Bacteria Evolve Armamentarium Against Antibiotics By ‘Stealing’ Gens
Bacteria, like other living organisms, are exposed to ever-changing environments, oxidative stress, and worst of all, antibiotics.// Bacteria are able to defend themselves against all these insults, gain resistance to new antibiotics and attain new abilities simply by ‘stealing’ genetic information...
Dr. Dean Dornic Certified to Perform Artificial Cornea Transplant
...transplants, partial corneal transplants, Intacs and other vision correction procedures.
"The AlphaCor Implant is a welcome addition to our armamentarium
in treating corneal disease." said Dornic. "Corneal blindness is devastating to patients and can be a frustating problem for both the patie...
Once Monthly Dosing: How Much of a Competitive Advantage is it? Rheumatologists Provide Insight in the Baseline Report of LaunchTrends(TM): SIMPONI(TM)
...matologists surveyed report that they intend to use SIMPONI within the next six months, and a fair proportion intend to incorporate SIMPONI into their armamentarium
right away. The majority of RA patients likely to be placed on SIMPONI are expected to be switched from current biologic agents, primarily impacting ...
Early-stage lung cancer identified using computer-aided system
...ngs are often subtle," he said.
"We hope ultimately that studies such as ours will determine whether CAD should be adopted as part of the standard armamentarium
for evaluating lung nodules," said Dr. Chen.
Low-Dose Acitretin May Reduce Nail Psoriasis
...ectiveness in larger controlled subject populations, our observations suggest that low-dose systemic acitretin should be considered in the therapeutic armamentarium
in the treatment of nail psoriasis," the researchers concluded.
The American Academy of Dermatology has more about nail psor...
Aspirin recommendation underscores need for physicians and patients to discuss benefits and risk
...rther define the appropriate age and gender groupings for which aspirin is indicated.
"We think the new guidelines provide another tool in the armamentarium
of the physician and the patient for assuring that a discussion about cardiovascular risk and potential aspirin use routinely takes place in the clini...
Cepheid Receives Health Canada License for First On-demand Diagnostic Test for Life-threatening MRSA and S. aureus Infections From Patient Positive Blood Culture Bottles
...ercial Operations. "With the addition of our Xpert MRSA/SA Blood Culture diagnostic test, Canadian institutions are now armed with another tool in the armamentarium
for the rapid detection of MRSA and SA and overall management of infections."
Cepheid's Xpert MRSA/SA BC test processes positive blood culture sp...
Marinus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Positive Results of its Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Ganaxolone as Adjunctive Therapy in Adults With Partial Onset Seizures
...l first in class anticonvulsant drug. Ganaxolone is the only neurosteroid in clinical development and is a unique GABA modulator that will expand the armamentarium
of drugs available to treat epilepsy. The novel mechanism of action and excellent safety profile of this compound also has the potential to specifica...
Opioid Safety and Efficacy Web Resource for Clinicians Supports Education and Practice Needs
...years, ESP has developed a loyal and ever growing group of more than 6,000 multidisciplinary users who have integrated the site's resources into their armamentarium
of practice supports.
"The undertreatment of pain and the increasing rate of abuse of prescription pain medicines constitute national epidemics t...
Also in the Feb. 10 JNCI
...nd colleagues. "Additional studies will be needed to determine whether selectively targeting netrin-1 will become a useful addition to the therapeutic armamentarium
in NSCLCs," the editorialists conclude.
Article: Patrick Mehlen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Editorial: Stefan Weller, email@example.com...
Armamentarium in Medical Technology
ImQuest Submits Investigational New Product Application to the Food and Drug Administration to Initiate HIV Therapeutic Clinical Trials with IQP-0410
...r., Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer of ImQuest Life Sciences. "We believe that IQP-0410 will be a new and novel addition to the armamentarium
of HIV drugs available and provide HIV-infected individuals with a safe and effective alternative to current therapies."
ImQuest and Samjin have ...
Rib-X Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Top-Line Results from Phase 2 Study of Delafloxacin
...nd CEO of Rib-X Pharmaceuticals. "The data for delafloxacin continues to show that this broad spectrum compound is likely to be a valuable tool in the armamentarium
of agents for treatment of resistant bacterial infections. In fact, delafloxacin has been shown to be extremely effective against resistant Gram-posit...
Video: Sirion Therapeutics Launches Durezol for Postoperative Ocular Inflammation and Pain
.... I believe it provides a potent new treatment option with a
favorable safety profile," commented Dr. Silverstein. "It is a welcome
improvement to the armamentarium
of ocular pharmaceuticals, particularly
since ocular inflammation is common to the majority of conditions that
New Diabetes Compound AVE0010 Showed Clear Dose Response Results With Once-A-Day Injection in Phase IIb Study
...sults of the once daily AVE0010 regimen are very promising and
this new GLP-1 agonist has a potential to become an important addition to
the treatment armamentarium
for type 2 diabetes," said Robert Ratner, from
the MedStar Research Institute Washington DC, Principal Investigator of the
Uroplasty Highlights Clinical Results From a Study of the Urgent(R) PC Neuromodulation System
...der," said Dave Kaysen, President and Chief Executive
Officer of Uroplasty, Inc. "Leading urologists across the country have been
adding PTNS to their armamentarium
for OAB treatment, reporting excellent
outcomes and high patient satisfaction. We are delighted to have the OrBIT
results validate Urgent PC's effecti...
