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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.
Elton John told CNBC that he could petition the queen to force Commonwealth countries to revoke anti-gay legislation.
Bone replacements, human tissue and prosthetics are being created by 3-D bioprinters. The science will soon be used to customize drugs.
Theranos only uses its finger-prick technology in one test after pressure from regulators, The WSJ reports.
The FDA in August asked health care facilities using these and other reusable medical devices to meticulously follow the cleaning instructions to avoid the spread of superbugs. The FDA on Monday gave Olympus Corp, Fujifilm Holdings Corp and Pentax Medical, a unit of Hoya Corp, 30 days to study the effectiveness of the instructions. The FDA gave the trio warning...
As baby boomers age, UPS, FedEx and DHL expect health-care logistics to become a more important part of their future.
China's much-hyped market for vitamins and supplements is facing a steep challenge from traditional remedies from ginseng to deer antler.
Teen creates cheaper way to test for Ebola
Contact lens manufacturers appeal Utah decision that bans minimum prices for contact lenses.
Nike is releasing a new, easy-entry footwear system this month.
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.
Mark Cuban said innovative tech in the pharmaceutical sector is going to be a game changer not only for health care, but for humanity.
Pavle Sabic, director of Credit Market Development at S&P Capital IQ, discusses the healthcare sector in terms of investing.
This list represents the largest capital commitments raised by private U.S. companies actively listed on equity crowdfunding platforms.
CNBC Crowdfinance Tech Index lists the largest capital commitments raised by 25 private U.S. tech companies on Crowdnetic’s data platform.
Anmol Madan, Ginger.io CEO, discusses how his company's technology helps track a patient's well-being.
George Freeman MP, minister of life sciences in the U.K., says there's been a "resurgence" for life sciences and healthcare investment.
Johnson & Johnson reported lower-than-expected sales as a stronger dollar offset higher sales of the Band-Aid maker's new drugs and older treatments.
Merck reported earnings that beat analysts' expectations, but global sales dropped amid patent expirations and a drop in sales of its hep C drugs.
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