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03:57 EDT 19th April 2015 | BioPortfolio

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Sunday 19th April 2015

Saudi's Mouwasat Medical Q1 profit falls 3.5 pct

DUBAI, April 19 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Mouwasat Medical Services Co, one of the Kingdom's largest healthcare providers, reported a 3.5 percent drop in first-quarter profit on Sunday that the firm blamed on losses from a Riyadh hospital it opened ...

Saturday 18th April 2015

Week in Review: Menarini and Lummy Announce Novel Drug In-Licensings for China

Menarini of Italy paid $100 million to in-license China and Asia-Pacific rights for a liver cancer treatment developed by Germany's 4SC AG; Chongqing Lummy Pharma, with help from TVM's $50 million China BioPharma Capital I fund, announced a $40 milli...

Synthetic pot sends hundreds to ERs in past month

(HealthDay)—In the past month, more than 300 people in Alabama and Mississippi have sought emergency care after using synthetic marijuana, according to health officials.

India's bidi workers suffer for 1,000-a-day habit

Zainab Begum Alvi and her band of young helpers hunch over baskets filled with tobacco flakes and dried leaves, trying to roll a thousand dirt-cheap cigarettes a day at the behest of India's powerful bidi barons.

Bird flu confirmed on second farm in Ontario, Canada

TORONTO (Reuters) - Preliminary testing has confirmed the presence of H5 avian influenza on a second Ontario farm, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency said on Saturday.

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ER doctor’s solution to make clinical pathways part of physician workflow grabs spotlight

A clinical decision support tool designed to make it easier to integrate clinical pathways into workflows walked away with $50,000 from Ben Franklin Technology Partners as part of a University...

The Influence of College Experiences on Career Outcomes

Meaningful college experiences, including internships and studying abroad, may not matter as much as your major and what school you attend when it comes to job satisfaction and earnings, according to new research.

Tofactinib's Effects on GFR and Creatinine Reassuring (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Changes not likely to be clinically meaningful for arthritic patients, study finds.

EGFR Mutation Testing in Advanced Lung Cancer Underused

(MedPage Today) -- Patients may not receive the best treatment as a result, researchers worry.

BMW recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to repair defect affecting front passenger air bag

BMW is recalling 91,800 Mini Coopers to fix a defect that may prevent the air bag on the front passenger side of the cars from deploying in a crash.

San Diego biotech Glycoregimmune raises $4.3 million for natural killer T cell-based therapy

San Diego biotech Glycoregimmune is working on a way to inhibit the natural killer T cells that exacerbate the inflammatory response and hepatic injury that stems from liver disease. Natural killer T cells...

Merck aims to quickly repay up to $5 bln in loans -CFO in Boersen-Zeitung

FRANKFURT, April 18 (Reuters) - Germany's Merck aims to quickly repay the up to $5 billion in bank loans it needed to fund the $17 billion acquisition of U.S. lab supplies company Sigma-Aldrich, its finance chief told daily Boersen-Zeitung.

Novel Lymphoma Assay ID's Subtypes (CME/CE)

(MedPage Today) -- Method found to be more reliable than array-based gene expression in tumor classification

Fosun Pharma Completes $940 Million Private Placement

Shanghai Fosun Pharma raised $940 million in a private placement with eight institutional investors. The company, which is a contender for first place in the "China's Biggest M&A Player" competition, has a large appetite for capital to fund its d...

Aurigene & Curis To Present Data From IRAK-4 Inhibitor Program

VIENNA (dpa-AFX) - Aurigene announced the company and its partner Curis Inc. (CRIS) will be presenting data from two programs at the American Associate of Cancer Research Annual Meeting. Aurigene ...

PPIs Linked to Kidney Failure in Seniors

(MedPage Today) -- Older patients taking proton pump inhibitors had doubled risk for renal failure.

Readers Respond to “Burnout,” Emotional Control and More

Letters to the editor from the January/February 2015 issue of Scientific American MIND -- Read more on

Healthcare Staffing Leader, Aureus Medical Group, to Exhibit at the South Carolina Physical Therapy Association Annual Conference

Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 18, 2015 Aureus Medical Group (web:, a national leader in healthcare staffing, including physical therapy jobs, has announced that it will participate as an exhibitor at the South Carolina Physical Therap...

A Personal Safety Application was Featured on NewsWatch Television

(PRWEB) April 18, 2015 “ ArcAngel ” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its monthly AppWatch, which takes a look at the latest and coolest applications on the market for iOS, Android, and Windows. Joe Troohey, the host of AppWatch and...

It’s Not Just A Girl Thing: Queendom Study Reveals That Men Struggle With Emotional Eating Too

Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) April 18, 2015 French physician and gastronome Anthelme Brillat-Savarin understood the impact of emotions on food choices when he uttered, “Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” Using food to c...

ICYMI: An Infuriating History Of Breast Cancer And The Psychological Depth Of ‘YOLO'

ICYMI Health features what we're reading this week. This week, we took a closer look at psychology across disciplines. We were fascinated that 18th-century doctors blamed women for their breast cancer diagnoses an

D.C. Week: Senate Passes SGR Repeal Bill, FDA OKs Heart Failure Drug

(MedPage Today) -- At last, senators pass bill to repeal hated sustainable growth rate formula.

D.C. Week: Senate Passes SGR Repeal Bill, FDA Okays Heart Failure Drug

(MedPage Today) -- At last, senators pass bill to repeal hated sustainable growth rate formula.

'Mysterious' disease kills 18 in Nigeria: official

A "mysterious" disease that kills patients within 24 hours has claimed at least 18 lives in a southeastern Nigerian town, the government said Saturday.

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