Merck & Co., Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Roche Holding AG have opened a new front against cancer with the next generation of experimental drugs that use the human immune system to seek and destroy tumor cells.
An Arizona voter-approved law that decriminalizes the possession and sale of marijuana for medical uses isn’t pre-empted by the federal Controlled Substances Act and therefore isn’t unconstitutional, a state judge said.
Exelixis Inc. ’s experimental pill reduced malignant growths in the bones of 86 percent of men with prostate cancer and cut the spread of tumor cells in one-fourth of women with ovarian cancer in a company study.
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP partner Mary Jo White, who gained prominence prosecuting terrorists as U.S. attorney for Manhattan, was named by President Barack Obama to be chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Boston Red Sox owners John W. Henry and Tom Werner have been cleared by the Premier League to complete their 300-million-pound ($478 million) purchase of England’s most successful soccer team, Liverpool.