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2014-05-15 08:32:20

Study will evaluate tenapanor for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia in ESRD patients on hemodialysis FREMONT, Calif., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ardelyx, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on cardio-renal, GI and metabolic diseases, today announced that it has received a $25 million milestone payment from AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN, LON:AZN) for the initiation of a Phase 2b clinical trial evaluating tenapanor for the treatment of hyperphosphatemia, or elevated...

2010-04-29 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. recently published two syndicated reports focused on the management of bone and mineral metabolism in the US. ChartTrends(®): Bone and Mineral Metabolism is an annual publication based on patient and laboratory data collected from over 1,000 dialysis patient charts. It provides insight into the factors that drive decisions to treat, brand selection, dose and dose changes and switching behavior....

2009-09-23 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) today announced results of the Open Label Extension (OLE) trial of Zerenex (ferric citrate) for the treatment of elevated serum phosphorous levels, or hyperphosphatemia, in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on dialysis. The OLE trial, conducted in Taiwan, enrolled 29 of the 37 Taiwanese patients that had completed the randomized, multi-center, multi-national (United States and Taiwan)...

2009-06-08 07:30:00

NEW YORK, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: KERX) today announced results of the Phase 2 study of Zerenex (ferric citrate) for the treatment of elevated serum phosphorous levels, or hyperphosphatemia, in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) on thrice weekly hemodialysis. The study was a multicenter, open-label clinical trial, which enrolled 55 patients. The primary objective of this study was to assess the tolerability and safety of Zerenex...

2008-04-03 12:01:03

PHILADELPHIA, April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Shire Pharmaceuticals, the global biopharmaceutical company, today announced the launch of On Track, an innovative program designed to improve adherence to disease management regimens among chronic kidney disease (CKD) Stage 5 patients with hyperphosphatemia (elevated levels of phosphorus in the blood). In addition to offering the highly effective phosphate binder, FOSRENOL (lanthanum carbonate), Shire has created On Track, a program designed to...


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Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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