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2009-06-29 03:57:00

SOUTHAMPTON, England, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Vantia Therapeutics, an emerging pharmaceutical company developing novel, small molecule drugs targeting large, underserved medical markets, announces positive results from a Phase IIa clinical trial of its lead development compound VA106483 for nocturia. The trial showed that oral VA106483 was successful in producing a predictable and sustained anti-diuretic effect in patients, as determined by increased osmolality and decreased urine output....

2009-06-10 06:15:00

QUEBEC CITY, June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS; TSX: AEZ), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrine therapy and oncology, today announced the opening of an extended study in the Phase 3 program with cetrorelix pamoate for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a benign enlargement of the prostate, affecting more than 20 million men in the U.S. alone. Sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC entered into a previously announced agreement with...

2009-05-14 11:00:00

Initial results from preclinical and Phase 1 safety studies, and plans for Phase 2 studies for menopausal symptoms and benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) are to be presented CINCINNATI, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Ausio Pharmaceuticals, LLC, a biotechnology development company focused on medicines for an aging global population, will lead off the Bio(R) Business Forum in a presentation on May 19, 2009 at 9:00 AM in Atlanta, Georgia. Ausio has developed AUS-131, a pharmaceutical formulation of the...

2009-05-08 06:50:00

- Significant peak urine flow (Qmax) improvements within 2-6 hours of the first dose, according to published data - CORONA, Calif., May 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin), a new, uniquely selective alpha blocker for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of BPH, produces rapid improvements of both irritative and obstructive urinary symptoms that were sustained for 12 weeks, according to data published in the June issue of The Journal of Urology. RAPAFLO(TM) was...

2009-05-06 06:00:00

All amounts are in U.S. dollars QUEBEC CITY, May 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - AEterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ: AEZS, TSX: AEZ) ("the Company"), a global biopharmaceutical company focused on endocrinology and oncology, today reported financial and operating results as at and for the three months ended March 31, 2009. First Quarter 2009 Highlight Signing of partnership with sanofi-aventis for cetrorelix in benign prostatic hyperplasia ("BPH") for the U.S. market: - Initial $30...

2009-04-28 15:05:00

- Uniquely Selective Agent Offers Significant Improvement - CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Data to be presented at the American Urological Association's (AUA) Annual Conference show that RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin) produces rapid and sustained improvements of both irritative and obstructive urinary symptoms associated with BPH, with statistically significant symptom relief within three to four days of starting treatment. RAPAFLO(TM) is a new, uniquely selective alpha blocker for...

2009-04-28 10:30:00

-- Data Presented at American Urological Association Annual Meeting -- SEATTLE and CHICAGO, April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Researchers from Dendreon Corporation (Nasdaq: DNDN) today presented preclinical data demonstrating the potential of D-3263, Dendreon's orally bioavailable small molecule, which targets TRPM8 (a transmembrane cation channel protein), to treat benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH). D-3263 demonstrated the ability to reduce BPH alone and in combination with finasteride,...

2009-04-27 07:00:00

DENVER, April 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Phase II data presented at the annual meeting of the American Urology Association (AUA) indicate that men suffering from an enlarged prostate may benefit from BOTOX(R) injections. The two-stage, multi-center, double-blind, randomized study showed that two different dose levels of Botulinium Neurotoxin Type A (BOTOX) injected into the prostate was both safe and efficacious for the management of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), a common...

2009-04-22 23:01:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Lumenis Inc., a subsidiary of Lumenis Ltd., a global developer, manufacturer and seller of laser, light-based and radiofrequency devices for surgical, aesthetic, and ophthalmic applications, announced today at the American Urological Association's (AUA) annual show the introduction of a Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate (HoLEP) training simulator and the PolyScope Disposable Ureteroscope(1), a new flexible scope with enhanced vision and...

2009-04-07 06:30:00

-- New product, now available in pharmacies, will provide rapid symptom relief for number one reason men visit a urologist -- CORONA, Calif., April 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI), a leading specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that RAPAFLO(TM) (silodosin), the company's new, uniquely selective alpha blocker for the treatment of the signs and symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), is available for patients by prescription. Watson...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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