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Lutheran World Relief Responds to Escalating Conflict in Sri Lanka

BALTIMORE, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lutheran World Relief is responding to the urgent humanitarian needs of people displaced by fighting between the Sri Lankan government and the separatist group Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE). Armed conflict in Sri Lanka continues to esca...

Surgical Groups Form 'Operation Patient Access: Quality Surgical Care for All' to Call Attention to Escalating Workforce Shortage

WASHINGTON, March 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Surgical groups, led by the American College of Surgeons (ACS), along with other key health care stakeholders, today announced the formation of Operation Patient Access: Quality Surgical Care for All, an effort to bring into focus the urgent issues f...

Siemens Survey Reveals Low Awareness of Escalating Need for Superior Data Center Efficiency

NEW YORK, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Given the growing strain placed on the power grid every day and the increasing demand for data processing and storage, corporations have no choice but to start identifying areas to amplify energy efficiencies immediately. However, according to a Sieme...

NHPC tackles escalating health care costs, veterans health, comparative effectiveness research

Join experts from the Administration, Congress, and academia to discuss evidence-based solutions to the top health policy issues of 2008. Topics include fostering better care with better value, ensuring equitable access, and managing system stressors. Agenda Highlights: What are the benefi...

Lack of Basics Health Awareness Results in Escalating Hospital Expenditure

According to a study done by Ian Sheerin, lecturer at the Christchurch School of Medicine about one third of the patients were categorized as avoidable admissions//. The researcher said that 94,462 bed days and $96.6 million could be saved if the condition of the patients were detected earlier. Thi...

Cost-effectiveness of cetuximab in metastatic colorectal cancer

... in Canada, is likely to increase. "The sustainability of the current approach to decision-making about coverage is unclear, particularly in light of escalating health care costs," the editorialists write. ...

NBCH Calls for Cost Containment and System Transformation in Health Care Reform Legislation

... and 5) creating a failsafe mechanism and establishing an independent entity to insure that serious cost containment measures are taken in response to escalating health care costs. Employers to share in fiscal responsibility NBCH supports the laudable goal of universal coverage. As representatives of...

Does Facebook usage contribute to jealousy in relationships?

...ous toward their romantic partners, leading to more time on Facebook searching for additional information that will further fuel their jealousy, in an escalating cycle that may become addictive, according to a study reported in CyberPsychology & Behavior , a peer-reviewed journal published by Mary Ann Liebert,...

ViroPharma Announces Initiation Of Non-Toxigenic Clostridium Difficile Phase 1 Program

...patients until normal GI flora returns." The Phase 1 study will determine the safety and tolerability of NTCD dosed orally as single and repeat escalating doses in healthy young (18-45 years of age) and older (60 years of age and older) adults. The study is being conducted in Switzerland. Should the the...

St. Joseph Health System-Sonoma County Partners With Aegis Health Group to Bring Health-Management Program to Area Employers

...health of their workforce. "Employers are looking for ways to offer effective health-management programs to their employees as a way to rein in escalating healthcare costs, and hospitals are trusted health resources for their communities," said Henry Ross, chief executive officer of Aegis Health Group. "...
Escalating in Medical Technology

Solstice Neurosciences Presents Escalating Dose Study at International Congress in Istanbul, Turkey

MALVERN, Pa., June 15, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Solstice Neurosciences, Inc. today reported important results from a multicenter, forced dose escalation study of Botulinum Toxin Type B Injectable Solution (Myobloc(R)) recently presented at the 11th International Congress of The Movement Disorders Soci...

Dirucotide Does Not Meet Primary Endpoint in Phase III MAESTRO-01 Trial in Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis

...velopment agreement granting Eli Lilly and Company exclusive worldwide rights to dirucotide in exchange for an upfront payment, milestone payments and escalating royalties on sales. For further information please visit our website at www.biomsmedical.com. This press release may contain forward-looking s...

Relievant Medsystems Announces Completion of $20 Million Financing

...ment for back pain. Unfortunately, nearly two million of these patients fail to respond to conservative treatment. These patients have few choices - escalating use of pain medications, continued suffering or invasive surgery. Based on the research of Michael Heggeness, MD, PhD of the Baylor College of M...

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

...d will enrol a total of 300 patients across 36 centers, mainly in Europe. The objective of the study is to assess the safety and efficacy of the three escalating doses of TB-402. TB-402 is a recombinant human monoclonal antibody that partially inhibits Factor VIII, a key component of the coagulation casc...

