Tag: "market" at medical news
Genetics plays a role in the side effects experienced by people taking painkillers
...f the drugs in this class being withdrawn from the market
and a black box warning being issued for a third d...n been followed by withdrawal of the drug from the market
when the problems are not eliminated," said FitzGerald. "These findings highlight that while a lowe...
International research reveals proven ways to reduce drug costs
...d pricing. A drug maker can set any price that the market
can bear, and payer reimbursement rates are based ...and-name drug expires, several companies typically market
their less-expensive generic versions. Bidding has been adopted by many governments, especially in m...
Raising alcohol prices can lead to more drinking instead of less
...lcoholic beverages are being made available in the market
in order to ensure continuous growth in the consumer base. Alcohol taxes may have no effects upon the prices of these beverages and, therefore, little effect on use and problems. Our findings suggest that a simple form of regulation, minimum price ...
CYPHER Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent benefits from clinical success, worldwide growth in 2005
...n establishing Cordis Corporation as the worldwide market
leader in drug-eluting stents." In 2005, the SIRTA...th the progress achieved in 2005. Since coming to market
in 2003, more than 1.5 million patients worldwide have been treated with the CYPHER Stent," stated D...
GroPep to pursue promising asthma drug following preclinical study results
... of psoriasis and asthma. GroPep will undertake a market
feasibility assessment for the use of the drug in ...he US alone and 100 million people worldwide. The market
is increasing because of an ageing population and the contribution of pollution, smoking and airborn...
Visually impaired people prefer to watch television enhanced with special processing
...sive and complex, and thus could not be brought to market
easily," says Peli. Using this device and similar approaches, Peli and his team learned that certain details in an image that are too small will not be visible to someone with central vision loss even with the highest contrast. They also learned --t...
... approval to sell the VentrAssist TM in the major market
of Europe. Dr Sutton added Ventracor continued to focus on achieving key milestones....
Doctors pioneer new area of cruelty free product development
...iet on diabetes. The only insulin test kits on the market
at the time used two cruelly derived animal ingredients--fetal calf serum, a slaughterhouse byproduct that can harbor bacteria and viruses, and cells incubated in the abdomens of live mice, a painful procedure banned in several European countries but...
Are US flu death figures more PR than science?
...to pay makers for vaccines unsold "through routine market
mechanisms." The bill will also require CDC to conduct a "public awareness campaign" emphasising "the safety and benefit of recommended vaccines for the public good." Yet Doshi believes that this bill obscures the fact that CDC is already working in ...
Popularity doesn't necessarily make Prozac best antidepressant choice
...luoxetine because of its long-time position as the market
leader and because it has been often used as a reference compound for newer [antidepressants]." Psychiatrist Xavier Amador, a member of the board of directors for the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, said, "Prozac was available years before ot...
Government reforms may bring an end to free healthcare
...spending. The Government's proposals for expanding market
forces in the NHS will also be inefficient, say th...een fixed in advance, neutralizing the benefits of market
forces. In addition, more resources are going into the "black hole" of the hospital sector, and the ...
Does the district general hospital have a future?
...ggressively to maintain, and if possible, increase market
share. An alternative and more plausible strategy is for hospitals to reduce or cease some activities and to focus on improving productivity in areas where they have competitive advantage. A third strategy is for hospitals to diversify into other se...
Food subsidies are damaging health
...s a first step to reverse this trend, agricultural market
support promoting the overproduction of food has to be phased out. But even if subsidies are phased out, global supplies will probably continue to be higher than "healthy" demand for many years to come, she adds. Therefore, as a second step, internat...
Emergency bypass surgery on angioplasty patients drops 90 percent
...nts a share of the lucrative coronary intervention market
and every physician hopes that in-laboratory deaths and the need for emergency bypass and will go away completely, but this ideal situation has not been attained," Dr. Bittl said. "The assessment of elective PCI without on-site bypass surgery underwa...
Higher dose formulation of FOSRENOL approved to reduce serum phosphorus in esrd patients
... Shire's focused strategy is to develop and market
products for specialty physicians. This approach aims to deliver increased returns and lower risks. Shire's in-licensing and merger and acquisition efforts are focused on products in niche markets with strong intellectual property protection either...
Strategic plan to accelerate Australian drug development
...ralian drug development companies targeting the US market
are often unaware of the issues they can encounter with the FDA, and they find that they also need help preparing the complex documentation," Dr Behncken said. "The Californian-based GZP is perfect for assisting our clients because they provide advi...
Common anti-seizure drug could be effective for lupus patients
... San Diego. And because the drug has been on the market
since 1983, Mishra said that clinical trials to use valproic acid for lupus could begin as early as next year. "We already know the side effects," he said. That means that researchers can skip over the safety studies and move quickly to clinical tri...
Older consumers prefer emotional appeals
...lder population of consumers, who comprise a major market
segment. As the researchers write: "Understanding the goals of older adults' consumption activities is key for marketers seeking to create products and services relevant to them."...
Cannabis-based medicine relieves the pain of rheumatoid arthritis and suppresses the disease
...) of 947 people who obtained cannabis on the black market
for medicinal reasons said they did so to obtain relief from symptoms of RA. However, this study in Rheumatology journal, led by David Blake, Professor of Bone and Joint Medicine at the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases (RNHRD), Bath, a...
University's HIV diagnostic test expands into European market
...t in conjunction with viral resistance testing for market
on the continent. The service was created by Professor David Back, Dr Saye Khoo and a team in the School of Biomedical Science and is currently used to analyse blood samples from patients with HIV across the UK in order to identify the correct dosag...
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