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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons approves new guideline for the treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons'(AAOS) Board of Directors approved a new clinical practice guideline for the treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures. Diaphyseal (the shaft of a long bone) fracture of the femur (the bone in the thigh) is a very common childh...

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Approves New Guideline for the Treatment of Pediatric Diaphyseal Femur Fractures

ROSEMONT, Ill., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons'(AAOS) Board of Directors approved a new clinical practice guideline for the treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fractures . Diaphyseal (the shaft of a long bone) fracture of the femur ...

APS issues new guideline for low-back pain interventions, surgery

PORTLAND, Ore. The American Pain Society (APS) has issued a new clinical practice guideline for low back pain that emphasizes the use of noninvasive treatments over interventional procedures, as well as shared decision making between provider and patient. The findings are published in the current...

MEDai Enhances Chronic Care Management with Real-Time, Evidence-Based Medicine Guideline Analysis

- MEDai Hosts Free Web Seminar - ORLANDO, Fla., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDai, Inc., headquartered in Orlando, FL, a leading provider of advanced solutions for healthcare that utilize award-winning predictive analytics, announced today that it will be hosting a free web seminar on Tuesday,...

New ASCO/AUA guideline recommends men and their doctors discuss using 5-ARIs to reduce prostate cancer risk

ALEXANDRIA, Va. A newly released joint guideline produced by the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) and the American Urological Association (AUA) recommends that healthy men who are screened regularly for prostate cancer and show no symptoms of the disease should talk to their doctors a...

New guideline for prescribing opioid pain drugs published

A national panel of pain management experts representing the American Pain Society (APS) and the American Academy of Pain Medicine (AAPM) has published the first comprehensive, evidence-based clinical practice guideline to assist clinicians in prescribing potent opioid pain medications for patient...

Milliman Care Guidelines(R) Replaces Multiple Guideline Sets for Wisconsin QIO

MetaStar License Will Streamline Healthcare Quality Program Reviews SEATTLE, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- MetaStar, Wisconsin's Quality Improvement Organization (QIO), has licensed clinical guidelines and software from Milliman Care Guidelines LLC, A Milliman Company, to coordinate non-p...

AAOS Issues New Clinical Practice Guideline for Osteoarthritis of the Knee

ROSEMONT, Ill. , Dec. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline on "Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee". These guidelines were explicitly developed to include only treatments whi...

MEDai Evidence-Based Guideline Reporting Provides Decision Support at Point of Care

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDai, Inc., headquartered in Orlando, FL, a leading healthcare solutions provider, has added a new module to its existing suite of predictive modeling solutions. The new stand-alone module monitors a population's compliance to evidence-based medicine guideli...

ENT doctors release national guideline on treatment for common cause of dizziness

Alexandria, VA - The American Academy of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAO-HNSF) will issue a comprehensive clinical guideline to help healthcare practitioners identify and treat patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV), one of the most common underlying condit...

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ASCO and ASH Release Updated Guideline on the Use of Chemotherapy-Related Anemia Treatments in Cancer Patients

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) have released an updated joint guideline on the use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs), a class of drugs that stimulate the bone marrow t...

Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

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Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Denosumab in Trial for Delay of Skeletal Related Events in Bone Metastases Patients Compared to Zometa(R)

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Denosumab Demonstrates Superiority Over Zometa(R) in Pivotal Phase 3 Head-to-Head Trial in Breast Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases

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/C O R R E C T I O N -- Agendia B.V./

...ent is at low or high risk for metastasis and the resulting clarity is vital in helping physicians personalize treatment options. "St. Gallen's guideline inclusion is a key step in further establishing MammaPrint as a standard of care. It also supports our commitment to upholding rigorous standards of q...

Agendia's Breast Cancer Recurrence Test MammaPrint Included in International St. Gallen Expert Consensus Recommendations

...ent is at low or high risk for metastasis and the resulting clarity is vital in helping physicians personalize treatment options. "St. Gallen's guideline inclusion is a key step in further establishing MammaPrint as a standard of care. It also supports our commitment to upholding rigorous standards of q...

Scientific Data Relating to Cinryze(TM) Presented at 6th Annual C1 Inhibitor Deficiency Workshop

...ract entitled, 'When Should Prophylactic Therapy be Considered for Hereditary Angioedema?', Dr. Tim Craig, et al. described how a literature review, guideline analysis from other countries, expert panel meeting, and consensus development were conducted in order to develop therapy considerations for prophylax...

AUA Guideline: Full Kidney Removal Not Necessary for All Kidney Tumors

...y-stage kidney tumors, according to a new clinical guideline issued by the American Urological Association (AUA). The guideline was released on Tuesday, April 28, 2009 during the...e management of patients with kidney cancer. This guideline is focused on the management of patients with earl...

Task Force Recommends Using Aspirin to Prevent Cardiovascular Disease When the Benefits Outweigh the Harms

... summaries of the evidence and related materials are also available on the AHRQ Web site. Clinical information is also available from AHRQ's National guideline Clearinghouse at http://www.guideline.gov . ...

