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Developing Nations to Get Gardasil at Lesser Rates from Merck Soon

Pharma giant Merck and Co., hopes to offer Gardasil, to developing countries at affordable rates.// Gardasil, marketed by Merck is the only vaccine against Human Papilloma Virus, that is insinuated to cause the deadly cervical cancer. Statistics reveal that cervical cancer is rampant in dev...

Children of a lesser God?

It is astounding but true that when compared with adults who suffer from HIV infection who receive anti retro viral therapy to battle the illness//, only half of all children with Aids stand the chance of receiving life saving drugs. Sadly, out of the over two million children world wide that is af...

Research Finds Lesser Rectal Cancer Risks Associated with Prostatic Irradiation

According to a new study published in the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, no appreciable risks were found to be associated// with prostratic irradiation and the development of rectal cancer. Wayne S. Kendal, M.D., Ph.D., an Associate Professor in Radiation Oncology at the Ottawa Ho...

Differently Wired and Gay – Are They Children of a Lesser God

Marriages (read heterosexual) are made in heaven, they say. But what about homosexual partnerships? Are they made for each other? Homosexuality has been on top //of the flak-charts for a while, and now it seems like the battle lines are only getting stronger against gay and lesbian relationships. ...

Botox Treatment Now With A Lesser Dose And Increased Safety

The fight against the unsightly wrinkles and for smooth complexion just could be getting better. Researchers have discovered a new and interesting// way to increase the potency of botulinum neurotoxin treatments also called Botox. They feel that this new method would soon allow patients to receive ...

UK Witnesses Lesser Number Of Flu Cases

The incidence of winter flu in the UK is reported to be on the decline. The current winter figures are only at between 10 to 15 for every 100,000 people. This figure // has been on the decline since 2001. The threat from the avian flu however remains. The chief reason for this is reported to be th...

Warner Chilcott Reports Operating Results for the Quarter Ended June 30, 2009 and Updates 2009 Full Year Guidance

...he increase is due in large part to increases in professional and legal fees primarily in connection with our proposed redomicile to Ireland and, to a lesser extent, to increases in compensation expenses, including non-cash stock-based compensation, and other costs. Research and Development ("R&...

Rock-Climbing Injury Rate Soaring

...y. Patients who fell from heights of greater than 20 feet had 10 times the likelihood on needing to be hospitalized, compared with those who fell from lesser heights. Fractures, sprains and strains made up almost half the injuries, with the lower part of the body being the area most likely to be hurt. ...

Study Shows Divorced, Widowed Adults Have Increased Health Risks

...tocin, that is released during orgasm." The study also found that those individuals who were divorced or widowed, but then remarried, had a lesser chance of experiencing chronic health conditions and mobility problems. Regular sexual activity can have other positive impacts on married, sexu...

NHLBI stops study of pulmonary hypertension treatment in sickle cell patients

...llions of people worldwide. An estimated 70,000 to 100,000 people in the United States have sickle cell disease, primarily African Americans and, to a lesser degree, people whose families come from South or Central America. Patients with this disease have abnormal hemoglobin molecules in their red blood cel...

Amgen's Second Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Increased 13 Percent To $1.29

...l changes which occurred in August 2008, and, to a lesser extent, loss of segment share. International Aran...ich aggregated approximately $42 million and, to a lesser extent, segment decline. Excluding the impact of ...cipally due to patient population growth and, to a lesser extent, an increase in average net sales price. ...

IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results

...t Dx((R) )chemistry analyzer and SNAPshot Dx((R)) analyzer, both of which we began shipping to customers at the end of the first quarter of 2008. To a lesser extent, organic growth also was driven by price increases realized on sales of laboratory and consulting services. The impact of higher IDEXX VetLab((...

Lilly Reports Solid Second-Quarter 2009 Results, Raises EPS Guidance

...nd quarter of 2008, driven by higher net effective selling prices and, to a lesser extent, increased demand. Sales of Cialis outside the U.S. decreased 8 perc...on, driven by the outlicensing of Evista in most European markets and, to a lesser extent, the unfavorable impact of foreign exchange rates. Humulin...

Small Molecule Might Play Big Part in Lung Cancer

...uman Carcinogenesis at the U.S. National Cancer Institute. According to Harris, miR-21 is also elevated in tobacco-related adenocarcinoma, but to a lesser extent. Earlier research also showed that elevated levels of miR-21 and other microRNAs were markers for poor survival in smoking-related lung cancer....

