April 26, 2015


Teva Proposes to Acquire Mylan for $82.00 Per Share in Cash and Stock

Combination to Create an Industry-Leading Company, Well Positioned to Transform the Global Generics Space and Create a Unique and Differentiated Business Model, Leveraging on Its Significant Assets and Capabilities in Generics and Specialty

Very Attractive Strategic and Financial Benefits for Teva and Mylan Stockholders

Teva’s Proposal Provides Significant Premium and Immediate"...

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April 25, 2015


Jean Boulle Group Announces First US Clinical Trial

Boulle Medtech Ltd, a Jean Boulle Group medical technology company and the founding investor of Tendyne Holdings, Inc. ("Tendyne"), is pleased to announce that the Tendyne Transcatheter Mitral Valve Implant (TMVI) was successfully implanted in the first patient in the United States.

This follows successful implants in Great Britain and Australia in December 2014. The US"...

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April 25, 2015


On World Malaria Day, ExxonMobil Marks 15 Years Fighting Malaria

  • New grants support research, treatment, prevention and capacity-building to combat malaria
  • ExxonMobil partners have trained nearly half a million health workers and distributed more than 13 million bed nets, 2 million rapid diagnostic tests and 2 million doses of antimalarial treatments


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April 22, 2015


Aster DM Healthcare ventures bag Dubai Government’s Business Excellence Awards

Aster DM Healthcare scales new heights of quality and excellence by having two of its ventures recognized with the coveted Business Excellence Awards (2014 cycle) by the Department of Economic Development (DED), under the Government of Dubai. Medcare Hospital honored with the Dubai Quality Appreciation Award (DQA); and Aster Pharmacy Division won the award in the Best Service Performance Brands award under the Dubai Service Excellence Scheme.


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April 22, 2015


OT Will Present its Q1 2015 Financial Results to Investors on May 12th 2015

Oberthur Technologies (OT), a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space today announced that it will present its first-quarter 2015 financial results to investors on Tuesday May 12th, 2015.

Didier Lamouche (CEO) and Anne-France Laclide (CFO) will be presenting these financial results and taking questions the same day at 4pm CEST (3pm London Time/11am"...

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April 22, 2015


Teva Files for Hart-Scott-Rodino Notification Regarding Proposed Acquisition of Mylan

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE:TEVA) (TASE:TEVA) today announced that it has filed for premerger notification under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 (HSR) with the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division and the Federal Trade Commission regarding its proposed acquisition of Mylan N.V. (NASDAQ: MYL). As announced on April 21, 2015, Teva proposed to acquire Mylan for $82.00 per Mylan share, with the consideration to be comprised of approximately 50 percent cash and 50 percent stock. Teva’s"...

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April 21, 2015


Global Trials Show Addition of Medtronic’s Solitaire™ Device Stent Thrombectomy Procedure in Treatment of Acute Ischemic Stroke Improves Neurological Outcomes

Two global trials published online in The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and presented at the European Stroke Organisation Conference found that the addition of the Solitaire™ device stent thrombectomy procedure to current pharmaceutical treatment significantly reduced disability in patients suffering stroke. These trials confirmed the findings of three previous trials also published in NEJM.


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April 18, 2015


Cuban Vice Minister for Health pleads for strengthening, deepening of Algerian-Cuban cooperation

Cuban Vice Minister for Health Jimenez Exposito Yilian expressed, Thursday in Algiers, her wish to deepen and strengthen Algerian-Cuban cooperation in the field of health, which is currently “very satisfying.”

Yilian dubbed the Algerian-Cuban cooperation, at the end of a working session with Minister of Health, Population and Hospital Reform Abdelmalek Boudiaf,"...

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April 18, 2015


Bad Breath: Do You Have It Too?

Bad breath – malodor or halitosis – is a common problem that can affect anyone regardless of age.

“I would say a lot of my patients have bad breath and many of them are not even aware of it,” said Felicia Bjurfjall, dental hygienist at Dr. Michael’s Dental Clinic.

“The main causes of bad breath is poor oral hygiene - wrong brushing technique or lack of brushing, no flossing, etc. - where bacteria in our oral cavity are not removed properly during cleaning our teeth and are allowed"......

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April 17, 2015


New international survey of lung cancer oncologists highlights underutilization of personalized treatments

International survey assessed EGFR mutation testing rates and treatment practices for advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients

• For nearly one in four lung cancer patients tested for EGFR mutations, results were not available in time to guide treatment decisions

• Half of all oncologists surveyed stated that their treatment decision was not guided by a patient’s"...

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