For Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Surveyed Rheumatologists and Patients Differ In Their Perception of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Orencia
WALTHAM, Mass., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed
rheumatologists' perception of Bristol-Myers Squibb's Orencia is low among rheumatoid arthrit...
For Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes, 89 Percent of Surveyed Endocrinologists Identify a Need for Additional GLP-1 Analogues and 71 Percent Say the Same About DPP-IV Inhibitors
WALTHAM, Mass., July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that most surveyed
clinicians identify a need for additional therapies from the GLP-1 analogue and DPP-IV inhibitor drug clas...
For Treatment of Dyslipidemia, Surveyed Physicians are Increasingly Switching Patients to a More Potent Statin Following the ENHANCE and SEAS Trials
WALTHAM, Mass. , July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, in the treatment of dyslipidemia patients who fail to reach LDL goal, surveyed
physicians are increasingly switching patients to...
Availability in Both Intravenous and Oral Formulation is a Leading Drug Attribute Surveyed Physicians Prefer for the Treatment of Urinary Tract Infections in the Hospital Setting
Seventy-Seven Percent of Surveyed
Physicians Will Increase Their Use of Carbapenems In the Next Five Years, According to a New Report from AMR and Decision Resources
MALVERN, Pa. and WALTHAM, Mass., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington Medical Resources (AMR) and Decision Resources find that a...
For Alzheimer's Disease, Surveyed Neurologists Identify a Therapy's Effect on Cognitive Decline as the Attribute That Most Influences Their Prescribing Decisions
The Combination of Bapineuzumab and Donepezil Will Earn Decision Resources' Gold Standard Status for the Indication in 2012, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms fo...
For Bipolar Depression, Surveyed Experts Indicate That Current and Emerging Therapies Have No Advantage Over Seroquel in Decreasing the Severity of Symptoms
Lamictal Will Retain Decision Resources' Clinical Gold Standard Status for Bipolar Depression, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcar...
For Atrial Fibrillation, Surveyed Experts Indicate That Multaq, Celivarone and ATI-2042 Have Advantages Over Propafenone in the Maintenance of Normal Sinus Rhythm
Multaq Will Earn Decision Resources' Clinical Gold Standard Status for Atrial Fibrillation in 2012, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and heal...
For Ulcerative Colitis, Surveyed Experts Indicate That Corticosteroids Have Advantages Over Remicade in the Induction of Remission
Abbott/Eisai's Humira Will Earn Decision Resources' Clinical Gold Standard Status for Ulcerative Colitis in 2012, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceu...
For Prevention of Stroke, Surveyed Cardiologists and PCPs Expect to Prescribe Xarelto to Approximately One-Third of Newly-Diagnosed Atrial Fibrillation Patients
However, Most Surveyed
MCOs Say They Will Not Provide Reimbursement for Xarelto if its Only Advantage in Stroke Prevention is Greater Convenience, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research ...
As a Result of the FDA Investigation Into TNF-Alpha Inhibitors, 30 Percent of Surveyed Rheumatologists Have Altered Their Prescription Patterns for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis
Twenty Percent of Surveyed
MCO Pharmacy Directors Say They Will Alter Reimbursement of TNF-alpha Inhibitors for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and Pediatric Crohn's Disease, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of th...
Surveyed in Medical Technology
Carbapenems and Other Agents that Provide Broad-Spectrum Activity are Preferred by Surveyed Physicians for the Treatment of Intra-Abdominal Infections
A Drug's Activity Against Anaerobes is the Leading Attribute in Antibiotic Selection, According to a New Report from AMR and Decision Resources
MALVERN, Pa. and WALTHAM, Mass. , May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington Medical Resources (AMR) and Decision Resources find that surveyed
International ENDORSE Study Shows That the Majority of Hospitalized
Patients Surveyed are at Risk for VTE and Many do not Receive
Recommended VTE prophylaxis
WORCESTER, Massachusetts, July 08, 2007 /PRNewswire/ --
- ENDORSE Global Findings Highlight the Need to Urgently
Implement Hospital-Wide Strategies to Optimize VTE Management:
Systematically Assess Patient Risk for VTE and Provide Appropriate
prophylaxis to Prevent VTE
Venous thromboembolism (...
Results From Drug Trials and New Risk Factors Announced at International Alzheimer's Conference
... may improve late life cognition; while long-term strenuous activity may actually increase risk of cognitive impairment.
on Diagnosing and Treating Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)
Scientists at ICAD 2009 reported on how clinicians view and treat mild cognitive...
Dry Mouth Linked to Prescription and Over the Counter Drugs
...y patients try taking over-the-counter saliva substitutes, chewing sugar free gum, or sucking on hard candy; and
More than 60 percent of those surveyed
consider diagnosing a patient with xerostomia after he or she exhibits or reports symptoms of dry mouth.
Xerostomia can be a side ef...
