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BrainStorm Receives Notice of Intention to Grant Additional EU patent for NurOwn®

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: BCLI), a leading developer of adult stem cell therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that the European Patent Office (EPO) has communicated its intention to grant a European patent titled ‘Methods of Generating Mesenchymal Stem Cells which secrete Neurotrophic Factors’. Allowed claims cover the method for manufacturing…

Bausch Health Companies (BHC) Receives a Buy from Barclays

In a report issued on January 24, Balaji Prasad from Barclays maintained a Buy rating on Bausch Health Companies (BHC – Research Report), with a price target of $33.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $28.40. According to TipRanks.com, Prasad is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 16.6% and a 70.0% success rate. Prasad covers the Healthcare sector, focusing on stocks…

Research Drug ‘chaperone’ fends off Alzheimer’s in mice by preventing toxic protein clumping

Alzheimer’s disease has long been associated with the harmful proteins amyloid beta and tau. They clump up in the brain, disrupting neurons and causing memory loss and other symptoms. Researchers at Temple University’s Lewis Katz School of Medicine say they’ve found a new way to prevent amyloid beta and tau from building up in the…

GLOBAL HIRUDIN PRODUCTS MARKET 2020 – THE MEDICINES COMPANY, TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD, PFIZER, INC

The Global Hirudin Products Market report Interpretes the complete details covering Executive summary, Scope of the report, Research Methodology, Introduction, Market landscape, Market segmentation by type, Segmentation by application, Latest Geographical segmentation, Decision framework Drivers and challenges Market trends, Vendor landscape, Key vendor analysis based on production region, major players, and product type which will provide a…

The Medicines Company Enters Into Definitive Agreement to be Acquired by Novartis AG for $9.7 billion

– The Medicines Company to be acquired by Novartis AG for $85 per share in cash, representing 45% premium to its unaffected share price and a 57% premium to its unaffected one-week average price – Inclisiran, The Medicines Company’s investigational, innovative, potent twice-annual therapy to lower LDL cholesterol, has potential to transform treatment of cardiovascular…

Attack of the Clones? Memory CD8+ T Cells Stalk the AD, PD Brain

“This beautiful study shows, for the first time, a close association between T cells, cognition, and neurodegenerative disease in humans,” wrote Jonathan Kipnis of University of Virginia in Charlottesville. “These elegant findings on expansion of Epstein-Barr virus-reactive CD8 T cells in the CSF of AD patients are extremely interesting and intriguing,” he added. More at:…

Marijuana producer Organigram stock soars 30% as sales double

Organigram Holdings Inc. stock soared 30% during extended trading Tuesday, as the Canadian weed company reported fiscal first-quarter revenue that jumped two-fold, beating Wall Street estimates. Net revenue rose to C$25.2 million ($19.3 million) from C$12.4 million a year ago, which beat the consensus estimate of C$21 million, according to analysts polled by FactSet. The…

Regeneron drug reduces bone growth for patients with ultra-rare skeletal disease

Patients with the ultra-rare disease FOP grow bone where it doesn’t belong, creating a life-threatening second skeleton. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals believes it can offer hope: A new treatment reduced new bone growth by 90% in a clinical trial, the company said, a result that could lead to Food and Drug Administration approval. More at:  https://www.statnews.com/2020/01/09/regeneron-drug-reduces-bone-growth-rare-skeletal-disease/

BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics Wins 2020 ‘Buzz of BIO’ Award for Investigational Cellular Treatment

For its promising investigational therapeutic approach to neurodegenerative diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), BrainStorm Cell Therapeutics is the Buzz of BIO 2020 winner in the Public Therapeutic Biotech category. The Buzz of BIO contest identifies U.S. companies with groundbreaking, early-stage potential to improve lives. The event also is an opportunity to make investor…

12 tips for safe social networking

Social media is a fantastic development in human communications.  However, as with any technology, security should not be an afterthought.  Here is a very good list of simple security steps everyone should consider. https://www.networkworld.com/article/2870409/12–tips-for-safe-social-networking.html#slide4