Navigation Links
Studies Show Efficacy and Safety of Alexion's Soliris in Broad,Population of PNH Patients

few as only one or no transfusions in the year prior to Soliris treatment."

For the full abstracts of these presentations, please visit the European Hematology Association Web site at http://congress.ehaweb.org/12th.

About PNH

PNH is an acquired genetic blood disorder defined by hemolysis, in which patients' red blood cells are destroyed by complement, a component of the body's immune system. Hemolysis can cause one or more of the following symptoms in patients with PNH: severe anemia, disabling fatigue, recurrent pain, shortness of breath, pulmonary hypertension, intermittent episodes of dark colored urine (hemoglobinuria), kidney disease, impaired quality of life and blood clots (thromboses).(4)(5)

PNH affects an estimated 8,000 to 10,000 people in North America and Europe.(6) PNH often strikes people in the prime of their lives, with an average age of onset in the early 30's.(7) Ten percent of all patients first develop symptoms at 21 years of age or younger.(5) PNH develops without warning and can occur in men and women of all races, backgrounds and ages. PNH often goes unrecognized, with delays in diagnosis often ranging from one to more than 10 years.(8) The estimated median survival for PNH patients is between 10 and 15 years from the time of diagnosis.(6)(8)

PNH has been identified more commonly among patients with disorders of the bone marrow, including aplastic anemia (AA) and myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS).(9)(10)(11)(12) In patients with thrombosis of unknown origin, PNH may be an underlying cause.(5)(13)

There are currently no therapies available in Europe specifically for the treatment of PNH. PNH treatment has been limited to symptom management through periodic blood transfusions, non-specific immunosuppressive therapy and, infrequently, bone marrow transplantations - a procedure that carries considerable mortality risk.(5)(13)

About Soliris
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related medicine technology :

