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Fate Therapeutics Announces First Patient Treated in Phase 1b Clinical Trial of FT1050 for Hematopoietic Stem Cell Support

... through its activation of key pathways that guide cell fate. The study, which is being conducted ... to modulate adult stem cells within the body to guide a desired outcome such as cell regeneration, ... (SCMs), small molecule or biologic compounds that guide cell fate for therapeutic purposes. Fate's ...

Over $10 Million of CSL Behring's Privigen Was Sold in the U.S. During the Third Quarter of 2008

... The newly released edition of the IVIG Market guide (U.S.) also finds that Baxter sold more grams of ... Need this Information The IVIG Market guide (U.S.) enables pharmaceutical companies to ... group of products. About The IVIG Market guide (U.S.) The IVIG ...

Final Results of Ideal Study Presented at Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)

... Provides Important Insights to Help guide Clinical Practice MILAN, Italy, April 26 ... providing important insights that may help guide clinical practice for physicians worldwide ... U.S. prescribing information and the Medication guide for PEGINTRON at http://www.schering-plough.com ....

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

... thrombosis, see Preventing Hospital-Acquired Venous Thromboembolism: A guide for Effective Quality Improvement , and Your guide to Preventing and Treating Blood Clots , available in both English and ...

New Heart Ultrasound Research Reveals Life-Saving Treatment Alternatives and Advancements for Heart Patients

... With this approach, echocardiography, or heart ultrasound, is used to guide interventional cardiologists through the procedure and to assess the ... heart condition. The study concluded that 3-D measurements could help guide management decisions on how to best treat the patient and therefore, ...

Three Independent Studies Include the ImmuKnow(R) Assay to Manage and Optimize Immunosuppression Therapy in Transplant Patients

... recipients to determine whether the use of the ImmuKnow assay to guide immunosuppression therapy would reduce drug toxicity and drug-related ... levels at 5 months. In a study to determine whether ImmuKnow can guide adjustment of immunosuppressive medications to lower risks of infection ...

Genomic Health Study Shows Breast Cancers in Men Display Very Similar Gene Signatures to Those in Women

... test in a large number of male patients for whom the test was used to guide treatment with chemotherapy. The results, which will be presented in a ... utility of Onco type DX in providing quantitative information to help guide treatment decisions for men with breast cancer." The study, ...

Scientists Discover Why Teeth Form in a Single Row

... completely understood, the genetic program described in the study may help guide efforts to re-grow missing teeth and prevent cleft palate, one of the most ... developed will reveal how nature makes a tooth from scratch, which will guide tooth regeneration research." Why Extra Teeth Formed When we ...

Gallbladder Removal Through Vagina Offers Minimally Invasive Alternative

... inserted through an incision made in the patient's belly button to help guide surgeons. The organ is then surgically resected and taken out the vagina. ... it has been rated among the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" guide by Working Mother magazine. The hospital is a recipient of the ...

Study Shows Potential Benefits of Xolair(R) in Treating Children Suffering from Moderate or Severe Persistent Allergic Asthma Inadequately Controlled With Inhaled Corticosteroids

... be injected in a doctor's office. Patients should read the Medication guide before starting Xolair treatment and before each and every treatment. A ... Xolair therapy. Please see Prescribing Information and the Medication guide on http://www.Xolair.com for additional important information. Xolair ...

Volcano's VH(R) IVUS Technology Used in Imaging Study of GlaxoSmithKline's Novel Investigational Compound, Darapladib

... enhance the diagnosis of vascular and structural heart disease and guide optimal therapies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product ... functional measurement (FM) consoles and single-use pressure and flow guide wires and is developing a line of ultra-high resolution Optical Coherence ...

Landmark HIV/AIDS Publication Launches at International AIDS Society Conference in Mexico City

... Government, Harvard University and others, unveiled today a comprehensive guide to improving and expanding HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment efforts ... makers, and implementers, as well as the academic community. "This guide distills our experiences over the past two decades from a wide range of ...

Schering-Plough Highlights PEGINTRON(TM) and Boceprevir Data Presentations at European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) Annual Meeting

... at EASL From Initial Therapy to a Second Chance: A Comprehensive guide to HCV Treatment Sunday, April 27, 8:30-10:00 a.m., Milan Convention ... Please see important full U.S. prescribing information and the Medication guide for PEGINTRON at http://www.schering-plough.com . For complete ...

