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Blue Dye Halts Worsening Paralysis in Animal Study

Discovery could lead to new treatments for people with spine injuries TUESDAY, July 28 (HealthDay News) -- The food additive that makes M&Ms and Gatorade blue may help prevent the secondary damage that occurs after a spinal cord injury, a new study suggests. Researchers say that...

Genetic pathway responsible for link between body clock disturbance and worsening arthritis

Copenhagen, Denmark, Wednesday 10 June 2009: The genes that regulate human circadian rhythm, or 'the body clock', are significantly disturbed in individuals with arthritis, according to the results of a new study presented today at EULAR 2009, the Annual Congress of the European League Against Rhe...

High blood pressure worsening in all states for women; begins to stagnate for men

Uncontrolled hypertension rates in men and women vary across the country, but all states especially in the south and including the nations capital should boost blood pressure control efforts, researchers report in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Uncontrolled hypertensio...

Heart Death Rates Worsening for Middle-Aged Adults

Gains in the 1980s, 1990s have slowed or even been reversed, experts warn MONDAY, Nov. 19 (HealthDay News) -- The gains made against coronary death rates in recent decades are starting to slip away for middle-aged Americans, public health officials report. Overall, the picture looks...

9/11 Escapees Have Worsening Respiratory And Psychological Problems

Federal health officials have revealed that many people who escaped from the horrifying attacks on the World Trade Center or 9/11 attacks //suffered from respiratory ailments and depression, anxiety and other psychological problems even three years after the event. Researchers at the U.S. Cen...

Expanding Health Coverage May Not Improve Access

... 1970, and by 2018 it could swell to one-fifth of the GDP, which is a measure of all goods and services produced in the United States. Meanwhile, a worsening shortage of primary-care providers and rising demand for certain specialists will continue to strain the system, perhaps creating long waits for appoi...

Amgen and Wyeth Statement on FDA Announcement About Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Blockers

...ures, or inflammation of the nerves of the eyes; rare reports of serious blood problems (some fatal); heart failure, including new heart failure or worsening of heart failure you already have ; allergic reactions ; immune reactions, including a lupus-like syndrome and lymphoma (a type of cancer) . People...

Elder Abuse, Neglect Make Early Death Far More Likely

...friend is being abused or might be self-neglecting need to report those suspicions, both Ouchida and Dong said. A sudden change in weight, hygiene, or worsening medical conditions, such as being more short of breath, are clues that people might be neglecting themselves. Abuse can be harder to detect, but any u...

With a Broken Hip Comes Higher Risk for Dying

...aid, and people with those conditions are difficult to recruit and thus might be under-represented in the study. Other medical risk factors include worsening vision, decreased sense of balance and possible effects of the multiple medications taken by many older people, she said. Bone health can be helped...

FDA Approves TYVASO (Treprostinil) Inhalation Solution for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

...sease (such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). Patients with acute pulmonary infections should be carefully monitored to detect any worsening of lung disease and any loss of drug effect. In patients with low systemic arterial pressure, TYVASO may cause symptomatic hypotension. TYVASO may al...
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Human Genome Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline Announce Positive Phase 3 Study Results for BENLYSTA(TM) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...nically significant BILAG worsening, and no clinically significant worsening in Physician's Global Assessment. Results for each indivi...indicates a clinically important reduction in SLE disease activity); (2) no worsening of disease as measured by the Physician's Global Assessment (worsening defi...

SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Receives Positive Opinion From CHMP for Once-Monthly Subcutaneous Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

...patients with an increased risk for malignancy due to heavy smoking. worsening congestive heart failure (CHF) and increased mortality due to CHF have been...tion in patients with mild heart failure and must be discontinued if new or worsening symptoms of heart failure appear. TNF-blocking agents, including SIM...

FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of Zyprexa for Two Adolescent Indications

...blished diagnosis of diabetes mellitus, or having borderline increased blood glucose level. Patients taking Zyprexa should be monitored regularly for worsening of glucose control. Patients starting treatment with Zyprexa should undergo fasting blood glucose testing at the beginning of treatment and periodica...

New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

...who use TNF blockers like SIMPONI(TM). Your doctor will monitor you closely if you have heart failure. Tell your doctor right away if you get new or worsening symptoms of heart failure like shortness of breath or swelling of your lower legs or feet. Rarely, people using TNF blockers can have nervous s...

Two-Year Data Show Patients Receiving SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Experienced Sustained Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

...who use TNF blockers like SIMPONI(TM). Your doctor will monitor you closely if you have heart failure. Tell your doctor right away if you get new or worsening symptoms of heart failure like shortness of breath or swelling of your lower legs or feet. Rarely, people using TNF blockers can have nervous s...

Study Results Present Efficacy and Safety Findings from the PHIRST-1 Study of Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Taking Tadalafil Tablets Once Daily

...ly well tolerated, improved exercise capacity and improved time to clinical worsening in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)(1). The randomized, ...rsus 16 percent with placebo)(4,5). Additionally, the incidence of clinical worsening was reduced in the 40 mg tadalafil group (p=0.038; relative risk reduction ...

Study Demonstrating Lurasidone Is Effective in Patients With Schizophrenia Published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry

...e Simpson-Angus Scale) or symptoms of tardive dyskinesia (assessed using the Abnormal Involuntary Movements Scale). There was a modest but significant worsening at endpoint in akathisia symptoms (assessed using the Barnes Akathisia Scale) for lurasidone versus placebo. Lurasidone was well-tolerated with...

New One-Year Data from REMICADE(R) SONIC Trial Show Sustained Efficacy Compared with Azathioprine in Treatment of Crohn's Disease

...g adult males with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis who were taking REMICADE and azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine. Heart failure - new or worsening symptoms, such as shortness of breath, swelling of ankles or feet, or sudden weight gain. Reactivation of HBV - feeling unwell, poor appetite,...

Results and Additional Analyses From Study Show That Corthera's Relaxin for Acute Heart Failure is the Strongest Predictor of Improved Longer-Term Outcomes Following Hospital Discharge When Compared to Other Variables

...s) to day five, physician-determined occurrence of worsening of heart failure (WHF) during hospitalization, inc...al course of patients, prevention of heart failure worsening during hospitalization, shortening of in-hospital ...oss, less need for intravenous diuretics, and less worsening of heart failure in the hospital. When all of the ...

Celladon Provides MYDICAR(R) Program Update of First-In-Human Trial for Advanced Heart Failure at American Society of Gene Therapy Annual Meeting

... efficacy parameters important in assessing heart failure status. Efficacy was defined as the mean improvement in at least 2 of 5 domains without any worsening in the remaining domains, including a functional six-minute walk test, oxygen consumption, quality of life questionnaire, biomarker activity and left ...
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Thyrotoxicosis

...dermatitis Enteropathica. congenital-hypothyroidism. Hashimoto's Thyroiditis ... Thyroid crisis (storm), also called thyrotoxicosis , is a sudden worsening of ... Thyrotoxicosis . In: Kronenberg HM, Melmed S, Polonsky KS, Larsen PR, eds. ... Thyroiditis: Read a comprehensive review of the pathogenesi...

Tension pneumothorax

... A tension pneumothorax is a life-threatening condition that results from a progressive deterioration and worsening of a simple pneumothorax , associated with the formation of a one-way valve at the point of a rupture in the... In medicine (pulmonology), a p...

Renal

...ospitals rankings, women's womans womens health issues, Brigham and & Womens womans hospital, patient care Chronic renal failure is a slowly worsening loss of ... The disease may lead to end-stage renal disease (ESRD) ... There is no cure for chronic renal failure. ... As described ab...

Presbyopia

...sbyopia corrected? ... What is presbyopia ? Presbyopia is the normal worsening of vision with age, ... With presbyopia , the muscle still works, but ... not work as well. ... What is presbyopia ? Presbyopia is the normal worsening of vision with age, ... With presbyopia , the muscle still works, but ...

Labyrinthitis

...iences and coping tips in dealing with this distressing disorder Labyrinthitis usually runs its course over a few weeks. However, ... To prevent worsening of symptoms during episodes of labyrinthitis , try the following: ... Labyrinthitis is an ear disorder that involves irritation and swelling ...

