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May 15, 2013, 18:01 ET

Bayer to Present New Data Across Oncology Portfolio at ASCO 2013

Intended for U.S. Media Only -- Bayer HealthCare announced today that new data on the oncology portfolio, including Nexavar®...

May 15, 2013, 11:40 ET
Bayer receives U.S. FDA approval for Xofigo(R) (radium Ra 223 dichloride).  (PRNewsFoto/Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.)

Bayer Receives U.S. FDA Approval for Xofigo® (radium Ra 223 dichloride) Injection as a New Treatment for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer with Bone Metastases

Intended for U.S. Media Only -- Bayer HealthCare announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved...

May 15, 2013, 02:30 ET

Bayer Initiates Phase III Trial of Stivarga® (regorafenib) Tablets in Patients with Advanced Liver Cancer

Bayer HealthCare announced today that patient enrollment is underway for RESORCE (Regorafenib after Sorafenib in Patients with...

May 10, 2013, 13:05 ET

Bayer HealthCare Committed to Growing Animal Health Business

 Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health division expanded their product portfolio and introduced seven products to the market as the...

May 10, 2013, 13:01 ET

Bayer Employee Named Rising Star by Healthcare Businesswomen's Association

Bayer HealthCare is pleased to announce that Carla Oliveira  has  been named a Rising Star by The Healthcare Businesswomen's...

May 08, 2013, 08:00 ET

Bayer to Present Data on Investigational Pulmonary Hypertension Compound Riociguat at ATS 2013

Bayer HealthCare announced today that data on its investigational pulmonary hypertension compound riociguat (BAY 63-2521) will be presented in a...

May 07, 2013, 17:30 ET

Don't Leave Home Without It: Vanessa Williams, Bayer HealthCare and WomenHeart Launch Handbags & Hearts to Urge Women to Make Over Their Handbags to Include Aspirin and Be Better Prepared for a Heart Attack

Bayer HealthCare, the makers of Bayer® Aspirin, WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease, and actress, singer and...

May 07, 2013, 17:22 ET

Bayer commences cash tender offer for all outstanding shares of Conceptus, Inc.

 Bayer's planned acquisition of Conceptus, Inc., based in Mountain View, California (NASDAQ: CPTS) is entering its next phase: Evelyn...

May 07, 2013, 09:00 ET

Colorado State University Student Wins Bayer Excellence in Communication Award National Scholarship

 Bayer HealthCare LLC, Animal Health Division is proud to announce that Jessica Bridge, a junior at Colorado State University's College of...

May 02, 2013, 09:00 ET

Bayer HealthCare Introduces Seresto™, Offering Easy-To-Use Flea and Tick Control for Dogs or Cats that Lasts Eight Months

 Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health Division has now provided dog and cat owners the same performance they expect from a monthly flea and tick...

May 01, 2013, 13:43 ET
Sheryl Crow and One A Day(R) Women's Brand on a Nutrition Mission.  (PRNewsFoto/Bayer Healthcare)

Putting Meals on the Table for People in Need: Sheryl Crow and One A Day® Women's Brand on a Nutrition Mission to Help Feed the More Than 50 Million Americans Facing Food Insecurity

 Today, Bayer HealthCare LLC, the makers of One A Day® Women's Multivitamins, along with Feeding America®, the nation's leading...

Apr 29, 2013, 02:30 ET

Bayer to acquire Conceptus, Inc.

 Bayer intends to broaden its portfolio in the field of contraception. Thus, Bayer HealthCare LLC has signed a merger agreement with Conceptus,...

Apr 16, 2013, 05:00 ET

Bayer Initiates Phase III Trial of Investigational Inhaled Amikacin Solution (BAY41-6551T) in Mechanically Ventilated Patients with Gram-negative Pneumonia

 Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc. announced today that patient enrollment is underway in its global Phase III trial program to evaluate...

Apr 08, 2013, 02:30 ET

Bayer's Investigational Riociguat Granted U.S. FDA Priority Review for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Inoperable or Persistent/Recurrent Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

 Bayer HealthCare announced today that the New Drug Application (NDA) for its oral investigational compound riociguat has been accepted for...

Mar 25, 2013, 17:16 ET

Bayer's Stivarga® (regorafenib) Tablets Approved in Japan

 Bayer HealthCare and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONXX) announced today that the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare (MHLW) in...

Mar 05, 2013, 10:00 ET

Bayer HealthCare Enters into Distribution Agreement to Expand Markets for the Medrad™ Intego™ PET Infusion System

 Bayer HealthCare is expanding its global distribution network for the Medrad™ Intego™ PET Infusion System through a new...

Mar 01, 2013, 08:05 ET

Fight Colorectal Cancer Battles Cancer at One of the Busiest Attractions in the World

Intended for U.S. Media Only --  Fight Colorectal Cancer, the United States' leading colorectal cancer advocacy organization,...

Feb 25, 2013, 16:05 ET
Second FDA approval for Bayer oncology drug.  (PRNewsFoto/Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals Inc.)

Bayer's Stivarga® (regorafenib) Tablets Approved by U.S. FDA for Treatment of Patients with Locally Advanced, Unresectable or Metastatic GIST

 Intended for U.S. Media Only -- Bayer HealthCare and Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ONXX) announced today that the U.S. Food and...

Feb 13, 2013, 01:00 ET

U.S. FDA Grants Priority Review to Bayer's Radium Ra 223 Dichloride NDA for Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer with Bone Metastases

 Bayer HealthCare announced today that the New Drug Application (NDA) for its investigational oncology compound Radium Ra 223...

Feb 11, 2013, 07:51 ET

Bayer Submits New Drug Application for Riociguat for the Treatment of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and Persistent/Recurrent Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

Bayer HealthCare today announced that the company has submitted a New Drug Application (NDA) to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking...