NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- On the occasion of World Kidney Day, Kibow Biotech, Inc. is pleased to announce that interim data from an expanded clinical trial of Renadyl™ (http://www.Renadyl.com) confirms the positive results for safety and improved quality of life (QOL) previously established in a pilot-scale study for kidney failure patients. The probiotic microbial strains in the product formulation are "Generally Recognized As Safe" ("GRAS - status") as per US FDA regulations.
Renadyl™, originally marketed under the registered name of Kibow® Biotics, is a probiotic dietary supplement which is currently being tested to determine its ability to help reduce the build-up of uremic toxins, and thus help maintain healthy kidney function.
Following-up on the encouraging results obtained in a multisite, pilot-scale study with chronic kidney disease (CKD) Stage III and IV patients, the Company is actively sponsoring an expanded study of Renadyl™, administered at higher dosage levels to both predialysis and dialysis patients. These clinical trials, which began in April of 2011, are being performed at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, Downstate Medical Center (State University of New York) and at Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. More information is available at http://www.clinicaltrials.gov, under Kibow Biotech Inc - (NCT 01450670, 01450657 and 01450709).
About Kibow Biotech
Founded in 1997, Kibow Biotech specializes in research and development of probiotic dietary supplements. The Company's primary mission is to offer affordable, readily available and easily administered dietary supplements in support of kidney health. The Company's flagship product, Renadyl™, is currently marketed in the US and Canada, and will progressively be made available worldwide, according to individual c
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