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FDA Accepts sNDA for Alternative Dosing Regimen for Dacogen(R) (decitabine for injection) to Treat Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

... supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for an alternative five-day dosing regimen for Dacogen(R) ... The cycle is repeated every six weeks. The alternative five-day dosing regimen of Dacogen(R) submitted ... FDA has agreed to review our application for the alternative dosing regimen, and we look forward to working ...

Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Progression-Free Survival Data From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Picoplatin in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

... to Support Picoplatin as a Neuropathy-Sparing alternative to Oxaliplatin for First-Line Treatment of ... is evaluating picoplatin as a neuropathy-sparing alternative to oxaliplatin for the first-line treatment of ... for FOLPI as a potential neuropathy-sparing alternative to FOLFOX (p<0.0019). With regard to ...

Getting More From Whole-Transcript Microarrays

... Bioinformatics shows scientists how to monitor alternative splicing activity on a genome-wide scale, without ... in new exon microarray technologies. alternative splicing produces a variety of mRNA transcripts ... combinations of exons, which can give rise to alternative protein forms that are functionally distinct. ...

MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Demonstrate Clinical Benefit in High-Risk Patients With Mitral Regurgitation

... is a safe and clinically beneficial treatment alternative for select patients suffering from significant ... the MitraClip therapy may be a good treatment alternative for patients with MR who are too high risk for ... MitraClip therapy may offer a minimally invasive alternative to reduce chronic volume overload caused by MR, ...

Optherion Announces Issuance of Canadian Patents Covering Age-Related Macular Degeneration Diagnostics and Treatments

... (AMD) and other chronic diseases involving the alternative complement system, announced today that the ... patients with AMD and other diseases of the alternative complement system. As we advance to ... (AMD) and other chronic diseases involving the alternative complement system. Optherion's proprietary ...

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Launches Phase 1A Trials of its Insulin Suppository

... of Diabetes as it Provides a Painless alternative for Effective Insulin Delivery Oramed ... ORMP.OB; http://www.oramed.com ), a developer of alternative drug delivery systems, announced today that it ... a painless option for diabetics who seek an alternative to current delivery methods. An insulin ...

In Vivo Data on Taligen Therapeutics' Pipeline Candidates Presented at the XXII International Complement Workshop

... highlighted below: Data support targeting the alternative complement pathway using TT30 as an ... diseases showed that targeted inhibition of the alternative complement pathway slowed or halted disease ... from complement receptor 2 (CR2) with the alternative pathway inhibitor factor H (fH). Treatment with ...

Data from In Vivo Disease Models on Taligen Therapeutics' Pipeline Candidates to be Presented at the XXII International Complement Workshop

... support Taligen's approach that targeting the alternative complement pathway can impact ... TT30 Targeted inhibition of the alternative pathway by CR2-fH fusion protein ameliorates ... - 10:30 a.m. - noon, Session 2, Poster 174 alternative complement pathway signaling in a mouse model of ...

First European Patients Treated With the Percutaneous MitraClip(R) System

... patients with a much less invasive percutaneous alternative for mitral repair." "This new therapy may be an excellent alternative for this group of patients with heart failure," ... of Evalve. "The MitraClip system offers a new alternative to surgery for mitral valve repair which up until ...

Fish Oil and Red Yeast Rice Studied for Lowering Blood Cholesterol

... Patients were randomly assigned to either the alternative treatment group or the statin group and followed for three months. The alternative treatment group participants received daily fish ... dietitian, exercise physiologist and several alternative or relaxation practitioners. Red yeast rice is ...

MDS Patients on Five-Day Vidaza(R) Dosing Schedules Achieve Transfusion Independence Consistent with Seven-day Schedule

... Three alternative Five-day Dosing Schedules Appear Similar to ... from a Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating three alternative five-day dosing schedules for ... the Initial Treatment Phase of a Study of Three alternative Dosing Schedules of Azacitidine (Vidaza) in ...

Teeth and Gums Also Benefit from the Healing Power of Aloe Vera

... abrasive elements typically found in commercial toothpaste, and is a great alternative for people with sensitive teeth or gums. But buyers must beware. ... Eric Shapria, MS, DDS, MAGD, MA. "If they are interested in a more alternative approach to oral hygiene, they should speak with their dentist to ensure ...

UPCI Joins ExCell Research Study Using Stem Cells for Leukemia and Lymphoma Patients

... of StemEx(R), an investigational product derived from stem cells, as an alternative treatment to bone marrow transplants for hematological malignancies, ... transplant can't find matching bone marrow donors. Cord blood could be an alternative of choice. Previous research has shown that umbilical cord blood ...

