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ImmunID to conduct predictive study of ipilimumab in patients with metastatic melanoma

December 19, 2014

ImmunID announced recently that French regulatory bodies have authorized a study to measure the predictive value of immune profiles in response to Yervoy as treatment for patients with metastatic melanoma, according to a press release.

The PREDICT-ID study will use ImmunID’s ImmunTraCkeR to evaluate immune competence profiles as a predictive biomarker of response to Yervoy (ipilimumab) in metastatic melanoma, according to the release.

CMS releases new quality of care data on physicians, ACOs, hospitals

December 19, 2014
CMS released new data on the quality of care provided by physician group practices, hospitals and Accountable Care Organizations, according to the CMS Blog.Included in…
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UVA exposure comparable between cockpit of plane and tanning bed

December 18, 2014
An ultraviolet A radiation measurement from inside the cockpit of a plane at 30,000 feet, which increased pilots’ risk for melanoma, was comparable with that…
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Positive results announced for oral NK-1 receptor antagonist for chronic pruritus

December 18, 2014
Velocity Pharmaceutical Development and Tigercat Pharma have announced positive phase 2 study results for use of the investigational oral NK-1 receptor antagonist…
New year, new code: How to get paid for chronic care management in 2015, part 1 Health Care Legislative and Regulatory Update

New year, new code: How to get paid for chronic care management in 2015, part 1

December 18, 2014
From international law firm Arnold & Porter LLP comes a timely column that provides views on current regulatory and legislative topics that weigh on the minds of today’s…
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Review highlights the prominence of S. aureus in skin and soft tissue infections

Review highlights the prominence of S. aureus in skin and soft tissue infections

December 1, 2014
NEW YORK — C. Buddy Creech, MD, MPH, an Infectious Diseases in Children Editorial Board member, reviewed data…
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