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2011-03-01 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company, today highlighted its financial results and product development progress for the year ended December 31, 2010. "Prometheus had another record year in 2010, our 14th consecutive year of sales growth," said Joseph M. Limber, President and Chief Executive Officer of Prometheus. "In addition, we made significant progress advancing a number of internal development programs,...

2011-02-16 12:48:38

Some biologic drugs may be safer than others according to a new systematic review by Cochrane researchers. Biologics are a broad class of drugs based on biological molecules. The drugs are used to reduce inflammation in diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease. Although the effectiveness of biologics is now well established, it is thought that some may have rare but serious side effects related to their immune-suppressing activities. Links have been made to...

2011-01-26 06:44:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2010. Diluted earnings per share, excluding specified items, were $1.30, reflecting 10.2 percent growth. Diluted earnings per share under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) were $0.92, primarily reflecting costs associated with recently announced restructuring actions for the integration of the Solvay Pharmaceuticals acquisition and...

2010-12-20 09:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In its recently released annual 2010 update, ChartTrends®: Biologics in Rheumatoid Arthritis, BioTrends Research Group, Inc. finds that newer biologic agents such as UCB's Cimzia and Centocor OrthoBiotech's Simponi, although lagging in overall market share, have begun to penetrate the first line biologic position primarily at the expense of Pfizer/Amgen's Enbrel and Abbott's Humira. In a comparison of rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...

2010-12-07 08:15:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that Amgen/Pfizer's Enbrel is the leading tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha inhibitor prescribed in newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients, outpacing Abbott's Humira in the first three lines of treatment. According to the upcoming Treatment Algorithms in Rheumatoid Arthritis report, two percent of newly...

2010-12-01 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that although Amgen/Pfizer/Stiefel's Enbrel will remain the most-prescribed first-line biologic for moderate-to-severe psoriasis, it will lose market share at this line of therapy to agents in the IL-12/IL-23 inhibitors drug class, namely Centocor Ortho Biotech/Janssen-Cilag's Stelara. Surveyed U.S. dermatologists...

2010-11-08 09:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Abbott (NYSE: ABT) presents results from a pooled analysis of two pivotal HUMIRA® (adalimumab) studies, which look at patients with early and long-standing moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA), at the American College of Rheumatology meeting in Atlanta. The study looked at inflammation and structural damage of the joints in early and long-standing RA and their relationship with deteriorating...

2010-11-08 07:08:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with active moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) inadequately responding to either etanercept (Enbrel(®)) or adalimumab (Humira(®)) and who were actively switched to REMICADE(®) (infliximab) demonstrated significant improvement from baseline at week 10, and sustained response through week 26 in an open label study. These week 26 results from the RESTART study were presented for the...

2010-11-03 08:48:00

EXTON, Pa., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bio-Trends is pleased to announce the publication of a new syndicated report, TreatmentTrends®: Rheumatoid Arthritis Q3 2010. This report covers the use of biologics for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The report, part of a quarterly series, focuses on current and future use of biologic agents, patient market share, perceived strengths and weaknesses of the key brands, barriers to broader usage, sales force performance...

2010-11-03 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis, Abbott/Eisai's Humira has emerged as the market leader, garnering sales of more than $500 million in 2009 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom and Japan. Despite Humira's later entry to the psoriatic arthritis market behind that of...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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