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

... additional events of Child-Pugh class B, emergence of varices and enlargement of pre-existing varices requiring additional therapy. In the ... main events causing the difference on secondary analysis were emergence or enlargement of varices (43 control vs. 16 treatment). In patients with pre-existing ...

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

... erectile dysfunction (6.0%), altered or decreased libido (2.8%) and breast enlargement (1.8%), while the most common adverse events for tamsulosin monotherapy ... (DHT). DHT is the primary male hormone responsible for the enlargement of the prostate. AVODART provides the power to suppress DHT by 93 percent ...

Northern California Cancer Center's First-of-Its-Kind Research Reveals Low Socioeconomic Status Often Equals Poor Chance of Lymphoma Survival

... blood cells which affects men and women equally. The cancer involves the body's lymph nodes which fight infection and disease. It begins with an enlargement of the lymph nodes and symptoms can include fever, weight loss, sweating and fatigue. It is called "follicular" lymphoma because lymph nodes seen ...

St. Francis Surgeon Uses Tissue Regeneration Technology to Rebuild Patients' Heart Structures

... institutions," reported Gerdisch, who is co-director of the St. Francis Midwest Heart Valve Center . "Then, in March 2008, we performed the first enlargement of the path blood follows as it exits the heart using the CorMatrix ECM, in lieu of a prosthetic device, for a patient undergoing valve surgery. ...

Light Sciences Oncology Completes Patient Enrollment in Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Litx as a Treatment for Hepatocellular Carcinoma

... morbidity and even mortality. LSO has completed a Phase 1/2 trial and has initiated a Phase 2a trial in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or enlargement of the prostate. The company has positioned itself for growth with a strong portfolio of intellectual property, innovation applications in ...

ASGE and The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Partner to Raise Awareness About Pancreatic Cancer

... in patients who were referred for endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) because of CT and/or MRI reports of two common, though somewhat ambiguous findings - enlargement of head of pancreas or dilation of the pancreatic duct. EUS and EUS-FNA have become valuable tools in the diagnostic evaluation of patients with ...

Alexion Secures U.S. Patent for ALXN6000, a First-In-Class Anti-CD200 Monoclonal Antibody

... liver and other parts of the body. (3) B-cell CLL is characterized by clonal expansion of abnormal B lymphocytes. Patients with CLL also may develop enlargement of the spleen and lymph nodes, and pancytopenia (depletion of red and white blood cells and platelets), ultimately resulting in hemorrhage, infection ...

Light Sciences Oncology Begins Clinical Trials of Litx Therapy in Patients with Enlarged Prostate

... -- Light Sciences Oncology, Inc. (LSO) today announced that it has begun treatment of patients with benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), or enlargement of the prostate, using Light Infusion Therapy(TM) (Litx(TM)), an innovative light-activated drug treatment under development. LSO plans to conduct a ...

Shire Announces Approval of ELAPRASE(R) (idursulfase) in Brazil

... also experience hearing loss, thickening of the heart valves leading to a decline in cardiac function, obstructive airway disease, sleep apnea, and enlargement of the liver and spleen. In some cases, central nervous system involvement leads to progressive neurologic decline. Shire Human Genetic Therapies ...

Wayne State University and Oakwood Partner in New Device to Combat Congestive Heart Failure

... a gentle hug, augmenting the function of the heart, and potentially preventing congestive heart failure from advancing by reversing the progressive enlargement of the failing heart. This process allows surgeons to make an incision less than an inch long, opposed to a traditional open heart surgery incision, ...

Anesiva Commences Phase 3 Clinical Trial of Adlea(TM) for Reducing Post-Surgical Pain Following Bunionectomy

... setting. A bunionectomy is a surgical procedure that is performed to align the bones of the big toe joint by removing a bunion, which is an enlargement of the joint at the base of the big toe. An estimated 292,000 bunionectomy surgeries are performed in the U.S. each year. "Because bunionectomies ...

BARACLUDE(R) (entecavir) Data Continue to Demonstrate Low Incidence of Resistance Through Five Years of Treatment in Nucleoside-naive Chronic Hepatitis B Patients

... hospital. Some people who have taken medicines like BARACLUDE have developed serious liver problems called hepatotoxicity. This may occur with liver enlargement (hepatomegaly) and fat in the liver (steatosis). People should call their healthcare provider right away if they get any of the following signs of ...