1. Manhattan Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Phase 2a Studies for Oral Oleoyl-estrone
2. NexMed Announces Completion of Patient Enrollment in Two Pivotal Phase 3 Studies for Anti-Fungal Product
3. Studies of Drug Resistance May Lead to Individual Therapy for Rare Cancers
4. Cyclacel Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Phase II Seliciclib Combination Studies
5. Insmed Inc. Welcomes Studies Linking IGFBP-3 to Prevention of Blindness in Premature Infants
6. Resveratrol Studies Suggest Broad Implications for SIRT1 Activation in Neurodegenerative Diseases of Aging Such as Alzheimers Disease
7. Publication on Pixantrone Preclinical Studies Demonstrates Reduced Cardiotoxicity Compared to Equiactive Doses of Doxorubicin and Mitoxantrone
8. Phosphagenics Announces Positive Proof of Concept Results from Studies Utilizing Companys Dermal Drug Delivery Technology
9. New Data from Multiple Studies Show Galvus Delivers Consistent and Robust Blood Sugar Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes
10. Eurands Zentase Effective in Treating Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency, Studies Show
11. Three Studies Suggest Abbotts Humira (adalimumab) May Improve Work Productivity in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/3/2015)... 3, 2015 AVT, Inc. (OTC Markets: AVTC) ... systems, announced today that their customer, Pharmabox, has introduced ... self-service kiosk carries over 140 top selling brand name ... Walgreen,s or Rite Aid-type store. As ... Miami -based Pharmabox worked with AVT ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... DIEGO , June 3, 2015  Halozyme ... a global collaboration and license agreement with AbbVie ... combining proprietary AbbVie compounds with Halozyme,s ENHANZE ™ ... of the agreement, Halozyme will receive an initial ... approximately $130 million for each of up to ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... 3, 2015 According to ... Peripheral Vascular Devices Market (Embolic Protection, Chronic Total ... Grafts, IVC Filters, Stents, Balloons and Accessories) - ... Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Devices Market is expected ... a CAGR of 7.4% from 2014 to 2019. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Pharmabox Introduces New Concept with a Boldly Designed Automated Retailing System 2Halozyme Enters Into Global Collaboration and Licensing Agreement With AbbVie 2Halozyme Enters Into Global Collaboration and Licensing Agreement With AbbVie 3The Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Devices Market Worth $26.72 Billion by 2019 2The Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Devices Market Worth $26.72 Billion by 2019 3The Interventional Cardiology and Peripheral Vascular Devices Market Worth $26.72 Billion by 2019 4
... May 5, 2011 Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation ("Novartis") announced ... approved Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets for the treatment of progressive ... unresectable, locally advanced or metastatic disease(4). This marks the ... in the US in nearly 30 years(5). ...
... FRANCISCO, May 5, 2011 Cardiac Network, Inc. (Other OTC: ... a 1-for-750 reverse stock split (the "Reverse Stock Split"). The ... business and trading on May 6, 2011 (the "Effective Date"). ... changed from "CNWI" to "CNWID" for approximately 20 business days, ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Novartis Gains FDA Approval for Afinitor® as First New Treatment in Nearly Three Decades for Patients with Advanced Pancreatic NET 2Novartis Gains FDA Approval for Afinitor® as First New Treatment in Nearly Three Decades for Patients with Advanced Pancreatic NET 3Novartis Gains FDA Approval for Afinitor® as First New Treatment in Nearly Three Decades for Patients with Advanced Pancreatic NET 4Novartis Gains FDA Approval for Afinitor® as First New Treatment in Nearly Three Decades for Patients with Advanced Pancreatic NET 5Novartis Gains FDA Approval for Afinitor® as First New Treatment in Nearly Three Decades for Patients with Advanced Pancreatic NET 6Novartis Gains FDA Approval for Afinitor® as First New Treatment in Nearly Three Decades for Patients with Advanced Pancreatic NET 7Novartis Gains FDA Approval for Afinitor® as First New Treatment in Nearly Three Decades for Patients with Advanced Pancreatic NET 8Novartis Gains FDA Approval for Afinitor® as First New Treatment in Nearly Three Decades for Patients with Advanced Pancreatic NET 9Novartis Gains FDA Approval for Afinitor® as First New Treatment in Nearly Three Decades for Patients with Advanced Pancreatic NET 10Cardiac Network Announces Reverse Stock Split 2
(Date:6/3/2015)... A group of nine authors involved with ... Inspire Award at DIA’s upcoming Annual Meeting. DIA’s Global ... their leadership, level of excellence, and commitment to service ... of the Author(s) of the Year Award, which acknowledges ... made a significant impact in advancing medical product development, ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... 03, 2015 Z-Medica®, LLC, a leading ... June has been designated as National Safety Month by ... AZ. Police Department for its commitment to public safety. ... their Individual First Aid Kits (IFAK) over 100 times ... shootings, stabbings or traffic accidents. Each kit is equipped ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... June 03, 2015 Researchers at the ... for mesothelioma and say the tried-and-true marker mesothelin is ... an article on the research. Click here to ... National Center for Asbestos Related Diseases say, even though ... it is still preferable to fibulin-3 for identifying mesothelioma. ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... According to an article published on May14th by ... pills which actually contained the potent addictive drug fentanyl. ... even sported the “A/215” imprint common on real oxycodone ... oxycodone to be exceptionally critical of their prescriptions—especially those ... on the street. Fentanyl is an opiate-based narcotic and ...
