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2012-03-24 04:28:34

Today, during the 41st Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR), held in conjunction with the 36th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Dental Research, an abstract titled "Periodontal Therapy Reduces Hospitalizations and Medical Care Costs in Diabetics" to determine if periodontal treatment was associated with the number of hospitalizations and cost of medical care among diabetics with periodontal disease. A longitudinal study...

2010-08-05 16:18:43

Biological agents may play an important role in maintaining remission in Crohn's disease, according to two new studies in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, the official journal of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Institute. "Post-surgical recurrence of Crohn's disease occurs very frequently. Unfortunately, none of the traditional drugs used to treat the naturally occurring disease has really shown a clear-cut benefit in this situation," said Dario R. Sorrentino, MD,...

2010-06-15 14:16:25

Discovery may lead to a new treatment McMaster University researchers have identified a specific chemical that may trigger remission in patients with the debilitating disease of ulcerative colitis. The team from the Farncombe Family Digestive Health Research Institute has found that people in long-term remission of ulcerative colitis have elevated levels of the same chemical, prostaglandin D2, which they previously found to be important in promoting healing and maintaining remission of the...

2010-04-19 10:16:21

Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic recurrent disease, which mainly consists of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, and whose causes are as yet unclear. Many clinical and research studies have indicated that intestinal flora dysbacteriosis contributes to the pathogenesis of ulcerative colitis. Probiotics are non-pathogenic beneficial flora, which have important effects on maintaining the balance of intestinal flora. Many studies have discussed the positive effects of probiotics for...

2009-01-26 07:00:00

Humira Will Retain its Status as Decision Resources' Clinical Gold Standard for Crohn's Disease Through 2017, According to a New Report from Decision Resources WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 26, /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed gastroenterologists say that a therapy's effect on maintenance of clinical remission is the attribute that most influences their choice in prescribing a...

2008-10-31 18:00:13

Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing approval for APRISO(TM) (mesalamine) extended-release capsules 0.375 g. APRISO is a locally-acting aminosalicylate indicated for the maintenance of remission of ulcerative colitis (UC) in adults. APRISO is the first and only mesalamine product approved by the FDA for once-a-day dosing for the maintenance of remission of ulcerative colitis. Additionally, APRISO is...

2008-10-09 09:00:10

More Patients Switched to Mesalamine Granules Maintained Remission Versus Placebo (78 percent versus 59 percent) Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. Adam C. Derbyshire Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer or G. Michael Freeman Associate Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications or Bill Forbes Pharm D. and Chief Development Officer 919-862-1000 or Media Contact: Alyssa Bleiberg, 212-485-6806 Logo: http://www.salix.com Salix...

2008-10-07 09:00:14

Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (NASDAQ:SLXP) today announced that 1.5 g mesalamine granules once-daily maintained remission versus placebo in ulcerative colitis (UC) patients who switched from another 5-ASA product (78 percent of relapse-free subjects vs. 59 percent (P less than 0.001)). These patients also had a greater probability of remaining relapse free after six months compared to placebo (77 percent vs. 50 percent (Pless than0.001) cumulative relapse-free probability)(1). Mesalamine...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.