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Amgen and Wyeth Statement on FDA Announcement About Tumor Necrosis Factor (TNF) Blockers

... to treat, including moderate to severe Juvenile idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). JIA can be a serious and ... and risks of ENBREL. ABOUT JUVENILE idiopathic ARTHRITIS ENBREL was first approved for juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), formerly called juvenile ...

Genetic Breakthrough Spells Hope for Lung Fibrosis Patients

... that can help doctors predict when patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis are becoming seriously ill ... alive until they can get a lung transplant. idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a lung-scarring ... Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has more about idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis . -- ...

Drug Found Ineffective Against Lung Disease

... People with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis gain no survival benefit, ... in people with a fatal lung disease called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, according to a study that was ... suggested that Ifn-g1b might benefit people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, particularly those with mild ...

3 studies confirm the value of etanercept therapy in treating juvenile idiopathic arthritis

... in children under four years of age with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), and associated with improved ... efficacy of etanercept in a cohort of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) patients under four years of age. ... etanercept in patients with refractory juvenile idiopathic arthritis. (THU0426) In 53 JIA patients, who ...

Important Data Presented on Independent Predictors of Mortality in Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

... status and the risk of death in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) were presented at the ... around the end of 2009. About IPF idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a disabling and ... InterMune has a pipeline portfolio addressing idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and hepatitis C virus ...

Expert consensus on catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias

... where there is no structural disease, known as idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias. Ventricular ... for patients with incessant arrhythmias. Most idiopathic VA are benign, but careful evaluation is required to distinguish idiopathic from potentially dangerous VA. Ablation is an ...

As a Result of the FDA Investigation Into TNF-Alpha Inhibitors, 30 Percent of Surveyed Rheumatologists Have Altered Their Prescription Patterns for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

... of TNF-alpha Inhibitors for Juvenile idiopathic Arthritis and Pediatric Crohn's Disease, ... altered their prescription patterns for juvenile idiopathic arthritis and more than 10 percent have altered ... in Pediatric Crohn's Disease and Juvenile idiopathic Arthritis: How Will Physicians and Payers Balance ...

Gene Mutation Tied to Inherited Fatal Lung Disease

... Those with variant had cancer as well as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, study finds ... found in families with the inherited version of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF -- a disease that ... Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute has more about idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis . -- ...

Novel therapeutic approaches may improve patient outcomes in several platelet disorders

... new combination therapy for previously untreated idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), an ... in adult patients with previously untreated idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). The results of ... the Long-Term Treatment of Patients With Chronic idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP): Results of a ...

AMITIZA 8 mcg now available to treat irritable bowel syndrome

... been available by prescription to treat Chronic idiopathic Constipation in adults since 2006. AMITIZA is ... and alleviating symptoms associated with Chronic idiopathic Constipation. Although it is not well ... men. About AMITIZA (lubiprostone) for Chronic idiopathic Constipation and IBS-C Indication AMITIZA ...

Growth hormone is used to treat twice as many short boys than girls in the US and Asia

... diagnoses without an identifiable cause, such as idiopathic short stature and idiopathic GH deficiency because of the complexity of the ... approved the use of rhGH for the treatment of idiopathic short stature, for children who are significantly ...

GlaxoSmithKline Files for FDA Approval of PROMACTA(TM) (eltrombopag) to be the First Oral Platelet Growth Factor for Rare Blood Disorder

... the Short-Term Treatment of Patients with Chronic idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) PHILADELPHIA ... of New England Journal of Medicine. About idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura There are estimated to ... November 12, 2007. (2) Cines DB, Blanchette V. idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. N Engl J Med. 2002;364: ...

Neupro(R) Filed with the FDA for the Treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome

... the treatment of moderate-to-severe idiopathic RLS in approximately 1,000 patients over six ... of the signs and symptoms of early-stage idiopathic Parkinson's disease. In Europe, Neupro(R) is ... of the signs and symptoms of early-stage idiopathic Parkinson's disease as monotherapy and as ...

