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2012-07-24 23:00:20

A new study presented on July 17th, 2012, at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference 2012 in Vancouver revealed Alzheimer's disease symptoms long-term (three-year) stabilization with Gammagard. Gammagard, manufactured by Baxter, is an intravenous solution that is made from human plasma (intravenous immunoglobulin, or IVIG). It is a sterile solution, which helps the body maintain immunity and fight disease. In February 1994, Gammagard was pulled off from the global market because...

2012-07-19 23:01:27

Specialty biotech distributor BDI Pharma announced that Sales Revenues through the first two fiscal quarters of 2012 represented an increase of more than thirty-five percent (35%) compared with the same time period in 2011, with both Hemophilia and IVIG sales continuing to track ahead of 2011 in both revenue and units of distribution. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 BDI Pharma, Inc. (BDI), the nation's fastest growing national distributor of specialty biotherapeutics, announced that...

2012-07-19 00:14:16

In a long-term study of people infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), researchers found increased deaths from both liver-related and non-liver related diseases in patients with active infections who had not cleared their infection. The study, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases and available online, found increased mortality in patients with chronic HCV infection–that is, with detectable levels of HCV genetic material, or RNA, in their blood–suggesting that...

Both Brain And Muscle Require Having The Protein LRP4 For Strong Communication
2012-07-11 20:39:24

Communication between the brain and muscle must be strong for us to eat, breathe or walk. Now scientists have found that a protein known to be on the surface of muscle cells must be present in both tissues to ensure the conversation is robust. Scientists at the Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Health Sciences University have shown that without LRP4 in muscle cells and neurons, communication between the two cells types is inefficient and short-lived. Problems with the protein appear...


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