King Pharmaceuticals Showcases Data From Pain Pipeline of Medicines Designed to Deter Common Methods of Non-Therapeutic Use

...of opioid withdrawal or reduction of pain relief. Phase II Study to Evaluate the Dose Response for Flushing , Safety and Tolerability of escalating Doses of Niacin in Fasted and Fed Healthy Adult Volunteers ACUROX(R) Tablets, with Aversion(R) Technology, are a composition of oxycodone HCl, nia...

Potentia Pharmaceuticals' POT-4 Drug Candidate for Age-Related Macular Degeneration Successfully Completes Phase I Clinical Trial - Prepares for Phase II

...egeneration) clinical trial for the company's leading drug candidate, POT-4. The ASaP trial was an open label, first-in-man, multi-center, single escalating dose study. The primary safety endpoint of this trial was achieved and the drug was well tolerated by all subjects at all doses tested, based on clin...

Ironwood Announces Linaclotide European Licensing Agreement with Almirall

...luding a $40 million upfront licensing fee. Pre-commercial licensing fees and milestone payments total $95 million. In addition, Ironwood will receive escalating royalties on linaclotide sales. Almirall will be responsible for activities relating to regulatory approval and commercialization, as well as expenses...

Nobilon Advances First Vaccine Into Human Trials - Intranasal Influenza Vaccine Begins Phase I Clinical Development

...ude a total of 120 healthy volunteers. The primary objective of the Phase I program is to investigate the safety, tolerability and immunogenicity of escalating doses of SCH 900795 in adult men and women. "I am pleased to announce the start of the first clinical development program of Nobilon," said Gelme...

Medgenics Announces Positive Data From Phase I/II Clinical Trial of EPODURE Treatment of Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease

... treatment for at least four months while alleviating the need for frequent EPO injections. The Phase I/II clinical trial was approved for three escalating dose groups, beginning with six patients at the lowest dose, and called for a safety review after treatment of these first six patients prior to treat...

Cara Therapeutics Initiates Phase II Proof-Of-Concept Trial of Novel Analgesic in Acute Post-Operative Pain

... safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetic profile, and pharmacological activity of the compound in a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, single escalating intravenous dose study in 54 healthy male and female volunteers. CR845 was shown to be safe at all doses investigated, with no reports of serious side...
Escalating in Medical Products

Samaritan AED

Features:... The Samaritan AED uses Self Compensating Output Pulse Envelope (SCOPE). This provides optimum low energy, escalating (100J-150J-200J) delivery allowing for high defibrillation efficacy. The SCOPE Biphasic waveform automatically compensates the energy, slope, and puls...
Company:AED Heart

Powerheart AED G3

Features:... pre-connected electrodes (presence and function), IntelliSense lithium battery, and system. STAR Biphasic Waveform technology delivers customized, escalating variable energy based on the patients needs, to assure rapid defibrillation success...
Company:Cardiac Science, Inc.
Escalating in Biological News

Silent streams? Escalating endangerment for North American freshwater fish

Nearly 40 percent of fish species in North American streams, rivers and lakes are now in jeopardy, according to the most detailed evaluation of the conservation status of freshwater fishes in the last 20 years. The 700 fishes now listed represent a staggering 92 percent increase over the 364 l...

Weed resistance to glyphosate in genetically modified soybean cultivation in Argentina

...and the adoption of GMOs. In 2007, the historical records for soybean yield and price in Argentina were reached, to some extent due to the sharply escalating biofuels demand. Nevertheless, if more genetic-resistant weeds appear, the benefits derived from the model could be lost. Results highlight the socio-...

AAAS Symposium: Emerging threats to tropical, temperate and ocean ecosystems

...sity are shifting. Industrial drivers of forest conversionsuch as logging, large-scale agriculture, biofuel production, and oil and gas developmentare escalating in importance, buoyed by rapid globalization and rising demands for commodities. Much is unknown about how climate change will affect biota on land an...

New studies predict record land grab as demand soars for new sources of food, energy and wood fiber

... LONDON (14 July 2008) -- escalating global demand for fuel, food and wood fibre will destroy the world's forests, if efforts to address climate change and poverty fail to empower the bil...

FSU researcher using computers to hone cancer-fighting strategies

...ty -- the immune response that results -- it is essential to explore how the efficacy of recombinant immunotoxins can be enhanced without resorting to escalating doses," Chen said. "Our computational research has enabled us to quantify and develop models describing many of the factors that influence immunotoxin...

Some biofuels might do more harm than good to the environment, study finds

...heard about people getting their gas tanks siphoned, and I hadn't heard of that since the '70s," she said. A difficulty, Groom said, is that while escalating prices add pressure to find less costly fuel sources, acting too hastily could create a host of other problems. For example, farmers who plant only co...

