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2014-08-21 16:24:44

Twice-Weekly Prophylactic Regimen Resulted in 95% Reduction in Median Annualized Bleed Rate Compared to On-Demand DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nektar Therapeutics (NASDAQ: NKTR) reports Baxter International Inc. today announced positive results from its Phase 3 pivotal clinical trial of BAX 855, an investigational, extended half-life recombinant factor VIII (rFVIII) treatment for hemophilia A based on ADVATE [Antihemophilic Factor (Recombinant)], which met its primary...

Life On The Farm May Translate To Life Without Allergies
2013-09-30 15:14:16

[ Watch the Video: Farm Life Can Alleviate Allergies ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Aarhus University researchers found that exposure to a farming environment could prevent or dampen hypersensitivities and allergies. Researchers, publishing a paper in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, found that adults who move to farming areas may reduce the symptoms of their hypersensitivities and allergies considerably. Making the move to a farm community would...

2012-05-29 08:12:26

Researchers identify mechanism key in drug allergy Adverse drug reactions are a major issue that cause harm, are costly and restrict treatment options for patients and the development of new drugs. A groundbreaking finding by researchers from the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology could lead to a new way to dramatically improve drug safety by identifying drugs at risk to cause potentially fatal genetic-linked hypersensitivity reactions before their use in man....

2012-05-22 23:00:55

Research links abacavir hypersensitivity reactions to attacks by body's own immune system Potentially severe hypersensitivity reactions to the anti-HIV drug abacavir occur through an autoimmune mechanism, resulting from the creation of drug-induced immunogens that are attacked by the body's immune system, according to a study published online by the journal AIDS, official journal of the International AIDS Society. AIDS is published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, a part of Wolters...

2011-12-27 11:50:22

Adult onset could be connected to oral and tactile sensitivities in childhood, TAU research finds In childhood, rituals like regular schedules for meal, bath, and bed times are a healthy part of behavioral development. But combined with oral and tactile sensitivities, such as discomfort at the dentist or irritation caused by specific fabrics, these rituals could be an early warning sign of adult Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). According to Prof. Reuven Dar of Tel Aviv University's...

2010-11-09 04:00:00

LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania and OXFORD, England, November 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- EUSA Pharma, a transatlantic specialty pharmaceutical company focused on oncology, oncology supportive care and critical care, today announced that it has submitted a Biologics License Application (BLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for ERWINASE(R) (L-asparaginase derived from Erwinia chrysanthemi) for use in the treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia in patients with hypersensitivity to E....


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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
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