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Physicians' Level of Concern for H1N1 Swine Flu Steadily Increases

FLEMINGTON, N.J., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A new national study conducted among 670 physicians which measured perceptions regarding the H1N1 swine flu revealed that doctors' level of concern has steadily increased over the past month. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/p...

Heart and stroke death rates steadily decline; risks still too high

In an appropriate prelude to American Heart Month, which is just ahead in February, new mortality data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that, since 1999, coronary heart disease and stroke age-adjusted death rates are down by 25.8 percent and 24.4 percent, respectivel...

HIV Cases Steadily Increasing In China With The Toll Over 1.26 Lakh

The spread of the deadly HIV/AIDS is accelerating in China with 126,808 people infected with the virus, including 28,789 confirmed AIDS patients, according to latest health reports//. Experts estimate that China now has 840,000 people infected with HIV including 80,000 AIDS patients. This is cons...

President Clinton and Mylan Chairman and CEO Robert J. Coury Announce New Agreement to Lower Price of Treatment for Patients with Drug-Resistant HIV in Developing Countries

...count for nearly 20% of total ARV expenditures because of the high cost of second-line drugs compared to first-line drugs. These percentages will grow steadily in the coming years as increasing numbers of HIV/AIDS patients experience first-line treatment failure. There were between 200,000 and 250,000 second-...

NMPI Launches Fifth Portable Cardiology Unit

...ipment and personnel leases meet all regulatory standards and provide physicians with an opportunity to keep revenues in house." With demand steadily increasing, Mr. Millett anticipates adding a sixth camera before the end of the year. "Expansion is actually running about 6 months ahead of sch...

For Many, 9/11-Linked Trauma Emerged Years Later

... Rates of reported PTSD climbed 5 years after the attacks, but asthma rates have steadily fallen, study finds TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- People directly exposed to the horrors of the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the World ...

Five Questions About Eczema

...known as remission. (4) Who gets eczema? Eczema is one of the most common skin disorders in children, and its prevalence has increased steadily over the past several decades. (5) It is most common in people with a family history of eczema or other atopic disorders like asthma or hay fever. M...

Uroplasty Reports First Fiscal Quarter Results

...g this decline was an increase in Macroplastique sales to $0.4 million from $0.2 million in the year-ago quarter. Sales of Macroplastique product have steadily increased because of increased sales and marketing focus. Sales to customers outside of the U.S. for the three months ended June 30, 2009 were ...

Teva's Forum Draws Key Pennsylvania Healthcare Leaders

...n't have to worry about being able to afford their prescriptions." The spirited discussion centered around the need for healthcare reform, the steadily increasing costs of medicines and treatments and potential solutions for these rising costs -- including the development of a pathway for generic biol...

Montana Meth Project Statement Regarding Billings Gazette Story

... According to the Montana Attorney General's office, the costs associated with Meth in Montana peaked at $300 million in 2005 and has decreased steadily over the past three years to approximately $200 million in 2008.(6) The assessment of usage and other behaviora...
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Video: Afinitor(R) Approved in US as First Treatment for Patients With Advanced Kidney Cancer After Failure of Either Sunitinib or Sorafenib

... cancer. Kidney cancer accounts for approximately 2% of all new cancers(4). RCC is the most common type of kidney cancer, with occurrence rates rising steadily around the world due in part to smoking and obesity(5,6). It is estimated that about 54,000 new cases of RCC developed in the US in 2008 and more than...

Medgenics' Phase I/II Clinical Trial Now Shows EPODURE Continuous Anemia Treatment Lasting 5 Months in Kidney Disease Patients

...al for EPODURE in anemic patients continues to demonstrate proof of concept of the Biopump. Designed to produce and deliver a therapeutic dose of EPO steadily for up to six months or more, EPODURE Biopumps are already maintaining effective anemia treatment for more than 5 months in earliest patients in the o...

