Items Tagged ‘Pfizer’

December 13, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    December 13, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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October 4, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    October 4, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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July 26, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

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July 26, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Kelley Luckstein Public Affairs Associate Guest Editor […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's Treatment, Associated Press, Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, Dr. David Hayes, Dr. Michael Joyner, Dr. Ron Petersen, Edith Perez, heat-related medical problems, Mayo Clinic Comprehensive Cancer Center, Pfizer, Post Bulletin, Reader's Digest Canada


July 23, 2012

Alzheimer’s Drug Fails in 1 study, 2nd Continues

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A closely watched experimental Alzheimer’s treatment has failed to slow the disease in one late-stage study, a big disappointment for doctors and patients but not the end of the road for the drug. Pfizer Inc. said Monday that it will continue to study its effect on a different group of patients…Biomarkers are genes or measurable […]

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Tags: Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, AP, biomarkers, Dr. Ronald Petersen, failed experiment, Pfizer


February 2, 2012

Smoking Cessation Med May Also Help Cocaine Dependence

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The partial agonist varenicline (Chantix, Pfizer), which is commonly used as a smoking cessation treatment, may also be effective in treating cocaine dependence, new research suggests…On the other hand, another investigator who has conducted research with the medication, Taylor Hays, MD, from the Mayo Clinic, wrote in an accompanying editorial that “the small absolute risk […]

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Tags: Chantix, cocaine dependence, Pfizer, smoking abstinence, Taylor Hays, varenicline


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