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Echo Therapeutics Announces Positive Results of a Clinical Study of its Symphony(TM) Transdermal Continuous Glucose Monitoring System in Patients with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

... to the reference measurements were the Clarke error grid, mean absolute relative difference (MARD) ... the performance of glucometers. The Clarke error grid is a plot of all data pairs categorized into ... from the ten subjects in the study, Clarke error grid analysis of the study data showed ...

Echo Therapeutics Announces Publication of Positive Clinical Data for its Symphony Transdermal Continuous Glucose Monitoring System in Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology

... to the reference measurements was the Clarke error grid, which has been widely used to evaluate the performance of glucometers. The Clarke error grid is a plot of all data pairs categorized into ... absolute relative difference (MARD) is a standard error calculation tool that was used to measure the ...

Echo Therapeutics Announces Positive Results with the Prelude(TM) SkinPrep System, the Next-Generation Skin Permeation Medium for its Symphony(TM) Transdermal Continuous Glucose Monitoring System

... evaluate the performance of Symphony were Clarke error Grid analysis and Mean Absolute Relative Difference (MARD). The Clarke error Grid analysis was designed to evaluate ... home use setting with self-administration, Clarke error Grid analysis of the study data showed that ...

New Survey Suggests Cultural Ambivalence to Allergies Leaves Many Suffering Needlessly

... adults 18 years of age or older. The sampling error for this survey is plus or minus 3.2 percentage ... have indoor or outdoor allergies. The sampling error for this survey is plus or minus 3.2 percentage ... with allergic rhinitis. The sampling error for this survey is plus or minus 5.8 percentage ...

Survey Finds At-Risk Consumers Interested in OTC Statin

... are subject to multiple sources of error which are most often not possible to quantify or ... error, error associated with nonresponse, error associated with question wording and response ... panel, no estimates of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. About NCL The National ...

Despite Serious Health Risks, One in Three Adults with Heart Disease Does Not Believe They Need a Flu Shot This Year

... are subject to multiple sources of error which are most often not possible to quantify or ... error, error associated with nonresponse, error associated with question wording and response ... panel, no estimates of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. Contact: Sheryl Trager ...

Newly Published Article Details How PGS Techniques Directly Effect Successful Pregnancy Outcomes

... the cell, cell fixation, how many chromosomes should be analyzed, and error rate criteria. As previous studies have shown, improper technique as well ... technicians or inadequate training, can lead to extremely increased error rates and ultimately IVF failure. "The problem is, entire studies ...

Researchers Develop New Procedure to Screen All 46 Human Chromosomes to Identify Abnormalities in Embryos

... Down syndrome where the embryo contains an extra chromosome 21. While that error is commonly known, the addition or loss of other chromosomes also occurs ... the 23 chromosome pairs found in the human karyotype and has a suboptimal error rate. This makes it possible for many genetic abnormalities to go ...

Idenix Pharmaceuticals Successfully Completes Proof-of-Concept Study of IDX184 for the Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

... 0 * Eight subjects were randomized to this cohort, two of whom were excluded from the viral load evaluation due to an error in dosing. "We are pleased with the results of this study, which support the potential for IDX184 to be a best-in-class nucleoside/tide ...

New Poll Finds Disease Prevention is Top Priority for Americans in Health Reform

... Quinlan Rosner Research and Public Opinion Strategies from May 7 to 12, 2009, and is available at www.healthyamericans.org . The margin of error was +/- 3.1 percent. Trust for America's Health is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health ...

Diabetes Experts Issue New Recommendations for Inpatient Glycemic Control - Call for Systemic Changes in Hospitals Nationwide

... AACE Chair of the Inpatient Glycemic Control Consensus Panel said. "Despite some inconsistencies in the clinical trial results, it would be a serious error to conclude that judicious control of glycemia in hospitalized patients is not warranted." The complexity of inpatient glycemic management ...

CareHere's Electronic Medication System Proves 100 Percent Effective in Response to Recall

... guidelines, and all patients were examined by CareHere's medical staff for potential adverse effects. The medication was recalled because of an error in weight calibrations that led to the production of pills containing more, or possibly less, of the active drug than the appropriate dose. Patients ...

Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Initiates Phase 1 Clinical Trial of IB1001 for the Treatment of Hemophilia B

... disorder caused by low levels or absence of a protein called a clotting factor, essential for blood clotting. This inability to clot results from an error in a person's genetic code, and occurs in approximately 1 in 10,000 male births. It is estimated that over 400,000 people worldwide suffer from ...

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

... Lung Association, among 1,000 adult females, 18 years of age and older with children up to 17 years old. No estimates of theoretical sampling error can be calculated; a full methodology is available upon request. About Influenza Influenza can strike anyone and can lead to severe ...

Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. Announces Positive Phase IIa Clinical Study Results for Convivia(TM) Program

... Reduction in Tachycardia and Blood Acetaldehyde Levels in Subset of Subjects with Inborn error of Alcohol Metabolism NOVATO, Calif., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raptor Pharmaceuticals Corp. ("Raptor" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin ...

/K I L L K I L L K I L L -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc./

... release "Oramed Pharmaceuticals Launches Phase 1A Trials of its Insulin Suppository" OTC:ORMP, issued earlier today. The release was transmitted in error by PR Newswire. ...

Doctor Declares War on Hospital Infections, Patents MRSA-Killing Machine

... infection. "Our goal was to find a disinfection method that was fast, safe and thorough; used no chemicals; and was automated to eliminate human error and reduce costs." After years of clinical trials, Dr. Deal applied for the first of two patents for the TRU-D Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfector. ...

Survey Shows Parents' Best Intentions Out of Step with Expert Recommendations in Protecting Kids from Flu

... household for whom they are the parent or guardian and among 875 U.S. children and adolescents 8-17 years old. No estimates of theoretical sampling error can be calculated; a full methodology is available. Harris Interactive conducts a full range of custom research projects for clients in both ...

New Survey Explores the Impact of Insulin Injections and Communications Between Patients and Healthcare Providers

... the patient and physician surveys were weighted as necessary to be representative of the respective populations. No estimates of theoretical sampling error can be calculated; a full methodology is available. Questions were developed by an Injection Impact Report Discussion Group, consisting of diabetes ...

As Summer Heats Up, New Survey Reveals Need for Effective Sweat Treatments

... feel they have too much underarm sweat. This online survey is not based on a probability sample and therefore no estimate of theoretical sampling error can be calculated. For complete survey results, including weighting variables, please contact Katie Saleem, KSaleem@ccapr.com . (1) Strutton, et. ...

Boston Scientific Announces CE Mark Approval for New Devices to Treat Heart Failure and Sudden Cardiac Death

... software and improved programming technology. Both devices also offer SafetyCore(TM), a feature that in the unlikely event of a system error provides lifesaving shock therapy and basic pacing functionality. Key features of the COGNIS CRT-D include: -- SmartDelay(TM): quickly proposes ...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Initiates the ALTROPANE(R) POET-2 Phase III Clinical Trial Program

... tremor disorders are diagnosed by subjective clinical evaluation which, according to the Canadian Journal of Neuroscience, is associated with an error rate among general neurologists of 25% to 35%. Dr. Mark Hurtt, the Company's Chief Medical Officer, commented, "The enrollment of the first subject ...

Inspiration Biopharmaceuticals Announces Filing of IND for Novel Recombinant Factor IX Product, IB1001, for the Treatment of Hemophilia B

... disorder caused by low levels, or absence of a protein called a clotting factor, essential for blood clotting. This inability to clot results from an error in a person's genetic code, and occurs in approximately 1 in 10,000 male births. It is estimated that over 400,000 people worldwide suffer from ...

Hyperion Therapeutics Announces Enrollment of First Patient in Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial of GT4P in Patients With Urea Cycle Disorders

... acid synthetase (AS)), and a pre-prodrug of phenylacetate (PAA). About Urea Cycle Disorder A urea cycle disorder is an inherited, inborn error of metabolism present in an estimated 1 in 10,000 live births in the U.S. Patients with UCDs lack or are deficient in one of the key enzymes that ...

American Fertility Association Calls for Expanded Research to Advance New Technology to Screen Embryos for Genetic Abnormalities

... in situ hybridization (FISH). This technique assesses fewer than half of the 23 chromosome pairs found in the human karyotype and has a suboptimal error rate. This makes it possible for many genetic abnormalities to go undetected. Prior technologies that have attempted to analyze all 23 chromosome ...

