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Definitive Outcomes of Radiofrequency Ablation for Barrett's Esophagus Using the HALO Ablation System Reported at the Digestive Disease Week Meeting for Gastroenterologists and Esophageal Surgeons

Radiofrequency ablation is durable after 2 years, compares favorably with endoscopic resection for advanced disease, and reduces the risk for cancer progression SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Results from a number of clinical trials were presented during the Digestive Disease Wee...

Study Reported Tadalafil Taken Once Daily Improved Erectile Function in Men with ED and Sexual Quality of Life in Couples

Data Published in May Issue of Journal of Sexual Medicine INDIANAPOLIS, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY ) today announced results from a double-blind, placebo-controlled study which showed that tadalafil 5 mg dose taken once daily was generally well-...

Blue Light Destroys Antibiotic-Resistant Staph Infection - Results Reported in Photomedicine and Laser Surgery Journal

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Two common strains of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, commonly known as MRSA, were virtually eradicated in the laboratory by exposing them to a wavelength of blue light, in a process called photo-irradiation that is described in a paper pu...

Continued Overall Survival Advantage Reported From Pivotal Trial of VELCADE(R) (Bortezomib) for Injection Based Therapy in Patients With Previously Untreated Multiple Myeloma

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Millennium: The Takeda Oncology Company today reported updated results based on extended follow up of patients from the large, international Phase III VISTA(1) trial showing continued survival improvement for patients with previously untreated multiple myeloma...

Trellis(R) Peripheral Infusion System Removes Blood Clots in Largest Reported Prospective Endovascular DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) Patient Series

NEW YORK, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical data from a prospective registry presented this week at the 35th Annual Veith Symposium shows DVT treatment with the Trellis(R) Peripheral Infusion System from Bacchus Vascular, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA) successfully breaks up the blood clot in most patients...

Data Reported at ICAAC Indicates Selzentry(TM) Phase III Treatment-Naive Trial Shows Increased Efficacy When Used With Enhanced Trofile(TM) Assay

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Monogram Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: MGRM ) announced today that data presented this week demonstrated that in Pfizer Inc's (NYSE: PFE ) phase III trial of Selzentry(TM) (maraviroc) in treatment naive individuals with CCR5-tropic ...

Patients Taking Cymbalta(R) Reported Reduced Pain Severity of Osteoarthritis of the Knee in New Study

Patients on Treatment Also Experienced Improved Physical Functioning INDIANAPOLIS, June 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New data suggest that patients with osteoarthritis pain of the knee treated with 60 mg and 120 mg Cymbalta (duloxetine HCl) once daily experienced significant pain reduction. ...

Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Announces That Anti-Cancer Activity Against Glioblastoma in an Animal Model Was Reported at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Cancer Research

EAST SETAUKET, N.Y., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Lixte Biotechnology Holdings (OTC Bulletin Board: LIXT) announced today that Dr. Jie Lu and Dr. Zhengping Zhuang of the Surgical Neurology Branch (SNB), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes ...

RADIESSE More Effective Than Restylane As Reported In a 60-Patient Clinical Trial

- CLINICAL TRIAL RESULTS PUBLISHED IN THE JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGIC SURGERY - SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioForm Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: BFRM ) today announced the publication of a post-marketing multi- center, randomized, blinded comparative study of nasolabial fold trea...

Radiesse Provides Greater Patient Satisfaction Than Either Juvederm or Perlane as Reported in a 205-Patient Clinical Trial Published in the Journal of Dermatologic Surgery

SAN MATEO, Calif., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BioForm Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: BFRM ) today announced the publication of a multi-center, randomized, blinded comparative study of nasolabial fold treatments reporting higher patient satisfaction with its Radiesse(R) dermal filler than repor...

Positive Five-Year Safety Data for TAXUS(R) Stent Reported in Boston Scientific Trial

TAXUS IV study demonstrates long-term safety and efficacy of TAXUS drug- eluting stent compared to bare-metal stent NATICK, Mass., and WASHINGTON, Oct. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX ) today announced five-year and final follow- up data fro...

New Study Shows Concord Grape Juice has a Heart-Healthy Effect not yet Reported With Red Wine

CONCORD, Mass., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Many studies have suggested that moderate red wine consumption is beneficial to cardiovascular health. But what if you'd like to skip the alcohol? Take heart: laboratory research, just presented at the WINEHEALTH 2007 conference in Bordeaux, France, showe...

Positive Interim Phase 2 Data Reported for VEGF Trap-Eye in Age-Related Macular Degeneration

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. & LEVERKUSEN, Germany--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 27, 2007 - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) and Bayer HealthCare AG (NYSE: BAY) today announced positive preliminary data from a pre-planned interim analysis of a Phase 2 randomized study of their VEGF Trap-Eye in patient...

