Navigation Links
International Survey Finds Self-Administered Treatment on the Rise Among Hereditary Angioedema Patients
Date:11/8/2013

BALTIMORE, Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- More patients with hereditary angioedema (HAE), a rare and potentially fatal genetic disorder, are being offered and opting for self-administration therapy, according to data from a new survey being presented at the 2013 American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Meeting. Of the HAE treatment centers surveyed in Europe, Canada and the United States, the majority (70 percent) reported that at least 50 percent of patients were now self-administering their therapy, and the HAE specialists who responded agreed that this treatment option is advantageous to patients, citing key benefits as time saved, independence and convenience.  

"HAE attacks can be serious, painful and frightening, and until recently they required most patients to travel to a clinic or emergency department for treatment, a time-consuming process that can increase the patient's anxiety," said Timothy J. Craig, D.O., Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Penn State University in Hershey, Pennsylvania, and one of the study's investigators. "Fortunately, three HAE therapies are now indicated for self-administration, which our survey confirmed has the potential to minimize the burden of disease for these patients because when faced with an attack, they can intervene earlier."

According to results of the 16-question, online survey, physicians agreed that all patients should be considered for self treatment if certain characteristics are met, including motivation, mental ability and clinical need. While all HAE centers included in the survey offer self-administration, centers in Europe and Canada provide self-administration training. Centers in the United States offer trai
'/>"/>

SOURCE CSL Behring
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related biology technology :

