News tagged with transplant

Opsumit approved for pulmonary arterial hypertension

(HealthDay)—Opsumit (macitentan) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension, a debilitating disease characterized by high blood pressure in the lung arteries.

Oct 23, 2013
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0

Stopping transplant drugs before conception benefits fetus

Research suggests that fetal exposure to mycophenolic acid products (MPA)—which are drugs taken by transplant recipients to prevent rejection—may increase the risk of birth defects and spontaneous abortions. Results of ...

Oct 23, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0

Tailored doses of cytostatic improve survival rate

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, and colleagues at University Children's Hospital Zürich in Switzerland have managed to improve cytostatic therapy for children with the chronic immune deficiency disorder granulomatous ...

Oct 23, 2013
popularity 5 / 5 (1) | comments 0

Adempas approved to treat pulmonary hypertension

(HealthDay)—Adempas (riociguat) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat two types of pulmonary hypertension, characterized by high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs.

Oct 09, 2013
popularity not rated yet | comments 0