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Teens Undertreated for Substance Abuse

Therapy gap likely driven by limited availability of adolescent-only services MONDAY, March 2 (HealthDay News) -- Only about 10 percent of the 1.4 million American teens with substance abuse problems receive treatment, according to a new study. "Part of this treatment gap may be d...

Arterial vascular disease underdiagnosed, undertreated in older US women

Though arterial vascular disease is widespread and often deadly among older American women, doctors too often fail to spot and treat it, according to a new report by a team of vascular surgeons from the Columbia University Medical Center and Weill Cornell Medical College campuses of NewYork-Presby...

Stroke Undertreated

Patients May Not Be Offered Advanced Therapy HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Stroke patients who fail the standard stroke treatment using clot-busting drugs may succeed with more advanced therapies that attack blood clots directly in the brain, according to data being pr...

Many Women Undertreated for Ovarian Cancer

One in three ovarian cancer patients in the U.S. fails to receive the recommended comprehensive surgical treatment, according to a study//. The study of hospital data from nine states found that women who were over 70, of African American or Hispanic race, or insured by Medicaid, were at greatest r...

Study reports success in treating a rare retinal disorder

...nt are available in scientific publications, due largely to the difficulty in establishing the diagnosis. "It is also possible that many patients are undertreated because we do not have good markers to evaluate treatment effects," observes Heckenlively. "Now that we have evidence that immunosuppressant therapies...

Pharmaxis Announces NDA Filing for Aridol(TM) (Mannitol Bronchial Challenge Test)

...t Pharmaxis Pharmaxis is an emerging respiratory specialty pharmaceutical company that researches, develops and commercializes new therapies for undertreated respiratory diseases. Its development pipeline includes: Aridol(TM) (mannitol bronchial challenge test) a tool to diagnose and assess asthma; Bronchi...

Florida and California Represent Equivalent Areas of Opportunity in the Alzheimer's Disease Drug Market

... Florida's Alzheimer's Disease Population is undertreated When Compared to California, According to a New Analytics Tool From Decisio...on prescription volumes in both states, Florida's Alzheimer's population is undertreated versus California's, such that there are almost equal numbers of untreated ...

Study shows major pain research funding decline at NIH

...o help determine if NIH research dollars are being directed where the scientific and clinical need is most compelling," said Inturrisi. "Untreated and undertreated pain is the nation's most pervasive health problem and it's getting worse as the population ages. Pain research is the key for learning more about pa...

NeoVista Presents Anatomic Outcomes of Novel Wet AMD Therapy at 2008 American Society of Retina Specialists Meeting

...f patients with neovascular AMD," said Dr. Brown. "At 12 months, many patients were fluid free on OCT with reductions in FFA lesion size despite being undertreated with the PRN anti-VEGF agents. As this biologic response seems to be observed at six to nine months after the epiretinal brachytherapy procedure, my p...

Blacks, Hispanics less likely than whites to receive follow-up radiation for early breast cancer

...icago. Although the disparity in rates is relatively small, the findings suggest that thousands of black and Hispanic breast cancer patients may be undertreated following a lumpectomy. The data (abstract 535) will be presented during a poster session on Monday, June 2, 8 a.m. 12 p.m. CT, Lakeside Center Build...
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Atrial Fibrillation Found to be Common in Patients With Atherothrombosis, Increases Risk of Cardiovascular Death, Heart Attack and Stroke

... TOKYO, November 7 /PRNewswire/ -- - Large, International REACH Registry Also Shows Many Patients With Atrial Fibrillation are undertreated With Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Therapies A significant portion of patients with atherothrombosis also have atrial fibrillation (AF), greatly in...

Alpharma Announces Positive Results From Pivotal Phase III Efficacy Trial on ALO-01 (EMBEDA(TM)) (morphine sulfate extended-release with sequestered naltrexone hydrochloride) Capsules at the American Academy of Pain Management Annual Clinical Meeting

...ew period of six months from the date of submission. The ALO-01 capsule NDA was submitted on June 30, 2008. In the United States, pain is a serious, undertreated public health problem, with 19 percent of American adults reporting chronic pain and 34 percent reporting recurrent pain.(1A) Opioids provide effectiv...

Alpharma Presents Data Addressing Abuse Liability Features, Safety and Efficacy on ALO-01 (EMBEDA(TM)) (morphine sulfate extended-release with sequestered naltrexone hydrochloride) at the American Pain Society Annual Scientific Session

...d re-qualify for priority review in its resubmission, and continues to anticipate a first quarter 2009 launch following approval. Pain is a serious, undertreated public health problem in the United States, with 19 percent of American adults reporting chronic pain and 34 percent reporting recurrent pain.(1A) Opi...

September is National Pain Awareness Month

... employers, insurance agencies, healthcare institutions and the U.S. economy, costing an estimated $100 billion annually. Tragically, chronic pain is undertreated in the healthcare system at all levels, from physician offices, emergency rooms, hospitals and long-term care facilities for a variety of reasons. Pai...

Newly Published Data Demonstrates Superiority of Cipralex Over Duloxetine for Acute Treatment of Depression

...ally. Depression has a significant impact on patient quality of life and imposes a considerable burden on society, yet it is still underrecognised and undertreated with less than 25 percent of those affected having access to effective treatment(8). Symptoms include feelings of hopelessness, sadness, guilt, loss...

Cipralex demonstrates superiority to duloxetine for acute treatment of depression in new study

...ally. Depression has a significant impact on patient quality of life and imposes a considerable burden on society, yet it is still underrecognised and undertreated with less than 25 percent of those affected having access to effective treatment. Symptoms include feelings of hopelessness, sadness, guilt, loss of...
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Medgenics Announces Encouraging Preliminary Data For Phase I/II Clinical Trial of EPODURE In Renal Anemia

...mproved safety -- Reversible treatment -- Reduced side effects -- Lower costs -- Elimination of frequent injections -- Extended treatment to undertreated populations Additional subjects are being actively recruited for this study taking place at Hadassah Hebrew University Hospital in Jerusalem, Israel,...
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