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Magellan Diagnostic Businesses to Feature Automated Systems and Diagnostic Tests at Clinical Lab Expo

... automated ELISA assay systems; ESA's FDA-cleared vitamin D Test; and the LeadCare(R) II three-minute ... will feature its FDA-cleared test to assess vitamin D sufficiency, a practical, cost-effective ... over other methodologies. The ESA Biosciences vitamin D Test , comprising reagent kit and test system, ...

ChartTrends(R): Bone and Mineral Metabolism in Dialysis Reveals Latest Trends in the Treatment of Calcium, Phosphorus and PTH

... prevalence with phosphate binders, Nutritional vitamin D, Active vitamin D and Sensipar. Moreover, it provides ... vast majority of dialysis patients are on Active vitamin D formulations such as Abbott's Zemplar and ...

Results From Phase 2 Clinical Study of 6R-BH4 in Peripheral Arterial Disease Not Statistically Significant

... also did not show a difference. Addition of vitamin C to 6R-BH4 did not improve efficacy on PWT. ... pulmonary arterial hypertension and 6R-BH4 plus vitamin C in patients with endothelial dysfunction. ... placebo and treatment groups were co-administered vitamin C at 500 mg/day twice daily. The primary ...

BioTrends Releases TreatmentTrends(TM): US Nephrology, an Ongoing Syndicated Publication Providing Insight into Physician Perceptions and Management of Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

... structure is also expected to greatly impact the vitamin D market, with over 50% of Nephrologists reporting they would shift away from IV vitamin D to oral vitamin D as their first line choice in hemodialysis ...

Innovative Beverage Products Launches New Product Designed to Enhance the Body's Immune Defense

... grape skin extract -- Mushroom extract -- vitamin C -- Niacin / vitamin B12 -- vitamin B6 -- Folate -- Zinc -- Sodium ...

Synvista Therapeutics Announces Data Further Demonstrating the Value of Haptoglobin Genotyping in Diabetic Patients During AHA Meeting

... New Data Presented at the Meeting Demonstrate vitamin E May Help Prevent Cardiovascular Events in ... new data demonstrating that discontinuation of vitamin E in patients with the Hp2-2 Diabetes may ... outcomes for specific patients by prescribing vitamin E. These benefits were lost when treatment with ...

BioTrends Releases TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrology and Renal Dietitians, Two Syndicated Reports Providing Continuing Insight into the Management of Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

... adherence with Phosphate Binders, Active vitamin D, and Calcimimetic agents. In the phosphate ... report a high level of influence in the choice of vitamin D, approximately 80% report that their dialysis ... 30%. While Sensipar is often used second line to vitamin D, it does seem to ...

Massachusetts Company May Have Silver Bullet In Vitamin D Fight Against Disease

... that researchers have been seeking to increase vitamin D in their fight against disease. It's called ... -- flashed on mushrooms -- increases the vitamin D content in mushrooms substantially. Dole, the ... varieties with light flashes and found that the vitamin D level increased significantly. In a recent ...

Cytochroma appoints Steven I. Engel as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

... company." Cytochroma has a diverse portfolio of vitamin D-based therapeutics designed to treat disorders related to abnormal or insufficient vitamin D metabolism in chronic kidney disease (CKD) ... CTAP101 is being developed for the treatment of vitamin D insufficiency. About Cytochroma Cytochroma ...

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

... commercialize CTA018, Cytochroma's novel vitamin D analog. CTA018 is entering Phase II development ... successfully developing and commercializing new vitamin D therapies for the CKD market, including Zemplar(R) and Hectorol(R), currently the two leading vitamin D hormone therapies used to treat SHPT in the ....

Cytochroma Closes $45 Million Series C Financing

... ("SHPT"), and CTAP101 for the treatment of vitamin D insufficiency. These three lead products ... An estimated 70-90% of CKD patients have vitamin D insufficiency, which can lead to SHPT and ... diseases. Mounting evidence continues to link vitamin D insufficiency with progression of CKD and ....

BioTrends Releases Quarterly TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrology Report Highlighting Market Trends for Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism

... Abbott's Zemplar continues to dominate the vitamin D market in dialysis with a 74% share. In the CKD ... receives significantly higher ratings than all vitamin D products on "Efficacy". While Sensipar receives higher ratings than vitamin D products on a number of additional attributes, ...

SpectraCell Laboratories Now Measures Vitamin C

... now measures functional levels of vitamin C (ascorbate) using its proprietary FIA(TM) ... test enables a clinician to diagnose specific vitamin and mineral deficiencies long before classic deficiency symptoms appear. The demand for testing vitamin C levels in patients has been climbing in recent ...

