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Uptake of Next-Generation Antifungals Has Intensified Competition in the Severe Fungal Infections Drug Market

However, Generic Erosion and a Dearth of Promising Emerging Therapies Will Result in Modest Annual Growth, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceuti...

Anti-HIV drive intensified in Haryana

The Harayana government has established 22 Integrated Counselling and Testing Centres at Government General Hospitals and Community Health Centres in the state// in compliance with the Indian Public Health Standards (IPHS), draft guidelines for the National AIDS Control Programme and with the aim t...

Preventive Action Intensified to Control Chikungunya Spread

Thiruvananthapuram: The Health Department has announced that it is adequately geared with a meticulous plan, encompassing both prevention as well as // control measures, to counter a potential chikungunya outbreak. Presently, four districts in Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha, Ernakulum and Ko...

Measles Vaccination Drive Intensified In Quake-Hit Pakistan

The UNICEF is intensifying its battle against measles outbreaks in the quake-hit Pakistan as the harsh Himalayan winter is closing in, with plummeting temperatures//. Pakistan-administered Kashmir has now seen half a million children vaccinated against the disease, with nearly 200,000 under-fi...

Calcium Scan of Arteries Helps Spot Big Trouble

...sease or in combination with a regular SPECT perfusion scan," he said. The calcium scan results could help guide treatment, he explained. "Applying intensified medical therapy or shortened follow-up intervals in these patients could result in a major benefit in their outcome," Hacker said. But he quickly a...

High Calcium Level in Arteries May Signal Serious Heart Attack Risk

...oring and SPECT can help to identify patients with known CAD who are at highest risk for serious or fatal heart attacks. "In these patients, intensified medical therapy, shorter follow-up intervals and, if necessary, bypass procedures may be required to prevent future severe cardiac events." A...

High calcium level in arteries may signal serious heart attack risk

...ium scoring and SPECT can help to identify patients with known CAD who are at highest risk for serious or fatal heart attacks. "In these patients, intensified medical therapy, shorter follow-up intervals and, if necessary, bypass procedures may be required to prevent future severe cardiac events." ...

ACC Responds to Study Published in Pediatrics About Phthalate and IV Tubing

...nies are among the largest investors in research and development. Safety and security have always been primary concerns of ACC members, and they have intensified their efforts, working closely with government agencies to improve security and to defend against any threat to the nation's critical infrastructure. ...

Leading health organizations launch new accreditation process for laboratories across Africa

...or clinic for test results, significant percentages fail to do so. The work to improve laboratories began to gain momentum nearly a decade ago; the intensified fight against HIV/AIDS represented by PEPFAR and others provided funding and demand to improve laboratory services. Two of the integral partners in th...

Shifting Scientific, Health Priorities and Global Economic Downturn Impact Investment in HIV Prevention R&D

... increased interest in research on antiretroviral (ARV)-based candidates. Investment increased in microbicides overall at the same time that the field intensified its focus on ARV-based approaches to microbicide development. "Increased funding for microbicide R&D over the past decade has fostered a...
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New Bisphenol A Study Is of Very Limited Relevance to Human Health

...nies are among the largest investors in research and development. Safety and security have always been primary concerns of ACC members, and they have intensified their efforts, working closely with government agencies to improve security and to defend against any threat to the nation's critical infrastructure. ...

New Study Showed Lantus(R) Plus One, Two or Three Shots of Apidra(R) Lowered Patients' Blood Sugar

...patients. Lantus(R) was started for a 14-week run-in period, after which time patients not at goal (A1C<7%) at week 0 were randomized to a 24-week intensified regimen of Lantus(R) plus Apidra(R) administered as above. Dose was adjusted to achieve an A1C<7%, fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and preprandial bl...

Micromet Has Started a New Phase 2 Trial with Adecatumumab in Colorectal Cancer Patients

...respectively. Previous trials of combination chemotherapy regimens in these patients have demonstrated only very modest improvements in survival. Even intensified treatment regimens, such as the one recently published EORTC Intergroup trial 40983, which compared peri-operative FOLFOX plus surgery to surgery alon...

New Bisphenol A Study Has Limited Capability to Assess Human Health Effects

...anies are among the largest investors in research and development. Safety and security have always been primary concerns of ACC members, and they have intensified their efforts, working closely with government agencies to improve security and to defend against any threat to the nation's critical infrastructure. ...

