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5-Year Study Published in Diabetologia Demonstrated Long-Term Safety of Lantus(R) Compared to NPH

... respectively, p=0.0439) and mean yearly rates of symptomatic hypoglycemia (7.08+/-16.49 vs 5.13+/-12.79, ... similar degree in both treatment groups. Rates of symptomatic and clinically important hypoglycaemia were ... respectively, p=0.0439) and mean yearly rates of symptomatic hypoglycemia (7.08+/-16.49 vs 5.13+/-12.79, ...

MitraClip(R) Therapy Data Shows Important Clinical Benefit in High Risk Patients With Functional Mitral Regurgitation at 12-Month Follow Up

... EVEREST High-Risk Registry Data Shows Improved symptomatic Status and Cardiac Function in Functional MR ... valve repair using the MitraClip(R) system in symptomatic high-risk surgical patients with functional ... treatment options. Without MR reduction, these symptomatic patients have a poor quality of life, are ...

Analysis of Earlier European Stroke Trial Supports Treatment Regimen for Viprinex(TM) in Current International Phase 3 Clinical Trials

... ) today announced that previously found excess symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage in an earlier ... outcome similar to placebo, but a higher rate of symptomatic intracranial hemorrhages. When the drug safety ... treated with ancrod in ESTAT who had symptomatic intracranial hemorrhages were more likely to have ...

Shire to add New Orphan Drug to its HGT Portfolio - EU Launch Imminent

... is a first-in-class orphan drug developed for the symptomatic treatment of acute attacks of ... a high unmet medical need and treats a morbidly symptomatic disorder. With orphan designation in both Europe ... has been granted orphan drug status for the symptomatic treatment of acute attacks of angioedema by the ...

Pivotal Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Study Published in The Lancet Concludes That Bosentan (Tracleer(R)) Demonstrates Benefits in Patients With Mildly Symptomatic WHO Functional Class II Disease

... in The Lancet(1) show that, in mildly symptomatic pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients ... EARLY (Endothelin Antagonist tRial in miLdlY symptomatic PAH patients) trial is the first and only ... demonstrates that without treatment, even mildly symptomatic patients experience PAH progression within a ...

Tracleer(R) Shows Clinical Benefit as Combination Therapy with Sildenafil for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

... Monotherapy on morbidity and mortality in symptomatic PAtientS with pulmonary arterial hypertenSion) ... 3 EARLY (Endothelin Antagonist tRial in miLdlY symptomatic PAH patients) study showed that Tracleer improved ... disease progression in sildenafil-treated mildly symptomatic PAH patients. The EARLY trial was the first study ...

Study Shows Combination Therapy Incorporating AVODART(R) and Tamsulosin Provides Continuous Symptom Improvement Over 2 Years

... new data to guide initial therapy for men with symptomatic BPH," said Claus Roehrborn, M.D., Professor ... and combination therapy in reducing the risk of symptomatic disease progression and the risk of urinary ... AVODART is indicated for the treatment of symptomatic enlarged prostate in men with an enlarged ...

CardioFocus Endoscopic Ablation System Earns CE Mark to Treat Atrial Fibrillation; US Clinical Investigation Underway

... medical centers across the country. Patients with symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation may learn about ... face in treating patients with symptomatic paroxysmal atrial fibrillation". About Atrial ... for catheter AF ablation is the presence of symptomatic AF, refractory or intolerant to, at least one ...

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

... EVEREST High-Risk Registry Data Show Improved symptomatic Status, Cardiac Function and Reduced rate of Hospitalization for ... Results show percutaneous mitral repair using the MitraClip(R) system in symptomatic high-risk surgical patients with either functional mitral regurgitation ...

AstraZeneca Submits NDA for Low Dose Aspirin/Esomeprazole Combination Product

... daily are indicated for short-term treatment (4 to 8 weeks) in healing and symptomatic resolution of diagnostically confirmed erosive esophagitis (EE). ... adverse events with NEXIUM include headache, diarrhea, and abdominal pain. symptomatic response to therapy does not preclude the presence of gastric malignancy. ...

Merz Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Three Clinical Trials With NT-201 (Botulinum Neurotoxin Type A Free From Complexing Proteins) in Movement Disorder Patients

... robust U.S. data for Xeomin (the brand name for NT-201 in Europe) for the symptomatic management of movement disorders," said Eric Pappert, M.D., Vice President ... movement disorders, and recently approved in Canada for the indications of symptomatic management of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia and post-stroke spasticity ...

Elusys' Anthrax Anti-Toxin, Anthim(TM), Enters Second Phase I Clinical Study

... in treated rabbits vs. 0 percent in controls) when administered to symptomatic rabbits. These results are consistent with several previous rabbit and ... significant life-saving potential even when given in a single dose to symptomatic animals many hours after anthrax exposure. In earlier animal studies, ...

