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Rosetta Genomics Reports First Ever In-Vivo Efficacy Data for a Systemic MicroRNA Therapeutic for Liver Cancer

PHILADELPHIA, and REHOVOT Israel, February 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Rosetta Genomics Ltd. (Nasdaq: ROSG ) reported today the first ever in-vivo efficacy data for a systemic microRNA-based cancer therapeutic. The animal-model study demonstrated a marked suppression of a microRNA that was f...

Research Highlights New Approaches to Prevent Blood Clots in Several High-Risk Patient Populations Including Largest Study Ever to Examine Use of Blood-Thinning Medication in Patients With Cancer

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The largest study ever to examine the preventive use of blood-thinning medication to help prevent deadly blood clots in patients with cancer undergoing chemotherapy will be presented in a press conference on Sunday, December 7, at 9:30 a.m., during ...

First Ever Study on Alzheimer's Disease Treatment in Hispanics Presented at Major Medical Meeting

ARICEPT(R) (donepezil HCl tablets) Now the Only Alzheimer's Disease Drug Studied in Two Minority Groups CHICAGO, July 30, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Inc. and Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE) announced today results from a new open-label study that showed Hispanics with mild to modera...

MTV and SpinVox Partner to Launch First Ever Integrated Voice Powered Cause-Related Social Networking Campaign 'Stand By What You Say'

CAMPAIGN VOICED BY SUPERSTAR KELLY ROWLAND 'CAUSES' PROMOTES CAMPAIGN TO ITS 12 MILLION MEMBERS LONDON and NEW YORK, June 10 /PRNewswire/ -- MTV's Staying Alive Foundation, SpinVox and Causes on Facebook today announced the launch of their joint campaign, 'Stand By What...

The Largest Ever Study of Diabetes Shows Intensive Glucose Control Reduces Serious Complications

SAN FRANCISCO, California, June 6 /PRNewswire/ -- - "ADVANCE Results go Beyond Existing Evidence" New results from the world's largest ever study of diabetes treatments show that intensive blood glucose (sugar) control using modified release gliclazide and other drugs as required, protects...

Amgen Announces Positive Top-Line Results for Denosumab in Trial for Delay of Skeletal Related Events in Bone Metastases Patients Compared to Zometa(R)

...e cells that break down bone). With more than 19,000 patients in trials across indications worldwide, the denosumab development program is the largest ever initiated by Amgen. This broad and deep development program demonstrates Amgen's commitment to researching and delivering pioneering medicines to pati...

Medigus and Tower Semiconductor Announce World's Smallest Medical Video Camera Based on Advanced CMOS Image Sensor

...matic breakthrough in the endoscopic medical field; it opens a wide hatch to new markets, medical applications and customers, and at the smallest size ever accessible, it will allow procedures not previously achievable. Medigus' innovative cameras will support an important unmet market need, giving both p...

Wyeth Reports Publication of Phase 3 Data for Bazedoxifene/Conjugated Estrogens, an Investigational Compound Being Studied for the Treatment of Menopausal Symptoms

... totality of data and other information that may affect regulatory review and commercialization of BZA/CE. There can be no assurance that BZA/CE will ever receive regulatory approval or be successfully developed and commercialized. Other risks and uncertainties include, among others, risks related to ...

Octapharma Accepting Applications for Research Grants on Immunotherapy, Coagulation Disorders and Critical Care

...the third largest plasma products manufacturer in the world, launched the grants program in celebration of its 25(th) anniversary. The company's first ever grants program is only available to researchers based in the United States and is administered by Octapharma USA , the Swiss company's rapidly-grow...

First Potential Lupus-Specific Treatment in Sight

... the placebo (inactive agent). The patients receiving BENLYSTA also were able to reduce their intake of steroid medications. The study is the largest ever to be completed for lupus and the first Phase III (late stage) trial of a new biologic immune therapy for lupus to succeed in meeting its primary endp...

Lupus Research Institute Highly Encouraged by Benlysta(TM) Trial Results

...icipants at 133 clinical sites in 19 countries, primarily in North America and Europe. BLISS-52 and BLISS-76 are the largest clinical trials ever conducted in people with lupus. First of its kind "Benlysta(TM) is the first 'targeted biological agent' developed specifically f...

Human Genome Sciences and GlaxoSmithKline Announce Positive Phase 3 Study Results for BENLYSTA(TM) in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

...sus placebo plus standard of care, in serologically active (i.e., autoantibody-positive) patients with SLE. This is the largest clinical trial program ever conducted in lupus patients. BLISS-52 randomized and treated 865 patients at 90 clinical sites in 13 countries, primarily in Asia, South America and ...

Denosumab Demonstrates Superiority Over Zometa(R) in Pivotal Phase 3 Head-to-Head Trial in Breast Cancer Patients With Bone Metastases

...e cells that break down bone). With more than 19,000 patients in trials across indications worldwide, the denosumab development program is the largest ever initiated by Amgen. This broad and deep development program demonstrates Amgen's commitment to researching and delivering pioneering medicines to pati...

5-Year Study Published in Diabetologia Demonstrated Long-Term Safety of Lantus(R) Compared to NPH

... 10.1007/s00125-009-1415-7) showed similar effects on retinopathy and overall safety in the two treatment groups. This is the longest controlled study ever reported using insulin glargine. Diabetic retinopathy is a major cause of blindness in patients with diabetes. It is a progressive disease that r...

deCODE-led Megastudy Finds New Genetic Clues to Causes of Schizophrenia

...PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The largest study of the genetics of schizophrenia ever undertaken has revealed several new common single-letter variants in the se...t part of the genetic risk of schizophrenia, so our next task is to use the ever more affordable sequencing technologies to find more of them," said Kari St...

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, the Most Common Childhood Cancer, Is Curable Without Preventive Cranial Radiation

...r Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tenn., St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. No family ever pays for treatments not covered by insurance, and families without insurance are never asked to pay. St. Jude is financially supported by ALSAC, its f...

GeoVax Labs, Inc. Announces Results of 2009 Annual Shareholders Meeting

...s are designed for use in uninfected people to prevent Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease (AIDS), caused by the virus known as HIV-1, should the person ever become infected. GeoVax AIDS vaccines also may be effective as therapeutics (treatment of people already infected with AIDS virus). GeoVax's cor...

Urologist and Allergist Explore Link Between Allergies and Interstitial Cystitis

...the high percentage who do improve with allergy management, it's well worth the effort. It's one of the most rewarding patient care experiences I have ever had." Diet and IC Future research will reveal more about the role of food allergy in IC patients' symptoms. Meanwhile, whether patients ha...

HEALTHPOINT-Sponsored Venous Leg Ulcer Clinical Trial Enrolls First Subject for Second Phase II Study

...rt Slade, M.D., FAAAAI, Chief Medical Officer at HEALTHPOINT and co-author of the trial protocol. "This is the largest cell therapy dose ranging trial ever undertaken in the area of wound healing." The trial is the second of two planned-dose response trials, extending the dose range being tested and...

Single Port Surgeries Now Performed at University Medical Center at Princeton

... Advances Trend Toward Less-Invasive Approaches PRINCETON, N.J., June 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Advancing the trend toward ever less invasive surgery, University Medical Center at Princeton ( www.princetonhcs.org ) is now performing laparoscopic surgery by way of a single inc...

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

...mortality 16% . "These two new studies demonstrate that the risk of blood transfusion is significant and thus we should avoid transfusions when ever possible," stated Dr. Aryeh Shander, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine and Surgery at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY. "The ...

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

...atients should discuss any concerns about their health and medical care with their doctor. Patients should let their doctors know if they have or ever had any of the following: Tuberculosis (TB) or have been near someone who has TB. Doctors will check for TB with a skin test. If a ...

Back to Normal: Surgery Improves Outcomes for Spine Patients

...ent Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT) , a multi-center study that included participants from 13 medical centers in 11 states. The study was the largest ever conducted of spondylolisthesis patients. "Until this study, our 'evidence' was anecdotal and based on patient reports. We wanted data-based, sci...

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

..., and the views of regulatory agencies, medical and scientific experts and others may differ from ours. There can be no assurance that neratinib will ever receive regulatory approval or be successfully developed and commercialized. Other risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ ...

Chuck Panozzo, Founder of Rock Band Styx, Joins GeoVax Labs, Inc. as an Advocate for Its HIV/AIDS Vaccine

...s are designed for use in uninfected people to prevent Acquired Immunodeficiency Disease (AIDS), caused by the virus known as HIV-1, should the person ever become infected. GeoVax AIDS vaccines also may be effective as therapeutics, treatment of people already infected with AIDS virus. GeoVax's core ...

Mutant Genes in High-Risk Childhood Leukemias Identified

...r Danny Thomas and based in Memphis, Tenn., St. Jude freely shares its discoveries with scientific and medical communities around the world. No family ever pays for treatments not covered by insurance, and families without insurance are never asked to pay. St. Jude is financially supported by ALSAC, its f...

