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Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Denosumab in Trial for Delay of Skeletal Related Events in Bone Metastases Patients Compared to Zometa(R)

... bone loss in breast and prostate cancers, for the prevention of skeletal related events due to the spread of ... for the proposed indications of treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, and treatment and prevention of bone loss in patients undergoing hormone ...

Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Issues White Paper on HPV Vaccine's Impact on Cervical Cancer Prevention

... Based on Presentations from Cervical Cancer prevention Forum Hosted by SGO CHICAGO, Aug. 3 ... Papillomavirus Vaccination on Cervical Cancer prevention Efforts, " is featured in the August, 2009 issue ... the obstacles to cervical cancer screening and prevention arising from vaccination against HPV types 16 and ...

New Results From ARTEN Study of Nevirapine Plus Tenofovir and Emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) Versus Boosted Protease Inhibitor Regimen of Atazanavir/Ritonavir Plus TDF/FTC Revealed

... IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and prevention (IAS 2009), July 19 -22, 2009, Poster LBPEB07. ... IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and prevention (IAS 2009), July 19 -22, 2009, Poster LBPEB07. ... IAS Conference on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and prevention (IAS 2009), July 19 -22, 2009, Poster LBPEB07. ...

Mayo Clinic Study Finds Earliest Evidence of Memory Decline in Middle-Aged People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's Disease

... They have suggested the importance of conducting prevention trials starting in late middle-age, and also ... need to find demonstrably effective Alzheimer's prevention therapies. The researchers do not recommend using ... APOE e4 gene to evaluate promising Alzheimer's prevention therapies as quickly as possible. To ...

Analysis of Edoxaban Phase II Data Provides Insight Into Reduced Bleeding Events Seen in Once-Daily Dosing

... (TSE: 4568) as a potential treatment for the prevention of both arterial and venous thromboembolism; a ... edoxaban as a potential new treatment for the prevention of both arterial and venous thromboembolism. ... comparing edoxaban with warfarin (INR2-3) for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolic events (SEE) in ...

deCODE Discovers Second Common Genetic Risk Factor for Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke

... and drugs to improve the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of common diseases. deCODE is a global leader in ... DNA-based tests for gauging risk and empowering prevention of common diseases. Through its CLIA-registered ... an antiplatelet compound being developed for the prevention of arterial thrombosis; DG051 and DG031, ...

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

... may assist in the recognition, management, or prevention of Alzheimer's. Mean age of the ... an NIH-sponsored study of ginkgo biloba for prevention of dementia. At the beginning of the study, 2,587 ... on the cause, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. As ...

Denosumab Demonstrates Superiority Over Zometa(R) in Pivotal Phase 3 Head-to-Head Trial in Breast Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases

... bone loss in breast and prostate cancers, for the prevention of skeletal related events due to the spread of ... for the proposed indications of treatment and prevention of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women, and treatment and prevention of bone loss in patients undergoing hormone ...

June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates

... or wherever clothing causes friction. prevention methods -- Dressing in soft, lightweight, ... after a winter without sun exposure. prevention -- Using sunblock and limiting sun exposure can ... pet fur, and even gardening tools. prevention -- Avoidance is the best prevention. Since ...

deCODE-led Megastudy Finds New Genetic Clues to Causes of Schizophrenia

... to improve the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of common diseases. Its lead therapeutic ... an antiplatelet compound being developed for the prevention of arterial thrombosis; DG051 and DG031, compounds targeting the leukotriene pathway for the prevention of heart attack; and DG071 and a platform for ...

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

... survey today which finds that Americans rank prevention as the most important health care reform ... and overwhelmingly support increasing funding for prevention programs to reduce disease and keep people ... 70 percent of Americans ranked investing in prevention between an eight and 10 on a scale of zero to ...

PharmAthene Submits Proposal to BARDA in Response to Broad Agency Announcement for Advanced Research and Development for Valortim(R)

... a fully human monoclonal antibody, for the prevention and treatment of anthrax infection. To date, the ... - a fully human monoclonal antibody for the prevention and treatment of anthrax infection Protexia(R) - a novel bioscavenger for the prevention and treatment of morbidity and mortality ...

IMPACT Study Showed Longer Valcyte(R) (valganciclovir hydrochloride tablets) Treatment Demonstrated Better Protection Against Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Disease One Year Post-Transplant

... the IMPACT Study This Valcyte study for the prevention of CMV disease in kidney allograft recipients was ... syndrome (AIDS). Valcyte is indicated for the prevention of CMV disease in kidney, heart, and ... The safety and efficacy of Valcyte for the prevention of CMV disease in other solid organ transplant ...

