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Uptake of Branded Agents Will Drive the Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Drug Market to Quadruple to $1.4 Billion in 2016

Entry of Novel Therapies Including Rituxan/MabThera and Increased Uptake of CellCept Will Provide Effective Treatment Options, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research ...

Alzheimers Incidence is Set to Quadruple by 2050

The number of those hit by the debilitating Alzheimers across the globe would quadruple by 2050, and the biggest jump is projected for Asia. At the moment the continent has almost half of todays Alzheimers patients, at 12.6 million. By 2050, the region will have 62.8 million of the world's 1...

Elsevier launches official version of BrainNavigator

...eeper insights, and collaborate on new findings", said Johannes Menzel, Publisher of Science Solutions and Content Strategy at Elsevier. "We have had quadruple the number of people we expected when we launched user testing for the product. Feedback has been tremendously positive." BrainNavigator is a colla...

iData Research Publishes Market Analysis Series on Electronic Medical Records and PACS

...t research firm, the U.S. market for Electronic Medical Records (EMR) and Picture Archiving and Communication Systems (PACS) is estimated to more than quadruple in value by 2013. An EMR is the legal record of a patient's visit to a clinic, hospital or specialist and holds all of the patient's medical history...

Stay Upbeat, Active to Keep the Mind Young

...more than 12 percent. By 2030, an estimated 20 percent will be older than 65. Along with this, the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease is expected to quadruple over the next 40 years, Wilson said. "There is going to be a huge burden of old people who are cognitively impaired," Wilson said. "If we can devel...

Hepatitis C Virus Market Will Expand Dramatically From $2 Billion in 2008 to Nearly $7.7 Billion in 2013

... Alexandra Makarova, M.D., Ph.D. "Compounds from these new classes will initially be added to the backbone of currently used agents, forming triple or quadruple treatment regimens that are expected to be more efficacious than the current standard of care." About Decision Resources Decision Resources (...

Hispanic Workers Ages 50+ May Help Employers Solve Potential Future Labor Shortages

...Hispanic whites and four years longer than non-Hispanic blacks. Noting that the number of Hispanics ages 50-69 is expected to nearly quadruple by 2050, AARP focused on employer practices to increase the employment prospects of older Hispanics. They include: Develop recruit...

$10 Million Gift to Transform Neuromedicine at URMC

..., and Parkinson's disease are rising as the population ages and diagnostic techniques improve. It is estimated that cases of Alzheimer's disease will quadruple by 2050, which will make it the leading cause of death, eclipsing cardiac disease and cancer. Stroke, which kills nearly 150,000 people a year, is cu...

Kids Group Scores Obama, Congress in 100 Days Report Card

...arks to President Obama on the subject of Early Head Start, Head Start and child care. "To cite just one example, President Obama's commitment to quadruple funding for Early Head Start is fiscally and morally commendable," said Bentley. "Studies show that government programs for children get the most bang...

Harvard Business School Publishes Case Study on Youth Villages in North Carolina

...port of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, calls for the organization to help 50 percent more children and young people over the next five years and quadruple the number of youth served outside of Tennessee. As part of EMCF's Growth Capital Aggregation Pilot, Youth Villages secured $40 million in up-front gr...

Harvard Business School Publishes Case Study on Youth Villages-Intercept in Texas

...port of the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, calls for the organization to help 50 percent more children and young people over the next five years and quadruple the number of youth served outside of Tennessee. As part of EMCF's Growth Capital Aggregation Pilot, Youth Villages secured $40 million in up-front gr...

Sharps Compliance Corp. Reports Second Quarter Fiscal 2009 Results

...t year one - Medical Waste Management solutions for pharmaceutical manufacturing industry drives revenue for first half - Earnings per share quadruple on $1.8 million income tax benefit - Strong balance sheet with $2.1 million in cash, stockholders' equity growth of 134% and no debt HOUSTO...

Diseased Heart Valve Replaced Through Small Chest Incision

... of his heart valve -- hardening that is formally known as aortic valve stenosis -- open-heart surgery was out of the question. He'd already survived quadruple bypass while in his 50s, and having lived almost a century, Lafferty wasn't a good candidate for heart surgery for many reasons. His local cardiologi...

GlaxoSmithKline and The Carter Center Reaffirm Commitment to Global Public Health with Expansion of LF Program

... a decade ago, it has prevented 6.6 million children from acquiring LF. At the event, GSK also stated the company would scale up its manufacturing to quadruple the supply of medicine to the program. Andrew Witty, CEO of GlaxoSmithKline, reaffirmed the healthcare company's commitment to global publi...

Bittersweet milestones

...e than 60,000 people in the U.S. are 100 years old or over, and as baby boomers start to hit their 100-year mark, that number is expected to more than quadruple to 274,000. As a result of this new boom, a group of researchers have been studying this group more and more to learn about successful late-life agi...

