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2014-08-27 23:14:02

AllMed webinar provides in-depth review of the latest standard of care for the use of ESAs in the treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The use of ESAs to treat anemia of CKD can improve quality of life and may eliminate the need for blood transfusion and associated risks, but not without controversy. During a recent AllMed webinar, Dr. Zanhua Yi, board certified in hematology, oncology, and internal medicine, discussed issues related to determining...

2014-08-13 16:26:02

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) initiated a voluntary recall on June 26, 2014 for nine packaged lots of Aranesp(®) (darbepoetin alfa) (500 mcg) prefilled syringes from non-U.S. distributors, wholesalers and a number of hospital pharmacies due to the potential presence of cellulose and/or polyester particles observed in a small number of syringes during a routine quality examination. Lots 1042847, 1044141A, 1044141C, 1044141D, 1046891A, 1046891B,...

2014-07-29 08:32:23

-Primary efficacy results on track to be received by end of August 2014 TOORAK, Australia, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Antisense Therapeutics Limited ("ANP") is pleased to report that dosing of all 26 patients in the Phase II trial of ATL1103 for the potentially life-threatening growth disorder, acromegaly has now been completed. There were no patient withdrawals or reports of any serious adverse events related to dosing with ATL1103. Patients will continue to be monitored for a...

2014-06-19 23:16:22

Southern Cross Velvet has introduced a new flavor to their IGF Extreme 1000 Fizz Tablets. (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 Southern Cross Velvet, a premier provider of Deer Antler Velvet supplements for over 15 years has added a vanilla flavor to its IGF Extreme 1000 Fizz Tablets. Now there are 2 great flavors to choose from, lemon and vanilla flavored fizz tablets. Their IGF Extreme 1000 formula features a cutting edge delivery system which provides more absorption than standard Deer Antler Velvet...

2014-06-18 12:32:51

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Bone Grafts Industryhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/healthcare/global_bone_grafts_industry.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bone Grafts in US$ Million. The US market for Bone Graft Substitutes is also analyzed by the following segments: Standard Allografts, Machined Bone Allografts, Demineralized Bone Matrix (DBM), Bone Morphogenetic Protein (BMP),...

2014-05-19 12:38:55

European Society of Cardiology Cardiologists have discovered biomarkers that can be used to develop a screening test to detect Peripartum Cardiomyopathy (PPCM), a life-threatening disorder that is the primary cause of mortality in pregnant women in developing countries. The results, which can lead to the immediate treatment of PPCM in new mothers and a significant reduction in mortality, were presented at Heart Failure 2014, which opened the World Congress on Acute Heart Failure in Athens...

2014-05-06 16:33:25

MARIETTA, Ga., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG), an integrated developer, manufacturer and marketer of patent-protected regenerative biomaterials and bioimplants processed from human amniotic membrane, announced today that two of its peer-reviewed scientific studies have been published in the scientific literature. The Company's study "Angiogenic Properties of Dehydrated Human Amnion/Chorion Allografts: Therapeutic Potential for Soft Tissue Repair and...

2014-05-02 08:24:37

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII), a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative therapies addressing major unmet medical needs using RNA-targeted technologies, today announced results from the assessment of connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) protein levels following intravitreal injection, of RXI?109 in the eyes of cynomolgus monkeys, as part of a dose-range finding study to...

2014-04-08 11:36:36

Melbourne researchers have solved a puzzle as to how an essential blood-making hormone stimulates production of the blood clotting cells known as platelets. Platelets are essential for stopping bleeding and are produced by small fragments breaking off their 'parent' cells, called megakaryocytes. The discovery, made by scientists at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, identified how bone marrow cells could become overstimulated and produce too many platelets. In blood diseases such as...

2014-03-28 12:26:15

DUBLIN, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8zbxmj/investigation) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Epoetin Alfa Market, 2009-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8zbxmj/investigation ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Epoetin alfa refers to erythropoietin (EPO), a hormone-like substance secreted by...


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