Vegetable Amino Acid Lowers Blood Pressure

... the inference that a diet high in vegetable protein and low in animal protein has favorable effects on blood pressure," Stamler added. Similar but lesser effects on lowering blood pressure have been found for other amino acids more common in vegetable protein, such as proline, phenylalanine and serine, ...

With Medicare Plan, Drug Spending May Be Up

...that had the most coverage before joining Part D. The study suggested that drug overuse might have been partly responsible in this group and, to a lesser extent, in the other two groups. "This shows that those who didn't have drug coverage, once they did get it, accessed the medication they needed a...

First Human Receives Cardiac Stem Cells in Clinical Trial to Heal Damage Caused By Heart Attacks

...ly applied to cardiac patients," Marban said. For example, if patients are able to re-grow damaged heart muscle via stem cell therapy, there could be lesser demand for expensive and risky treatments such as heart transplants. The process to grow the cardiac-derived stem cells involved in the study w...

Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy Procedure Adoption to Accelerate Due to More Aggressive Treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis, According to Millennium Research Group

...ve insights. About Pharmacomechanical Thrombectomy PMT is used predominantly for the treatment of iliofemoral DVT, but can also be used to a lesser extent in the treatment of upper limb DVT and peripheral artery occlusion. PMT combines the direct delivery of "clot-busting" thrombolytic drugs with...

GBS/CIDP Foundation International Appoints Patricia A. Bryant as Executive Director

...r of the peripheral nerves with weakness occurring over two or more months and is characterized by gradually increasing weakness of the legs and, to a lesser extent, the arms. It is caused by damage to the covering of the nerves called myelin. The Foundation was founded in 1980 by Robert and Estelle B...

For Some, Virtual Colonoscopy May Be Just As Good

...percent for people with a positive FOBT. "Virtual colonoscopy is a valid screening test for colorectal cancer, trading off a better acceptance and lesser invasiveness by comparison with colonoscopy, with the possibility of missing small polyps that may, however, not be so relevant in terms of risk of de...

For Some, Virtual Colonography May Be Just As Good

...percent for people with a positive FOBT. "Virtual colonoscopy is a valid screening test for colorectal cancer, trading off a better acceptance and lesser invasiveness by comparison with colonoscopy, with the possibility of missing small polyps that may, however, not be so relevant in terms of risk of de...

Despite Generic Erosion of Key Brands, the Hospital-Acquired Gram Negative Infections Drug Market Will Increase by $1 Billion from 2008 to 2018

...more than $250 million in sales in 2018. Additionally, the continued uptake of two recent market entrants -- Johnson & Johnson's Doribax and, to a lesser extent, Wyeth's Tygacil -- will also drive the market. Although these three agents and several other emerging therapies will drive market growth, gene...

Celexa May Not Help Kids With Autism

...use them, and stimulants such as Ritalin, which reduce hyperactivity and impulsive behaviors. Celexa, also known by the generic name citalopram, is lesser known than similar antidepressants such as Prozac and Paxil. But it's easier to prescribe to autistic children because it comes in a liquid form, mean...

Caldwell Consumer Health Becomes Revive Personal Products, Inc., with OPTIONS(TM) Line of Women's Sexual Health Products & Oral Health Brands; See Us at NACDS Booth 533 (The Emerson Group)

...targeted marketing messages." Revive's top executives have exceptional records in retail marketing, advertising and business development. Michael lesser is a veteran health and beauty aids (HBA) executive. He has served as Executive Vice President and General Manager of Norcliff Thayer (division of Rev...

Music May Temper Pain in Preemies

... and nursery rhymes. "Calmer infants, a stable condition in the child's physiologic functions such as heart rate and higher oxygen saturation, and lesser pain during the painful procedures such as circumcision and blood sampling via heal prick" were all reported, Kumar said. "One study noted that th...

Americans Score Low on Healthy Lifestyle

...gate through it as if it weren't there. Eating well, being active, and in general taking good care of oneself and one's family must lie along paths of lesser resistance." More information For more information on the benefits of healthy living, visit the American Heart Association . ...

The Age of Good Health? Healthy Lifestyles on Decline in U.S.

