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2014-09-17 12:25:34

Improved Efficacy and Lower List Price than the Anti-TNFs Will Be the Key Drivers for Prescribing of Emerging Therapies, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that among Crohn's disease/ulcerative colitis (CD/UC) patients eligible for biologic therapy, only a proportion of patients currently receive a biologic. Surveyed gastroenterologists cite patients' discomfort with biological therapy as the...

2014-09-17 08:25:00

Independent, 3rd party scientists review psoriasis treatments and the benefits of small molecule drugs including CF101; PETACH TIKVA, Israel, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Can-Fite BioPharma Ltd. (NYSE MKT: CANF) (TASE: CFBI), a biotechnology company advancing a pipeline of proprietary small molecule drugs that address cancer and inflammatory diseases, today announced that an article titled, "New Drugs and Treatment Targets in Psoriasis," published in the peer-reviewed scientific...

2014-09-16 12:30:41

Rheumatologists Report that the Vast Majority of RA Patients Who are Candidates for Biologic Treatment Receive a Biologic, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the percentage of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients treated with a biologic agent by rheumatologists has remained relatively constant since 2012 in the major European markets (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom)....

2014-09-16 12:30:33

-- Mark Pimentel, M.D., of Cedars-Sinai Delivered Keynote Presentation on Mechanism of Action -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infective biologic and drug programs targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today the completion of the Company's Investor Day in New York which highlighted its irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) program, including...

2014-09-16 12:30:11

The Imminent Entry of Biosimilars Will Constrain Sales of Branded Biologics and Premium-Priced Emerging Agents, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the rheumatoid arthritis (RA) disease-modifying antirheumatic drug market will increase from $14 billion in 2013 to over $18.2 billion in 2023 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and Japan. TNF-alpha inhibitors...

2014-09-15 08:28:27

ANNAPOLIS, Md., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The second annual International Plasma Awareness Week (IPAW) will be celebrated October 12-18. A joint initiative of the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association (PPTA) and its member companies, IPAW is designed to: -- Raise global awareness about source plasma collection -- Recognize the contributions of plasma donors in saving and improving lives -- Increase understanding about lifesaving plasma protein therapies and...

2014-09-12 12:25:50

-- Company Expects to File IND to Support Clinical Trials in Mid-2015 -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infective biologic and drug programs targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted Orphan Drug designation to the Company's proprietary SYN-005 monoclonal antibody (mAb)...

2014-09-11 08:27:38

-- Conference Call Scheduled for Friday, September 12, 2014, at 9:15 a.m. EDT -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today that it will host a an investor conference call on Friday, September 12, 2014, at 9:15 a.m. EDT. The conference call will highlight...

2014-09-10 12:29:04

-- Keynote Speaker: Mark Pimentel, M.D., FRCP(C), Director, GI Motility Program and Laboratory, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Chairman, Synthetic Biologics' C-IBS Clinical Advisory Board -- ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Biologics, Inc. (NYSE MKT: SYN), a biotechnology company developing novel anti-infective biologic and drug candidates targeting specific pathogens that cause serious infections and diseases, announced today that its Investor Day to highlight...

2014-09-10 12:28:22

WASHINGTON, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement on behalf of RetireSafe: Dear Member of Congress; We write to you today to bring to your attention a critical safety issue that could affect all Americans, but especially those older Americans who rely on relatively new medicines called "biologics". RetireSafe, a 400,000-supporter strong nationwide advocacy organization for seniors, works hard to give a voice to retired Americans and those who hope to retire....


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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