Standard Hepatitis B Treatment Bested by Newcomer
More people respond to telbivudine compared to lamivudine, study finds
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 19 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that a newer medication approved for treating hepatitis B is more effective than the standard treatment, lamivudine.
Additionally, the Chinese scientis...
USP transitions medication error reporting programs
...ts using data and information from MEDMARX and the mer
Program. "USP has been an incubator for groundbrea...nation makes it the right organization to move the mer
program forward. All queries about mer
should be addressed to ISMP ( www.ismp.org ).
Sex Bomb - What Really Turns Us On in the Naughty 'Noughties'?
...adio One sex and
relationships guru, Dr Mark Hamilton, The Sun's agony aunt Deidre Sanders,
actress Claire King, Zoo magazine editor Ben Todd, Coco de mer
Roddick, TV presenter Lisa Rogers, sex and relationships journalist
Catherine Townsend and former Coronation Street actor Stephen Billingt...
Metropolitan Health Networks Reports 2008 Second Quarter Results
...nse Ratio Highlights:
The company's consolidated mer
decreased from 87.9% in the first half
of 2007 to 87.7% in the first six months of 2008. The mer
for the PSN
business segment was 86.9% in the first six months of both 2008 and 2007.
The HMO's mer
decreased to 90.5% in the six months ended Junes 3...
QMed, Inc. Reports Third Quarter Results
...ine months ended August 31, 2007 resulting in a
MER of approximately 114%. Given our limited claims history, the
implications of these payments on our mer
cannot be determined with
certainty until we achieve a higher claims completion rate. Jane Murray, QMed president and CEO said, "We believe that medi...
QMed, Inc. Comments on Estimated 3rd Quarter Results & Medical Expense Ratio; Sets 2008 Revenue Guidance for Medicare SNPs at $88-95 Million
... medical expenses for the nine months
ended August 31, 2007 resulting in an mer
(medical expense ratio) of
approximately 114%. Given both our limited claim...tandard Medicare Advantage plans, the implications of these
payments on our mer
cannot be determined with certainty until we achieve a
high completion rate...
Gene responsible for developing prostate cancer identified
...h higher in the advanced tumors.
'We saw that mer
was expressed at reasonably high levels in prostat...e study's first author, decided to look at whether mer
had an effect on prostate cancer growth signaling,...Proteomics Core Facility, the team discovered that mer
activated Ack1. This finding led to the current st...