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2 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

Biotech Gets A Lift On Popular Drug, Strong Pipeline

's oral multiple sclerosis treatment Tecfidera has been well documented in recent quarters, but the company is far from a one-hit wonder.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Biogen Idec, Medicine, Health

6 hrs ago | Business Journal

Biogen shares dip on hurdle in Germany

Shares of Biogen Idec dropped slightly Friday after the biopharma giant hit a second hurdle in Europe over its multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera, a product Biogen hopes to soon produce in the Triangle.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Biogen Idec, Medicine, Health

11 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Quick kicks for the week of July 31-Aug. 6

Doors open at , during the Main Street Festival, which features art booths, food, family activities and downtown sales.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

16 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Operating-room nurse fights MS by volunteering at MS Bike Louisiana

'I was very lucky to get diagnosed quickly and have wonderful doctors and a great support system.

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Related Topix: Metairie, LA, Medicine, Health, Hammond, LA

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Hispanic Business

Teva Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

Our generic business delivered solid results with significantly improved profitability.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Press-Enterprise

Big bills lurk in specialty drug category

These days, it could take one measly trip to the pharmacy for you to lose your balance and fall into that net.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Medicare, Health Insurance

WWLP

Stem cell treatment shows promise

PORTLAND, Oregon An Oregon man with multiple sclerosis is seeing remarkable results after a stem cell transplant.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

SooToday

Gifford-Jones: Salt: Is too much causing autoimmune disease?

What comes crashing down with excessive salt? Dr Stephen Havas, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Maryland says, "The number of deaths from excess salt is equivalent to a commuter jet crashing every day in the U.S." During a recent visit to the Harvard Medical School, I also learned that too much salt may be causing autoimmune diseases ... (more)

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Related Topix: Crohn's Disease, Health, Immunology, Biology, Science, Opinion

Yeovil Express

Tandem skydive for daring Somerset fundraisers

FIVE daring fundraisers, four of whom suffer from multiple sclerosis, are taking on a tandem skydive for the MS Society.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Somerset County, England, United Kingdom

Tue Jul 29, 2014

WSJ Media and Advertising

Researchers Fret as Social Media Lift Veil on Drug Trials

On her first day in a clinical trial for an experimental multiple sclerosis drug, Jeri Burtchell was convinced she was getting the new drug, not the standard therapy that some patients were randomly assigned to receive.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Advertising

Business Journal

Results of pending MS trial may show whether Biogen has another blockbuster

With the success of its blockbuster multiple sclerosis drug Tecfidera, Biogen Idec has already made its name as the most recognized world leaders in drugs for that disease.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, Biogen Idec

BioSpace

An FDA-Approved Multiple Sclerosis Drug Can Alter Memory? University of California, Irvine Study

Finding ways to enhance memory has been a goal of many research labs for a very long time.

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Related Topix: UC Irvine, Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

A step closer to cell therapy for multiple sclerosis

Scientists at The New York Stem Cell Foundation Research Institute are one step closer to creating a viable cell replacement therapy for multiple sclerosis from a patient's own cells.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Science / Technology, Stem Cell Research

CiteULike

Macrophage subsets and microglia in multiple sclerosis.

Along with microglia and monocyte-derived macrophages, macrophages in the perivascular space, choroid plexus, and meninges are the principal effector cells in neuroinflammatory and neurodegenerative disorders.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The RiotACT

Canberra Theatre Centre supporting MS

The Canberra Theatre Centre is supporting people with multiple sclerosis at the next Music at Midday concert on Tuesday, August 12. On Tuesday 12 August at 11.00am and 12.30pm , the Royal Military College band will be playing their take on modern hits as well as some old favourites to raise money for MS.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WWLP

Bill would cap cost of prescriptions for chronic illnesses

Treatments are expensive for chronic diseases like cancer, multiple sclerosis, and arthritis, but a bill working its way through the Legislature is designed to make prescription drugs more affordable for you and your family.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Science Blog

An FDA-approved multiple sclerosis drug can alter memory?

Finding ways to enhance memory has been a goal of many research labs for a very long time.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Larne Today

MS Society role 'provides listening ear'

The Larne and East Antrim branch of the MS Society is looking for people who could offer vital support to those living with multiple sclerosis .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Medical News Today

PLEGRIDYTM (peginterferon beta-1a) approved in the EU for the treatment of multiple sclerosis

Biogen Idec has announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorization for PLEGRIDYTM as a treatment for adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis , the most common form of multiple sclerosis .

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Related Topix: Biotech, Biogen Idec, Medicine, Health, Marketing

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Cleveland Daily Banner

Cleveland Lions Club

The guests for the most recent meeting of the Cleveland Lions were Donna Taylor, her leader dog Luna, and Art Zimmerman of Fairfield Glade.

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Related Topix: Fairfield Glade, TN, Medicine, Health

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