• Global drug spending to hit $1.4 trillion in 2020: IMS

    Global spending on medicines will reach $1.4 trillion in 2020, driven by increased healthcare access in emerging markets and high-priced new drugs for cancer and other diseases, according to a forecast by IMS Health released on Wednesday. That is up from about $1.07 trillion this year, representing a compound annual growth rate of 4 to 7 percent over the next five years, the "Global Medicines Use in 2020" report compiled by IMS Institute for Healthcare Informatics found. Some 225 new drugs will

  • Lessons from Australia and China’s Healthcare Cooperation: What Can Canadian Firms Learn?

    NAI500 Comments: i. The Chinese government is heavily focused on the health of its citizens as shown by its decision to build 7,500 public hospitals through the private sector over the next decade. ii. China’s health challenges include significantly high rates of smoking, high pollution levels, and a rapidly aging population. iii. Given China’s healthcare challenges, Canadian healthcare developers should target cancer treatment, heart disease treatment, and age related solutions. iv. The cit

  • South Korea's Genexine expands into China in Tasgen deal for up to $100M

    South Korean biotech Genexine Inc. licensed out three of its compounds for $100 million to a Chinese drug developer, exploring the Asian market for next-generation long-acting growth hormone treatments. Clinical-stage Genexine (KOSDAQ:095700) signed a licensing and technology transfer agreement with China's Tasgen, a subsidiary of Tasly Pharmaceutical Group Co. Ltd. (SH:600535). Under the deal reached this week, Genexine will grant the China rights for three compounds, GX-H9, GX-G6 and GX-G3, to Tasgen i

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China could boost growth with supply, property reforms, tax cuts, HSBC says

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CohBar, Inc.’s CEO Simon Allen to Present at the 1st Annual H.C. Wainwright & Co. NASH Investor Conference in New York

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RepliCel's Successful RCT-01 Tendon Repair Clinical Trial Shows Signs of Healing Chronic Tendon Problems

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Daily Top Performing Life Science Stocks
         Company Name Symbol Price Change Vol(k) Day's Range Contact
1 Conatus Pharmaceuticals Inc NASDAQ:CNAT 5.920
0.900 (17.93%)
2135309 5.01 - 5.99
2 Diamedica Inc TSXV:DMA 0.270
0.030 (12.50%)
303501 0.25 - 0.28
3 TrovaGene Inc NASDAQ:TROV 1.150
0.100 (9.52%)
175489 1.05 - 1.15
4 Heska Corp NASDAQ:HSKA 102.750
6.990 (7.30%)
432292 100.36 - 104.90
5 Tenax Therapeutics Inc NASDAQ:TENX 0.541
0.036 (7.17%)
605134 0.5000 - 0.5470
6 Imprimis Pharmaceuticals Inc NASDAQ:IMMY 4.220
0.230 (5.76%)
687652 4.02 - 4.39
7 InspireMD Inc NYSE MKT:NSPR 1.010
0.060 (5.76%)
1721271 0.93 - 1.05
8 DelMar Pharmaceuticals Inc NASDAQ:DMPI 4.310
0.220 (5.38%)
45621 4.17 - 4.55
9 AEterna Zentaris Inc NASDAQ:AEZS 3.050
0.150 (5.17%)
493408 2.95 - 3.25
10 Pernix Therapeutics Holdings Inc NASDAQ:PTX 3.700
0.170 (4.82%)
252899 3.42 - 3.71
11 Acasti Pharma Inc NASDAQ:ACST 1.320
0.060 (4.76%)
1094249 1.31 - 1.65
12 Durect Corp NASDAQ:DRRX 1.010
0.040 (3.94%)
352034 0.95 - 1.03
13 Zecotek Photonics Inc TSXV:ZMS 0.290
0.010 (3.57%)
814376 0.28 - 0.29
14 Nymox Pharmaceutical Corp NASDAQ:NYMX 3.690
0.120 (3.36%)
254798 3.48 - 3.74
15 Merus Labs International Inc TSX:MSL 1.230
0.040 (3.36%)
49988 1.18 - 1.24