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Prospective Clinical Advantages of Trabecular Metal(TM) Technology Highlighted in Comparative Study

... a decrease in bone density may compromise the long term success of the primary surgery and may ... These results indicate the potential for improved long term biologic fixation with Trabecular M etal ... stress-shielding, and the potential for improved long term implant fixation. Trabecular Metal ...

New AHRQ Study Finds Mixed Evidence on Use of Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

... will experience atrial fibrillation over the long term. The report, which compared ... two post approval studies (PAS) to collect long term safety data. The mandated studies apply only ... catheters. The study will also collect data on long term safety (adverse events) data, such as death, ...

Astrocytes Help Separate Man From Mouse

... -- A type of brain cell that was long overlooked by researchers embodies one of very ... found that human astrocytes, cells that were long thought simply to support flashier brain cells ... who we are as humans." Astrocytes had long been considered passive support cells, a means to ...

March 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Knee Repair Surgery, Anxiety Disorder and Preventing Blood Clots

... Preventing Blood Clots: Risks from long Flights and More ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Long, ... Airplane rides lasting six hours or more and long periods of sitting for any reason pose risks. ... or walk every hour and stay well hydrated during long flights. Hospitalization for a sudden medical ...

Research Finding Could Revolutionize Asthma Treatment

... (AAF), said, "Drugs known as beta blockers have long been used to treat high blood pressure. However, ... American Asthma Foundation suggest that, over the long run, asthma may well improve with low daily doses ... that may initially worsen symptoms, but over the long run may lead to overall health improvement." Dr. ...

Groundbreaking Paper Publishes Long Term Results of a Successful Phase I Clinical Trial Using Autologous Neural Stem Cells to Treat Parkinson's Disease

... Open Stem Cell Journal which outlines the long term results of the world's first clinical trial ... of Parkinson's disease and demonstrated the long term safety and therapeutic effects of ... repair. The autologous approach mitigates the long term risks associated with allogenic transplants, ...

Boston Scientific Submits Final Modules to FDA for Approval of Second-Generation Small Vessel and Long Lesion Stents

... FDA to treat small vessels. The TAXUS Liberte long Stent is designed to be the first 38 mm ... multi-center TAXUS ATLAS Small Vessel (SV) and long Lesion (LL) studies, designed to compare the ... of the TAXUS Liberte Atom and TAXUS Liberte long Stents with Boston Scientific's first-generation ...

Taxus Atlas Studies Reinforce Safety and Efficacy of Boston Scientific's Next-Generation Taxus Liberte Stent

... Direct Stenting, Small Vessel and long Lesion trials were presented at the ... said Dr. Turco. TAXUS Atlas Small Vessel and long Lesion Two-year data from the TAXUS ATLAS Small Vessel and long Lesion studies were presented by John A. ...

Boston Scientific to Release Broad Range of Clinical Trial Data on the Performance of TAXUS(R) Coronary Stent Systems at TCT 2008

... Workhorse, Direct Stenting, Small Vessel and long Lesion studies. Three-year data from the TAXUS ... Liberte vs. TAXUS Express in Small Vessels and long Lesions in the TAXUS ATLAS SMALL VESSEL and TAXUS ATLAS long LESION Trials". TAXUS ATLAS is a global, ...

APTA Supports Surgeon General's 'Call to Action' to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

... after periods of being immobile, such as on long plane flights. Scherer notes that the risk of ... and that an estimated 10 percent of passengers on long flights may develop a DVT(2). A clot in the legs ... the doctor, especially if they occur following a long period of immobilization," she says. ...

Four Alzheimer's Clinical Trials Address a Variety of Treatment Targets - Amyloid, Tau, Synapse Formation

... answers. Was the dose right? Was the study long enough? Did they start the intervention early ... And, these tangles first appear in the brain long before symptoms of the disease become clinically ... analysis, showing an 81 percent reduction of long run rate of progression of decline over 50 weeks ...

XTENT Announces Clinical Trial Data to be Presented at Annual EuroPCR Meeting Next Week

... Drug Eluting Stent (DES) System in patients with long or multiple coronary lesions. Tuesday, May 13, ... NX DES System with respect to the treatment of long and multi-lesion coronary artery disease, and the ... to enable the treatment of single lesions, long lesions and multiple lesions of varying lengths ...

Pew Commission Says Industrial Scale Farm Animal Production Poses 'Unacceptable' Risks to Public Health, Environment

... taken action, it is clear that the industry has a long way to go. Public Health Over the past ... of our nation's food supply. Scientists have long recognized that food safety is linked to the ... Rural America Life in rural America has long been challenged by persistent poverty. The causes ...

