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CCHRINT Announces FDA Reported Psychiatric Drug Side Effects Search Engine

Citizens Commission on Human Rights International Announces FDA Reported Psychiatric Drug Side Effects Search Engine: Decrypted FDA reports reveal 4,260 suicides, 2,452 additional deaths, 195 homicides from 2004-2006 alone Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) -- For the first time t...

Resistance to Malaria Drug Reported in Cambodia

Millions at risk if artemisinin treatment becomes ineffective, study says WEDNESDAY, July 29 (HealthDay News) -- Malaria parasites in western Cambodia have become resistant to artemisinin-based drugs, a development that could put millions of lives at risk, researchers say. Artemisin...

Journal Publishes AssisTek Article on Best Practices in Electronic Patient Reported Outcomes (ePRO)

As a result of assisTek's commitment to quality systems and expertise in implementing electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) in clinical trials, assisTek's article on challenges and best practices for implementing ePRO will be published this summer in EPC Data Management & IT Solutions. ...

Swine Flu Now Reported in All 50 States

While outbreak is winding down, an estimated 200,000 people have been infected in U.S. MONDAY, June 1 (HealthDay News) -- Swine flu cases have now been reported in all 50 states, with the total number of people infected probably surpassing 200,000, U.S. health officials said Monday. ...

Smart Phone, ePRO, and eDiary Technology Advances for Clinical Trials, Market Research, and Registries Reported by assisTek

assisTek, the leader in innovative electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) solutions and data collection for clinical trials has continued its investment in smart phone, eDiary and web technologies. assisTek's ongoing development of Smart Phone and eDiary technologies fill a void in the marke...

Swine flu: Early findings about pandemic potential reported in new study

Early findings about the emerging pandemic of a new strain of influenza A (H1N1) in Mexico are published today in Science . Researchers from the MRC Centre for Outbreak Analysis and Modelling at Imperial College London, working in collaboration with the World Health Organisation and public he...

Third U.S. Swine Flu Death Reported

Like prior 2 cases, Washington state man had underlying health problems, officials say SUNDAY, May 10 (HealthDay News) -- An unidentified man in his 30s from Snohomish County, Wash., is the third person in the United States to die from swine flu, state health officials said late Satu...

Analysis of FDA Adverse Events Data Reveals at Least 106 Serious Conditions Reported Among Reglan Users

An analysis of the Food and Drug Administration’s Adverse Event Reporting System has identified at least 106 cases of tardive dyskinesia or other movement disorders reported among users of Reglan or its generic version, metoclopramide. Tardive dyskinesia is a neurological disorder chara...

Swine Flu Epidemic Reported on by Doctors on SIRIUS XM's Doctor Radio Channel

24/7 health and medical channel delivers breaking news updates, features live, daily call-in shows hosted by world-class physicians from NYU Langone Medical Center The Top Ten Swine Flu FAQs at www.sirius.com/doctorradio NEW YORK, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- SIRIUS XM Ra...

First Swine Flu Death Reported in U.S.

23-month-old boy from Mexico had traveled to Houston for medical treatments, reports say WEDNESDAY, April 29 (HealthDay News) -- A 23-month-old Mexican boy who had traveled to Houston for medical treatment has become the first fatality in the United States in the spreading swine flu ou...

40 Swine Flu Cases Now Reported in U.S.

Health officials checking persons entering U.S. for signs of sickness MONDAY, April 27 (HealthDay News) -- The number of confirmed cases of swine flu in the United States has doubled to 40, with all the new cases coming from a New York City high school that had previously reported eigh...

Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL) Reports 6% Increase In First Quarter 2009 Diluted EPS to $0.68. All Research Units Achieve Organic Sales Growth. Full Year 2009 Guidance Reaffirmed; Diluted EPS Expected to Exceed Reported EPS for 2008 of $2.65.

ST. LOUIS, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sigma-Aldrich Corporation, a leading Life Science and High Technology company, reported that its first quarter 2009 diluted EPS grew by 6% to $0.68 from $0.64 in the first quarter of 2008. Reported sales for the first quarter of 2009 were $519 mil...

