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Dynavax Technologies Corporation's (DVAX) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Cowen and Company

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The company had revenue of $0.15 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $0.75 million. Dynavax Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: DVAX ) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, May 8th. Endurant Capital Management LP raised its stake in shares of Dynavax Technologies Corporation by 205.4% in the first quarter. The company DVAX, +72.16% also got a thumbs-up from Wall Street, with analysts at J.P. Read More »

Schumer to FDA: Remove chemicals from fast-food packaging

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Harmful chemicals banned in children's toys and baby bottles do not belong in fast-food packaging, Sen. He said many studies show kids who consume fast food regularly had unsafe levels of phthalates in their body. In his letter to FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, Schumer notes that federal regulators have already banned six forms of the chemical, which is used to make products more "flexible and harder to break", from being used in "children's toys and other child care products, like those ... Read More »

US Scientists edit genes of human embryos for the first time

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The report , published Wedesday, says OHSU researcher Shoukhrat Mitalipov successfully used the gene editing technology CRISPR to alter human DNA in single-cell embryos. And earlier this year in the US, the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Medicine said in a report that altering the genes of embryos might be OK if done under strict criteria and aimed at preventing serious disease. Read More »

Celltrion's Herceptin biosimilar accepted for review by US FDA

The drug maker plans to sell Herzuma via its retail partner Teva in the US. Seo Jung-jin, chairman and cofounder of biosimilar powerhouse Celltrion , has joined the list of South Korea's 10 stock billionaires after the distribution arm of the biotech firm became the second most valuable stock on the secondary Kosdaq market upon debut on Friday. Read More »

AstraZeneca Gets Breakthrough Designation For Imfinzi

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The flop included Imfinzi, which was being combined with another treatment. If approved, Imfinzi could grab a slice of the NSCLC monotherapy market now unaddressed by rival checkpoint inhibitors such as Bristol-Myers Squibb's Opdivo (nivolumab), Merck & Co's Keytruda (pembrolizumab) and Roche's Tecentriq (atezolizumab), that some analysts have predicted could be worth $1.75bn or more. Read More »

Charlie Gard to be buried with 'beloved' toy monkeys

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I offer my honest and profound condolences to his parents who have treasured him with such a strong and undiminished love. The most important detail given in the story is that Charlie had been baptized. In July, the hospital agreed with Hirano that the child's illness had proceeded too far for treatment, which might or might not have worked six months earlier. Read More »

Over 40 Nigerians Risk 15years Jailterm in Lagos — Metro Homosexuality

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Police spokesperson Olarinde Famous-Cole confirmed the arrest, adding that the suspects were soon going to appear in court. "There have been reports that the hotel harbors homosexuals", the source told Punch . At the same time, when Senator Buka Ibrahim was recently caught in a motel room with two women, he was been able to argue that the video was an invasion of his privacy and his conduct is no one's business but his own. Read More »

Paddy in danger after tackle leaves Kreuzer dazed

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Dustin Martin is nearly an unbackable favourite for this year's medal, with latest odds putting him at a cool $1.22 to take out the medal. "What we're focused on is not only this week but the remainder of the season and putting ourselves in a really strong position come the end of the year and come the start of the finals campaign". Read More »

Don't agree with decision taken in Bihar: Sharad Yadav

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After resigning as the chief minister of Bihar on July 26, Nitish Kumar sailed through a trust vote two days later with 131 legislators supporting him in the 243-member Bihar Assembly. With the effective strength of the House reduced to 239 during voting, Bihars new government needed 120 votes to win the confidence vote. The state of Bihar saw a major political upheaval after Nitish Kumar resigned from the post of CM alleging that the circumstances in the state weren't allowing him to work ... Read More »

Tanish appears before SIT investigation today

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Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has also assured the film industry that those using drugs would be treated as victims and not as accused but sought their help in identifying the peddlers. The SIT has so far arrested 20 persons, including USA citizen Dundu Anish, a former aerospace engineer who has worked with the NASA, a Dutch national Mike Kamminga and seven B. Read More »

Sensex zooms over 200 points; SBI share rallies 4%

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Indian equity markets traded with appreciable gains during the mid-afternoon session on Monday as hopes of a rate cut in the upcoming monetary policy review of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), coupled with expectations of healthy quarterly results, kept investors' sentiments buoyed. Read More »

NHS to recruit 21000 Mental Health workers in England

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Mr Hunt said this is part of the Government's £1.3bn commitment to transform mental health services and end the "historic imbalance" between physical and mental health treatment capacity. "A damaging lack of foresight in workforce planning in the past has led us to where we are now". Professor Wendy Burn, president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, who helped develop the plan, said; "You would expect to see a consultant if you had cancer and the same applies for mental health". Read More »

