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PARI Pharma Reports Successful Phase Ib Clinical Results for Inhaled Liposomal Cyclosporine A and Gains FDA Orphan Drug Designation for the Prevention and Treatment of Bronchiolitis Obliterans

MONTEREY, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- This month's Journal of Aerosol Medicine and Pulmonary Drug Delivery features positive Phase Ib clinical trial results for PARI Pharma's L-CsA, inhaled liposomal cyclosporine A. In May, PARI Pharma received Orphan Drug Designation from the Food and Drug Ad...

Xalieve(TM) Gains Momentum as Calabar AB Launches a Phase II Repeated Dose Study in Dry Mouth Patients

GOTEBORG, Sweden, October 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Calabar AB announced today that their Phase II repeated dose study in xerostomia ("dry mouth") patients has been initiated. Specifically, the drug will be studied in 45 dry mouth patients between the ages of 20 to 75. The objective of the study is to...

Orion Genomics Gains Exclusive Worldwide Rights to the IGF2 Gene for Colorectal Cancer Risk Testing Through Licensing Agreement With Johns Hopkins University

ST. LOUIS, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Orion Genomics announced today that the company entered into a worldwide exclusive license agreement with The Johns Hopkins University (JHU) to commercialize products that identify patients at risk for colorectal cancer. The license is based on a suite of iss...

Roche Gains Access to Important Oncology Target With Potential for Treating Major Cancers Such as Breast and Lung; First Drug Candidate in Phase I Clinical Testing

- Second research program centered on potential target in inflammatory indications such as rheumatoid arthritis - NUTLEY, N.J., April 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Roche announced today that it will acquire Piramed Limited, a privately-owned UK company focusing on therapeutics targeting PI...

RSV Researcher Makes Gains in Finding Treatments

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading RSV investigator Dr. John DeVincenzo has taken another step toward finding effective treatment for the disease that causes bronchiolitis and pneumonia according to the Centers for Disease Control. RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus -...

Cardium and Tissue Repair Company's Excellarate Candidate for Healing Diabetic Wounds Gains Media Focus in Multiple Regions Across U.S.

SAN DIEGO, March 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardium Therapeutics (Amex: CXM ) and its subsidiary, Tissue Repair Company (TRC) today reported that the Phase 2b MATRIX clinical study has been the focus of media attention in multiple regions across the U.S., including television news features ...

ASEAN News: Epeius Biotechnologies Gains Commercial Approval for Rexin-G(R), a Tumor-Targeted Gene-Based Medicine for Metastatic Cancer

SAN MARINO, Calif., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today that the company has received a Certificate of Product Registration for Rexin-G(R) from the Philippine Bureau of Food and Drugs (BFAD), enabling the commercialization of its lead product as a safe an...

Annual Conference on Vaccine Research to Highlight Not Only Health Benefits But Also Economic Gains

BETHESDA, Md., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Vaccines don't just keep children healthy, they also lead to more productive adult workers who can earn higher wages and save more money, according to Dr. David E. Bloom, a labor economist at the Harvard School of Public Health. Bloom, who has studied the...

SIRO Clinpharm Completes Successful Implementation of Oracle Life Sciences Application Suite

...compliant manner, thus providing our clients the best of technology support to run trials more efficiently." After this implementation, SIRO gains complete operational functionality of the Oracle suite. SIRO, in April, had gone live with the industry standard Oracle Clinical and Oracle RDC, integ...

Radius' Investigational Bone Anabolic Agent, BA058, Increased Bone Mineral Density (BMD) at Key Fracture Sites in Phase 2 Clinical Trial in Postmenopausal Osteoporosis

...on fracture site located in the hip joint) after six months of therapy. The gains in lumbar spine and femoral neck BMD were further increased in a subset of ... "These data are consistent with the clinical hypothesis for BA058--greater gains in BMD at the critical anatomic sites with less resorptive effect and less ...

Brain Training Improves Memory and Attention and the Effects Last

...ornia , also reported on new data showing that the gains persist months after the training ended. A to...d, with an average increase of 131%. They also saw gains on standard measures of memory and attention of 10...rstanding conversations in noisy restaurants). The gains of the brain exercise group were clinically signif...

