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Uninsured Adults Increase Medicare Costs

...t can be life-threatening when left untreated, but manageable if caught early. This is a group for whom medical advances in recent decades have had an impressive impact on health. If people with diabetes, hypertension, or heart disease are uninsured, they often have to forego very cost-effective therapies, says...

Bayer and Onyx Submit Supplemental New Drug Application for Nexavar to Treat Liver Cancer

... approved, may fulfill a serious unmet need with a manageable toxicity profile." HCC, the most common form of liver cancer, is responsible for about 90 percent of the primary liver cancers in adults. It is the fifth most common cancer in the world and the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths globally. ...

Ulcerative Colitis Disrupts Many Aspects of Daily Life: Survey

...n this survey for the next 50 or 60 years. UC is a manageable disease with the appropriate therapy," says David Rubin, M.D., a gastroenterologist and assistant professor of medicine at the University of Chicago Medical Center who helped design the surveys. UC is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflam...

Bronchial Thermoplasty: Boon to Severe Asthma Patients?

... the apparent benefits seem to be greater than the manageable consequences of the procedure." "The results from this randomized, controlled, multi-center trial provide some hope for patients with severe, refractory asthma people who despite taking state-of-the-art medications are still experiencing the disru...

Obesity Pill Zimulti Increases Depression, Suicidal Thoughts

...efits "clearly outweigh the defined risks that are manageable in clinical practice". Rimonabant works by blocking food craving signals in the brain. Sanofi, a French drug maker, developed the drug to target the brain receptors that trigger intense hunger after marijuana use....

To Patent or Not-A Question of Life

...lity of life for an AIDS patient; a nightmare or a manageable crisis. Novartis is backing its right to patent a modified version of its drug Glivec produced in India, used to treat leukemia. If it wins its case this will mean the cost of the drug shooting to almost ten times its present value and a move towar...

HIV Patients Have Increased Risk of Pneumonia, Death Following Surgery

...roviral therapy (HAART), HIV has become a chronic, manageable condition, according to background information in the article. “Consequently, many HIV-infected patients elect to undergo surgical procedures to correct physical ailments that would not have been treated previously, and undergo operative intervention...

A Collaboration to Find New Tools to Fight Leukemia

...ukemia is incurable, but continues to be made more manageable with the advent of powerful new chemoimmunotherapy tools,” says Dr. Kay. “We and our collaborators at Ohio State University, in particular Dr. Michael Grever, have done previous research on pentostatin that led us to believe there would be success wi...

Lenalidomide Gives New Hope To Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia Patients

...ing a partial response; all with a predictable and manageable safety profile. The most common side effects included fatigue, neutropenia and thrombocytopenia. "Collectively, these data provide strong support for further pursuit of lenalidomide in confirmatory clinical studies that are now open at Roswell Par...

Fresh Water, HIV Biggest of India's Six Challenges: Chidambaram

...the packed audience. "Many of the six risks are manageable with technologies we already possesses. The others can be managed by technologies we can acquire over the next 10-20 years," he added. The six risks as enunciated by the industry lobby Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Global Risk Network...

Afghanistan's double-edged problem - AIDS and Heroin

...ed from strife-torn Afghanistan, have grown from a manageable 8 to a formidable 61. //The increasing use of heroin has raised concern amongst health authorities as a significant cause of abetting the spread of AIDS in the nation. Anti-narcotics Minister Mohammad Zafar explained how the number of heroin users ...

Breast Cancer may no longer be a killer disease

...iller disease. //Instead it may become a long-term manageable disorder like diabetes and arthritis. The surviv...ach, a move towards breast cancer being a lifelong manageable condition could be round the corner," Ms Goldberg said. The survival rate has gone up from 57%, 20...

Is AIDS A Manageable Disease?

... be under the wrong impression that the disease is manageable and can be easily cured//. They said that the anti retroviral (ARV) therapies have kept them alive but have suffered some of the worst side effects of the ARVs. The drugs prescribed for the treatment of AIDS usually consists of a combination off AR...

New Technique Identifies Unknown Genetic Mutations That Can Cause Cancer

...approval in 2001, Gleevec has made CML a much more manageable disease. A new drug to inhibit JAK3 is already in development elsewhere, and, eventually; Druker sees a market filled with a dozen or more tyrosine kinase inhibitors. Matching the patient to the right drug will then simply be a matter of running th...

Survival After Cardiac Arrest Is Aided By Cooling

...tically speaking, cooling a person by 2 oC is more manageable than cooling by 4 oC. By using rats that had been anesthetized and subjected to cardiac arrest, the severity and duration of brain injury observed in humans was replicated. The rats were resuscitated with chest compression and epinephrine, and crani...

Patients with HIV-1 can predict plasma lipids level based on race

... patients. HIV-1 infection has become a chronic, manageable condition for patients who have long-term access to highly active antiretroviral therapy. Some protease inhibitors have been associated with elevated levels of cholesterol, triglyceride, and low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol. These findings ar...

Acute Shortage Of Dentists in UK: Oral Care for Elders To Suffer A Setback

...ieved that the existing situation will become more manageable with a reduction in demand from the younger generation regarding treatment for tooth decay and dental filling. The situation has drawn attention for more number of dentists to be trained in taking care of the aged population (gerodontology). Genera...

Effect of drug on Renal Cancer

...doses in kidney cancer patients is associated with manageable side effects.// The study also shows long-term use may lead to neuropathy.They examined the effects of escalating thalidomide doses in kidney cancer patients. Patients received oral thalidomide starting at 200 mg per day. Researchers increased the do...

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