Archive February 2010

[TMA]-TB Screening Before Anti-TNF-alpha Therapy

Feb28

TB Screening Before Anti-TNF-alpha TherapyBy Carol A. Kemper, MD, FACPDr. Kemper is Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University, Division of Infectious Diseases, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Peer reviewer Connie T. Price, MD, is Assistant Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine.Dr. Kemper does research for GSK Pharmaceuticals, Abbott Laboratories, and Merck. Dr. Price […]

[IDA]-Updates by Carol A. Kemper, MD, FACP

Feb28

UpdatesBy Carol A. Kemper, MD, FACP, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Stanford University, Division of Infectious Diseases; Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, Section Editor, Updates; Section Editor, HIV, is Associate Editor for Infectious Disease Alert.Schistosomiasis as IRES in HIVSource: Psevdos G Jr. Schistosoma mansoni colitis in an AIDS patient. The AIDS Reader. December 16, 2009.An […]

[IDA]-Building Laboratory Capacity in Resource-poor Settings: Part 1

Feb28

Building Laboratory Capacity in Resource-poor Settings: Part 1Special FeatureByEllen Jo Baron, MD, PhD, Professor of Pathology and Medicine, Stanford University; Clinical Microbiology and Virology Laboratories, Stanford University Medical Center, is Associate Editor for Infectious Disease Alert.Dr. Baron reports no financial relationships relevant to this field of study.Physicians in the developed parts of the world have […]

[IDA]-The Expanding Syndrome of Necrotizing Fasciitis

Feb28

The Expanding Syndrome of Necrotizing FasciitisAbstract & CommentaryBy Joseph F. John, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, Associate Chief of Staff for Education, Ralph H. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center; Professor of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, is Associate Editor for Infectious Disease Alert.Dr. John is a consultant for Cubist, Genzyme, and bioMerieux, and is […]

Congressional Documents and Publications

Feb28

March 1, 2010BAUCUS, REID INTRODUCE PACKAGE TO RESTORE AID FOR OUT-OF-WORK AMERICANS, IMPROVE TAX CERTAINTY FOR FAMILIES, BUSINESSES TO BOLSTER JOB CREATIONFinance legislation includes retroactive extension of emergency unemployment benefits,COBRA health care coverage, small business loans, tax cuts, through this yearWashington, DC – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) and Senate Majority Leader Harry […]

Carle Foundation Hospital CPA presses for merger delay [The News-Gazette, Champaign-Urbana, Ill.]

Feb28

Feb. 28URBANA A Champaign accountant has asked a state oversight board to defer action on the $250 million deal that would bring Carle Foundation Hospital and Carle Clinic under common ownership.Rex Kallembach, a longtime certified public accountant, said he has spent two months reviewing the hospital’s plans to buy the clinic and has detailed his […]

Congressional Documents and Publications

Feb28

WASHINGTON, DC – Today U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) said Republican stall tactics are to blame for an immediate cut-off of unemployment benefits and a sharp increase in COBRA health costs for hundreds of thousands of American families in need. As a result of a tactical maneuver, the Department of Labor anticipates 400,000 Americans could […]

[PDMR]-A(H1N1) ‘Swine Flu’ 2009 / 2010: Where We’ve Been, What We Now Know, Where We May Be Heading

Feb28

A(H1N1) ‘Swine Flu’ 2009 / 2010: Where We’ve Been, What We Now Know, Where We May Be HeadingAuthor:James A. Wilde, MD, FAAP, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta.Peer Reviewer:Ghazala Q. Sharieff, MD, FACEP, FAAEM, FAAP, Division Director/Clinical Professor, Rady Children’s Hospital Emergency Care Center and the University of California, […]

Oral delivery drug market is a $35 billion industry

Feb28

Drug Delivery Markets: Oral Delivery : New Company and Market AnalysisSince our last edition of this report in 2007, The oral drug delivery market is the largest segment of the drug delivery market, and there’s no sign that it is slowing down. With pharmaceutical companies increasingly turning to drug delivery to extend the revenue-earning lifetime […]

Drug Stores and Health and Beauty Stores (Including Pharmacies) In Chile Includes Growth Forecasts Up To 2012

Feb28

Dublin – Research and has announced the addition of the "Drug Stores and Health and Beauty Stores (including Pharmacies) in Chile" report to their offering.These retail databooks are based on key market value data for eight major product sectors, 16 retail distribution channels and 62 countries. This profile focuses on drug stores and health and […]