After Neuroblastoma, Chronic Problems Often Await
Survivors are found to have more health and social issues years later
FRIDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) -- Adult survivors of the childhood cancer neuroblastoma face long-term health and social problems, according to a new study.
Canadian researchers examined data on 954 people who h...
Life Or Death: Parents Await High Court Judgment
The High Court would pass judgment regarding an appeal by health officials, requesting the withdrawal of all life support measures, to let a 17-month-old boy die//. Lawyers who are currently handling the case of this severely disabled boy argue that his quality of life is so poor and that doctors s...
AIDS patients face higher risk of HPV-related cancers as immunosuppression grows
...associations between human papillomavirus-related cancers and markers of immunosuppression were of moderate strength, varied between cancer types, and await
TrinityCare Senior Living Announces Extension of Financing for Trinity Shores Facility in Port Lavaca, Texas
... excellent lender, and we are pleased with our relationship and our ability to satisfy the requirements for an extension of the loan's maturity, as we await
the time requirement to apply for the HUD loan guarantee," stated Donald W. Sapaugh, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of TrinityCare Senior Living...
PA Professional Fire Fighters Association is First State Association in Nation to Offer Smoking Cessation Program
"Today is a monumental day for the health of all fire fighters in Pennsylvania," PPFFA President Art Martynuska said. "As we anxiously await
successful passage of House Bill 1231 that will help our fellow fire fighters who are battling cancer, today PPFFA also takes an important step forwar...
Many Childhood Cancer Survivors Not Checking for Second Malignancies
...Shore University Health System in Illinois and moderator of the press conference.
"But before we say this should be the standard of care, we should await
the findings of many randomized trials forthcoming in the next years," she added.
In other news at the meeting, researchers from the H. Lee Moffitt...
National Medical Interpreter Certification Testing Enters Pilot Phase
...etwork of Georgia. "Certification has been a long time coming. We are thrilled that this effort is finally making significant progress, and we eagerly await
a recognized national certification for the valuable services provided by medical interpreters on a daily basis."
The National Board Written and ...
Americans United for Life Memo Urges Senators to Consider New Abortion Polling Data Showing Majorities of all Parties Oppose Judicial Activism, Support Abortion Regulations
May 21, 2009
As we await
President Obama's announcement of his choice to fill the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice David Souter's retirement, new polling data rev...
Appeal Proceedings on European VisionBlue Patent Stayed; Patent Remains in Force
...ed from the decision.
The Technical Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office decided
during a hearing in Munich on the 14th of May 2009 to await
the answers to
legal questions concerning the patentability of medical treatments before
coming to a final decision on the validity of the patent. The...
Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for First Quarter of 2009
...for a broader indication. A potential second filing in Europe for patients with heterozygous FH could take place as early as late 2012. Genzyme will await
data from an outcomes study prior to making additional submissions to potentially expand mipomersen's indication.
Isis' internal ...
Folic Acid Might Offer Allergy Relief
... But use of supplements should await
further study, expert says
THURSDAY, April 30 (HealthDay News) -- Folic acid, also known an vitamin B9, might help treat allergies and ast...
Product Shifts are Occurring in the Renal Anemia and Bone and Mineral Metabolism Markets According to the Most Recent TreatmentTrends(R): US Nephrology Report from BioTrends Research Group
... experienced share growth year over year. The greatest share growth came from Nephrologists primarily affiliated with FMC. Nephrologists continue to await
the approval of AMAG's Feraheme and familiarity with the product is on the rise.
Product shifts have also been the theme in the phosphate binder...
Taubman Kimelman & Soroka Retained by AFGE Local 2222 to Advise in Organizing of New York and New Jersey Transportation Security Officers
... New York law firm to represent executive board and individual union members as TSOs await
word from Obama Administration on recognition of collective bargaining rights
New York (Lexis Nexis) April 15, 2009 -- Tau...
Sanitec Industries Emerges From Chapter 11
...ice President of Business Development and Regulatory Affairs stated that "Sanitec Industries has several unit sales pending as international customers await
permits and/or are closing on financing arrangements."
These Sanitec Microwave Disinfection Units are to be assembled in Elkhart, Indiana. Pur...
