Download PDF By Dr Ananya Mandal, MDOctober 10, 2010 at 10:09 PM Final verdict on a popular weight loss drug Reductil is to be delivered today. It is being debated whether the pill should be taken off the shelves in Australia and New Zealand. The drug Sibutramine sold as Reductil is linked to increased risk […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 21, 2016 at 2:16 PM The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) recently issued a new clinical practice statement, “Appropriate Customization of Radiation Therapy for Stage II and III Rectal Cancer: An ASTRO Clinical Practice Statement Using the RAND/UCLA Appropriateness Method.” An executive summary of the guideline was published in the May-June […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 6, 2009 at 11:41 PM BioSpecifics Technologies Corp. (Nasdaq: BSTC), a biopharmaceutical company developing first-in-class collagenase-based products, today announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2009. “We were extremely happy that, in September of this year, the FDA’s Arthritis Advisory Committee unanimously recommended, by a vote of 12-0, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 27, 2017 at 1:28 AM Patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease, known as GERD, who undergo laparoscopic anti-reflux operations compared with traditional “open” operations suffer fewer postoperative complications, experience faster recovery, and incur lower health care costs, according to study results published online as an “article in press” on the Journal of the […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 18, 2015 at 11:52 PM Following the global success of more than 3.4 million patients worldwide, Invisalign is set to open its first dedicated dental center in Dubai. The clinic which opens on 24th November 2015, will be a highly specialised clinic providing the revolutionary treatment solution to teeth straightening. The Invisalign […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF December 31, 2014 at 1:52 AM AVACEN Medical announced today that it has launched a $2 million campaign on Crowdfunder.com to support further company clinical trials and FDA applications. This is in response to the encouraging outcomes of an AVACEN sponsored pilot and a follow-up fibromyalgia study involving 22 subjects and separate anecdotal […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF January 5, 2017 at 8:57 AM Can you please give an overview of the social media campaign ‘Give PKD the Bump’? We launched this campaign at the beginning of October 2016. It’s the first time that we’ve ever had a campaign of this size and scope. It’s a European campaign in multiple languages […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, BA Hons (Cantab)August 15, 2013 at 12:08 PM Historically, what death rates have been published? The death rates of individual heart surgeons have been published in England and several US states for some years. A high profile investigation into high death rates at a certain cardiac centre motivated […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF November 18, 2016 at 7:49 AM Adherium Limited (ASX : ADR), a global leader in digital health technologies that address sub-optimal medication use in chronic disease, announces the publication of results from an independent, randomised controlled trial of its respiratory disease management tool, Smartinhaler™. The study, in children with poorly controlled asthma, revealed […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF By Eleanor McDermidMay 30, 2012 at 5:15 PM Anesthesiologists can achieve successful axillary brachial plexus block faster by diluting ropivacaine in dextrose rather than saline, results of a randomized trial show. “Early onset of block is worthwhile in a busy clinical practice because it can allow for proper planning and timing of rescue […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 12, 2005 at 6:59 PM Physicians monitoring patients who have undergone gastric bypass surgery should be on the alert for a new, potentially dangerous hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) complication that, while rare, may require quick treatment, according to a new study by collaborating researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF February 15, 2016 at 6:36 AM The advice given to reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome, SIDS, has worked well, but the potential to save more lives exists. In addition to sleeping on their backs, infants should sleep in their own beds for the first few months to reduce the risk […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 26, 2012 at 5:38 AM Virginia Hospital Center is among the few hospitals along the east coast to offer the new Calypso® System featuring GPS for the Body technology® and Beacon® electromagnetic transponders for patients with certain types of cancer. This new technology provides accurate, precise and real-time tracking to keep radiation […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF October 7, 2015 at 7:36 AM Scientists at the Universities of Manchester and Nottingham have been funded to develop a gel that will match many of the biological structures of human breast tissue, to advance cancer research and reduce animal testing. The £417,000 award from the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement & […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF July 26, 2016 at 11:34 PM Many in the general public think scientific and technological innovations bring helpful change to society, but they are more concerned than excited when it comes to the potential use of emerging technologies to make people’s minds sharper, their bodies stronger and healthier than ever before, according to […]Continue Reading ...
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