Kidney Diseases

...y disease (CKD), also known as chronic renal disease, is a progressive loss of renal function over a period of months or years. The symptoms of worsening kidney function are unspecific, and might include feeling generally unwell and experiencing a reduced... (Redirected from Kidney disease ) ...

Kidney disease

...isease (CKD), also known as chronic renal disease , is a progressive loss of renal function over a period of months or years. The symptoms of worsening kidney function are unspecific, and might include feeling generally unwell and experiencing a reduced... (Redirected from Kidney disease ...

Jitteriness

...ecent activity. What a slacker! Maybe you should send Jitteriness a private message and ask, "Where are you hiding? ... Clomipramine and initial worsening in panic disorder: beyond the ' jitteriness syndrome' ... panic • clomipramine • jitteriness • antidepressants • initial ... ... jitterine...

Emergencies

...cy is a situation which poses an immediate risk to health, life, property or environment. Most emergencies require urgent intervention to prevent a worsening of the situation, although in some situations, mitigation... A medical emergency is an injury or illness that is acute and poses an immediat...

Emergency

...cy is a situation which poses an immediate risk to health, life, property or environment. Most emergencies require urgent intervention to prevent a worsening of the situation, although in some situations, mitigation... Features interviews, episode guide, sounds, pictures, and "Where are they now?" info....
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'Arid aquaculture' among livelihoods promoted to relieve worsening pressure on world's drylands

"Arid aquaculture" using ponds filled with salty, undrinkable water for fish production is one of several options experts have proven to be an effective potential alternative livelihood for people living in desertified parts of the world's expanding drylands. In a report released today, researc...

UAB study reveals bone coupling factor key to skeletal health

...and poor skeletal health. They found the presence of TGF beta-1 in the mice could balance bone resorption and bone formation and prevent fractures and worsening bone disease. "The current treatment for many bone diseases does two things: it stimulates osteoblasts, which help form bone, and it inhibits osteo...

Pitt team first to profile genes in acutely ill idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis patients

.... Kaminski puts it, acceleration, the researchers compared the gene activity profile of the lungs of eight IPF patients whose disease was dramatically worsening when they died with those of 23 stable IPF patients and 15 people with healthy lungs. In the first analysis of its kind, "gene activity patterns we...

Mars mission could ease Earth's energy supply crisis

...ll not only reveal more about our neighbour Mars, but could also deliver enormous benefits here on Earth. The new research is a direct solution to our worsening energy supply crisis and is a great example of the seamless interaction of pure and applied science with engineering to solve real world environmental...

Study shows CGM devices also benefit people with type 1 diabetes

...s population including: more people in the CGM group had an improvement in HbA1c of more than 0.3% (31% versus 5% in the control group) fewer had a worsening of HbA1c greater than 0.3% (28% versus 52%) more CGM users had a HbA1c level below 7% at 26 weeks (88% versus 63%) more people in the CGM group tha...

American Chemical Society Weekly PressPac -- April 1, 2009

...rvis explains that MS is a disease in which the immune system attacks myelin, a protective coating on many nerve fibers. This attack triggers a slowly worsening host of symptoms. Twenty years ago, few effective medicines were available for these patients. Many of the new drugs are pills rather than injecta...

World fertilizer prices drop dramatically after soaring to all-time highs

...k production created still more demand for grain and thus for fertilizers. Grain reserves became historically low and prices rose sharply. Further worsening the situation were China's imposition of high tariffs on fertilizer exports and the devaluation of the U.S. dollar in 2007 and 2008. Energy prices pea...

Genes that control cell death fingered in age-related hearing loss

...e of many diseases. For instance, after a stroke, many brain cells perceive a threat low oxygen and "jump ship," killing themselves and dramatically worsening the effects of the stroke. The new research is the first demonstration that such activity also occurs in the aging inner ear. The work offers a pot...

LSUHSC research reports new method to protect brain cells from diseases like Alzheimer's

...X-2 and other cyclooxygenases. COX-2 is a key player in neuroinflammation and has been implicated in the development of neurodegenerative diseases and worsening of damage from such insults as traumatic brain injury and stroke. Chen and research associate Jian Zhang show that endocannabinoid 2-arachidonoylgly...

