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Herbalife Ltd. on Thursday said that it would postpone next month's annual shareholder meeting for five days so it can continue discussions with Carl Icahn about adding more of his nominees to the company's board.
Shares of Herbalife fell more than 7 percent on Wednesday after the company disclosed that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission has opened an inquiry into its operations, which have been under attack by an activist hedge fund manager.
Shares of Kythera Biopharmaceuticals Inc. rose more than 4 percent Tuesday after the Calabasas company said it has regained global marketing rights to its fat-dissolving drug.
Apollo Medical Holdings Inc. announced the launch of a new business that will own doctor clinics.
Herbalife Ltd. on Monday pointed triumphantly to a New York Times article that provided evidence the company’s leading critic was launching a smear campaign against the L.A. nutritional supplements company for his own advantage.
Two health insurers based in Los Angeles County ranked poorly in customer satisfaction compared to other competitors in the state, according to a new J.D. Power & Associates report.
HEALTH CARE: RadNet’s shares rise after company beats analyst expectations.
Imaging company RadNet looks good to investors after a healthy fourth quarter.
HEALTH CARE: Scanners pull in $10.7 million for UCLA off-shoot company.
Bruin Biometrics, a UCLA spinoff developing biometric diagnostic sensing devices, completed a $10.7 million funding round late last month, the largest since the Westwood company’s founding in 2009.
The Gores Group and Orange County partner Technology4Medicine have acquired Fotona, a company in Ljubljana, Slovenia that makes medical lasers.
The Alfred Mann Foundation on Wednesday said that it will create a new medical device company called Medallion Therapeutics Inc. that will aim to provide targeted delivery solutions for pharmaceuticals and biologic therapies.
The Los Angeles City Council voted on Tuesday to ban smoking of electronic cigarettes at all public buildings and restaurants, as well as at parks, playgrounds, beaches, libraries and public schools in the city.
Shares of RadNet Inc. jumped 18 percent on Monday after the medical imaging services company said it reported a profitable fourth quarter.
Providence Health & Services, Southern California on Thursday said it has received approvals from church and state officials to take over Santa Monica's Saint John’s Health Center and the John Wayne Cancer Institute from SCL Health System.
Shares of ImmunoCellular Therapeutics Ltd. jumped 14 percent on Tuesday after the Woodland Hills biotech said European drug regulators granted “orphan” status to its experimental brain cancer drug.
Federal authorities today announced multiple indictments against state Sen. Ron Calderon and his brother, former Assemblyman Tom Calderon, related to the senator’s alleged acceptance of about $100,000 in bribes.