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2010-09-29 08:30:00

BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues finds that the Crohn's disease drug market will experience moderate growth over the next decade, increasing from $3.2 billion in 2009 to $4.2 billion in 2019 in the United States, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom and Japan. This modest growth rate masks dramatic changes as market growth from newer and emerging biologic...

2010-06-29 09:48:00

PLYMOUTH, Minn., June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Midwest Infusion Center expanded from its previous space at West Health by opening a new infusion center at the City Center Professional Building in Plymouth for patients receiving infusion therapy. Midwest Infusion Center is a unique treatment center designed for patients to receive complex therapies in a safe, comfortable and non-clinical setting. The team, staffed with physicians and registered nurses who are experts in infusion therapy, works...

2010-06-16 08:30:00

ATLANTA, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UCB today announced new Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) data demonstrating rapid and sustained improvements in managing moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) symptoms and pain for patients, as well as results of a survey showing the impact of RA pain on the daily lives of women, focusing on productivity and relationships, during the 2010 European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) annual congress in Rome, Italy, June 16-19....

2010-06-09 12:54:53

Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) and Elan Corporation, plc (NYSE: ELN), in collaboration with EPI-Q, Inc. and Avatar International, LLC, today announced the launch of My MS Health, a first-of-its-kind, web-based, patient-reported outcomes (PRO) research program. My MS Health is designed to track and provide instant reports on patient function and quality of life (QoL) using validated measures over time. This outcomes research program will assess the impact of using My MS Health on...

2010-05-02 08:15:00

ATLANTA, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB announced today results of an open-label extension study, PRECiSE 4 (P4), of Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol; CZP) demonstrating that Cimzia provides sustained efficacy over four years in moderate to severe Crohn's Disease patients regardless of whether patients were previously treated with infliximab (IFX) or infliximab-naive. Cimzia is indicated for reducing the signs and symptoms of Crohn's Disease and maintaining clinical response in...

2010-04-29 07:30:00

ATLANTA, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Studies and analyses of the Crohn's Disease (CD) treatment Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol) demonstrating new data will be exhibited at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2010, taking place in New Orleans from May 1-5, 2010. "Cimzia data at this year's DDW provide important and positive clinical insights, namely, that Cimzia offers long-term efficacy in multiple patient populations," said Cem Kayhan, MD, Associate Medical Director at UCB. "This...

2010-04-26 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends is pleased to announce the publication of a new syndicated report, TreatmentTrends: Multiple Sclerosis. This report covers the use of disease-modifying agents (DMAs) for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), as well as attitudes and perceptions toward these products, advantages and disadvantages, ideal patient types, barriers to growth and expected future use. In addition, respondents were queried about their awareness of and interest in...

2010-04-16 14:06:55

Data also showed reduced fatigue and improved cognition Biogen Idec (NASDAQ: BIIB) and Elan Corporation, plc (NYSE: ELN) today announced results from a one-year, longitudinal health outcomes study (n=324) in which patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) who received 12 infusions of TYSABRI (natalizumab) reported improvements in quality of life (QoL) measures, as well as reduced fatigue and overall improved cognitive function, as measured by validated tools. The goal of the study, which was...

2010-04-15 08:49:28

A study led by Mayo Clinic suggests remission from Crohn's disease may be more likely if patients get biologic therapy combined with immune-suppressing drugs first instead of immune-suppressing drugs alone. The study, published in the April 15, 2010 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, found treatment of moderate to severe Crohn's disease with infliximab plus azathioprine allows more patients to achieve remission and mucosal healing than therapy with azathioprine alone. "These study...

2010-03-01 09:02:00

WALTHAM, Mass., March 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, for the treatment of secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, Biogen Idec/Elan's Tysabri will remain Decision Resources' proprietary clinical gold standard through 2018. While some drugs in development for multiple sclerosis hold promise, most have less favorable efficacy and/or delivery features compared with Tysabri....


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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