Health

Theranos film rights reportedly find highest bidder

Global entertainment company Legendary has won the rights to “Bad Blood,” a film about Theranos, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Legendary, the company behind “Inception,” “Steve Jobs” and “Straight Outta Compton,” won the competitive bidding process for a pitch package that includes the film rights to a book proposal about […]

Previous exposure to dengue may make Zika worse

Scientists studying the Zika outbreak in Brazil say previous exposure to another mosquito-borne virus, dengue, may exacerbate the potency of Zika infection. Early-stage laboratory findings by researchers in Britain, France and Thailand suggest Zika uses the body’s own defenses as a “Trojan horse,” allowing it to enter a human cell […]

Actuant shares fall despite beating third-quarter expectations

Actuant shares fall despite beating third-quarter expectations

Shares of Actuant dropped more than 7 percent Wednesday after it released fiscal third-quarter results. The Wisconsin-based industrial company reported adjusted earnings per share of 40 cents, beating a Reuters estimate for 37 cents. Revenue also topped expectations, coming in at $305 million. That said, Actuant reported weaker-than-expected earnings guidance […]

Emergent BioSolutions moves closer to facility approval for anthrax vaccine

Emergent BioSolutions said Tuesday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has completed its pre-approval inspection of Emergent’s large-scale facility for making BioThrax, a vaccine for pre-exposure protection against anthrax. “Emergent is pleased to have reached this critical milestone in our BioThrax comparability program,” Adam Havey, executive vice president and […]