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2010-03-29 16:00:00

MONTREAL, March 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Enobia Pharma Inc. unveiled findings from the first hypophosphatasia (HPP) self-reported patient survey intended to evaluate the burden of illness associated with HPP at the 2010 American College of Medical Genetics (ACMG) Annual Clinical Genetics Meeting.

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2010-01-23 07:30:00

The growing number of hours children now spend indoors surfing the Web, watching television or playing video games may be linked to a resurgence of rickets.

2009-11-03 07:01:00

MONTREAL, Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Enobia Pharma announced today the initiation of a Phase 2 clinical study of ENB-0040, a bone-targeted enzyme replacement therapy, under investigation for the treatment of hypophosphatasia (HPP).

2009-10-27 08:33:52

Boston University School of Medicine researchers (BUSM) have found that 50,000 International Units (IU) of vitamin D2, given weekly for eight weeks, effectively treats vitamin D deficiency.

2009-10-26 16:11:47

Millions of children in the United States between the ages of 1 and 11 may suffer from suboptimal levels of vitamin D, according to a large nationally representative study published in the November issue of Pediatrics, accompanied by an editorial.

2009-09-14 07:00:00

DENVER, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Enobia Pharma today announced positive data from a clinical study of ENB-0040, a bone targeted enzyme replacement therapy, under investigation for the treatment of hypophosphatasia (HPP).

2009-08-10 08:00:00

MONTREAL, Aug. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Enobia Pharma, an emerging biotech company focused on developing novel therapeutics for serious bone disorders, today announced that it raised US$50 million from its current investors in a Series C financing.

2009-06-30 14:08:10

A new report issued by the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and published in the scientific journal Osteoporosis International1, shows that populations across the globe are suffering from the impact of low levels of vitamin D.

2009-05-18 08:30:00

HOUSTON, May 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Current recommendations for Vitamin D were called "grossly inadequate" today at the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) 18th Annual Meeting & Clinical Congress. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090324/DC88061LOGO-b) "National recommendations from the Food and Nutrition Board are 400 to 600 International Units (IU) a day," Neil Binkley, MD, an Associate Professor in Geriatrics and Endocrinology at the University...


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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