...cholesterol were part of the samples, the researchers sought to determine whether such individuals were adhering to the healthy habits to a greater or lesser degree than people without those conditions, and whether adherence had changed over time. The study also concluded that people with cardiovascular dis...

3SBio Inc. Announces Unaudited First Quarter 2009 Results

...rgely due to continued strength from TPIAO and EPIAO products which increased by 21.3% and 21.0%, respectively, over the same period of 2008, and to a lesser degree by impressive growth from export sales which grew 75.6% and our iron product sales which grew 47.5% over the same period of last year. T...

CMS Denial of Coverage for Virtual Colonoscopy May Cost Lives

...ffect represents a reinforcement of a two-tier approach to coverage of screening for this deadly disease: one for those who have private insurance and lesser coverage for Medicare beneficiaries. The CMS determination to not cover CT colonography will be particularly felt in minority and underserved pop...

City-dwellers have higher risk of late-stage cancer than rural residents

... risk was also high. Risks were considerably low among patients living in large towns in rural areas. For colorectal and prostate cancers, and to a lesser extent breast cancer, these disparities stemmed mainly from differences in the ages and races of individuals in the various geographic areas. A high c...

Cardinal Health Board Proposes Employee Stock Option Exchange Program, Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend

...hange, where eligible employees who hold certain Cardinal Health stock options would be given a limited period of time to exchange those options for a lesser number of new options with an exercise price equal to the closing price of Cardinal Health common shares on the date the new options are granted. An a...

Swine Flu Likely to Return to U.S. Next Winter

...r for the virus to jump from person to person). If a particular virus is especially robust, the weather and other environmental factors may play a lesser role. "It may not care what the environment is like, because it doesn't need that assistance, or it may depend on environmental factors. It could g...

Triple-S Management Corporation Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...ted primarily from growth in Medicare Advantage membership enrollment. To a lesser degree, growth was aided by higher membership enrollment in the Commercial ...e higher volume, particularly in the Medicare Advantage business, and, to a lesser extent, expenses related to the Metro-North region ASO contract. The segmen...

Wyeth Reports Earnings Results for the 2009 First Quarter

... alliance revenue, due primarily to the 2008 first quarter having been positively impacted by Amgen Inc.'s shift to wholesaler distribution, and to a lesser extent, to lower U.S. demand in the 2009 first quarter, as well as by decreased sales of EFFEXOR (R) and ZOSYN (R), due to increased generic compe...

Nanoparticles May Help Attack Cancer More Directly

... news release. The new nanoparticles would "allow for lower drug concentrations to be used, and provide opportunity for more potent treatments with lesser side-effects for the patient," Harfouche said. In lab tests, nanoparticles loaded with the cancer drug cisplatin prevented the growth of cancerous ...

Amgen's First Quarter 2009 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Decreased 4 Percent to $1.08

...roduct label changes which occurred in the third quarter of 2008, and, to a lesser extent, loss of segment share. The decline in sales in the first quarter o...8, driven primarily by unfavorable changes in wholesaler inventory and to a lesser extent a decline in demand. Sales of ENBREL benefited from approximately $...

NeoGenomics, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...from increases in the Medicare reimbursement levels in 2009 for several of our core testing platforms including both flow cytometry and FISH, and to a lesser extent, from a higher percentage of flow cytometry testing in our mix. Robert Gasparini, the Company's President and Chief Scientific Officer, ...

Brigham and Women's Hospital Researchers Demonstrate a More Direct Delivery of Cancer Drugs to Tumors

...them to chemotherapeutic drugs. "This will allow for lower drug concentration to be used, and provide opportunity for more potent treatments with lesser side-effects for the patient." The combination of nanoparticles and the cancer drug cisplatin proved successful in preventing the growth of c...

HCA Announces National 2008 Frist Humanitarian Award Recipients

...to volunteering at the clinic on his own time, Dr. lesser serves as the medical director and volunteer physi...e. Equally dedicated to his profession, Dr. lesser eagerly shares his expertise. He offers leadership...ve Committee for nearly 20 years. In addition, Dr. lesser mentors medical students, holds in-services for ho...

Lilly Reports Strong First-Quarter 2009 Results

...llion, driven by the unfavorable impact of foreign exchange rates and, to a lesser extent, lower prices. Forteo First-quarter sales of Forteo were $1...time benefit from the resolution of pricing discussions in Canada and, to a lesser extent, higher demand, partially offset by the unfavorable impact of foreig...
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