Freezing Kidney Cancer: Hot Treatment Should Be New Gold Standard for Destroying Small Tumors

...ients," he added. It's important that individuals realize all their treatment options -- especially since the incidence of kidney cancer has been steadily increasing in this country over the past 30 years, said Georgiades. Approximately 54,000 people are diagnosed with kidney cancer each year -- with nea...

Adoption of PCI in AMI Patients to Drive Drug-Eluting Stent Use

...lennium Research Group's (MRG's) US Markets for Interventional Cardiology Devices 2009 report, the use of drug-eluting stents will continue to climb steadily through 2013, driven in large part by the adoption of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in Acute Myocardial Infarction (AMI) patients, ...

PAREXEL Strengthens Leading Presence in Latin America With a New Location in Peru

...quality services in the region. Due to the increasing globalization of clinical research, client demand for our capabilities in Latin America has been steadily increasing, and over the last seven years PAREXEL has experienced double-digit growth in the region. Peru is a key growing market in Latin America, wi...

Circassia Achieves Successful Phase II Clinical Results With Toleromune(R) Anti-Allergy Technology

...ghout the study the ToleroMune treatment proved well tolerated, with no serious or severe adverse events experienced in any of the groups, despite the steadily increasing doses. "These results are extremely encouraging, both for Circassia and the huge number of people who suffer from allergies. Current trea...

September 2008 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Cataract Removal, Severe Headache and Dual Energy X-Ray Imaging

...on with a monofocal lens. Whatever lens is selected, recovery time is generally quick. Mild pain and discomfort diminishes and disappears and vision steadily improves within the first few days. After several weeks of healing, patients can select glasses or contact lenses to fine-tune their vision. Severe ...

Medarex Highlights Strength in Antibody Development and Underlying Pipeline Strategy at R&D Day Event in New York City

...naged our resources to invest into the growth of our pipeline," said Christian S. Schade, Senior Vice President and CFO of Medarex. "Our commitment to steadily support our research and development efforts to proof of concept and enhance value under increased efficiencies remains unchanged." Factors that may...

'Hibernation-On-Demand' Drug Hydrogen Sulfide Significantly Improves Survival After Extreme Blood Loss

...on-dioxide production, a surrogate measure of metabolism. Once H2S was removed, metabolic rates returned to normal. In contrast, the untreated animals steadily grew metabolically weaker from blood loss until the point of death. Functional and behavioral testing among the long-term survivors (those that live...

PAREXEL Data Reveal A Record High Number of Clinical Trials Initiated

...ercial IND submissions is a key measure of the number of clinical studies that are initiated by biopharmaceutical companies. IND submissions have been steadily increasing from 2004 to 2007, from 542 to 662 submissions, representing a 22 percent increase over this three year time period," said Mark Mathieu, Di...
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External CounterPulsation (ECP) Centers

Description:.... Twice daily treatments are an option for some patients, to reduce treatment course duration. Medicare covers ECP and the reimbursement rates have steadily risen over the past several years. Reimbursement rates for 2003 increased eleven (11) percent from 2000 rates. ECP centers across the country report ...
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IgE (Total) EIA Test Kit

Description:... the number of different allergens to which he is sensitized. Nonallergic normal individuals have IgE concentrations that vary widely and increase steadily during childhood, reaching their highest levels at age 15 to 20, and thereafter remaining constant until about age 60 when they slowly decline....
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Orbital cellulitis

...rounding ... However, the rate of severe orbital cellulitis has dropped steadily since the ... Overview: The orbital septum is a layer of fascia e...rounding ... However, the rate of severe orbital cellulitis has dropped steadily since the ... Detailed information on orbital cellulitis and pre-se...

Mushroom Poisoning

...lloides, which causes 95% of mushroom poisoning deaths. ... How to Treat Mushroom Poisoning . The incidence of mushroom poisoning has steadily increased with the popularity of "natural" diets. There is no definite way of ... Mushroom Poisoning refers to various dangerous symptoms that...

Culture

...is a research and public outreach ... of the relation between religion and other features of American culture . ... ... which showed a continuous steadily evolving culture from initial occupation, ... It is extremeny important in Fijian culture - in the time of the 'old religion' ... ... these si...

