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2011-10-22 16:15:00

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Byetta, a Type 2 diabetes medication created by Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for use in concert with insulin glargineâ”the most popular type of insulin, used around the world by diabetics as reported by DiabeticLive.com. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 22, 2011 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently approved Byetta, a Type 2 diabetes medication created by Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc., for use in concert with...

2011-08-10 15:15:00

SAN DIEGO, INDIANAPOLIS, and WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN), Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) and Alkermes, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged the companies' BYDUREON(TM) (exenatide extended-release for injectable suspension) resubmission. The FDA has categorized it as a Class 2 resubmission requiring up to six months for review and assigned a new Prescription Drug...

2011-08-09 14:58:21

A newly-identified protein may hold the key to keeping appetite and blood sugar in check, according to a study by York University researchers. Suraj Unniappan, associate professor in York's Department of Biology, Faculty of Science & Engineering, is delving into the metabolic effects of a protein called nesfatin-1, abundantly present in the brain. His studies found that rats administered with nesfatin-1 ate less, used more stored fat and became more active. In addition, the protein...

2011-08-04 18:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OSAKA, Japan, Aug. 5, 2011 -- Amylin Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) today announced that they are discontinuing development of pramlintide/metreleptin, an investigational combination therapy for the treatment of obesity that comprises pramlintide, an analog of the natural hormone amylin, and metreleptin, an analog of the natural hormone leptin. The joint decision was based on a commercial...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
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