Modern Contraceptive Use Increasing in Developing Nations
The Democratic Republic of the Congo had the highest unmet need for modern contraceptive methods in 2017 at 39.9%.
Diazoxide treatment in children with congenital hyperinsulinism is associated most commonly with neutropenia, but also carries a risk for pulmonary hypertension.
The Company is investigating the treatment as a combination with nab-paclitaxel (Abraxane; Celgene) for pancreatic cancers and other solid tumors.
There is a reduction in ovarian cancer risk associated with use of contemporary combined hormonal contraceptives.