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2014-03-27 04:20:44

Companies to Host Investor Conference Call on Alirocumab on March 31 at 9 AM EDT PARIS and TARRYTOWN, N.Y., March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sanofi (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that data from alirocumab clinical studies will be presented at the American College of Cardiology's (ACC) 63rd Annual Scientific Session in Washington, D.C. March 29-31. Alirocumab is an investigational monoclonal antibody targeting PCSK9 (proprotein...

Researchers Discover New Way To Cleanse The Blood Of Cholesterol
2013-04-11 07:22:17

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Michigan (UMich) have found a new genetic target which they believe could be used instead of -- or along with -- statins to help lower a person´s cholesterol. Scientists working in the lab of David Ginsburg at the Ann Arbor-based university´s Life Sciences Institute managed to inhibit the action of a gene responsible for transporting a protein known to interfere with the liver´s...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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