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New Directions in Angioedema: A Focus on Etiologies and Clinical Approach

A Complimentary Continuing Education Newsletter Series for Healthcare Professionals VOORHEES, N.J., June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Angioedema is a clinical syndrome characterized by localized, subcutaneous and/or submucosal swelling. Diagnosing the underlying cause of angioedema can be challenging, ...

FDA Approves TYVASO (Treprostinil) Inhalation Solution for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

...ies). TYVASO is indicated to increase walk distance in patients with NYHA Class III symptoms associated with WHO Group I PAH, which includes multiple etiologies such as idiopathic and familial PAH as well as PAH associated with scleroderma and congenital heart disease. "We are thrilled to have a fourth ...

Misdiagnosis of disorders of consciousness still commonplace

...iagnosis can lead to grave consequences, especially in end-of-life decision-making". The researchers prospectively followed 103 patients with mixed etiologies and compared the clinical consensus diagnosis provided by the physician on the basis of the medical staff's daily observations to diagnoses derived fr...

VIVUS' Qnexa Shows Significantly Improved Blood Sugar Control Through Weight Loss In Patients With Type 2 Diabetes

...hown very promising data to date as a potential therapy to treat obesity in type 2 diabetic patients. This is exciting as it addresses one of the main etiologies of type 2 diabetes -- the weight. This study in a real-world population of type 2 diabetics, applied on a background of rigorous standard of care trea...

New Jersey Coalition Calls for Investigation of Private Wells to Protect Families from PFOA in Drinking Water

...Hopkins University have reported health impacts in newborn babies such as low birth weight and reduced head circumference. (Source: Possible etiologies of PFAA-Induced Developmental Effects: Reflections from a Pediatric Perspective; Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; U.S. Centers for D...

New Study Shows the Use of MEDIHONEY(TM) Wound & Burn Dressing is Associated With Reduction in Wound Size

... held in Toronto this June 4-8. According to the abstract for the article, the authors evaluated the progression of 20 non-healing ulcers of various etiologies following application of the dressings over a period of two weeks. The dressings were provided by Derma Sciences' global commercialization partner, Co...

Mysterious fevers of unknown origin: Could surgery be a cure?

...udy them pathologically, yet surgery is immediately curative. Before undergoing surgery, patients are evaluated for any rheumatologic or infectious etiologies that can also cause cyclical fever. So what causes this condition, and why does surgery work? Licameli suspects the tonsils may harbor a chronic in...

Malfunction of Gene Causes Schizophrenia, Depression

...hat "our findings lend further credence to the growing recognition that schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share, at least in part, the common genetic etiologies and thus underlying molecular mechanisms". ...

Malfunction of Gene Causes Schizophrenia, Depression

...hat "our findings lend further credence to the growing recognition that schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share, at least in part, the common genetic etiologies and thus underlying molecular mechanisms". Source-IANS/M...

Parasomnias are Common in Children: Study

...somnogtaphy, expanded EEG recordings) and possible pharmacotherapy. The further study of parasomnias in children may help elucidate the multifactorial etiologies of these fascinating conditions, shedding light on their potential genetic bases as well as environmental contributions," the authors concluded. P...
Etiologies in Medical Technology

Merz Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Clinical Trials with NT-201(Botulinum neurotoxin type A free from complexing proteins) at Annual Movement Disorders Society Meeting

...T-201 showed results in treating upper limb spasticity sufferers of various etiologies including stroke, brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis or c...eins) is efficacious and well-tolerated in upper limb spasticity of various etiologies authored by Barnes, M., Schnitzler, A., Amaral e Silva, A., Aquilar, M., Le...

FDA Approves ADCIRCA(TM) (Tadalafil) Tablets for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

... (PAH). ADCIRCA is indicated to improve exercise ability in WHO Group I PAH patients, which encompasses patients with multiple forms of PAH including etiologies such as idiopathic and familial PAH as well as PAH associated with scleroderma and congenital heart disease. "Today, thanks to the clinical de...

Napo Announces Positive Clinical Data Indicating Crofelemer, Could Effectively Treat Cholera

...rhea with crofelemer. These results extend the recent clinical data relating to the treatment with crofelemer of acute infectious diarrhea of multiple etiologies in adult patients in India (see announcement dated April 10, 2008). The mechanistic cause of these diarrheas is similar to that which effects chronic ...

Nexavar Significantly Improves Overall Survival by 47 Percent in Asia-Pacific Liver Cancer Study

...ovide further evidence that Nexavar is efficacious in liver cancer across multiple geographical regions and independent of disease characteristics and etiologies of underlying liver disease," said Susan Kelley, MD, Vice President, Therapeutic Area Oncology, Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals. "Nexavar has quickly...

