News tagged with chief executives
(Medical Xpress)—A newly published paper reports that individuals with radiographic knee osteoarthritis (OA) who had a specific pattern of gene variations in the interleukin-1 receptor antagonist gene (IL1RN), which is ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 14, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Irish drugmaker Elan Corp. PLC plans to pay $1 billion for the right to future royalties from four respiratory treatments being developed by Theravance Inc. and GlaxoSmithKline.
Medications May 13, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
New research by medical students working in the Breathe Well Centre of Research Excellence at the UTAS School of Medicine has revealed swimming has health benefits for young people with asthma, with no adverse effects on ...
Inflammatory disorders May 10, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(AP)—Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk A/S says first-quarter net profit rose 28 percent on strong sales of its diabetic drugs.
Medications May 01, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Case Western Reserve's Technology Transfer Office has granted an exclusive license of a novel Alzheimer's Disease (AD) treatment strategy to spinoff company ReXceptor Inc., which plans to initiate early-stage human clinical ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Apr 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
Three scientists at universities in Pennsylvania, Illinois and Oregon whose research has helped transform cancer treatment will share one of the richest prizes in medicine and biomedical research.
Cancer Apr 16, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Agios Pharmaceuticals announced today the publication of two articles in the journal Science by Agios scientists and their collaborators demonstrating the effects of the company's small molecule isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 and ...
Cancer Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(AP)—Struggling drug company AstraZeneca outlined a major restructuring of its business on Thursday, including some 2,300 job cuts worldwide as it overhauls its research operations.
Medications Mar 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Technology capable of diagnosing Alzheimer's disease long before its symptoms appear won a coveted honor for innovation at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival.
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Mar 13, 2013 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0
Nine out of ten teachers, police officers and social workers are regularly coming into contact with children they suspect are suffering from neglect yet as many as 40 per cent feel powerless to intervene, ...
Health Feb 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
British drugs firm GlaxoSmithKline on Wednesday unveiled a 13-percent drop in annual net profits and outlined a plan for more restructuring in Europe to deliver greater savings and offset weaker sales across the region.
Other Feb 06, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Danish pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk A/S on Thursday reported a 23 percent growth in fourth-quarter net profit on strong sales of diabetic drugs and gave a positive outlook as regulators worldwide begin to approve its ...
Other Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Physicians are skeptical of online ratings, and believe that few patients use them, according to a survey published by the American College of Physician Executives (ACPE).
Health Jan 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—Swiss drug maker Novartis AG reported a jump in fourth-quarter net profit to $2.08 billion on Wednesday, citing the lack of a $900-million one-time charge it took in the same period the previous year.
Other Jan 23, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study shows that fewer than one-in-five healthcare providers meet Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) requirements. Those that meet PQRS thresholds now receive ...
Health Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0