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2014-06-09 08:28:32

GLASGOW, Scotland, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Grant to help fund Phase I trial with lead candidate oral MGB-BP-3 for Clostridium difficile MGB Biopharma, a biopharmaceutical company developing truly novel anti-infectives, announces today that it has been awarded a GBP1.3 million conditional grant from the Technology Strategy Board, the UK's innovation agency, under its Biomedical Catalyst programme. The grant will...

2014-06-02 16:26:19

- Ceritinib achieved overall response rate of 58.5%, with a median progression-free survival of 8.2 months1 EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis today announced data showing Zykadia((TM) )(ceritinib, previously known as LDK378) shrank tumors in patients with anaplastic lymphoma kinase-positive (ALK+) non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), including those who had received previous treatment with an ALK inhibitor as well as patients receiving one for the first time. Results...

2014-05-19 08:28:22

Results indicate vaccine generates an immune response against key toxins in volunteers and establish dosing for Phase III BOSTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), presented Phase II trial (H-030-012) results for an investigational vaccine for the prevention of Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection (CDI) at the 114th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM). The Phase II trial met its...

2014-05-15 18:37:28

Wiley Zinc supplements reduce diarrhoea and other infections in malnourished children, and may prevent death, according to a new study published in The Cochrane Library. The study is the first Cochrane systematic review to focus on zinc as a means to prevent childhood death, including deaths caused by diarrhoea, one of the biggest killers of under-fives. Zinc is a micronutrient with important roles in growth and in the immune, nervous and reproductive systems. The human body cannot make...

2014-05-15 08:31:13

-- Conference Call Today, May 15, 2014, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) -- ROCKVILLE, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, today reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2014, and provided an operational progress update. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130522/MM19465LOGO Recent Operational Highlights...

2014-05-13 23:10:01

New Findings for EnteraGam™ (Serum-derived bovine immunoglobulin/protein isolate, SBI) Cary, NC (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Abigail Henderson, PhD, presented new preclinical data for the prescription medical food, EnteraGam™ (serum-derived bovine immunoglobulin/protein isolate, SBI), demonstrating that the immunoglobulin-based protein mixture in SBI binds and neutralizes two types of toxins (exotoxins A and B) from several ribotypes of C. difficile, including recently isolated strains with...

2014-05-12 12:00:25

University of Nottingham Coeliac UK, the national charity for coeliac disease announces today, 12th May 2014, new research from the University of Nottingham that has found a fourfold increase in the rate of diagnosed cases of coeliac disease in the United Kingdom over the past two decades, but, still three quarters of people with coeliac disease remain undiagnosed. The National Institute of Health & Care Excellence (NICE) previously estimated that only 10 - 15% of those with coeliac...

2014-05-09 23:08:57

St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospitals cut its infection rate in half using a launderable hospital mattress cover and were awarded, along with Xavier University, an Honorable Mention for the National Association of Long Term Hospitals' (NALTH) 2014 Goldberg Innovation Award. Batesville, IN (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 St. Vincent Seton Specialty Hospitals cut its infection rate in half using a launderable hospital mattress cover and were awarded, along with Xavier University, an Honorable...

2014-05-08 08:31:53

ROCKVILLE, Md., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a developer of novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today that it has been granted new patents in Europe and has received a notice of allowance in Australia that provide composition of matter coverage for various aspects of its C. difficile (C. diff) program. The Company's extensive C. diff patent estate...

2014-05-07 12:31:03

- First non-profit website on common bowel health concern starts an important conversation for mature health and wellbeing - CHICAGO, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ABLinfo.org, the first non-profit website to help people affected by accidental bowel leakage (ABL), launched this week during Digestive Disease Week in Chicago. The web site aims to help consumers and healthcare professionals get the facts and start an important conversation about a condition affecting tens of millions...


Latest diarrhea Reference Libraries

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2011-04-15 13:50:01

Clostridium difficile, also known as "CDF/cdf", or "C. diff", is a Gram-positive bacteria of the genus Clostridium that causes severe diarrhea and other intestinal disease when competing bacteria in the gut flora are wiped out by antibiotics. They are anaerobic, spore-forming rods and is the most serious cause of antibiotic-associated diarrhea and potentially to pseudomembranous colitis. C. difficile bacteria naturally resides in the gut of a small percentage of the adult population. Others...

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2011-02-23 20:42:46

Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhea among infants and young children and is one of several viruses that cause the stomach flu. It is in the family Reoviridae and is a genus of double-stranded RNA. Most children have been infected by the age of five. Each infection builds on previous immunity and thus subsequent infections are less severe and adults are rarely affected. The fives species of the virus are referred to as A, B, C, D, and E. Type A, which is the most common, causes more...

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2011-02-17 17:29:15

Norovirus is an RNA virus that causes approximately 90% of epidemic non-bacterial outbreaks of gastroenteritis around the world. It may also be responsible for 50% of all foodborne outbreaks of gastroenteritis in the U.S. It can affect people of all ages and is transmitted by food or water that is contaminated, by person-to-person contact, and through aerosolization of the virus and subsequent contamination of surfaces. Immunity is usually incomplete and temporary after infection. People...

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