VIDEO from Medialink and CIGNA: Hope Binders Help Parents in the Battle Against Life-Threatening Diseases in Children
NEW YORK, April 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Being a parent of a sick child is
emotionally and physically draining. Between school, doctor's appointments
and treatments, you are thrown into a world where there is very little
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FDA Advisory Committee Votes in Favor of Earlier Use of Phosphate Binders in Stage 4 Kidney Disease Patients With Hyperphosphatemia
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- At the U.S. Food and Drug
Administration's (FDA's) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee
meeting today, the majority of members voted to recommend the use of
phosphate binders, including Shire Pharmaceuticals' non-calcium FOSRENOL(R)
Genzyme Statement Regarding Results of FDA Advisory Committee Meeting on the Use of Phosphate Binders in Chronic Kidney Disease
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genzyme Corporation
(Nasdaq: GENZ ) today participated in the FDA's Cardiovascular and Renal
Products Advisory Committee meeting, during which the committee voted 8 to
4, with one abstaining, to recommend that the FDA extend the indications
Nephrologists Indicate High Interest in AMAG Pharmaceuticals' Newly Approved Feraheme According to Latest BioTrends Report
...line therapy or as an additive product for patients not well controlled on their current regimen. According to the survey, the need for new phosphate binders
and PTH modifiers is relatively high compared to the need for new ESA and IV iron therapies. Particularly in the phosphate binder market, there are a...
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For Dialysis Patients, More Pills = Lower Quality of Life
...ted for about half of the daily pill burden. The study found that 62 percent of patients didn't take these medications as directed. The more phosphate binders
patients were prescribed, the less likely they were to take the medications as directed, and the less likely they were to have their blood phosphorou...
Product Shifts are Occurring in the Renal Anemia and Bone and Mineral Metabolism Markets According to the Most Recent TreatmentTrends(R): US Nephrology Report from BioTrends Research Group
... market where use of Genzyme's Renvela continues to take hold primarily at the expense of Genzyme's Renagel, although the move away from calcium-based binders
in both dialysis and CKD continues. Close to 90% of Nephrologists report having at least some hemodialysis patients on Renvela compared to 67% in the...
Innovative Decision Support Tool Introduced at AMCP Annual Meeting
... Today, HCDMs can be overwhelmed with an overload of information, including binders
of paper-based dossiers, an abundance of economic models, and other content...
DaVita.com Kidney Blog Helps Kidney Patients Find Fun Ways to Celebrate Holidays and Tips for Eating Healthy
...e before going to the restaurant.
Request no added salt to food and sauces or gravies on the side if possible.
Bring your phosphorus binders
(pills which help reduce the amount of phosphorus absorbed into the bloodstream).
Share an entree or dessert to help stay within your kidney ...
RadPharm Finds Cure to Efficiently Manage Regulated Documents with EMC
...20 days of when an SOP has been approved.
"DCM has streamlined our employee training process," said Guindi. "Before, employees had to track down binders
that contain paper-based SOPs. We also used paper to keep track of which employee read which SOP. With an average of 40 SOPs per employee, it meant ...
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ORNL nanotechnologies big winners in DOE call
...ies. Working with industry partners Ross Technology Corp. and Stevens Institute of Technology, ORNL's John Simpson will optimize powder properties and binders
to produce more uniform and durable coatings for a variety of substrates. The coatings will be optimized for drag reduction and corrosion resistance. ...
Sesame seed extract and konjac gum may help ward off Salmonella and E. coli
The study by Dr Petra Becker et al from Wageningen University and Research Centre, the Netherlands, shows that these foodstuffs act as binders
for E. coli and Salmonella bacteria. The bacteria attach themselves to the fibrous foods instead of the gut cells of the host.
Dr Becker says that ...
Synchrotron light unveils oil in ancient Buddhist paintings from Bamiyan
...Marine Cotte, a research scientist at CNRS and an ESRF scientific collaborator explains.
The results showed a high diversity of pigments as well as binders
and the scientists identified original ingredients and alteration compounds. Apart from oil-based paint layers, some of the layers were made of natura...
Scientists force viruses to evolve as better delivery vehicles for gene therapy
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Genzyme to Participate in FDA Advisory Committee Meeting on the Use of Phosphate Binders in Chronic Kidney Disease
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genzyme Corporation
(Nasdaq: GENZ ) announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's
Cardiovascular and Renal Products Advisory Committee will meet Tuesday to
consider the use of phosphate binders
in patients with chronic kidney
Keryx Biopharmaceuticals Reports Positive Phase 2 Study Results of Zerenex (Ferric Citrate) for the Treatment of Hyperphosphatemia in End-Stage Renal Disease Patients
... and safe treatment in lowering and/or maintaining normal serum phosphorus levels in patients with ESRD and hyperphosphatemia.
Sales of phosphate binders
to treat hyperphosphatemia in ESRD patients in the U.S. were approximately $600 million in 2007, and has grown in excess of 20% per annum over the las...
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BioTrends Releases TreatmentTrends(TM): US Nephrology, an Ongoing Syndicated Publication Providing Insight into Physician Perceptions and Management of Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
...e a considerable impact on market dynamics as the largest group of Nephrologists report patient non-compliance due to the frequency with which current binders
have to be taken as the main reason phosphorus is difficult to control in dialysis patients. A more near-term shift in market dynamics will likely co...
EcoSphere(R) Biolatex(TM) Secures Funding from Granholm and Invest Michigan!
...ny's biopolymer nanoparticle technology platform provides EcoSphere biolatex products as replacements for petroleum-based paper and paperboard coating binders
such as SB and SA Latex. At substitution levels up to 50 percent, the biolatex products are comparable or superior to traditional petroleum-based alte...
European Nephrologists Share Insights on the Management of Renal Anemia and Hyperphosphatemia in Latest BioTrends Report
...atients are above the target level for phosphorus. Calcium based phosphate binders
are the most frequently prescribed binders
in both dialysis and CKD, however, there is a high prevalence of combinatio...
BioTrends Releases TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrology and Renal Dietitians, Two Syndicated Reports Providing Continuing Insight into the Management of Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
...er three quarters of RDs have
used Renvela in their hemodialysis patients, however, Renagel and FMC's
PhosLo remain the two most frequently prescribed binders
patients. While sevelamer has the highest share across all types of
dialysis units, Shire's Fosrenol does its best in Davita units wher...
BioTrends Releases Quarterly TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrology Report Highlighting Market Trends for Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
...share, for the first time, overall satisfaction among
the various phosphate binders
is highest for Shire's Fosrenol. Concern with
lanthanum absorption has fall...arbonate continue to be impacted by concerns with calcium,
although calcium binders
are expected to remain the preferred agents in
CKD. In response to a produc...
New Study by BioTrends Highlights Practice Management Shifts Among European Nephrologists
... in the next three months, primarily in
the dialysis setting. Calcium based binders
are still the predominant
binders used in pre-dialysis, but with Genzyme's ...ether, dialysis share for non-calcium agents exceeds 53%. Non-calcium
outperform calcium based agents on most product attributes,
and among the m...
BioTrends Releases Two Publications - TreatmentTrends(TM): Nephrologists and TreatmentTrends(TM): Renal Dietitians - Highlighting Market Trends for Renal Anemia, Hyperphosphatemia, and Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
...e more prevalent in dialysis, leading to increased use of
non-calcium based binders
(such as Genzyme's Renagel and Shire's Fosrenol)
in this population. Renage...ignificantly increase in
this population. In the CKD setting, calcium-based binders
and Fresenius Medical Care's PhosLo is the market share leade...
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