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2014-05-05 08:28:29

Academic and Industry Teams Converge to Focus on Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Advance Innovative Interception and Prevention Strategies SPRING HOUSE, Pa., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) announced today the establishment of a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC), Prometheus Laboratories Inc. (Prometheus), Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota (Mayo Clinic), Centre Hospitalier Regional...

2014-05-05 00:21:27

COVA322 is First of Covagen's Bispecific FynomAbs to Enter Clinical Trials ZURICH-SCHLIEREN, Switzerland, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Covagen today announced it has initiated a Phase Ib/IIa study with COVA322, a bispecific TNF/IL-17A inhibitor. COVA322 is Covagen's lead bispecific FynomAb® developed for treatment of patients with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis and other inflammatory diseases. The trial will enroll 39 patients with psoriasis and evaluate safety as well as...

2014-05-03 16:21:27

NEW YORK, May 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The South Street Seaport transformed into an ocean of purple as nearly 5,000 walkers came together in New York City to shed light on the cruel mystery of lupus during the Lupus Foundation of America's Walk to End Lupus Now(TM). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140503/83951 Sponsored by Saks Fifth Avenue and NBC 4 New York, the New York City Walk to End Lupus Now coincided with the start of Lupus Awareness Month (May), the...

2014-05-01 12:32:27

May Lupus Research Awareness Month Campaign Aims to Enlist 1 Million To Work For a World Without Lupus NEW YORK, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To recognize World Lupus Day, May 10, the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) asks supporters to "Take Lupus Research to the Power of 10" and help create a World Without Lupus. The new awareness program harnesses the exponential power of worldwide participation to accelerate scientific discoveries that lead to new treatments and a cure. Throughout May Lupus...

2014-05-01 12:32:03

- Consistent effects seen across key MRI measures of disease activity; Effects were sustained beyond two-year pivotal MS studies - - Approximately 80 percent of patients treated with Lemtrada did not receive a third course of treatment in the first year of the extension - CAMBRIDGE, MA, May 1, 2014 /CNW/ - Genzyme, a Sanofi company (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY), announced new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data from the Lemtrada (alemtuzumab) clinical development program. In Lemtrada...

2014-05-01 12:31:32

Sephure® ensures proper placement of suppositories, improves patient quality of life and compliance CONCORD, Mass., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jennifer Davagian Ensign, Founder & CEO of Cristcot Inc. today announced that Sephure®, a first-of-its-kind disposable suppository applicator, is now available to the millions of people who require suppository medication therapy. Although billions of suppositories are sold around the world each year, there is no standard of care for...

2014-05-01 10:03:33

Three new mango studies presented at 2014 Experimental Biology Conference Three new mango-related studies were presented this week at the 2014 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) in San Diego, revealing initial findings on the effects of mango consumption on ulcerative colitis and bone parameters in animal models. "The mango industry's nutrition research program is committed to advancing our understanding of the role mangos can play as part of a healthy...

2014-05-01 08:37:31

- Initiation of Phase 1/2a clinical trial in subjects with dry eye disease expected mid-2014 DURHAM, N.C., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for ocular and pulmonary diseases, announced today that it has received acceptance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for P-321 Ophthalmic Solution for the treatment of dry eye disease. Preclinical data that...

2014-05-01 08:36:19

May is Lupus Awareness Month; Lupus Foundation of America Education Programs and Events Taking Place Nationwide WASHINGTON, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In recognition of Lupus Awareness Month this May, the Lupus Foundation of America is calling on the public to take action and raise their voice to increase lupus awareness and help solve the cruel mystery that is lupus. Lupus is a mysterious and devastating disease that ravages different parts of the body and has no known cause and...

2014-04-30 16:30:12

Afternoon to Honor Robbyn Sockolow, MD; Hosted by Veteran TV News Anchor Liz Cho and featuring a Fashion Presentation by Bergdorf Goodman NEW YORK, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), Greater New York Chapter, will host their Twenty-First Annual Women of Distinction Luncheon at the Waldorf-Astoria on Thursday, May 1(st). The luncheon will be hosted by veteran WABC-TV News Anchor, Liz Cho. To purchase tickets to the 21(st) Annual...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.