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Presented Data Confirm That RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin) Provides Rapid, Highly Effective, Symptom Relief for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) Patients

- Uniquely Selective Agent Offers Significant Improvement - CHICAGO , April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data to be presented at the American Urological Association's (AUA) Annual Conference show that RAPAFLO (TM) (silodosin) produces rapid and sustained improvements of both irritati...

Elsevier announces new partnership between the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management and the AAHPM

Philadelphia, PA, 17 December 2008 - Elsevier, world-leading publisher of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, is pleased to announce that, beginning in January 2009, the internationally respected Journal of Pain and Symptom Management ( JPSM ) (http://www.jpsmjo...

FDA Approves Low-dose Regimen of PREMARIN Vaginal Cream to Treat Moderate to Severe Postmenopausal Dyspareunia – Painful Sexual Intercourse : Agency Grants New Indication for Bothersome Vaginal Symptom Associated with Menopause

PREMARIN (conjugated estrogens) Vaginal Cream 0.5 g has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a new indication and a new less frequent twice-weekly dosing regimen to treat moderate to severe postmenopausal dyspareunia (painful sexual intercourse) announced Wyeth Pharmac...

HDSA Applauds Announcement of the First Therapy to be Approved for the Specific Treatment of a Symptom of Huntington's Disease

NEW YORK, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The approval of Xenazine(R) (tetrabenazine), for the treatment of chorea associated with Huntington's Disease (HD), the first therapy to be approved specifically for the disease, is a significant milestone for all of our patients, families and caregivers in th...

Rare case explains why some infected with HIV remain symptom free without antiretroviral drugs

AIDS experts at Johns Hopkins say they have compelling evidence that some people with HIV who for years and even decades show extremely low levels of the virus in their blood never progress to full-blown AIDS and remain symptom free even without treatment, probably do so because of the strength of...

New AMITIZA 8 mcg phase III studies demonstrated overall symptom improvement in adult women

San Diego, CA May 18, 2008 New study results indicated that treatment with AMITIZA (lubiprostone) 8 mcg lead to significant relief of overall symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome with Constipation (IBS-C). These results were presented at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2008, the largest annual i...

New analysis shows DAYTRANA offered ADHD symptom control for 12 months

Washington, D.C. May 7, 2008 Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced findings from a new data analysis that was conducted to examine treatment differences with DAYTRANA (methylphenidate transdermal system) between boys and girls aged 6...

NHS Choices Launches New Food Allergy Symptom Checker

LONDON, February 12 /PRNewswire/ -- NHS Choices ( http://www.nhs.uk ), the online 'front door' to the NHS, launches a new interactive tool aimed to help people better understand the difference between food allergies and intolerances. Based on NHS accredited information, the food allergy symp...

New study of Concerta showed significant improvement of ADHD symptom management in adults

Boston, Mass., Friday Oct. 26, 2007 11:00AM Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) treated with CONCERTA OROS methylphenidate HCl Extended-release Tablets showed significant improvements in ADHD symptom management compared to adults taking placebo, according to study results...

Two Physicians Recognized for Work in Pain and Symptom Management

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kathleen M. Foley, MD, of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, and Perry Fine, MD, of the University of Utah School of Medicine, received the Josefina Magno Excellence in Education and Leadership Award for 2007 at the 9th Ann...

Migraines may Be a Symptom of Other Problems for Iraq Soldiers

Soldiers returning from Iraq who have migraine headaches are more than twice as likely to also have symptoms of post-traumatic stress, depression or anxiety than soldiers who do not have migraines, according to research. The study involved 3,621 United States Army soldiers who were given a ...

Migraines may Be a Symptom of Other Problems for Iraq Soldiers

Soldiers returning from Iraq who have migraine headaches are more than twice as likely to also have symptoms of post-traumatic stress, depression or anxiety// than soldiers who do not have migraines, according to research. The study involved 3,621 United States Army soldiers who were given a h...

Heart Failure Medication Provides Some Symptom Relief

A medication used to treat heart failure, tolvaptan, appears to improve some symptoms and signs of heart failure during hospitalization//, but does not reduce the risk of re-hospitalization or death, according to two articles in the issue of JAMA. The study is being released early to coincide with ...

A Basic Symptom Index For Early Detection Of Ovarian Cancer

An index comprising of the basic symptoms associated with ovarian cancer may aid clinicians detect ovarian cancer in its early stages, according to a new study.// This index is expected to serve as a rapid, cost-effective screening tool. The details of this study is published in the January 1...

Dry Eye Is A Symptom Of Menopause

There are many symptoms that are associated with the menopause and dry eye is one among them. But most of the women are unaware that the symptom is associated with the menopause or peri-menopause. // Dry eye if left untreated may lead to increased risk of infection or visual impairment. The surv...

Psychosocial Disability Varies In Accordance With Bipolar Symptom Changes

A decrease or increase in psychosocial disability in patients who suffer from bipolar disorder has been noticed with every decrease or increase in their depressive symptom severity//. This has been revealed in the December 2005 issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry. Bipolar disorder is associ...

Study suggests symptom driven therapy for adults with asthma

For adults with the problem of asthma, it may help if they take corticosteroid medication when required, and not //take anti-inflammatory medication regularly. People who took corticosteroids whenever they had the symptoms of an attack had the same rate of severe attacks and asthma related dec...

Carnegie Mellon develops innovative method to detect genetic causes of complex diseases

...ich are characterized by multiple clinical and molecular traits. Rather than searching one at a time for genetic alterations that cause a particular symptom or trait, as in most conventional approaches, the Carnegie Mellon scientists use a statistical method that enables them to uncover genome variations ...

Consumer Reports Swine Flu Survival Kit Prepares Consumers for Potentially Tough Flu Season This Fall

...ple ingredients to blast several symptoms at once. That's a misfire, since some added ingredients can increase risks, and any ingredient that treats a symptom you don't have is unnecessary. Such products can increase the risk of overdoses if you take multiple medications. Recommendation: Opt for med...

Generic Erosion of Established Agents Will Offset Growth From Uptake of Emerging Therapies in the Market for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

...amsulosin's annual major-market sales will plummet 41 percent between 2008 and 2013, according to the report. The report also finds that, while symptom relief remains the primary concern in treating the disease, drug development for benign prostatic hyperplasia has focused on improving dosing convenie...

FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

...cal outcomes in schizophrenia." The approval is based on four acute symptom control studies and a longer-term maintenance study that compared INVEGA SU... placebo in the longer-term maintenance study. The most recent acute symptom control study was a multi-center, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-bl...

NFL Cardinals' Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Promotes Vision Therapy

... 5. Has a short attention span with reading and schoolwork Any one of these symptoms is a sign of a possible vision problem. A more in-depth symptom checklist is available on COVD's Web site. Not all eye doctors test for learning-related vision problems, so it is important for parents to as...

INVEGA(R) Approved as the First and Only Treatment for Schizoaffective Disorder

...were valproate and lithium. The most commonly used antidepressants were SSRIs and SNRIs. Efficacy was evaluated using the positive and negative symptom scale (PANSS), a validated multi-item inventory composed of five factors to evaluate positive symptoms, negative symptoms, disorganized thoughts, unco...

Boot Camp for New Dads Now Working with Renowned Katherine Stone - Educating Fathers about Postpartum Depression

...e baby arrives, mom probably won't get as much sleep as she needs. One of the signs to watch for is constant fatigue, even upon waking. Fatigue is a symptom of depression. Weight loss or weight gain - Yes, while some moms lose a little of the pregnancy weight within the first few months after birth, oth...

QuatRx Announces Further Positive Phase 3 Results For Ophena(TM) (Ospemifene Tablets) in Postmenopausal Vaginal Atrophy

...most bothersome moderate to severe vaginal atrophy symptom - either vaginal dryness or dyspareunia (sexual pa...most bothersome moderate to severe vaginal atrophy symptom of dyspareunia, is fully enrolled and will report ...<0.001) and improvements in the most bothersome symptom of vaginal dryness (p=0.01 on a per protocol analy...

HOWARU(R) Protect Clinically Shown to Reduce the Incidence and Severity of Cold and Flu Symptoms in Children

... reduce the incidence and severity of cold and flu symptoms in children. A recent study entitled " Probiotic Effects on Cold and Influenza-Like symptom Incidence and Duration in Children ", sponsored by Danisco and published by the American Academy of Pediatrics, demonstrates the benefits of the HOWAR...

Giving Statins to Kids Provokes Debate

...and the American Heart Association, have sparked debate in the medical community. Some see statin therapy as essential in combating a public health symptom of the obesity epidemic. Others believe that treating children with cholesterol-lowering drugs is a costly measure with possible long-term consequence...

