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Journal of Clinical Oncology Publishes TREANDA Study Demonstrating Significant Improvement in Overall Response and Progression-Free Survival in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

FRAZER, Pa., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH ) today announced that the Journal of Clinical Oncology has published data from a pivotal phase 3 study demonstrating that TREANDA(R) (bendamustine HCl) for Injection improved clinical outcomes when compared to chl...

Savient Pharmaceuticals Receives Complete Response Letter from U.S. Food and Drug Administration for KRYSTEXXA(TM)

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT ) today announced that the Company has received a complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stating that the FDA can not at this time approve the Comp...

Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute Announces Diagnostic Screening and Clinical Research Collaborations With Response Genetics, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Addario Lung Cancer Medical Institute (ALCMI) today announced the execution of a letter of intent (LOI) to collaborate with Response Genetics, Inc. (Nasdaq: RGDX ) on molecular diagnostic testing and banking of advanced-stage Lung...

Statement by Jim O'Hara, Director, Produce Safety Project, in Response to the FDA's Announcement Regarding Guidance on Produce Safety

WASHINGTON, July 31 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement by Jim O'Hara, Director, Produce Safety Project: We commend the FDA for moving forward on initiatives to improve the safety of fresh produce. The proposed guidance documents put out for com...

Mathematical modeling predicts response to Herceptin

PHILADELPHIA Cancer researchers are turning to mathematical models to help answer important clinical questions, and a new paper in Cancer Research , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, illustrates how the technique may answer questions about Herceptin resistance. Sofia...

Cell division find prompts overhaul of immune response modeling

Research at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute into the mechanics of how two types of white blood cells grow and die is fundamentally changing the development of computer models that are used to predict how immune system cells respond to a pathogenic threat. A team led by Professor Phil Hodgkin...

Labopharm receives complete response letter from the U.S. FDA for novel antidepressant

LAVAL, QC, July 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Labopharm Inc. (TSX: DDS; NASDAQ: DDSS ) today announced it has received a complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the new drug application (NDA) submission of its novel formulation of the antidepressant trazodone....

Camp High Harbour Response to Flu Outbreak Includes SpectraSan 24 Disinfectant

EPA-Registered, SpectraSan 24 Kills Influenza A Viruses, MRSA, Staph and Host of Other Micro-Organisms on Hard Surfaces for Infection Control, Recommended for use in Childcare Environments. North Canton, OH (PRWEB) July 16, 2009 -- In mid-June, almost one third of the w...

CIFOR Guidelines for Foodborne Disease Outbreak Response Published by National Food Safety Group

ATLANTA , July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Council to Improve Foodborne Outbreak Response (CIFOR) released its Guidelines for Foodborne Disease Outbreak Response today. The guidelines in this document are targeted to local, state and federal agencies and provide model practices u...

Emdeon To Collaborate With Rx Response in Critical Pharmacy Disaster Reporting

NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Emdeon, a leader in revenue and payment cycle solutions, today announced participation through eRx Network, Emdeon's pharmacy services operation, in the Rx Response Pharmacy Status Reporting Tool , a revolutionary emergency preparedness...

Accumetrics' VerifyNow(R) P2Y12 Test Provides Physicians With Information to Assess a Patient's Response to Newly-Approved Prasugrel (Effient(R))

SAN DIEGO, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- With the recent FDA approval of the new P2Y12 inhibitor, prasugrel (Effient), Accumetrics, Inc. announces that its VerifyNow P2Y12 Test is not only able to assess response to Plavix(R), but also its newly approved competitor, Effient. In obtaining ...

Watson Pharmaceuticals Receives a Complete Response Letter for Its 24-Week Formulation of TRELSTAR(R) (triptorelin pamoate) NDA from US FDA

MORRISTOWN, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it received a Complete Response Letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its New Drug Application ...

Immucor Submits 10-Day Response to FDA; Establishes Product Surveillance and Improvement Department

NORCROSS, Ga., July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Immucor, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUD ), a global leader in providing automated instrument-reagent systems to the blood transfusion industry, today announced the submission of its formal 10 working day response to the Food and Drug Administration'...

Immune Response May Speed AIDS Progression in Women

More research needed to determine how gender affects body's reaction to HIV MONDAY, July 13 (HealthDay News) -- Differences in immune response may explain why HIV infection progresses faster to AIDS in women than in men with similar viral loads, U.S. researchers say. Their study fou...

Statement by Jim O'Hara, Director, Produce Safety Project, in Response to the White House Announcement on the Proposed FDA Rule on Produce Safety

WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Obama administration's commitment today to a produce safety rule is a significant public health victory for American families and farmers. Fresh fruits and vegetables are critical to a healthy lifestyle. With this rule consumers can have great...

Startech Environmental Advises Shareholders to Take No Action in Response to Friendly LRL Tender Offer

WILTON, Conn., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Startech Environmental Corp. (OTC BB: STHK), a fully reporting, Award-winning Environment and Energy Company, today urged its shareholders not to take any action with respect to the commencement of a tender offer on July 6, 2009 by Friendly LRL H...

Statement by John Bailey, Chief Scientist The Personal Care Products Council, Response to EWG's 2009 Sunscreen Report

WASHINGTON, July 2 /PRNewswire/ -- For more than 30 years, consumers have benefited from the use of sunscreen products to protect themselves from the harmful effects of the sun, including sun burn, premature skin aging, and certain types of skin cancer. The safety and efficacy of sunscreen produ...

Study identifies biomarker that safely monitors tumor response to new brain cancer treatment

LOS ANGELES (STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL 12:01 A.M. EDT on JULY 1, 2009) A specific biomarker, a protein released by dying tumor cells, has been identified as an effective tool in an animal model to gauge the response to a novel gene therapy treatment for glioblastoma mulitforme. The finding, repor...

AACE Response to Insulin Glargine Cancer Risk Articles in Diabetologia

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On June 26, 2009 several articles published online in Diabetologia by the European Association for the Study of Diabetes investigated the possible relationship between use of insulin glargine (Lantus, sanofi-aventis) and the developm...

NJLRA Statement in Response to Roche's Discontinuation of Accutane(R)

TRENTON, N.J., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Marcus Rayner, executive director of the New Jersey Lawsuit Reform Alliance, a statewide, bipartisan group of individuals, businesses and organizations dedicated to improving the state's civil justice system and advocating for legal reform in the legislature ...

In Response to SEIU Lawsuit... Judge Orders State to Halt Wage Cut For California Home Care Workers

OAKLAND, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S. District Court judge issued an injunction Thursday afternoon ordering the state of California to halt a proposed $2 cut in wages for the state's 400,000 home care workers. The injunction has the effect of stopping pay cuts in all Califor...

MarketArt to Provide APCO With Rapid Response at World's Largest Public-Safety Communications Event

You Are Here™ Solution Helps Attendees and Exhibitors Connect at APCO Conference. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) June 24, 2009 -- MarketArt announced today that it has signed a multi-year event marketing agreement with The Association of Public-Safety Communications Offic...

Biomarkers predict brain tumor's response to therapy

PHILADELPHIA A report in Cancer Research , a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, highlights a new biomarker that may be useful in identifying patients with recurrent glioblastoma, or brain tumors, who would respond better to anti-vascular endothelial growth factor therapy, s...

NCBA's Statement in Response to Senator Conrad's Proposal to Reform Health Care

WASHINGTON, June 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress debates what shape health care reform will take, the cooperative business model has entered prominently into the discussion. Cooperatives save money for members by aggregating demand for specific services, whether it's health insurance, ph...

Physiological response may explain why some severely obese patients overeat

PROVIDENCE, RI Don't feel like you are getting full when eating a large meal? New research from The Miriam Hospital suggests that a physiological response may partially explain why severely obese individuals may not feel satisfied after eating and often have difficulty controlling the amount of f...

Interleukin Genetics to Present Research Linking Perilipin Genes to Diet Response at the ADA Annual Meeting

WALTHAM, Mass., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Interleukin Genetics, Inc. (NYSE Amex: ILI ) announced today that Nazneen Aziz, Ph.D., Vice President of Research and Development, will present findings that highlight significant associations between perilipin gene variants and response to weig...

Nuvilex Offers Free Cinnergen Samples in Response to Spike in Consumer Interest

CHERRY HILL, N.J., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nuvilex, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NVLX), an emerging healthcare consumer products company, announced today that, due to a recent surge of consumer interest, it is offering free Cinnergen samples to people interested in using a whole food supplem...

Obesity May Dampen Response to Asthma Meds

Study runs counter to research that has suggested excess weight worsens disease THURSDAY, June 4 (HealthDay News) -- New research suggests that obesity may not worsen asthma, as many experts have thought, but it could dampen the response to medications commonly used to manage the chron...

Jefferson researchers identify critical marker of response to gemcitabine in pancreatic cancer

(PHILADELPHIA) A protein related to aggressive cancers can actually improve the efficacy of gemcitabine at treating pancreatic cancer, according to a Priority Report in Cancer Research , published by researchers at Thomas Jefferson University. The protein, called Hu antigen R (HuR), is a stres...

Obesity does not worsen asthma, but may reduce response to medications

Being overweight or obese does not make asthma worse in patients with mild and moderate forms of the disease, according to a study by National Jewish Health researchers, although it may reduce the response to medications. "With both asthma and obesity on the rise in recent years, there has been ...

New Data Support Use of Simple Test to Predict Endometrial Cancer Response to Chemotherapy

Study Presented at 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncologist Annual Meeting ORLANDO, Fla., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- New data presented today at the 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncologist (ASCO) Annual Meeting support the use of a laboratory test, ChemoFX(R), to help physicians predet...

Nurse Response Partners With Healthwise to Help Consumers Make Informed Decisions on Health

Focus on prevention and information can lead to healthier lives ST. LOUIS, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Nurse Response announced today a partnership with Healthwise(R) to rollout a new consumer health tool that will complement the quality telehealth services it currently provides to its customers. ...

QLT Announces Court Response to Motion to Dismiss and Removal of Case to Federal Court

Oral Ruling Issued in Massachusetts General Hospital Lawsuit VANCOUVER, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - QLT Inc. (NASDAQ: QLTI ; TSX: QLT) announced that on May 21, 2009, the District Court of Massachusetts ("District Court") issued an oral ruling on QLT's Motion to Dismiss all the claims f...

Computer simulation captures immune response to flu

Researchers have successfully tested first the first time a computer simulation of major portions of the body's immune reaction to influenza type A, with implications for treatment design and preparation ahead of future pandemics, according to work accepted for publication, and posted online, by t...

Fear Response May Stem From Protein in Brain

Discovery in mice could someday help control anxiety, experts say,,,, FRIDAY, May 15 (HealthDay News) -- For almost 7 million Americans, fear and anxiety isn't something associated with heights, a job interview or getting lost in a strange city. It's a chronic state of worry and ten...

Gene signature may predict patient response to therapy for gastrointestinal stromal tumors

ORLANDO (May 14, 2009)Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center uncovered a genetic pattern that may help predict how gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) patients respond to the targeted therapy imatinib mesylate (Gleevec). Moreover, their findings point to genes that could be suppressed in order ...

P&G Response to FDA Approval of Prevacid OTC(R) 24HR

CINCINNATI, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to the FDA's approval of Prevacid OTC(R) 24HR, The Procter & Gamble Company issued the following statement: (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh//NY17325 ) "Prilosec OTC(R) is the #1 doctor and pharmacist recommended over-...

Focus on Rapid Medical Response to Improve the Quality of Healthcare and Drive the Ambulance Services Market in Europe, According to Frost & Sullivan

LONDON, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Pre-hospital emergency care in the form of ambulances is one of the key factors improving the quality of healthcare across Europe. As emergency cases are on the rise due to epidemiological reasons, accidents and terrorist activities, ambulance services are being acco...

Enwisen™ Creates Emergency Notification Center for Customer Twentieth Century Fox – Response to Possibility of Swine Flu Epidemic

Enwisen™ Creates Emergency Notification Center for Customer Twentieth Century Fox – Response to Possibility of Swine Flu Epidemic. Keeping employees informed in a timely fashion in the event of a public health emergency is vital to HR. Enwisen, the leading vendor of solutions for HR ...

Scientists develop mathematical model to predict the immune response to influenza

Researchers at the University of Rochester have developed a mathematical model to predict immune responses to infection with influenza A viruses, including novel viruses such as the emergent 2009 influenza A (H1N1). This model examines the contributions of specific sets of immune cells in fighting...
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