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Boston Scientific Launches Third-Generation Platinum Chromium Drug-Eluting Stent

... System in select markets worldwide. The TAXUS element Stent features a new platinum chromium alloy ... drug-eluting stent (DES) technology. The element Stent series consists of three distinct versions: the Paclitaxel-Eluting TAXUS element Stent, the Everolimus-Eluting PROMUS(R) ...

Clinical Data Reinforce Safety and Efficacy of Boston Scientific's Two Drug- Eluting Stent Platforms

... PLATINUM clinical trial to evaluate the PROMUS element Stent is ahead of plan, while the PERSEUS trial, designed to study the TAXUS element Stent, has completed enrollment. Both ... in the United States. The TAXUS element and ...

Boston Scientific Submits Final Modules to FDA for Approval of Second-Generation Small Vessel and Long Lesion Stents

... Paclitaxel-Eluting Coronary Stent and the PROMUS element Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent -- in Europe ... The TAXUS Liberte Atom, TAXUS Liberte Long, TAXUS element and PROMUS element stents are investigational devices and are ...

Boston Scientific Begins Clinical Trial Enrollment for New Everolimus-Eluting Stent

... worldwide. The trial will compare the PROMUS element Everolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent to the ... plans to develop additional variations of the element Stent platform, including next generations of a bare-metal stent and a paclitaxel-eluting TAXUS(R) element Stent. ...

Boston Scientific Completes Clinical Trial Enrollment for Third-Generation Drug-Eluting Stent

... plans to develop additional versions of the element platform, including next generations of a bare-metal stent and an everolimus-eluting PROMUS(R) element stent system. "We are pleased to reach this ... Alloy and new balloon catheter offered in the element system will further strengthen our deep portfolio ...

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

... B.P. Monia, S. Bhanot. Antisense Inhibition of cAMP Response element Binding Protein (CREB) Expression Lowers Plasma Glucose and Lipids in ... Murray, B.P. Monia, S. Bhanot. Knockdown of Carbohydrate Response element Binding Protein (ChREBP) in Liver Protects Against Fructose Induced ...

PRA International: Participating Sponsor for Exploratory Clinical Development World in London

... with extensive local knowledge and our differentiating P E R SON A L element enable our project teams to deliver consistent and on time performance for our clients. This unique PRA philosophy - THE P E R SON A L element - recognizes that true client service comes only from trained, empowered ...

New Bisphenol A Study Is of Very Limited Relevance to Human Health

... public policy issues, and health and environmental research and product testing. The business of chemistry is a $689 billion enterprise and a key element of the nation's economy. It is one of the nation's largest exporters, accounting for ten cents out of every dollar in U.S. exports. Chemistry ...

Research: Popular Diabetes Medications Associated with Increase in Bone Fractures

... is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy -- a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 45 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 revenues of more than $51 billion. For more ...

PharmAthene Submits Proposal to BARDA in Response to Broad Agency Announcement for Advanced Research and Development for Valortim(R)

... in vitro as was seen with serum obtained from subjects who had been vaccinated with anthrax vaccine. Anti-toxins such as Valortim(R) are a key element in combating and treating anthrax infection, in addition to vaccines and antibiotics, and are an essential requirement for the Strategic National ...

New Study: Antidepressants Commonly Prescribed with Tamoxifen Put Women at Much Higher Risk for Recurrent Breast Cancer

... Medco is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy -a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 45 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 revenues of more than $51 billion. For more ...

Classwide Opioids REMS: A Good Idea, Implement Carefully

... will be having in place comprehensive scientific methods to measure both positive and negative effects on patients and non-patients." A central element of the Food and Drug Administration Act of 2007 (FDAAA), REMS can be an important tool in ensuring patient safety. Outside of pain treatment, FDA ...

New Studies Show Popular Heartburn Medications Moderate the Effect of Taking Widely Prescribed Heart Drug

... Medco is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy - a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 45 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 revenues of more than $51 billion. For more ...

Another Study Links Fluoride to Bone Cancer

... fluoride levels were significantly higher in patients with osteosarcoma than in control groups, according to research published in Biological Trace element Research (April 2009). Osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer, occurs mostly in children and young adults. Randhu and colleagues measured serum ...

Adult Circumcision Reduces Risk of HIV Transmission Without Reducing Sexual Pleasure

... are important reports which support the concepts that circumcision does not interfere with sexual function and that circumcision is an important element of HIV prevention in sub-Saharan Africa," said Ira D. Sharlip, MD, an AUA spokesman. "At the same time, it should be emphasized that circumcision ...

