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U.S. Payers Intend to Limit Preferred Coverage to Only One Immune Biologic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. and GLEN ROCK, N.J., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- HealthLeaders-InterStudy and Fingertip Formulary find that 76 percent of surveyed pharmacy directors say that by 2014 they expect their managed care organization will have only one preferred biologic for all immune conditions, ...

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Sciele Pharma, Inc., a Shionogi Company, today announced the availability of Ulesfia (Benzyl Alcohol Lotion 5%), the first and only prescription medication that kills head lice by asphyxiation without potential neurotoxic side effects. Approved by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA),...

American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Says Only Trained Dental and Medical Practitioners Should Administer and Monitor Anesthesia

ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of news reports concerning the possible use of such anesthetic drugs as Diprivan (propofol) by the late Michael Jackson, questions have been raised about the availability and administration of such agents. (Logo: http...

National Long Term Care Community Business Coalition Cautions Severe $16 Billion Medicare Cuts to Nursing Home Care Will Not Only Jeopardize Quality Care to Seniors but Deeply Impact Businesses that Support Sector, Contribute to Local Economies

Draconian Cuts to Medicare Compounded by Further Cuts Proposed in House Healthcare Reform Legislation and Inadequate Medicaid Funding from Weakened State Budgets WASHINGTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Community Cares Coalition (CoCares) - a national coalition o...

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation Only Hospital in New Jersey to Offer New Bionic Foot to Amputees

SADDLE BROOK, N.J., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation ( http://www.kessler-rehab.com ) is the only hospital in New Jersey and one of the first rehabilitation centers in the country to offer amputees the new PROPRIO FOOT(R), a prosthesis that provides greater...

DaVita Only Dialysis Provider Named on EPA's FORTUNE 500 List of Green Power Purchasers

DENVER, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc.(NYSE: DVA ), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today announced the company has been ranked 39th on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) FORTUNE 500 List as...

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GNC Unveils Study Results for First and Only Nitric Oxide Product Clinically Proven to Improve Physical Performance at NSCA Conference in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GNC, the leading global specialty retailer of nutritional products, announced today clinical results for the first and only nitric oxide product, Amplified Maxertion N.O., proven to demonstrate a delay in the onset of neuromuscular fatigue. The key fin...

Why Do African-Americans Fare Worse With Cancer? Access and Economics Are Only Part of the Story

ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An analysis of almost 20,000 patient records from the Southwest Oncology Group's database of clinical trials finds, for the first time, that African-American breast, ovarian, and prostate cancer patients tend to die earlier than patients of oth...

Unique Cardiovascular Treatment Readied for Global Market: Proprietary Paccocath(R) Technology is the Only Drug Eluting Balloon with Clinical Data

WARRENDALE, Pa., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- MEDRAD Interventional(TM)/Possis(R) today announced that it has reached key milestones in bringing the Paccocath(R) Technology closer to market as an option for the over 14 million patients in the United States and Europe who suffer from Peripheral Arterial ...

Pivotal Clinical Data Published for the Only Laser Phototherapy Device Cleared by the FDA for Hair Growth

- Study provides clinical efficacy of the HairMax LaserComb in the treatment of Androgenetic Alopecia in males commonly known as 'male pattern baldness' - BOCA RATON, Fla., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings of the pivotal clinical trial of the HairMax LaserComb that provided clear evidence ...

CSL Behring Receives Orphan-Drug Exclusivity for RiaSTAP(TM), First and Only Approved Treatment of Acute Bleeding Episodes in Patients with Congenital Fibrinogen Deficiency

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring has been informed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that because RiaSTAP(TM) is the first FDA-approved treatment of acute bleeding episodes in patients with congenital fibrinogen deficiency, the company is entitled to seven ye...

