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2011-05-20 10:27:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Edurant (rilpivirine) in combination with other antiretroviral drugs for the treatment of HIV-1 infection in adults who have never taken HIV therapy (treatment-naive). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO) Edurant belongs to a class of HIV drugs called non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (NNRTI). The drug works by blocking HIV viral...

2011-03-03 06:00:00

RICHMOND, Calif., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced that data from its programs to develop ZFN-based therapeutic approaches for the treatment of HIV/AIDS were discussed in four oral presentations at the 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), held in Boston from February 27 to March 2, 2011. "SB-728-T is a key addition to the toolbox of technologies required to move from the bone marrow transplant setting...

2011-03-02 15:05:00

BOSTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Argos Therapeutics announced today that its Arcelis immunotherapy for the treatment of HIV, AGS-004, demonstrated positive outcomes with the primary endpoint of viral load control and a favorable safety and immunogenicity profile in a final analysis of a Phase 2a clinical trial. Data for AGS-004 were presented in a poster at the 18th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Boston. In the study, AGS-004 was safe and well...

2011-02-28 07:30:00

RICHMOND, Calif., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO) announced today the presentation of positive preliminary clinical data from its Phase 1 trial (SB-728-902). The trial is being conducted in immunologic non-responders, HIV-infected subjects who are currently on highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) and have undetectable levels of virus but suboptimal CD4+ T-cell counts. The study is designed to evaluate safety and clinical outcomes of...

2010-05-06 07:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- URL Pharma, Inc., today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued new label information affecting all approved protease inhibitors for treatment of HIV when co-administered with Colcrys® (colchicine, USP). These dosing guidelines are intended to avoid potentially fatal drug-drug interactions. These new dosing recommendations were issued as a result of several clinical studies designed and conducted by URL...


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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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