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Phase III Data Show Vanda Pharmaceuticals' Tasimelteon (VEC-162) Significantly Improves Sleep in Patients with Chronic Insomnia

... of Americans in a number of forms, including shift Work Disorder, which affects 10% of Americans who are shift workers; Delayed Sleep Phase Disorder, which ... CL, Roehrs T, Richardson G, Walsh JK, Roth T. shift work sleep disorder: prevalence and ...

Cephalon Submits NUVIGIL Supplemental New Drug Application for the Treatment of Excessive Sleepiness Associated with Jet Lag Disorder

... sleepiness associated with treated obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), shift work sleep disorder, also known as shift work disorder (SWD), and narcolepsy. NUVIGIL is not currently indicated ...

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

... TFAH. "This poll shows the American public strongly believes it's time we shift from a sick care system to a true health care system that stresses disease ... (15 percent), by nearly a four to one ratio. This represents a significant shift toward prevention over the last two decades -- in 1987, only 45 thought ...

Cephalon Announces Positive Results From a Phase Two Study of NUVIGIL in Bipolar Depression

... sleepiness associated with treated obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), shift work sleep disorder, also known as shift work disorder (SWD), and narcolepsy. NUVIGIL is not approved for the ...

Clinical Trial Results on the Sleep-Promoting Effects of Vanda Pharmaceuticals' Circadian Regulator Tasimelteon (VEC-162) Published in The Lancet

... Circadian rhythm sleep disorders include insomnia associated with shift work (overnight, rotating and early riser), travel across time zones, ... disorders(5), the annual economic impact of sleep problems due to night shift work alone is estimated to exceed $65 billion. The novel ...

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

... new treatment option that offers hope to the ITP community." shift in Approach "Preventing platelet destruction has always been the ... including physicians, patients and their families, may benefit from this shift in thinking and these innovative new treatments." The new drug ...

ViroPharma Announces Completion of Enrollment in Phase 3 Study of Maribavir in Stem Cell Transplant Patients

... transplant recipients, and maribavir represents the opportunity for a shift in CMV treatment paradigm toward prophylaxis against CMV, thus preventing ... including statements that maribavir represents the opportunity for a shift in CMV treatment paradigm toward prophylaxis against CMV, our ability make ...

Tiny Cup Attached to Eye Improves Drug Delivery For Retinal Diseases

... funding for the development of procedures leading to clinical trials, believes the development of this type of delivery device represents a paradigm shift in the way physicians will deliver drugs to all organ systems in the future. "The implantation of this kind of device on any organ and the ...

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

... -- When minimally invasive endovascular (through the vessel) therapy made its debut two decades ago, stroke care underwent a major shift as the "window of treatment" for patients suffering a stroke was expanded to eight hours within symptom onset, rather than the standard three-hour ...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair

... looking for pleasure in small things or practicing random acts of kindness. Other people may need treatment from a mental health professional to help shift to a more positive perspective. Bell's Palsy: Facial Paralysis That's Not a Stroke ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Bell's palsy -- ...

Cepheid Receives Grant to Develop Ten-Color Real-Time PCR Detection Technology for Use in the GeneXpert(R) System

... Molecular Diagnostic Platform The GeneXpert System is a closed, self-contained, fully-integrated and automated platform that represents a paradigm shift in the automation of molecular analysis, producing accurate results in a timely manner with minimal risk of contamination. The GeneXpert System is ...

Perceptive Informatics Enhances Investigator Application of New RECIST Version in Imaging-Based Oncology Trials

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PAREXEL Reaches Milestone in Management of Oncology Trials Over Last Five Years Involving 175,000 Patients Worldwide

... Senior Director of Public Relations PAREXEL International Tel: +781-434-4409 Email: Jennifer.Baird@PAREXEL.com Rebecca Passo shift Communications Tel: +617-779-1817 Email: rpasso@shiftcomm.com ...

Stand Up To Cancer Awards $73.6 Million for Novel, Groundbreaking Cancer Research

... cancer research. If the Dream Teams produce tangible results over these next three years, the Stand Up To Cancer research model will be a paradigm shift on how cancer research is funded and conducted." Other major SU2C supporters include Amgen, AARP, Bloomberg Philanthropies, GlaxoSmithKline, ...

