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May 02, 2014, 10:45 ET

Bayer Employee Named Rising Star by Healthcare Businesswomen's Association

Bayer HealthCare is pleased to announce that Nancy Cheesman  has  been named a 2014 Rising Star by the Healthcare Businesswomen's...

May 01, 2014, 09:00 ET
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A Handbag Essential That May Help Save a Life: Bayer HealthCare and WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease Launch Year Two of Handbags & Hearts

Each year in the U.S., nearly 300,000 women have heart attacks,i yet most women's handbags are better prepared to manage a broken nail (55%) or bad...

Apr 30, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Defy Aging from the Inside Out: Bayer HealthCare's Citracal Launches Beauty is Bone Deep

 Women have been fighting the superficial signs of aging since the beginning of time. But while they are nipping, tucking, moisturizing and...

Apr 25, 2014, 08:07 ET
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Bayer Introduces 'Your Ride With a Legend' Educational Program for Horse Enthusiasts

 Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health is introducing the "Your Ride With a Legend" educational program. This program is designed to give equine...

Apr 24, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Bayer Receives CancerCare® Honor at 70th Anniversary Celebration Gala

 Bayer HealthCare was honored by national non-profit CancerCare at their 70th Anniversary Celebration Gala in New York City on April 23. The...

Apr 23, 2014, 19:02 ET
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Phase 3 DECISION Trial of NEXAVAR (sorafenib) in Locally Recurrent or Metastatic, Progressive, Differentiated Thyroid Cancer Refractory to Radioactive Iodine Published in The Lancet

 Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an Amgen subsidiary (Nasdaq: AMGN), today announced that The Lancet...

Apr 22, 2014, 17:05 ET

FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation for Bayer's Investigational Ciprofloxacin DPI (Dry Powder for Inhalation) for Treatment of Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis

 Bayer HealthCare today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Office of Orphan Products Development has...

Apr 10, 2014, 09:01 ET
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International Veterinary Students' Association and Bayer Announce Partnership to Raise Awareness of Animals and Public Health

 Building on a tradition of veterinary science and innovation, today, the International Veterinary Students' Association (IVSA)...

Mar 31, 2014, 12:51 ET
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Bayer Veterinary Care Usage Study: Feline Findings published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association

 The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA)—the prestigious, peer-reviewed animal health...

Mar 12, 2014, 08:07 ET
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Bayer HealthCare launches eight new products to treat flea and tick infestations

Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health division today launched eight new flea and/or tick treatment and control solutions to be...

Mar 11, 2014, 12:00 ET

Bayer to invest more than 500 million Euros for the manufacturing of hemophilia A products currently in development

 With an investment of more than 500 million Euros, Bayer will establish capacities for the manufacturing of the recombinant...

Mar 11, 2014, 03:30 ET
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Bayer and Onyx Report Phase 3 Study Results of NEXAVAR® (sorafenib) as Adjuvant Treatment for Patients with Liver Cancer Who Have Undergone Surgery or Local Ablation

 Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an Amgen subsidiary (Nasdaq: AMGN), today announced that a Phase 3 trial...

Mar 03, 2014, 08:00 ET

Advocacy Organization Fight Colorectal Cancer and Bayer Kick-Start Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month at National Historic Landmark

To raise awareness about colorectal cancer—the nation's second leading cause of cancer-related deaths—Fight Colorectal...

Feb 28, 2014, 09:30 ET
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Bayer Joins the National Organization for Rare Disorders to Raise Awareness of Rare Disease Day

 Bayer HealthCare is joining the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) and others in raising awareness of Rare Disease Day, which is...

Feb 28, 2014, 08:02 ET
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Bayer HealthCare's Seresto® voted best new flea and tick control product for dogs in the 2014 Better Homes and Gardens Best New Product Awards1

 Americans cast their votes in a leading consumer-voted awards program in North America and Bayer HealthCare's Seresto® was selected as...

Feb 20, 2014, 02:30 ET

Bayer Initiates Phase III Trial of Stivarga® (regorafenib) Tablets in Patients with Colorectal Cancer after Resection of Liver Metastases

 Bayer HealthCare today announced that the company has begun to enroll patients in the COAST trial studying Stivarga®...

Feb 18, 2014, 02:15 ET

Bayer's Long-Acting Recombinant Factor VIII Demonstrated Prophylaxis with Less Frequent Infusions in Hemophilia A in Phase III Trial

Bayer HealthCare today announced positive results from the PROTECT VIII trial evaluating the company's investigational...

Feb 11, 2014, 17:03 ET
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Bayer HealthCare Statement

 Bayer HealthCare today issued the following press statement from Dr. Irene Laurora, Vice President, US Medical Affairs, following a joint...

Jan 28, 2014, 09:00 ET

Bayer's Annihilator™ Polyzone® Makes Insect Control Easy All Season Long

 Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health Division has announced the introduction of a broad-spectrum premise spray called Annihilator™...