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New drug for Crohn’s disease sufferers

A new drug injected under the skin to treat Crohn’s disease, an autoimmune condition, that target antibodies which produce the characteristic chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract has proven to be highly effective. Drug trials for the anti-TNF drug ‘Cimzia’ showed a clinical improvement in over 60% of subjects involved in the research.

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About: New drug for Crohn’s disease sufferers

Date: 18 October 2005

Source: Reuters

Author: Ben Hirscler

URL: http://today.reuters.com/investing/financeArticle.aspx?type=hotStocksNews&storyID=URI:urn:newsml:reuters.com:20051018:MTFH13386_2005-10-18_14-40-47_L18202660:1

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