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Sequella Receives SBIR Funding Grant from the NIH for Further Development of Tuberculosis Drug SQ609

... biopharmaceutical company focused on diseases of epidemic potential, today announced the receipt of a Small ... antibiotics and poor compliance created an epidemic of drug resistance that now threatens TB control ... improved treatments for diseases of epidemic potential. The company leverages its global ...

Sequella Commences Phase 1B Study for New Tuberculosis Drug SQ109

... Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on diseases of epidemic potential, announced today the start of its Phase 1B trial for SQ109 with ... company focused on commercializing improved treatments for diseases of epidemic potential. The company leverages its global influence, R&D platforms ...

Swine Flu Fears Generate Interest in UV Disinfection Technologies...Again

... successfully reduced infections in Mexican schools during a 1955 Mumps epidemic and helped eliminate a Varicella (Chicken pox) epidemic in New York that same year. More recently, UVGI units were installed into ...

Infectious Diseases Company, Sequella, to Present at Upcoming European Conferences

... company focused on commercializing products for infectious diseases of epidemic potential has announced that Alan Klein, Sequella Executive Vice President ... focused on commercializing improved treatments for infectious diseases of epidemic potential. The company leverages its global influence, R&D platforms ...

Medarex and Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories Announce Primary Objective Achieved in Phase 2 Trial of Monoclonal Antibody Combination for the Treatment of Clostridium difficile Associated Diarrhea (CDAD)

... or contributed by C. difficile.(2) The emergence of a highly virulent epidemic strain that produces much higher levels of toxins A and B has also been ... Infectious Diseases. 2007; 13(9):1417-1419. (2) "Current Trends: Is the epidemic Ongoing?" presentation (#3635) by LC McDonald at 2008 ICAAC/IDSA. (3) ...

FluForecast(R) Replikin Count(TM) Predicts That the H5N1 Cycle Which Began in 1996 Is Now Over

... current H5N1 cycle is over. Sporadic outbreaks may continue, but the rapid epidemic spread and high mortality characteristics are expected to subside - until ... outbreaks of H3N2 for example have occurred thereafter, but the rapid epidemic spread and high mortality characteristics have not reappeared. It has ...

American Mothers Seriously Concerned About Childhood Allergies, Siemens Survey Reveals

... was their top concern. The survey of over 1,000 U.S. mothers is part of a Siemens health initiative to raise awareness about this growing epidemic in America . (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070904/SIEMENSLOGO ) The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of ...

MacroGenics Announces the Initiation of a Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of Monoclonal Antibody MGAWN1 in Subjects with Suspected Central Nervous System Infection Due to West Nile Virus

... to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the year with 44 of these cases resulting in death. WNV is now the most common cause of epidemic viral encephalitis in the U.S., and it will likely remain an important cause of neurological disease for the foreseeable future. Since 2002, more ...

Sinovac Receives China's First Influenza A (H1N1) Vaccine Order

... efficient production of the H1N1 vaccine. We are working closely with authorities in order to contribute to the prevention and control of the H1N1 epidemic situation." About Sinovac Sinovac Biotech Ltd. is a China-based biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the research, development, ...

Novo Nordisk Convenes Policy and Clinical Experts at Diabetes Media Summit

... but also dramatically under-communicated at a time when the message needs to come through loud and clear that we are in the midst of a major epidemic that is impacting the long-term state of our nation's health, both human and financial." About the Diabetes Media Summit The Diabetes Media ...

Mach One Corporation Developing a Nasal, Hand Carried Product as Solution to Swine Flu (H1N1) Virus

... in shedding and passage of the virus from host to host. In addition, the resulting decrease in shedding should further enhance the prevention of epidemic and pandemics." About Mach One Corporation: Mach One Corporation ( www.machonecorp.com ) is a global wellness company that provides ...

Tobira Therapeutics Inc. Announces Key Addition to Scientific Advisory Board

... the principal person responsible for development support within the Office of the Secretary, Health and Human Services (HHS). Dr. Moore served as an epidemic Intelligence Service Officer with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention. He was with the Center for Veterinary Medicine, U.S. ...

Data on VIVUS' Qnexa To Be Presented During Two Podium Presentations at ADA Annual Meeting

... Qnexa can significantly lower blood sugar in type 2 diabetics. "Obesity and type 2 diabetes, which are inextricably linked, are growing at epidemic proportions worldwide and physicians need new, more effective treatment options for the millions of patients at risk," commented Leland Wilson, ...

