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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.

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

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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