Infection blocks lung's protective response against tobacco smoke

...ct the lung's protective response. And work in Dr. Richard Martin's lab at National Jewish has implicated the organism Mycoplasma pneumoniae (Mp) in worsening asthma. Mp is a common lung pathogen and the most common cause of pneumonia, but can be difficult to detect because it is challenging to grow in cultu...
Worsening in Biological Technology

New Drug Application for Tolvaptan, Otsuka's Investigational Novel Oral Treatment for Worsening Heart Failure and Hyponatremia, Accepted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development & Commercialization, Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted a new drug application (NDA) for the company's investigational oral once-daily medication tolvaptan, a selective V2-vasop...

Study Published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Demonstrated Once-Daily Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Improvement of ADHD Symptoms for Children at 13 Hours After Administration

...lt - decreased appetite, difficulty falling asleep, and dry mouth. Aggression, new abnormal thoughts/behaviors, mania, growth suppression, worsening of motion or verbal tics, and Tourette's syndrome have been associated with use of drugs of this type. Tell the doctor if you or your child has blurr...

Studies Presented at International Conference on Alzheimer's Disease Reveal Substantial Economic Costs and Caregiver Burden Associated with Alzheimer's Disease

...patients/caregiver pairs across the U.S. and Europe assessed the relationship of AD patients' dependence on caregiver burden, connecting the impact of worsening AD severity on family members or other caregivers. This is the first study exploring the relationship between dependence and caregiver-reported burde...

REMERON(R) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Depression in Adult Patients

...se in pediatric patients. WARNINGS Clinical worsening and Suicide Risk Patients with major depressive ...er (MDD), both adult and pediatric, may experience worsening of their depression and/or the emergence of suicid..., that antidepressants may have a role in inducing worsening of depression and the emergence of suicidality in ...

Study Showed VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Efficacy at 14 Hours After Administration in Adults with ADHD in an Adult Simulated Workplace Environment

... adult - decreased appetite, difficulty falling asleep, and dry mouth. Aggression, new abnormal thoughts/behaviors, mania, growth suppression, worsening of motion or verbal tics, and Tourette's syndrome have been associated with use of drugs of this type. Tell the doctor if you or your child has blurr...

Fruit fly steps in to fight human disease

...uscle wasting and weakness, sensory loss, and foot deformities. Affecting children and adults, the disease often starts with minor symptoms, gradually worsening over time. Presently CMT cannot be cured or prevented. New chapter for an old gene In previous research Albena Jordanova and Vincent Timmerman ...

Human Genome Sciences Reports Positive Long-Term Data for BENLYSTA(TM) (Formerly LymphoStat-B(R)) in Patients With Active Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...t in SELENA SLEDAI score of 4 points or greater, no BILAG worsening, and no worsening in Physician's Global Assessment; post hoc; intention-to-treat analysis). ...reater, no new BILAG A flare and no more than one new BILAG B flare, and no worsening in Physician's Global Assessment. This response rate is the primary effica...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Presents Additional NB-302 Contrave(R) Data at American Diabetes Association (ADA) 69th Scientific Sessions

...p were discussed in the oral presentation and reviewed in greater detail in the poster presentations. Contrave was not associated with suicidality or worsening of mood or depressive symptoms, and in fact was associated with a decreased incidence of treatment-emergent depression compared to placebo. In additi...

PeriCor Therapeutics Reports Positive Preclinical Results of GP531 at the European Heart Failure Congress in Nice

... GP531 represents a novel cardioprotective approach with a unique mechanism of action that addresses key functional maladaptations responsible for the worsening heart failure state." "The beneficial effects of GP531 were remarkably consistent within this study," noted David G. Shand, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Adviso...

Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Upcoming Data Presentations at American Diabetes Association and Endocrine Society Annual Scientific Meetings

...Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Mo. Title: "Naltrexone + Bupropion Combination Causes Significant Weight Loss Without worsening Psychiatric Symptoms" Time: 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. CT Location: Hall E * Posters will also be presented Sunday, June 7 from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. C...
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Renal

...isease is ... renal artery aneurysm ... atheroembolic renal disease ... Chronic renal failure - Overview, Chronic renal failure is a slowly worsening loss of the ability of the kidneys to remove wastes, concentrate urine, and conserve ... RENAL CELL CANCER OVERVIEW Renal (kidney) cell canc...
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