Novexel to Present Four Posters at the 19th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases in Helsinki

...company focused on the discovery and development of novel antibiotics designed to overcome the significant global problem of microbial resistance. The ever increasing resistance to marketed antibiotics has led to a clear need for novel drugs that are active against multi-drug resistant bacteria. Novexel's...

Tris Pharma Announces Acceptance of Its First Two NDAs

... - First ever 24 hour oral liquid sustained release formulation submitted to the FDA - Validates OralXR(TM) technology platform - eliminates the need to swallo...

Ongoing Landmark ROADMAP Study Demonstrates Significant Improvement in Blood Pressure Control at One Year, According to Blinded Results

...NY-Buffalo and Director of Medicine at the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo. "In ROADMAP, to date, we have achieved some of the lowest BP levels ever in a clinical trial. About ROADMAP ROADMAP is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group, multi-center Phase III study b...

National Hemovigilance Pilot Program Launches to Track Adverse Events Associated with Blood Transfusion

...and make best practice recommendations to improve patient safety and reduce health care costs." Though the U.S. blood supply is as safe as it has ever been, this country lacks a coordinated national network to track and monitor adverse events associated with the transfusion of blood and blood compone...

FDA Approves Vanda Pharmaceuticals' Fanapt(TM) for the Treatment of Schizophrenia

...hat involve risks, changes in circumstances, assumptions and uncertainties. Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. is at an early stage of development and may not ever have any products that generate significant revenue. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those reflected in th...

Cardium Announces Completion of Patient Recruitment in Phase 2b Clinical Trial of Excellarate(TM) for the Potential Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

...as computerized ulcer planimetry measurements on a weekly basis, represents one of the most extensively evaluated DNA-based wound healing therapeutics ever developed. The valuable information from this study is also expected to support Cardium and TRC advancing into other important product opportunities i...

Hyperion Therapeutics Receives Orphan Drug Designation for HPN-100 for the Treatment of Urea Cycle Disorders

...eir families, to educate healthcare professionals on the identification, diagnosis and treatment of UCDs, to raise awareness so that no child or adult ever goes undiagnosed, and to stimulate and support critical research activities and a CURE. The Foundation is headquartered in Pasadena, California. For m...

Brain Training Improves Memory and Attention and the Effects Last

...evitable part of aging. Doing properly designed cognitive activities can enhance our abilities as we age." The IMPACT study is the largest study ever of a brain fitness program that is available to the public and the first published in a medical journal to show improvements in memory and attention. ...

Perceptive Informatics Introduces Medical Imaging Methodology to Accelerate Development Decisions About Alzheimer's Treatments

...aging (MRI) scans from the ADNI database using Perceptive's medical imaging system and regulatory compliant processes. "It is more critical than ever that biopharmaceutical companies have the ability to make accurate go/no go decisions as early as possible for new compounds. Medical imaging is incre...

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

...ree shareholders own the remaining approximately 30%. In 1917 the U.S. subsidiary Merck & Co. was expropriated and has been an independent company ever since. For more information, please visit http://www.merckserono.com or http://www.merck.de ...

Stallergenes S.A.: Positive Results From a Phase IIb/III Clinical Trial on the House Dust Mite Desensitization Tablet

... on a sublingual house dust mite desensitization tablet. "We are very pleased with the outcome of this study, which is the first large study to ever demonstrate the efficacy of house dust mites allergen in treating perennial allergic rhinitis. Furthermore, the unexpected quick onset of action and t...

Progress Against Malaria and Other Infectious Diseases Among Highlights at Annual Vaccine Conference

...diatrics at the Center for Global Health at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, will present the conference's Robert Austrian Memorial Lecture titled, The ever Changing Landscape of Pneumococcal Sero-Type Epidemiology, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The lecture, which is underwritten by a grant from Merck & Co., ...

Cepheid Announces European Release of First On-Demand Molecular Test for Simultaneous Detection of Mycobacterium tuberculosis (TB) and Resistance to Rifampicin

...this new test is one of the most important diagnostic developments to have occurred in many years. It is the most technologically advanced test for TB ever developed, yet it is simple enough to perform anywhere testing is needed." Currently, the most common testing method for TB is sputum microscopy ...

Ground-Breaking Combination of All-Oral Agents Demonstrates Potential as Hepatitis C Treatment Regimen

...a 200mg tablet, and is administered orally two times a day as a split dose. Roche has backed PEGASYS with the most extensive clinical research program ever undertaken in HCV, with major studies initiated to advance treatment for HCV patients with unmet needs, including patients co-infected with HIV and HC...
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