Tag: "unmet" at medical news
Professionalism and professional ethics in medicine
...herapy, reported problems, satisfaction with care, unmet
needs, or perceived access to care. The researchers found that 23.2 percent of HIV-infected patients had physicians with negative attitudes toward injection drug users. Injection drug users who were cared for by physicians with negative attitudes had...
Mount Sinai stroke prevention trial published in JAMA
...ount Sinai Medical Center. "Clinicians see a major unmet
medical need among patients with atrial fibrillation, who would benefit from access to new treatment options. The medical community will continue to work to safely bring to market new therapies that protect those at risk of stroke, without the drawba...
Pegaptanib provides benefit for neovascular age-related macular degeneration
...lder in the developed world and remains an area of unmet
medical need. The neovascular or wet form of the disease represents about 10 percent of the overall disease prevalence, but is responsible for 90 percent of the severe vision loss. In wet AMD, abnormal blood vessels grow under the central retina and ...
ER patients with substance abuse treatment need incur higher health care costs
WASHINGTON, DC--Emergency department patients with unmet
substance abuse treatment need generate much highe...cine found that emergency department patients with unmet
substance abuse need are 81 percent more likely to be admitted during their emergency visit and 46 p...
Report on health insurance coverage of Iowa children shows gaps
...ently uninsured children in the state. In terms of unmet
needs, the study pointed to a particular problem with dental care -- one in four children in Iowa has no dental insurance. "Even one in five children who had Medicaid, which covers dental services, were stopped from getting dental care because of th...
November/December 2004 Annals of Family Medicine tip sheet
...s or "mother alternatives," and, as a result, have unmet
sexual health needs. The Biopsychosocial Model 25 Years Later: Principles, Practice, and Scientific Inquiry By Francesc Borrell-Carri, M.D., et al Researchers suggest three clarifications to the biopsychosocial model posited by ...
FDA grants accelerated approval of TYSABRI, formerly antegren, for the treatment of MS
...ringing innovations in science to fill significant unmet
medical needs that continue to exist around the world. Elan shares trade on the New York, London and Dublin Stock Exchanges. For additionalinformation about the company, please visit http://www.elan.com . Safe Harbor/Forward Looking Statements T...
Alzheimer's drug improves memory of MS patients
...y is good news for patients and highlights a major unmet
need. But he cautioned that several long-term questions still needed to be answered. "For example, how long do you use the treatment, and how do you tell if the drug is no longer working? Are the benefits lost once you stop treatment? Are there long-...
Growing epidemic of wet AMD ushers in new era in treatment of the disease
...biotechnology have the potential to fill the large unmet
medical need by offering new treatments to wet AMD patients. Hope on the Horizon: Anti-VEGF, Anti-Angiogenic and Angiostatic Treatments Dr. Carmen A. Puliafito, Chairman of the Bascom Palmer Eye Institu...
FDA approves Adderall XR (R) to treat ADHD in adults
...ing, Shire North America. "There has long been an unmet
need for treatment among the adult population despite an increasing awareness of ADHD's potential impact on quality of life. We hope that this approved treatment option will encourage adults with ADHD to seek diagnosis and appropriate treatment. We...
World mental health surveys find mental disorders highly prevalent and often untreated
...ources could substantially decrease the problem of unmet
need for treatment of mental disorders among serio...ile many with serious disorders are not shows that unmet
need for treatment among serious cases is not merely a matter of limited treatment resources but tha...
New research on reduced bone mass and risk of fracture in postmenopausal women
... had a BMD T score of -1.0 to -2.5 underscores the unmet
need to identify those women who are most likely to fracture and might benefit from targeted pharmacological intervention," write the authors. "We conclude that substantial reductions in the population burden of osteoporotic fractures experienced by ...
CellCept's cardioprotective profile reinforced
...gramme continues to offer therapeutic solutions to unmet
clinical needs. Research is ongoing in organ trans...with innovative and novel scientific ideas to meet unmet
medical needs in solid organ transplantation. About Roche Headquartered in Basel, Switzerland, Roc...
Disability researchers identify barriers to independent living
...or more of the five basic ADLs and whose needs are unmet
have a shortfall of 16.6 hours of help per week," ... 80 percent of the hours of help they need. Having unmet
needs is linked with numerous adverse consequences, including discomfort, weight loss, dehydration, ...
Climara Pro (TM) helps alleviate menopausal hot flashes and night sweats
...ng novel diagnostics and therapeutics that address unmet
medical needs, Berlex, Inc., a US affiliate of Schering AG, Germany (NYSE: SHR), develops and markets diagnostic imaging agents, treatments in the areas of female healthcare and dermatology, as well as specialized therapeutics for life-threatening an...
Survey shows impact of psoriasis is more than skin deep
...and commercializes biotherapeutics for significant unmet
medical needs. Seventeen of the currently approved biotechnology products originated from or are based on Genentech science. Genentech manufactures and commercializes 12 biotechnology products in the United States. The company has headquarters in Sou...
Family members say dying patients need better end-of-life emotional and medical support
...ny people dying in hospitals or nursing homes have unmet
needs for pain relief, physician communication, em...lth nursing services had a higher rate of reported unmet
needs for pain compared with those persons with home hospice services. Unmet needs for dyspnea did ...
Wanted: Help through the jungle of hospital care
...the gap between medical intervention and the often unmet
emotional needs of patients and carers. The editorial cites a correspondence letter (p 2022) in this week's issue which states: "Experiencing the world of the inpatient was for us, the inpatient family, like landing on Mars", writes a mother describi...
Online support for people with depression
...ar. The authors write: "Our findings suggest that unmet
need exists online as it does in primary care. Significant numbers of people were seeking help online without presenting to formal health services and half were not receiving treatment." 36% of repeat community users who had sought professional help ...
PRAECIS PHARMACEUTICALS INC receives FDA approval for Plenaxis
...and development of innovative therapies to address unmet
medical needs. In addition to its approval in the United States, PRAECIS has also initiated the regulatory review process for Plenaxis TM in the European Union with a submission in Germany in June 2003. The Company expects an action by the German ...
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