Biotechnology

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Drugs giant Pfizer mulling over a £60bn offer from AstraZeneca

It is understood that AstraZeneca rebuffed an initial approach from Pfizer, ending informal talks between the two companies.However, it is believed that Pfizer, best known for its anti-impotence treatment Viagra, may now be looking to revive negotiat ... [Publicerad NewsRT.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 4 reports

Editorial: In stem-cell research, health benefits outweigh the risks of copying humans

CONTROVERSIES OVER stem-cell research are so last decade — or so it seemed until last week.For the last few years, the promising field of stem-cell research has focused on a technique that skirts various ethical concerns about the treatment of human embryos ... [Publicerad Washington Post - 1 hour ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 4 reports

Easter celebrated across the world

Christians across the world are celebrating Easter on Sunday with great religious fervour. People attend masses in the Church and exchange gifts to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. Easter, one of the most festive and .. ... [Publicerad Rediff Realtime News - 9 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Stem Cells Increase in Cancer Patients, Possibly From Drug Resistance

Drugs most commonly used to treat breast, lung, and pancreatic cancers eventually become ineffective and actually encourage drug-resistance and tumor growth through the development of cancer stem cells. A new study from the University of California, San ... [Publicerad The Guardian Express - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Cancer, Velcade, Stem Cell
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 3 reports

Stanford scientists identify source of most cases of invasive bladder cancer

STANFORD, Calif. A single type of cell in the lining of the bladder is responsible for most cases of invasive bladder cancer, according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.Their study, conducted in mice, is the first to pinpoint ... [Publicerad Bio-Medicine - 4 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 4 reports

While Antibiotics Kill Gut Microbes Used To Develop Premature Babies' Immune System, Scientists Look To A Solution

Whereas some mothers chase grubby kids down with a wet washcloth, others let them live a bit closer to the earth, less obsessed with bacteria count. Regardless of appearances, all mothers transfer microbic germs — neither seen nor heard — to their newborns, ... [Publicerad Medical Daily - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 6 reports

Down Syndrome's Link To Leukemia Risk Lies In The Genes

In science, technological advances often serve to deepen medical mysteries, as researchers peel away the next layer of the onion. For nearly a century, doctors have known that children with Down syndrome face a heightened risk of developing acute lymphoblastic ... [Publicerad Medical Daily - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 4 reports

What Drugs Are Twitter Users Talking About Right Now?

If proponents of the war on drugs are having trouble finding drug abusers, maybe they should try checking Twitter. The tool reveals some pretty interesting things about Twitter users and their thoughts on drug use. For example, marijuana is the most talked ... [Publicerad Atlanta Journal And Constitution - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Drugs, Twitter, War On Drugs
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 6 reports

Regulators warned on monitoring risk

EU’s top markets regulator says securities watchdogs have inadequate resources to cope with new regulatory regime for monitoring risk ... [Publicerad Financial Times - Europe homepage - 12 hours ago]
Entities: European Union
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 3 reports

Drought-tolerant varieties begin global march : Nature Biotechnology

175.2 million hectares of biotech crops were grown globally in 2013. In the United States, the first commercialized drought-tolerant maize (MON87460) expressing Bacillus subtilis cold shock protein B (cspB) was planted by 2,000 farmers over 50,000 hectares. ... [Publicerad BioPortfolio - 14 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 8 reports

Defiance OH Alcohol Drug Rehab Launches Updated Substance Abuse Program

Individuals that find comfort in drugs will ultimately discover their substances become troublesome and addictive, but there is help available. Call 419-785-8423 for a free consultation. Defiance OH Alcohol Drug Rehab is launching an updated substance ... [Publicerad PRWeb - 18 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 9 reports

4/20/2014: Nation: Furore after Gadkari says casteism in Bihar’s DNA

PATNA: Former BJP president Nitin Gadkari got himself into a huge controversy on Saturday by announcing: “Casteism and communalism were woven into the DNA of politics in Bihar.” He charged RJD chief Lalu Prasad and CM Nitish Kumar of the JD(U) with.. ... [Publicerad Hindustan Times - Apr 20 2014]

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