Are Patients Becoming Victims in Hospital Overcrowding Turf Wars? Experts Ask

...ent of patients. It is generally attributed to bad communications. The transfer of patients to unit hallways only addresses the most glaring symptom -- an overcrowded emergency department. Studying and redesigning the flow process and implementing automation technology can free up as much as 20 per...

Transcept Pharmaceuticals to Present at BMO Capital Markets Healthcare Conference on August 5, 2009

...akenings Waking up during the night is the most frequent insomnia symptom reported in the general population. Based on a recently published epidemiol... who experienced middle of the night awakenings reported that this insomnia symptom persisted for at least six months, and approximately 11 percent had consult...

Quigley Corporation Announces Final Results of Quigley Pharma's Phase IIb Study

... The secondary efficacy objective is to demonstrate that treatment with QR-333 improves symptomatic diabetic neuropathy, as demonstrated through the symptom Assessment Score, Quality of Life questionnaires, and sleep questionnaires. Safety: Safety variables included adverse events (AEs)...

Sleep Benefits From Tonsillectomy Peak at 6 Months

...baseline values," the authors wrote. The study appears in the July issue of Archives of Otolaryngology -- Head & Neck Surgery . The primary symptom in children with sleep-disordered breathing is loud, persistent snoring, according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology -- Head and Neck Surgery....

Norwell VNA and Hospice Selects Cardiocom Telehealth as Its New Technology Vendor

...lth System to communicate with a Norwell VNA and Hospice nurse. The Commander Home Telemonitoring System guides the patient through an interactive symptom management assessment and collection of vital signs including: weight, blood pressure, oxygen saturation and heart rate. This information is immedia...

Shelbourne Releases New Information on Knee Replacement

....5 Pain rating (0-10 scale) Initial Evaluation 6.0 Final follow-up 2.5 Of the 50 patients in this study, all but 8 of them achieved adequate symptom relief with rehabilitation and decided against having surgery. The mean IKDC survey score at final follow up was comparable to what is considered a n...

Does Your Child Need Vision Therapy?

...as a short attention span with reading and schoolwork Any one of these symptoms is a sign of a possible vision problem. A more in-depth symptom checklist is available on COVD's website. Not all eye doctors test for learning-related vision problems , so it is important for paren...

CNCB Post Graduate Studies in Clinical Nutrition (PGSCN) Program is Now Available Online

...onditions Cardiovascular Disease Hyperinsulinemia Allergies and Asthma ADD and ADHD Health Assessment & Medical symptom Questionnaires Session III - Detoxification, Herbology and Homeopathic Therapy Introduction to Human Toxicity ...

World's First Deep Brain Stimulation Device Approved for Treatment of Psychiatric Condition in Europe

...usted non-invasively (without surgery) by a trained clinician to find the most appropriate type and amount of stimulation for each patient to maximize symptom control and minimize side effects. For OCD and treatment-resistant depression; a further psychiatric disorder which Medtronic is currently expl...

DNA-damaged cells communicate with neighbors to let them know they're in trouble

...mors are still able to secrete inflammatory signals when p53 has mutated and lost its tumor suppressing capabilities. "Inflammation is a hallmark symptom of cancer," said Rodier. "Inflammation also promotes cancer, so this helps us begin to understand what's involved in that process." The findings a...

Larry Fitzgerald Offers Advice for Parents With Struggling Readers

...Has a short attention span with reading and schoolwork Any one of these symptoms is a sign of a possible vision problem. A more in-depth symptom checklist is available on COVD's website. Not all eye doctors test for learning-related vision problems, so it is important for parents to as...

Study Evaluating Efficacy and Safety of Two Low-dose Regimens of PREMARIN Vaginal Cream for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Vaginal Atrophy Now Published

...In this study, dyspareunia was the most bothersome symptom at baseline (57%) followed by vaginal dryness, itc...d severity of participant-reported most bothersome symptom (vaginal dryness, itching, burning or dyspareunia)...ced during sexual intercourse, can be a bothersome symptom of vulvar and vaginal atrophy. Based on a survey o...

News from Cancer

... ULTRASOUND OUTPERFORMS symptom ANALYSIS IN DETECTING OVARIAN CANCER Doctors at...ndler Medical Center-Markey Cancer Center compared symptom analysis to ultrasound in predicting ovarian cance...ree screening project at the university, comparing symptom results to ultrasound and surgical pathology findi...
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