Theranostics Health Announces Involvement with Major Academic Medical Center in Study Funded by Susan G. Komen for the Cure(R)

... in 2009 to further the development of new prevention and treatment options for breast cancer. The ... is dedicated to discovering and developing new prevention and treatment strategies for each of her patients ... to develop a rapid test that matches the right prevention agent to each patient based on the biology of ...

PLC Medical Systems to Demonstrate RenalGuard(R) at EuroPCR 2009

... a prevalent method of treatment in the EU, in the prevention of CIN in patients undergoing cardiac ... to study the effectiveness of RenalGuard in the prevention of CIN. In March 2008, PLC signed its first ... trial for RenalGuard as a safe and effective prevention device for contrast induced nephropathy may not ...

AstraZeneca Submits NDA for Low Dose Aspirin/Esomeprazole Combination Product

... Low-dose aspirin is the mainstay in the prevention of cardio- and cerebrovascular events such as ... of Randomised Trials of Antiplatelet Therapy for prevention of Death, Myocardial Infarction, and Stroke in ... Preventative Services Task Force. Aspirin for the prevention of Cardiovascular Disease: U.S. Preventive ...

USAID Provides $5M in Emergency Support as Swine Flu Spreads

... has committed $543 million to support pandemic prevention and preparedness across the globe," said Alonzo ... with the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC). To help track transmission of H1N1 in the ... support pandemic its Avian and Pandemic Influenza prevention and preparedness activities across the globe ...

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

... on vaccines and related technologies for disease prevention and treatment. Scientists will also hear ... coverage in the event of a bird-flu epidemic; and prevention of seasonal influenza among school-age children ... who devoted his life to vaccines for the prevention of infectious disease. The company he developed ...

Landmark Study in The New England Journal of Medicine Shows HPV Testing Significantly Reduces Deaths from Cervical Cancer, Compared to other Methods Including Pap

... global: international experts in cervical-cancer prevention should now adapt HPV testing for widespread ... have access to the best cervical cancer prevention tools." Moving forward QIAGEN will collaborate ... access to HPV testing and cervical cancer prevention technologies for women worldwide through QIAGEN ...

Novel Valortim(R) Mechanism of Action Data Presented at the Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology

... in conjunction with Medarex, Inc. for the prevention and treatment of inhalational anthrax. ... - a fully human monoclonal antibody for the prevention and treatment of anthrax infection Protexia(R) - a novel bioscavenger for the prevention and treatment of morbidity and mortality ...

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

... of RenalGuard and its associated therapy in the prevention of CIN. Under the trial design, 406 patients will ... evaluate the use of the RenalGuard system in the prevention of CIN in high risk patients currently underway ... trial for RenalGuard as a safe and effective CIN prevention device may not be completed in a timely fashion ...

CDC Analysis Finds Unique Social and Behavior Intervention Helps Reduce MRSA Rates Up to 62% in Study Hospitals

... Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) prevention program that employed positive deviance (PD), a ... at the national Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC) and part of the CDC team that conducted the ... Deviance Initiative and the CDC, began its MRSA prevention program to examine the effect of using PD in ...

Phase III Trial Showed Investigational Compound Arzoxifene Was Superior to Evista(R) (raloxifene HCl) in Increasing BMD in Postmenopausal Women with Osteoporosis

... meeting. Arzoxifene is being studied for the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal ... 2008, results from the "FOUNDATIONS" Phase III prevention study were first presented at the American ... to research that will help bring innovative prevention and treatment options to patients suffering from ...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of Last Patient in Second US Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Investigate GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections in Colorectal Surgery Patients

... CollaRx(R) GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for the prevention of surgical site infections. The trial is ... of localized, deep tissue infections and the prevention of surgical site infections in both hard and soft ... is in phase 3 clinical trials in the U.S. for the prevention of surgical site infections and has received FDA ...

New Aspirin Recommendation Can Help Prevent Heart Attacks & Strokes, Says Partnership for Prevention

... among many adults, the head of Partnership for prevention said today. The USPSTF found that regular ... use. A separate study by Partnership for prevention found that if 90 percent of people who should be ... aspirin use with patients. Partnership for prevention has established a Task Force on Appropriate ...

Innocoll Announces Dosing of Last Patient in US Phase 3 Clinical Trial to Investigate GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for Prevention of Surgical Site Infections in Cardiac Surgery Patients

... CollaRx(R) GENTAMICIN SURGICAL IMPLANT for the prevention of surgical site infections. The trial is ... of localized, deep tissue infections and the prevention of surgical site infections in both hard and soft ... is in phase 3 clinical trials in the U.S. for the prevention of surgical site infections and has received FDA ...

deCODE Receives California Clinical Laboratory License

... working with their physicians, empowering the prevention of common diseases. "We believe that ... once they occur to one focused on disease prevention and early detection. deCODE is unique in that we ... to improve the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of common diseases. Its lead therapeutic ...