Sanofi Aventis: People With Type 2 Diabetes Treated With LANTUS(R) and APIDRA(R) Achieved Greater Reductions in A1C Than Those Treated With Pre-mixed Insulin

...ulisine in Combination With Insulin Glargine in an intensified Insulin Regimen to a Two-Injection Conventional In...ed to conventional therapy with pre-mixed insulin, intensified insulin therapy with LANTUS(R) and APIDRA(R) resul... (p=0.0684) versus pre-mixed insulins. Patients on intensified LANTUS(R) and APIDRA(R) therapy also tended to exp...

New Data From Head-to-Head Study Confirms Once-Daily Levemir(R) is as Effective as Glargine over a 24-Hour Period in Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes

...type 1 diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis. Insulin may cause sodium retention and edema, particularly if previously poor metabolic control is improved by intensified insulin therapy. Dose and timing of administration may need to be adjusted to reduce the risk of hypoglycemia in patients being switched to Levemir fr...

ASEAN News: Epeius Biotechnologies Gains Commercial Approval for Rexin-G(R), a Tumor-Targeted Gene-Based Medicine for Metastatic Cancer

...expand its availability to these countries and to ASEAN countries that share cooperative affiliations with the Philippines. Epeius Biotechnologies has intensified its efforts to gain product registration in the United States-following several years of safety studies in the USA, Epeius has formally opened three a...

Treatment with PEGASYS(R)/COPEGUS(TM) Provides Hope for Hepatitis C Patients Whose Infection Did Not Initially Respond to Peg-Intron(R)/Ribavirin

...e, North America and Latin America, REPEAT (REtreatment with PEgasys in pATients Not Responding to Peg-Intron Therapy) was designed to explore whether intensified treatment with a higher fixed-dose induction of PEGASYS in combination with COPEGUS and/or longer treatment duration may increase treatment success ra...

ACC Concerned Over Reporting of Biomonitoring Results

...anies are among the largest investors in research and development. Safety and security have always been primary concerns of ACC members, and they have intensified their efforts, working closely with government agencies to improve security and to defend against any threat to the nation's critical infrastructure. ...

New Study Shows A1c Reduced Safely By Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Using Self-Adjusted Dosing Starting With Once-Daily Insulin Treatment Levemir

...ype 1 diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis. Insulin may cause sodium retention and edema, particularly if previously poor metabolic control is improved by intensified insulin therapy. Dose and timing of administration may need to be adjusted to reduce the risk of hypoglycemia in patients being switched to Levemir f...
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Communicable Diseases

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Communicable disease

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New study finds lowfat chocolate milk is effective post-exercise recovery aid for soccer players

...d round of "normal" training, followed by four-day intensified training to compare their recovery experiences fol...es increased their daily training times during the intensified training, regardless of post-exercise beverage yet after two and four days of intensified training, chocolate milk drinkers had significantl...

Green IT not helping climate change

...tended, second and third order effects," he says. "These 'rebound' effects may not be mitigated by inventing 'greener' IT products and, indeed, may be intensified by such changes." Rebounds occur when the use of IT contributes to or reinforces an increase in other activities that already have environmental ef...

Beckman Coulter Updates 2008 Outlook

...y is fully insulated from vulnerable and volatile world markets, we expect our stable installed base to yield solid growth of recurring revenue and an intensified focus on operating excellence to drive achievement of our EPS objectives." 2008 Outlook The company estimates that, based on current e...

Waterborne disease risk upped in Great Lakes

... the perfect storm," notes Patz. "Deteriorating urban water infrastructure, intensified livestock operations, and extreme climate change-related weather events may...nge, scientists know, will prompt extremes of the hydrologic cycle, causing intensified precipitation as well as drought. Using the best available computer climat...

More research needed to make good on biofuel promise, experts say

...ions. It's important to remember, Doering said, that existing best management practices can help soften the impact of increased corn production and intensified agriculture. Such practices include no-till farming methods, planting of cover crops, diversity-oriented crop rotation and inclusion of uncultivated f...

Research required urgently to control planthopper pests

...y conference this week in the Philippines. Problems caused by planthoppers, a major type of rice pest that can destroy one-fifth of a harvest, have intensified across Asia in recent years. Major outbreaks in Vietnam in 2007 contributed to recent dramatic rises in the cost of rice, which have threatened to pus...