Autism

...velopmental disorder (PDD) that often interferes with a person's ability to communicate with and relate to others. Autism rates have been rising steadily — even dramatically — in Canada. ... old, Jacob was formally diagnosed with autism , about a year earlier than usual. ... Your guide to diagnosin...

Appendicitis

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Adolescent pregnancy

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Hybrid vehicle rebates produce scant environmental benefits, high cost

..., they are failing," says Ambarish Chandra, a professor at UBC's Sauder School of Business and study co-author. He says large vehicle sales have risen steadily since the introduction of hybrid rebates. "People are choosing hybrids over similarly priced small- and medium-sized conventional cars, which are n...

Family planning a major environmental impact

..., the study found. As the developing world increases both its population and consumption levels, this may change. "China and India right now are steadily increasing their carbon emissions and industrial development, and other developing nations may also continue to increase as they seek higher standards...

New computer simulation helps explain folding in important cellular protein

...e Carlo simulationsthe use of algorithms with repeated random samplings to produce reliable predictionshave been around for some decades but have been steadily refined. These simulations are useful for extremely complex problems with multiple variables, and though they often require considerable computer "bra...

Jet-propelled imaging for an ultrafast light source

...e from nanocrystals just a few molecules on a side, with a width of about 100 billionths of a meter (100 nanometers). At SLAC, the researchers plan to steadily reduce the nanocrystal size down to single molecules. The corresponding reduction in scattered intensity will hasten and improve lensless imaging....

Hunt for 'climate-ready' crops accelerates as organizations search seed collections worldwide

...ng growing seasons in the tropics and subtropics are destined to be even hotter than what are now considered extreme temperatures. New data also show steadily dryer conditions in many regions. But there is widespread concern, particularly in the developing world, that plant breeding efforts are not moving fa...

Study reveals potential to amass more carbon in eastern North American forests

... agriculture, and then grew up again as settlers abandoned their farms and headed west. In Wisconsin, for example, forest biomass and carbon have been steadily recovering since the peak of agricultural clearing in the 1930s, while those in the northeastern U.S. have been rebounding for about 125 years. Yet...

Study reveals potential to amass more carbon in eastern North American forests

... agriculture, and then grew up again as settlers abandoned their farms and headed west. In Wisconsin, for example, forest biomass and carbon have been steadily recovering since the peak of agricultural clearing in the 1930s, while those in the northeastern U.S. have been rebounding for about 125 years. Yet...

April 2009 Geology and GSA Today media highlights

...ary events in Earth's history. But what transpired after the Cambrian explosion? Did the species and life forms that sprang out of the Cambrian evolve steadily throughout the remainder of the Paleozoic? The work of Thomas Servais and his international team of colleagues suggests that most of the fauna and flo...

Australia's most endangered snake might need burning

...each year. "The results indicate that the amount of bare sandstone, which is critical habitat for broad-headed snakes and their prey, has decreased steadily over the past 65 years," Professor Shine said. The study also showed that total vegetation cover in Morton National Park an area currently inhabi...

Freezing kidney cancer: Hot treatment should be new gold standard for destroying small tumors

...er patients," he added. It's important that individuals realize all their treatment optionsespecially since the incidence of kidney cancer has been steadily increasing in this country over the past 30 years, said Georgiades. Approximately 54,000 people are diagnosed with kidney cancer each yearwith nearly ...
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Growth spurts

... resolution. Their results showed that while some crystals in solution grow steadily in size via classical nucleation and aggregation meaning monomer molecules...ys Zheng. "This allowed us to observe that each nanocrystal can either grow steadily through the addition of monomers from solution or by merging with another n...

Brazil's Scientific Research On The Rise, Thomson Reuters Study Finds

... said Christopher King, editor of Science Watch . "Although still registering below the overall world average for scientific impact, Brazil has been steadily rising towards parity since the late 1980s. It has moved from a score that was at 44 percent of the world average during the 1985-1989 time period to ...

