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Is AIDS A Manageable Disease?

Long term survivors of AIDS asked the present generation not to be under the wrong impression that the disease is manageable and can be easily cured//. They said that the anti retroviral (ARV) therapies have kept them alive but have suffered some of the worst side effects of the ARVs. The drugs...

Micromet, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... docetaxel in patients with metastatic breast cancer. The trial demonstrated that combining adecatumumab with docetaxel was feasible, with clinically manageable diarrhea being the main side effect at higher doses. The overall response rate measured according to the Response Evaluation Criteria In Solid Tumors ...

Pelosi Remarks at Press Conference Today on Health Care Reform and Medical Costs

...ubsidy to help her buy coverage, which will be less expensive and have more manageable cost sharing than high deductible or catastrophic plans do today. She will ...ubsidy to help her buy coverage, which will be less expensive and have more manageable cost sharing than high deductible or catastrophic plans do today. She will ...

Daily sex helps to reduce sperm DNA damage and improve fertility

... between sperm DNA damage and pregnancy rates. "The optimal number of days of ejaculation might be more or less than seven days, but a week appears manageable and favourable. It seems safe to conclude that couples with relatively normal semen parameters should have sex daily for up to a week before the ovula...

On HIV Testing Day, HIVMA calls for health care reform to make testing routine every day

...s a standard part of routine medical care and as an essential piece of a new national HIV/AIDS strategy. Innovative drug therapies have made HIV a manageable and chronic disease for many people, but far too many patients are diagnosed too late. An estimated 21 percent of those living with HIV nationwide231,...

Telik Presents Results at ASCO From ASSIST-5 Trial of TELCYTA in Platinum Refractory and Resistant Ovarian Cancer

...There was a higher incidence of hematologic adverse events in patients on the TELCYTA plus PLD arm (66% vs. 44%). The hematologic adverse events were manageable with dose reductions and/or growth factor support in both treatment arms. About Platinum Refractory and Resistant Ovarian Cancer Platinum ref...

New CASA* Report Finds Federal, State and Local Governments Spend Almost Half a Trillion Dollars a Year on Substance Abuse and Addiction

...buse and addiction. "Despite a significant and growing body of knowledge documenting that addiction is a preventable, treatable and manageable disease, and despite the proven efficacy of prevention and treatment techniques, our nation still looks the other way while substance abuse and addict...

David Cook to Perform 'Permanent' on the American Idol Season Finale Tonight

...lopment of new therapies for brain cancer. ABC2 looks forward to the day when all patients who are diagnosed with brain cancer can be told they have a manageable disease. ABC2 provides researchers with the pivotal support they need to make critical breakthroughs. The organization funds novel translational ...

Health and Advocacy Leaders Mobilize to Bring Attention to Atrial Fibrillation, a Costly and Misunderstood Cardiovascular Disease

...he impact disproportionately affects Medicare and Medicaid budgets. A collaborative effort like AF Stat will help uncover better ways to address this manageable disease, and could be an important step in lessening its burden on patients and our healthcare system." The AF Stat Working Group brings togethe...

Large clinical trial finds pirfenidone may help lung function in IPF patients

...assuring. The principal side effects experienced by patients in the studies were gastrointestinal discomfort and photo-sensitivity, both of which were manageable in the majority of patients." The CAPACITY trials follow a Phase III clinical study conducted in Japan that was reported at the American Thoracic So...
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Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Reports Single Agent Phase 2 Data of KRX-0401 (Perifosine) Further Demonstrating KRX-0401's Activity in the Treatment of Advanced Metastatic Renal Cell Cancer

...ly intrigued by the group of patients previously treated with both an mTOR and VEGF receptor inhibitor, which had a median PFS of 16 weeks. Given the manageable safety profile and demonstrated efficacy, we believe a direct comparison to 2nd or 3rd line mTOR treatment and a study combining perifosine with mTOR ...

