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20 min ago |

Merck to Present New Data in Five Tumor Types from Studies Evaluating Pembrolizumab

Merck , known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today announced the presentation of data from ongoing clinical trials evaluating the anti-tumor activity of pembrolizumab, the company's investigational anti-PD-1 antibody, at the European Society of Medical Oncology 2014 in Madrid, Spain, September 26 - 30. Data on pembrolizumab are ... (more)


Related Topix: Merck , Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Oncology, Spain, World News, Health, Lung Cancer

4 hrs ago | Barron's

Blockbuster Expectations for Novartis' Heart Drug

For more than two years, Wall Street's love affair with drug makers has been fueled by the race to launch exciting new cancer drugs and oral therapies for hepatitis C. This weekend, Swiss drug maker Novartis got a big shot in the arm from a new drug that could be the biggest breakthrough in the treatment of heart failure in more than a decade.


Related Topix: Novartis

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Yes, the whiskey market is good - but it has been better

I write a lot about how the bourbon industry is doing very well in recent years.


Related Topix: Drink, Whiskey, Liquor, Bourbon Whiskey, North American Scientific, Medicine, Medical Equipment, Healthcare Industry, BrownForman, Beverages, Brown-Forman  , Lopez Foods, Food, Advertising

7 hrs ago | JD Supra

The USPTO Issues Guidelines for Subject Matter Eligibility in view of ...

The U.S. Supreme Court's decisions in Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. and Mayo Collaborative Services v.


Related Topix: Patent / Trademark Law, Law, USPTO, Medicine, Myriad Genetics, Healthcare Industry

8 hrs ago | WTVR Richmond

CDC director raises Ebola alarm; another American doctor infected

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is much worse than official figures show, and other countries are unintentionally making it harder to control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Dr. Tom Frieden told CNN on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Biotech's biggest stock gainers and losers this summer in Massachusetts

Let's say the last time you were paying close attention to what's going on at local publicly traded biotech firms, it was the Friday before Memorial Day and you were headed to Cape Cod.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Memorial Day, Life, Holidays

10 hrs ago |

How Will Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) Stock Be Affected By This Coverage?

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Related Topix: Medicine, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Mozilla, Stanley, Financial Markets

10 hrs ago | News Max

Artificial Hips Blamed for Poisoning Patients

Johnson & Johnson , which set aside $2.5 billion last year to resolve claims that 8,000 of its artificial hips were defective, faces a new round of lawsuits over another line of hip implants blamed for poisoning patients.


Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups, DePuy Orthopaedics, OrthoClinical Diagnostics, Medical Equipment

14 hrs ago | West Australian

Exclusive - "Back to normal" for AstraZeneca CEO, despite Pfizer rumours

Instead, he has spent the last three days immersed in heart science in Barcelona.


Related Topix: Pfizer, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Reuters, Cardiology, Oncology, Cancer, Health

14 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

BioCryst to Present Peramivir Trial Results for the Treatment of Influenza at the ICAAC 2014 Meeting

BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the presentation of trial results related to intravenous peramivir for the treatment of influenza at the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents & Chemotherapy in Washington, D.C., September 5-9, 2014.


Related Topix: Medicine, BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Influenza, Health, H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu

18 hrs ago | Reuters

Novo Nordisk drops inflammatory disorder business, incurs cost

Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk said on Tuesday it has decided to stop its activities within inflammatory disorders and only focus on the treatment and prevention of diabetes and obesity.


Related Topix: Novo Nordisk AS, Medicine, Diabetes, Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Columbus Dispatch

IBM's Watson moves from - Jeopardy!' to analyzing scientific research

Scott Spangler, principal data scientist for IBM Watson Innovations, demonstrates how its cognitive technology can display connections in scientific literature and drug information.


Related Topix: Johnson & Johnson, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies, Startups, Scios, OrthoClinical Diagnostics, Medical Equipment


MediciNova to Present Data on MN-001 (tipelukast) for the Treatment...

MediciNova, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company traded on the NASDAQ Global Market and the JASDAQ Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange , today announced that it will present at the 18th International Colloquium on Lung and Airway Fibrosis to be held this September in Mont Tremblant, Quebec, Canada.


Related Topix: MediciNova, Medicine, Health, Fibrosis, Canada,

USA Today

Guinea screening air travelers for fever

The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expressed confidence Monday in screening measures at the international airport in the Guinean capital Conakry to prevent the spread of Ebola.


Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry,

CombiMatrix CFO Scott R. Burell Purchases 1,000 Shares

CombiMatrix CFO Scott R. Burell bought 1,000 shares of the stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, August 27th.


Related Topix: CombiMatrix, Healthcare Industry

Park Record

US to begin safety testing Ebola vaccine next week

The National Institutes of Health announced Thursday that it is launching the safety trial on a vaccine developed by the agency's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and GlaxoSmithKline.


Related Topix: Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry, Bethesda, MD, Park City, UT

Eli Lilly and Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages

Eli Lilly and has earned an average recommendation of "Buy" from the twenty-two analysts that are presently covering the stock, Analyst Ratings reports .


Related Topix: Alnara Pharmaceuticals, Food, Medicine, Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Agriculture, International Multifoods Corporation, Eli Lilly, Imclone Systems, Healthcare Industry

Medical News

Wockhardt receives coveted QIDP status from FDA for WCK 771 and WCK 2349 drugs

Wockhardt Limited today announces a major boost to the New Drug Discovery program in Anti-Infective research when two of its drugs, WCK 771 and WCK 2349, received the coveted Qualified Infectious Disease Product status from U.S. Food & Drug Administration .


Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Wockhardt, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, MRSA, Health

Sun Aug 31, 2014

KFMB-TV San Diego

Couple biking across country to raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research

A Chicago couple determined to raise awareness and much-needed funding for childhood cancer research embarked on an awe-inspiring 3,069-mile cross-country bicycle journey, taking off Sunday morning from Ocean Beach.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA, La-Jolla, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Boat Disaster

Effingham Herald

Here are 10 common disabilities that American kids are diagnosed with

In America, one in 68 kids has autism, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, ADHD, Health, Epilepsy


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