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2010-06-02 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, for the treatment of HIV, Gilead and Tibotec (a wholly owned subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson) remain on track to launch three novel treatment options in the next two years - Gilead's Quad (a four drug, one pill, once-daily, regimen), Tibotec's rilpivirine and Gilead/Tibotec's rilpivirine/emtricitabine/tenofovir...

2009-06-04 12:41:50

U.S. author Marilynne Robinson was presented with the Orange Prize for Fiction for her third novel, Home, during a ceremony at London's Royal Festival Hall. A previous winner of the Pulitzer Prize for her 2004 book Gilead, Robinson Wednesday beat five other female fiction writers from around the world for the Orange honor, which included a $48,000 cash prize, the BBC said. Fi Glover, chair of judges, described Home as a kind, wise, enriching novel that was exquisitely crafted. We were...

2009-03-26 16:00:00

Coach falls from No. 1 to No. 16 NEW YORK, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Biopharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences tops the 2009 BusinessWeek 50 ranking of the best performing U.S. companies. Rounding out the top five are CF Industries Holdings, Diamond Offshore Drilling, Windstream, and Colgate-Palmolive. This year's No. 1, Gilead Sciences, scored a huge success earlier this decade when it sensed an opening for HIV drugs that were simpler and cheaper than standard treatments, which required...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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