N.C. pharma Pozen inks licensing deal for migraine drug in Latin America

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N.C. pharma Pozen inks licensing deal for migraine drug in Latin America

March 23, 2011 12:55 pm by | 0 Comments

The migraine drug developed by pharmaceutical company Pozen now has the opportunity for commercialization in parts of Latin America under a new licensing deal inked with a Johnson & Johnson…


Amgen has grand plans for Brazil, where the biotech has seen a big boost in revenue this year

Amgen has grand plans for Brazil, where the biotech has seen a big boost in revenue this year

July 24, 2014 12:40 pm by | 0 Comments

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Amgen Inc, the world’s biggest biotechnology company, has had a surge in sales in Brazil this year and it plans to double its drug portfolio in…


UNAIDS program testing for AIDS and handing out condoms in 11 World Cup cities in Brazil

UNAIDS program testing for AIDS and handing out condoms in 11 World Cup cities in Brazil

June 14, 2014 11:55 am by | 0 Comments

SAO PAULO (Reuters) -
Brazilian health officials handed out condoms to World Cup fans in Sao Paulo on Friday and took advantage of festivities in the city to test people for HIV.
“We can’t miss an opportunity like this,” said Ivone De Paula, Sao Paulo…



‘Healthy’ smokers tend to be couch potatoes

‘Healthy’ smokers tend to be couch potatoes

February 13, 2014 4:06 pm by | 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Smokers without signs of lung disease may be raising their chances of developing lung problems and other health issues by being couch potatoes, Brazilian researchers…


Here’s a snapshot of innovation, entrepreneurship in Latin America

Here’s a snapshot of innovation, entrepreneurship in Latin America

September 29, 2013 10:30 am by | 5 Comments

Conrad Egusa is the co-founder of Espacio, the co-owner of Colombia Reports, and is currently a mentor at The Founder Institute. In 2012, the Wall Street Journal and Citi announced…


Kid’s who have trouble sleeping may earn lower grades than their peers who sleep well

Kid’s who have trouble sleeping may earn lower grades than their peers who sleep well

August 16, 2013 1:34 pm by | 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Children who have trouble sleeping tend to do worse in school than their peers who get a good night’s sleep, a new study suggests.
Researchers in Brazil looked at children age seven to 10 who attended Sao Paulo public schoo…


Is Brazil an emergent health IT market yet?

Is Brazil an emergent health IT market yet?

July 30, 2013 7:10 pm by | 0 Comments

Brazil in all accounts has been categorized as an  emerging  market. However, is  its  healthcare market ready for a  sustainable  information technology transformation yet? A 21st century goal of a…


It’s good to be GoodData: Big data company gets $22M from Brazil’s TOTVS

It’s good to be GoodData: Big data company gets $22M from Brazil’s TOTVS

June 14, 2013 11:35 am by | 0 Comments

“Big data” company GoodData has raised $22 million from Latin America’s largest enterprise software company. TOTVS Ventures is the investment arm of TOTVS S.A., which provides enterprise resource planning (ERP),…