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Study Evaluating Efficacy and Safety of Two Low-dose Regimens of PREMARIN Vaginal Cream for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Vaginal Atrophy Now Published

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), announced the publication of data that supported daily and twice-weekly use of PREMARIN((R)) (conjugated estrogens) Vaginal Cream 0.5 g to relieve some of the bothersome s...

In Hepatitis C Virus Treatment, Interviewed Experts Indicate That Telaprevir- and Boceprevir-Based Regimens Have Advantages Over Pegasys/Ribavirin in Sustained Virologic Response

Telaprevir in Combination with a Long-Acting Interferon and Ribavirin Will Earn Decision Resources' Clinical Gold Standard for Hepatitis C Virus in 2012, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading r...

Clinical Symptoms Enough to Switch Drug Regimens for HIV Patients

Study showed little difference in survival when compared to expensive lab tests THURSDAY, April 24 (HealthDay News) -- Decisions on switching to a second-line series of drugs for HIV/AIDS patients who are failing the first-line regimen are often made on the basis of sophisticated and e...

Different anticoagulant regimens yield equal results

NEW YORK, NY DECEMBER 4, 2007 Patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) receiving early invasive treatment including angiography and percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) have comparable results at 1 year in terms of mortality and ischemic outcomes no matter which of three different anticoa...

Electronic Pillbox Helps Seniors Stick to Drug Regimens

Study found fewer doses were missed, more doses taken on time WEDNESDAY, May 7 (HealthDay News) -- Older adults following a medication regimen are less likely to miss doses when reminded by an electronic pillbox that both beeps at the appointed drug-taking time and announces the number...

Trial finds tenofovir gel safe for daily use and most women adhered to study regimens

NEW DELHI, Feb. 25, 2008 A vaginal microbicide that incorporates an antiretroviral (ARV) drug normally used to treat people with HIV is safe for sexually active HIV-negative women to use every day over an extended period, suggest results of a clinical trial of tenofovir topical gel. Moreover, mos...

Multiple Sclerosis Patients Find Dietary Treatment More Effective Than Pharmaceutical Regimens

NEW YORK, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- MS sufferers, who have found little benefit from drug treatments, are finding success in a diet that targets five food triggers. Sugar and saturated fats also contribute to the disease process. By identifying and eliminating food sensitivities, along with oth...

Strict Exercise and Diet Regimens Might Lead to Osteoporosis in Women

Researchers have found that women who follow strict exercise and diet regimens may harm their bodys ability to form new bone, which can lead to osteoporosis later in life. This means that the more women exercise, the more they need to eat to stay healthy. The study was conducted by ...

A More Convenient HIV Treatment Is as Effective as More Complex Regimens

Regimens to treat HIV infection that are based on a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI) are at least as effective as treatment with a protease inhibitor// but require patients to take fewer pills each day, according to a new study funded in part by HHS’ Agency for Healthcare Rese...

Gold Standard/Elsevier Launches MedCounselor Consumer Drug Information Modules

... unknown tablets or capsules and checks for drug interactions. The modules are indispensable in helping to increase consumer compliance to their drug regimens and avoid costly and sometimes deadly medication errors. Developed from Gold Standard/Elsevier's award-winning drug information and medication...
Regimens in Medical Technology

Pixantrone in Combination with Chemotherapy Regimens Produces Overall Response Rates of 58-74% with Complete Remission Rates of 37-57% in Relapsed/Refractory Aggressive or Indolent NHL

Overview of 11 peer review publications presented in 'Future Oncology' SEATTLE, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cell Therapeutics, Inc. (CTI) (Nasdaq and MTA: CTIC) reports a summary of peer reviewed publications spanning preclinical, Phase I and Phase II clinical studies wit...

Prolonged Progression-Free Survival Demonstrated by VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Induction Regimens in Transplant-Eligible Previously Untreated Multiple Myeloma Patients

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company today reported updated results from two large, multi-center, randomized Phase III clinical trials of VELCADE based combinations for the induction treatment of transplant-eligible patients with previously untreated multip...

Boceprevir Phase II Study Showed High Rate of Sustained Response With 28- and 48-Week Regimens in Genotype 1 Treatment-Naive Hepatitis C Patients

Interim results of HCV SPRINT-1 study presented at AASLD annual meeting Pivotal Phase III studies ongoing in treatment naive patients and those who failed prior treatment SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today reported that a planned...