Hoag named in top 125 hospitals by Consumers' CHECKBOOK as reported by AARP The Magazine

Hoag one of four Orange County and Los Angeles County hospitals on the list. Newport Beach, CA (Vocus) April 22, 2009 -- Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian , Newport Beach CA is one of four hospitals in Los Angeles and Orange Counties and one of 12 in California named...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Reports Fiscal Year 2009 Fourth Quarter Reported EPS of $0.31 Including $0.45 Per Share Charge Related to the Ongoing United States Attorney's Office Investigation

Company Provides Fiscal Year 2010 EPS Guidance in the Range of $3.45-$3.55 Per Share NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX ), a U.S.-based pharmaceutical company, today announced that earnings per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2009 w...

The Center for Plastic Surgery in Washington, DC Survives the Economy Despite Nationwide Data Reported by ASAPS

According to a recent survey conducted by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, the number of cosmetic surgeries performed nationwide decreased by over 15 percent in 2008. Despite this sharp decline nationally, the flow of patients at the Center for Plastic Surgery, Washington, DC...

Progress Reported Against Gene Involved in Hepatitis C

Finding could lead to new treatments for the disease, researchers say,,,, WEDNESDAY, March 18 (HealthDay News) -- Nearly 100 genes that support replication of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the human body have been identified by Massachusetts General Hospital researchers. They also...

Antibiotic-Resistant Meningitis Reported in U.S.

Health officials worry that overuse of antibiotics may be to blame WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25 (HealthDay News) -- The first U.S. cases of meningitis bacteria resistant to a widely used antibiotic have caused public health agencies to increase surveillance efforts, change preventive measures i...

Recently Reported Childhood Deaths from Influenza Are a Stark Reminder to Vaccinate Now

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent weeks, a number of childhood deaths across the country have been linked to influenza. These tragic reports underscore the importance of preventing this serious and sometimes deadly disease with an annual flu vaccine. Influenza vaccine is still ...

invivodata Opens Registration for Annual Patient Reported Outcomes Conference

Programs for PRO Educational Initiative are Announced PITTSBURGH, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- invivodata inc., the industry leader in electronic patient reported outcomes (ePRO) solutions and services for global clinical research, today officially opened registration for ePROficiency(TM) 2009 -- ...

Treatments after prostate surgery reported in the Journal of Urology

New York, NY, January 22, 2009 Although primary prostate surgery or radiotherapy is successful in many cases of prostate cancer, some patients will suffer a recurrence of the disease, which is most often first detected by a measurable PSA blood test. This so-called biochemical recurrence affects...

DaVita Inc. Announces Receipt of DOJ Subpoena in Connection with Previously Reported Investigation

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA ), today announced that it is working with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General ("OIG") to respond to a subpoena request for documents issued in connection with the civil investi...

Zero MRSA or Patient Infections Reported After Two Years as D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center Sets New Standard for Specialty Hospitals

D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center, proudly announces its surgical center is "infection free" after an initial two years of operation where over 2,000 procedures have been performed, according to Dr. Robert S. Bray Jr., founding director and CEO. This outpatient specialty hospital has ta...

U.S. Reported 25,000 Cases of HPV-Related Cancers Annually

Most frequent tumor sites were cervix, head and neck, government study finds MONDAY, Nov. 3 (HealthDay News) -- An estimated 25,000 cases of cancers associated with human papillomavirus (HPV) occurred in 38 states and the District of Columbia between 1998 and 2003, U.S. officials repor...

Late-breaking results of clinical trial on therapeutic endovascular cooling reported at TCT 2008

WASHINGTON, DC OCTOBER 14, 2008 Late-breaking results from the COOL RCN (COOLing to Prevent Radio Contrast Nephropathy in Patients Undergoing Diagnostic or Interventional Catheterization) Trial were presented during the 20th annual Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) scientific sympo...

Trends in Prescription Medication Sharing Among Reproductive-Aged Women Reported in Journal of Women's Health

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Borrowing and sharing of prescription medications is a serious medical and public health concern. A survey of nearly 7,500 women of reproductive age found that this is common practice among more than one-third of this population, according to a repor...

New data show patients using avonex reported less sick leave and short-term disability costs

Denver, CO June 2, 2008 Results from an analysis assessing the differences in health benefits costs (HBCs) and lost time among employees suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS) being treated with injectable disease modifying therapies (DMTs) were presented and announced by Biogen Idec as poster p...

