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Genomic Health Announces Eight Oncotype DX(R) Studies to Be Presented at 30th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genomic Health, Inc. (Nasdaq: GHDX ) today announced that results from eight studies of the company's Oncotype DX(R) breast cancer test are scheduled to be presented at the 30th Annual San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, taking place Dec...

CV Therapeutics Announces Eight Abstracts Accepted for Presentation at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2007

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CV Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CVTX ) announced today that eight abstracts, including a clinical trial update session on anti-arrhythmia data from the MERLIN TIMI-36 study, have been accepted for presentation at the European Society of Card...

Enbrel Safety Data for up to Eight Years in Patients with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Being Presented at EULAR

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. & COLLEGEVILLE, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 13, 2007 - Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE:WYE), today announced the presentation of additional data that showed that the safety profile of Enbrel(R) (etanercept) was maintained with long-te...

Largest National U.S. Healthcare Facility MRSA Study Reveals Infection Rates Eight Times Greater Than Previous Estimates

'Superbug' Prevalence Data from 1,237 Facilities Demonstrates Public Health Threat; Colonization and Infections Span All States, Across Healthcare Facility Units SAN JOSE, Calif., June 25, 2007 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC...

Project Zero Delay Accelerates Drug's Path to Clinical Trial

...ucation and prevention. M. D. Anderson is one of only 40 comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute. For six of the past eight years, including 2009, M. D. Anderson has ranked No. 1 in cancer care in "America's Best Hospitals," a survey published annually in U.S. News & Wo...

Study Results Show That Minimally Invasive Therapy is Successful for Over Two-Thirds of Stroke Patients Treated Outside the Standard Eight-Hour Window

...t" for patients suffering a stroke was expanded to eight hours within symptom onset, rather than the standa...l -- Harvard Medical School, presentation beyond eight hours of symptom onset has traditionally been the ...rming a clot in the brain was performed later than eight hours from the last time the patient was seen well...

New Powder Speeds Healing of Difficult Foot Wounds

... The study focused on atypical wounds with irregular shapes and causes. The wounds were treated with the powder dressing once a week for four to eight weeks. The study ultimately showed that the powder dressing provided a painless, efficient, and protective treatment that assisted in closing the wou...

Study Shows Cancer Vaccines Led to Long-Term Survival for Patients with Metastatic Melanoma and to Long Periods of Disease Control After Completion of Therapy

...r, three times a week and then monthly for five months for a total of up to eight injections. The patient's dendritic cells were obtained from their peripher...lls in 48 melanoma patients in a previous trial (64 vs. 31 months, p=.016). eight patients in the dendritic cell vaccine study experienced remarkable long-te...

Neurointerventionists Expand Research to Quality of Life in Aneurysm Patients Following Minimally Invasive Coiling Treatment

...ort Form Questionnaire (SF-36)" that is utilized by psychologists to assess the quality of life of patients. The test allows for detailed analysis of eight different domains including: physical functioning, role limitations because of physical problems, bodily pain, general health, vitality, social functi...

Economy is Driving Many Osteoporotic Women to Retire Later - But Their Ability to Work May Be Undermined by Sub-Optimal Management of Their Disease

...risis. (7) In fact, osteoporosis and associated fractures are a significant cause of mortality and morbidity.(8) In the US today, nearly eight million women suffer from osteoporosis(9) Almost 34 million Americans are estimated to have low bone mass, placing them at increased risk for os...

Injection Reverses Heart-Attack Damage

...ise based at a pediatric medical center, where its discoveries have benefited both children and adults since 1869. More than 500 scientists, including eight members of the National Academy of Sciences, 1 2 members of the Institute of Medicine and 12 members of the Howard Hughes Medical I...

July 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights a Positive Outlook, Bell's Palsy and Heart Valve Repair

...mistic outlook lived healthier, longer lives than pessimistic women. During eight years of follow-up that began in 1994, optimists were 30 percent less likel...is stopped, and the valve is repaired or replaced. Recovery can take six to eight weeks. Researchers are looking at new technologies and techniques...

Cardica Announces Publication of Pivotal PAS-Port(R) Proximal Anastomosis System Clinical Trial Results

... events (MACEs) reported that may possibly be related to target vessel revascularization, four (33%) may have been related to the PAS-Port system with eight (67%) potentially related to hand-sewn anastomoses. During the trial, four patients had a stroke. In all cases of stroke, an aortic clamp was used for...

Accent on Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Medical Center Selects Artefill to Meet Growing Patient Demand for a Longer Lasting Dermal Filler

...r the correction of nasolabial folds, better known as smile lines. The safety and effectiveness of Artefill has been extensively studied over the past eight years. Since Artefill was approved in 2006, over 10 thousand patients have been treated successfully with very high satisfaction rates. Sun...

