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2010-12-30 13:04:56

Patients with diabetes, kidney disease and anemia who don't respond to treatment with an anti-anemia drug have a higher risk of cardiovascular disease or death, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have found. The results suggest that testing such patients' responsiveness to the drug and keeping blood iron levels a little low might reduce their risk, said Dr. Robert Toto, professor of internal medicine and clinical sciences and a senior author of the study, which appeared in the New...

2010-12-08 11:41:00

BANGALORE, India, December 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- AVESTHAGEN LIMITED, a leading knowledge based life sciences company pioneering the convergence between Food, Pharma and Population Genetics, today announced the completion of manufacturing of the clinical grade material of its first biosimilar molecule- AVDESP(TM) (biosimilar to Darbepoetin alfa), which will now be moving into Clinical Trials. Inno Biologics, Malaysia's biopharma CMO has successfully developed Drug Substance batches for...

2010-12-02 15:18:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced that it will present data from several key Nplate® (romiplostim) studies at the 52nd Annual Meeting and Exposition of the American Society of Hematology (ASH), Dec. 4-7, 2010, in Orlando, Fla. Results from six studies evaluating Nplate in adult patients with chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) add to the growing body of data supporting the use of...

2010-10-27 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. released two syndicated Nephrology TreatmentTrends® publications (TreatmentTrends®: US Nephrology Q310 and TreatmentTrends®: Renal Dietitians 2010). These reports provide information gleaned from on-line surveys with 200 nephrologists and 205 renal dietitians and capture insight into attitudes, perceptions and self-reported prescribing behavior with a focus on renal...

2010-10-18 07:03:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) will review the results from TREAT (the Trial to Reduce Cardiovascular Events with Aranesp® Therapy) and will discuss how these results inform the appropriate use of erythropoiesis-stimulating agents (ESAs) for chronic renal failure (CRF) patients at today's meeting of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Cardiovascular and Renal Drugs Advisory Committee (CRDAC). "This advisory committee...

2010-10-05 15:57:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced that results from several important studies from the Company's oncology portfolio will be presented at the 35th European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress, Oct. 8-12, 2010, in Milan, Italy. "Cancer is a complex disease which requires innovative therapeutic approaches. Amgen is exploring numerous biologic pathways to develop novel therapies to treat cancer and lessen the side effects of cancer...

2010-09-28 08:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. recently published its TreatmentTrends®: The Role of Anemia Managers, Practice Managers and Facility Administrators in the Management of Renal Anemia report, based on online survey results from approximately 150 anemia managers and qualitative interviews with over 35 practice managers and facility administrators. These stakeholders are an important part of the renal anemia care team and are responsible for...

2010-07-26 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. recently published its TreatmentTrends®: US Nephrology Q2 2010 report. This quarterly report series is based on online survey results from over 100 Nephrologists and captures physician attitudes, perceptions and self-reported behavior with a focus on renal anemia and bone and mineral metabolism. In the renal anemia market, the use of erythropoietin stimulating agents (ESAs) in patients with chronic...

2010-05-20 17:08:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amgen (Nasdaq: AMGN) today announced that results from studies involving nine molecules in the Company's oncology portfolio will be presented at the 2010 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, June 4( )- 8, 2010 in Chicago. "Cancer is a complex disease that requires a comprehensive approach. Our goal is to help patients battle cancer by leveraging our understanding of cancer biology and pharmacogenomics to...

2010-03-03 09:01:40

STANFORD, Calif. -- A new study helps dispel mounting confusion over the safety of blockbuster anemia drugs "” erythropoiesis-stimulating agents "” for people with kidney disease requiring dialysis, as federal regulators prepare to decide whether to impose additional restrictions on their use. ESAs are the most expensive drugs reimbursed by Medicare in patients requiring long-term dialysis, costing the agency nearly $2 billion annually. The new study, to be published March 3...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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