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Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-05-25T21:40:39-0400
A study to test the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of 4 regimens of vaniprevir + Peg-IFN and RBV as compared to placebo + Peg-IFN and RBV.
The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of an investigational treatment for patients with Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
The purpose of the study is to compare how sitagliptin and glipizide lower blood glucose levels in patients with moderate and severe renal insufficiency.
This study will investigate MK1775 alone and in combination with one of the following three drugs: gemcitabine, cisplatin and carboplatin in patients with advanced solid tumors. The purpo...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the efficacy and safety of MK0974 compared to an approved medication for acute migraine.
Whether and how anemia treatment with erythropoiesis stimulating agents (ESAs) before hemodialysis initiation may be associated with lower mortality after dialysis initiation is unknown. We compared a...
To monitor extrinsic stain formation over 24 weeks with twice-daily use of an anhydrous 0.454% SnF2 dentifrice containing 5% sodium tripolyphosphate (STP) ('Test'), compared to a standard fluoride den...
Osteonecrosis of the jaws (ONJ) has been associated to antiresorptive treatment and is an increasing problem all over the world. ONJ is a severe adverse effect of antiresorptive treatment with bisphos...
Mass spectrometry-based proteomics has evolved into a high-throughput technology where numerous large-scale datasets are generated from diverse analytical platforms. Furthermore, several scientific jo...
In dairy herds, application of antimicrobials at drying-off is a common mastitis control measure. This article describes a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis to address three crucial poi...
Procedures, surgery, or other treatment without consent of person or persons receiving treatment.
Withholding or withdrawal of a particular treatment or treatments, often (but not necessarily) life-prolonging treatment, from a patient or from a research subject as part of a research protocol. The concept is differentiated from REFUSAL TO TREAT, where the emphasis is on the health professional's or health facility's refusal to treat a patient or group of patients when the patient or the patient's representative requests treatment. Withholding of life-prolonging treatment is usually indexed only with EUTHANASIA, PASSIVE, unless the distinction between withholding and withdrawing treatment, or the issue of withholding palliative rather than curative treatment, is discussed.
A vasodilator that also has bronchodilatory action. It has been employed in the treatment of angina pectoris, in the treatment of asthma, and in conjunction with ultraviolet light A, has been tried in the treatment of vitiligo. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1024)
A treatment method in which patients are under direct observation when they take their medication or receive their treatment. This method is designed to reduce the risk of treatment interruption and to ensure patient compliance.
An internationally recognized set of published rules used for evaluation of cancer treatment that define when tumors found in cancer patients improve, worsen, or remain stable during treatment. These criteria are based specifically on the response of the tumor(s) to treatment, and not on the overall health status of the patient resulting from treatment.