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2014-01-13 08:26:50

To Expand Clinical Trial for Advanced Ovarian Clear Cell Carcinoma ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EntreMed, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENMD), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company developing therapeutics for the treatment of diseases, announced today that it has moved to expand its Phase 2 clinical trial for its drug candidate ENMD-2076 in advanced ovarian clear cell carcinoma (OCCC) with the submission of a new drug global clinical trial application with China's Food and Drug...

2014-01-08 08:27:45

Frost & Sullivan: Ripe for innovative, non-invasive treatments, the market will almost double by 2017 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The need for effective and patient-friendly treatment of retinal diseases to avoid visual impairment is driving the retinal therapeutics market in the U.S. Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) inhibitors dominate the market as they are a safe and effective option to treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic macular edema...

2013-12-19 23:24:16

The authors of a new study on blood biomarkers and mesothelioma say a panel approach, including several different proteins and glycoproteins, could save lives. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Surviving Mesothelioma is reporting on newly-published research showing that, in the diagnosis of mesothelioma, more biomarkers are better than one. Writing in a recent issue of Anticancer Research, the scientific team suggests that a glycoprotein called chitinase-3-like-1 (YKL-40) may be an...

2013-11-29 14:37:54

A study led by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) demonstrates a new mechanism involving a signaling protein and its receptor that may block the formation of new blood vessels and cancer growth. The findings are published in the December issue of Science Signaling. Angiogenesis creates new blood vessels in a process that can lead to the onset and progression of several diseases such as cancer and age-related macular degeneration. Vascular endothelial growth...


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  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
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This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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