###About the American College of Cardiology The American College of Cardiology, a 33,000-member nonprofit professional medical society and teaching institution, is dedicated to promoting optimal cardiovascular care and disease prevention through professional education, promotion of research, leadership in the development of standards and guidelines, and the formulation of health policy.
New Spine Fusion Indication for Recombinant Protein TreatmentWyeth and Astellas BV, today announced that the European Commission has approved InductOs? [ recombinant human Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2/Absorbable Collagen Sponge] for the treatment of single level anterior lumbar spine fusions as a substitute for autogenous bone graft in adults with degenerative disc disease who have had at least six months of conservative treatment for this disorder. InductOs was approved by European authorities since 2002 for the treatment of acute tibia fractures in adults, as an adjunct to standard therapy fixed with open reduction and intramedullary nail..American Health Authorities saying that there is not at which time are approved at that Canada vaccines for this winter anyway.
The SCF order Defeating Flu promisingLast studies in mice have shown that pulmonary delivery of granulocyte macrophage – colony stimulating factor significantly reduces flu like symptoms and prevented death of after a lethal dose Influenzavirus. While GM SCF therapeutic to man such as a flu prophylaxis or treatment of may be years, the study results were astonishing: All mice surviving treated with GM – SCF, after influenza virus influenza virus , whereas untreated mice all of them died made from the same infection.