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2010-09-02 06:59:00

STOCKHOLM, September 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Additional Analysis of 18 Month Data of the SORT OUT III Trial Provides Detail on Safety and Efficacy Outcomes in Patients With Diabetes, Acute Coronary Syndrome, or Treatment of Multiple Lesions Three new analyses of subgroups from the SORT OUT III study presented at the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) meeting in Stockholm, Sweden, provide additional detail on longer-term follow-up subgroup safety and efficacy outcomes in the...

2010-08-31 05:20:00

STOCKHOLM, August 31, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Publication of 10-Year Follow-Up Test Results on the First CYPHER(R) Sirolimus-Eluting Coronary Stent Patient Reveal the Stent's Outstanding Efficacy and Safety Cordis Corporation, a worldwide leader in the development and manufacture of interventional vascular technology, announced today at European Society of Cardiology in Stockholm that the results of follow-up tests undertaken ten years after the first patient was treated with...

2010-07-01 00:25:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation ("Novartis") announced today that results of a Phase III study show Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets plus best supportive care (BSC) more than doubled progression-free survival, or time without tumor growth, versus placebo plus BSC in patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET). The study, RADIANT-3 (RAD001 In Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumors), was presented at the 12th World...

2010-06-05 16:39:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation ("Novartis") announced today that results from a Phase II study show Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets is the first medication in a clinical trial to decrease the size of subependymal giant cell astrocytomas (SEGAs), benign brain tumors associated with tuberous sclerosis (TS) (1,2). In this study of 28 patients presented today at the 46th American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual...

2010-06-03 00:20:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation ("Novartis") announced today that a Phase III study of Afinitor® (everolimus) tablets plus best supportive care met its primary endpoint, showing the drug significantly extended progression-free survival, or time without tumor growth, in patients with advanced pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (NET). The study, RADIANT-3 (RAD001 In Advanced Neuroendocrine Tumors), is part of the largest...

2010-05-25 08:02:00

PARIS, May 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - NEVO(TM), Incorporating RES TECHNOLOGY(TM), Continues to Support Excellent Safety and Efficacy Outcomes vs. the Taxus(R) Liberte(R) According to Data Presented at EuroPCR 2010 At 12 months the NEVO(TM) Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent has continued to demonstrate excellent safety and efficacy outcomes compared to Taxus(R) Liberte(R) according to new data presented today from the NEVO(TM) RES-I clinical trial. These results were presented as...

2010-05-07 13:45:00

SAN DIEGO, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients treated with the Zilver® PTX(TM) Drug-Eluting Peripheral Stent maintained clinical improvement at two years, according to interim results from the Zilver® PTX(TM) Global Registry presented today as a late-breaking clinical trial at the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI) 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions. The prospective, single-arm study is ongoing to evaluate the drug-eluting stent for...

2010-04-02 09:18:04

Rapamycin proves mettle in second model of memory-robbing disease If research results continue to be repeated and are turned into clinical trials, a drug already approved for some uses could be marshaled "” sooner than we expect "” to prevent Alzheimer's disease in humans and improve health to the end of life. A few weeks after a report that rapamycin, a drug that extends lifespan in mice and that is currently used in transplant patients, curbed the effects of Alzheimer's disease...

2010-03-25 13:23:39

Sirolimus-based immunosuppression and radiofrequency ablation are promising treatments for HCC A recent study found that sirolimus-based immunosuppression following liver transplantation in patients with non-resectable hepatocellular carcinoma (liver cancer) significantly increases survival rates for this patient population. Results of this study appear in the April issue of Hepatology, a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf of the American Association for the Study of Liver...

2010-03-17 14:08:00

WATERLOO, Belgium, March 17, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - SORT OUT III Data Presented at American College of Cardiology Meeting in Atlanta and Published in the Lancet Investigators reported the long-term follow-up of the largest randomized comparison between the CYPHER(R) Sirolimus-eluting Coronary Stent and Medtronic's Endeavor(R) Stent highlighting significant and sustained clinical differences. These important findings were presented at the American College of Cardiology annual...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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