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NICE Setback Rules for Pfizer's Inhaled Insulin

Diabetics with needle phobia and patients with severe problems in injection sites get benefited from Pfizer’s Exubera, an inhaled insulin product (short-acting, powder form of insulin) //– said The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), Britain's watchdog. A suggestion ha...

First Artificial Heart patient has Major setback

The first recipient of a self-contained artificial heart suffered bleeding in his brain in the same area damaged by a stroke 10 days ago. The latest setback caused swelling and made the patient, Robert Tools, 59, of Franklin, Kentucky, less responsive, implant surgeon Laman Gray said. // Robe...

Acute Shortage Of Dentists in UK: Oral Care for Elders To Suffer A Setback

With the increasing number of aged individuals in UK, dentists are having a tough time trying to fix crowns and bridges to help preserve their dental health. The reluctance of many// such old people to compromise on dentures has resulted in an increased work pressure among members of the dental com...

Branded Surgery Is Not Always the "Quick Fix" it is Advertised To Be

...that are legitimately assigned the name of the person that has popularized the technique, for example Saldanha's lipoabdominoplasty or Furnas' conchal setback technique, (either through the efforts of that same person or others assigning his or her name to it) and second, those that are simply created by som...

How to De-Stress a Recession-Riddled Life

...on't compare the present with the past," Rozman said. It's natural but depressing. Instead, give yourself time to heal after a job loss or other major setback and then move on. And rather than thinking, "I've lost my nest egg," try: "Here's what I'll do to get it back," she said. "It's about shifting ...

CMS Denial of Coverage for Virtual Colonoscopy May Cost Lives

...tool for colorectal cancer can help overcome the disparity in colorectal care that exists in minority communities. This noncoverage determination is a setback to efforts to provide better care to underserved areas of the population. Congress needs to act now to help minority and underserved populations gain ...

Consumer/Nutrition Groups Urge Obama Administration and Congress to Update Alcohol Policies for the 21st Century

...drink have the information they need to make responsible decisions," said Barbara J. Moore, Ph.D., president of Shape Up America!, "Anything less is a setback for public health." Addressing the pervasive problem of underage drinking, the platform calls on Congress to pass H.R. 1028 -- the "Support 21 A...

Drug-eluting stents found safe, superior to bare metal stents

...r relative merit for years. After initially proving more effective than bare metal stents in preventing restenosis, drug-eluting stents suffered a setback when recent clinical trials found them associated with higher long-term death rates. Those findings led to warnings from the Food and Drug Administra...

Frost & Sullivan: Ageing Population and Availability of Preventative Medicines Propels Growth of European Eye Health Ingredients Market

... as lutein and astaxanthin are not covered in the positive list of the food supplement directive and are awaiting the results in 2010. This presents a setback for smaller companies populating a large portion of this market. The situation is uncertain due to the framework for ingredients being in various mode...

Court Says Vaccine Not the Cause of Autism

... Ruling, involving 3 families, seen as setback for parents who fear a link THURSDAY, Feb. 12 (HealthDay News) ... which involved test cases of children from three different families, was a setback for parents who had filed claims seeking monetary awards from a U.S.-run va...
Setback in Medical Technology

Recent siRNA Research Publications Support Silence Therapeutics Combined Development Approach

...:1222-34. "A novel siRNA- lipoplex technology for RNA interference in the mouse vascular endothelium." New York Times(5), April 2, 2008. "Study is a setback for Some RNA-Based Drugs." Adam D. Judge, Gurneet Bola, Amy C.H. Lee, Ian MacLachlan, Molecular Therapy(6) Vol. 13, No. 3, March 2006: "Design of No...

AIDS Vaccine Advocacy Coalition Voices Disappointment in Trial Result

... vaccine candidate developed by the Merck Research Laboratories: "Today's announcement about the STEP Study is a deep disappointment and a scientific setback for the AIDS vaccine field. However, it must be seen for what it is: the failure of a product to show efficacy in a specific trial. Clinical testing o...

Potential Safety Issue Identified in Ongoing Phase 2 Clinical Study of HCV-796

...d. " "This is a clear disappointment in light of the exciting antiviral activity observed to date in this study. Although this represents a potential setback for hepatitis C patients, we are committed to the health and safety of patients, and this decision was absolutely the right thing to do," commented Mi...

Amarin Reports Top-Line Results of two Phase III Studies of Miraxion in Huntington's Disease

...osition to bring any positive news to those patients who are suffering from this devastating disease and to the broader HD community." "Despite this setback with Miraxion to treat HD, we remain committed to developing Amarin's substantial central nervous system (CNS) development pipeline." commented Mr. St...
Setback in Biological News

Climate change setback for acidified rivers

Climate change is hampering the long-term recovery of rivers from the effects of acid rain, with wet weather offsetting improvements, according to a new study by Cardiff University. The research, by Professor Steve Ormerod and Dr Isabelle Durance of the School of Biosciences took place over a 2...

Timetable for Puget Sound restoration suffers setback

SEQUIM, WA The slow natural restoration of hazardous sediments mired beneath the Puget Sound is progressing, thanks to Mother Nature and a stiff dose of federal environmental regulations. But, researchers at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory warn that this reco...

MCG researcher among first to receive NIH stimulus funding

...ip between microalbuminuria levels with blood levels of several inflammation biomarkers. Inflammation is linked to chronic stress, which poses another setback for this patient population by making them increasingly susceptible to organ failure, especially after trauma. "Many people who are involved in tra...

Films of Mitchell and Kenyon illuminate lefties' decline in Victorian England

...y mining evidence from the classic films made by Mitchell and Kenyon, researchers have confirmed that the left-handed minority suffered something of a setback in Victorian England, at the beginning of the 20th century. In more recent times, lefties' numbers quickly rose again, the researchers report in the S...

Kenya halts first field trials of GM maize

...at the maize had been sprayed with the insecticide Furadan. Stephen Mugo, IRMA's project coordinator, says the incident was unfortunate and a major setback to Kenyan research, but that GM maize field trials would continue. "This is just like a battle we lost," said Mugo. "But the main war will continue...
Setback in Biological Technology

SEQUENOM Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Highlights

... "This recent period has been a challenging time for SEQUENOM. Our announcement at the end of April was immensely disappointing and has resulted in a setback in our molecular diagnostics programs. However, I believe we are at a point where we can look forward to other promising developments for SEQUENOM," s...

Veteran-Owned Biotech Startup Company Charges Health Agency (NYSDOH) with Blackballing its Initiatives

...ortunate repercussions. Additionally, research thrusts aimed at diabetic skin ulcers have met unusual resistance. And, recently, Ozonics experienced a setback in a U.S.- Australian endeavor using Ozonics' proprietary technology integrating microwave and ultraviolet energy, and ozone, for rapidly disinfecting...

US Patent Office Rejects 95% of Verathon Claims in Patent Case With Aircraft Medical

...these limited remaining claims will be overturned on appeal. Aircraft believes that this severe limiting of the claims represents a significant setback for Verathon and that the USPTO's characterization of even the remaining claims as "patentable" will be reversed in further proceedings. Aircraft main...

Arpida Announces Full Year 2008 Financial Results

...ults for the year ending 31 December 2008. 2008 Key Events - setback in regulatory process for intravenous iclaprim in US - Restructuring ...nd 2009. Pipeline Development Intravenous iclaprim in cSSSI - setback in regulatory process In 2008, regulatory filings for intravenous ic...

Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics Reports Full Year Results 2008

...mber 31, 2007. The cash burn for the year amounted to EURO 17.2 million which is in line with the guidance AMT has given for 2008. "Despite the setback in the filing date for AMT's lead product GlyberaTM, our Company made substantial progress in 2008 with positive clinical data for GlyberaTM, the deve...

Neurocrine Announces Work Force Restructuring

...n Diego campus, as a part of its restructuring program to prioritize its research and development programs and associated costs and expenses after the setback on indiplon. Following these reductions, Neurocrine will have approximately 120 employees. "It is with great disappointment that we have to make thi...

ADVENTRX Pharmaceuticals Reports Third Quarter 2007 Financial Results

...th periods ended September 30, 2007. "We remain optimistic about our anticipated progress for the rest of this year and into 2008, despite the recent setback in our CoFactor program and our decision to discontinue enrolling patients in our Phase 3 study of CoFactor for the first-line treatment of metastatic...

SemBioSys updates Apo AI development program

...in development. The Company expects that the analysis of these seed lines will be complete by the end of the fourth quarter of 2007. "While this is a setback to our native Apo AI program, we believe it is temporary in nature. Our success with the Milano variant has given us confidence that similar accumulat...

Researchers say scientific reporting needs more perspective, less hype

...dical College of Wisconsin , called that episode more of a public relations setback than a science setback because other responsible scientists are moving in the same direction. D...
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