I came to London to report about higher education but I stayed for the austerity.

Sorin Slumps as Milan Court Casts Doubt on Cyberonics Deal

bloomberg.com — Sorin SpA had the biggest decline in almost seven years after the state's attorney in Milan filed a claim against the company that may delay its plans to combine with Cyberonics Inc. The state attorney views the planned transaction as intended to insulate Milan-based Sorin from potential liability related to environmental litigation against its previous parent, SNIA SpA, the combining companies said in a statement.

Finally! First malaria vaccine gets the nod after a 28-year journey

mgafrica.com — THE world's first vaccine for malaria has won the backing of European regulators, a critical step toward widespread immunisation against a disease that takes half a million lives every year in Africa. The Mosquirix vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline has been under development for 28 years.
Jul 25, 2015

Finally! First malaria vaccine gets the nod after a 28-year journey | Mail & Guardian Africa mgafrica.com/article/2015-0…

Jul 25, 2015

RT @cobbo3: Finally! First malaria vaccine gets the nod after a 28-year journey | Mail & Guardian Africa mgafrica.com/article/2015-0…

First Malaria Vaccine Gains Recommendation After 28-Year Odyssey

bloomberg.com — The world's first vaccine for malaria won the backing of European regulators, a critical step toward widespread immunization against a disease that takes half a million lives a year. The Mosquirix vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline Plc has been under development for 28 years.
Jul 24, 2015

It took 28 years, but first #malaria vaccine is approved. Potential game changer in fight against killer disease. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 24, 2015

$AGEN, made with Agenus' adjuvant...First Malaria Vaccine Gains Recommendation After 28-Year Odyssey bloom.bg/1DAuvOz via @business

Jul 24, 2015

It took 28 years, but first-ever #malaria vaccine is approved. A triumph for global health and $GSK. My story: bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 24, 2015

RT @sbancel: First #Malaria Vaccine Gains Recommendation After 28-Year Odyssey. A big step forward for Public Health! bloom.bg/1DAuvOz

Jul 24, 2015

It took 28 years for $GSK to develop world's first vaccine for #malaria, a killer of 500K children annually bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Actelion Raises Forecast Amid Higher Sales of New Medicine

bloomberg.com — Actelion Ltd. boosted its earnings forecast and Chief Executive Officer Jean-Paul Clozel said he wasn't interested in selling the Swiss drugmaker following a newspaper report that it spurned an advance from Shire Plc. "I do not see a reason to sell a company when we are delivering such good results," Clozel said in a phone interview Tuesday.

Success at Glaxo’s HIV Unit May Mean Having to Call It Quits

bloomberg.com — HIV drugs are proving to be so effective in containing the virus that GlaxoSmithKline Plc foresees a time, a decade away, when its most profitable business unit may no longer have a purpose. "There are diminishing returns in HIV," said David Redfern, Glaxo's chief strategy officer and the chairman of its AIDS treatment unit ViiV Healthcare Ltd.
Jul 09, 2015

Can #HIV drugs be too effective? The success of ViiV, $GSK's AIDS unit, may put it out of business. My story: bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 09, 2015

The #HIV drugs of $GSK's ViiV may be so good, they'll put the unit out of business. My story: bloomberg.com/news/articles/… @business

Jul 09, 2015

#AIDS drugs are so effective, their success may lead to the demise of @ViiVHC, $GSK's HIV business. My story: bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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Unemployed Greeks Reconnect as Underground Electricians Defy Law

bloomberg.com — Dec. 5 (Bloomberg) -- Kostas Ioannidis, an unemployed metalworker with an ailing mother and disabled wife, can't afford electricity. So he steals it instead. Like thousands of other Greeks, Ioannidis had his power disconnected because he couldn't pay his bills. He owes 2,700 euros ($3,668) and can't make even the 150 euro monthly payments he negotiated with the power company.
Jul 06, 2015

