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BMS deal quest gets a boost as Celgene swats aside another Revlimid patent challenge

Much of the investor doubt surrounding Bristol-Myers Squibb’s $ 74 billion Celgene buyout centers on the multiple myeloma blockbuster Revlimid—namely, whether its remaining patents can stand up to legal challenges. But the companies just scored a win in that department. Thursday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decided not… Read More »

Medical News Today: Ultrasound scans could boost screenings for osteoporosis

A new study that aimed to advance methods of assessing bone health found that data from ultrasound scans were equal to those gathered using X-ray. Ultrasound imaging could help boost osteoporosis screening. The way we live shapes our bones. There are a lot of things we can do to help keep our bones healthy. Bone… Read More »

DNA test could boost IVF success rates without putting embryo at risk

A human embryo during the third day of its developmentJim Dyson/Getty Images By Clare Wilson TESTING DNA that is naturally discarded by embryos could safely reveal those produced using IVF that are most likely to lead to pregnancy. IVF doctors try to transfer only the healthiest embryos for pregnancy. DNA testing to identify such embryos is already available, but it has… Read More »