Tag: "label" at medical news
New treatment boosts muscle function in myasthenia gravis
...d be evaluated with caution since this was an open label
study. Argov says further research is underway to look at the effects of this drug over a longer period of time. ...
Fine as North Dakota wine
ITHACA, NY Changing the label
on a wine changed diners opinions of their wine, o...Small cues such as origin or a wine or whether the label
or name catches your eye often trick even serious Foodies, said co-author Dr. Collin Payne. "He (Wan...
Advocates ask fashion industry to support braille clothing tags; talking Web site
...or mixing and matching individual pieces. A second label
will include washing instructions in Braille. Brill and Abushagur chose the name for their organization based on White Cane Day, or Oct. 15, the annual day of awareness in the United States for issues facing the blind. The day is named for the fa...
Efficacy and safety of Aripiprazole as adjunctive therapy in major depressive disorder
...traline or venlafaxine extended release, dosed per label
guidelines. A total of 362 adults with inadequate response then entered the six-week randomized treatment phase during which they continued their ADT plus double-blind adjunctive placebo or adjunctive aripiprazole (2-20 mg/day). The primary effi...
Children with both autism and ADHD often bully, parents say
... much we do not yet understand. It is too early to label
these children as bullies." said Guillermo Montes, Ph.D., senior researcher at Rochester, N.Y.-based Children's Institute. "These children may have pent up energy that needs to be properly channeled, or they may have other underlying behavioral or me...
Studies suggest investigational agent reduces disease activity in MS
...cebo. In the second study, an uncontrolled open label
trial, 26 people received two infusions of rituximab two weeks apart (one course of treatment) and then another treatment course six months later. Patients were followed for a total of at least one year. Though a placebo group was not included in thi...
UD receives $1.9 million for new spintronics center
...y a single nano-sized particle that can be used to label
various biomolecules. "There could be numerous applications for such highly sensitive sensors," Xiao noted, "from increasing the early diagnosis of cancer, diabetes and other diseases in patients, to advancing the detection of harmful viruses in an...
MacroChem completes patient enrollment for Phase II trial of EcoNail for treatment of onychomycosis
... enrollment in a 40 patient U.S. multi-center open label
Phase II efficacy study of EcoNail, a topical antifungal lacquer for the treatment of onychomycosis (nail fungus). EcoNail is the company's patented lacquer which contains the antifungal econazole and MacroChem's enhancer SEPA. Patients participati...
Nanoparticles can track cells deep within living organisms
..., describes using perfluorocarbon nanoparticles to label
endothelial progenitor cells taken from human umbilical cord blood. Such cells can be primed to help build new blood vessels when injected into the body. The researchers believe nanoparticle-labeled stem cells like these could prove useful for monito...
Updated guidelines advise focusing on women's lifetime heart risk
...0 mm Hg clinically important enough to justify the label
of prehypertension?" asked the study authors. "The increased cardiovascular risk with prehypertension is certainly smaller than the risk associated with having diabetes (158 percent higher risk), but is greater than that associated with smoking (34 ...
Mimicking how the brain recognizes street scenes
...raining sessions, the model used those features to label
by category the varied examples of objects found in digital photographs of street scenes: buildings, cars, motorcycles, airplanes, faces, pedestrians, roads, skies, trees, and leaves. The photographs derive from a Street Scene Database compiled by Bi...
AASM position statement: Treating insomnia with over-the-counter sleep aids, herbal supplements
...f the information that appears both on the product label
and in promotional materials. In contrast to drug products, however, herbal supplements may be marketed and sold without prior approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. FDA regulations do forbid advertising that promotes an herbal supple...
Drug labels are prescriptions for mistakes
...o assess understanding of five common prescription label
instructions found that patients had difficulty co... days) to 91.1 percent for the instructions on the label
for felodipine (Take one tablet by mouth once each day). - Patients with low literacy were less ab...
EMEA and FDA extend drug-label based on results of the EORTC 24971 trial
...isease and prolong patients' survival." This drug label
extension of Taxotere (docetaxel) was possible due to the EORTC 24971 phase III, open label
randomized trial, involving 358 patients, evaluating the benefit derived from docetaxel - based comb...
New data reinforce safety profile of ENBREL (etanercept)
...he long-term use of biologics." The 48-week open label
(OL) extension study (n=921) enrolled patients fro...asis treated with ENBREL in double blind and open- label
studies of up to 15 months involving 1,261 patients treated with ENBREL.3 Psoriasis affects 5.1 mi...
Study finds safety test results on children's drugs not always reaching physicians
...ng widely disseminated outside mandated changes to label
information. The team reports its findings in th...re published, the study found. The FDA publishes label
change information on its Web site ( http://www.fda.gov/cder/pediatric/labelchange.htm ), but users ...
Methamphetamine use restricts fetal growth, study finds
...opmental challenges, there is no automatic need to label
them as damaged and remove them from their biological mothers. There are alternatives for the mother and the baby that can keep families together, such as the specialized drug court we established here in Providence that is based on treatment, rather...
Report issued on outbreak of serious eye infection linked with use of certain contact lens solution
..."Other products, including ReNu MultiPlus, private label
Multiplus were not associated with Fusarium keratitis compared with nonusers of those solutions," the authors write. "Our findings, together with the results of environmental testing, suggest that exposure to Fusarium was likely the result of extr...
Deadly latex evading lax food labelling laws
...ction. Currently manufacturers are not required to label
food packaging as containing latex. Scientists at Leatherhead Food International measured the presence of four major latex allergens in 21 types of food packaging for confectionary, fruit and vegetable produce, meat, pastry and dairy products. A th...
Obesity an increasing obstacle to medical diagnosis
...hey searched for incomplete exams that carried the label
"limited by body habitus," meaning limited in quality due to patient size. "While 0.10 percent of inconclusive exams were due to patient size in 1989, by 2003 the number had jumped to 0.19 percent, despite advances in imaging technology," said Raul...
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