Studies Showing Significant Survival Improvement with Taxotere(R)-based Regimens in the Induction Treatment of Patients with Locally Advanced Head and Neck Cancer are Published in the Same Issue of the New England Journal of Medicine

Results of Two Major Clinical Studies TAX 323 and TAX 324 Published BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis announced today that results of two clinical studies demonstrating that Taxotere(R) (docetaxel) Injection Concentrate, when added to cisplatin and 5- fluoro...

HCPC Calls for Greater Healthcare Savings Through Improved Adherence to Prescription Drug Regimens

FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With today's announcement that the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America (PhRMA) has offered to voluntarily grant some $80 billion in discounts to Medicare beneficiaries over the next decade in an effort to reduce overall healthc...

New Data Offers Insights Into the Potential Role for TYKERB(R) (Lapatinib) in Non-Cytotoxic Chemotherapy-Based Treatment Regimens

TYKERB Demonstrates Activity in Combination with Other Targeted Therapies and as Monotherapy Across A Range of Breast Cancer Settings - First Phase II data investigating the dual inhibition of HER2 and VEGF pathways with two oral, small molecule tyrosine-kinase inhibitors (TYKERB and pa...

Access Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on ProLindac Clinical Development Program

...many solid tumors in human clinical studies. Access has commenced a new clinical study of ProLindac in France. The study will examine dose levels and regimens of ProLindac monotherapy in cancer patients, provide additional data to support design of combinations studies, and extend the safety database. Two ov...

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

...cular importance in patients with relapsed 'triple-negative' breast cancer, ovarian, or colorectal cancer following treatment with platinum containing regimens where high glutathione levels are associated with chemotherapy resistance." About Brostallicin Brostallicin, a novel synthetic second-g...

UPDATE: US Oncology Research Network Participates in Phase III Follow-up Study to BiPar's Investigational Cancer Drug BSI-201

...f gemcitabine/carboplatin with or without BSI-201. Patients must have measurable metastatic breast cancer with zero to two prior chemotherapy regimens for metastatic disease; adjuvant chemotherapy is allowed. Patients interested in learning more about participation should contact Laura Guerra, RN, CC...

Schering-Plough Expands Vicriviroc Phase II Study in Treatment-Naive Patients With HIV

...f action and may play a unique role as physicians seek to construct new HIV regimens to meet the specific needs of their patients," said Joseph C. Gathe, Jr., M...itional benefit of preserving the current first-line therapy and subsequent regimens for future use." In the study, the virologic benefit of vicriviro...
Regimens in Medical Products

AMPLICOR HIV-1 Monitor Test, v1.5

Description:...nt of HIV-1 RNA. This test has been used for FDA approval of most of the currently approved anti-retroviral drugs. With a limited number of treatment regimens available to HIV-1 patients, the accurate monitoring of viral load levels is essential to establish and monitor the effectiveness of therapeutic regim...
Company:Roche Diagnostics

Pocket Guide to Chemotherapy Protocols, 2nd Edition

Features:... revised and updated Contains combination as well as selected single-agent regimens for solid tumors and hematologic malignancies The regimens selected are based on the published literature and are used in clinical pra...
Company:Skyscape, Inc.

Physicians' Cancer Chemotherapy Drug Manual 2005

Features:...i-emetic drugs Complete discussion of clinical pharmacology, indications, and dosages Coverage of toxicity and interactions Section on chemotherapy regimens for specific cancers Overview of basic principals of cancer drug therapy ...
Company:Skyscape, Inc.

Biofeedback Application

Features:... Allows biofeedback therapist to design training regimens with varying degrees of difficulty or stages that are suitable for a wide array of patients Can create an exercise "path" by controlling screen grap...
Company:Medtronic Gastroenterology
Regimens in Medical Dictionary

Urine output

... Follow prescribed fluid regimens and measure urine output as directed. ... A noticeable and consistent d...ight mean the patient has a urinary tract ... Follow prescribed fluid regimens and measure urine output as directed. ... There is any noticeable and c...

