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The 'Other' Cruciate Ligament: Newer Treatments for PCL Tears

New study reports on posterior cruciate ligament treatment options, but investigation is not over ROSEMONT, Ill., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While major advances have been made in the understanding of posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) anatomy and reconstruction, a literat...

FDA Panel OKs Newer Antipsychotics for Children

Seroquel, Zyprexa and Geodon have been linked to certain health risks, experts note,, WEDNESDAY, June 10 (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Wednesday voted overwhelmingly that Seroquel and Zyprexa, two powerful antipsychotic drugs, be approved t...

FDA Panel Mulls Newer Antipsychotics for Kids

Seroquel, Zyprexa have been linked to certain health risks, experts note,, WEDNESDAY, June 10 (HealthDay News) -- A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel is expected to vote Wednesday on whether several powerful but controversial antipsychotic drugs be approved for use by ch...

Zoloft, Lexapro the Best of Newer Antidepressants

Review looked at 12 drugs, 117 studies and 25,000 patients to arrive at ranking THURSDAY, Jan. 29 (HealthDay News) -- Sertraline (Zoloft) and escitalopram (Lexapro) are the best of 12 new-generation antidepressants, while reboxetine is the least effective, a new analysis shows. The ...

Most Newer Antipsychotics No Better Than Older Ones, Just Different

People need to find the one that works best for them, experts say FRIDAY, Dec. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Antipsychotic drugs have traditionally been classified as "first" or "second" generation, but these classifications aren't valid and the drugs should be prescribed on a patient-by-pati...

First generation antipsychotic drugs as effective as newer ones in some children

CHAPEL HILL Nearly every child who receives an antipsychotic medicine is first prescribed one of the second-generation, or atypical drugs, such as olanzapine and risperidone. However, there has never been evidence that these drugs are more effective than the older, first-generation medications. ...

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Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

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Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Denosumab in Trial for Delay of Skeletal Related Events in Bone Metastases Patients Compared to Zometa(R)

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National Cancer Institute Research Identifies Unique Mechanism of Brostallicin's Anti-Tumor Effectiveness

... groove binder, has shown potent cancer killing activity, and has demonstrated synergism in combination with standard cytotoxic agents as well as with newer targeted therapies, in preclinical experimental tumor models. Brostallicin binds covalently to DNA within the DNA minor groove, interfering with DNA d...

Denosumab Demonstrates Superiority Over Zometa(R) in Pivotal Phase 3 Head-to-Head Trial in Breast Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases

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Alcon Commences Phase 2 Clinical Trial of NovaBay's NVC-422 for Viral Conjunctivitis

...l conjunctivitis is caused by a variety of bacteria and is largely treated with topically applied antibiotic eye drops. Regular innovation to develop newer antibiotics is required because over time antibiotics may encounter increasing bacterial resistance. About Aganocide (R) Compounds The Aga...

New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring

...atient will benefit from fluid administration, and newer more reliable methods to predict fluid responsiven...r than traditional measurements and similar to the newer invasive monitoring techniques at fraction of the ...ents who would otherwise not be monitored with the newer invasive techniques." PVI is available as par...
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5.5 mm and 7.0 mm Cannulated Screws

Description:...phew offers a wide variety of cannulated screw products. Most screw sizes are available in both partially threaded and fully threaded versions. Our newer implant systems are the 5.5 and 7.0 mm products. These incorporate innovative instrument designs to make the surgeon's job a little easier. Ratchet sc...
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Extracorporeal shockwave therapy

...ylactic aspirin. The procedure use to be performed in an out-patient setting, under local anesthesia, lasting up to 30 minutes in duration. Now with newer technology it can be done without anesthesia in the physician's office in less than 10 minutes. The patient is able to walk out on their own power wit...

Medicine

...logy is concerned with the interpretation of imaging modalities including x-rays, ultrasound, radioisotopes, and MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging). A newer branch of radiology, interventional radiology, is concerned with using medical devices to access areas of the body with minimally invasive techniques....