1. PAREXEL International To Present At Goldman Sachs Emerging Growth Conference
2. Nordic Life Science Days - Successful International Life Science Business Meeting in the Nordic Countries
3. SACHEM’s Dr. Paul Vermeulen to Speak at the 20th International Display Workshops
4. National Institute on Drug Abuse Awards SRI International Contract to Test Safety of Medications for Treatment of Substance Abuse
5. Dyadic International To Announce Third Quarter 2013 Financial Results And Host Conference Call On Thursday, November 14, 2013
6. The BioProcess International October Issue - Now Available in Print, Digital and Mobile App Editions
7. Russias International Biotechnology Center Generium Signs Access Agreement to Elseviers ScienceDirect and Embase
8. BioTechniques: The International Journal of Life Science Methods Announces the Publication of the October 2013 Digital Edition Now Available Online and in the App Store
9. PAREXEL International Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Results
10. CA BOTANA International New Peptide Formulations
11. The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Eaton, Baxter International, Bio-Rad Laboratories, INSYS Therapeutics and Boston Scientific
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/2/2015)... April 02, 2015 One of ... to avoid false negative results. MultiGEN Diagnostics, LLC ... Laboratory Services, LLC (PCLS), has developed a novel ... false negatives, while at the same time maintains ... unique combination is expected to improve the quality ...
(Date:4/1/2015)... , April 1, 2015  Adaptive Biotechnologies ... The Lancet Oncology showing that ... company,s next-generation sequencing-based minimal residual disease (MRD) detection ... MRD test) accurately identifies patients with diffuse large ... relapse after initial treatment, usually several months before ...
(Date:4/1/2015)... Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2015 ... Force Microscopes (AFM) was selected to receive the ... The New Economy Magazine.    Park NX10 is the premium ... XY and Z scanner linearity, closed-loop detector noise, ... feature, SmartSca n, which allows images ...
(Date:4/1/2015)... 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - Portage Biotech Inc. ("Portage") ... pleased to announce that Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company ... entered into an agreement with inVentiv Health for ... with their lead compound (BHV-0223). ... of clinical stage neuroscience compounds targeting the glutamatergic ...
Breaking Biology Technology:MultiGEN Diagnostics, LLC Announces the Use of IC-Code™ Technology to Eliminate False Negatives in Molecular Diagnosis. 2Adaptive Biotechnologies' clonoSEQ Minimal Residual Disease Test Predicts Relapse in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Patients by Sensitively Detecting Circulating Tumor DNA 2Adaptive Biotechnologies' clonoSEQ Minimal Residual Disease Test Predicts Relapse in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Patients by Sensitively Detecting Circulating Tumor DNA 3Adaptive Biotechnologies' clonoSEQ Minimal Residual Disease Test Predicts Relapse in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Patients by Sensitively Detecting Circulating Tumor DNA 4Adaptive Biotechnologies' clonoSEQ Minimal Residual Disease Test Predicts Relapse in Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma Patients by Sensitively Detecting Circulating Tumor DNA 5Park Systems Awarded the New Economy Magazine “Best Analytic Instrumentation Company 2014” 2Portage's Biohaven Announces Agreement with inVentiv Health 2Portage's Biohaven Announces Agreement with inVentiv Health 3
... - Attendees at The 18th CPM Resource ... Era , The healthcare industry ... billions allotted for healthcare information technology transformation in,the American ... according to observations shared at the 18th CPM Resource ...
... In spite of continued growth in computational resources ... surrogate to physical reality still faces conceptual and ... of physical reality itself, under conditions of incomplete ... fluctuations. The quantification of this uncertainty has, in ...
... Acquisition LLC (the "Purchaser"), an affiliate of Biotechnology Value Fund ... purchase all of the outstanding shares of Avigen, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... today that it has extended the expiration date for the ... Friday, April 3, 2009. The tender offer was previously set ...
Cached Biology Technology:Experts at Healthcare Conference Support Investments in the Health of Work Culture and Care Processes, Not Just Technology 2Experts at Healthcare Conference Support Investments in the Health of Work Culture and Care Processes, Not Just Technology 3Experts at Healthcare Conference Support Investments in the Health of Work Culture and Care Processes, Not Just Technology 4Opportunities and challenges in uncertainty quantification for complex interacting systems 2BVF Acquisition LLC Extends Avigen Tender Offer to April 3, 2009 2BVF Acquisition LLC Extends Avigen Tender Offer to April 3, 2009 3
(Date:3/12/2015)... -- The mascots of the Atlantic Coast Conference spent ... Forest Baptist Medical Center. They stopped by as part ... Basketball Tournament. Young patients enjoyed bonding with their favorite ... Brenner Children,s Hospital is the pediatric arm ... hospital in northwest North Carolina ...
(Date:3/11/2015)... Mar. 11, 2015 Research and Markets ... "Access Control Market by Product, Application & By ... report to their offering. , This report ... reach $10.4 billion by 2020, with an estimated CAGR ... covers the products types such as contact cards & ...
(Date:3/10/2015)... Colo. , March 10, 2015 ... Flight "Personalized Medicine in Human Space ... and Thomas J. Goodwin , Ph.D. was recently ... of the past two years. Specifically, "Personalized ... most downloaded scientific papers published in 2013 and 2014 ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Global Access Control (Cards & Readers, Biometrics, Controllers, Management Software) Market 2015-2020 - Analysis of the $10 Billion Market 2"Personalized Medicine in Human Space Flight" Listed Among Most Influential Papers of 2013 and 2014 2
... 30,000 still images and video, as well as local ... Encyclopedia of Life via new tools that let the ... science collaboration of unprecedented scale. Experts and citizen ... encyclopedia, which dedicates a Web page to each known ...
... , , , ... biometric technology research and development firm, announced today that GHG ... provide their customers with M2SYS, Bio-SnapON(TM) biometric software solution. , ... biometric recognition capabilities to their web-based employee time tracking software, ...
... FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 4 Of the 600,000-800,000 people ... is estimated that by 2010, human trafficking will be the No. 1 ... Ph.D., professor and chairman of the department of forensic and investigative Genetics ... at the University of North Texas (UNT) Health Science ...
Cached Biology News:Cool new tools let public contribute to massive interactive online biodiversity encyclopedia 2Cool new tools let public contribute to massive interactive online biodiversity encyclopedia 3Cool new tools let public contribute to massive interactive online biodiversity encyclopedia 4Cool new tools let public contribute to massive interactive online biodiversity encyclopedia 5Cool new tools let public contribute to massive interactive online biodiversity encyclopedia 6Cool new tools let public contribute to massive interactive online biodiversity encyclopedia 7M2SYS Biometric Software Solution Selected By GHG Corporation 2DNA Helps Reunite Children With Their Families 2DNA Helps Reunite Children With Their Families 3
Goat polyclonal to Lipocalin 2...
Human GCP-2 is a member of the CXC family of chemokines. It also promotes neutrophil chemotaxis and deganulation. GF063 is an 8.0 kDa protein containing 73 amino acid residues....
... Hinge Region By immunoblotting the antibody reacts ... reacts with free MMP-2 or MMP-2 bound ... aqueous glycerol solution Solution in 0.01 ... 50% glycerol and 15 mM sodium azide. ...
human Exodus-2 Research Focus: cytokine/growth factor Storage Temperature: -20C Shipping Temperature: 4C...
Biology Products: