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2010-04-21 06:42:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., April 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2010. Diluted earnings per share, excluding specified items, were $0.81, reflecting 11.0 percent growth, at the high end of Abbott's previously issued guidance range of $0.79 to $0.81. Excluding an unfavorable $0.03 per share impact from U.S. health care reform, first quarter ongoing earnings per share would have been $0.84, up 15.1 percent....

2010-04-07 11:30:00

WALTHAM, Mass., April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed gastroenterologists estimate that (assuming no new data on adverse events emerge) they will treat fewer Crohn's disease patients with Centocor Ortho Biotech/Merck/Mitsubishi Tanabe's Remicade by the end of 2010, while the percentage of biologics-treated patients receiving Abbott/Eisai's Humira will increase to 36...

2010-03-23 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed dermatologists view Abbott/Eisai's Humira as the most efficacious therapy for the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis. Thirty-two percent of surveyed dermatologists selected Humira as the most efficacious, followed by Centocor Ortho Biotech/Merck/Mitsubishi Tanabe's Remicade (29 percent). The current sales...

2010-01-27 06:46:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, 2009. Diluted earnings per share, excluding specified items, were $1.18, reflecting 11.3 percent growth, at the high end of Abbott's previous forecast. Diluted earnings per share under Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) were $0.98, up 10.1 percent. Worldwide sales increased 10.6 percent to nearly $8.8 billion, including a...

2009-12-09 07:06:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that compared to last year's analysis of U.S. patient-level claims data, TNF-alpha inhibitors are being used more often to treat newly diagnosed patients suffering from Crohn's disease. Three times as many newly diagnosed second-line patients received a TNF-alpha inhibitor versus one year ago (15.2 percent versus 5.6...

2009-11-11 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that Centocor Ortho Biotech's Stelara, the first interleukin (IL)-12/23 inhibitor to enter the psoriasis drug market in the U.S., is expected to change the prescribing habits of dermatologists and substantially alter patient flow to currently marketed biologic agents, including Amgen's Enbrel and Abbott's Humira....

2009-11-02 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, in the Crohn's disease drug market, the dominance of TNF-alpha inhibitors such as Abbott/Eisai's Humira and Centocor Ortho Biotech/Schering-Plough/Mitsubishi Tanabe's Remicade will continue over the next decade. Sales of Humira and Remicade, which accounted for more than three-quarters of the market in 2008, will continue to...

2009-10-22 09:53:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-alpha inhibitors will continue to dominate first- and second-line biologic therapy for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in the United States through 2011, but the more established branded drugs such as, Centocor Ortho Biotech's Remicade, Abbott's Humira and Amgen/Wyeth's Enbrel, in...

2009-09-29 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, in addition to sales of Centocor Ortho Biotech/Schering-Plough/Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma's Remicade, the two emerging TNF-alpha inhibitors Abbott/Eisai's Humira and Centocor Ortho Biotech/Schering-Plough/Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma/Janssen's Simponi will drive sales of the TNF-alpha inhibitor drug class to nearly triple by...

2009-09-08 10:33:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics http://www.reportlinker.com/p0131243/Autoimmune-Disease-Therapeutics.html This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Autoimmune Disease Therapeutics in US$ Billion by the following therapeutic class - Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Psoriasis, Crohn's Disease (Biologics only), and Others. The report provides separate...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.