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2014-02-27 08:29:40

MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - Genzyme, a Sanofi company, today announced the Canadian availability of (Pr)LEMTRADA(TM) (alemtuzumab) for the management of adult patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), with active disease defined by clinical and imaging features, who have had an inadequate response to interferon beta or other disease-modifying therapies. LEMTRADA 12 mg has a dosing and administration schedule of two annual treatment courses. The first...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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