Treatment with interferon beta-1b (IFNB-1b) is clinically effective in multiple sclerosis patients. However, the mechanism of action is only partially understood, and validated biological response markers are lacking. We assessed IFNB-1b-induced transcriptional changes by microarray technology. Healthy male volunteers received 250 mug IFNB-1b or placebo in… (More)
Thrombotic events in neonates may origin from fetal life. A 4-day-old newborn infant with a family history of heterozygous type 1 protein C deficiency was diagnosed with left lung hypoplasia and left pulmonary artery thrombosis. Its source was prenatally closed ductus arteriosus. Surgical removal of the thrombus was performed.
OBJECTIVE To investigate the pharmacokinetics of drospirenone (DRSP) and ethinylestradiol (EE) in Caucasian and Japanese women. METHOD Three open-label, non-randomised studies were performed to assess the pharmacokinetics following single doses of EE 0.02 mg/DRSP 3 mg or DRSP monotherapy (1, 3 or 6 mg) in Caucasian (Study 1) and Japanese (Study 2) women,… (More)
Borreliosis is a condition caused by spirochaete-Borrelia burgdorferi, characterised by multiorgan changes and prolonged course with three consecutive stages. The number of diagnosed cases in Poland tends to increase. This is due to the availability of diagnosis tests. Owing to the analysis of blood and CSF by the fluorimetric method 3M IgG/IgM Fastlyme,… (More)