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Blackstone to Buy BioMed Realty Trust
Wall Street Journal : October 8, 2015, 7:48 am
Blackstone will acquire BioMed Realty Trust in an $4.84 billion cash deal, adding more office buildings and laboratory-capable facilities to its real estate portfolio.
Watchdog Agency Rejects Whistleblower Claims on FDA Device Approvals
Wall Street Journal : October 8, 2015, 4:14 am
A government watchdog agency rejected a high-profile whistleblower’s claims that the FDA improperly approved medical imaging devices for breast-cancer and colon-cancer screening.
Roche's MS Drug Shows Promising Results
Wall Street Journal : October 8, 2015, 3:45 am
Roche’s experimental drug proved effective in three late-stage studies against multiple sclerosis, potentially heralding an important new treatment option for the debilitating disease.
Study: Attempted Suicide Rises After Weight-Loss Surgery
Wall Street Journal : October 7, 2015, 9:32 am
People who undergo surgery for weight loss are 50% more likely to attempt suicide after the operation than before it, according to a large Canadian study published Wednesday.
Researchers Grow Mini Human Kidneys in Lab
Wall Street Journal : October 7, 2015, 2:09 am
A human skin cell has been transformed into a kidney-like structure about five millimeters across by a team in Melbourne, Australia.