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Shire's Clear and Focused Strategy Delivers Record Quarterly Revenues. Non GAAP Diluted Earnings per ADS up 60%
DUBLIN, October 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Increases Non GAAP diluted earnings per ADS growth guidance to the high thirty percent range for the full year (2014). Shire (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG) announces ...
Hospital patients rarely wash their hands, may spread disease
Although healthcare workers are urged to wash their hands often and hand sanitizer dispensers are everywhere in hospitals, patients are less scrupulous and may be contributing to the spread of hospital-acquired infections, say Canadian researchers.
Bariatric Surgery Now an Option for Transplant Patients Trying to Get on the Waiting List
Many with kidney disease and a BMI higher than 30 cannot get onto the transplant waiting list. Houston Methodist surgeon Dr. Vadim Sherman has begun performing bariatric surgery on these patients; a risky procedure for people on dialysis.
Hepatitis C Treatment Breakthroughs, Advances in Fecal Microbiota Transplantation for C. difficile, Drug-Induced Liver ...
Promising new research in the area of hepatitis C (HCV) therapy that suggests more patients, including those with cirrhosis, will be cured from this common cause of potentially fatal viral liver disease; as well as a number of abstracts that advance understanding of the safety and effectiveness of fecal microbiota transplantation for Clostridium difficile, are among the highlights of ACG 2014 ...
Teen Saved by Transplant, Killed by Superbug
Once known only as "patient number 19," Troy Stulen is emerging as the face of a mysterious superbug outbreak.
New gene therapy treatment showing promise against 'bubble boy' disease
By Gene Emery NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - More than a decade ago, doctors showed dramatic progress in helping infants born with a severe deficiency in their immune systems, a condition known as "bubble boy" disease. But when one quarter of treated children developed leukemia within two to five years, researchers went back to the drawing board. ...
Chimerix's Brincidofovir Shows Potential Survival Benefit in Adenovirus Infection
DURHAM, N.C. -- Chimerix, Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, announced today preliminary data for its investigational antiviral brincidofovir ...
Iraqi national successfully undergoes mechanical heart transplant
A 29-year old Iraqi national successfully underwent a mechanical heart transplant at a Indian hospital after being diagnosed with severe left ventricular dysfunction, one of the most prominent reasons for sudden cardiac death.
Common Viral Infection in Kidney Transplant Recipients Increases Risk of Developing Donor-Specific Antibodies
* Among kidney transplant recipients, persistent infection with BK virus does not have a negative immediate-term impact on patient or kidney survival, but infected patients are more likely to develop antibodies against their kidney transplants. * Such donor-specific antibodies are known to be detrimental to the survival of transplanted organs.
Fecal microbiota transplantation recommended for treatment of C. difficile
( Spink Health ) The transplantation of fecal microbiota from a healthy donor has been shown in recent clinical studies to be a safe and highly effective treatment for recurrent Clostridium difficile infection and is now recommended in European treatment guidelines.