(Date:6/3/2015)... Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) June 03, 2015 ... A in Duluth, GA will celebrate its grand opening ... 2015. , The first prosthetic center of its kind ... and their family unmatched care and outcomes through use ... Keith Watson, CPO & CEO of Fourroux Prosthetics, states, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Authors Representing TransCelerate BioPharma Inc. to Be Honored with Global Inspire Award at DIA’s 2015 51st Annual Meeting 2Health News:Authors Representing TransCelerate BioPharma Inc. to Be Honored with Global Inspire Award at DIA’s 2015 51st Annual Meeting 3Health News:Authors Representing TransCelerate BioPharma Inc. to Be Honored with Global Inspire Award at DIA’s 2015 51st Annual Meeting 4Health News:Z-Medica Commends Tucson Police Department for Trauma Kit Utilization 2Health News:Analysis Reveals Gold Standard Mesothelioma Biomarker Still the Best, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Fake Oxycodone Pills of Fentanyl Discovered in Tennessee by Police 2Health News:Fake Oxycodone Pills of Fentanyl Discovered in Tennessee by Police 3Health News:Fourroux Prosthetics Atlanta to Have Grand Opening Gala & Ribbon Cutting Ceremony 2
... , , WASHINGTON, July 22 There ... (H.R. 3200) that concern citizens who care greatly about the freedom to ... bill: , , * Eliminates Existing Private ... "Acceptable" to the Federal Government, But Is Just Fine With You ...
... , , , ... consecutive year, Regence won four bronze (second-place) Telly Awards for originally created ... Web site for Regence members. , , ... of non-news and advertising video production; Regence,s videos were selected from more ...
... , SAN DIEGO, July 22 ... it intends to offer, subject to market and other conditions, 9,000,000 ... connection with this offering, Orexigen expects to grant to the underwriter ... of common stock to cover overallotments, if any. All of the ...
... , LANCASTER, Pa., July 22 The Board of Directors for Herley ... management leadership. , , , ... Lieberman named Chairman of The Board , Richard Poirier ... Walker (Ret.) to continue as Vice Chairman of the Board , ...
... Finding may lead to new treatments, researcher says , WEDNESDAY, ... thrombomodulin, which is involved in blood clotting and preventing cell ... new Canadian study suggests. , The finding might lead to ... about 300 children affected by it in the United States, ...
... such program in world started in Australia , WEDNESDAY, ... readying its first human trials of an experimental vaccine ... announced Wednesday. , Two possible vaccines will be tested ... of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Mandate for Health Insurance: Inconvenient Truths About How It Will Affect You and Your Family 2Health News:Regence Wins Four Telly Awards for Health and Wellness Videos 2Health News:Orexigen(R) Therapeutics Announces Proposed Public Offering of Common Stock 2Health News:Herley Industries, Inc. Board of Directors Concludes Strategic Alternatives Review To Discuss Conclusions with Investors at a July 22, 2009 Conference in New York 2Health News:Herley Industries, Inc. Board of Directors Concludes Strategic Alternatives Review To Discuss Conclusions with Investors at a July 22, 2009 Conference in New York 3Health News:Herley Industries, Inc. Board of Directors Concludes Strategic Alternatives Review To Discuss Conclusions with Investors at a July 22, 2009 Conference in New York 4Health News:Herley Industries, Inc. Board of Directors Concludes Strategic Alternatives Review To Discuss Conclusions with Investors at a July 22, 2009 Conference in New York 5Health News:Gene Mutation Could Be Key to Rare Blood Vessel Disease 2Health News:Gene Mutation Could Be Key to Rare Blood Vessel Disease 3Health News:U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin 2Health News:U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin 3Health News:U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin 4Health News:U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin 5Health News:U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin 6Health News:U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin 7Health News:U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin 8Health News:U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin 9Health News:U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin 10Health News:U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin 11Health News:U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin 12Health News:U.S. Swine Flu Vaccine Trials Set to Begin 13
... product solutions were developed to assist in ... To maximize use of existing capital equipment, ... the productivity of their employees, organizations are ... their valuable assets and ensure those assets ...
... Mobile Location-ID™ offers a for asset tracking electronically. ... to all the assets that will be tracked. ... equipped with a reader, antenna, and a portable ... small as 10 inches x 6 inches. One ...
Radianse indoor positioning supports healthcare asset management with a way to locate medical equipment, devices and other portable assets....
... provides hospitals with a suite ... all their supplies, drugs, assets, ... remove all manual compliance from ... accurately. iRIS, or Intelligent Radio-Frequency ...
Medicine Products: