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Cancer Centers of North Carolina Offers HDR Brachytherapy for Treatment of Cancerous Tumors

... options to its patients through the addition of high Dose Rate (HDR) brachytherapy. This latest ... critical organs are preferentially spared from high doses of radiation and side effects may be ... fight against cancer. This technique delivers a high dose of radiation directly to the area of ...

Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

... right away if you develop symptoms such as a high fever, rigid muscles, shaking, confusion, ... or completely if the medicine is stopped. high blood sugar and diabetes have been reported with ... Call your doctor if you develop signs of high blood sugar or diabetes, such as being thirsty ...

Medigus and Tower Semiconductor Announce World's Smallest Medical Video Camera Based on Advanced CMOS Image Sensor

... facilities. The CMOS imager offers a high performance product at a low cost and combines ... is key to enabling the industry's lowest cost high performance camera. Our extraordinary ... have allowed us to get into this very high margin market which will be sustainable for many ...

Researchers Create First Targeted Knockout Rats Using Zinc Finger Nuclease Technology

... Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and high Technology company. Its biochemical and organic ... and as key components in pharmaceutical and other high technology manufacturing. The Company has ... innovation and Leadership in Life Science, high Technology and Service. For more information ...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Food Storage Safety, Energy Therapies and Vitamins and Minerals

... levels. Researchers have found that, in high doses, niacin can reduce low-density lipoprotein ... milligrams (mg) per day, can cause liver damage. high doses of niacin should be considered a prescribed ... Vitamin C: Studies have shown that eating food high in vitamin C can lower rates of cancer and heart ...

FDA Approves Tekturna HCT(R) as Initial Treatment in Patients Unlikely to Achieve Their Blood Pressure Goals With a Single Agent

... (HCTZ), one of the most commonly-used high blood pressure medications. The FDA ... death in the US. If left untreated, patients with high blood pressure are at risk for cardiovascular ... use of combination therapy in appropriate high blood pressure patients. The Seventh Report of ...

PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it

... no association between Alzheimer's and obesity or high blood pressure. Sixty-six percent (66%) did not know that high stress is a risk factor for dementia, and 34% did ... increase risk for Alzheimer's, such as obesity, high blood pressure, and other heart health risk ...

Transave Receives $2.2 Million Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Award for Development of ARIKACE(TM)

... eFlow Technology produces aerosols with a very high density of active drug, a precisely defined droplet size, and a high proportion of respirable droplets delivered in ... pulmonary liposome technology in areas of high unmet need in lung diseases. The Transave team ...

Responses After Completion of Therapy Increase Pixantrone Complete Remission (CR)/Unconfirmed Complete Remission (CRu) Rate to 24% and Overall Response Rate (ORR) to 40% Compared to 7% and 14% for Comparator Agents in Phase III EXTEND Trial in 3rd Line Th

... rates for pixantrone over comparator including in high risk patient subgroups Additional Clinical ... and rituximab (FPD-R regimen) produces high CR/CRu (70%) and ORR (89%) in multiple relapsed ... including follow-up data and subgroup analyses of high risk patients from the phase III EXTEND PIX 301 ...

New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring

... of Upper Limbs PVI in Spinal Block (Comparison in high Spinal Block and Non-High Spinal Block) At the ... the anesthetic level C-area--identified as the high spinal block group--PVI decreased. In patients ... significantly. Researchers summarized that high spinal block dilates vessels and increases blood ...

Pixantrone in Combination with Chemotherapy Regimens Produces Overall Response Rates of 58-74% with Complete Remission Rates of 37-57% in Relapsed/Refractory Aggressive or Indolent NHL

... chemotherapy regimens produced encouragingly high rates of overall response (58-74%) including high rates of complete responses (37-57%). As ... toxicity, the failure of pixantrone to produce high rates of overall response ...

Definitive Outcomes of Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus Using the HALO Ablation System Reported at the Digestive Disease Week Meeting for Gastroenterologists and Esophageal Surgeons

... randomized sham-controlled trial demonstrating high rates of complete eradication of Barrett's and ... system. While both interventions had very high complete eradication rates (95-100%), endoscopic ... having dysplasia). The ablation group had a high rate of complete eradication of dysplasia and ...

Paclitaxel Poliglumex (OPAXIO(TM)) Added to Cisplatin and Radiation Produces 45% Pathologic Complete Remissions in Patients With Esophageal Cancer

... cancer of the lower esophagus had evidence of a high pathological complete response ("CR") rate when ... of the cancer in the surgical specimen) and a high incidence of Grade 3-4 toxicity to the upper ... poliglumex in this indication given the high pathologic CR rates being reported in this study ...

