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Reglan Adverse Events More Than Doubled from 2006 to 2008

Recent data from the Food and Drug Administration’s Adverse Event Reporting System reveals that new cases of tardive dyskinesia or other movement disorders reported by users of Reglan (or its generic version, metoclopramide) more than doubled between 2006 and 2008. In February 2009, the F...

Diabetics Face Doubled Risk of Heart Attack

Danger level same as non-diabetics who already have had a heart attack, study says MONDAY, March 31 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetics are more than twice as likely to suffer a heart attack, stroke and death from cardiovascular disease, putting them at the same risk level as non-diabetics ...

ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. Announces 2007 Sales Nearly Doubled Sales in 2006

CHARLES TOWN, W.V., Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RBRM), developers of state of the art electronic devices for diabetic peripheral neuropathy, Molluscum Contagiosum, and MRSA, announces 2007 sales up 89% over last year, details are availab...

Number of Russian women smokers has doubled since Soviet collapse

The number of Russian women who smoke has more than doubled since the collapse of the Soviet Union, according to new research. In 1992, seven per cent of women smoked, compared to almost 15 per cent by 2003. In the same period, the number of men who smoke has risen from 57 per cent to 63 per ce...

ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. Reports Doubled Profits for October

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ReBuilder Medical Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets: RBRM), developers of state of the art electronic devices for diabetic peripheral neuropathy, Molluscum Contagiosum, and MRSA announces record profits for October 2007. (Logo: http://www....

New Report: Dangerous Drug Side Effects and Deaths Doubled Since 1998... Seniors Hit Hardest

PCMA: Time to Require E-Prescribing in Medicare WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new report that finds dangerous drug side effects and deaths - particularly among seniors - have more than doubled since 1998 underscores the urgency for Congress to act now to require electronic...

Antidepressant Use in U.S. Has Almost Doubled

Study also finds increases in use of other psychotropic medications MONDAY, Aug. 3 (HealthDay News) -- Antidepressant use among U.S. residents almost doubled between 1996 and 2005, along with a concurrent rise in the use of other psychotropic medications, a new report shows. The inc...

Cost of Diabetes Care Has Doubled

Newer, more expensive drugs, rising rates of blood sugar disease to blame, study finds MONDAY, Oct. 27 (HealthDay News) -- The overall cost of drugs for type 2 diabetes almost doubled between 2001 and 2007, yet whether these newer drugs improve care and outcomes isn't known, a new stud...

Pre-Pregnancy Diabetes Rates Have Doubled

More women are overweight as they conceive, raising complication risks, study finds,,,, MONDAY, April 28 (HealthDay News) -- The number of women starting their pregnancies with type 1 or type 2 diabetes has doubled since 1999, but rates of gestational diabetes have stayed the same, new...

Rate of escalator injuries to older adults has doubled

INDIANAPOLIS -- In the first large scale national study of escalator-related injuries to older adults, researchers led by Joseph ONeil, M.D., MPH, and Greg Steele, Dr.PH., MPH, of the Indiana University School of Medicine, report that the rate of these injuries has doubled from 1991 to 2005. The r...

Kylie Almost Doubled Earnings in Breast Cancer Year Off

Pop star Kylie Minogue earned an incredible 4.5million pounds in the year she took off while fighting breast cancer . Despite retreating from the public eye to battle the disease, the Aussie sensation almost doubled her income from the preceding year. According to the accounts of he...

Use of Swedish 'snus' is Linked to a Doubled Risk of Pancreatic Cancer

People who use Swedish moist snuff (snus) run twice the risk of developing cancer of the pancreas. This is the main result of a follow-up study conducted by Karolinska Institutet researchers amongst almost 300,000 male construction workers. The study is published today online in the prestigious me...

Pregnant Women With Placental Infection Have Doubled Risk of Recurrence

Pregnant women who develop an infection of the placenta or nearby membranes in their first pregnancy have twice the risk of getting it in their second pregnancy, researchers// at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. The infection, called chorioamnionitis, occurs in 0.5 percent to 10 perc...

