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New Results From ARTEN Study of Nevirapine Plus Tenofovir and Emtricitabine (TDF/FTC) Versus Boosted Protease Inhibitor Regimen of Atazanavir/Ritonavir Plus TDF/FTC Revealed

CAPE TOWN, South Africa , July 20 /PRNewswire/ -- New data became available today at the 5(th) International AIDS Society Conference from ARTEN ( A tazanavir/ R itonavir on a background of T enofovir and E mtricitabine [Truvada(R)] versus N evirapine). ARTEN is an open-label, multi-c...

PARI LC Plus and PRONEB Ultra Used in Two Perforomist Studies on Improving COPD Therapies

MIDLOTHIAN, Va., June 30 /PRNewswire/ -- In two recent COPD studies sponsored by DEY LP, PARI's LC Plus nebulizer and PRONEB compressors (Ultra and Ultra II) were used to show that nebulized formoterol fumarate (Perforomist, DEY LP, Mylan Inc.) improves pulmonary function. "We are pleased th...

New Study Showed Lantus(R) Plus One, Two or Three Shots of Apidra(R) Lowered Patients' Blood Sugar

- Study Presented at 69th Annual ADA Scientific Sessions Examined Efficacy and Safety of Basal-Prandial Treatment with Lantus(R) and Apidra(R) - NEW ORLEANS, June 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis U.S. presented results of a new study, "Effects of 1, 2, or 3 Prandial Injections of ...

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

IRVINE, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cardiogenesis Corporation (Pink Sheets: CGCP) the market leader in laser transmyocardial revascularization (TMR) for the treatment of chronic cardiac ischemia, announces that Dr. Naresh Trehan of New Delhi will be presenting his clinical results of ...

Peregrine Pharmaceuticals Completes Patient Enrollment in its Phase II Trial of Bavituximab Plus Docetaxel in Breast Cancer Patients

-Preliminary Data from This Trial to be Presented at ASCO- -First Phase II Trial in Bavituximab Cancer Program to Complete Patient Enrollment- TUSTIN, Calif., May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Peregrine Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PPHM) today announced that it has completed enrollment...

New Overall Survival Study Results Confirm Oral Xeloda(R) plus Oxaliplatin (XELOX) is Comparable to FOLFOX-4 for the First-Line Treatment of Advanced Colorectal Cancer

-Growing Body of Data Supports XELOX as Effective Alternative to Standard of Care- NUTLEY, N.J., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Overall survival results from a 14-month follow-up of the international, Phase III NO16966 study confirm that oral Xeloda(R) plus oxaliplatin (XELOX) is comp...

Journal of Clinical Oncology Publishes Study of Cephalon Medication TREANDA Plus Rituximab in Relapsed Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

Study Reports 92 Percent Response Rate to Combination Treatment FRAZER, Pa., July 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Cephalon, Inc. (Nasdaq: CEPH) announced today that in a phase 2 study published online today in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, 92 percent of patients with relapsed indolent B-c...

Phase 1/2 Trial of Motexafin Gadolinium Plus Antibody Targeted Radiation Therapy Demonstrates High Complete Response Rate in Patients With Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PCYC ) today announced final data from a Phase 1/2 study showing a 46 percent complete response rate in patients with multiply recurrent non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) who were treated with motexafin gadolinium (MG...

Ipilimumab Plus Chemotherapy is Associated with Prolonged Survival and Increased Disease Control Rates in Patients with Advanced Melanoma

Updated Clinical Phase 2 data presented at American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting PRINCETON, N.J., June 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medarex, Inc. (Nasdaq: MEDX ) today announced updated long-term follow-up and overall survival (OS) results from a Phase 2 c...

Patients with Pancreatic Cancer Can Benefit From Avastin(R) Plus Tarceva(R)

- Results Confirm Previously Demonstrated Survival Advantages of Tarceva in This Difficult-to-Treat Disease - ABSTRACT No: 4507 BASEL, Switzerland, May 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Adding Avastin (bevacizumab) to a combination of Tarceva (erlotinib) and chemothe...

Wyeth Initiates INTORACT -- A New Clinical Trial to Examine TORISEL Plus Avastin for First-Line Treatment of Advanced Kidney Cancer

COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., May 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, a division of Wyeth (NYSE: WYE ), today announced the initiation of the INTORACT (INvestigation of TORISEL and Avastin Combination Therapy) study, a worldwide randomized, open-label, phase 3b study comparing TORISEL(R)...

Side Effects of Sunitinib in Kidney Cancer Are 2 to 3 Times More Expensive to Manage Than Those of Avastin Plus Interferon

- Tolerability is an Increasingly Important Factor When Selecting Treatment Options for Patients - ABSTRACT No: 5110 (Poster 6H) BASEL, Switzerland, May 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Data presented at the largest oncology meeting in the world, the American Societ...

GSK Announces Results of First Phase III Trial Evaluating Tykerb(R) (Lapatinib) Plus Herceptin(R) (Trastuzumab)

Highlights Include: -- Results demonstrating that TYKERB and trastuzumab together resulted in a clinically meaningful extension of progression-free survival (PFS) -- Combining TYKERB and trastuzumab to attack both the inside and outside of the HER2 receptor may create a more complete HER2 ...

Data Presented at AACR Annual Meeting Shows Bavituximab Equivalent Plus Docetaxel Reduces Tumor Growth By Up to 95% and Halts Metastasis in a Model of Hormone-Refractory Prostate Cancer

-No Metastatic Lesions Were Detectable After Combination Therapy Treatment- -Survival Time More Than Doubled in Animals Treated with Combination Therapy- -Established Tumors Regressed by 50% After Combination Therapy Treatment- SAN DIEGO and TUSTIN, Calif., April...

Pegintron(TM) Plus Weight-Based Rebetol(R) Resulted in Higher SVR Than Flat Dosing; Low Relapse Rates in Patients With Chronic Hepatitis C

FDA Approves Label Revisions Recommending New Weight-Based Dosing Regimen KENILWORTH, N.J., March 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) today reported that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved label revisions for PEGINTRON(TM) (peginterferon alfa-2b) a...

Genasense Plus Chemotherapy Is Associated With Prolonged Survival in Patients With Relapsed/Refractory CLL Who Achieve Complete Remission

Updated Phase 3 Results Released at American Society of Hematology Meeting BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genta Incorporated (Nasdaq: GNTA ) announced the release of new survival analyses based upon extended follow-up of patients in the Company's randomized Phase 3 t...

Addition of INTEGRILIN(R) (Eptifibatide) to Bivalirudin Plus Standard of Care Inhibits Platelet Aggregation in Patients Undergoing Elective Coronary Stenting

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation (NYSE: SGP ) and The Sinai Center for Thrombosis Research at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore today announced results of the recently completed CLEAR PLATELETS 2 (Clopidogrel Loading with Eptifibatide to Arrest the Reactiv...

Pharmasset Commences Dosing in 28-Day Combination Study of R7128 with Pegasys(R) plus Copegus(R) for Hepatitis C

PRINCETON, N.J., Oct. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS ) has commenced dosing in a Phase 1 study of R7128 in combination with Pegasys (pegylated interferon) plus Copegus (ribavirin) in up to 75 treatment-naive patients chronically infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV...

ECOG Phase III Newly Diagnosed Multiple Myeloma Trial (E4A03) Reports Lenalidomide Plus Low-Dose Dexamethasone Suggests Survival Advantage for Patients with Multiple Myeloma

SUMMIT, N.J., April 04, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celgene Corporation announced that the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) has reported that its Data Monitoring Committee's (DMC) review of preliminary results from a large, randomized clinical trial for patients with newly diagnosed mu...

