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Friday 24th November 2017

World health body recognition for York

THE World Health Organization has recognised a University of York research centre for its outstanding commitment to promoting universal access to health. York's Department of History's Centre for Global Health Histories will continue as a WHO Collaborating Centre for a further four years until 2021, it has been confirmed.

GMT Capital Corp Takes Position in Mylan N.V.

GMT Capital Corp purchased a new position in shares of Mylan N.V. in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 961,800 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $30,172,000.

South Dakota Investment Council Boosts Position in McKesson Corporation

South Dakota Investment Council increased its stake in McKesson Corporation by 42.5% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 97,290 shares of the company's stock after purchasing an additional 29,000 shares during the quarter.

Selecting a broker and biotech stocks a " Malcolm Berko

Dear Mr. Berko: I am 32 and recently got a doctorate in French history. After 14 years of attending classes, I will apply for my first ever job at UCLA, which would pay me about $55,000 a year.

The Trump administration is taking on drug prices - but not drug companies

Merck Chairman Ken Frazier, left, whispered to President Trump during a meeting with pharmaceutical industry leaders in January. President Trump swept into office threatening to bring the hammer down on high drug prices , accusing pharmaceutical companies of " getting away with murder ."

Financial Contrast: Arena Pharmaceuticals

Arena Pharmaceuticals and Sunesis Pharmaceuticals are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, dividends, valuation, risk, earnings, profitability and institutional ownership. Arena Pharmaceuticals has a beta of 1.44, suggesting that its stock price is 44% more volatile than the ...

Bayer's Amikacin Inhale fails trial objectives

Bayer AG said on Friday that Amikacin Inhale, an integrated drug-device combination being tested in patients with a type of pneumonia, failed to meet the primary objective in a phase 3 trial. The trial was studying Amikacin Inhale in intubated and mechanically ventilated patients with Gram-negative pneumonia.

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ACHN) Major Shareholder & Johnson Johnson Sells 18,367,346 Shares

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. major shareholder & Johnson Johnson sold 18,367,346 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, November 20th. The shares were sold at an average price of $2.75, for a total value of $50,510,201.50.

Thursday 23rd November 2017

Abuse-deterrent opioids cross an ethical line

The Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, addressing agency staff in May 2017, called the problem of opioid abuse "unquestionably, our greatest immediate challenge." At the time, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had reported 33,000 opioid overdose deaths in 2015, the majority from heroin and fentanyl.

Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Impact Cardinal Health (CAH) Share Price

News stories about Cardinal Health have been trending somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time.

Comparing Amarin Corporation PLC

Amarin Corporation PLC and Imprimis Pharmaceuticals are both small-cap medical companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, dividends, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and earnings. Imprimis Pharmaceuticals has higher revenue, but lower earnings than Amarin Corporation PLC.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited (TEVA) - Research Analysts' Recent Ratings Changes

Several brokerages have updated their recommendations and price targets on shares of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited in the last few weeks: 11/17/2017 - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited had its "neutral" rating reaffirmed by analysts at Mizuho. They now have a $12.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $15.00.

NephroGenex (NRXGQ) vs. Mylan N.V. (MYL) Head-To-Head Survey

NephroGenex and Mylan N.V. are both healthcare companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their risk, institutional ownership, profitability, earnings, valuation, analyst recommendations and dividends. 73.4% of Mylan N.V. shares are owned by institutional investors.

SunStar Davao editor wins biotech journ award

ACE June Rell Perez, SunStar Davao's social media strategist/editor, won in the Jose G. Burgos Jr. Awards for biotechnology journalism held on November 22 at Brentwood Suites in Quezon City. His entry, "PH is top grower of GM crops in SEA", won for him third in the news story category of the Awards organized by J. Burgos Media Services, Inc. with the support of the Department of Agriculture-Bi...

Teva Pharmaceutical Said Set for Major Layoffs in Israel, US

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is expected to cut 20-25 percent of its 6,860 workers in Israel and a few thousand more in the United States, financial news website Calcalist reported on Thursday. The world's largest generic drugmaker will send termination letters to "tens of percents" of its 10,000 employees in the United States in upcoming weeks, Calcalist reported, citing people familiar wit...

Merck KGaA (MRK) Given a a 116.00 Price Target by Berenberg Bank Analysts

The firm presently has a "buy" rating on the healthcare company's stock. Berenberg Bank's price target suggests a potential upside of 29.46% from the stock's previous close.

Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) vs. Cardinal Health (CAH) Head to Head Comparison

Cardinal Health and Walgreens Boots Alliance are both large-cap non-cyclical consumer goods & services companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, analyst recommendations, dividends, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation and earnings. This is a breakdown of recent recommendations and price targets for Cardinal...

GlaxoSmithKline and Innoviva seek to broaden Trelegy Ellipta indication

GlaxoSmithKline, along with its partner Innoviva, announced the filing of a supplemental New Drug Application with the US Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, for the use of Trelegy Ellipta . The FTSE 100 drugmaker said the application was for an expanded indication, for the maintenance treatment of airflow obstruction and reduction of exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmon...

$186.29 Million in Sales Expected for Lannett Co Inc (LCI) This Quarter

Equities analysts expect Lannett Co Inc to post sales of $186.29 million for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research . Four analysts have issued estimates for Lannett Co's earnings.

Insmed Reports Inducement Grants Under NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635

Insmed Incorporated , a global biopharmaceutical company focused on the unmet needs of patients with rare diseases, today announced the granting of inducement awards to ten new employees. In accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635 , the awards were approved by Insmed's Compensation Committee and made as a material inducement to each employee's entry into employment with the Company.

Aralez Pharmaceuticals (ARLZ) versus Lannett Co (LCI) Head to Head Comparison

Lannett Co and Aralez Pharmaceuticals are both small-cap healthcare companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, valuation, dividends, risk, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations and profitability. Lannett Co has a beta of 2.73, meaning that its share price is 173% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Wednesday 22nd November 2017

McKesson Corporation (MCK) Expected to Post Earnings of $2.95 Per Share

Equities analysts forecast that McKesson Corporation will report earnings per share of $2.95 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks . Five analysts have issued estimates for McKesson Corporation's earnings.

While you were sleeping: Energy stocks follow oil higher

In 1.18pm trading in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.3 percent. However, the Nasdaq Composite Index eked out a 0.02 percent gain.

Cardinal Health: A Dividend Aristocrat The Risk Is Already Priced In - Part 2 Of 7

As a value investor, I am totally cognizant of the reality that attractively valued bargains are hard to find in a strong bull market. Moreover, as an experienced value investor, I clearly understand that low valuations in a raging bull market are usually associated with issues and challenges sometimes real, sometimes imaginary.

Don't spend Thanksgiving in the emergency room

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