Taiwan likely to miss World Health Assembly

Taiwan likely to miss World Health Assembly

Taiwan is likely to miss this year’s meeting of the World Health Organization, a situation it blames on pressure from China. Taiwan had been taking part in the annual World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the WHO, as an observer since 2009. But last year, it did not receive an invitation. Taiwanese authorities had […]

Japanese drug maker Takeda agrees to buy Ireland's Shire

Japanese drug maker Takeda agrees to buy Ireland's Shire

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese drugmaker Takeda has agreed to buy Shire Plc for 46 billion pounds ($62.4 billion) in cash and stock — one of the biggest deals ever in the pharmaceuticals industry, the companies said in statements Tuesday. Takeda will pay the equivalent of 49.01 pounds in cash and stock for each share of […]

Hut 8 Mining Corp. Rapidly Advancing Construction at Medicine Hat Cryptocurrency Mining Facility

Hut 8 Mining Corp. Rapidly Advancing Construction at Medicine Hat Cryptocurrency Mining Facility

New facility is Hut 8’s second cryptocurrency mining location in Alberta Construction expected to be completed in Q3 2018, elevating processing power capacity of fully-funded BlockBox Data Centers from 18.7 MW to 60.7 MW VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 07, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hut 8 Mining Corp. (TSXV:HUT) (“Hut 8” or the “Company”), a cryptocurrency […]

New test for ovarian cancer mutation heads into clinical trials

New test for ovarian cancer mutation heads into clinical trials

Intermediate magnification micrograph of a low malignant potential (LMP) mucinous ovarian tumour. Image credit: Wikimedia user Nephron. CC BY-SA 3.0 A study led by Professor Chris Lord and Dr Rachael Natrajan at The Institute of Cancer Research, London, has uncovered an accurate predictor of whether patients have an error in a specific gene, ARID1A, which is found in […]

Small Molecule Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Sales Market Research 2018

Small Molecule Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Sales Market Research 2018

Global Small Molecule Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient Sales Market Report 2018 provides a unique tool for evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decision-making. This report recognizes that in this rapidly-evolving and competitive environment, up-to-date marketing information is essential to monitor performance and make critical decisions for growth and profitability. It provides information […]

Takeda to buy pharma rival Shire in $62 bln deal

Takeda to buy pharma rival Shire in $62 bln deal

HONG KONG– Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. on Tuesday reached an agreement to buy Shire PLC, capping a monthslong battle for control of the European drugmaker and marking the largest-ever overseas acquisition by a Japanese company. Takeda said it would buy Shire at GBP49.01 or $66.53 a share–$30.33 in cash and 0.839 Takeda share for each Shire […]