Newly Published Phase III Study Shows Arzoxifene Significantly Increased Bone Mineral Density

...a neutral effect on the uterus and endometrium. "It is encouraging that arzoxifene showed the potential of bone loss prevention, with significant gains in BMD in the spine and hip areas in postmenopausal women in this study," said lead investigator Michael Bolognese, M.D., Bethesda Health Research Cen...

Galderma Announces Interim Data Relating to Sequential Treatment Regimen of Clobex(R) Spray Followed by Vectical(TM) Ointment in Managing Plaque Psoriasis

...ected to be published early next year. We believe this study will confirm that Vectical Ointment can help maintain, for at least 8 weeks, much of the gains seen when a high potency corticosteroid is used to initially treat moderate to severe plaque psoriasis." Important Safety Information About Clob...

Octogenarians: Not Too Old for Joint Replacement

...plasty in elderly patients resulted in significant gains in their quality of life, which was reflected in b...lderly since few data or studies pertaining to the gains of TKA versus the complications and risks that can...rly population is very safe and offers significant gains in their quality of life." Disclosure: Avai...

Access Licenses ProLindac(TM) and MuGard(TM) to JCOM Ltd, an Affiliate of DONG-A Pharmaceuticals in Korea

... Transaction Value in Excess of $10 Million; Access gains Second Source Manufacturing and Significant Clinical Trial Support DALLAS, and SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Access...

CVS Caremark Study Finds Non-Adherent Heart Failure Patients Almost Twice as Likely to be Re-Hospitalized Within a Year

...ss this issue, CVS Caremark provides our PBM clients with adherence to drug therapy programs that proactively engage participants, achieve significant gains in converting patients to necessary therapies, improve medication adherence and maintain participant compliance over the long term." The study ex...

VA-NIH Study Offers Hope for Parkinson's Patients

...l and few or no involuntary movements, compared with no gain for those on medical therapy alone; 71 percent of DBS patients showed significant gains in motor function, compared with only 32 percent of drug therapy patients; and Serious adverse side effects were nearly four times more commo...

Gaining Too Much Weight During Pregnancy Nearly Doubles Risk of Having a Heavy Baby

...rly twice as likely to have a heavy baby. Published in the November issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology, the study found that more than one in five women gains excessive weight during pregnancy, doubling her chances of having a baby that weighs 9 pounds or more. "Too many women gain too much weight during p...

Takeda's Investigational PPI TAK-390MR Demonstrated Higher Healing Rates Compared to Lansoprazole as the Severity of Erosive Esophagitis Grade Increased, a New Integrated Analysis Showed

...ng rates, or therapeutic gains, between 60 mg and 90 mg of TAK-390MR and 30 mg of lansoprazole, increased as the severity of EE increased. Therapeutic gains were greatest in patients with the most severe grade of EE (grade D): 12 percent for 60 mg (n=74) and 20 percent for 90 mg (n=83) of TAK-390MR. There ...

Senate Told Brain Technology Can Impact Public Policy

...that actually enhance cognitive abilities will not only create our greatest gains in personal productivity, but will also be critical in addressing a host of...that generalize to everyday life and persist after the training ends. These gains are large -- roughly equivalent to a reversal in the normal decline we see ...

StemCor Systems Receives CE Mark for MarrowMiner(TM) System for Bone Marrow Collection

...handle that drives a flexible atraumatic shaft through which marrow is aspirated, and an integrated marrow collection container. The MarrowMiner shaft gains access to the bone marrow cavity through the access guide to allow the removal of bone marrow through a single entry site. This is in contrast to the ...

Anesiva Accelerates Its Transition to Specialty Pharma Pain Management Company

...ether Zingo gains FDA approval in the adult indication, Anesiva's ability to estimate and address customer demand for Zingo, the degree to which Zingo gains market acceptance, potential delays in the commencement and enrollment of Adlea clinical trials and whether the Adlea clinical development program wil...

Spherix Expands Phase 3 Naturlose Diabetes Trial Outside of the U.S.

...lutions for the delivery of study medicine to participants. "This convenient form of dosing reflects the expected delivery method of Naturlose once it gains approval. The change is expected to enhance recruitment and compliance in the trial. This is a significant advancement for the Company, our investigat...

