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2010-12-29 07:00:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. announced today that it has filed a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting the approval of REMICADE® (infliximab) for the treatment of moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) in pediatric patients who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy. REMICADE was designated orphan drug status by the FDA on...

2010-11-11 07:00:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. has submitted a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking to expand the SIMPONI® physician label. The sBLA includes inhibition of the progression of structural damage and maintenance of improvement in signs and symptoms and physical function in the treatment of patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA). This submission represents...

2010-11-09 07:05:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The addition of Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol; CZP) to current therapy was associated with a rapid clinical response, improved function and reduced disease activity in a diverse group of adult rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients reflecting those seen in daily clinical practice (including those with prior TNF-inhibitor use). These positive clinical trial data were presented during the American College of Rheumatology's (ACR) 2010 Annual...

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...

2010-11-08 07:08:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) analyses from two Phase 3 clinical trials showed that once every four week subcutaneous injections of SIMPONI(®) (golimumab) 50 mg plus methotrexate resulted in statistically significant improvements in markers of inflammation and structural damage in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared with placebo plus methotrexate. Changes in disease activity were measured using the Rheumatoid...

2010-11-07 16:00:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) today announced results of ORAL Solo (1045), a Phase 3 study that showed tasocitinib (CP-690,550), an investigational, novel, oral JAK inhibitor, administered as monotherapy met two primary endpoints, demonstrating a statistically significant reduction in signs and symptoms of moderately to severely active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and improvement in physical function as measured by ACR20 response rates and mean...

2010-11-06 16:00:00

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., and COLLEGEVILLE, Pa., Nov. 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen Inc. (Nasdaq: AMGN), Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and world-class professional golfer Phil Mickelson, have entered into a partnership to share Phil's experience with his diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis and treatment with Enbrel® (etanercept), and to encourage patients with similar symptoms to visit their doctor for proper assessment and care. "This partnership with Amgen and Pfizer is...

2010-11-05 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) data demonstrating rapid and sustained improvements in managing moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms, reducing disease activity and inhibiting joint damage progression will be exhibited during the American College of Rheumatology's 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting in Atlanta, November 7-11. Cimzia is indicated for the treatment of adult patients with moderately to severely active rheumatoid...

2010-10-18 10:22:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from the PRECiSE 3 (P3) open label extension study for Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol; CZP), demonstrating the longest continuously running maintenance trial for an anti-TNF in Crohn's disease, will be exhibited at the 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), taking place in San Antonio from October 15 - 20. Additionally, long-term efficacy data from the PRECiSE 4 (P4) clinical trial also will...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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