VIDEO from Medialink and the Epilepsy Foundation: New Study Suggests Different Versions of the Same Epilepsy Medication Can Be Harmful
...andard that ensures equivalency and safety for all patients," said Eric R. Hargis, president and CEO of the Epilepsy Foundation.
The study, which surveyed
more than 1,000 people with epilepsy, reveals that seizures worsened for 59 percent of people who had switched from a brand-name to a generic AED, whi...
Surveyed Neurologists Anticipate That Less Than 30 Percent of Their Use of Emerging Oral Agents in Multiple Sclerosis Will be in the First Line
...n pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed
neurologists anticipate that less than 30 percent ...t of multiple sclerosis will be in the first line. surveyed
neurologists expect to use these drugs in patients...ion Resources. "However, approximately half of the surveyed
neurologists who are aware of these therapies are ...
Teva's Azilect Use Dramatically Increases in Second-Line Therapy for the Treatment of Parkinson's Disease
Neurologists and PCPs Vary in Their Prescribing Pa... in Azilect prescription, as only eight percent of surveyed
primary care physicians (PCPs) report using the dr...to rise in the specialist setting as 55 percent of surveyed
neurologists believe that the A Randomized Placeb...
A First-Line Therapy for Renal Cell Carcinoma that can Increase Overall Survival when Compared with Sutent Would Earn a Higher Patient Share in the United States Than in Europe
...in the United States and a 35 percent patient share in Europe, according to surveyed
U.S. and European oncologists.
The new report entitled Renal Cell Car... therapy's effect on overall survival is the attribute that most influences surveyed
oncologists' prescribing decisions in metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Clin...
Angiomax Will Retain Decision Resources' Proprietary Clinical Gold Standard Status Over Current and New Therapies, Including Recently-Approved Efient, for the Treatment of NSTEMI
...y at 30 days is the attribute that most influences surveyed
cardiologists' prescribing decisions in non-ST ele...a 60 percent patient share in Europe, according to surveyed
U.S. and European cardiologists. Angiomax, which w... efficacy or safety and tolerability features that surveyed
cardiologists rated inferior when compared with An...
Study Shows No Standardized Approach to Epidural Steroid Injections for Back Pain
... procedure to treat spine associated
To compare currently taught techniques, Yogesh Patel, MD, and his
colleagues at UCSD, identified and surveyed
attending pain physicians at
interventional pain programs in the United States about their protocols
regarding ESI. Results showed that no standard p...
Surveyed in Medical Definition
...g system directed by the Institut de veille sanitaire (InVS) (receiving the CNIL ’s favorable recommendation n°471 393).
The 14 health indicators surveyed
comprise of 11 infectious diseases :
Influenza -like illness (ILI) since 1984,
Acute diarrhea ( gastroenteritis ) since 1990,
Surveyed in Biological News
Ecological genetics of freshwater bacteria surveyed
Novel molecular techniques have been responsible for major strides in microbial ecology and are addressing broadly important scientific questions about the variety and distribution of microbial life, according to an article in the February 2008 issue of BioScience. The article, Progress in the Eco...
More than half of Texas physicians do not always recommend HPV vaccine to girls
... in conducting this survey as part of their efforts to assess educational needs related to HPV vaccination among Texas physicians. Kahn and colleagues surveyed
Of the respondents, 48.5 percent said they always recommend the HPV vaccine to girls, 68.4 percent said they were likely to reco...
Sustainable agriculture at the ESA Annual Meeting
...natural habitat in and around farms can boost populations of pests' natural enemies.
Rebecca Chaplin-Kramer of the University of California Berkeley surveyed
the abundance of flies, ladybugs, wasps and other predators of a common agricultural pest, the cabbage aphid, in croplands ranging from 2 percent to a...
Urban water ecology at the ESA annual meeting
...to the lake's fish inhabitants. To answer her question, she analyzed fish stomach contents over the course of a year in four Pacific Northwest lakes, surveyed
fish in 28 Pacific Northwest lakes and compiled published data on fish populations in lakes across North America.
At undeveloped lakes, insect outbr...
U of M study identifies risk factors of disordered eating in overweight youth
...ssed eating and weight-related behaviors in 4,746 adolescents from 31 urban Minneapolis-St. Paul schools during the 1998-99 academic year. Youth were surveyed
at two time points; the first occurring when participants were in middle school and high school, and the second occurring five years later.
New study ranks 'hotspots' of human impact on coastal areas
... most of the oxygen in the water.
The authors state that they have provided the first integrated analysis for all coastal areas of the world. They surveyed
four key land-based drivers of ecological change:
nutrient input from agriculture in urban settings
organic pollutants derived from pesticide...
First riser-drilling research operations undertaken
...is phase of NanTroSEIZE is considered one of the most challenging tasks in ocean-drilling history.
The average speed of the Kuroshio current in the surveyed
area is about 1.0 knots, relatively slow for the current speed usually observed in the Kumano Basin. Yet, fairings are to be mounted onto to a riser p...
Who goes abroad for fertility treatment and why?
