Quantcast
Last updated on April 23, 2014 at 21:24 EDT

Latest Prince Edward Island Stories

2012-02-10 09:00:00

More men suffer from premature ejaculation (PE) than any other sexual dysfunction, twice that of the more recognized erectile dysfunction. But there have been no safe and effective treatments for PE until now with the introduction of Promescent, an FDA approved, over-the-counter medication. Promescent is already being hailed as the only go-to treatment by medical experts and thought leaders worldwide. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 Premature Ejaculation (PE) affects...

2011-12-12 09:45:00

TOKYO and SAN DIEGO, Dec. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (hereafter, Daiichi Sankyo) today announced the results of a pooled analysis showing that edoxaban, a direct oral once-daily Factor Xa inhibitor, significantly reduced the risk of developing venous thromboembolism (VTE) following total knee or hip arthroplasty, when compared to enoxaparin. Patients receiving edoxaban had a lower incidence of a composite of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary...

2011-10-17 22:05:49

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) undergoing surgery may be more likely to develop deep vein thrombosis (DVT; blood clot in a deep vein in the thigh or leg) or pulmonary embolism (PE; blood clot in blood vessels in the lungs) following surgical procedures, according to a study published Online First by Archives of Surgery, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. "An increased risk of DVT and PE in patients with IBD has been evident for the past 75 years," the authors write as...

2011-10-03 11:37:52

Guideline recommends postoperative blood thinners, compression, early mobilization to prevent clots An updated clinical practice guideline released last week by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors recommends how to reduce the likelihood of blood clots after hip or knee replacement surgery, procedures that more than 800,000 Americans undergo each year. The new guideline suggests use of preventive treatments and advises against routinely screening patients...

2011-09-28 16:44:00

Guideline recommends postoperative blood thinners, compression, early mobilization to prevent clots ROSEMONT, Ill., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An updated clinical practice guideline released last week by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors recommends how to reduce the likelihood of blood clots after hip or knee replacement surgery, procedures that more than 800,000 Americans undergo each year. The new guideline suggests use of preventive...

2011-09-28 07:00:00

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMPE) ("Ampio" or the "Company"), a company that discovers and develops new uses for previously approved drugs and new molecular entities ("NMEs"), today announced that it has received notification of allowance of its two patent applications on Zertane(TM) combinations with erectile dysfunction (ED) drugs in Canada. This allowance includes claims directed to the use of Zertane(TM) with a class of...

2011-06-27 07:00:00

GREENWOOD VILLAGE, Colo., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ampio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMPE - News) ("Ampio" or the "Company"), a company that discovers and develops new uses for previously approved drugs and new molecular entities ("NMEs") today announced results of its phase III, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of two doses of Zertane(TM) for the treatment of premature ejaculation (PE). The study was conducted in 61...

2011-05-10 14:47:05

The introduction of multidetector row computed tomographic pulmonary angiography (CTPA) was associated with an apparent increase in the diagnosis of pulmonary embolism (PE), but with only minimal changes in mortality (death), suggesting the possibility of overdiagnosis, according to a report in the May 9 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. This article is part of the Less Is More series in the journal. Pulmonary embolism usually occurs when a blood clot...

2011-05-10 13:25:05

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have found that computed tomography pulmonary angiography (CTPA), meant to improve detection of life-threatening pulmonary embolisms (PE), has led to over-diagnosis and over treatment of this condition. These findings, which appear in May 9 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine. may continue to grow worse as the as the use of CT scans continue to rise. The introduction in 1998 of multi-detector row CTPA revolutionized the way...

2011-02-18 12:13:00

Study outlines likelihood and risk factors; females more than thirty years of age affected SAN DIEGO, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Until now, the risk of pulmonary embolism (PE) after a knee arthroscopy has not been accurately defined and risk factors have only been suggested but not proven. New research, presented today at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) shows that the incidence of symptomatic PE after outpatient knee...