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2014-05-06 08:32:51

Move to significantly strengthen position in consumer care LEVERKUSEN, Germany, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer has agreed to acquire the consumer care business of U.S. pharmaceutical company Merck & Co., Inc., Whitehouse Station, NJ, USA, for a purchase price of USD 14.2 billion (EUR 10.4 billion). "This acquisition marks a major milestone on our path towards global leadership in the attractive non-prescription medicines business," explained Bayer CEO Dr. Marijn...

2014-05-01 08:37:16

Charitable Campaign Urges Women to Help Prepare for a Heart Attack by Including Bayer® Aspirin in Their Handbags WHIPPANY, N.J., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year in the U.S., nearly 300,000 women have heart attacks,(i) yet most women's handbags are better prepared to manage a broken nail (55%) or bad hair day (36%) than a heart attack (17%).(ii) Today, Bayer HealthCare, the makers of Bayer® Aspirin and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease announce...

2014-04-29 20:23:44

LONDON, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:The World Market for Orphan Drugshttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/world_market_orphan_drugs_1.htmlIn recent years, there has been a substantial increase in the number of drugs available to treat rare ("orphan") diseases. This comprehensive report, The World Market for Orphan Drugs, looks at this trend and provides estimates for the market opportunity in the U.S.,...

2014-04-25 16:24:49

North American Bayer Bee Care Center Seeks to Educate Youth about Bee Health through its First Coloring Contest RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the opening of Bayer's North American Bee Care Center, the company is launching Color Me Bee-autifully, a coloring contest and learning activity for children 12 years and under. The coloring contest will allow youth to learn about the many beneficial aspects of honey bees in pollinating fruits...

2014-04-17 08:22:44

Inspirational video is launched on World Hemophilia Day to tell the story of one Canadian's triumph over adversity TORONTO, April 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Attitude makes you a hero; that's why John Schmitke, Vice President and Chairman of the Youth Committee at the Canadian Hemophilia Society, Manitoba Chapter, is working to empower and inspire those with hemophilia by sharing his own positive approach to living with this blood disorder. On World Hemophilia Day (April 17, 2014), John...

2014-04-10 08:30:52

Aligned missions provide opportunities to support education in veterinary medicine worldwide SHAWNEE, Kan., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on a tradition of veterinary science and innovation, today, the International Veterinary Students' Association (IVSA) and Bayer HealthCare Animal Health announce a strategic partnership to raise awareness of global public health on topics of interest to students of veterinary medicine and veterinarians....

2014-03-31 12:28:41

Winning Entrant to Receive $5,000 in Program Support; trip to Washington, D.C. During National Pollinator Week in June RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience today announced it is seeking nominations for its second annual Bee Care Community Leadership Award, which recognizes an individual who has utilized beekeeping to create innovative projects that benefit a community. The award, an initiative of Bayer's North American Bee Care Program, provides a...

2014-03-19 08:31:28

Bayer hit the road to promote bee health by continuing its Tour across the country at top agriculture universities and Commodity Classic BROOKINGS, S.D., March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience continued its second annual Bee Care Tour, a mobile tour designed to emphasize the important role bees play, by making its fifth stop at South Dakota State University in Brookings. The Tour aims to facilitate education and collaboration among growers, beekeepers, researchers, master gardeners...

2014-03-13 08:29:46

Companies to collaborate on data exchange and analysis RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer CropScience and John Deere are working together to integrate data access, wireless data transmission, and delivery of prescription recommendations to help farmers optimize yields and return on investment. The collaboration will enable Bayer CropScience and John Deere to provide data-enabled decision-support tools for farmers. Beginning in 2014, in cooperation...

2014-03-10 08:22:19

-- Bayer's Adempas (riociguat tablets) approved for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH)(1), which affects up to 2000 Canadians(2) -- Adempas provides novel and specific approach to treat different types of pulmonary hypertension (PH), a serious condition of the heart and lungs -- Only drug in Canada indicated to treat two rare types of PH - PAH and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH)(1,3) TORONTO, March...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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