|New therapy to stop progression of fibrosis|
There is currently no cure for fibrosis, a primary cause of major organ failure, and a complicating factor in chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension. Professor Johnson said: "The development of these therapeutic antibodies is the ...
Medical Xpress - Fri, 14 Feb 2014 05:18
|New Therapy Can Stop Progression of Fibrosis|
Drug Discovery & Development - Fri, 14 Feb 2014 09:26
|UCB, MRC Technology ink licensing pact for fibrosis programme|
pharmabiz.com - Fri, 14 Feb 2014 19:33
|Discovery to target potentially fatal illness|
Yorkshire Post - Fri, 14 Feb 2014 21:03
|US Food and Drug Administration Approves KALYDECOâ„¢ (ivacaftor) for Use in ...|
21, 2014-- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: VRTX) today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for KALYDECOTM (ivacaftor) for people with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 6 ...
Businessweek - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 07:01
|NHS fights cystic fibrosis|
ARMA — Finding a cure for cystic fibrosis is a cause near and dear to the hearts of many at Northeast High School. In the early 1990s, the student body lost classmate Rebekah Boatright to the hereditary condition, and junior Jasmine Tindle has been in ...
Pittsburg Morning Sun - Wed, 12 Feb 2014 10:16
|Cystic fibrosis no barrier|
Cystic fibrosis is a potentially debilitating genetic disease that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system. However a recent check-up revealed DJ's lung function is at a remarkable 108 per cent. His doctors said this is likely due to his ...
The Young Witness - Sun, 02 Mar 2014 15:44
|FDA Approves Vertex's Kalydeco in Cystic Fibrosis Patients with Eight ...|
The US Food and Drug Administration last week approved Vertex Pharmaceuticals' Kalydeco (ivacaftor) for cystic fibrosis patients six and older who harbor one of eight mutations in the CFTR gene. The FDA first approved Kalydeco in late 2012 for cystic ...
GenomeWeb - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 14:22
|Broadway's Finest Gather To Raise Funds And Awareness For The Pulmonary ...|
26, 2014 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year Broadway's best vocal talent appeared Monday night to raise funds for the rare disease, pulmonary fibrosis (PF), and honor the memory of Associated Press theater critic, Michael ...
Sacramento Bee - Wed, 26 Feb 2014 10:00
|Man with cystic fibrosis gets new lungs, fundraising underway|
Diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old, Fowler was placed on the United Network for Organ Sharing's transplant list in April. In an interview in December, he said one in three cystic fibrosis patients die while waiting for lungs and the average ...
Florida Times-Union (blog) - Mon, 03 Mar 2014 10:11
|'No rationale' for Tricare's refusal to cover genetic tests|
Doctors often order these diagnostic molecular tests, such as screenings for cystic fibrosis, some cancers and rare genetic disorders. But the Defense Health Agency says such tests are not cleared and often aren't “medically necessary.” Tricare stopped ...
Marine Corps Times - Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:41