Virtual Colonoscopies Show Value for Some Patients, But Polyps Will Be Missed

... have been detected by colonoscopy. For asymptomatic high-risk patients and symptomatic patients, the percentage of patients correctly identified as having ... and cancers that were identified by colonoscopy and between 76% and 95% of symptomatic patients with large polyps and cancers. No firm conclusions could be drawn ...

Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. Announces Independent Studies on Copper Binding Properties of its Lead Candidate OXIGON(TM)

... the market today that slow or arrest the progression of the disease. These symptomatic drugs are projected to generate more than US $6 billion in sales by 2010, ... both the size of the market and the demand for effective treatment beyond symptomatic improvements. About Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. Intellect ...

Beating Blood Clots after Joint Replacement

... ( http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00233 ) will end up with a symptomatic DVT or PE, according to Dr. Friedman. Currently, there are several ... in terms of oral agents," stated Dr. Friedman. He feels that symptomatic rates may be cut down even more due to more prophylaxis being oral in ...

ExonHit Therapeutics Reports Advancements in the Clinical Development of EHT 0202, its Phase II Drug for Alzheimer's Disease

... it stimulates the alpha-secretase pathway. If the neuroprotective and symptomatic effects of EHT 0202 demonstrated in animal models are confirmed in humans, ... disease," stated Professor Vellas. "Current available drugs are symptomatic only and their clinical efficacy is limited over time, after which the ...

ViroPharma Announces Discontinuation of Maribavir Phase 3 Study in Liver Transplant Patients

... in a 1:1 allocation ratio for up to 14 weeks. If CMV disease, defined as symptomatic CMV infection or CMV organ disease, occurred during the study drug ... The primary efficacy endpoint was the incidence of CMV disease (either symptomatic CMV infection or CMV organ disease) within 6 months post transplantation, ...

Algeta Completes Comprehensive Phase II Clinical Program With Alpharadin for Treating Bone Metastases in Patients With Advanced Prostate Cancer

... efficacy of different doses of Alpharadin in HRPC patients, both symptomatic and asymptomatic for bone metastases, as well as evaluating its ability to ... began enrolling patients for the global phase III ALSYMPCA (ALpharadin in symptomatic Prostate CAncer) study in June 2008. Approximately 750 patients are ...

Study Finds DOXIL(R) Combination Therapy Delays Disease Progression for Patients With Metastatic Breast Cancer

... with known toxicities of the two agents. Additionally, the incidence of symptomatic cardiac events was 5% in the combination group versus 4% in the monotherapy group (>/= Grade 2 cardiac adverse events). symptomatic congestive heart failure was reported in 1% of subjects in both groups. ...

Research Highlights New Approaches to Prevent Blood Clots in Several High-Risk Patient Populations Including Largest Study Ever to Examine Use of Blood-Thinning Medication in Patients With Cancer

... treatment of deep-vein thrombosis. A total of 757 patients with symptomatic and confirmed deep-vein thrombosis were randomized to receive weekly ... of the study was occurrence of clinically relevant bleeding, death, or symptomatic recurrent venous thromboemolism at the end of six months of therapy. ...

Nuvo Research presents positive Phase III study results for Pennsaid at leading rheumatology conference

... solution is efficacious for the relief of symptoms in patients with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis," said Dr. Marc C. Hochberg, Head, Division of ... Topical NSAIDs should be considered in the management of patients with symptomatic osteoarthritis involving joints accessible to these agents." Nuvo's ...

What is the Optimal Method of Ischemia Evaluation in WomeN: Preliminary Data from the WOMEN Study

... imaging to determine the best method for detecting heart disease in symptomatic women. The study goal is to determine the best method based upon a 2 year ... enrollment and careful follow-up to optimize diagnostic strategies in symptomatic women," said Dr. Gary Heller, who will be presenting data at today's ...

Society of Interventional Radiology Applauds Report's Uterine Fibroid Embolization Recommendations

... choice. It will prompt gynecologists to discuss all treatment options for symptomatic uterine fibroids--including UFE--if they are not already doing so," ... who have hysterectomies performed annually in the United States to treat symptomatic uterine fibroids. Many of these women can confidently choose UFE," noted ...

n-3 PUFAs Reduce Mortality and Hospital Admissions in Patients With Symptomatic Heart Failure

... and hospital admissions for cardiovascular reasons in patients with symptomatic heart failure(1). GISSI-HF was a 3.9 year prospective, multicentre, ... a huge burden on society and despite major advances in drug therapy for symptomatic heart failure, during the past two decades, hospitalisations continue to ...

The New England Journal of Medicine Publishes Nexavar(R) Study Demonstrating Significant Improvement in Overall Survival in Patients With Liver Cancer

... The primary endpoints of the study included overall survival and time to symptomatic progression in patients administered Nexavar versus those who received ... received placebo (HR=0.69; p=0.0006). There was no difference in time to symptomatic progression between patient groups, based on a patient-reported ...

