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2011-05-09 03:39:00

WELWYN GARDEN CITY, England, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - Best-in-Class Candidate With Potential in Treatment of CNS Diseases Heptares Therapeutics today announced it has signed an exclusive option agreement with Shire Pharmaceuticals for a novel adenosine A2A antagonist discovered by Heptares and currently in preclinical development. Adenosine A2A is a G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) involved in the regulation of dopaminergic pathways in the brain. Recently, inhibition of...

2010-04-26 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that Celgene's Vidaza (azacitidine) (seven-day dosing) will retain Decision Resources' proprietary clinical gold standard status through 2013 for the treatment of high-risk myelodysplastic syndromes. While some emerging drugs in development hold promise, none offer significant survival advantages over Vidaza. A modified dosing...

2009-09-01 08:00:00

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced the launch of adenosine injection, USP, an antiarrhythmic drug used to treat paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia. Sagent will offer this latex-free, preservative-free adenosine product in 6 mg per 2 mL single-dose glass vials for intravenous use. "This launch expands upon the full line of prefilled adenosine syringes we introduced in 2007,...

2009-07-08 08:49:00

WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J., July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Eisai Corporation of North America today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted for review the company's supplemental new drug application (sNDA) for an alternative five-day dosing regimen for Dacogen(R) (decitabine for injection) to treat patients with myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS). MDS is a potentially life-threatening group of bone marrow diseases that limit the production of functional blood cells....

2009-06-03 08:00:00

Adenosine Regulation with GP531 Improves the Heart's Pumping Function in Dogs with Advanced Chronic Heart Failure NEW YORK, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- PeriCor Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that positive preclinical results of its novel cardioprotective agent, GP531, were reported in a poster presentation by Hani N. Sabbah, Ph.D., at the European Heart Failure Congress 2009 in Nice, France. The study was funded by PeriCor Therapeutics, Inc. and conducted by Dr. Sabbah and colleagues at the...


Word of the Day
cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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