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Faith and Civil Society Leaders Call for Truth and Leadership in U.S. HIV Prevention Efforts

... is being released by Center for Health & gender Equity: WHAT: World AIDS Day Audio ... Executive Director, Center for Health and gender Equity (CHANGE) Max Siegel, Counselor for ... Jewish World Service; Center for Health and gender Equity (CHANGE); General Board of Church & ...

Abbott's Kaletra(R) Tablet Dosed Once-Daily or Twice-Daily Demonstrated Similar Clinical Results Across Race and Gender Lines

... week 48 of 96 weeks offered data on the impact of gender and race on a Kaletra-based regimen. Women and ... women. "The results showed that regardless of gender or race, Kaletra dosed once-daily or twice-daily ... additional clinical information on race and gender response with Kaletra," said Joseph Gathe, Jr., ....

World AIDS Day Audio Press Conference

... following was released by the Center for Health & gender Equity: When: Thursday, November 29, 2007, at ... Executive Director, Center for Health gender Equity, moderator Brian Ackerman, ... Advocates for Youth, Center for Health and gender Equity, Unitarian Universalist Association of ...

38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

... 400 women from 20 states to debate how gender exclusion and discrimination impede development ... more and better aid; debt cancellation and gender equality and women's rights. The UN Millennium ... boys and girls complete primary school, promote gender equality, improve the health of mothers and ...

K-State Researcher Finds Correlation Between Childhood Obesity and Asthma

... if they were active or inactive compared to the standards of their age, gender and ethnicity. After the exercise challenge, the researchers ... which also had the corresponding fat group based on the child's age, gender and ethnicity. "It's important for parents to know what's going ...

Honor Society of Nursing Recognizes Researcher of HIV Risk Prevention for Poor and Underserved

... program. The intervention is culturally sensitive, engaging, and gender specific, and can be integrated into primary care clinical practices by ... positions at the University of Pennsylvania include assistant provost for gender and minority equity issues and co-chair of the Center for AIDS Research ...

Study Results Show That Minimally Invasive Therapy is Successful for Over Two-Thirds of Stroke Patients Treated Outside the Standard Eight-Hour Window

... associated with favorable outcomes, successful restoration of blood flow, younger age, lower stroke severity (as indicated by the NIHSS), and male gender were identified. According to Nogueira, the study serves as preliminary data for DAWN, a prospective randomized trial designed to assess ...

Genomic Health Study Shows Breast Cancers in Men Display Very Similar Gene Signatures to Those in Women

... large genomic study of 347 male breast cancers compared to 82,434 female breast cancers" (Abstract #549), analyzed quantitative gene expression by gender status in estrogen receptor (ER) positive tumor specimens. As with female breast cancer, a wide inter-patients variation was observed in gene ...

Statins Lower Stroke Severity, Improve Recovery

... which is considered optimal for healthy individuals. Roughly half the cohort of 207 had been taking statins. Researchers also adjusted for age, gender and stroke severity. Others on the research team were Lekshmi Vaidyanathan, M.B.B.S.; GautamKumar, M.B.B.S.; M. Fernanda Bellolio, M.D.; Robert ...

Atrial Fibrillation Found to be Common in Patients With Atherothrombosis, Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Death, Heart Attack and Stroke

... with atherothrombosis. JAMA. 2007;297:1197-1206. 5. Feinberg WM, Blackshear JL, Laupacis A, Kronmal R, Hart RG. Prevalence, age distribution, and gender of patients with atrial fibrillation. Analysis and implications. Arch Intern Med 1995;155(5):469-73. ...

Nebulized Perforomist(TM) Inhalation Solution Provided Prolonged Bronchodilation and Increased Patient Satisfaction Compared to Albuterol/Ipratropium MDI

... survey. In this trial, baseline dyspnea index results at Day 1 were similar between treatments for all subjects and for age, gender and severity subgroups. Transition dyspnea index results at Day 14 indicated that two weeks of treatment with either Perforomist(TM) Inhalation ...

Wild Blueberries Take Top Spot in New Antioxidant Research Study

... to reduce chronic disease risk and promote healthy aging," said Davis. The USDA recommends between 1 to 2 1/2 cups of fruit per day depending on age, gender and activity level. According to the USDA, just 1/2 cup of fruit delivers one fruit serving. "Look for Wild Blueberries in the frozen fruit section ...

Continuous Treatment With Abbott's HUMIRA(R) Achieves Superior Long-Term Efficacy for Psoriasis Patients Compared to Interrupting Treatment

... estimation. During the long-term open-label trials with HUMIRA, the overall rate of malignancies was similar to what would be expected for an age, gender and race matched general population. With the current knowledge, a possible risk for the development of lymphomas or other malignancies in patients ...

Blueberry-Supplemented Diet Shows Promise in Lowering Cholesterol in Animal Trials

... fruits and vegetables containing health-promoting antioxidants. The USDA recommends between 1 to 2 1/2 cups of fruit per day depending on age, gender and activity level. According to the USDA, just 1/2 cup of fruit delivers one fruit serving. "Eating more fruits and vegetables will help with weight ...

Welchol(TM) Lowered A1C by a Mean 1 Percent or Greater When Added to Metformin-, Insulin-, or Sulfonylurea-Based Therapy in 47 Percent of Patients Evaluated

... analysis demonstrated that Welchol lowered A1C and LDL-cholesterol (LDL-C) levels consistently across type 2 diabetes patients, regardless of age, gender or race. These findings were included among five poster presentations by Daiichi Sankyo at the National Lipid Association (NLA) Annual Scientific ...