Classwide Opioids REMS: A Good Idea, Implement Carefully

... on them? Will pain medication costs increase? Will important pain medications be removed from formularies? Will drug abusers shift their abuse to other licit or illicit substances? Will a controlled-release opioid REMS discourage innovation in the development of new pain ...

Bethesda-Based NHSi Wins $2M Grant for Blood Technology

... periodic blood shortages and increasing pre-operative autologous (self-donated) blood donations. "This research represents a paradigm shift in the approach to storage of red cells, the most significant change since the introduction of additive solutions 25 years ago," Professor James ...

Boston Scientific Welcomes Results of Brain Aneurysm Clinical Trial

... term while also providing a long-term benefit of lower death risk compared to surgical intervention. The latest data continue to support the general shift toward coiling for the treatment of brain aneurysms." Endovascular coiling is a minimally invasive procedure in which tiny, platinum coils are ...

Study Confirms Effectiveness of Innovative Prism Glasses For Hemianopia Patients

... people on the side where the visual field is missing. The prisms, attached above and below the center of a spectacle lens in Peli's invention, shift images from one side of the visual field to the other side and alert patients to objects and obstacles not otherwise visible to them. Alerted to the ...

Perceptive Informatics Survey Results Reveal Top Barriers to Implementing Adaptive Trial Designs

... Senior Director of Public Relations PAREXEL International Tel: +781-434-4409 Email: Jennifer.Baird@PAREXEL.com Rebecca Passo shift Communications Tel: +617-779-1817 Email: rpasso@shiftcomm.com ...

Perceptive Informatics Introduces Medical Imaging Methodology to Accelerate Development Decisions About Alzheimer's Treatments

... Senior Director of Public Relations PAREXEL International Tel: +781-434-4409 Email: Jennifer.Baird@PAREXEL.com Rebecca Passo shift Communications Tel: +617-779-1817 Email: rpasso@shiftcomm.com ...

Study Results Present Paradigm Shift; REDUCE Trial Shows New Hope for the Risk Reduction of Prostate Cancer

... from a spouse or family member can get a man to the doctor for prostate screening." The REDUCE trial is the first step in a paradigm shift in the way prostate cancer is viewed, changing the conversation to focus on the value of prevention and early detection of this deadly disease. ...

Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Test for Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and Resistance to Rifampicin

... Molecular Diagnostic Platform The GeneXpert System is a closed, self-contained, fully-integrated and automated platform that represents a paradigm shift in the automation of molecular analysis, producing accurate results in a timely manner with minimal risk of contamination. The GeneXpert System is ...

Studies Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Highlight Multiple Immunomodulatory Mechanisms of Peregrine's PS-Targeting Antibodies

... of the immune system. Together, the studies provide compelling evidence suggesting that PS-targeting antibodies facilitate an important cytokine shift in the tumor environment that subsequently encourages multiple types of immune system cells to mount anti-tumor responses." In a ...

Cephalon Announces Positive Results from a Phase Three Study of NUVIGIL in Jet Lag Disorder

... affecting a person's ability to sleep, stay awake and function normally. Circadian rhythm sleep disorders can be caused by many factors, including shift work, time zone changes and medications. Cephalon is preparing to launch NUVIGIL, the longer-lasting isomer of modafinil, in the third quarter ...

Anti-Aging Expo & Symposium Showcases in Charlotte on March 28th

... wellness event in the queen city. With expert speakers and over 60 exhibitors, product demonstrations and plenty of prizes, this event is intended to shift your thinking about your health. The one day event is on Saturday, March 28th, 2009, at the Charlotte Merchandise Mart. Sally Gilbert , creator ...

Pain Relief in Just One Visit with Genzyme's Synvisc-One

... of treatments by 2013. With Synvisc-One currently the only approved single-injection treatment, Genzyme Biosurgery is positioned to benefit from this shift in preference. "The HA viscosupplementation market is the fastest-growing segment of the orthopedic biomaterial market, fueled in particular by ...

Risk of Stroke, Heart Disease in Women Lowered by Mediterranean Diet

... oil or peanut butter as sources of monounsaturated fat, researchers said. Compared to a typical U.S. diet, the Mediterranean diet requires a shift toward a more plant-based diet, which means eating less meat and getting more protein from plant sources like beans and nuts. Researchers, ...