Influenza is Leading Cause of Vaccine-Preventable Deaths for Kids; Despite CDC Recommendations, Moms Still Don't Vaccinate

... they would have been had the entire population of mothers with children under 10 years of age in the United States had been surveyed. The margin of error will be larger for sub- groupings of the survey population. (1) Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition, "Key Messages," National ...

California Legislature Passes Historic HIV Testing Bill (AB 682); AHF Urges Governor to Sign Crucial Lifesaving Legislation

... Latin America/Caribbean and Asia. Additional information is available at http://www.aidshealth.org If you have received this news release in error and do not wish to receive future advisories, or if they should be directed to someone else in your organization, please call (323) 860-5262. ...

Merck/Gilead Once-A-Day AIDS Pill Not Available in Most Places - AHF Urges Speed-Up of Registrations

... Latin America/Caribbean and Asia. Additional information is available at http://www.aidshealth.org . If you have received this news release in error and do not wish to receive future advisories, or if they should be directed to someone else in your organization, please call (323) 860-5262. ...

Dr. Roger Kenneth Hershline PhD MD, CEO of Global Humanceuticals, Inc. Donates New HIV Drug

... V at the World Aids Day Conference China Dec 1 to Dec 3, 2006, to initially present data an NIAID #11039. There was, unfortunately, a communication error from the National Institute of Health (NIH of the United States) to Dr. Hershline, which prevented presentation of test results. The compound has a ...

Aspirin Named 8th World Wonder by Majority of Americans

... conducted a survey on current wonders from March 30, 2007 through April 2, 2007 among 1,038 American consumers via telephone. The margin of error is +/- 3%. About Bayer Consumer Care The Consumer Care Division of Bayer HealthCare LLC, is headquartered in Morristown, N.J. Bayer's Consumer Care ...

Survey Reveals Significant Public Lack of Diabetes Awareness

... that the overall results would have a sampling error of +/- 3 percentage points. Sampling error for data based on sub-samples would be higher and ... However, that does not take other sources of error into account. This online survey is not based on ...

Eighty-one Percent of U.S. Adults say that Birth Control Pills and Procedures Should Be Covered by Health Insurance

... several sources of error. These include: sampling error (because only a sample of a population is interviewed); measurement error due to question wording and/or question order, ... that the results would have a sampling error of +/- 3 percentage points. ...

Flu Vaccine Used Last Winter Seems to Have Been Less Effective Than Vaccines Used in Previous Years

... several sources of error. These include: sampling error (because only a sample of a population is interviewed); measurement error due to question wording and/or question order, ... that the overall results have a sampling error of +/- two percentage points. However that does ...

New Survey Finds Troubling Data on American Asthma Sufferers

... of +/- 2.97 percentage points. Sampling error for data based on sub-samples would be higher and ... However, that does not take other sources of error into account. This online survey is not based on ... sample and therefore no theoretical sampling error can be calculated. CONTACT: Heather Horiuchi of ...

Hypertension Education Foundation Survey Results Announced At American Society For Hypertension Annual Meeting Suggests Improved Control Of High Blood Pressure, But Misconceptions Still Exist

... that the overall results have a sampling error of +/- 3 percentage points. Sampling error for ... that does not take other sources of error into account. This online survey is not based on ... sample and therefore no theoretical sampling error can be calculated. About HEF The Hypertension ...

Optimizing Quality Control Data Management

... designated quality goals with the highest error detection rates possible. This reduces desensitization to false error flags, and ultimately saves lab time and money by ... can be used to distinguish between statistical error and a medically important change. ...

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

... propensity to be online. The overall results would have a sampling error of +/- 4.4 percentage points. With a pure probability sample of 201 one ... percent probability that the overall results would have a sampling error of +/- 6.9 percentage points. Sampling error for data based on sub-samples ...

Ulcerative Colitis (UC) Sufferers Find UC Quite Disruptive to Many Aspects of Daily Life

... gastroenterologists in the U.S. Assuming no sample bias, the margin of error for the sample of 451 UC patients is +/- 5 percent; assuming no sample bias, the margin of error for a sample of 300 (the other surveys) is +/- 6 percent. For more ...

AMT Presents Positive Results of Phase I/II Study with Lead Product at Annual Meeting of American Society of Gene Therapy

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