Monday, April 18, 2011

Blood Glucose Meters For Testing

Consider your test strip and location it confront up inside your meter. The first thing you are going to see is really a examine number, then the meter will tell you to put a drop of blood around the strip.

Place the meter down flat on the table after which utilize the prick pen to get a little drop of blood. Place the drop of blood to the designated area around the test strip. It requires about ten seconds to obtain your reading. That is all there's in relation to employing this meter to monitor your sugar levels.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

EU body relaxes curb on Avastin breast cancer use

European regulators said on Friday they were relaxing curbs on the use of Roche's top-selling cancer drug Avastin to allow its use with Xeloda, another type of chemotherapy that is also made by Roche.

The decision is good news for the Swiss drugmaker, which has been hit by plans to restrict use of Avastin in breast cancer on both sides of the Atlantic.

European Medicines Agency experts are now recommending that Avastin can be used as a first-line treatment in combination with Xeloda, or capecitabine, in patients with metastatic breast cancer for whom other options are not appropriate.