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2008-07-07 09:01:02

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries has reported results from a Phase III study designed to assess the efficacy, safety and tolerability of glatiramer acetate 40mg as compared to the approved Copaxone 20mg in the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. The 40mg dose did not demonstrate increased efficacy in reducing the relapse rate; however, the higher dose maintained the favorable safety and tolerability profile of Copaxone 20mg. Approximately 70-80% (78%) of Copaxone 20mg...

2008-07-07 03:00:34

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: TEVA) today announced top-line results from a Phase III study designed to assess the efficacy, safety and tolerability of glatiramer acetate (GA) 40mg as compared to the approved COPAXONE(R) 20mg in the treatment of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). The 40mg dose did not demonstrate increased efficacy in reducing the relapse rate; however, the higher dose maintained the favorable safety and tolerability profile of COPAXONE(R) 20mg....

2008-06-30 12:03:15

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries and Antisense Therapeutics have announced that ATL/TV1102, a novel, anti-sense drug, significantly reduced disease activity in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis. ATL/TV1102 Phase IIa trial was a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial of ATL/TV1102. The goal of the trial was to obtain preliminary evidence of ATL/TV1102's effectiveness in reducing multiple sclerosis (MS)-related magnetic resonance images (MRI) brain...

2007-10-12 09:00:10

Data from a 16-year follow-up study of 174 relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients was presented at the 23rd Congress of the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS). The study demonstrates significant clinical benefits on both disability and relapse rates in patients continuously treated with COPAXONE® (glatiramer acetate injection) for an average of 8 years. The majority of patients (84.8 percent) in the ongoing...

2007-05-04 12:00:35

Teva Pharmaceuticals said a combination of Copaxone and antibiotic minocycline reduced brain lesions in patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, compared to receiving Copaxone alone. New data from a randomized, double-blind study showed that a combination of Copaxone with the oral antibiotic minocycline reduced T1 Gadolinium enhancing lesions of the brain by 63% and reduced the number of new T2 lesions in patients by 65%. These results trended toward but did not reach...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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