Results of Two Phase 3 CAPACITY Studies of Pirfenidone in IPF Presented at American Thoracic Society (ATS)

...ssuring. The principal side effects experienced by patients in the studies were gastrointestinal discomfort and photo-sensitivity, both of which were manageable in the majority of patients." Dr. Noble concluded, "The efficacy and safety findings of CAPACITY were generally consistent with those observed i...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Provides a Corporate Update

...ty profile relative to existing platinum-based cancer therapies. More than 1,100 patients have received picoplatin. Results obtained to date suggest manageable hematologic adverse events with less severe kidney toxicity (nephrotoxicity) and nerve toxicity (neurotoxicity) than is commonly observed with other p...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals to Present New Data from Phase 2 Clinical Trials of Picoplatin in Multiple Tumor Types at the 45th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology

...fety profile relative to existing platinum-based cancer therapies. More than 1,100 patients have received picoplatin. Results obtained to date suggest manageable hematologic adverse events with less severe kidney toxicity (nephrotoxicity) and nerve toxicity (neurotoxicity) than is commonly observed with other p...

Poniard Completes Patient Enrollment Target in Phase 3 SPEAR Trial of Picoplatin in Small Cell Lung Cancer

...le relative to existing platinum-based cancer therapies. More than 1,100 patients have been treated with picoplatin. Results obtained to date suggest manageable hematologic adverse events with less severe kidney toxicity (nephrotoxicity) and nerve toxicity (neurotoxicity) than is commonly observed with other p...

Hana Biosciences Announces New Positive Interim Efficacy Results in Pivotal rALLy Clinical Trial of Marqibo in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

...ty review of data from the rALLy trial conducted by an Independent Data Monitoring Committee (IDMC). The IDMC meeting outcome supports an acceptable, manageable safety profile for Marqibo with no new safety concerns. The IDMC has recommended that the trial continue to completion per the protocol. The Company...

Ascenta Therapeutics Announces Positive Preliminary Results with AT-101 in Docetaxel Refractory Prostate Cancer

...enia (23 percent) and was the only Grade 3/4 adverse event that occurred in more than two patients (5 patients). These adverse events were considered manageable and consistent with the safety profile of D/P. Facts About Prostate Cancer The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 186,000 new c...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Updated Phase 1/2 Data on KRX-0401 (Perifosine) in Combination with Bortezomib (+/- Dexamethasone) at the 12th International Multiple Myeloma Meeting

...R)) and/or thalidomide (Thalomid(R)); and 57% of patients had prior stem cell transplant. No unexpected adverse events have been seen. Toxicities were manageable with supportive care and/or dose reductions as required. Best response (MR or better) and stable disease (no progression for 3 months) to either ...

New Overall Survival Study Results Confirm Oral Xeloda(R) plus Oxaliplatin (XELOX) is Comparable to FOLFOX-4 for the First-Line Treatment of Advanced Colorectal Cancer

...otherapy were diarrhea, nausea, stomatitis and hand-foot syndrome. As with any cancer therapy, there is a risk of side effects, and these are usually manageable and reversible with dose modification or interruption. About Roche Hoffmann-La Roche Inc. (Roche), based in Nutley, N.J., is the U.S. pha...

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. Reports Phase 1/2 Data on KRX-0401 (Perifosine) at 50th Annual Meeting of American Society of Hematology

...l transplant. No unexpected adverse events have been seen. Toxicities were manageable with supportive care and/or dose reductions as required. Overall R...ulation. The encouraging response rate, impressive time to progression and manageable toxicity are especially favorable. We thus look forward to pursuing this c...
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Electa Essential Concept

Description:... for hassle-free storage The system easily detaches from the cart with just a flick of the lever, making transportation of the unit convenient and manageable Ergonomic tray design allows placement of the disposables within easy reach during set-up Four directional wheels assure maximum maneuverabili...
Company:Sorin Group USA, Inc.

Agarose II (Low Melt)

Description:...cial applications requiring a lower melting temperature Optimal for in-gel restriction digestion/ligation and DNA recovery At 1%, forms a very manageable clear gel that provides excellent resolution and melting characteristics Melts at approximately 65°C and remains fluid at 37°C for at least ...
Company:Pierce Biotechnology, Inc.