Neupro(R) Filed with the FDA for the Treatment of Advanced-Stage Parkinson's Disease

... of the signs and symptoms of early-stage idiopathic Parkinson's disease and the drug has been ... of the signs and symptoms of early-stage idiopathic Parkinson's disease as monotherapy and as ... of the signs and symptoms of early-stage idiopathic Parkinson's disease as monotherapy. Neupro(R) ...

Research Highlights New Approaches to Management of Blood Clotting and Bleeding Disorders

... anticoagulation is safe for patients with idiopathic deep vein thrombosis [Abstract #301] Sergio ... deep vein thrombosis (DVT) after an episode of idiopathic deep vein thrombosis (DVT of an obscure or ... at least three to six months are required for idiopathic DVT. It has already been determined that the ...

Evel Knievel Lost to Pulmonary Fibrosis; Disease Claims as Many Lives as Breast Cancer Each Year

... people in the U.S. who will lose their lives to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) this year, the same ... visit http://www.coalitionforpf.org . About idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) IPF is a lung disorder ... accelerate research efforts leading to a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), while educating, ...

Abnormal immune cells may cause unprovoked anaphylaxis

... why some people suffer from recurrent episodes of idiopathic anaphylaxis--a potentially life-threatening ... NIAID colleagues decided to find out whether idiopathic anaphylaxis might have a genetic trigger related ... mast cells to release chemicals responsible for idiopathic anaphylaxis? In a two-year study conducted at ...

Goulet's Life Lost to Untreatable Lung Disease That Claims as Many Lives as Breast Cancer Each Year

... people in the U.S. who will lose their lives to idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) this year, the ... last decade, it is not nearly enough." About idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) IPF is a lung disorder ... accelerate research efforts leading to a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), while educating, ...

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Fundraising Events Raise $280,000 for IPF

... in new funds to help those suffering from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a rare and deadly lung ... page at http://www.coalitionforpf.org . About idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) IPF is a lung disorder ... accelerate research efforts leading to a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), while educating, ...

Resolution Recognizing Pulmonary Fibrosis Challenges Overwhelmingly Passes House

... resolution will support the goals of National idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Week and encourage ... volume covering that session of Congress. About idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) IPF is a lung disorder ... accelerate research efforts leading to a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), while educating, ...

CPF 'Living with IPF' Patient Seminar to be Webcast Live October 13, 2007

... the biggest challenges for people who suffer from idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is the limitation the ... or call 1-888- 222-8541. About idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) IPF is a lung disorder ... accelerate research efforts leading to a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), while educating, ...

CPF Announces National IPF Awareness Week Activities

... the National Institutes of Health. More than 40 idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) patients and family ... number of patients. Background on IPF About idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) IPF is a lung ... accelerate research efforts leading to a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), while educating, ...

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Launches Aggressive Ad Campaign Directed at United States Congress

... to take action to increase research funding for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), and to improve ... visit: http://www.coalitionforpf.org . About idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) IPF is a lung disorder ... accelerate research efforts leading to a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), while educating, ...

Video: New Biological Therapy Ilaris(R) Approved in US to Treat Children and Adults with CAPS, a Serious Life-Long Auto-Inflammatory Disease

... involving IL-1 beta, such as some forms of gout, systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis and type 2 diabetes EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 18 ... CAPS, clinical trials are also under way with Ilaris in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA), and more common disorders such as some forms of gout, ...

ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) Studies to be Featured at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Congress

... in April 2008, additional indications for rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis were also approved in Japan. ACTEMRA (known as RoACTEMRA in ...

Large clinical trial finds pirfenidone may help lung function in IPF patients

... and safety of what may become the first FDA-approved medicine for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF. In a Phase III clinical study program called ... National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, about 200,000 Americans have idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, a condition that scars tissue deep in the lungs. Most ...

