Duane Reade Dispenses a Large Dose of Marketing, as it Strengthens its Hometown Connection
NEW YORK, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Looking to reinforce its positioning as the city's pre-eminent drugstore chain, Duane Reade is about to launch an aggressive new advertising campaign that speaks to New Yorkers as only a born and bred New Yorker can.
Carrying the tagline, "Your city. Your dr...
Hit the Links for a Healthy Dose of Fun with Play Golf America
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- For seasoned and inexperienced golfers alike, hitting the links provides more than just a fun way to spend an afternoon; it is an enjoyable way to improve overall health.
While simply being outside and enjoying the serene landscape of a golf...
Wrong dose of heart meds too frequent in children
Infants and young children treated with heart drugs get the wrong dose
or end up on the wrong end of medication errors more often than older children, according to research led by the Johns Hopkins Children's Center to be published July 6 in Pediatrics .
While the researchers found the highes...
Radiation dose drastically reduced during whole chest MDCT
Emergency physicians who evaluate patients with non-specific chest pain using whole chest multi-detector CT (MDCT) combined with retrospective electrocardiogram (ECG) gating can reduce the patient radiation dose
by 71% using MDCT combined with prospective ECG triggering instead, according to a stu...
Sanford Installs New Low Dose CT Technology
First Children's Hospital in the Nation to Offer Lowest Dose
Sioux Falls, SD (Vocus) June 18, 2009 -- Sanford Children's Hospital is the first children's facility in the nation to offer new CT technology to patients that significantly reduces a child's r...
Pharmasset Initiates Phase 1b Multiple Ascending Dose Clinical Trial of PSI-7851 in Chronic Hepatitis C Patients
- PSI-7851 was generally safe and well tolerated in Phase 1a single ascending dose
- Further results from single ascending and multiple ascending dose
trials are expected in second half 2009
PRINCETON, N.J., June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS ) annou...
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AstraZeneca Submits NDA for Low Dose Aspirin/Esomeprazole Combination Product
- Company Also Submits sNDA for NEXIUM Capsules for Risk Reduction of Low-Dose Aspirin-Associated Peptic Ulcer -
WILMINGTON, Del., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN ) today announced the submission of a new drug application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administrati...
ANA598 Demonstrates Potent Antiviral Activity at all Dose Levels in Completed Phase Ib Study in Hepatitis C Patients
Data Being Presented Today at 44th Annual Meeting of EASL
Management to Discuss Study Results and Program Status During Q1 Financial Results Call at 5 P.M. EDT Today
SAN DIEGO, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS ) today announced that ANA598,...
MAP Pharmaceuticals Announces Phase 3 Study of Unit Dose Budesonide in Children With Asthma Did Not Meet Primary Endpoints
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MAP
Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: MAPP ) announced today results of its initial
Phase 3 clinical trial of Unit Dose
Budesonide (UDB) for the potential
treatment of children with asthma. The Company announced that the clinical
AstraZeneca's Partner, MAP Pharmaceuticals, Announces Phase 3 Study of Unit Dose Budesonide in Children with Asthma Did Not Meet Primary Endpoints
LONDON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- MAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced today that its initial Phase 3 clinical trial of Unit Dose
Budesonide (UDB) for the potential treatment of children with asthma did not meet its co-primary endpoints: asthma control as assessed by changes from baseline i...
Anadys Pharmaceuticals Announces Single Dose Safety and Pharmacokinetics Results for ANA598 in Healthy Volunteers
Phase I Clinical Data and Additional Preclinical Results for Non-Nucleoside HCV Polymerase Inhibitor Being Presented at AASLD
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals,
Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS ) announced today the results of a Phase I clinical trial
of ANA598 in h...
CIMZIA(R) (Certolizumab Pegol) Provides Long-Term Benefit Without Dose Escalation in Crohn's Disease Patients
Several abstracts highlighting CIMZIA's long-term benefits and value in
moderate to severe Crohn's disease patients presented at American College
of Gastroenterology (ACG)
ORLANDO, Fla. Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data from two studies
presented this week by UCB at the American College ...
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TherMatrx® Dose Optimized Thermotherapy™
Description: TherMatrx® Dose
Optimized Thermotherapy™ is an advanced transurethral microwave thermotherapy system designed for in-office treatment of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). TherMatrx is the most widely used in-office BPH thermotherapy treatment in the United States. Unlike surgical solutio...
High Dose Rate (HDR) Treatment System
Description: This cutting edge High Dose
Rate (HDR) treatment system includes the HDR 100 Template and HDR 200 Sandwich. Using the Template, simply load needles through the Sandwich. Then detach the Template, suture the Sandwich to the patient, and lock the Sandwich to secure the needles in place for the dura...
Company:North American Scientific
HumaPen® MEMOIR Insulin Pen with Memory
Description:... took. With HumaPen MEMOIR, you simply "dial" your dose
by turning the dose
knob in one-unit increments (up to 60 units) after...p. If you dial too many units, you can correct the dose
without wasting any insulin. HumaPen MEMOIR is a r...
