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2008-09-10 09:00:48

Epiphany Biosciences has announced that a Phase IIb dose-ranging study to evaluate the safety, efficacy, and tolerability of the company's lead compound, valomaciclovir in patients with acute herpes zoster infection, will continue as originally designed following an interim analysis. In addition to the Phase IIb zoster study, valomaciclovir will also be studied in a separate Phase II clinical trial as a therapy in managing the most severe sequelae of a herpes-zoster infection, post-herpetic...


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out-herod
  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.
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