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2014-05-02 08:24:15

Significant reductions of more than 1,500 mg/dL in triglycerides observed CARLSBAD, Calif., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ISIS) announced the final data from its Phase 2 study of ISIS-APOCIII(Rx) as a monotherapy in patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome, or FCS. In this open-label study, three patients with FCS treated with ISIS-APOCIII(Rx) achieved substantial reductions in triglycerides with all three patients achieving a triglyceride...

2011-06-24 00:00:00

AMSTERDAM, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Dossier Re-Examination Process Initiated Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, today announced that it has received an opinion on its Marketing Authorisation Application (MAA) for Glybera(R) (alipogene tiparvovec) as a potential therapy for Lipoprotein Lipase Deficiency ("LPLD"). Following a recent meeting with the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal...

2011-05-20 00:00:00

AMSTERDAM, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, announced today results from a long-term efficacy study of Glybera (alipogene tiparvovec) that showed improved chylomicron metabolism could be used as a biomarker for increased lipoprotein lipase (LPL) activity in those patients missing the gene that produces this protein. Glybera is a gene therapy product under development for the treatment of...

2009-01-09 09:00:00

Researchers have uncovered why some dietary fats, specifically long-chain fats, such as oleic acid (found in olive oil), are more prone to induce inflammation. Long-chain fats, it turns out, promote increased intestinal absorption of pro-inflammatory bacterial molecules called lipopolysaccharides (LPS). This study appears in the January issue of JLR.While dietary fats that have short chains (such as those found in milk and cheese products) can be absorbed directly into the bloodstream from...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.