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Tekmira Experimental Ebola Drug Used to Treat Stricken U.S. Doctor

Tekmira Experimental Ebola Drug Used to Treat Stricken U.S. Doctor

Ebola patient Dr. Rick Sacra received treatment with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals' experimental ebola therapy TKM-Ebola for seven days, Nebraska Medical Center confirmed.

09/22/14 - 07:48 PM EDT

Sigma-Aldrich Surges as Merck Makes Multibillion-Dollar Offer

  • Tickers in this article:
  • SIAL
  • MRK

Shares of Sigma-Aldrich soared on Monday making it TheStreet's Move of the Day.

09/22/14 - 05:07 PM EDT

Tekmira Experimental Ebola Drug Used to Treat Stricken U.S. Doctor

Tekmira Experimental Ebola Drug Used to Treat Stricken U.S. Doctor

Ebola patient Dr. Rick Sacra received treatment with Tekmira Pharmaceuticals' experimental ebola therapy TKM-Ebola for seven days, Nebraska Medical Center confirmed.

09/22/14 - 07:48 PM EDT

Schwab: Be Cautious With Alibaba, Beware Speculative Biotech, Too

The Alibaba IPO gave the market a shot in the arm last week, yet individual investors should remain cautious of the untested stock.

09/22/14 - 01:14 PM EDT

Sigma-Aldrich Surges as Merck Makes Multibillion-Dollar Offer

  • Tickers in this article:
  • SIAL
  • MRK

Shares of Sigma-Aldrich soared on Monday making it TheStreet's Move of the Day.

09/22/14 - 05:07 PM EDT

Why Tekmira Pharmaceuticals (TKMR) Stock Is Spiking Today

Why Tekmira Pharmaceuticals (TKMR) Stock Is Spiking Today

  • Tickers in this article:
  • TKMR

Tekmira Pharmaceuticals (TKMR) shares are up double digits after the company announced that it received regulatory approval to administer its Ebola treatment.

09/22/14 - 12:02 PM EDT

Northwest Bio's Almost-Toxic Debt Raise Responsible for Stock Slide

Northwest Bio's Almost-Toxic Debt Raise Responsible for Stock Slide

  • Tickers in this article:
  • NWBO

The buyers of Northwest's debt want the stock price to decline before Feb. 15, 2015, because a lower stock price also will drop the conversion price of the notes.

09/22/14 - 08:59 AM EDT

Safety Worries Over Celgene's Experimental Crohn's Drug Overblown

Safety Worries Over Celgene's Experimental Crohn's Drug Overblown

  • Tickers in this article:
  • CELG

The first public presentation of the GED-031 phase II data will be on Oct. 21 at a European medical conference.

09/17/14 - 08:26 AM EDT

Ariad Director Resignation May Mean CEO Berger One Step Closer to Exit

Ariad Director Resignation May Mean CEO Berger One Step Closer to Exit

  • Tickers in this article:
  • ARIA

Activist investor Alex Denner is gaining an ally on Ariad's Board.

09/19/14 - 12:05 PM EDT

Doc Offers Glimpse Into Arena Pharma Weight-Loss Combination Therapy

Doc Offers Glimpse Into Arena Pharma Weight-Loss Combination Therapy

Patients lost 12% of their body weight following 12 weeks of treatment with Arena's Belviq plus phentermine.

09/16/14 - 09:48 AM EDT

SEC Slaps Biotech Hedge Fund for Short-Selling Violations

SEC Slaps Biotech Hedge Fund for Short-Selling Violations

On 17 occasions, RA Capital bought shares in biotech company financings after having sold short shares of the same company when it was supposed to be restricted from doing so.

09/16/14 - 01:04 PM EDT

Cognizant Buys TriZetto for $2.7B, Seizing Opportunity for Growth

  • Tickers in this article:
  • CTSH

Cognizant Technology Solutions said it would buy private health care IT services company TriZetto for $2.7 billion in cash.

09/15/14 - 12:05 PM EDT

Gilead Expands Access of Hepatitis C Drug in Developing Countries

  • Tickers in this article:
  • GILD
  • MYL

Gilead said it will license its hepatitis C drug Sovaldi to seven drugmakers in India to expand access to the medicine in developing countries.

09/15/14 - 01:38 PM EDT

NPS Pharma Hormone Drug Wins Shaky Endorsement From FDA Panel

NPS Pharma Hormone Drug Wins Shaky Endorsement From FDA Panel

  • Tickers in this article:
  • NPSP

NPS Pharmaceuticals shares are weak Monday following a rough outing for its hormone replacement therapy Natpara at an FDA advisory panel on Friday.

09/15/14 - 09:32 AM EDT

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