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Drug Utilization Review Reveals Potentially Inappropriate Medication Use Among Elderly Population

Prime Therapeutics to present findings at AMCP Conference in April ST. PAUL, Minn., April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Research conducted by Prime Therapeutics (Prime) revealed a significant reduction in inappropriate prescription medication use among older adults when a retrospective drug...

In Five-Part Video Series, Yoga Journal Hires 'The Inappropriate Yoga Guy' as 'Editor'

First of Original Web Episodes Live Now at yogajournal.com/ogden SAN FRANCISCO, April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Tough times demand creative solutions. In a surprise move that is already rocking the magazine industry, Yoga Journal Magazine announces it has hired Ogden, also known as "The Inappropriate...

Founding Father of Modern Cosmetic Dermatology Seeks to Warn Public of Misrepresented Data and Inappropriate Use of Botox

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- World-renowned dermatologist, Dr. Arnold Klein, is on a mission to inform the public about the dangers surrounding one of the most popular injectable cosmetic agents: Botox. According to Forbes.com, Botox is the second-most recognized prescription...

Geriatrician Care Guards Against Risk of Inappropriate Meds

National study found it lowered chances of being prescribed wrong drug or dosage FRIDAY, Jan. 25 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly Americans taking prescription medications face a lower risk for being given an inappropriate drug or dosage if they receive care from a geriatrician, new researc...

Clinicians Ordering Inappropriate Prostate Screenings

According to a report in the July 9 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals , Prostate-specific antigen (PSA) tests to screen for prostate cancer are frequently performed among patients for whom the PSA test is not shown to be beneficial, and clinicians with certai...

Studies Reveal Inappropriate Use Of Drug-Coated Stents

Drug-releasing stents, till recently the rage among doctors treating patients with blocked arteries, do not seem as promising now. Studies currently link them with a low, but serious risk of fatal complications arising from blood clots. The research by American scientists in two different stu...
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PROTECT-1 Phase II/III Induction-Stage Results for ChemoCentryx's Traficet-EN(TM) Presented in Oral Session at DDW 2009 Conference

...-EN(TM) (CCX282-B) Traficet-EN is a small molecule, orally-available drug that is administered in capsule form and which is believed to control the inappropriate immune system response underlying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) by blocking the CCR9 chemokine receptor. In adults, CCR9 is a highly specific rece...

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

...ystem is an important part of the body's defensive immune response against pathogens such as bacteria and viruses. In spite of its defensive function, inappropriate or excessive complement activation can have destructive consequences. Over the past three years, multiple scientific publications have strongly linked...

Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Test for Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and Resistance to Rifampicin

...Gerdes, Head of the National Reference Center for Mycobacteria, Borstel, Germany. "This will undoubtedly save more lives by reducing the time spent on inappropriate and ineffective patient treatment which ultimately promotes the development of further drug resistance." According to data published by WHO, only...

Leader in Prostate Health Urges Prostate Cancer Screening in Face of Contradicting Data

... "Since the Prostate-Specific Antigen test was made available, we have seen a decrease in deaths attributed to prostate cancer. At this point, it is inappropriate to summarily deny screenings for patients based on these data," said Wendy Poage, president of the PCEC. While the cancer community continues to ...

Arzerra(TM) (ofatumumab) Demonstrates High Response Rates in Patients With Fludarabine Refractory Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

... who were refractory to fludarabine and considered inappropriate candidates for alemtuzumab due to bulky tumor mass...actory to fludarabine but whose diseases make them inappropriate for treatment with alemtuzumab, experience poorer ...s who are refractory to fludarabine and considered inappropriate candidates for alemtuzumab due to bulky tumor mass...

Johns Hopkins University Researchers to Clinically Assess Rosetta Genomics' miRview(TM) Squamous Assay

...al hemorrhage among NSCLC patients with predominantly squamous histology. This has led patients with squamous-cell histology to be regarded by many as inappropriate candidates for therapy with this drug. In addition, several other targeted drugs for NSCLC currently under development may require this type of accura...
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Vasopressin (AVP) RIA Test

Description:...les fail to reabsorb solute-free water. In contrast, sustained, elevated levels of AVP in the absence of any known stimuli are observed in syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH) and can result from a number of factors including secretion of AVP by malignancy, disorders of the central nervous or pul...
Company:Diagnostic Systems Laboratories, Inc.

Zeuba Vital Knee Support

Description:... The knee is the body's largest and most complicated joint. Repetitive or inappropriate stresses caused by sports or work often lead to excessive strain. Zeuba Vital Knee Support reinforces the knee joint and activates muscles for optimal...
Company:Bauerfeind USA, Inc.

