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Regen BioPharma gets positive news on patent application

San Diego-based Regen BioPharma Inc. (OTCBB: RGBP) has announced the receipt of a patent for treatment that attacks a gene responsible for the development of stem cell cancers.

BIOTECH

Arena Pharma granted patent for pulmonary hypertension drug

Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ARNA) has been granted a new patent for its ralinepag drug for use in the treatment of such diseases as pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

MEDICAL

Ebola patient treated with Aethlon Hemopurifier therapy released from hospital

San Diego-based Aethlon Medical Inc.(Nasdaq: AEMD) reports an Ebola patient treated using Aethlon's Hemopurifier biofiltration device has been discharged from a German hospital.

MEDICAL

Sharp Grossmont Hospital announces CFO, CNO

Orexigen receives new patent allowance

Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals reports 3Q activity

MEDICAL

Waiting period expires in agreement for acquisition of CareFusion

REAL ESTATE

BioMed Realty Trust, Broad Institute form strategic partnership

TECHNOLOGY

Smaller, interoperable health care industry predicted

TECHNOLOGY

Organovo's 3D liver tissue commercially released

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Temecula Valley Hospital celebrates its first year with distinction

Just one year ago, Temecula Valley Hospital opened its doors to the community as Temecula’s first acute care hospital. In the past year, the hospital has cared for 26,000 emergency patients and 3,300 patient admissions. Physicians have performed more than 1,600 surgeries, including nearly 300 cardiac procedures.

Training and enforcement at bars, restaurants is key in DUI prevention

While it’s illegal for a bar or a restaurant to serve alcohol to someone who is obviously intoxicated, it seems this state law gets about as much respect as a stop sign in the desert: No one stops because no one’s paying attention to it.

Facing health insurance hikes, consumers mull options

WASHINGTON — Consumers across most of America will see their health insurance premiums go up next year for popular plans under President Barack Obama's health care law.

Orexigen receives new patent allowance

Orexigen Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq: OREX) announced Friday that it has received a notice of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for one of its patent applications.

Boston Scientific Loses $18.5 Million Vaginal-Mesh Verdict (2)

Nov. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Boston Scientific Corp. was found liable for the second time this month in federal court for selling defective vaginal mesh implants, adding pressure on the device maker to settle thousands more such lawsuits.

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Nov. 26, 2014, 5:00 P.M. -- Wounded Warrior Homes shares plans to add more housing for veterans, and a ULI tour showcases growth along El Cajon Boulevard.

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ALS Association's Steve Becvar on the Ice Bucket Challenge

Aug. 18, 2014 -- George Chamberlin speaks with Steve Becvar, executive director of the ALS Association Greater San Diego Chapter, about the Ice Bucket Challenge, the sixth annual ALS Golf Classic on Aug. 29 and other efforts to raise funds and awareness for fighting cure Lou Gehrig’s Disease.

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Inside Biotech - 2014

Learn about innovations and trends in San Diego’s thriving biotech and life science industries.

Diabetes Awareness

In recognition of National Diabetes Awareness, The Daily Transcript looks at how local companies are finding ways to combat diabetes.

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Dick Crowley, Senior VP of Kitchell discusses the Largest Construction Project in San Diego County.

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