Hahnemann University Hospital Awarded Certification From the Joint Commission for Ventricular Assist Devices
...for health care quality. Ventricular assist devices (VAD) are mechanical pumps that allow damaged hearts to continue functioning while patients either await
a heart transplant, or for destination therapy when transplant is not a viable option.
"Hahnemann sought accreditation for our VAD program becaus...
New P.E. Drug Approved In Europe While Premature Ejaculation Cure Remains Out of Reach to American Men
...ure ejaculation are granted outside of the United States.
Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 3, 2009 -- American men who eagerly await
an FDA approved premature ejaculation pill will find no relief from the overseas approval of dapoxetine. Marketed under the brand name Priligy™,...
Autism Speaks reports Neuropharm's SOFIA results
... for all those affected by autism."
Robert Mansfield, Neuropharm's CEO, stated "These initial results are both unexpected and disappointing, and we await
the results of the full analysis which is currently ongoing. We would like to thank Autism Speaks' Autism Clinical Trials Network who facilitated the ...
A Drug That Receives Regulatory Approval for Cognitive Impairment Associated With Schizophrenia Would Earn a Higher Patient Share in the United States Than in Europe
...renia: Emerging Consensus Expected to Define a New Indication as Physicians await
the Launch of the First Approved Drug finds that a therapy's effect on exe...renia: Emerging Consensus Expected to Define a New Indication as Physicians await
the Launch of the First Approved Drug is a DecisionBase 2009 report. Dec...
Neurocrine Biosciences Reports Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Results
... three additional requirements outlined in the approvable letter. After exchange of correspondence regarding meeting minutes, the Company continues to await
the FDA's final version of these minutes to determine the next course of action related to indiplon capsules.
Conference Call and Webcast Today...
Grossology Exhibit Captivates Kids at The Orlando Science Center
...e Center is one of America's top hands-on science centers where learning is always fun. Located in Orlando,Florida, interactive learning and discovery await
within the center's more than four levels of hands-on exhibits, labs, live programs, giant screen films, and active observatory. The science center pr...
Review of Takeda's Febuxostat New Drug Application Continues Past PDUFA Date
... Development Center, Inc. "Takeda has taken all necessary steps and provided all necessary information at this point in the NDA review process and we await
FDA's completion of these routine inspections and look forward to receiving a final approval date for febuxostat."
Febuxostat is currently under ...
Gift of Life Celebrates 35th Anniversary as National Leader in Organ Donation
...lete, however, and 2009 will see a continued focus on more lives being saved. Currently, more than 6,000 people in Gift of Life's service region still await
organ transplants, joining more than 100,000 patients remain on the transplant waiting list nationwide.
Since 1974, Gift of Life has served as th...
Male circumcision may decrease risk of HPV infection and cervical cancer
...omote circumcision as a way to prevent HPV infection in men and to protect female sex partners from infection. He advised that policy decisions should await
results from two ongoing trials of male circumcision. Alternatively, Gray noted that consistent evidence has suggested that male circumcision reduces ...
US Oncology Research Network Presents Clinical Studies at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
...y should be available
next year, and that is a comparison of the switch strategy of tamoxifen
switching to exemestane versus 5 years of exemestane. We await
The second oral presentation, "A Phase II study of Trastuzumab-DM1 (T-DM1),
a HER2 antibody-drug Conjugate, in p...
Rose Parade Honors the Gift of Life
...es with personal messages of love, gratitude and hope to a donor, recipient or transplant candidate.
Sadly, almost 100,000 people in the U.S. await
a life-saving organ transplant, and more than 28,000 lives are saved each year through organ donation. Daily, almost 20 people die waiting for the org...
109 Medicines and Vaccines Now in Development for HIV/AIDS
... The report found that of the 109 products in development, 29 are vaccines and 57 are antivirals. These drugs are either in human clinical trials or await
approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
Thirty-one medicines to treat HIV/AIDS have been approved since the virus that causes AID...
China Shenghuo Announces Restated Results For Full Year 2007 & First Quarter 2008, Reports Results For Second & Third Quarter 2008
...l year 2007 and the first quarter of 2008, as
well as the filings of its quarterly reports for the second and third quarters
of 2008, the Company will await
confirmation from the NYSE Alternext US LLC
(formerly the American Stock Exchange) (the "Exchange") that it has regained
compliance with the Exchange'...
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Selected as Publisher of the Journal of Neuroscience Nursing
...ble to professionals working in clinical, research, administrative,
and educational settings.
"We are excited about the wonderful opportunities that await
our partnership with LWW," said V. Susan Carroll, JNN's Editor. "Our
collaboration will help AANN build on the foundation that has helped us
Coalition for Space Exploration Celebrates NASA's 50 Years of Space Exploration
...ributing to modern amenities such as cordless power tools and polarized sunglasses.
The last 50 years have yielded amazing discoveries. We eagerly await
what the next 50 will hold as we go back to the moon, on to Mars and beyond. I echo our board members' sentiments shared in this celebratory video by ...
InHealth awards grants to study impact of medical diagnostics and devices on patients, health care
...lth began funding research in 2005. To date, InHealth has allocated more than $4 million toward research grants. Current studies that have appeared or await
publication in peer-reviewed journals focus on total hip and knee replacements, cardiac stents, implantable defibrillators, neonatal care and diagnost...
New Questions Raised About Lung Cancer Screening
...pendent audit is needed.
"Finding out if screening CT scans save lives from lung cancer is of urgent
importance," he comments. "Millions of ex-smokers await
guidance on the use
of this technology and it is tragic that we do not have more clarity on
this crucial issue."
Dr. Chabner's editorial, Dr. Bach's...
Grey New York Appears at the Broadway Flea Market
...xchange for donations; and -- Participate in the Grand Auction in which singular experiences like walk-on roles in Broadway shows, TV and films await
the highest bidder. During the past 18 years, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has
contributed more than $72 million in total to AIDS and family ser...
Solidica Awarded 2008 Best of Sensors Expo Honor for Breakthrough Battery Health Monitor
... President - New Product
Development. "The Solo Volt(TM) provides a combined answer to these
existing application challenges and many other needs that await
mobile and distributed mesh energy management landscape." The configurable
and adaptable nature of the module's design have made it highly ...
Dermatology Nurses' Association Teams with International Publisher to Launch its Own Journal
... publisher of Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. "We are dedicated to
the nursing publication."
"We are excited about the wonderful opportunities that await
to the partnership with LWW," Elliott said. "Our brand-new journal will
help the DNA build on the foundation that has made us an exceptional...
MDS Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results
...ar denominated components of the
cost estimate. Although we believe we have substantially completed the
majority of all required site audits, we still await
requests for many of these audits. Based on information currently
available, we believe a reserve of $33 million is required to co...
AARP Survey Reveals Boomers' Health Care Needs in Delaware
...rm is a national issue. AARP is the convener of forums such as this one all across America. The message has been consistent - serious problems await
the nation in approximately ten years. According to Medicaid in Delaware, by 2011, the first wave of boomers (born 1946- 1964) will turn 65. M...
Ted Kennedy Released From Hospital
...ly from his Monday procedure and therefore will be released from the hospital today ahead of schedule. He will return to his home on Cape Cod while we await
further test results and determine treatment plans. He's feeling well and eager to get started."
Doctors treating the 76-year-old senator, who had ...
Bradmer announces 2008 first quarter operational and financial results
...Ezrin, Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Bradmer. "We
have successfully completed all aspects of workup required to start this
trial and await
the review of the FDA. We look forward to enrolling the
first patients in this trial and are pleased with our accomplishments of
building a Phase III ...
FDA approves HeartMate II mechanical heart pump for heart-failure patients
...patients whose hearts are unable to effectively pump blood due to severe heart failure, this remarkable device can help them have active lives as they await
a heart transplant," says Dr. Yoshifumi Naka, principal investigator of the clinical research studies and director of cardiac transplantation at NewYo...
New Drug-Coated Stent Does Well in Early Trial
The FDA has asked for a longer follow-up review of the new stent, which is appropriate, Patel said. "There is a possibility of a step forward, but I await
future studies," he said. "I want to have the data in before I say that this one overtakes the other one."
A review of drug-c...