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Investigational nonstimulant Guanfacine XR significantly improved child, adolescent ADHD symptoms
...e mean ADHD-RS-IV total scores and subscale scores showed
significant improvement from baseline to endpoint:...ion were seen. Interim results from trial 305 showed
that for all doses, the mean ADHD-RS-IV total scores showed
significant improvement of -21.6 points ...
Moderate drinking lowers women's risk of heart attack
...ore a month, and less than once a month. Results showed
that in this population-based study, women who drank moderately had a significantly lower risk of heart attack than abstainers, and the benefits were greatest in women who had a drink daily. A lower risk for drinkers than abstainers also was evident...
Study reveals aspirin's colorectal cancer prevention mechanism
...non-users did. However, analysis of tumor samples showed
that reduction in risk only applied to tumors that expressed COX-2. The incidence of COX-2-negative tumors was virtually the same among those who did and did not take aspirin. "These results will allow us to test another hypothesis: that in patie...
Emory University researchers find persistent and severe asthma associated with obesity
...hers still found the same outcome. "Our analysis showed
that out of more than 3,000 patients with asthma, obese patients were 66 percent more likely to report continuous symptoms, 36 percent more likely to miss more days of work and 52 percent more likely to be classified as having either moderate or seve...
Long-term treatment with VYVANSE, first prodrug stimulant, demonstrates significant efficacy in ADHD
...ent of children taking VYVANSE daily for 12 months showed
overall improvement, according to phase III open-l...pen-label extension trial, patients taking VYVANSE showed
a greater than 60 percent improvement in the symptoms of ADHD, based on the participants' average ch...
Efficacy and safety of Aripiprazole as adjunctive therapy in major depressive disorder
...I-S) score. For the primary endpoint, the study showed
that adults taking adjunctive aripiprazole had a greater reduction in MADRS Total Score from baseline compared to placebo (-8.8 vs. -5.8 points, p-value less than 0.001). The discontinuation rate due to an adverse event for adults taking add-on ari...
Erectile dysfunction and lower urinary tract symptoms
...well as by measure peak flow rate (Qmax). Research showed
that sildenafil improved urinary symptoms but not flow rate. 73 percent of the men in the study improved from severe LUTS to mild or moderate LUTS following treatment, suggesting that sildenafil treatment for LUTS may be comparable to alpha-blocker a...
News from American Psychiatric Association 2007 Annual Meeting
...iego, CA May 22, 2007 A new study presented today showed
that ramelteon did not impair middle-of-the-night ...athroom or even react to an emergency. This study showed
that when taking ramelteon, balance and mobility were not significantly affected." Study Design ...
System to pinpoint airline passengers who contaminate cabins
...erial. Using three sensors, the Purdue researchers showed
that the method could track a substance to within about two feet of its origin in an airline cabin. "We would be able to tell you the general area of the origin, and from that you could figure out which passenger seats were in this area," said Chen...
New long-term data analyses for Bifeprunox show favorable effects vs. placebo
... placebo over six months. Bifeprunox patients showed
favorable effects on total cholesterol, triglycerides, very low-density lipoprotein and low-density lipoprotein, comparable with placebo over a six-month period. In these analyses, the most common side effects reported with bifeprunox (incidence o...
Data showed improved quality of life and patient satisfaction with SYMBICORT
... patient and physician global assessments. Results showed
that SYMBICORT led to statistically significant an...Patient- and physician-reported global assessments showed
that a significantly higher percentage of SYMBICORT patients experienced health improvements and man...
Ulcerative colitis remission rates from long-term safety study of LIALDA presented at DDW
...y (BSG) meeting in Glasgow, Scotland in March 2007 showed
Shire plc's (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPGY, TSX: SHQ) LI...free at the end of 12 months. "Earlier studies showed
that LIALDA is effective at inducing remission in patients with active, mild to moderate UC. We were...
Medical, high-energy physicists collaborate to improve PET scans
..." Chen said. The medical imaging community first showed
interest in time-of-flight PET in the early 1980s. Chen, then a Ph.D. student, devoted his dissertation to the topic. But the limited precision available from the detector crystals of the day prevented the concept from moving beyond the prototype sta...
Scientific breakthrough for naprapathy
...arate analysis of neck pain and back pain patients showed
similar results. For the majority of the patients the pain/disability had lasted for more than one year. The study looked at a very common type of back and neck complaint, says Eva Skillgate. The trial adds to the knowledge that recommending a co...
Novel treatments may help alleviate constipation, IBS in women
... therapy options, including two novel medications, showed
promise in the treatment of irritable bowel syndro...n in adults. Two twelve-week, independent studies showed
patients who received lubiprostone were nearly twice as likely as those who did not receive the trea...
Developments in tissue engineering offer new sources for stem cell treatments
... up (ranging from 22 to 61 months, mean 46 months) showed
a prompt return of bowel function, preserved renal...f 16 animals received PBS injection alone. Results showed
that the cells differentiated into smooth and striated muscle, vasular and adipose tissues. Histolog...
Research highlights from Thoracic Society Conference
... taking the two medications together in one device showed
the lowest rates of hospitalizations. Househol... allergist Karin Pacheco, M.D., and her colleagues showed
that household bleach can denature 99 percent of cat, dog and dust-mite allergens, which eliminates ...
'Star Trek'-type scanning may reveal genetic activity of tumors, Stanford study shows
...an and Greek languages. Every time certain letters showed
up in Greek, a certain set of symbols would show up in hieroglyphics. That correspondence allowed previously undecipherable hieroglyphic writing to be understood. The first step for the researchers was the equivalent of finding words for the hierog...
Researchers investigate impact of lifestyle on GI health
...t in the obese (59.7% vs. 73.9%). Also, the obese showed
a higher sympathovagal balance (1.59 vs. 0.78) and sympathetic activity (0.55 vs. 0.42) compared to the lean patients, but a lower vagal (nerve in the stomach that controls the making of stomach acid) activity (0.45 vs. 0.58). "In this study, we ...
Patient's own platelets may speed up skin wound healing
... Clinical analysis of the APG-treated sites also showed
increased growth factor levels, which are essential in wound healing. "Overall, some of the APG-treated wound sites healed two to three days faster," says Hom. "That's a significant amount of time. This may be especially useful for patients who are...
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