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2014-08-18 12:26:52

DUBLIN, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Lysosomal Storage Diseases Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 The term lysosomal storage diseases refers to a group of rare inherited disorders caused by the deficiency of lysosomal enzymes, activator proteins, proteins required for normal post-translational modification of lysosomal enzymes or proteins required for intracellular...

2008-06-20 12:00:07

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and ALLSCHWIL, Switzerland, June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Actelion Ltd announced today that data published in The Lancet(1) show that, in mildly symptomatic pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients (WHO functional class II - WHO FC II), bosentan (Tracleer(R)) prevented clinical deterioration by significantly delaying time to clinical worsening and reduced the number of patients worsening to WHO FC III/IV. A significant reduction in pulmonary vascular resistance...


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