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Weekly prophylaxis with nonacog beta pegol safe, effective for hemophilia B

October 31, 2014

Nonacog beta pegol effectively treated bleeding episodes and was associated with low annualized bleeding rates in patients with hemophilia B, according to study results.

Peter W. Collins, MD, of the Arthur Bloom Hemophilia Center at Cardiff University in the United Kingdom, and colleagues sought to evaluate the safety and efficacy of nonacog beta pegol (N9-GP, Novo Nordisk) — a recombinant glycoPEGylated Factor IX with an extended half-life — in 74 previously treated patients with hemophilia B.

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Endocrine research advances ‘raise more questions than answers’

October 30, 2014
CORONADO, Calif. — Possible birth defects caused by propylthiouracil (PTU) and methimazole and the efficacy of radioactive iodine treatment after thyroidectomy…
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CTL019 therapy induced sustained remission in relapsed, refractory ALL

October 30, 2014
PHILADELPHIA — David L. Porter, MD, director of blood and marrow transplantation at Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania, discusses study…
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Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, highlights recent data on link between CVDs, diabetes drugs

October 30, 2014
BOSTON — At the Cardiometabolic Health Congress, Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, professor of clinical medicine at Tulane University School of Medicine in New…
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Advances in Pharmacokinetic Enhancers in HIV Treatment: What You Need to Know to Optimize Outcomes

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Bristol-Myers Squibb.

Protease inhibitors (PIs) have played an instrumental role in decreasing mortality andmorbidity among HIV-infected…
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The Evolution of Untreated Acute Syphilitic Posterior Placoid Chorioretinitis Captured by Multimodal Retinal Imaging

Ophthalmic Surgery, Lasers and Imaging Retina
Online Advanced Release, October 29, 2014
Acute syphilitic posterior placoid chorioretinitis (ASPPC) is a rare manifestation of syphilis. Most cases respond to…
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Endocrine research advances ‘raise more questions than answers’

October 30, 2014
CORONADO, Calif. — Possible birth defects caused by propylthiouracil (PTU) and methimazole and the efficacy of…
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