Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports
KEYSTONE, Colo., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Replacing a joint in any part of the body often leads to a long recovery process and the possibility of not being able to return to a sport or activity. However, a new study presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's...
New Therapy Found to Prevent Heart Failure
ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A landmark study has successfully demonstrated a 29 percent reduction in heart failure or death in patients with heart disease who received an implanted cardiac resynchronization therapy device with defibrillator (CRT-D) versus patients who recei...
New Aspirin Recommendation Can Help Prevent Heart Attacks & Strokes, Says Partnership for Prevention
WASHINGTON, March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new recommendation from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) underscores the value of regular aspirin use in preventing heart attacks and strokes among many adults, the head of Partnership for Prevention said today.
The USPSTF foun...
Task Force Recommends Using Aspirin to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease When the Benefits Outweigh the Harms
ROCKVILLE, Md., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients and clinicians should consider risk factors -- including age, gender, diabetes, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, smoking and risk of gastrointestinal bleeding -- before deciding whether to use aspirin to prevent
heart attacks or strok...
Harvard Study Shows Folic Acid, B Vitamins in Animi-3(R) May Prevent Vision Loss
GORDONSVILLE, Va., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by researchers at Harvard Medical School has found that combining essential B vitamins, including B6, B12, and folic acid, lower risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), one of the leading causes of vision loss among older ...
Pioneering Diamyd(R) Study to Prevent Childhood Diabetes Approved
STOCKHOLM, March 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diamyd Medical announces
today that the Swedish Medical Products Agency has approved a study with the
Diamyd(R) diabetes vaccine in children with high risk to develop type 1
Can Exercising Your Brain Prevent Memory Loss?
SEATTLE, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Participating in certain mental activities, like reading magazines or crafting in middle age or later in life, may delay or prevent
memory loss, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 61st Annu...
Stents Can Treat - Not Just Prevent - Strokes, Suggests Early Research
HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Stents can be placed in the brain to treat a stroke as it's occurring, suggests preliminary data being presented at the 21st Annual International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET).
Stents have long been used to open up blocked blood vessels in t...
Research Highlights New Approaches to Prevent Blood Clots in Several High-Risk Patient Populations Including Largest Study Ever to Examine Use of Blood-Thinning Medication in Patients With Cancer
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The largest study ever to examine the preventive use of blood-thinning medication to help prevent
deadly blood clots in patients with cancer undergoing chemotherapy will be presented in a press conference on Sunday, December 7, at 9:30 a.m., during ...
Exercise Helps Prevent Age-Related Brain Changes in Older Adults
CHICAGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Older adults who exercise regularly show increased cerebral blood flow and a greater number of small blood vessels in the brain, according to findings presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
APTA Supports Surgeon General's 'Call to Action' to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism
Physical Therapists Offer Tips on Preventing Possibly Life-Threatening
Condition During Air Travel
ALEXANDRIA, Va., Sept. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American
Physical Therapy Association (APTA) supports the recent "Call to Action" by
Acting Surgeon General Steven K Galson, MD, MPH to ...
Surgeon General's 'Call to Action' to Prevent DVT/PE Praised by NATT as Turning Point
TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National
Alliance for Thrombosis and Thrombophilia (NATT) praised Acting Surgeon
General Rear Admiral Steven K. Galson, MD, MPH for issuing an historic
"Call to Action" (CTA) to prevent
deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary
Intercell Announces Initiation of Further Phase II Clinical Trial of V710 an Investigational Vaccine to Prevent S. aureus Infection
VIENNA, Austria, Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Intercell AG (VSE: ICLL) today
announced that its collaborator Merck & Co., Inc. has initiated a Phase II
clinical trial of V710, an investigational vaccine for the prevention of
Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) infections. This randomized double blind...
International Diabetes Federation Grant Supports Lifestyle Intervention Study to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in India
BRUSSELS and ATLANTA, Georgia, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The International
Diabetes Federation (IDF) BRIDGES translational research grant programme
will fund a lifestyle intervention trial that seeks to reduce the risk of
for people developing type 2 diabetes in Chennai, India.
Mayo Clinic Study Shows Drug Could Effectively Treat, Prevent the Spread of Breast Cancer
ROCHESTER, Minn., Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Mayo Clinic study
of a drug that has shown promise in treating sarcoma, lung and brain
cancers, demonstrates that the drug may also be effective in treating
breast cancer, in particular the spread of breast cancer. The study, which was don...