Ecological globalization

...ts in other areas. For example, a drought in the 1930s caused small-scale farmers to abandon their farms across the U.S. Midwest. The absence of crops intensified local soil erosion, leading to powerful dust storms. Large amounts of wind-swept dust traveled across the continent, causing the infamous Dust Bowl an...

Reforestation using exotic plants can disturb the fertility of tropical soils

... In many regions of the world, the impact of human activity on the environment intensified considerably over the past century. The high world population growth rate and the expansion of areas given over to crop production associated with cli...

Pioneering landscape-scale research releases first findings

...y. The team also discovered a genus and species of a previously unknown ground-dwelling spider. Their research indicated old-growth characteristics intensified fire effects on spider populations because of increased forest debris. Wildlife findings included a general lack of response from birds to thinning...

Distance learning course in radiation oncology for cancer treatment

...itive role in the care and treatment of about half of all cancer patients. The incidence of cancer is rising in developing countries, and the IAEA has intensified its programmes and work with partner organizations in the field. The course - entitled Applied Sciences of Oncology Distance Learning Course - cont...
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BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB

... Giorgio Roscigno, FIND Chief Executive Officer. "During a time of severe economic distress, resources are constrained and high-burden countries face intensified healthcare challenges. This agreement means that it will be possible to make this test more accessible and affordable to those who need it most, which...

China Dasheng Biotechnology Company Reports Unaudited Third Quarter FY2009 Financial Results

...tained and growing cash flows, enabling us to fund our future growth. We also had a very strong quarter from an expense management perspective, as we intensified our focus on those measures that would allow us to increase productivity and expand margins. It is clear that the financial disciplines we put in pla...

Failing to Demonstrate Value of Innovation is Top Risk Facing Life Sciences Sector, According to Ernst & Young

...ses reinvent a long-held business model to build long-term shareholder value. "This is a time of great upheaval in the pharma industry and it is intensified by the global financial crisis. Companies are looking with renewed vigor at how they manage the risks at the very core of their businesses," said Caro...

DuPont Takes Aggressive Actions to Strengthen Competitiveness and Increase Cash Flow

...r 2009. A steep global decline in construction and motor vehicle sales and consumer spending has resulted in declining industrial production, intensified by inventory reductions across most supply chains. These conditions have precipitated a sharp downturn in demand during the fourth quarter. ...

World Leader in Bench-Top Flow Chemistry Instruments ThalesNano, Inc. Closes Funding Round

...ated with major pharmaceutical companies including Sanofi-Aventis SA to implement continuous process technologies on a wider scale. As a result of our intensified R&D, we expect our customers to realize additional benefits in terms of reducing development time, increasing cost efficiency and minimizing environme...

Cryo-Cell International, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2008 Results

...ng formidable challenges facing our business associated with the overall impact of the domestic economy on discretionary consumer and family spending, intensified industry competition and the cost of new product development, Cryo-Cell has now introduced a highly differentiated new service in the U.S. and is maki...

Cryo-Cell International, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2008 Results

...bination service offered along with our signature UCord(R) product." "Notwithstanding formidable challenges associated with new product development, intensified industry competition and the overall impact of the economy on discretionary consumer spending, the Company has maintained a steadfast focus on our com...

New 300mg Loading Dose Tablet for Plavix(R) Receives Positive Opinion From the European Committee for Medicinal Products (CHMP)

...is the only randomized controlled trial designed to investigate in 14000 patients, whether the use of a clopidogrel 600mg loading dose, followed by an intensified clopidogrel dosing regimen (6 days at 150mg follow by 75mg) yields improved clinical outcomes as compared to clopidogrel 300mg loading dose followed b...

FDA Approves ACAM2000(TM) Vaccine for Protection Against Smallpox

... one of the most devastating diseases known to humanity, with a mortality rate as high as 30%. In 1967, the World Health Organization embarked upon an intensified vaccination campaign to eliminate smallpox, which culminated in the successful eradication of the disease globally by 1980.(1) By the mid-1980s, ther...

eCareSolutions to Launch Patient Interaction Product

...asing the efficiency of communicating with and treating patients continued as he launched his internal and family medical practice in Lake County and intensified as he began working with Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs). I believe we were the first to bring an HMO into northern Illinois, Gavery said. ...
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