Archive for September, 2016

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– Acetate) Receives FDA Approval for the Treatment of Metastatic Prostate Cancer After Priority ReviewCentocor Ortho Biotech Inc. Announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has ZYTIGA , a, oral, once daily medication approved for use in combination with prednisone for the treatment of men with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer who have received prior chemotherapy with docetaxel.

Androgens are hormones that and and maintenance of male sex characteristics. However, in prostate cancer, androgens can help, fuel tumor growth. Androgen production primarily occurs in the testes and adrenal glands in men with prostate cancer, the tumor tissue is an additional source of androgens. ZYTIGA is an oral androgen biosynthesis inhibitor by inhibiting the by inhibiting the CYP17 enzyme complex, the need for the production of androgens at these three sources. Read the rest of this entry »


This means the disease affects the daily activities of the people who suffer from it.

Researchers presented people with restless legs syndrome had significantly lower quality of life scores than those without the syndrome. This means the disease affects the daily activities of the people who suffer from it.

FDA Chief Operating Officer John Dyer said Monday that the agency had begun to draft language for the proposal has also said a congressional aide that the FDA. The House Energy and Commerce Committee informed of plans to make such a proposal, but did not disclose a timetable set (Kaiser Daily Health Policy Report. Read the rest of this entry »


The plan consisted of a mixture of electronic communications and personal reach.

The plan consisted of a mixture of electronic communications and personal reach. Details of the the study site and by e-mail to members of the community Huntington disease. In addition, study coordinators, each of the participants called directly. Rochester neurologist Ira Shoulson, the study’s principal investigator, and the CEO of Amarin Neuroscience also held a telephone conference , which was open to all participants of the study and a researcher in which it summarized the results of the study and then answered questions.

Co-lead authors from Yale are Hyo Jung Kang, Yuka Imamura Kawasawa, Feng Cheng, Ying Zhu, Xuming Xu and Mingfeng Other authors are affiliated with Yale Andr? MM Sousa, Mihovil Pletikos, Goran Sedmak, Yurae Shin, Matthew B. Johnson, Zeljka Krsnik, Simone Mayer, Sofia Fertuzinhos, Sheila Alexander Vortmeyer, Shrikant Mane and Anita Huttner. Read the rest of this entry »


Most hospitals.

This suggests that perhaps not all patients would benefit from this type of monitoring, he says.. Currently, most hospitals, nurses monitor patients blows for new and if one is suspected, the patient in a hospital known radiology for a test than CT perfusion scan, the the normal way is to measure blood flow and moves oxygen. This requires that a scan contrast agents are used, and the entire process can sometimes side effects such as excess radiation exposure when repeated samples are required Moreover, potential kidney and respiratory damage from the contrast agent. This NIRS device, the light in the near infrared, alp and the underlying brain tissue penetrates emitted animals has been animals has been to examine the blood of the brain, so that the Mayo Clinic team thought that the measurement of the same parameters in stroke patients may be useful.

The apparatus such as a patch adhered to each of the eyebrows of the patient and operates as the pulse oximeter, which is commonly used on the finger of a patient the health or the health or brain perfusion during the operation. Read the rest of this entry »


Environmental Protection Agency.

The research was supported by grants from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

From 1987 to 2005 saw Chicago 14 heat waves lasting an average of 9 in estimated 53 out additional deaths per year. In future calculated the researchers found that excess mortality attributable to heat waves, will be around 166 to 2217 per year. According to the researchers, could be the projections of deaths explained by explained by the projected increase in the city population alone. Exact change due to global warming in annual mortality projections, but is heavily choice of choice of climate model in the analysis. Read the rest of this entry »


Compared to the current gold standard for bone grafting in this type of surgery.

– ‘A strong acceleration of the registration in the fourth quarter enabled the completion of enrollment in December,’said Dr. Samuel Lynch, president and CEO of BioMimetic Therapeutics. ‘We are gratified by the surgeons commitment and confidence, this spring,sult we expect to to be able to assess the clinical data submitted to the FDA in the fourth quarter of this year as the last element of our modular PMA filing. The other two sections of the PMA, the pre-clinical and the quality / production sections are submitted on schedule this spring, percent percent of the most important parameters of the radiological fusion is evaluated to be done. Another important topic, the company also announced today that the United States Patent Office issued patent with the number 7678, entitled ‘Platelet-Derived Growth Factor Compositions and methods of use thereof.

Researchers obtained DNA samples of 251 men from Eastern Europe Jewish descent who had prostate cancer, but otherwise voted on the basis of personal or family history. The blood samples mutations in mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes and compared to samples taken from 1,472 healthy men. Times higherestigators located BRCA2 – not BRCA1 – as the common genetic link to prostate cancer. Read the rest of this entry »