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2011-01-04 08:00:00

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Jan. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted an additional patent expanding protection of the company's Genous endothelial progenitor cell (EPC) capture technology. The patent (U.S. Pat. No. US 7,803,183) covers a coating on an implantable medical device that has one or more layers of a matrix. Incorporated into the matrix are antibodies or antibody fragments that allow for capture in...

2010-12-23 02:16:26

Whitehead Institute researchers have linked hyperactivity in the mechanistic target of rapamycin complex 1 (mTORC1) cellular pathway, to reduced ketone production, which is a well-defined physiological trait of aging in mice. Their results are reported in the December 23 edition of the journal Nature. "This is the first paper that genetically shows that the mTORC1 pathway in mammals affects an aging phenotype," says Whitehead Institute Member David Sabatini. "It provides us with a molecular...

2010-12-14 00:01:42

Today Insightra Medical, one of the fastest growing medical device companies announced the expansion of cardiology products by the addition of a line of Coronary Dilatation Balloons (CDB). Irvine, CA (PRWEB) December 12, 2010 Insightra Medical, Irvine, CA, is aggressively targeting three major sectors of the medical device market: Cardiovascular, General Surgery and Urogynecology. Key to Insightra's growth is the continual addition of new product ranges to offer a full compliment of...

2010-12-09 10:39:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study shows that the addition of everolimus (Afinitor® tablets) to the hormonal therapy tamoxifen in patients with hormone-receptor positive/human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HR+/HER2-) metastatic breast cancer who have been previously treated with an aromatase inhibitor (AI) delays disease progression compared to tamoxifen alone. These results were presented today at the 33rd Annual CTRC-AACR San...

2010-12-02 07:00:00

HONG KONG, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich's Genous Stent shows favorable outcomes compared to bare metal stents (BMS) for the treatment of coronary artery bifurcation lesions, according to data published online in the journal Atherosclerosis. The cumulative rate of the study's primary endpoint, the composite of cardiac death, myocardial infarction (MI) or target lesion revascularization (TLR) at one year follow-up, was 12.4% in patients treated with a Genous Stent, a 30%...

2010-11-29 06:00:00

DURHAM, N.C., Nov. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Micell Technologies,(TM) Inc. today announced it has enrolled at Mercy Hospital in Auckland, New Zealand, the first patient in DESSOLVE I (DES with Sirolimus and a bioabsorbable pOLymer for the treatment of patients with de noVo lEsions in the native coronary arteries), a first-in-human clinical trial of the company's investigational MiStent(TM) Drug Eluting Coronary Stent System (MiStent DES). DESSOLVE I is a prospective, open-label,...

2010-11-23 07:00:00

HONG KONG, Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- OrbusNeich today announced that data from two studies demonstrate that the Genous Stent increases endothelial coverage and reduces thrombogenicity as compared to bare metal stents (BMS) by enhancing the specific binding of CD34+ endothelial progenitor cells (EPCs). Eric J. Duckers, M.D., Ph.D., of the Thoraxcenter at Erasmus University Medical Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, and co-investigators Saami Yazdani, Ph.D., and Renu Virmani, M.D.,...

2010-11-19 06:55:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) announced today that the Phase 3 AXIS 1032 trial (A4061032), studying the investigational compound axitinib in previously treated patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (mRCC), has met its primary endpoint, demonstrating that axitinib significantly extended progression-free survival (PFS) when compared to sorafenib, in the study population. Consistent with previous analyses, axitinib demonstrated a generally...

2010-11-03 16:08:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) today published a study that found patients taking Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets experienced a decrease in the size of their subependymal giant cell astrocytoma (SEGA), a benign brain tumor associated with tuberous sclerosis (TS)(1,2). This study, which was previously presented at the 46th American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting, is the first prospective clinical...

2010-10-30 09:25:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance (TS Alliance) today announced the first drug approved for a tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) indication by the Federal Drug Administration (FDA). This drug, manufactured by Novartis Oncology, is called Afinitor and will be used to treat subependymal giant cell astrocytomas (SEGAs) in individuals with TSC. This type of tumor develops in approximately 15-20 percent of individuals with TSC, and typically becomes...


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