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1 hr ago | Silicon Alley Insider

Federal Court Denies Allergan Bid To Speed Insider Trading Suit

A federal judge in California on Thursday denied a request by Allergan Inc to expedite its civil suit claiming that Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc and Pershing Square Capital Management engaged in insider trading ahead of their bid to buy Allergan.


Related Topix: Allergan, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International

5 hrs ago | Reuters

UPDATE 1-FDA approves use of Eliquis to treat leg, lung clots

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co and Pfizer Inc on Thursday said U.S. regulators have approved an expanded use for their Eliquis blood clot preventer, to treat blood clots in the legs and lungs.


Related Topix: Bristol Myers Squibb, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Pfizer

10 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Three Lessons From The Galena Scandal

Back in March, I wrote a detailed article about a stock promotion campaign being conducted by Galena and CytRx , which made use of the Dream Team IR firm.


Related Topix: Medicine, CytRx, Healthcare Industry

12 hrs ago | Reuters

Pfizer back for AstraZeneca? Year-end move seen most likely

Shares in drugmaker AstraZeneca have climbed more than 7 percent this week, fueled by speculation of renewed takeover interest from Pfizer, following an abortive $118 billion takeover attempt in May. But while British takeover rules mean deal talks could be back on the cards as early as Aug. 26, following the ending of the first of a two-stage ... (more)


Related Topix: Pfizer, Healthcare Industry

16 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Invest Wisely Or Prepare For Sticker Shock: A Message For All Parents

Are you the type that walks straight into the path of an oncoming train or do you grab the bull by the horns? An article in today's Wall Street Journal and the Los Angeles Times reported on the Agriculture Department's new "Expenditures on Children and Families" report.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Kimberly Clark, Paper, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, CenturyTel

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Quintiles CEO to Present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference

Quintiles CEO Tom Pike will present at the Morgan Stanley Global Healthcare Conference on Monday , September 8, 2014 in New York City at the Grand Hyatt Hotel.


Related Topix: Quintiles Transnational, Quintiles

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Terrific New Yorker Article on Evil Anti-Biotech Charlatan Vandana Shiva

I have called Vandana Shiva, One of the Worst People in the World , so I was thoroughly delighted to read Michael Specter's new article in The New Yorker , in which he reveals the anti-biotech campaigner as the evil fraud that she is.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Agriculture, Science, TV, Electronics, Life, Food, Organic Food

The Baltimore Sun

Northern California patient tested for possible Ebola exposure

Blood samples from a patient at a Northern California hospital, who is suspected of having been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus , will be tested by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , officials said.


Related Topix: California, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Health

Athersys Director Lorin Randall Sells 15,000 Shares

Athersys Director Lorin Randall sold 15,000 shares of Athersys stock on the open market in a transaction dated Monday, August 18th.


Related Topix: Athersys, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Nasdaq 100 Movers: SPLS, ILMN

Our mission at Market News Video is to produce and distribute quality online videos about the stock markets and publicly traded companies.


Related Topix: Scientific Instruments, Illumina, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Office Equipment, Retail, Staples, Financial Markets

Business Journal

Biotech Center receives extra $1M, could help defend U.S. against bioterrorism

The N.C. Biotechnology Center will see its budget increase by $1 million this year, money specifically targeted at bio-defense and ag-biotech programs.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Research Triangle Park, NC


New Promega Branch in India Brings Convenient Access to Technologies and Support Services

Promega Corporation announces its expansion into India with a 16th branch that serves the country's scientific community with wide product availability, efficient delivery and technical support services.


Related Topix: Promega, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Science / Technology, World News, India,

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Fox News

U.S. clears AstraZeneca over heart drug trial

The U.S. government has cleared AstraZeneca Plc over a major clinical trial used to win marketing approval for its important new heart drug Brilinta, following an investigation which had cast a shadow over its prospects.


Related Topix: Marketing, US News, Reuters, Pfizer, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Windsor Beacon

Hospital: Calif. patient may have been exposed to Ebola

A hospital in northern California reports that it is treating a patient who may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry

Pharmaceutical Processing

Aggressive Breast Cancer Biomarker Identified

Two Northwestern University scientists have identified a biomarker strongly associated with basal-like breast cancer, a highly aggressive carcinoma that is resistant to many types of chemotherapy.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Science / Technology, Bioinformatics, CPU


New biotech company will develop lupus treatment from Buck Institute

A new company, Mount Tam Biotechnologies , will develop a potential lupus treatment and other compounds under an exclusive license with the Buck Institute for Research on Aging in Novato, the organizations said Monday.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Medicine, Lupus, Health

Silicon Alley Insider

Allergan Seeks Deal With Salix To Fend Off Valeant: WSJ

Botox maker Allergan Inc has approached Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd and at least one other company about a potential takeover in a bid to avert the $53 billion hostile takeover from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, the Wall Street Journal said.


Related Topix: Allergan, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Raleigh, NC

Customer Interaction Solutions

Renewed Investor Appetite in Biotech Innovation Means Strong...

The seventh annual BioPharm America international life science partnering conference will be held September 22-24 at Boston Marriott Copley Place in the center of Boston's historic Back Bay.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Business Journal

Oncothyreon cancer drug test in Japan shows 'no treatment effect,' stock falls

Bellevue biotech Oncothyreon Inc. said a test of its lung cancer drug in Japan "did not meet its primary endpoint of an improvement in overall survival, and no treatment effect was seen."


Related Topix: Medicine, Biomira, Healthcare Industry, Health, Lung Cancer

Chemical Online

Micromeritics Announces Instrument Grant To The Institute For...

Micromeritics' Instrument Grant Committee has recently selected its latest grant recipient.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Switzerland, World News, Chemistry, Science


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