News tagged with amgen
Dry eye disease (DED) is a common condition that causes discomfort, visual disturbance and potentially damaging ocular surface inflammation that greatly impacts a person's quality of life. An estimated nine million people ...
Ophthalmology Apr 18, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—A system of Web-based consultations (telenephrology) may reduce the number of specialty referrals for patients with chronic kidney disease, according to a study published in the March/April ...
Health Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Shares of drugmaker Amgen Inc. are rising on news its innovative melanoma drug, which uses a virus as a Trojan horse to infiltrate and destroy tumors, shrank far more tumors than a standard treatment in a late-stage test.
Cancer Mar 20, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Cleveland Clinic and Sweden-based Sahlgrenska University Hospital have found that a commonly used drug to treat anemia in heart failure patients –darbepoetin alfa – does not improve patients' health, ...
Cardiology Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
The US Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in favor of investors seeking to join a class-action lawsuit against pharmaceutical giant Amgen for downplaying safety concerns about two anemia drugs.
Medications Feb 28, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
U.S. government health regulators have halted Amgen's studies of its drug Sensipar after the death of a 14-year-old patient in a company trial.
Medications Feb 26, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Drugmaker Amgen Inc. on Wednesday posted a 16 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit, as higher costs for production, marketing, research and other items offset higher sales for many of its biologic medicines. The results ...
Other Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
US pharmaceutical giant Amgen has pleaded guilty to illegally introducing a mislabeled drug for treating anemia onto the market and will pay a record $762 million fine, officials said Wednesday.
Medications Dec 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Biotech pioneer Amgen Inc., in a bid for a big edge in using people's genetic information to find better ways to attack diseases, is buying human genetics research and analytics leader deCODE Genetics for $415 million.
Genetics Dec 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new, lab-created antibody that mimics the action of a naturally occurring molecule causes weight loss in monkeys, researchers report.
Medical research Nov 28, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
By growing new retinal cells to replace those that have malfunctioned, scientists hope to one day create and fuse entire layers of fresh cells –– a synthetic patch akin to a contact lens –– as a treatment ...
Medical research Oct 16, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—For children with metastatic MYCN-nonamplified neuroblastoma (NBL-NA) diagnosed at age 18 months or older, increased expression of tumor-associated inflammatory genes seems to correlate with p ...
Cancer Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona, in collaboration with Amgen Inc. and several academic institutions, have discovered a way to block the body's response to cold using a drug. This ...
Neuroscience Mar 01, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |