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Thursday 5th March 2015

Arrowhead gets $35m bargain for Novartis RNAi assets with Alnylam targets

Arrowhead Research president and CEO Christopher Anzalone courted Novartis for more than a year before the Pasadena, California-based biotechnology company signed an agreement to buy the Novartis's RNA interference (RNAi) portfolio, but he doesn't ex...

Bayer gives $1M to ASCO’s big data effort

The American Society of Clinical Oncology‘s effort to use big data and EHRs to earlier detect cancer just got a $1 million boost from pharma giant Bayer Healthcare. The Society,...

Exclusive: Costco working to end use of human antibiotics in chicken

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp is working toward eliminating the sale of chicken and meat from other animals raised with antibiotics that are vital to fighting human infections, senior executives at the third-largest U.S. retailer told Reu...

NICE backs BMS/Pfizer bloodthinner Eliquis for VTE

NICE backs BMS/Pfizer bloodthinner Eliquis for VTE

UK will trial stem cell/gene therapy in lung cancer

UK will trial stem cell/gene therapy in lung cancer

Gates Foundation gets behind mRNA vaccinework – contributes $52M to CureVac in its biggest biotech deal yet

RNA drug discovery just got a huge vote of confidence from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. One of the biggest priorities of The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is vaccine...

UPDATE 2-U.S. says inaction on online piracy risks public safety

WASHINGTON, March 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. trade office on Thursday urged a crackdown on website name registrars who fail to take action against sellers of illegal goods such as counterfeit medicines and warned that turning a blind eye puts public safe...

XFRA DIVIDEND/INTEREST INFORMATION - 06.03.2015 - 4

FOLGENDE WERTPAPIERE WERDEN AM 06.03.2015 EX DIVIDENDE/ZINSEN GEHANDELT. THE EX-DIVIDEND/INTEREST DAY OF THE FOLLOWING SHARES WILL BE 06.03.2015. INSTR EXCH ISIN INSTRUMENT NAME REF.PRC ADJUST FP7I...

Women Take Longer to Reach Hospital After Heart Attack

THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 -- Women having heart attacks get to the hospital for treatment later than men and are more likely to die, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from more than 7,400 heart attack patients in Europe. They found that 70.....

Easing Depression May Boost Heart Health, Study Finds

THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 -- A new study finds that treating depression with antidepressants may have an added bonus: reducing heart risks. "Screening and treatment of depressive symptoms should be a high priority" in heart patients, lead author Heidi....

Early Onset Hot Flashes May Point to Raised Heart Disease Risk

THURSDAY, March 3, 2015 -- Women who start having hot flashes at a younger age may be at increased risk for heart disease, according to two studies conducted by the same team of researchers. One of the studies also found that women who have more...

CRL’s bottom line continues to be driven by biotech growth, CEO says

For the second straight year Charles River Laboratories has seen more of its revenue derived from biotech companies than Big Pharma, CEO James Foster told investors at two conferences on Tuesday and Wednesday.

WuXi PharmaTech Q4 Profit Tops Estimate; Sees Q1, FY15 EPS Below Consensus

BEIJING (dpa-AFX) - WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. (WX) reported net income for the fourth quarter of $33.0 million or $0.46 per ADS, compared to $32.9 million or $0.45 per ADS for the year-ago qua...

Washington state woman files wrongful death lawsuit over superbug infection

SEATTLE, March 5 (Reuters) - A Washington state woman has filed a lawsuit against a hospital and a leading medical-device manufacturer claiming her husband died from a drug-resistant "superbug" he contracted from a contaminated medical scope, her law...

Inspector testing positive for deadly bacteria didn't get it at Louisiana lab: CDC

(Reuters) - A federal investigator who tested positive for a deadly bacteria that affected five monkeys at a Louisiana primate research facility did not contact it while she was at the lab, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on ...

UPDATE 3-Businesses back gay marriage, top U.S. court sets argument date

WASHINGTON, March 5 (Reuters) - Big business rallied behind the gay marriage cause on Thursday as the U.S. Supreme Court scheduled oral arguments for April 28 on the contentious social issue that promises to yield one of the justices' most important ...

Can Twitter help with health insurance enrollment?

The use of Twitter in healthcare has already shown beneficial uses in tracking risk for heart disease and for medical research, but a new study from the Perelman School of...

Many in U.S. live too far from advanced stroke care

(Reuters Health) - Many Americans would not have quick access to the best healthcare options during a stroke, even under the most ideal circumstances, according to a new computer model.

Simplicity: Why Healthcare Brands Must Break Down Barriers

  Healthcare, pharmaceutical and insurance companies can solve the needs of consumers by drawing inspiration from some of the most innovative companies in the world, both in and out of...

UPDATE 1-AbbVie CEO defends Pharmacyclics deal to skeptical investors

NEW YORK, March 5 (Reuters) - AbbVie Inc chief Richard Gonzalez fought two other drugmakers to "the bitter end" to buy Pharmacyclics Inc for its hot-selling Imbruvica cancer drug, but may have a harder time convincing investors it is worth $21 billio...

Disney Expanding Soarin', Toy Story Mania Rides

BURBANK (dpa-AFX) - Walt Disney World in Florida is expanding the capacity for two of its most popular theme park rides.As part of its plan to spend some of its massive profits on upgrades outside...

Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier

THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 -- Night-to-night changes in the amount of sleep teens get may affect how much they eat, a new study suggests. The research included 342 teens, average age 17, who slept an average of 7 hours a night. But after nights when...

Exercise May Boost Size of Some Brain Regions

THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 -- Exercise may increase the size of brain regions that contribute to balance and coordination, preliminary research suggests. The small new study in twins found that those who exercised more had increased brain volume in...

Be Wary of Websites Selling Genetic Cancer Tests: Study

THURSDAY, March 5, 2015 -- Websites that offer personalized genetic cancer tests tend to overstate their supposed benefits and downplay their limitations, a new study says. And many sites offer tests that have not been proven to be useful in guiding....

Gates Foundation makes its biggest-ever equity investment in German biotech

March 5 (Reuters) - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation said it would invest $52 million in CureVac, a German biotechnology company that develops vaccines and immunotherapies, marking the foundation's biggest-ever equity investment.


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