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2 hrs ago |

Loss of Key Witness Dooms Pfizer Investor Class Action

A once-gigantic investor class action over Pfizer Inc.'s marketing of the painkillers Celebrex and Bextra finally met its demise on Tuesday, just two months before the decade-old case was scheduled for trial.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Marketing, Law, Simpson Thacher and Bartlett

6 hrs ago | Barron's

Salix Pharmaceuticals: - Better Deal Than It Is Being Viewed'

On July 1, Salix Pharmaceuticals jumped 14% after announcing positive results from a drug trial .


Related Topix: Biotech, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Medtronic, Medical Equipment, AstraZeneca Group, Raleigh, NC

15 hrs ago | BioSpace

Here's Why Pfizer Inc. Should Buy GlaxoSmithKline

In the aftermath of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer failing in its repeated attempts to acquire European drug maker AstraZeneca , investors may be wondering what's next.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, AstraZeneca, AstraZeneca Group

Tue Jul 08, 2014


Pfizer wins dismissal of U.S. investor class action ahead of trial

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain in New York came ahead of a Sept.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Pfizer, Healthcare Law, Law, Bextra, Valdecoxib (generic), Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Health, Pain


Smoking cessation more effective with pills and patch: study

People trying to quit smoking may be more likely to succeed if they combine the patch with a pill, suggests a new study from South Africa.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Pfizer, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, World News, South Africa

Fox News

In Pursuit of Shire, AbbVie Eyes Lower Taxes in UK

U.S. health-care companies like AbbVie are stepping up efforts to merge with rivals from overseas, seeking to benefit from lower tax rates in countries like the UK and Ireland.


Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Morningstar, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Mansfield, MA, Business News

JD Supra

Court Report - July 2014 #2

Eli Lilly and Company et al. v. Panacea Biotec, Ltd. 1:14-cv-01064; filed June 26, 2014 in the Southern District of Indiana Infringement of certain of U.S. Patent Nos.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Eli Lilly, Healthcare Industry

American Reporter

One Woman's WorldLIFE Can Become Too Quiet

The Wall Street Bull Market Express is leaving the station and you have two months, maybe three to run down the platform, take the leap, and latch on to the caboose.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance, Retirement, Microsoft, Startups, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Mon Jul 07, 2014

New York Post

Nonprofit heads for former Pfizer space

The Durst Organization, whose properties include One Bryant Park is scoring a rare 30-year condo commitment at 205 East 42nd Street.


Related Topix: Manhattan, NY, New York, NY, Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, East 40s (New York, NY)

Sys-Con Media

CliniWorks Forms a Strategic Alliance with Pfizer to Develop a...

CliniWorks today announced a strategic alliance between its I subsidiary CliniWorks Ltd. and Pfizer Inc. to jointly advance the parties' respective capabilities in working with healthcare provider organizations to identify and close clinical or quality gaps to improve population health.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Pfizer, Cambridge, MA

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

Big Pharma Needs Growth: Two Severely Undervalued Companies Ripe for a Takeover

At any given moment, there are literally hundreds of severely undervalued companies that are ripe for takeovers.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Gilead Sciences, Startups, Exelixis, Cancer, Health


Nothing buttoned up about these collectors

"That old grandmother was born in 1880 or 1890 and she was inheriting her grandmother's buttons.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Biotech, Medicine, Science, Healthcare Industry

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Unfair U.S. Justice System

Stream or download at Broadcast at Access Sacramento, Sundays 6-8pm PDT at Author and journalist Matt Taibbi speaks to a crowd of Occupy Wall Street protestors after a march on the offices of pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, Wednesday, Feb. 29, ... (more)


Related Topix: The Divide, Books, Occupy Wall Street, Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Rutgers University


Pfizer Inc. And Johnson & Johnson Give Each Other Headaches Over An Advil Ad

The executives at Pfizer PFE -0.07% and Johnson & Johnson JNJ -0.32% are giving each other headaches over an ad for a widely used pain reliever.


Related Topix: Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Advil, Motrin, Nuprin, Ibuprofen (generic), Health, Pain, Tylenol, Tempra, Acetaminophen (generic)

Seeking Alpha

Pfizer Has It All Wrong, Should Look Into New Viable Acquisitions

Pfizer had recently announced that it was unable to reach a deal to merge with AstraZeneca .


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, AstraZeneca Group

Wed Jul 02, 2014


Trovan victims: A war without end

THE Nigerian judiciary was jolted last year by a suit filed by the so-called Trovan Victims Association, TVA, represented by Mustapha Maisekeli and their lawyers against Pfizer Inc., Pfizer Specialties Limited, the Healthcare Meningitis Trust Fund, Chief Anthony Idigbe and Bode Technology Inc. In the case, the plaintiffs accused the respondents of ... (more)


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Nigeria, World News, Africa,


BIND Therapeutics Announces Completion of Collaboration Agreement with Amgen

BIND Therapeutics, Inc. , a clinical-stage nanomedicine platform company developing targeted and programmable therapeutics called AccurinsTM, announced today the completion of its collaborative research program with Amgen Inc. originally entered into in January 2013.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Amgen, Healthcare Industry, Oncology, Health, Lung Cancer

The New Zealand Herald

Wall St creeps up on good US jobs news

Wall Street lingered near record highs as investors awaited the government's jobs report, due on Thursday, after stronger-than-expected private jobs data underpinned the view that the world's largest economy is in better shape than thought.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Information Technology

Alnylam Elects Amy Schulman to its Board of Directors

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc . , a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today the election of Amy W. Schulman to its Board of Directors.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Sirna Therapeutics, Healthcare Industry, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Wesleyan University

Barclays Increases Pfizer Price Target to $34.00

Barclays' target price indicates a potential upside of 13.03% from the stock's previous close.


Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry


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