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2014-07-16 08:27:31

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rigel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: RIGL) today announced the initiation of a Phase 3 clinical program for its oral SYK inhibitor, fostamatinib, in patients with ITP (immune thrombocytopenic purpura). The focus of these clinical studies is to evaluate the potential of fostamatinib to increase the platelet counts of patients with chronic ITP. Fostamatinib may provide a novel therapeutic for the underlying cause of this...

2014-07-07 16:23:47

First Recombinant Treatment Approved in US for Patients With GT With Refractoriness to Platelet Transfusions, With or Without Antibodies to Platelets PLAINSBORO, N.J., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Novo Nordisk today announced the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved NovoSeven(®) RT (Coagulation Factor VIIa [Recombinant]) as the first recombinant treatment for bleeding episodes and perioperative management in patients with Glanzmann's Thrombasthenia (GT) with refractoriness to...

2014-06-27 23:07:17

Professionally-assisted, simpler and advanced PRP therapy from MetroMD comes as an alternative approach to treat a variety to degenerative joint diseases including knee and ankle injuries. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 For everyone suffering from knee and ankle injuries, MetroMD – California’s leading name in regenerative medicines and hormonal replacement therapy - introduces an advanced and highly secure therapy that is set to change the quality of lives of many plagues with...

2014-06-12 23:13:45

Nebulized Pure PRP for COPD is currently being offered at Advanced Rejuvenation in Sarasota, Florida. Inhaled PRP's goal is to help in the suppression of inflammation, activate stem cells in the lungs, improve breathing, and to improve the symptoms of many pulmonary complications including COPD, asthma and chronic lung infections. Sarasota, FL (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Nebulized Pure PRP may offer COPD sufferers a less expensive and an effective alternative to stem cell therapy. When...

2014-05-30 16:24:52

SARASOTA, Fla., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- On Friday, April 18(th) PGFX Patent Holdings, operating as Heritage Biosciences, LLC made an asset acquisition of proprietary methods, devices and intellectual property from Orogen Biosciences, Inc. Orogen, based out of Sarasota, Florida, was an early innovator in processing platelet rich plasma (PRP) and concentrating growth factors, cytokines, proteins and adhesion molecules to optimize the most effective and efficient methods for...

2014-05-09 12:40:09

Johns Hopkins Medicine Patients whose own red blood cells are recycled and given back to them during heart surgery have healthier blood cells better able to carry oxygen where it is most needed compared to those who get transfusions of blood stored in a blood bank, according to results of a small study at Johns Hopkins. In a report for the June issue of the journal Anesthesia & Analgesia, the researchers say they found that the more units of banked blood a patient received, the more...

2014-05-07 23:14:26

Conquer Low Platelets designed by Louis Cruz is a new program that provides people with natural remedies, techniques, tips, and detailed instructions on how to increase platelets easily. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 Conquer Low Platelets is a new program developed by Louis Cruz, a medical consultant, who has over 11 years of experience in the health care industry. The program provides people with...

2014-05-05 20:26:32

LONDON, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Bleeding Disorders: World Pharmaceutical Industry and Market 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/bleeding_disorders_world_pharmaceutical_industry_market_2014_2024.htmlReport DetailsTreating abnormal bleeding - this new report shows you trends, R&D outlooks, and sales forecastsTreatments for bleeding - what're their prospects? Visiongain's new report gives you...

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...

2014-04-07 23:00:37

Satisfying a massive influx of New Jersey pain patients seeking platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP), Princeton Occupational Health and Family Medicine has teamed up with marketing experts PRP411.com to provide the Garden State with wellness. As an innovative pain management solution, PRP can be used to treat a multitude of conditions. (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 Princeton Occupational Health and Family Medicine has tried to offer patients a multitude of medical procedures that greatly...


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