Drugmaker Horizon defies Democrats' effort to halt overseas moves
Horizon is getting the new address in connection with its $660 million acquisition of Irish-incorporated Vidara Therapeutics International Ltd., the owner of a drug that treats two rare afflictions, chronic granulomatous disease and malignant osteoporosis.
Crain's Chicago Business - Fri, 19 Sep 2014 05:06

Horizon Pharma Announces Stockholder Approval of Its Acquisition of Vidara ...
Upon the closing of the Vidara transaction, the company will add ACTIMMUNE(R) (interferon gamma-1b), an injectable biologic drug prescribed for the management of two rare disorders, chronic granulomatous disease ("CGD") and severe, malignant ...
MarketWatch - Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:18

Marathoner will raise funds for ailing infant
Tommy then tested positive for chronic granulomatous disease, a disorder that causes the immune system to malfunction, resulting in a form of immunodeficiency. “It's very rare,” said Jeannette Dumanski, who found out through research that only about 6 ...
East Brunswick Sentinel - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:00

SickKids study finds genetic changes that increase susceptibility to IBD in ...
Very early onset IBD, also called infantile IBD, is a severe form of the disease that affects children under six years of age. The symptoms of this condition, like inflammation of the colon, often resemble that of a genetic disorder called chronic ...
HealthCanal.com - Thu, 04 Sep 2014 02:56

U.S. beacon of hope for world's transplant patients
The family received nearly $200,000 in aid from their country's government, which evaluated Kwesi Aguillera and his rare case of chronic granulomatous disorder, an immune system inhibitor. Community fundraisers raised about $20,000. Dr. Maria Crespo, a ...
Tribune-Review - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 19:59



Sarcoidosis-Associated Pulmonary Hypertension and Lung Transplantation for ...
As will be discussed in detail later, lung transplantation (LT) is a viable therapeutic option for severe pulmonary parenchymal or vascular disease refractory to medical therapy in patients with sarcoidosis, but has significant morbidity and mortality ...
Medscape - Sun, 14 Sep 2014 21:07

Soldier, 2 civilians diagnosed with leprosy in North Cotabato town
Medical test results later confirmed that they were afflicted with leprosy, also called Hansen's disease. “In the case of the ... Medical journals describe leprosy as a chronic infection caused by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae and Mycobacterium ...
Inquirer.net - Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:22

Gurmar: What the herb can do for you?
Furthermore, it holds significant prospects in major health problems like cardiovascular disorders, obesity, osteoporosis, and asthma besides being a popular medication for number of other health ailments. The herb finds significant application in ...
Food Consumer - Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:26


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