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2011-09-13 21:41:29

A new study published in the American Journal of Transplantation reveals that substitution of a brand name immunosuppressive drug with a generic (manufactured by Sandoz) for preventing rejection of transplanted organs appears to be safe for transplant recipients.

2011-08-15 09:17:00

DEERFIELD, Ill., Aug. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Astellas US, LLC ("Astellas") recently named Percival Barretto-Ko as Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Government Affairs, a new position added to the company's leadership team.

2011-07-29 14:38:29

For the thousands of patients who receive kidney transplants in the United States each year, preventing organ rejection without compromising other aspects of health requires a delicate balance of medications.

2011-07-25 08:06:00

ATLANTA, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today announced that its MassTrak(TM) Immunosuppressants XE Kit is now CE-marked in accordance with the IVD Directive 98/79/EC, for the quantitative measurement of the immunosuppressive drugs tacrolimus (FK506;Prograf®) in liver and kidney transplant patients and everolimus (Certican®) in adult kidney and cardiac transplant patients from human whole blood samples as an aid in the management of immunosuppressant drug...

2011-06-21 04:10:00

HORSHOLM, Denmark, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LifeCycle Pharma A/S (OMX:LCP) today reported that the company's lead product candidate, LCP-Tacro(TM), successfully demonstrated non-inferiority compared to tacrolimus (Prograf®; Astellas Pharma) in its Phase III trial, Study 3001.

2011-03-29 13:06:18

Spanish researchers have found that liver transplant recipients who quit smoking have a lower incidence of smoking-related malignancies (SRM) than patients who keep smoking.

2011-03-09 14:07:33

A study from Karolinska Institutet has shown that the body's ability to break down medicines may be closely related to exposure to sunlight, and thus may vary with the seasons.

2011-02-11 14:29:00

Test monitors level of a drug that helps prevent kidney rejection SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that it has cleared a test to help manage potential organ rejection in kidney transplant patients.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.