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Stars Spotlight Personal Triumphs Over Stuttering

...lunt and Moglia were each honored with this year's ais Leadership Awards. "I'm here because I want to ...tment today -- with the help of organizations like ais -- is extraordinary. So there is absolutely, 100 p...end of the tunnel for anyone who stutters." The ais is the only non-profit organization in the United ...

Protein may be strongest indicator of rare lung disease, study shows

...n help in determining progression of the rare lung disease Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF). Researchers say the proteinSerum surfactant protein ais superior to other IPF predictors and could lead to better decisions about treatment and timing of lung transplantation. The study, led by Brent Kin...

Cancer drugs in the pipeline

... after several years of tamoxifen decreases the risk of recurrent disease more than tamoxifen, according to two meta-analyses. The risk reduction with ais was statistically significant. Full data to be presented at the meeting. ...

Combination of TYKERB(R) (lapatinib) Plus Letrozole Demonstrated Significant Improvement in Delaying Disease Progression for HER2+/ErbB2+ Post-Menopausal Metastatic Breast Cancer

...n be killed and tumor growth curtailed. Approximately 70 percent of all breast cancer cases are HR+.(2) Furthermore, tumors that initially respond to ais can become resistant, leading to disease progression and ultimately, patient death.(3) Recent studies have revealed interactions between HR and HER2/E...

New blood clot guidelines for pregnant women

...arkedly different than those in adult stroke and up to 15% of children with ais have no apparent risk factors. The guidelines recommend that children with ais receive initial antithrombotic therapy until underlying causes can be deter...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Operational and Financial Results

...ecovery of motor and sensory function. In addition, one cervical patient in each of the 1 and 3 mg dose groups showed a 3-grade improvement to ais D. - We entered into an option agreement whereby the Company can exercise its option to amend certain terms of the Cethrin license with BioAxone...

New Medicare and Medicaid Data Released: Featuring Up-To-Date Enrollment Trends, State Initiatives, Regional Market Share and Prescription Drug Benefits

...g For more information on AIS's "Managed Medicare and Medicaid Factbook: 2008" go to http://www.aishealth.com/Products/gfb.html . About AIS ais develops highly targeted news, data and strategies for managers in hospitals, health plans, medical group practices, pharmaceutical companies and othe...

New 2008 Health Plan Directory Features Year-End 2007 Enrollment Data and 4,600 Key Executives

...ves ... and more. For more information on AIS's Health Plan Directory: 2008, go to http://www.aishealth.com/Products/dhp.html . ABOUT AIS ais develops highly targeted news, data and strategies for managers in hospitals, health plans, medical group practices, pharmaceutical companies and othe...

2000-2007 Pharmacy Benefit Survey Results Just Released

...7 Survey Results: Pharmacy Benefit Trends & Data. For the past eight years, ais has been surveying pharmacy benefit management companies of all kinds and c... the Excel files on the accompanying CD. -- Information from various other ais research efforts that pertain to the pharmacy benefit, including our an...

Connecticut Trial Lawyers Ask Doctors to Question Insurer's Excess Profits

...ssive premiums causing their overhead to soar and, needlessly contributing to the growing cost of Connecticut health care. The analysis, prepared by ais Risk Consultants, a New Jersey independent actuarial firm, is based on the most recent financial reports filed by CMIC with state regulators. The an...

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AIS in Medical Technology

Researchers at Axial Biotech Develop a DNA Test for Scoliosis

...alled Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS). If an ais curve progresses, the most widely accepted treatme...e the likely disease progression for an individual ais patient, and can make evidence-based recommendatio...molecular treatments for scoliosis patients. The ais prognostic test will be marketed under the trade n...

Meditrina Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Opens Investigational New Drug (IND) Application for Phase IIb Clinical Trial With MPI-676 in Endometriosis

...AstraZeneca's IP and know-how regarding the use of ais in combination with estrogen and progestin to trea..., multi-year chronic safety and tolerability data. ais are a class of drugs that reduce the amount of est...ng certain hormones to estrogen. In endometriosis, ais act primarily by inhibiting local estradiol produc...

Thrombosis Guidelines Emphasize Difficult Choices for Pregnant Women

...arkedly different than those in adult stroke and up to 15% of children with ais have no apparent risk factors. The guidelines recommend that children with ais receive initial antithrombotic therapy until underlying causes can be deter...

