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Bristol-Myers yanked its Celgene bid days before deadline—and got a better price

On Dec. 10, Bristol-Myers Squibb made what it said was its final offer to acquire Celgene. But it turns out that wasn’t the case. It ended up scoring a better deal instead. Just days before a Jan. 2 deadline Bristol-Myers itself had set for wrapping up an agreement, the New Jersey drugmaker pulled that proposal—$ 57… Read More »

New blood thinners better than warfarin for atrial fibrillation

(Reuters Health) – Patients with atrial fibrillation, a common heart rhythm disorder, should take newer blood thinners to prevent stroke instead of the old standby drug warfarin, U.S. doctors recommend. Atrial fibrillation patients have up to seven times the stroke risk of people without the disorder. “Stroke due to atrial fibrillation tends to be quite… Read More »