Preclinical Data on Cytogen's Technology to be Reported at the AACR Annual Meeting

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar 29, 2007 - Cytogen Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTO) today reported the upcoming presentation of preclinical data at the 2007 Annual Meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) taking place in Los Angeles, California April 14-18, 2007. The AACR abst...

CuraGen and TopoTarget Announce New Clinical Results With Belinostat to be Reported at Upcoming Major Medical Meetings

BRANFORD, Conn., April 19, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CuraGen Corporation and TopoTarget A/S announced today that preliminary interim clinical data on intravenous belinostat (PXD101), a histone deacetylase (HDAC) inhibitor being investigated for the treatment of cancer, are expected to be pres...

VEGF Trap-Eye Phase 2 Wet AMD Results Reported at ARVO Annual Meeting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2007 - Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: REGN) today announced positive results from several studies evaluating the VEGF Trap-Eye in the neovascular form of age-related macular degeneration (wet AMD) and diabetic macular edema (DME). These findi...

ImmunoGen, Inc. Announces Clinical Findings for Three TAP Compounds for Solid Tumors Are to be Reported at ASCO

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 24, 2007 - ImmunoGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMGN), a biopharmaceutical company that develops targeted anticancer therapeutics using its Tumor-Activated Prodrug (TAP) technology, today announced that clinical findings for three different TAP compounds for the treatment...

New Data for Cytogen's QUADRAMET Reported at Annual ASCO Meeting

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 4, 2007 - Cytogen Corporation (NASDAQ: CYTO) today reported results from clinical trials demonstrating that QUADRAMET (samarium Sm-153 lexidronam injection) can be safely administered to prostate cancer patients who are also receiving the chemotherapy docetaxel (Taxote...

Clinical Data Reported on Vidaza in Hematologic Malignancies and Advanced Solid Tumors

HDAC Inhibitor MGCD0103 Demonstrates substantial Response Rate in Two Clinical Trials Clinical Data Presented on Pilot Pharmacokinetic Study of Oral Azacitidine Exelixis Reports Comprehensive XL880 Phase I Data At ASCO Exelixis Reports Integrated Data From Phase II Clinical Trials of XL999 a...

The International Myeloma Foundation Says Data Reported at a Global Medical Meeting in Greece Demonstrates Improved Survival for a Wide Range of Myeloma Patients

- Data Presented at the 11th International Myeloma Workshop - NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif., and KOS, Greece, June 29, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) -- supporting research and providing education, advocacy and support for myeloma patients, families, researchers and phys...

Gene Therapy Eradicates Pancreatic Cancer in Preclinical Trial Targeting System's Success in Mouse Model Reported in Cancer Cell

HOUSTON, July 9, 2007 - A molecularly engineered therapy selectively embeds a gene in pancreatic cancer that shrinks or eradicates tumors, inhibits metastasis, and prolongs survival with virtually no toxicity, researchers from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center report in the Jul...

Regular Yoga Practice Is Associated With Mindful Eating

...kely to be obese, according to a study led by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The study was prompted by initial findings reported four years ago by Alan Kristal, Dr.P.H., and colleagues, who found that regular yoga practice may help prevent middle-age spread in normal-weight peop...

Vectibix(R) in Combination With Chemotherapy Significantly Improved Progression-Free Survival in First-Line Metastatic Colorectal Cancer

...ccurred in approximately 1 percent of patients. Severe infusion reactions included anaphylactic reactions, bronchospasm, and hypotension. Although not reported with Vectibix, fatal infusion reactions have occurred with other monoclonal antibody products. Stop infusion if a severe infusion reaction occurs. Dep...

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

...ully execute its business strategy and as a result reported $669,000 of pro forma net income for the quarter e...mprovement over the same period in 2008. Isis also reported a pro forma net operating loss of $1.3 million for...erolemia (FH) patients; positive top line data was reported in May 2009 Report data from additional mipo...

Nektar Therapeutics Reports Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

... SAN CARLOS, Calif., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (Nasdaq: NKTR ) today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2009. Net loss for the quarter ended June 30, 2009 was $32.1 million or $0.35 per ...

Study Shows Brain Fitness can Save Medicare Billions

... hours of training over one initial six-week period. Participants have been followed for more than five years. The ACTIVE study team previously reported that participants who performed the computerized brain exercises had significantly improved health outcomes, as measured by a widely used instrument a...

Scientists Discover Origin of Malaria

...scovery Could Lead to Development of New Treatments, Prevent Future Plagues SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today scientists reported that they have discovered the origin of malaria, one of the deadliest diseases of humanity. Chimpanzees, native to equatorial Africa, have been identi...

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

...-1.04) (secondary endpoint). Overall, the incidence of adverse events and serious adverse events was consistent with what has previously been reported for these two agents. Rates of osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) were balanced and infrequent in both treatment groups (10 patients receiving denosumab ...

Telik Announces Publication of Positive Phase 1 Results of a Multicenter Study of Ezatiostat Hydrochloride (TELINTRA(R), TLK199) Tablets In Patients With Myelodysplastic Syndrome

...venous formulation of TELINTRA were published earlier in the Journal of Hematology and Oncology, 13 May 2009; Vol. 2, No.20, pp. 20-32. The findings reported from these studies support the further development of TELINTRA. Phase 2 studies are ongoing in MDS (enrollment completion expected by year end), and ...

Project Zero Delay Accelerates Drug's Path to Clinical Trial

...ormally takes three to six months. Investigators from The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center and pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca have reported their work in the Journal of Clinical Oncology published online on August 3(rd). The joint effort, dubbed Project Zero Delay, is part of a ...

TWO NEW KLRI PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS: Hormone Therapy May Reduce Atherosclerosis in Women Close to Menopause; Growth Hormone May Increase Risk of Diabetes, Improve Lipid Profile in Men

...o increased risk for cardiovascular disease. GH has been found to decrease total body and regional fat mass in older men, while sex-steroids have been reported to have positive effects on lipid (fat) concentrations in the body. About Kronos Longevity Research Institute Kronos Longevity Resear...

Video: FDA Approves INVEGA(R) SUSTENNA(TM) for the Acute and Maintenance Treatment of Schizophrenia

...rious side effect that could be fatal and has been reported with INVEGA((R)) SUSTENNA(TM) and similar medicine...e, but serious and sometimes permanent side effect reported with INVEGA((R)) SUSTENNA(TM) and similar medicine...ed. High blood sugar and diabetes have been reported with INVEGA((R)) SUSTENNA(TM) and similar medicine...

Access Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on ProLindac Clinical Development Program

...lieves that three ProLindac combination trials will start shortly upon regulatory approvals of protocols in both China and Korea. Further, Access has reported receipt of additional milestone payments from its Far East partners in the ordinary course under their collaborative agreements. "Our Chinese p...

Shire Reports Positive Results From First of Three Phase III Trials of velaglucerase alfa for Type 1 Gaucher Disease and Provides Important Updates on Interactions With FDA

... global specialty biopharmaceutical company, today reported positive results from the first of three Phase III...s. "This data are consistent with those previously reported from the Phase I/II and extension studies. We will...erated with no drug-related serious adverse events reported in the trial. No patients withdrew from the trial ...

GAA Calls on Secretary Clinton to Speak Out Against Gender-Based Violence During Her Africa Trip

...in 1998. Liberia has a culture of sexual violence that is a carry-over from years of conflict there. South Africa has one of the highest reported rates of rape in the world, coupled with one of the highest HIV rates in the world. As a U.S. Senator, Secretary Clinton was a co-sponso...

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

... PRINCETON, N.J., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS ) reported today positive preliminary results from its phase I clinical trial of PSI-7851 for the treatment of hepatitis C (HCV). PSI-7851 is a second generation...

VisEn Molecular Imaging Technology Enables Key Insights Into Newly Discovered Biologic Pathway Published in SCIENCE

...sease-related biologic pathway using an integrated and innovative array of in vitro readouts and advanced in vivo imaging technologies. The newly reported biologic pathway relates to monocyte deployment from the spleen to inflammatory sites, including myocardial infarction. The findings are expected to ...

New Powder Speeds Healing of Difficult Foot Wounds

...cers are the leading cause of non-traumatic, lower-limb amputations in the United States. In a recent APMA survey, 18 percent of people with diabetes reported that they have experienced a foot sore that would not heal. This powder's successful treatment of difficult foot wounds could potentially lead to a re...

Diabetes Gene Raises Odds of Lower Birth Weight

...study co-leader Hakon Hakonarson, Ph.D., director of the Center for Applied Genomics at Children's Hospital, investigated 20 gene locations previously reported to be associated with type 2 diabetes. Drawing on a cohort of some 5,700 Caucasian children in an ongoing genome-wide association study of childhood o...

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

...fe-changing event, this need is seen to a lesser degree than was previously reported after traditional surgical clipping. The study represents the largest case...res of two other bodies of data, the first being data that was previously reported in medical literature for surgically clipped patients (at present, there is...
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