XTENT Announces First Quarter 2008 Financial Results

... Six-month CUSTOM III long and multi-lesion clinical trial data to be ... month in Barcelona, Spain." CUSTOM III long and Multi-lesion Trial Six-Month Data To Be ... Drug Eluting Stent (DES) System in patients with long or multiple coronary lesions. Wednesday, May ...

Genetic Immunity Presents Clinical Data on DermaVir Patch Immune Therapy at 15th Annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections

... Data Shows Excellent Safety Profile and long Lasting Immunity MCLEAN, Va., and BUDAPEST, ... Patch Treatment of HIV+ Individuals Induces long Lasting, High Magnitude and Broad HIV-Specific T ... precursor T cell responses were long lasting, 10-100 fold increased PHPC counts over ...

Successful Clinical Trials and Launch in New Zealand Spurs Phloe to Enter US Market

... been clinically proven to support regularity and long term digestive health. Vital Foods Chief ... regularity problems while also supporting long term intestinal health, and were the first in a ... effective in improving regularity and supporting long term intestinal health, but we wanted solid ...

Interview of the Vice President

... he's become so stridently anti-war, saying not long ago that the war is lost -- THE VICE PRESIDENT: ... as well. Al Qaeda in Iraq has been sort of the long pole in the tent, if you will, in terms of ... persuade the Iranians not to enrich uranium. The long pole in the tent in terms of developing nuclear ...

New Data Presented on the Renessa(R) Treatment for Female Stress Urinary Incontinence

... 6 month results from long term durability study presented at Western ... prospective open label study to evaluate the long term durability of the Renessa(R) treatment for ... he states. The company previously reported long term clinical outcomes from its U.S. Pivotal ...

Boston Scientific's Next-Generation Stent Shows Improved Clinical Outcomes in Complex Lesions

... Liberte(R) drug-eluting stent in long lesions and small vessels NATICK, Mass. and ... from the pivotal TAXUS ATLAS Small Vessel and long Lesion studies, which evaluate the TAXUS(R) ... Liberte 2.25 mm Stent and for the TAXUS Liberte long Stent. The results were presented by Mark A. ...

Groundbreaking Study Proves Personalized Diet Based on Genetics Leads to Significant Advances in Long Term Weight Management and Blood Glucose Levels

... the efficacy of applying nutrigenetics to long term weight management, researchers found significant improvement in long term (more than 300 days) weight management ... weight reduction, BMI, and glucose levels, in a long term study, over 300 days. About The Study ...

XTENT Announces Positive Two-Year CUSTOM I and One-Year CUSTOM II Trial Data for Novel Drug-Eluting Stent System

... NX in both trials was zero percent. "These long term results are exceptional. CUSTOM I and II are ... and efficacy of Custom NX for the treatment of long and multiple lesions. Of the 100 patients ... to enable the treatment of single lesions, long lesions and multiple lesions of varying lengths ...

Boston Scientific to Release Broad Range of Clinical Trial Data Reinforcing Safety and Efficacy of Taxus(R) Coronary Stent Systems at TCT 2007

... Stent, and nine- month data on small vessels and long lesions from the ATLAS trial, which studies the ... at this time. -- TAXUS ATLAS Small Vessels and long Lesions studies. Nine-month data from the ... study) and the TAXUS Liberte 38 mm stent in long lesions (from the TAXUS ...

'Use it or Lose it': A New Theory About Preserving Erectile Function After Prostate Surgery

... should heal over time. But it can take as long as two years for the nerves to recover enough for ... bulletin notes that when the penis is flaccid for long periods of time, it is deprived of a lot of ... damage that may occur if the penis goes too long without erections, researchers now think it's ...

Accent on Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Medical Center Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

... patients with Artefill due to its proven success and effectiveness for the long lasting correction of wrinkles. Dr. Rosenberg commented, ... absorbed by the body and therefore provide the support the skin needs for long lasting natural feeling results. This is different from temporary dermal ...

Music & Medicine: Unique Collaboration Combines Performing Arts and Science

... are 30 students, and we're gathering enough data to keep me busy for a long time. We can easily have two more dissertations' worth of material." ... problems. We've partnered to look at this. Hopefully we'll have a long history together." This dual-campus project has since grown, ...

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

... symptoms and aching joints. Prevention -- Protective clothing, long sleeves and long pants tucked into socks or shoes can keep bugs at bay. Insect repellants ...

