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Increasing ICS compliance: The voice may be recorded, but the results are real

ATS 2009, SAN DIEGOAutomated phone calling may help physicians solve a perennial problem: patients who don't take medicine prescribed for chronic health conditions. Researchers at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, in Portland, Oregon, tested an automated calling service designed ...

Corepoint Health Launches New Product Suite Focused on Enhancing Healthcare Operations & Metrics

Corepoint Decisions offers unique event and operational alerting capabilities, delivering meaningful performance measurements and relevant operational data in web-based, dashboard-like views for healthcare decision-makers Plano, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2009 -- Corepoint H...

New Clinical Study News for Treatment of Sinusitis - Sinus Infection and Allergy Suffers Now Have a New Effective Form of Relief through Sinus Dynamics

This exciting clinical study is the best news that we have been waiting on for the past four years to prove the deposition of the medication through Sinus Dynamics. Westlake Village, CA (PRWEB) March 19, 2009 -- Most ENT's and physicians have prescribed Sinus Dynamics ...

20 MedSpa Professionals Gain Insight into MedSpa Business Turnaround Tactics

Francis X. Acunzo, Medical Spa Industry Expert and CEO of Acara Medspa Consulting Group, presented a Webinar this week identifying Acara's top business turnaround tactics. 20 MedSpa Professionals from across the nation joined him for this event. Branford, CT (Vocus) Jan...

BCBSNC Helps Customers Fight Recession With Free Generics

BCBSNC waives copayments for generic prescriptions from Jan 1 - June 30, 2009; BCBSNC's 2008 "Medication Dedication" program has helped customers stick with their medicines and save a total of $13 million on out-of-pocket costs; The 2009 generic copay waiver program applies to about 1 m...

Reducing Corticosteriod Use In Asthmatics

According to a recent study researchers say, Montelukast, a leukotriene-receptor antagonist (leukotrienes mediate inflammation // in the body and play a role in allergic reactions), decreased incidents of asthma in young children by about 32 percent while also reducing corticosteroid use . Resea...

The Dangers Of Prescribing Antibiotics

Erythromycin is a commonly used antibiotic, but new research suggests it could be dangerous when used in combination with other drugs.// The study shows patients should not be given erythromycin along with antifungal agents such as diltiazem, verapamil and troleandomycin because it increases the ri...

Easing Fears Among Asthmatics

Researchers from Switzerland say they find no increase risk of bone fractures among kids who take inhaled steroids to control their asthma.// National asthma guidelines recommend inhaled steroids as the first line of defense for children with persistent forms of the disease. But doctors have lon...

A Rise In Eye Complications In Diabetics

Diabetic retinopathy is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. It affects the blood vessels in the retina and the light-sensitive // layer of cells at the back of the eye. Retinopathy occurs in most people with long-standing diabetes but its incidence can be reduced with aggre...

Ready or Not - Flu Pandemic Has Arrived

...s prepared for what lies ahead. What can CNIP do? CNIP is an Incident Action Plan development tool that ensures consistency by standardizing ics forms. A wizard guides planners through their IAP development. Information is key input only once and it's automatically transferred to the forms and ...

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ICS in Medical Technology

GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance Announce Start of Large Phase 2B ICS and LABA Studies for Asthma in the Horizon Program

Compound 642444 and Compound 685698 advance in clinical development for the treatment of asthma LONDON, PHILADELPHIA and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (NYSE: GSK ) and Theravance, Inc. (Nasdaq: THRX ) today announced the start of large...

CareFirst BCBS Covers eNO Measurement for Diagnosis, Asthma Treatment

...sthma and allergy, and in evaluations of response to inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) treatments. The authors stated that eNO is a valuable tool to manage ics and monitor its effects. The American Thoracic Society is presently developing guidelines for eNO monitoring. About the Insight e...

PARI Pharma's Nebulized DSCG Shows Results Similar to Inhaled Steroids in Asthma Studies Presented at ATS

...oms, lung function, and FeNO levels as compared to ics in children with allergic asthma. "IsoCrom w...tion in less than 2.5 minutes. IsoCrom & ics Comparative Study Results Data from a randomize...from 5.2 +/- 2.5 to 3.07 +/- 2.2 (p=0.021) for the ics cohort and from 5.6 +/- 1.5 to 3.2 +/- 1.9 (p <...

