The Present and Future of Non-Vascular Stents – Debarati Sengupta and Bhargav Rajan, Frost & Sullivan,

Jul 1, 2015

In our fascination for new-age medical devices such as smart pills and wearable health devices, we do not often pause to think about some of the less-fancy, but equally important medical devices. A class of devices in particular – non-vascular stents – receives much less attention than its 500 million dollar market size demands. In this white paper, Debarati Sengupta and Bhargav Rajan, Research Analysts of Frost & Sullivan, review the present and future of non- vascular stents. ...

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Allergy Therapies: Increasing the Probability of Clinical Development Success -Dr Juan Gispert, Quintiles

Jul 1, 2015

The prevalence of allergic diseases is increasing sharply in both developed and developing countries. These diseases include: asthma; rhinitis; anaphylaxis; drug, food, and insect allergy; eczema; and urticaria (hives) and angioedema. Allergic asthma and rhino-conjunctivitis are the most common. Asthma incidence is rising, affecting some 300 million people worldwide. Allergic rhinitis (AR) affects an estimated 10-30% of the world’s population, with prevalence rates also increasing worldwide. Dr Juan Gispert, Senior Medical Director and Head of Quintiles’ Allergy and Respiratory Center of Excellence, provides an overview of allergy therapies. ...

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