Shire to add New Orphan Drug to its HGT Portfolio - EU Launch Imminent

...PRASE(R) (idursulfase) and REPLAGAL(R) (agalsidase alfa). Shire will also use its growing global infrastructure to support the launch of FIRAZYR as it gains approval elsewhere in the world. On completion of the acquisition, Shire will conduct a strategic review of Jerini's other assets including Jerini O...

Lilly and TransPharma Medical Announce Licensing and Development Agreement

... Lilly gains Access to Transdermal PTH Program for Osteoporosis INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. and LOD, Israel, June 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE...

Quigley Announces Successful Poultry Study of Chickens With Infectious Bronchitis; Plans to Approach the Poultry Industry for Potential Commercialization

...ng infectious bronchitis caused by IBV is a worldwide concern of the poultry industry which calculates its loses due to this disease in lowered weight gains and feed efficiency in broilers, lowered production and quality of eggs in layers and breeders, mortality, clean-up costs and disruption to operations...

Intercell AG to Acquire Iomai Corporation to Expand Late Stage Product Pipeline and Strengthen Leadership in Vaccine Innovation

...in the first half of 2009 and is based on the only advanced needle-free vaccine patch technology in the industry. Through the transaction Intercell gains access to a further product generating technology platform. - Valuable expansion of Intercell's pipeline and leveraging Intercell...

Medivation's Dimebon(TM) Significantly Improved Thinking and Memory in Alzheimer's Disease Patients Over One Year

...n each of the five primary aspects of the disease -- memory, thinking, activities of daily living, behavior and overall clinical function. Significant gains over placebo were evident after as little as 12 weeks of treatment, and were maintained after both six months and a full year of treatment. In additio...

Medivation's Dimebon(TM) Significantly Improved Daily Function in Alzheimer's Disease Patients, Resulting in Reduced Need for Caregiver Assistance

...n each of the five primary aspects of the disease -- memory, thinking, activities of daily living, behavior and overall clinical function. Significant gains over placebo were evident after as little as 12 weeks of treatment, and were maintained after both six months and a full year of treatment. In additio...

Velos to Develop Key System Interface for Clinical Research

...sors," continued McIlwain, "significant advantages result from improved clinical trial timeliness that an integrated supply chain model creates. These gains in turn translate to better treatment options sooner for patients. The technology is there, we just need to put the system handshakes in place." Abo...

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Reports Upward Trend for Key Health Outcomes

...s to develop new therapies to raise the bar even higher," said Robert J. Beall, Ph.D., president and CEO of the CF Foundation. The 2006 data shows gains across the board. Highlights include: -- Significant improvement in the nutritional status of children, ranked by body mass index (BMI). In fact, ...

Novel Mechanism for Long-Term Learning Identified by Carnegie Mellon Researchers

... data showing that at the level of individual synapses, or connections between neurons, increased, repetitive stimulation might actually reverse early gains in synaptic strength. Now, neuroscientists from Carnegie Mellon University and the Max Planck Institute have discovered the mechanism that resolves th...

Measles Deaths in Africa Plunge by 91%

... goal to cut measles deaths by 90 percent four years early. The spectacular gains achieved in Africa helped generate a strong decline in global measles death...at have implemented accelerated measles control activities must sustain the gains that they have made. This means that all measles priority countries must co...

Anesiva Announces Pivotal Phase 3 Trial of Zingo(TM) Meets Primary Endpoint and Significantly Reduces Venous Access Pain in Adults

...e its products on commercially reasonable terms, whether Anesiva can secure FDA approval for the use of Zingo in adults, and the degree to which Zingo gains market acceptance. Actual results may differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements in this press release. Additional infor...

New Study Demonstrates 4 Year Olds Fed Enfamil LIPIL(R) as Infants Have Brain and Eye Outcomes Similar to Breastfed Babies

...ould be part of the nutritional regimen in early life," he said. "These results suggest that formulas supplemented with these levels of LCPUFA produce gains in cognitive and intellectual function over formulas without these levels." About Mead Johnson Mead Johnson Nutritionals is a world leader in nutrit...

Indevus Announces Presentation of Pagoclone Data at 47th Annual New Clinical Drug Evaluation Unit Meeting

...experienced a 31% mean reduction. These open label gains lagged slightly the gains made by patients origina...ession of Improvement (CGI- I) showed considerable gains during the three months of open label treatment. F...ents achieved a reduction of 31%. These open label gains lagged slightly the...
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