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15:57 EDT 24th April 2014 | BioPortfolio

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Thursday 24th April 2014

What to Watch in The Day Ahead; Friday, April 25

(The Day Ahead is an email and PDF publication that includes the day's major stories and events, analyses and other features. To receive The Day Ahead, Eikon users can register at . Thomson One users can register at RT/DAY/US. All times in ET/GMT) Th...

US STOCKS-Apple lifts Nasdaq; Ukraine drags on broader market

* Apple rallies a day after announcing 7-for-1 stock split

Prediction of IgG1 aggregation in solution

Interest in monoclonal antibody aggregation is increasing as aggregates of biopharma‐ceuticals can cause an immunogenic response when injected into the body. In this work a stoichiometric reaction model from concentration‐time data is developed t...

Scientists discover new rare genetic brain disorder

CHICAGO, April 24 (Reuters) - International teams of researchers using advanced gene sequencing technology have uncovered a single genetic mutation responsible for a rare brain disorder that may have stricken families in Turkey for some 400 years.

UPDATE 1-U.S. trade bank urges lawmakers to renew charter, avoid 'political games'

WASHINGTON, April 24 (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers should back a bill renewing the U.S. Export-Import Bank's charter and stop playing "political games" that will only hurt American exports and jobs, the bank's president said on Thursday.

Fitch Affirms Merck & Co.'s Long-term IDR at 'A+'; Outlook Remains Negative

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) CHICAGO, April 24 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed Merck & Co.'s (Merck) long-term ratings, including the Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'A+'. The Rating Outlook remains Negative. In addit...

With genome deciphered, experts aim to swat dreaded tsetse fly

WASHINGTON, April 24 (Reuters) - An international team of scientists has deciphered the genetic code of the tsetse fly, the bloodsucking insect that spreads deadly African sleeping sickness, with the hope that its biological secrets can be exploited...

UPDATE 3-Aetna says early months of Obamacare better than feared

(New throughout, updates with executive comments on Obamacare)

UPDATE 4-Zimmer to buy Biomet for $13.35 bln in latest consolidation

April 24 (Reuters) - Zimmer Holdings Inc said on Thursday it would buy rival orthopedic products maker Biomet Inc for more than $13 billion, the latest deal in a wave of consolidations in the healthcare industry.

Bold DECISION makes Nexavar a new standard in thyroid cancer

Nexavar was first approved in the US in 2005 as a treatment for patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma and later for use in unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma.

AZ's Soriot refuses to rule out mega-merger

During a conference call with analysts accompanying its first-quarter results presentation, he said: "It's difficult for me to say that I believe large mergers do not create value. It depends on the companies you merge. You've got to be practical and...

TRLPC: J&J's Ortho-Clinical readies $2.525B loan for Carlyle buy

NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - Ortho-Clinical Diagnostics Inc, a unit of Johnson & Johnson Inc, is planning to launch April 28 a $2.525 billion senior secured credit facility to finance, in part, its acquisition by Carlyle Group, sources told Thomson...

U.S. proposal would ban e-cigarette sales to minors, allow advertising

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration proposed rules on Thursday that would ban the sale of e-cigarettes to anyone under 18, but would not restrict flavored products, online sales or advertising, which public health advocates s...

Court tells CCGs: disagreeing with NICE guidance is not enough

Court tells CCGs: disagreeing with NICE guidance is not enough

UPDATE 2-U.S. proposal would ban e-cigarette sales to minors, allow advertising

(Recasts throughout; adds comment from analysts, e-cigarette makers, public health advocates)

UPDATE 3-Zimmer to buy Biomet for $13.35 bln in latest consolidation

April 24 (Reuters) - Zimmer Holdings Inc said on Thursday it would buy rival orthopedic products maker Biomet Inc for more than $13 billion, the latest deal in a wave of consolidations in the healthcare industry.

BRIEF-Stallergenes posts sales growth of 1.5 pct in Q1

PARIS, April 24 (Reuters) - Stallergenes SA : * Posts sales growth of 1.5% in Q1 2014, continues international expansion (up

Verizon Q1 Profit Surges, But Misses Estimates

NEW YORK CITY (dpa-AFX) - Telecom giant Verizon Communications Inc. (VZ) on Thursday reported a profit for the first quarter that doubled from last year, boosted by a gain from its acquisition of ...

Ericsson: Verizon Honors Ericsson with Top Performance Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

Ericsson ranked highest in CSR among nearly 200 Verizon suppliers Score driven by Ericsson's robust CSR programs, comprehensive policies, actions and results Commitment to CSR continues to enhance...

TRLPC: Zimmer to tap with $12B in debt for Biomet buy

NEW YORK, April 24 (Reuters) - Medical device maker Zimmer Holdings Inc is expected to tap the market next week with a $12.01 billion credit facility to back its acquisition of Biomet Inc from a consortium of private equity sponsors, sources told Tho...

COLUMN-Why the Obamacare fight never ends

(Bill Schneider is professor of public and international affairs at George Mason University and a resident scholar at Third Way. The opinions expressed are his own.)

Buffett rügt "exzessive" Vergütung: Warren Buffett liebt Coca-Cola. Doch die geplante Vergütung für ...

Warren Buffett liebt Coca-Cola. Doch die geplante Vergütung für das Mangement schmeckt dem Milliardär nicht. Der Plan sei überzogen, so Buffett. Damit schlägt er sich auf die Seite eines deutschen ...

Working with a pharmacist benefits stroke patients: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who recently had a minor stroke are more likely to get their cholesterol and blood pressure under control if they see a pharmacist periodically as compared to a nurse, a new study found.

Chicago health center confirms doctor killed in Afghanistan

CHICAGO, April 24 (Reuters) - A Chicago pediatrician was among those killed in an attack on a Kabul hospital funded by the U.S. Christian charity Cure International on Thursday, a clinic where the doctor worked in Chicago said.

Caterpillar Q1 Profit Up 5%, Results Beat View; Lifts Earnings Outlook

PEORIA (dpa-AFX) - Mining and agricultural equipment maker Caterpillar Inc. (CAT) on Thursday reported a 5 percent increase in profit for the first quarter from last year, as a tight control on co...


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