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

Findings May Potentially Lead to New Approach to Stroke Treatment BOCA RATON, Fla., July 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When minimally invasive endovascular (through the vessel) therapy made its debut two decades ago, stroke care underwent a major shift as the "window of treatmen...

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

Long-Term Data in Patients Receiving Every-Four-Week Subcutaneous SIMPONI Presented at 2009 EULAR Annual Congress COPENHAGEN, June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from open-labeled, uncontrolled extensions of two randomized, placebo-controlled Phase 3 studies showed that subcutaneous (SC) inject...

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

Studies Advocate Blood Conservation and Appropriate Indicators for Transfusion IRVINE, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Masimo (Nasdaq: MASI ), the inventor of Pulse CO-Oximetry(TM) and Measure-Through Motion and Low-Perfusion pulse oximetry, announced today that two new studies - ...

Afinitor(R) Phase II Data Show Positive Results for Patients With Multiple Types of Lymphoma, Leading to Phase III Trial

- Afinitor significantly reduced tumor size by 50% or more in one out of three patients with refractory or relapsed lymphoma - Phase III study underway to explore potential of Afinitor to prevent relapse in patients with the most common type of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma EAST HANOVER, N.J....

Two-Year Data Show Investigational Drug Liraglutide More Effective at Lowering Blood Sugar Than Glimepiride: Oral 162

NEW ORLEANS, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novo Nordisk (NVO) data presented today at the 69th Annual Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) showed that once-daily liraglutide, taken as monotherapy, leads to statistically significant and sustained reductions in blood sug...

Studies Show AFRESA(R) Controls Post-Meal Sugar Levels With Less Weight Gain and Hypoglycemia Risk for Diabetes Patients

Latest data on ultra rapid acting insulin presented at the American Diabetes Association's 69th Scientific Sessions NEW ORLEANS, June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The findings of two 52-week studies show that the investigational ultra rapid acting insulin AFRESA(R) (insulin human [rDNA or...

New One-Year Data from REMICADE(R) SONIC Trial Show Sustained Efficacy Compared with Azathioprine in Treatment of Crohn's Disease

First-of-its-Kind Study Demonstrates REMICADE More Likely to Maintain Steroid-Free Remission in Patients Naive to Immunomodulators and BiologicTherapy CHICAGO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- New long-term findings from the Phase 3b study of patients with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease...

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

Data from Phase II/III Study Presented at Heart Failure Congress 2009 Demonstrate Promising Safety and Efficacy Results for Relaxin SAN MATEO¿ Calif.¿ June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Corthera Inc. today announced that the results and additional statistical analyses conducted from Pre-RELAX-AHF, the Phase...

New Preliminary Data from Two Studies Show Clinical Activity of Neratinib in Combination with Trastuzumab and in Combination with Paclitaxel in Advanced HER-2 Positive Breast Cancer

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), today announced preliminary data from two ongoing studies, one evaluating neratinib (HKI-272) in combination with trastuzumab (Herceptin(R), Roche) in HER-2 positive (ErbB-2 positive) bre...

Pivotal Data Show Bronchial Thermoplasty Can Improve Quality of Life and Reduce Asthma Attacks and Emergency Room Visits for Adults with Severe Asthma

Non-drug Procedure for Asthma Highlighted at ATS 2009 SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Results of the Asthma Intervention Research 2 (AIR2) Trial of the Alair(R) Bronchial Thermoplasty System, developed by Asthmatx, Inc., were announced today at ATS 2009, the International Conferenc...

Boston Scientific Data Show Real-World Survival Rates for Implantable Cardiac Device Patients Exceed Rates From Clinical Trials

NATICK, Mass., May 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced data from its ALTITUDE Clinical Science program that show real-word survival rates for implantable cardiac device patients exceeding rates from clinical trials. ALTITUDE analyzes outcomes ...

New Studies Show Popular Heartburn Medications Moderate the Effect of Taking Widely Prescribed Heart Drug

- Four of the most commonly used proton pump inhibitors raise risk of heart attack and stroke for patients taking Plavix(R) and increase healthcare costs - Drug interaction increases annual hospital costs by nearly 40 percent FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Four ...

Two-Year Phase III Data Presented at AAN 61st Annual Meeting Show Positive Outcome of Cladribine Tablets in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

- Primary Endpoint met With a Significant Reduction in Relapse Rate - Secondary Endpoints met Including MRI Measures, Proportion of Patients Relapse-Free and Disability Progression - Submission for Registration of Cladribine Tablets Planned for mid-2009 SEATTLE and GENEVA, April 30 ...

