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2009-05-19 06:30:00

First Patent to be Issued from Among Intradigm's Large Collection of Pending siRNA Sequence Patents PALO ALTO, Calif., May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Intradigm Corporation, a leading developer of targeted, systemic RNA interference (RNAi) therapeutics, today announced the issuance of United States patent 7,534,878, titled "Composition and Methods of RNAi Therapeutics for Treatment of Cancer and Other Neovascularization Diseases." The issued patent covers a specific double-stranded siRNA sequence...

2009-05-06 09:15:00

Taking aim at a leading cause of liver failure in the United States, a team of scientists at the Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories (MBL) of the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) has developed a human monoclonal antibody that neutralizes the Hepatitis C virus (HCV).

2009-05-06 09:17:28

Taking aim at a leading cause of liver failure in the United States, a team of scientists at the Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories (MBL) of the University of Massachusetts Medical School (UMMS) has developed a human monoclonal antibody that neutralizes the Hepatitis C virus (HCV).

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2009-04-17 09:06:36

First-ever nationwide study finds that taxes and a national law prohibiting sale of tobacco to minors lower rates of teen smoking.

2009-02-26 11:01:01

Cutting edge science has finally put to rest a 90-year-old mystery that involved nobility, revolution, murder and the long-romanticized story of a child's escape from the firing squad.

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2009-01-05 14:41:00

Comprehensive study of Medicaid records finds substance abuse increases the cost of other health problems.

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2008-12-30 13:58:17

Seven percent of adults and 19 percent of children taking chemotherapy drugs in outpatient clinics or at home were given the wrong dose or experienced other mistakes involving their medications.

2008-12-09 11:00:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX) and the University of Massachusetts Medical School announced results from a preclinical study of a Respiratory Syncytial Virus ("RSV") vaccine candidate.

2008-11-14 09:00:34

RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (Nasdaq: RXII), a biopharmaceutical company pursuing the development and commercialization of proprietary therapeutics based on RNA interference (RNAi), today reported results for the quarter ended September 30, 2008.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.