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Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

... Health: The State of Osteoporosis and Low Bone mass in Our Nation is an update to the National ... The state of osteoporosis and low bone mass in our nation. 2002; Percent change from ... The state of osteoporosis and low bone mass in our nation. 2002; page 18 (3) National ...

University of Michigan Study Shows SEQUENOM's MassARRAY Technology Identifies HPV Infections Missed by Standard Hybridization Test

... titled, Development and Evaluation of a PCR and mass Spectroscopy-based (PCR-MS) Method for ... polymerase chain reaction (PCR) techniques with mass spectrometry (PCR-MS), study samples were ... desorption/ionization time-of-flight (MALDI-TOF) mass spectrometry-based nucleic acid analysis platform ...

Obesity Associated With Higher Risk for Urinary Tract Infections

... April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As body mass increases, so does a patient's risk of urinary ... an AUA spokesman. "Patients with elevated body mass index should be vigilant about urologic health ... M; Matlaga, B. The effect of increasing body mass index on urinary tract infection. J Urol, suppl. ...

Newly Published Phase III Study Shows Arzoxifene Significantly Increased Bone Mineral Density

... Women with Normal or Low Bone mass In this Phase III, double-blind, two-year, ... 331 postmenopausal women with normal or low bone mass were randomized to receive arzoxifene 20 mg/day ... osteoporosis, which is deterioration of bone mass that is unassociated with other chronic illness, ...

Fort Worth Surgeon Chosen as Investigator in Clinical Trial for Weight-Loss Device

... are overweight and nearly 30 percent have a body mass index of 30 or above. Texas ranks as one of the ... procedures because they do not have a body mass index of 35 or above," Smith said. "It is a tool ... women between 18 and 65 years of age with a body mass index of between 30 and 40 and have at least a ...

Body Contouring Surgery Risk Rises with Increased Body Mass Index

... complications of body contouring surgery and body mass index has confirmed an increase in the occurrence ... Patients were categorized based on their body mass index (BMI), clinical degree of being overweight, ... and its relationship with increasing body mass index. "These findings lay the groundwork for ...

New Subset Analysis of AndroGel(R) Data Highlights Efficacy - Regardless of BMI

... on subjects, regardless of weight and body mass index (BMI). These study results were presented ... fatigue, depressed mood, reduced muscle mass and strength, increased fat body mass and decreased bone mineral density. Men with ...

Hospital Launches Landmark Emergency Medicine Project

... and better position the hospital to respond to a mass casualty event in the nation's capital. This ... that is capable of handling patients from a mass casualty situation, such as a biological attack, ... National Capitol Region's ability to respond to mass casualty incidents. Together with a coalition of ...

New Risk Factor for Heart Disease Identified in Very Young Children, According to Study at American Heart Association Scientific Sessions

... Cincinnati Children's Researcher Says 'Body mass Index (BMI) Rebound Age' Can Predict Heart ... to begin measuring and monitoring body mass index (BMI) in children as young as 3 or 4 years ... must start measuring children's body mass index, as early as age 3." That age is ...

Video: New Dove(R) Body Washes with NutriumMoisture(TM) Restore Skin's Natural Moisture

... variants. The body washes will be available in August 2009 at food, drug, mass and club retailers. For more information visit dove.com . About ... hair care and styling aids. Dove is available nationwide in food, drug and mass outlet stores. About Unilever Unilever's mission is to add ...

Isis Highlights New Data on Antisense Drugs to Treat Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity at ADA Scientific Sessions

... anti-obesity drug discovery program showing antisense drugs reduced fat mass and body weight in animals by reducing levels of targets in peripheral ... therapeutic benefit such as improved insulin sensitivity, reduced fat mass and body weight in various models of disease. Complete abstracts for the ...

Study Finds Family History, Higher Incidence of Sunburns Associated With Rosacea

... weight and blood pressure measured. Blood pressure measurements, body mass indexes and questionnaire results of the two groups were compared. In ... not found to be significant in her case-controlled study was a higher body mass index (BMI) in rosacea patients. While a BMI in the range of 18.5 to 24.9 ...

Pivotal Data Published For First Biomarker Combination Test to Determine Risk of Ovarian Cancer in Women Who Present With Pelvic Mass

... with CA125 in estimating EOC risk in women presenting with pelvic mass and, when used in conjunction with other clinical methods, may help to ... double-blind, multicenter trial involving 566 women with pelvic mass who were scheduled for surgical intervention. Blood samples were obtained ...

New Analyses Indicate that Divigel(R) (estradiol gel) 0.1% Is a Valuable Option for Certain Postmenopausal Women With Hot Flashes

... used the same patient population to investigate the effect of body mass index (less than or equal to 30, > 30) and BMI plus Divigel(R) (1.0 g/day, ... in the frequency and severity of hot flashes. Results indicated that body mass index had a significant interaction with treatment on both the frequency ...

