Divestiture, Service Deployment, Executive Promotion, Updated Outlook, and Designation Granted-Research Report on Endo, ARIAD,

  Divestiture, Service Deployment, Executive Promotion, Updated Outlook, and
Designation Granted-Research Report on Endo, ARIAD, Align Technology, PAREXEL,
                          and The Medicines Company

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NEW YORK, January 16, 2014

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Today, Analysts' Corner announced new research reports highlighting Endo
Health Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENDP), ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:
ARIA), Align Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALGN), PAREXEL International
Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXL), and The Medicines Company (NASDAQ: MDCO). Today's
readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price
targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Endo Health Solutions, Inc. Research Report

On January 9, 2014, Endo Health Solutions, Inc. (Endo) announced that it has
entered into a definitive agreement to sell its HealthTronics business to
Altaris Capital Partners, LLC (Altaris) for an upfront cash payment of $85
million, subject to cash and other working capital adjustments. Additionally,
Endo stated that it will receive rights to additional cash payments of up to
$45 million based on the future operating performance of HealthTronics for a
total consideration of up to $130 million. "The divestiture of HealthTronics
enables us to focus more sharply on achieving our objective of building Endo
into a leading product-based specialty healthcare company," said Rajiv De
Silva, President and CEO of Endo. "I am pleased that the agreement with
Altaris will provide an opportunity for the employees of HealthTronics to join
an organization that will focus on growing this leading provider of products
and services to U.S.-based Urologists." The Company added that it expects the
transaction to close in Q1 2014. The Full Research Report on Endo Health
Solutions, Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price
targets - is available to download free of charge at:



ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Research Report

On January 13, 2014, ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ARIAD) reported that it has
selected Biologics, Inc. (Biologics) to be the sole specialty pharmacy
provider of Iclusig (ponatinib) as well as manager of its Patient Access and
Support Services (ARIAD PASS) program. "We believe Biologics' approach to
patient care and expertise within oncology will deliver the best value and
experience to our patients and providers," said Marty J. Duvall, Executive
Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer at ARIAD. "Our primary objective
is to make sure that our patients can access, afford and adhere to this
important cancer medicine." The Company further notified that its decision to
utilize a close distribution network with Biologics was made to ensure a
high-touch care model for patients on Iclusig, as well as to increase
efficiencies as the product is made commercially available in the US in
January 2014. The Full Research Report on ARIAD Pharmaceuticals, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:



Align Technology, Inc. Research Report

On January 13, 2014, Align Technology, Inc. (Align Technology) announced the
promotion of Raphael S. Pascaud to the position of Vice President
International, wherein he will report directly to Thomas M. Prescott,
President and CEO of the Company. According to the Align Technology, Pascaud
in his new role succeeded Richard Towney, who resigned at the end of 2013.
"Raphael has been a very effective leader of our Europe, Middle East, and
Africa Region for several years, driving continued growth and expansion in
this largest component of our international business," said Prescott. "During
his tenure at Align, Raphael has been recognized as a valuable member of the
senior management team and I am very pleased to have him take on this new role
and level of responsibility. We have a tremendous opportunity to extend our
growth outside of North America and I look forward to Raphael extending his
enthusiasm and expertise to our Asia Pacific and Latin America sales and
marketing efforts." The Full Research Report on Align Technology, Inc. -
including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is
available to download free of charge at:



PAREXEL International Corporation Research Report

On January 13, 2014, PAREXEL International Corporation (PAREXEL) announced its
operational and financial outlook for Q2 FY 2014 (period ended December 31,
2013), and full-year FY 2014 (period ending June 30, 2014).The Company
informed that it expects to report a net book-to-bill ratio in excess of 1.3
in Q2 FY 2014. Meanwhile, PAREXEL expects its revenues to range between $480
million to $485 million, and GAAP EPS to be between $0.48 and $0.50 during the
quarter. For full-year FY 2014, the Company expects revenues to be between
$1.895 - $1.925 billion, and GAAP EPS to range between $1.97 and $2.11. The
Full Research Report on PAREXEL International Corporation - including full
detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to
download free of charge at:



The Medicines Company Research Report

On January 13, 2014, The Medicines Company (Medicines Co.) announced that the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has designated Carbavance as a
Qualified Infectious Disease Product (QIDP). According to the Company, the
QIDP designation for Carbavance, a novel class of beta-lactamase inhibitors
designed by Medicines Co.'s subsidiary, Rempex Pharmaceuticals, qualifies the
investigational agent for priority review by the FDA, for the FDA's "fast
track" status, and an additional five years of exclusivity upon approval of
the product for intravenous use in six indications. "We believe a priority
review and approval will help us bring the novel Carbavance to patients with
serious gram negative infections more quickly," said Clive Meanwell, MD, PhD,
Chairman and CEO of Medicines Co. "Advancing Carbavance serves our purpose to
save lives, alleviate suffering, and contribute to the economics of healthcare
by serving leading hospitals." The Full Research Report on The Medicines
Company - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets
- is available to download free of charge at:




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