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2011-05-11 14:25:00

Bayer Corporation faces a U.S. lawsuit on behalf of a teenager who died from a blood clot allegedly linked to its YAZ contraceptive. According to the complaint filed on Tuesday, Michelle Pfleger, an 18-year-old college student in North Carolina, died of cardiac arrest last September after taking YAZ, also known as Yasmin or Ocella. "One day she was a freshman at college so full of hope and promise and the next she was gone," Pfleger's mother, Joan Cummins, said in a statement. "I can only...

2010-06-03 17:30:00

Bayer-Sponsored Exhibition Displays 77 Paintings at Children's Museum of Pittsburgh as Part of World Environment Day Activities PITTSBURGH, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sylvia Gong, an eighth grader at Hopkins Junior High School in Fremont, Calif., received the top North American prize in the United Nations Environment Programme's (UNEP) 19th annual International Children's Painting Competition (ICPC). Her painting addresses the theme, "Biodiversity - Connecting with Nature."...

2010-05-18 09:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys representing plaintiffs who overpaid for the antibiotic Cipro are asking a California appellate court to reverse a lower court ruling that set aside antitrust claims against Bayer Corporation. The case involves the agreement Bayer made with generic competitors to prevent competition and to maintain Cipro prices at high levels. The plaintiffs are a certified class of California consumers, union health and welfare funds, and others. In their...

2010-03-22 17:50:17

PITTSBURGH -- Significant numbers of today's women and underrepresented minority chemists and chemical engineers (40 percent) say they were discouraged from pursuing a STEM career (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) at some point in their lives, according to a new Bayer Corporation survey. U.S. colleges are cited by them as the leading place in the American education system where discouragement happens (60 percent) and college professors as the individuals most likely...

2010-01-28 12:37:00

INKSTER, Mich., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 28, 2010, Inkster resident Ashia Moore filed the first Yaz Birth Control Pill lawsuit in Michigan against Bayer Corporation in the United States District Court for the Eastern District, as a result of injuries sustained from the defendant's product. Birth control pills Yaz, Yasmin and Ocella (a generic) are fourth generation birth control pills, that have been associated with a higher than expected incidence of thromboemboli (blood clots)...

2009-09-22 02:05:00

BERLIN, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer today announced results from a Phase II trial of regorafenib (BAY 73-4506), a potent oral multi-kinase inhibitor, which demonstrated that treatment with regorafenib resulted in a 31 percent partial response rate and 50 percent stabilization rate in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC). These data were presented in an oral session at the joint 15th Congress of the European CanCer Organisation and 34th Congress of the European Society...

2009-07-15 07:00:00

BOSTON, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare announced today the recipients of the 2009 World Federation of Hemophilia's International Hemophilia Nursing Fellowship. This Bayer-supported initiative provides hemophilia education and training to nurses in developing countries - areas where hemophilia-trained healthcare professionals are in short supply. Three recipients were selected out of a pool of 59 applications from eight countries. "Worldwide, about 70 percent of people with...

2009-07-14 07:00:00

BOSTON, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Bayer HealthCare announced today that it awarded 20 individuals from nine countries funding totaling nearly $2.5 million through the Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program (BHAP). As the largest program of its kind in hemophilia, BHAP supports innovative research and educational initiatives around the world. Recipients were selected by a committee of internationally recognized experts in hemophilia treatment and care and were honored last evening during the 2009...


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