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Zogenix says former obesity drug reduced seizures in study

Drugmaker Zogenix said Wednesday that a drug once used to fight obesity before it was taken off the market may help treat a rare disease that causes severe seizures in young children.

Access to doctors a challenge under ACA

The Affordable Care Act was expected to reduce the number of people turning to emergency rooms for care because it would result in millions of Americans securing health insurance and finding primary care physicians.

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CareFusion offers update on Avea ventilator recall

Medical device maker CareFusion provided an update on its global voluntary recall initiated on April 21 to address an issue with certain units of its Avea ventilators.

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Dozens of genes in breast cancer tests lack link to risk

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MyDx signs agreement for chemical sensing technology

SANDAG set for Bike to Work Day

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NuVasive appoints Lucier as CEO

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On the Agenda: Maritime panel, hackathon, beer social on tap this week

MEDICAL

Foundry Medical Innovations merges with Zeis Consulting Group

Sorrento Therapeutics subsidiary to focus on cellular immunotherapies

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Access to doctors a challenge under ACA

The Affordable Care Act was expected to reduce the number of people turning to emergency rooms for care because it would result in millions of Americans securing health insurance and finding primary care physicians.

MyDx signs agreement for chemical sensing technology

MyDx Inc. has signed an exclusive patent sublicense agreement with Next Dimension Technologies Inc., a developer of electronic nose chemical sensing technology used by NASA, and funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

SANDAG set for Bike to Work Day

The San Diego Association of Governments has confirmed that its Bike to Work Day will be held as rescheduled on May 29, motivating what it expects to be thousands of bike riders to switch from engines leg power for a day.

OH Juice! CEO commits to not compromising on core values

When Hanna Gregor got a call from a friend in San Diego who was in need of a business partner to launch a new juice company, she was up for the task.

Sorrento Therapeutics subsidiary to focus on cellular immunotherapies

San Diego-based Sorrento Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: SRNE) has formed a wholly owned subsidiary, TNK Therapeutics Inc. This subsidiary will focus on developing chimeric antigen receptor tumor-attacking Neukoplast as well as other complementary cellular and immunotherapies targeting both solid tumors and hematological malignancies.

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Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Semifinalist: Rich Heyman

May 19, 2015 -- Executive Editor George Chamberlin talks with Rich Heyman, CEO of Seragon and Aragon Pharmaceuticals, about how his companies work to treat breast and prostate cancer, and being a semifinalist for the 2015 EY Entrepreneur of the Year award.

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