Independent Data Monitoring Committee Recommends Resuming Enrollment of Non-Squamous NSCLC Patients in the Motesanib MONET1 Trial

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Schaerer Axis 200/300

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Fluorescent HEp-2000 ANA

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Consumers more likely to identify healthy food using traffic light nutrition labels

...study was presented on Friday at the European Congress on Obesity. "The food industry tends to favour the percentage daily intake method (known as guideline Daily Amount in some countries), but our research indicates that the traffic light system is the most effective and that a consistent labelling approa...

Early administration of antiretroviral therapy can improve survival

...ject of debate for some time. The immune system's CD4 cell count, which falls as HIV infection progresses, is one of the main tools for establishing a guideline cutoff point. Current clinical guides recommend waiting for the CD4 count to fall below 350 cells per milliliter (L) in asymptomatic patients. Althoug...

New cardiology research presented at CHEST 2008

...d better CC than shorter females. Regardless of gender, only 14 percent of subjects were able to maintain adequate CC for 120 seconds, the recommended guideline for one cycle of compressions. #6844 PHYSICIANS USE MP3 PLAYERS TO RECOGNIZE HEART MURMURS (Wednesday, October 29, 1:00 PM EST) The use of MP...

Drinking water in Gaza Strip contaminated with high levels of nitrate

...oncentrations of between 31 and 452 milligrams per litre. Only 10 of the 115 municipal wells examined were found to have a nitrate level below the WHO guideline value. The situation with the private wells was equally serious: apart from three, all the wells were found to have nitrate levels that were between f...

Arsenic and new rice

...-rich food, especially rice that has been irrigated with arsenic-contaminated water. According to the WHO, arsenic has been found approaching or above guideline limits in drinking water in Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Chile, China, Hungary, India, Mexico, Peru, Thailand, and the US. Until now, scientis...

Highlights from the May 2008 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

... to energy-dense, low-nutrient-dense snacks, and may have the potential to improve nutrient status in Americans of all ages and help them meet dietary guideline recommendations to consume three whole-grain servings per day. The American Dietetic Associations Complete Food and Nutrition Guide 3rd Edition (Wi...

Researcher provides tool to enable determination of age of anchovies with greater precision

...ell as optical microscopy with image analysing. In this way, a reproducible methodology for measuring age in days is proposed and which can serve as a guideline for further or other research. Thus, not only the distribution of survivors over a specific year is obtained, but also - and for the first time ever ...

Study confirms that low-calorie sweeteners are helpful in weight control

...of many foods, said study co-author, Dr. Adam Drewnowski, Director, Center for Public Health Nutrition at the University of Washington. Every dietary guideline these days tells us to bulk up, hydrate, and consume foods with fewer calories but more volume. The study by Bellisle and Drewnowski, published in ...

Treating HIV in war zones -- Public health emergencies need rapid advice from WHO

...s disease outbreak. The first rapidly issued guideline was developed by the WHO in order to advise countr...mann and colleagues, authors of the rapidly issued guideline on H5N1 infection, say that it took just one month... that while the time scale for developing the H5N1 guideline was "miraculously quick in WHO terms", an even qui...

Long-lived deep-sea fishes imperiled by technology, overfishing

...y purchasing a filet from a fish that is at least 50 years old," Heppell said. "Most people don't think of the implications of that. Perhaps we need a guideline that says we shouldn't eat fish that are as old as our grandmothers." Most of the deep-sea fishes are in international waters, where there are no...
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Medical Policy Guideline for Trofile(TM) Established By Wellpoint, Inc.

Licensee of Blue Cross/Blue Shield in fourteen states establishes guidelines for use of Trofile SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monogram Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGRM ) today announced that Wellpoint, Inc. has established a national Medi...

PCI Guideline Update Stresses Long-Term Anticoagulant Therapy After Treatment With Drug-Eluting Stents

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients treated with drug-eluting stents must take a combination of aspirin and the clot-reducing drug clopidogrel for at least one year, and possibly longer, after stent implantation. This is a crucial message in a guideline update published online today i...

Amgen to Collaborate With GlaxoSmithKline to Commercialize Denosumab in Europe for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis (PMO)

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Amgen to Participate in Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting in August

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SEP Signs REGURIN(R) Deal

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Amgen Exercises Option for Exclusive License to Cytokinetics' Cardiac Contractility Program That Includes CK-1827452

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First oral uveitis drug reduces both inflammation and recurrence in potentially blinding eye disease

... uveitis, coupled with what appears to be an acceptable side effect profile while reducing the need for systemic corticosteroid to half of the current guideline recommendation," commented Ulrich Grau, Ph.D., Lux Biosciences' President and Chief Executive Officer. "We're now pursuing regulatory filings, and if ...

Photos: Amgen and ONSEdge Partner With Cancer Survivor Jan Ping for New Campaign

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Preclinical Data From Amgen's Oncology Pipeline to be Presented at AACR

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FDA Accepts Amgen's Submission and Files Biologics License Application for Denosumab

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