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19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Amgen Profit Tops Estimates as 2,400 Jobs Will Be Cut

Amgen Inc., the world's biggest biotechnology company by sales, reported second-quarter earnings that beat analysts' estimates and raised its profit estimate for the year.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Amgen, Healthcare Industry, San Mateo County, CA, South San Francisco, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

23 hrs ago | Business Journal

Amgen to close Washington state operations; 700 jobs on the line

Amgen is cutting 12-15 percent of its workforce over the next year, and will be closing its facilities in Seattle and Bothell, which currently employ 710 workers.

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Related Topix: Immunex, Medicine

Yesterday | Examiner.com

Smoking linked to negative disease progression from smoking

Psoriatic arthritis, is an inflammatory form of arthritis associated with psoriasis and includes many manifestations such as skin psoriasis, nail lesions, dactylitis, and enthesitis.

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Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Psoriatic Arthritis, Arthritis, Pain

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Barron's

Pfizer Dips On BMO Downgrade

So concludes BMO Capital Markets today in a downgrade report, which sent shares of Pfizer down nearly 1% to $29.86.

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Related Topix: Pfizer, Biotech, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Bristol Myers Squibb, Health, Pain, Celebrex, Celecoxib (generic), Arthritis

PhysOrg Weblog

Biologic treatments for RA carry similar infection risk

The risk of hospitalized bacterial infections in older rheumatoid arthritis patients is similar for rituximab or abatacept compared to etanercept, although it is higher for infliximab, according to a study published in the July issue of Arthritis Care & Research .

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Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Medicine, Health, Arthritis, University of Alabama, Tnf

Thu Jul 24, 2014

CiteULike

Infliximab efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis after an inadequate...

Infliximab efficacy in rheumatoid arthritis after an inadequate response to etanercept or adalimumab: results of a target-driven active switch study.

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Related Topix: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis, Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 23, 2014

ScienceBlogs

Legal thuggery directed at Steve Novella and Science-Based Medicine [Respectful Insolence]

If there's one characteristic of supporters of dubious medicine, it's that they hate criticism.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Medicine

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Much interest in stroke treatment

A Dunedin man believed to be the first New Zealander to undergo innovative stroke therapy in the United States may have become a trailblazer.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Arthritis

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hispanic Business

Novartis announces NEJM publication of two pivotal Phase III...

Secukinumab met all primary and key secondary endpoints in the ERASURE and FIXTURE studies, including Psoriasis Area and Severity Index 75 and 90 and Investigator's Global Assessment modified 2011 0/1 responses.[1] The results of the studies are the first Phase III data for an IL-17A inhibitor to be published in a major scientific journal and were ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine

The New Zealand Herald

Family hoping for miracle after stroke

Luke and Kylee Elliott, with their sons Mason, 4, and Mitchell, 2, have a December appointment in Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Health, New Zealand, World News, Arthritis

New Scientist

Arthritis drug shows potential to stall Alzheimer's

DESPITE decades of work and hundreds of trials, Alzheimer's disease remains an end-of-life trauma for millions.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Medicine, Arthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Applied Clinical Trials

Coherus Announces Initiation Of Phase 3 Trial Of CHS-0214...

This announcement follows the recent initiation of a Phase 3 trial of CHS-0214 in rheumatoid arthritis.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis, Health, Marketing

Thu Jul 10, 2014

P&T Community

Positive Results Reported for Psoriasis Drug Secukinumab in Phase III Trials

Positive results from two pivotal phase III studies evaluating the interleukin-17A inhibitor secukinumab have been published online in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Psoriasis, Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Drugs.com

New Psoriasis Drug Shows Promise in Trials

WEDNESDAY July 9, 2014, 2014 -- A new psoriasis drug delivered dramatic results in two clinical trials, perhaps heralding an effective new treatment for patients with the chronic skin disease.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicine

Sat Jul 05, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Rising to the challenge of a stroke

A stroke doesn't have to mean the end of everything Stroke survivor Dave Griffin and his wife Brenda travelled to Los Angeles for treatment that has given his rehabilitation a big boost.

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Related Topix: Stroke, Medicine, Health, Oceania, New Zealand, World News, Pain

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Benzinga

Citi Sees Plenty Of Q2 Earnings Beats Ahead In Biotech Sector

Large-cap biotech stocks should see healthy second-quarter results driven by strong demand and new products, a Citi analyst said Thursday.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Biotech, Taligen Therapeutics, Medicine, Healthcare Industry, Amgen

Wed Jul 02, 2014

El Paso Times

Born to run: 71 year-old competes in USATF Masters Outdoor Championship

"I was having some serious health issues, and my doctor told me the solution was running," Bautista said.

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Related Topix: Bautista, TX, Medicine

Manawatu Standard

Stroke patient seeks relief in US clinic

Testing time: Grant and Trudy Lawton are travelling to the United States to try a controversial treatment for stroke patients, which they hope will help Trudy lead a more independent and pain-free life.

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Related Topix: New Zealand, World News, Medicine

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