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June 2009 Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource Highlights Summer Skin Problems, Low Vision and Pilates

...n -- Avoidance is the best prevention. Since leaves from both plants grow in groups of three, a helpful catch phrase to remember is "leaves of three, let them be." For high-risk activities -- hiking or camping -- some dermatologists recommend an over-the-counter skin product that contains bentoquatam, w...

New One-Year Data from REMICADE(R) SONIC Trial Show Sustained Efficacy Compared with Azathioprine in Treatment of Crohn's Disease

...of TB during treatment with REMICADE. Patients should discuss any concerns about their health and medical care with their doctor. Patients should let their doctors know if they have or ever had any of the following: Tuberculosis (TB) or have been near someone who has TB. Doctors w...

Swine Flu (H1N1) Infectivity to Increase Markedly and Lethality to Remain Low According to Latest Replikin* Peptide Genomic Data

... successfully blocked low path H5N1. It has not previously been possible to correlate virus structures with a virus outbreak or cessation of outbreak, let alone to predict six to 12 months ahead of the outbreak or its cessation. In 2001, Drs. Samuel and Elenore Bogoch first demonstrated this correlation ...

University of Redlands Student Cody Unser Documentary Run to Start Today in L.A.

...d her legs numb during a school basketball game. It hit fast, and left Unser, of Albuquerque, paralyzed from the chest down. However, she refused to let that diagnosis define her and at 13 founded the Cody Unser First Step Foundation to ensure that money would be raised to find a cure. For the last fi...

Worldwide Cost Estimate for Alzheimer's and Dementia Is US$315.4 Billion

...rince says. "Caregivers often cut back on work to care. There is a lack of awareness, health services are unresponsive, and many families do not seek, let alone receive, help." The 10/66 Group has developed a low-level, brief caregiver education and training intervention, know as "Helping Carers to ...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

...ing Wyeth and Roche trying to buy Genentech, will add over $100 billion in liquidity to the industry, and that too should help us down the road. let me share with you how we at CEL-SCI are dealing with and planning for recovery from this financial downturn. In our opinion, during such a difficult ...

Algeta Completes Comprehensive Phase II Clinical Program With Alpharadin for Treating Bone Metastases in Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer

...ven survival benefit for patients. We believe there is not a single cancer therapeutic available today offering these patients such clinical benefits, let alone one which is so readily tolerated. We remain confident that the phase III clinical program will confirm these impressive results and support a s...

Reprogrammable Cell Type Depends on a Single Gene to Keep Its Identity

...essels can eventually lose their characteristics and acquire features typical of blood vessels and transport blood -- a trick that might, for example, let the body quickly build up a supply of additional blood vessels when there is an emergency need for more nourishment in a certain area. A switch from l...

Dramatic JUPITER Findings Fail to Sway Prescribing Behavior, Poll Shows

..."In practice, altering patient habits is not easy, and even when [patients] achieve the goal, how long will it be maintained? I inform the patient and let him decide." MedPage Today polls are not scientific samplings of reader opinion; they are, rather, a snapshot of current thinking among the...

American Heart Association Scientific Statement: Heart Patients Should Be Screened, Treated for Depression

...the main patient-to-patient support services offered by Mended Hearts. "Since my surgery, I've visited about 1,000 patients. During a visit I always let patients know that this may happen, and encourage them to talk to their doctor about getting treatment," he said. "I've had a number of people call me...

NCPS Outraged at HIV/AIDS Medi-Cal Cuts

...le restoration of pharmacy rates for HIV/AIDS drugs and restore the successful Medi-Cal program currently in place for California HIV/AIDS patients. let it be further understood that if these cuts to the Medi-Cal program are allowed, a health crisis of major magnitude will occur, and many of these pati...

Positive Mosquito Count for West Nile Virus Lead DEP, Southeastern PA Counties to Ramp up Treatment Activities

...r plastic wading pools when not in use. Stagnant water in a wading pool becomes a place for mosquitoes to breed. -- Turn over wheelbarrows and don't let water stagnate in birdbaths. Both provide breeding habitats for domestic mosquitoes. -- Aerate ornamental pools or stock them with fish. Water garde...

Bayer HealthCare Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Kogenate(R) Product Line and 8 Billion IU Milestone at 2008 WFH World Congress

... Company Announces Winners of the 'It's Your Passion. let It Out' Contest ISTANBUL, Turkey, May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare... To celebrate its 20-year milestone, Bayer launched the "It's Your Passion. let It Out" contest. Applicants from around the world expressed -- in the mediu...

Abbott's HUMIRA(R) (adalimumab) Receives FDA Approval For Moderate to Severe Chronic Plaque Psoriasis

...or people living with this challenging, lifelong disease," said Pam Field, acting president and CEO, National Psoriasis Foundation. "We are pleased to let people with plaque psoriasis know they now have a new treatment option available to them." Psoriasis affects an estimated 125 million people worldwi...

New Implantable Lenses Can Reduce the Need for Glasses After Cataract Surgery

...es help people see well at one distance -- be it close up, far away, or at a medium distance. Two newer types of lenses, accommodating and multifocal, let the eye focus at varying distances, so fewer patients need glasses for reading or distance vision. The accommodating intraocular lens has hinges o...

Post-Hoc Data Show Daily Activity Participation, Independence and Sleep Quality Improved in Adults with Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis After Treatment with ORENCIA(R) (Abatacept)

...upplements or herbal products. Individuals should let their doctor know if they have any kind of infecti...batacept). It is also important for individuals to let their doctor know if they have an infection that w...form a skin test. In addition, individuals should let their doctor know if they are scheduled to have su...

Five-Year Data Demonstrate Long-Term Efficacy and Safety with ORENCIA(R) (abatacept) in Adults with Rheumatoid Arthritis Who had an Inadequate Response to Methotrexate

...er medicines, vitamins, supplements or herbal products. Individuals should let their doctor know if they have any kind of infection including an infection... individual for TB or perform a skin test. In addition, individuals should let their doctor know if they are scheduled to have surgery or any vaccination ...

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

... breaking promises and ignoring the poor. We don't want to record numbers of people dying of poverty every year. This is the great issue of our times, let us become great by dealing with it decisively." 'Stand Up' regional overview of World record numbers Africa: 7,473,057 Arab Region: 2,546,885 Asi...

Syndicom SpineConnect Web Platform Chosen for Applied Spine's Leg and Back Pain Clinical Trial of Its Stabilimax NZ(R) Dynamic Spine Stabilization System

...ers the discovery of new treatment plans, more effective surgical techniques, and life-saving medical devices. Syndicom's advanced communication tools let physicians around the world share challenging patient cases and respond immediately to colleagues' questions. At the same time, Syndicom's innovative ...

Targeted Genetics Reports on Recombinant DNA Advisory Committee (RAC) Review of its Phase 1/2 Trial of tgAAC94 for Rheumatoid Arthritis

...potential to improve the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, a disease that leads to profound morbidity and premature mortality. It is critical that we let the clinical trial and scientific process determine the risks and potential of gene therapy before rushing to judgment and hampering the development o...

September is Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Awareness Month

...se touched by blood cancer and each September the Society observes Leukemia, Lymphoma and Myeloma Awareness Month, to shed light on these diseases and let the public know that there are resources available for blood cancer patients and their families. "Awareness Month is an opportunity to increase the p...

ORENCIA(R) (abatacept) Supplemental Biologics License Application for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Accepted by FDA for Filing and Review

...er medicines, vitamins, supplements or herbal products. Individuals should let their doctor know if they have any kind of infection including an infection... individual for TB or perform a skin test. In addition, individuals should let their doctor know if they are scheduled to have surgery or any vaccination ...

The American Liver Foundation Urges Cautious Optimism about CDC Report on Declining Acute Hepatitis Infection Rates

...air of the Board of the American Liver Foundation and Director of the Liver Center at the Yale University Medical School. "But this good news must not let us forget the millions of Americans suffering with chronic hepatitis. Without diagnosis and treatment these people are in serious risk of developing c...

Investigational Study Demonstrated a Re-Establishment of Clinical Improvement with Orencia (Abatacept) in Children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis upon Re-Introduction of Therapy

...pplements or herbal products. Individuals should let their doctor know if they have any kind of infecti...m ORENCIA. It is also important for individuals to let their doctor know if they have an infection that w...orm a skin test. In addition, individuals should let their doctor know if they are scheduled to have su...
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