New PRO2000 HIV-Prevention Findings Important Milestone on Path Toward Development of Effective Vaginal Microbicide

... have underscored the challenges we face in HIV prevention research and microbicide development. But they ... have been successfully adapted to life-saving prevention methods for other diseases, including malaria, ... more infected every day. And women urgently need prevention options they can initiate and control. IPM ...

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces PRO 2000 Found to Show Promise in Large HIV Prevention Study

... be available by the end of 2009." The HIV prevention Trials Network (HPTN) 035 trial was a ... in all four arms received a standard-of-care HIV prevention package, which included free male condoms, ... established to develop microbicides for the prevention of HIV transmission. Study MDP 301 is a ...

deCODE Breakthrough in Thyroid Cancer May Enable More Targeted Risk Assessment and Earlier Intervention

... to improve the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of common diseases. Its lead therapeutic ... an antiplatelet compound being developed for the prevention of arterial thrombosis; DG051 and DG031, compounds targeting the leukotriene pathway for the prevention of heart attack; and DG071 and a platform for ...

AGA Medical Corporation Launches Web-Based Stroke Education and Awareness Program Featuring Professional Football Player Tedy Bruschi

... experience as a stroke victim, survivor and prevention champion. "I hope that by sharing my ... comprehensive stroke education, awareness and prevention campaign. "We are proud to launch the video ... to current standard of care treatment in the prevention of a particular type of stroke. For more ...

A Milestone in Cancer Genetics: deCODE Discovers First Common Genetic Variants Affecting the Risk of Many Types of Cancer

... to improve the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of common diseases. Its lead therapeutic ... an antiplatelet compound being developed for the prevention of arterial thrombosis; DG051 and DG031, compounds targeting the leukotriene pathway for the prevention of heart attack; and DG071 and a platform for ...

Implantable Defibrillators Lower Risk of Death in Older Heart Patients

... to patients 75 years and older in this primary prevention study. -- Previous studies have focused on ... or a history of stroke. This primary prevention study recruited 986 consecutive patients who had ... examine a clinically well-characterized primary prevention group with patients of both ischemic and ...

Major deCODE-led Study Underscores Role of the Brain in Obesity

... to improve the treatment, diagnosis and prevention of common diseases. Its lead therapeutic ... an antiplatelet compound being developed for the prevention of arterial thrombosis; DG051 and DG031, compounds targeting the leukotriene pathway for the prevention of heart attack; and DG071 and a platform for ...

Overweight Siblings of Children With Type 2 Diabetes Likely to Have Abnormal Blood Sugar Levels

... could benefit from screening tests and diabetes prevention education. Researchers from The ... which makes siblings an appropriate target for prevention trials." The study looked at 62 ... from participation in future type 2 diabetes prevention studies. Dr. Magge's coauthors were: ...

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

... this World AIDS Day to prioritize effective prevention alongside treatment and care. Given the ... promote human rights and equality in U.S. HIV prevention efforts. This means designing policies and ... media audio conference will highlight the prevention needs of communities worldwide, and discuss how ....

Arpida Comments on FDA's Anti-infective Drugs Advisory Committee Outcome

... according to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC).(i), (v) An estimated 292,000 ... (i) Centers for Disease Control and prevention Web site. Healthcare-Associated Methicillin ... (ii) Centers for Disease Control and prevention Web site. Community-Associated Methicillin ...

Video: Novartis Vaccines and PTA Battle Flu: Public Health Vaccination Initiative Urges Families 'Let's Fight Flu Together!'

... July 2008. (3) Centers for Disease Control and prevention "CDC's Advisory Committee Recommends Influenza ... 18, 2008. (4) Centers for Disease Control and prevention "Stopping Germs at Home, Work and School" ... 18, 2008. (5) Centers for Disease Control and prevention "Questions & Answers: Seasonal Influenza" ...

Tibotec Presents Interim Findings for TMC435, an Investigational Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Treatment, at the AASLD Liver Meeting 2008

... According to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC), about 3.2 million people in the United ... companies. (1) Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC). Recommendations for prevention and Control of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection ...

Pivotal Phase III Data Confirm the Efficacy and Safety of Arpida's Intravenous Iclaprim in Treating Patients With Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections

... according to the Centers for Disease Control and prevention (CDC).(i,vii) An estimated 292,000 ... 5: 961-81. iii Centers for Disease Control and prevention Web site. Healthcare- Associated ... 22, 2008. iv Centers for Disease Control and prevention Web site. Community- Associated ...
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