Watson Announces Silodosin NDA Accepted for Filing by FDA for the Treatment of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

... Daiichi Sankyo Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. BPH, or an enlarged prostate, is a condition found only in men and is characterized by a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate gland. Symptoms of BPH include urinary difficulty, urinary frequency and an inability to complete bladder emptying. The number of BPH ...

JAK2 Inhibitor Shows Potent Activity in Cells From MPD Patients

... excess production of red blood cells in the body which can lead to life-threatening conditions such as hemorrhage, thrombotic events (eg stroke) and enlargement of the spleen. There are few pharmaceutical treatments for MPD patients and consequent unmet clinical need. Progressive disease can lead MPD ...

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Reports Positive Results of Phase II Octreotide Implant Trial

... that occurs when a pituitary tumor produces excess growth hormone, or GH. It most commonly affect middle- aged adults, and if untreated, causes enlargement of certain bones, cartilage, muscles, organs and other tissues, leading to serious illness and potential premature death. There are approximately ...

Anesiva Defines Regulatory Pathway for Adlea with FDA

... Bunionectomy Surgeries A bunionectomy is a surgical procedure to align the bones of the big toe joint thereby excising the bunion. A bunion is an enlargement of the joint at the base of the big toe caused by the misalignment of the big toe joint. It is usually a result of inflammation and irritation from ...

Ozarelix Phase 2 Data Presented at 29th Congress of the Societe Internationale d'Urologie

... (BPH), hormone-dependent prostate cancer and other indications. About Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy Benign prostatic hypertrophy is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate frequently occurring in men over the age of 50. According to the National Institutes of Health, BPH affects more than 50% of men over ...

Ozarelix Phase 2 Data in Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy Presented at Annual Meeting of American Urological Association

... Prostatic Hypertrophy Benign prostatic hypertrophy is a non-cancerous enlargement of the prostate frequently occurring in men over the age of 50. According ... system that evaluates the seven principal symptoms of BPH. The enlargement can result in the gradual squeezing of the urethra, resulting in increased ...

AEterna Zentaris' Partner, Spectrum, Discloses Detailed Phase 2 Data for Ozarelix, in BPH at Annual AUA Meeting

... of the prostate frequently occurring in men over the age of 50. The enlargement can result in the gradual squeezing of the urethra, resulting in increased frequency or difficulty in urinating. enlargement of the prostate is controlled by testosterone. According to the National ...

BioLineRx Presents Data on BL-1040 at Cardiovascular Revascularization Therapies Conference Demonstrating Potential to Reduce Deterioration of Infarcted Heart Tissue and Maintain Functionality

... and forms a protective scaffold that enhances the mechanical strength of the heart muscle during recovery and repair thereby preventing pathological enlargement of the left ventricle after the heart attack. BL-1040 degrades naturally six weeks after injection. Patients who have undergone an acute MI (AMI) ...

Baraclude (entecavir) Therapy Resulted in Undetectable Levels of Hepatitis B Virus in Cohort of Patients Who Re-Started Treatment

... hospital. Some people who have taken medicines like BARACLUDE have developed serious liver problems called hepatotoxicity. This may occur with liver enlargement (hepatomegaly) and fat in the liver (steatosis). People should call their healthcare provider right away if they get any of the following signs of ...

Baraclude (Entecavir) Treatment Demonstrated Greater Viral Load Reduction Compared to Adefovir at 48 Weeks in Study of Antiviral-Naive Chronic Hepatitis B E-Antigen Positive Patients

... hospital. Some people who have taken medicines like BARACLUDE have developed serious liver problems called hepatotoxicity. This may occur with liver enlargement (hepatomegaly) and fat in the liver (steatosis). People should call their healthcare provider right away if they get any of the following signs of ...

MediGene Announces Cancer-Fighting Virus Shows Promise in Early Clinical Trial

... response. At study entry, the patient had 10 measurable hepatic masses and 4 measurable pulmonary nodules. The hepatic tumors showed an initial enlargement after NV1020 infusion, followed by regression. 6 months post treatment, the PET scan demonstrated no measurable FDG uptake within the lungs and ...
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