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2010-10-12 11:36:00

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- MS-Leaders.org, a medical education portal from Medical Logix, LLC, is inviting neurologists and multiple sclerosis treating clinicians to participate in an exciting medical education platform designed to share best practices in the management of MS patients. MS-Leaders.org provides physicians with engaging and clinically relevant educational resources, including continuing medical education, to deliver a breadth of content to meet the needs of busy...

2010-09-22 07:30:00

SILVER SPRING, Md., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Gilenya capsules (fingolimod) to reduce relapses and delay disability progression in patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090824/FDALOGO ) "Gilenya is the first oral drug that can slow the progression of disability and reduce the frequency and severity of...

2010-09-22 00:30:00

EAST HANOVER, N.J., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Novartis announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the oral multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment Gilenya(TM) (fingolimod) 0.5 mg daily, a first-line treatment for relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis - the most common forms of the disease. The FDA approval makes Gilenya the first oral treatment indicated for relapsing forms of MS available in the US. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2010-07-15 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that surveyed neurologists have low awareness of Novartis/Mitsubishi Tanabe's FTY-720 (Gilenia) among the surveyed oral emerging therapies for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). According to the new report, Brand Perception Series: Physician Segmentation in Multiple Sclerosis, just over one-third of surveyed physicians...

2010-06-28 09:17:00

Study shows ITMTX may have beneficial role in progressive forms of MS NEW YORK, June 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Multiple Sclerosis Research Center of New York (MSRCNY), together with the International Multiple Sclerosis Management Practice (IMSMP), today announced that results from its Intrathecal Methotrexate Treatment in Multiple Sclerosis study have been published in this month's issue of Journal of Neurology. This study reports on the feasibility of using intrathecal...

2010-06-15 07:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that, in the multiple sclerosis drug market, Novartis/Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma's oral disease-modifying therapy Gilenia (fingolimod/FTY-720) remains on track to achieve blockbuster status by 2018, following a recent positive recommendation by a U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) panel regarding Gilenia's safety and efficacy...

2010-04-26 07:00:00

EXTON, Pa., April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- BioTrends is pleased to announce the publication of a new syndicated report, TreatmentTrends: Multiple Sclerosis. This report covers the use of disease-modifying agents (DMAs) for the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS), as well as attitudes and perceptions toward these products, advantages and disadvantages, ideal patient types, barriers to growth and expected future use. In addition, respondents were queried about their awareness of and interest in...

2010-04-19 08:00:00

WALTHAM, Mass., April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms focusing on pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that early lines of therapy for the treatment of multiple sclerosis are dominated by Teva's Copaxone and Biogen Idec's Avonex, an interferon-beta (IFN-beta) agent. According to surveyed neurologists, Copaxone's superior side-effect profile, particularly the lack of flu-like symptoms, is a key driver of its first-line...

2010-04-06 07:44:09

New study published in Journal of Molecular Diagnostics follows recent publication showing utility of Chronix's serum DNA tests in breast cancer Chronix Biomedical today announced publication of a study that supports the utility of its serum DNA blood tests to predict clinical status and monitor disease activity and response to treatment in multiple sclerosis (MS). Chronix Biomedical uses proprietary technology to identify disease-specific genetic fingerprints based on the circulating DNA...

2010-04-01 07:00:00

NES-ZIONA, Israel, April 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PROLOR Biotech, Inc. (NYSE Amex: PBTH), a company developing next generation biobetter therapeutic proteins, today announced that the Israeli Office of the Chief Scientist ("OCS") has approved a 2010 continuation of its grant to PROLOR's Israeli-based R&D subsidiary for the company's development program for interferon-beta-1a-CTP (IFN-Beta-CTP), its longer-acting version of interferon-beta-1a (IFN-Beta). IFN-Beta, which is indicated...


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