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FDA Approves New 3000 IU Vial Size for Kogenate(R) FS, antihemophilic factor (recombinant)

WAYNE, N.J., Aug. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a 3000 IU (international unit) vial size of Kogenate(R) FS , antihemophilic factor (recombinant). The new vial size offers greater co...

Giant Bud Banner Half the Size of Football Field Flies Sunday Protesting Hydroponics Industry Cartel Monopoly that's Harming California's Medical Marijuana Patients

Hydroponics Company Flies Banner Half the Size of a Football Field With Giant MARIJUANA BUD to Protest San Francisco Indoor Gardening Expo Censorship that's Hurting Medical Marijuana Patients and Growers In California San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 26, 2009 -- San Franc...

Surgeons Use USGI Medical's Incisionless Operating Platform to Reduce Pouch, Stoma Size in Gastric Bypass Patients

Results from 116 Patients Presented at American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS) Meeting Data Show USGI's Expandable Tissue Anchors Remain in Place Up to 12 Months SAN CLEMENTE, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- New data show that surgeons can use USGI Medical Inc.'s (US...

Neck Size May Affect Severity of Sleep Apnea

Even non-obese people are at risk, researchers find WEDNESDAY, June 10 (HealthDay News) -- Though obesity is a known major risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea, many non-obese people also have the condition, according to the results of a new study. Among 5,426 non-obese adults (w...

Biologists Question Animal Brain Size Theory

Social behavior hypothesis contradicted in research paper FRIDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- Animals -- carnivores in particular -- that follow a social order do not necessarily develop bigger brains, say two biologists whose findings contradict the so-called Social Brain Hypothesis fo...

Ethnic Rhinoplasty: The "Classic" Nose Job is Not One Size Fits All

Ethnic rhinoplasty will be discussed by leading experts at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) being held at the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Convention Center May 2-7, 2009. Las Vegas, NV (Vocus) May 3, 2009 -- Ethnicity has pre...

Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. Announces a Nationwide Voluntary Recall of All Lots of Digoxin Tablets Due to Size Variability

DETROIT, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd. (NYSE Amex: CPD ), a generic pharmaceutical company, announced today that all tablets of Caraco brand Digoxin, USP, 0.125 mg, and Digoxin, USP, 0.25 mg, distributed prior to March 31, 2009, which are not expired...

When it comes to intelligence, size matters

This release is available in French . A collaborative study led by researchers at the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI), McGill University has demonstrated a positive link between cognitive ability and cortical thickness in the brains of healthy 6 to 18 year olds. The correlation is e...

Triax Pharmaceuticals, Providers of the No. 1 Prescribed Mid-Potency Corticosteroid Brand, Introduce a New Size of Locoid Lotion 0.1%

Launched at the 67th Annual American Academy of Dermatology Meeting CRANFORD, N.J., March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Triax Pharmaceuticals, the marketers of Locoid Lipocream(R) (hydrocortisone butyrate 0.1%) the leading mid-potency corticosteroid brand, introduces a new 4 oz. size of its recently ...

Triax Pharmaceuticals, Providers of the No. 1 Prescribed Mid-Potentcy Corticosteroid Brand, Introduce a New Size of Locoid Lotion 0.1%

Launched at the 67th Annual American Academy of Dermatology Meeting Cranford, NJ (PRWEB) March 19, 2009 -- Atopic dermatitis (AD) is very common in the United States. It affects nearly 15 million people (1% to 3% of adults and 10% to 20% of children).1, and accounts for...

Physical fitness improves spatial memory, increases size of brain structure

When it comes to the hippocampus, a brain structure vital to certain types of memory, size matters. Numerous studies have shown that bigger is usually better. Now researchers have found that elderly adults who are more physically fit tend to have bigger hippocampi and better spatial memory than th...

'King Size Combo:' New Report Reveals Broad Toll on Taxpayers by Bailed-Out Bank Goldman Sachs and Its Holdings in Burger King

**Goldman paid nearly double the average bonus on Wall St; **Burger King costs taxpayers estimated $273 million a year Service workers demonstrate today at Burger King Miami headquarters; public outreach set at Burger King restaurants in other cities this week WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNews...