Ricky Tomlinson Joins Lloydspharmacy Against Coronary Heart Disease

... the past and paid the price in 2007 when he was diagnosed with heart disease after his wife insisted that he went to the doctor for a check-up. A quadruple bypass and a significant amount of weight loss later, Ricky says he is a new man. He admits that if his wife hadn't mentioned to his doctor that he ha...

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Encourages Global Action on Awareness Raising

...ose who will be affected in the future. Eric J. Hall, AFA's president and CEO, said the increasing incidence of the disease worldwide -- expected to quadruple by 2050 -- warrants further awareness-raising on a global level, similar to the national advocacy efforts that AFA has been advancing in the United St...

Powerful Antacid Drugs Raise Fracture Risk

...cture. There was also a 62 percent increased risk of hip fracture after five or more years of using PPIs; the risk of hip fracture jumped to more than quadruple after seven or more years. "From this newest article, the comfortable zone looks like a length of time longer than the other studies, seven years, ...

A dangerous precedent in HIV

... Infection with HIV could quadruple in certain populations if people with HIV follow potentially misleading advice contained in a statement from the Swiss Federal Commission for HIV/AIDS...

Exercise Might Slow Brain Shrinkage in Alzheimer's Patients

... The VO2 peak was slightly lower in people with Alzheimer's compared to controls. And individuals with Alzheimer's who were less physically fit had quadruple the amount of brain shrinkage compared to normal older adults. "The people with higher fitness levels had larger brains, and there was a strong cor...

MEDEX Global Group Acquires ASI Group

...r." Since 2000 MEDEX has been under the direction of CEO and President Bruce Kirby, CPA, FLMI. Under his leadership, MEDEX is on target to more than quadruple its revenue by the end of 2008. Last year, MEDEX's centralized 24/7 Emergency Response Center handled nearly 30,000 cases in over 200 countries and ha...

Research shows promise for potential new gene therapy strategy for muscle-wasting diseases

...injection, gene-delivery strategy involving FS, investigators treated the hind leg muscles of mice. Results showed increased muscle size and strength, quadruple that of mice treated with proteins other than FS. The muscle enhancements were shown to be well-tolerated for more than two years. According to Dr...

Argonne's Blue Gene/P to host large cadre of INCITE researchers

...xt round for INCITE competition will be announced this summer. Expansion of the DOE Office of Sciences computational capabilities should approximately quadruple the 2009 INCITE award allocations to close to a billion processor hours. This opportunity, available to all on a competitive basis, will lead to scien...

Huron Capital Caps Strong Year With Five Acquisitions In 4Q07

...chemical company that Huron has acquired through its Quest platform. Since forming Quest three years ago, Huron has worked with the management team to quadruple revenues to over $100 million. Huron expanded its portfolio in the print solutions industry with its acquisition of NSO Press which was acquired thr...

American College of Physicians publishes "Peripheral Arterial Disease"

... less education and income - are the most likely to have little or no knowledge about the condition. "The number of Americans affected with PAD may quadruple within the next decade as the population continues to age," said co-editor Michael R. Jaff, DO, FACP, assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medic...

Four Organ Transplants Dont Help, Canadian Teenager Dies

... He had made waves last year for apparently recovering from a quadruple transplant, done all at once. But the 19-year-old Gairett MacIver died on Sunday at Vancouver General Hospital after about of pneumonia . It w...

India’s Life Expectancy to Go Up to 75 Plu

...ects,’ a report of the population division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, the number of Indians over 65 years of age will almost quadruple from 6.4 crore in 2005 to 23.9 crore. The number of those aged 60 and above will increase from 8.4 crore (7.5% of the population in 2005) to 33.5 ...

Massive expansion of Anti-AIDS programme in Southern Africa

...cotland, in July 2005 promised to offer universal access to treatment for AIDS patients in Africa till 2010. "We might have the human resources to quadruple our current programmes to reach 50 million people with prevention messages; over 460,000 orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) with support; and 250,0...

Novel Treatment Method Directed At Ulcer-Causing Bacteria Deemed A Success

... of The American Journal of Gastroenterology, Levofloxacin-based triple therapy was found to be better tolerated and more effective than bismuth-based quadruple therapy for patients with persistent H. pylori despite previous treatment attempts. Levofloxacin is commonly prescribed to treat such infections as pn...

Europe Seeks Indian Expertise

...ong networking partnership between large pharmaceutical firms and biotechnology firms". Indian consumption of biotech products was "expected to quadruple in the next decade", he said. A Belgian trade mission will visit India from March 20. Its organizers, representing the Wallonia region of Belgi...

Alzheimer’s Continues to Ris

... 2050, researchers believe the number will increase three-fold to 13.2 million. They say the number of people who are 85 years or older will more than quadruple to 8 million. Alzheimer’s is a devastating disease that robs the brain of memory and sometimes language skills, decision-making ability and cogni...

Depression increases heart attacks

...pressed. People with poor HRV are more likely to die after a heart attack, and according to the researchers, experiencing a major depression can quadruple a person’s likelihood of dying within 6 months after a heart attack. Although treatment of depression with medication or psychotherapy after a heart a...
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