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Ranbaxy joins hand with Cipla to co-market ciprofloxacin

...loxacin in terms of convenience and better patient compliance should percolate to the maximum number of doctors and patients. The company believes that the Ciprofloxacin agreement has strengthened the spirit of cooperation that was started a few years ago between Cipla and Ranbaxy. Together, both the company b...

Hyperactivity Drug Can Be Added to Food

...nce daily and sprinkled on food could help improve compliance in those children who have difficulty swallowing solid dosage forms," Dr. Roy D. Simmons from Rochester, New York-based Celltech Pharmaceuticals, which manufactures Metadate, and colleagues conclude. In the study, 26 healthy adults without ADHD fast...

Heart and dental care

...ard a simple suggestion that they say may increase compliance with the antibiotic recommendations. The researche...ents in the first group were more likely to report compliance with the guidelines....

Night Time Aspirin Regimen Found to Reduce Blood Pressure

... dietary restrictions. All subgroups reported poor compliance to nonpharmacological hygienic-dietary recommendations....

In Chronic Diseases - Poor compliance of Patients with drug treatment

...nd this is even lower in developing countries. The compliance of patients to adhere to the long-term treatment medication of diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, HIV/AIDS, or depression, is poor. In the findings of the WHO’s newly published report entitled "Adherence to Long-Term Therapies",it was found t...

Diabetes Linked to Depression

...sive symptoms are often disabling and could affect compliance with treatment and quality of life.” <BR...

Women With Diabetes Have a Higher Risk of Depression

...sive symptoms are often disabling and could affect compliance with treatment and quality of life. ...

Abstinence From Alcohol With The Help Of An Injection

...is it is taken orally, which can reduce medication compliance and can be absorbed // differently in the body. A new study looks at an injection of naltrexone and the benefit of its use for alcoholics. For the study 315 alcoholics participated and they were randomly assigned to get an injection of naltrexone o...

The Benefits of Strontium in the treatment for Osteoporosis Questioned

...reatment. The issue of patients' long-term use and compliance with treatment is important for all types of treatment for osteoporosis. <br...

Combing Hair More Effective Than OTC Medicine For Head Lice

...he end of treatment. Questionnaires to determine compliance and satisfaction with treatment and to obtain background information were also completed. The Bug Buster kit was four times more effective than chemical products for eliminating head lice (57% cure rate versus 13%), suggesting that the kit is a viab...

Initiation Of New Study To Help Children With Sickle Cell Anaemia

...ections always do. In an attempt to increase the compliance level of the patients to the therapy, a national Phase III clinical trial to investigate whether a new combination treatment can prevent a secondary stroke in children with sickle cell anemia (SCA) and eliminate the need for nightly injections with a...

Lawmakers alerted on new tobacco control policies by research team

...m selling tobacco to minors by conducting frequent compliance checks to identify retailers who sell tobacco to minors, and to penalize violators with a graduated series of fines and civil penalties. 3. Promote laws that mandate a permit or license for stores that sell tobacco, and revoke licenses for repeated...

HIIP- A Novel Inhaled Insulin Delivery System As An Alternative To Injectable Insulin Therapy

... manner, potentially resulting in improved patient compliance and better outcomes....

A New Approach In Treatment Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity In Children

... capacity increased by 88% versus 72%, and bladder compliance showed no change at the 6-month follow-up visit after the first injection and an increase of 109% after the fifth injection. The results after the third injection were generally similar to those after the fifth injection. No major side effects occurr...

India to maintain Public domain Registry database of clinical trials conducted in India.

...upervise the process of clinical trials and ensure compliance with the regulations”. Health secretary P. Hota said, “India had the potential and a great opportunity to emerge as a global centre for clinical trials, we need to have the right kind of institutions, right legislation, and human skills and budgeta...

FDA Approved Nerve-Stimulation Therapy Now Available In New York

... In addition, is it associated with better patient compliance and fewer side effects...

Nine Major Culprits For Tooth Loss Identified By Researchers

...tooth loss and establish the importance of patient compliance with maintenance therapy and proper oral hygiene m...tooth loss and establish the importance of patient compliance with maintenance therapy and proper oral hygiene measures. Periodontal disease is one of the main ...

Doctors Do Not Excise Sufficient Caution While Prescribing High-Risk Drugs

...n-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). An excellent compliance was noted with respect to taking the medication during pregnancy as it was avoided in most of the cases. An effective strategy to communicate the risks associated with such medicines is the need of the hour. It has to be targeted at both patients a...

Bony Vitamin D a boon for lungs too

... low-cost intervention that would likely have high compliance to prevent or slow loss of lung function in susceptible subgroups," said Wright from Harvard medical school She added that more studies are needed to see who would benefit most. Other recent studies have suggested Vitamin D may help strengthen bones...

A cost effective heart failure drug hits the market!

...opriate patient selection and careful attention to compliance with treatment. Our findings apply to the types of individuals, African-Americans with moderate to severe heart failure, who were enrolled in AHeFT. We do not know whether similar benefits would be found in other groups of patients." "Because we ...

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