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2010-06-10 08:45:00

LEAMINGTON SPA, United Kingdom, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira announced today that the EC has approved Nivestim(TM) (filgrastim) for the prevention of FN, the most serious haematological toxicity that occurs as a result of cancer chemotherapy(1). Nivestim now has marketing authorisation in all EU member states. Nivestim is expected to reduce the cost of neutropenia treatment. Dr Cornelius Waller, Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the Freiburg University Medical...

2010-03-10 12:13:34

Multicenter trial led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators may change neutropenia treatment for all childhood cancer patients For patients like 10-year-old Sabrina Jo Spence, new research led by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators meant fewer injections to combat the drop in white blood cells following her recent chemotherapy. "Cool," Sabrina told Sheri Spunt, M.D., an associate member of the St. Jude Department of Oncology, after hearing the news and...

2010-02-16 04:11:00

DALLAS, February 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - ReportsandReports announce to have Pipeline/Commercial Insight: Supportive Care in Oncology - Innovation and market growth limited to bone metastases management and emerging supportive care challenges ( http://www.reportsandreports.com/market-reports/pipeline-commercial-insight-s upportive-care-in-oncology-innova/) Market Research Report in its store (Due to the length of this URL, it may be necessary to copy and paste this hyperlink...

2009-09-30 07:47:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hospira, Inc. (NYSE: HSP), a global specialty pharmaceutical and medication delivery company, today announced the acquisition of worldwide rights to a biogeneric version of filgrastim and an affiliated European manufacturing facility from PLIVA Hrvatska d.o.o. (Zagreb, Croatia) (ZSE: PLVA-R-A), a move that will help extend Hospira's reach and vertical integration in biogenerics. Financial terms of the agreement were not...

2009-07-02 10:52:50

U.S. scientists say a human growth factor used to stimulate blood stem cells to proliferate in bone marrow can also reverse memory impairment in mice. Researchers at the University of South Florida and Haley Hospital, both in Tampa, Fla., genetically altered mice to develop Alzheimer's disease. The scientists found the growth factor -- granulocyte-colony stimulating factor -- significantly reduced levels of the brain-clogging protein beta amyloid found in abundance in the brains of the...

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2009-07-01 16:00:00

The new study shows GCSF impacts both bone marrow and brain to improve cognition A human growth factor that stimulates blood stem cells to proliferate in the bone marrow reverses memory impairment in mice genetically altered to develop Alzheimer's disease, researchers at the University of South Florida and James A. Haley Hospital found. The granulocyte-colony stimulating factor (GCSF) significantly reduced levels of the brain-clogging protein beta amyloid deposited in excess in the...

2008-07-28 12:01:07

Neose Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq GM:NTEC) today announced that a GlycoPEG-GCSF Phase I clinical abstract submitted by the Company's collaborative partner, BioGeneriX AG, has been accepted for a poster presentation at the IXth World Conference on Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. The International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology is hosting this Annual Scientific Meeting in Quebec City, Canada from July 27-August 1, 2008. The abstract is entitled "GlycoPEGylated G-CSF XM22...

2005-10-13 13:28:10

By Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson has sued Amgen, accusing the world's largest biotechnology company of hampering sales of J&J's anemia drug, Procrit, by using anti-competitive practices in the way it sells its own anemia drugs to physicians. Both Procrit and Amgen's Aranesp are used to boost production of red blood cells in patients suffering anemia as a side effect of chemotherapy. In a lawsuit filed on Tuesday in Federal District Court in New Jersey,...


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