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Health regulator takes step towards lifting vaginal mesh implant ban

Vaginal mesh implants have been linked to painful complicationsEmily Critchfield/Duke Health By Adam Vaughan The UK health regulator has taken the first step towards NHS England lifting a temporary ban on the use of vaginal mesh implants. The implants are used to treat incontinence and prolapse in women, often after childbirth. Their use was paused last… Read More »

Want to buy Clovis? Step up. ‘Everybody knows where to find me,’ CEO says

Shortly after GlaxoSmithKline bought PARP-inhibitor innovator Tesaro for $ 5.1 billion in early December, analysts started buzzing about the likelihood that Clovis Oncology would be the next PARP player to get scooped up at a high premium. Now Clovis CEO Patrick Mahaffy is making it clear he’s ready to deal. “Everybody knows where to find… Read More »