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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.

Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals reports 3Q activity

Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. and its advanced regenerative medicine business units reported on Thursday their corporate development activities through the third quarter ended Sept. 30.

MEDICAL

Waiting period expires in agreement for acquisition of CareFusion

San Diego-based CareFusion Corp. and Becton, Dickinson and Co. announced Thursday that the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, in connection with Becton Dickinson's proposed acquisition of CareFusion expired on Nov. 19.

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

TECHNOLOGY

Renova completes Series C, adds Bradbury to board

BIOTECH

Evolva to acquire Allylix

BIOTECH

HedgePath files IND application

BIOTECH

Solstice Biologics announces data publication in journal

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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.

Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals reports 3Q activity

Taxus Cardium Pharmaceuticals Group Inc. and its advanced regenerative medicine business units reported on Thursday their corporate development activities through the third quarter ended Sept. 30.

Smaller, interoperable health care industry predicted

Consumers and those outside the health care system will be the ones to spur change in the "giant blind spot” that exists over the current medical industry, said panelists at an Association for Corporate Growth discussion.

How to prepare for Obamacare's collapse

Fear of disruption has long dominated the politics of health care. People seem to have a strong, and reasonable, preference that their health-insurance arrangements not be up-ended by the ideological schemes of politicians.

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In The News

Nov. 21, 2014, 5:00 P.M. -- In local news, SANDAG unanimously certified the final EIR for the $2 billion project to extend the San Diego Blue Line Trolley, and George Chamberlin writes on what the golf industry is doing to improve its rough times.

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.

Special Reports

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

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