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Emerging Therapies Could Help Ease The Chronic Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis For Adults and Children

SAN FRANCISCO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Atopic dermatitis, the common, chronic, inflammatory skin disease marked by red, itchy rashes, has been increasing in prevalence over the past two decades and affects a disproportionate number of children. According to current estimates, approximat...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair

...th work or daily routines, and they were generally happier, calmer and more peaceful. They experienced less pain, had more energy and reported greater ease in social activities. Researchers from the Women's Health Initiative, a study involving nearly 100,000 women age 50 and older, recently foun...

Velos, Inc. Releases Software to Support Cancer Centers With New Workflow and Content for NCI Clinical Trials Reporting Program

...e (NCI) Clinical Trials Reporting Program, (CTRP). Velos has proactively developed these capabilities and functions in its Velos eResearch platform to ease and streamline registration of interventional trials. The content, based on specifications published for the CTRP, delivers capabilities for customers...

Music & Medicine: Unique Collaboration Combines Performing Arts and Science

... designed. "It's like someone who is used to driving a 1987 Impala suddenly getting into a Ferrari. They just have much more flexibility and ease of playing. It's really quite remarkable." Yoshimura, who came to UNT from Osaka, Japan, 10 years ago to pursue a second bachelor's degree in...

ThromboGenics and BioInvent Start Recruitment of Second 100 Patient Cohort in Phase II DVT Prophylaxis Study With TB-402

...nient and associated with an increased risk of bleeding. Improved anticoagulants are therefore required. In particular, agents that allow for improved ease of administration (without requirement for daily dosing and frequent dose adjustment) would fill a significant unmet need. Legal disclaimer ...

CoAxia, Inc. Announces $21.5M Series D Financing

...ollowing CoAxia's progress for many years and we felt it was the right time to get involved. We find the NeuroFlo technique very compelling, given its ease of use, excellent safety profile and impressive early clinical results. If the SENTIS trial is successful, we believe that NeuroFlo has the potential ...

Urologist and Allergist Explore Link Between Allergies and Interstitial Cystitis

...by IC. "Epidemiologic studies show the prevalence of allergies in IC patients to be higher than in people in general. Anti-allergy medications seem to ease IC symptoms, especially when patients have seasonal allergies. And during allergy seasons, doctors report an upswing in IC-related calls and patient v...

Great Basin Scientific, Inc. Raises $3.6 Million in Bridge Funding to Prepare for Launch of First Product

...edicated to development of simple yet powerful point-of-care technology and products that improve automation, throughput, scalability, reliability and ease of use of rapid diagnostic testing for point-of-care settings such as physician's office labs, small-medium hospital labs and other moderately complex...

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

...ce clearly provided a superior patient experience." "This study emphatically supports the experience of our customers who frequently describe the ease of use of our ClosureFAST radiofrequency catheter and the rapid and mild recovery of patients treated with the catheter," said Brian E. Farley, Presid...

New Research Shows Antidepressants May Thwart Breast Cancer Treatment

...one-receptor-positive breast cancers) grow. About 30 percent of women taking tamoxifen also are taking an antidepressant to treat depression and/or to ease hot flashes, a common side effect of tamoxifen. "With more than 100,000 women potentially affected, these data represent a significant health finding...

Video: Partnership Unites UCB with Consumer Product Innovator OXO(R)

...ww.Cimzia.com . About OXO Founded in 1990 on the concept of Universal Design, OXO's mission is to create consumer household products that ease the tasks of everyday life for the widest range of users possible. Since the original 15 items were introduced, the OXO collection has grown to more t...

Corgenix, Tulane Announce Award of NIH Grant Extending Hemorrhagic Fever Virus Product Development Program

...conduct a five-year study designed to complete the tests for VHFs, some of which are potential bioterrorism agents due to their high fatality rate and ease of transmission from person-to-person. Robert Garry, Ph.D., Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at the Tulane University School of Medicin...

American Lung Association Offers Simple Tips to Protect Public Health and Minimize H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and Seasonal Flu Transmission

...onfirmed number of H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) cases grows in the United States, public concern understandably grows. The American Lung Association wishes to ease public concern by offering proven advice on how to prevent the spread of contagious respiratory illnesses ranging from the common cold to H1N1 Flu (Sw...

ARVO, AOS: Large Study of Lacrisert(R) Dry Eye Insert;

...s through this study." The multicenter, 2-visit, open label, 4-week study was conducted to determine both physician and patient acceptability and ease of use of Lacrisert in adult patients with a history of dry eye syndrome. It was hypothesized that patients would experience improvements in their ove...