Correction: 2013 //in 2003 story about Greeks stealing electricity, I quoted new finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 06, 2015

“We see civil disobedience as a bona fide part of European culture” Greece's new finance minister told me in 2013 bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 06, 2015

For a 2003 story about destitute Greeks stealing electricity, I quoted new finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 06, 2015

RT @Ostaley: For a 2003 story about destitute Greeks stealing electricity, I quoted new finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 06, 2015

RT @Ostaley: For a 2003 story about destitute Greeks stealing electricity, I quoted new finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Raging bull markets: How young men's hormones unsettle finance

denverpost.com — Researchers say cortisol and testosterone spur young, male traders to take risks - and keep taking them Posted: 07/05/2015 12:01:00 AM MDT NEW YORK - Want to calm financial markets? Add more women and older people to the young men on trading desks.

Raging Bull Markets: How Young Men’s Hormones Unsettle Finance

bloomberg.com — Want to calm financial markets? Add more women and older people to the young men on trading desks. That's one recommendation from research into the role of hormones in provoking risky behavior in financial decisions.
Jul 02, 2015

Raging Bull Markets: How hormones in young traders destabilize financial markets @business bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 02, 2015

RT @Ostaley: Raging Bull Markets: How hormones in young traders destabilize financial markets @business bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 02, 2015

RT @DoniBloomfield: Everything about testosterone and stock trading you wanted to know and were afraid to ask: @Ostaley has your back. bloom.bg/1gcA3cW

Jul 02, 2015

Imagine impact during stressful times. Yikes: Raging Bull Markets: How Young Men’s Hormones Unsettle Finance bloom.bg/1gcA3cW @ostaley

Jul 02, 2015

Yet another reason Wall Street needs more women: young males promote risky behavior in markets. bloom.bg/1HzEE57

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Glaxo Paid Doctors $15 Million Before Pledge to End Fees in 2016

bloomberg.com — GlaxoSmithKline Plc paid U.S. doctors about $15 million in 2014 to promote and learn about its products, showing little change from the previous year even as it works to end most payments to physicians by 2016. The total includes consulting and speaking fees, as well as meals and travel for thousands of doctors.
Jun 30, 2015

Still on the gravy train: @GSK paid doctors $15 mln before pledge to end fees in 2016 bloom.bg/1R2gVPw #medicalethics @AmerMedicalAssn

For Nobel Prize Winner Betzig, Quitting Let Best Ideas Prosper

bloomberg.com — Oct. 8 (Bloomberg) -- Want to win a Nobel Prize? Quit your day job. That worked for Eric Betzig, at least, who is part of a trio of scientists recognized with the Nobel in chemistry today for devising ways for microscopes to look into the molecular hearts of living cells.
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Jul 27, 2015

@helenwsj You're probably right (I was being glib). But rebates do allow them to lure in patients now, and charge them full price later

Jul 27, 2015

Do naming rights extend into the past? Article about civil rights in '60s refers to @ChicagoBooth; name is from '09 chicagobooth.edu/magazine/37/2/…

Jul 24, 2015

RT @geneweingarten: This man is an executive at Citibank. An astonishing aptonym, and otherwise amusing name. tx, @OStaley facebook.com/MoneyK1

Jul 24, 2015

This aptronym is so good, it might be fake: Money Kanagasabapathy, Citi private wealth manager @geneweingarten bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 24, 2015

It took 28 years for $GSK to develop world's first vaccine for #malaria, a killer of 500K children annually bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 24, 2015

Another #Trump story: Drugs Trump Tech as Investors Shift Earnings Bets to Healthcare bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 24, 2015

It took 28 years, but first-ever #malaria vaccine is approved. A triumph for global health and $GSK. My story: bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Jul 24, 2015

Yet another US insurance merger, as $ANTM buys Cigna for $48B to create healthcare giant bloomberg.com/news/articles/… via @ZTracer @RSachetta



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