ImmunoVaccine Technologies Partners with FIT Biotech to advance a therapeutic HIV vaccine

... against HIV and AIDS," said Kalevi Reijonen, President and CEO at FIT Biotech. The WHO reports that 33 million people are living with HIV and the epidemic is rapidly expanding with 2.7 million people newly infected in 2007. Nearly all of them will develop AIDS-related complications, creating an urgent ...

Swine Flu (H1N1) Infectivity to Increase Markedly and Lethality to Remain Low According to Latest Replikin* Peptide Genomic Data

... over the past five months. Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 23, 2009 -- Amid all the speculation over what course the Swine Flu epidemic will take, Boston-based biotech firm Replikins Ltd. ( www.replikins.com ) last week analyzed the most recent peptide genomic sequence data available ...

Roche Announces Long-Term Commitment to Tackle Growing Epidemic of Diabetes

... -- Roche, the maker of ACCU-CHEK blood glucose monitoring systems and insulin pumps, announced today its long-term commitment to tackle the growing epidemic of diabetes by its Behavior Change through Patient Engagement (SM) program - a wide array of educational programs and tools that promote more ...

Veteran-Owned Biotech Startup Company Charges Health Agency (NYSDOH) with Blackballing its Initiatives

... large spaces such as airport terminals and hospital facilities, with special reference to airborne viruses, such as influenza, in the context of epidemic situations." Ozonics is petitioning the Veterans Administration and NYS Governor David A. Paterson for a cease and desist directive ...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited Full Year 2008 and Fourth Quarter Financial Results with Financial Tables

... reach of Sinovac's vaccines by commercializing Sinovac's products outside of China. In January 2009, Sinovac responded to the emerging hepatitis A epidemic situation in Mongolia by selling 11,000 doses of Healive to the Mongolian market through the Company's agent in China. Sinovac has received positive ...

Sinovac Reports Unaudited Full Year 2008 and Fourth Quarter Financial Results

... reach of Sinovac's vaccines by commercializing Sinovac's products outside of China. In January 2009, Sinovac responded to the emerging hepatitis A epidemic situation in Mongolia by selling 11,000 doses of Healive to the Mongolian market through the Company's agent in China. Sinovac has received positive ...

Chimerix Joins International Network of Organizations to Cure Malaria

... co-founder of iThemba Pharmaceuticals and professor of chemistry at Emory University . "Together, we hope to develop therapeutics that address this epidemic while creating a viable enterprise and infrastructure for emerging disease research in South Africa." About Malaria Malaria is a serious ...

Internet can warn of ecological changes

... to the avoidance of abrupt ecosystem change," added Dr Crona. However, the authors conclude that existing successes in early detection of epidemic outbreaks with similar tools prove the untapped potential and importance of making smarter uses of information posted on the World Wide Web. ...

Can Obama Plan Tackle Diabetes Crisis? Epinex Test Could Help

... to spiral out of control. However, pouring more resources into ineffective programs will only waste money. Continuing to address the diabetes epidemic using methods of the past threatens to set up our health care system for failure. "The current treatment paradigm for diabetes doesn't work," ...

Clostridium difficile Infection: Current Challenges and Controversies

... critical for several reasons. The epidemiology of CDI is changing and has been marked by increasing rates and more severe disease. In addition, the epidemic strain continues to be reported in an expanding list of states across the United States and worldwide. To address the need for current ...

You: Being Beautiful Authors Mehmet Oz, MD, & Michael Roizen, MD, Call Ribose One of the Decade's 'Real Nutritional Heroes'

... stress of modern life combined with poor sleep and nutrition is being reflected not only in the high levels of fatigue but in the accompanying epidemic of pain currently experienced by one in four Americans along with heart disease, the number one killer in the United States." Dr. Teitelbaum's ...

Full Sail University Welcomed Back to Campus Graduate and Acclaimed Horror Director, Darren Lynn Bousman

... produced by Twisted Pictures, the same companies involved in the successful Saw series. The film is classified as a horror musical that depicts an epidemic that causes a biotech company to begin an organ financing program. The cast of Repo! consisted of opera superstar Sarah Brightman, who opened the ...

Arete Therapeutics Closes $16.7 Million in Final Tranche of Its Series A Financing

... inhibitors, together with its efficient, focused drug discovery and development organization, position the Company to address the growing healthcare epidemic of metabolic syndrome and identify new therapeutics for cardiovascular and inflammatory disease." About Arete Therapeutics Inc. Arete ...

