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Additional Analyses Showed Pramlintide Improved Treatment Satisfaction and Quality of Life NEW ORLEANS, June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ) today announced data showing that the use of mealtime SYMLIN(R) (pramlintide acetate) injection improved gluc...

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COLUMBIA, Mo. Although the Society for Human Resource Management reports that 97 percent of U.S. companies have a written sexual harassment policy, a recent University of Missouri study indicates that those policies might not be effective in preventing workplace harassment. Researchers in the MU ...

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Abbott's Kaletra(R) Tablet Dosed Once-Daily or Twice-Daily Demonstrated Similar Clinical Results Across Race and Gender Lines

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BETHLEHEM, Pa., June 23 /PRNewswire/ -- A new blood test may make it easier for oncologists to accurately measure and personalize 5-fluorouracil (5-FU) dosing for patients undergoing continuous infusion chemotherapy regimens. Data from a multicenter trial showed that a nanoparticle-based immun...

TAXUS(R) Stent Demonstrates Similar Outcomes in Diabetic Patients Compared to Non-diabetics in Pooled Analysis of TAXUS IV and V Trials

NATICK, Mass. and CHICAGO, April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced results from a pooled analysis of patients from its TAXUS IV and TAXUS V randomized clinical trials. The analysis compared the safety and efficacy of the TAXUS(R) Expr...

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