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Successful Disease Management Programs Can Play Role in Health Care Reform

...ember 20, 2004; Vol. 14, No. 48. (6) MO's Pharmacy Program Decreases Hospitalization for Medicaid SMI Patients. Mental Health Weekly. Dec. 12, 2005; vol 15:Number 47, 1-3. (7) Kenneth E. Thorpe, "Prevention and Public Health: The Key to Transforming our Sickcare System," (Written testimony to the U.S...

A Global Call to Action From HIV Co-Discoverers Robert Gallo and Luc Montagnier

... This global action coincides with the publishing of Dr. Gallo and his colleagues' four key groundbreaking articles in Science magazine, May 4, 1984 vol 224 (#4648). These four papers proved how the then-new, deadly virus was the cause of AIDS. This significant global contribution lead to the developm...

JumpStart and Case Technology Ventures Invest in Neuros Medical

...er undergoing limb amputation due to vascular disease, circulatory issues, diabetes, cancer or trauma-related events. According to Arch Phys Med Rehab vol 86, Oct 2005, 68 to 76 percent of the 1.7 million U.S. patients who have undergone amputation experience residual limb pain. This number is expected ...

Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) Uncovers Additional Breast Cancer in Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients

...detected contralateral cancer. The positive predictive value for BSGI was 92.9%. The full study can be found in The American Journal of Surgery, vol 197, No 2, February 2009. About Dilon Technologies Dilon Technologies Inc. is bringing innovative new medical imaging products to market. ...

Derma Sciences Gains FDA Clearance for Novel BIOGUARD(TM) Barrier Dressing with NIMBUS(R) Technology

...nter for Health Statistics Vital and Health Statistics, Detailed diagnoses and procedures national hospital discharge survey 1994. vol 127. Hyattsville (MD): Department of Health and Human Services; 1997. (3) Healthcare-Associated Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus ...

New criteria for measuring tumor size and progression will help ease workloads in clinical trials

...reaching them sooner." (ends) This release is embargoed to 00.01 hrs (GMT) on Tuesday 20 January 2009. Notes: [1] European Journal of Cancer, vol 45, issue 2 (January 2009), pages 225-310. "Response assessment in solid tumours (RECIST): Version 1.1 and supporting papers." The European Journal...

Amanzi Tea offers free, natural 'Flu Shots' to New Yorkers

...of black tea, the equivalent of three or four cups a day, they were protected against the effects of a known carcinogen (Food and Chemical Toxicology, vol 38, p. 1085). The new Amanzi Tea bar and shop is located at 166 Chambers Street near Greenwich Avenue in Tribeca. Hours are M-Su 7A-7P. Cal...

UCSF Launches Nationwide Clinical Trial Matching Web Site for Breast Cancer

...visit http://www.ucsf.edu . (1) "Central Challenges Facing the National Clinical Research Enterprise." Journal of the American Medical Association, vol 289, No. 10. March 12, 2003. ...

Accuracy, efficacy and ethics of abstinence-only programs questioned by public health experts

...n Sexuality Education: Ideology and the Scientific Process" has been published by Dr. Santelli in the American Journal of Public Health (October 2008, vol 98, no 10) and examines the criteria for determining scientific accuracy and the ways that abstinence-only programs overlook established medical facts...

Hidden Areas of Infection in U.S. Hospitals

... such as administrators and pharmacy. (1) Jancin, B. (2004, March). Antiobiotic-resistant pathogens found on 77% of ECG lead wires. Cardiology News. vol 2. (2) Holden, D. (Project Manager). (2008, March). Hidden Areas of Infection [DVD]. Mission Critical: Capital Media Group; LS-954 - Bon Secours men...

NEW DATA FOR PAZOPANIB - GSK'S LATEST INVESTIGATIONAL ANTI-CANCER AGENT - SHOWS PROMISE ACROSS MULTIPLE CANCERS

...kinetics (PK) of pazopanib (P) and lapatinib (L) administered concurrently. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 2006 ASCO Annual Meeting Proceedings Part I. vol 24, No. 18S (June 20 Supplement), 2006: 3088 16. Suttle B, Jones B, et al. Phase I study of the safety and pharmacokinetics (PK) of paclitaxel or pa...

ASCO Study Confirms Importance of Histology in Treatment of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer With ALIMTA (pemetrexed for injection)

...nced or metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Abstract PRS-3, 12th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) 2007. Journal of Thoracic Oncology, vol 2 No 8, Supplement 4, Page S306, August 2007. (2) American Cancer Society, "What Is Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer?," October 15, 2007, American Cancer ...

Does Antibacterial Soap Work? At Least One Really Does.

...Wash Agents on Controlling the Transmission of Pathogenic Bacteria from Hands to Food by G.E. Fischler et al, published in Journal of Food Protection, vol 70, No. 12, 2007, pages 2873-2877. For more than 130 years, Henkel has been a leader with brands and technologies that make people's lives easier, b...

Physical Therapists Offer Low-Cost Solution to High-Cost Expenditures for Spinal Conditions

...An Important Consideration for Value-Centered Physical Therapy Care, JOSPT; vol 38 No. 2, Feb. 2008 2. A Clinical Prediction Rule To Identify Patients ...owski, Maj; and Anthony Delitto, PhD, PT; Ann Intern Med. 21 December 2004, vol 141, Issue 12, pp 920-928 3. Nonpharmacologic therapies for acute and c...

Chicken Eaters Have Decreased Risk Of Developing Colon Cancer

...ed threat of colon cancer in people who ate large amounts of fish. SOURCE: Robertson, D.J. American Journal of Gastroenterology, December 2005; vol 100: pp 2789-2795. ...

Glimepiride in the medical management of Type 2 diabetes

...glitazone), meglitinide analogues (repaglinide), amino acid D-phenylalanine derivatives (nateglinide), and insulin. A recent article, presented in vol 18 (6) of Journal of Diabetes and its Complications reviews the role of the sulfonylureas - with a major focus on glimepiride, the newest of the sec...

Carnitine deficiency in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes

...t be imparted from the onset. Recognition of carnitine deficiency in these patients may thus have therapeutic implications. In a study published in vol 18 (5) of Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, researchers from the Department of Paediatrics, University of Crete, Greece investigated the carn...
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