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Feline Pine Announces National 'Take Your Cat to the Vet Day' August 22

...ine Pine, America's best-selling natural cat litter, more than one-third of respondents claimed to only bring their cats to the veterinarian when they are sick, an.... According to the Feline Pine survey of cat owners, more than one-third of respondents believed that their cats do not need vaccinations because they do not go ou...

Food Allergy Facts Need More Focus

...public. The online survey of 2,148 adults also found that nearly half of respondents incorrectly believed that there is a cure for food allergy. More than 40 pe...Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. The survey also found that 85 percent of respondents agreed that schools should have plans to keep food-allergic children safe, ...

Worldwide Gap Between Vision Care Attitudes & Behavior

...children around the world. Globally, survey respondents demonstrate a strong belief that good vision positively impacts quality of life. Eight-in-ten respondents (79%) believe that improving their vision will imp...r (71%), and sports (65%). More than seven-in-ten respondents (72%) say that improving their vision will also he...

Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine

... American Eye-Q(R) survey, which assesses public knowledge and understanding of a wide range of issues related to eye and visual health, 88 percent of respondents did not realize that one in four students have a visual impairment. "Because a child's vision may change frequently, regular eye and vision car...

Consumer Reports Survey: HMOs Beat PPOs on Cost, Customer Support and Billing Services

...rom two years ago for both those in HMOs and PPOs. respondents to the survey conducted by the Consumer Repor...t. While overall satisfaction scores were similar, respondents in HMOs paid less for premiums than people in PPOs... of Consumer Reports' ranking. Only 4 percent of respondents had problems getting the care they needed in highe...

PracticeMatch Releases Results of Recent 'State of the Industry' Survey of Physician Recruiters

...s including unrelated tasks of marketing, webmaster, and office management. There is light at the end of the tunnel, however, with over half of respondents stating that they are now actively pursuing Advanced Practitioners, including Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Certified Registered Nurs...

Therapy Technique Cuts Divorce/Separation Rate By Nearly 50 Percent

...chotherapy outcomes, no studies until now have examined couples therapy. Participants were contacted 6 months after the last therapy session. respondents answered questions about their experience in treatment, including whether the couple remained together. The feedback couples were not only more satisf...

How Do Our Attitudes About Beauty Change As We Age?

...g in another person?'' In their 20s, 30s, and 40s, respondents look for a fit, well proportioned body; youthful skin ranked at the top for respondents in the 50s and 60s. When considering ''Which part of your body are you most concerned about?'' respondents ranked their abdomen/hips number one in their 30s....

Does the Crowded TNF Market Really Need Two New Agents? Rheumatologists Provide Insight in the Wave One Report of LaunchTrends(TM): SIMPONI and CIMZIA

...I clinical trials. Unlike the established TNFs (Enbrel, Humira, and Remicade) which have been the target of Cimzia and Simponi's launches, the survey respondents anticipate that Actemra would be most likely to replace BMS's Orencia in their practices. LaunchTrends (TM) measure launch effectiveness of ne...

Physicians' Level of Concern for H1N1 Swine Flu Steadily Increases

...ess to handle an H1N1 pandemic. To view detailed results go to: www.mediacurves.com . The study also revealed that the majority of physician respondents (57%) feel the extensive media coverage with regards to H1N1 is appropriate. 36% of physicians reported that there has been too much media coverage, a...
Respondents in Medical Technology

DVT Awareness Survey Findings for Respondents in High-Risk Groups: Obese Individuals

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Up to two million Americans are affected each year by DVT, with up to 600,000 hospitalized. Its primary complication, pulmonary embolism (PE), claims up to 300,000 lives annually -- more than breast cancer and AIDS combined. The Coalition to Prevent Dee...

Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

...percent) More than a quarter (27 percent) of the survey respondents reported that they often do not take their osteoporosis medication O...009, by Harris Interactive. There were 1801 completed surveys received from respondents who met the screening criteria. The survey included 889 U.S. women with pos...

PTSD Associated With Higher Alzheimer's/Dementia Risk; Moderate Alcohol Consumption May Lower it

...on was 50 years, the range was 30-85 years; 76% of respondents were female. Ninety-four percent (94%) of particip...es. The sample was relatively wealthy, with 18% of respondents making more than $200,000 per year at the peak of their careers, and well-educated, with 87% of respondents having completed at least 1-3 years of college. ...

Shoulder Surgery Doesn't Prevent Return to Sports

...med between July 1, 2004 and September 30, 2007 by a single surgeon. A questionnaire was sent to 304 patients with 165 responding. Eighty-seven of the respondents regularly participated in sports prior to surgery. The average age of the patients was 68.5 with an age range from 47-93. Patients were followed for a...