FDA Clears ExAblate Fertility Enhancement Study in Women With Uterine Fibroids

... in October 2002 and the FDA approved the system as a treatment for symptomatic uterine fibroids in 2004 for patients who had finished their family ... in the uterus that affect more than 30% of women of childbearing age. symptomatic women suffer from extensive and prolonged menstrual bleeding, anaemia, ...

Preventing Prostate Cancer and BPH: Prostate-Health Expert Available (National Men's Health Week Is June 9-15)

... and lean protein have a significantly lower risk of developing symptomatic benign prostatic hyperplasia, or BPH, a condition associated with ... that African-American men have a 50 percent higher risk of developing symptomatic BPH than white men. -- The excitement about lycopene (the ...

AstraZeneca Submits sNDAs for SEROQUEL XR(TM) for the Treatment of Bipolar Mania and Bipolar Depression

... HS, Schettler PJ, et al. The Long-term Natural History of the Weekly symptomatic Status of Bipolar I Disorder. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2002; 59:530-537. 8. ... Prospective Investigation of the Natural History of the Long-term Weekly symptomatic Status of Bipolar II Disorder. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2003; 60:26 -269. ....

NicOx Announces TOPIGEN Initiates Phase 2 Proof of Concept Study in COPD for TPI 1020

... disease. Although current treatments improve quality of life and provide symptomatic relief in some patients, there are no drugs available that can slow the ... disease. Although current treatments improve quality of life and provide symptomatic relief in some patients, there are no drugs available that can slow the ...

Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. to Present Data on Alzheimer's Vaccine at 13th International Congress of Immunology Conference

... the market today that slow or arrest the progression of the disease. These symptomatic drugs are projected to generate approximately $4 billion in sales by 2008, ... both the size of the market and the demand for effective treatment beyond symptomatic improvements. About Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. Intellect ...

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

... met its primary endpoint of significantly improving PANSS scores relative to placebo. The efficacy of INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) in maintaining symptomatic control in schizophrenia was evaluated in a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study (n=410). Time-to-first ...

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

... patients could be functionally independent) and 123 (62 percent) patients reflected acceptable outcomes. Approximately nine percent suffered a symptomatic brain hemorrhage and the overall mortality rate was 22 percent. When analyzing what factors were most closely associated with favorable outcomes, ...

Lexicon's Drug Candidate LX1032 for Carcinoid Syndrome Receives Orphan Drug Designation From EMEA

... is designed as a four-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial that will include up to 28 patients with carcinoid syndrome who are symptomatic despite treatment with currently available therapy. Up to four dose levels may be evaluated in a serial ascending fashion. Once an optimal or ...

MJFF's Rapid Response Innovation Awards Hit Mid-2009 With Over $1 Million Funded in High-Risk/High-Reward Approaches to Parkinson's Disease

... PD and certain strains of influenza virus; and a proof-of-principle approach to refine deep brain stimulation (DBS) into a potentially more effective symptomatic therapy. Rapid Response , one of the Foundation's Edmond J. Safra Core Programs for PD Research, earmarks up to $2 million annually to support ...

MADIT-CRT Trial Meets Primary Endpoint

... Landmark trial shows Boston Scientific CRT-Ds slow the progression of heart failure in asymptomatic and mildly symptomatic patients NATICK, Mass., June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) and the University of Rochester Medical ...

Published Study Shows VNUS ClosureFAST(TM) System Significantly Superior to Laser for Varicose Vein Treatment

... for radiofrequency (RF) thermal ablation to be "significantly superior" to endovenous laser (EVL) for treating venous reflux, the underlying cause of symptomatic varicose veins . The VNUS ClosureFAST catheter is a minimally invasive device generally used in the physician's office with a local ...

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

... indicators" for transfusions. Blood transfusions may be necessary to ensure survival when a patient is bleeding heavily or has severe symptomatic anemia. However, transfusions are also given in the presence of stable anemia or when significant blood loss is expected but does not occur. These ...

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

... replacement result in comparable improvements in radial strain, strain rate and left ventricular ejection fraction in elderly patients with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis. LACK OF ADHERENCE TO GUIDELINES FOR SEVERE AORTIC STENOSIS LEAVE SYMPTOMS UNIDENTIFIED AND PATIENTS WITH LIFE-THREATENING ...

Merz Pharmaceuticals Announces Results of Clinical Trials with NT-201(Botulinum neurotoxin type A free from complexing proteins) at Annual Movement Disorders Society Meeting

... has been approved for marketing in Europe since 2007 to treat various movement disorders, and more recently approved in Canada for the indications of symptomatic management of blepharospasm, cervical dystonia and post-stroke spasticity of the upper limb. "Studies in Europe have shown non-inferiority of NT-201 ...

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

... experienced serious and severe hypoglycemia with Apidra(R) 3 times daily compared with those receiving Apidra(R) once or twice daily. The rates of symptomatic or severe hypoglycemia were not statistically significant between groups. "By combining basal insulin Lantus(R) plus Apidra(R) mealtime insulin ...
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