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China Sky One Medical, Inc. Achieves Significant Breakthrough in Research for Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) Early Examination Kit

... the Company's Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) Early examination Kit has been appraised by the Heilongjiang Bureau ... researching a production method for the SCD Early examination Kit that includes large scale clinical trial ... process for its Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) Early examination Kit, which will be classified as a national new ...

Research Highlights Potential Benefits of Telemedicine in Treating Eye Disease

... of a year who had the recommended retinal examination before the installation of a telemedicine remote ... of patients with diabetes who had a retinal examination in the two years following installation of the ... observed increase, 66 percent was due to an eye examination by a local ophthalmologist and only 33 percent ...

New Analysis Estimates Numbers of Older U.S. Adults Who May Benefit From Statin Therapy

... Using data from the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition examination Survey, researchers found that 33.5 million older Americans (men age 50 ... Spatz used information from the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition examination Survey (NHANES), a periodic survey conducted by the federal government ...

Quality Colonoscopy Exam Remains Best Strategy for Detection of Polyps and Cancers According to Experts From the American College of Gastroenterology

... who performs many of these tests and has a record of performing a complete examination of the colon. Gastroenterologists receive special training in ... of visualizing pre-cancerous growths and removing them in a single examination during colonoscopy," commented Dr. Quigley. "Because of its excellent ...

GSK Reports PROMACTA(R) (eltrombopag) Significantly Increased Platelet Counts and Reduced Bleeding in Long-Term Study of Patients With Chronic ITP

... cataracts developed or worsened in 4% of patients who underwent ocular examination prior to therapy with PROMACTA. Cataracts were observed in toxicology studies of eltrombopag in rodents. Perform a baseline ocular examination prior to administration of PROMACTA and, during therapy with PROMACTA, ...

FDA Approves Promacta(R) (Eltrombopag), the First Oral Medication to Increase Platelet Production for People With Serious Blood Disorder

... cataracts developed or worsened in 4% of patients who underwent ocular examination prior to therapy with PROMACTA. Cataracts were observed in toxicology studies of eltrombopag in rodents. Perform a baseline ocular examination prior to administration of PROMACTA and, during therapy with PROMACTA, ...

New Analysis Shows Troubling Trend in Triglyceride Levels May Be Linked to Rising Rates of Obesity

... -- A new 30-year analysis of the National Health and Nutrition examination Survey (NHANES) database conducted by the National Lipid Association (NLA) ... Study Methodology Adults aged 20 to 74 years who took the blood lipid examination were selected from NHANES II (1976-1980), NHANES III (1988-1994), and ...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation of Phase 1b ZFP Therapeutic Data at American Diabetes Association Meeting

... and statistically significant improvements were seen in neurologic examination using the Neurological Impairment Score - Lower Limbs (NIS-LL) and ... that occur during the trial will also be evaluated based on neurological examination data (NIS-LL), electrophysiological testing data, subject neurological ...

Karmanos Doctors Urge Increased Screening for Previously Treated Lung Cancer Patients, Especially Young Women

... stages and on average developed in greater than five years. Further examination of the data showed female patients, younger than 50 years old were found ... developing a second lung cancer compared to the general population. "Our examination of the data suggests that follow-up screening for second primary lung ...

Neurointerventionists Expand Research to Quality of Life in Aneurysm Patients Following Minimally Invasive Coiling Treatment

... overall scores between patients who had been successfully coiled and the reference population were not significantly different. However, further examination suggests that, on a scale of 0 to 100, the coiled population lost points in three specific areas related to mental well-being: 11 points in the area ...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to Lantus(R) in Head-to-Head DURATION-3 Study

... in direct and indirect medical expenses.(iii) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition examination Survey, approximately 60 percent of people with diabetes do not achieve their target blood sugar levels with their current treatment regimen.(iv) In ...

Clinical and Histopathological Results Using Pollogen's TriPollar(TM) Radio Frequency Technology Published in the June Issue of the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Therapy

... to her scheduled abdominoplasty and a controlled histological analysis was performed on skin samples taken during the surgery. The histopathological examination revealed marked differences between the treated and non- treated abdominal skin areas. An increase of 49% in dermal thickness due to neo collagen ...

Meta-Analysis of Clinical Data Showed No Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events Associated With Exenatide Use: Data Presented at ADA 2009

... year in direct and indirect medical expenses.(iii) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition examination Survey, approximately 60 percent of people with diabetes do not achieve their target blood sugar levels with their current treatment regimen.(iv) In ...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Sustained Improvements in Glycemic Control With Weight Loss Over Two Years: DURATION-1 Interim Long-Term Data Presented at ADA 2009

... year in direct and indirect medical expenses.(iii) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition examination Survey, approximately 60 percent of people with diabetes do not achieve their target blood sugar levels with their current treatment regimen.(iv) In ...