Enrollment in Delcath's Pivotal Phase III Metastatic Melanoma Clinical Trial Achieves Seventy-Five Percent Accrual

... treatment with melphalan via the Delcath System or treatment with best alternative care. The study is designed to evaluate the duration of tumor response in ... Assessment (SPA), when disease progresses in patients enrolled in the best alternative care arm of the trial, they are permitted to "cross over" and receive ...

Tris Pharma Announces Acceptance of Its First Two NDAs

... films - Upon approval will provide both liquid and tablet forms as alternative to current twice-a-day immediate release tablet SOUTH BRUNSWICK, ... drug. If approved, Tris Pharma's liquid and solid dosages will provide an alternative to the currently available immediate release, twice-a-day tablet. ...

ExonHit Reports Proof-of-Concept in Breast Cancer Diagnostic Using its SpliceArray(TM) Platform

... of a deregulated cell function in breast cancer through the analysis of alternative RNA splicing [1]. Study data demonstrate that exons are differently ... Company is applying its proprietary technology, based on the analysis of alternative RNA splicing, to develop diagnostic tests and innovative treatments ...

Dr. James F. Pingpank to Present at Leading Regional Therapies Conference

... with melphalan via the Delcath PHP System(TM) or treatment with best alternative care. The study is designed to evaluate the duration of tumor response in ... Assessment (SPA), when disease progresses in patients enrolled in the best alternative care arm of the trial, they are permitted to "cross over" and receive ...

New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Results from Boston Scientific's Landmark SYNTAX(TM) Trial

... disease, some patients may now be candidates for the less-invasive alternative offered by stents. These data will assist cardiologists in making ... development and performance, clinical trials, regulatory approvals, alternative therapies and our growth strategy. If our underlying assumptions turn out ...

Data Suggests New Antigen-Antibody Combo Test Useful for High Volume Public Health Screening

... (NAAT). The combination assay represents a reliable and cost-effective alternative with important benefits for HIV prevention strategies." Acute HIV ... that the HIV antigen- antibody combination assay could be an effective alternative to NAAT for identifying acute HIV infections," Hackett said. The ...

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Completes Proof of Concept Study of Insulin Suppository

... -- Oramed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB: ORMP.OB), a developer of alternative drug delivery systems, announced today that it has concluded a proof of ... are advanced as a treatment alternative for injectable insulin. Such an alternative may be especially useful for individuals with immunological-based ...

Medgenics Announces Positive Data From Phase I/II Clinical Trial of EPODURE Treatment of Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease

... approves continuation of trial with higher doses -- Biopump may offer alternative to months of expensive injections MISGAV, Israel and LONDON, Feb. 3 ... practical treatment to provide sustained protein therapy and serve as an alternative to expensive, bolus injections of proteins mass-produced in animal cells." ...

ExonHit Therapeutics Expands Strategic Collaboration With Allergan

... pinpoints novel epitopes present in those proteins, which are produced via alternative splicing. ExonHit's approach offers the potential benefit of identifying ... commercial strategy to capture the maximum value from its leadership in alternative splicing. The Company is already generating revenues from a new generation ...

EpiDerm's Skin Irritation Test Fully Validated in European Union

... Significant milestone met in development and validation of non-animal alternative test methods ASHLAND, Mass., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- MatTek ... (EU 86/609) prohibits the use of animals in experiments if a validated alternative is available. The Modified EpiDerm SIT will also be of great ...

CHMP Recommends Approval in the European Union (EU) for New Options for Patients With Certain Primary Brain Tumors

... of the intravenous (IV) formulation of TEMODAL(R) (temozolomide) as an alternative to the already approved oral form of temozolomide in the EU. The CHMP also ... IV formulation of TEMODAL can provide patients in the EU with an important alternative route of administration, and the sachet presentation can offer flexibility ...

Research Explores the Effects of Stem Cell Source and Patient Age on Stem Cell Transplantation Outcomes

... found that mismatched unrelated cord blood transplants were a suitable alternative to mismatched bone marrow or peripheral blood transplants because cord ... Cord blood donated to public cord blood banks can be an alternative source of stem cells for patients who need a transplant but cannot find a ...

Bionovo Announces Development Plans for Menopausal Hot Flash Drug Candidate, Menerba (MF101), Following FDA Meetings

... will be able to provide menopausal women with a safe and efficacious alternative to the existing drugs on the market. This is particularly important ... I believe swift development is warranted so we can provide women with an alternative to hormone therapy," said Wulf Utian, M.D., Ph.D., D.Sc. Founder and ...

Minster Pharmaceuticals Plc Announces Positive Results from Phase II Trial of Migraine with Aura

... which offer the potential to prevent the onset of migraine as a preferred alternative to acute treatment. Minster is currently conducting the 500 patient ... and offers the potential to prevent the onset of migraine as a preferred alternative to acute treatment. Sabcomeline, a muscarinic partial agonist, has ...