Innocoll Provides a Progress Update on its Clinical Development Programs and Specialty Pharmaceutical Operations

...development of BUPIVACAINE SURGICAL IMPLANT when applied topically for the management of painful chronic and acute wounds, including ulcers of various etiologies and burns. Patients with such wounds can suffer severe pain, especially when the dressing is changed. It is anticipated that CollaRx BUPIVACAINE TOPIC...

Tranzyme Pharma Presents Initial Phase IIa Data for its Novel Ghrelin Agonist, TZP-101, in Patients with Diabetic Gastroparesis

...s from dysfunction of the nerves of the stomach, leading to postprandial fullness, bloating, early satiety, nausea and vomiting. The three most common etiologies of gastroparesis are diabetes (an estimated 30% of gastroparesis patients), unknown etiology (36%), and post-surgical causes (13%). The prevalence rat...
Etiologies in Medical Products

Thrombotic Risk, Inherited Etiologies (Uncommon)

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Thrombotic Risk, Inherited Etiologies (Most Common) with Reflex to Factor V Leiden

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Etiologies in Medical Dictionary

Wound Care

... Care " by Donna Scemons, Denise Elston. Find a wide selection of Nursing books to choose from. Wound care in general and in terms of specific etiologies is considered. ... Particularly pertinent in wound care is the so-called Marjolin ulcer, a squamous ... Wound Healing Center of NewYork-Pres...

Parkinsonism

...can be complex. While the neurodegenerative condition Parkinson's disease (PD) is the most common cause of parkinsonism , a wide-range of other etiologies can lead to a similar set... Parkinsonism , a condition similar to Parkinson's disease, has a number of causes. ... Parkinsonism refers to an...

Ingrown toenail

...ngrown toenail (onychocryptosis) occurs when part of the nail penetrates the ... Ingrown toenail is a common problem resulting from various etiologies including ... A patient information handout on ingrown toenail removal is provided on page 2557. ... An ingrown toenail occurs when the ed...

Hemoptysis

...ptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis. Hemoptysis . Take Home Points: ... etiologies of Hemoptysis " ... Tuberculosis may cause hemoptysis either in active disease (cavitary lesions, ... Coughing up blood ( hemoptysis ) can...

Hemolysis

...esults in hemolysis of parasitized as well as non ... Hemolysis presents as acute or chronic anemia, reticulocytosis, or jaundice. ... The etiologies of hemolysis often are categorized as acquired or hereditary. ... Intravascular hemolysis results from the rupture or lysis of red blood c...

Etiology

...auses gas, discusses common symptoms and related problems, and provides information about diagnosis and treatment. The most frequent underlying etiologies are neuropathy, trauma, deformity, high ... Etiology of Foot Ulceration. The etiology of diabetic foot ulcers usually ... ... the etiolo...

DIC

...t a specific ... and prevented the occurrence of DIC and mortality in baboons that were ... Description: Comparison in lab findings in different etiologies of DIC . ... Description: Review of pathogenesis, diagnosis, and management of DIC . ... ...
Etiologies in Biological News

BWF awards $7 million to infectious disease investigators

...e production of infectious hepatitis C virus David Wang, Ph.D. Washington University School of Medicine A genomics-based approach to novel viral etiologies of diarrhea Marvin Whiteley, Ph.D. University of Texas-Austin Mechanistic insight into host modulation of bacterial group activities Dong Yu,...

Gene malfunctions cause schizophrenia, depression symptoms in mice

...te that "our findings lend further credence to the growing recognition that schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share, at least in part, common genetic etiologies and thus underlying molecular mechanisms." ...

Inflammation and drugs to control this activity studied in a variety of tumors sites

...cused on antihistamines because people who have allergies typically take antihistamines. "We knew that the different types of tumors have different etiologies and different genetic characteristics and we wanted to see if there were differences in risk," Bondy said. Scheurer and Bondy are also looking at cer...
Etiologies in Biological Technology

Napo Pharmaceuticals Will Provide Pediatric Formulation of Crofelemer at Cost to Developing Nations to Help Treat Life-Threatening Diarrhoel Diseases (Subject to FDA Approval)

...fectious agent causing the watery diarrhoea. Crofelemer has recently demonstrated efficacy in clinical trials in acute infectious diarrhea of multiple etiologies including severely ill cholera patients. CRO-PED is a pediatric formulation of crofelemer currently under development. Persistent acute diarrhea in ...
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