Eribulin Mesylate Demonstrated Anti-Tumor Activity in Heavily Pretreated Patients with Advanced Breast Cancer
...t. "None of the reported cases of
neuropathy were disabling, suggesting that eribulin mesylate, if approved,
may be a useful addition to the treatment armamentarium
for advanced breast
About Eribulin Mesylate
Eribulin mesylate is being developed by Eisai as a potential new
chemotherapeutic agent. It s...
Napo Presents at ISPOR Meeting in Toronto
...ir impact on a patient's quality of life more important than
ever. Controlling side effects such as diarrhea can help give patients
access to the full armamentarium
of anti-retroviral drugs. We are pleased
to see Napo taking the initiative to develop this new instrument to measure
health-related quality of life as...
ACRIN Study Endorses Virtual Colonoscopy - Validation for Colon CAD Software Maker Medicsight plc
...f Executive of Medicsight, said, "We welcome the
results of this landmark study, confirming that CT colonography is a
genuine and robust option in the armamentarium
that physicians have at
their disposal when screening for colorectal cancer. This is likely to lead
to a material increase in the use of CT colonograp...
AspenBio Pharma Reports Strong Results with Appendicitis Triage Blood Test from Large Multiple Hospital Study
... extreme sensitivity of AppyScore
positions it perfectly as screen or triage test. This type of strategy will
be a welcomed addition to the diagnostic armamentarium
currently possess for appendicitis, where the current information is
frequently subjective, qualitative, and less sensitive." Trends ...
DiObex Begins Dosing Patients in Phase 2b Trial of Type 2 Diabetes Drug
potentially give patients a way to manage their disease with fewer
medications and, if ultimately approved, would be a valuable addition to
of agents to help patients with type 2 diabetes." About DIO-902 DIO-902 is a cortisol synthesis inhibitor that is being developed as a
therapy for g...
Armamentarium in Medical Products
ACE Titanium Small Fragment System
Description:...ntation. The modular system of plates, solid and cannulated screws, and fracture instrumentation is designed to provide the surgeon with the necessary armamentarium
to utilize current and classic techniques of open reduction and internal fixation.
The advanced performance benefits of TiMAX material have bee...
Company:DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc.
Armamentarium in Biological News
NARSAD announces 2008 Prizes for Outstanding Achievement in Research on Mental Health Disorders
...valproate (Depakote) and lamotrigine (Lamictal), and the atypical antipsychotic quetiapine (Seroquel). These agents have vastly enlarged our treatment armamentarium
and provided new options for patients with bipolar disorder, making it possible for many who have not responded well to other approaches to achieve su...
Eribulin mesylate demonstrated anti-tumor activity in patients with advanced breast cancer
.... "None of the reported cases of neuropathy were disabling, suggesting that eribulin mesylate, if approved, may be a useful addition to the treatment armamentarium
for advanced breast cancer."
New drug targets may fight tuberculosis and other bacterial infections in novel way
...pread in the host," he explains. "We believe that the expansion of the drug armamentarium
to include such anti-infective drugs could help the fight against multi-dru.... leprae, you'd ideally like to have as many pharmaceutical weapons in your armamentarium
as you can, to use either alone or in combination," Dr. Quadri says.
Handbook helps parents deal with childhood infections
...apons in the War is the good news to counter all the bad news in Part One. These chapters describe kids natural immunity to infections, as well as the armamentarium
doctors and scientists have amassed to combat germs.
Part Three: Wear your Boots in the Rain contains the reconciliation chapters how do moms ide...
Male circumcision reduces HIV risk, study stopped early
...ircumcision, including better hygiene, fewer urinary tract infections, and less risk of cervical cancer in the partners of circumcised men."
of HIV prevention strategies is very small, according to Bailey. The only other strategy proven effective is the use of antiretroviral drugs to reduce...
Armamentarium in Biological Technology
New Study by BioTrends Highlights Practice Management Shifts Among European Nephrologists
...y German Nephrologists reported use of biosimilars,
more than one-third of the respondents expect that the biosimilar agents
will be part of their ESA armamentarium
in the next six months.
In the phosphate binder market, Shire expanded share of Fosrenol in all
five EU markets. 90% of Nephrologists have now tried...
Joining the wiki wacki world
...ems from the Hawaiian word for quick or fast. Today, it has come to mean a collaborative and group editable website. Wikis are yet another tool in the armamentarium
of Web 2.0 that encourage conversations and draw on the power of social computing.
And wikis have really been taking off. From Wikipedia , the peo...