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
"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
associated with an increased risk of bleeding. Improved anticoagulants are
therefore required. In particular, agents that allow for improved ease
administration (without requirement for daily dosing and frequent dose
adjustment) would fill a significant unmet need.
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)
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 .
Heidi Chokeir, Ph.D.
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
This phase of the study was primarily performed to evaluate the
COGNISION(TM) System in a real-world clinical setting to test ease
patient tolerance, and most importantly, data quality.
"Clinical usability and technical performance were major milestones in our
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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...