For Most, Good Oral Care Does More Than Antibiotics to Prevent Dental-Related Heart Problems, Reports the Harvard Heart Letter
BOSTON, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since the 1950s, the American
Heart Association (AHA) has urged a sizable group of people to take
antibiotics before having dental work or other procedures that might flood
the bloodstream with bacteria. The antibiotics were supposed to prevent
Ceragenix Announces Ceragenins Virtually Prevent Catheter Biofilm
Formation in 21 Day Study
DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 12, 2007 - Ceragenix Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. (OTCBB:CGXP), a biopharmaceutical company focused on
infectious disease and dermatology, today announced that a catheter
treated with a Ceragenin compound demonstrated virtually no biofilm
formation in a 21 day study.
In the s...
Inflazyme Announces Outcome of Review of Phase 2b Asthma Study:
Potential Mitigating Factors Identified which Prevent Clear
Interpretation of Results
RICHMOND, British Columbia, March 12, 2007--Inflazyme
Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (TSX: IZP). As announced on January 29, 2007,
the preliminary results of the Phase 2b CAPSICS study with
IPL512,602 showed no statistical or clinical difference between
patients who received drug or placebo. However, the pl...
Columbia Laboratories Reports Preliminary Findings from the Ongoing
Data Analysis of the Phase III Clinical Study of PROCHIEVE 8%
(progesterone gel) to Prevent Preterm Birth
LIVINGSTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 26, 2007 - Columbia
Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBRX) today announced that preliminary
results from the ongoing data analysis of the recently-completed
randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind Phase III clinical
trial of PROCHIEVE(R) 8% (progesterone gel) ...
Ties Between Physicians and Drug Companies Still Too Strong: the
Prescription Project Offers Solutions to Prevent Conflicts of
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 26, 2007 - A new study published today
in the New England Journal of Medicine ("A National Survey of
Physician-Industry Relationships") on the extent of doctor and
pharmaceutical company relationships, highlights the need for
profession-wide and public policy reforms pr...
Senate Passes Drug-Safety Reforms to Prevent Future Vioxx-type
Disasters; House Urged to Act on Strong Drug Safety Bill
First significant drug safety measure in 45 years; focus moves to
WASHINGTON, May 09, 2007 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Senate
today overwhelmingly passed significant prescription drug safety
reforms to give the Food and Drug Administration more power to deal
with unsafe medicines on the m...
Vaccine Can Prevent Cervical Cancer and Precancerous Lesions
LONDON, June 28, 2007--A cervical cancer vaccine has shown 90%
efficacy for prevention of cervical cancer and precancerous lesions
associated with the human papillomavirus (HPV) types targeted by
the vaccine, conclude authors of an Article published early Online
and in the upcoming issue of The Lan...
Antibiotics Don't Prevent Future Urinary Tract Infections, May
Cause Resistance in Future Infections
PHILADELPHIA, July 10, 2007 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After a
first childhood urinary tract infection (UTI), daily antibiotics
may not prevent
another such infection, and may actually increase
the risk that the next urinary tract infection is caused by
resistant bacteria, according to a new study...
Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating
...study was prompted by initial findings reported four years ago by Alan Kristal, Dr.P.H., and colleagues, who found that regular yoga practice may help prevent
middle-age spread in normal-weight people and may promote weight loss in those who are overweight. At the time, the researchers suspected that the wei...
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation Announce Innovative Diabetes Drug Discovery and Development Partnership
...res multiple injections of insulin daily or a continuous infusion of insulin through a pump. Insulin, however, is not a cure for diabetes, nor does it prevent
its eventual and devastating complications which may include kidney failure, blindness, heart disease, stroke, and amputation.
Since its found...
DNA Helps Reunite Children With Their Families
...rld will develop national databases that will link to an international repository of these DNA profiles. Then DNA- PROKIDS will become a deterrent and prevent
criminals from kidnapping and trafficking children, the most vulnerable of all victims.
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Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria
...overy Could Lead to Development of New Treatments, prevent
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3 /PRN... in drug development or act as vaccines that could prevent
"Dr. Wolfe's discovery of th...t the last ten years developing a global system to prevent
pandemics. By coupling innovative surveillance in ...
TWO NEW KLRI PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS: Hormone Therapy May Reduce Atherosclerosis in Women Close to Menopause; Growth Hormone May Increase Risk of Diabetes, Improve Lipid Profile in Men
...al translational research on the prevention of age-related diseases and the extension of healthier human life. KLRI tests new strategies to detect and prevent
chronic diseases associated with aging and investigates the effects of innovative interventions to slow the aging process and improve health outcomes ...
Society of Gynecologic Oncologists Issues White Paper on HPV Vaccine's Impact on Cervical Cancer Prevention
...r. Massad. "The research shared and discussed during this section of the Forum indicates that if administered prior to first exposure, the vaccine can prevent
up to 70 percent of cervical cancers. But many women are being vaccinated after exposure and modifying screening places them at increased risk for ca...
Online H1N1 Management: FairChoice Helps Schools Respond to Infectious Disease on Campus
...elop and implement a system to track and report (to the local health department) influenza-like illness ... and communicate with students about how to prevent
the spread of disease" ( http://cdc.gov/h1n1flu/college-alert.htm ). FairChoice Health will also allow campus health officers to manage the admini...
Popular Breast Cancer Drug Used with Certain Antidepressants Puts New Jersey Women at Risk
...School of Medicine released a study revealing that women using tamoxifen to prevent
a recurrence of breast cancer who also use certain selective serotonin reup...ong a group of antidepressant drugs known as CYP2D6 inhibitors. These drugs prevent
the CYP2D6 enzyme from working properly, and cause less of the active form ...
Is Your Hair Taking a Break?
...an extremely effective procedure for women who want to fully restore their lost hair and works best in conjunction with topical or oral medications to prevent
further hair loss.
Another common form of hair loss in both men and women, telogen effluvium, refers to an increase in th...
Neurointerventionists Expand Research to Quality of Life in Aneurysm Patients Following Minimally Invasive Coiling Treatment
... threaded up through the arteries directly to the problem site in the brain. The coils, or mesh wires, are then inserted into the aneurysm in order to prevent
the space from filling with blood and rupturing.
Approximately two million people in the United States have an unruptured aneurysm. It is esti...
Treatment Shows Excellent Results for Providence Tarzana Patients Following Cardiac Arrest
Therapeutic hypothermia treatment, where cardiac arrest patients are cooled to 92 degrees, is being studied nationwide to help prevent
brain damage caused by a loss of blood supply. Its initial use this month in the Providence Tarzana Emergency Department and intensive care units has ...
Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease
...rosis Foundation (NOF) is the nation's leading voluntary health organization solely dedicated to osteoporosis and bone health. The NOF's mission is to prevent
osteoporosis and related fractures, to promote lifelong bone health, to help improve the lives of those affected by osteoporosis and to find a cure th...
July 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Food Storage Safety, Energy Therapies and Vitamins and Minerals
...shine. Yet, an increasing number of Americans are deficient in vitamin D.
It's been well established that adequate vitamin D and calcium can prevent
or slow osteoporosis and reduce bone fractures. New research highlights other potential benefits of vitamin D, including reducing the risk of muscle p...
Cognition Therapeutics Closes Series A Financing to Advance Drug Candidates for Alzheimer's Disease
... join our other investors in supporting our pioneering approach to treat or prevent
Alzheimer's disease by targeting the proteins that cause the earliest stage...rge class of diseases, and there are currently no therapeutics available to prevent
or block the destructive effects of toxic oligomeric proteins. Cognition h...
Schering-Plough Expands Vicriviroc Phase II Study in Treatment-Naive Patients With HIV
...rk to inhibit viral replication within human CD4+ cells, most of which are part of the immune system, vicriviroc is an HIV entry inhibitor designed to prevent
the virus from infecting healthy CD4 cells by blocking its predominant entry route, the CCR5 co-receptor. Approximately 80-90 percent of treatment-na...
Music & Medicine: Unique Collaboration Combines Performing Arts and Science
...fits to a pianist's hands when using a special modified keyboard. This information can then be used to educate musicians who teach musicians and help prevent
pianists -- especially those with small hands -- from developing pain caused by playing keyboards.
"We're looking at hand function in piano p...
CEL-SCI to Present Data from Multikine Clinical Trials at National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Cancer Institute (NCI) Seminar Series
...is Multikine(R) which is being readied for a global Phase III trial in advanced primary head and neck cancer. CEL-SCI is also developing a vaccine to prevent
and treat swine and other influenzas using its L.E.A.P.S.(TM) technology platform and expects to soon finish the validation of its state-of-the-art fa...