Clinical trial results Results of a clinical trial involving 173 patients who failed the treatment of Ipilimumab, gave Keytruda its breakthrough designation. Patients were administered a dose of 2 milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg) or a higher dose of 10 mg/kg. It was observed that in nearly 24% of the patients, the tumour had shrunk and this condition lasted from 1.4 to 8.5 months. However, patients with advanced melanoma experienced side effects of the drug which included fatigue, cough, nausea, itchy skin, rash, decreased appetite, constipation, joint pain and diarrhea. 6.
Thalidomide was also commonly used by pregnant women to treat their morning sickness. However, thalidomide was found to cause deformity in children born to mothers who took the drug and it was withdrawn in the UK during the early 1960s. The first drug appeared on the market was during 1957 in West Germany. It was marketed under the brand name; Contergan. After that,Thalidomide became an over-the-counter drug in West Germany during 1st October 1957.
In the 1950’s, the first birth control pill was created by Margaret Sanger as an attempt to combat unsafe forms of abortion. Unfortunately, with the creation of proper birth control came the creation of the stigma around its use. This stigma is ending the lives of women all around the world. When women are shamed out of getting help, there is the possibility they will attempt to help themselves in harmful ways. An online article written by doctors Lisa Haddad and Nawal Nour states, “Some 68,000 women die of unsafe abortion annually, making it one of the leading causes of maternal mortality (13%).
They applied promotion strategies to encourage customers to buy the product by offering $2.50 coupons upon their purchase and were made available via newspapers and calling a toll free number. They recovered loss stock by adopting a new pricing strategy and giving up 25% off the purchase. They also gave presentations to the medical community to gain back the trust of the product. The media portrayed Johnson & Johnson as the victim of the hostile act and pulling the Tylenol product accepting the losses and created a wave of sympathy. (Fernando, 2009) It is also recommended that they use the seal resistant packaging for all the products instead of waiting for another hostile
As described by Relate’s professionals, these are common habits of ineffective talking:- • Not saying what you really mean: Not admitting that something is bothering you or clearly stating that you don’t mind. The trouble is that it is bothering you and your partner has no idea so they keep doing that thing while you keep hoping that they don’t. Your partner usually senses that there is something wrong but they have no idea what it is and you keep building the resentment until sometimes you explode. • Making something else the matter: This is related to “not saying what you really mean”. The difference is that you start complaining about something else to relieve your feelings.
Laboratory testing for known causes of brain calcifications came back negative; thus the patient was diagnosed with Fahr’s disease, a condition that was diagnosed in her younger sibling two years previously. As there is no cure for the condition, the patient received physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, and her diabetic control was optimised prior to discharge from hospital; she made mild improvement in her symptoms. Fahr’s disease is a condition characterised by an idiopathic bilateral basal ganglia calcification. It is a rare disease with prevelance believed to be less than one in a million; most often an autosomal dominant in nature. It can
Sadly his friend, sister and aunt also was diagnosed with cancer. Since they all suffered from the plague of cancer, they began to believe that cancer could be attained genetically through family genes. But, Jim Tarter(along with his sister,Karan) thought something else could have influenced the reason how they all attained cancer. Carson and Steingraber’s texts argue a connection between environmental exploitation and human exploitation or social justice (Jim Tarter, Inquiry: 824). While they were victims to the plague of cancer (still writing), in their books they pointed out new dangers from recently released chemicals that could have had an effect on cancer patients (or
In addition to vitamin D deficiency, most people have heard that indoor tanning leads to skin cancer, but not many people do anything with that information.There was an incident with lack of information of indoor tanning when a teenager discovered she had skin cancer. She was a high school junior who wanted to be tan in her sparkly white prom dress. What started as a lark soon became a 20- minute-a-day-obsession. A bleeding mole discovered at at the age of 20 sent her to the dermatologist. It turned out to be stage 1B Melanoma (Leonard).
In addition to vitamin D deficiency, most people have heard that indoor tanning leads to skin cancer, but not many people do anything with that information.There was an incident with lack of information about indoor tanning when a teenager discovered she had skin cancer. She was a high school junior who wanted to be tan in her sparkly white prom dress. What started as a lark soon became a 20- minute-a-day-obsession. A bleeding mole discovered at the age of 20 sent her to the dermatologist. It turned out to be stage 1B Melanoma (Leonard).
It belongs to the personal product industry. It produces products like facial tissues ( Kleenex), female hygiene products (Kotex), toilet papers, wipes, baby diaper (Huggies) etc. This American company is based in Irving, Texas, and employs more than 43,000 employees. Current the company is spread around the globe and serves Latin America, Asia, Europe and other countries by supplying quality consumer, personal and health care products. The company aims to make the lives of the consumers