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Study Published in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health Demonstrated Once-Daily Vyvanse(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII Provided Significant Improvement of ADHD Symptoms for Children at 13 Hours After Administration

PHILADELPHIA, July 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that a study published online in the peer-reviewed journal Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health found once-dai...

FDA Approves Labeling Change for VYVANSE(R) (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) CII to Include Supplementary Clinical Data Supporting Efficacy at 13 Hours Postdose in Children Aged 6 to 12 with ADHD

ADHD symptom control demonstrated from the first time point measured (1.5 hours) through 13 hours postdose PHILADELPHIA, June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Shire plc (LSE: SHP, Nasdaq: SHPGY ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today announced that the US Food and Drug Adminis...

Chicago-Area Pediatricians Offering Unique Test to Detect Vision Problems in Children as Young as Six Months of Age

Area Pediatric Offices Now Offering the Enfant(TM) Pediatric VEP Vision Testing System, Providing Early Detection for Better Treatment Outcomes CHICAGO, May 26 /PRNewswire/ -- If your child had vision problems, you'd be able to tell, wouldn't you? Maybe not, says Barry Goldman, M.D., pedi...

Magellan to Receive Frost & Sullivan 2009 North American Product Innovation Award; Three-Minute LeadCare(R) II Test Identifies Children with Lead Poisoning

CHELMSFORD, Mass., March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Biosciences, an emerging leader in systems for clinical-diagnostics, will receive the Frost & Sullivan 2009 North American Product Innovation Award for LeadCare II, a rapid, point-of-care test that enables children and adults to be screened ...

DermTech and Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego, Initiate Study to Understand Effects of Vitamin D as a Treatment for Atopic Dermatitis in Children and Young Adults

DermTech's Non-invasive EGIR Technology to be Employed to Generate Genetic, Objective Data on Therapy Response LA JOLLA, Calif., Oct 27 /PRNewswire/ -- DermTech, a biotechnology company developing EGIR(TM) (Epidermal Genetic Information Retrieval) technology for the non-invasiv...

International Diabetes Federation Calls for Global Action to Keep All Children With Diabetes Alive

No Child Should Die of Diabetes BRUSSELS, October 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Diabetes Federation (IDF) announced today that it is bringing together key opinion leaders to push for action to secure care for the thousands of children with diabetes in developing coun...

Video: ASMANEX(R) TWISTHALER(R) 110 MCG (Mometasone Furoate Inhalation Powder) is Now Available Nationwide for the Maintenance Treatment of Asthma in Children Ages 4 to 11

ASMANEX is the first and only once-daily inhaled corticosteroid inhaler approved for children as young as age 4 KENILWORTH, N.J., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) announced today that ASMANEX(R) TWISTHALER(R) 110 mcg (mometasone furoate...

Results of Study in Pre-School Children Published in Clinical Pediatrics Adds to Support for Importance of Dietary DHA Intake

COLUMBIA, Md., June 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A study published in the May issue of Clinical Pediatrics indicates that higher DHA levels are associated with improved listening comprehension and vocabulary skills in preschool children. The study, "Assessing the Effect of Docosahexaenoic Acid...

Two Year Study Confirms SUPPRELIN(R) LA Implant Maintains Profound Suppression of Hormones in Children With Premature Onset Puberty

LEXINGTON, Mass., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDEV ) announced positive results of the ongoing Phase III extension study of SUPPRELIN(R) LA (histrelin acetate), the only once-yearly subcutaneous implant for the treatment of central precocious puberty...

ESA LeadCare(R) System Used to Identify Salvadoran Children with Lead Poisoning

Study Results by Children's Health International Medicine Project of Seattle (CHIMPS) Presented at Academic Pediatric Association Conference in Los Angeles CHELMSFORD, Mass., April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- El Salvador, like many emerging markets, must contend with lea...

Cystic Fibrosis Trial In Children Returns Positive Data

SYDNEY, Australia, April 3, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaxis Ltd (ASX: PXS; Nasdaq: PXSL) announced today that a Phase II clinical trial in children with cystic fibrosis demonstrated excellent lung function improvement following three months treatment with Bronchitol that matche...

Vaccines are Likely to Cause Insulin Dependent Diabetes in Over 2% of Children With a Strong Family History of Insulin Dependent Diabetes, New Data Indicates

BALTIMORE, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Newly published data by Dr. J. Barthelow Classen shows that vaccines are particularly likely to cause diabetes in children with a strong family history of insulin dependent diabetes. Previous papers provided proof that vaccines cause diabetes in vaccine recip...

