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BSX profits plunge despite sales growth

John Agoglia |

Strong sales from several divisions, as well as international growth of 7 percent, were tarnished by heavy expenses as Boston Scientific Corp. (BSX) reported a 97-percent drop in profits in its...

EMC revenue growth led by Pivotal, VMware

Emily Micucci |

Hopkinton-based EMC Corp. posted a 5-percent increase in revenue in the second quarter, or $5.9 billion, led by strong growth in its Pivotal and VM Ware businesses.

Nuclea device obtains federal classification

Michael Novinson |

Nuclea Biotechnologies Inc., which has operations in Worcester, announced that federal regulators have classified its cell metabolism measurement device as having low to moderate risk.

Feds approve another BSX stent system

Michael Novinson |

Marlborough-based Boston Scientific Corp. has received federal approval for its latest stent system designed to treat coronary artery disease.

Info security expert to address Worcester group

A global expert on computer security will be one of the featured speakers in the Worcester Economic Club’s upcoming “speaker series,” the group announced.

As Israeli biotechs mature, Mass. comes calling

Michael Novinson |

Home to 11 percent of American drug development and more than a fifth of all U.S. biotech venture capital, Massachusetts has particularly piqued the interests of Israelis with life sciences...

With life sciences booming, is there room to grow here?

Emily Micucci |

Karyopharm Therapeutics, a life sciences startup, was a rising star in Natick until the company announced last month it was moving to a bigger headquarters in Newton at the end of July. One reason?...

AbbVie to acquire U.K. drug maker Shire for $54B

John Agoglia |

In what has been termed the biggest corporate takeover of 2014 to date, Illinois-drug maker AbbVie, which employs about 700 in Worcester at a research and development facility, has agreed to buy...

IT firm says ACA hasn't boosted patient volume

Emily Micucci |

A report by Watertown-based IT services provider athenahealth Inc., measuring the impact of the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) during the first five months of the universal health insurance...

WPI to test malaria treatment with NIH grant

Emily Micucci |

A $420,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) will allow a team of Worcester Polytechnic Institute researchers to test a plant-based therapy WPI is developing for the treatment of...

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