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2010-03-23 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed dermatologists view Abbott/Eisai's Humira as the most efficacious therapy for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis. Thirty-two percent of surveyed dermatologists selected Humira as the most efficacious, followed by Centocor Ortho Biotech/Merck/Mitsubishi Tanabe's Remicade (29 percent). The current sales...

2010-03-04 13:00:00

Dermatologists explain why new research finds that psoriasis extends beyond its classification as a chronic skin condition and is linked to serious health risks MIAMI, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the approximately 7.5 million Americans affected by psoriasis, the thick, red, scaly, itchy plaques it causes only scratch the surface when it comes to the overall implications of this disease. Now, ongoing research linking psoriasis to other serious medical conditions and the...

2010-02-11 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the ulcerative colitis drug market will nearly double from $1.2 billion in 2008 to $2.1 billion in 2018 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and Japan. Through 2018, the primary drivers of market growth will be the uptake of Abbott/Eisai's Humira and Centocor Ortho...

2010-02-10 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, owing to increasing competition from other biologic agents, Amgen/Pfizer/Takeda's Enbrel (etanercept)--the leading therapy in the psoriasis drug market in 2008--will account for less than one-fifth of sales in the overall market in 2018. In 2008, Enbrel garnered half of the psoriasis drug market share in the United States,...

2010-01-27 06:46:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2009. Diluted earnings per share, excluding specified items, were $1.18, reflecting 11.3 percent growth, at the high end of Abbott's previous forecast. Diluted earnings per share under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) were $0.98, up 10.1 percent. Worldwide sales increased 10.6 percent to nearly $8.8 billion, including a...

2010-01-14 07:00:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from an international, Phase 3 clinical study comparing the efficacy and safety of STELARA(TM) (ustekinumab) with etanercept (Enbrel®) in the treatment of moderate to severe plaque psoriasis appear today in The New England Journal of Medicine. The results showed a significantly higher clinical response with both doses of STELARA than with etanercept over a 12-week period. The first-of-its-kind head-to-head study comparing...

2010-01-04 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that a biological therapy with a mechanism of action other than tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) inhibition for the treatment of moderate to severe ulcerative colitis, would earn a 25 percent patient share according to surveyed U.S. gastroenterologists. Similarly, in Europe, such an agent would also earn 25 percent patient...

2009-12-23 11:00:00

EXTON, Pa., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends Research Group, Inc. announces the release of the final wave of LaunchTrends®: Simponi and Cimzia report. The survey was completed by U.S. Rheumatologists (n=77) in late November 2009. BioTrends also conducted qualitative interviews with a subset (n=20) of the survey respondents to get an in-depth view of the sales and marketing messages being employed to differentiate the products. Over the course of the six month study...

2009-12-16 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, according to responses from surveyed dermatologists, Centocor Ortho Biotech/Janssen-Cilag's Stelara and Abbott's briakinumab (both interleukin inhibitors) will capture 22 percent of the biologics share in 2012 in the drug market for moderate to severe psoriasis. Among these two agents, Stelara will experience greater...

2009-12-09 07:06:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that compared to last year's analysis of U.S. patient-level claims data, TNF-alpha inhibitors are being used more often to treat newly diagnosed patients suffering from Crohn's disease. Three times as many newly diagnosed second-line patients received a TNF-alpha inhibitor versus one year ago (15.2 percent versus 5.6...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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