of <135/85, <130/80 and ...

New Data Shows AZOR(R) (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil) Significantly Improves 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure

... AZTEC Trial First to Examine AZOR Using 24-Hour ambulatory BP Measures PARSIPPANY, N.J., May 8 ... titration regimen provided mean 24-hour ambulatory reductions in systolic blood pressure (SBP) of ... able to safely and effectively achieve a 24-hour ambulatory target blood pressure (BP) of <130/80 mm Hg. ...

PTC Therapeutics Announces Data Showing Six-Minute Walk Test Consistently Measures Ambulatory Function in Patients With Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

... 6MWT is an accepted and standardized measure of ambulatory capacity that was developed to provide an ... test without injury. This study demonstrated that ambulatory boys with DMD as young as five years old can ... international study is enrolling 165 ambulatory boys who are at least five years old. Today's ...

Blood Pressure Lowering Effect of Hypertension Treatment Device Further Validated in New Studies

... effect on blood pressure as measured by 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring. Three of the posters ... pressure reductions as measured by 24-hour ambulatory monitoring. The study also demonstrated that ... and the Erdine study (above), utilizing 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitoring demonstrated that ...

Pharmacopeia's First-in-Class Investigational Therapy PS433540 Achieves Statistically Significant Reductions in Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Patients

... reduction in mean 24-hour systolic ambulatory blood pressure over placebo. The study also ... placebo in mean 24-hour diastolic ambulatory blood pressure as well as seated blood pressure. ... change from baseline in mean 24-hour systolic ambulatory blood pressure after 4 weeks of treatment. ...

Financial Results for Full Year 2007: NicOx Significantly Advances Clinical Programs

... during the year. NicOx also announced today the initiation of two large ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) studies for naproxcinod (see separate ... the American College of Rheumatology (the 301 study) and data from an ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring trial at the American Heart Association (the ...

Pharmacopeia Initiates Phase 2 Hypertension Study with PS433540 (DARA)

... will evaluate the patients' change from baseline in mean 24-hour ambulatory systolic blood pressure; mean 24-hour ambulatory diastolic blood pressure; and mean seated systolic and diastolic blood ...

TWO NEW KLRI PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS: Hormone Therapy May Reduce Atherosclerosis in Women Close to Menopause; Growth Hormone May Increase Risk of Diabetes, Improve Lipid Profile in Men

... of the Washington DC VA Medical Center, tests the effects of growth hormone (GH) therapy, both combined with sex steroids and alone, in healthy, ambulatory men and women over 65 years of age for a period of six months. The study found that GH caused insulin resistance (the body's inability to respond to ...

VivoMetrics(R) Introduces Next Generation LifeShirt Prototype, a Smart Garment That Delivers Real-time Vital Signs Remotely to Healthcare Providers

... patient and provider compliance. It's exciting for us to be able to draw upon over 10 years of experience acquiring quality data in a vast array of ambulatory environments. We're creating solutions that address the enormous cost of caring for a population that is growing older and experiencing increasing ...

Pelleve Receives FDA Clearance for the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Facial Wrinkles

... effectiveness of the Pelleve system, 83 women and 10 men were given a single treatment with the Pelleve handpiece. The procedure was performed in an ambulatory (outpatient) setting with no need for skin cooling products or anesthesia and took an average of 15 to 20 minutes, depending on size of the area. ...

The Injured Obese Child: Let's Give Him Some Ankle Support

... The PAS meeting, sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Pediatric Society, the Society for Pediatric Research and the ambulatory Pediatric Association, is the largest international meeting to focus on research in child health. About Cincinnati Children's ...

Program Improves Language Skills in Deaf, Hard of Hearing

... The PAS meeting, sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Pediatric Society, the Society for Pediatric Research and the ambulatory Pediatric Association, is the largest international meeting to focus on research in child health. About Cincinnati Children's ...

Lack of Food Variety Puts Kids With Autism at Risk for Poor Nutrition

... in child health. It is sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Pediatric Society, the Society for Pediatric Research, and the ambulatory Pediatric Association. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center is one of America's top three children's hospitals for general pediatrics ...

American Lung Association Study to be Published in the 'New England Journal of Medicine' Finds Prescription Heartburn Medication Does Not Control Asthma Symptoms as Previously Thought

... daily asthma diaries, every 4-week spirometry, and asthma symptom questionnaires. Participants were classified with respect to GER status with ambulatory pH probe monitoring. The primary outcome was the rate of episodes of poor asthma control (EPACs) based on asthma diaries. Results: Episodes of ...

Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology to Develop Dermatology-Specific Functionality Criteria for Electronic Health Record (EHR) Technology

... New Criteria to Help Facilitate EHR Adoption in Small, ambulatory Physician Practices SCHAUMBURG, Ill., March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology ...

NicOx Announces Favorable Blood Pressure Data for Naproxcinod in a Large ABPM Study

... ANTIPOLIS, France, November 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NicOx S.A. (Euronext Paris: COX) today announced positive top-line results from a 118 patient ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) trial (the 111 study), which compared the 24-hour blood pressure profile of escalating doses of naproxcinod and ...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Study Results for Next Generation Oxazolidinone at 2008 ICAAC/IDSA Joint Meeting

... once daily or twice daily for five to ten days compared to a 600mg oral dose of linezolid given twice daily for five to ten days in the treatment of ambulatory patients with uSSSI where incision and drainage would not be sufficient therapy. It also sought to evaluate the safety and tolerability profile of ...

Landmark Research Study is Launched to Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing

... community health system based in San Diego, Calif. with 12,300 employees, five acute-care hospital campuses, home health care services, and an ambulatory care network of clinics and physician offices. ABOUT NAVIGENICS Navigenics, Inc. is a privately held company based in Redwood Shores, Calif. The ...

Joint Commission Urges Patients to 'Speak Up' About Pain

... and more than 6,200 other health care organizations that provide long term care, assisted living, behavioral health care, laboratory and ambulatory care services. The Joint Commission also accredits health plans, integrated delivery networks, and other managed care entities. In addition, The ...

Derma Sciences' MEDIHONEY(TM) Proven to Speed Healing in Stalled Leg Ulcers

... publishes high quality papers on issues related to clinical nursing, regardless of where care is provided. This includes - but is not limited to - ambulatory care, community care, family care, home, hospital, practice, primary and secondary, and public health. For more information on the Journal of ...

NicOx Completes Enrollment of Two Ambulatory Blood Pressure Measurement (ABPM) Studies for Naproxcinod in Hypertensive OA Patients

... timelines. These trials are designed to assess the blood pressure profile of naproxcinod, in comparison to ibuprofen and naproxen, using the ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) technique. Results of both studies are expected in Q4 2008. Naproxcinod is NicOx' lead investigational drug and the ...

Rib-X Pharmaceuticals to Present at 10th Annual Superbugs & Superdrugs Conference

... of a once or twice daily dose of RX-1741 compared to a twice-daily dose of linezolid. Dosing is given for five to ten days for the treatment of ambulatory patients with uSSTI. The uSSTI study will enroll approximately 150 patients in study centers across the US. The Company intends to release final ...

European Regulatory Agency Accepts Cell Therapeutics, Inc.'s Marketing Authorization Application for XYOTAX(TM) for Lung Cancer for Review

... requirements since they have poor survival with cytotoxic chemotherapy and targeted agents. PS2 patients represent a subgroup of patients who are ambulatory and capable of self-care, but are unable to carry out any work activities, although they are up and about more than 50 percent of waking hours. There ...

New Survey Suggests Cultural Ambivalence to Allergies Leaves Many Suffering Needlessly

... Rhinitis. Available at http://www.aaaai.org/patients/publicedmat/tips/rhinitis.stm . Accessed August 1, 2007. 3 CDC. National Hospital ambulatory Medical Care Survey: 2004 Emergency Department Summary. No 372. June 23, 2006. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/ad/ad372.pdf 4 ...

Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) Submits European Marketing Authorization Application for XYOTAX(TM)

... requirements since they have poor survival with cytotoxic chemotherapy and targeted agents. PS2 patients represent a subgroup of patients who are ambulatory and capable of self-care, but are unable to carry out any work activities, although they are up and about more than 50 percent of waking hours. There ...

Knee Pain? An Exclusive Study Engineers Cartilage to Match Patient's Own Tissue

... In the United States alone, knee pain ranks the second highest source of musculoskeletal-related physician visits in 2005, according to the National ambulatory Medical Care Survey. This new implant technology, NeoCart(R), regenerates this injury-prone tissue within a bio-engineered material, grown from the ...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of First Patient in US Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Investigate CollaRx(R) BUPIVACAINE SURGICAL IMPLANT for the Management of Post-operative Pain

... moderate and major surgery. The bioresorbable nature of the collagen matrix also offers significant clinical benefits and convenience advantages over ambulatory infusion pumps often used to provide continuous, long-term analgesia at the site of a surgical wound. Innocoll has recently completed a phase 2 ...