Wyeth Consumer Healthcare Supports U.S. Food and Drug Administration Decision for Over-the-Counter Cough and Cold Medications in Children under Two Years of Age

MADISON, N.J., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyeth Consumer Healthcare, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), supports today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) decision to no longer recommend use of over-the-counter cough and cold products in children under age two. "This decision is consist...

New Web Site Tools Help Alleviate Stress Associated with Caring for Children with Diabetes During the Holidays

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Holidays often induce stress, but caring for children with diabetes this time of year can mean an additional layer of pressure. Parents and caregivers can visit http://www.abbottdiabetescare.com to participate in live Web chats with diabetes speciali...

Study Supports Use of GlycoMark Blood Test to Evaluate Therapy in Children with Diabetes

KANNAPOLIS, N.C., Sept. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A study in the August 2007 issue of Pediatric Diabetes supports the use of the GlycoMark 1,5-anhydroglucitol (1,5-AG) blood test to evaluate therapy in children with diabetes, especially to target postprandial hyperglycemia (elevated after-meal glucose...

YM BioSciences USA cleared by US FDA to initiate Phase II clinical trial of nimotuzumab in children with inoperable, recurrent brain cancer

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - YM BioSciences Inc. (AMEX: YMI , TSX: YM, AIM: YMBA), an oncology company that identifies, develops and commercializes differentiated products for patients worldwide, today announced that its wholly-owned US subsidiary, YM BioSciences USA Inc....

FDA Approves RISPERDAL(R) to Treat Adolescents with Schizophrenia and Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Mania

TITUSVILLE, N.J., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today approved RISPERDAL(R) (risperidone) for the treatment of schizophrenia in adolescents ages 13-17 and for the short-term treatment of bipolar mania associated with manic or mixed episodes of bipolar I di...

Vi typhoid vaccine proves highly effective in young children

SEOUL, Korea -- A new study has found that a currently available yet underused vaccine against typhoid fever is highly effective in young children and protects unvaccinated neighbors of vaccinees. The study, conducted by the International Vaccine Institute (IVI) in collaboration with the Natio...

New Study Funded By the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Finds Masimo SpCO(R) May Provide a Noninvasive Measure of Acute Asthma Severity in Children

Study Presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Annual Meeting by Vanderbilt University Researchers Shows a Statistically-Significant Association between SpCO and Measures of Lung Function IRVINE, Calif., May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ), the inventor of P...

FDA Approves Additional Indication for Norditropin(R) for Small for Gestational Age (SGA) in Children

Treatment Shown to Help Children Reach Normal Height PRINCETON, N.J., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Children born with a condition that can prevent them from growing to a normal height now have a new treatment option available with the approval of Norditropin(R) (somatropin [rDNA origin] ...

FDA Approves Orphan Drug Status for Revolutionary Cancer Drug for Children

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cure Our Children Foundation, a nonprofit charitable foundation dedicated to children, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the Orphan Drug Designation of the foundation's unique drug product for children with Ew...

BNBI Employees Donate 1,000 Backpacks to Frederick County School Children

FREDERICK, Md., Aug. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Employees of the Battelle National Biodefense Institute, LLC raised enough money to purchase 1,000 backpacks for the Frederick County School Board's Community Agency School Services. "Having the required school supplies is a very basic need ...

Anesiva Launches Needle-Free Zingo(TM) to Reduce Pain from IV Starts and Blood Draws in Children

Conference Call and Webcast Today at 1:00 pm ET / 10:00 am PT SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anesiva, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANSV ) today announced that it has launched its first commercial product, Zingo(TM) (lidocaine hydrochloride monohydrate) powder intradermal...

RediClinic, BIOSAFE Labs and Glycemion to Provide Free Diabetes Risk Assessments to Richmond, Va. School Children

RICHMOND, Va., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- RediClinic LLC announced today that it is teaming up with BIOSAFE Laboratories, Inc. and Glycemion, Inc. to provide free diabetes screenings to school age children in the greater Richmond, Va. area to help identify diabetic and pre-diabetic children and ...

Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition Applauds Expanded Influenza Vaccine Recommendation for Children

All children 6 months to 18 years of age recommended for annual vaccination ATLANTA, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Foundation for Infectious Diseases' Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition (CIIC) is pleased to support today's vote by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (...

FDA Approves Diovan(R) for Treatment of High Blood Pressure in Children

- Nearly 5% of children and adolescents in U.S. may have high blood pressure(1); increase in pediatric cases linked to growing obesity epidemic(2,3) - Diovan has a proven safety profile in adults with high blood pressure EAST HANOVER, N.J., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/...

