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Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Commercial Availability of CREON(R) (Pancrelipase) Delayed-Release Capsules

... 2009, for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to cystic fibrosis (CF) or other ... . About Exocrine Pancreatic insufficiency and Pancreatic Enzyme Products Exocrine Pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is a condition resulting from a deficiency ...

Video: CREON(R) (Pancrelipase) Delayed-Release Capsules First and Only Pancreatic Enzyme Product to Receive FDA Approval Under New Guidelines

... thousands of patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency due to cystic fibrosis or other conditions - ... Capsules for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to cystic fibrosis (CF) or other ... of CREON(R). About Exocrine Pancreatic insufficiency and Pancreatic Enzyme Products Exocrine ...

Eye exercises help patients work out vision problems, UH optometrist says

... Left unattended, Wensveen said, convergence insufficiency can affect a student's performance in school, ... that's why kids especially who have convergence insufficiency are sometimes mislabeled as having attention ... most eye care professionals treat convergence insufficiency using only home-based therapy, the NEI results ...

New Study Data: JANUVIA™ (sitagliptin) Significantly Reduced Blood Sugar Levels and Was Not Associated with Hypoglycemia in Elderly Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

... needed for patients with mild to moderate hepatic insufficiency or in patients with mild renal insufficiency (CrCl e 50 mL/min). To achieve plasma ... in patients with moderate and severe renal insufficiency as well as in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) ...

Cytochroma Announces Positive Comparative Data on CTA018 in Chronic Kidney Disease Model

... known as vitamin D insufficiency. Vitamin D insufficiency has been linked to increased mortality in ... Mounting evidence continues to link vitamin D insufficiency with progression of CKD and death. CKD is ... prevent the clinical consequences of vitamin D insufficiency and SHPT associated with CKD. The Company's ...

First study to examine vitamin D insufficiency in pediatric patients with low bone density

... Vitamin D insufficiency is common in adults and is emerging in the world ... is the first study to investigate vitamin D insufficiency in pediatric patients with low bone density. ... and can originate during childhood. Vitamin D insufficiency may contribute to low bone mass or even make the ...

Does Your Child Need Vision Therapy?

... Institutes of Health and the National Eye Institute, on convergence insufficiency . This is a vision problem where the two eyes don't work together in ... least one out of every 20 school-age children is impacted by convergence insufficiency , there are other visual abnormalities to be considered. It is estimated ...

Enzyme weakens the heart

... An enzyme makes the mouse heart prone to chronic cardiac insufficiency if it is suppressed, the heart remains strong despite increased stress. ... essential to find the molecules that are key to the development of cardiac insufficiency in order to develop new, more efficient treatment" states Dr. Johannes ...

APHA Lists Vitamin D Deficiency as Top Public Health Issue

... associated with public health issues, with vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency as a leading concern. APHA's new policies, approved during their 136th ... extremely important. Recognizing that vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency are major public health concerns for both children and adults in the ...

Digestive Care, Inc. Announces the Complete Submission of the NDA for PANCRECARB(R) (pancrelipase)

... PANCRECARB(R) (pancrelipase), used in the treatment of Exocrine Pancreatic insufficiency ("EPI"), to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA"). The FDA had ... In April 2004, the FDA determined that prescription exocrine pancreatic insufficiency drug products are medically necessary and, accordingly, allowed the ...

Best treatment determined for childhood eye problem

... discover the best of three currently-used treatments for convergence insufficiency in children. Convergence refers to the natural ability of the eyes to focus and align while viewing objects up close. Children with convergence insufficiency tend to have blurred or double vision or headaches and corresponding ...

Digestive Care, Inc. Announces the Filing of the First Module of NDA Submission for PANCRECARB(R) (pancrelipase)

... PANCRECARB(R) (pancrelipase), used in the treatment of Exocrine Pancreatic insufficiency ("EPI"), with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ("FDA"). The FDA has ... In April 2004, the FDA determined that prescription Exocrine Pancreatic insufficiency drug products are medically necessary and, accordingly, allowed the ...

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, Amerinet Extend Contrast Media Agreement

... Fibrosis in patients with: -- acute or chronic severe renal insufficiency (glomerular filtration rate -- acute renal insufficiency of any severity due to the hepato-renal syndrome or in the ...

Iso-osmolar X-ray dye falters in PCI study

... patients without chronic renal failure. "Patients with chronic renal insufficiency have a high need of coronary procedures; however, these procedures involve ... Wessely and his colleagues recruited 324 patients with at least mild renal insufficiency (serum creatinine 1.5 mg/dL or an estimated glomerular filtration rate ...

Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals and MedAssets Supply Chain Systems Sign a Three-Year Agreement for Magnevist(R) Magnetic Resonance Contrast Media

... Fibrosis in patients with: * acute or chronic severe renal insufficiency (glomerular filtration rate * acute renal insufficiency of any severity due to the hepato-renal syndrome or in the ...

Predicting survival after liver transplantation

... cerebral vascular accident, COPD, connective tissue disease, renal insufficiency and malignancy. Forty percent of the patients had one or more ... coronary disease, diabetes, COPD, connective tissue disease, and renal insufficiency were all independent predictors of poorer post-transplant survival. The ...

NFL Cardinals' Wide Receiver Larry Fitzgerald Promotes Vision Therapy

... education. Don't wait to see if this next school year will be better; take action today!" Fitzgerald encourages parents. Convergence insufficiency , one of the most common vision disorders that interferes with reading, was recently the focus of a scientific study funded by the National ...

FDA Approves TYVASO (Treprostinil) Inhalation Solution for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

... concomitant use of TYVASO with diuretics, antihypertensives or other vasodilators may increase the risk of systemic hypotension. Hepatic or renal insufficiency may increase exposure and decrease the tolerability of TYVASO. The most common side effects (>= 10%) seen with TYVASO in the placebo controlled ...

Northwest Hospital Introduces Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

... helps the body form new blood vessels, to serve areas that have been injured or may be affected by circulation disorders such as peripheral arterial insufficiency or diabetes," said Dr. Terence Quigley, chief of surgery at Northwest Hospital, and medical director of the Northwest Hospital Wound Care & ...

NIH Plan Charts Course to Better Treatments and Cure for Most Common Known Genetic Cause of Autism: Fragile X

... in the understanding of FXS and the associated disorders of fragile X-associated tremor/ataxia (FXTAS) and fragile X-associated primary ovarian insufficiency (FXPOI). The report recommends 19 goals and 93 objectives to help shape future research in Fragile X-associated Disorders (FXD). ...

Larry Fitzgerald Offers Advice for Parents With Struggling Readers

... with reading, was recently the focus of a national study funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Eye Institute. Convergence insufficiency is a vision problem where the two eyes don't work together in unison the way they are supposed to when one is reading. The result can make reading ...

Successful Beginning for Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Center at Boston Biomedical Research Institute

... down to the abdominal and foot-extensor muscles. In the worst cases, all skeletal muscles are lost, hearing and vision are involved, and respiratory insufficiency can cause severe disability. The six Wellstone Centers -- inspired by and named for the late Senator Paul D. Wellstone and funded by the ...

Hyperion Therapeutics Raises $60 Million Series C

... insufficiency, and in clinical states where there is sodium retention with edema. Use caution when administering to patients with hepatic or renal insufficiency or inborn errors of beta oxidation. The safety or efficacy of doses in excess of 20 grams (40 tablets) per day has not been established. About ...

Tianyin Pharmaceutical Co., Inc. Launches Advertising Program on China Central Television (CCTV) for its Xuelian Chongcao Oral Liquid

... days of treatment, respectively. Xuelian Chongcao Oral Liquid is an Over-the-counter TCM drug that effectively replenishes Yang due to a Yang and Qi insufficiency of the kidney, and also improves overall energy. Tianyin will produce this product at its current facility and management expects this product to ...

63 percent of RA patients suffer psychiatric disorders, with depressive spectrum conditions most likely

... depression A third (33%) suffered from sleep disorders Those with depression also exhibited more severe RA (measured by X-ray), greater functional insufficiency and pain, as well as having received less aggressive treatment than patients without depression. (No significant differences in age, duration of ...

Hyperion Therapeutics Announces Results of Phase I Study in Patients With Liver Cirrhosis

... insufficiency, and in clinical states where there is sodium retention with edema. Use caution when administering to patients with hepatic or renal insufficiency or inborn errors of beta oxidation. The safety or efficacy of doses in excess of 20 grams (40 tablets) per day has not been established. About ...

Results from 8 late-breaking clinical trials presented at Heart Failure 2009

... suggest that telephone support can significantly reduce mortality and hospitalisation rate in a rural and remote cohort. CIBIS-ELD (Cardiac insufficiency Bisoprolol Study in Elderly) was designed to assess and compare the dose of two proven beta-blockers in elderly patients with heart failure (the ...

