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Drug Trials Show Modest Gains Against Lung Cancer

Alimta, Zactima extend survival but cure remains out of reach, studies show SATURDAY, May 30 (HealthDay News) -- Certain drugs offer incremental yet significant improvements in pushing back advanced lung cancer. That's the conclusion of studies presented Saturday at the annual meeti...

Even modest exercise can reduce negative effects of belly fat

URBANA A new University of Illinois study suggests that moderate amounts of exercise alone can reduce the inflammation in visceral fatbelly fat, if you willthat has been linked with metabolic syndrome, a group of risk factors that predict heart disease and Type 2 diabetes. "In the study, the b...

Cipla Offers Modest AIDS Drug Price Cut: 'Not Nearly Enough,' says AHF

NEW DELHI, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing global campaign to lower drug prices and improve access to lifesaving HIV/AIDS treatments in India and worldwide, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) today responded to a modest price cut recently offered in India by generic dru...

Latest Weight-Loss Pill Offers Modest Results, Blocks 'Munchies'

A new drug billed as a magic bullet for obesity — rimonabant (Acomplia) — does help people lose weight, although not that much weight, and also helps lower cardiac risk factors, according to a review of studies. // Rimonabant went on sale in Europe in July, and U.S. approval is pending before ...

Researchers Chew on the Modest Cabbage as a Cure for Breast Cancer

The modest leafy CABBAGE is thought to be holding a world of cures tucked in its many layers. Researchers have been sprouting optimistic statements, about the right// ingredients needed to nip breast cancer cells in the bud! The medicinal qualities have been discovered in the compound called ...

Only Modest Benefit of Flu Shots Among Older Adults

Although national and international health organizations urge anyone over age 65 to get yearly flu shots, the vaccinations are only modestly effective in preventing flu and its complications among older adults, according to a new review of recent studies. // Similarly, there is a little eviden...

Sunrise Reports Financial Results for Second-Quarter 2009

...l results. "Our restructuring activities have progressed and we have seen signs of progress in expense controls. In recent weeks we have seen a modest lift in occupancy," said Mark Ordan, Sunrise's chief executive officer. "While we are pleased by these accomplishments, we have much more to do and ou...

NHP Reports 2009 Second Quarter Results

...ended June 30, 2009 with the Securities and Exchange Commission. "NHP's strong balance sheet is anchored by low leverage, ample liquidity and modest capital commitments through June 2011. Always looking to improve our balance sheet in this economic environment, to date we raised $105 million of eq...

Medizone Expects OTCBB Listing

...in the proxy statement, the company has historically relied on the sale of its common stock to finance its operations and research and development. A modest portion of the newly authorized shares would facilitate the financing of hospital beta testing and initial production of the company's AsepticSure hos...

Hologic Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Operating Results

...ana, which was approved by the FDA in July 2009, did not contribute any U.S. revenues in the third quarter of fiscal 2009 and international sales were modest as the launch overseas was limited. Skeletal Health revenues, which include the Company's osteoporosis assessment, mini C-arm and ...
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Longevity Seekers Advised to Consume Modest Doses of Red Wine Molecules in Dietary Supplements (Longevinex(R)) Rather than Mega-Dose Resveratrol Alone

SAN DIMAS, Calif., Dec. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest science, resveratrol pill users are best advised to consume modest doses of resveratrol plus an array of antioxidant molecules as typically provided in 3 to 5 glasses of aged, red wine, rather than resveratrol alone. (Ph...

FDA Issues Complete Response Letter for INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release for the Treatment of ADHD in Children and Adolescents

...luded somnolence (32 percent), headache (26 percent), fatigue (18 percent), upper abdominal pain (14 percent), and sedation (13 percent).(11) Small to modest changes in blood pressure, pulse rate, and ECG parameters were observed.(11) About ADHD ADHD is one of the most common psychiatric disor...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to Lantus(R) in Head-to-Head DURATION-3 Study

...(iv) In addition, 85 percent of type 2 diabetes patients are overweight and 55 percent are considered obese.(v) Data indicate that weight loss (even a modest amount) supports patients in their efforts to achieve and sustain glycemic control.(vi,vii) About Amylin, Lilly and Alkermes Amylin, Lilly...

New Research Shows: Neurofeedback is an 'Evidence-Based' Treatment for ADHD

...ed treatment for ADHD. The results show that neurofeedback treatment has large and clinically significant effects on Impulsivity and Inattention and a modest improvement of Hyperactivity. These findings apply to Neurofeedback treatment for ADHD, but do not automatically imply that Neurofeedback can b...

deCODE-led Megastudy Finds New Genetic Clues to Causes of Schizophrenia

...the winter and spring, when influenza rates are usually highest. All of the variants found in this study are very common and each is associated with a modest increase in risk. "Genetics offers a unique window for better understanding diseases like schizophrenia because the brain and cognition are so ...

FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of Zyprexa for Two Adolescent Indications

...low-up lipid evaluations in patients using Zyprexa, is advised. Clinically significant, and sometimes very high, elevations in triglyceride levels and modest mean elevations in total cholesterol have been observed with Zyprexa use. Potential consequences of weight gain should be considered prior to st...

Meta-Analysis of Clinical Data Showed No Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events Associated With Exenatide Use: Data Presented at ADA 2009

....(iv) In addition, 85 percent of type 2 diabetes patients are overweight and 55 percent are considered obese.(v) Data support that weight loss (even a modest amount) supports patients in their efforts to achieve and sustain glycemic control.(vi,vii) About BYETTA(R) (exenatide) injection BYETTA is...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Sustained Improvements in Glycemic Control With Weight Loss Over Two Years: DURATION-1 Interim Long-Term Data Presented at ADA 2009

....(iv) In addition, 85 percent of type 2 diabetes patients are overweight and 55 percent are considered obese.(v) Data support that weight loss (even a modest amount) supports patients in their efforts to achieve and sustain glycemic control.(vi,vii) About BYETTA (R) (exenatide) injection BYETTA ...

Study Demonstrating Lurasidone Is Effective in Patients With Schizophrenia Published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

... EPS (assessed using the Simpson-Angus Scale) or symptoms of tardive dyskinesia (assessed using the Abnormal Involuntary Movements Scale). There was a modest but significant worsening at endpoint in akathisia symptoms (assessed using the Barnes Akathisia Scale) for lurasidone versus placebo. Lurasido...

Shire Announces Study Results of the Effects of INTUNIV(TM) (Guanfacine) Extended Release on Secondary Measures in Children with ADHD and Oppositional Symptoms

...imately 1 percent of pediatric patients in the clinical program. The majority of these cases occurred in the long-term, open label studies. Small to modest changes in blood pressure, pulse rate, and ECG parameters were observed. About ADHD ADHD is one of the most common psychiatric disorders in...
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IGF-I IRMA Test (With Extraction)

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Free IGF-I ELISA Test

Description:...serum are dependent on age and sex. Levels increase from birth through mid-puberty, then decline to relatively stable levels during adult life, with a modest decrease in elderly people. In addition, IGF-I levels remain relatively stable throughout the day [4,5]. IGF-I is also dependent on growth hormone (GH...
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Pre-eclampsia

... Preeclampsia — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, treatment and prevention of this common ... Preeclampsia often causes only modest increases ... INTRODUCTION There are four major types of high blood pressure that may occur during pregnancy: Preeclampsia Chronic hypertensi...

Preeclampsia

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Otitis externa

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Eye movements

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Anakinra for rheumatoid arthritis: A modest benefit with some risk

New research supports a modest beneficial effect of anakinra for rheumatoid arthritis patients, but warns against potential risks for serious infections and its use with other biologic medications. Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting as many as one in 100 people wor...

Restricting hospital-based services during SARS outbreak had modest impact

Restrictions on the non-urgent use of hospital-based services that were imposed when a provincial health emergency was declared during the 2003 SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) outbreak in Toronto, Ontario, resulted in only modest reductions in overall admissions. In this study, Dr. Michae...

Aware, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...tock-based compensation, of $2.9 million, or $0.13 per share. Michael Tzannes, Aware's chief executive officer, said, "We are encouraged by the modest growth in our revenues this quarter. Our goal is to generate shareholder value by targeting growing portions of the biometrics, DSL test and home net...

High construction cost for cycads

...costs coupled with an excess in food synthesis to support plant growth. "These phenomena are understood using a financial analogy where borrowing a modest amount of money for one investment strategy is much easier to pay back and less risky than borrowing a substantial sum of money for a different invest...

Two dietary oils, two sets of benefits for older women with diabetes

...s of trunk fat simply by taking safflower oil supplements. "I never would have imagined such a finding. This study is the first to show that such a modest amount of a linoleic acid-rich oil may have a profound effect on body composition in women," Belury said. The dose of either oil taken each day was ap...

Reading the brain without poking it

...brain." The study is scheduled for online publication July 1 in the journal Neurosurgical Focus . The findings represent "a modest step" toward use of the new microelectrodes in systems that convert the thoughts of amputees and paralyzed people into signals that control lifelike p...

Accolade for solar-hydrogen project

...of Fujishima and Honda in 1972 (Nature, 238, 37). However, after an initial enthusiasm it was quickly realised that hydrogen production rates were too modest to warrant scale-up. In contrast, the Solar-Hydrogen process, which has been demonstrated at a laboratory scale, yields hydrogen at rates up to 100 ti...

New drug shows promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer

...d that these compounds caused very dramatic shrinkage of tumors in the mice," Sawyers said. "While treating these animals with bicalutamide produced a modest effect on their tumors, the new drugs caused the tumors to shrink dramatically, and in some animals almost completely." Sawyers said the new dru...

New medications show promise in treating drug-resistant prostate cancer

...d that these compounds caused very dramatic shrinkage of tumors in the mice," said Sawyers. "While treating these animals with bicalutamide produced a modest effect on their tumors, the new drugs caused the tumors to shrink dramatically, and in some animals almost completely," he said. Sawyers said the ne...

Lohafex provides new insights on plankton ecology

...l Research. Those algal species, which regularly make blooms in coastal regions including the Antarctic, were most heavily grazed. As a result, only a modest amount of carbon sank out of the surface layer by the end of the experiment. Hence, the transfer of CO 2 from the atmosphere to the ocean to compensa...
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Ratcliff Adds Architect John Sealander to Healthcare Practice Group

...n experience the Ratcliff team possesses. Our firm is just the right size to undertake any healthcare project, from major new hospital construction to modest renovations," said Sealander, who supports Ratcliff's healthcare practice group. Prior to joining Ratcliff, Sealander was a senior associate/as...

Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009

... our royalty revenue derived from sales of TAXUS stents increased by 7.9%. The second quarter of 2009 represented the second consecutive quarter where modest increases in our TAXUS-derived royalty revenue were observed, indicating that sales levels for TAXUS may have stabilized after several quarterly perio...

NeoGenomics Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...al SG&A expenses as a percentage of revenue remained unchanged from Q2 08 at approximately 53%. Net Income was $8,000 or $0.00/share, which was a modest decrease from the prior year as a result of the increases in sales and marketing expense. Quarterly comparison with Q1 09 (sequential compar...

Evidence for a New Genetic Link to Therapeutic Efficacy for Alzheimer's Disease

...itive instrument used in clinical trials of anti-dementia drugs within the United States and Europe. Numerous clinical studies have demonstrated that modest improvements in ADAS-cog scores - on the order of 2 to 3 points over the course of a year - have been associated with significant cost reductions in o...

New Drug Application for Exenatide Once Weekly Accepted for Review by FDA

...(iv) In addition, 85 percent of type 2 diabetes patients are overweight and 55 percent are considered obese.(v) Data indicate that weight loss (even a modest amount) supports patients in their efforts to achieve and sustain glycemic control.(vi,vii) About BYETTA (R) (exenatide) injection BYETTA ...

Phase II Trial Demonstrates Elacytarabine May Increase Survival Threefold in Patients With Late-Stage Leukaemia

...lacytarabine, 10 were referred for stem cell transplantation following treatment, including some patients in complete remission and others with a more modest level of clinical benefit. Stem cell transplantation represents a potential cure for life for these patients. Professor Francis Giles, the lead...

Biotech Shows Glimmer of an Upward Trend

...percent with the Nasdaq close behind - up 3.3 percent in May. The positive market trend helped biotech with the Burrill Biotech Select Index posting a modest monthly gain of 0.4 percent. "There is just a glimmer of an upward trend for biotech as evidenced by the performance of the Burrill Mid-Cap Biote...

deCODE genetics Announces First Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...apshot of disease risk in two areas that may be of specific interest to certain subscribers, with deCODE quality science and analysis at a modest price. deCODEme Cardio(TM) detects genetic risk factors for heart attack, stroke and atrial fibrillation, two types of aneurysm and venous...

Solutia Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...N. Quinn, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Solutia Inc. "While we expect continued softness in demand throughout 2009, we do expect modest volume improvement in comparison to our first quarter levels. Further, we have taken actions to further reduce costs over the remainder of the year."...

Neurocrine Biosciences Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...nd Symptoms Scale (CPSSS), revealed that the subjects report a sustained improvement of endometriosis symptoms while off medication. While there is a modest increase in scores during the six months after discontinuation of treatment, the mean scores did not return to baseline severity. This would be consi...
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MAXIscript SP6/T7 Kit from Ambion

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Cancer

...ommended body weight, may all contribute to reductions in risk of certain cancers; however, compared with tobacco exposure, the magnitude of effect is modest or small and the strength of evidence is often weaker. Other lifestyle and environmental factors known to affect cancer risk (either beneficially or d...

Diabetes mellitus

... 12 Type 2 is initially treated by changes in diet and through weight loss . This can restore insulin sensitivity, even when the weight lost is modest e.g. around 5 kg (10 to 15 lb). The next step, if necessary, is treatment with oral antidiabetic drugs : the sulphonylureas , metformin , or (if th...

Warm-blooded

... as having the exact same temperature as their surroundings. The skunk cabbage uses chemical means to warm itself at the end of winter. The warming is modest by animal standards, but is enough to enable them to get an early start in the spring. This permits them to start growing while all their predators an...
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