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2010-11-16 07:28:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company developing drugs to treat serious diseases associated with inflammation, today announced that it has notified the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the company has placed a voluntary hold on PEARL-SC, the Phase 2b study of A-623 for the treatment of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (lupus), due to problems found with product vials. The company was...

2010-11-10 16:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company developing drugs to treat serious diseases associated with inflammation, today announced the abstract entitled "Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Varespladib in Diabetic Patients with Acute Coronary Syndromes" will be presented at the American Heart Association's 2010 Scientific Sessions on Wednesday, November 17, 2010 in Chicago, IL. AHA Scientific Sessions Abstract...

2010-11-08 11:19:45

A new study suggests joint complaints attributed to aromatase inhibitors (AI), popular breast cancer drugs, are not associated with inflammatory arthritis or autoimmune disease. Because of that, researchers say women who were primarily concerned about the threat of arthritis should be encouraged to continue taking the medication. The findings of the study will be presented Tuesday, Nov. 9 at the 74th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology in Atlanta, Georgia For...

2010-11-08 08:15:14

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A recent study suggests joint complaints attributed to aromatase inhibitors (AI) "“ standard breast cancer drugs "“ are not associated with inflammatory arthritis or autoimmune disease.  Researchers say because of that, women who were predominantly concerned about the risk of arthritis should be encouraged to continue taking the medication. AI's can significantly reduce the risk of recurrence in post-menopausal women with breast cancer promoted by the...

2010-11-05 15:10:00

Renewal of U.S. Government Special Diabetes Program Will Ensure Progress toward Better Treatments and a Cure for Type 1 Diabetes NEW YORK, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to significant research advances in recent years, people living with type 1 diabetes have received better treatments and therapies. Scientists have made headway in uncovering the possible cause of type 1 diabetes, and in their efforts to find ways to prevent, treat, or reverse the autoimmune disease and...

2010-10-25 16:09:00

Survey finds emotional impact of the disease greatly affects children PORTLAND, Ore., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Almost half of children with psoriasis surveyed by the National Psoriasis Foundation report being bullied at least once in the last six months. The Psoriasis Foundation surveyed parents of kids with psoriatic disease and found that 44 percent of children have been bullied by their peers, and 38 percent of kids say the abuse was a direct result of their disease. The...

2010-10-12 16:39:47

A deficiency in one of the immune system's enzymes affects the severity of autoimmune diseases such as MS, and explains why the course of these diseases can vary so much. New findings give an insight into how this enzyme deficiency can be diagnosed, and could lead to new medicines, reveals a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy. Multiple sclerosis (MS) and Guillain-Barr© syndrome (GBS) "“ the two autoimmune diseases covered by the thesis "“ can follow vastly different courses,...

2010-09-16 12:35:00

"The Hygiene Hypothesis," the Family Connection, Environmental Triggers and "The Global State of Autoimmunity" Are Focus DETROIT, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Emmy-nominated actress, Kellie Martin, star of "ER," "Life Goes On" and the summer NBC movie "The Jensen Project" will be a featured speaker at "The Global State of Autoimmunity" conference hosted by the NGO Health Committee with the United Nations (UN) in partnership with the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association,...

2010-09-01 13:38:00

University of Michigan scientists receive first 1,250 research samples PORTLAND, Ore., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Millions of Americans struggling with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis are one step closer to a cure with the first-ever release of National Psoriasis Victor Henschel BioBank DNA samples for use in psoriasis research. The samples will allow scientists to uncover the unknowns about the genetics of psoriatic disease and its causes. James T. Elder, M.D., Ph.D.,...

2010-07-15 07:00:00

PsoMe.org is the first to connect kids with psoriatic disease PORTLAND, Ore., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of children around the country living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis have a new resource to help them cope with the psychological and social effects of these illnesses with the launch of the first website for kids with psoriatic disease -- www.PsoMe.org. Studies show that children with psoriasis are more likely to be alienated, called names, teased and...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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