International symposium explores fire suppression economics

...on with the University of Puerto Rico Graduate School of Planning on April 29-May 2 so natural resource managers from around the world can discuss the escalating costs of suppressing wildland fires. The Symposium on Fire Economics, Planning and Policy: Common Problems and Approaches will also include economis...

Symposium on energy research highlights future challenges, opportunities

... NEW ORLEANS, April 8, 2008 escalating oil and gas prices along with the global challenge of climate change have spurred new generations of scientists to search for alternative energy sourc...

Arctic climate models playing key role in polar bear decision

... process, he says. Unlike most species considered for federal protection, polar bears' numbers have not yet shown significant decline. However, escalating habitat losses anticipated due to global warming and other pressures are expected to severely impact bear populations in the near future, according to...

When accounting for the global nitrogen budget, don't forget fish

...rtilizer delivered to coastal ecosystems throughout the world. Today, this figure has dropped to 20%; fish harvest has not (and cannot) keep pace with escalating nitrogen runoff. A continued decline in the proportion of nitrogen withdrawn by fishery harvests will contribute to an increase in the balance of n...
Escalating in Biological Technology

Sunesis Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter 2009

...ns across several dosing schedules. The Phase 1b/2 trial is designed to evaluate the safety, pharmacokinetics and anti-leukemic activity of escalating doses of voreloxin when administered on days one and four with cytarabine given either as a continuous infusion of 400 mg/m2 daily for five days (CIV ...

BioMS Medical announces second quarter 2009 results

...reement granting Eli Lilly and Company exclusive worldwide rights to dirucotide in exchange for an $87 million upfront payment, milestone payments and escalating royalties on sales. For further information please visit our website at http://www.biomsmedical.com This press release may contain forward-look...

CEL-SCI Corporation Releases Letter to Shareholders

...ove to be particularly important in battling the H1N1 (swine) flu pandemic. Only last week, Buenos Aires declared a swine flu health emergency amidst escalating morbidity and mortality in the Southern Hemisphere. Argentina's experience in dealing with the winter flu season shows us how challenging our own flu...

Kewaunee Scientific Reports Record Results Net Earnings for Year Increase 36%, Sales Increase 16%

...st few years to make Kewaunee a stronger and more competitive company were put to the test. During the first half of the year, we were confronted with escalating prices for certain raw materials, particularly steel and epoxy resin, and higher energy and transportation costs. This was followed by the global econ...

Commercial Manufacturing of H1N1 'Swine Flu' Vaccine Underway

...culovirus and insect cell manufacturing technology. PSC believes that PanBlok is the first and only vaccine that could be used to protect against the escalating worldwide pandemic, at least for the next few months. Following bulk production, the vaccine will undergo routine quality tests, the longest of w...

Clinical Pharmacology Study With AZILECT(R) (Rasagiline Tablets) Demonstrated It Does Not Increase Tyramine Sensitivity

...comparator drug (selegiline). In the study, 179 healthy male and female volunteers, aged 40 to 70 years, entered a run-in tyramine challenge test with escalating doses of oral tyramine from 25 mg up to 800 mg administered under fasting conditions. TSF was calculated as the tyramine dose associated with 3 consec...

OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals Announces OGX-427 Treatment Demonstrates Safety, Evidence of Declines in Circulating Tumor Cells and Reductions in Tumor Markers in a Phase 1 Cancer Trial

... itching and fatigue in over a third of patients. - There was a trend for increasing incidence of some mild adverse events with escalating OGX-427 doses. For example, 33% of patients at the 200-mg dose compared to 67% of patients at the 1000-mg dose had mild adverse events...

BioMS Medical to present at the 2009 Symposium for the Canadian Society for Pharmaceutical Sciences

...velopment agreement granting Eli Lilly and Company exclusive worldwide rights to dirucotide in exchange for an upfront payment, milestone payments and escalating royalties on sales. For further information please visit our website at http://www.biomsmedical.com . This press release may contain forward-loo...

BioMS Medical to participate in panel session at Bio International Convention 2009

...reement granting Eli Lilly and Company exclusive worldwide rights to dirucotide in exchange for an $87 million upfront payment, milestone payments and escalating royalties on sales. For further information please visit our website at http://www.biomsmedical.com . This press release may contain forward-loo...

BioMS Medical Announces First quarter 2009 results

...reement granting Eli Lilly and Company exclusive worldwide rights to dirucotide in exchange for an $87 million upfront payment, milestone payments and escalating royalties on sales. For further information please visit our website at http://www.biomsmedical.com This press release may contain forward-look...
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