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2014-07-28 13:28:02

University of Oxford Oxford University scientists have shown that a powerful drug given at the time of a kidney transplant operation not only halves the early risk of rejection, but that it also allows a less toxic regimen of anti-rejection drugs to be used after the operation. The key results are reported in The Lancet and presented at the World Transplant Congress in San Francisco today. They will help doctors faced with a difficult transplant conundrum: the powerful combinations of...

2014-07-28 12:27:34

TOTOWA, N.J., July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BiologicTx(®) announced their Discovery 2 Life((TM)) (D2L((TM))), a leading digital health platform designed to guide and support hospitals, clinicians and patients throughout the organ transplant continuum. D2L supports aspects of the organ transplant process, including organization of data associated with enrolling a transplant candidate into a desensitization therapeutic program, donor data management (including identifying optimal...

2014-07-28 04:21:40

HORSHOLM, Denmark, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) and Chiesi Farmaceutici S.p.A. today announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorization for Envarsus(®) for the prevention of organ rejection in adult kidney and liver transplant patients in the European Union (EU). Key points:

2014-06-30 08:29:40

- Result seen across stable and de novo kidney transplant patients - HORSHOLM, Denmark, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced that once-daily Envarsus(®) XR (tacrolimus extended-release tablets), an investigational new drug under FDA review for the prevention of organ rejection in adult kidney transplant patients, demonstrated a lower treatment failure rate in African-Americans compared with twice-daily tacrolimus (Prograf(®)). These study...

2014-05-22 04:21:28

HORSHOLM, Denmark, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion recommending the granting of a marketing authorization for Envarsus® for the prevention of organ rejection in adult transplant patients in the European Union (EU). The positive opinion is for both kidney and liver transplant recipients and includes both the...

2014-04-28 12:31:12

- Study published online in Liver Transplantation - HORSHOLM, Denmark, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced the publication of a Phase II study demonstrating conversion from twice-daily tacrolimus to once-daily Envarsus(®) in stable liver transplant patients in Liver Transplantation. Key points: -- Envarsus(®) is an extended release formulation of tacrolimus designed for once-daily dosing, flatter pharmacokinetics and greater...

2014-03-28 12:21:53

DUBLIN, Mar. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/lwpmln/investigation ) has announced the addition of the "Investigation Report on China Tacrolimus Market, 2009-2018" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Tacrolimus, also named as ""FK506"" and ""FR-900506"", was developed by Fujisawa Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (later became Astellas Pharma by merging with Yamanouchi Pharmaceutical Co.,...

2014-03-15 08:21:40

In the news release, U.S. FDA Accepts Veloxis' New Drug Application for Envarsus® for the Prevention of Organ Rejection in Kidney Transplant Patients, issued 13-Mar-2014 by Veloxis Pharmaceuticals, we are advised that the first bullet should read "FDA has set a target review date under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) of October 30, 2014" rather than "October 3, 2014" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: U.S. FDA Accepts Veloxis' New Drug...

2014-03-13 16:27:19

HORSHOLM, Denmark, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S (OMX: VELO) today announced the U.S. FDA accepted for standard review the company's New Drug Application (NDA) for Envarsus(®) for the prevention of organ rejection in adult kidney transplant patients. Envarsus(®) is Veloxis' once-daily tacrolimus based on the company's proprietary MELTDOSE technology. Key points: -- FDA has set a target review date under the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA)...

2014-01-31 10:54:35

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have discovered what appears to be a potent stimulator of new bone growth. The finding could lead to new treatments for osteoporosis and other diseases that occur when the body doesn't make enough bone. Osteoporosis affects 55 percent of Americans age 50 and older. Of that age group, one in three women and one in 12 men are believed to have osteoporosis, a condition responsible for millions of fractures each year, mostly...


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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
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  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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