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2010-09-22 05:00:00

Randomized Phase 2 Study of Docetaxel and Prednisone With or Without OGX-011 in Patients With Metastatic Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer. Chi K.N., et al. JCO Sep 20, 2010: 4247-4254 BOTHELL, WA and VANCOUVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - OncoGenex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: OGXI) announced today publication of results from a randomized Phase 2 trial in the Journal of Clinical Oncology. The trial results showed a survival benefit with the investigational agent OGX-011/TV1011...

2010-09-03 07:47:00

$11 Million Supports Five-Year Study to Compare Treatments ROCHESTER, N.Y., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A large international study aimed at improving the care of muscular dystrophy patients worldwide is being launched by physicians, physical therapists, and researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center. Neurologist Robert "Berch" Griggs, M.D., is heading the study of treatments for Duchenne muscular dystrophy, the most common form of the disease that affects children....

2010-07-23 08:06:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Pharma, Inc. announced today the results from the extended open label portion of The Circadian Administration of Prednisone in Rheumatoid Arthritis-1 (CAPRA-1) Phase 3 European registration study of LODOTRA®, a programmed release formulation of low-dose prednisone, which showed sustained improvement in reducing the duration of morning stiffness in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) over a 12 month period. The results...

2010-06-17 14:40:00

PARIS, June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis (EURONEXT: SAN and NYSE: SNY) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted marketing authorization for Jevtana® (cabazitaxel) Injection in combination with prednisone for the treatment of patients with metastatic hormone-refractory prostate cancer (mHRPC) previously treated with a docetaxel-containing treatment regimen. Jevtana, a microtubule inhibitor, in combination with prednisone...

2010-06-16 07:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Pharma, Inc., announced today that data from the Phase 3 U.S. registration study of LODOTRA®, a circadian cytokine modulator and novel modified-release, low-dose prednisone tablet, showed a statistically significant improvement in American College of Rheumatology (ACR) response criteria in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). These data, along with 12-month efficacy data from the company's Phase 3 European...

2010-06-09 08:00:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Pharma, Inc., today announced that data on its two lead product candidates, LODOTRA®, a circadian cytokine modulator and novel modified release, low-dose prednisone tablet, and DUEXA®, a proprietary tablet formulation containing a fixed-dose combination of ibuprofen and high-dose famotidine, will be presented during the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) Annual Congress taking place in Rome, Italy,...

2010-06-03 06:00:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Soligenix, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SNGX) (Soligenix or the Company), a late-stage biotechnology company, announced today that the European Patent Office granted patent EP 1830857 "Method of Treatment of Graft-versus-Host Disease and Leukemia with Beclomethasone Dipropionate and Prednisone." The patent claims beclomethasone dipropionate (BDP) in conjunction with a short duration of high-dose prednisone with a rapid taper for the reduction...

2010-05-19 10:45:00

NORTHBROOK, Ill., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon Pharma, Inc., a late-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative medicines for pain-related diseases and chronic inflammation, today announced interim results from a pilot clinical study showing that LODOTRA® (modified release prednisone tablet) chronotherapy may improve asthma control and asthma-related quality of life when added to standard asthma therapy in patients...

2010-05-17 07:03:39

Patients with severe asthma who use an internet-supported strategy and daily monitoring of exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) were able to control their asthma with lower overall dosing of oral corticosteroids (OCS) than patients who underwent usual care, according to research from the Netherlands. "We know that in patients with prednisone-dependent asthma it is important to adjust the daily dose of oral corticosteroids to the lowest possible level in order to reduce long-term side effects," said...

2010-03-05 13:45:00

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Poniard Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: PARD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative oncology therapies, today announced the presentation of positive final data, including survival data, from the Company's Phase 2 clinical trial of picoplatin as a first-line therapy in men with metastatic castration-resistant (hormone-refractory) prostate cancer (CRPC). The results were presented in a General Poster Session today at...