With Embryo Base Editing, China Gets Another Crispr First

Scientists in the US may be out in front developing the next generation of Crispr-based genetic tools, but it’s China that’s pushing those techniques …


The Cost of Cures: How Investing in Biotech Stocks Could Soon Be Radically Changed

Get ready for a golden age of medicine that could dramatically shake up which biotechs get the gold.<p>If an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of …


‘Shark Tank’ judge Kevin O’Leary to give speech at Harvard

Mr. Wonderful is back in town.<p>“Shark Tank’’ judge Kevin O’Leary is set to give the keynote address at the Harvard Biotech Club’s Fall 2018 Kick-Off …


Kim says North Korea's health care failing

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has denounced his country's health services, criticizing officials as idlers.<p>Impoverished North Korea, which is …

North Korea

Delta 9 Signs Multi-Year Agreement for Lift & Co.'s Cannabis Retail Training Certification


TSX Venture Exchange

How a Little Girl’s MLB Journey Inspired Derek Jeter, Engineers, and Moms

Hailey Dawson throws out the ceremonial first pitch before game four of the 2017 World Series. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)<p>Derek Jeter is a …

Sports Technology

Philips reveals code execution vulnerabilities in cardiovascular devices

Only a low level of skill is required to exploit the bugs.<p>Vulnerabilities have been discovered in multiple versions of Philips cardiovascular imaging …

Information Security

2 Notable Late Afternoon Analyst Calls

<i>There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn't true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true</i>.” ― Søren Kierkegaard<p>As we …


Organogenesis will be a public company again

Deal with New York private equity firm will return wound-care company to Wall Street.

Medical Technology

A withering climate for agricultural innovation

The Centre needs to clarify its stance on protection of naturally occurring plant varieties and man-made gene sequences

Business (India)

Reliability, learnability and efficiency of two tools for cement crowns retrieval

This research article by Dr. Cristina Bignardi et al is published in The Open Biomedical Engineering Journal, Volume 12, 2018<p>This research work aims …


Brics countries show the US the benefits of globalisation | Financial Times

Amid anti-globalisation, surging populism and xenophobia and rising unilateralism and protectionism, the world seems at a loss as to where it should …

South Africa

Q&A with Pramodkumar P Gupta

<b>What is your full name, job title and where do you work?</b><p>Pramodkumar P Gupta, Assistant Professor, D Y Patil Deemed to be University, School of …

Immune System

Now, a Marriage Portal Exclusively For People Living With HIV

People living with HIV can now register themselves with the website and volunteers of the Gujarat State Network of Positive People will then …

Business (India)

Innovest Global Provides August Shareholder Update with Milestones Including Patent Approval, Biotech Progress, Financial Achievements | Seeking Alpha

CLEVELAND, Aug. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Innovest Global Inc. (IVST) (OTC Markets: IVST) (the “Company” or “Innovest”), a Conglomerate with …

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

STAT Plus: Trying to keep up with all the biotech news out of China? Try these 10 must-follow Twitter accounts

It can be tough these days to stay abreast of all the news coming out of China’s booming biopharma sector.Fortunately, though, there’s an emerging …


"No deal" Brexit threatens nationwide medical shortages

In the event that the United Kingdom and the European Union fail to reach a deal on Brexit, poor government planning could result in hospitals facing …


SMART drumline trial – what happens off the coast

Department of Primary Industries with a baited shark caught in NSW's SMART drumline trial. For more on this story go online to …

Mandurah, Australia

Esperion's big data reveal, keeping tabs on Chinese biotech, & HHS tries out a 'gimmick'

Sponsored by<p>What’s going to happen to Esperion?<p>Next month, the world will learn whether Esperion Therapeutics’ cholesterol-lowering drug is the …


NHS fears over no-deal Brexit highlight risk to patients, Labour says

Labour speaks out after letter revealed concerns about shortages of medicines in event of no-deal Brexit<p>NHS trusts’ fears about medicine shortages show that patients are being put at risk by the government’s failure to prepare for a no-deal Brexit, Labour has said.<p>The opposition’s criticism comes …

Great Britain

China's biotech revolution

2 August 2018 | Shifting Asia<p>Consider this: one in four new global cancer cases are now in China, and over 100 million Chinese people have diabetes – …

Immune System

Author Correction: Apparent diffusion coefficient histogram in breast cancer brain metastases may predict their biological subtype and progression

Department of Radiology, Gangnam Severance Hospital, Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea<p>Sung Jun Ahn<br>• & Sang Hyun Suh<p>Department of …

Breast Cancer

Premier Event on China's Medical Device Industry

As the premier event focusing on the development of the medical device industry, Device China advocates an active healthy industrial ecosystem, …

Digital Health

Can-Fite enrolls first patient in its Comfort Phase III trial of Piclidenoson in Psoriasis

Can-Fite BioPharma (NYSEMKT:CANF) announces that the first patient has been enrolled and dosed in its Phase III Comfort trial to evaluate its lead …


IPO Biotech Preview: Principia Biopharma

<b>Principia Biopharma</b> (PRNB) is <b>gearing up for an $86 million IPO</b>. I believe that it has good clinical candidates in the pipeline which can be used for …


3 Things In Biotech, August 18: Finally, A New First-Line Treatment For Liver Cancer

Welcome to another edition of "3 Things In Biotech You Should Learn Today," a daily digest dedicated to helping you keep pace with the fast-moving …


Trends in IoT Medical Devices Market to 2023 – Projected to Hit 25.2% and to Reach US$ 63.43 Billion by 2023

Aug 20, 2018 (MarketersMedia via COMTEX) -- Global IoT medical devices market is projected to reach USD 63.43 billion by 2023 from USD 20.59 billion …

Internet of Things

Advanced eye drops may allow you to chuck your glasses

Two Israeli startups describe how their clinical-stage products could radically change the way people correct their vision.


The regulation of medical devices is flawed and another scandal is inevitable: health advocates

More catastrophic failures of medical devices are "almost guaranteed" to happen because there's been no significant reforms to the way Australia …

Medical Technology

George Soros Bought This Under-the-Radar Biotech Stock: Should You?

The Soros Fund Management picked up a healthy stake in the rare disease and cancer drugmaker Aeglea BioTherapeutics in the second quarter.<p>Billionaire …