Steve Jobs, who built the world’s most valuable technology company by creating devices that changed how people use electronics and revolutionized the computer, music and mobile-phone industries, died. He was 56.
The form of cancer that Apple Inc . Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs announced he had more than six years ago grows and spreads slowly and, in some patients, the migrating cells aren’t detected for years, doctors said.
Seven scientists won Lasker Awards for advances in medical science that include development of liver transplant, discoveries about proteins that aid muscle function and promotion of novel techniques for studying genes.
Apple Inc.’s Steve Jobs , a year after getting a liver transplant that saved his life, is back at work full tilt, overseeing product development, leading a campaign against Adobe Systems Inc.’s Flash and endorsing a California law that promotes organ donations.
Pfizer Inc . and Novartis AG drugs have helped patients with the same cancer as Apple Inc. ’s Steve Jobs live longer in recent studies and Stanford University, near Apple’s home base, is testing new drug combinations.