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HCPC Calls for Greater Healthcare Savings Through Improved Adherence to Prescription Drug Regimens

... other group was given the exact same drug in a unit dose blister card with compliance-prompting ... example of research which points to the role that unit dose formats can play in improving pharmaceutical ... drugs currently dispensed by manufacturers in a unit dose format with compliance-prompting features is ...

Research Explores the Effects of Stem Cell Source and Patient Age on Stem Cell Transplantation Outcomes

... followed one day later by an infusion of one unit of non-cultured cord blood and one unit of cord blood that had been CD34+ enriched and cultured for 16 days. The non-cultured unit was given to provide long-term repopulating stem ...

Independent Analyses of the SEAS, SHARP and IMPROVE-IT Studies of Ezetimibe

... The University of Oxford Clinical Trial Service unit and Epidemiological Studies unit (CTSU) proposed that the hypothesis-generating ... The University of Oxford Clinical Trial Service unit and Epidemiological ...

Alabama Hospitals Compare Infection Prevention Performance Statewide With New Benchmarking Tool

... to compare risk-adjusted infection rates in each unit of a hospital to peer units in similar hospitals ... also indicates whether the infection rate in each unit is improving or not, making it easy for hospitals ... factors including the size and type of the unit and the hospital, as well as the severity ...

PAREXEL Expands Global Clinical Pharmacology Capabilities

... PAREXEL's Clinical Pharmacology Research unit has been expanding capabilities and capacity for client programs since 2001, when the unit opened. With its most recent expansion, the unit now has 90 beds, representing the largest such ...

Crystal Research Associates, LLC Issues Executive Informational Overview(R) (EIO(R)) on Bioniche Life Sciences Inc.

... Track designations. The Company's Food Safety unit develops veterinary biopharmaceuticals to improve ... for this project. The Company's Animal Health unit markets over 100 products to veterinarians worldwide. This unit focuses on providing products that enhance ...

MAP Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Results From Comparative Pharmacokinetic Trial for its Pediatric Asthma Product Candidate

... today that in a pharmacokinetic clinical trial unit Dose Budesonide (UDB) demonstrated lower systemic ... study at a future scientific conference. About unit Dose Budesonide MAP Pharmaceuticals is developing unit Dose Budesonide, a novel version of nebulized ...

DATATRAK and COResearch to Collaborate on Six Cardiac Safety Projects

... ongoing relationship with COResearch, a business unit of Duke Medical Strategies, Inc. The value of ... as a result. COResearch is a business unit of Duke Medical Strategies, Inc. and is located ... Development COResearch, a business unit of Duke Medical Strategies, Inc. ...

Elekta Announces Clinical Start-Up of New Leksell Gamma Knife(R) Perfexion(TM) at UPMC

... units over the last 20 years. We now use the 4C unit and the Perfexion unit side by side in the same radiosurgical suite. We continue to use the original Leksell Gamma Knife U unit for radiobiological research." Since 1987, UPMC ...

MAP Pharmaceuticals Announces Phase 3 Study of Unit Dose Budesonide in Children With Asthma Did Not Meet Primary Endpoints

... MAPP ) announced today results of its initial Phase 3 clinical trial of unit Dose Budesonide (UDB) for the potential treatment of children with asthma. ... The company has two product candidates in Phase 3 clinical development. unit Dose Budesonide is being developed in collaboration with AstraZeneca for ...

AstraZeneca's Partner, MAP Pharmaceuticals, Announces Phase 3 Study of Unit Dose Budesonide in Children with Asthma Did Not Meet Primary Endpoints

... Inc. announced today that its initial Phase 3 clinical trial of unit Dose Budesonide (UDB) for the potential treatment of children with asthma ... The company has two product candidates in Phase 3 clinical development. unit Dose Budesonide is being developed in collaboration with AstraZeneca for ...

Breast MRI Scan Could Determine Need for Radiation Therapy

... an outpatient clinic on the Fred Hutchinson campus, a pediatric-inpatient unit at Children's and an adult-inpatient unit at UW Medical Center. For more information about SCCA, visit ...

Study Shows Use of AdvanDx's PNA FISH(TM) Test was Associated with an 82% Reduction in Intensive Care Unit Mortality Rates from Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infections

... rates from S. aureus bloodstream infections in the intensive care unit (ICU), a 53% reduction in overall mortality from staphylococcal ... in UC group -- 80% reduction in mortality rate for intensive care unit (ICU) patients; 10% (2 deaths) for NPF group vs. 48% (11 deaths) for UC ...

