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Saturday 20th December 2014

U.N.'s Ban urges end to discrimination against Ebola workers

CONAKRY (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged countries affected by the Ebola virus to avoid discriminating against healthcare workers fighting to end the disease.

REFILE-U.N.'s Ban urges end to discrimination against Ebola workers

CONAKRY, Dec 20 (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged countries affected by the Ebola virus to avoid discriminating against healthcare workers fighting to end the disease.

AstraZeneca’s Lynparza gains FDA approval

The US Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approved for Anglo-Swedish drug major AstraZeneca’s Lynparza (olaparib).

FDA approves fourth hepatitis C drug, AbbVie’s Viekira Pak

The US Food and Drug Administration on Friday confirmed the much anticipated approval of US pharma company AbbVie’s Viekira Pak to treat patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 infection, including those with a type of advanced liv...

Pythagoras theorem to aid studying patients’ health

Biospectrum A medical researcher at the University of Warwick made the discovery after looking at data from ROC (Receiver Operating Characteristic) curves [Read more]

Bina Technologies is acquired by Roche

Swiss pharma giant Roche has acquired Bina Technologies, a privately held company based in Redwood City, California, USA. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Inclusion Illusion Lessens Racial Bias

Implicit bias against another race lessened after volunteers experienced themselves via virtual reality as a member of that race. Karen Hopkin reports.   -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Ebola death toll in three African countries hits 7,373: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) - The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organization said on Saturday.

UPDATE 1-Ebola death toll in three African countries hits 7,373 - WHO

GENEVA, Dec 20 (Reuters) - The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organization said on Saturday.

UN's Ban urges end to discrimination against Ebola workers

CONAKRY (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged countries affected by the Ebola virus to avoid discriminating against healthcare workers fighting to end the disease.

Ebola death toll in three African countries hits 7,373 - WHO

GENEVA, Dec 20 (Reuters) - The death toll from Ebola in the three worst-affected countries in West Africa has risen to 7,373 among 19,031 cases known to date there, the World Health Organization said on Saturday.

AstraZeneca CEO says new Pfizer bid unlikely-Swedish daily DI

STOCKHOLM, Dec 20 (Reuters) - U.S. Pfizer is unlikely to come back with a fresh bid for AstraZeneca, the Anglo-Swedish pharmaceuticals group's top executive was quoted as saying by Swedish business daily Dagens Industri on Saturday.

Parker & Sons Announces Reaching A Milestone By Providing 40 Years Of Dedicated Contractor Services For Homeowners Of Arizona

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) December 20, 2014 Parker & Sons, Inc. a focused and dedicated team of professional technicians with years of experience in contractor services announces reaching a milestone by providing 40 years of dedicated contractor ser...

Balfleet.com is Offering 50%-70% Off of its Mother of the Bride Dresses

(PRWEB) December 20, 2014 Today, Balfleet.com, one of the most outstanding dressmakers in the world, announces a Christmas Sale, offering 50%-70% off on its Mother of the Bride Dresses in this holiday season. The mother of the bride dresses f...

D.C. Week: New SG Confirmed, Demand Heavy for Exchange Plans

(MedPage Today) -- Lame duck Senate approves Vivek Murthy as Surgeon General.

Die Top News vom 20.12.2014

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Recorded Ebola deaths top 7,000

The worst Ebola outbreak on record has now killed more than 7,000 people, with many of the latest deaths reported in Sierra Leone, the World Health Organization said as United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon continued his tour of Ebola-affected...

Morphosys-Aktie mit massiven Verlusten: Das sagen jetzt Commerzbank & Co

Das Aus für ein Alzheimer-Mittel des Entwicklungspartners Roche ist der Morphosys-Aktie am Freitag zum Verhängnis geworden. Analysten schlugen negative Töne an und ein Experte strich sogar seine Ka...

Weekend-Mover kommentiert: Baxter, WWE, Hanwha Solarone, Lukoil, Valneva, Yingli Green, General Motors Company, Warimpex, voxeljet und China Ming Yang

About: boerse-social.com liefert auf Basis der L&S-Indikationen die Gewinner und Verlierer intraday oder ausserhalb der Handelszeiten. Ergänzt durch Trader-Kommentare aus dem wikifolio-Universum un...

Siemens won't float healthcare unit in 2015 - Wirtschafts Woche

FRANKFURT, Dec 20 (Reuters) - Siemens has no plans to float its healthcare business next year following the legal separation of the unit in countries including Germany, Chief Executive Joe Kaeser told the weekly publication Wirtschafts Woche.

Scientists create 3D map of genome

Biospectrum According to the researchers, the new maps allows to really see what folding looks like at the level of individual genes [Read more]

Biogen stark, Morphosys weniger - Peer Group Wochenwatch Pharma, Biotech & Gesundheit kommentiert

In der Wochensicht ist vorne: Biogen Idec 4,7% vor Gilead Sciences 4,15% , Sanofi 3,83% , Baxter International 3,78% , Amgen 3,43% , Qiagen 3,41% , Merck 3,22% , Pfizer 3,2% , Novartis 2,48% , Valn...

Why peppermint makes us feel cold

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online From candy canes to special flavored coffees to any number of seasonal products, peppermint is all over the place during the holiday season. And no matter how cold and snowy it gets, we can’t seem to get enough of its unique, cool and refreshing flavor. As it turns out, there’s a scientific reason for that, according to University of South...

Henkel, Bayer, Nike, Gilead Sciences, DAX, MDAX, Brent Crude Oil - Die meistgehandelten Knock-out-Produkte und Optionsscheine

Wer mit Optionsscheinen und Knock-out-Produkten handelt, hat die große Chance überdurchschnittlich von den Kursbewegungen an der Börse zu profitieren.Die Anzahl der gehandelten Optionsscheine und K...

Viekira OK'd; AbbVie prices under Gilead's Harvoni

Shares of AbbVie closed at $67.71 on 19 December, down 21 cents.


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