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Sunday 23rd November 2014

Week in Review: Cross-Border Deals Dominate the Week's News

Sino Biopharma plans to invest up to $129 million in Karolinska Development, a Stockholm company that supports translational drug development in Scandinavia; BioNano Genomics of San Diego raised $53 million in a Series C funding that was led by Beiji...

Saturday 22nd November 2014

Australia's Medibank IPO prices at A$2.15 a share, raising A$5.7 bln

PERTH, November 23 (Reuters) - Australia said on Sunday it would list state-owned health insurer Medibank Private Ltd with a market capitalisation of A$5.679 billion ($4.9 billion), exceeding the top end of a range indicated in its IPO filing a month...

Landmark open meeting on Agent Orange held at Oregon VA hospital

PORTLAND, Ore., Nov 22 (Reuters) - Vietnam War veterans on Saturday called for more research into the health effects of U.S. service members' exposure to Agent Orange, in a first of its kind open meeting at a VA hospital in Portland, Oregon, on the l...

EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Reminds Textura Corporation Investors of Important December 8, 2014 Deadline in Class Action - TXTR

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosen Law Firm reminds purchasers of Textura Corporation common stock (NYSE:TXTR) between August 7, 2013 and September 29, 2014 of the important December 8, 2014 lead plaintiff deadline in the class action filed by the firm. The lawsuit seeks to recover damages for Textura shareholders under the federal securities laws. To join the Textura class actio...

EQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Reminds EveryWare Global, Inc. Investors of Important December 8, 2014 Deadline in Class Action - EVRY

NEW YORK, Nov. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rosen Law Firm reminds purchasers of EveryWare Global, Inc. securities (Nasdaq:EVRY) during the period from June 18, 2013 through May 16, 2014 of the important December 8, 2014 lead plaintiff deadline in the class action. To join the EveryWare Global class action, visit the firm's website at http://rosenlegal.com/cases-393.html, or call Phillip Kim or...

11-21-14 migration backup friday PharmTech

11-21-14 migration backup friday PharmTech

Merkel ally warns SPD against own diplomacy towards Russia

BERLIN, Nov 22 (Reuters) - A senior ally of German Chancellor Angela Merkel has warned the foreign minister and his fellow Social Democrats (SPD) against pursuing a more friendly approach towards Russia in the Ukraine crisis, according to Spiegel mag...

A Quarter of Uninsured Say They Can’t Afford to Buy Coverage

(MedPage Today) -- It's the most common reason given for refusing insurance.

Germany reports second case of bird flu: H5N8 found in wild bird

BERLIN (Reuters) - German authorities on Saturday confirmed a second case of the H5N8 strain of bird flu in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, with the virus found in a wild bird.

FDA Outlines Upcoming Regulatory Changes And Urges Industry To Be Proactive And Transparent

While reviewing upcoming changes heading industry’s way through regulatory legislations, such as the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act (FDASIA) and the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), during her keynote session at P...

Documentum Life Sciences Strategy: Helping Customers Achieve Better Solution Value And Cloud Flexibility

Life Sciences organizations are grappling with increasingly stringent regulatory requirements, globalization, pricing pressures and skyrocketing costs. The EMC Documentum for Life Sciences Solution Suite helps organizations address these challenges a...

Ebola: Can It End Next Summer?

(MedPage Today) -- U.N. Secretary-General says West Africa epidemic will require accelerated response.

Why Have Our Brains Started to Shrink?

—via e-mail -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

Germany reports second case of bird flu - H5N8 found in wild bird

BERLIN, Nov 22 (Reuters) - German authorities on Saturday confirmed a second case of the H5N8 strain of bird flu in the eastern state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, with the virus found in a wild bird.

UPDATE 1-Mali records new Ebola case, linked to dead nurse

BAMAKO, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Mali has recorded a new case of Ebola in the capital Bamako after the friend of a nurse who died of the haemorrhagic fever earlier this month tested positive for the disease, health and medical officials said on Saturday.

Positive Ph III results for Relypsa’s patiromer FOS for hyperkalemia

US biotech firm Relypsa announced that positive results from the pivotal Phase III program of the company's lead product candidate, patiromer for oral suspension (FOS), were published on Friday in New England Journal of Medicine.

AstraZeneca to invest $200 million in expanding US biologics manufacturing center

Anglo-Swedish pharma major AstraZeneca on Friday unveiled plants to expand its biologics manufacturing center in Frederick, Maryland, USA, near biotech subsidiary MedImmune’s headquarters.

More November EMA/CHMP recommendations

A total of 10 new medicines have been recommended for approval at the November 2014 meeting of the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP).

Mali records new Ebola case, linked to dead nurse

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali has recorded a new case of Ebola in the capital Bamako after the friend of a nurse who died of the hemorrhagic fever earlier this month tested positive for the disease, the health ministry said on Saturday.

EMA advisors back AbbVie, Celgene, Sanofi and BI drugs

EMA advisors back AbbVie, Celgene, Sanofi and BI drugs

BioNano Genomics Closes $53 Million Funding Led by Legend Capital

BioNano Genomics of San Diego raised $53 million in a Series C funding, which was led by Beijing's Legend Capital and the Novartis Venture Fund. BioNano makes the Irys™ long-read genome mapping device. The Irys platform detects a genome's struc...

Producing GM-CSF: a unique T helper subset?

STAT5 programs a distinct subset of GM-CSF-producing T helper cells that is essential for autoimmune neuroinflammation

Structure of the YTH domain of human YTHDF2 in complex with an m6A mononucleotide reveals an aromatic cage for m6A recognition

Crystal structure of the YTH domain of YTHDF2 reveals mechanism for recognition of N6-methyladenosine


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