Special ice solution injected under skin is shown to reduce fat

How cool is this: the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) laboratory that invented cryolipolisis or “Coolsculpting,” a popular nonsurgical method for reducing fat under the skin, is developing a new form of the technology that can selectively reduce fat almost anywhere in the body using a safe, injectable ice solution or “slurry.” The technology, not yet… Read More »

Hengrui’s Sun Piaoyang, China’s richest pharma leader, steps down after 30-year run—sort of

In a surprising move, the richest man in China’s biopharma industry is stepping down. Sun Piaoyang, 61, who’s led Jiangsu Hengrui Medicine for 30 years, will no longer serve as the Chinese pharma major’s chairman, the company said in a securities filing (Chinese, PDF) Friday. Taking his place will be Zhou Yunshu, a Hengrui veteran… Read More »