Susan Collins Talks Healthcare on CNN State of the Union

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Lisa MurkowskiLisa MurkowskiCollins recounts "heartwarming" welcome in ME after healthcare "no" vote GOP senator calls for new rules to more quickly confirm Trump nominees Trump threatens health insurance benefits for lawmakers MORE (Alaska) and John McCainJohn McCainCollins recounts "heartwarming" welcome in ME after healthcare "no" vote Republican governor "glad" GOP didn't fulfill ObamaCare pledge now Trump to GOP senators: Don't give up on ObamaCare repeal and replace MORE ... Read More »

FDA Plans to Regulate Tobacco an Nicotine

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However, the FDA head, who is also a cancer survivor, said that the health agency is studying regulating nicotine levels with the goal of "FDA's potential to render cigarettes minimally addictive or non-addictive". While the FDA explores "clear and meaningful measures to make tobacco products less toxic, appealing and addictive", it has mooted an August 2021 deadline for applications "for newly regulated combustible products, such as cigars, pipe tobacco and hookah tobacco". Read More »

WWE Releases Video Remembering Joe Louis Arena

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It appears as if WWE may have different plans in place as WrestlingNews.co is reporting that Cena will face off against Samoa Joe at a Raw house show on August 27. Lesnar's advocate Paul Heyman dropped the news on Twitter on Thursday afternoon: Brock will defend the Universal Championship against Samoa Joe this Saturday , July 29, at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan. Read More »

Three hajj flights cancelled

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The Iranians departed from the southern port city of Bandar Abbas for the holy city of Medina early Sunday, said Seyyed Ali Qazi-Askar, the representative of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei for Hajj and pilgrimage affairs. Read More »

Stan Collymore reacts on Twitter as Celtic destroy Sunderland

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A video posted on social media shows one fan wandering in the street with a gash in his head. Celtic visited Sunderland for the 20th anniversary of their stadium, The Stadium of Light, opening. Football hooligans around the world are fighting in the stands, brawling in the streets and generally causing mayhem wherever they go. Celtic were fortunate to have a following estimated at around 8,000 in the North East for the fixture and the local CSC was happily taken in to local ... Read More »

Indianapolis Officer Killed in Line of Duty Given Ceremonial Procession

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Lt. Aaron Allan was assisting a Homecroft Police Department officer when he responded to a call of an overturned vehicle at Madison Avenue and Maynard Drive on the southside of Indianapolis . I don't know if they were being chased. Lt. Aaron Allan, 38, was trying to help the people trapped inside the auto, including Brown, when he was shot. Read More »

Doctor Gunned Down After Refusing To Prescribe Addictive Painkillers

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The gunman then killed himself. "There were two witnesses who were outside and in close proximity", St. Joseph County Prosecutor Ken Cotter said Thursday, according to WaPo. "He did what we ask our doctors to do". As recently as 2012, IN was among the 13 U.S. states that prescribed the most opioids per capita, according to the U.S. Read More »

What the Senate health bill involved

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I worked with others to add more than $200 billion in a long-term stability fund and important Medicaid provisions to make sure low-income individuals had coverage. Of course, all shoppers will be hurt if insurers leave markets, noted Urban Institute health economist Linda Blumberg. "Super-excited", she said. The Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer Anthem has already withdrawn from markets in Ohio, Wisconsin and Indiana. Read More »

Graham DeLaet in mix at RBC Canadian Open

Seeking to become the oldest victor in PGA Tour history, the 54-year-old Fijian mixed six birdies with two bogeys in his round of 68, where Flores led a trio of fellow Americans by one stroke. Scotland's Colin Montgomerie was two strokes at 71 back along with Americans Tom Lehman , Billy Mayfair , Tom Pernice Jr. and Billy Andrade, Australians Peter Lonard and Peter Fowler, France's Jean-Francois Remesy and South Africa's Chris Williams. Read More »

North Korea fires ballistic missile into Sea of Japan

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The Defense Intelligence Agency concluded in a new report reported by The Washington Post this week that North Korea will be able to deploy a reliable, nuclear-tipped ICBM as early as next year - shaving some two years off previous estimates . Read More »

Pro Kabaddi League 2017

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On the other hand, Jasvir Singh will lead the raider department. In 46 matches he has made 695 raids, where he has taken 277 points. Also, the duo of Nilesh Shinde and Bajirao Hodage will provide the extra strength to the side while skipper Meraj Sheykh will lead the side from the front. Read More »