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  • P&G eyes Duracell, Braun in sweeping brand culling: sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co is working with advisors including Goldman Sachs Group as the world's largest household products maker reviews up to 100 underperforming brands for potential divestiture, people familiar with the matter said....
  • 'Plantibodies' drugs advance as big pharma stands aside

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Biotech drug production techniques based on plants, which may prove to be faster, higher yielding and cheaper than current methods using mammalian cells, haven't caught on with the biggest pharmaceutical companies. The leading...
  • Achillion's hepatitis C drug shows promise in trial

    (Reuters) - Achillion Pharmaceuticals Inc said all patients treated with its experimental hepatitis C drug showed no detectable levels of the virus four weeks after the therapy, sending its shares up 18 percent. The mid-stage trial tested Achillion's...
  • FDA approves Belsomra, a new prescription sleep drug

    FDA approves Belsomra, a new prescription sleep drug
    The Food & Drug Administration on Wednesday approved U.S. marketing of the first in a new class of sleep drugs that targets the brain's wakefulness centers to speed the onset of sleep and reduce nighttime awakening. The new medication, which goes by the...
  • Healthcare: A remedy for long-term investors

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.) For healthcare, gray is the new black. The fastest-growing segment of the global population is aged 60 and over, according to the United Nations...
  • Blood sugar basics for type 2 diabetes patients [Infographic]

    (BPT) - Blood Sugar Basics: Get to Your Goals is an educational program developed by the American College of Endocrinology, with support from Merck, aimed at helping people living with type 2 diabetes work with their doctor to know their A1C number...
  • The day ahead in business

    The day ahead in business
    Reports: July consumer confidence, S&P Case-Shiller home price index for May, Redbook and ICSC-Godlman Sachs retail sales for period ending July 28 Local earnings: A.M. Castle & Co., Anixter International Inc., Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., Calamos Asset...
  • Merck supera estimaciones, nuevos medicamentos contrarrestan menores ventas de genéricos

    (Reuters) - Merck & Co reportó resultados trimestrales mejores de lo esperado, ya que las ventas de sus nuevos fármacos compensaron una caída en las ventas de medicamentos que enfrentan la competencia de genéricos. La segunda mayor farmacéutica de...
  • Pfizer Slightly Beats Expectations, Leaves Investors Guessing About AstraZeneca

    Pfizer Inc on Tuesday left investors guessing whether it would renew its pursuit of its British rival, AstraZeneca, but said it was considering other deals. The largest U.S. drug maker reported higher-than-expected second-quarter revenue, helped by...
  • Alexander Shulgin, chemist behind MDMA, dies at 88

     Alexander Shulgin, chemist behind MDMA, dies at 88
    Biochemist Alexander Shulgin accidentally discovered one of the most famous and infamous party drugs of the 1980s. He synthesized a compound called MDMA in 1976 in his backyard laboratory and, as was his tradition, tried it out on himself. "First...
  • Stock market up marginally after last week's rally

    Stock market up marginally after last week's rally
    The stock market nudged higher Monday after a handful of U.S. companies announced deals. Family Dollar's stock jumped following news that investor Carl Icahn has taken a stake in the company. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was up five points, or 0.3...
  • MetLife, Developer To Build $110 Million Industrial Distribution Center Near Atlanta

    MetLife Inc. announced Thursday it is teaming with a California developer to build a $110 million industrial distribution center near Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia. The New York life insurer, which has operations in...