Latest Thrombocytopenia Stories

2008-07-21 08:45:08

Hadasit Bio-Holdings, (HBL) a subsidiary of Hadasit (the technology transfer company of the Hadassah - Hebrew University Medical Center), which is traded on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange under the symbol HDST, announced today that one of its portfolio companies, Verto (in which it has a 75% stake), has successfully completed a human clinical trial of a device for treating patients who suffer from systemic lupus erythematosus.

2008-07-17 12:01:18

Symphogen and Biovitrum have announced the recruitment of the first patient into a Phase II clinical trial, initiated in June 2008 to evaluate the safety and efficacy, and explore the dose range of Sym001 in idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura patients.

2008-07-08 09:01:11

Archemix, which develops and commercializes aptamer therapeutics for rare hematological diseases, has announced that ARC1779 has received orphan drug designation from the European Commission.

2008-07-01 15:00:54

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America today announced the preliminary efficacy data from a trial initiated in 2002 comparing Dacogen(R) (decitabine) to Best Supportive Care (BSC) in elderly patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS).

2008-06-26 09:03:12

Trinity Biotech plc (NASDAQ: TRIB) is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by Akers Biosciences, Inc (LSE: AKR) ('ABI'), a leading designer and manufacturer of rapid diagnostic screening and testing products, as a distributor of its unique PIFA Heparin/Platelet Factor-4 Rapid Assay (HPF4) in the USA and German markets.

2008-06-20 18:00:39


2008-06-20 18:00:07

Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (NASDAQ:LGND) announced today that the U.S.

2008-06-16 09:01:17

Amgen has announced new positive data from the ongoing, open-label extension study on the long-term safety and efficacy of romiplostim in adult patients with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura, a chronic and serious autoimmune disorder characterized by low platelet counts in the blood.

2008-04-01 03:00:45

By Jason Sheeler, The Dallas Morning News Apr. 1--Loose change is so annoying," I thought, focusing on anything but the present. I lay inert, terrified to move, my body unnaturally reclined at a 45-degree angle in the hospital bed.

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