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04:59 EDT 25th July 2014 | BioPortfolio

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Boston Scientific

Boston Scientific is a global medical device company, the 8th largest (based on annual sales, which were over $8 billion in 2010). It is the world's second largest maker of heart devices; prod...

Huntington's Disease

Huntington's disease is a hereditary disease caused by a defect in a single gene on Chromosome 4 that is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion. The defect causes a part of DNA, called a CAG...

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Vitamin B6

Vitamin B6 is a water-soluble vitamin that exists in three major chemical forms: pyridoxine, pyridoxal, and pyridoxamine. It is commenly used in the body as a co-enzyme, and thus regulates many of t...

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The Middle East has a wealth of biotechnology companies and is an important player in the global biotechnology industry. Following a World Summit on the Information Society, Arab countries are str...

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Clinical trial assesses anti-FGF23 for treating X-linked hypophosphatemia

X-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH) is a heritable form of rickets that results from mutations in the gene encoding the phosphate regulating endopeptidase (PHEX). Unlike diet-associated forms of rickets,...

Pfizer Appoints Chief Scientific Officer, CV & Metabolic Disease Research

Pfizer Inc. announced that Dr. Morris Birnbaum has joined the company as chief scientific officer for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease Research.

Pfizer Names Chief Scientific Officer, Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease Research

Pfizer announced that Morris J. Birnbaum, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the company as Chief Scientific Officer for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Disease Research. He will report directly to Rod MacKenzie, P...

Dystonia Europe, EPDA partner with Boston Scientific

Dystonia Europe (DE) and the European Parkinson's Disease Association (EPDA) are collaborating with Boston Scientific, a global medical technology provider. The aim of these partnerships is to increas...

Anavex Encouraged by Scientific Data Confirming Sigma-1 Receptor Agonist is Potentially Disease-Modifying in Parkinson's Disease

NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Anavex Life Sciences Corp. ("Anavex" or the "Company") (OTCQB:AVXL), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel drug candidates to treat...

Metabolites' role in understanding disease emphasized

Over-reliance on genetic-centered approaches in predicting, diagnosing and treating disease will lead to few future scientific breakthroughs, cautioned a researcher who co-authored an article that adv...

Vitamin and mineral supplements for healthy individuals don’t work

When I was in medical school, our nutrition researchers taught us that vitamins didn’t do much good and only made expensive urine (where the water soluble ones end up).  We did learn about the...

Depression a risk for heart disease

An extensive review of scientific literature indicates that depression should be added to the list of risk factors associated with heart disease. Others include obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure...

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Coupling fibroblast growth factor 23 production and cleavage: iron deficiency, rickets, and kidney disease.

High levels of fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) cause the rare disorders of hypophosphatemic rickets and are a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and death in patients with chronic kidney disea...

Hereditary Rickets. How Genetic Alterations Explain the Biochemical and Clinical Phenotypes.

The reemergence of vitamin D deficiency in the industrialized countries resurrects the "threat" of nutritional rickets, especially among pediatric populations, a fact that may lead to underdiagnosis o...

Vitamin D treatment in calcium-deficiency rickets: a randomised controlled trial.

To determine whether children with calcium-deficiency rickets have a better response to treatment with vitamin D and calcium than with calcium alone.

Vitamin D/dietary calcium deficiency rickets and pseudo-vitamin D deficiency rickets.

This review describes the pathogenesis, clinical presentation and biochemical perturbations found in privational (nutritional) rickets and pseudo-vitamin D deficiency rickets (PDDR), an autosomal rece...

Hereditary vitamin D rickets: a case series in a family.

Abstract Hereditary vitamin D-resistant rickets (HVDRR) is an autosomal recessive disorder characterized by end-organ resistance to 1α,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25D3). Clinically, the syndrome is rec...

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