Intarcia Therapeutics Announces Final Results From a Phase 2 Study of Injectable Omega Interferon plus Ribavirin for the Treatment of Hepatitis C Genotype-1

Potent Synergy, Activity and Patient Tolerance Support Development of Omega DUROS Continuous Delivery Therapy BARCELONA, Spain, April 12, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Intarcia Therapeutics, Inc., a privately held biopharmaceutical company, today announced final results from a Phase 2 study of omega interf...

Treatment with Copaxone Plus Minocycline Showed Substantial Reduction of Disease Activity in Patients with Active Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

Treatment with Copaxone Plus Minocycline Showed Substantial Reduction of Disease Activity in Patients with Active Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Combination Treatment With Antibiotic Further Reduced Brain Lesions and Was Well Tolerated KANSAS CITY, Mo, May 4, 2007 - New data from a ran...

Treatment with Copaxone Plus Minocycline Showed Substantial Reduction of Disease Activity in Patients with Active Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 4, 2007 - New data from a randomized, double-blind study showed that a combination of COPAXONE(R) (glatiramer acetate injection) along with the oral antibiotic minocycline reduced T1 Gadolinium (Gd)-enhancing lesions of the brain by 63 percent (p=0.08) in pati...

Phase 2 Clinical Results of Ganite Plus Standard Therapy in Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Lymphoma Presented at ASCO

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., June 04, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genta Incorporated announced the presentation of results from a Phase 2 clinical trial of its marketed product, Ganite(R) (gallium nitrate injection), plus rituximab (Rituxan(R); Genentech/IDEC) and dexamethasone in patients with rela...

Hyperthermia Plus Chemotherapy Nearly Doubles Disease-Free Survival Compared to Chemotherapy Alone for Sarcoma Cancer Patients

SALT LAKE CITY, June 04, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BSD Medical Corp. announced today that the results of a 340 patient randomized Phase III clinical trial testing the benefit of adding hyperthermia therapy to chemotherapy were presented at the annual American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASC...

Phase 2 Clinical Results of Ganite Plus Standard Therapy in Patients with Relapsed/Refractory Lymphoma Presented at ASCO

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – June 4, 2007 – Genta Incorporated (Nasdaq: GNTA) announced the presentation of results from a Phase 2 clinical trial of its marketed product, Ganite® (gallium nitrate injection), plus rituximab (Rituxan®; Genentech/IDEC) and dexamethasone in patients with ...

Study Shows Velcade Plus Doxil Improves Survival in Previously Treated Patients With Multiple Myeloma

Data Presented at the ASCO Cancer Conference NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., and CHICAGO, June 04, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF)-supporting research and providing education, advocacy and support for myeloma patients, families, researchers and physicians-today said that d...

New Study Shows Doxorubicin Plus Paclitaxel Followed by Weekly Paclitaxel as Adjuvant Therapy for High Risk Breast Cancer Warranted in Place of Doxorubicin Plus Cyclophosphamide Followed by Paclitaxel

22 US Oncology Affiliated Physicians Participate in ASCO Proceedings HOUSTON, June 04, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- A leading cancer researcher affiliated with the US Oncology Research Network presented findings from a randomized, multicenter phase III trial that compared the disease-free survival (DFS) o...

Pharmacyclics Announces Interim Results From Two Ongoing Phase 2 Trials Supporting Potential of Xcytrin Plus Chemotherapy to Treat Recurrent Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

WAILEA, Hawaii and SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 27, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmacyclics, Inc. today announced preliminary results from two open-label, multi-center Phase 2 clinical trials supporting the potential use of Xcytrin(R) (motexafin gadolinium) Injection, the company's lead product ca...

Isis Reports Strong Financial Results and Highlights for Second Quarter of 2009

...a license agreement with Alnylam, which provided an $11 million license fee plus research funding. Isis began amortizing the license fee into revenue in th... prostate cancer showing a median survival in patients treated with OGX-011 plus docetaxel of 23.8 months compared to 16.9 months for patients treated with ...