Global Small Molecule Kinase Inhibitors Market to Reach $16.2 Billion by 2015, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

...ways, given the tendency of these cells to regroup to recalibrate and spread through new growth paths. Global sales of Gleevec are projected to steadily increase between the period 2010 and 2015, as stated by the new market research report. New generation kinase inhibitor drugs like Nexavar are forec...

Digital Healthcare Specialist Cadient Group Ranked #2 on List of Full-service Advertising Agencies in the Philadelphia Region

...kind of strategic innovation that produces measureable results." Experiencing significant growth since it was founded in 2002, Cadient Group has steadily moved up this regional list of top advertising agencies. The list of the region's top Full-service Advertising Agencies, published in the June 5-11, 2...

Microsoft Signs Agreement With Merck & Co. Inc. to Acquire Assets of Rosetta Biosoftware, Strengthening Position in Life Sciences Industry

...t Microsoft in Health Microsoft is committed to improving health around the world through software innovation. Over the past 12 years Microsoft has steadily increased its investments in health, with a focus on addressing the challenges of health providers, health and social services organizations, payers, ...

Trubion Announces Acceptance of Three Presentations on Its TRU-016 Product Candidate at the 2009 ASCO Annual Meeting

...s like CLL and NHL," said Peter Thompson, M.D., FACP, president, CEO and chairman of Trubion. "Patients with relapsed or refractory disease often show steadily diminished response to current therapies. The preliminary data from the Phase 1 study are very encouraging as TRU-016 shows the potential to produce p...

DNA Software, Inc. Honored as One of the 2009 "Michigan 50 Companies to Watch"

...e for biodefense applications." Jeff Machak, Vice President of Business Development, adds, "Since its founding in 2000, DNA Software has steadily grown its commercial business and built an extensive customer list. Over the past few years, we have refocused our business model and experienced gro...

Xspray Expands to Meet Pharma's Interest in its Ground-Breaking Particle Production Technology

...ispersion and the third is working with nanonization (the production of nano-sized particles). "Interest from pharmaceutical companies has been steadily increasing over the last twelve months or so," commented Per Andersson, Xspray's CEO. "Despite the current economical climate we have secured three co...

Latest BioTrends Research Reports to Assess the Impact of the Withdrawal of Raptiva (efalizumab) on the Psoriasis Market

...y. This report will be published in early June. According to last year's TreatmentTrends(TM): Psoriasis report, market share for Raptiva had steadily declined since 2006 and only 44% of the dermatologists surveyed were using the product in their practices in April 2008. Amgen/Wyeth's Enbrel and Abb...

Kun Run Biotechnology, Inc. Year-End Revenues Increase 56% to $11.6 million

...61,266 in 2008 from $692,888 in 2007. This was a result of increased recognition of our brands. Thymosin Alpha 1 injection (1.6mg) revenues have grown steadily since it was introduced to the market in 2005, and increased significantly in 2008. A strong market demand for Thymosin Alpha 1 injection (1.6mg) made...
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Insulin

...ghtly modified so that they are absorbed rapidly enough to mimic real beta cell insulin (Lilly's is 'lispro', Novo Nordisk's is 'aspart'), or steadily absorbed after injection instead of having a 'peak' followed by a more or less rapid decline in insulin action ( Aventis ' version is 'Insulin glargin...

Prion

...ein (which, unlike DNA , has no obvious means of replication) could reproduce itself — was initially met with skepticism. However, evidence has steadily accumulated in support of this hypothesis, and it is now widely accepted. Rather than contradicting the central role of DNA, however, the prion hypoth...

Red Queen

...irst case the selection pressure is likely to be constant or subject to random change, in the second case the selection pressure is likely to increase steadily as selection for cautiousness in seals makes the average seal harder and harder for the bear to stalk successfully. As a result both the bear and the...

Thermoregulation

... Food temporarily increases the production of heat, the rate of production steadily rising after a meal until a maximum is reached from about the 6th to the 9t...t and respiration-number become diminished, drowsiness supervenes, becoming steadily deeper until it passes into the sleep of death. Occasionally, however, conv...
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