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FDA approves room temperature storage of ZLB Behring's Helixate FS

...nt will provide users with greater flexibility and simplify storage options. The United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the storage labeling change based on data from testing to assure the labeled potency (number of recombinant FVIII units contained in a vial) remains within specified lim...

Single-visit program for cervical cancer screening increases rate of follow-up, treatment

...d colleagues developed a cancer control program to simplify cervical screening and management of high-grade cervical dysplasia among predominantly Latina women from underserved communities. They hypothesized that women who received results and explanations about the importance of follow-up for an abnormal Pa...

Higher dose formulation of FOSRENOL approved to reduce serum phosphorus in esrd patients

...hieve target phosphorus levels, thereby helping to simplify the treatment of hyperphosphatemia. FOSRENOL(R) is marketed by Shire Pharmaceuticals. Even with a low phosphorus diet, 60 percent of ESRD patients on dialysis in the United States may develop hyperphosphatemia (high phosphorus levels in the bloo...

Two landmark papers on amputation prevention in diabetes unveiled

...echnology can take very complex wounds and greatly simplify them. This is the first large-scale study to lend support to this mechanism of therapy." The second study evaluated two very powerful antibiotics used in the treatment of infections in the diabetic foot. "The results of this project, which is the la...

Bank of America grant to expand community-based childhood immunization program in northern Manhattan

... delay in their immunization. "The health workers simplify the process for parents, making it easier for them to track and maintain immunization records and adhere to the vaccination schedule," added Dr. Findley. "They educate parents about immunization requirements, encourage them to be proactive in reques...

Purdue chemical-analysis method promises fast results

...he technology has made it possible to speed up and simplify the use of a mass spectrometer, an analytical device that in its conventional form has been long established in modern laboratories. But while ordinary mass spectrometry is both time- and labor-intensive, the Purdue group has modified the technology ...

Prescription flip-side: Guidelines for medication withdrawal

...continuation, when done right, can decrease costs, simplify prescription regimens, decrease adverse drug events and focus therapy for maximum benefit," Alexander said. "Evidence-based medicine has changed the way physicians practice, but it seems to have had tunnel vision when it comes to withdrawing drugs," ...

Medicare Advantage plans not always a good deal

...s to both protect beneficiaries in poor health and simplify and clarify the selection of plans for all Medicare beneficiaries. Conduct more research on risk adjustment and other mechanisms to reduce the incentive for plans to avoid beneficiaries in poor health. Limit the vulnerability of MA plan enrollees t...

Robot-assisted, laparoscopic surgery for vaginal vault prolapse found to be effective

...ue involves a robot to speed up the process and to simplify its technically difficult aspects, such as the wrist strain involved in tying a large number of knots. The investigators analyzed the results of the surgery for 21 of the women who were 12 or more months post-surgery. The average follow-up time for t...

Fosrenol data show evidence of trends towards improved bone formation in CKD stage 5 patients

...ffective, well-tolerated phosphate binder that may simplify treatment for CKD Stage 5 patients," said Alastair J. Hutchison, M.D., Renal Unit, Manchester Royal Infirmary. "Changing patients to FOSRENOL monotherapy, not only reduces serum phosphorus levels, but also reduces phosphate binder pill burden." Th...

Congressional action strengthens internal medicine ACP says

...appropriate and validated measures are used and to simplify the process of reporting on the measures. The statement ended with the ACP emphasizing, "Our members and their patients thank you." Before the end of the 2006 session Congress replaced a scheduled 5 percent cut to physicians payments under the 2007 M...

St. Jude, El Salvador create research ethics committee

...ed the question of whether it might be possible to simplify the requirements for protecting human participants, Caniza said. Currently, the requirements are so elaborate that they might interfere with efforts to protect human participants in clinical trials, she noted. For example, the consent documents used ...

DFG approves 11 new Collaborative Research Centers

...ility of the Collaborative Research Centres and to simplify the utilisation of the funding granted to them. In the future, it will also be possible for Collaborative Research Centres to submit proposals for projects that will enable them to gather, generate, process and store the data relating to their projec...

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(Date:10/16/2014)... Virginia Institute of Marine Science have received a ... to identify the streams and wetlands most vulnerable ... help local governments and citizens conserve these important ... dataset of tidal-marsh observations first gathered by VIMS ... baseline can today,s researchers accurately map the slow ...
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