QRxPharma Releases Additional Phase 3 Data for Q8003IR 'Dual Opioid' Pain Therapy

... maximum pain improvement (PI) for the 12mg/8mg dose of Q8003IR yielded a 2 unit reduction of PI (decreasing patient scores to 4.6) versus a 0.14 unit increase of PI for placebo-treated patients. Placebo patients were treated ...

Genzyme Genetics Announces Launch of Carrier Testing and Prenatal Diagnosis for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

... Mass., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genzyme Genetics, a business unit of Genzyme Corporation (Nasdaq: GENZ ), announced today that it is the ... to quality service and trusted information. Genzyme Genetics is a business unit of Genzyme Corporation. In addition to SMA carrier testing and prenatal ...

Steps Toward Stopping Autoimmune Disease: International Consortium Identifies Genes Linked to Lupus

... (SNPs) in three genes: ITGAM; KIAA1542; PXK; and at SNP rs10798269, a DNA unit not found within any known gene. SNPs are chromosome locations where a single unit of DNA may vary from one person to another. The results also showed ...

Medpace Opens Clinical Pharmacology Unit in Cincinnati, Ohio

... research organization (CRO), is opening a 50 bed clinical pharmacology unit in Cincinnati, Ohio. The Medpace Clinical Pharmacology unit (Medpace CPU) is a state-of-the-art Phase I, IIa facility, focusing on ...

GE Healthcare and Novavax Establish Collaboration To Develop and Market Pandemic Influenza Solution

... and ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE ), and Novavax Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX ... Headquartered in the United Kingdom, GE Healthcare is a $17 billion unit of General Electric Company (NYSE: GE ). Worldwide, GE Healthcare employs ...

Keeping the Data Center Clean: ATEN Launches Industry-First KVM Switches with Antimicrobial Nanocoating to Protect Products from Bacteria Surviving on Surfaces

... -- KL1116L & KL1116M Hideaway(TM) LCD KVM Switch is a 16-port KVM unit that allows access to multiple computers from a single 15" or 17" LCD ... that can monitor up to 16 computers in a 1U-high configuration. The unit also includes dual platform compatibility with support for PS/2 and ...

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

... jointly develop a breakthrough camera solution for the medical market," said Dr. Avi Strum, Vice President & General Manager, Specialty Business unit at Tower. "Our cutting-edge sensor and customized design technology combined with Medigus' expertise in the miniaturization of diagnostic and ...

Covance Receives Highest Level of Phase I Accreditation

... research facilities and studies meet the industry's highest safety standards. This accreditation was awarded to Covance's clinical research unit in Leeds, United Kingdom, where the company conducts first-in-human studies, including trials requiring a review of risk factors by the Expert ...

Cephalon Provides Clinical Update on Lestaurtinib in Relapsed Acute Myelogenous Leukemia

... products that represents a comprehensive approach to extend and enhance the lives of patients with cancer. Cephalon Oncology is a strategic business unit focused on the development and commercialization of oncology products and resources for patients and healthcare providers. The Cephalon Oncology ...

UPCI Joins ExCell Research Study Using Stem Cells for Leukemia and Lymphoma Patients

... transplants for hematological malignancies, including leukemia and lymphoma. StemEx is a graft of expanded stem/progenitor cells taken from a single unit of umbilical cord blood and then transplanted in combination with non-expanded cells from the same unit. "I am extremely pleased UPCI has the ...

Two New Clinical Studies Show That Limited Exposure to Blood Transfusion Significantly Increases Morbidity and Mortality After Surgery

... study, researchers evaluated 125,177 patients from 121 hospitals and showed that after adjusting for all risk variables, transfusion of a single unit of blood increased 30-day mortality by 32% and morbidity (pneumonia, sepsis, or surgical site infection) by 23%. Transfusion of two units of blood ...

Bayer Announces New Data on Novel Anti-cancer Compound BAY 73-4506

... spectrum of tumors. About Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. is the U.S.-based pharmaceuticals unit of Bayer HealthCare LLC, a subsidiary of Bayer Corporation. One of the world's leading, innovative companies in the healthcare and medical products ...

Bayer Announces Leukine(R) Data Presentations at 45th American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting

... visit www.leukine.com . About Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. is the U.S.-based pharmaceuticals unit of Bayer HealthCare LLC, a division of Bayer AG. One of the world's leading, innovative companies in the healthcare and medical products industry, ...

