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2013-01-21 08:24:55

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Treatment with albumin reduces renal impairment and mortality in cirrhotic patients with spontaneous bacterial peritonitis (SBP), one of the most common bacterial infections in this patient population, according to a new meta-analysis supported by CSL Behring and published today in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official clinical practice journal of the American Gastroenterological Association Institute. Albumin, a natural...

2012-12-19 08:25:21

MARBURG, Germany, Dec. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Clinical study results published today in the journal Anesthesiology showed that human fibrinogen concentrate can significantly reduce the need for blood transfusion when given as an intra-operative, targeted first-line hemostatic therapy in bleeding patients undergoing aortic replacement surgery. The Phase II prospective study, performed by CSL Behring and collaborators at the Hannover Medical School, Germany, enrolled 61 patients to assess...

2012-12-13 08:26:39

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring has teamed up with Professional Supercross racer Carl Schlacht to launch www.IamaChamPIon.com. This new online resource is part of the I am a ChamPIon campaign, a partnership that aims to raise awareness of primary immunodeficiency disease (PI or PIDD) while encouraging those with the condition to pursue their dreams despite the challenges that PI can pose. "PI is a genetic disorder that can have a dramatic impact on a...

2012-12-03 16:23:57

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Behring's parent company, CSL Limited (ASX: CSL), reaffirms the company's commitment to responsible business practice and sustainable development in its fourth Corporate Responsibility Report - Our Corporate Responsibility 2012. The report details CSL's performance across key corporate responsibility priority areas for the period July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100914/PH63692LOGO ) The...

2012-11-08 12:27:45

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A high level of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) is achievable for patients managing hereditary angioedema (HAE), a rare and serious genetic disorder, when effective treatment such as C1-inhibitor (INH) concentrate is available, according to a prospective patient assessment published recently in Allergy & Asthma Proceedings, the official journal of Regional, State & Local Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Societies (RSLAAIS) and...

2012-11-05 12:26:22

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Infusions of a novel formulation of apolipoprotein A-I (apoA-I) - the main component of high-density lipoprotein (HDL) - rapidly increased the presence of key biomarkers associated with reverse cholesterol transport, a process by which cholesterol is removed from arteries and transported to the liver for clearance, according to data from a Phase 1 study sponsored by CSL Limited. Rapid removal of cholesterol following a heart attack may play a role in...

2012-10-03 22:20:45

FLORENCE, Italy, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Analysis using a new economic model demonstrates that higher dosing of subcutaneous immunoglobulin therapy (SCIg) is a cost-effective alternative to intravenous IgG replacement therapy (IVIG) in patients with primary immunodeficiencies (PID). The analysis shows higher doses of SCIg are less expensive than IVIG therapy because they translate into lower health care resource utilization including lower costs for hospital care. Results of the analysis...

2012-10-03 22:20:41

FLORENCE, Italy, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted in Japan supports the previously demonstrated safety and efficacy of Hizentra® (Immune Globulin Subcutaneous [Human]) for the treatment of primary immunodeficiency (PID). The data were presented today at the 15th Biennial Meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID). Hizentra is the first and only 20 percent subcutaneous immunoglobulin (SCIg) therapy in the world for the treatment of PID, a rare and...

2012-09-26 10:23:53

MELBOURNE, Australia, Sept. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Limited has developed a new drug candidate that is able to prevent the development of type 2 diabetes and reverse its progression in animal models of the disease. The drug candidate blocks signalling by a protein known as Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor B (VEGF-B) and this prevents fat from accumulating in the "wrong" places, such as in muscles and in the heart. As a result, cells within these tissues are once again able to respond...

2012-09-10 10:27:01

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CSL Biotherapies, a subsidiary of CSL Limited (ASX: CSL), one of the world's leading manufacturers of influenza vaccine, announced it has been awarded a contract by the United States (U.S.) Department of Health and Human Services to supply pre-pandemic and pandemic vaccine antigens and related services to the U.S. national stockpile. Under the terms of the contract, the U.S. Government may request CSL Biotherapies to manufacture and store...