New Bill Offers Medicare Reimbursement Fix for Intravenous Immune Globulin

... inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy, Guillain-Barre syndrome, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, myasthenia gravis, myositis, multiple sclerosis, ... chronic polyneuropathy; and Craig Orfield, staff of Senator Enzi who has idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. "Since 2005, patient access to IVIG has ...

Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Announce Recipients of 2009-10 Research Awards

... of a two-year, $100,000 award to investigate "MicroRNA Regulation in idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis." Preliminary data from the OSU laboratory indicate ... no known cause can be established. When this is the case, it is called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). About the Coalition for Pulmonary ...

Double threat: Deadly lung disease also linked to heart attacks

... Patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) are three times as likely to experience severe ... records of the UK's Health Improvement Network for 920 patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and 3,593 control subjects without IPF for diagnoses of ...

Healing process found to backfire in lung patients

... helps a person heal from an injury, may actually be causing patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) to get worse, researchers at the National ... of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine . idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is an incurable lung disease that affects approximately ...

Enbrel(R) (etanercept) Is the First Biologic With Published Efficacy and Safety Data for up to a Decade of Continuous Use for the Treatment of Moderate to Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis

... and symptoms of moderately to severely active polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis in children ages 2 and older. -- ENBREL is indicated for ... TNF. People with an immune disease, such as rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, or psoriasis, have ...

CPF Fundraisers Bring in Landmark Half Million Dollars in Less Than Three Weeks

... cutting edge research in pulmonary fibrosis. Background on IPF About idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) IPF is a lung disorder characterized by a ... founded in 2001 to accelerate research efforts leading to a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), while educating, supporting, and advocating for ...

Parents Host Golf Tournament to Fund Cure for Disease That Claimed Daughter's Life

... Jerome and Froma Sandler at (301) 469-7687. Background on IPF About idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) or Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) IPF is a lung ... founded in 2001 to accelerate research efforts leading to a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), while educating, supporting, and advocating for ...

LegalView Informs Patients of Possible Cimzia Cancer Link, Drug Commonly Used to Treat Arthritis

... arthritis, Crohn's disease, psoriasis, ankylosing spondylitis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis -- should speak to a medical professional immediately if they ... severe rheumatoid arthritis, moderate to severe polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis and plaque ...

FDA Advisory Committee Recommends Approval of ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) for the Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

... in April 2008, additional indications for rheumatoid arthritis, juvenile idiopathic arthritis and systemic-onset juvenile idiopathic arthritis were also approved in Japan. The serious adverse events ...

Drug May Ease Symptoms of Juvenile Arthritis

... and in the United States. All participants had a history of juvenile idiopathic arthritis and had at least five joints with active disease. All had tried ... effects were similar. According to the Arthritis Foundation, juvenile idiopathic arthritis is a family of diseases involving chronic joint inflammation. ...

PROMACTA(R) (eltrombopag) RECEIVES UNANIMOUS RECOMMENDATION BY FDA ADVISORY PANEL

... . Accessed November 12, 2007. (3) Cines DB, Blanchette V. idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura. N Engl J Med. 2002;364: 995-1008. (4) Feudjo-Tepie M, Robinson N, Bennett D. Prevalence estimates of adult chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). J Thromb Haemost. 2008 doi: ...

Drug for Deadly Lung Disease Shows Promise

... idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis kills 40,000 Americans each year FRIDAY, ... function and lengthened the survival of patients with the illness, called idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). "Patients look to any research in IPF with a ...

Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients Meet With Top Lung Doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

... idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients learn from specialists, seek answers ... (CPF), is hosting a free seminar for patients and families living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a fatal disease that affects 128,000 Americans ...

Growth Hormone is Used to Treat Twice as Many Short Boys Than Girls in the U.S. and Asia; Gender Difference is Smaller in the Rest of the World

... without an identifiable cause, such as idiopathic short stature and idiopathic GH deficiency because of the complexity of the diagnostic tests. ... & Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of rhGH for the treatment of idiopathic short stature, for children who are significantly shorter than their peers ...
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