Prenatal

...and I want to have a child now. ... What happens during prenatal visits? ... Gaiam's Prenatal Yoga has proved to be one of the best exercise regimens for expectant women. Yogi Shiva Rea leads practitioners through a series of stretches and... Prenatal , Parma, Italy: Find photos, descriptions, ...

Oral contraception

...ut with ... X. Emergency Contraception (EC) 36. Yuzpe method: high dose combination OCs ... : Areas explored include latest oral contraceptive regimens and continued use in older women, ... are oral contraceptives (OCs) and contraception for ... MoonDragon's Obgyn Discussion - Oral Contrace...

Chemotherapy

...er detection and prevention, and treatment options. ... Chemotherapy : 1. ... Conventional chemotherapy includes chemotherapeutic agents and regimens that ... Patients may receive conventional chemotherapy as their only therapy, or they ... ... ever read on chemotherapy ." Ralph Moss' Questio...
Regimens in Biological News

Publication sets guidelines across cancer therapies: Ensuring the best in patient management

...aging for the treatment of several cancers. Personalizing Cancer Therapy with FDG PET: From RECIST to PERCISTa compilation of results of therapeutic regimens across a broad range of cancers published as a supplement to the Journal of Nuclear Medicine is a unique reference tool presenting the most up-to-dat...

New tumor markers determine therapy intensity

...age, but the tumor, which can already arise during embryonal development, can also occur in babies and toddlers. Aggressive radiation and chemotherapy regimens after surgery can permanently damage the brain of the growing child, for example, leading to coordination disorders and limited growth. "Using the ...

MIT student develops new innovations to selectively kill cancer cells

...nausea, anemia, and even nerve and muscle problems. Furthermore, resistance to these drugs can arise and can cause even initially successful treatment regimens to fail. Working at the confluence of nanotechnology, engineering and medicine, von Maltzahn's innovations have the potential to reduce side effec...

Statin therapy ineffective in breast cancer prevention

...se mice were given 0.4 mg of tamoxifen or 80 mg of bexarotene there was a significant reduction in the multiplicity of mammary tumors. Combining these regimens with atorvastatin did not augment the positive effects of these other agents. Lovastatin was given at 100 and 500 mg/kg, and it showed no signific...

Our microbes, ourselves

...Future investigation is needed to establish the differences in composition of gut microbiota across different age groups and under varying weight-loss regimens involving diet and exercise. Nevertheless, the study's findings point to new avenues for modifying the body's energy harvesting efficiencyperhaps by m...

Digital communication technology helps clear path to personalized therapies

...n, but it is difficult to identify safe and effective combination treatment regimens using only trial and error," said Dr. Paternostro. "As personalized medicin...ring large combinations using this approach. For example, many chemotherapy regimens include six drugs from a pool of 100. A study that included all combination...

The MDS foundation supports vidaza's recommendation for European approval

...a from the AZA-001 trial, which found that VIDAZA nearly doubled the two-year survival rate for higher-risk MDS patients compared to conventional care regimens (CCR) with a mean survival of 24.5 months compared to 15 months for patients who received CCR. "We are very encouraged by the CHMP's recommendat...

Efavirenz-based initial therapies associated with better outcomes in HIV-infected adults

...nhibitor such as nevirapine or efavirenz in resource limited settings. Nearly 67 percent of countries in sub-Saharan Africa recommend nevirapine-based regimens for first line therapy because it is available at a lower cost and in a variety of generic fixed-dose combination regimens. In contrast, the U.S. Depa...

Combining advanced medical and information technologies offers pathway to lower health care costs

... are positioned to provide better, earlier diagnosis and treatment of diseases, with fewer side effects and better outcomes than alternative treatment regimens leading to lower health care costs over the course of a patient's illness. This is particularly true in the area of chronic illnesses, like diabetes,...

The MDS Foundation supports the FDA's decision to expand vidaza label to include survival data

... (ASCO) Annual Meeting and found that azacitidine nearly doubled the two-year survival rate for higher-risk MDS patients compared to conventional care regimens (CCR) with a mean survival of 24.5 months compared to 15 months for patients who received CCR. "We are extremely encouraged by the results of th...
Regimens in Biological Technology

InterMune Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Highlights

...b study of ITMN-191 in combination with standard of care. The Phase 2b trial will study both twice-daily (600mg and 900mg q12h) and three-times-daily regimens (300mg q8h) and both 12-week and 24-week treatment durations. InterMune and its collaboration partner Roche announced today their plan to init...

Transave Enters Into Cooperative Research Agreement With NIH To Study ARIKACE(TM) In Nontuberculous Mycobacteria

...estimates that there are at least 30,000 patients suffering with NTM lung disease in the United States. Current treatment requires lengthy multi-drug regimens that are often poorly tolerated and not very effective, especially in patients with severe disease or in those who have failed prior treatments. Few ...

MuGard Data From UK Study Shows Prevention of Oral Mucositis in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

...respect to treatment regimens. We believe the final data set will show that MuGard should be used prophylactically with all radiation or chemotherapy regimens that have the potential to lead to oral mucositis, greatly expanding the target market." MuGard is a novel, ready-to-use mucoadhesive oral wo...

Biomodels Expands Efforts in Cancer Supportive Care, Pulmonary Fibrosis; Preclinical Research Organization Names Dr. Stephen T. Sonis as Partner

...e side effects of cancer treatment are becoming increasing important, as pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies realize that more effective dosing regimens can be achieved if side effects are considered and ameliorated at the pre-clinical stage," Dr. Sonis said. Biomodels ( www.biomodels.com ) ...

New Report Just Published: World Prostate Cancer Therapeutics Market Report

... Drug for Prostate Cancer II-49 Radiation Therapy II-49 Strategies to Enhance Recurrent Prostate Cancer Treatment II-49 Chemotherapy - New regimens II-49 Phase I Clinical Trials II-50 Combination Therapy II-50 Gene Therapy II-50 Targeted Therapy II-50 Selective Endothelia A Rec...

YM BIOSCIENCES REPORTS DAIICHI-SANKYO ENROLLS FIRST PATIENTS IN PHASE II, FIRST-LINE LUNG CANCER TRIAL WITH NIMOTUZUMAB

...cation for nimotuzumab as treatments typically involve radiation-containing regimens that have been demonstrated to enhance the expression of EGFR. Nimotuzumab'...India by Reddy BK et al. The addition of nimotuzumab to both the RT and CRT regimens improved the overall response rate, survival rate at 30 months, median prog...

AEterna Zentaris to Report Data from Safety Study of Phase 3 Program in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia with Cetrorelix Ahead of Schedule

...lead investigator, Prof. Frans M.J. Debruyne, MD, of the Andros Mannenkliniek, Arnhem, The Netherlands, receive cetrorelix according to similar dosing regimens used in the first study. The primary endpoint for both North American and European efficacy studies is absolute change in IPSS between baseline and ...

New Phase 3 Data Continue to Indicate that Wyeth's Investigational 13-valent Vaccine Has the Potential to Broaden Coverage Against Pneumococcal Disease

...e 12-16 months; 2) two doses of Prevenar 13 at age 12 to <24 months; and 3) a single dose of Prevenar 13 at age 24 to <72 months. Each of the 3 regimens was shown to elicit immune response levels against all 13 serotypes that were either comparable to or greater than the IgG antibody concentrations ach...

AEterna Zentaris Opens Extended Study for Cetrorelix in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

...lead investigator, Prof. Frans M.J. Debruyne, MD, of the Andros Mannenkliniek, Arnhem, The Netherlands, receive cetrorelix according to similar dosing regimens used in the first study. The primary endpoint for both North American and European efficacy studies is absolute change in IPSS between baseline and ...

NIMOTUZUMAB DEMONSTRATES EFFICACY IN RANDOMIZED HEAD & NECK CANCER STUDY WITHOUT THE TOXICITIES ASSOCIATED WITH OTHER EGFR DRUGS

...ents. A total of 92 patients were enrolled of which 76 were considered evaluable. The addition of nimotuzumab to both the radiation and chemoradiation regimens improved the overall response rate, survival rate at 30 months, median progression-free survival and median overall survival. A combined group analysi...
Regimens in Biological Definition

Cancer

...drugs work better together than alone, two or more drugs are often given at the same time. This is called combination chemotherapy ; most chemotherapy regimens are given in a combination. Radiation therapy Radiation therapy (also called radiotherapy, X-ray therapy, or irradiation) is the use of a cer...
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