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

The first, formal revision of specific guidelines, known as RECIST, used by clinicians to measure tumour size and response to treatment, has been published today (Tuesday 20 January) in a special issue of the European Journal of Cancer [1]. The authors say that the revisions will ease the workload...

Jenny Craig Announces Finalists for the 2008 Ideal Size Contest

Grand Prize winner to appear in nationally-aired commercial with Jenny Craig celebrity client, Valerie Bertinelli CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Jenny Craig is pleased to announce the three grand finalists of their Ideal Size Challenge. Washington's Debbie Heyer and Massachusetts ...

Indian spice reduces size of hemorrhagic stroke

You might want to make curcumin part of your daily diet. This active ingredient of the Indian curry spice, turmeric, not only lowers your chances of getting cancer and Alzheimer's disease, but may reduce the size of a hemorrhagic stroke, say Medical College of Georgia researchers. Second-ye...

Uterus Size May Predict Risk for Premature Twins After IVF

Evaluation may help select women who are at lower risk for complications, study suggests THURSDAY, July 10 (HealthDay News) -- Measuring the height of the uterus of a women pregnant with twins after in vitro fertilization (IVF) can help determine her risk of having the babies born pr...

Children's Neck Size Associated With Sleep Disorders

Study says it should be considered in those with history of snoring, apnea WEDNESDAY, June 11 (HealthDay News) -- Children with bigger necks are more likely to develop a sleep-related breathing disorder, says a University of Virginia study. Researchers looked at 215 children, aged ...

Detour(R) Unveils Snack Size Protein Bar

Award-winning Bar Now Available in Smaller Package for Healthy Snacking MINDEN, Nev., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Nutrition bar company Forward Foods, LLC, the maker of the award-winning Detour(R) bar, today announced the introduction of a convenient new snack size version of their top selling De...

Prostate size and other neglected factors influence prostate cancer treatment satisfaction

BOSTON Men with prostate cancer and their partners face difficult decisions regarding treatment, and accurate information regarding expected outcomes can be hard to find, according to results of a multi-center study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. Outcomes after pr...

Expansion Will Double Size of The Heart Center at Regions Hospital

ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Construction is underway to expand The Heart Center at Regions Hospital, nearly doubling the size of the six-year-old location. When completed in June, the space will include new patient exam and procedure rooms, improved privacy for inpatien...

Study: When it comes to physical activity, one size does not fit all

A landmark University of Alberta study, analyzing a sample of over 275,000 individuals, has found that when it comes to participation in physical activity, one size does not fit all. Our study uncovered some definite trends and preferences when deciding how and if a person wants to be physicall...

Tailoring glioblastoma therapies: 1 size does not fit all

An upcoming G&D paper from Dr. Azad Bonni and colleagues at Harvard Medical School lends new insight into how the unique genetic signature of glioblastoma tumors affects treatment efficacy - a finding with promising hope for the therapeutic targeting of the leading cause of cancer-related deaths ...

Barc Announces New Travel Size for Its Razor Bump Relief Product

NEW YORK, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Barc, the leader in the $1.8 billion African-American and Hispanic men's grooming category*, today announced the official debut of its new travel size for its market leading razor bump relief product. Barc's Bump Down razor bump relief product is now available ...

CSL Behring's Helixate(R) FS Now Available in 2000 IU Vial Size to Improve Patient Convenience, Encourage Compliance

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring today announced that Helixate(R) FS, its advanced recombinant FVIII (rFVIII) product for the treatment of hemophilia A, is now available in the United States in a new 2000 IU (international unit) vial size. For patients requiring high d...

Nordic Naturals Introduces Ultimate Omega 500 - Their Best Selling Formula Now Available in a Smaller Size Soft Gel!

WATSONVILLE, Calif., Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Weighing in with a strong 70% Omega-3 fatty acid content, Ultimate Omega, Nordic Naturals most popular Omega-3 fatty acid formula, is now available in convenient, smaller-sized soft gels. The new product called Ultimate Omega 500 provides the same e...

1 size may not fit all

INDIANAPOLIS While colonoscopy has become widely used for colorectal cancer screening, nearly two-thirds of screening colonoscopies show no cancer or pre-cancerous polyps. In an editorial in the October issue of the journal Gastroenterology, Thomas F. Imperiale, M.D., professor of medicine at the...

Study shows reducing class size may be more cost-effective than most medical interventions

October 16, 2007 -- Reducing the number of students per classroom in U.S. primary schools may be more cost-effective than most public health and medical interventions, according to a study by researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and the Virginia Commonwealth Universit...

Hip size of mothers linked to breast cancer in daughters

PORTLAND, Ore. In a study of the maternity records of more than 6,000 women, David J.P. Barker, M.D., Ph.D., and Kent Thornburg, Ph.D., of Oregon Health & Science University discovered a strong correlation between the size and shape of a womans hips and her daughters risk of breast cancer. Wide, ...

Study fuels debate over whether exercise and body size influence ovarian cancer risk

Barcelona, Spain: A new study adds fuel to the debate over whether being fat or inactive affects the risk of developing ovarian cancer. The study, presented by Australian researchers today (Thursday) at the European Cancer Conference (ECCO 14) in Barcelona, found some evidence suggesting exe...

Controlling for size may also prevent cancer

Scientists at Johns Hopkins recently discovered that a chemical chain reaction that controls organ size in animals ranging from insects to humans could mean the difference between normal growth and cancer. The study, published in the Sept. 21 issue of Cell, describes how organs can grow uncontroll...

Chemical Used in Plastics May Affect Newborn Size

Low birth weight infants have higher levels of phthalates, study finds THURSDAY, June 25 (HealthDay News) -- As if expectant mothers don't have enough to worry about, new research suggests that a woman's exposure to phthalates, a chemical compound found in many plastics, may be linked ...

Fast-food density and neighborhood walkability affect residents' weight and waist size

In a research article published recently by the American Journal of Epidemiology , Oregon Research Institute (ORI) scientist Fuzhong Li, Ph.D., and colleagues show that a high-density of fast food outlets was associated with an increase of 3 pounds in weight and .8 inches in waist circumference a...

Brain Aneurysm Rupture Risk Tied to Location, Size

Those greater than 13 millimeters in width twice as likely to burst, study finds THURSDAY, Sept. 25 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of a brain aneurysm rupturing over time depends on the location and size of the aneurysm, according to a new Mayo Clinic study. The international study ...

New Study Shows the Use of MEDIHONEY(TM) Wound & Burn Dressing is Associated With Reduction in Wound Size

International Wound Journal article cites pH modulation as a key method of action PRINCETON, N.J., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Derma Sciences Inc (OTC Bulletin Board: DSCI), a provider of advanced wound care products, announced today that the most rec...

Size does matter: Researchers adapt drug dosing to body size

University of Queensland researchers are leading the charge in adapting drug dosing to a society that is changing shape. As the level of obesity in the Western World continues to rise dramatically, UQ School of Pharmacy's Dr Bruce Green says researchers face the ongoing challenge of determinin...

Scientists Find Rice Gene for Grain Size and Yield

Chinese scientists have identified and cloned a rice gene that influences rice grain weight and yield, which could help scientists develop// higher yielding varieties of the world's most important food crop. Little is known about the genetic mechanisms that determine yield and seed weight in...

Researchers Identify Gene That Plays Key Role in Size of Dogs -- and Probably in Humans

An international team of scientists, including researchers from Cornell University, has found a mutation in a single gene that plays a key role in determining// body-size differences within and among dog breeds and probably is important in determining the size of humans as well. The research, ...

Link Between Family Size and Stomach Cancer Found

Being a member of a large family may not be best for your health. A new study found that family size greatly influenced the development of stomach cancer linked to the bacterium Helicobacter pylori, //and younger siblings from large families appeared to be especially vulnerable to the most common t...

Paunch Size Linked To Cardiovascular Diseases Risk: Study

Measure your waist regularly, because the size of your paunch is directly related to the risk of contracting cardiovascular diseases, // according to new research conducted by a medical expert of Indian origin. According to Kamlesh Khunti, senior clinical lecturer at the University of Leicester,...

Gender and Family Size Influences IBS Symptoms in Children

Research presented at the 71st Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology suggests that illness behavior, specifically complaints of recurrent// abdominal pain, in girls with mothers who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) may be intensified in smaller families, where chi...
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