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2010-09-21 08:30:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB, Inc., a global biopharmaceutical leader in the research and development of medications to treat serious conditions including immunology disorders and central nervous system conditions, is proud to support people living beyond the boundaries of Crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and epilepsy through three unique scholarship programs. In five years, UCB has awarded more than 400 scholarships--totaling more than $3 million--to individuals...

2010-07-28 07:00:00

BRUSSELS, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB today announced the results of a 6-month, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study, published in the journal Movement Disorders, showing that Neupro® (rotigotine transdermal system, 2 and 3 mg/24 hours) provided sustained, clinically relevant improvements in symptoms of Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS). The study also showed high rates of complete remission seen with rotigotine 2 mg or 3 mg/24 hours. "In this study...

2010-06-29 06:30:00

ATLANTA, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- New long term data showed that Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V provided sustained reduction in seizure frequency for up to five years when used as an add-on treatment for uncontrolled partial onset seizures in adults with epilepsy. In addition post-hoc exploratory analyses showed that adjunctive lacosamide treatment reduced partial-onset seizure frequency and improved responder rates when added to a broad range of antiepileptic drugs (AEDs)...

2010-06-18 07:30:00

BRUSSELS, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first data to show that Neupro® (rotigotine transdermal system) significantly improved wellbeing and daily activities that are often impaired by pain related to Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) were presented this week at the 14th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Additional data from an open-label extension study showed that the efficacy of rotigotine remained...

2010-06-16 08:30:00

ATLANTA, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- UCB (Euronext: UCB) and Immunomedics, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMMU) announced new lupus drug candidate, epratuzumab, provided a significant reduction in disease activity in patients with moderate to severe active systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Data presented at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) meeting in Rome from the phase IIb study, EMBLEM(TM), suggest promising results of epratuzumab in patients with SLE. EMBLEM(TM) was a 12-week,...

2010-06-15 07:30:00

BRUSSELS, June 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- New data from a retrospective cohort study showed that up to three quarters of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) developed gastrointestinal disorders (GID) that can have a substantial adverse effect on major PD-related clinical and health economic outcomes. These data were presented at the 14th International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders in Buenos Aires, Argentina (June 13-17, 2010). "The new retrospective cohort...

2010-06-14 10:30:00

ATLANTA, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Lt. Governor Casey Cagle today joined Georgia Bio, the Georgia Research Alliance, the Metro Atlanta Chamber and the Innovation Crescent business community in announcing the launch of the Georgia Bioscience Commercialization Center (GBCC), which will act as a start-up catalyst and resource center for bioscience entrepreneurs in Georgia. "The Georgia Bioscience Commercialization Center is a first of its kind initiative in Georgia, drawing on the expertise of...

2010-06-14 08:30:00

ATLANTA, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB today announced the availability of an oral solution formulation of Vimpat® (lacosamide) C-V, an antiepileptic drug (AED) for add-on treatment of partial-onset seizures in people with epilepsy age 17 years and older. Vimpat 10 mg/mL solution is now available in U.S. pharmacies. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/vimpat/34012/ Download a high resolution photograph...

2010-05-19 14:16:06

Improved treatment of severe epilepsy could reduce the overall cost of the condition, according to research presented at the annual meeting of the International Society of Pharmacoeconomic Outcomes Research (ISPOR) at the Hilton Atlanta in Atlanta, Georgia. According to the authors, the annual cost of non-drug treatment of epilepsy increases disproportionately with the severity of the disease, while antiepileptic drug (AED)-related costs remain stable regardless of disease severity. The...

2010-05-02 08:15:00

ATLANTA, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB announced today results of an open-label extension study, PRECiSE 4 (P4), of Cimzia® (certolizumab pegol; CZP) demonstrating that Cimzia provides sustained efficacy over four years in moderate to severe Crohn's Disease patients regardless of whether patients were previously treated with infliximab (IFX) or infliximab-naive. Cimzia is indicated for reducing the signs and symptoms of Crohn's Disease and maintaining clinical response in...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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