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Osteoarthritis: Which Treatments Work and Which Don't?

... worldwide who live in pain due to inconsistent treatment approaches and confusion about what therapies are most effective. The 25 evidence-based, ... basis and not as a long-term option. "As a consequence of the confusion over NSAIDs, some people may not be getting the care they need for pain," ...

SUNY Youth Sports Institute Convenes Top Experts in NYC Next Week to Present Research & Analysis on Energy Drink Health Impacts

... were nearly 500 energy drink brands. Classified as supplements and aggressively marketed, they have a special allure with young people. This causes confusion with adults who are trying to provide smart choices to their children and to the children they coach or teach. Little is known about the contents of ...

RAD001 Shows Potential to Reverse Resistance to Herceptin(R)* in Metastatic Breast Cancer Patients, Leading to Phase III Trial

... disease. The critical dose- limiting toxicities occurring in the first cycle of treatment included febrile neutropenia, oral mucositis and confusion occurring in the 5 mg daily, 10 mg daily and 30 mg weekly treatment groups, respectively. The most commonly reported grade 3/4 adverse events ...

Do You Know You're Having a Stroke?

... or an unusual headache, which may be accompanied by a stiff neck, facial pain, pain between your eyes, vomiting or altered consciousness * confusion or problems with memory, spatial orientation or perception In such cases, a stroke gives no warning. But one possible sign of an impending ...

St. Jude Study Gives New Insights Into How Cells Accessorize Their Proteins

... Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have gained new insight into how the cell's vast array of proteins would instantly be reduced to a confusion of lethally malfunctioning molecules without a system for proteins to "accessorize" in order to regulate their function. Just as eyeglasses improve ...

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Survey: Americans With Memory Concerns Fall Short of Talking to Doctors

... a local screening site. Warning signs include: forgetting people's names and events, asking repetitive questions, loss of verbal or written skills, confusion over daily routines, and erratic mood swings. The face-to-face screening takes about five to ten minutes to complete and consists of a series of ...

U.S. Preventive Medicine: Employers Can Help Workers Avoid Heart Attacks

... offers these suggestions for employers: 1) Provide a proactive, thorough, employee-friendly portal to preventive health care that eliminates the confusion about what and when to do to be truly preventive. This should include health risk assessments (HRAs), lifestyle/behavior education opportunities, as ...

U.S. Prevention Medicine: Employers Can Help Workers Avoid Heart Attacks

... offers these suggestions for employers: 1) Provide a proactive, thorough, employee-friendly portal to preventive health care that eliminates the confusion about what and when to do to be truly preventive. This should include health risk assessments (HRAs), lifestyle/behavior education opportunities, as ...

FDA Advisory Committee Supports Efficacy and Safety of Zyprexa(R) Long-Acting Injection (LAI) for Schizophrenia Treatment

... LAI had a safety profile similar to oral olanzapine, with the exception of post- injection excessive sedation events, which also include dizziness, confusion and altered speech. These events were seen in 0.07 percent of injections and 1.2 percent of patients, all of whom recovered fully. To help minimize ...

Exelixis Presents Encouraging Phase 1 Data For XL019, A Novel Selective Inhibitor of JAK2

... fatigue and hypertension. - Grade 2 AEs of lightheadedness and decreased sensation in soles and one serious adverse event of confusion in a patient with baseline history of dementia were also observed. -- No evidence of myelosuppression The maximum tolerated dose has not ...

AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition Calls for AIDS Vaccine Field to Work Together to Analyze STEP Study Data and Determine Best Course to Move Forward

... in these results to whether or not the vaccine made some volunteers more susceptible to HIV infection, the reality is that there is still significant confusion about the underlying explanation for the observed effect. "As we move forward, the work of analyzing and interpreting the data from the STEP study, ...

New Data From Large Safety Analysis of MYCAMINE Shows Favorable Clinical Safety Profile

... be monitored for worsening function and evaluated for risk/benefit of continuing MYCAMINE therapy. Adverse events with MYCAMINE included mental confusion and possible histamine-mediated symptoms (including rash, pruritus, facial swelling, and vasodilatation). About Astellas Pharma US, Inc. Astellas ...

Upstream Biosciences Acquires Innovative Platform Technology and Drug Candidates for Tropical Parasitic Diseases

... include anemia, endocrine, cardiac, and kidney disorders. The symptoms of the second neurological phase give the disease its name; besides confusion and reduced coordination, the sleep cycle is profoundly disturbed. Without treatment, the disease is fatal, with progressive mental deterioration ...

Survival Data Available from Erbitux Study in First-Line Treatment of Advanced Head and Neck Cancer

... and neck cancer were infusion reaction (3%), cardiopulmonary arrest (2%), dermatologic toxicity (2.5%), mucositis (6%), radiation dermatitis (3%), confusion (2%), and diarrhea (2%). The most serious adverse reactions associated with ERBITUX in mCRC clinical trials (N=774) were infusion reaction ...

Survival Data Available From Erbitux Study in First-Line Treatment of Advanced Head and Neck Cancer

... and neck cancer were infusion reaction (3%), cardiopulmonary arrest (2%), dermatologic toxicity (2.5%), mucositis (6%), radiation dermatitis (3%), confusion (2%), and diarrhea (2%). The most serious adverse reactions associated with ERBITUX in mCRC clinical trials (N=774) were infusion reaction ...

Data Available from Erbitux Phase III Study in First-Line Treatment of Advanced Pancreatic Cancer

... and neck cancer were infusion reaction (3%), cardiopulmonary arrest (2%), dermatologic toxicity (2.5%), mucositis (6%), radiation dermatitis (3%), confusion (2%), and diarrhea (2%). The most serious adverse reactions associated with ERBITUX in mCRC clinical trials (N=774) were infusion reaction ...

Randomized Phase III Trial Showed Erbitux Significantly Improved Secondary Endpoints of Progression-Free Survival and Disease Control in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer Patients

... and neck cancer were infusion reaction (3%), cardiopulmonary arrest (2%), dermatologic toxicity (2.5%), mucositis (6%), radiation dermatitis (3%), confusion (2%), and diarrhea (2%). The most serious adverse reactions associated with ERBITUX in mCRC clinical trials (N=774) were infusion reaction ...

Survey: Migraine Patients Taking Potentially Addictive Barbiturate or Opioid Medications Not Approved by FDA as Migraine Treatments

... 74 % 84 % 22 % Fatigue 60 % 64 % 13 % confusion 55 % 70 % 12 % Forgetfulness 52 % 55 % 7 % ...

Extensive Clinical Data on Erbitux Presented at the 2007 ASCO Annual Meeting

... and neck cancer were infusion reaction (3%), cardiopulmonary arrest (2%), dermatologic toxicity (2.5%), mucositis (6%), radiation dermatitis (3%), confusion (2%), and diarrhea (2%). The most serious adverse reactions associated with ERBITUX in mCRC clinical trials (N=774) were infusion reaction ...

Data Available From Erbitux Phase III Study in First-Line Treatment of Advanced Lung Cancer

... and neck cancer were infusion reaction (3%), cardiopulmonary arrest (2%), dermatologic toxicity (2.5%), mucositis (6%), radiation dermatitis (3%), confusion (2%), and diarrhea (2%). The most serious adverse reactions associated with ERBITUX in mCRC clinical trials (N=774) were infusion reaction ...
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