• cancer patients
  • Pharma Company-1's Fentanyl Spray was approved by the FDA in or about January 2012, solely for the management of breakthrough pain in cancer patients who are already receiving and who are tolerant to opioid therapy for their underlying persistent pain. (justice.gov)
  • Treatment
  • Intercept was founded on the belief that targeting FXR would benefit patients with liver diseases for which there are limited or no treatment options, and Ocaliva's approval marks the culmination of more than a decade of work," said Mark Pruzanski, M.D., Chief Executive Officer and President of Intercept. (globenewswire.com)
  • Ocaliva fills an important unmet need for the many patients with PBC who have an inadequate response to or are intolerant of UDCA, which until now has been the only approved treatment," said John Vierling, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.A.S.L.D., Professor of Medicine and Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine and Past President of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD). (globenewswire.com)
  • Through Interconnect, dedicated Care Coordinators will guide patients through disease education, treatment support and, for eligible patients, financial assistance options, which may include reimbursement support, co-pay assistance or access to Ocaliva at no cost. (globenewswire.com)
  • FDG PET/CT has proven useful in the diagnosis, staging, and detection of metastasis and post treatment monitoring of several malignancies in HIV-infected patients. (springer.com)
  • Burn treatment has advanced dramatically during the past 30 years, so much so that only approximately 10% of all burn patients admitted for treatment die and the outlook is good except for patients with very extensive burns (70% of the body surface or greater) or for very young or old patients. (springer.com)
  • In fact, burn injury might be one of the few conditions where patients tend to recall the treatment with more horror than the trauma itself (Andreasen, Noyes, & Hartford, 1972). (springer.com)
  • Health Care
  • Sections 1 through 3 before the first title contain the Act's short name, table of contents, repeal of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), repeal of the health care-related provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, and a statement that the Act does not possess a guaranteed issue and community rating mandate. (wikipedia.org)
  • report
  • We report two Australian patients with possible cobalt toxicity related to metal-on-metal total hip replacements. (mja.com.au)
  • But where was the swarming mass of white coats on the Capitol's steps over the Institute of Medicine's report on avoidable patient deaths due to medical errors? (latimes.com)
  • replacement
  • Both patients were treated for osteoarthritis with a DePuy ASR (articular surface replacement) XL Acetabular Hip System prosthesis, which contains cobalt and chromium, and which has recently been recalled from the market. (mja.com.au)
  • Before his hip replacement surgery, the patient had been working full time and enjoyed excellent general health, apart from pain and stiffness in his right hip secondary to osteoarthritis. (mja.com.au)
  • The bill was initially intended to be a Republican alternative to the America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 (H.R. 3200), but has since been positioned as a potential replacement to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). (wikipedia.org)
  • disease
  • Ocaliva has demonstrated a clinically meaningful improvement in lowering ALP, a liver enzyme and biomarker that is used to track disease progression in patients with PBC. (globenewswire.com)
  • Pruritus (itching), a common symptom of PBC that is unrelated to disease stage or outcomes, was the most common side effect observed in Ocaliva-treated patients. (globenewswire.com)
  • Consistently, in AD patients, excessive SORL1 shedding into the cerebrospinal fluid has been noted, and SORL1 has been suggested to be a prognostic biomarker for AD disease development [ 14 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • days
  • Ocaliva is expected to be available to PBC patients in the U.S. within 7-10 days and will be distributed through a specialty pharmacy network. (globenewswire.com)
  • medical
  • When I first put on my white coat in medical school, I recited the Declaration of Geneva and pledged "to consecrate my life to the service of humanity" and that "the health of my patient will be my first consideration" and that "I will respect the secrets that are confided in me. (latimes.com)
  • Although both bills would have provided patients key rights, such as prompt access to emergency care and medical specialists, only the Senate-passed measure would provide patients with adequate means to enforce their rights. (wikipedia.org)