Aerovance Initiates Phase IIb Clinical Trial with Aerovant(TM) for the Treatment of Uncontrolled Asthma

...igned to receive one of three Aerovant doses (1 mg, 3 mg or 10 mg) or placebo by inhalation twice daily for 12 weeks, during which time their standard ics and LABA therapies will be gradually withdrawn. The primary endpoint is exacerbation incidence on Aerovant therapy as compared to placebo. Secondary...

Study Shows Potential Benefits of Xolair(R) in Treating Children Suffering from Moderate or Severe Persistent Allergic Asthma Inadequately Controlled With Inhaled Corticosteroids

...led corticosteroid (ICS) therapy. For eight weeks, ics doses were optimized and baseline measures establi... placebo. The study comprised a 24-week fixed-dose ics phase, followed by a 28-week phase in which ics doses could be reduced, and a 16-week safety follo...

Results From One-Year Study Suggest Advair(R) Provides Important Benefits for African American Patients With Asthma

...vair Diskus(R) Compared to ics Alone RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 10 /PRN...ared with patients who received treatment with the ics Flovent Diskus(R) (fluticasone propionate inhalati...ctive study to assess the addition of a LABA to an ics compared to...

Study Analyzed SYMBICORT(R) in Children with Persistent Asthma

...Director, Clinical Research, AstraZeneca. "Combination therapy with inhaled ics and LABA is one of the recommended regimens for children who have moderate ...rs old with mild to moderate persistent asthma(1,2) previously treated with ics therapy.(1,2) After a two-week period during which patients discontinued th...

Study Compares Bronchodilatory Effects of SYMBICORT(R) and Advair in Adults With Asthma

...tudies were conducted in 109 patients (SD-039-0732, N=55; SD-039-0733, N=54) ages 18 years and older with mild to moderate asthma previously receiving ics therapy. After a two-week run-in (two inhalations twice-daily budesonide pressurized metered-dose inhaler (pMDI) 80 micrograms), patients were randomi...

Inhaled Steriods Used as Preventive Treatment Post 9/11

...t Physicians (ACCP), examined the effectiveness of ics in preventing asthma and other respiratory illness...ars post-collapse, those firefighters treated with ics reported positive feedback. "Respiratory protecti...ues from the New York City Fire Department offered ics to NYC firefighters. Participating firefighters we...

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ICS in Medical Products

Alpha Daily Routine Urodynamics System

Description:...en designed as a compact, cost-effective and easy-to-use urodynamic unit for small hospitals, offices, private clinics or as a second system. It meets ics standard recommendations and the most commonly required investigations such as Uroflowmetry, Cystometry, Pressure-Flow studies are all included. Add-...
Company:MMS Medical Measurement Systems USA, inc.

Solenette™ Wireless Urodynamics Systems

Description:... Designed and manufactured by Laborie, a leading producer of Urodynamics equipment. Solenette™ provides credible tracings. ics recognized Urodynamics protocols, guarantee measurements of true parameters. Designed especially for the busy Gynecologist or Medical Professional to ...
Company:Laborie Medical Technologies Corp

Urocap-II™ Uroflowmetry System

Description:...roing, starting, stopping and printing. The advanced microprocessor records ics uroflowmetry parameters with superior low flow rate sensitivity. The UROCAP-II™ provides standard ics nomenclature normative comparisons to facilitate diagnostic analysis....
Company:Laborie Medical Technologies Corp

Axiovert 200

Description:... Axiovert 200, the state of the art in inverted microscopy from Zeiss. It has outstanding Zeiss optics with the wide range of ics objectives, with innovative condensers and optimized fluorescence as well as with an unusual scope of sophisticated documentation and adaptation optio...
Company:Carl Zeiss MicroImaging, Inc.

Delphis™ Wireless Urodynamics System

Features:...controls all peripherals such as presssure transducers, pump, EMG and UPP Allows a complete Urodynamics diagnostic, uroflow, CMG, EMG, UPP, with basic ics standards The Bluetooth™ wireless technology eliminates cable restrictions and allows extensive freedoom of movement (computer requires Bluetoo...
Company:Laborie Medical Technologies Corp

LSM 510 Meta

Features:...ending on specific applications choice can be made between Axioplan 2 imaging MOT, Axiovert 200 M and Axioskop 2 FS MOT. All of them are equipped with ics optics, which are unsurpassed for image quality, flexibility and optical perfection. The motorized microscope models are interchangeable and fully sup...
Company:Carl Zeiss MicroImaging, Inc.

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