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2009-08-03 10:07:22

 A new class of antibody drugs may provide a powerful new tool for the treatment of eye diseases in children, but specialists need to be alert for the possibility of serious side effects, according to an editorial in the August Journal of AAPOS (American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus), published by Elsevier.Dr. Robert L. Avery of Santa Barbara, Calif., discusses issues related to the use of antibodies against vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in pediatric...

2009-07-31 01:25:00

TOKYO, July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- R-Tech Ueno, Ltd. announced on July 29 after discussing its R&D policy at a meeting of the board of directors held on the day and determined the R&D items as follows. The company intends to actively strengthen R&D in the ophthalmologic & dermatological fields that are its priority and exclusive areas, and promote relevant affiliation, etc. with external entities. 1. Development code UF-021 (eye diseases) The item in question is isopropyl...

2008-11-05 03:00:17

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OXiGENE, Inc. (Nasdaq:OXGN) (Stockholm:OXGN), a clinical-stage, biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics to treat cancer and eye diseases, reported financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008 and presented an update on recent clinical and corporate progress. "OXiGENE today is a leader in the field of vascular disrupting agents, an important new class of therapeutics that is enjoying increasing scientific and...

2008-08-04 03:00:07

WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 4, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- OXiGENE, Inc. (Nasdaq:OXGN) (Stockholm:OXGN), a clinical-stage, biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics to treat cancer and eye diseases, reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2008 and presented an update on recent clinical and corporate progress. Financial Results The Company reported a net loss for the second quarter of 2008 of $7.0 million, or $0.25 per share, compared with a net loss of $5.4 million,...


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tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.