Deaths due to heavy drinking has doubled in 15 years

According to a government data, the number of deaths due to alcoholism has raised twofold in the last15years//. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed that the number of deaths due to alcohol was 4,144 in the year 1991 and it has risen to 8,386 by last year. According to the exper...

Risk of Autism doubled with Single Gene Mutation

A child’s susceptibility to autism is increased with a single gene mutation according to research conducted by, a Vanderbilt-led research team//. This discovery has far-reaching implications because this gene, a variant form of a gene called MET, is not just specifically a brain gene but rather ...

Deaths Due To Alcohol Have doubled In A Decade

Reports have indicated that deaths that were related to drinking have more than doubled in Britain in just over a decade.// The data that was released yesterday by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) revealed has revealed that the numbers have risen from 4,144 in 1991 to 8,380 in 2004. T...

Cancer drugs in development nearly doubled since 1995

The number of drugs being developed for the treatment of cancer has nearly doubled during the past six years, according to a new survey of pharmaceutical companies. Currently, 170 pharmaceutical and biotechnology firms various Cancer Institutes are investigating 402 compounds for the treatmen...

Men With Angina Do Worse Than Women

... doubled rate of heart attack, tripled rate of death seen in study THURS... women." Lifestyle factors clearly made a difference in outcome. Smoking doubled the risk of a heart attack and death from all causes, as did obesity, the s...

Stroke Doubles Risk of Hip, Thigh Fractures

... Preventive measures urgently needed, researcher says THURSDAY, Aug. 6 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of a hip or thigh bone fracture is doubled for people who have a stroke, a new Dutch study finds. That finding shows a need for immediate preventive action after a stroke, said Frank de Vrie...

ViroPharma Announces Initiation Of Non-Toxigenic Clostridium Difficile Phase 1 Program

... infection is one of the most common and devastating HAIs. The incidence of Clostridium difficile observed in U.S. healthcare facilities more than doubled approximately every five years since 1999 and the reported mortality rates from Clostridium difficile in the U.S. have more than quadrupled in the l...

U.S. Spending on Mental Health Care Soaring

... million to 36 million. The new statistics come on the heels of a study, released Monday, that found antidepressant use among U.S. residents almost doubled between a similar time frame, 1996 and 2005. Spending on mental illness showed a faster rate of growth over the 10-year period analyzed than costs ...

Surgery, 'Sham' Equal in Treating Compression Fracture Pain

...all appearing in the Aug. 6 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine , the number of vertebroplasty procedures performed in the United States has doubled in the past six years, from 4.3 to 8.9 per 1,000 people. Several studies have found great benefit from the procedure, but none of those were placeb...

ViroPharma Announces Support by Advisory Committee of The Office of Generic Drugs Proposed Guidelines for Developing Generic Versions of Oral Vancomycin Hydorchloride

...e incidence of the disease observed in U.S. healthcare facilities more than doubled between 2000 and 2005; between 1999 and 2004, reported mortality rates from...The incidence of C. diff observed in U.S. healthcare facilities more than doubled between 2000 and 2005; between 1999 and 2004, reported mortality rates from...

Uroplasty Reports First Fiscal Quarter Results

...mp; CEO. "While our fiscal first quarter financial performance is below year-ago results, we are encouraged by our U.S. Macroplastique sales that have doubled from last year's fiscal first quarter. Our European Macroplastique sales were impacted by a recently resolved distributor over-stock issue, change in ...

MedThink Hires Joe Conwell as Executive Creative Director

...nior vice president, executive creative director. Conwell's arrival signals a new phase of growth for MedThink, a five-year-old agency that has doubled in size within a two-year period. MedThink's expanding client base has necessitated a heightened emphasis on creative resources and a global perspecti...

Frost & Sullivan Awards Agfa Healthcare for Brazilian Market Penetration Leadership in 2009

...ay vary in terms of number of radiography rooms and volume of annual procedures. So far such strategy resulted in higher revenues for the company that doubled units sold from 2007 to 2008. "Brazilian end-users are going towards the digital era mainly through computed-based radiography systems. It is a...

Mayo researchers find anesthesia not harmful for babies during birth process

...ose of anesthesia during the first three years of life had no increased risk for learning disabilities, but those exposed multiple times had an almost doubled risk for later identification of learning disabilities. Prolonged exposure to anesthetics has been shown to cause brain abnormalities in young anim...

