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3 hrs ago | Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

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Related Topix: Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Startups, Food and Drug Administration

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

My tour of Millennium Pharmaceuticals' imaging lab for mice

"Our patients are predominently mice." That's how the conversation began with Daniel Bradley, the associate director at Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Co.


Related Topix: Medicine, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry

11 hrs ago | Reuters

Novo wins EU recommendation for two-in-one diabetes drug

A Novo Nordisk drug combining its long-acting insulin degludec with its type 2 diabetes treatment Victoza has been recommended for approval in Europe, in an important boost for the Danish company.


Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Diabetes, Novo Nordisk AS, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin

15 hrs ago |

AbbVie 2Q profit climbs 2.8 percent

Drugmaker AbbVie Inc.'s second-quarter profit increased nearly 3 percent and beat analysts' expectations, as sales soared for the world's top-selling drug, Humira.


Related Topix: North Chicago, IL, Shire plc

18 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

CDC lab resumes shipping of TB samples

A lab crucial to diagnosing cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reopened, according to the CDC.


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

21 hrs ago | KRMG-AM Tulsa

Too few teens receiving HPV vaccinations, CDC says

Unacceptably low numbers of teens are getting vaccinated for the human papillomavirus, or HPV, which protects against cervical, throat and mouth cancers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


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

Yesterday | UAport

UK Drugmaker Seeks Approval for Malaria Vaccine

GlaxoSmithKline said on Thursday it is applying for regulatory approval for the world's first vaccine against malaria, designed for children in Africa.


Related Topix: Malaria, Medicine, Health, GlaxoSmithKline, Healthcare Industry

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Business Journal

Bristol-Myers Squibb taps Redwood City for expansion, cancer research hub

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. will create a Redwood City research hub for drugs that stimulate the immune system to fight cancer.


Related Topix: Bristol Myers Squibb, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bloomsbury Publishing, Publishing, Media, Medarex, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pharmaceuticals

News Observer

FDA reviewing what could be first biosimilar drug

Nearly five years after Congress passed a law enabling future approval of biosimilars, for the first time the FDA has accepted an application to sell a similar, but not identical, version of a biologic drug.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine, Neupogen, Filgrastim (generic), Amgen, Healthcare Industry

WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Lilly Research Laboratories in Indianapolis.

Eli Lilly and Co. on Thursday reported profit that declined by 39 percent in its second quarter, and beat analysts' expectations.


Related Topix: Eli Lilly, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

KHOU-TV Houston

Bristol 2Q net drops on lower drug sales, charges

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.' s exit from the diabetes business, plus higher taxes and research spending, combined to slash the drugmaker's second-quarter profit by 38 percent, but the company handily beat Wall Street's muted profit expectations.


Related Topix: Bristol Myers Squibb, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Diabetes, Health, Oncology

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DP World Limited handled 29.4 million TEU across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first half of 2014, with gross container volumes growing by 9.3% on a like-for-like basis.


Related Topix: Medical Equipment, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Diagnostic Products

Wed Jul 23, 2014


Republican lawmaker to grill U.S. SEC over Ackman tactics

A U.S. lawmaker will pressure the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday to consider a raft of reforms, after William Ackman's aggressive efforts to take over Allergan Inc raised concerns about loose rules governing disclosure and shareholder voting.


Related Topix: Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, US Politics, US News, Edward Royce, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Securities and Exchange Commission, Financial Services, Allergan

San Jose Mercury News

Puma Biotech soars on positive breast cancer drug results

Puma Biotechnology' stock soared Wednesday after the company reported positive trial results for its breast cancer drug, positioning the company as a potential takeover target.


Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Science / Technology, Healthcare Law, Law, Johnson & Johnson, Business News


Will hepatitis C drug continue blockbuster sales?

Gilead Sciences' $1,000-a-day hepatitis C pill is facing a firestorm of criticism from insurers and lawmakers, but none of those obstacles are likely to stop the Foster City company from reporting blockbuster revenues during the second quarter today.


Related Topix: Medicine, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry, Hepatitis, Health, Startups, CGI Pharmaceuticals, Liver Cancer

Daily World

Head of troubled CDC anthrax lab has resigned

The head of the government lab which potentially exposed workers to live anthrax has resigned, an agency spokesman said Wednesday.


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

US stocks mixed as earnings reports roll in

Biotechnology stocks were among the biggest gainers. KEEPING SCORE: The Dow Jones industrial average fell 10 points, or 0.1 percent, to 17,104 as of 11:21 a.m. Eastern.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Science / Technology

GSK cuts earnings forecast after weak 2nd quarter

Drug maker GlaxoSmithKline has cut its full-year earnings expectations as it says its second-quarter profits were hit by currency moves and a fall in sales of its respiratory drugs.


Related Topix: GlaxoSmithKline, Medicine, Healthcare Industry

North County Public Radio

Biotech firm pulls out of Saranac Lake

The Village of Saranac Lake's plan to grow a cluster of biotechnology companies suffered a setback Monday.


Related Topix: Saranac Lake, NY, Science / Technology, Medicine, Myriad Genetics, Healthcare Industry, Lake Placid, NY, Myriad Pharmaceuticals, Lake-Clear, NY


Ghana's progress in biotech, model for Africa - Top scientist

Ghana's progress towards setting up robust biotech policy is a an excellent model that other African countries can emulate, Africa Harvest Chief Executive Officer, Dr Florence Wambugu, said at sixth African Nutritional and Epidemiology Conference .


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Nutrition, Medicine


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