Medgenics Announces Positive Data From Phase I/II Clinical Trial of EPODURE Treatment of Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease

... levels for months from a single treatment. Our results thus far appear to offer a major advantage over current therapies and to represent a paradigm shift in the treatment of anemia. More generally, these results suggest that Medgenics' Biopump may offer the first practical treatment to provide ...

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

... the clinical path forward," said Dr. Mary Tagliaferri, M.D., Bionovo's President and Chief Medical Officer. "Menerba provides a true paradigm shift in the treatment of menopausal hot flashes. The novel mechanism of action, the exciting preclinical and clinical safety, and the early efficacy are ...

PAREXEL Strengthens Leading Presence in Latin America With a New Location in Peru

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Isogen Launches Major New Facility to Address Global Biopharma Demand

... will receive regulatory approval. Isogen's Phase I facility will accommodate GMP vial and syringe filling, ranging in fill size up to 4,000 units per shift in fully segregated, isolator-based fill lines in a potent capable facility. Isolator-based lyophilization capacity is planned for later in 2009. The ...

Cepheid Molecular Diagnostic Test for Positive Blood Culture Bottles Categorized 'Moderate Complexity' by FDA

... Diagnostic Platform The GeneXpert(R) System is a closed, self-contained, fully-integrated and automated platform that represents a paradigm shift in the automation of molecular analysis, producing accurate results in a timely manner with minimal risk of contamination. The GeneXpert System is ...

Perceptive Informatics Improves Clinical Trial Management With Enhanced TrialWorks(R) Solution

... and are hereby acknowledged. Contacts: Jennifer Baird, Rebecca Passo Senior Director of Public Relations shift Communications PAREXEL International Tel: +617-779-1817 Tel: +781-434-4409 Email: rpasso@shiftcomm.com ...

Surveyed Oncologists Say That the Most Promising Targeted Therapy in Adjuvant Clinical Trials is Avastin for the Treatment of Early-Stage Colorectal Cancer

... surveyed Medicare prescription drug plans carry neither Sutent nor Nexavar and one quarter fails to cover Avastin." Targeted Cancer Therapies: The shift from Metastatic to Early-Stage Disease. Clinician and Payer Attitudes is based on a U.S. survey of 100 oncologists and 20 MCO pharmacy directors. ...

Landmark Research Study is Launched to Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing

... genomic and clinical information will be assembled at the Scripps Genomic Medicine program. "We stand upon the threshold of a fundamental paradigm shift from reactive to predictive and preventive medicine," said Vance Vanier, M.D., chief medical officer of Navigenics. "Modern genomic tools are ...

Cepheid Announces CE IVD Release of First On-Demand Test for van A/van B Genes Most Associated With Hospital-Acquired VRE Infection

... Molecular Diagnostic Platform The GeneXpert System is a closed, self-contained, fully-integrated and automated platform that represents a paradigm shift in the automation of molecular analysis, producing accurate results in a timely manner with minimal risk of contamination. The GeneXpert System is ...

Senate Told Brain Technology Can Impact Public Policy

... housing, senior services, veterans' programs and transportation policy -- to name just some areas where this new technology will affect programs and shift paradigms." Dr. Mahncke also reviewed recent studies and programs in which these cognitive training technologies have been applied to neurological ...

Pivotal National Trial Uses Newest Interventional Radiology Treatment to Bust Blood Clots in Legs

... Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) -- are likely to change the way DVT is treated in the United States. "The ATTRACT trial could fundamentally shift the 50-year-old DVT treatment paradigm to one that includes interventional clot removal as an essential element of standard DVT care," said ...

Further Analysis From ATHENA Study Showed That Multaq(R) (dronedarone) Reduced the Risk of Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation

... effect appeared early and was maintained during the study follow-up (12 to 30 months). "ATHENA is a landmark trial that will lead to a paradigm shift in the management of atrial fibrillation as it is the first time that an anti-arrhythmic drug has shown a significant impact on ...

Further Analysis From ATHENA Study Showed That Multaq(R)(Dronedarone) Reduced the Risk of Stroke in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation

... effect appeared early and was maintained during the study follow-up (12 to 30 months). "ATHENA is a landmark trial that will lead to a paradigm shift in the management of atrial fibrillation as it is the first time that an anti-arrhythmic drug has shown a significant impact on ...
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