Affitech-Discovered Anti-PS Antibodies in Development by Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Show Excellent Functionality in Preclinical Studies

OSLO, Norway, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Affitech AS, the human antibody therapeutics company, announced today that preclinical data on two fully human anti-PS (phosphatidylserine) antibodies were presented by its collaboration partner Peregrine Pharmaceuticals at the 100th Annual Meeting of the...

Data Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Show Anti-Tumor Activity of Peregrine's Fully Human Anti-PS Antibody in Prostate Cancer Model

-Preclinical Results Further Validate Significant Anti-Tumor Potential of Fully Human Anti-PS Antibodies and Expand the Company's PS-Targeting Platform- -Treatment with Mouse Equivalent to the Human Antibody Inhibited Tumor Growth in a Prostate Cancer Model by More than 90%- DE...

Study Data Show Positive European Experience With DuraHeart Left Ventricular Assist Device for Advanced Stage Heart Failure Patients

Sustained Benefits for Patients Awaiting Transplantation ANN ARBOR, Mich., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- The DuraHeart(TM) Left Ventricular Assist System (LVAS) shows sustained benefits in providing safe and reliable long-term circulatory support with an improved survival rate and an acceptable adv...

New Study Suggests Rx Estrogen Delivery Through the Skin May Show Safety Benefits as Opposed to Oral Delivery

NEW YORK, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Transdermal delivery of estrogen therapy available by prescription "seems not to alter" the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE), or blood clotting, in postmenopausal patients when compared to oral delivery, a new study suggests. The study was conducted by res...

First Human Study to Show 'Sun Chlorella A' Supports Heart Health

RICHMOND, Va., March 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study, published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, showed that consumption of as little as 8 grams (1/3 ounce) of "Sun Chlorella A" daily resulted in noticeable reductions in body fat percentage, serum total cholesterol, and fasting blood glucose lev...

Results From Study Show Promising Efficacy and Safety Results for Corthera's Relaxin in Acute Heart Failure

Data Presented at Late-Breaking Clinical Trials Session at ACC 58th Annual Scientific Session; Results Published On-Line in The Lancet SAN MATEO¿ Calif.¿ March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Corthera Inc. today announced that results from Pre-RELAX-AHF, the Phase II portion of a Phase II/III multicenter,...

New, Published GELNIQUE Data Show Efficacy, Convenience and Excellent Tolerability

CORONA, Calif., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New Phase 3 data, published in the April issue of The Journal of Urology, show that GELNIQUE(TM) (oxybutynin chloride) Gel 10%, the first and only topical gel approved for the treatment of overactive bladder (OAB), is effective at improving th...

Virtual Colonoscopies Show Value for Some Patients, But Polyps Will Be Missed

ECRI Institute(R) Evidence Report Compares Effectiveness of CT Colonography to Colonoscopy PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The value of CT colonography, also called virtual colonoscopy, is under debate as Medicare considers halting coverage of these procedures as ...

Studies Show Combination Laser Therapy Effective At Clearing Acne, Reducing Oil Production

Dermatologist evaluates the latest laser and light sources approved for treating acne SAN FRANCISCO, March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From the removal of childhood birthmarks to skin rejuvenation, laser technology has become a mainstay in dermatology. Now, dermatologists are fine-tuning t...

Update of Long-Term Data on Brain Cancer Patients Receiving DCVax(R)-Brain Continues to Show Striking Improvements in Delay of Disease and Survival

BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Northwest Biotherapeutics, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: NWBO; AIM: NWBT and NWBS) ("NWBT" or the "Company") today announced further long-term follow-up data, for the second half of 2008, from its prior Phase I and Phase I/II clinical trials with DC...

Indevus Pharmaceuticals Announces PRO 2000 Found to Show Promise in Large HIV Prevention Study

Results of NIH-sponsored Clinical Trial to be Presented at Retrovirus Conference LEXINGTON, Mass., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Indevus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDEV ) announced today that a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-sponsored clinical study found that participating wome...

Breast Cancer Clinical Results Show Test Can Differentiate Normal, Early and Later Stage Cancers

TORONTO, Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Predictive medicine company PreMD Inc. (TSX: PMD; PREMF.pk) today announced that its recently completed clinical trial data was presented at the 4th Annual Academic Surgical Congress in Fort Myers, FL. The peer reviewed data was presented by Dr. Anees B. Ch...

New Data Show That Herceptin, Xeloda and Avastin Help Patients With Early and Advanced Breast Cancer Live Longer or Remain Disease Free for Longer

BASEL, Switzerland, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- New data being presented at the CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) show that Herceptin (trastuzumab), Avastin (bevacizumab) and oral Xeloda (capecitabine) continue to offer new and better treatment options for breast cancer patients al...

