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2014-08-20 08:27:26

SOUTHAMPTON, England, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Phase I Trial of Plasma Kallikrein Inhibitor to be Conducted in the US KalVista Pharmaceuticals ("KalVista"), an ophthalmology company with a focus on diabetic macular edema (DME), today announces that it has begun a Phase I, First in Human, trial of its novel plasma kallikrein inhibitor, KVD001, for the treatment of DME. The study's Principal Investigator is Dr. Jennifer K Sun of the Beetham Eye Institute, Joslin...

2014-08-14 12:27:38

Over Three-Quarters of Physicians View Ophthotech's Fovista as an Emerging Therapy with High Potential Value for Wet AMD, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that physician-reported patient shares for Regeneron's Eylea, as well as the other major anti-vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) agents Genentech/Roche's Avastin and Genentech/Roche's Lucentis, have now stabilized among wet age-related...

2014-08-14 08:28:34

ROCKVILLE, Md., Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CASI), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140706/124566 CASI reported a net loss for the second quarter of 2014 of ($1.6 million), or ($0.06) per share. This compares with a net loss of ($1.9 million), or...

2014-08-11 04:21:54

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection has been approved by the European Commission for the treatment of visual impairment due to Diabetic Macular Edema (DME). Bayer Healthcare plans to launch EYLEA in DME in the EU this quarter. "DME is the leading cause of vision loss in working-age adults in much of the developed world, and we believe EYLEA will be an important new treatment...

2014-07-29 20:23:16

DME is the third approved indication for EYLEA in the U.S. TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection for the treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema (DME). The recommended dosage of EYLEA in patients with DME is 2 milligrams (mg) every two months (8 weeks) after five initial monthly injections. Although EYLEA may be dosed as...

2014-07-18 08:23:16

TARRYTOWN, N.Y., July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) today announced that in the Phase 3 VIVID-DME trial of EYLEA(®) (aflibercept) Injection for the treatment of diabetic macular edema (DME), EYLEA 2 milligrams (mg) dosed monthly (2Q4) and EYLEA 2 mg dosed every two months (after 5 initial monthly injections, 2Q8) showed a sustained improvement from baseline in best corrected visual acuity (BCVA) at week 100 (2 years), compared to laser...

2014-07-10 23:07:39

A form of Vitamin E has been found to block a protein that mesothelioma cells need to form new blood vessels. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 10, 2014 Scientists in Japan say mesothelioma cells respond to an altered form of α-tocotrienol (Vitamin E) by producing less of a protein that helps grow new blood vessels. Surviving Mesothelioma has just posted an article on the new research. Click here to read it now. Researchers at Toyo University’s Graduate School of Life Sciences exposed...

2014-07-07 08:27:41

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: RXII), a biotechnology company focused on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative therapies addressing major unmet medical needs using RNA-targeted technologies, today announced the appointment of Dr. Peter Campochiaro to its Scientific Advisory Board. Campochiaro is the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Professor of Ophthalmology and Neuroscience in the Johns Hopkins University...

2014-07-07 08:27:35

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CASI Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CASI), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of cancer and other diseases, announced today that its orally-active, Aurora A/angiogenic kinase inhibitor, ENMD-2076, has received Orphan Drug designation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140706/124566...

2014-06-30 12:40:20

European Society for Medical Oncology ESMO 16 World GI Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer For patients with KRAS wild-type untreated colorectal cancer, adding cetuximab or bevacizumab to combination chemotherapy offers equivalent survival, researchers said at the ESMO 16th World Congress on Gastrointestinal Cancer in Barcelona. "The CALGB/SWOG 80405 trial was designed and formulated in 2005, and the rationale was simple: we had new drugs --bevacizumab and cetuximab-- and the study...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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