Selecta Duet

Description:... The Selecta Duet affords you the opportunity to treat a wider array of patients, in the same setting with the benefits inherent to laser surgery at a manageable cost....
Company:Lumenis Inc.

Isopropyl Alcohol Gel Hand Sanitizer

Features:...ated use, this product contains a special emollient to minimize skin irritation and offset the drying effects of alcohol. The gel formulation is more manageable to apply and eliminates the mess and waste of liquid antiseptics. leaves no sticky or tacky residue on the skin. The convenient 4 oz. bottle fits ea...
Company:APLICARE Inc.

Solenette™ Wireless Urodynamics Systems

Features:... The air-charged catheter offers the quickest, most accurate Urodynamics technique. Intuitive, manageable software makes the Solenette™ easy to operate. Wireless computing delivers great flexibility. Technologically advanced micro-sized processor a...
Company:Laborie Medical Technologies Corp
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Biosolids microbes pose manageable risk to workers

MADISON, WI, OCTOBER 27, 2008Class B biosolids are sewage sludges that have been treated to contain fewer than 2.0 x 106 fecal coliforms/dry gram. The USEPA estimates that 6.3 million tonnes of Class B biosolids are generated in the United States each year, and that by 2010, the amount generated p...

MIT’s implantable device offers continuous cancer monitoring

...s too late to prevent metastasis, said Cima. "This is one of the tools we're going to need if we're going to turn cancer from a death sentence to a manageable disease," he said. In the Biosensors & Bioelectronics study, human tumors were transplanted into the mice, and the researchers then used the impl...

Researchers use brain interface to post to Twitter

...cters long, his message, "using EEG to send tweet," demonstrates a natural, manageable way in which "locked-in" patients can couple brain-computer interface techn...-blogging" tool. User updates, called tweets, have a 140-character limit a manageable message length that fits locked-in users' capabilities, says Williams. T...

Potential new HIV drug may help patients not responding to treatment

... College London said: "HIV can have a devastating effect on people's lives but with advances in Anti-Retroviral Therapy it is becoming a more chronic, manageable disease. Unfortunately, treatment does not work for everyone - some people develop resistance to the drugs and when that happens, we start to run out ...

Children seriously affected when a parent suffers from depression

...ren The family members try their utmost, both as individuals and together, to cope with the situation, so that daily life can be restored to a more manageable level. The children take responsibility for both the depressed parent, siblings and themselves, when they notice that the parent cannot cope. "The t...

Rot's unique wood degrading machinery to be harnessed for better biofuels production

...vironmentally-sound strategies for more lignocellulose deconstruction." Few organisms in nature can efficiently breakdown lignin into smaller, more manageable chemical units amenable to biofuels production. The exceptions are the basidiomycete fungi, which include white-rot and brown-rotwood-decayers and es...

Systems biology brings hope of speeding up drug development

...in different organs and metabolic pathways. That is the much greater challenge of systems biology, requiring the whole organism to be broken down into manageable systems that can be linked together to make predictions such as the effect of a particular candidate drug. These systems were discussed at the ESF con...

New study offers solution to global fisheries collapse

...cilities could accommodate them, quality had suffered. Today, the season lasts nearly eight months. Because boats now haul in fresh, undamaged fish in manageable quantities, the per-pound price has increased significantly. "Halibut fishermen were barely squeaking by but now the fishery is insanely profitabl...

Experts meet on need for new rules to govern world's fragile polar regions

... exploiting the biological properties of that continent's "extremophiles." However, "many experts believe this new rush to the polar regions is not manageable within existing international law," says A.H. Zakri, Director of the United Nations University's Yokohama-based Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS...