First 100 Patients Treated in Europe with the MitraClip(R) System for Percutaneous Mitral Repair

... for patients suffering from the effects of functional or degenerative mitral regurgitation (MR). MR is the most common type of heart valve insufficiency in Europe and the United States, affecting millions of people worldwide. Significant MR affects more than eight million people in the US and Europe, ...

First Patients Enrolled in the Access-Europe Study of The MitraClip(R) Therapy

... of functional and degenerative mitral regurgitation (MR). MR affects millions of people worldwide and is the most common type of heart valve insufficiency in Europe and the United States. In Europe, similar to the US, there are approximately 250,000 new diagnoses of significant MR each year; however, ...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Lorcaserin Pivotal Phase 3 Obesity Trial Results: Meets All Primary Efficacy and Safety Endpoints

... 12, 18 and 24 months of dosing indicated no apparent drug-related effect on the development of FDA-defined valvulopathy (moderate or greater mitral insufficiency and/or mild or greater aortic insufficiency). Lorcaserin met the primary safety endpoint of no significant difference in rates of valvulopathy ...

Water method for unsedated colonoscopy; interval between prep and colonoscopy predicts prep quality

... Study patients received one of three bowel preparations based on their ability to tolerate previous bowel preparations and on the presence of renal insufficiency and other comorbidities. The preparations used were polyethelene glycol electrolyte-based (PEG) and sodium phosphate (SP) solution (71 percent), oral ...

St. Louis Named Top Asthma Capital for 2009

... of asthma. (7) Particular care is needed for patients who are transferred from systemically active corticosteroids. Deaths due to adrenal insufficiency have occurred in asthmatic patients during and after transfer from systemic corticosteroids to less systemically available inhaled corticosteroids. ...

Moms-to-Be Who Drink May Damage Fetus' White Matter

... brain alterations and behavioral problems can occur because of prenatal alcohol exposure, with or without the facial features and physical growth insufficiency required to diagnose FAS." The study was published online Dec. 19 and in the March print issue of the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and ...

Most Kids With Type 1 Diabetes Lack Vitamin D

... suggest that supplements are needed to boost vitamin D levels. "We found in children with type 1 diabetes a pretty significant level of vitamin D insufficiency -- much more than we had expected to find," said lead researcher Dr. Britta Svoren, an instructor in pediatrics. Diabetes is associated with a ...

Introducing the Smith & Nephew Foam Dressing Kit

... device and are appropriate on the following types of wounds: Pressure ulcers Diabetic/neuropathic ulcers Venous insufficiency ulcers Traumatic wounds Post-operative and dehisced surgical wounds Explored fistulas and Skin flaps and grafts ...

Adult survivors of childhood leukemia have lower bone mineral density, study finds

... as radiation particularly radiation to the brain and chemotherapy may affect bone growth. "Survivors with known growth hormone deficiency or insufficiency should definitely be screened, but we would argue that all adult survivors should be screened as well. The disease, chemotherapy and cranial ...

Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces FDA Clearance of 510k

... Diabetic Ulcers -- First and Second Degree Burns -- Surgical Wounds -- Traumatic wounds -- Superficial Wounds -- Ulcers resulting from arterial insufficiency -- Grafted wounds and donor sites "We are delighted with the FDA clearance of the hydrolyzed collagen with polysulfated glycosaminoglycan ...

Hyperion Therapeutics Completes Phase 2 Data Analysis and Schedules End of Phase 2 Meeting With FDA for HPN-100 in the Chronic Treatment of Urea Cycle Disorders

... insufficiency, and in clinical states where there is sodium retention with edema. Use caution when administering to patients with hepatic or renal insufficiency or inborn errors of beta oxidation. The safety or efficacy of doses in excess of 20 grams (40 tablets) per day has not been established. About ...

First Patients Treated in Italy With the Percutaneous MitraClip(R) System

... mitral valve repair option for patients suffering from the effects of mitral regurgitation (MR). MR is the second most common type of heart valve insufficiency in Europe, and the most common in the United States, affecting millions of people worldwide. Both in Europe and the United States, the vast ...

Parkinson's Patients More Prone to Vitamin D Deficiency

... adds to the risk of developing Parkinson's disease [vs. other neurodegenerative disorders] and to determine whether correction of vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency will improve motor or non-motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease," the study authors concluded. "Finally, the finding of a high ...
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