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NEW YORK, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Insmed Incorporated (NASDAQ: INSM), Medtronic, Inc. (NYSE: MDT), CR Bard Inc. (NYSE: BCR), Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (NYSE: LH), and Acceleron Pharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLRN). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register

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Insmed Incorporated Analyst Notes

On February 19, 2014, Insmed Incorporated (Insmed) provided an interim update from its CLEAR-110 study-- an ongoing life-threatening, open-label extension study of once-daily ARIKACE® to treat Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa) in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. The Company informed that the data showed patients taking ARIKACE actually saw their FEV (Forced Expiratory Volume) levels remain above baseline on average, and also experienced a sustained reduction in density of Pa sputum while on treatment. Commenting on the study results, Will Lewis, President and CEO of Insmed, stated, "With the results achieved in our Phase 3 trial, along with these positive interim data, we continue our preparation for regulatory filings with the European Medicines Agency and Health Canada, which remain on target for mid-year." The full analyst notes on Insmed Incorporated are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03062014/INSM/report.pdf

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Medtronic, Inc. Analyst Notes

On February 26, 2014, Medtronic, Inc.'s (Medtronic) stock went up by 0.63%, closing at $57.81. After opening at $57.63, the stock oscillated in a range of $57.52-$58.22, with total volume of 4.00 million. For the past three day trading period, Medtronic shares went up by 1.21%, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average which gained 0.59% during the same period. The full analyst notes on Medtronic, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03062014/MDT/report.pdf

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CR Bard Inc. Analyst Notes

On February 26, 2014, CR Bard Inc.'s (CR Bard) stock went up by 0.76%, ending the day at $143.04. The stock opened at $142.04, and traded in a range of $141.68-$144.06 during the session. Over the past three day trading period, the Company's stock went up by 1.04%, compared to the S&P 500 which advanced 0.49% during the same period. The full analyst notes on CR Bard Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03062014/BCR/report.pdf

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Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings Analyst Notes

On February 24, 2014, Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings (LabCorp) announced that an agreement has been entered into with Thermo Fisher Scientific, Inc (Thermo Fisher), under which the Company gets access to latter's Thermo Scientific ImmunoCAP™ allergy testing portfolio of more than 600 allergens and 100 allergen components. Commenting on the agreement, Dr. Mark Brecher, LabCorp's Chief Medical Officer, stated, "LabCorp offers an extensive test menu which supports a diagnosis of allergy and, just as importantly, can assist in ruling out allergies as a source of symptoms and thereby suggest other etiologies. We will continue to offer a comprehensive range of tests for regional allergies, food allergies, oral allergy syndrome, pediatric allergens and workplace allergy exposures, and we will develop customized panels to improve treatment practices and enhance patient outcomes." The full analyst notes on Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03062014/LH/report.pdf

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Acceleron Pharma, Inc. Analyst Notes

On February 26, 2014, Acceleron Pharma, Inc. (Acceleron) reported its Q4 2013 and full year 2013 financial results. Collaboration revenue of Acceleron went up to $11.5 million in the quarter and to $57.2 million in full year 2013, compared to $4.0 million in Q4 2012 and $15.3 million in full year 2012.

For the quarter, net loss applicable to common shareholders was $18.1 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, compared to net loss applicable to common shareholders of $17.1 million, or $7.10 per diluted share, in Q4 2012. Full year 2013 net loss applicable to common shareholders was $39.0 million, or $4.15 per diluted share, compared to net loss applicable to common shareholders of $59.6 million, or $24.84 per diluted share, in full year 2012. Acceleron stated that Q4 2013 and full year 2013 results were affected by the expenses associated with marking to market outstanding warrants to purchase of common stock. The full analyst notes on Acceleron Pharma, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03062014/XLRN/report.pdf

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