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2012-02-22 15:01:00

ANAHEIM, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Questcor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOR) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2011. Net sales for the fourth quarter were $75.5 million, reflecting continued physician acceptance of H.P. Acthar® Gel (Acthar) for treating serious, difficult-to-treat medical conditions. Net sales in the fourth quarter 2010 were $29.3 million. GAAP net income for the fourth quarter of 2011 was...

2012-02-21 07:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH), today announced financial results and business highlights for the quarter ended December 31, 2011. Financial Results: Total operating expenses for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2011 were $28.4 million, as compared to $12.9 million for the same period in 2010. For the 12 months ended December 31, 2011, total operating expenses were $93.1 million, as compared to $35.8 million for the same...

2012-02-20 05:00:00

West Penn Allegheny Health System physicians were instrumental in the development and trials of a new diagnostic test that pinpoints proteins which are useful in ruling-in lupus and ruling-out similar Disorders. The Avise-SLE blood is now commerically available nationwide. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 A new blood test designed by physicians and scientists from the West Penn Allegheny Health System to help clinicians diagnose lupus with greater ease and accuracy is now...

2012-02-16 15:10:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) and its National Coalition of lupus patient advocacy organizations congratulate U.S. Representatives Tom Rooney (R-FL), William Keating (D-MA), Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), and Jim Moran (D-VA) on co-chairing a new Congressional Lupus Caucus to apprise Members of Congress of the critical issues impacting lupus sufferers. "These Members of Congress are to be applauded for coming together on a...

2012-02-15 09:22:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Lupus Research Institute (LRI) today awards 12 "Novel Research Grants" to jumpstart discovery in lupus by supporting original, highly promising ideas from some of the country's most creative scientists. Studies will look at why lupus turns the body's immune system against itself and pioneer strategies for new treatment development. The new awards represent diverse disciplines, from inflammation and medical imaging to evolutionary biology and the...

2012-01-16 15:19:51

Italian researchers found a DNA sequence that cause the most severe cases of lupus A "genetic accelerator" is responsible for the most severe cases of Lupus (systemic lupus erythemathosus), an autoimmune disease: the accelerator, called enhancer HS1.2, speeds up the activity of some critical genes of the immune system involved in the disease. A team of Italian researchers at the Catholic University of Sacred Heart in Rome found that the enhancer HS1.2 is like the accelerator of the car...

2012-01-09 12:00:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Exagen Diagnostics, Inc., a specialty focused molecular diagnostics laboratory that discovers, develops and markets proprietary tests for rheumatologists and gastroenterologists, announced today the launch of Avise SLE, which aids in the diagnosis of lupus (Systemic Lupus Erythematosus). Avise SLE is a 5-marker panel designed to Rule-In SLE and Rule-Out other rheumatic diseases to help establish the most accurate SLE...

2011-12-23 14:42:00

Legislation approved by White House Today Addresses Early Lupus Diagnosis and Treatment NEW YORK, Dec. 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A top legislative priority of the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) -- funding for a nationwide lupus education effort for healthcare providers -- is included in the Fiscal 2012 omnibus appropriations bill (H.R. 2055) signed into law today by President Obama after passing in the House of Representatives and the Senate. Nearly $1 million is...

2011-12-16 15:04:00

Funding Aims to Improve Lupus Diagnosis and Treatment NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A top legislative priority of the Lupus Research Institute (LRI) -- funding for a nationwide lupus education effort for health providers -- is included in the Fiscal 2012 omnibus appropriations bill (HR 2055) passed today in the House of Representatives and now moving to the Senate for a vote before going to the President for signature. The legislation allocates nearly $1 million...

2011-12-01 07:00:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Dec. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANTH), a biopharmaceutical company developing drugs to treat serious diseases associated with inflammation, today announced positive interim biomarker data from the PEARL-SC phase 2b clinical study in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus. After analysis by an independent statistician, data from the on-going PEARL-SC study indicate that weekly and monthly subcutaneous doses of blisibimod resulted in...


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Lupus (the wolf) Constellation -- Lupus belongs to the constellations of the Southern Hemisphere roughly between DECL=-30 degrees and DECL=-55 degrees and RA=14h 20m and RA=16h 15m, respectively. It is located between Centaurus on the western and Scorpius and Norma on the eastern boundary. In the north Lupus borders on Libra, to the south it tops Circinus. As a part of the Milky Way stretches through Lupus it is an interesting part of the sky for simple stargazing with binoculars....

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