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November 17, 2015 07:00 ET

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Boehringer Ingelheim Plans to Dial-Down R&D -- http://ow.ly/UIZ0o
(Nov 16) Germany-based pharmaceutical developer Boehringer Ingelheim has plans to slash its R&D budget over the next five years, and focus on growing their collaborator base to fund new therapies in the pipeline.

Diabetic Patients Could Help Protect Kidneys By Consuming A Potassium-Rich Diet -- http://ow.ly/UIZ3W
(Nov 16) New research suggests that consuming a diet high in potassium could help diabetic patients protect their kidney function.

Cholesterol-Lowering Vaccine May Be More Effective Treatment For High Levels Of LDL -- http://ow.ly/UIZ7f
(Nov 13) Although approximately 73.5 million adults in the US have high levels of low-density lipoprotein -- so-called 'bad' cholesterol -- only one in three of those affected, have their cholesterol under control.

AstraZeneca's Lupus Drug Shows Promise In Mid-Stage Clinical Trial -- http://ow.ly/UIZ9S
(Nov 13) AstraZeneca's experimental lupus drug, anifrolumab, showed positive results at reducing disease activity in a mid-stage clinical trial.

Common Ingredient in Sunscreen May Be An Effective Antibacterial Coating For Medical Devices -- http://ow.ly/UIZdz
(Nov 12) Zinc oxide -- an ingredient commonly found in sunscreens -- may be effective at preventing microbial growth on medical device implants including pacemakers and artificial hips..

Electrical Stimulation Of Wounds May Be Alternative To Antibiotics -- http://ow.ly/UIZhd
(Nov 12) Researchers from Washington State University have developed a novel form of electrical stimulation which may be an effective alternative to antibiotics when treating wounds.

FDA Issues Warning Letters to Direct-To-Consumer Genetic Test Manufacturers -- http://ow.ly/UIZnx
(Nov 11) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent warning letters to direct-to-consumer genetic testing companies -- including DNA4Life and Interleukin Genetics -- for selling the tests without the necessary agency approval.

AstraZeneca To Acquire ZS Pharma -- http://ow.ly/UIZqV
(Nov 11) The deal is set to close by the end of the year with AstraZeneca set to pay $90 per share of ZS Pharma stock to absorb the US-based pharmaceutical developer and their 200 employees.

Chemotherapy Patch Could improve Cancer Treatment -- http://ow.ly/UIZCs
(Nov 10) Teo Wilkening, a mechanical engineering study in the Division of Engineering and Applied Science at Caltech University, has developed the technology for chemotherapy drug delivery in the form of a patch.

Rehabilitation Video Game For Cognitive Impairment Launched By Intendu -- http://ow.ly/UIZGF
(Nov 10) Israel-based game developer, Intendu, has launched a rehabilitation video game -- called the Functional Brain Trainer -- to help people recover from cognitive impairment.

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