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Post-Hoc Data Show Daily Activity Participation, Independence and Sleep Quality Improved in Adults with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis After Treatment with ORENCIA(R) (Abatacept)

... seven derived MOS-sleep scales: awakened short of breath or with headache, snoring, sleep adequacy, sleep ... MOS-sleep scales measuring awakened short of breath or with headache and snoring were not ... MOS-sleep scales measuring awakened short of breath or with headache, snoring, adequacy or drowsiness ...

New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

... sweat, or chills muscle aches cough shortness of breath blood in phlegm weight loss warm, red, or painful ... if you get new or worsening symptoms of heart failure like shortness of breath or swelling of your lower legs or feet. Rarely, people using TNF ...

Two-Year Data Show Patients Receiving SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Experienced Sustained Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

... sweat, or chills muscle aches cough shortness of breath blood in phlegm weight loss warm, red, or painful ... if you get new or worsening symptoms of heart failure like shortness of breath or swelling of your lower legs or feet. Rarely, people using TNF ...

Study Found That Long Term Use of Advair Diskus(R) 250/50 Did Not Adversely Affect Bone Loss in Patients with COPD

... mucus production. Typically, patients with COPD develop shortness of breath during exertion, which continues and gradually worsens. Most patients also ... chronic cough. Over time, many patients suffer from shortness of breath so severe that it interferes with their most basic daily activities ...

Discovering How Video Games Can Motivate Healthy Behaviors: More than $2 Million Awarded to 12 Research Teams Across U.S.

... Video Game for Children with Cystic Fibrosis will explore whether a breath biofeedback video game can improve cystic fibrosis patients' ... exercises and awareness of their respiratory status. The game uses a breath controller and game software developed by the research team in ...

Study Analyzed SYMBICORT(R) in Children with Persistent Asthma

... measures the maximum flow of air a person can blow out during a forced breath (the maximum flow achieved during forced expiration),(3) and predose ... which quantifies how much air a person can exhale during a forced breath in the first second of exhalation.(4) In addition, patients and caregivers ...

Schering-Plough Announces U.S. Filing of Mometasone Furoate/Formoterol Fumarate Combination for the Maintenance Treatment of Asthma

... to the lungs.(2) Asthma symptoms can be triggered by allergens or irritants and can include difficulty breathing, wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath and tightness in the chest.(2) With more than 22 million people living with asthma in the United States(3), it is one of the most common and costly ...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates

... of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource addresses this increasingly popular low-impact fitness technique. Pilates emphasizes mind-body connection and breath control to build strength, endurance and flexibility, particularly in the trunk muscles. Many women opt for Pilates because it can provide a ...

Large, Long-Term Study Shows Avandia Has No Increased Overall Cardiovascular Risk Compared to Other Commonly Used Diabetes Medicines

... ability of the heart) you cannot be started on AVANDIA. AVANDIA is also not recommended if you have heart failure with symptoms (such as shortness of breath or swelling) even if these symptoms are not severe. AVANDIA may increase your risk of other heart problems that occur when there is reduced ...

Results and Additional Analyses From Study Show That Corthera's Relaxin for Acute Heart Failure is the Strongest Predictor of Improved Longer-Term Outcomes Following Hospital Discharge When Compared to Other Variables

... hospitalization costs. The great majority of acute heart failure patients have fluid accumulation in the lungs (congestion) that causes shortness of breath (dyspnea) and other complications. For these patients, the current standard of care includes diuretics and vasodilators. Available agents from both ...

PARI Pharma's Nebulized DSCG Shows Results Similar to Inhaled Steroids in Asthma Studies Presented at ATS

... in a cascade impactor operated at different humidity levels revealed how delivery and deposition performance of aerosols can be affected. In-vitro breath simulation tests mimicking breathing patterns of 3 and 10 year old children demonstrated drug delivery performance is nearly unaffected when ...

MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Demonstrate Clinical Benefit in High-Risk Patients With Mitral Regurgitation

... bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the procedure may also relieve symptoms such as fatigue and shortness of breath that often affect patients with significant MR. After treatment, patients generally recover quickly. The MitraClip(R) device may improve quality of ...

Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF Presented at American Thoracic Society (ATS)

... IPF is characterized by inflammation and scarring (fibrosis) in the lungs, hindering the ability to process oxygen and causing shortness of breath (dyspnea) and cough and is a progressive disease, meaning that over time, lung scarring and symptoms increase in severity. The median survival time ...

University of Redlands Student Cody Unser Documentary Run to Start Today in L.A.

... innovative Johnston Center for Integrative Studies, where students work with faculty members to design their own degrees. When Cody was 12, her breath went short and her legs numb during a school basketball game. It hit fast, and left Unser, of Albuquerque, paralyzed from the chest down. However, ...

Results From Study Show Promising Efficacy and Safety Results for Corthera's Relaxin in Acute Heart Failure

... hospitalization costs. The great majority of acute heart failure patients have fluid accumulation in the lungs (congestion) that causes shortness of breath and other complications. For these patients, the current standard of care includes diuretics and vasodilators. Available agents from both of these ...

MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Shows Important Clinical Benefit in High Risk Patients With Functional Mitral Regurgitation at 12-Month Follow Up

... bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the procedure may also relieve symptoms such as fatigue and shortness of breath that often affect patients with significant MR. After treatment, patients generally recover quickly. The MitraClip(R) device may improve quality of ...

First Swiss Patients Treated with the Percutaneous MitraClip(R) System

... bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the procedure may also relieve symptoms such as fatigue and shortness of breath that often affect patients with significant MR. After treatment, patients generally recover quickly. The MitraClip(R) device may improve quality of ...

FDA Submission of B-R-A-H-M-S MR-proANP Kryptor

... prospective, multi-marker trial called BACH (Biomarkers in Acute Congestive Heart Failure). Enrolling 1641 patients presenting with shortness of breath to participating emergency rooms the study demonstrated MR-proANP to be a highly useful marker for diagnosing congestive heart failure. Furthermore ...

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Results From the Landmark ATHENA Trial with Multaq(R) (dronedarone) in Atrial Fibrillation

... arrhythmia in which the upper chambers of the heart beat in an uncoordinated and disorganized fashion, which can cause palpitations, shortness of breath and fatigue. AF currently represents a major economic burden for society. Seventy percent of the annual cost of AF management in Europe is driven by ...

First U.S. Patients Enrolled in the REALISM Continued Access Study

... bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the procedure may also relieve symptoms such as fatigue and shortness of breath that often affect patients with significant MR. After treatment, patients generally recover quickly. The MitraClip(R) therapy may improve quality of ...

Oridion Announces Significant Medical Studies Presented at STA

... "it may simplify the monitoring of patients in a busy PACU." Several studies were also presented showing the unique Oridion family of CO2 breath sampling lines - FilterLine(R), and how they bring the superior Microstream(R) measuring technology to all patients in all settings. A study by Paul ...

Alexza's AZ-004 (Staccato(R) Loxapine) Meets Primary Endpoint of Treating Acute Agitation in Patients with Bipolar Disorder in Phase 3 Trial

... Loxapine is a well established antipsychotic and the Staccato system enables patients to easily and painlessly self-administer the drug with a single breath and achieve therapeutic effect as quickly as an intravenous injection -- a combination of attributes that makes AZ-004 a unique potential therapeutic ...

Two-Year Follow-Up Data Demonstrates Preservation of Adequate Mitral Valve Area in Patients Treated with the MitraClip(R) System

... bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the procedure may also relieve symptoms such as fatigue and shortness of breath that often affect patients with significant MR. After treatment, patients generally recover quickly. The MitraClip(R) therapy may improve quality of ...

Video: New Survey Finds Mothers See Influenza as a Serious Health Threat, but Often Don't Get Their Families Vaccinated

... on the causes of and treatments for lung disease. With the generous support of the public, the American Lung Association is "Improving life, one breath at a time." For more information about Faces of Influenza , visit www.facesofinfluenza.org . For information about the American Lung ...

Dronedarone (Multaq(R)) Reduced the Incidence and Duration of Hospitalization in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation

... arrhythmia in which the upper chambers of the heart beat in an uncoordinated and disorganised fashion, which can cause palpitations, shortness of breath and fatigue. Atrial fibrillation (AF) currently represents a major economic burden for society(3). 70 percent of the annual cost of AF management is ...

GSK Believes There Is No Liver Safety Issue With AVANDIA; Responds to Public Citizen Petition

... ability of the heart) you cannot be started on AVANDIA. AVANDIA is also not recommended if you have heart failure with symptoms (such as shortness of breath or swelling) even if these symptoms are not severe. AVANDIA may increase your risk of other heart problems that occur when there is reduced blood ...

APTA Supports Surgeon General's 'Call to Action' to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

... The symptoms of leg DVT include swelling in one or both legs and tenderness in the calf. Symptoms of a pulmonary embolus include shortness of breath and a high heart rate. "People who experience any of these symptoms should always see the doctor, especially if they occur following a long period of ...

American Lung Association Study Finds No Evidence of Depression or Suicide Linked to Asthma and Allergy Drug Montelukast

... on the causes of and treatments for lung disease. With the generous support of the public, the American Lung Association is "Improving life, one breath at a time." For more information about the American Lung Association, a Charity Navigator Four Star Charity, or to support the work it does, call ...