InSync ICD

Description:...apy in 7 seconds (BOL). The unit's RV only sensing provides no opportunity for double counting of RV and LV depolarizations, eliminating this cause of inappropriate therapy. It also allows maximized RV to LV separation for optimized hemodynamics. Proven PR Logic detection is designed to help discriminate between S...
Company:Medtronic Inc.

Diana processor

Features:...revent contamination Card incubation at the appropriate temperature: 37ºC or 25ºC. Identification of card type. It is impossible to use an inappropriate card for any given test Can work with cards and microplate at the same time ...
Company:Grifols Inc.

Contour MD ICD

Features:...nsisting of a dynamic template matching system, distinguishes between atrial and ventricular tachyarrhythmias, providing additional protection against inappropriate shocking. Additional SVT discriminators Biphasic waveforms with programmable polarity Multiple induction methods, including shock on T-wave, programma...
Company:St. Jude Medical, Inc.

EZStim™II

Features:...omagnetic interference Detachable lead sets allow quick and easy replacement of patient leads Function-specific electrode connectors guard against inappropriate use of stimulator Large, high-sensitivity control knob facilitates precise current adjustment...
Company:Life-Tech, Inc.
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Beers Criteria

...ist of medications that are generally considered inappropriate when given to elderly people because these medic... Updating the Beers Criteria for Potentially inappropriate Medication Use in Older Adults Fick DM, Cooper JW...rch Intern Med. 2003;163:2716-2724. Potentially inappropriate Medications for the Elderly According to the Revis...

Pathology

...sm ) - Hyperparathyroidism ( Primary , Secondary , Tertiary ) Pituitary hyperfunction ( Acromegaly , Hyperprolactinaemia , Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone ) - Hypopituitarism ( Sheehan's syndrome , Kallmann syndrome , Simmonds' disease , Growth hormone deficiency ) - Diabetes i...

Self diagnosis

...eux ). Healthcare professionals warn that self diagnosis in the absence of professional advice is prone to error and may be potentially dangerous if inappropriate medication is taken. See also Cyberchondria Delusional parasitosis First clinical syndrome Medical student syndrome Mor...
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Urine output

... is a disorder in which polyuria due to decreased collecting tubule water ... The urine output in normals ... INTRODUCTION The syndrome of inappropriate secretion of drug_l_z/277759 Antidiuretic hormone antidiuretic hormone (SIADH) ... cases, the urine output does not ... A noticeable and c...

Spasmodic dysphonia

...y ... Adductor type of spasmodic dysphonia (ADSD) accounts for sixty to ... pasmodic Dysphonia (SD) is a disorder of speech which results in inappropriate laryngeal (voice ... Spasmodic Dysphonia (SD) may affect the muscles that ... Adductor Spasmodic Dysphonia : Grand Rounds presentation from...

Narcolepsy

...a. The condition is characterized by excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) in which a person experiences extreme fatigue and possibly falls asleep at inappropriate times, such as whilst at work or at school. A narcoleptic... Narcolepsy is a chronic neurological disorder caused by the brain's inability to ...

Median nerve

...ion is carpal tunnel syndrome. ... If the median nerve is affected by carpal tunnel syndrome, a wrist splint can ... Nerve transfer is inappropriate in this patient because the proximal, median , ... Neuropathy of the median nerve is most common. ... Distal median nerve dysfunction - A...

Hyperactivity

... This is called hyperactivity . ... The symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may include: ... Hyperactivity , which is inappropriate or ... Learn more about a holistic approach to improve health and vitality ... Causes of Hyperactivity . Essential Mineral and Vitamin Deficienci...

Galactorrhea

... Galactorrhea or galactorrhoea is the spontaneous flow of milk from the breast, unassociated with childbirth or nursing. Galactorrhea , or inappropriate lactation, is a relatively common problem that ... A patient information handout on galactorrhea , written by the authors of this ... After infan...
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A genetic basis for schizophrenia

...elop into the appropriate cell-type, integrate into the corresponding network of cells and function properly. Disruption of cell migration can lead to inappropriate cell development and function, resulting in disease. The first paper, published in the July 2009 online issue of the journal Development , followe...

Possible drug target found for one of the most aggressive breast cancers

...Vande Woude's laboratory at the National Cancer Institute demonstrated that inappropriate levels of Met occur in human tumors, and that cells with inappropriate Met signaling dramatically impact the spread of cancer. This signaling is i...

The battle for CRTC2: How obesity increases the risk for diabetes

... been well established that obesity promotes insulin resistance through the inappropriate inactivation of a process called gluconeogenesis, where the liver creates g...le that mutations in the highly conserved CRTC2 lead to a predisposition to inappropriate gluconeogenesis," says Montminy, who is now trying to identify natural muta...

