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Harmful Effects Of Glucocorticoids On Newborns Owing To Prenatal Exposure

It has been found by the scientists from the University of Edinburgh in UK that when nonhuman primate African vervet monkeys (Chloroceus aethiops) //in their prenatal stage were exposed to glucocorticoids it had a life long destabilizing effect on cardiovascular, metabolic, and neuroendocrine funct...

Birds Being Shot Owing To Bird Flu Fear: Wildlife Experts

A wildlife rescue group has raised concerns over swans and other wild birds that are being shot down owing to the bird flu fear //. Despite pleas from wildlife rescue groups, Canada geese, peregrine falcons and healthy swans have been shot in Salisbury. The attempts of Salisbury Wildlife Resc...

Stents That Release Medication To Check Artery Narrowing

Compared to bare metal stents, placement of stents that release the medication paclitaxel reduces the risk// of the artery re-narrowing nine months following angioplasty for patients with complex coronary artery lesions, according to an article in the September 14 issue of JAMA. Drug-eluting ste...

Decision Resources' Updated Rheumatoid Arthritis Report Now Includes Forecast for Rigel Pharmaceuticals' Fostamatinib Disodium

...d on Rigel Pharmaceuticals' recent announcement regarding additional Phase II clinical data for fostamatinib disodium. The report finds that, owing to its impressive efficacy, the spleen tyrosine kinase (Syk) inhibitor fostamatinib disodium will likely precede TNF-alpha inhibitors such as Amgen/Wy...

Generic Erosion of Established Agents Will Offset Growth From Uptake of Emerging Therapies in the Market for Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and Male Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

...n treating the disease, drug development for benign prostatic hyperplasia has focused on improving dosing convenience and slowing disease progression. owing to its dosing convenience, GlaxoSmithKline's tamsulosin/dutasteride fixed-dose combination Duodart will likely increase compliance, while Aeterna Zent...

Surveyed Oncologists Expect to Prescribe Provenge to about Half of Their Prostate Cancer Patients if the Vaccine is Approved

...stoma multiforme (glioma). Surveyed experts consider both drugs to be the most promising therapeutic vaccines for the treatment of these two diseases, owing to an impressive effect on overall survival in Phase II clinical trials. Therapeutic cancer vaccines are likely to command a high price. Altho...

PharmAthene, Inc. Announces $19.3 Million Private Placement of Convertible Notes and Common Stock Warrants

...articipate in this financing transaction, (ii) to repay all remaining amounts (approximately $2.7 million), including certain prepayment fees, due and owing under the Company's outstanding secured credit facility, and (iii) for other working capital purposes. Interest on the Notes will accrue at a ...

For Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes, 89 Percent of Surveyed Endocrinologists Identify a Need for Additional GLP-1 Analogues and 71 Percent Say the Same About DPP-IV Inhibitors

...PP-IV inhibitor drug classes for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. In particular, surveyed physicians identify a greater need for new GLP-1 analogues, owing to the shortcomings of the current GLP-1 analogue, Amylin/Eli Lilly's Byetta. Surveyed physicians indicate that Byetta's shortcomings include frequent...

Coronary Calcium Scans Can Raise Cancer Risks

...t reports its findings in the July 13 issue of the Archives of Internal Medicine . "There has been great interest recently in computed tomography, owing to the fact that the number of CAT scans has grown tremendously in the United States," Einstein said. "The National Council on Radiation Protection &a...

Increasing Diagnosis Rates and Growing Use of Key Agents Such as Pfizer's Lyrica Will Drive Eight Percent Annual Growth in the Fibromyalgia Drug Market Through 2018

...ates more rigorous standards in this region -- it is not clear whether Savella will be able to meet these standards." The report also finds that, owing to its status as the first-ever approved agent for fibromyalgia and its favorable safety and tolerability profile, Lyrica will remain the dominant U.S...

Global Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics Market to Reach $50 Billion by 2015, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts

...rapeutics is projected to reach US$49.8 billion in 2015. Biologics emerged as the leading therapeutic option in the treatment of autoimmune diseases, owing to their superior efficacy compared to conventional small molecule drugs. Fueling growth are factors such as introduction of new products, enhanced ac...

Launch of Targeted Agents and Increased Use of Maintenance Therapy Will Drive the Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Drug Market to Nearly Triple to Almost $10 Billion in 2018

...ere is a place for this practice in the treatment of advanced disease. owing to sales of Eli Lilly's Alimta and Gemzar, Roche/Chugai's Avastin and OSI/R...ll enable Roche to retain 29 percent of overall market share. Additionally, owing to the uptake of figitumumab, Pfizer will hold 23 percent of the overall NS...

Potential Silver Bullet for Swine Flu and Most Common Infections Using Green Technology Patented in U.S. and Mexico

...www.silver100.com/patents .) Recently, there has been a surge in the number of industrial and medically related products utilizing ionic silver, owing to its broad-spectrum antibacterial and antiviral qualities. University studies and regulatory approvals further attest to the antimicrobial powers of...

Frost & Sullivan Selects Bone Solutions for Technology Leadership of the Year Award

... as Mg-based bone void filler may be less prone to other complications associated with Ca-based biomaterials such as the activation of clotting." owing to the application breadth, BSI has large, fragmented addressable markets, totaling $3 billion globally. The company is exploring licensing or joint v...

Hepatitis C Virus Market Will Expand Dramatically From $2 Billion in 2008 to Nearly $7.7 Billion in 2013

...he United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and Japan. However, market growth thereafter will decrease to $3.4 billion in 2018 owing to a decline in the prevalence of the disease and the high efficacy of new treatment regimens. The new Pharmacor report entitled Hepatitis C Vir...

Benefit of glinides is not proven

...rprising, particularly as both substances have been approved for over 8 years. Thus, the authors of the final report have come to the conclusion that, owing to a lack of trials, a benefit from glinides is not proven. It is suggested that research is needed and further trials are called for that investigate...

New Therapies, Including Novel Biologic Agents from Elan/Wyeth and Eli Lilly, Will Drive Robust 11 Percent Annual Growth In the Alzheimer's Disease Market

...lonal antibodies are expected to offer superior efficacy over other drugs in the market, their uptake will be initially slow following their launches, owing to potential safety concerns. Nevertheless, bapineuzumab and solanezumab will achieve combined sales of nearly $6 billion in 2018. The Alzheimer...

Digital Mammography and Clinical Review Display Units Energising the European Markets for Medical Imaging Display Monitors, Finds Frost & Sullivan

...quisition display monitors attached to these systems," remarks Bhattacharjee. "Revenue channels from PACS installations have also started closing down owing to saturation of PACS in large and medium-size hospitals. With hospitals hesitating to invest in high definition displays for surgical suites, market ...

Transition Therapeutics Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2009 Financial Results

... Accordingly, on April 3, 2009, the Company terminated the agreement with the JDRF and paid $441,455 (US$350,000) which represents the total amounts owing to the JDRF under the terms of the agreement. The Company has no further obligations that survive termination of the agreement. Drug Discove...

Chinese Colorectal Cancer Drug Market Will More Than Double by 2012

...is growth will result from the increased uptake of Western-branded, targeted agents and the decreasing market share of conventional chemotherapy drugs owing to fierce competition from domestic products. The report contains primary research of physicians and epidemiology study in key pharmaceutical markets ...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapeutics in Taiwan

...tween DMARDs and NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are commonly practiced. DMARDs capture the majority of the RA therapeutics market owing to the availability of reimbursement for treatment with these drugs and their easy availability over the counter. DMARDs are expected to retain majori...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapeutics in China

...tween DMARDs and NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are commonly practiced. DMARDs capture the majority of the RA therapeutics market owing to the availability of reimbursement for treatment with these drugs and their easy availability over the counter. DMARDs are expected to retain majori...

Small-Cell Lung Cancer Drug Market Will More Than Double to Over $684 Million in 2017

...ble from just under $250 million in 2007 to more than $684 million in 2017, owing to the launches of Genentech/Roche/Chugai's Avastin and Celgene's amrubicin...t, the recent designation of small-cell lung cancer as an orphan disease -- owing to reduced growth rates of the indication -- may help drive future drug dev...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapeutics in Philippines

...tween DMARDs and NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are commonly practiced. DMARDs capture the majority of the RA therapeutics market owing to the availability of reimbursement for treatment with these drugs and their easy availability over the counter. DMARDs are expected to retain majori...

Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapeutics in Thailand

...etween DMARDs and NSAIDs (non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs) are commonly practiced. DMARDs capture the majority of the RA therapeutics market owing to the availability of reimbursement for treatment with these drugs and their easy availability over the counter. DMARDs are expected to retain majori...

Frost & Sullivan: Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapeutics in Malaysia

...tween DMARDs and NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are commonly practiced. DMARDs capture the majority of the RA therapeutics market owing to the availability of reimbursement for treatment with these drugs and their easy availability over the counter. DMARDs are expected to retain majori...

Surveyed Experts Indicate That Xarelto Has Advantages Over Lovenox in the Treatment of Venous Thromboembolism in Medically Ill Patients

...sts. In 2008, Decision Resources' proprietary clinical gold standard for VTE prophylaxis in medically ill patients was GlaxoSmithKline's Arixtra, owing largely to its efficacy. Based on available data and expert opinion, Xarelto will earn gold standard status for VTE prophylaxis in medically ill patie...