Pharmasset Reports Positive Preliminary Antiviral Data With PSI-7851 for the Treatment of Hepatitis C

...nical-stage product candidates. RG7128, a nucleoside analog for chronic HCV infections, is in a Phase 2b clinical trial in combination with Pegasys(R) plus Copegus(R) and is also in INFORM studies, the first series of studies designed to assess the potential of combinations of small molecules without Pega...

FDA Approves Tekturna HCT(R) as Initial Treatment in Patients Unlikely to Achieve Their Blood Pressure Goals With a Single Agent

...bo-controlled, parallel-group, 15-arm factorial trial (n=2762). Patients were randomized to receive various combinations of Tekturna (75 mg to 300 mg) plus hydrochlorothiazide (6.25 mg to 25 mg) once daily (without titrating up from monotherapy) and followed for blood pressure response. The combination of...

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

...ed, multi-center trial, known as BLISS-52, both dose levels of Benlysta(TM) plus standard of care were more effective than a placebo plus standard of care in people with serologically active systemic lupus. A tota...

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

... BLISS-52 study, the results showed that belimumab plus standard of care achieved a clinically and statist...eport that the efficacy of treatment with BENLYSTA plus standard of care was superior in this study to that of placebo plus standard of care, while the safety profile was com...

Schering-Plough Expands Vicriviroc Phase II Study in Treatment-Naive Patients With HIV

...ation with ritonavir-boosted atazanavir(2) is being compared to a control group receiving Truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate)(3) plus ritonavir-boosted atazanavir, which is a currently recommended option for first-line therapy. Atazanavir is a product in the protease inhibitor (PI) ...

Iontophoretic Drug Delivery System (IDDS) Containing Lidocaine and Epinephrine is Effective in Reducing Pain Associated With Insertion of an Intravenous Catheter in a Phase 2 Clinical Trial

...e trial included subjects representing a wide range of ages and ethnicity. Subjects were randomized to receive an 8 minute administration of lidocaine plus epinephrine (Active arm) or epinephrine alone (Placebo arm) at the site of insertion of an intravenous catheter. After placement of the intravenous ca...

Responses After Completion of Therapy Increase Pixantrone Complete Remission (CR)/Unconfirmed Complete Remission (CRu) Rate to 24% and Overall Response Rate (ORR) to 40% Compared to 7% and 14% for Comparator Agents in Phase III EXTEND Trial in 3rd Line Th

... Randomized phase III; PIX 302-Pixantrone plus rituximab significantly improves CR rate (35% vs. ...dolent NHL Phase II; AZA I06- Pixantrone plus fludarabine, and rituximab (FPD-R regimen) produce... trial, PIX 302, patients that received pixantrone plus rituximab achieved higher CR and ORR rates, (CR=35...

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

...o determine the effectiveness of two cell concentrations and two dosing frequencies of HP802-247 when combined with standard care, compared to placebo plus standard care, in healing venous leg ulcers over a 12-week treatment period. All trial patients undergo compression bandaging with a four-layer system...

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

...ed with 8 percent of patients treated with placebo plus methotrexate. "Inhibiting RA from progressin...patients treated with ACTEMRA (4 mg/kg or 8 mg/kg) plus methotrexate experienced a significant inhibition ..., compared with patients treated with methotrexate plus placebo (0.29, 0.34 versus 1.1, respectively; p<...

Merz Pharmaceuticals Announce Three Studies of NT-201 - (Botulinum neurotoxin type A Free From Complexing Proteins)

...e in total TWSTRS from baseline to week 4 was -2.4 plus or minus 8.1 points (placebo group); -8.5 plus or minus 9.7 points (120 U group) and -11.4 plus or minus 13.1 points ( 240 U group) (p < 0.002 ...

SCAI Statement on the BARI 2D Trial (Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation With Diabetes Trial) Presented at the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Annual Scientific Sessions and Published in The New England Journal of Medicine

... better treated with optimal medical therapy (OMT) plus either percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) or...n the two trial arms of BARI-2D - OMT alone or OMT plus revascularization - all patients received an angio...trial set out to evaluate whether OMT alone or OMT plus revascularization is better in preventing death an...
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