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Heavy drinkers face significantly increased cancer risk

This release is available in French . Heavy drinkers of beer and spirits face a much higher risk of developing cancer than the population at large, says a group of Montreal epidemiologists and cancer researchers. Their findings show that people in the highest consumption category increased...

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...

Hospital for Special Surgery is Only New York Hospital with Significantly Lower Surgical Site Infection Rate for Hip Replacement Compared to State Average

NEW YORK, June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report on infection rates from the New York State Department of Health singles out Hospital for Special Surgery as the only hospital in New York State with a statistically lower rate of surgical site infection (SSI) compared to the state average for hip repl...

The Latin American Digital Radiography Market to Grow Significantly due to the Need to Improve Digital Adoption, Observes Frost & Sullivan

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Most hospitals in Latin America reveal that there is a need for larger rooms in the radiology departments - a reason to consider the process of digitalization. As the radiologists are not very IT savvy, there arises a need to focus on awareness as a...

Published Study Shows VNUS ClosureFAST™ System Significantly Superior to Laser for Varicose Vein Treatment

Journal of Vascular & Interventional Radiology Cites Improved Recovery and Quality-of-Life with VNUS Technology San Jose, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2009 -- VNUS® Medical Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNUS), a worldwide leader in medical devices for the minimally invas...

Botox injections can significantly improve quality of life for people with overactive bladders

Botox is well known for its cosmetic uses, but researchers have now found that it can also significantly improve people's quality of life if they suffer from another problem that increases with age, an overactive bladder (OAB). A study published in the June issue of BJU International shows t...

VIVUS' Qnexa Shows Significantly Improved Blood Sugar Control Through Weight Loss In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

- Year-Long Phase 2 Diabetes Study Results Presented at ADA Annual Meeting - NEW ORLEANS, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- VIVUS, Inc. (Nasdaq: VVUS ), a biopharmaceutical company developing innovative, next-generation therapies to address unmet needs in obesity, diabetes and sexual health...

Text Messaging Medication Reminders Significantly Reduces Organ Rejection in Pediatric Liver Transplant Recipients

Mt. Sinai Medical Center's Pediatric Gastroenterology Department published results from a promising yearlong study conducted with pediatric liver transplant patients using CareSpeak Communications' MediM AS medication reminder system to keep them taking critical medication on schedule. By sending...

New Market Research Study Shows Lung Cancer Treatments Differ Significantly by Both Age and Geography

New Merck KGaA Study Reveals Wide Variations in Therapy Regimens, with Monotherapy Most Common in Elderly Patients and Triplets Most Prevalent in the US ORLANDO, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- There are striking differences in treatment regimens for non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) patients, ...

New Study Shows Women Experience Significantly Less Unscheduled Bleeding With the ORTHO TRI-CYCLEN(R) LO Birth Control Pill Versus Another Pill

CHICAGO, May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The birth control pill ORTHO TRI-CYCLEN(R) LO (norgestimate/ethinyl estradiol) is associated with fewer mean days of unscheduled bleeding than another popular birth control pill, YAZ (R) (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol), in healthy, sexually active wome...

Menstrual Blood Stem Cells May Significantly Increase Yield of Cord Blood Stem Cells

Cryo-Cell Presents Study at International Society of Cellular Therapy (ISCT) Demonstrating Potential to Expand Cord Blood Stem Cells for Possible Utilization in Transplantation OLDSMAR, Fla., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cryo-Cell International, Inc. announced results of a new study show...

Computer use significantly affected by arthritis

Computers are increasingly used in daily life: 56 percent of workers use one on the job and 62 percent of households own one. Arthritis is a leading cause of work disability, and those with the disesase may have difficulty performing physically demanding jobs, and may select jobs that appear less ...

Prostate cancer immunotherapy significantly prolongs survival in men with advanced prostate cancer

CHICAGO, ILSipuleucel-T (Provenge), an experimental immunotherapy improved survival in men with metastatic disease, according to new results to be presented April 28 at the American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Scientific Meeting in Chicago. These data from the Phase 3 Immunotherapy for Pro...