Anesiva Receives FDA Approval for Zingo(TM), a New, Innovative Product to Reduce Pain Associated with Needle Insertion Procedures in Children

- Zingo is First Commercial Product for Anesiva - - Conference Call Scheduled for Today at 8:30 a.m. ET - SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anesiva, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANSV ) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approve...

Heres how todays Wisconsin children will find jobs tomorrow

MADISON - A veteran television reporter recently asked me to name a few fields in which todays Wisconsin students can expect to find jobs after they complete their education. The real answer is: I dont know. And if I did know, I would invest every penny I have in those industries and gleefully coun...

Technology helps heal heart arrhythmias in children

MILWAUKEE A new technology at Childrens Hospital of Wisconsin is helping to heal heart arrhythmias, or irregular beats, in children by freezing the tissue causing the abnormality. A special catheter made by Montreal-based CryoCath Technologies reaches temperatures as low as minus 80 degrees ...

REPEL-CV(TM) Adhesion Barrier Receives Endorsement of Kids With Heart

...ntamaki, Director of Kids With Heart, stated, "We want to inform parents of children with congenital heart defects about this new surgical device that reduces t...mission of providing support, information, and education to the families of children living with congenital heart defects and to promote public awareness of the...

EGEN, Inc. Announces the Promotion of Jason Fewell, Ph.D., to Vice-President of Preclinical Research and Development

...stry collaborations. Dr. Fewell received his Ph.D. in Biological Science from Florida State University and was a post-doctoral fellow at Cincinnati's children Hospital. During his active career in research and development, Dr. Fewell has authored numerous scientific publications and is a named inventor on s...

Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth

... INTUNIV(TM) - for the treatment of ADHD in children and adolescents in the US. - On May 19, 20...fects of INTUNIV on oppositional symptoms in children aged 6 to 12 years with a diagnosis of ADHD ... 2010; - INTUNIV for the treatment of ADHD in children and adolescents in the US in the fourth quar...

Five Questions About Protopic (tacrolimus) Ointment

...ed to treat moderate to severe eczema in adults or children two years of age or older who have a normal immune...hile only the 0.03% concentration is indicated for children between the ages of 2 and 15. Protopic should not be used in children under the age of 2.(5) What cli n ical s...

Endo Pharmaceuticals Reports Strong Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...ition for parents and healthcare providers from medical specialists and the Magic Foundation, a national nonprofit support organization for parents of children with CPP. Net Sales of SUPPRELIN ((R)) LA for the second quarter were $7.3 million. Net Sales of SUPPRELIN ((R)) LA for the six months ended...

Marinus Pharmaceuticals Adds Two Life Sciences Veterans to its Board of Directors

...Early epilepsy studies involved more than 250 patients and generated data supportive of the efficacy and safety of ganaxolone in the treatment of both children and adults suffering from refractory epilepsy (patients who continue to have seizures despite taking multiple anticonvulsant drugs). Marinus ha...

Sanofi-aventis Announces Second Quarter 2009 Results

...led in July. This innovative vaccine is intended to prevent this disease in children and adults in endemic Asian countries. Submission for marketing approval in the United States of Menactra(R) Toddler (for children aged 9-12 months) is scheduled for the second half of 2009. In the fourth q...

FluMist(R) Begins Shipping for 2009-2010 Influenza Season

... October may help reach an additional 11.5 million children at already-scheduled healthcare provider visits. ...ry Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that children six months through the age of 18 years be vaccinat...y against influenza, meaning 30 million additional children 5 through 18 years of age now fall within influenz...

PacificGMP and USC to Collaborate on Recombinant Protein Development and Manufacturing for Phase 1 Clinical Trial

...rial for treatment of dystrophic epidermal bullosa (DEB), a rare disease in children born with defects in the gene that encodes type VII collagen. DEB is charac...ine and Director of the Residency Training Program in Dermatology. "Skin in children with DEB lacks anchoring fibrils that normally connect the epidermal layer ...

FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business

...ata suggesting that this pandemic flu virus is disproportionately affecting children and young adults, as compared to older adults," Jay M. Lieberman, M.D., med...most 60 percent of all positive results identified by our test have been in children 18 or younger. "In addition, our data, consistent with CDC data, r...

Novavax Announces Selection of a Respiratory Syncytial Virus Vaccine Candidate for Advanced Preclinical Studies

... Today, the only therapy against RSV disease is a monoclonal F antibody. The antibody reduces RSV-related hospitalizations in infants and young children at high risk of severe disease. However, several injections are required and the lifespan of the antibody in the body has a limited duration. Therefo...
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