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New Drug Prevents Breast Cancer In Postmenopausal Women, UCSF Researchers Report
... It is marketed as Vista by Eli Lilly and Co.,the sponsors
of the clinical trials of the treatment as a method of preventingbreast cancer. Note To The Media: To interview Steven Cummings, M.D., please contact Abby Sinnott in UCSF newsservices at (415) 885-7277....
Novel Therapy Significantly Reduces Spinal Fractures In Postmenopausal WomenWith Two Years Of Therapy
... It is marketedas Evista by Eli Lilly and Co., the sponsors
of the clinical trials of thetreatment. Other researchers on the study are L.V. Avioli, C. Christiansen, F.J. Cohen,P.D. Delmas, S. Eckert, H.K. Genant, C.C. Gluer, R.K. Knickerbocker, K. Krueger,P. Lips, B.H. Mitlak, T. Nickelsen, J. Stakkestad, and...
Fetal Cell Therapy Benefits Some Parkinson's Patients
... M.D., Director of NINDS. "We are proud to be the sponsors
of thistrial. Although not all measured outcomes were positive, there was clearimprovement in control of movement in Parkinson's patients 60 years of age oryounger. There is reason to be encouraged." PET brain scans showed that more than half of t...
Depression-treating drugs lead record-setting pharmacy benefit cost rise -- Total increase lower when pharmacy benefit actively managed
...everyone was hit by the full cost increase. "Plan sponsors
thatsuccessfully navigated the challenging pharmac... brands. Employers and other pharmacybenefit plan sponsors
currently pay as much as 80 percent of a prescription'scost which can amount to more than a hundred ...
Medication prescribing patterns vary widely between, within states and therapy classes
... and improve cost control forpharmacy benefit plan sponsors
and throughout the nation," said Barrett Toan,chief executive officer of Express Scripts. Motheral analyzed prescription use patterns among 68,000 recipients of pharmacybenefits managed by Express Scripts in nine states -- California, Nevada,Louisia...
Federal, private funding to establish inflammatory disease center at UNC
...ly, is the Sunstar Corp. of Japan. Other corporate sponsors
areOptiva and OraPharma Inc. Potential benefits to come from the new center's work are significant,Flood said. "If periodontal disease is as important a contributor to the prematurebirth of low birth weight children as we predict, th...
Conference to examine nutritional supplements, medicinal herbs for managing health problems
...on, Endres will offer another herbal walk. UNC-CH sponsors
of the conference are the integrative medicine program of the department of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the school of medicine as well as the schools of nursing and pharmacy. Continuing education credit is available for doctors, nurses a...
Conference on youth and violence to be held May 12-13, 2000
...e education programs and a fellowship program, and sponsors
20 workshops and seminars every year. The Institute's conferences have brought together leading researchers and practitioners from all over the world on a variety of topics. Through such educational activities, the Chicago Institute for Psychoanal...
Express Scripts 1999 drug trend report: Seniors hit hardest by record 17.4-Percent prescription drug spending increase
...ove the spending increase, which was less for plan sponsors
that actively managed their pharmacy benefits. ...onduct our annual Outcomes Conference to help plan sponsors
provide a cost-effective pharmacy benefit that enhances health," explained Toan....
New evidence about positive three-tier co-pay performance presented at Express Scripts 2000 Outcomes Conference
...gs they consume," said Motheral. Secondarily, plan sponsors
realized savings through reduced pharmaceutical ut...siness Group on Health A prestigious panel of plan sponsors
engaged in a lively and thoughtful discussion about the results of the Outcomes Conference on-site p...
Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide brings home national Diamond Serif Award
...hospital with a small budget totally funded by the sponsors
- BioRad, Crown Scientific, Novo Nordisc, Life Technologies, Abbott Diagnostics and Australian Laboratory Services. "Hospital staff volunteered their time and skills to the project, allowing us to come in on budget. We are thrilled with the outcome,"...
Leading NIH-funded medical schools agree on guidelines that would strenghten conflict of interest policies
...imal personal financial interest in a company that sponsors
the research or owns the technology being studied." Defines financial interests that should be disclosed to include any fees, honoraria, or gifts associated with consulting or lectures, equity including stock options, and payments for directorships...
Many obese youth have condition that precedes type 2 diabetes
...National Institutes of Health, the HHS agency that sponsors
research to uncover knowledge that will lead to better health for everyone. The scientists from Yale University School of Medicine conducted their study to determine if obese children and teens have impaired glucose tolerance, which, in adults is a ...
Mastiffs could aid treatment of retinitis pigmentosa
...r at the Foundation Fighting Blindness, one of the sponsors
of the Cornell-Pennsylvania study. Other sponsors
include the National Institutes of Health, the Morris Animal Foundation/Seeing Eye Inc., and the Mac...
UNC researchers show passengers boost risk of young driver accidents
...Hickory and state Rep. Debby Clary of Cherryville, sponsors
of a bill to limit passengers riding with novice drivers. They worry too many teens still die on N.C. highways when driving or riding with friends in cars. The three-stage N.C. graduated driver licensing system for beginning drivers was implemented ...
First quarter 2002 prescription drug spending: Higher again, but rate of increase drops
... 35 percent, depending on the extent to which plan sponsors
chose to implement Express Scripts cost management programs. Higher Prices, Increased Utilization Drive Drug Trend In the 2001 Express Scripts Drug Trend Report, more than half the increase in total spending 56.8 percent -- is attributable to a ris...
Reducing hypertension in the elderly leads to a significant reduction in the incidence of stroke
...rdiovascular Therapy Area at AstraZeneca, the sole sponsors
of SCOPE. "AstraZeneca is committed to cardiovascular medicine and are constantly striving to develop innovative therapeutic solutions and reduce the impact of cardiovascular disease."...
Undisclosed payments to doctors recruiting trial patients is unethical
...rs. As a result, trials designed by non-commercial sponsors
aiming to answer clinically important questions, b...ivulged to a research ethics committee, commercial sponsors
regularly flout these recommendations, they add. Patients believe that such payments are wrong and t...
Panel calls for greater attention to cancer patients' pain, depression, and fatigue
...ersonal and cultural characteristics. The primary sponsors
of this meeting were the National Cancer Institute and the NIH Office of Medical Applications of Research. Cosponsors include the National Institute on Aging, the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Center for Complementary and Alternat...
Recruitment of 50,000 sisters of women with breast cancer
...the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, which sponsors
Race for the Cure events across the nation to raise money to fight breast cancer, is providing space at the big Tampa event. Dale Sandler, Ph.D., acting chief of the NIEHS Epidemiology Branch, and Clarice Weinberg, Ph.D., chief of the N...
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