Health Plus of New York Expands Use of Health Integrated Program to Reach Significantly More Members with Chronic Conditions

Agreement renewed and expanded after 18-month pilot of Synergy Targeted Population Management(R) showed member health improvements and significant reductions in costs NEW YORK and TAMPA, Fla., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Plus, one of New York-area's largest providers of State-sponsored hea...

Study Suggests Treatment with Paliperidone ER Significantly Improves Symptoms of Schizoaffective Disorder

SAN DIEGO, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with schizoaffective disorder who received paliperidone extended release tablets (paliperidone ER) for six weeks showed significant improvement in a broad range of schizoaffective symptoms, according to a new study presented today at the 12th Internation...

Patients Say MPM Medical's Regenecare Gel Significantly Reduced the Itching and Pain of Skin Rashes Triggered by Anti-Cancer Drugs

IRVING, Texas, March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patients undergoing cancer treatment reported that using Regenecare hydrogel significantly reduced the pain and itching associated with the sometimes-severe skin rashes caused by anti-cancer drugs. Conducted by the Western University of H...

Employment for Social Workers To Grow Significantly By 2016

National Social Work Month highlights purpose-driven careers, opportunities for social workers nationwide. (Vocus) March 4, 2009 -- Careers in social work provide many opportunities for both personal satisfaction and professional growth, according to the National Assoc...

Stroke treated significantly faster and just as safely by medical residents

St. Louis, February 24, 2009 Diagnosing acute stroke is a high-pressure decision. The speed with which treatment is delivered makes all the difference. Early treatment can stop brain damage, but if treatment is given inappropriately, it can dangerously increase the risk of bleeding in the brain. ...

Video: The MDS Foundation Says Published Data Confirms VIDAZA(R) Significantly Extends Survival in Patients with the Malignant Condition MDS

VIDAZA Restores Gene Function to Double Survival and Increase Transfusion Independence CROSSWICKS, N.J., Feb. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Foundation says data published in the peer reviewed medical journal The Lancet Oncology confirms VIDAZA extends survival f...

Navigation System Significantly Improves the Surgical Accuracy of Total Knee Replacement for Arthritis Patients

HONG KONG, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (HKSH) announced today that the orthopaedic surgical team had successfully performed a large number of cases of total knee replacement surgeries on arthritis patients with the application of computer-assisted navig...

Twin study: Diabetes significantly increases risk for Alzheimer's disease and other dementia

Diabetics have a significantly greater risk of dementia, both Alzheimer's disease the most common form of dementia and other dementia, reveals important new data from an ongoing study of twins. The risk of dementia is especially strong if the onset of diabetes occurs in middle age, according to ...

Study: Adding Vimpat significantly reduces partial-onset seizures in adults with epilepsy

Atlanta, GA January 27, 2009 press release The new antiepileptic drug Vimpat (lacosamide) demonstrated significantly fewer seizures in adult partial-onset epilepsy patients whose seizures were inadequately controlled despite taking up to three other AEDs, according to a Phase III clinical study...

Exjade(R) Benefits Chronically Transfused Patients by Significantly Reducing Toxic Iron That Can Damage Key Organs, According to Landmark Trial

-First prospective, multicenter study to show Exjade removes iron from the heart in beta-thalassemia patients with mild to severe cardiac iron overload -In a subgroup analysis of 341 patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), Exjade significantly reduced levels of toxic iron ...

Relsys International Launches the Pharmacovigilance Integrated Services Offering and Significantly Expands Project Delivery Capabilities

IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Relsys International, the leading provider of drug safety, pharmacovigilance and risk management solutions, announces the launch of its Integrated Services Offering for pharmacovigilance as well as significant growth of its Global Professional Services (GPS) ...

New Tobacco Research Finds Minnesota's Latino Population Smoking Significantly Less than General Population

ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from the first quantitative study measuring tobacco use in Minnesota's Latino communities were released today by Comunidades Latinas Unidas En Servicio (CLUES), Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) and ClearWay Minnesota(SM). The repo...

New Data: Advanced Pharmacy Model Significantly Reduces Gaps in Care for Patients with Chronic and Complex Conditions; Improves Clinical and Financial Outcomes

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Nov. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, prescription drugs are the first choice for medical intervention in treating 88 percent of patients suffering chronic conditions. The 50 percent of Americans treated for a chronic condition account for 96 percent of all prescription d...

New Study Data: JANUVIA™ (sitagliptin) Significantly Reduced Blood Sugar Levels and Was Not Associated with Hypoglycemia in Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

New data presented at the 61st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America showed JANUVIA™ (sitagliptin), a diabetes medicine from Merck & Co., Inc., significantly reduced blood sugar levels in elderly patients with type 2 diabetes and was not associated with hypo...

Analyst Available to Comment on New JUPITER Study That Shows AstraZeneca's Crestor Significantly Reduces CV Risk

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Graeme Green Ph . D , analyst at Decision Resources , is available to discuss the results of the JUPITER study presented at the American Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions this month. The results of the 17,802-patient trial demonstrate...

Men who take aspirin have significantly lower PSA levels

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The use of aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is significantly associated with lower PSA levels, especially among men with prostate cancer, say researchers at Vanderbilt University. This large analysis known as the Nashville Men's Health Study in...

New Research Shows Dental Implants Require Significantly More Follow-Up Treatment Than Root Canals

Dental Professionals and Patients Should Strive to Preserve Natural Teeth before Considering Implants CHICAGO, Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study addresses the growing controversy among dental health professionals regarding the best course of treatment when evaluating betw...

How did glycine significantly decrease liver injury?

The nonessential amino acid glycine has been shown to be anti-inflammatory in several animal injury models. Recent studies demonstrated that dietary glycine protected both the lung and liver against lethal doses of endotoxin in rat or other animals and improved graft survival after liver transplan...

New intranasal influenza vaccine triggers robust immunity with significantly less antigen

Washington, DC (October 26, 2008) A single administration of a novel, nasally delivered influenza vaccine elicited immune responses in ferrets that were more than 20 times higher than those generated by two injections of the currently approved vaccines, according to a study by NanoBio Corporation....

Nanoemulsion-Based Intranasal Influenza Vaccine Adjuvant Triggers Robust Immunity Using Significantly Less Antigen

Data presented at the 2008 ICAAC/IDSA meeting in Washington, DC WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- A single administration of a novel, nasally delivered influenza vaccine elicited immune responses in ferrets that were more than 20 times higher than those generated by two injections of the...

Expert Says Conseco Trust May Significantly Alter The Senior Health Care Market

ONTARIO, Calif., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Baby boomers are turning 62 every seven seconds. Many are now questioning how they will manage their own health care in their senior years, says Frank N. Darras, the nation's leading disability and Long-Term Care insurance lawyer. (Photo: http://www....

New EPA Lead Standard Significantly Improved to Protect Kids' Health

But EPA Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee Member Says EPA Analysis Justified Even Better Standard WASHINGTON, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has taken a significant step to protect the health of children by strengthening the na...

On-X Life Technologies Significantly Reduces Study Management Costs with TEMPO from Clinipace

On-X saves over $2 million in conducting the company's prosthetic heart valve clinical trials - a phase IV and safety registry - with Clinipace's TEMPO research platform Research Triangle Park, NC (PRWEB) July 31, 2008 -- Clinipace, a growing on-demand clinical research...

New study shows calcium significantly improves children's bone health

Rosemont, Ill July 30, 2008 A recent study published in the journal Bone found that higher intakes of calcium, such as those recommended by the USDA, may significantly improve bone health in children. 1 Researchers used an evidence-based approach to assess data from 21 randomized clinical tri...

Study: Global Business Performance Significantly Improved Through Project Management

WARSAW, Poland, July 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Preliminary findings from a landmark independent, academic study on the value of project management, released today at the Project Management Institute's biennial research conference, clearly demonstrate that business and organizational perfor...

'Hibernation-on-demand' drug significantly improves survival after extreme blood loss

SEATTLE For the first time, researchers have demonstrated that the administration of minute amounts of inhaled or intravenous hydrogen sulfide, or H2S the molecule that gives rotten eggs their sulfurous stench significantly improves survival from extreme blood loss in rats. Cell biologist Mar...

Combining radiation and surgery significantly improves survival for head and neck cancer patients

Adding radiation therapy to surgery significantly improves overall survival in patients diagnosed with node-positive head and neck cancer when compared to treating with surgery alone, according to a study in the June issue of the International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, the off...
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