F.D.A. Approves SANCUSO(R), the First and Only Patch for Preventing Nausea and Vomiting in Cancer Patients Undergoing Chemotherapy

Patch Provides Five Days of Continuous Control for Highly Feared Side Effect of Chemotherapy Expert Urges "Zero Tolerance" to Avoid Missed Treatments BEDMINSTER, N.J., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ProStrakan Group plc (LSE: PSK) today announced the U.S. Fo...
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Acute care

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Artecoll

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Anterior mediastinal mass

...te. (12,13,14) Treatment of mediastinal Hodgkin's involves chemotherapy and/or radiation. 5 year survival is now around 75%. Mediastinal non-Hodgkin's only has median survival of 13 months even with chemotherapy and radiation. (15) Large-cell type may have somewhat better prognosis. Surgery is generally n...

Atransferrinemia

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Artificial induction of immunity

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Babies switched at birth

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Zinc

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Review of probiotic trial research finds only Bifantis able to claim efficacy for IBS symptoms

CINCINNATI March 23, 2009 A review by researchers at Northwestern University (Chicago, IL.) and University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) of the utility of probiotics in the treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) found that Bifidobacterium infantis 35624 was the only probiotic strain out of ...

Is it really only our kidneys that control blood pressure?

The problem of high blood pressure has reached pandemic proportions, causing premature death through heart attacks, strokes and kidney disease in a third of the UK population. For decades, scientists have battled at length over its cause yet still cannot agree; is the kidney or the brain to blame?...

Cutting salt isn't the only way to reduce blood pressure

MAYWOOD, Ill. -- Most people know that too much sodium from foods can increase blood pressure. A new study suggests that people trying to lower their blood pressure should also boost their intake of potassium, which has the opposite effect to sodium. Researchers found that the ratio of sodiu...

Chemistry professor 1 of only 3 at UH to achieve prestigious AAAS status

HOUSTON, Dec. 22, 2008 B. Montgomery "Monte" Pettitt, the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Physics, Computer Science, Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston, has been awarded the distinction of Fellow from the American Association for the Adv...

Calcium and vitamin D may not be the only protection against bone loss

Chevy Chase, MDDiets that are high in protein and cereal grains produce an excess of acid in the body which may increase calcium excretion and weaken bones, according to a new study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism ( JCEM ). The s...

Ecologists say metabolism accounts for why natural selection favors only some species

RIVERSIDE, Calif. Why are some species of plants and animals favored by natural selection? And why does natural selection not favor other species similarly? According to a UC Riverside-led research team, the answer lies in the rate of metabolism of a species how fast a species consumes energy...

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Bio/Data Corporation Launches vW Select(TM) - The World's First and Only Complete Ristocetin CoFactor Assay

vW Select Significantly Reduces Laboratory Variability and Provides Clinicians with More Reliable Test Results HORSHAM, Pa., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Bio/Data Corporation announced the launch of vW Select(TM), the world's first all-in-one Ristocetin CoFactor Assay. vW Select is the firs...

A*STAR scientists invent the world's only controllable molecule gear of minuscule size of 1.2nm

Scientists from A*STAR's Institute of Materials Research and Engineering (IMRE), led by Professor Christian Joachim 1 , have scored a breakthrough in nanotechnology by becoming the first in the world to invent a molecular gear of the size of 1.2nm whose rotation can be deliberately controlled. Thi...

Connecting Materials Science With Biology, K-State Engineers Create DNA Sensors That Could Identify Cancer Using Material Only One Atom Thick

MANHATTAN, Kan., April 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kansas State University engineers think the possibilities are deep for a very thin material. Vikas Berry, assistant professor of chemical engineering, is leading research combining biological materials with graphene, a recently developed ...

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New Prescription Product Increases Length, Thickness and Darkness of Eyelashes IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allergan, Inc. (NYSE: AGN ) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved LATISSE(TM) (bimatoprost ophthalmic solution) 0.03% as a nove...

Histogen Launches BioNuesis, the Only All-Human Stem Cell Culturing Kit

Histogen, Inc., a regenerative medicine company developing solutions based on the products of newborn fibroblasts, today launched BioNuesisTM, the only soluble human extracellular matrix (ECM) developed as a culturing kit for stem cell growth. The kit was launched and is being exhibited at the 20...

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