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

... Low vision is not the normal difficulty reading the small print that can accompany aging. Low ... to a headband for use on close-up tasks such as reading or threading a needle. Miniature ... enlarged image onto a video screen to help with reading books, magazines and other materials. ...

Can Exercising Your Brain Prevent Memory Loss?

... -- Participating in certain mental activities, like reading magazines or crafting in middle age or later in life, may delay or prevent ... between 50 to 65 years old. The study found that during later years, reading books, playing games, participating in computer activities and doing craft ...

September 2008 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Cataract Removal, Severe Headache and Dual Energy X-Ray Imaging

... when cataracts affect the quality of life -- interfering with driving or reading -- it's time to consider surgery, the only treatment. The most common ... image is created using two levels of X-ray energy. After the high-energy reading is cross-referenced with the low-energy reading, an image emerges that is ...

Medivation's Dimebon(TM) Significantly Improved Daily Function in Alzheimer's Disease Patients, Resulting in Reduced Need for Caregiver Assistance

... use, conversation, meal preparation, traveling, keeping appointments, reading and using household appliances. These clinical results were generated ... phone use, conversation, preparing meals, traveling, keeping appointments, reading and using household appliances after one year. Dimebon Reduced Daily ...

Bristol-Myers Squibb, New Jersey Children's Hospital Launch Center for Immune System Disorders & Infectious Diseases Including HIV/AIDS

... Klass, M.D., said the program was founded on a belief that growing up reading is an essential part of growing up healthy and has been a prescription for ... children. "Reach Out and Read is about the importance of books and reading in children's lives," said Klass. "For children with HIV/AIDS, books ...

Isis Reports New Data for Mipomersen in Routine High Cholesterol Patients and Provides Cumulative Safety Summary

... to last dose ** Each subject is counted only once at maximum ALT reading *** ULN is defined to be 50 IU/L Table 3: Mipomersen Phase 1 and ... 4% (>5xULN***) ** Each subject is counted only once at maximum ALT reading *** ULN is defined to be 50 IU/L About Mipomersen and Cholesterol ...

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

... day. AZOR 10/40 mg provided a mean reduction in seated systolic blood pressure (SeSBP) of 24.6 mm Hg and the seated diastolic blood pressure (SeDBP) reading of 12.3 mm Hg. In AZTEC, the amlodipine and olmesartan medoxomil-based titration regimen was well tolerated, with only three (1 amlodipine ...

PSA Screening Cuts Deaths by 20%, Says World's Largest Prostate Cancer Study

... took place on average every four years with a mean follow-up over nine years. The cut-off value was a PSA level of 3.0 ng/ml or more. Men with this reading were then offered a biopsy. Prof Fritz Schroder, international coordinator of the ERSPC study explained: "The study shows that PSA screening ...

Archimedes Pharma Announces Successful Proof-of-Concept Results on Two Intranasal Development Projects

... used to treat the symptoms of malnutrition especially in patients with acute alcohol problems. Archimedes Pharma is UK based, with offices in reading and development facilities in Nottingham. Further European commercial operations are established in Ireland, France and Germany. The Company was ...

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

... pain, fewer (or zero) muscle spasms and were able to walk more normally with little or no limp. Researchers chose to investigate botox after reading of similar success the drug showed in knee replacement surgery. Fracture Repair Treatment Using Balloons Appears Effective for Osteoporosis ...

February 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Diabetes and Heart Disease, Going Vegetarian and Tinnitus

... is recommended at least twice a year. Blood pressure: High blood pressure is a common partner to diabetes. For people with diabetes, an ideal reading is below 130/80 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg). Cholesterol levels: The optimal target is less than 100 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) for ...

New Mammography Technology Effective in Detecting Breast Cancer

... to hormonal changes that occur during a woman's menstrual cycle. "Unless the MRI is performed on day seven through 14 of a woman's cycle, reading MRI images is extremely difficult," Dr. Schilling said. "This is a significant problem with breast MRI." Because hormones do not have the ...

Nventa Presents Findings on Proprietary Toll-like Receptor 3 (TLR3) Agonist, Poly-ICR, at World Vaccine Congress

... "forecast", "project", "estimate" and "believe" or other similar words and phrases may identify forward-looking statements or information. Persons reading this press release are cautioned that such statements or information are only predictions, and that the company's actual future results or ...