Modified Insulin Most Effective For Controlling Post-Meal Blood Sugar Levels

... selected proteins of human insulin. Insulin analogues were developed as an alternative to conventional pre-mixed human insulin to provide tighter control of ... Act of 2003. That program supports important federal efforts to comparing alternative treatments for health conditions while making the findings public. The ...

Electronic Brachytherapy a Viable Option for Early Stage Breast Cancer, According to Study Presented at ASCO Breast Cancer Symposium

... start - that Electronic Brachytherapy is a safe and clinically promising alternative for accelerated partial breast irradiation," said Dr. Mehta, radiation ... breast sparing lumpectomy surgery with adjuvant radiation therapy over the alternative of a full mastectomy. "In breast cancer, we know there are still tens of ...

Taligen Therapeutics Initiates Corporate Growth Plan with Appointment of Abbie Celniker, Ph.D., as CEO and Establishment of Cambridge, Mass., Headquarters

... on IND-Enabling Work with Protein Therapeutics that Modulate alternative Pathway of Complement System CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- ... antibodies and recombinant fusion proteins that target key factors in the alternative pathway, which Taligen's founders have validated as an important ...

Device Blocking Stomach Nerve Signals Shows Promise in Obesity

... Mayo Clinic researchers, shows promise as a reversible and less extreme alternative to existing bariatric surgeries, according to findings published in the ... but the next study will tell us whether VBLOC therapy is a viable alternative to gastric bypass or gastric banding, and for which patients." Dr. ...

Delcath Expands Phase III Trial for Metastatic Melanoma to Include St. Luke's Cancer Center

... treatment with melphalan via the Delcath PHP System or treatment with best alternative care. The study is designed to evaluate the duration of tumor response in ... Assessment (SPA), when disease progresses in patients enrolled in the best alternative care arm of the trial, they are permitted to "cross over" and receive ...

Blood Spot Technology at ZRT Highlighted in March Issue of Journal of Diabetes Science & Technology - A Convenient Alternative to Serum Testing for Health Screening

... May 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Dried blood spots are emerging as a breakthrough alternative to expensive serum collection and transport for blood tests. In an article ... This research confirmed that dried blood spot samples can be used as an alternative to serum for convenience of sample collection and ease of transport, and ...

Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation

... This highly innovative vaccine delivery system provides a potential future alternative to current injected vaccines. TCI technology has the potential to enhance ... that TCI technology will enhance the efficacy of or replace or be an alternative to current injected vaccines, expectations that TCI technology can ...

Delcath Expands Phase III Trial for Metastatic Melanoma to Include University of Maryland Medical Center

... treatment with melphalan via the Delcath System or treatment with best alternative care. The study is designed to evaluate the duration of tumor response in ... Assessment (SPA), when disease progresses in patients enrolled in the best alternative care arm of the trial, they are permitted to "cross over" and receive ...

Data Presented at AAN Support Potential for Adjunctive use of Intravenous Lacosamide as Short-Term Replacement for Oral Treatment in Partial Epilepsy

... circumstances, and in order to maintain seizure control, a short-term, alternative administration of their antiepileptic medication is desirable," said ... shorter infusion durations. Intravenous lacosamide was developed as an alternative for patients who temporarily cannot receive oral therapy. Doses of ...

Sangart Completes Enrollment in Phase III Study of Its Novel Blood Substitute Hemospan

... delivery mechanism has the potential to provide a safe and effective alternative to blood transfusions. About Sangart Sangart is a privately held San ... to create a hemoglobin-based product that is intended to serve as an alternative to donated blood. The key breakthroughs in the development of Hemospan ...

Independent Data Safety Monitoring Board Recommends Continuation of Sangart's Pivotal Phase III Trials of Hemospan(R) Following Second Interim Review

... transport agent designed to serve as an oxygen therapeutic and as an alternative to blood transfusions. A key property of Hemospan is its high oxygen ... product that is intended to serve as an oxygen therapeutic and as an alternative to donated blood. The key breakthroughs in the development of Hemospan ...

Sangart, Inc. Initiates Dosing in Phase II Study of Hemospan(R) in Chronic Critical Limb Ischemia

... transport agent designed to serve as an oxygen therapeutic and as an alternative to blood transfusions. A key property of Hemospan is its high oxygen ... product that is intended to serve as an oxygen therapeutic and as an alternative to donated blood. The key breakthroughs in the development of Hemospan ...

Edwards' Resilient Trial Demonstrates Statistically Superior Results for Treating Peripheral Arterial Disease in the Leg

... Trial are expected to establish the LifeStent self-expanding stent as an alternative for patients evaluating treatment options for SFA disease," said ... Trial will establish the LifeStent self-expanding stent as a treatment alternative for certain patients. Forward-looking statements are based on estimates ...
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