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Telik Announces Publication of Positive Phase 1 Results of a Multicenter Study of Ezatiostat Hydrochloride (TELINTRA(R), TLK199) Tablets In Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome

... TELINTRA MDS is a heterogeneous group of blood stem cell disorders of increasing incidence. MDS is characterized by ineffective blood cell production involving one or more of the red ... stimulate normal multilineage differentiation of blood stem cell precursors and induce cancer cell death ...

Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

... sweating more than usual, increased heart rate or blood pressure, or muscle pain or weakness. Treatment ... if the medicine is stopped. High blood sugar and diabetes have been reported with ... being overweight or a family history of diabetes, blood sugar testing should be done at the beginning and ...

OPAXIO(TM) Combined with Alimta(R) Well Tolerated in Dose-Ranging Study of Patients with Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

... chemotherapy and its associated toxicities. blood vessels in tumor tissue, unlike blood vessels in normal tissue, are porous to molecules ... distributed to tumors due to their leaky blood vessels and trapped in the tumor bed allowing ...

British Woman Celebrates a Year of Living Cancer-Free

... weeks because her neutrophils, a type of white blood cell, were dangerously low -- a consequence, she ... her discharge, she sees her doctor for regular blood tests and occasional platelet infusions, but ... years ago. AML is a cancer of the myeloid line of blood cells and the most common acute leukemia among ...

Study Results Show That Minimally Invasive Therapy is Successful for Over Two-Thirds of Stroke Patients Treated Outside the Standard Eight-Hour Window

... therapy beyond the eight-hour window restored blood flow in the brain in approximately 74 percent of ... angiography (a diagnostic test that infuses the blood vessels with dye in order to clearly visualize ... that showed an overwhelming success in restoring blood flow, follow-up at 90 days in 198 patients ...

Neurointerventionists Expand Research to Quality of Life in Aneurysm Patients Following Minimally Invasive Coiling Treatment

... angiography (a diagnostic test that infuses the blood vessels with dye in order to clearly visualize ... the brain through endovascular (or "through the blood vessel") means. The procedure is accomplished ... in order to prevent the space from filling with blood and rupturing. Approximately two million ...

Cryo-Cell Announces C'elle(SM) Research and Development Collaboration with Cryopraxis Cryobiology Ltd.

... test will be based on analyses of the menstrual blood stem cells, which will be collected using ... determine if the stem cells found in menstrual blood can accurately provide a diagnosis that is highly ... relatives in a manner similar to umbilical cord blood stem cells. Based on the continued success of ...

R788 in TASKi3 Clinical Trial Does Not Meet Efficacy Endpoints in RA Patients Who Had Previously Failed Biologic Therapies - Results Incongruent

... active dose group. The mean increase in blood pressure from baseline at 3 months, using a last ... 17% of patients in the 100 mg bid dose group had blood pressure medication adjusted or in some cases ... For those patients who had their dose of blood pressure medications adjusted or initiated, ...

Takeda Provides Update on the Investigational Fixed-Dose Combination of alogliptin and ACTOS(R) (pioglitazone HCl)

... medication used with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar (glucose) control in adults with type 2 ... liver disease. Your doctor should perform a blood test to check for liver problems before you start ... or sulfonylureas, you may be at risk for low blood sugar. Some people taking ACTOS may experience ...

R-Tech Ueno, Ltd. Completes Phase 1 Clinical Study on RK-023

... event occurred. After application of the drug, blood and urine were collected in the lapse of time to ... of day 5. When the drug concentration in the blood was measured, the level was below the ... through its optic nerve protection and ocular blood flow-increasing mechanism. Concerning Rescula(R) ...

FDA Approves Tekturna HCT(R) as Initial Treatment in Patients Unlikely to Achieve Their Blood Pressure Goals With a Single Agent

... likely to need multiple drugs to achieve their blood pressure goals. Tekturna HCT is a single-pill ... (HCTZ), one of the most commonly-used high blood pressure medications. The FDA approval ... combination of Tekturna and HCTZ offered greater blood pressure reductions than either drug alone. ...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Superior Glucose Control Compared to Lantus(R) in Head-to-Head DURATION-3 Study

... superior reduction in A1C, a measure of average blood sugar over three months, of 1.5 percentage points ... once weekly experienced a greater reduction in blood glucose than those treated with Lantus, they also ... daily in a variable dose determined by patient blood sugar levels. "Exenatide once weekly ...

Reliv International's GlucAffect(TM) Proven Effective in Clinical Study

... Study Shows GlucAffect Reduces blood Glucose Levels and Promotes Weight Loss ... Inc. (Nasdaq: RELV ), significantly reduced blood glucose levels and helped control weight in study ... water or other liquids, lowered their fasting blood glucose by an average of 30 percent and they lost ...