DIA Annual Meeting Attendees Invited to Participate in Electronic Data Capture (EDC) Clinical Trial Survey

...en years to a report on EDC use in clinical trials published in July 2001. At that time, it was reported that: 52 percent of survey respondents had experience with EDC. Within that group, 44 percent of clinical trials used EDC. The majority of patient data was still entered traditional...

New Safety Regulations Drive Greater Need for Resources and Expertise at Every Stage of Clinical Development

...rly impacted by new regulations, according to the survey. Eighty percent of respondents anticipate the number of Phase IV trials to grow over the next five years, ...anies, 56 from mid-size pharma companies and 25 from biotech companies. All respondents have global or regional-level responsibilities. Analysis and insight are ba...

VIDEO from Medialink and the Epilepsy Foundation: New Study Suggests Different Versions of the Same Epilepsy Medication Can Be Harmful

...ose who had switched from a generic to brand AED, while side effects increased for 18 percent of that same group. Furthermore, more than 25 percent of respondents reported experiencing problems after switching between different generic formulations of an AED. "Brand names of medications have different formu...

BioInformatics, LLC New Report - Capitalizing on New Opportunities for Stem Cell Products, Now Available

... lab and in particular, what differentiated cell types are of major interest. Although it may not come as a surprise to suppliers that the majority of respondents differentiate their stem cells into hematopoeitic and epithelial cells, other cell types are expected to be of increasing interest over the next coupl...

Perceptive Informatics Survey Results Reveal Top Barriers to Implementing Adaptive Trial Designs

...int data as the top barriers to the implementation of adaptive trials. respondents to the survey were able to choose more than one category. Regulatory accept...). Other barriers to implementing adaptive trial designs that were cited by respondents included understanding and implementing complex statistical methodologies a...

Dramatic JUPITER Findings Fail to Sway Prescribing Behavior, Poll Shows

... Results reveal most respondents against expanding statin use broadly in wake of AHA-presented data ...erican Heart Association (AHA) Scientific Sessions on JUPITER was dramatic, respondents voted 60% to 40% against automatically prescribing statins in patients 60+ ...
Respondents in Medical Dictionary

ADHD

...mbination of medication, ... Prevalence estimates of ADHD in school-aged children have ranged from 2% to 18 ... As a proxy for ADHD diagnosis, respondents were asked, "Has a doctor or health ... ...
Respondents in Biological News

1 in 6 health workers won't report in flu pandemic -- study by Ben-Gurion U. researchers

...ovided as part of training. It is important to note that 24 percent of the respondents did not perceive their work environment as safe, and 15 percent of the respondents felt they could not safely arrive to work. Despite the growing resear...

UA pharmacy research shows prescribers miss potentially dangerous drug pairs

...together but with monitoring" or "no interaction." respondents could also state that they were "not sure." For...another commonly prescribed medication. The 950 respondents classified 42.7 percent of all drug combinations c...f of the 14 drug pairs, more than one-third of the respondents answered that they were "not sure," and two of the...

Laboring without the labor bed: It's a good thing

...h their support people, and to promote feelings of calm and confidence," says Hodnett. Reaction to the ambient room was overwhelmingly positive, as respondents were pleased to have options for mobility and for helping to cope with their labour. They also indicated they received greater one-on-one attention an...

Who goes abroad for fertility treatment and why?

... women were married, while 50% of French women were cohabiting (often in same sex couples), and 43.4% of Swedish women were single. The majority of respondents were seeking assisted reproduction treatment (ART) only (73%) as opposed to 22.2% intrauterine insemination (IUI), and 4.9% both ART and IUI. These f...

Bullies have harassed 14 percent of workers over past 6 months

...sexually harassed" or "you have been threatened with violence or physical abuse". From the data obtained, the researchers tell SINC that 14% of the respondents have confirmed having suffered situations of psychological abuse over the past six months, with 5.8% suffering frequently and the rest, 8.2%, occasion...

People of higher socioeconomic status choose better diets -- but pay more per calorie

...ciated with higher household incomes and education of study participants. Education, rather than incomes was the dominant factor. More highly educated respondents reported higher quality and therefore more costly diets, independent of household income level. Writing in the article, Pablo Monsivais, PhD MPH, a...

Rutgers study finds many consumers ignore food product recalls

...survey of 1,101 Americans interviewed by telephone from Aug. 4 to Sept. 24, 2008. The study can be downloaded at www.foodpolicy.rutgers.edu . Most respondents said they pay a great deal of attention to food recalls and, when they learn about them, tell many other people. But 40 percent of these consumers thi...

