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  • *Best Buy, UnitedHealth fall after results. Nov 19- Wall Street wobbled in early trading on Thursday as healthcare stocks snapped a three-day rally after UnitedHealth cut its profit forecast for the year. Dow component UnitedHealth fell 5.6 percent to $110.73.

  • PARIS, Nov 13- French medical technology company Mauna Kea could sign a partnership by the end of the year that would allow it to accelerate the commercial development of a small microscope approved by U.S. regulators for use in surgical procedures to diagnose cancer, its chief executive told Reuters. According to Mauna Kea, the use of Cellvizio in surgery would...

  • Alzheimer's victim

    About 1 in 5 Medicare dollars is spent on this disease that affects over 5 million Americans. Yet not enough is being done to find a cure.

  • In its letter, posted on Monday, the agency said it was unable to identify any FDA clearance for the company's test. In a statement sent to Reuters last week, FDA spokesman Eric Pahon said the FDA believes that "certain types of tests are being appropriately offered through the DTC model, but others may need to demonstrate that they are safe and effective and that...

  • Tablets of over-the-counter allergy medicines, manufactured by Perrigo Co.

    Some of those generic pills you buy at the drug store could change ownership Friday.

  • A young boy Maxence, born with a right hand malformation, examines his new 3D-printed hand given to him by the Association for the Study and Assistance of Child Amputees (ASSEDEA) on August 17, 2015 in Cessieu.

    Bone replacements, human tissue and prosthetics are being created by 3-D bioprinters. The science will soon be used to customize drugs.

  • We want to be seen as a Chinese company: Novo Nordisk CEO

    Lars Rebien Sørensen, CEO of Novo Nordisk, discusses his company's earnings guidance and strong half year growth, as well as its strategy in China.

  • Hospira headquarters

    The federal government says health care facilities should stop using Hospira's Symbiq medication infusion pump because its vulnerable to hacking.

  • Medtronic Chairman and Chief Executive Omar Ishrak.

    The CEO of Medtronic talks new FDA approval and how to improve the health-care system.

  • Supporters of the Affordable Care Act gather in front of the U.S Supreme Court during a rally in Washington last March.

    Mount Sinai's CEO sees a "death spiral" could occur if the Supreme Court rules against the health insurance subsidies in Obamacare.

  • 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.

  • Lacey Kurth, a research associate, works with avian influenza test samples during testing in the real-time analytical diagnostics lab at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in Ames, Iowa.

    There have only been four flu pandemics since the start of the 20th century, yet concerns are widening about the potential for a new outbreak.

  • 2015's strong outlook for healthcare IPOs

    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.

  • The rise and rise of life sciences

    George Freeman MP, minister of life sciences in the U.K., says there's been a "resurgence" for life sciences and healthcare investment.

  • A custodial worker wears a mask and eye protection to guard against the Ebola virus as he prepares to clean Ruth Cherry Intermediate School in Dallas.

    How much would it cost world governments to insulate their economies from global pandemics. Would you believe nearly $344 billion?

  • A flu shot that lasts 10 years could be a reality soon, a top hospital executive told CNBC, along with "real steps" toward a cancer vaccine.

  • Colleen Costello (R) and James Peterson.

    Two young engineers invented a product that uses LED lights to fight bacteria and decrease risk of infections in hospitals and public spaces.

  • Health care has been on a tear in 2014, and there is still room for upside. Wall Street analysts are focusing on the following four trends.

  • Obama's plan to fight ebola

    Dr. Louis Sullivan, former HHS Secretary, discusses President Obama's decision to send 3,000 U.S. troops to West Africa to help in their fight with Ebola.

  • Women washing along the Niger River near Babila, Guinea.

    Ebola outbreaks may become more frequent because of climate change, scientists warn, as the deadly disease ravages West Africa.