Abbott's Market-Leading XIENCE V(R) Shows Increasing Clinical Advantages Over TAXUS(R) Express2(TM)/TAXUS(R) Liberte(TM) Between Two and Three Years

... is built upon Abbott's market-leading bare metal stent, the MULTI-LINK VISION(R) Coronary Stent System. The VISION platform is designed to facilitate ease of delivery, making it easier for physicians to maneuver the stent and treat the diseased portion of the artery. The XIENCE V stent is available...

Oh, My Aching Back: Give Me a Shot of Ozone

...n is the most common cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed work. While the pain of herniated disks can be severe, it can ease over time, and many people may no longer feel the need for medical care. However, in some, the pain from herniated (or ruptured or slipped) disks is i...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces Positive Benefits of Cooling During Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Published in Urology

...ical prostatectomy surgery, InnerCool's new UroCool(TM) Catheter System was developed and is being utilized in current studies designed to improve the ease of use and provide more cooling power, which may potentially further enhance clinical outcomes. It is believed that additional ongoing studies may of...

Next Generation Proton Therapy System for Cancer Treatment Set for Release This Year

... patient management" said Dr. Skip Rosenthal, Vice President of Clinical Systems. "Integrating these key radiation therapy technologies is critical to ease of use in a clinical setting." Still River Systems first installation sites, Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri and Robert Wood Johnso...

Ambrx and Merck Serono Expand Collaboration Through ARX424 Multiple Sclerosis Drug Development Alliance

...Ambrx is advancing a robust portfolio of product opportunities spanning multiple therapeutic areas that are highly optimized for efficacy, safety, and ease of use. For additional information, call 858.875.2400 or visit www.ambrx.com . Media Contact Heidi Chokeir, Ph.D. Russo Partners ...

Parkinson's Disease Foundation Awards $300,000 in Bridge Funding for Innovative Research Projects

... calcium inside cells. If Dr. Surmeier's high risk approach is on target, he says it may be very easy to identify a treatment that could concurrently ease the motor and nonmotor symptoms of Parkinson's, something that is not feasible with current therapies. One possibility includes isradipine, a medicat...

Circulation Publishes Pivotal Two-Year Results On XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent

...is built upon Abbott's market-leading bare metal stent, the MULTI-LINK VISION(R) Coronary Stent System. The VISION platform is designed to facilitate ease of delivery, making it easier for physicians to maneuver the stent and treat the diseased portion of the artery. The XIENCE V stent is availabl...

'We're Ready to Prove It!'

... Brigitte Boisselier breaks 5-year silence, offers to ease cloning costs for Clonaid clients willing to go public LAS VEGAS, Dec. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Six years to the day after the birth of Baby...

Neuronetrix Announces Preliminary Alzheimer's Study Results at the Society for Neuroscience Conference

...nic evaluation." This phase of the study was primarily performed to evaluate the COGNISION(TM) System in a real-world clinical setting to test ease of use, patient tolerance, and most importantly, data quality. "Clinical usability and technical performance were major milestones in our stud...

Mission Pharmacal Launches CitraNatal(R) Assure Prescription Prenatal Vitamin

...citrate, a source known for proven absorption and no gas production to help ease GI discomfort during pregnancy, a gentle dual-iron formulation of carbonyl ...or gentle absorption, tolerability and safety, and a stool softener to help ease constipation often associated with pregnancy. The CitraNatal famil...

Sarah Cannon Research Institute Selects OmniComm Systems' Electronic Data Capture Solution, TrialMaster(TM), for Clinical Trials Management

...lt of the company's commitment to deliver products and services that ensure ease of use, faster study build, ease of integration and better performance. OmniComm's client intuitive pricing ...

Michael J. Fox Foundation Announces $11 Million in 2009 Funding for Translational, Pre-Clinical and Clinical Parkinson's Disease Research

...llow. Full details are available at http://www.michaeljfox.org/research.cfm . The Foundation has redesigned its Funding Opportunities page to enhance ease of use and provide researchers with a better understanding of how various programs fit into the larger context of the MJFF portfolio. Rapid Response...

Abbott's XIENCE V(TM) Drug Eluting Stent Outperforms TAXUS(R) in Key Efficacy and Safety Endpoints Out to Two Years

... is built upon Abbott's market-leading bare metal stent, the MULTI-LINK VISION(R) Coronary Stent System. The VISION platform is designed to facilitate ease of delivery, making it easier for physicians to maneuver the stent and treat the diseased portion of the artery. Long-term results with XIENCE V in ...