Mayo Researchers Find Anesthesia Not Harmful for Babies During Birth Process

...ose of anesthesia during the first three years of life had no increased risk for learning disabilities, but those exposed multiple times had an almost doubled risk for later identification of learning disabilities. Prolonged exposure to anesthetics has been shown to cause brain abnormalities in young ...

Delcath Systems Provides Update on Progress

...no revenue. General and administrative expenses declined 22% as compared to the second quarter of 2008 due to reduced consultant fees. R&D costs doubled to $2.2 million from $1.1 million in the second quarter of 2008 due to costs associated with the Phase III Metastatic Melanoma Trial. The Company rec...

Emphysema severity directly linked to coal dust exposure

...ted to a growing industry. In the past 25 years, coal production has nearly doubled worldwide. Dr. Kuempel and colleagues compared lung autopsy results from... 90 percent of whom are in developing countries. Coal production has almost doubled in the past 25 years," notes Benoit Nemery, M.D., Ph.D., in an editorial in...

Majority of Public Maintains Support for Addressing Health Care Reform Now

...e (from 61% to 56%). The proportion who say passage of health care reform will make things worse for their own family, although relatively small, has doubled since February (from 11% to 21%), as has the proportion who say the country would be worse off if health care reform passed (from 12% to 23%). Specif...

Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Today on Health Care Reform and Medical Costs

...ce. I bought the insurance with a major carrier and still it wasn't enough to prevent me from nearly losing my home. And now that very same policy has doubled and I'm terrified to get another one because I know that now that I have cancer I am a marked woman. There are 47 million people without ins...

Fran Lunger Joins Linden as Operating Partner

...ting experience to Linden. He most recently served as Chief Executive Officer of Millipore Corporation. During his tenure Mr. Lunger led a team that doubled the revenue growth rate, executed a spin-off of the microelectronics business unit (Mykrolis), and transitioned the remaining business from a product-...

Gene linked to increasingly common type of blood cancer

...r STG, are associated with the risk of developing follicular lymphoma. This is a cancer of the body's disease-fighting network whose rates have nearly doubled in the past three decades. In the first genome-wide association study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma, scientists at UC Berkeley and TGen identified a SNP ...

New drug candidate prolongs the lives of pancreatic cancer patients

...ecently passed Phase I/II clinical trials. The drug, given in combination with gemcitabine, the standard drug used to combat pancreatic cancer, almost doubled the life expectancy of those who received it. "In our study, the mean survival of pancreatic cancer patients was 10.8 months better by far than t...

Perception May Affect Drinking by College Students

...young people are drinking earlier and heavier than ever before," Foxcroft said. "Levels of alcohol consumption amongst 11- to 13-year-olds have almost doubled in the last 10 years or so." More information The U.S. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism has more on drinking among college ...

Davis Vision Provides More Than $200,000 in Free Vision Care Services

...ion problems early and help direct those in need to treatment before things get worse. "Last year we conducted 20 vision clinics, and we have doubled our goal for 2009 by expanding our reach into a variety of new areas," said Dyer. "This is vital at a time when uninsured children may be having troub...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Reports Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2009

...rior year quarter, while full year FY 2009 manufacturing revenues more than doubled to $12,963,000, up from $5,897,000 in FY 2008. The increase in Avid revenu...aintain throughout the coming year." Mr. King added, "We more than doubled our Avid contract manufacturing revenues and recorded more than $5 million ...

Full Transcript of Pelosi Press Conference on Health Care Reform

...budget imperative, and a moral imperative. It's an economic imperative because health insurance premiums, as the speaker has indicated, have more than doubled since 2000, straining family budgets across America and going up at $1,800 per year. And with our companies' spending twice as much on healt...

Zix Corporation CEO Provides Corporate Update for Second Quarter 2009

...ncement concerning the assessment of this business, we are no longer in negotiations for a large contract with a national payor that could have almost doubled the number of currently active prescribers. We are, however, engaged in payor discussions to improve the profitability of our e-Prescribing business ...
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