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  • Boehringer Ingelheim Oral Hepatitis C Protease Inhibitor and Polymerase Inhibitor Combination Shows Rapid Viral Response without Use of Pegylated Interferon

    United States : Boehringer Ingelheim announced results from a Phase Ib study, SOUND-C1, that showed the combination of two oral hepatitis C virus (HCV) compounds, the protease inhibitor BI 201335 and the polymerase inhibitor BI 207127, with ribavirin reduced viral load to the lower limit of quantifiable levels in HCV treatment-naïve patients. The regimen did […]

    Scientists uncover cancer’s hiding spots

    In a discovery that could lead to new treatments to prevent relapse of cancer, scientists have claimed to have uncovered how a small number of cancer cells escape from chemotherapy by hiding in a protective shield. In a study of mice, biologists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge found that a few […]

    Blood test to spot ectopic pregnancy

    In what’s being claimed as a key breakthrough which could save fertility of thousands of women, scientists have developed a simple blood test that can detect ectopic pregnancy within a day. Ectopic pregnancies occur when the foetus implants itself outside of the womb, usually in one of the fallopian tubes. The baby can never be […]

    St. Jude Medical to Showcase Portfolio of Products at Asia-Pacific Heart Rhythm 2010

    United States :St. Jude Medical, Inc. (NYSE:STJ), a global medical device company, announced it will display a number of ground breaking technologies and clinical solutions from the company’s Cardiac Rhythm Management and Atrial Fibrillation Divisions at the 3rd annual Asia-Pacific Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Session (APHRS), which is held in conjunction with the 6th annual […]

    New Therapeutic Surface from KCI Enhances Skin Integrity for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers

    United States: Kinetic Concepts, Inc. (NYSE: KCI) announced the U.S. launch of Skin IQ™ Microclimate Manager (Skin IQ™ MCM) through KCI’s Therapeutic Support Systems business. Skin IQ™ MCM is a for-sale, powered coverlet offering clinicians one of the most effective and intuitive products available for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers. An estimated 10-18 […]

    Octapharma Clinical Trial Begins in the US and Germany

    Lachen: Octapharma, one of the largest human protein products manufacturers in the world, today announced that patients diagnosed with severe hemophilia A have started treatment with the first recombinant Factor VIII derived from a human cell line (Human-cl rhFVIII). Researchers are investigating pharmacokinetics, efficacy, safety and immunogenicity of Human-cl rhFVIII for previously treated patients with […]

    PRADAX™ (dabigatran etexilate) gains approval in Canada for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation

    Health Canada, the Canadian health authority, has approved PRADAX™ (dabigatran etexilate),1 Boehringer Ingelheim’s novel, oral direct thrombin inhibitor2 for the prevention of stroke and systemic embolism in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) in whom anticoagulation is appropriate, marking the second approval of this new oral anticoagulant following the recent marketing authorisation by the US Food […]

    Ice Could Prevent Healing Of Injuries

    Conventional wisdom is being turned on its head. Putting ice on an injury may prevent healing. On the other hand a hormone produced by inflamed tissues could help heal the damaged muscle. These findings from mice experiments could lead to new therapies for acute muscle injuries caused by trauma, chemicals, infections, freeze damage, and exposure […]

    Biocon’s Strategic Foreign Direct Investment in Malaysia to Spur Country’s Biotech Industry

    Bangalore : Biocon, Asia’s premier biotechnology company, today announced a strategic foreign direct investment in Malaysia with the Malaysian Biotechnology Corporation SdnBhd (BiotechCorp). The investment will be made towards establishing a biomanufacturing and R&D facility in Bio-XCell, a custom-built biotechnology park and ecosystem in Iskandar Malaysia, Johor. The business intent documents to this effect were […]

    DKSH’s Business Unit Healthcare Awarded with 17 International Quality Certifications for Its Distribution Centers across Asia by SGS

    On the occasion of DKSH’s Annual Logistics and Quality Seminar in Taipei, Business Unit Healthcare organized a Certification Award Ceremony to acknowledge the great success of the certification program. It was presided by Charles Toomey, Executive Vice President Business Unit Healthcare, and Dr. Eize de Boer from SGS (Société Générale de Surveillance). „An integral part […]