Biotech

ProMetic Life Sciences has 183% upside, Canaccord Genuity says

Prometic Life Sciences CEO Pierre Laurin The company needs to be wary of its burn rate, but Canaccord Genuity analyst Neil Maruoka sees plenty of upside in ProMetic Life Sciences (TSX:PLI). This morning, PromMetic reported what it described as positive interim six-month clinical data from its con ...

This Canadian company is on the forefront of global efforts to stop the next pandemic

Mohammed Qadir, President and Chief Scientific Officer, Fusion Genomics   A Vancouver-based gene sequencing company is using IBM’s cloud capabilities to revolutionize the diagnostic process, aiming to give physicians an eight-hour turnaround in correctly identifying any type of pathogen, from ...

Do Patents Drive or Hinder Innovation?

Here’s a brief note in response to some of the discussions I’ve seen regarding the merit of patents. Many of the anti-patent arguments focus on things which probably never should have been patented. But few address the things which only exist because of patents. In some industries (e.g. softwar ...

Pet edibles are getting out of hand, veterinarians say

More pet owners are turning to cannabis treats as a way to alleviate their animals’ health issues, say veterinarians, who caution that cannabis can be toxic for pets. Is it okay to get your dog high? No, but many pet owners are hoping to cure them of various ills by feeding them CBD, or cannabidi ...

We grade the 500 largest stocks in the U.S. for 2018

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U.S. Markets Rebound; Tokyo's Nikkei Surges Above 22000

Market Recap for Thursday, October 26, 2017 U.S. indices spent Thursday attempting to bounce back from losses earlier in the week.  Based on that goal, it was mostly a successful day as most major indices finished with fractional gains.  The NASDAQ lagged, ending the session with a loss of 0.11 ...

There’s no such thing as video game addiction, study finds

  Is there such a thing as video game addiction? While popular evidence suggests that people can “get hooked” on playing video games (we all know some hard core gamers out there), new research suggests that as far as being a genuine disorder goes, internet gaming disorder may not be a real p ...

What are the top Biopharmaceutical Business Intelligence Services?

This article was originally published at https://www.drugpatentwatch.com/blog/what-are-the-top-biopharmaceutical-business-intelligence-services/ A guide for portfolio managers, business analysts, formulary directors, and more… Navigating the myriad service providers for biopharmaceutical business ...

Biotechs Weak This Morning But Look To Be Reversing At Key Support

The Dow Jones U.S. Biotechnology Index ($DJUSBK) broke out of serious longer-term consolidation when it cleared 1800 price resistance in mid-June.  Since then, we've seen a nice uptrend, characterized by rapid advances and steady pullbacks.  The group lost nearly 120 points from Friday's intraday ...

Neighbourhood pot shops have social value, new UBC study finds

  In one of the first studies to survey the clientele frequenting Canada’s medical marijuana dispensaries, researchers at UBC Okanagan have found that there are advantages to the neighbourhood pot store model that should make Canadian provinces and territories think twice before shutting them ...