Archive: 16/12/2010

Clinical trial for Rett syndrome launched

Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have begun a randomized, placebo-controlled trial to test a potential drug treatment for Rett syndrome, the leading known genetic cause of autism in girls. The drug, mecasermin, a ...

dateDec 16, 2010 in Medical research
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Research in Motion profit jumps 45 percent

(AP) -- Research in Motion Ltd., the maker of the BlackBerry, on Thursday said its third-quarter earnings jumped 45 percent as sales keep surging overseas despite tough competition in the smart-phone market.

dateDec 16, 2010 in Business
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Insider trading case focuses on Apple's secrets

(AP) -- Federal prosecutors in Manhattan broadened their insider trading crackdown Thursday, arresting four people on charges alleging that so-called "expert consultants" revealed secrets about Apple Inc.'s iPhone and other ...

dateDec 16, 2010 in Business
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