Boehringer Ingelheim Unveils Diabetes Pipeline
...of diabetes accounting for more than 90% of all diabetes cases in the developed world.(7) Every ten seconds two people develop diabetes and one person dies
from diabetes-related causes around the world.(6) Each year, more than 200,000 people in North America(6) and more than 3.8 million people worldwide d...
CDC Foundation Partners with Amgen, CDC to Reduce Infections Among Cancer Patients
...ed States are hospitalized for chemotherapy-related neutropenia - or low white blood cell count - which is a risk for serious infection, and a patient dies
every two hours from this complication.
Healthcare professionals are highly concerned about the impact that infections have on treatment outcome...
Nuvelo Begins Phase 2 Trial and Receives Fast Track Status for Alfimeprase in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke
...ird leading cause of death and a leading cause of severe,
long-term disability. Every 45 seconds someone has a stroke, and every
three minutes someone dies
of one. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that
carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain becomes blocked by a blood clot
(ischemic stroke) or ruptur...
Surgeons Develop Innovative Life-Saving Treatments to Correct Massive Bleeding in Trauma Patients
...e bleeding problems that were fixable. We weren't able to fix
them because once patients lose enough blood, they go into cardiac arrest,
and the brain dies
in about 4-5 minutes. We simply don't have enough time
to get to the bleeding source and control it." Dr. Alam said.
Profound cooling of the body de...
Seriously Low Vaccination Rates Cause Experts to Call for Increased Immunization Before Influenza Season Peaks
are vaccinated,(6) and just 30 percent of children with asthma (the most
common chronic health condition in children) are immunized.
"When a child dies
because of influenza, the devastating loss is felt
throughout the family and community, including the school and even the
pediatrician's office," said...
CytRx Announces Positive Results of Arimoclomol in Preclinical
Stroke Recovery Studies
According to the American Heart Association, every 45 seconds on
average someone in the United States has a stroke, and every three
minutes someone dies
of stroke. Stroke is the third leading cause
of death in the U.S. and accounts for more than 162,000 deaths in
the U.S. each year. Of those people who...
Final Vectibix Positive Pivotal Phase 3 Trial Results In Metastatic
Colorectal Cancer Patients Published
...(after lung cancer). It has
been estimated that 52,180 people will die from colorectal cancer
in 2007. That means that one person in the United States dies
colorectal cancer every 9.3 minutes.
Although EGF receptors normally help regulate the growth of many
different cells in the bod...