Good Samaritan Hospital Launches High Risk Breast Cancer Program at Good Samaritan North Health Center

... staff at Dayton Children's Medical Center; and Dr. Shamim Jilani, a medical oncologist. The team is supported by radiologists who specialize in the reading of breast exams, including Dr. Diane Anderson, co-director of the Samaritan Breast Center. This new program starts with an assessment of risk ...

NeoVista Unveils 18-month Data on Novel Wet AMD Therapy at Retina Society Meeting

... and vitreous hemorrhage), rather than the epiretinal brachytherapy. To date, no instances of radiation toxicity have been reported by the Doheny reading center. The data were presented at the Retina Society Meeting by Nelson R. Sabates, MD, Professor and Chairman, Department of ...

NewCardio Announces Positive Results From Third Clinical Validation Study

... serious cardiac arrhythmias. QT intervals were determined on all study ECGs by QTinno(TM) and by the current "gold standard" approach: careful manual reading by a single cardiologist with extensive expertise and experience in ECG evaluation. The primary endpoint, time-matched, placebo-controlled QT ...

Vision Problems Affect How Children Learn Math Skills

... to have a comprehensive assessment for the presence of learning related vision disorders in order to know why they may be having difficulties in reading and spelling skills, as well as obtaining basic arithmetic ability at school." He goes on to state, "Teachers, doctors, psychologists, therapists, ...

Pediatric Study Finds 21st Century Non-Contact Thermometer as Accurate as Conventional Thermometers

... results comparable with conventional thermometers. The Thermofocus(R) non-contact infrared thermometer, which is designed to take a temperature reading in a second from the temporal artery on the forehead, is available online at Kidz-Med, Inc. (http://www.kidzmed.com ). The study compared the 21st ...

U.S. Preventive Medicine: Employers Can Help Workers Avoid Heart Attacks

... costs of living, including health insurance and co-pays for physician visits and medications, it is important to spend money wisely. A little reading or study can prove very helpful in making informed decisions about their health." Dr. Lyles offers these suggestions for employers: 1) Provide a ...

U.S. Prevention Medicine: Employers Can Help Workers Avoid Heart Attacks

... costs of living, including health insurance and co-pays for physician visits and medications, it is important to spend money wisely. A little reading or study can prove very helpful in making informed decisions about their health." Dr. Lyles offers these suggestions for employers: 1) Provide a ...

iCAD Initiates Clinical Study of Its Virtual Colonoscopy CAD in Partnership with ACR Image Metrix

... iCAD's colon CAD product uses sophisticated image processing analysis technology to identify polyps in images with the potential for streamlining the reading process and improving accuracy, productivity and workflow. The study, which will be managed and executed by ACR Image Metrix, will include up to 20 ...

Nventa Develops Proprietary Vaccine Adjuvant

... "forecast", "project", "estimate" and "believe" or other similar words and phrases may identify forward-looking statements or information. Persons reading this press release are cautioned that such statements or information are only predictions, and that the company's actual future results or ...

Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial Shows Derma Sciences MEDIHONEY(TM) Eradicates MRSA From Chronic Venous Ulcers

... research and clinical information. Launched in 1992, it is designed to meet the needs of the multidisciplinary team. The journal is essential reading for all wound-care specialists - nurses, doctors and researchers -- who are keen to keep up-to-date with all developments in wound management and ...

New Discovery of Key Difference in Bile Acid Metabolism in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes May Suggest Underlying Disorder

... mass index. From study outset, those subjects with type 2 diabetes had significantly higher blood glucose levels, as measured by A1C (A1C gives a reading of the average blood glucose levels for the past two to three months). The men with type 2 diabetes also had significantly higher fasting glucose as ...

Clinical Proof of Concept for TGF-beta 2-Inhibitor AP 12009 in Phase Iib EMEA provides Guidance on Phase III Design and Approval Requirements

... of AP 12009 in adult patients with recurrent or refractory high-grade glioma. Efficacy endpoints were tumor response assessed by central blinded MRI reading and survival. At 29 international clinical centers, 134 evaluable patients (39 with anaplastic astrocytoma, AA, WHO grade III and 95 with ...

Apieron, Inc. Begins Customer Shipments of the Insight(TM) eNO System

... in parts per billion. Its single-use breath tubes are designed to be hygienic and convenient for the patient, and the disposable sensor generates a reading in less than a minute. Patient data can be stored and maintained in a unique format for trend analysis and printed for insurers' and patients' files. ...

Nventa Completes Safety Evaluation on Final Cohort in HspE7 Phase 1 Cervical Dysplasia Trial

... "forecast", "project", "estimate" and "believe" or other similar words and phrases may identify forward-looking statements or information. Persons reading this press release are cautioned that such statements or information are only predictions, and that the company's actual future results or ...

Data Presented at the American Academy of Neurology Show XP13512/GSK1838262 Significantly Improved Symptoms of Moderate-to-Severe Primary Restless Legs Syndrome

... drowsiness, was used to evaluate the likelihood of patients dozing or falling asleep in common situations of daily living, such as sitting and reading or watching TV. At Week 12, the ESS scores for patients in the XP13512 group were lower than patients in the placebo group, indicating that XP13512 ...

Nventa Announces Positive Interim Immunological Data From HspE7 Phase 1 Cervical Dysplasia Trial

... "forecast", "project", "estimate" and "believe" or other similar words and phrases may identify forward-looking statements or information. Persons reading this press release are cautioned that such statements or information are only predictions, and that the company's actual future results or ...

Nventa Enrolls and Initiates Dosing of Final Cohort in HspE7 Phase 1 Cervical Dysplasia Trial

... "forecast", "project", "estimate" and "believe" or other similar words and phrases may identify forward-looking statements or information. Persons reading this press release are cautioned that such statements or information are only predictions, and that the Company's actual future results or ...

Nventa Evaluation Complete for First Three Cohorts in HspE7 Phase 1 Cervical Dysplasia Trial

... "forecast", "project", "estimate" and "believe" or other similar words and phrases may identify forward-looking statements or information. Persons reading this press release are cautioned that such statements or information are only predictions, and that the Company's actual future results or ...

DATATRAK and COResearch to Collaborate on Six Cardiac Safety Projects

... collection of ECG and image analysis data in a global Application Service Provider (ASP) manner, which allows for remote review from a centralized reading center of the clinical trial sponsors' choosing, anywhere in the world. The ability to collect ECG and image analysis is a global ASP manner allows ...

MacuSight(TM) Announces Positive Preliminary Results From Phase 1 Study of Sirolimus in Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

... of the aging eye results in loss of the sharp, central vision that is necessary for clearly seeing objects and undertaking routine tasks including reading and driving. AMD occurs in both wet and dry forms, with the wet form accounting for the vast majority of cases of AMD-related blindness and ...

New Implantable Lenses Can Reduce the Need for Glasses After Cataract Surgery

... medium distance. Two newer types of lenses, accommodating and multifocal, let the eye focus at varying distances, so fewer patients need glasses for reading or distance vision. The accommodating intraocular lens has hinges on its sides that permit it to move as the eye's ciliary muscle contracts or ...

Celldex Therapeutics Announces Orphan Drug Designation for CDX-110, a Novel EGFRvIII Vaccine for Glioblastoma Multiforme

... the interest of AVANT and its directors and executive officers, and Celldex and its directors and executive officers in the proposed transaction by reading the proxy statement regarding the acquisition when it becomes available. ...

Voices to Unite in Los Angeles for 6,000 Children Orphaned Daily

... have lost one or both parents to AIDS will be read. At the Los Angeles vigil, the world's children will be recognized through the reading of 250 names. WHEN: Thursday, November 29 12:00 noon - 2 pm WHERE: Saint James in the City Church, 3903 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA ...

Video: Quest Diagnostics Health Trends(TM) Report Shows Significant Gap in Care for Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease

... and October 2006 on 5.2 million patients who saw a healthcare professional. Among patients who had an eGFR result, approximately 19 percent had a reading of An estimated 20 million Americans -- or 1 in 9 adults -- have CKD, which causes kidney damage. Clinical evidence has shown that early detection ...

Researchers Identify Virus Possibly Responsible for Declining Honeybee Population Using 454 Sequencing Technology from Roche

... bees -- using the company's Genome Sequencer(TM) system. The findings explain how foreign organisms living in and among the bees were identified by reading sequences of DNA isolated from the bee colonies. The study, entitled "A metagenomic survey of microbes in honey bee colony collapse disorder", ...

The Heart, Diabetes, And Weight Loss Centers of New York Introduce the New Science of Metabolic Diagnosis and Weight Management

... measure four key energy parameters: skin temperature, galvanic skin response, heat flux, and motion. The result of this 3-step test is a reading of total energy expenditure per day/per week, of calories burnt, plus physical activity levels (METs), and amount of sleep and steps taken. In the ...
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