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2014-07-10 08:29:02

OSAKA, Japan and DURHAM, N.C., July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited ("Takeda") and its partner, Zinfandel Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Zinfandel"), will present data during multiple poster and oral sessions at the upcoming Alzheimer's Association International Conference(®) 2014 (AAIC(®)), taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark from July 12-17, 2014. "Studies show that individuals with mild cognitive impairment--a slight, although noticeable and measurable...

2013-10-25 23:20:52

MarketResearch.com announces the addition of a new market research report in Pharmaceuticals to their product offering: OpportunityAnalyzer: Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2017 http://www.marketresearch.com/land/product.asp?productid=7831525&progid=85818. Rockville, MD (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 OpportunityAnalyzer: Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH) - Opportunity Analysis and Forecasts to 2017 The level of unmet needs for NASH, including...

2012-10-09 22:19:00

Discovery of new biological pathway may help scientists redesign certain diabetes drugs to eliminate or reduce adverse side effects Many drugs work by "fixing" a particular biological pathway that's gone awry in a disease. But sometimes drugs affect other pathways too, producing undesirable side effects that can be severe enough to outweigh the drug's benefits. Such is the case for the thiazolidinedione drugs (also known as TZDs), which are used to treat type 2 diabetes. These are...

2012-09-24 23:02:01

The Consumer Justice Foundation, a for-profit corporation whose team of consumer advocates provides free online educational resources to individuals regarding the potential dangers of using certain prescription medications, has a Web site URL that is located at http://www.sideeffectsrx.com. The CJF hereby alerts the pubic of a recent article published in Consumer Reports magazine that advises individuals with diabetes to avoid using Actos or generic equivalents because of concerns regarding...

FDA Approves Generic Actos
2012-08-19 08:15:06

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first generic version of the prescription drug Actos, which is used by adults with type 2 diabetes to help control blood glucose levels. The FDA granted a license to produce generic Actos, also know pioglitazone, to Morgantown, West Virginia-based Mylan Pharmaceuticals, HealthDay News reported on Friday. They will produce the medication in 15mg, 30mg, and 45mg strengths....

2012-07-30 23:02:28

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Warned in June 2011 that Taking Actos for More than One Year May Increase Bladder Cancer Risks by as Much as 40%. Since then, Studies Published in the British Medical Journal and the Canadian Medical Association Journal Have Confirmed that Patients who Take Actos Over a Long Period of Time are More Likely to Develop Bladder Cancer. New York, New York (PRWEB) July 30, 2012 Public Health Watchdog, a media outlet created to inform the public about...

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  • In the phrase to out-herod Herod, to be more violent than Herod (as represented in the old mystery plays); hence, to exceed in any excess of evil.
Herod refers to 'Herod the Great,' a Roman client king and 'a madman who murdered his own family and a great many rabbis.' According to the OED, the term is 'chiefly with allusion to Shakespeare's use' in Hamlet.