BCG Weighs In On First-In-Class Vs. Best-In-Class Drugs -- How Valuable Is Their Advice? The hardest decisions facing a head of a pharmaceutical R&D organization involve determining which great ideas to fund. One might think this is a simple process, that any idea which can lead to a new drug to treat cancer, Alzheimer?s Disease, bacterial infections, diabetes, etc., should be pursued. After all, these are major diseases where new drugs are needed. Furthermore, pharma R&D ...
June 17, 2013 - Forbes
Selecting MLB's Fan-Favorites All-Star Team MLB fans develop unique criteria for determining their favorite ballplayers, but certain current stars meet everyone's standards. Players' personal characteristics and on-field accomplishments resonate with a large chunk of the baseball-loving population, earning these athletes recognition on the following team. How do we quantity admiration? By recent All-Star voting results? Jersey and ...
June 17, 2013 - Bleacher Report
U.S. Supplies For Syrian Rebels May Be Too Little, Too Late After determining that the Syrian government has crossed a red line by using chemical weapons, the White House has agreed to start sending military aid to the rebels. Some analysts think it may be too late to tip the balance in Syria, where Assad's forces backed by Hezbollah, Iran and Russia have been gaining ground.
June 16, 2013 - NPR
Bob Bradley in The Associated Press I think for us the concentration is just on getting ready for the match,Bob Bradley said. "So many things can happen along the way, so we've not put much thought into the final way of determining things."