Pixantrone Produces High Rates of Complete and Partial Remissions Even Among Aggressive NHL Patients With Extensive Prior Doxorubicin Treatment or Prior Rituximab Treatment

... drugs are typically not to be used due to a high risk of cardiac toxicity, including cardiac ... of over 550 mg/m2 are associated with a high incidence of CHF if the cumulative dose levels ... with resistance to pixantrone. In patients with high cumulative prior doxorubicin exposure, the ...

Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types

... gas, constipation, vomiting, pain on injection, high or low blood sugar levels and slow or irregular ... and systemic mastocytosis may be associated with high eosinophil levels. Performance of an ... in patients with MDS/MPD or ASM associated with high eosinophil levels. If either is abnormal, the ...

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

... PARI Pharma's novel 6% DSCG Formulation PARI's high concentrated isotonic DSCG formulation is an ... eFlow Technology produces aerosols with a very high density of active drug, a precisely defined droplet size, and a high proportion of respirable droplets delivered in ...

Long Term Data Presented at EuroPCR 2009 from Randomized Study Attest to Durability of Results of OrbusNeich's Genous(TM) Bio-engineered R stent(TM) Compared to Drug-Eluting Stents

... center, randomized clinical study in patients at high risk of restenosis were presented at EuroPCR ... to Boston Scientific's Taxus(R) Liberte stent in high risk of restenosis patients. However, the ... prospective study involving patients with a high risk of ....

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

... The results from the 78 patient EVEREST II high Risk Registry demonstrated improvement in left ... investigator of the EVEREST trials. "The high Risk Registry data support our belief that the ... heart failure and have reduced survival. The high Risk Registry data showed similar 30-day ...

RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (Risperidone) Long-Acting Treatment Delayed the Time to Relapse in Patients with Bipolar I Disorder

... person being treated develops symptoms such as high fever; stiff muscles; shaking; confusion; ... or completely if therapy is stopped. high blood sugar and diabetes have been reported with ... serious and even life threatening. If signs of high blood sugar or diabetes develop, such as being ...

Pivotal Data Show Bronchial Thermoplasty Can Improve Quality of Life and Reduce Asthma Attacks and Emergency Room Visits for Adults with Severe Asthma

... who were symptomatic, despite being treated with high doses of standard of care medications (high dose ... all patients, and we were encouraged by the very high level of interest from patients who wanted to ... the largest enrolling site in the U.S. "This high level of patient interest and involvement in this ...

Pelleve Receives FDA Clearance for the Treatment of Mild to Moderate Facial Wrinkles

... demonstrating that a single treatment with the high frequency radiowave device can safely and ... step in the introduction of next-generation high frequency radiowave technology to physicians and ... S5 system or to locate doctors using this unique high radiofrequency technology, visit www.pelleve.com ...

Essentialis Meets Primary Endpoint in Phase 2b Trial of DCCR for Treatment of Hypertriglyceridemia and is Granted Extensive Patent Coverage in the US

... The study encompassed both patients with very high triglycerides and mixed dyslipidemia and included ... to placebo. The study included 90 subjects with high and very high triglycerides as well as subjects on stable doses ...

TYRX Presents Early Clinical Results from AIGISRX(TM) Antibacterial Envelope Retrospective Registry

... Registry to-date it is noteworthy that there is a high percentage of patients who are, according to published studies, at high risk of CRMD-related infections." ... AIGIS is being used in patients who are at very high risk for CRMD infection," added Bill Edelman, CEO ...

Ongoing Landmark ROADMAP Study Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Blood Pressure Control at One Year, According to Blinded Results

... is among the leading causes of kidney failure.(4) high blood sugar levels and high blood pressure (often present in patients with ... cardiovascular disease.(5) Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a major factor for the ...

New Data Shows Blood Pressure Reduction Therapy with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) Effectively Reduces Blood Pressure in Elderly Patients to Target Blood Pressure

... percent), and/or headache (1.1 percent). high blood pressure can cause permanent changes to ... is often difficult to control, and of those with high blood pressure, approximately 55 percent do not ... BP levels.(7) The number of people with high blood pressure is expected to reach about 1.6 ...

New Data Shows AZOR(R) (amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil) Significantly Improves 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure

... Detection, Evaluation and Treatment of high Blood Pressure (JNC 7), ABPM patients whose ... (2.2 percent) and dizziness (1.1 percent). high blood pressure can cause permanent changes to ... is often difficult to control, and of those with high blood pressure, approximately 55 percent do not ...

Progress Against Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases Among Highlights at Annual Vaccine Conference

... immunization days from elementary through high school. Prospects for a Malaria Vaccine ... in venues ranging from PTA meetings to local high schools to explain the scientific method and ... schools, was expanded to middle school and high school students in 2008. Students could get the ...

Roche and Pharmasset Initiate Phase IIb Clinical Trial of R7128, Most Advanced Nucleoside Polymerase Inhibitor in Development for Chronic Hepatitis C

... demonstrated the ability of R7128 to generate high rapid virologic response rates (RVR) in ... against multiple HCV genotypes and presents a high barrier to the development of resistance. ... activity across multiple genotypes, as well as a high level of potency." "The collaboration with ...

SAFC Biosciences(R) and Vivalis Collaborate to Optimize Cell Culture Media for Vaccines Production

... medium, proliferation in bioreactors at high cell densities such as suspension cells, and demonstrates high susceptibility to a broad range of genetically ... that focuses on high-purity inorganics for high technology applications, cell culture products ...

RenalGuard(R) Pilot Safety Clinical Trial Data to be Presented at ACC 2009

... of the RenalGuard System(TM) when used to provide high volume matched diuresis in patients at high risk for Contrast-Induced Nephropathy (CIN) ... was that the system demonstrated effective high volume fluid balancing with acceptable safety. ...

Mayo Clinic: Retired National Football League Linemen Have High Incidence of Sleep Apnea

... is evidence that sleep apnea may be a cause of high blood pressure, which is a risk factor for heart ... and 32 percent of nonlinemen reported having high blood pressure. "High blood pressure is another ... linemen need to realize that they are a very high risk population and may need evaluation and ...

Worldwide Cost Estimate for Alzheimer's and Dementia Is US$315.4 Billion

... replacement therapy. On the other hand, high blood pressure, type II diabetes, obesity, high fat diets, high cholesterol, head injury, loneliness, lack of ...

Micromet Has Started a New Phase 2 Trial with Adecatumumab in Colorectal Cancer Patients

... Adecatumumab to Prolong Disease Free Survival in high Risk Patients with Liver Metastases ... metastases still represents an area with very high medical need" said the trial's principle ... breast cancer. In this trial, patients with high levels of EpCAM expression, in a dose-dependent ...

Walter Reed Army Medical Center offers HIFU for Qualifying Men with Locally Recurrent Prostate Cancer in a Phase III Clinical Trial

... that is investigating the safety and efficacy of high Intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) using the ... in the focal destruction of prostatic tissue. high Intensity Focused Ultrasound does not use ... distribution and use of minimally invasive high intensity focused ultrasound technologies ...

ICON and MedAvante Sign Alliance Agreement

... Partnership Aims To Enhance Precision and Reduce high Failure Rates in Central Nervous System Clinical ... "ICON is a proven leader in the provision of high quality clinical research services," says Paul ... The ability on a larger scale to reduce the high rate of failed CNS clinical trials which the ...

Alimera Reports Favorable Safety and Efficacy Results From the 12-Month Interim Readout of the Human PK Iluvien(TM) Study

... micrograms per day dose), and 17 patients on the high dose of Iluvien (an approximate 0.45 micrograms ... in low dose patients, and 23.5 percent of the high dose patients experienced IOP increases of 30 ... profile of IOP changes occurring only in the high dose group is consistent with the IOP change ...

NovaBay Pharmaceuticals Announces Lead Anti-infective Product Candidate, NVC-422, Shown to be Effective in Treating Topical Fungal Infection

... previous preclinical results that showed a high level of activity for high dose NVC-422 against dermatophytes. The results ... when compared to a previous clinical study, high dose NVC-422 showed superior clinical and ...

Acanya(TM) Gel, a New Treatment for Moderate to Severe Acne, Launched by Coria Laboratories

... demonstrating excellent tolerability and very high patient satisfaction scores. Results of the ... and non-inflammatory acne. In addition, high levels of patient satisfaction with Acanya Gel ... demonstrating excellent tolerability and very high patient satisfaction scores. Acanya Gel ...

Pioneering Diamyd(R) Study to Prevent Childhood Diabetes Approved

... the Diamyd(R) diabetes vaccine in children with high risk to develop type 1 diabetes. (Logo: ... of children that are subject to a very high risk of developing type 1 diabetes. By measuring ... from 4 years of age who are known to have a high risk of developing type 1 diabetes. The study ...

Diabetes Patients with High Triglycerides and Low HDL Cholesterol Get the Most Benefit From Fenofibrate Treatment: New Data From the FIELD Study

... dyslipidemia, that is, the combination of high triglyceride (2.3 mmol/L-200mg/dL or higher) and ... 2 diabetes often have an abnormal combination of high triglycerides and low HDL cholesterol. ... risk is almost 50% higher for patients with high triglyceride (>2.3 mmol/L-200mg/dL) than ...
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