UCF professor develops vaccine to protect against black plague bioterror attack

... at least 2,000 cases of the plague annually. The most recent outbreak in 2005 killed 56 people in the Congo and another 124 were infected before the epidemic was stopped. In the mid 1990s more than 400 people were infected in India. Although human trials are still needed, Daniell is confident the ...

UCF professor develops vaccine to protect against black plague bioterror attack

... at least 2,000 cases of the plague annually. The most recent outbreak in 2005 killed 56 people in the Congo and another 124 were infected before the epidemic was stopped. In the mid 1990s more than 400 people were infected in India. Although human trials are still needed, Daniell is confident the ...

More Evidence Published That Epidemics of Childhood Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome are Linked to Immunization

... following the discontinuation of a single vaccine, a vaccine to prevent tuberculosis. This decline occurred at a time when there is an global epidemic of type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Japanese children secrete large amounts of cortisol following immunization compared to Caucasians and ...

Video: ASMANEX(R) TWISTHALER(R) 110 MCG (Mometasone Furoate Inhalation Powder) is Now Available Nationwide for the Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Children Ages 4 to 11

... 2008 10-Q for the quarterly period ended June 30, 2008, filed August 1, 2008. References: 1. Johnston, NW et al. The September epidemic of Asthma Hospitalization: School Children as Disease Vectors. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. March 2006. Vol. 117(3); 557-562. 2. ...

BioNeutral's Ygiene(TM) New Hospital Grade Disinfectant Will Save Lives and Billions of Dollars Annually at Health Care Facilities Around the World

... Oxivir(TM)Tb, Medica DC Germicidal Solution, Asepticare(R) TB+II, Germ Control 24 by Pure Biosciences and many other commercial disinfectants, the epidemic of infections continues in health care facilities. Most of these products are not sporicidal and either have no effect on the more difficult ...

Inverness Medical Innovations Features Innovative TB Diagnostic - Clearview(R) TB ELISA at AIDS 2008

... CEO stated, "Introduction of the Clearview TB ELISA is an important first step in making available much-needed diagnostic tools to address the TB epidemic where the need is greatest. We are working hard to build support for its widespread adoption." There were approximately 33 million people living ...

Thousands Rally in Mexico City and Call for Human Rights Protections in Global AIDS Response

... Rights and now Executive Director of the Ethical Globalization Initiative, headlined the event. Robinson attributed the slow progress against the HIV epidemic to the lack of urgency given to human rights concerns. "The question we have to ask is, 'Why have we not made more progress if we know what steps ...

Cytochroma and Mitsubishi Tanabe form partnership for chronic kidney disease therapies in U.S. and Asia

... with progression of CKD and death. CKD is caused most frequently by diabetes or hypertension, both of which are consequences of a growing obesity epidemic in countries worldwide. About Secondary Hyperparathyroidism Secondary hyperparathyroidism ("SHPT") is a condition commonly associated with ...

Cytochroma Closes $45 Million Series C Financing

... with progression of CKD and death. CKD is caused most frequently by diabetes or hypertension, both of which are consequences of a growing obesity epidemic in countries worldwide. About Cytochroma Cytochroma is a clinical stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and ...

Novel compound may treat acute diarrhea

... In a development that may lessen the epidemic of diarrhea-related deaths among children in developing countries, scientists in the laboratory of Nobel Laureate Ferid Murad, M.D., Ph.D., at The ...

Tethys Bioscience Announces Expanded Availability of PreDx(TM) Diabetes Risk Test

... report that indicates the likelihood of diabetes onset in a patient within the next five years. "It is already known that we are facing a diabetes epidemic that will only grow worse in the next 10-20 years," said Dr. Sean Sullivan, Director of Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy at the University ...

E. coli Outbreak in New Jersey?

... of developing threats to public health can give public health professionals a valuable head start in recognizing and managing disease spread and epidemic outbreaks, as well as possible bioterrorism, a surge in criminal assaults and even tainted street drugs. In the North Bergen emergency preparedness ...

Cytochroma Appoints R. Richard Wieland II As CFO

... and mortality in CKD patients. CKD is most frequently caused by diabetes or hypertension, both of which are consequences of a growing obesity epidemic in countries worldwide. About Cytochroma Cytochroma is a clinical stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and ...

Statement from Lighthouse International About the Study on Gene Therapy Concerning Leber's Congenital Amaurosis

... Degeneration, which has been found to have a genetic link and affects some 9 million Americans and millions abroad. There is a vision loss epidemic in the United States which affects millions. Research and vision rehabilitation & services will also be needed to address this growing national ...
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