Many middle-aged and older Americans not getting adequate nutrition

...ipants from 4 ethnic groups, Caucasian, African American, Hispanic and Chinese. Dietary intakes were determined from food frequency questionnaires and respondents were asked to provide amounts and frequencies of micronutrient consumption using label information from their supplements. These data were used to cal...

News from the February 2009 Journal of the American Dietetic Association

...te this gain in consumer awareness, the study found that only 21 percent of respondents could name three food sources of trans fats. While this was still an increa...over the 17 percent who could name three sources in 2006, 46 percent of the respondents couldn't name any sources of trans fats on their own. The researchers co...

Consumers desire more genetic testing, but not designer babies

...ncements. The study found that the majority of respondents would elect for the screening of the following con... 50 years of age, respectively. Only a minority of respondents would want genetic testing for enhancements such a...perior intelligence (12.6%). Also, the majority of respondents (52.2%) indicated that there were no conditions fo...
Respondents in Biological Technology

Document Management Inefficiencies Cost Clinical Study Sites Time, Money

...linical trials. Not to mention, nearly 9 out of 10 respondents to our poll said they'd be willing to try an onlin...rs (8 percent) and sub-investigators (4 percent). respondents worked in hospitals (29 percent), solo or group me...hospitals (19 percent). The therapeutic areas respondents worked in spanned a wide range with heaviest conce...

DuPont Named Among Best Places to Work by The Scientist Magazine

...d products." The survey was completed by nearly 3,000 readers of The Scientist magazine representing 238 biotechnology businesses worldwide. respondents were asked to assess their working environment according to 45 criteria in eight different categories, including job satisfaction, benefits, training ...

Abbott Named One of the Top 10 Companies for Scientists

...earn from the winning companies - employees that take great satisfaction from their work are likely to be more motivated and better performers." respondents to The Scientist survey were asked to assess their working environment according to 45 criteria in eight different categories, including job satisfa...

Raptiva Withdrawal Offers Upside for Enbrel and Humira According to Latest BioTrends Survey of U.S. Dermatologists

...eing switched to other agents. Roughly 20% of the respondents feel that the withdrawal of Raptiva will result in...ve impact. On the horizon? Only 27% of the respondents reported being satisfied with current treatment op...ould be approved later this year. With 39% of the respondents agreeing with the statement "The withdrawal of Ra...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

..." The findings are based on random-digit dial surveys conducted in in six languages in Los Angeles County between October 2004 and January 2005. respondents were asked the color of the country's alert level at that time, as well as how often they worried about terrorist attacks and how often they avoided ...

Baseline Research Indicates High Interest in Centocor-Ortho Biotech's SIMPONI(R)

...e of the monthly dosing intervals, but overall the respondents were less familiar with the product's indications ...bott's HUMIRA(R) top billing for ease of use. The respondents reported that close to 40% of their severe RA pati...rily draw from other TNF-inhibitors and 38% of the respondents suggest that they will prescribe the product for t...

New Survey Reveals Gap in Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Prevention Among Most Vulnerable Populations

...k with health care professionals, patients and policymakers to improve access and quality of care for all people with Alzheimer's." A majority of respondents supported an Alzheimer's screening test and thought the government should do more to ensure access. Barriers to appropriate care include cost as well...

Avoiding False Positives Key Priority in Cardiac Safety Studies

...se positives was selected as the single highest priority with 46% of survey respondents ranking it as the most important attribute. "The results of the su...studies. In addition to the desire to avoid false positives, 27% of the respondents selected the quality of the expert report as the most important criteria wh...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

..." The findings are based on random-digit dial surveys conducted in in six languages in Los Angeles County between October 2004 and January 2005. respondents were asked the color of the country's alert level at that time, as well as how often they worried about terrorist attacks and how often they avoided ...

Nearly 70 Percent of Health Professionals Support Biotechnology's Use in Food Products

... unsure, suggesting a need for more outreach. When informed that biotechnology can be used to enhance soybeans in precise ways, the majority of survey respondents found these developments impressive enough they would recommend increased soyfood consumption to patients: Omega-3s are essential...
Respondents in Biological Definition

Extinction

... are currently in the early stages of a human-caused mass extinction, known as the Holocene extinction event . In that survey, the same proportion of respondents agreed with the prediction that up to 20 percent of all living species could become extinct within 30 years (by 2028). Biologist E.O. Wilson , Profe...
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