Neurobiological Technologies' Partner, Celtic Pharma, Announces Results of XERECEPT(R) Phase 3 Clinical Program

... through five: a 50 percent reduction in dexamethasone, stable or improved Karnofsky performance status and stable or improved 10-item Neurological examination Scores. On the primary endpoint (during weeks two through five of treatment), the study demonstrated a strong trend in favor of XERECEPT(R), though ...

Spirus Medical Announces Complete Examinations of the Small Intestine by Physicians Using Endo-Ease(TM)

... of the small intestine, or pan-endoscopy. Spirus is presenting at Digestive Disease Week 2009 in Chicago, May 30 through June 4. Complete examination of the small intestine has been elusive in regular practice due to the difficulty in maneuvering an endoscope through the long, tortuous path in the ...

Amylin and Lilly Announce Plans to Develop Pen Device for Exenatide Once Weekly

... year in direct and indirect medical expenses.(iii) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition examination Survey, approximately 60 percent of people with diabetes do not achieve their target blood sugar levels with their current treatment regimen.(iv) In ...

Processed Tomato Products May Protect Against Inflammation, According to a Study Presented at the Experimental Biology Meeting

... associated with a lower risk of several types of cancer and coronary heart disease. Using data from adults in the National Health and Nutrition examination Survey (1999-2004), researchers recently found that consumption of processed tomatoes was associated with significantly lower serum C-reactive ...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control With Weight Loss Compared to Sitagliptin or Pioglitazone in Head-to-Head DURATION-2 Study

... year in direct and indirect medical expenses.(iii) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition examination Survey, approximately 60 percent of people with diabetes do not achieve their target blood sugar levels with their current treatment regimen.(iv) In ...

Ezetimibe and Ezetimibe/Simvastatin Combo Pose No Increased Cancer Risk, Study Shows

... health policy experts, was published in the April issue of the Journal of Clinical Lipidology ( www.lipidjournal.com ) . "This real-world examination shows no increased risk to patients taking ezetimibe alone or the ezetimibe/simvastatin combination to lower their lipid levels -- an issue that ...

A Joint Statement From America's Prostate Cancer Advocacy, Education, and Support Organizations

... of a prostate cancer-specific survival benefit associated with the regular use of prostate specific antigen (PSA) testing and digital rectal examination (DRE). * These studies provide no convincing evidence that mass screening of men over 50 or 55 years of age will lead to a prostate ...

American Academy Of Orthopaedic Surgeons 2009 Annual Meeting 'Highlights and Hot Topics'

... Young women who may be at risk of osteoporosis often show symptoms as early as the college years that can predict future problems. An examination of sites where small fractures take place from bones being subjected to repeated stress, which happen in activities such as running and gymnastics, ...

Video: Zometa(R) Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence in Premenopausal Women, Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Reports

... involved patients with signs of local infection, including osteomyelitis. Cancer patients should maintain good oral hygiene and should have a dental examination with preventive dentistry prior to treatment with bisphosphonates. While on treatment, these patients should avoid invasive dental procedures, if ...

Vermillion Presents Critical Data From Its OVA1 Clinical Trial

... trial was its inclusion of patients seen at a variety of clinical settings where the intended patient population typically undergoes a gynecological examination with radiological and clinical testing prior to surgical intervention. The 27 sites were demographically mixed to include, for example, large and ...

Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Announces Start of Patient Enrolment in Translational Clinical Trial Investigating REOLYSIN(R) in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

... to assess the presence, replication and anti-cancer effects of reovirus within liver metastases after intravenous administration of REOLYSIN(R) by examination of the resected tumour. Secondary objectives include assessing the anti-tumour activity and safety profile of REOLYSIN(R), and monitoring the humoral ...

Research Teams at J. Craig Venter Institute and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research Uncover New Chromosomal Alterations in Cancer Using Transcriptome Sequencing Approach

... in certain cells. Continued advances and cost efficiencies of next generation DNA sequencing technologies are enabling this more precise and detailed examination of changes in the human genome that could be directly involved in cancer. The JCVI/LICR researchers began with a well-characterized breast ...

AAOMS Updates BRONJ Position Paper

... with IV bisphosphonates. Prior to initiation of cancer-related IV bisphosphonate treatment, patients should have a thorough dental examination and complete the necessary procedures to achieve optimal periodontal health. Given the long-term biologic activity of IV bisphosphonates ...

Plans for Exenatide Once Weekly NDA Submission by End of First Half of 2009 Reaffirmed Following FDA Feedback

... in direct and indirect medical expenses.(iii) According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Health and Nutrition examination Survey, approximately 60 percent of people with diabetes do not achieve their target blood sugar levels with their current treatment regimen.(iv) In ...

More Than 200 Abstracts at ASH and SABCS Reveal Potential Compelling Patient Benefits From Novartis Oncology Current and Pipeline Therapies

... involved patients with signs of local infection, including osteomyelitis. Cancer patients should maintain good oral hygiene and should have a dental examination with preventive dentistry prior to treatment with bisphosphonates. While on treatment, these patients should avoid invasive dental procedures, if ...

Bionovo Announces Development Plans for Menopausal Hot Flash Drug Candidate, Menerba (MF101), Following FDA Meetings

... trial results have been evaluated by an independent Data and Safety Monitoring Board and the drug candidate has passed through a standard two-phase examination for safety. Bionovo, Inc. Bionovo is a pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of safe and effective ...

Arthritis Advisory Committee Recommends FDA Approval of Febuxostat for the Treatment of Hyperuricemia in Patients With Gout

... risk for developing gout. Gout is the most common inflammatory arthritis in men over age 40. According to the National Health and Nutrition examination Survey III 1988-1994, an estimated 5.1 million Americans suffer from gout. It is a chronic condition characterized by attacks, or "flares," marked by ...

ASGE and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Partner to Raise Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer

... what treatment course is best and what alternatives (such as participation in a clinical trial) might be appropriate. After a physical examination and some basic blood tests, most patients get scanned with a CT (computerized tomography) or "CAT" scan. CT scans and MRI (magnetic resonance ...

QuatRx Pharmaceuticals Announces Additional Data From Phase 3 Study for Ophena(TM) (Ospemifene Tablets) Showing Improvements in Clinical Symptoms of Vulvovaginal Atrophy

... petechiae, pallor, friability, vaginal dryness and redness in mucosa. These are all visual observations of VVA assessed during gynecological examination and were pre-defined secondary endpoints in the study. Results were announced today by QuatRx Pharmaceuticals in a poster presentation at the 19th ...

Helix Receives Approval to Open Sites in Germany for its Ongoing Clinical Trial With Topical Interferon Alpha-2b in Patients With Ano-Genital Warts

... is designed to assess the efficacy and safety of Topical Interferon Alpha-2b compared with placebo using a double blind, randomized design over an examination period of four months per patient. One hundred twenty patients are to be enrolled in the trial. Half will receive a placebo and half will receive ...

Consumer Group Urges Gov. Schwarzenegger to Sign Stem Cell Bill Into Law

... director. "Without this law the relatively modest provisions are likely to be changed in the face of corporate pressure. And certainly an unbiased examination by the Little Hoover Commissioners can only benefit the $6 billion program." Consumer Watchdog will continue to seek legislation that would give ...

Bionovo's MF101 Shows Statistically Significant Improvement in Sleep Disturbance from Hot Flashes

... trial results have been evaluated by an independent Data and Safety Monitoring Board and the drug candidate has passed through a standard two-phase examination for safety. Bionovo, Inc. Bionovo is a pharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of safe and effective treatments for ...

New Research Shows Physical Therapy as Effective as Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

... patients with osteoarthritis of the knee and may delay or prevent the need for surgical intervention." A physical therapist will perform a thorough examination and design a plan of care that may include: -- A series of exercises designed to help improve motion. Activities in this phase might include water ...

New Study Offers More Than a Decade of Evidence for Minimally-Invasive Surgery to Treat Female Incontinence

... from urinary stress incontinence who were treated with GYNECARE TVT. Pre-operative assessment included a 24-hour pad test, a stress test, physical examination and a visual analog scale for assessing how bothersome the condition was to each patient. Of the original cohort, 69 women were available for ...

Diverse Approaches to Alzheimer's Therapies Continue to Show Progress at ICAD

... per week). Volunteers received a single 100 mg dose of antibody. Safety assessments included brain imaging using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and examination of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF, a fluid normally present around the brain and spinal cord). In an optional sub-study, 24 Alzheimer's patients and 13 ...

Controversy About Lack of Placebo Group Decline in Alzheimer's Clinical Trials

... of sites, treatment allocation ratios, enrollment dates, age, gender, and scores on two standard measures of cognition -- the Mini-Mental State examination (MMSE) and the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-cognitive subscale (ADAS-cog). The researchers found no changes in amounts of cognitive decline ...
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