Novel Valortim(R) Mechanism of Action Data Presented at the Keystone Symposia on Molecular and Cellular Biology

... in vitro as was seen with serum obtained from subjects who had been vaccinated with anthrax vaccine. Anti-toxins such as Valortim(R) are a key element in combating and treating anthrax infection, in addition to vaccines and antibiotics. The Department of Health and Human Services has issued a ...

ViroPharma Submits Comments on Vancocin(R) Draft Bioequivalence Guidance

... approvability of existing oral vancomycin ANDAs. For example, FDA's own data demonstrate that Vancocin is not rapidly dissolving, which was a key element of the earlier OGD recommendation. All products for which ANDAs were filed prior to December 2008 presumably purported to satisfy the now discarded ...

New Study Suggests Cholesterol-Lowering Statins Reduce Severe Asthma Attacks that Result in Hospitalizations and Emergency Room Visits

... Medco is a leader in the emerging field of personalized medicine and in applying evidence-based protocols to elevate the practice of pharmacy -a key element in reforming America's health care system. Medco is ranked number 51 on the Fortune 500 list, with 2008 revenues of more than $51 billion. For more ...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces Positive Benefits of Cooling During Robotic-Assisted Prostate Surgery Published in Urology

... InnerCool Therapies (R) , InnerCool (R) , Celsius Control System (R) , RapidBlue(TM), CoolBlue(TM), Accutrol (R) , Temperature Control element (R) and TCE (R) and UroCool (TM) a re trademarks of InnerCool Therapies, Inc. (other trademarks belong to their respective owners) ...

Next Generation Proton Therapy System for Cancer Treatment Set for Release This Year

... announced today the successful operation of the world's highest field, high energy cyclotron magnet. Still River's magnet is the key technical element for reducing the size and cost of the particle accelerator that will deliver proton therapy at a number of hospitals beginning with the first ...

Intercell AG Partners with Inclinix to Enroll 1800 Volunteers for Phase III Travelers' Diarrhea Vaccine Study

... in communities near investigators' sites. "Traditional media combined with a strong relevant social and mobile networking presence is a fundamental element of this enrollment campaign," explains Diane Montross, Director of Patient Recruitment for Inclinix. "We are thrilled to be using such innovative ...

OmegaGenesis Unveils Novel Nanotechnology Platform With Broad Biomedical Applications

... an ongoing collaboration with Debabrata Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D., head of the Mayo Clinic research team studying the properties of a number of rare earth element nano-materials as well as angiogenesis. Dr. Mukhopadhyay's research has demonstrated that europium hydroxide nanorods promote growth of new blood ...

AFFiRiS Begins Development of a Parkinson's Vaccine

... start in 2010/11. The Parkinson's vaccine specifically targets the alpha-synuclein (alpha-syn) protein, which is considered to be a key contributory element in Parkinson's disease. Although all details of the disease are not yet fully understood, there is clear scientific evidence that the ...

Cytopia Scientific Presentations on JAK2 Inhibitor Program

... inhibition of JAK2. To successfully address these chronic diseases with a JAK2 inhibitor, the specificity and resultant tolerability profile is a key element of the product profile required for a "best in class" inhibitor. Cytopia is a world leader in JAK2 kinase chemistry and holds a broad range of JAK2 ...

Wound Management Technologies, Inc. Announces Conference Plans in Boston and Additional Clinical Research on CellerateRx(R)

... morbidity are factored in, the total costs soar to over an estimated 200 billion annually. CellerateRx(R)'s performance and cost effectiveness is key element in today's healthcare environment. Being in attendance here allows us to present this information to a defined wound care market segment." ...

Swedish in Seattle to Study Connections Between Preeclampsia and Migraine

... Dr. Williams. "We're trying to go way beyond asking women to self-report and look at specific bio-markers in the blood." Platelets, a key element of blood clotting, are only activated when needed. For unclear reasons, higher clotting levels have been reported in migraine sufferers and women ...

New Bisphenol A Study Has Limited Capability to Assess Human Health Effects

... public policy issues, and health and environmental research and product testing. The business of chemistry is a $664 billion enterprise and a key element of the nation's economy. It is one of the nation's largest exporters, accounting for ten cents out of every dollar in U.S. exports. Chemistry ...

