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  • Human Genome Sciences rebuffs $2.6 billion offer from GlaxoSmithKline

    Shares of Human Genome Sciences doubled in Thursday morning trading on news that a major British biopharmaceutical company offered to buy it for $2.6 billion, which the Rockville company rejected as too low. Human Genome, which uses the human DNA...
  • Consolidation wave poised to hit state's health care services, biopharma sectors

    Like a one-two punch, two major Maryland employers in the health care service and pharmaceutical industries were the targets last week of multibillion-dollar acquisition deals. Both homegrown companies — Human Genome Sciences Inc. and Catalyst...
  • FDA approves new drug for erectile dysfunction

    Men now have a new option to treat erectile dysfunction. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the new drug Stendra to treat the illness that causes problems in the sex lives of 30 million men. It is the first erectile dysfunction drug in a...
  • Ripley's opens Odditorium at Harborplace

    Ripley's Believe It or Not, one of the first of several new tenants opening for the summer tourist season at Harborplace in downtown Baltimore, will open Saturday in the Light Street Pavilion. Ripley Entertainment Inc. said exhibits at the Inner Harbor...
  • Hands-on science program at Laurel Museum

    The Laurel Historical Society is one of five community sites selected to offer free science education classes for second- to sixth-graders through GlaxoSmithKline's Science in the Summer program. Classes will be held Aug. 6 to 9 at the Laurel Museum, 817...
  • Sanofi dengue vaccine promising but questions remain

    PARIS (Reuters) - The first vaccine against dengue fever, from France's Sanofi, provided moderate protection in a large clinical study, but questions remain as to how well it can help fight the world's fastest-growing tropical disease. The late-stage...
  • Credit Suisse names vice chairman of healthcare group: memo

    (Reuters) - Credit Suisse AG has named senior banker Tom Davidson vice chairman of its global healthcare group, according to a memo released to employees on Wednesday. Davidson will focus his efforts on some of the bank's largest pharmaceutical clients...
  • China says GSK-linked trial being handled according to law

    BEIJING (Reuters) - The trial of a couple arrested last year following work they did for British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline PLC in China will be handled according to the law, China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday, brushing off U.S. concern about the...
  • How to fix a broken market in antibiotics

    How to fix a broken market in antibiotics
    The drugs don't work - and neither does the market, when it comes to antibiotics. When sophisticated bugs that medicines used to kill within days start to fight back and win, all of healthcare, and the people it keeps alive, is in trouble. Take...
  • U.S. 'concerned' about lack of access to GSK-linked trial in China

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The United States is concerned about being barred from attending the trial in China of British investigator Peter Humphrey and his American wife Yu Yingzeng, set for Aug. 7 after the couple were arrested last year following work...
  • U.S. 'concerned' about being barred from GSK-linked China trial

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - The United States is worried that its officials have been barred from attending the Aug. 7 trial in China of British investigator Peter Humphrey and his American wife Yu Yingzeng after the couple were arrested last year following work...
  • Video comprometedor habría dado inicio a investigación por sobornos contra Glaxo en China

    LONDRES (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline confirmó el domingo la existencia de un video de carácter sexual de su jefe en China, Mark Reilly, que según el diario británico Sunday Times fue el punto de partida de una investigación por sobornos que ha afectado...