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Generic Erosion of Established Agents Will Offset Growth From Uptake of Emerging Therapies in the Market for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, from 2013 to 2018, generic erosion of established agents--most notably tamsulosin--will cause a decline of more than eig...

Diagnostic tools and innovative therapies improve patient prognosis

SAN FRANCISCO, August 2, 2009 The world's top lung cancer specialists, medical professionals and researchers are convening this week in San Francisco, CA for the 13th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC), organized by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). Preventio...

Advanced targeted therapies effective as first-line treatment for lung cancer

SAN FRANCISCO, August 1, 2009 The world's top lung cancer specialists, medical professionals and researchers are convening this week in San Francisco, CA for the 13th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC), organized by the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer (IASLC). According...

Hormonal Therapies Offer Effective Solutions for Many Adult Women With Acne

BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Although acne traditionally has been considered a disease of teenagers, it is also extremely common in adult women. Studies show that acne affects more than 50 percent of women between the ages of 20-29 and more than 25 percent of women between ...

Alternative Therapies for Fighting Eczema Hold Promise, But Dermatologists Caution They Are No Substitute for Proven Medical Treatments

BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Despite having access to some of the best health care in the world, many Americans with the most common form of eczema, known as atopic dermatitis, have sought relief from "alternative medicines." However, dermatologists caution that patien...

Cardium Completes Sale of InnerCool Therapies Business to Royal Philips Electronics

SAN DIEGO, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (NYSE Amex: CXM ) ("Cardium") today announced that it has completed the asset sale of Cardium's InnerCool Therapies business ("InnerCool") to Royal Philips Electronics (NYSE: PHG , AEX: PHI). The asset purch...

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and FORMA Therapeutics Enter Collaboration to Bring New Therapies to Patients Faster

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) and FORMA Therapeutics today announced a partnership to accelerate LLS's pipeline of research projects entering late pre-clinical development. The collaboration will beg...

Ortho Biotech Oncology Research & Development Announces Collaboration with National Cancer Institute to Develop Novel Cell Therapies to Treat Cancer

RARITAN, N.J., June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Ortho Biotech Oncology Research & Development, a unit of Centocor Research & Development, Inc., today announced that it has entered into a five-year Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the National Cancer Institute (NCI), with S...

Better treatment selection and improved therapies -- key to improving prognosis in acute HF

Today, acute heart failure represents the most common reason for hospitalisation in the over-65 population. Although hospital care improves symptoms in the first 24 hours after admission in around 50% of these patients, acute heart failure events still remain associated with a more than 50% mortal...

New tool to improve patient understanding of long-acting injectable antipsychotic therapies (LAT) unveiled in April issue of Psychiatry 2009

Titusville, NJ, May 27, 2009 A new instrument for improving patient understanding and acceptance of long-acting injectable antipsychotic therapy (LAT) has been published in the April edition of Psychiatry 2009. 1 This novel, psychosocial approach encompasses G oal setting, A ction plan...

ADHD Treatment Guide: How to Safely, Effectively Use Medications and Non-Drug Therapies to Treat Attention Deficit Disorder

More than five million Americans currently take medication to manage their symptoms of attention deficit disorder. Yet untold millions remain undiagnosed and untreated for ADHD - partially because the process can be so daunting. A new downloadable eBook from ADDitude magazine aims to simplify thin...

Two Targeted Therapies Likely Better Than One in Patients with Aggressive Lymphoma, Mayo Clinic Researchers Say

ORLANDO, Fla., May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When combined with a cocktail of chemotherapy drugs, two monoclonal antibodies, instead of one, appear to offer superior results in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma , according to Mayo Clinic researchers working with the North Cent...

Two targeted therapies likely better than one in patients with aggressive lymphoma

ORLANDO - When combined with a cocktail of chemotherapy drugs, two monoclonal antibodies, instead of one, appear to offer superior results in patients with diffuse large B-cell lymphoma, according to Mayo Clinic researchers working with the North Central Cancer Treatment Group (NCCTG). At the a...

For Bipolar Depression, Surveyed Experts Indicate That Current and Emerging Therapies Have No Advantage Over Seroquel in Decreasing the Severity of Symptoms

Lamictal Will Retain Decision Resources' Clinical Gold Standard Status for Bipolar Depression, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcar...

For Reducing Mortality, Current and Emerging Therapies Have No Advantage Over Carvedilol in the Treatment of Coronary Heart Disease (Stable Angina)

Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Will Retain Decision Resources' Clinical Gold Standard for Stable Angina, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical...

For Erectile Dysfunction, Physicians Indicate That Opportunity Exists for Emerging Therapies with Improved Efficacy in Difficult-to-Treat Patient Subpopulations

A Drug With Greater Efficacy than Levitra for Patients with Hypertension Priced at a Five Percent Discount to Levitra Would Earn a 50 Percent Patient Share in the U.S., According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the wo...

Awareness of Alternative Therapies May Be Lacking

Clinicians who don't know about studies won't use findings, survey suggests MONDAY, April 13 (HealthDay News) -- About 25 percent of practicing clinicians in the United States aren't aware of two major federal government-funded clinical trials of complementary and alternative (CAM) the...

Consumer Reports Survey: Hands-On Therapies Among Top-Rated Treatments for Back Pain

Exercise is top self-help measure YONKERS, N.Y., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hands-on therapies are among the top-rated treatments for people suffering with back pain according to a new survey by the Consumer Reports Health Ratings Center . Fifty-eight percent rated chiropr...

Alternative Therapies Can Be Safe, Effective For Children

U-M pediatrician suggests what's worth trying, what to avoid ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, more children than ever are being treated with complementary and alternative therapies. Recent studies indicate that about 30 percent of healthy children and up to 50 perc...