Novadaq Updates on OPTTX Data Reported at Euroretina

Visual Acuity Reported to Remain Stable or Improve in 83% of Patients Studied at 12 Months TORONTO, May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Novadaq(R) Technologies Inc. (TSX: NDQ), a developer of real-time medical imaging and image guidance systems for the operating room, tod...

Forest Laboratories, Inc. Reports Fiscal Year 2008 Fourth Quarter Reported EPS of $0.55 Including $0.35 Per Share Charge for Licensing Payment

COMPANY PROVIDES FY'09 EPS GUIDANCE OF APPROXIMATELY $3.10-$3.20 PER DILUTED SHARE NEW YORK, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Forest Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: FRX ), a U.S.-based pharmaceutical company, today announced that fully diluted earnings per share (EPS...

Positive results from Visudyne(R) combination therapy study reported at Annual Macula Society Conference

VANCOUVER, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc. (NASDAQ: QLTI; TSX: QLT) announced today that results from an investigator-sponsored Phase II study, in patients with subfoveal choroidal neovascularization (CNV) secondary to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), showed that a combinatio...

Zero Patient Infections Reported as D.I.S.C. Spine and Sports Center Sets New Standard for Specialty Hospitals

MARINA DEL REY, Calif., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- D.I.S.C. Spine and Sports Center, proudly announces its medical center is "infection free" after an initial 18 months of operation where over 1,200 procedures have been performed, according to Dr. Robert S. Bray Jr., founding director and CEO. T...

Cepheid Comments on Study Regarding MRSA Surveillance Reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association

Company Reaffirms 2008 Financial Guidance SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cepheid (Nasdaq: CPHD) today announced it has posted on its website, http://www.cepheid.com, comments on a study recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Associatio...

Heparin Problems Reported in Germany

Adverse reactions similar to those in U.S., but product source is different, FDA says,,,, THURSDAY, March 6 (HealthDay News) -- German health officials reported Thursday almost 100 cases of allergic reactions to heparin, a blood-thinning drug that has been blamed for hundreds of allerg...

10-fold life span extension reported in simple organism

Biologists have created bakers yeast capable of living to 800 in yeast years without apparent side effects. The basic but important discovery, achieved through a combination of dietary and genetic changes, brings science closer to controlling the survival and health of the unit of all living sy...

Highest Reported Complete Remission Rate of 35 Percent Achieved in a Phase III Front-Line Multiple Myeloma Trial With Velcade(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapy

- VELCADE based therapy achieved highly significant improvement across all efficacy endpoints including overall survival - ATLANTA, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MLNM ) today announced the presentation of results from the 682 patient, ran...

Proteolix Announces Clinical Results With Carfilzomib to be Reported at ASH 2007 Annual Meeting

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Dec. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Proteolix, Inc. announced today that data from two Phase 1 clinical studies using intravenous carfilzomib (PR-171) are to be presented at the 2007 American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, December 8-10, 2007. C...

Almost 90 percent of children reported experiencing sexual violence

Almost 90% of teenagers aged 12-18 claim to have been victims of some level of sexual violence, according to a study conducted jointly by the University of Haifa and Ben Gurion University. The research surveyed 1,036 high school students. Additionally, 82% of the boys and 76% of the girls reported...

Study shows adverse drug events reported to the FDA have significantly increased

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. A new study shows the number of drug-therapy related deaths and injuries reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) nearly tripled between 1998 and 2005. A researcher at Wake Forest University School of Medicine and colleagues reviewed serious and fatal drug ev...

Rate of Breast Cancer in Italy Significantly Higher Than Previously Reported

PHILADELPHIA, July 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new analysis of the incidence of breast cancer in Italy per 100,000 women between the ages of 0 to 84 from 2000 to 2005 shows a 72 percent spike above official estimates issued by the Ministry of Health, with the sharpest uptick of +28.6 percent fo...

Cancer Caregiver Distress Unrecognized and Under Reported

Study Commissioned by Non-Profit Identifies Unmet Needs of Caregivers WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A national survey released today by The Wellness Community revealed many Americans who provide support to a loved one with cancer do not recognize themselves as a caregiver. In...

Medical study shows epidurals and spinal anesthetics are safer than previously reported

The largest ever prospective study [1,2] into the major complications [3] of epidurals and spinal anaesthetics published in the British Journal of Anaesthesia today (Monday 12 January 2009) concludes that previous studies have over-estimated the risks of severe complications of these procedures....
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