Quigley Anti-Viral Compound QR448(a) Successfully Prevents Transmission of Infectious Bronchitis in Chickens

... spray treatment of QR448(a) is fast, extremely easy, and suitable for mass delivery of the compound to thousands of commercial birds." About the ... and distributors, as well as independent and chain food, drug and mass merchandise stores and pharmacies. The Quigley Corporation has wholly ...

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

... men ranged in age from 42 to 56 years old and were also matched for body mass index. From study outset, those subjects with type 2 diabetes had ... kinetics of these pathways using a stable isotope labeling technique and mass isotopomer distribution analysis (MIDA), allowing observation of ...

Amikacin Inhale Shows Promising Results in Phase II Study

... In-vitro, amikacin 400 mg was aerosolized continuously, and emitted mass captured on absolute filters distal to the mouthpiece during simulated adult tidal breathing. Emitted mass was 87 percent of the 400 mg amikacin nominal dose, with a predicted lung ...

Azor(TM) Reduces Blood Pressure in Difficult to Treat Special Populations

... people of African and Hispanic/Latino decent, people with high body mass index (BMI) and those with diabetes. The subgroup analyses were based on ... compared to 30/19 mm Hg in non-Hispanic/non-Latino. BMI: A higher body mass index (BMI) often makes it more difficult for patients with hypertension ...

Quigley Announces Successful Poultry Study of Chickens With Infectious Bronchitis; Plans to Approach the Poultry Industry for Potential Commercialization

... of IBV vaccine only protects against the same virus type. The ability to mass deliver this all-natural compound ought to mesh well with a control ... and distributors, as well as independent and chain food, drug and mass merchandise stores and pharmacies. The Quigley Corporation has wholly ...

Study Shows Once-Yearly Reclast Better than Risedronate at Increasing Bone Mass in Patients With Osteoporosis Caused by Glucocorticoids

... Injection 5mg was significantly better than risedronate at increasing bone mass in patients with osteoporosis caused by glucocorticoids, commonly known as ... form of "secondary osteoporosis," which is characterized by low bone mass that results directly from specific diseases or medications(1). Results ...

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Reports Upward Trend for Key Health Outcomes

... for the health of people with CF: lung function, nutritional status (body mass index), screening for CF-related diabetes, and adherence to recommended ... improvement in the nutritional status of children, ranked by body mass index (BMI). In fact, median BMI rose from the 38th percentile to the 46th ...

LAP-BAND(R) System Weight-Loss Surgery Associated With More Than 70 Percent Reduced Risk of Death in People With Severe Obesity

... two groups of people who were between 37 and 70 years of age with a Body mass Index (BMI) of 35 kg/m2 or greater: A LAP-BAND(R) System group, which ... was approved by the FDA in June 2001 for severely obese adults with a Body mass Index (BMI) of 40 or more or for adults with a BMI of at least 35 plus at ...

JDRF and Lilly Partner to Fund Research to Identify Beta Cell Biomarkers

... will support cutting-edge research on biomarkers for pancreatic beta cell mass and function. Biomarkers are natural features (lab values, images, or ... real benefits to people with diabetes. Lilly's grant to support beta cell mass and function research will play an important role in these efforts." ...

Studies Show Body Mass Index Has No Effect on Resolution and Healing of GERD Symptoms

... Proven Effective at Standard Doses Regardless of Body mass Index - PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The link ... is considered obese or not, treatment should remain the same.(1)(2) Body mass Index (BMI) measures body fat by comparing a person's height to weight. A ...

New Study Shows Once-Monthly Boniva(R) is as Clinically Effective as Once-Weekly Fosamax(R) at Increasing Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women With Osteoporosis

... osteoporosis, and almost 34 million more are estimated to have low bone mass (osteopenia) placing them at increased risk for osteoporosis. ... osteoporosis and for whom the desired clinical outcome is to maintain bone mass and reduce the risk of vertebral fracture. Once-monthly Boniva is a ...

Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for Second Quarter of 2009

... levels of these targets with antisense drugs can significantly lower blood glucose levels, increase the body's sensitivity to insulin, and reduce fat mass and body weight in animals. Isis partnered with non profit foundations to pursue new treatments for debilitating diseases, such as ...

TWO NEW KLRI PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS: Hormone Therapy May Reduce Atherosclerosis in Women Close to Menopause; Growth Hormone May Increase Risk of Diabetes, Improve Lipid Profile in Men

... as a result of aging and that contribute to increased risk for cardiovascular disease. GH has been found to decrease total body and regional fat mass in older men, while sex-steroids have been reported to have positive effects on lipid (fat) concentrations in the body. About Kronos ...

