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Catalyst Biosciences Announces Agreement With MedImmune to Discover and Develop Engineered Protease Therapeutics

...any, Essex Woodlands Health Ventures, HealthCare Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation, Morgenthaler Ventures, Novartis BioVentures, rct BioVentures and Sofinnova Ventures. For more information, please visit www.catbio.com . Catalyst Biosciences, Inc. Erik Wiberg +1...

Wyeth Pharmaceuticals and Catalyst Biosciences Announce Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Factor VIIa Products

...any, Essex Woodlands Health Ventures, HealthCare Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation, Morgenthaler Ventures, Novartis BioVentures, rct BioVentures and Sofinnova Ventures. For more information, please visit www.catbio.com . About Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Wyeth Pharmaceuticals...

Health care outcome boost needs better studies

...ms of study design, the majority (62%) of studies employed observational techniques, and 38% used experimental/randomised control trial (RCT) designs. rct studies are the gold standard in research, to establish internal validity and causality, but these are not always appropriate in practice: For example...

Acupuncture 'probably ineffective' in treatment of hot flushes

...dies were randomised controlled trials (RCTs), which included testing the effects of real acupuncture against the effect of sham acupuncture. Only one rct reported favorable effect of acupuncture on the frequency and severity of hot flush after 4 weeks follow-up, while the other five RCTs demonstrated no...

New Hope & Resilience After Destruction and Killings in Gaza, Israel

... are well-documented and remarkable. A randomized controlled trial (RCT) on the use of the model with war-traumatized children in Kosovo -- the first rct of any intervention with war-traumatized children -- was published in the prestigious Journal of Clinical Psychiatry in 2008; it showed an 80% decreas...

Paving the Way for Peace in the Middle East with Mind-Body Skills

...s of CMBM's program are astonishing. A randomized controlled trial (RCT) on the use of the model with war-traumatized children in Kosovo -- the first rct of any intervention with war-traumatized children -- was published in the prestigious Journal of Clinical Psychiatry in 2008; it showed an 80% decreas...

Arterial infusion using gabexate mesilate: Is it effective therapy for severe acute pancreatitis?

...ld be necessary to verify the effects of CRAI, but to conduct such a study on patients with highly lethal SAP seems to be unethical in Japan. A future rct might consider enrolling patients with relatively mild and less fatal SAP group like the present study. This study suggests that CRAI using gabexate m...

Catalyst Biosciences Appoints Dr. Todd Lorenz Chief Medical Officer

...enture firms including Burrill & Company, HealthCare Ventures, Johnson & Johnson Development Corporation, Morgenthaler Ventures, Novartis BioVentures, rct BioVentures and Sofinnova Ventures. For more information, please visit http://www.catbio.com . Catalyst Biosciences, Inc. Erik Wiberg Chief ...

Latona Announces the Acquistion of Patent Rights and Orphan Drug Status to Novel Late Stage Drug Compound for Juvenile and Adult Rheumatoid Arthritis

...unding and development for promising biomedical companies and technologies. rct focuses on technology investments with origins from universities and research institutions worldwide. rct has assets of more than $300 million to advance technology and development ...

Data Show Vaprisol(R) Is Effective & Safe in Promptly Increasing Serum Sodium Levels in Patients With Euvolemic or Hypervolemic Hyponatremia

..., Vaprisol was given in a continuous 4-day infusion of 40 or 80 mg/d in the rct and 20 or 40 mg/d in the OLS. The pooled analysis evaluated the frequency o...ve or overly rapid increase of [Na+]. None of these patients in either the rct or the OLS experienced adverse events (AEs) associated with the overly rapi...

Black Cohosh Does Not Treat Hot Flashes

..." is published in the Dec. 19, 2006, issue of Annals of Internal Medicine. Editorial writers say the study is a "well-designed, adequately powered rct that makes an important contribution, albeit one that will disappoint women who have been hoping for an effective, safe alternative to estrogen." ...

Older Adults could be Benefited from Chinese Martial-Arts

... combine laboratory platform balance measures with multiple measures of functional balance and physical performance. ‘It is also the first Tai Chi rct to evaluate potential sensory organization improvements in elderly practitioners, to evaluate whether balance and strength improvements are significan...
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