Alseres Pharmaceuticals Announces 12 Month Interim Results from the Phase I/IIa Cethrin(R) Clinical Trial in Acute Spinal Cord Injury

...motor and sensory function. Patients classified as ais C have regained sensory and partial motor function...cal injury patients showed a 2-grade or better ais grade improvement. -- Subgroup analysis appears t...ose groups demonstrating improvement of at least 2 ais grades. Two of these three patients improved 3...

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes New Data on Gardasil, Merck's Cervical Cancer Vaccine

...grade cervical pre-cancerous lesions -- CIN 2/3 or ais -- has been identified by the FDA and World Health...tion with GARDASIL reduced the rate of CIN 2/3 and ais caused by vaccine or other HPV types by 17 percent...e responses. CLINICAL STUDIES CIN 2/3 and ais are the immediate and necessary precursors of squ...

Data Published in The Lancet Show Gardasil was 100 Percent Effective in Preventing High-Grade Vulvar and Vaginal Lesions Caused by HPV Types 16 and 18

...e responses. CLINICAL STUDIES CIN 2/3 and ais are the immediate and necessary precursors of squ... the table (i.e., HPV 16- or 18-related CIN 2/3, ais or worse) was the primary endpoint of the vaccine ... HPV 16 related CIN 2/3 and/or HPV or ais 18 Positive at Day 1 -...

Presentations at 2007 European Stroke Congress Highlights New Direction for Viprinex (ancrod)

...w within the affected area. Ancrod also indirectly causes the clot to break up. In contrast, other approved drugs or drugs in clinical development for ais do not directly target fibrinogen. Ancrod has multiple mechanisms of action to help rapidly achieve three biological effects: blood viscosity reductio...
AIS in Medical Dictionary

Testicular feminization

...mal pubertal development but primary amenorrhea. ... ... feminization ... Unusually located testicular tissue may not be removed until ... ais is good if at-risk testicular tissue is removed at the proper time. ... Testicular feminization occurs in a person who is genetically male...
AIS in Biological Technology

Fiserv AIS and Document Sciences Announce Marketing Agreement for Insurance Solutions

BROOKFIELD, WI Fiserv AIS is a provider of browser-based policy, claims, and billing administration systems. The configurability of the system allows business users to maintain much of the system without technical intervention, so expensive technical resources are conserved. The combination of F...

Axial Biotech Enters Partnership with the University of Utah to Utilize the Utah Population Database to Develop Personalized Diagnostic Tests for Spine Disorders

...ions and patient population for the ScoliScore(TM) ais Prognostic Test - the first test to determine the ...abase, has already been used to develop ScoliScore ais Prognostic Test, a personalized test to determine ... spine disorders. Axial markets the ScoliScore(TM) ais Prognostic Test, the first and only test that util...

Call for papers for Pira International's Global Crop Protection Summit 2009

...essing issues facing the industry. The conference will be chaired by Rocky Rowe of the European Crop Protection Association and Dr. Rod Parker of ais Global. The current program includes presentations from Allier Brasil, CropLife International, ChemSpec Latin America, and the Crop Protection Associa...

Axial Biotech Appoints Dr. Roberto Macina to Vice President of Research and Development

...oducts with high clinical value at diaDexus, Inc. His experience will greatly benefit Axial, as the company expands the indications for ScoliScore(TM) ais Prognostic Test, the company's first DNA based assay." Dr. Macina holds a B.S. degree in Biology and a Ph.D. in Biology from the University of Bu...

Axial Biotech Launches Genetic Test for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)

...h medical treatments can be personalized to patients diagnosed with this deforming disease. The test will be marketed under the name of ScoliScore(TM) ais Prognostic Test. Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine that affects two to three percent of the population, or an estimated 7 mill...

Axial Biotech Meets Major Scientific Milestones; Receives $6 Million Tranche of Series B Financing

...y of specific genetic markers that predict curve progression in early stage ais with an extraordinary degree of accuracy, sensitivity, and specificity." ...l diseases. Axial Biotech expects to launch its genetic prognostic test for ais in September, 2008. About Axial Biotech, Inc. Axial Biotech, Inc. is a ...

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