Company:Eli Lilly and Company
Bone Plast Bone Void Filler
Description:... BonePlast is a fast resorbing, osteoconductive bone void filler. By delivering a high dose
of calcium to the operative site, BonePlast helps build new bone during the healing process. Packaged in a convenient, sterile mixing kit....
MedMaster Patient Drug Information
Description:...used, potential side effects and warning signs of adverse drug reactions, special precautions and dietary instructions, information on what to do if a dose
is missed, and storage directions....
Company:Unbound Medicine, Inc.
Description:...eference Method (CRM470 BCR). Sample dilution is not required up to 320mg/L and erroneous results are avoided as the assay does not suffer from a high dose
hook effect up to 1000 mg/L. Applications for a wide range of automated analysers are available on request....
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concentration is the measure of the ratio of the mass of the drug to the volume that contains it, often measured in units of moles /m 3 . ...
...logyinfo: Safety Radiation Exposure in X-ray Examinations . Retrieved on August 30 , 2006 .
^ Prokop M (Nov 2005). "Cancer screening with CT: dose
controversy.". Eur Radiol 15 Suppl 4 : 55-61. PMID 16479648 .
^ Meyer M. (October 2002). Behind the Body Scan Craze . Retrieved on Aug...
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... Article about mammography, the process of using low dose
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...he Yaws article. ... Yaws is a chronic infection that affects mainly the skin, bone and cartilage. ... Yaws can be treated with a single dose
of a cheap and effective antibiotic: ... Yaws is a chronic infection that affects mainly the skin, bone and ... Informal Consultation on Ya...
..., Treatments and Medications ... What Questions to ask Your Doctor About Chicken Pox ( Varicella ) ... Varicella -zoster infections. ... A second dose
of varicella vaccine (2006) ... Varicella (chicken pox) section of Viral infections. ... Who should get varicella vaccine and when? Some...
...hypoxanthine, uric acid , and allantoin – words with ... Dalmatians must excrete uric acid in their urine and the problem is that the ... dose
to keep uric acid level <6.5 mg/dL. Use. 100 mg/d in patients with renal insufficiency ... failure may show uric acid , oxalate, apatite (...
...herapeutic index n. The ratio between the toxic dose
and the therapeutic dose
of a drug, used as a measure of the relative safe...ary with medical definitions ... The therapeutic dose
of a drug is the amount needed to treat a diseas...
...is working. A thyroid scan uses a radioactive tracer and a special camera to measure how ... For a thyroid scan , you will either swallow a dose
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A low dose of caffeine when pregnant may damage the heart of offspring for a lifetime
A new study published online in The FASEB Journal shows that the equivalent of one dose
of caffeine (just two cups of coffee) ingested during pregnancy may be enough to affect fetal heart development and then reduce heart function over the entire lifespan of the child. In addition, the researche...
Fractional dose of scarce meningitis vaccine may be effective in outbreak control
One fifth of the standard dose
of a commonly used meningitis vaccine may be as effective as using the full dose. This new finding should allow scarce vaccine resources to be stretched further, especially during epidemics in Africa.
In a study initiated by the Norwegian Institute of Public Healt...
Optimal dose of vitamin E maximizes benefits, minimizes risk
Corvallis, Oregon October 29, 2008 -- Vitamin E has been heralded for its ability to reduce the risk of blood clots, heart attack, and sudden death. Yet in some people, vitamin E causes bleeding. Scientists have known for more than 50 years that excess vitamin E promotes bleeding by interfering w...
Gene dose affects tumor growth
Researchers at Johns Hopkins and Ohio State University have found that the number of copies of a particular gene can affect the severity of colon cancer in a mouse model. Publishing in the Jan. 3 issue of Nature, the research team describes how trisomy 21, or Down syndrome in humans, can repress t...
Dartmouth researchers show effects of low dose arsenic on development
HANOVER, NH -- A team of Dartmouth Medical School (DMS) researchers has determined that low doses of arsenic disrupt the activity of a hormone critical in development. The finding is further evidence that arsenic at low doses (at levels found in U.S. drinking water in some areas) can be harmful...
Bug-Zapper: A dose of radiation may help knock out malaria
How are physicists helping an effort to eradicate malaria, the mosquito-borne disease that kills more than one million people every year" Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) used their expertise in radiation science to help a young company create weakened, harm...
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Warner Chilcott Announces NDA Submission for Low Dose Oral Contraceptive
HAMILTON, Bermuda, March 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Warner Chilcott Limited (Nasdaq: WCRX ) announced today that its affiliate, Warner Chilcott Company Inc. has submitted a New Drug Application for WC 3016, a low-dose oral contraceptive, to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
First Multiple Dose Clinical Trial of TorreyPines Therapeutics' Oral Compound NGX426 Demonstrates Compound Is Safe and Well-Tolerated
Findings Support Development for Chronic Pain Indications
LA JOLLA, Calif., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: TPTX ) today announced that oral administration of NGX426, an AMPA/kainate-type glutamate receptor antagonist, was safe and well-tolerated in healthy m...