FDA Updates Label for AVANDIA(R) to Include Clinical Findings Demonstrating Sustained Glycemic Control for Up to Five Years

... of the heart), you cannot be started on AVANDIA. AVANDIA is also not recommended if you have heart failure with symptoms (such as shortness of breath or swelling) even if these symptoms are not severe. AVANDIA may increase your risk of other heart problems that occur when there is reduced blood ...

New Drug Application for Inhaled Treprostinil Submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

... to the group receiving only background therapy (p<0.05). Other secondary efficacy measures, including change in Borg Dyspnea Score (shortness of breath test), NYHA functional class, signs and symptoms score, and time to clinical worsening, were not significantly different between the ITRE and ...

Two Large, Independent Outcomes Trials Offer New Important Safety Information on Cardiovascular Effects of AVANDIA(R)

... of the heart), you cannot be started on AVANDIA. AVANDIA is also not recommended if you have heart failure with symptoms (such as shortness of breath or swelling) even if these symptoms are not severe. AVANDIA may increase your risk of other heart problems that occur when there is reduced blood ...

Large, Long-Term Veterans Affairs Diabetes Trial (VADT) Reveals Important Cardiovascular Safety News on AVANDIA(R)

... of the heart), you cannot be started on AVANDIA. AVANDIA is also not recommended if you have heart failure with symptoms (such as shortness of breath or swelling) even if these symptoms are not severe. AVANDIA may increase your risk of other heart problems that occur when there is reduced blood ...

Fuisz Tobacco Announces Clinical Study Results for Fuisz Tobacco Sheet Strip; Super Enhanced Bioavailability of Nicotine From Its Tobacco Sheet Strip Supports Efficacy of Low Dose Tobacco Product

... industry. The Fuisz Tobacco smokeless tobacco product is a tobacco containing sheet, similar in appearance to a Listerine(R) PocketPak(R) breath strip but substantially thicker and taking longer to dissolve. The Fuisz Tobacco strip is spitless and dissolves entirely in the cheek. This means ...

Terguride Receives FDA Orphan Drug Designation for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

... and hardened, becoming less elastic and decrease in lumen leading to increases the pressure. Patients with PAH suffer from extreme shortness of breath as the heart struggles to pump against these high pressures causing such patients to ultimately die of heart failure. PAH can occur with no known ...

Apieron, Inc. Begins Customer Shipments of the Insight(TM) eNO System

... or 'asthma attacks'. The Insight eNO System's proprietary biosensor technology accurately measures eNO in parts per billion. Its single-use breath tubes are designed to be hygienic and convenient for the patient, and the disposable sensor generates a reading in less than a minute. Patient data ...

GlaxoSmithKline Reports Further Progress of Oncology Portfolio

... with HYCAMTIN for Injection when used alone included nausea (64%), vomiting (45%), diarrhea (32%), hair loss (49%), fatigue (29%), and shortness of breath (22%). Most of these side effects were mild to moderate. In clinical trials, side effects associated with HYCAMTIN for Injection plus cisplatin ...

InterMune Announces Progress on Pirfenidone in IPF

... of IPF. IPF is characterized by inflammation and scarring (fibrosis) in the lungs, hindering the ability to process oxygen and causing shortness of breath (dyspnea) and cough. IPF is a progressive disease, meaning that over time, lung scarring and symptoms increase in severity. The median survival time ...

MitraClip Device Preliminary Data Suggests Improved Heart Function and Relief from Heart Failure Symptoms in Functional Mitral Regurgitation Patients

... lung bypass machine. In addition to improving blood flow through the heart, the procedure may also relieve symptoms such as fatigue and shortness of breath that often affect patients with significant MR. After treatment, patients generally recover quickly. The MitraClip device may improve quality of life ...

Circulation Publishes Data Showing KYNAPID(TM) (Vernakalant Hydrochloride) Injection Rapidly Converted Short-Duration Atrial Fibrillation to Sinus Rhythm

... the atria and reduces the ability of the heart to pump blood through the body. Symptoms include dizziness, heart palpitations, weakness, shortness of breath and angina (chest pain). AF is the most common cardiac arrhythmia. AF patients are three to five times more likely to develop stroke, and 15% of ...

MAP Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Results From Comparative Pharmacokinetic Trial for its Pediatric Asthma Product Candidate

... In the United States, children under the age of five typically use a nebulizer to receive inhaled corticosteroid medication because they lack the breath coordination needed to use pressurized metered-dose inhalers or they lack the lung capacity needed to use dry powder inhalers. The current goal of ...
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