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2 hrs ago | 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.

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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

6 hrs ago | GlobeNewswire

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.

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

9 hrs ago | 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.

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

13 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

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.

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Related Topix: CombiMatrix, Healthcare Industry

17 hrs ago | 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.

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

21 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

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 Network.com reports .

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

Yesterday | 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 .

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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.

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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.

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

Fredericksburg.com

Getting to Know: Angela Tsai An interview with Angela Tsai, an...

Current job: Optometrist and president of Premier Eyecare, Angela Tsai, O.D. and Associates PC on 230 Butler Road Education/training: I graduated from Indiana UniversityBloomington with my B.S. in Optometry in 2004 as an Eli Lilly Endowment Scholar, a Howard T. Batman Foundation Scholar, a Discover Card Silver Scholar and a Target All-Around ... (more)

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Related Topix: Optometry, Medicine, Indiana, Charitable Organizations, Eli Lilly, Lilly Endowment, Healthcare Industry

News Max

New Cholesterol Drug Cuts Heart Risk in Half

An experimental cholesterol-lowering drug from Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals roughly halved the number of heart attacks and strokes in a clinical trial, researchers reported on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cholesterol, Health, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Cardiology, University of Iowa

Daily Record

Anniversary: Sandra Franko & Philip Franko

They were married August 22, 1964 in St. Andrews Church, Avenel. Phil served in the US Navy from 1960-64, then worked for General Dynamics in Avenel for 32 years, retiring in 1996.

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Related Topix: East Brunswick, NJ, Johnson & Johnson, Johnson and Johnson, Medicine, Johnson and Johnson Merck Consumer Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

Sat Aug 30, 2014

NewsTarget.com

U.S. Court rules that biotech corporations can't force grain elevator companies to accept GMOs

A federal appeals court has ruled that a biotech giant cannot force a grain elevator firm to store a strain of genetically modified corn.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Agriculture, Science, US News, Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals, University of Oklahoma, United States Department of Agriculture

Business Journal

Inside Roche's $8.3 billion bid for InterMune

Yet Brisbane-based InterMune still was able to get more than Roche's original bid, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission document filed Friday.

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Related Topix: InterMune, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Genentech, Startups, Healthcare Law

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Legal fight continues over $250,000...

La Jolla Coin Shop owner Michael McConnell, left, and real estate agent Randy Lawrence with the one-of-a-kind 1974-D aluminum penny, which could fetch the pair more than $250,000 at auction in April.

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Related Topix: La-Jolla, CA, San Diego, CA, La Jolla Pharmaceutical, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Real Estate

San Bernardino County Sun

Liberian Ebola survivor praises experimental drug

A woman, center, reacts as she and others celebrate on the streets outside of West Point, that have been closed in by Liberian security forces to stop all movement the past week in a attempt to control the Ebola outbreak in Monrovia, Liberia, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry

Investor's Business Daily

United Therapeutics Legal Victory Sends Stock Flying

United Therapeutics stock soared to an all-time of 118 on the victory. In midday trading in the stock market today , United Therapeutics was up nearly 26%, near 115.50.

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Related Topix: United Therapeutics, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

Investor's Business Daily

4 Biotechs That Might Be Bought Soon

While IBD has no greater ability than anyone else to predict the future, here are four biotech stocks that have been named as possible targets on the Street, with stock-moving results.

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

Forbes.com

Friday's ETF Movers: XBI, PIZ

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

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Related Topix: United Therapeutics, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Arrowhead Research, Financial Markets

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Fox News

AstraZeneca boosted by start of new cancer drug trial

Hopes for AstraZeneca's promising cancer drug pipeline were boosted on Friday by news the company had moved its immuno-oncology medicine MEDI-4736 into a mid-stage study in colorectal cancer.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Pfizer, Healthcare Industry

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