Humanitarian Offers $75 Million for Single Dose Sterilization of Cats and Dogs
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Humanitarian, Dr. Gary Michelson
is "making an unprecedented investment on behalf of companion animals,"
says Aimee Gilbreath, Executive Director of Found Animals Foundation (Found
Animals) http://www.foundanimals.org, Michelson's privately funded 501(c)3...
TorreyPines Therapeutics Begins Dosing in a Phase I Multiple Dose Clinical Trial of NGX426, Oral Prodrug of Tezampanel
LA JOLLA, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- TorreyPines Therapeutics,
Inc. (Nasdaq: TPTX ) today announced it initiated dosing of the first cohort
of subjects in a Phase I multiple dose
clinical trial of NGX426, the oral
prodrug of its most advanced product candidate, tezampanel. The trial is
Memory Pharmaceuticals Completes Phase 1 Multiple Ascending Dose Study of R4996/MEM 63908
- Results Expected in Fourth Quarter of 2008 -
MONTVALE, N.J., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Memory
Pharmaceuticals Corp. (Nasdaq: MEMY ) today announced that it has completed
its Phase 1 multiple ascending dose
study of R4996/MEM 63908 in healthy
volunteers. The multiple ascending dos...
Oncolytics Biotech Inc. Completes Dose Escalation in Combination REOLYSIN(R)/Docetaxel Trial
CALGARY, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Oncolytics Biotech Inc.
("Oncolytics") (TSX:ONC, NASDAQ:ONCY) has completed patient enrolment in
escalation portion of its U.K. clinical trial to evaluate the
anti-tumour effects of systemic administration of REOLYSIN(R) in
combination with do...
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Prostaglandin E1-d4 from Cayman Chemical
Description:...the patent ductus arteriosus in infants whose cardiac anomalies require pulmonary shunting for survival. In human males, the intracavernosal effective dose
range for PGE1 is 2 to 80 µg, and the transurethral range is 125 to 1000 µg....
Rabbit Anti-Dideoxycytidine Polyclonal Antibody, Unconjugated from GeneTex
Description:...ificity of the ddC antiserum was determined by calculating the ratio of the moles of ddC to moles of ddC analog at the 50% intercept of the respective dose
response curves and multiplying the result by 100%.Analog %Cytidine 0.01021-Deoxycytidine 0.12021,31-Dideoxyuridine 4.10...
for 200g nucleic acids from IBA GmbH
Description:...tions, contains magnetic nanoparticles (MagTag) which can be loaded with the nucleic acid of interest. Exploiting magnetic force the full nucleic acid dose
is then rapidly drawn towards and delivered into the target cells leading to efficient transfection. MATra-si Reagent can be used for adherent cells; ...
NOVOstar Microplate Reader from BMG LABTECH
Description:... programmable pipettor system, the NOVOstar is especially well-suited to screen large numbers of compounds in kinetic cell-based assays or to create a dose
response curve by measuring a wide range of analyte concentrations. Applications that the NOVOstar is targeted for include: Ca2+ uptake membrane pot...
15(R)-17-phenyl trinor Prostaglandin F2alpha isopropyl ester from Cayman Chemical
Description:... PGF2α were determined to be 0.71 nM and 30 nM, respectively, in a FP receptor binding assay using the cat iris sphincter muscle. A 3 µg dose
of 15(R)-17-phenyl trinor PGF2α caused a 1.9 mmHg reduction of IOP in normotensive cynomolgus monkeys....
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...ol in small quantities may be harmless or even beneficial, larger doses result in a state known as drunkenness or intoxication and, depending on the dose
and regularity of use, can cause acute respiratory failure or death and with chronic use can cause severe health problems, such as liver and brain ...
...erance, the margin of safety between the effective dose
and the lethal dose
becomes very narrow. That is, in order to obtain t...xication, the tolerant abuser may raise his or her dose
to a level that may result in coma or death. Alt...
...sarcomas. Radiation can also be used to treat leukemia and lymphoma (cancers of the blood-forming cells and lymphatic system, respectively). Radiation dose
to each site depends on a number of factors, including the type of cancer and whether there are tissues and organs nearby that may be damaged by radia...
...w and lead to anemia . It's not used in the treatment of cancer , as the dose
required would lead to intolerable side-effects.
Poisoning ...es intoxication with arsenic : symptoms start 2 to 5 hours after the toxic dose
has been ingested and include burning in the mouth and throat, fever , vo...
Computed axial tomography
Improvements in CT technology have meant that the overall radiation dose
has decreased, scan times have decreased and the ability to reconstruct ima...ion from a different angle) has increased over time. Still, the radiation dose
from CT scans is several times higher than conventional X-ray scans.
...f the inherited forms of neonatal hyperinsulinism and many others. Risk of diabetes is higher with chronic use of several medications, including high dose
glucocorticoids , some chemotherapy agents (especially L-asparaginase), and some of the antipsychotics and mood stabilizers (especially phenothiaz...
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