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PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec 11, 2013--Iroko Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a global specialty pharmaceutical company dedicated to advancing the science of analgesia, today announced that its affiliate, Iroko Pharmaceuticals Inc., has signed licensing agreements with Algorithm SAL and PT Pratapa Nirmala (Fahrenheit), under which the two companies will obtain the exclusive rights to market and sell ZORVOLEX™ (diclofenac) capsules to countries in the Middle East, North Africa (MENA) and Indonesia, respectively. Under the terms of both agreements, Algorithm and Fahrenheit will be responsible for achieving regulatory and pricing approval, as well as the marketing and supply of the medication, in their respective regions. ZORVOLEX was approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in October 2013, and is not currently approved for marketing in any other country.
A new Swiss study finds chest pain characteristics that are specific to women are not a powerful enough tool to diagnose a heart attack.
(BPT) - Every year, thousands of Americans survive a heart attack, also known as a myocardial infarction (MI), return home from the hospital and continue on their patient journey. However, according to AHA data, more than one in four women and nearly one in five men died within a year of having a heart attack.* The risk factors for death after an MI may include a patient’s age, medical history, multiple medical conditions, severity of the heart attack, lifestyle behaviors, and adherence to treatment. Heart attack patients may be able to impact their health by managing the risk factors which are under their control, such as following their doctor’s instructions around making lifestyle adjustments and taking their medications as prescribed. Caregivers can be a valuable source of help for their loved ones during this difficult time.
BALTIMORE, Md. (Ivanhoe Newswire) –Fifty percent of Americans will suffer from hemorrhoids by age 50, but do you really know what you need to about this painful condition?
In this “battle of the sexes”- nobody wins. A new Canadian study finds chest pain is still the telltale sign of a heart attack, but a higher percentage of women than men present without it.
If you’d like to score a touchdown at your tailgate parties, you have to put together a good game-plan, which includes healthier options.
Healthy Tailgating Tips”
BALTIMORE, Md. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The pain and discomfort from hemorrhoids can be debilitating. The swollen and inflamed veins impact more than 15-million people in the US. While there are many treatments out there, most are either ineffective or have serious side effects. Now there is a new non-invasive treatment that is making these bleeding blood vessels disappear almost effortlessly.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Coronary artery disease is the leading cause of death worldwide. While there have been great strides in preventing it, the hardest part has been figuring out who is at high risk, especially since men and women often have different symptoms. Now, a new sex-specific blood test is helping answer that.
Coronary artery disease continues to be neglected in women, despite it killing at least as many women as men.
Do you ever struggle just to walk up a flight of stairs? Extreme weakness can be a signal that something is seriously wrong with your heart. Now, a new device is helping people regain their energy and save lives.
CHICAGO (AP) -- The widow of a Chicago lottery winner who died of cyanide poisoning as he awaited a $425,000 check says she cannot believe her husband could have had enemies and that she has no idea who in their family asked that authorities take the deeper look into what originally was believed to be a death by natural causes.
CHICAGO (AP) -- Urooj Khan had returned to Chicago from the hajj pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia inspired to lead a better life and had sworn off buying lottery tickets - except just this once.
(NewsUSA) - Just 2.5 hours of moderate to vigorous physical activity per week can benefit the cardiovascular system, according to a study published in "Circulation," the journal of the American Heart Association.
(NewsUSA) - "Within 48 hours of quitting smoking, health benefits begin," said Dr. Steven Leers, a member of the Society for Vascular Surgery. "Blood pressure decreases. Pulse rate drops. The body temperature of hands and feet increases. Carbon monoxide levels in the blood return to normal. The chance of a heart attack decreases. Nerve endings regrow. There's an increase in the ability to taste and smell."
(NAPSI)—Women may need to take the latest research about heart disease to heart.
(NAPSI)—February is a time often filled with gifts from the heart, from Valentines Day chocolates to notes from loved ones. However, February is also American Heart Month, the perfect time of the year to inform loved ones about the prevalence of heart disease and the importance of heart health and education. Take the time this month to learn about the risks of heart disease, such as severe chest pain or a heart attack, as well as lifestyle changes and treatment options that may help.