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09:56 EDT 23rd July 2014 | BioPortfolio

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Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Irish pharma: output, M&A activity soaring

Irish pharma: output, M&A activity soaring

Philanthropist donates $650 million to psychiatric research

Philanthropist donates $650 million to psychiatric research

BRIEF-China Xiangxue Pharma to raise investment in warehousing, logistics project to 365 mln yuan

* Says to boost investment in a warehousing and logistics project by 185 million yuan ($29.85 million) to 365 million yuan

AACC Enhances Attendee Experience at Its 2014 Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo with a2z-Powered ChirpE Photo Booth and Mobile App

Columbia, MD (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 a2z Inc. announces that AACC will include ChirpE Photo Booth and ChirpE Mobile App, AACC Pathfinder, in its 2014 Annual Meeting & Clinical Lab Expo event offerings. AACC’s annual meeting is planned for...

Northern Virginia Real Estate Company Pasquali Realty Group Announces Median Sale Price Increased in the Region in June 2014

Burke, VA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 According to the latest market reports compiled from data from residential real estate transactions throughout the region, the Northern Virginia real estate market experienced some positive trends in June. Homes a...

12 Artisan Food and Wine Experiences in Temecula Valley Southern California Wine County

Temecula, CA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country, July 22, 2014: “Twelve Temecula Valley Southern California Wine Country artisan food and wine experiences combine to make three days and two nights genuinely...

Telemedicine Provider MeMD Announces Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHCM, CPE as Chief Medical Officer

Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Online medical service provider MeMD has appointed Dr. Nicholas Lorenzo as its new Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Lorenzo joins the MeMD executive team with over 25 years of healthcare experience. “I am t...

Townsend Security Brings Two Factor Authentication to Leading IBM i Security Solutions

Olympia, WA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Townsend Security, a leading authority in data privacy solutions, today announced that their leading IBM i security solutions now support two factor authentication. This major update allows organizations to reduce...

Swedish Official Tours PartnerTech’s U.S. Facility

Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 PartnerTech Inc. , a major systems integration and mechanics manufacturer located in Lawrenceville, Georgia, welcomed Andreas von Uexkull to their facilities, June 6, 2014 as part of his tour of the U.S. von Uexk...

Dealing with Loss: Library Journal Calls Changing the Way We Die an Essential Read

(PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Once viewed with suspicion as a New Age indulgence or fringe religious practice, hospice has become a $14 billion-a-year business and arguably the most successful segment of health care in America. In Changing the Way We Die...

National Alliance for Caregiving and Alzheimer’s Foundation of America Release Joint Report to Help States Implement Alzheimer’s Plans

New York, New York (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 In an effort to help advance the goals of the “National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease” at the state level, the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and the Alzheimer’s Foundat...

This Fire Department Allows Personnel to Schedule Themselves - Saving Administration Up To 60 Hours a Month

St. Paul, MN (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Previously, the crew members for Maplewood’s three fire stations were scheduled with paper, pencil and a spreadsheet. Now, the department’s 53 part-time members “self-schedule” through the...

Chicago’s The Clare Retirement Community Announces New Summertime Culinary Programs

(PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Picnic Lunches Residents of The Clare can now enjoy the abundance of nearby amenities including outdoor concerts and festivals, while still dining on the fabulous cuisine of Chef Hagop Hagopian. “Residents love to go t...

Naperville, Ilinois’ Monarch Landing Resident Wins First Place in 5K Run

(PRWEB) July 23, 2014 On July 4th, at the age of 70, Kitty Ganzel, a resident of Monarch Landing in Naperville, Illinois, took a first place prize in her age group at the Firecracker 5K in Warrenville. Kitty is a self-professed late-bloomer. S...

Puma Biotech rockets on new neratinib data; amends deal with Pfizer

US development-stage company Puma Biotechnology saw its share more than triple to $190 in after-hours trading yesterday, when the released positive research results with its investigational breast cancer drug neratinib.

Breast cancer market to grow to over $13 billion by 2020

The increased use of targeted therapies, along with a greater uptake of branded drugs and rising incidence population, will cause the breast cancer therapeutics market value to grow from $9.2 billion in 2013 to $13.1 billion by 2020.

UCB reports positive Phase III results for brivaracetam in epilepsy

Belgian drugmaker UCB says its Phase III study of brivaracetam has shown the drug reduced partial-onset seizure frequency and improved responder rates, both with statistical significance.

Celgene's cancer drug Isodax could re-activate dormant HIV and allow it to be detected

An anti-cancer drug developed by US biotech company Celgene Corp can re-activate dormant HIV which allows it to be detected, Reuters has reported from Danish scientists.

Biotron’s BIT225 reverses HIV-induced impairment of the immune system

Australian viral disease specialist Biotron presented data at the 20th International AIDS Conference, underway in Melbourne, Australia, showing that its BIT225 is able to reverse HIV-induced impairment of the immune system.

UK's NICE changes guidance to recommend Eli Lilly’s Efient for blood clots

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), the UK’s health care guidance body, has reviewed and updated its guidance on Efient (prasugrel), produced by Eli Lilly.

GSK CEO says significant interest in auction of mature drugs

LONDON, July 23 (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline has seen "very significant" interest from mid-sized pharmaceutical companies and private equity firms in acquiring a range of older drugs that it plans to divest, the drugmaker's chief executive said on Wed...

Storming Tecfidera sales drive 46% profit rise at Biogen

Storming Tecfidera sales drive 46% profit rise at Biogen

Eagle Pharma's drug to treat genetic condition gets U.S. approval

July 23 (Reuters) - Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its drug to treat an inherited life-threatening condition called malignant hyperthermia (MH).

NICE recommends Amitiza to treat long-term, painful constipation

The UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended Amitiza (lubiprostone) from US biopharma firm Sucampo Pharmaceuticals (Nasdaq: SCMP) as a treatment option for chronic idiopathic constipation in adults.

BRIEF-Genmab expects royalty payment of around DKK 23 mln

COPENHAGEN, July 23 (Reuters) - Genmab A/S : * Says worldwide net sales of Arzerra (ofatumumab) in the second-quarter 2014 totaled GBP 12.8 million ($21.8 million) * Says expects royalty payment of approximately 23 million Danish crowns ($4.2 million...


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