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Turing’s Drug Price Gouging Gives Politicians A Gift And Biotech A Perhaps Enduring Headache

September 23, 2015

All day Monday, on TV and Twitter you could hear investors, Big Pharma, biotech executives and politicians all saying the same thing: “What’s next?”

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Greece Is On The Verge Of A Health Catastrophe

July 15, 2015

Over 2,500 years ago, Thucydides, known as the father of scientific history because he relied on facts and his observations rather than divine intervention to explain events, once described a plague that struck Athens. As disease spread unchecked and healthcare standards disappeared almost 1/3 of the city’s population perished.

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Did Celgene’s Billion Dollar Deal With Juno Just Save The Biotech Bull Market?

June 30, 2015

Just when you think a biotech bear market is about to descend, the bulls come rushing in.

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An Immunotherapy To Treat Brain Cancer Rises In The Wake Of A Public Loss

June 2, 2015

Word of Beau Biden, Jr.’s death stunned the nation. It was a sudden loss, unexpected news that chimed and buzzed over smartphones everywhere and then flashed over television screens across the country.

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Analyst Interview: As Cancer Immunotherapy Turns 125, WBB Securities’ Steve Brozak Ponders What Investors Can Expect from Biotech Next

May 27, 2015

Steve Brozak sees a bubble getting larger, and he is anticipating the time when biotech stocks pull back to take a breather, like all high-flying markets ultimately do.

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M&A Mania Infects Generic Drug Companies

April 22, 2015

There are very few assurances in life, but in the field of generic pharmaceuticals, there are three certainties we are about to witness

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Can The Apple Watch Really Keep The Doctor Away?

April 9, 2015

At a little after 12:00 AM Pacific Time consumers will be able to pre-order the Apple Watch online for delivery on April 24th.

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The Three Things Ken Burns Gets Wrong About Cancer

April 3, 2015

Rather than focusing on the noble quest of a few scientists and physicians, we must face the reality that cancer is a business.

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Nightmare Bacteria And Dirty Scopes: Ignorance And Want In Medicine

February 20, 2015

A deadly strain of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, dubbed “nightmare bacteria” by the head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has struck again.

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Obama’s New Healthcare Proposal: A Precise Vision Or A Political Football

February 4, 2015

When President Obama unveiled his Precision Medicine Initiative, he declared a two-fold challenge.

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