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

... disposable endoscopes or used in various diagnostic and surgical medical applications. First product samples have been shipped to end customers and mass production of the camera is expected to commence in mid-2010. The camera sensor will be manufactured in Tower's Fab2 using its 0.18-micron CMOS image ...

Wyeth Reports Publication of Phase 3 Data for Bazedoxifene/Conjugated Estrogens, an Investigational Compound Being Studied for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms

... treatment with BZA/CE increased BMD at the lumbar spine and total hip at 24 months. These results suggest that women in the BZA/CE groups gained bone mass while women in the placebo treatment group lost BMD. About Menopause Approximately 40 million women in the United States are of ...

Schering-Plough Announces U.S. Filing of Mometasone Furoate/Formoterol Fumarate Combination for the Maintenance Treatment of Asthma

... a long time may have an increased risk of decreased bone mass, which can affect bone strength. Patients who are at increased risk of decreased bone mass should be monitored. Inhaled steroids, including ASMANEX, may cause a reduction in growth velocity when administered to pediatric patients. ...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to Lantus(R) in Head-to-Head DURATION-3 Study

... among adults with previously diagnosed diabetes." JAMA : 291(3), January 21, 2004. (v) Bays HE, Chapman RH, Grandy S. The relationship of body mass index to diabetes mellitus, hypertension and dyslipidaemia: comparison of data from two national surveys. Int J Clin Pract . 2007;61:737-47. ...

Is Obesity an Oral Bacterial Disease?

... D. Groppo, S. Halem and E. Carpino measured salivary bacterial populations of overweight women. Saliva was collected from 313 women with a body mass index between 27 and 32, and bacterial populations were measured by DNA probe analysis. Levels in this group were compared with data from a ...

ASMANEX(R) (Mometasone Furoate Dry Powder Inhaler) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Bronchial Asthma in Adult Patients

... a long time may have an increased risk of decreased bone mass, which can affect bone strength. Patients who are at increased risk of decreased bone mass should be monitored. Inhaled steroids, including ASMANEX, may cause a reduction in growth velocity when administered to pediatric patients. The ...

New Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Join TI Pharma by Signing Two New Projects

... an early event in the development of tumors, being already switched on in pre-cancerous events and long before visible or clinically relevant tumor mass is present. Schaapveld: "These two features make angiogenesis an ideal target for the development of novel anti-cancer strategies." The recent ...

China Animal Welfare Law Under Review While 36,000 Dogs Culled

... says is the only way to ensure the humane treatment of animals for the long-term. "Hanzhong county and the national government must stop the mass slaughter of dogs and address the real issues here. The root causes of overpopulation and rabies transmission need to be recognized and addressed," ...

Researchers Say More Aggressive Vitamin D Supplementation Needed in Obese Cancer Patients

... CHICAGO, June 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Body mass index (BMI) should be taken into account when assessing a cancer patient's vitamin D status, according to researchers at Cancer Treatment Centers ...

Meta-Analysis of Clinical Data Showed No Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events Associated With Exenatide Use: Data Presented at ADA 2009

... among adults with previously diagnosed diabetes." JAMA: 291(3), January 21, 2004. (v) Bays HE, Chapman RH, Grandy S. The relationship of body mass index to diabetes mellitus, hypertension and dyslipidaemia: comparison of data from two national surveys. Int J Clin Pract. 2007;61:737-47. (vi) ...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Sustained Improvements in Glycemic Control With Weight Loss Over Two Years: DURATION-1 Interim Long-Term Data Presented at ADA 2009

... among adults with previously diagnosed diabetes." JAMA: 291(3), January 21, 2004. (v) Bays HE, Chapman RH, Grandy S. The relationship of body mass index to diabetes mellitus, hypertension and dyslipidaemia: comparison of data from two national surveys. Int J Clin Pract. 2007;61:737-47. ...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Lorcaserin Data Demonstrating Highly Significant Categorical and Absolute Weight Loss and Improvements in Secondary Endpoints Associated with Cardiovascular Risk

... sites in the US. The trial evaluated 10 mg of lorcaserin dosed twice daily versus placebo over a two-year treatment period in obese patients (Body mass Index, or BMI, 30 to 45) with or without co-morbid conditions and overweight patients (BMI 27 to less than 30) with at least one co-morbid condition. ...

Cardiovascular Fitness Not Affected by Cancer Treatment

... a better idea of their exercise tolerance and cardiovascular fitness." All the patients in the study were women and were diverse by age and body mass index. Their cancer diagnoses and treatments varied. Overall, 33 percent of the survivors were sedentary and 67 percent reported being physically ...
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