Rigel's R788 Significantly Improves Rheumatoid Arthritis in Phase 2b Clinical Trial

... and active dose groups. The mean increase in blood pressure from baseline at 6 months, using a last ... and the 100 mg bid dose groups, respectively, had blood pressure medication adjusted or in some cases ... compared with 7% of the placebo patients. The blood pressure was successfully reduced in these ...

New AHRQ Study Finds Mixed Evidence on Use of Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation for Treating Atrial Fibrillation

... a long, thin, flexible tube is put through a blood vessel into the heart - often is used when ... putting them at risk for heart failure, blood clots, or stroke. Patients with atria ... other conditions such as heart failure or high blood pressure. Earlier this year, HHS' Food and ...

Sanofi-aventis Stands Behind the Safety of Lantus(R)

... needed to transport glucose (sugar) from the blood into the cells of the body for energy. More than ... percent of those diagnosed are not achieving the blood sugar control target of HbA1c <7 percent recommended by the ADA. The HbA1c test measures average blood glucose levels over the past two- to three-month ...

Inspiration for 'My Sister's Keeper' Speaks Out

... to be Molly's little brother Adam. The cord blood from Adam's placenta would be used for a blood transfusion that would save Molly's life. Later a ... with Dr. Schoolcraft. "We decided Adam's cord blood would be used to attempt to save Molly's life, ...

Value of Genetic Testing for Preventing Blood Clots Unproven, According to New AHRQ Study

... two gene mutations in adults with a history of blood clots helps to prevent a condition known as ... each year may have deep-vein thrombosis -- blood clots that form in the legs or pelvis. The ... can help reduce their likelihood of developing a blood clot by talking with their doctor about ...

MacroGenics and Lilly Achieve Targeted Patient Enrollment in PROTEGE, a Global Phase 2/3 Clinical Trial of Teplizumab in Type 1 Diabetes

... may require less injected insulin and their blood glucose levels may be easier to control. ... Individuals with type 1 diabetes must test their blood sugar four or more times per day and take ... always be prepared for serious hypoglycemic (low blood sugar) and hyperglycemic ...

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

... cells taken from a single unit of umbilical cord blood and then transplanted in combination with ... Cell Transplant Program. "Using umbilical cord blood stem cells instead of a traditional bone marrow ... can't find matching bone marrow donors. Cord blood could be an alternative of choice. ...

New Studies Presented at European Society of Anaesthesia Further Validate Masimo PVI(TM) for Noninvasive and Continuous Fluid Monitoring

... high spinal block dilates vessels and increases blood flow in the upper limbs, which in turn, is shown ... technology platform to noninvasively measure blood constituents and fluid responsiveness that ... SET Pulse CO-Oximetry, a breakthrough noninvasive blood constituent monitoring platform that can measure ...

FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of Zyprexa for Two Adolescent Indications

... of autonomic instability (irregular pulse or blood pressure, tachycardia, diaphoresis and cardiac ... diabetes mellitus, or having borderline increased blood glucose level. Patients taking Zyprexa should be ... treatment with Zyprexa should undergo fasting blood glucose testing at the beginning of treatment and ...

New Analysis Shows Efficacy of SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) in Anti-TNF Experienced Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

... cough shortness of breath blood in phlegm weight loss warm, red, ... these cases have been fatal. Your doctor may do blood tests before and after you start treatment with ... pain on the right side of your stomach. Low blood counts have been seen with people using TNF ...

Two-Year Data Show Patients Receiving SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Experienced Sustained Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

... cough shortness of breath blood in phlegm weight loss warm, red, ... these cases have been fatal. Your doctor may do blood tests before and after you start treatment with ... pain on the right side of your stomach. Low blood counts have been seen with people using TNF ...

ThermoGenesis Announces National Institute of Health Grant

... leader in developing and manufacturing automated blood processing systems and disposable products that ... , an automated cryogenic device, is used by cord blood stem cell banks in more than 25 countries for cryopreserving and archiving cord blood stem cell units for transplant. AXP(TM) ...

Study Results Present Efficacy and Safety Findings from the PHIRST-1 Study of Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Taking Tadalafil Tablets Once Daily

... disease that constricts the flow of blood through the pulmonary vasculature. United ... combination could cause a sudden, unsafe drop in blood pressure. If a patient experiences anginal chest ... that may result in transient decreases in blood pressure. Before prescribing ADCIRCA, physicians ...

Isis Highlights New Data on Antisense Drugs to Treat Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity at ADA Scientific Sessions

... that resulted in a significant reduction in blood glucose levels in multiple animal species. Isis ... with antisense drugs can significantly lower blood glucose levels and increase the body's ... animals No harmful effects such as low blood glucose levels (hypoglycemia) or detrimental ...