New Gene Discovery Suggests Which Patients CTI's Brostallicin May Benefit

... of using a pharmacogenomic screening approach to find insights that guide the selection of specific contexts of vulnerability for brostallicin. ... laboratory setting. The information learned from preclinical studies helps guide the design of future clinical trials. An integrative knowledge mining ...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Receives FDA Clearance for MRSA Test Medium

... in U.S. hospitals annually. In response to these findings, APIC issued a guide for the elimination of MRSA transmission in hospital settings. The guide includes comprehensive prevention measures, such as adherence to Centers ...

APIC Launches 'Targeting Zero' Initiative to Eradicate C. Difficile and Infections Deemed Preventable By CMS

... hospital outbreaks in several states. APIC also intends to develop a guide to the Elimination of C. difficile, including strategies for controlling ... to discuss elimination strategies. APIC will also develop an elimination guide with practical implementation strategies for each infection. "We want ...

Volcano Sponsors First Study Designed to Determine if IVUS Can Identify Patients at Risk for Stent Thrombosis and to Demonstrate the Benefit of IVUS Guidance for Procedural Outcome

... enhance the diagnosis of vascular and structural heart diseases and guide optimal therapies. The company's intravascular ultrasound (IVUS) product ... functional measurement (FM) consoles and single-use pressure and flow guide wires. Currently, more than 2,700 Volcano IVUS and FM systems are ...

New Resource Available for People With Lymphoma

... published the brochure Radiation Therapy for Lymphoma, a short treatment guide to assist people coping with Hodgkin's and non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The ... Cancer Center in Richmond, Va. "It is our hope that this brochure will guide patients with lymphoma through the various treatment options available to ...

National Cancer Institute Research Identifies Unique Mechanism of Brostallicin's Anti-Tumor Effectiveness

... in clinical trials, the failure of the mechanism to be receptive to brostallicin's tumor cell killing profile, the failure of the bio-marker to guide clinical trials, the potential failure of the clinical results to predict the safe and effective treatment of cancer (including the potential for ...

Ipsogen Reports Incorporation of the Genomic Grade in the 2009 St. Gallen International Consensus Meeting on the Primary Treatment of Early Breast Cancer

... (AFSSAPS). About IPSOGEN Ipsogen, Cancer Profiler, develops and markets molecular diagnostic tests designed to map diseases in order to guide patients and oncologists' decisions along their complex therapeutic path. With more than 70 references already used routinely worldwide for the ...

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

... officer of Rigel. "The data from this clinical trial and the soon to be completed TASKi3 clinical trial, a total of over 670 patients, will guide the design of the Phase 3 trials that we plan to launch with a corporate partner in the first half of next year, " he added. Efficacy ...

ADHD Genes Found; Known to Play Roles in Neurodevelopment

... associated with ADHD. "Because the gene alterations we found are involved in the development of the nervous system, they may eventually guide researchers to better targets in designing early intervention for children with ADHD," said lead author Josephine Elia, M.D., a psychiatrist and ADHD ...

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

... of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch , or call 1-800-FDA-1088. The Full Prescribing Information and Medication guide for SIMPONI will be available at www.SIMPONI.com . About Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. redefines the ...

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

... of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwa t ch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088. The Full Prescribing Information and Medication guide for SIMPONI will be available at www.SIMPONI.com . About Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. redefines the ...

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

... and Surgery at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY. "The current practice of using intermittent, invasive measurements of hemoglobin to help guide transfusion decisions may contribute to unnecessary blood transfusions. Blood transfusion should not simply be based on any particular level of ...

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

... to check your liver before you start AVANDIA and during treatment as needed. For more information about AVANDIA, please see Medication guide or full Prescribing Information at www.AVANDIA.com . You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs ...

Entremed Presents Results of ENMD-2076 Phase 1 Study in Advanced Cancer Patients

... evaluate additional patients with a variety of cancers as well as specifically those with colorectal and ovarian cancers. These additional data will guide our selection of the most promising solid tumor indications for further study in Phase 2. The recent initiation of Phase 1 studies in multiple ...

