Episode 5: Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension Episode 5: Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension
Drs Vallerie McLaughlin and Richard Channick discuss the diagnosis and treatment of chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology InDiscussion Source Type: news

AI speeds up peer review by flagging potential missed reads
Suspicious liver lesions initially missed by radiologists on CT pulmonary angiograph...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Texture analysis of CTPA may improve PE assessment CEUS-guided biopsy shows superiority in liver imaging Automated volumetry on CTPA can spot pulmonary hypertension AI can augment radiologists for detecting PE on CTPA scans PET detects activity in early atherosclerosis (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - September 21, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

New ESC Pulmonary Hypertension Guidelines Urge Earlier Diagnosis New ESC Pulmonary Hypertension Guidelines Urge Earlier Diagnosis
The diagnostic algorithm has been revamped and clinicians should be thinking of arterial hypertension at an earlier (lower) arterial pulmonary pressure, the authors say.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Cardiology Headlines - September 20, 2022 Category: Cardiology Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Johnson & Johnson Opens State-of-the-Art Science and Technology Campus in San Francisco Bay Area
BRISBANE, Calif., September 20, 2022 – Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) (the Company) today opened its San Francisco Bay Campus, a state-of-the-art Research & Development (R&D) facility in the Bay Area, one of the world’s most established global hubs for innovation and entrepreneurship. The nearly 200,000 square-foot facility will house up to 400 employees, more than doubling the R&D presence of Johnson & Johnson in the Bay Area. The campus bridges key scientific and technological capabilities by co-locating Janssen R&D, Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Johnson & Johnson Technology. It will...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 20, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Janssen Joins Forces with Pro Football Hall-of-Famer Shannon Sharpe to Address Health Disparities in Prostate Cancer
HORSHAM, P.A., September 18, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the launch of Talk That TalkTM, an educational campaign and call to action to drive prostate cancer awareness and reinforce the importance of screening for early detection among Black men. Utilizing a new educational website and social media channels, Talk That TalkTM creates safe and supportive spaces to learn about prostate cancer, share resources, and take proactive steps to live healthier lives. The ultimate goal is to encourage and elevate the importance of consistent prostate cancer screenings to help r...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

TREMFYA ®▼ (guselkumab) Demonstrates Higher Rates of Complete Skin Clearance with Earlier Treatment in Adults with Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis in Phase 3b GUIDE Study
Beerse, Belgium, 8 September 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data for TREMFYA®▼(guselkumab) from the ongoing Phase 3b GUIDE study, which is designed to understand the impact of early intervention and potential dosing interval flexibility on the long-term disease course in adult patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis (Pso). These new data demonstrated that “super responders”a to guselkumab who received every-16-week dosingb maintained disease control (absolute Psoriasis Area and Severity Index [PASI] score <3) at a rate that was non-inferior to ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - September 8, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Final Analysis of Phase 2 GRIFFIN Study Presented for DARZALEX ® (daratumumab)-based Investigational Quadruplet Regimen in Patients with Newly Diagnosed, Transplant-Eligible Multiple Myeloma
LOS ANGELES, August 27, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today the final results from the randomized Phase 2 GRIFFIN study evaluating the investigational use of DARZALEX® (daratumumab) in combination with lenalidomide (Revlimid®), bortezomib (VELCADE®) and dexamethasone (DARZALEX®-RVd), followed by maintenance therapy with DARZALEX®-lenalidomide (R), compared to RVd followed by maintenance therapy with R alone, in patients with newly diagnosed, transplant-eligible multiple myeloma. Data were presented in the plenary session at the 19th International Myeloma Society (IMS)...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 28, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

U.S. FDA Approves IMBRUVICA ® (ibrutinib) as First and Only BTKi Treatment for Pediatric Patients with Chronic Graft-Versus-Host Disease
August 24, 2022 (HORSHAM, PA) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) for the treatment of pediatric patients one year and older with chronic graft-versus-host disease (cGVHD) after failure of one or more lines of systemic therapy. This milestone marks the first pediatric indication for IMBRUVICA® and the introduction of a new oral suspension formulation for patients ages one to less than 12. IMBRUVICA® is now the first FDA-approved therapy for these younger patients who previously had no approv...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

Janssen Marks First Approval Worldwide for TECVAYLI ® (teclistamab) with EC Authorisation of First-in-Class Bispecific Antibody for the Treatment of Patients with Multiple Myeloma
BEERSE, BELGIUM, August 24, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the European Commission (EC) has granted conditional marketing authorisation (CMA) of TECVAYLI® (teclistamab) as monotherapy for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM). Patients must have received at least three prior therapies, including an immunomodulatory agent, a proteasome inhibitor, and an anti-CD38 antibody and have demonstrated disease progression on the last therapy.[1] Today’s milestone marks the first approval worldwide for teclistamab, a first-i...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 24, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news

PAN-TB Collaboration to Advance Investigational Tuberculosis Drug Regimens to Phase 2 Clinical Trials
August 17, 2022 – The Project to Accelerate New Treatments for Tuberculosis (PAN-TB) collaboration announced today the execution of a joint development agreement (JDA) supporting the progression of two investigational tuberculosis (TB) combination treatment regimens into phase 2 clinical development. The collaboration will evaluate whether the novel regimens, which combine registered products and new chemical entities (NCEs), can effectively treat all forms of active pulmonary TB using substantially shorter treatment durations than existing drug regimens, with the goal of identifying a regimen suitable for phase 3 develo...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 17, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

European Commission Approves IMBRUVICA ® (ibrutinib) in a Fixed-Duration Combination Regimen for Adult Patients with Previously Untreated Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)
BEERSE, BELGIUM, 4 August 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the European Commission granted marketing authorisation for the expanded use of IMBRUVICA® (ibrutinib) in an all-oral, fixed-duration (FD) treatment combination with venetoclax (I+V) for adults with previously untreated chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL). The approval is based on the pivotal Phase 3 GLOW study that demonstrated superior progression-free survival (PFS) in patients treated with I+V versus chlorambucil-obinutuzumab (Clb+O), and the FD cohort of the Phase 2 CAPTIVATE study, which showed deep ...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 4, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

STELARA ® (ustekinumab) Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Treat Pediatric Patients with Active Psoriatic Arthritis
HORSHAM, PENNSYLVANIA, August 1, 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved STELARA® (ustekinumab) for the treatment of pediatric patients six years of age and older with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA). This rare disease that resembles adult PsA affects five to eight percent of children and adolescents with chronic inflammatory arthritis.*1-7 Two of the four indications for STELARA now include pediatric patients, further expanding its treatment profile since the first approval in 2009 for adults living with moderate...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - August 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Janssen Announces New Data Supporting Safety and Efficacy of RYBREVANT ® and Lazertinib Combination for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer and EGFR Mutations
July 26, 2022 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson today announced new data from the Phase 1b/2 CHRYSALIS-2 study (NCT04077463) cohort evaluating the safety and tolerability of the combination of RYBREVANT® (amivantamab-vmjw) with the third-generation epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) tyrosine kinase inhibitor (TKI) lazertinib and platinum-based chemotherapy (carboplatin and pemetrexed) in patients with relapsed/refractory non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) and EGFR mutations.[1] These findings and additional updates, including data on RYBREVANT® in combination with laze...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 26, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Janssen Receives Positive CHMP Opinion for Novel Bispecific Antibody TECVAYLI ® (teclistamab) for the Treatment of Patients with Relapsed and Refractory Multiple Myeloma (RRMM)
BEERSE, Belgium, 22 July 2022 – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended conditional marketing authorisation (CMA) for TECVAYLI® (teclistamab) as monotherapy for adult patients with relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma (RRMM), who have received at least three prior therapies, including an immunomodulatory agent, a proteasome inhibitor, and an anti-CD38 antibody and have demonstrated disease progression on the last therapy. Teclistamab is an off-the-shelf, T-cell r...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - July 22, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Latest News Source Type: news

Janssen Announces U.S. FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation Granted for Talquetamab for the Treatment of Relapsed or Refractory Multiple Myeloma
June 29, 2022 (RARITAN, N.J.) – The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Breakthrough Therapy Designation (BTD) for talquetamab for the treatment of adult patients with relapsed or refractory multiple myeloma, who have previously received at least 4 prior lines of therapy, including a proteasome inhibitor, an immunomodulatory agent, and an anti-CD38 antibody. Talquetamab is an investigational, off-the-shelf, T-cell redirecting bispecific antibody targeting both GPRC5D, a novel drug target, on multiple myeloma cells and CD3 o...
Source: Johnson and Johnson - June 29, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Innovation Source Type: news