High Frequency Ventilation

...device (typically 90-100 breaths per minute). A conventional breath type is used and tidal volumes are usually higher than (HFOV, HFJV and HFFI). With newer and specifically designed devices becoming popular, HFPPV is rarely used clinically any more. ...
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Scoliosis

... understand the complexities of spinal deformities such as scoliosis . ... Provides photographs and x-rays to illustrate text discussion. Details newer surgical procedures including endoscopic surgery. Information about scoliosis , its causes, types, symptoms, and treatment for the abnormal c...

Renal

... Translational Research on Polyoma Virus (BK Virus) Nephritis in Renal Transplant Recipients ... Studies on Renal Transplantation - newer Immunosuppressive ... Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... Definition of Renal . Renal : Having to do with the ki...

Peripheral smear

... both children and adults. It provides rapid, reliable ... Peripheral smear study for malarial parasites - The MP test ... None of the other newer tests have surpassed the 'gold standard' peripheral smear study. ... Peripheral smear examination for malarial parasite is the gold-stan...

Pda

... A personal digital assistant ( PDA ) is a handheld computer, also known as a palmtop computer. newer PDAs commonly have color screens and audio capabilities, enabling them to be used as mobile phones (smartphones), web... PDA provides scientific...

Ketones

...y measured as a "spot test" using a dipstick coated with ... When ketones are present in the urine, the results are usually listed as small, ... newer home blood sugar meters can also measure ketones . ... Ketones are substances that are made when the body breaks down fat for energy. ... ...

Heart bypass surgery

... disease do well with bypass surgery . ... Heart bypass surgery creates a new route, called a bypass , for blood and oxygen ... A newer method does not use the heart -lung bypass machine. ... BYPASS SURGERY OVERVIEW In coronary heart disease (CHD), the coronary arteries...
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Results with newer bladeless LASIK equivalent to standard microkeratome LASIK

A Mayo Clinic study comparing femtosecond (bladeless) and mechanical microkeratome LASIK surgeries has found equal results from both types six months post-surgery, using a variety of vision and eye health measurements. The study's findings will be presented next week in three abstracts at the Assoc...

DNA computation gets logical at the Weizmann Institute of Science

...p of water, that device was able to perform such simple calculations as checking a list of 0s and 1s to determine if there was an even number of 1s. A newer version of the device, created in 2004, detected cancer in a test tube and released a molecule to destroy it. Besides the tantalizing possibility that...

DNA template could explain evolutionary shifts

...fferent template, often copying another similar but significantly different stretch of DNA before it switches back to the appropriate area. In this newer report, Lupski and colleagues describe how this process called fork stalling and template switching (FoSTeS) in humans or microhomology-mediated brea...

Old stain in a new combination

...60 children with malaria in Burkina Faso, specialists in tropical medicine from the Heidelberg University Hospital have shown that in combination with newer malaria drugs, methylene blue prevents the malaria pathogen in infected persons from being re-ingested by mosquitoes and then transmitted to others an...

American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- May 13, 2009

...United States have Alzheimer's, a brain disorder that causes severe memory loss. Diabetes results from the body's inability to produce or use insulin. newer research now suggests that insulin is critical for healthy nerve cells in the brain. As the hormone declines in the brains of people with Alzheimer's,...

Treatment for extreme nausea, vomiting during pregnancy

...ant women who were admitted to hospital and treated for HG. The scientists compared use of the standard drug droperidol versus the administration of a newer medication called metoclopramide. They found that metoclopramide worked faster to quell symptoms of nausea and vomiting than droperidol. Important...
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Wyeth Announces Stockholder Approval of Pfizer Merger at 2009 Annual Meeting

...mpany's solid performance was driven by continued growth in its core franchises, Enbrel, Prevnar and Nutritionals, and increased contribution from its newer products, Tygacil, Torisel, Pristiq and Relistor. This solid growth is helping to offset the expected declines of products with emerging generic comp...

Amgen to Participate in Reproductive Health Drugs Advisory Committee Meeting in August

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Video: Varicose Veins, Much More Than a Cosmetic Issue, Can Prove a Health Risk

...vein walls and can lead to pain swelling and fatigue in the legs. While surgical treatments have traditionally been used to treat varicose veins, newer non-invasive treatments are now available that have largely replaced surgery. New treatments include: Ultrasound-Guided Sclerother...

New Survey Reveals That More Than Half of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Europe and Canada Feel Their Disease Controls Their Lives

..."Almost 20 percent of the surveyed patients said their current treatment produces inconsistent results, which confirms there is a significant need for newer treatment options for this patient population." About the RAISE Patient Needs Survey The RAISE survey is part of an educational initiativ...

Amgen Exercises Option for Exclusive License to Cytokinetics' Cardiac Contractility Program That Includes CK-1827452

...companies with respect to some of its marketed products as well as for the discovery and development of new products. Amgen believes that some of its newer products, product candidates or new indications for existing products, may face competition when and as they are approved and marketed. Amgen's produc...

The Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) Market: A Frost & Sullivan Briefing on Changing Dynamics

...rced to contract manufacturing firms is on the rise. As plain vanilla generics continue to get highly competitive, API manufacturers are searching for newer avenues such as the production of high potency API's to differentiate themselves from competition. Highlights of this briefing include an analysi...
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Anabolism

...stosterone Estrogen Classic catabolic hormones include Cortisol Glucagon Adrenalin and other catecholamines Cytokines newer hormones associated with the balance of the catabolic and anabolic states include Orexin and Hypocretin (a hormone pair) Melatonin ...

Antibiotic

...is so high that the normal, low cost antibiotics are virtually useless for treatment of frequently seen infections. This leads to more frequent use of newer and more expensive compounds, which in turn leads inexorably to the rise of resistance to those drugs, and a never-ending ever-spiraling race to disco...

Brain

... especially those of the thalamus and hippocampus . Among vertebrates, sensory processing involves progressively rostral regions of the brain among newer species. Hormones, sensory information, autonomic processes, and cognitive processes alike can exert strong influence on the regulation of brain act...

Anabolism

...stosterone Estrogen Classic catabolic hormones include Cortisol Glucagon Adrenalin and other catecholamines Cytokines newer hormones associated with the balance of the catabolic and anabolic states include Orexin and Hypocretin (a hormone pair) Melatonin ...

Computed axial tomography

...progressively taken as the object is gradually passed through the gantry. newer machines with faster computer systems and newer software strategies can process not only individual cross sections but cont...

Eukaryote

...ually divided by the form of the cristae in their mitochondria. The few amitochondriate groups branched first and so were considered basal. However, newer studies contradict this, and a new picture has been slow to develop. Most eukaryotes may be assigned to several supergroups: Opisthokonts ...
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Tumor

...t to ... Tumor markers are substances produced by cancer cells and sometimes normal cells. ... In recent years, doctors have begun to develop newer types of tumor markers. ... ...

Biologics

...es of fractionated blood and plasma products from the FDA. ... Recall of Medical Devices - Biomet Biologics , Inc ... Learn about biologics , a newer type of drug for rheumatoid arthritis treatment. ... Biologics may also cause some chronic diseases that are dormant (such as ... Manufactures th...

Adenosine triphosphate

...osine triphosphate (ATP) is the universal unit of energy used in all ... The Adenosine triphosphate reference article from the English ... A newer version of this article is available: see Adenosine triphosphate at Schools Wikipedia ... Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) is often described a...

Action potential

...in one localized area is enough to stimulate the opening of ... When it starts an action potential , it stimulates the next Na+-K+ gate in ... A newer version of this article is available: see Action potential at Schools Wikipedia ... Typically action potential initiation occurs at a synapse,...
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