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

... capacity to deform and perfuse narrow capillary networks in tissues is believed to be a major cause of transfusion side effects. Before dispensing a unit of blood to the patient, the NHSi device evaluates the "fitness" of stored red blood cells by passing it through an artificial capillary network ...

Boston Scientific Welcomes Results of Brain Aneurysm Clinical Trial

... surgical clipping. The findings are reported by Andrew Molyneux, M.D., and Richard Kerr, M.D., from the Neurovascular and Neuroradiology Research unit of the John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, and University of Oxford , U.K. ISAT is the only multicenter, prospective, randomized controlled ...

DSM Announces Yield Boosts of 5-10 Fold With XD(R) Technology for Mammalian Manufacturing Platforms

... aseptic liquid and lyophilized products. More information: www.dsmpharmaceuticals.com . About DSM Biologics DSM Biologics, a business unit of DSM Pharmaceutical Products, is a global provider of manufacturing technology and services to the biopharmaceutical industry. In addition to ...

National Hemovigilance Pilot Program Launches to Track Adverse Events Associated with Blood Transfusion

... risks of transfusion do not exist, particularly concerning life-threatening noninfectious hazards of transfusion such as transfusion of the wrong unit of blood into a patient and transfusion-related acute lung injury, or TRALI. TRALI is just one of many examples of how mitigating the current ...

Fovea Reports Positive Results with Prednisporin(TM) in Persistent Allergic Conjunctivitis

... and through collaborations with industrial partners like Dyax, Novartis, Genzyme and CombinatoRx, as well as with academic teams, like the Inserm unit U968 (Vision Institute), the Rothschild Ophthalmological Foundation or the Johns Hopkins University . For more information, please visit ....

Phase 3 Trial of Nexavar in Chemotherapy-Naive Patients with Advanced Melanoma Does Not Meet Primary Endpoint

... (1.866.639.2827). About Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. is the U.S.-based pharmaceuticals unit of Bayer HealthCare LLC, a division of Bayer AG. One of the world's leading, innovative companies in the healthcare and medical products industry, ...

SAFC Biosciences(R) and Vivalis Collaborate to Optimize Cell Culture Media for Vaccines Production

... scientific know-how to deliver reliable, consistent solutions that accelerate customer success - from development through to commercialization. The unit has a 35-year history as a manufacturing partner providing leading biopharmaceutical companies with the broadest range of highly customized products ...

Oakwood Surgeons Perform World's First 3D Surgery Without Special Glasses

... Commission for its hip and knee replacement program which includes the latest in minimally invasive technology, and a 14 bed sub-acute specialized unit for hip and knee replacement patients. To learn more about OHH please visit www.oakwood.org . To learn more about Absolute Imaging, LLC ...

Hyperion Therapeutics Announces Results for Phase II Study in Urea Cycle Disorders

... were enrolled on their stable dose of BUPHENYL and 24-hour PK, ammonia measurements, amino acids, and urine collections were completed in a study unit after seven days of on-study treatment. Each patient was then switched to HPN-100 at a dose providing the same amount of the active ingredient ....

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Issuance of New Plicera(TM) Composition of Matter Patent

... third quarter of 2009. Amicus is developing Plicera as part of a strategic collaboration with Shire Human Genetic Therapies (HGT), a business unit of Shire plc, to develop and commercialize Amicus' three lead pharmacological chaperone compounds for lysosomal storage disorders. Under the ...

Joint Statement from the American Diabetes Association and American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists on the NICE-SUGAR Study on Intensive Versus Conventional Glucose Control in Critically Ill Patients

... treated patients compared to 0.5 percent of conventionally treated patients. The study showed no difference in length of time in the intensive care unit or in the hospital, or in other major outcomes such as time on ventilators or need for dialysis. About the American Diabetes Association ( ADA ...

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

... KY) that were included in the Partnership and the CDC analysis each undertook activities that included: screening all patients admitted to a pilot unit for MRSA; isolating all patients who tested positive; and rigorously adhering to hand hygiene and contact precautions. The PD approach was included ...

Nobilon Advances First Vaccine Into Human Trials - Intranasal Influenza Vaccine Begins Phase I Clinical Development

... BOXMEER, Netherlands, March 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nobilon, the human vaccine business unit of Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ), today announced that it has reached an important milestone with the initiation of its first-in-human ...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces Positive Benefits of Cooling During Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Published in Urology

... SAN DIEGO, March 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Alternext US: CXM) and its operating unit InnerCool Therapies, Inc., today reported that positive clinical findings demonstrating faster recovery of urinary continence using localized manual ...
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