Meta-Analysis of Clinical Data Showed No Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Events Associated With Exenatide Use: Data Presented at ADA 2009

... people with diabetes do not achieve their target blood sugar levels with their current treatment ... glucagon like peptide-1 (GLP-1). GLP-1 improves blood sugar after food intake through multiple effects ... who are unsuccessful at controlling their blood sugar levels. BYETTA is an add-on therapy for ...

Two New Clinical Studies Show That Limited Exposure to Blood Transfusion Significantly Increases Morbidity and Mortality After Surgery

... Studies Advocate blood Conservation and Appropriate Indicators for ... that transfusion of just one or two units of blood significantly increases infection, pneumonia, ... avoided" through implementation of better blood management techniques and "more appropriate ...

Exenatide Once Weekly Provided Sustained Improvements in Glycemic Control With Weight Loss Over Two Years: DURATION-1 Interim Long-Term Data Presented at ADA 2009

... Improvements in Systolic blood Pressure and Triglycerides Also Observed NEW ... weight loss, as well as improvements in systolic blood pressure and triglycerides, through two years of ... and there was a significant reduction in systolic blood pressure (SBP). "These two-year DURATION-1 ...

Two-Year Data Show Investigational Drug Liraglutide More Effective at Lowering Blood Sugar Than Glimepiride: Oral 162

... significant and sustained reductions in blood sugar and weight after two years of treatment. ... mg once daily reached and maintained the ADA's blood sugar target of A1C less than 7% versus 37% of ... that liraglutide continues to effectively lower blood sugar after two years of treatment is consistent ...

Study Shows GSK's Novel Diabetes Treatment SYNCRIA(R) (albiglutide) Improves Glucose Control and Reduces Weight

... Syncria(R) (albiglutide) significantly reduced blood glucose levels and provided weight loss across weekly, biweekly and monthly dosing. Reducing blood sugar is a key part of managing type 2 diabetes, ... reductions in A1C - a measure of how well blood sugar is being controlled over time - with ...

Studies Show AFRESA(R) Controls Post-Meal Sugar Levels With Less Weight Gain and Hypoglycemia Risk for Diabetes Patients

... of care therapies in controlling post-meal blood sugar levels, and also results in significantly ... body's inability to properly regulate levels of blood glucose, or blood sugar. Insulin, a hormone produced by the ...

New Study Showed Lantus(R) Plus One, Two or Three Shots of Apidra(R) Lowered Patients' Blood Sugar

... fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and preprandial blood glucose < 110 mg/dl, and bedtime blood glucose < 130 mg/dl. FPG, Lantus(R) dose, and ... needed to transport glucose (sugar) from the blood into the cells of the body for energy. More than ...

Lilly Announces Positive Phase II Data on Investigational Medicine for Patients with Type 2 Diabetes

... are struggling to maintain tight control of their blood glucose," said Pawel Fludzinski, Ph.D., global ... ADA meeting, LY2189265 is believed to reduce blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes by ... are not achieving treatment goals for controlling blood sugar(3), putting them at serious risk for ...

Boehringer Ingelheim Unveils Diabetes Pipeline

... significant reductions in HbA1c, a measure of blood sugar, when given as add-on therapy to type 2 ... "Many patients don't achieve adequate blood sugar control with commonly used diabetes ... which are believed to be involved with regulating blood sugar.(2) Linagliptin is a compound ...

Arena Pharmaceuticals Announces Lorcaserin Data Demonstrating Highly Significant Categorical and Absolute Weight Loss and Improvements in Secondary Endpoints Associated with Cardiovascular Risk

... risk, including: blood Pressure: systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure and heart rate Lipids: total ...

AFRESA(R) Phase 3 Pulmonary Function Safety Data in Patients with Diabetes Presented at ADA

... body's inability to properly regulate levels of blood glucose, or blood sugar. Insulin, a hormone produced by the ... inhalation and delivers insulin quickly to the blood stream. Peak insulin levels are achieved within ...

Large, Long-Term Study Shows Avandia Has No Increased Overall Cardiovascular Risk Compared to Other Commonly Used Diabetes Medicines

... RECORD trial also demonstrates durable blood sugar control over time with Avandia LONDON, ... of patients with diabetes do not achieve good blood sugar control, even with combination therapy, ... of oral anti-diabetic medications which improve blood sugar control by directly targeting insulin ...

CEL SCI Collaborators Demonstrate Novel L.E.A.P.S. Vaccines Immunize Mice Against Tuberculosis Antigens and Suggest Potential to Treat Swine and Other Influenzas

... The investigators presented data that showed that blood cells from immunized mice produced gamma interferon in response to the vaccine, while the blood cells from mice in the various control groups did ... at the Microbiology Conference that mouse blood cells taken from L.E.A.P.S. TB immunized mice ...
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