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Chiesi Global Rare Diseases Announces FDA Approval of Ferriprox (deferiprone) for Treatment of Transfusional Iron Overload due to Sickle Cell Disease

May 1, 2021 Approval is based on demonstrated reduction in liver iron concentration Expanded indications for patients with sickle cell disease or other anemias, as well as thalassemia – BOSTON, May 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Chiesi Global Rare Diseases, a business unit of Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A., an international research-focused healthcare Group (Chiesi Group), announced today… Read More »

Electrodiagnosis of Ocular Diseases Using Sensor-Enabled Contacts

Electroretinography is a common technique for diagnosing and following up on eye conditions such as glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, and retinitis pigmentosa. To perform an electroretinography exam, a device is placed against the eye that projects light onto it and measures the resulting electrical signals that are generated by the retina. Commercial electroretinography devices are rigid… Read More »

Can you die cardiovascular diseases

Even without reaching the point of a diabetes diagnosis, elevated blood sugar levels can damage arteries and thus substantially increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. Thomas Seck, MD, an endocrinologist and vice president of clinical development and medical affairs for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, which markets the drug with Eli Lilly and Company. Call 9-1-1 if… Read More »