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Thursday 23rd October 2014

Genomic sequencing more efficient in predicting breast cancer risk than previously thought

Using genomic sequencing data on all currently known genetic alterations in breast cancer, it is possible to identify a woman’s genetic risk for the disease, and this approach can bring greater gains in disease prevention than previously estimated,...

ERYTECH Successfully Raises €30 Million for Expanding Its Therapeutic Indications in Oncology and Accelerating Its Clinical Developments

Reserved capital increased with €30 million, of which 68% subscribed by US investors specialized in life sciences Following its recent success in acute leukemia, ERYTECH intends to speed up its development in the USA and in solid tumors Regulatory News: ERYTECH (Paris:ERYP)(Euronext Paris: FR0011471135 - ER...

Nurses asked to help boost awareness of infant bronchiolitis

Community and hospital nurses are being urged to help prevent emergency admissions this winter by raising awareness of bronchiolitis among parents with very young children.

Safran says Q3 revenue rises 6.8 pct

PARIS, Oct 23 (Reuters) - France's Safran on Thursday reported third-quarter revenue up 6.8 percent and reaffirmed its profitability target for the year, while expressing concerns over "significant uncertainty" in the pace of revenue payments from go...

RMS Develops World’s First Probabilistic Model of West African Ebola Outbreak, Finds Current Outbreak Has Potential to be Deadliest Infectious Disease Event in a Century

Current outbreak will worsen and could reach as many as 1,400 new cases per day within a month, according to pandemic risk experts According to a new report by RMS, the world’s leading catastrophe risk management firm, the Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa has the potential to be the most deadly infectious disease event since the 1918 flu p...

Straumann lifts full-year outlook as Q3 sales beat forecasts

ZURICH, Oct 23 (Reuters) - Straumann Holding AG, the world's largest maker of dental implants, raised its full-year sales and profit outlook on Thursday as third-quarter revenue beat expectations, helped by strong growth in the United States, China a...

Swiss stocks - Factors to watch on Oct. 23

ZURICH, Oct. 23 (Reuters) - The following are some of the main factors expected to affect Swiss stocks on Thursday

Italy - Factors to watch on October 23

The following factors could affect Italian markets on Thursday.

Wednesday 22nd October 2014

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest - Oct 23

Oct 23 (Reuters) - The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media:

NZ's Fonterra plans 2 new milk driers in South Island

WELLINGTON, Oct 23 (Reuters) - New Zealand dairy cooperative Fonterra on Thursday said it was planning to build two new milk powder driers in the country's South Island, as it continues to boost its processing capacity to meet growing milk production...

Global Rhodamine B Industry & China Soda Ash Light Market Analysis Now Available at DeepResearchReports.com

DeepResearchReports.com adds“2014 Market Research Report on Global Rhodamine B Industry” and “2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Soda Ash Light Industry” reports to its research database. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 2014 Market Research Report on Global Rhodamine B Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on Rhodamine B market. The report introduces...

WuXi PharmaTech and Foundation Partner to Offer Cancer Test in China

WuXi PharmaTech formed a collaboration with Foundation Medicine of Cambridge, MA that will offer the FoundationOne® assay in China. The assay tests for genetic abnormalities associated with cancer to determine the best treatment. For pharmas unde...

Cardio3 Biosciences Appoints Dr. Warren Sherman as Chief Medical Officer

MONT-SAINT-GUIBERT, Belgium, October 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cardio3 BioSciences (C3BS) (Euronext Brussels and Paris: CARD), a leader in the discovery and development of regenerative, protective and reconstructive therapies, announces today the appointment of Dr. Warren Sherman as Chief Medical Officer, effective as of 1 November 2014. In this new role, Dr. Sherman will leverage his deep experti...

3Q EARNINGS: Tecfidera sales soar, but PML death hits Biogen

Investors sent the stock sharply lower after CEO George Scangos revealed during Biogen's third quarter earnings conference call that a patient treated with Tecfidera for four years developed progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) and died. ...

Spoonful of Comfort Encourages Care-and a cause-during October's Breast Cancer Awareness

Gift basket retailer, Spoonful of Comfort, announces support for cancer awareness during October's Breast Cancer Awareness movement. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Breast Cancer accounts for as much as 25% of all cancer cases. As the second most common form of cancer in the world, this diagnosis gets extra attention during October, Breast Cancer Awareness month. And Spoonful of...

Wellness takes the Stage at WesternU

Pumerantz Lecture features MemorialCare wellness experts Pomona, California (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Health educators, employers and providers must be the leaders in setting an example of health and wellness, if the United States is to ever pull itself out of a downward spiral of obesity and chronic disease, two wellness experts said at Western University of Health Sciences Tuesday, October 21, 2...

Dr. Renny Edelson of Chiropractic USA Premieres New Website

Dr. Edelson and his hand-picked staff are proud to present their new website, with the aim to aid in convenience for patients by providing the latest information about Chiropractic USA and spinal health in general. Ocala, Florida (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Dr. Renny Edelson invites current and prospective patients to visit the new Chiropractic USA Ocala branch website at http://chiropracticusa-ocal...

Woman who gouged her eyes in California sues over viral photo

LOS ANGELES, Oct 22 (Reuters) - A nurse at a Los Angeles hospital took a photo of a woman who gouged out her own eyes with pencils, and the patient sued the hospital and its administrators after the picture went viral on the Internet, her attorney sa...

Auspherix Secures Additional AU$1million from MRCF to Advance Its Antibiotic Pipeline

Highly experienced team secured Auspherix Pty Ltd, an early stage anti-infectives company developing novel antibiotics to treat resistant bacterial disease has secured a further AU$1 million in a series A financing from Australia’s Medical Research Commercialisation Fund (MRCF), to progress its antibacterial compounds through development studies. ...

Amarin's Value With Or Without REDUCE-IT And A Final Word On Management

International Digital Textile Printing Ink Industry Development Analysis Now Available at ReportsnReports.com

ReportsnReports.com adds “2014 Deep Research Report on Global Digital Textile Printing Ink Industry” report to its store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report on Global Digital Textile Printing Ink Industry” is a professional and in-depth research report on the China Digital Textile Printing Ink market. The report provides basic Digital Textile Printing Ink infor...

[News] NICE guidance on dabrafenib for treating unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma

On Oct 22, 2014, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published guidance recommending the use of dabrafenib as an option for treating unresectable or metastatic BRAF V600 mutation-positive melanoma, but only if companies provi...

Managing hyperglycaemia in patients with diabetes on enteral nutrition: the role of a specialized diabetes team

DXA-measured visceral adipose tissue predicts impaired glucose tolerance and metabolic syndrome in obese Caucasian and African-American women

The effect of folic acid supplementation with ferrous sulfate on the linear and ponderal growth of children aged 6–24 months: a randomized controlled trial


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