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2011-06-22 05:45:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) announces that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. patent 7,964,580 ("the '580 patent") titled "Nucleoside Phosphoramidate Prodrugs". This patent generally relates to the composition of matter of PSI-7977 and its diastereomeric mixture for the treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV). PSI-7977, a uracil nucleotide analogue polymerase inhibitor of HCV, is being studied in multiple phase 2...

2011-06-08 05:45:00

PRINCETON, N.J., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) announced today the addition of three treatment cohorts to the ELECTRON trial of PSI-7977, a nucleotide analog polymerase inhibitor, for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (HCV). The rapid and consistent antiviral effects and high barrier to resistance demonstrated with PSI-7977 to date provide the rationale for additional exploratory regimens in this setting. This amendment will add one arm exploring 12 weeks...

2011-06-04 00:00:03

Global branding firm names newly approved INCIVEK. (PRWEB) June 03, 2011 Addison Whitney is pleased to announce the FDA approval of INCIVEKâ“ž¢ (telaprevir) from Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated. INCIVEK is a prescription medication used with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin. The new drug will treat chronic hepatitis C genotype 1 infection in adults with stable liver problems who have not been treated before or who have failed previous treatment. After...

2011-06-01 15:05:00

SAN DIEGO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANDS) today announced issuance of the U.S. patent covering setrobuvir (ANA598), the Company's Direct-Acting Antiviral (DAA) in Phase IIb development for chronic hepatitis C virus infection (HCV). U.S. Patent No. 7,939,524, granted to Anadys by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, recognizes the Company's intellectual property rights to the composition of matter and methods of use for setrobuvir (ANA598)...

2011-05-26 05:45:00

PRINCETON, N.J., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmasset, Inc. (Nasdaq: VRUS) announced today the initiation of a Phase 2a trial investigating the combination of Pharmasset's PSI-7977, a nucleotide polymerase inhibitor, and BMS-790052, Bristol-Myers Squibb Company's (NYSE: BMY) NS5A replication complex inhibitor, for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (HCV). This trial is the result of a clinical collaboration agreement between Pharmasset and Bristol-Myers Squibb announced in January...

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2011-05-23 14:00:00

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s highly anticipated hepatitis C drug has finally won U.S. approval, which will usher in a new marketing battle with a rival medicine from Merck & Co. Incivek is poised to help transform treatment of hepatitis C by nearly doubling the chances of curing the serious liver disease.  Some industry analysts project Incivek sales will top $5 billion a year. The approval was widely expected after an FDA advisory panel unanimously recommended the drug last month....

2011-05-23 08:37:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Incivek (telaprevir) to treat certain adults with chronic hepatitis C infection. Incivek is used for patients who have either not received interferon-based drug therapy for their infection or who have not responded adequately to prior therapies. Incivek is approved for use with interferon therapy made up of peginterferon alfa and ribavirin. (Logo:...

2011-05-20 01:15:00

HUDDINGE, Sweden, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - All TMC435 Patient Subgroups Achieved Substantially Higher SVR4 Rates (Undetectable Virus 4 Weeks After End of Treatment) Compared to pegylated-interferon and ribavirin Alone - TMC435 was Safe and Well Tolerated at All Doses and Treatment Durations Medivir AB (OMX: MVIR), the emerging research-based specialty pharmaceutical company focused on infectious diseases, today announced results from the ASPIRE phase 2b study that...

2011-05-14 13:20:00

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J., May 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Merck (NYSE: MRK) (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved VICTRELIS(TM) (boceprevir), the company's innovative new medicine for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C (CHC). VICTRELIS is approved for the treatment of CHC genotype 1 infection, in combination with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin, in adult patients (18 years of age and older) with...

2011-05-13 16:15:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Victrelis (boceprevir) to treat certain adults with chronic hepatitis C. Victrelis is used for patients who still have some liver function, and who either have not been previously treated with drug therapy for their hepatitis C or who have failed such treatment. Victrelis is approved for use in combination with peginterferon alfa and ribavirin. (Logo:...


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2011-02-17 15:14:03

Lassa fever, first described in 1969 in Lassa, is an acute viral hemorrhagic fever. Clinical cases were known a decade before this but were not associated with this viral pathogen. It is endemic in West African countries and causes approximately 5,000 deaths. The Natal Multimammate Mouse is the primary animal host. The rodent is a source of protein but the virus is usually transmitted by the contact with the feces and urine of animals accessing grain stores in residences. The lassa virus...

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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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