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2012-08-29 02:25:31

RARITAN, N.J., Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Priority Review to the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for ZYTIGA(®) (abiraterone acetate) administered in combination with prednisone for the treatment of patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) who are asymptomatic or mildly symptomatic after failure of androgen deprivation therapy....

2012-06-15 02:25:41

RARITAN, N.J., June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC announced today it has submitted a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ZYTIGA® (abiraterone acetate); simultaneously, Janssen-Cilag International NV has submitted a type II variation to the European Medicines Agency (EMA). Both applications are intended to extend the use of ZYTIGA administered with prednisone to include the treatment of patients...

2012-05-22 08:53:21

Treatment for Bell palsy (a condition involving the facial nerve and characterized by facial paralysis) with the corticosteroid prednisolone within 72 hours appeared to significantly reduce the number of patients with mild to moderate palsy severity at 12 months, according to a report in the May issue of Archives of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery, a JAMA Network publication. The cause of Bell palsy is unknown but one theory is that a reactivation of latent herpes simplex...

2012-05-03 02:31:18

Muscular Dystrophy Association has awarded ReveraGen BioPharma $1.5 million to develop drug TUCSON, Ariz., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association announced today that it has awarded $1,549,725 to ReveraGen BioPharma, a Rockville, Md., biotechnology company, to develop and test a "dissociative glucocorticoid" as a potential treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120424/DC93207LOGO) MDA has...

2012-04-26 09:21:01

Study finds reduction in the cortisol which may improve post-exercise recovery time Mouthguards are used by almost everyone participating in sports. These devices, typically purchased over-the-counter and used on the upper teeth, are designed to protect against broken teeth and an injured tongue. Recently, researchers in South Carolina found that a customized device which rests on the lower jaw can decrease levels of serum cortisol following exercise. The reduction of this steroid hormone...

2012-04-04 02:30:00

Funds Will Support Testing of Anti-Inflammatory Compounds in Mice TUCSON, Ariz. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Muscular Dystrophy Association announced today that it has awarded $120,000 to Cambridge, Mass.-based Catabasis Pharmaceuticals as part of a strategic partnership under which the biopharmaceutical company will test two compounds called CAT-1004 and CAT-1040 in the mdx research mouse model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The award was...

2012-03-21 15:15:47

Researchers observe that certain processes of cognitive function can be enhanced by cortisol increases Research by Columbia Business School's Modupe Akinola, Assistant Professor, Management, and Wendy Berry Mendes, Associate Professor, Sarlo/Ekman Endowed Chair of Emotion, University of California San Francisco in Behavioral Neuroscience examines how increases in cortisol, brought on by an acute social stressor, can influence threat-related decision making. The researchers studied a group...

2012-03-08 06:13:02

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Cushing´s disease is a rare disorder of chronic hypercortisolism due to a corticotropin-secreting pituitary adenoma. Despite high remission, surgery has been the best option to treat it. Now doctors are shedding light on a new way to target the disease. Cushing´s disease is associated with central obesity, osteoporosis, arterial hypertension, insulin resistance, glucose intolerance, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, cardiovascular disease, and increased...

2012-01-26 12:59:58

Concordia study shows that the presence of friends mitigates the effects of negative experiences ℠Stand by me´ is a common refrain when it comes to friendship but new research from Concordia University proves that the concept goes beyond pop music: keeping friends close has real physiological and psychological benefits. The presence of a best friend directly affects children going through negative experiences, as reported in the recent Concordia-based study, which was...

2011-12-22 06:21:49

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Inhaled glucocorticoids used to treat asthma during pregnancy isn´t associated with an increased risk of most disease in offspring, but it could cause endocrine and metabolic disturbances, according to this study. In a population-based cohort study, 65,085 mother-child pairs from the Danish National Birth Cohort were followed up in real time from early pregnancy into childhood. "Maternal use of inhaled glucocorticoids for asthma during pregnancy was not...