NicOx' Naproxcinod ABPM Data Presented at American Heart Association

... -- NicOx S.A. (Eurolist: COX) today announced that clinical results of an exploratory pharmacodynamic study for naproxcinod using ambulatory Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM) were presented yesterday at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2007, in Orlando, Florida. ...

New Minimally Invasive Breast Reconstructive Procedure for Breast Cancer Patients - Actively Recruiting Participants for Clinical Study

... the graft ensuring its survival. Slowly, after undergoing a few procedures, the breasts are reconstructed. Following each treatment, patients are ambulatory and recovery time is minimal. The study is actively recruiting the following types of participants: post lumpectomy patients, post mastectomy ...

Microlife's Home Blood Pressure Monitors Proven Accurate Even for Critical Patients

... "Patients with End Stage Renal Disease have very stiff arteries, and it has not been clear if oscillometric devices, which are used for home and ambulatory blood pressure monitoring, are accurate in such patients. Blood pressure measured at the time of dialysis may not accurately reflect the overall ...

Signalife Completes Testing of Modules for Holter and Intra-Cardiac Monitor

... signal technology to design and develop medical devices that simplify and reduce the costs of diagnostic testing and patient monitoring in an ambulatory setting. Signalife is publicly traded on the American Stock Exchange under the symbol SGN. The website for the company is http://www.Signalife.com ....

September is National Pain Awareness Month

... PRIALT(R) (ziconotide intrathecal infusion) is for use only in the Medtronic SynchroMed(R) EL, SynchroMed(R) II Infusion System and the CADD-Micro(R) ambulatory infusion pump. Information about PRIALT, including prescribing information and comprehensive support services, is available through a toll-free ...

Hypertension Vaccine CYT006-AngQb Achieves Strong Blood Pressure Reduction During Important Early Morning Period When Most Adverse Cardiovascular Events Occur

... occur. The graph below shows the mean ambulatory blood pressure during the 24-hour measurement ... blockers (ARBs) were reported to achieve an ambulatory blood pressure reduction from baseline in the ... period or longer and applies non-invasive ambulatory blood pressure monitoring devices. Angiotensin ...

King Pharmaceuticals Reports Efficacy of Altace 20mg And Efficacy of a Combination of Altace 20mg And Hydrochlorothiazide 25mg For 24-hour Blood Pressure Control

... blood pressure monitoring, were obtained with the combination therapy. ambulatory blood pressure measurements have been shown to correlate better than ... both a semi-automatic digital blood pressure device and 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure monitor. A copy of the poster detailing the results of ...

Lumiracoxib Study Showed Significantly Less Impact on Blood Pressure Than Ibuprofen in Osteoarthritis Patients with Controlled Hypertension

... At the end of the study, patients on lumiracoxib showed a decrease in mean ambulatory systolic blood pressure of 2.7 mmHg compared to a 2.2 mmHg increase in ... an estimated difference of 5.0 mmHg between the groups (p<0.001). Mean ambulatory diastolic blood pressure decreased by 1.5 mmHg in lumiracoxib patients ...

Prexige Study Shows Significantly Less Impact on Blood Pressure Than Ibuprofen in Osteoarthritis Patients with Controlled Hypertension

... At the end of the study, patients on Prexige showed a decrease in mean ambulatory systolic blood pressure of 2.7 mmHg compared to a 2.2 mmHg increase in ... an estimated difference of 5.0 mmHg between the groups (p<0.001). Mean ambulatory diastolic blood pressure decreased by 1.5 mmHg in Prexige patients ...

Speedel Reports Successful SPP635 Phase IIa Trial in Hypertension

... 24 hours suggesting once daily administration; these latest ambulatory blood pressure data confirm the use as of SPP635 as an once-a-day drug. ... (FDA) and Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) [3] ambulatory blood pressure is measured by a portable device worn by the patient over ...

New Data Highlights Potential of SPP100 (Tekturna) as Gold Standard Therapy in Treatment of Hypertension

... control, with tolerability similar to that of the individual monotherapies. Aliskiren in combination with valsartan provides superior 24-hour ambulatory blood pressure reductions compared with either agent alone in patients with hypertension SA Yarows, S Oparil, S Patel, H Fang, J Zhang, A Satlin; ...

Javelin Pharmaceuticals Phase II Rylomine (Intranasal Morphine) Data Published in Pain Medicine

... to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, orthopedic operations make up approximately 10% (7.4 million) of the 73.4 million ambulatory and in-patient surgical procedures in the United States annually. About Rylomine Rylomine (intranasal morphine), is currently in Phase ...
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