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Form-D Friday: Private equity firm raises more than $500M

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 11/15 1:51A Rebecca Ayers
A New York City-based private equity group with Fort Worth ties raises more than $500 million, a biopharmaceutical company raises another round of funding for a trial and more in this week's Form-D Friday.

Apple’s reach reshapes medical research

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 11/14 9:34A Natasha Singer
Apple's tools enable researchers to track huge numbers of people. But doctors do not yet know if it will significantly improve health outcomes.

Roundup of deals and dollars: Nov. 14

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 11/14 8:30A Rebecca Ayers
Cornerstone Healthcare Group acquires a Houston hospital, a Dallas-based oil firm receives an equity commitment, and more in this week's roundup of deals and dollars.

Federal prosecutors: No new trial needed for Forest Park officials

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 11/14 1:34A Mark Curriden
Lawyers for the Forest Park Medical Center officials convicted in February of operating a bribery and kick-back scheme have presented no evidence and made no substantive legal arguments showing that they deserve a new trial, according to federal...

New TB vaccine could save millions of lives, study suggests

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 10/28 10:17P Donald G. McNeil Jr.
In what may be a watershed moment in the fight against tuberculosis, the world’s most lethal infectious disease, an experimental new vaccine has protected about half the people who got it, scientists reported Tuesday in a study published in The...

Longer shifts linked to increased stroke risk

Dallas Business Journal (Health Care) 10/23 8:57A Caitlin Mullen
Putting in more time at work might benefit your career but could leave you at greater risk of a stroke. A study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke determined long working hours — classified as more than 10 hours daily at...
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