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2012-07-13 08:20:01

Tokyo, July 13, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that first data from clinical studies with E2609, a BACE (beta-site amyloid precursor protein-cleaving enzyme) inhibitor discovered in-house, will be presented during oral sessions at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) 2012, taking place in Vancouver, Canada from July 14 to 19, 2012. E2609 is a BACE inhibitor currently being developed by Eisai as a next-generation oral Alzheimer's disease...

2012-04-23 20:20:12

Tokyo, Apr 23, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that the German Federal Joint Committee (G-BA)(1), the supreme decision-making body for the self-governing medical system in Germany, considers the use of Halaven(R) (eribulin mesylate) to have additional benefit versus comparative treatments, defined by the G-BA for women who have already had extensive prior treatment for metastatic or locally advanced breast cancer.This assessment by the G-BA affirms the additional...

2012-04-23 20:20:01

Tokyo, Apr 23, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Abbott Japan Co., Ltd. and Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that they have received notification from Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) that the condition for approval of Humira(R) pre-filled syringe 40 mg/0.8 mL for subcutaneous injection (adalimumab [genetical recombination]), a fully human anti-TNF-alpha monoclonal antibody, has been lifted in terms of a drug use results survey (all-case surveillance) for plaque psoriasis and...

2012-04-23 03:13:35

Tokyo, Apr 17, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it will launch the insomnia treatment Lunesta(R) (eszopiclone) in Japan on April 18.Lunesta, originally discovered and developed by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. ("Sunovion"; formerly Sepracor Inc.; currently a U.S. subsidiary of Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd.), is the first non-benzodiazepine type GABAA agonist to be launched in Japan in 12 years, and is believed to enhance GABA activity while exerting hypnotic...

2012-04-03 08:20:02

Tokyo, Apr 3, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. and its diagnostics subsidiary EIDIA Co., Ltd. announced today that EIDIA entered into two separate agreements with medical equipment manufacturers Toshiba Medical Systems Corporation and GE Healthcare Japan Corporation on April 2 for Japan sales of PROTOCO2L, a carbon dioxide insufflation system for CT (computed tomographic) colonography, and carbon dioxide insufflation tube PROTOCO2L Catheter Set (collectively referred to as "the...

2012-04-02 04:20:02

Tokyo, Apr 2, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. and Minophagen Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. announced today that they have concluded a license agreement concerning bexarotene (generic name), a treatment for cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL).Under the terms of the agreement, Eisai shall grant Minophagen Pharmaceutical the exclusive rights to develop and commercialize bexarotene in Asia, Oceania, the Middle East and Eastern Europe, amongst other regions. However, Eisai retains the right of...

2012-02-09 00:20:01

Tokyo, Feb 9, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co. Ltd entered into an asset purchase agreement with Robert Bosch GmbH (Bosch Group) on February 8, 2012 concerning the transfer of the entire stock and equity interest (100% of total shares issued or equity interest) of the four subsidiaries that comprise the Eisai Group's machinery business to Bosch Group.Under the terms of this agreement, the Eisai Group plans to transfer 100% of total shares held in Eisai Machinery Co. Ltd, the Group's Japan...

2012-01-19 04:20:01

Tokyo, Jan 19, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co. Ltd and its diagnostics subsidiary EIDIA Co. Ltd announced today that EIDIA will launch LIFE CHECK, a self-monitoring blood glucose meter manufactured by Gunze Limited, on January 27, 2012.LIFE CHECK is a personal self-monitoring blood glucose meter with which diabetes patients can monitor their own blood glucose level by simply inserting a dedicated sensor known as the LIFE CHECK SENSOR into the meter. The meter was developed as a...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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