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Vioxx should have been withdrawn 4 years ago

...mmarised here had become available. Instead, Merck continued to market the safety of rofecoxib." The Lancet is...anying commentary: "The licensing of Vioxx and its continued use in the face of unambiguous evidence of harm have been public-health catastrophes. This controver...

Research news from the AGA

...he lack of clinical data that proves its efficacy, continued evolution of technology, the fact that the procedure is not reimbursable by insurance and the continued need for bowel preparation. Researchers: Bowel Preparation Unnecessary with Virtual Colon...

Socio-economic factors sway African-Americans

...essation. King notes that such programs need to be continued if smoking rates among Black and White Americans alike are to be reduced further. "Increasing the affordability of and access to cessation aids such as over-the-counter nicotine replacement therapies and treatment for nicotine addition, greater mass...

FOSRENOL (R) maintains bone health status of end-stage renal disease patients

... vomiting and they generally abated over time with continued dosing. In double-blind, placebo-controlled studies where a total of 180 and 95 ESRD patients were randomized to FOSRENOL and placebo, respectively, for 4-6 weeks of treatment, the most common events that were more frequent (>5% difference) in th...

Blacks less likely to start smoking, less likely to quit

... at least a decade. Those programs will need to be continued and intensified if the disparities in cessation are to be narrowed, King says. ...

MRI improves treatment of deforming birthmarks

...ut complications. At follow-up, the targeted areas continued to exhibit significant shrinkage. "Marrying the unique advantages of interventional MR imaging to current minimally invasive therapy has tremendous potential advantages in a broad array of procedures," Dr. Lewin said. ...

Smoking affects same 'feel good' brain chemical system as heroin

...ptor levels before smoking. "This may suggest that continued exposure to nicotine had increased the neurotransmitter levels, that are being released under baseline conditions, for example after overnight abstinence from smoking," says Scott. "We are specifically examining this possibility in ongoing studies." ...

Several new techniques show promise for spinal cord repair

...d axonal growth was seen within two days. The cABC continued to be released for at least two weeks, assessed by analyzing its carrier molecule, as the nanospheres slowly degraded. Other experiments confirmed that the design of the nanospheres is effective in adhering the nanospheres to the chondroitin sulfate ...

Studies examine risk factors and potential consequences associated with prehypertension

...with prehypertension vs. normotension suggests the continued need for early clinical detection and intervention of prehypertension and comprehensive preventive and public health efforts," the authors write. (Arch Intern Med. 2004;164:2113-2118. Available post-embargo at archinternmed.com ) In another articl...

Tea could improve memory, study shows

...lzheimer's disease. Scientists also found that it continued to have its inhibitive effect for a week, whereas black tea's enzyme-inhibiting properties lasted for only one day. There is no cure for Alzheimer's but it is possible to slow the development of the disease. Drugs currently on the market hinder the...

Mothers have brains primed for care

...social when they were young, a characteristic that continued into adulthood," Cameron says. The monkeys tended ...han the group separated at one week. This behavior continued into adulthood. Later in the study, Cameron and her team exposed the monkeys when they were adults ...

Eyetech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announces macugen data on treating macular degeneration

...patients, was designed to investigate the need for continued chronic treatment beyond one year and to establish...atment. In those patients who continued on therapy for two years, the positive effect of Macugen was statistically significant at two years,...

Long-term study demonstrated ADDERALL XR is an effective option to treat adolescents with ADHA

...s those who previously received ADDERALL XR showed continued symptomatic improvement during long-term ADDERALL ...month open-label extension study, and 107 patients continued the ADDERALL XR treatment they had received in the short-term study. All patients choosing to conti...

Stimulating exercise leads to fitter, leaner figures

...n device; and, the third group (the control group) continued with their normal lifestyle. Each of the participants was tested before, during and after the eight week period to measure their height and body mass; blood pressure; fitness on a treadmill and ability to perform stomach crunches. The study f...

Insulin pumps effective for children with diabetes

...e satisfied with the pumps; 95 percent of families continued use of the device after the six-month study was completed. "It remains to be seen whether the benefit of insulin pump therapy in terms of flexibility and convenience justify the increased costs for very young children with diabetes," Dr. DiMeglio say...

Novel drug-antidote strategy provides greater control of drug action

...agulant effects of the drug within 10 minutes, and continued to neutralize the anticoagulant activity more than an hour later," Sullenger said. In studies conducted by colleagues from the University of Michigan, the aptamer drug-antidote pair was successful in mouse models. The drug effectively preve...

Study documents adverse events of pneumococcal vaccine in children

...he majority of adverse effects are minor, but that continued surveillance is warranted, according to a study in...tionship with vaccination and, therefore, warrants continued surveillance for these events," the authors write....

Modifications to body contouring techniques for post-bariatric patients

...is different from healthy normal weight patients," continued Dr. Kenkel. "With post-bariatric patients, their tissue is permanently damaged from being stretched to such an extreme. It has lost its ability to maintain tightness or tone to some degree. Even though we can make the skin fit the body again through...

Researchers examine recurrence of low back pain

...ghts and fear that their pain will grow worse with continued physical exercise. Confronters, who rate low on the scales of kinesiophobia, think they can work through the pain. According to co-investigator Christopher France, professor of psychology, the new Ohio University study will be the first to examine ho...

A glass of red wine a day may keep prostate cancer away

...of cell divisions that could lead to cancer or the continued growth of cancer cells. It also enhances apoptosis, or programmed cell death, which helps rid the body of cancerous cells. It may act as an estrogen, reducing levels of circulating male hormones such as testosterone that fuel the growth of prostate...

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