Back to Normal: Surgery Improves Outcomes for Spine Patients

... how prevalent back problems are, and how disabling they can be. The research is meant to give patients and their physicians solid information to help guide them as they make decisions about how to treat their conditions. Approximately 2500 patients took part in the 5-year study. Disclosure: In ...

VA Studies Advanced Prosthetic Arm

... study is under the direction of Dr. Linda Resnik at the Providence, R.I., VA Medical Center. Veterans fitted with the arm will provide feedback to guide engineers in refining the prototype, before it is commercialized and also made available through the VA health care system. A unique feature of ...

Video: UCB Launches Vimpat(R) in the U.S. for Add-On Treatment of Epilepsy in Adults

... at 866-822-0068 or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch . Please see additional patient information including the Vimpat(R) Medication guide at the end of the full prescribing information on www.Vimpat.com . Important safety information about Vimpat(R) in Europe Vimpat(R) is ...

Feldenkrais(R) Movement Institute Announces Simple Non-Surgical Solutions for Jaw and Facial Pain (TMJ)

... Feldenkrais. He maintains a private practice in Berkeley, California, as well as in cities throughout the world. His first book, " The Busy Person's guide to Easier Movement ," is in its tenth printing, and he is a regular contributor to health and sports periodicals internationally. ...

Creighton Medical Laboratories First to Offer New Cancer Test

... on the DNA profiles of each person's cancer. Array-based karyotyping is a 21st century spin on older genetic testing methods that have helped guide patient care for decades. DNA is bundled inside cells as chromosomes; a karyotype is a representation of all of the chromosomes in a cell. Normal ...

American Lung Association Offers Simple Tips to Protect Public Health and Minimize H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) and Seasonal Flu Transmission

... For more information about the American Lung Association, a Charity Navigator Four Star Charity and holder of the better Business Bureau Wise Giving guide Seal, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNG-USA (1-800-586-4872) or visit www.lungusa.org . ...

Ipsogen Expands its US Market Presence Through Licensing Agreement With ARUP Laboratories for the Commercialization of JAK2 Molecular Diagnostic Assays

... . About IPSOGEN Ipsogen, Cancer Profiler, develops and markets molecular diagnostic tests designed to map diseases in order to guide patients and oncologists' decisions along their complex therapeutic path. With more than 70 references already used routinely worldwide for ...

Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Test for Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and Resistance to Rifampicin

... to enable clinicians to dramatically improve patient outcomes -- a situation possible only through on-demand, actionable test results that can help guide therapy decisions during an initial patient visit. The new test, developed in partnership with the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), ...

Schering-Plough Highlights Hepatitis C Clinical Data Presentations at the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) Annual Meeting

... with this regimen during clinical trials of treatment-naive patients. Please see important full U.S. prescribing information and the Medication guide for PEGINTRON at www.schering-plough.com . About Schering-Plough Schering-Plough is an innovation-driven, science-centered global ...

Final Results of Boceprevir Phase II HCV SPRINT-1 Study Showed Significantly Higher SVR Rates Compared to Standard of Care in Treatment-Naive Genotype 1 Hepatitis C Patients

... with this regimen during clinical trials of treatment-naive patients. Please see important full U.S. prescribing information and the Medication guide for PEGINTRON at www.schering-plough.com . About Schering-Plough Schering-Plough is an innovation-driven, science-centered global ...

Genes Identified That Enhance Tumor Cell Sensitivity to CTI's Cancer Drug Brostallicin

... genetic rationale for targeted therapy. The study's objective was to identify molecular determinants of brostallicin's anti-tumor response that could guide clinical development and drug combination studies by incorporating an integrated pharmacogenomics approach. The study was conducted by SM in ...

Prometheus and Rosetta Genomics Announce License and Collaboration Agreement

... Executive Officer of Prometheus. "Leveraging our core strengths, we intend to apply this business model to oncology, where there is an unmet need to guide the use of a growing number of targeted therapies. We believe these three molecular diagnostic tests can help oncologists personalize therapy and are ...

American Lung Association Study to be Published in the 'New England Journal of Medicine' Finds Prescription Heartburn Medication Does Not Control Asthma Symptoms as Previously Thought

... For more information about the American Lung Association, a Charity Navigator Four Star Charity and holder of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving guide Seal, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNG-USA (1-800-586-4872) or visit www.lungusa.org . ...
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