Pivotal National Trial Uses Newest Interventional Radiology Treatment to Bust Blood Clots in Legs

... "The ATTRACT trial could fundamentally shift the 50-year-old DVT treatment paradigm to one that includes interventional clot removal as an essential element of standard DVT care," said interventional radiologist Suresh Vedantham, M.D., who will lead the trial. "By funding this study, the NHLBI has clearly ...

Cytopia Appoints Study Chairman for JAK2 Clinical Trial

... inhibition of JAK2. To successfully address these chronic diseases with a JAK2 inhibitor, the specificity and resultant tolerability profile is a key element of the product profile required for a "best in class" inhibitor. Cytopia is a world leader in JAK2 kinase chemistry and holds a broad range of JAK2 ...

Novare Announces Completion of First Pediatric Single Port Spleen Removal Using RealHand(R) HD Instruments

... operative pain, faster recovery and improved cosmetic results through this approach and we are proud that Novare's RealHand instruments are a key element in this process." About RealHand(R) High Dexterity (HD) Instruments for Minimally Invasive Surgery RealHand HD instruments are the very first ...

Bad News to Bad Bugs: Northern Antibiotics Develops Novel Polymyxins With Reduced Toxicity

... Also plasmid-mediated methylases that cause resistance to all aminoglycosides have been encountered. Finally and quite alarmingly, a single genetic element conferring transferable resistance to carbapenems, aminoglycosides and fluoroquinolones has been reported in K. pneumoniae. One does not need to be ...

Cardium's Innercool Therapies Unit Announces Publication of Positive Effects of Early and Rapid Hypothermia Following Heart Attack

... surgery or other medical procedures. The RapidBlue system powers InnerCool's Accutrol(TM) catheter, which has a flexible metallic temperature control element and a built-in temperature feedback sensor to provide fast and precise patient temperature control. InnerCool's CoolBlue surface temperature ...

Shire Strives to Increase Adherence Among Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 5 Patients

... Porter Novelli Phone: 212-601-8413 Cell: 617-447-8878 E-mail: sarah.stearns@porternovelli.com Managing Hyperphosphatemia Phosphorus, an element found in nearly all foods, is absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract into the bloodstream. When the kidneys fail, they no longer effectively remove ...

Major Deficiencies in Design; Funding of Clinical Trials Affects Future of Scientific Innovation

... provided in appropriate languages for non-English and limited-English speaking populations. 8. Implement participant navigation as a critical element of the clinical trials process. Modeled after the "navigator" program created at Harlem Hospital, patient navigation is a new tool that helps ...

Pharsight Invited to Present on HIV Modeling and Simulation at ASCPT Annual Meeting

... drug development, as well as optimize the post-approval marketing and use of pharmaceutical products. Pharsight's approach enhances the fundamental element of drug development success: strong decision-making. By adopting the Pharsight approach, customers acquire a new decision-making process with ...

Cytopia Nominates JAK2 Clinical Candidate for Myeloproliferative Disorders

... inhibition of JAK2. To successfully address these chronic diseases with a JAK2 inhibitor, the specificity and resultant tolerability profile is a key element of the product profile required for a "best in class" inhibitor. CYT387 is a specific JAK2 inhibitor with excellent potential for safe and ...

Microbicide Developer Receives License for Novel HIV Microbicide Candidate From Merck & Co., Inc.

... secure promising compounds is a crucial first step toward making a microbicide accessible to those who most need it. Ensuring access is an essential element of IPM's mission -- and a guiding principle throughout its development process. To that end, IPM has obtained royalty-free licenses for ...

Universite de Montreal Researchers Simulate World's Largest Heart Model Using SGI Technology

... disease work, researchers at the Universite de Montreal (UdM) have run the largest mathematical simulation of a heart ever assembled -- a 2 billion element model -- on a high-performance computing system from SGI (Nasdaq: SGIC ). The new UdM model is up to 1,000 times more detailed than previous models, ...

Pharsight Uses FDA Disease Model to Support Oncology Drug Development

... drug development, as well as optimize the post-approval marketing and use of pharmaceutical products. Pharsight's approach enhances the fundamental element of drug development success: strong decision-making. By adopting the Pharsight approach, customers acquire a new decision-making process with ...

ACC Concerned Over Reporting of Biomonitoring Results

... public policy issues, and health and environmental research and product testing. The business of chemistry is a $635 billion enterprise and a key element of the nation's economy. It is one of the nation's largest exporters, accounting for ten cents out of every dollar in U.S. exports. Chemistry ...
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