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INDIANAPOLIS — Semafore Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held cancer drug discovery and development company, today presented data from a Phase I clinical trial of its vascular targeted pan-PI3K/mTORC1/2 inhibitor, SF1126, at the 2009 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, being held in Orlando, Florida. Dr. E. Gabriela Chiorean,...
WALTHAM, Mass. — Decision Resources, one of the world’s leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that AstraZeneca Seroquel’s first-line patient share grew two percent since last year’s patient-level claims data analysis of prescribing trends in bipolar disorder. During this same time period other atypicals...
Experts have said they may develop a more effective kit for detecting sleeping sickness and medication against the condition in the next three years. Scientists at the Institute of Primate Research (IPR) in Nairobi and their counterparts from the European Union are currently working on what they say are more...
For more than 3000 years, hundreds of millions of people have died or been left permanently scarred or blind by the relentless, incurable disease called smallpox. In 1967, Dr. D.A. Henderson became director of a worldwide campaign to eliminate this disease from the face of the Earth. SMALLPOX—THE DEATH OF...
BOSTON–A stem cell transplant (SCT) from a compatible donor early in the course of disease is the best approach for the majority of young and middle-aged adult patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), according to a new analysis of two dozen clinical studies. The findings of the study, published in...
SILVER SPRING, Md. and INDIANAPOLIS — United Therapeutics Corporation (Nasdaq: UTHR) and Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) today announced the results of a pivotal 16-week study showing that a once-daily dose of tadalafil was generally well tolerated, improved exercise capacity and improved time to clinical worsening in patients with...
A new, international study found that the combination of two drugs delays disease progression for patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Results from the Phase III “ATLAS” trial were presented today by Dr. Vincent Miller of Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) at the American Society of Clinical Oncology...
Helsingborg Sweden/ Washington DC — DuoCort gained promising data from its Phase II/III study for the rare and life threatening disease adrenal insufficiency. DuoCort’s new form of physiological treatment with once-a-day hydrocortisone dosing show improved cardiovascular and metabolic measures compared to standard hydrocortisone tablets given thrice daily. The company presents...
A unique and innovative telemedicine project is providing distant nursing home patients with Parkinson’s disease access to neurologists at the University of Rochester Medical Center. A pilot study of the project – the results of which were released this month at the International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders...