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NEW YORK (AP) — Don't let the hoodie and sneakers fool you. Mark Zuckerberg is no wet-behind-the-ears CEO. Facebook's chief executive turns 28 on Monday, setting in motion the social network's biggest week ever. The company is expected to start...
CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple has named board member Arthur Levinson as its chairman. He fills a vacancy left open when Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died last month. Levinson, who is chairman of Genentech Inc., has been co-lead director on Apple...
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MISHAWAKA--- Doctors say a cancer-fighting pill shows promising signs in the fight against melanoma -- the most deadly form of skin cancer. A local oncologist says drug is not a cure, but it shrank tumors and patients who used the drug lived longer....
ReutersBy Sharon Begley NEW YORK, June 13 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court decision on Thursday to uphold patent protections for genetic material that has been changed in the laboratory but invalidate patents for purely natural DNA may seem like a partial...
SACRAMENTO — Two of the nation's largest biotech companies — Amgen Inc. of Thousand Oaks and Genentech Inc. of South San Francisco — are fighting in Sacramento to keep a tight grip on some of their most lucrative drugs. At stake is a...
Tribune reporterIllinois donors to President Barack Obama’s second inauguration included aviation giant Boeing Co., which contributed $1 million, and billionaire Penny Pritzker, who gave $250,000, according to newly filed records. Pritzker, who is being vetted by...
Now that the budget "sequester" is in effect, Congress is shifting its attention to entitlement reform. There's simply no way to achieve long-term reductions in federal spending without touching the big health programs, particularly Medicare. Although...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About one-third of chemotherapies are used to fight cancers that drug regulators never approved them to treat, says a new study. Chemotherapies - drugs that kill rapidly dividing cells - are approved by the Food and Drug...
WASHINGTON — With less than a week to go before President Obama is sworn in for his second term, fundraisers for the presidential inaugural committee were still working Monday to secure their goal of $50 million in private donations to finance the...
One of the most promising frontiers in healthcare is biologic medicines — complex substances derived from living cells that can help fight chronic diseases and cancers. To encourage investment in biologics, Congress in 2010 gave drug companies...
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook is rolling out a radical new redesign of News Feed, the biggest since it launched the feature in 2006. The giant social network plans to unveil the redesign at a press conference Thursday at its Menlo Park, Calif.,...
Sufferers of chronic hives and rashes could benefit from a commonly-used asthma drug, Johns Hopkins researchers have found. Scientists found that a once-a-month dose of the drug omalizumab helped ease symptoms that standard antihistamines didn't....
Tags: Novartis AG, Asthma, Skin Rash, Symptoms, Medical Research
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