Fast Food Giants Urged to Value [the] Meal

...xcept tobacco smoking. In the U.S., the generation of children growing up today may be the first with a shorter life span than the one before it, owing in large part to shifts in diet. And each year the direct and indirect costs of diet-related disease cost well over $120 billion in the U.S. alone. ...

Specialists are Highly Satisfied with the Safety and Efficacy of Atripla and Isentress in the Treatment of HIV Patients

...ard for HIV was Merck's Isentress/Gilead's Truvada. Based on expert opinion, Isentress/Truvada will retain clinical gold standard status through 2017, owing to its balance of efficacy, novel mechanisms of action and safety. Although some therapies in development for HIV hold promise, most have efficacy, sa...

Surveyed Oncologists Indicate that Avastin has Advantages over Temodar/Temodal in Increasing Overall Survival of High-Grade Glioma

...-label as a result of promising Phase II clinical trial data. Based on expert opinion, Avastin will retain clinical gold standard status through 2017, owing to its high efficacy. "Avastin emerges as our gold standard because of its efficacy, the attribute surveyed oncologists rated as the most importa...

Resistance to Tamiflu Growing

...prescribed based on results of these tests. In 2006, the CDC issued a recommendation against using two other flu drugs, amantadine and rimantadine, owing to resistant strains of influenza B and H3. Those drugs work by a different mechanism than Tamiflu and the other drug in its class, Relenza (zanamivir...

Cephalon Launches Takeover Offer for Australian Biotechnology Company, Arana Therapeutics

...any one or more items which accumulate to an amount in aggregate greater than $2.5 million; (E) releases or materially varies any obligation owing to it by any person which by reason of its quantum or its nature is material to the Arana Group taken as a whole; (F) enters into or agrees ...

SaltCheck Develops First Simplified Test for Monitoring Salt Intake in People With Hypertension

...pread awareness of its importance in managing hypertension," commented Marc Eichenberger, COO of Allied Minds, the parent company of SaltCheck. owing to its ease of use, suitability for serial monitoring, and accuracy of results, SaltCheck has the potential to help in the management of many millions...

BELLUS Health reports results for the fourth quarter of 2008

...ount of the 2006 Notes to be purchased, plus any accrued and unpaid interest. The Company, at its discretion, may elect to settle the principal amount owing upon redemption or conversion in cash, shares or a combination thereof. As at December 31, 2008, the totality of the 2006 Notes remained outstanding. ...

QLT petition for rehearing of Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary litigation is denied

...cts that the current amount of the damages award will initially be paid out to MEEI from QLT's restricted cash used to secure the appeal bond. Amounts owing under the District Court decision by QLT to MEEI on future quarterly sales of Visudyne will be recorded and paid as they are due. About QLT ...

Global Economic Meltdown - Is the European Cardiac Rhythm Management Market Spared?

...s, distributors and cardiologists. "Despite the global economic meltdown, the Cardiac Rhythm Management industry has survived the tough weather owing to its pocket being deep enough to wield over," concludes SreeVidhya Praveenkumar, Research Associate from Frost & Sullivan. Frost & Su...

Frost & Sullivan Bestows Product Line Strategy Leadership Award to VTS Medical Systems, LLC

...rating room (OR) staff. The display monitor scores ahead of the competition owing to its superior circuit design. "The sophisticated design has ensured that cable failure owing to mishandling of the wires is minimised in the critical environment inside...

Surveyed Gastroenterologists Indicate That Humira Has Advantages Over Remicade in Maintaining Clinical Remission of Crohn's Disease

...ra will maintain its clinical gold standard status owing to its superiority in maintaining clinical remissi...ians report a high level of comfort with Remicade, owing to its tenure in the Crohn's disease market," said...Ph.D. "However, Humira ranked higher in our survey owing to its self-administered, subcutaneous injection a...

BoxTone Presents Mobile Industry with Timely Money Back Software Guarantee for Managing Enterprise BlackBerry Platform

...icense, trial or evaluation license, or otherwise, and (iii) purchase the applicable licenses directly from BoxTone. The Program applies only to fees owing to BoxTone for software licenses and related configuration, installation and the initial maintenance services. The customer is solely responsible for...

QLT Announces Appeal Court Decision on Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary Litigation

...cts that the current amount of the damages award will initially be paid out to MEEI from QLT's restricted cash used to secure the appeal bond. Amounts owing under the District Court decision by QLT to MEEI on future quarterly sales of Visudyne will be recorded and paid as they are due. As a result of the...
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