Scientists from research and health- care groups including Harvard University and the U.S. National Institutes of Health are trying to create a way to standardize and share genetic information before the DNA-scanning field develops into a balkanized mess.
Adding a white-blood cell boosting treatment from Sanofi to Bristol-Myers Squibb Co.’s melanoma drug Yervoy helped patients with advanced skin cancer live longer and lessened side effects, a study found.
Eric Bachmann, the chief administrative officer for New York hedge fund Hutchin Hill Capital LP, runs ultramarathons, plays lacrosse and works out regularly. Even so, he couldn’t beat a 24-year-old Merrill Lynch & Co. analyst for the title of Wall Street’s best athlete in 2010.
Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver announced last year that Warren Kortz, a general surgeon on the medical staff, was the first in the Rocky Mountain region to use a technique known as robotic surgery to remove gall bladders through one incision in the belly button.
Mark Rubin of Barclays Plc won the RBC Decathlon for a third straight year, successfully defending his title as Wall Street’s best all-around athlete by winning the final event in the competition by less than a second.