Germany's Bayer plans to buy Merck & Co.'s consumer care business

TRENTON, N.J. - Germany's Bayer plans to buy U.S.-based Merck & Co...medicine cabinet of household names from Bayer's aspirin to Merck's Claritin allergy...billion deal announced Tuesday would vault Bayer AG atop the nonprescription medicine business...

Bayer announces strategic alliance with Schering-Plough

...BERLIN - German chemical and drug maker Bayer AG announced Monday it has entered a strategic...Jersey-based company market and distribute Bayer's primary care pharmaceutical products...will affect some 1,800 U.S.-based Bayer primary care sales and marketing positions...

Bayer ads went too far, government says

...everybody. The distinction is costing Bayer Corp. $1 million, the tab for a consumer...Tuesday to settle government charges that Bayer's advertising oversold aspirin's benefits...aspirin regimen," say the full-page ads Bayer must run in four national magazines between...

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Bayer triples production of Cipro

...even heard of Cipro a month ago. Now, Bayer Corp. is more than tripling its production...antibiotic directly from manufacturers. Bayer holds the patent for the drug until 2003...to do so. We're checking that out." Bayer has promised the government it will be...

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Doyle wins rain-shortened Bayer Advantage by one stroke

...Allen Doyle was declared the winner of the rain-shortened Bayer Advantage Celebrity Pro-Am on Sunday after thunderstorms swept...beating Jerry Pate by one stroke. "I know it's not the way Bayer and the tournament people wanted it to end, but I'm thrilled...

Chelsea, Roma stay alive in Champions League

...an 83rd-minute free kick by Willian, while Miralem Pjanic's 80th-minute penalty kick gave Roma a 3-2 home win over Bayer Leverkusen.Zenit St. Petersburg secured its place in the round of 16 with a win at Lyon, while Barcelona, Bayern Munich...

Be on lookout for yellow jacket nests, then be careful

...do, such as malathion, carbaryl (Sevin), bifenthrin (Ortho Max), lamda-cyhalothrin (Spectracide) or cyfluthrin (Bayer Advanced). The reason for this liquid drench is that many times the aerosol does not totally saturate the nest so the yellow...

Real Madrid adds to Spanish league lead

...Cologne 4-0 for the club's 1,000th German league victory.Also Saturday, Admir Mehmedi scored in the 89th minute for Bayer Leverkusen to overturn a two-goal deficit and beat Stuttgart 4-3. SERIE A: Inter Milan was held to a 1-1 draw at Palermo...

Slumping Chelsea falls to Liverpool

...stands before the match to help Borussia Dortmund win 3-1 at Werder Bremen in the German league.Elsewhere, Wolfsburg beat Bayer Leverkusen 2-1.SERIE A: Substitute Juan Cuadrado scored three minutes into added time as Juventus avoided dropping further...

Merck will sell stake in Schering

...sell its 21.8 percent stake in Schering AG to Bayer AG, clearing the way for Bayer to take over Schering and end a merger drama that...position to block the takeover. The deal will give Bayer access to Schering's lineup of best-selling...