Rare diseases are rapidly becoming a high priority therapeutic area for our industry. This is needed, especially when fewer than 5% of approx 7,000 rare diseases have drug therapies available, and many of these provide limited benefit. There is also a business case to this, due to a supportive reimbursement environment, particularly in the US. […]

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A Complicated Urinary Tract Infection (cUTI), a severe class of UTI, one of most common infections in the world, is notorious and recognized as a menace globally. cUTI has relapsing and refractory characteristics, and is sometimes life-threatening because of patient predisposing factors as well as the recent worldwide spread of multi-drug resistant bacteria. Pyelonephritis – infections of the kidney, […]

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Approximately one third of people with Psoriasis report being diagnosed before age 20. The prevalence of the disease in childhood and adolescence ranges between 0.5% and 2%. According to the World Psoriasis Day consortium 125 million people worldwide have Psoriasis. Psoriasis affects about 6.7 million Americans and is estimated to affect 2–4% of the population […]

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Rosacea is a common chronic inflammatory skin condition that causes redness and visible blood vessels on face. It may also produce small, red, pus-filled bumps. Rosacea can be mistaken for acne, eczema, or a skin allergy. In US more than 14 million people are estimated living with Rosacea. What is Rosacea? Rosacea is a long-term […]

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Foot ulcers refer to a patch of broken down skin usually on the lower leg or feet. In diabetics, when blood sugar levels are high or fluctuate regularly, skin that would normally heal may not properly repair itself because of nerve damage. therefore start a foot ulcer. It occurs in 15% of people with diabetes, and […]

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Glomerulonephritis (GN) is a serious kidney disorder that can lead to end-stage renal disease (ESRD), other serious morbidity, or death. Worldwide, IgA Nephropathy (Berger disease) is the most common cause of GN. IgA nephropathy is a autoimmune disease and is one of the most common kidney diseases, other than those caused by diabetes or high blood […]

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Pancreatitis, inflammation of pancreas, is the leading cause of GI related hospitalizations in USA and many other countries, with a medical condition requiring emergent care. The yearly incidence of Acute Pancreatitis in the United States and western countries is approximately 70-80 new cases per 100,000 population and has increased over the last decade. In 2015, […]

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What do you call a country with quality research facilities, efficient ethics and regulatory framework, diverse participant recruitment pool, research tax incentives and flexibility in conducting research? Some call it a dream destination, others Australia! It’s a country that has the world’s best researchers and health professionals, boasts a world-class research infrastructure and high standards of […]

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Acute myeloid leukemia (AML) is a cancer of the myeloid line of blood cells, characterized by the rapid growth of abnormal cells that build up in the bone marrow and blood that interfere with normal blood cells. It’s sometimes called acute myelocytic, myelogenous or granulocytic leukaemia. [1] Causes of AML The causes of AML remain largely […]

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Vietnam, known for its tourism destination, now is also a destination for clinical trials and research. With a sizeable population of 85 million, Vietnam provides a vast pool of participants, healthcare professionals and strong doctor – patient relationships, which result in a greater retention rate. [1] Clinical Trials in Vietnam Since last few years, Vietnam […]

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