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biotherapy

[¦bī·ō′ther·ə·pē]
(medicine)
Treatment of disease with biologicals, that is, materials produced by living organisms.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Be The Match BioTherapies was joined in the investment round by Ping An Ventures, Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy and Gilead Sciences.
NNA - The Lebanese medical society witnessed today the launch of a valuable monograph on biotherapies and autoimmune diseases by Dr.
A website "Zhman" has published brief biotherapies of some of the Taliban negotiators in Qatar.
Biotherapies will be based on unambiguous, genetically (or epigenetically) driven pathophysiologies, which will be confirmed in the lab by various biomarkers, including recognized SNPs and mutations and abnormal proteins produced by specific abnormalities in genetic transcription (for a discussion of potential genetic biomarkers of schizophrenia, see "Genetics of schizophrenia: What do we know?
During the 2010-11 influenza season, CDC and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) conducted enhanced monitoring for febrile seizures after influenza vaccination because of reports of an increased risk for fever and febrile seizures in young children in Australia associated with a 2010 Southern Hemisphere vaccine produced by CSL Biotherapies (up to nine febrile seizures per 1,000 doses) (15).
Not only does the new classification (established in 2010) include anticitrullinated peptide antibodies (ACPA), but it also provides for the early detection of more severe disease, identifying those patients who would benefit most from the implementation of novel biotherapies, as seen in Table 1.
Ces plaintes se rapportent, entre autres, au rejet des dossiers de remboursement des frais de soins, le refus du retraitement par les nouvelles biotherapies et les ruptures repetitives des stocks de medicaments.L'association se mobilise pour defendre les droits bafoues de cette categorie de citoyens.
The department warned against giving the jabs Enzira or CSL Biotherapies generic influenza vaccine, marketed by Pfizer, to children under five.
Over the last four or five years, we have seen large biotech expand to small molecule product development as a hedge against the protracted development timelines and risks inherent to biotherapies. And, during the same period, we have seen large pharma pursue M&A strategies to expand into the biotech markets with the intent of becoming biotherapeutic powerhouses.
Using data from the prospective French RATIO (Research Axed on Tolerance of Biotherapies) registry, which was designed to collect information on opportunistic and severe bacterial infections and lymphoma in patients treated with anti-tumor necrosis factor-alpha (anti-TNF-alpha) agents, Dr.
Just days after the FDA's announcement last month, however, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices recommended that Afluria, a seasonal influenza vaccine manufactured by CSL Biotherapies, not be used in children between the ages of 6 months and 8 years.
Michael Greenberg of CSL Biotherapies, a vaccine manufacturer in Victoria, Australia, and his colleagues identified no deaths, serious adverse events, or other notable adverse events.