Women Invited to Join New Health Registry to Advance Research

... for Women's Health Research. "This is a chance for women throughout Illinois to help us accelerate what we know about women's health." "Sex and gender play a significant role in health beyond the reproductive system," added Woodruff, who also is the Thomas J. Watkins Professor of Obstetrics and ...

Trojan(R) and the National Sexuality Resource Center's Campaign for Sexual Literacy Recognize Outstanding College Reporting on Sexual Health

... who take a serious role in developing their campuses' sexual literacy, in a time when misinformation, hype, and polarization about sexuality, sex and gender are common." About the TROJAN(R) Evolve Student Journalism Award Entries can be submitted online at http://www.trojanevolve.com/evolveaward ...

Boehringer Ingelheim Initiates NEwArT Study Comparing Viramune(R) (nevirapine) to a Ritonavir-Boosted Atazanavir-based Regimen in Treatment-Naive HIV Patients

... Life-threatening and fatal hepatotoxicity has occurred in patients receiving VIRAMUNE. Any patient can experience hepatic events; however, female gender and higher CD4+ counts at initiation of therapy place patients at greater risk. Women, including pregnant women, with CD4+ cell counts >250 cells/mm3 ...

Tampax and Always Launch Protecting Futures Program Dedicated to Helping African Girls Stay in School

... communities in sub-Saharan Africa. This program also helps support two of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals - promoting gender equity and ensuring that all boys and girls complete a full course of primary schooling," said Gabrielle Armand, Executive Director of Communications ...

Lilly Files for European Approval of ALIMTA(R) (pemetrexed for injection) for First-Line Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

... - Small_Cell_Lung_Cancer_Staged.asp?rnav=cri, (January 19, 2007). (iii) World Health Organization, gender in Lung Cancer and Smoking Research, Department of Gender, Women and Health, 2003 (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20031219/LLYLOGO ) ...

TAXUS WOMAN Study Reports Positive Clinical Outcomes for the TAXUS(R) Drug-eluting Stent in Women

... VIENNA, Austria, Sept. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced results from the TAXUS WOMAN study, a gender specific analysis of the TAXUS II, IV, V and VI trials assessing the efficacy data of the TAXUS(R) paclitaxel-eluting coronary stent in women ...

Boston Scientific Announces Schedule for European Society of Cardiology Congress 2007

... real world data, and future outlook for DES. Wednesday, September 5 -- TAXUS in Women study. Results from the TAXUS WOMAN study, a gender specific sub-group analysis of the TAXUS II - VI trials, will be presented in a poster session at 10:05 a.m. The aim of this study is to ...

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

... antihypertensive efficacy and excellent tolerability independent of age or gender in patients with hypertension B Dahlöf, DR Anderson, V Arora, C Bush, ... dose dependent blood pressure-lowering independent of age or gender in patients with mild-to-moderate hypertension. * Aliskiren treatment ...

Daytrana (methylphenidate transdermal system) Provides Significant Effectiveness in ADHD Symptom Relief in Both Boys and Girls

... annual meeting in San Diego. "Few clinical studies have examined gender differences in the response to ADHD treatments. Our study documented that ... Medical Center. "The study provides a platform to open a dialogue about gender and ADHD." Approximately 4.4 million U.S. children aged 4 to 17 years ...

Separate Sets of Research Show Treatment Improved Quality of Life in as Early as Three Weeks; Patient Adherence to Medication is Multifactorial

... prescription at three months. The study identified that the most significant factors in predicting patient non-adherence at three months were gender (men were less compliant than women), psychiatric history (patients with documented psychiatric illness were less compliant) and co-pay ...

Indevus Announces Presentation of Pagoclone Data at 47th Annual New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit Meeting

... 0.3 mg to 0.6 mg per day. Forty-four patients received placebo. Seventy-nine percent of the patient population was male, which is reflective of the gender distribution of this disorder. Although open label treatment is not blinded, patients and investigators remained blinded to the original ...

Three Studies Suggest Abbott's Humira (adalimumab) May Improve Work Productivity in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis

... estimation. During the long-term open-label trials with HUMIRA, the overall rate of malignancies was similar to what would be expected for an age, gender and race matched general population. With the current knowledge, a possible risk for the development of lymphomas or other malignancies in patients ...

Late Breaking Data Released at ADA Showed that the Investigational Use of Januvia and Metformin as Initial Combination Therapy Provided Significant Glucose Lowering Efficacy over 54 Weeks in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

... and on a population pharmacokinetic analysis of Phase I and Phase II data. Gender No dosage adjustment is necessary based on gender. gender had no clinically meaningful effect on the pharmacokinetics of sitagliptin based on a composite analysis of Phase I pharmacokinetic data and on ...

An Investigational Study Released at ADA Showed that Initial Combination Therapy with Januvia (sitagliptin) and Metformin Led to Improvement in Markers of Beta Cell Function in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

... and on a population pharmacokinetic analysis of Phase I and Phase II data. Gender No dosage adjustment is necessary based on gender. gender had no clinically meaningful effect on the pharmacokinetics of sitagliptin based on a composite analysis of Phase I pharmacokinetic data and on ...
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