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U.K. agency recommends Sucampo drug

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals Inc.,  of Bethesda, a global biopharmaceutical company, announced that the United Kingdom’s National Institute of Health and Care Excellence has issued a guidance recommending the use of Sucampo’s Amitiza (lubiprostone) in the treatment of chronic idiopathic constipation and ...

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Northwest Biotherapeutics cancer drug test starts in U.K. (access required)

Northwest Biotherapeutics Inc., a Bethesda-based biotechnology company focused on improving the body’s immune response to cancer, announced that a Phase III clinical trial of DCVax-L, its flagship treatment for brain cancer, has been initiated at King’s College Hospital in London, England, a major center for neuro-oncology.

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H. Ward Classen: An important case for corporate counsel (access required)

Near the end of its last term, the U.S. Supreme Court decided its first “minimum contacts” case in 24 years. The case, argued successfully by a Baltimore-based lawyer, is a powerful shield in the service of corporate defendants within the ...

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Former consultant brings Go Ape from England to Maryland

DERWOOD — High up in the trees at Rock Creek Regional Park, 19-year-old Lauren Hurley is walking a tightrope. She makes it to the next platform, attaches her two safety carabiners to the next zip line and sails hundreds of ...

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Students protest as UK gov’t debates tripling tuition

LONDON — British lawmakers on Thursday approved a controversial plan to triple university tuition fees by a narrow margin after some government legislators rebelled amid violent protests outside Parliament. The plan to raise the cap on tuition fees to 9,000 ...

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