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ARUP Laboratories Applauds FDA's Decision on the Value of KRAS-Mutation Testing in Colorectal Cancer

... in colon-cancer patients which can identify nearly all of the patients who will not benefit from taking either Vectibix or Erbitux. These drugs cost tens of thousands of dollars per course of therapy and simply running ARUP's KRAS mutation-detection test can potentially eliminate ineffective patient t...

GAA Calls on Secretary Clinton to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence During Her Africa Trip

...continent. Violence against women (VAW) and violence against children (VAC) are issues in each of the countries she is visiting; for example: tens of thousands of women and girls have suffered systematic rape and torture in Democratic Republic of the Congo since conflict there began in 1998. ...

European Division of Global Top 20 Pharmaceutical Company Awards Phase III Trial to DATATRAK

...earlier versions have successfully supported hundreds of international clinical trials involving thousands of clinical research sites and encompassing tens of thousands of patients in 59 countries. DATATRAK International, Inc.'s product suite has been utilized in some aspect of the clinical development of...

China Animal Welfare Law Under Review While 36,000 Dogs Culled

... "We are of course pleased that the draft of China's first animal welfare legislation is near completion but it is unfortunately too late for the tens of thousands of dogs in Hanzhong," concluded Gabriel. About the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) As one of the world's leading an...

One Call Now Offers Notification Service at NO CHARGE for Governments, Schools, Businesses, Religious Organizations and Others in Response to Swine Flu Outbreak

...ans include clear voice, SMS text and email messages, enabling you to reach tens of thousands of recipients a minute to protect lives and keep people inform...easy, and at NO charge. "We have been providing emergency services to tens of thousands of organizations nationwide for eight years, and reach million...

Pivotal Clinical Data Published for the Only Laser Phototherapy Device Cleared by the FDA for Hair Growth

...al manufactures and distributes the HairMax LaserComb(R) ( www.hairmax.com ) to more than 90 countries and has provided new hope and satisfaction to tens of thousands of customers since 2001. The HairMax LaserComb is based on 20 years of international research and studies on the effects of Low Level Las...

Astrocytes Help Separate Man From Mouse

...and rats. Human astrocytes are organized into more complex units known as domains than are rodent astrocytes. A typical rodent domain includes tens of thousands of neuronal synapses, while the team found that a human domain might include up to 2 million synapses. These domains are highly organized...

Isolagen, Inc. Reports Positive Top-line Results from Phase II/III Study of Isolagen Therapy(TM) to Treat Moderate to Severe Acne Scars: Study Meets All Primary Efficacy Endpoints and is Statistically Significant

...y cellular processing system that creates a natural, living cell therapy. By multiplying a person's own collagen-producing cells, or fibroblasts, into tens of millions of new cells, a personalized treatment is created that is then returned to the person's skin. This first of its kind aesthetic treatment, ...

MannKind Updates Status of NDA Submission for AFRESA

...ximately three weeks. The document is fully drafted. However, we decided during our final review that it would be preferable to remove several tens of thousands of pages of back-up data from the submission and instead make this material available to the FDA upon request. This change will signific...

Cleveland Clinic Surgeons Perform Nation's First Near-Total Face Transplant

...ounced "SEMM-ih-nof"). "Patients with facial disfigurement have very difficult challenges in society. We hope that one day we may be able to help the tens of thousands of patients who are quietly suffering." Frank A. Papay, M.D., Chairman of the Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute, said th...

Landmark Research Study is Launched to Assess Impact of Personal Genetic Testing

...the patient bedside, bridging the gap between basic science and clinical trials. Scripps Genomic Medicine is a program of STSI and involves genotyping tens of thousands of individuals to identify and define genes responsible for major diseases and the underpinnings of health. Scripps Health is a $2 billio...

Xoft Showcases Interim Clincal Results for Breast Cancer Product and New Indications for Electronic Brachytherapy(eBx) at Astro Meeting

...ent platform can be used in many clinical settings under the supervision of a radiation oncologist, without the need for a shielded room. As a result, tens of thousands of patients annually will have greater access to therapy that is delivered more easily and conveniently. About Xoft Inc. Xoft, founde...