Long-term Follow Up Interim Data Show Nplate(TM) Increased and Sustained Platelet Counts in Adult Chronic ITP Patients

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN ) today released updated results from the ongoing, open-label extension study of the long-term safety and efficacy of Nplate(TM) (romiplostim) in adult patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). Chronic IT...

Two New Studies in the New England Journal of Medicine Show Malaria Vaccine Candidate Advancing in Africa

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Results published online today in the New England Journal of Medicine revealed that the world's most clinically advanced malaria vaccine candidate provides both infants and young children with significant protection against malaria. Two separate phase II trials ...

New Phase II Data Show Safety of Once-Daily Oral Factor Xa Inhibitor, DU-176b, Comparable to Warfarin in Patients With Non-Valvular Atrial Fibrillation

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation receiving either 30 mg or 60 mg once-daily dose of DU-176b, an investigational oral Factor Xa inhibitor, experienced comparable safety and tolerability compared to those taking warfarin, according to new...

Phase III Trial Results Show Elitek(R) (rasburicase) Significantly Reduced Plasma Uric Acid Levels versus Allopurinol in Adults with Hematologic Cancers at Risk for Tumor Lysis Syndrome

- Results Presented at ASH Annual Meeting- SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis today announced results of a randomized phase III study presented at the 50th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology. The study in adult patients with hematological mali...

Brain Waves Show Sound Processing Abnormalities in Autistic Children

CHICAGO, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Abnormalities in auditory and language processing may be evaluated in children with autism spectrum disorder by using magnetoencephalography (MEG), according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RS...

Study Results Show Epratuzumab Provided Clinically Meaningful Reduced Disease Activity in Patients With Lupus

Encouraging Clinical Data Presented at American College of Rheumatology (ACR) meeting Show Reduced Need for Concomitant Corticosteroid Therapy SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UCB (Euronext Brussels: UCB) announced data from two randomized controlled trials showing that treat...

New Data Show In Vitro Potency of Doripenem Against Resistant Bacteria

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, L.L.C. (J&JPRD), today announced new study results that demonstrate doripenem (DORIBAX(TM), doripenem for injection), a carbapenem antibiotic, was found to be more potent in vitro against certain strai...

SYNTAX Data Show Comparable Safety for Complex Patients Treated with TAXUS(R) Express2(TM) Stents and Bypass Surgery

New SYNTAX Score shows similar safety and efficacy outcomes for two thirds of study's patients NATICK, Mass. and WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced 12-month left main and three-vessel disease subset ...

12-Month ATLANTA Trial Data Show Sustained Benefit of Catania(TM) Stent in Treatment of De Novo Coronary Lesions

'New Class' of Stent with Polyzene(R)-F Surface Treatment Maximizes Endothelialization; Reduces Restenosis, Thrombogenicity, Need for Long-Term Dual Antiplatelet Therapy WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical investigators at today's "Innovative Devices and Futuristic Therapies" sessio...

Early Data Show Potential for Imatinib Mesylate Tablets to Treat Life-Threatening Form of Pulmonary Artery Disease

-- Exploratory study shows clinical improvement in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) -- Current treatment options have limited benefit for this debilitating, rapidly progressive and incurable blood vessel disease -- Imatinib mesylate, available as Gleevec(R)...

Data Show Aerovance's Aerovant(TM) Inhalation Powder is Well Tolerated in Asthma Patients

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Aerovance Inc. today reported pharmacokinetic (PK) and safety data from a Phase I trial of its Aerovant inhalation powder that demonstrate good tolerability with no evidence of local irritancy following asthma patients' inhalation of a single 10 mg dose...

NVA237 Phase II Results Presented at the European Respiratory Society Annual Meeting Show Promising Efficacy and Tolerability With Potentially Faster Onset Than Tiotropium

TOKYO and CHIPPENHAM, England, October 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sosei Group Corporation ("Sosei"; TSE Mothers Index: 4565) and Vectura Group plc ("Vectura"; LSE: VEC), announce results of two Phase II studies evaluating the efficacy, safety and tolerability of NVA237 presented at the annual...

New Findings Show Efficacy of REMICADE(R) Compared With Azathioprine in Treatment of Crohn's Disease According to First-of-its Kind Study

Data from SONIC Trial Showed REMICADE Therapy is More Likely to Induce Steroid-Free Remission and Mucosal Healing Compared with Standard Immunomodulator, Azathioprine ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented for the first time from the Phase 3b Study of Patie...

New Data Show Efficacy of Zebinix(TM) in the Treatment of Epilepsy

PORTO, Portugal, September 24 /PRNewswire/ -- - Novel Treatment Also Demonstrated Significant Improvement in Quality of Life and Reduction in Depressive Symptoms Positive data from three phase III studies presented today at the 8th European Congress of Epileptology, Berlin, Germany, demons...
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