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Long-term treatment with VYVANSE, first prodrug stimulant, demonstrates significant efficacy in ADHD
...t treatment-associated adverse events were mild to moderate
in severity, occurred during the first eight weeks of treatment and incidence decreased over time. The most frequently reported adverse events in this trial were decreased appetite, headache, decreased weight and insomnia. VYVANSE Demonstrated Co...
Passengers, not just mobile phones, contribute to road accidents
...are generally aware of the road conditions and can moderate
their conversation as needed." "However, although the risk associated with carrying passengers is lower than that associated with mobile phone use, it is likely to have a higher contribution to accidents because of the higher incidence of drivers t...
Erectile dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms
...g the safety and efficacy of tadalafil in men with moderate
to severe benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) to pe...nificant difference was seen between patients with moderate
BPH vs. severe BPH. This study will be presented in Moderated Poster Session 28 on Monday, May 21...
Inhaled steroids may not be enough for some children with asthma
...y, May 23. The study of 914 children with mild to moderate
asthma found that over a one-year period, children...one of the largest groups of children with mild to moderate
asthma in the nation who have been followed over 10 years. This study gives us a good sense of real-...
Diagnostic tests for malaria underused in Zambia
...patients do not have malaria, especially in low to moderate
transmission zones, emphasizes the need to educate health center staff on the rational use of artemisinin-based combination therapy, which will require strengthening the availability of malaria diagnostics and enhancing quality control measures so th...
Ulcerative colitis remission rates from long-term safety study of LIALDA presented at DDW
...) LIALDA (mesalamine) is well tolerated in mild to moderate
UC patients. Today, secondary endpoints of study 3...tion of remission in patients with active, mild to moderate
UC, LIALDA is the first and only oral once-daily mesalamine on the market. Safety and effectiveness ...
Novel treatments may help alleviate constipation, IBS in women
... those who did not receive the treatment to report moderate
or significant relief of IBS symptoms. Endpoints ...idered a monthly responder, patients had to report moderate
relief four out of four weeks or significant relief two out of four weeks. Overall responders were ...
New study demonstrates that Lubiprostone may improve symptom relief rates in adults with IBS-C
...dered monthly responders if they reported at least moderate
relief four out of four weeks or significant relief two out of four weeks. To qualify as an overall responder (the measure used in the primary endpoint), patients had to be a monthly responder for at least two out of three months. During the evalua...
Keeping pain and fatigue on the run
...gorous or sports/recreational activity compared to moderate
or household activity. An added bonus of this study was that it emerged that those who maintained vigorous activity levels reported less weight gain and cared more about their appearance. Since excess body weight is associated with increased rec...
To get blood pressure under control, combination of medicines may be best
... blood pressure under control, even in people with moderate
hypertension, according to results from a new international study involving more than 10,700 people with high blood pressure. Just six months of treatment was enough to bring the blood pressure of 73 percent of patients into an acceptable range, w...
Clinical trial data for Perforomist Inhalation Solution presented at International ATS Conference
...with long-acting bronchodilators for patients with moderate
to very severe COPD. In my judgment, the results ..., "One of the challenges of treating patients with moderate
to severe COPD is that this population tends to have many serious co-morbidities. What this robust ...
Commonly used drug offers promise for premature babies
...at celecoxib cut the risk in offspring of having a moderate
or severe bleed in half, from 90 percent to 45 percent. The percentage was reduced even more when ZD6474 was used as well, from 45 to 27 percent, but Nedergaard and Ballabh point out that ZD6474 is a very potent medication not likely to be given to p...
Children's Hospital and Pitt lead national trial of hypothermia to treat pediatric brain injury
...herapy led by Dr. Adelson at Children's found that moderate
hypothermia therapy is safe and may potentially improve outcome. Results of that study were published in the journal Neurosurgery in April 2005. "We've proven this therapy is safe. Now if we can determine that it is effective, it would be a major ...
Aspirin use during pregnancy could reduce risk of pre-eclampsia
...e: "Our data show that antiplatelet agents produce moderate
but consistent reductions in pre-eclampsia and its consequencesThis information should be discussed with women at risk of pre-eclampsia to help them make informed choices about their antenatal care." In an accompanying comment, Professor James Robe...
Alzheimer's weight gain initiative also improved patients' intellectual abilities
...udy was to measure weight changes in patients with moderate
and severe dementia and analyse whether providing staff training and a more supportive environment could lead to weight gain. Two nursing home wards with similar staffing profiles and numbers of patients were selected. Both received meals from th...
Low physical activity can improve fitness levels for sedentary, overweight postmenopausal women
...benefit observed beginning at 72 minutes a week of moderate
activity, it is limited in its ability to provide direct answers for other patterns of physical activity. Understandably, because of cost and feasibility reasons, the trial mimicked only three physical activity patterns that can occur; in real life, ...
Calcium plus vitamin D supplements may help prevent weight gain in postmenopausal women
...ight in both small amounts (2.2 to 6.6 pounds) and moderate
amounts (more than 6.6 pounds) and had a higher likelihood of maintaining a stable weight (within 2.2 pounds of starting weight) or losing weight (more than 2.2 pounds). "Prevention of weight gain is an important public health goal, and caloric res...
Can an omega-3 fatty acid slow the progression of Alzheimer's disease?
...400 participants age 50 and older who have mild to moderate
Alzheimers disease. Joseph Quinn, M.D., associate ...tive and functional decline in people with mild to moderate
Alzheimers. During the 18-month clinical trial, investigators will measure the progress of the disea...
Percutaneous aortic valve replacement safe, successful in high-risk patients
... average, suggesting most were able to engage in a moderate
level of activity before becoming short of breath....
Employers who recognize the impact of migraine may help to improve workplace productivity
...ent of the migraine sufferers surveyed experienced moderate
to severe disability due to the condition, often a...an 50 percent of people with migraines experienced moderate
to severe disability in the previous three months due to the condition. On average, one workday was ...
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