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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Mylan Said in Late-Stage Talks to Buy Abbott Europe Drug Assets

Mylan Inc. is in late-stage talks to buy some of Abbott Laboratories' portfolio of established drugs in Europe, said a person familiar with the matter.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Canonsburg, PA, Business News

10 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

How Pharma Majors like Pfizer Inc. (PFE), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) And ...

CNBC's Meg Tirrell reported on the popular "Squawk Box" program that patients suffering from Alzheimer disease in U.S and across the globe are assuming epidemic proportions with "5 million people currently have Alzheimer's in the united states" alone and has been estimated to have been the "sixth leading cause of death" in the country.

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Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Biotech, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, DePuy Orthopaedics, Medical Equipment, Hospital Administration, St Peters Health Care Services

13 hrs ago | BioSpace

Pfizer Inc. To Keep 100 Workers After Review

Pfizer has confirmed that a change in work practices and an upsurge in workload means it is not going to press ahead with 100 of the 130 redundancies it had flagged one of its Cork plants two years ago.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Cholesterol, Health

18 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Is Pfizer A Good Dividend Pick?

The company has a payout ratio of 38% based on free cash flows which should give it enough room to grow its dividends in the future.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Pharmaceuticals

18 hrs ago | Forbes.com

Interesting Pfizer Put And Call Options For August 29th

Inc saw new options become available today, for the August 29th expiration. At Stock Options Channel , our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the PFE options chain for the new August 29th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets

19 hrs ago | 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.

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

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Bloomberg

Shire Holders Urge Company to Talk Deal, Nudged by AbbVie

Top shareholders of Shire Plc , the drugmaker targeted by AbbVie Inc. in a $51.5 billion takeover offer, are pushing the company to come to the table and work out a deal.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Shire plc, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Seeking Alpha

Is Pfizer A Good Dividend Pick?

The company has a payout ratio of 38% based on free cash flows which should give it enough room to grow its dividends in the future.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Pharmaceuticals

Forbes.com

Interesting Pfizer Put And Call Options For August 29th

Inc saw new options become available today, for the August 29th expiration. At Stock Options Channel , our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the PFE options chain for the new August 29th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Law.com

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.

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

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 .

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

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.

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

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Reuters

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.

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

Reuters

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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