Electronic Brachytherapy a Viable Option for Early Stage Breast Cancer, According to Study Presented at ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium

...even weeks (for external radiation therapy) down to five days. As a result, tens of thousands of patients will have greater access to therapy that is delive...ernative of a full mastectomy. "In breast cancer, we know there are still tens of thousands of women annually who do not comply with their prescribed radi...

New Implant Device Remotely Monitors Heart Failure Patients at Northwestern Memorial's Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

...ures patient's pulmonary artery pressure CHICAGO, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Chest pain and shortness of breath are common symptoms that send tens of thousands of heart failure (HF) patients into U.S. hospitals each month. Cardiologists at the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute of Northwestern Memori...

Isolagen, Inc. Reports Positive Top-line Results from Pivotal Phase III Studies of Isolagen Therapy(TM) in Wrinkles: Studies Meet All Primary Efficacy Endpoints and are Statistically Significant

...y cellular processing system that creates a natural, living cell therapy. By multiplying a person's own collagen-producing cells, or fibroblasts, into tens of millions of new cells, a personalized treatment is created that is then returned to the person's skin. This first of its kind aesthetic treatment, ...

First U.S. Patient to Receive New Heart-Assist Device Doing Well After Surgery at University of Michigan

...of 5.3 million Americans with heart failure. Although not all heart failure patients are candidates for a heart-assist device or a heart transplant, tens of thousands could be. At any given time, as many as 4,000 Americans are on the waiting list for a heart transplant, but only 2,100 people receive new...

Isolagen Completes Pivotal Efficacy Portion of Phase III Studies of Isolagen Therapy(TM) for Wrinkles

...e cellular processing system which creates a natural, living cell therapy. By multiplying a patient's own collagen-producing cells or fibroblasts into tens of millions of new cells, a personalized treatment is created which is then returned to the patient's skin. This treatment, known as the Isolagen Ther...

First Breast Cancer Patient Receives Treatment in National Electronic Brachytherapy Registry Launched by Three Physician Societies

...heavily shielded environments, it gives radiation oncologists the flexibility to deliver therapy in a broader range of clinical settings. As a result, tens of thousands of patients will have greater access to therapy that is delivered more easily and conveniently. About Xoft, Inc. Xoft is developing l...

BioElectronics Announces Profitability Breakeven and Additional Clinical Trials

... develop, institute and complete a new research study on the use of ActiPatch therapy for the treatment of plantar fasciitis, a condition that affects tens of millions of people throughout the world. The double-blind randomized study will be completed in conjunction with leading podiatrists under Dr. Gene...

White Nose Syndrome: Is Pennsylvania Next?

...terrible losses," Turner said. "The Fish and Wildlife Service has projected tens of thousands of bats may be lost to WNS in New York and New England in 2008...o rank the threat this deadly enigma poses to bats in the Northeast, or the tens of thousands of federally-endangered Virginia big-eared bats and gray bats ...

DATATRAK International Reports First Quarter Results for 2008

...earlier versions have successfully supported hundreds of international clinical trials involving thousands of clinical research sites and encompassing tens of thousands of patients in 59 countries. DATATRAK International, Inc.'s product suite has been utilized in some aspect of the clinical development of...

Aeras, Crucell and South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative Announce Encouraging Preliminary Results of Tuberculosis Vaccine Clinical Trial in South Africa

...rials and epidemiological cohort studies of the type which will be necessary to test the efficacy of new tuberculosis vaccines, involving thousands or tens of thousands of participants, as well as a number of smaller phase one and two trials of new TB vaccines. In addition, SATVI conducts cutting edge bas...

Vical Receives NIH Grant for an Immunotherapeutic Herpes DNA Vaccine; Herpes Experts at University of Washington and University of Texas to Conduct Preclinical Development

...odic viral flare-ups and the associated viral shedding and transmission. "HSV-2 infection is an important medical need affecting quality of life for tens of millions of people worldwide," said Vijay B. Samant, Vical's President and Chief Executive Officer. "Chronic antiviral treatment carries a signific...

Isolagen, Inc. Completes Enrollment in Isolagen Therapy(TM) Phase II/III Acne Scar Study

...e cellular processing system which creates a natural, living cell therapy. By multiplying a patient's own collagen-producing cells or fibroblasts into tens of millions of new cells, a personalized treatment is created which is then returned to the patient's skin. This treatment, known as the Isolagen Ther...

DATATRAK and COResearch to Collaborate on Six Cardiac Safety Projects

...have successfully supported hundreds of international clinical trials. These trials have involved thousands of clinical research sites and encompassed tens of thousands of patients in more than 55 countries. DATATRAK International, Inc.'s product suite has been utilized in some aspect of the clinical deve...

NYC Department of Health's 'Get Some NYC Condoms' Sends Wrong Message and Misuses Tax Dollars, says MIM President Bob Peters

...ows since the City apparently does not attempt to evaluate the effectiveness of its free condom efforts. "What we do know is that after distributing tens of millions of free condoms in recent years, twice as many syphilis cases were diagnosed in New York City in the first quarter of 2007 as were diagnos...

Study Shows: New Blood Test Proven Six Times More Effective For Tuberculosis Control

...TST, >45,000 fewer pills would have been needed to treat every test positive person. Worldwide, this can eliminate the cost and side-effects of taking tens of billions of unnecessary tablets, and many millions of X-rays and clinical visits. References: Diel R, Loddenkemper R, Meywald-Walter K, Niemann...

Joslin Study Identifies Key Factor That Links Metabolic Syndrome; Finding May Help Millions at High Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

...s identified insulin resistance in the liver as a key factor in the cause of metabolic syndrome and its associated atherosclerosis, disorders that put tens of millions of Americans at high risk of cardiovascular disease. The findings, published in the February issue of Cell Metabolism, provide not onl...

DATATRAK(TM) Takes Clinical Trial Solutions to the Next Level With the Release of 5.0

...earlier versions have successfully supported hundreds of international clinical trials involving thousands of clinical research sites and encompassing tens of thousands of patients in 59 countries. DATATRAK International, Inc.'s product suite has been utilized in some aspect of the clinical development of...

Wedgewood Introduces Refresh(TM) Exchange-Program: Free Exchange of Expired Veterinary Compounded Medications Solves Key Industry Problem

...use" dates because it is not feasible to subject every custom-made prescription to the testing and validation that drugs manufactured in quantities of tens of millions undergo. Beyond-use dates are determined from compounded-drug stability data when available or are calculated using criteria established b...

'Best Week Ever' for Nothing But Nets

...at VH1 has done a great job of conveying the gravity of this issue with humor. We've been amazed and grateful for the large outpouring of support from tens of thousands of individuals who are already sending nets and saving lives. Our partnership with VH1 helps us to reach even more people and we thank VH...

38.7 Million People Break Guinness World Record for Stand Up Speak Out on International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

...owing crisis of global poverty. United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, who led a stand up action at UN Headquarters in New York, said, "Today tens of millions of people are making their voices heard by standing up and speaking out against poverty and for the Millennium Development Goals. They are...

Researchers Identify Virus Possibly Responsible for Declining Honeybee Population Using 454 Sequencing Technology from Roche

...at researchers at Columbia University, in collaboration with 454, have identified a virus implicated in the deaths of 2.4 million honeybee colonies -- tens of billions of bees -- using the company's Genome Sequencer(TM) system. The findings explain how foreign organisms living in and among the bees were ...

Aspirin Named 8th World Wonder by Majority of Americans

...ve placed more than 25 million Americans on aspirin therapy for prevention of heart attack, a move that Dr. Roizen estimates could potentially prevent tens of thousands of heart attacks each year. Most recently, it has been estimated that if physicians advised all high-risk adults to start regular aspirin...

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

...dary amenorrhea. Several trials showing these benefits have been published. PROCHIEVE 8% is safe for use during pregnancy, and has been safely used by tens of thousands of women globally to help sustain pregnancy at the early stages for ten years. The most common side effects of PROCHIEVE 8% include bre...
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