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04:04 EST 23rd January 2019 | BioPortfolio

BioPortfolio's Channels offers visitors a single point of access to life science and healthcare subjects, technologies, products and services. For example ImmTAC developed by Immunocore, PolyXen developed by Xenetic Biosciences. Each dedicated Channel web page provides highly specific information sourced from BioPortfolio's unique collection of databases - news stories, corporate directory, clinical trials, medical and scientific information.

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Tuesday 26th April 2016

Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic, immune disease that affects the skin. It occurs when the immune system sends out faulty signals that speed up the growth cycle of skin cells. Psoriasis affects up to 1.8 million people in the UK,ix approximately 20 percent of whom...

Wednesday 26th June 2013

Orphan Indications

Examples of Ophan Drug Indications include: Anaemia, sickle cell Cystic fibrosis (CF) Duchenne muscular dystrophy Glioma Graft vs host disease (GvHD) Hepatoma, liver cancer Hodgkin Lymphoma Leukaemia, acute lymphocytic (ALL) Leukaemia, acute my...

Tuesday 21st May 2013

Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT)

Paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT) is episodes of rapid heart rate that start in a part of the heart above the ventricles. "Paroxysmal" means from time to time. The heart will suddenly start racing, then stop or slow down abruptly...

Wednesday 15th May 2013

Coronavirus

Coronavirus were first identified in the 1960s, and were named after the crown-like projections on the surface of the virus. They cause respiratory infections in both humans and animals. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that includes viruses...

H7N9 Bird Flu Virus

Avian influenza A H7 viruses are a group of influenza viruses that normally circulate among birds. The avian influenza A(H7N9) virus is one subgroup among the larger group of H7 viruses. Although some H7 viruses (H7N2, H7N3 and H7N7) have occasionally be...

Tuesday 23rd April 2013

Gaucher's disease

Gaucher's (go-SHAYZ) disease occurs when certain harmful fatty substances accumulate to excessive levels in your liver, spleen, lungs, bone marrow and, less commonly, brain. This accumulation of fatty material in tissues interferes with how your body...

Wednesday 9th January 2013

Lysosomal storage disorders (LSDs)

Lysosomal storage disorders (LSDs) represent a group of about 50 genetic disorders caused by deficiencies of lysosomal proteins. Most involve genetic mutations causing loss of function of key catabolic enzymes residing in the lysosome that are involved i...

Wednesday 24th October 2012

Venous Arterial Thromboembolism

Thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel, blocking a vein (venous thrombosis) or artery (arterial thrombosis). Venous Arterial Thromboembolism (VAT) is caused when some or all of a clot detaches and is moved within the blood stre...

Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a chronic, life-threatening disorder characterized by abnormally high blood pressure in the arteries between the heart and lungs of an affected individual. The symptoms of PAH are non-specific and can range from m...

Friday 29th June 2012

Noonan syndrome

Noonan Syndrome and related disorders (rasopathies) are autosomal dominant congenital syndromes. These disorders are characterised by facial dysmorphism, a wide spectrum of cardiac disease, postnatal reduced growth, ectodermal and skeletal defects, and v...

Friday 4th May 2012

Angiogenesis

Angiogenesis is the growth of new blood vessels. In cancer, it is one of the defining properties of tumour cells. A blood supply is critical for the tumour to survive, so anti-angiogenic drugs are the focus of much research.

Thursday 15th March 2012

Orphan Diseases

The European Organization for Rare Diseases considers orphan diseases to be those that are rare (occur in 1 in 1500 to 1 in 2500 patients, according to US Rare Disease Act 2002 and European Commission on Public Health) and neglected (due the low financia...

Thursday 2nd February 2012

Salmonella newport

Salmonella in humans Salmonella bacteria cause food poisioning, typhoid fever and paratyphoid fever. More than 2500 different strains of salmonella have been identified.  Anyone can get salmonella, but young children, the elderly and people whose ...

Wednesday 25th January 2012

Duchenne muscular dystrophy - DMD

Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a severely debilitating childhood neuromuscular disease that affects 1 in 3,500 live male births. This rare disease is caused by mutations in the dystrophin gene, resulting in the absence or defect of the dystrophin p...

Monday 21st February 2011

Obstetrics

Obstetrics is the branch of medicine concerned with the care of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the following 6 week period. Add the Obstetrics News Channel to your RSS reader; Follow the Obstetrics Twitter feed;

Friday 4th February 2011

Crohns Disease

Crohns Disease is a chronic inflammatory disease, affecting the whole of the alimentary tract from mouth to anus, and all layers of the gut wall. The most commonly affected sites are the terminal ileum, and the large intestine. It frequently affects the ...

Tuesday 14th December 2010

Tinnitus

Tinnitus causes people to hear constant sounds in one ear, both ears or in their head. Tinnitus is the medical name for the perception of noise in one ear, both ears or in the head. The noise comes from inside the body rather than an outside source. Pe...

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus SLE

Lupus is an autoimmune disease characterized by acute and chronic inflammation of various tissues of the body. Because the antibodies and accompanying cells of inflammation can affect tissues anywhere in the body, lupus has the potential to affect a vari...

Systemic lupus erythematosus

Lupus is a systemic autoimmune disease that can affect any part of the body. As with other autoimmune diseases, the immune system attacks the body’s cells and tissue resulting in inflammation and tissue damage. The most common areas of damage are t...

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic systemic disease characterized by progressive joint deformity and joint destruction driven by synovial inflammation and hyperplasia in which cytokines play central pathogenic roles. The prevalence of RA is estimated...

Peyronie's Disease

PD can affect men both physically and psychosocially.  The disorder can result in varying degrees of penile curvature deformity, disease bother, sexual dysfunction, emotional distress, loss of self-esteem and depression.  PD often involves the ...

Dyslipidemia

Dyslipidemia is a generally asymptomatic disease in which serum lipid levels deviate from the normal level. It is considered to be a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease due to its direct relation with atherosclerosis. The market for dyslipi...

Autoimmune Rheumatic Disorders

Atopic Dermatitis

The increasing prevalence of allergy is a major health issue. Often manifested as atopic dermatitis in early childhood, allergies can progress to allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and severe allergic asthma. This process has been termed the “atopic marc...

Amyloidosis

AA amyloidosis affects approximately 35,000 - 50,000 individuals in the United States, Europe (Top 5 countries) and Japan. The disease occurs in a subset of patients with long-lasting inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatic diseases (ex: rheumatoid ar...


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