BioValley News

21.01.2014

Basel based 4-Antibody sold to Agenus

Boston based Agenus announced to acquire all of the outstanding stocks of 4-Antibody. The initial payment of $10...[more]


21.01.2014

Roche is back in the field of RNA based therapeutics

Three years ago, Roche stepped out of RNA based therapeutics research, a field that has once been believed to be a game...[more]


11.12.2013

University of Pennsylvania and Novartis present groundbreaking results at ASH

A few months ago Novartis announced to invest 20 million dollars to license a gene therapy technology from the...[more]


11.12.2013

Roche and Molecular Partners close a 1 billion dollar deal

Roche, which has with Kadcyla one of the most advanced anti-body drug conjugates on the market, has entered a...[more]


International News

26.01.2015

Morphine following common childhood surgery may be life threatening

(McMaster University) The study identified a significant risk for potentially-fatal breathing disruption when morphine is administered at home after surgery to treat pain in children who undergo tonsillectomy with or without adenoidectomy. This surgery is commonly and effectively used to treat childhood sleep apnea. The study also showed ibuprofen is a safe and effective alternative.


26.01.2015

Many women with breast cancer have poor knowledge about their condition

(Wiley) A new analysis has found that many women with breast cancer lack knowledge about their illness, with minority patients less likely than white patients to know and report accurate information about their tumors' characteristics.


26.01.2015

Reducing work-family conflicts in the workplace helps people to sleep better

(Elsevier Health Sciences) A multi-institution team of sleep researchers recently found that workers who participated in an intervention aimed at reducing conflict between work and familial responsibilities slept an hour more each week and reported greater sleep sufficiency than those who did not participate in the intervention. Their study is published in Sleep Health, Journal of the National Sleep Foundation.


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