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The CEO of Medtronic talks new FDA approval and how to improve the health-care system.
Bad news has been a boon for Malaysia's rubber glove makers, with the ringgit's drop and South Korea's MERS outbreak likely to provide a twin boost.
Anthem has disclosed that a database containing personal information for about 80 million of its customers and employees was hacked, CNBC has confirmed.
Cathrin Petty, co-head of EMEA healthcare at JP Morgan, says the U.K. has the capacity to be a successful market for life sciences, and the year ahead for healthcare IPOs looks strong.
Dan Mahony, fund manager at Polar Capital, tells CNBC how to be a "smart healthcare investor".
The ability to unfold a protein and return it to its original state could save money in everything from cancer research to food production.
Scientists have developed a glucose monitor that is about as invasive as a rub-on tattoo.
Green schools are not only good for the environment, they may be good for kids' health, too, says Rick Fedrizzi.
Surgeons may soon plan out their operations with personalized 3-D printed replicas of their patient's organs.
Ebola made headlines again on Tuesday after the U.K. announced its first in-country case of the deadly virus and two other patients underwent tests.
At least 27 deaths have been associated with the Recovery filter, NBC News reports.
New health insurer Oscar will pay customers up to $20 per month to meet goals offered up by a free wearable fitness device.
Google-backed genetic testing service 23andMe is launching in the U.K., with the CEO pledging that data would not be shared with Google.
According to USDA, net farm income is forecast to be $58.3 billion in 2015. That's far worse than the government's February outlook.
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital said both the nurses and the doctors knew the patient's travel history, but released him, the New York Times reports.
The US Peace Corps said it was withdrawing 340 volunteers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea due to the spreading Ebola virus across West Africa.
Genetics startup 23andMe said it is one step closer to resuming sales of its full-fledged health product.
Apple is expanding to medical technology. The company is recruiting a team of medical executives and has offered hints of the iWatch and others.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon speaks to a medical practitioner from China's "barefoot" doctor program and an American investor running a high-end hospital in Beijing.
CNBC's Eunice Yoon examines the issues behind China's ailing health care system - one that is falling short of people's needs and burdening the public with rising costs.
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