Data on VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapies to be Presented at the International Myeloma Workshop

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company today announced that 100 data presentations on VELCADE research will be featured at the Fifth International Myeloma Workshop (IMW) in Washington, D.C., February 26 - March 1, 2009. The 13 oral and 87 poster presenta...

Frost & Sullivan Says, Innovative Therapies Needed to Deal With the Rapid Spread of Cancer in Europe

LONDON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Cancer may well surpass cardiovascular diseases as the primary case of death in Europe by 2012. To prevent this from happening, cancer therapeutics have to shift in focus from the treatment of symptoms to offering a total cure, despite the complex, multifactori...

If Herceptin is Approved in Combination With Other Emerging Therapies it Will be in a Position to Retain Patient Share From Tykerb/Tyverb for the Treatment of HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

Genentech/Roche/Chugai's Drug in Combination With Herceptin and Taxotere Will Become Decision Resources Gold Standard Regimen by 2017, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory...

Drugs from Biogen Idec and Merck are the Most Promising Therapies in Development in the Acute Heart Failure Market

Overall Market for Acute Heart Failure Therapies Will More Than Double to $768 Million in 2017, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare...

Current and Emerging Therapies Have No Advantage Over Enbrel in Reducing the Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Golimumab Will Earn Decision Resources' Gold Standard for Rheumatoid Arthritis in 2012, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues...

Physicians Express Continued Need for Safe and Effective Nonstimulant Therapies in the Treatment of Adult Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder

Current and Emerging Drugs Will Not Surpass Vyvanse as the Clinical Gold Standard, According to a New Report From Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issu...

Study to identify best rehabilitation therapies for patients with traumatic brain injuries

CHICAGO Rush University Medical Center and 10 other healthcare facilities in the U.S. and Canada have been awarded a $4.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to identify which rehabilitation therapies, or combination of therapies, can best help victims of traumatic brain injuries...

Non-Hormonal Therapies Aid Breast Cancer Patients

This applies to women with metastatic or recurrent inoperable disease, report says TUESDAY, Dec. 9 (HealthDay News) -- Over the last 35 years, non-hormonal treatments have improved overall survival of patients with advanced breast cancer. So say Greek researchers who conducted a rev...

Bogus Stem Cell Therapies Sold on Internet

New guidelines are aimed at combating less responsible uses, claims, experts say WEDNESDAY, Dec. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Expensive, sham stem cell therapies are being hawked directly to desperate patients over the Internet, experts say. In response, the leading organization of stem c...

Market for Cellular Therapies Will Grow at a Robust Annual Rate of More Than 30 Percent in the United States Through 2017

At Least 10 New Cellular Therapies Will Launch Over Next Decade, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the cel...

Non-white med students reject therapies associated with their culture

WASHINGTON, DC -- Non-white medical students are more likely to embrace orthodox medicine and reject therapies traditionally associated with their cultures. That is one finding from an international study that measures the attitudes of medical students toward complementary and alternative medicin...

Chemotherapy plus targeted therapies shows improved survival in advance-stage lung cancer patients

The combination of traditional chemotherapy agents with targeted therapies called monoclonal antibodies showed no safety concerns and improved survival in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer according to a study presented at the 2008 Chicago Multidisciplinary Symposium in Thoracic On...

Stem cell therapies for heart disease -- 1 step closer

New research from the University of Bristol brings stem cell therapies for heart disease one step closer. The findings reveal that our bodies' ability to respond to an internal 'mayday' signal may hold the key to success for long-awaited regenerative medicine. Dr Nicolle Krnkel and colleagues a...

Study shows steroid therapies following transplant can be eliminated

CINCINNATIA new study by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) shows that using modern immunosuppressive drugs eliminates the need for steroid therapy as early as seven days following a transplant surgery while still maintaining kidney function. Steve Woodle, MD, chief of UC's trans...

Study Evaluates Laser Therapies for Hair Removal

Findings suggest combo treatments less effective, more painful than singular procedures MONDAY, Oct. 20 (HealthDay News) -- Laser therapies to remove unwanted hair may be safer and more effective when used separately rather than in combination, according to an Iranian study. The re...

Session highlights of the 1st World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes

New York (September 12, 2008) -- Nearly 100 of the world's leading authorities on diabetes, health care policy and finance from public and private sectors will gather in New York City next week to discuss the appropriate role of new interventional therapies for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. Cu...

Sales of Emerging Novel Pain Therapies Will Represent More than One-Fifth of the Total Pain Drug Market by 2023

Total Drug Market for Pain Will Reach More Than $47 Billion in 2023, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds t...

1st World Congress On Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes

NEW YORK (August 4, 2008) -- The 1st World Congress on Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes will bring together leading experts in diabetes, endocrinology, surgery and public health to discuss the role of surgery and novel interventional therapies in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The W...

Taking Control: Future Therapies for a Host of Serious Diseases May Be Found in Women's Menstrual Blood

C'elle Enables Women to Easily Collect and Preserve Vital Stem Cells During Their Menstrual Flow; Potential for Future Anti-Aging and Sports Medicine Therapies OLDSMAR, Fla., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With today's hectic lifestyle, where most women are juggl...

Cancer therapies from the ocean?

Scientists from Aberdeen, Luxembourg and the South Pacific have studied the properties of natural products derived from animals found in Fijian waters, and shown that not only may certain compounds have potential use in anti-cancer therapies, but others may also be useful for improving drug delive...

Baby's Blindness Resolved, Nerves in Knee Regenerated and Other Unusual Complimentary Therapies from BiomagScience

Nerve regeneration, rare infant eye disease, awaking from terminal coma, 25 year illness reversed and numerous other unusual magnet therapy studies from BiomagScience.com. Testing showing how the cells respond to advanced therapy placement and why regeneration and resolution of unusually acute o...
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