DNA sewing machine

... unwieldy so the researchers built micro "bobbins" to wind the chain around. The lasers move one bobbin around another, winding the DNA thread onto a manageable spindle. It is "an excellent idea to fabricate unique microtools that enables us to manipulate a single giant DNA molecule", says Yoshinobu Baba, w...
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Proteolix Presents Clinical Data from Two Clinical Studies of Carfilzomib in Multiple Myeloma at the 14th Congress of the European Hematology Association

...target effects, such as peripheral neuropathy, associated with currently available proteasome inhibitors." Adverse events were generally mild and manageable and carfilzomib has been well tolerated for up to one year. Of 31 patients treated, 29 percent have received 12 full cycles of treatment. These ...

Micromet Presents Update at ASCO 2009 on a Phase 1b Combination Study of Adecatumumab and Docetaxel

...umor antigen known to be associated with poor prognosis for breast cancer patients. Combining adecatumumab with docetaxel was feasible with clinically manageable diarrhea being the main toxicity at higher doses. Other frequently observed adverse events included nausea, vomiting, stomatitis, constipation, fatigu...

Independent Data Monitoring Committee Supports Continuation of Picoplatin Phase 3 SPEAR Registration Trial in Small Cell Lung Cancer

...fety profile relative to existing platinum-based cancer therapies. More than 1,100 patients have received picoplatin. Results obtained to date suggest manageable hematologic adverse events with less severe kidney toxicity (nephrotoxicity) and nerve toxicity (neurotoxicity) than is commonly observed with other p...

United States Recognizes Leading Scottish Scientist for Disease Research

...s have been approved for clinical use as anti-cancer agents, including Gleevec, a drug that has helped turn a previously fatal form of leukemia into a manageable disease. Sir Philip's contribution to the field of life sciences is demonstrated by his longstanding commitment to collaboration across the indus...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Presents Final Results of Phase 1 Study of Picoplatin in Patients with Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

...fety profile relative to existing platinum-based cancer therapies. More than 1,100 patients have received picoplatin. Results obtained to date suggest manageable hematologic adverse events with less severe kidney toxicity (nephrotoxicity) and nerve toxicity (neurotoxicity) than is commonly observed with other p...

Mylan's Matrix Selected by the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative and UNITAID as the Primary Supplier of Five Second-Line and Seven Pediatric HIV/AIDS Treatments

...cant challenges on a global scale. Facilitating patient access to affordable, quality treatments has helped transform AIDS from a fatal illness into a manageable chronic condition. Ensuring that access to these treatments continues to expand is a critical piece of solving this crisis. Mylan and Matrix are proud...

Breast-Specific Gamma Imaging (BSGI) Offers Greater Sensitivity Over Mammography, Ultrasound and MRI

...t spots" on the BSGI image. The Dilon 6800 Gamma Camera is a high-resolution, compact gamma camera, optimized to perform BSGI. The camera provides a manageable four to 16 images versus up to thousands of images with breast MRI. "BSGI is a physiologic, rather than an anatomic, approach to breast cancer di...

BN ImmunoTherapeutics Reports Further Data on PROSTVAC(TM)

...nt with Bristol-Myers Squibb, Inc.) The study confirms activity of this regimen on PSA responses in advanced disease patients, and was associated with manageable side effects. No > grade 2 adverse events were attributed to vaccine. Further detailed results on PROSTVAC(TM) will be presented at the 2009...

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Provides Year-End Clinical Update on Voreloxin

...ctivity," said Steve Ketchum, Senior Vice President, Research and Development for Sunesis. "Our combination study has shown complete remissions and a manageable safety profile. Both studies are continuing to enroll well, and, pending final clinical data, allow us to explore potential registration strategies i...

Telik Announces Top-Line Results From Assist-5 Trial of Telcyta(R) in Combination With Pegylated Liposomal Doxorubicin in Platinum Refractory and Resistant Ovarian Cancer

...incidence of hematologic adverse events (AEs) in patients on the Telcyta plus PLD arm (66%) versus 44% on the PLD arm. The hematologic toxicities were manageable with dose reductions and growth factor support on both treatment arms. The most common, non-hematologic adverse events, including nausea, fatigue, v...
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