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Qualcomm, Roche to collaborate on remote patient monitoring

A Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) subsidiary and Roche have entered into a strategic collaboration to improve remote monitoring and management of chronic disease patients.

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UCSD, UCSF launch new cancer cell mapping initiative

Researchers from the University of California San Diego School of Medicine and University of California San Francisco, plus a team of collaborators have launched a new initiative to determine how all the components of a cancer cell interact.

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Ethicon launches new powered device for thoracic surgery

Ethicon has developed a new powered vascular stapler that is designed to provide greater precision and stability than other staplers during thoracic surgery.

FINANCE

Venture capital in '15 and beyond

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Alegeus Technologies announces San Diego conference

BIOTECH

Mapp’s Ebola drug considered for conditional approval by US

Oncology conference to be held in La Jolla Feb. 14-17

TECHNOLOGY

Cypher Genomics, Sequenom announce agreement on prenatal tests

MEDICAL

Halozyme names new member of board of directors

GOVERNMENT

SD Council tightens pot dispensary rules

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Ebola at Turning Point as Cases Drop to Lowest Since June

(Bloomberg) -- New cases of Ebola in West Africa dropped to less than 100 a week for the first time since June, signaling progress toward ending an epidemic that has lasted more than a year and claimed almost 9,000 lives.

Qualcomm, Roche to collaborate on remote patient monitoring

A Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) subsidiary and Roche have entered into a strategic collaboration to improve remote monitoring and management of chronic disease patients.

The next big health-care shift is coming

The next big shift is coming in U.S. health care, and Republicans are doing their best to speed it up. What's not clear is how carefully they've thought through the consequences.

Oncology conference to be held in La Jolla Feb. 14-17

Scripps Health has announced its 35th annual Clinical Hematology and Oncology Conference will be held at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine Feb. 14 through 17.

SD Council tightens pot dispensary rules

Medical marijuana dispensaries will have to post warning signs on their products, which may face inspections for the presence of pesticides, molds and other toxins, under amended regulations passed almost unanimously by the San Diego City Council on Tuesday.

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Jan. 29, 2015, 5:00 P.M. -- In local news, a San Diego Superior Court judge sided with the city and burger chain in the North Park Jack in the Box case, and the county’s economic outlook ended 2014 at its highest point since before the Great Recession began.

Health Videos

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.

Heart Health

The Daily Transcript honors Heart Health Month by offering news and information related to preventing cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

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Dick Crowley, Kitchell Contractors Inc.

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

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