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Hello, everyone, and how are you this morning? We are just fine, thank you, now that the Pharmalot campus has quieted down. The short person has caught the bus for the local schoolhouse and the official mascots are adhering to the routine of naps and more naps. As for us, we are wide awake thanks to multiple cups of stimulation. Firing up the neurons can be a good thing, yes? On that note, here are some tidbits to stimulate your own day. Hope you conquer the world and do keep in touch. We enjoy your notes …

Alexion Pharmaceutical offices in Brazil were raided by authorities as part of an investigation into its sales practices, Bloomberg News reports. Police are investigating whether Alexion, with help from a local patient association, subsidized lawsuits for patients to get access to its Soliris drug through the national health system. Authorities found evidence some lawsuits were fraudulent and used allegedly fake diagnoses to attract potential patients.

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