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BMS-Celgene merger chances improve with backing from proxy advisers

When it comes to Bristol-Myers Squibb’s Celgene merger, two influential proxy advisory firms have spoken—and they’re in favor of the mammoth tie-up. Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis both said Friday that they’re backing the transaction. ISS pointed to deal’s “sound” strategic rationale and cost-cutting potential, while Glass Lewis said the buy “presents the opportunity for potentially… Read More »

Singing may improve hearing abilities of children with cochlear implants, study indicates

Singing is fun for any child, but for children with cochlear implants, it may help refine their hearing, particularly in noisy environments, according to a new study. Singing can strengthen the connectionsbetween hearing and speech. The study, published in the journal Music Perception, analyzed “speech-in-noise” skills in children with cochlear implants. Over about a year, the… Read More »

Virtual video visits may improve patient convenience without sacrificing quality of care

A team of researchers at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) reports in the American Journal of Managed Care that virtual video visits, one form of telehealth visit used at the hospital, can successfully replace office visits for many patients without compromising the quality of care and communication. Virtual video visits are personal video chats between a health… Read More »