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Exenatide (marketed as Byetta) is one of a new class of medications (incretin mimetics) approved for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2.
Transition Therapeutics begins TT-401 Phase 2 clinical study for treatment of type 2 diabetes

Transition Therapeutics begins TT-401 Phase 2 clinical study for treatment of type 2 diabetes

Transition Therapeutics Inc. today announced the dosing of the first patient in a Phase 2 clinical study of TT-401 (LY2944876), a drug candidate for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. [More]
Patients with Parkinson's disease show improvements after exenatide therapy

Patients with Parkinson's disease show improvements after exenatide therapy

Follow-Up Study Published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease Supports an Earlier "Proof of Concept" Trial. A follow-up study of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) who participated in an earlier "proof of concept" clinical trial using exenatide showed that improvements persisted twelve months after discontinuing exenatide therapy. [More]
Oramed to present detailed results from ORMD-0801 Phase 2a trial at 2014 GTC Diabetes Summit

Oramed to present detailed results from ORMD-0801 Phase 2a trial at 2014 GTC Diabetes Summit

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that it will be presenting detailed results from its recently completed Phase 2a FDA trial on ORMD-0801, its orally ingestible insulin capsule at the 2014 GTC Diabetes Summit taking place from April 23-25, 2014, in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. [More]
Eli Lilly's revenue decreases 2% to $5.809 billion in fourth quarter 2013

Eli Lilly's revenue decreases 2% to $5.809 billion in fourth quarter 2013

Eli Lilly and Company today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2013. Certain financial information for 2013 and 2012 are presented on both a reported and a non-GAAP basis. [More]
Oramed Pharmaceuticals' ORMD-0801 Phase 2a study meets primary and secondary endpoints

Oramed Pharmaceuticals' ORMD-0801 Phase 2a study meets primary and secondary endpoints

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today results from its Phase 2a clinical trial for its ORMD-0801 oral insulin capsule for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The trial was conducted under a United States Food and Drug Administration IND (Investigational New Drug) protocol. The Phase 2a study met all primary and secondary endpoints. [More]
Oramed to publish results of Phase 2a clinical trial for oral insulin capsule for treatment of type 2 diabetes

Oramed to publish results of Phase 2a clinical trial for oral insulin capsule for treatment of type 2 diabetes

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that it will announce the results of its Phase 2a clinical trial for the company's ORMD-0801 oral insulin capsule for the treatment of type 2 diabetes on January 30, 2014. [More]
Oramed Pharmaceuticals to purchase $15,800,000 shares in registered direct offering

Oramed Pharmaceuticals to purchase $15,800,000 shares in registered direct offering

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., a developer of oral drug delivery systems, today announced that it has entered into definitive agreements with investors to purchase an aggregate of 1,580,000 shares of common stock at a price of $10.00 per share in a registered direct offering. [More]
Oramed reports positive results from ORMD-0801 pharmacokinetic study in type 1 diabetes patients

Oramed reports positive results from ORMD-0801 pharmacokinetic study in type 1 diabetes patients

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral drug delivery systems, announced today successful results in a clinical trial testing the pharmacokinetic dose response of its oral insulin capsule (ORMD-0801) in type 1 diabetes patients. [More]
Bristol-Myers Squibb signs agreement to sell global diabetes business

Bristol-Myers Squibb signs agreement to sell global diabetes business

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company today announced that it has signed an agreement to sell its global diabetes business that was part of its collaboration with AstraZeneca. Under terms of the agreement, AstraZeneca will make an upfront payment of $2.7 billion to Bristol-Myers Squibb, with potential regulatory- and sales-based milestone payments of up to $1.4 billion and will make royalty payments based on net sales through 2025. [More]

Oramed starts patient recruitment in Israel for ORMD-0801 clinical trial for patients with T1DM

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that it has initiated patient recruitment for a new clinical trial of its orally ingestible insulin capsule, ORMD-0801 for patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus in Israel. [More]
Study finds that triple therapy corrects two core defects in type 2 diabetes

Study finds that triple therapy corrects two core defects in type 2 diabetes

Patients with type 2 diabetes fare significantly better if they are started on three medications at the time of diagnosis than if they are prescribed a single drug and have other therapies added later, a San Antonio researcher said June 22 at the 73rd Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association in Chicago. [More]

FDA clears Oramed Pharmaceuticals' IND for ORMD-0801

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that the United States Food and Drug Administration has cleared the Company's Investigational New Drug application for ORMD-0801, its oral insulin capsule. [More]
Pancreatitis and diabetes drugs: an interview with Dr Sonal Singh, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Pancreatitis and diabetes drugs: an interview with Dr Sonal Singh, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Acute pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas which leads to leakage of pancreatic enzymes. Apart from certain drugs such as GLP-1 based therapies, the most common causes of pancreatitis are Gallstones and Alcohol use. [More]

Oramed to report results of T1DM oral insulin formulation at Diabetes Summit 2013

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., a developer of oral delivery systems of drugs currently administered by injection, announced today that its abstract, entitled "Oral insulin capsules toward management of Type 1 diabetes mellitus," will be presented at the Global Technology Community Diabetes Summit 2013. [More]
Eli Lilly reports positive results from Phase III AWARD trials of type 2 diabetes drug, dulaglutide

Eli Lilly reports positive results from Phase III AWARD trials of type 2 diabetes drug, dulaglutide

Eli Lilly and Company today announced positive top-line results of two additional Phase III AWARD trials for dulaglutide, an investigational, long-acting glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist being studied as a once-weekly treatment for type 2 diabetes. [More]

Oramed Pharmaceuticals receives Japanese patent for innovative oral delivery technology

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that it has received approval for a key patent by the Japanese Patent Office. [More]
New study associates commonly used diabetes drugs with pancreatic cancer risk

New study associates commonly used diabetes drugs with pancreatic cancer risk

ndividuals who had taken a type of drug commonly used to treat Type 2 diabetes showed abnormalities in the pancreas, including cell proliferation, that may be associated with an increased risk of neuroendocrine tumors, according to a new study by researchers from UCLA and the University of Florida. [More]
GLP-1 pancreatitis concerns justified

GLP-1 pancreatitis concerns justified

Study results have raised further concerns over a link between pancreatitis and the use of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1)-based therapies for patients with Type 2 diabetes. [More]
GLP-1 may increase risk of hospitalization for people with acute pancreatitis

GLP-1 may increase risk of hospitalization for people with acute pancreatitis

People who take the newest class of diabetes drugs to control blood sugar are twice as likely as those on other forms of sugar-control medication to be hospitalized with pancreatitis, Johns Hopkins researchers report. [More]

Oramed to submit new oral insulin IND with FDA

Oramed Pharmaceuticals Inc., a developer of oral drug delivery systems, announced today that it has been in communication with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regarding its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for oral insulin. [More]