New Aptivus(R) (tipranavir) Oral Solution Approved for Treatment-Experienced Pediatric and Adolescent HIV Patients

... should be advised not to take supplemental vitamin E greater than a standard multivitamin as APTIVUS oral solution contains 116 IU/mL of vitamin E which is higher than the Reference Daily Intake ... or who are taking supplemental high doses of vitamin E. -- Patients taking APTIVUS oral solution ...

Fontus Pharmaceuticals Acquires Nephrology and Endocrinology Drug from Roche Laboratories Inc.

... from Roche Laboratories Inc. ROCALTROL is a vitamin D analog prescribed by nephrologists for the ... oral solution, is the most potent metabolite of vitamin D available and is active in regulating ... is believed to be the active hormone which exerts vitamin D activity in the body. ROCALTROL ...

Michael V. Novinski, Emisphere President/CEO Featured in the Wall Street Transcript

... explained. One of those treatments is for vitamin B12 deficiency. Emisphere has completed two ... eligen(R) technology for an oral formulation of vitamin B12, and expects to be conducting studies ... to commercialize our technology [with our oral vitamin B12 formulation] as early as next year." Mr. ...

Cytochroma Appoints R. Richard Wieland II As CFO

... point in its growth. The Company now has multiple vitamin D-based therapies in clinical development and ... company." Cytochroma has a diverse portfolio of vitamin D-based therapeutics designed to treat disorders related to abnormal or insufficient vitamin D metabolism in chronic kidney disease (CKD) ...

Cytochroma opens U.S. headquarters in Illinois

... region." Cytochroma has a diverse portfolio of vitamin D-based therapeutics designed to treat disorders related to abnormal or insufficient vitamin D metabolism in chronic kidney disease (CKD) ... CTAP101 is being developed for the treatment of vitamin D insufficiency. About Chronic Kidney Disease ...

Emisphere Technologies, Inc. Announces 2007 Fourth Quarter and Year End Financial Results

... of concept that absorption of oral vitamin B12 using the Company's proprietary eligen(R) ... times greater than with the same dose of oral vitamin B12 administered alone. The Company believes this ... as possible," said Mr. Novinski. "We believe that vitamin B12 presents an ideal opportunity to drive early ...

Synvista Therapeutics Highlights Newly Published Data Demonstrating the Value of Haptoglobin Genotype Testing In People with Diabetes

... a lower risk for heart attack if they take vitamin E. The knowledge of who would benefit from ... risk reduced by adding an inexpensive therapy, vitamin E, to their statin therapy." In the ... were randomized to receive either natural source vitamin E (400 IU daily) or placebo. Results demonstrated ...

Acrongenomics on Track to Acquire Molecular Vision

... A further comparative trial measuring vitamin C is underway and various blood based tests are ... panel to monitor kidney function, followed by vitamin C monitoring. Dr Dimitris Goundis, CEO of ... unit capable of measuring creatinine and vitamin C simultaneously in urine with the same level of ...

Study Finds Widespread Vitamin and Mineral Use Among Cancer Survivors, Although Benefits of Such Use Remain Unclear

... SEATTLE, Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Use of vitamin and mineral supplements among cancer survivors is ... 1 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. "Can vitamin and herbal supplements reduce the adverse effects ... Until research clarifies the effects of vitamin use in cancer survivors, the authors urge health ...

Cytochroma initiates Phase I/II clinical trial of CTAP101 Capsules for vitamin D insufficiency in chronic kidney disease

... Company's product candidate for the treatment of vitamin D insufficiency in chronic kidney disease (CKD). ... and safety of CTAP101 Capsules in subjects with vitamin D insufficiency. The product's pharmacokinetic ... ergocalciferol (vitamin D(2)) in treating vitamin D insufficiency in CKD while providing a safer ...

Of mice and men: new male contraceptives successful in rodents and humans

... researchers took advantage of the importance of vitamin A to design a new contraceptive approach. Men who are extremely low in vitamin A lose their fertility-- but they also become extremely sick, so avoiding vitamin A doesn't work as a contraceptive. Instead, ...

China Kangtai Cactus Biotech, Inc. Announces Plans for New Product Launch

... acid, carbohydrates, chief meal fibrin, carotene, vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin ...

NCIIA Honors Top Collegiate Biomedical Engineering Teams

... was given to the Brown University team working on a biosensor to detect vitamin D levels. Although current research suggests that vitamin D deficiency can lead to health problems including osteoporosis and ...