TB -- hiding in plain sight

...09 issue of The American Journal of Pathology . More than two million people worldwide die from tuberculosis infection every year. Due in part to inappropriate antibiotic usage, there are a rising number (0.5 million in 2007) of cases of multidrug-resistant (MDR-TB) and extensively drug-resistant (XDR-TB) tub...

Identification of a key molecular pathway required for brain neural circuit formation

...effector molecules are absolutely required for the ability of Shh to guide axons. Connecting axons with an appropriate set of targets is very complex. inappropriate wiring or damage to these neuronal connections leads to severe abnormalities of the nervous system. "Knowing the effectors of axon guidance molecules ...

Camphor-containing products may cause seizures in children

... May 6, 2009 (BRONX, NY) inappropriate use of camphor-containing products may be a common and underappreciated cau...e toxicity associated with camphor usage in the community and indicate that inappropriate use of illegally sold camphor products is an important public health issue,...
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Arizona Pain Specialists Contend Recent Vertebroplasty Studies are Misleading

...ne of several effective treatments, but for some patients it is the best option. These studies, like most studies, have several problems. It would be inappropriate for us to conclude that vertebroplasty is ineffective, as some reports have stated," he concludes. Arizona Pain Specialists was co-founded by D...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Reports Strong Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...macy chains and wholesale drug distributors for a large portion of our total net sales; a determination by a regulatory agency that we are engaging in inappropriate sales or marketing activities, including promoting the "off-label" use of our products; the loss of branded product exclusivity periods and related in...

Knocking the Wind Out of Asthmatics: Help from Hippocrates

...nt" merely by avoiding foods indicated by the ALCAT Test. The only treatment was avoidance of specific foods that were shown through the test to cause inappropriate immune activation. The ALCAT Test is a simple blood test that requires only a small quantity of blood. The results are specified to each individu...

NeurogesX Receives European Commission Approval for Qutenza(TM)

...of chronic pain that results from injury to, or dysfunction of, nerves in the central or peripheral nervous systems. Peripheral neuropathic pain is an inappropriate sensation of pain that results when injured or dysfunctional nerve endings send aberrant pain signals to the brain, in the absence of harmful stimuli....

ChemoCentryx's Traficet-EN(TM) Phase II/III Induction Phase Data in Crohn's Disease to be Featured in Oral Presentation at 2009 Digestive Disease Week

.... Traficet-EN is an orally-available small molecule drug that controls the inappropriate immune system response underlying inflammatory bowel diseases by blocking t... which is administered in capsule form and which is believed to control the inappropriate immune system response underlying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) by block...

NeurogesX Presents Two Posters at 61st Annual American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting

...of chronic pain that results from injury to, or dysfunction of, nerves in the central or peripheral nervous systems. Peripheral neuropathic pain is an inappropriate sensation of pain that results when injured or dysfunctional nerve endings send aberrant pain signals to the brain, in the absence of harmful stimuli....
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Antibiotic

...istration of a quinolone antibiotic with a systemic corticosteroid . Antibiotic misuse Common forms of antibiotic misuse include taking an inappropriate antibiotic, in particular the use of antibacterials for viral infections like the common cold, and failure to take the entire prescribed course of the...

Culture

...consumption goods (such as fashion , art , and literature ). Because the 18th- and 19th-century distinction between "high" and "low" culture seems inappropriate to apply to the mass-produced and mass-marketed consumption goods which cultural studies analyses, these scholars refer instead to "popular culture". ...

Blood plasma

...separation more convenient. Tests of coagulation (such as the INR and APTT ) require all clotting factors to be preserved. Serum, therefore, is inappropriate for these tests. A citrated evacuated blood collection tube (e.g. vacutainer or Vacuette) is usually used, as the anticoagulant effects of citrate i...
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Disulfide bridge

...ine, a molecule ... ... 4 kcal/mol per disulfide bridge , stabilizes conformations that otherwise would not exist ... catalyzes reduction of inappropriate disulfide bridges by ... ... 4 kcal/mol per disulfide bridge , stabilizes conformations that otherwise ... Disulfide ... All of the disul...

Antigen

...r 2006 Trial Software ... Antigen security products help businesses protect their e-mail and collaboration servers from viruses, worms, spam, and inappropriate content. In practice, the term antigen is used to mean any molecule recognized by the ... Each part of the antigen bound by a unique antibod...

Adaptive radiation

...axonomic ... Their notion of adaptive radiation is provocative, and, to the editors' credit, ... Defining adaptive radiation in this way is inappropriate and, I believe, ... Adaptive Radiation . Introduction. All species die and disappear someday. ... Adaptive Radiation . Adaptive radiation...
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