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2014-09-09 16:25:56

- Data include post-hoc assessments of controlled studies in relapsing MS regarding evolution of gadolinium-enhancing lesions, assessments of predictive scores for disease activity and disability progression, and 'no evident disease activity' (NEDA) measure for interferon beta-1a SC vs. interferon beta-1a IM ROCKLAND, Mass., Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EMD Serono, Inc., a subsidiary of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced today that new data from the division's multiple sclerosis...

2014-09-09 04:21:06

~Convening World's Leading Researchers in MS with a Program Covering all Aspects of Research Including Cause and Pathology, Genetics and Environmental Impact, Emerging Treatment Study Findings and Nervous System Repair BOSTON, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 10-13 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston, MA, ACTRIMS-ECTRIMS will host their joint triennial international meeting - MSBoston 2014, with over 8,000 participant from leading organizations in Europe, North America and...

2014-09-04 16:27:48

FLINT, Mich., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Diplomat, the nation's largest independent specialty pharmacy, announced that it will distribute Plegridy(TM) (peginterferon beta-1a). Manufactured by Biogen Idec, Plegridy(TM) was approved on August 15, 2014 by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (RMS). Plegridy is the only pegylated beta interferon approved for use in RMS and is dosed once every two weeks. Plegridy can be...

2014-09-03 16:30:04

EDISON, N.J., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ContraVir Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (OTCBB:CTRV), an emerging biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of targeted antiviral therapies, announced today it will present at two upcoming investor conferences. ContraVir is scheduled to present at the Rodman & Renshaw 16(th) Annual Global Investment Conference, to be held September 8-10, 2014, in New York City, and the Aegis Capital 2014 Healthcare and Technology...

2014-08-26 12:28:56

DUBLIN, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Cytomegalovirus Retinitis Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Cytomegalovirus retinitis is a viral eye inflammation of the retina. The causative organism of this disease is cytomegalovirus, a herpes virus that attacks the photosensitive cells in the retina. This disease can lead to permanent blindness if left untreated. It affects...

2014-08-18 16:27:33

DUBLIN, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Brivudine (CAS 69304-47-8) Market Research Report 2014" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130307/600769 Brivudine (CAS 69304-47-8) Market Research Report 2014 presents comprehensive data on brivudine markets globally and regionally (Europe, Asia, North America etc.) The report includes brivudine description, covers its application areas and related patterns. It...

Early Step In Body's Counterattack On Virus Blocked By Ebola Protein
2014-08-15 03:16:59

The Mount Sinai Hospital / Mount Sinai School of Medicine Findings provide framework for new drug development efforts One of the human body's first responses to a viral infection is to make and release signaling proteins called interferons, which amplify the immune system response to viruses. Over time, many viruses have evolved to undermine interferon's immune-boosting signal, and a paper published today in the journal Cell Host & Microbe describes a mechanism unique to the Ebola...

2014-07-28 13:20:36

The Lancet Infected patients and could improve treatment uptake Two new pill-only antiviral drug regimens could provide shorter, more effective treatment options with fewer side effects for the majority of patients infected with hepatitis C, even those most difficult to treat, according to the results of two studies published in The Lancet. Both studies focused on hepatitis C genotype 1, which is the most common genotype in the USA, Europe, North Asia, Australia, and South America,...

2014-07-28 08:28:50

New study identifies potential alternatives to Gilead's Sovaldi PHILADELPHIA, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intellectual Property and Science business of Thomson Reuters, the world's leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today released a new study in recognition of World Hepatitis Day on Life Sciences Connect, a blog exploring the latest news and trends in Life Sciences and updates on the drug pipeline identifying multiple treatments in...

2014-07-21 11:07:15

The JAMA Network Journals HIV-infected patients also infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) who received a combination of the medications sofosbuvir plus ribavirin had high rates of sustained HCV virologic response 12 weeks after cessation of therapy, according to a study in the July 23/30 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on HIV/AIDS. The issue is being released early to coincide with the International AIDS Conference. Up to 7 million persons worldwide are infected with both human...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.