EyeScience Launches Comprehensive Online Resource Devoted to Age-Related Macular Degeneration Education and Prevention

... therapy (PDT), intravitreal injection of Lucentis and Avastin, vitamin therapy, amsler grid testing, lasers and more. Users also have the ... as well as the ability to order EyeScience's Macular Health Formula vitamin online or to find a CVS Pharmacy retail location in their area. ...

New uses for imidazolium salts in medicine and alternative energy

... carbenes (NHC). A naturally occurring form of NHC is thiamine or vitamin B, which plays a very important biological role. vitamin B deficiency has been linked to oxidative stress. While natural ...

Cytochroma announces appointment of Ulrik Spork to Board of Directors

... proprietary products to treat and prevent the clinical consequences of vitamin D insufficiency and secondary hyperparathyroidism associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD). The Company's vitamin D-based therapeutics are designed to safely and effectively treat patients ...

DermTech and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, Initiate Study to Understand Effects of Vitamin D as a Treatment for Atopic Dermatitis in Children and Young Adults

... that may stimulate skin inflammation. It is postulated that topical vitamin D may induce expression of cathelicidin and help stimulate an appropriate ... the tape and using molecular biology tools, analyzed to help determine if vitamin D induces molecular changes leading to enhanced immunity. About ...

Synvista Therapeutics Posts Letter to Stockholders on Web Site

... (DM) who had the Haptoglobin 2-2 (Hp2-2) genotype, supplementation with vitamin E therapy decreased cardiovascular events. We believe that this provides a ... who can recommend the use of our test to determine the appropriate use of vitamin E and the potential reduction of heart attacks resulting in considerable ...

BMP Sunstone Receives Production License from the SFDA to Manufacture and Market Pediatric Multivitamin Granules in the PRC

... brand strength and pediatric focus." Mr. Han continued, "Demand for vitamin supplements is a substantial emerging market opportunity in China, where vitamin deficiency is common, especially in infants and children. We estimate that ...

Synvista Therapeutics Increases Commercial Focus by Appointing David C. Tantillo Senior Director of Marketing and Sales

... test also can identify which patients may benefit from 400IU of natural vitamin E. Administration of this dose and type of vitamin E led to a 50% reduction in non-fatal myocardial infarction in the ICARE ...

Three PDX (Pralatrexate) Studies Presented at the 2007 AACR-NCI-EORTC Conference

... entitled "Phase 1 study of the antifolate pralatrexate when given with vitamin B12 and folic acid supplementation in patients with advanced non-small ... observed in a previous Phase 1 study in which PDX was administered without vitamin supplementation. Clinically significant radiologic responses were ....

Reclast(R) Receives US FDA Approval as First and Only Once-Yearly Treatment for Women With Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

... disease should receive 1500 mg of calcium in divided doses and 800 IU of vitamin D daily, particularly in the two weeks following Reclast administration. ... that patients with postmenopausal osteoporosis take calcium and vitamin D supplements, if dietary intake is not sufficient. For more information ...

MuGard Data From UK Study Shows Prevention of Oral Mucositis in Head and Neck Cancer Patients

... including Cobalamin(TM)-mediated targeted delivery and oral drug delivery, its proprietary nanopolymer delivery technology based on the natural vitamin B12 uptake mechanism; Angiolix(R), a humanized monoclonal antibody which acts as an anti-angiogenesis factor and is targeted to breast cancer; ...

Canadian researchers discover gene related to the appearance of aging

... tissue and skin proteins, collagen and elastin. It can be created by the body, and is also found in our diets. Some skin creams, cosmetics and vitamin supplements already include proline, touting its health benefits. However, proline is not completely understood. Researchers know that it helps ...

Access Pharmaceuticals CEO Interviewed on Financial Website

... including Cobalamin(TM)-mediated targeted delivery and oral drug delivery, its proprietary nanopolymer delivery technology based on the natural vitamin B12 uptake mechanism; and Angiolix(R), a humanized monoclonal antibody which acts as an anti-angiogenesis factor and is targeted to breast ....

Access Pharmaceuticals Announces Granting of Two US Patents for MuGard(TM)

... including Cobalamin(TM)-mediated targeted delivery and oral drug delivery, its proprietary nanopolymer delivery technology based on the natural vitamin B12 uptake mechanism; Angiolix(R), a humanized monoclonal antibody which acts as an anti-angiogenesis factor and is targeted to breast cancer; and ...

Raptiva Withdrawal Offers Upside for Enbrel and Humira According to Latest BioTrends Survey of U.S. Dermatologists

... are "Safe when used long term", "Efficacy", and "Covered by insurance plans". Galderma's Vectical, which was approved in February, is the only vitamin D3 ointment indicated for psoriasis and already has a perceived advantage on one of the most important attributes. 61% of the Dermatologists ...
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