APTA Supports Surgeon General's 'Call to Action' to Prevent Deep Vein Thrombosis and Pulmonary Embolism

...ted for the duration of the flight and recommends that passengers walk up and down the aisle of the plane every hour or so to work the leg muscles and ease the back -- that is, if the captain has turned off the "Fasten Seat Belt" sign. "Performing these exercises will keep the leg muscles from contracti...

Interface Biologics' Anti-Thrombic Additives Show Equivalent Efficacy to Commercial Heparinized Coatings

...ti platelet properties. These polymers are compatible with a wide range of base polymers, and since they are an additive rather than a coating, afford ease of process manufacturing as well as provide both extra and intraluminal coverage, and are equivalent in thrombus reduction performance to commercially...

Data Confirm Synvista Therapeutics Haptoglobin Diagnostic Test Kit Success in Rapidly Determining Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with Diabetes

...n people in the United States," said Noah Berkowitz, M.D., Ph.D., President and Chief Executive Officer of Synvista Therapeutics. "We believe that the ease of use of our haptoglobin diagnostic technology and rapid results bode well for its acceptance as an important tool in the treatment of cardiovascular...

Deer Farm Industry in Michigan Issues Statement on the Negative CWD Test Results at Kent County Deer Farm

...e. The recent public comments from MDA officials seem to indicate the department's willingness to bring the investigation to a swift conclusion and to ease the quarantine restrictions on Michigan's deer farms. We also remain optimistic that Michigan's traditional deer hunting methods may also resume as ...

Anesiva Accelerates Its Transition to Specialty Pharma Pain Management Company

...us on innovation-leading children's hospitals and academic medical centers with large pediatric units. -- "Early users of Zingo are pleased with its ease of use and the positive response they're receiving from their pediatric patients," said Nancy E. Donahue, senior vice president, sales and marketing. ...

Study Shows Pine Bark Naturally Reduces Knee Osteoarthritis

...y suggest that Pycnogenol may help the joints to recover. With osteoarthritis cases on the rise, many are seeking non-traditional medication to help ease the pain and reduce the amount of traditional medication taken. The CDC estimates osteoarthritis affects 34 percent of all adults over the age of 65. ...

Clinical Lab Products Magazine Features Biomoda

.../2008-08_01.asp ) makes particular note of the assay's simplicity that leads to large scale screening of lung cancer using automated equipment. "The ease in use of the assay is apparent, as well as the benefit of a test that detects cancer at its earliest stage," said John Cousins, President of Biomoda....

Study Reveals Novel LCD Solution Provides Significant Benefits Versus Calcipotriol In Treatment Of Moderate Psoriasis

...75) and is significantly better in reducing redness/irritation at both the 2- and 12-week point. Further, patient satisfaction with the aesthetics and ease of use of the LCD solution is high, with nearly 90% of patients expressing an interest in continuing to use the medication after the study's completio...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Critical to Infants, Mothers and the Seriously Ill

... "Fish oil-based TPN saves lives and hastens the recovery of infants with short bowel syndrome," Nettleton said. "Evidence from these studies may help ease U.S. regulations so that fish oil-based TPN will be widely available across the country." Other research examined infant cognitive development relat...

Impliant Launches Less-Invasive Version of Patented TOPS(TM) Spine System

...n to our TOPS(TM) family of products. This line extension is a result of input we received from our TOPS(TM) investigators to help further improve the ease of insertion of the device." Impliant recently received FDA approval to begin re-enrolling patients in its prospective, randomized IDE study compari...

Headache Specialists Convene in Boston For 50th Annual American Headache Society Meeting

...usly unknown role certain brain cells play in triggering chronic headaches for 9 million Americans Think that pain medication is helping you ease the throbbing of a headache? Think again. Researchers discovered neurons are not the only carrier of pain signals to the brain. Glial cells,...

Quatrx Pharmaceuticals Presents Results From Ophena(TM) (Ospemifene Tablets) Phase 3 Study Related to Treatment of Symptoms of Vulvovaginal Atrophy

...ith symptoms of vaginal atrophy who are concerned about the risks of treatment with estrogen. Over-the-counter vaginal lubricants may help temporarily ease some symptoms of vulvovaginal atrophy associated with intercourse for some women, but they do not treat the underlying progressive condition which is ...

Kosan's Lead Hsp90 Inhibitor, Tanespimycin, Shows High Level of Activity in Trastuzumab Resistant/Refractory HER2-Positive Breast Cancer in a Phase 2 Trial

...ovided considerable advantages over the Injection product, including shorter time of infusion, no need for steroid or antihistamine premedications and ease of pharmacist preparation. Kosan anticipates conducting additional studies with tanespimycin with the goal of further characterizing the drug candid...
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