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2010-12-23 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that 60 percent of surveyed type 2 diabetes patients in the U.S. who currently use insulin indicate they would request that their doctor switch them to a less expensive biosimilar insulin if such an agent became available. The new Patient Forum report entitled Patient Forum in Type 2 Diabetes: Patients' resistance to...

2010-12-21 08:30:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that an average of 55 percent of surveyed asthma patients in the U.S. report that they are likely or very likely to request a switch to a drug with efficacy that is comparable to their current medication but which is dosed just once a day. The likelihood of requesting this switch increases with worsening disease control,...

2010-12-16 08:30:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that projected improvements in recurrence-free survival in early stages of colorectal cancer is the most important factor limiting drug treatment opportunities for advanced disease. According to analysis of Pharmacor Patient Flow Model Colorectal Cancer, the growth in drug treatment opportunities for advanced disease...

2010-12-16 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, owing to its superb efficacy, acceptable safety profile and anticipated launch in all major markets, Ironwood/Forest/Almirall/Astellas's linaclotide will emerge as the market leader for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In 2019, linaclotide will garner blockbuster sales of $1.1 billion in the United...

2010-12-15 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the majority of surveyed neurologists in the EU5--France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom--expect that both Novartis/Mitsubishi Tanabe's oral agent Gilenya (FTY-720/fingolimod) and Merck Serono's oral cladribine will most likely secure initial European approval for use in relapsing forms of multiple...

2010-12-09 12:35:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that by 2019 the acute gout drug market will triple in size to $117 million and the chronic gout drug market will reach $1.83 billion. According to the new report entitled Acute and Chronic Gout - New Agents Target Refractory Patients and Tap Market Opportunity, both markets will be driven by new high-priced biologics....

2010-12-09 12:08:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the generic erosion of nine branded agents will significantly constrain growth in the hospital-acquired infections (HAI) drug market through 2019 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the United Kingdom and Japan. These nine agents -- piperacillin/tazobactam (Pfizer's Zosyn/Tazocin, generics),...

2010-12-08 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that the pharmaceutical industry must prepare itself for an increasingly draconian drug pricing environment. While governments in most of the world's developed economies already regulate the prices of most prescription drugs, their control over prices will tighten in the future. According to Decision Resources' new...

2010-12-08 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that although platinum-based treatment will continue to be the standard of care for first- and second-line treatment of platinum-sensitive ovarian cancer, pegylated liposomal doxorubicin (PLD)/carboplatin will replace paclitaxel/carboplatin as the standard second-line treatment for patients who remain platinum sensitive....

2010-12-08 08:15:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that projected improvements in recurrence-free survival and an only modest increase in risk due to population aging will limit growth of new drug-treatment opportunities for advanced ovarian cancer. According to analysis of Pharmacor Patient Flow Model Ovarian Cancer, the number of cases eligible for first-line...


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lambent
  • Licking.
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This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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