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2011-03-02 07:00:00

ATLANTA and PORTLAND, Ore., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Two leading patient advocacy organizations have joined forces to educate people about psoriatic arthritis, an inflammatory disease that can lead to joint damage, especially if not diagnosed and treated early. The Joint Smart Coalition, launched today by the Arthritis Foundation and the National Psoriasis Foundation in collaboration with Amgen and Pfizer, aims to provide empowering and educational resources for people with...

2011-03-01 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Laboratories Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical and diagnostic company, today highlighted its financial results and product development progress for the year ended December 31, 2010. "Prometheus had another record year in 2010, our 14th consecutive year of sales growth," said Joseph M. Limber, President and Chief Executive Officer of Prometheus. "In addition, we made significant progress advancing a number of internal development programs,...

2011-01-12 07:00:00

LONDON and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and ChemoCentryx, Inc. announced today that the first patient with Crohn's disease has initiated treatment in the initial pivotal induction study comparing Traficet-EN, now designated GSK1605786 ('786), to placebo. This marks the start of the Phase III clinical development programme for '786 for the treatment of this serious and chronic disease. '786 is a non-biologic, orally bioavailable CCR9...

2010-12-29 07:00:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Centocor Ortho Biotech Inc. announced today that it has filed a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requesting the approval of REMICADE® (infliximab) for the treatment of moderately to severely active ulcerative colitis (UC) in pediatric patients who have had an inadequate response to conventional therapy. REMICADE was designated orphan drug status by the FDA on...

2010-12-01 07:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that although Amgen/Pfizer/Stiefel's Enbrel will remain the most-prescribed first-line biologic for moderate-to-severe psoriasis, it will lose market share at this line of therapy to agents in the IL-12/IL-23 inhibitors drug class, namely Centocor Ortho Biotech/Janssen-Cilag's Stelara. Surveyed U.S. dermatologists...

2010-11-08 07:08:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Patients with active moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) inadequately responding to either etanercept (Enbrel(®)) or adalimumab (Humira(®)) and who were actively switched to REMICADE(®) (infliximab) demonstrated significant improvement from baseline at week 10, and sustained response through week 26 in an open label study. These week 26 results from the RESTART study were presented for the...

2010-11-08 08:13:22

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Remember that groggy, barely conscious feeling you had following a surgical procedure?  Chances are you don't remember much of the experience, and that's because of a condition called "post-operative cognitive decline." Anywhere from 28 to 92 percent of hospitalized patients suffer from short-term memory loss and general delirium.  Researchers at Imperial College London and the University of California, San Francisco have discovered a possible treatment for the...

2010-10-18 10:22:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from the PRECiSE 3 (P3) open label extension study for Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol; CZP), demonstrating the longest continuously running maintenance trial for an anti-TNF in Crohn's disease, will be exhibited at the 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG), taking place in San Antonio from October 15 - 20. Additionally, long-term efficacy data from the PRECiSE 4 (P4) clinical trial also will...

2010-10-15 09:00:00

ATLANTA, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies and analyses of the Crohn's disease (CD) treatment Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) will be exhibited at the 2010 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Gastroenterology, taking place in San Antonio from October 15 - 20. "Cimzia data at this year's ACG meeting continue to demonstrate real-life significance to those with moderate to severe Crohn's disease who have tried other therapies with no response or have never...

2010-10-14 08:00:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, between 2010 and 2013, surveyed European rheumatologists expect well-established TNF-alpha inhibitors to lose considerable patient share to newer agents in this drug class, most notably Centocor Ortho Biotech/Merck/Mitsubishi Tanabe/Janssen's Simponi and UCB/Otsuka's Cimzia. The increased use of newer agents such as...


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