ThromboGenics and BioInvent Start Recruitment of Second 100 Patient Cohort in Phase II DVT Prophylaxis Study With TB-402

... of the first cohort of 100 patients ahead of schedule. TB-402 is a novel, long acting anticoagulant that is being developed for the prevention of deep ... with BioInvent International; these include TB-402 (Anti-Factor VIII), a long acting anticoagulant, and TB-403 (anti-PlGF) for cancer. ...

Urologist and Allergist Explore Link Between Allergies and Interstitial Cystitis

... men in the United States. Patients and the providers who treat them have long noticed a correlation between allergies and IC. Recently, a urologist and ... Stimulants, such as coffee and tea, and the acid and spicy foods that have long been known to cause problems for IC patients may be bladder irritants even ...

Value of Genetic Testing for Preventing Blood Clots Unproven, According to New AHRQ Study

... The condition occurs most commonly in people who are sedentary for a long period of time, such as when recovering from surgery or traveling long distances. The true number of people who develop a pulmonary embolism is ...

CeNeRx BioPharma Obtains Rights to Novel Drug Candidate for Prevention and Treatment of Neurodegeneration Disorders

... neuropathy (CIPN) later this year. "Nerve growth factor has long been of interest as a potential therapy for neuropathies and ... NGF. Most notably, CXB909 crosses the blood brain barrier, has a long half-life and is orally available. The preclinical data for this agent is ...

In Rare Disorder, a Familiar Protein Disrupts Gene Function

... results in distinctive facial features, such as thin eyebrows that join, long eyelashes, thin lips, and excessive body hair. It affects an estimated one ... role, called "canonical" by the authors, is to control chromatids -- the long strands that chromosomes form when they copy their DNA. However, ...

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

... Pharmaceuticals, Inc and J&JPRD. About RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) long Acting Treatment RISPERDAL(R) CONSTA(R) (risperidone) Long-Acting ... who have conditions that increase their risk for seizures. Painful, long lasting erections have been reported with the use of RISPERDAL(R) ...

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

... clinical evidence needed to demonstrate the safety, effectiveness and long term benefits of bronchial thermoplasty." The AIR2 Trial was designed ... procedure and resolve on average within 7 days with standard care. In the long term, fewer bronchial thermoplasty treated patients reported respiratory ...

Clinician Reports Fast Healing of Intractable Wounds Using MEDIHONEY(R)

... Honey - A Debriding Alternative (Mary Brennan, North Shore long Island Jewish Hospital, NY) Utilizing Leptospermum Honey ... Active Leptospermum Honey in a variety of non-healing wounds in the long Term Care Setting (Mary Webb, San Mateo Medical Center, CA) ...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Laboratorios Almirall, S.A. Provide an Update on the Aclidinium Bromide Clinical Development Program

... is a novel, long-acting inhaled anticholinergic bronchodilator which has a long residence time at the M3 receptors and a shorter residence time at the M2 ... Laboratories (NYSE: FRX ) is a U.S.-based pharmaceutical company with a long track record of building partnerships and developing and marketing ...

Nplate(R) Approved in the European Union for the Treatment of Chronic Immune (Idiopathic) Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)

... 90 percent of patients elected to subsequently enroll into the Nplate long term extension study which demonstrated that Nplate continued to effectively increase and sustain platelet counts. In this open label long term extension study the average treatment period was 76 weeks and the ...

CVS Caremark Study Finds Non-Adherent Heart Failure Patients Almost Twice as Likely to be Re-Hospitalized Within a Year

... adherence for heart failure patients is a significant driver of both long term clinical outcomes and cost impact," said Troyen A. Brennan, M.D., ... improve medication adherence and maintain participant compliance over the long term." The study examined adherence to key heart failure medications ...

Boston Scientific Begins Clinical Trial Enrollment for New Everolimus-Eluting Stent

... studies will evaluate the PROMUS Element Stent in small vessels and long lesions. The small vessel study will examine lesions from 2.25 to 2.50 mm in diameter and less than or equal to 28 mm in length, while the long lesion study will examine lesions from 2.50 to 4.25 mm in diameter and 24 ...

Roskamp Institute Identifies New Class of Drugs to Treat Alzheimer's Disease

... , a leading online publisher of peer-reviewed research. It has long been known that Alzheimer's disease is accompanied by inflammation, which ... exacerbates and is caused by the underlying disease. In addition, it has long been suggested that abnormal deposits of a small protein, known as ...

NovaRx Appoints Industry Veteran as President and COO

... to the company more than 25 years experience in drug discovery and a long history of success driving innovation in pharmaceutical discovery and ... Prior to moving to the United States, Dr. Russell had a long career at AstraZeneca, where he was Global Head, Biological Science and ...
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