Takeda, Bausch Health & more: 3 GI company key notes

Here are three updates on GI companies from the past week:

Despite a small, vocal group of shareholders opposing Takeda's now $58 billion Shire takeover, 88 percent of the company's shareholders voted to approve the transaction.

Bausch Health plans to boost its gastroenterology arm by acquiring select assets of Synergy Pharmaceuticals

Olympus Medical Systems Co. and former Olympus executive Hisao Yabe both pled guilty to failing to report adverse events related to Olympus' duodenoscopes.

More articles on gastroenterology:
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'Thinking outside the box' — 3 GI leaders on how their Sherman Prizes will advance Crohn's, IBD research
Internists file antitrust suit against American Board of Internal Medicine's maintenance of certification program — 6 insights

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