Almost two-thirds of the patients surveyed
came from four countries, with the largest number ...trictions at home. 80.6% of the German patients surveyed
have this as their primary reason, 71.6% of Norweg...ays Dr. Shenfield. "Only 13.4% of the patients we surveyed
received partial reimbursement, and as few as 3.8%...
Policy transparency key to saving world's fisheries
...ive languages and distributed to over 13,000 fisheries experts around the world. Nearly 1,200 evaluations were used in the study. The responses of the surveyed
experts were compared to, and found to be in accordance with, empirical data, supporting the validity of the data obtained in the study.
American Chemical Society's Weekly Presspac -- June 17, 2009
...the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) collected samples with surface wipes from U.S. kitchen floors. Additionally, occupants were surveyed
regarding pesticide use and housing factors. The most frequently detected pesticides, after permethrin (89 percent), were chlorpyrifos (78 percent); c...
Surveyed in Biological Technology
Half of Surveyed Physicians Expect to Replace Between 6 Percent and 15 Percent of Their Sustiva Prescriptions with Isentress
MCO Pharmacy Directors Do Not Place Cost Control Measures on
Branded Antiretroviral Drugs, According to a New Report from Decision Resources
WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the
world's leading research and advisor...
The LANCET Published ENDORSE, the Largest Multinational Study Showing That the Majority of Hospitalized Patients Surveyed are at Risk for VTE and Many do not Receive Recommended VTE Prophylaxis
WORCESTER, Massachusetts, February 1 /PRNewswire/ --
- ENDORSE Global Findings Highlight the Need to Urgently Implement
Hospital-Wide Strategies to Optimize VTE Management: Systematically Assess
Patient Risk for VTE and Provide Appropriate Prophylaxis to Prevent VTE
ENDORSE multinational s...
American Mothers Seriously Concerned About Childhood Allergies, Siemens Survey Reveals
Seventy-five percent of the surveyed
mothers believe it is important for children at ri...heir own children for allergies, 93 percent of the surveyed
mothers cited accuracy as their top concern.
...rgy organizations (39 percent).
Overall, the surveyed
mothers gave online interactive Websites (42 perce...
Welcome to the Biofuel Age of Flight
...ished to explain some of the benefits for aviation moving to a new, cleaner, source of fuel. "In a poll within the industry, almost half of those surveyed
were unsure of the difference between first and second-generation biofuel supplies. Sixty percent don't realise that sustainable aviation biofuels are...
New Survey Reveals That More Than Half of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients in Europe and Canada Feel Their Disease Controls Their Lives
... Three-of-Four Patients surveyed
Experience Daily Pain From Rheumatoid Arthritis De...
Furthermore, one-third of people with RA surveyed
believe nothing can be done to stop the progressio...nel Steering Group member. "More than half of the surveyed
patients feel that their lives are controlled by t...
Raptiva Withdrawal Offers Upside for Enbrel and Humira According to Latest BioTrends Survey of U.S. Dermatologists
...vantage on one of the most important attributes. 61% of the Dermatologists surveyed
had prescribed Vectical, but market share is less than 3%. Taclonex and Cl...ethotrexate and Steifel's (now owned by GSK) Soriatane. Almost half of the surveyed
Dermatologists identify methotrexate as the first line oral choice whereas ...
Baseline Research Indicates High Interest in Centocor-Ortho Biotech's SIMPONI(R)
...cted on-line between May 5th and May 7th.
95% of the Rheumatologists surveyed
were aware of SIMPONI and about one-third had been called on by SIMPONI sal...rescribe the product for their RA patients as soon as it is available.
Rheumatologists are also highly aware of other late stage biologics awaitin...
New Survey Reveals Gap in Understanding of Alzheimer's Disease Risk and Prevention Among Most Vulnerable Populations
...Eisai conducted the research to learn more about the perceptions of Alzheimer's disease among African American and Hispanic adults. African Americans surveyed
expressed higher levels of concern about Alzheimer's disease than their Caucasian counterparts, but only half knew that people can take action to dela...
Frost & Sullivan: Female Cancer Patients More Willing to Use Implantable Infusion Pumps Than Males
Selected findings from the survey include the following:
Nearly half of cancer patients surveyed
wanted home infusion to last less than 1 hour.
Infusion nurses expected greater change in prescribing trends for cancer drug treatment over th...
Preclinical Data From Amgen's Oncology Pipeline to be Presented at AACR
...n Was Not Regulated by Hypoxia
and No Epo-Induced Downstream Signaling Was Detectable
Overview: EpoR, mRNA and protein expression were surveyed
tumor-derived cell lines from ovary, breast, head and neck, lung,
brain, prostate, cervix, liver, colon and blood
Surveyed in Biological Dictionary
...in several species. ... The regulatory region of the L-PK gene was surveyed
in 3 individual experiments; Expt. ... 1, regulatory regions were surveyed
in the sequence from bp –1467 to ... The viral regulatory region w...
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and named by Captain John Smith. The settlement, which served as the capital of the colony , is today the modern... Neighborhood A/C & Heat. A...