Swissmedic Grants Debiopharm Marketing Authorisation for Moapar(R), a New Therapeutic Avenue for the Treatment of Sexual Deviations

...approval is based on two studies showing that, combined with psychotherapy, regular injections of the active ingredient, triptorelin, over a period of eight months to seven years in male patients with sexual deviations demonstrated a good efficacy and safety profile. Triptorelin decreased serum testosteron...

Swissmedic Grants Debiopharm Marketing Authorisation for Moapar(R), a New Therapeutic Avenue for the Treatment of Sexual Deviations

...approval is based on two studies showing that, combined with psychotherapy, regular injections of the active ingredient, triptorelin, over a period of eight months to seven years in male patients with sexual deviations demonstrated a good efficacy and safety profile. Triptorelin decreased serum testosteron...

Idenix Pharmaceuticals Successfully Completes Proof-of-Concept Study of IDX184 for the Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

...---------- ----- --- Control Placebo (n=8) +0.01 0 * eight subjects were randomized to this cohort, two of whom were excluded from the viral load evaluation due to an error in dosing. "We are...

Reliv International's GlucAffect(TM) Proven Effective in Clinical Study

...rman and chief scientific officer, who is a Ph.D. in food science. "GlucAffect enabled subjects to achieve healthy weight and blood sugar levels after eight weeks," Hastings added. Elevated weight and blood glucose levels are key factors in metabolic syndrome, which dramatically increases the like...

GNC Unveils Study Results for First and Only Nitric Oxide Product Clinically Proven to Improve Physical Performance at NSCA Conference in Las Vegas

...ed extract, and c. 3.0 gm of micronized arginine and 300 mg of grape seed extract. Amplified Maxertion N.O. is part of a comprehensive line of eight new advanced muscle performance and sports nutrition products from GNC. The entire Pro Performance(R) AMP line was developed through rigorous clinica...

ASMANEX(R) (Mometasone Furoate Dry Powder Inhaler) Now Approved in Japan for the Treatment of Bronchial Asthma in Adult Patients

...ctive inhaled corticosteroid to treat bronchial asthma in an innovative dry powder inhaler device," Koestler added. "Schering-Plough K.K. has received eight total new chemical entity approvals in Japan during the past two years, underscoring Schering-Plough's commitment to improving health and well being f...

FDA Accepts sNDA for Alternative Dosing Regimen for Dacogen(R) (decitabine for injection) to Treat Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS)

...tly, Dacogen is approved for use as a three-day regimen, administered at a dose of 15 mg/m2 via continuous IV infusion over three hours repeated every eight hours for three consecutive days per cycle. The cycle is repeated every six weeks. The alternative five-day dosing regimen of Dacogen(R) submitted to...

Sosei and Vectura Announce Start of Phase III Clinical Study With NVA237

...urrently estimated to be worth $20 billion. Vectura also develops products for other lung pathologies and non-respiratory diseases. Vectura has eight products marketed by its partners and a portfolio of drugs in clinical and pre-clinical development, some of which have been licensed to major pharmac...

Spherix Announces Positive Phase 2 Study Results

... or myocardial infarction. Prior Clinical Trials with Naturlose eight healthy individuals and eight individuals with type 2 diabetes underwent separate 3-hour oral glucose and...

Inspiration for 'My Sister's Keeper' Speaks Out

...his work as the province of couples who want to create babies to glorify their egos. The Nash's situation, and many that have come since Adam was born eight years ago, show that this science can save lives and lead to loving families." Lisa Nash commented, "Today when I hear the designer baby label, I...

Glybera(TM) Shows Long-Term Health Benefits

...n Boston, one on the most prestigious conferences on arterial disease well-attended by expert physicians. The three year follow-up data for the eight patients from the first clinical trial show a statistically significant, tenfold decrease in the incidence of acute pancreatitis. From the second tria...

Scottsdale Facility to Be First in U.S. to Showcase True REST Technology

... treatment programs. At the end of four years of follow-up, 43 percent remained continuously sober and drug-free. None of the control group did so for eight months of follow-up. Treatment in the form of floating in huge tanks of saltwater, so-called "floating," is effective for chronic stress-related ...

Two-Year Data Show Patients Receiving SIMPONI(TM) (golimumab) Experienced Sustained Improvement in Signs and Symptoms of Psoriatic Arthritis and Ankylosing Spondylitis

...was generally well-tolerated, with nine percent of SIMPONI-treated patients experiencing serious adverse events. Injection site reactions occurred in eight percent of patients receiving SIMPONI. There were no reports of tuberculosis, and one case of histoplasmosis in a patient (SIMPONI 100 mg) living in ...

Data Demonstrated ACTEMRA(R) (tocilizumab) Significantly Inhibited Progression of Structural Joint Damage in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

...ment began. (3) The Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index (HAQ-DI) is a 20-item questionnaire that asks about physical functioning within eight categories (dressing and grooming, arising, eating, walking, hygiene, reach, grip and daily activities). The ability to perform each category is measu...

Study Results Present Efficacy and Safety Findings from the PHIRST-1 Study of Patients with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Taking Tadalafil Tablets Once Daily

...nical and health-related quality of life data were collected again at weeks eight and sixteen(3). Tadalafil increased 6MWD in a dose-dependent manner,..., compared to placebo, from baseline to Week 16 were observed in six of the eight domains of the SF-36 health survey and for all sections of the EQ-5D questi...

Isis Highlights New Data on Antisense Drugs to Treat Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity at ADA Scientific Sessions

...: ISIS ) announced today that Isis' antisense drugs were highlighted with eight presentations (including three oral talks and two late-breaking posters) du...ghlighting SGLT2 and FGFR4, Isis and its collaborators presented a total of eight presentations (including three oral talks and two late-breaking posters) at...

New Poll Finds Disease Prevention is Top Priority for Americans in Health Reform

... poll, conducted by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research and Public Opinion Strategies, 70 percent of Americans ranked investing in prevention between an eight and 10 on a scale of zero to ten, where zero means not at all an important health care priority and 10 means very important. Forty-six percent rated p...

Two New Clinical Studies Show That Limited Exposure to Blood Transfusion Significantly Increases Morbidity and Mortality After Surgery

...ased the mortality risk by 38% and morbidity risk by 40%. In the cardiac surgery study, researchers evaluated long-term survival of 9,079 patients at eight hospitals and showed that transfusion of one or two units of blood increased six-month mortality 67% and five-year mortality 16% . "These two n...

Trius Announces Positive Results From Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Torezolid in Patients With Complicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections

...ed its primary goals of establishing safety and efficacy in all doses evaluated. In the randomized, double-blind, dose-ranging study conducted at eight centers in the U.S., torezolid was administered orally at doses of 200, 300 or 400 mg once-daily for five to seven days of treatment. Of the 188 patie...

Cardiogenesis Announces Presentation of its PHOENIX(R) Combination TMR Plus Stem Cell Delivery System at the International Society of Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgeons (ISMICS) Annual Meeting

...g his clinical results of combining laser TMR and stem cells to treat regions of myocardium that could not be revascularized by conventional methods. eight patients treated with the PHOENIX System completed 1 year follow up: Seven patients had concomitant coronary bypass grafting, one p...

Clinical Trial Results of Pollogen's TriPollar(TM) Radio Frequency Technology published in the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology

...ction using objective measurement system (imaging Ultrasound). The study involved 37 patients treated once a week with the regen system for a total of eight treatments. Results showed that there was significant circumference reduction of 3.5 cm on average at the abdomen with a maximum of 14.4 cm, and 1.71 ...

Shire Presented Results of a New Database Analysis on Lialda(R) (Mesalamine) and Other 5-ASAs for Ulcerative Colitis at Digestive Disease Week

...medication for the induction of remission in patients with active, mild to moderate ulcerative colitis (UC). Safety and effectiveness of Lialda beyond eight weeks have not been established. "Patients who have UC often face adherence challenges, and persistency is an important consideration in disease...

Heart Disease Treatment Breakthrough

...the oxidation of low density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, which can put people at risk of suffereing heart attacks and stroke, to almost zero within eight weeks. An estimated 17.5 million people died from heart and circulatory diseases in 2005, representing 30% of all global deaths. Of these death...

Encouraging First Data on New Targeted Treatment for Patients With Melanoma - the Deadliest Form of Skin Cancer

...tant mediator of cell growth and division, but when mutated is known to cause 60% of melanomas, the most deadly form of skin cancer, and approximately eight percent of all solid tumours. PLX4032's potency and selectivity is expected to result in a treatment that is both effective and well tolerated. M...

Results and Additional Analyses From Study Show That Corthera's Relaxin for Acute Heart Failure is the Strongest Predictor of Improved Longer-Term Outcomes Following Hospital Discharge When Compared to Other Variables

...ly presented at the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 58th Annual Scientific Session and published in the Lancet . The data from 234 patients in eight countries showed that when relaxin was administered with standard-of-care therapy for acute heart failure, relaxin caused rapid, substantial and susta...

Video: Data on More Than 15 Novartis Oncology Compounds at ASCO Highlight Progress Toward Targeted Therapies for Diverse Tumor Types

...epot Phase III data shows significant antitumor benefit in patients with advanced neuroendocrine tumors of the midgut - Early data show that at eight weeks of treatment, Afinitor(R) stabilized or reduced tumor size in 61% of patients with advanced liver cancer - New data reveal postmenopausal...
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