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  • 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...

  • Why UPS and FedEx may matter to your health Friday, 2 Oct 2015 | 11:26 AM ET
    Inside UPS's logistics facility in Swedesboro, New Jersey.

    As baby boomers age, UPS, FedEx and DHL expect health-care logistics to become a more important part of their future.

  • Why dried toad still beats vitamin C in China Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015 | 10:48 PM ET
    Products are for sale at a traditional Chinese medicine market in Bozhou, Anhui Province, China.

    China's much-hyped market for vitamins and supplements is facing a steep challenge from traditional remedies from ginseng to deer antler.

  • 2015 Google Science Fair Grand prize winner Olivia Hallisey, 17, from Connecticut, created a portable, inexpensive diagnostic test for Ebola that doesn't require refrigeration.

    Teen creates cheaper way to test for Ebola

  • Contact lens makers see their day in court Thursday, 27 Aug 2015 | 8:00 AM ET
    Contact lens makers see their day in court

    Contact lens manufacturers appeal Utah decision that bans minimum prices for contact lenses.

  • Aug 4- Medical equipment maker Halyard Health Inc reported a 6 percent fall in second-quarter revenue and cut its full-year profit forecast, hurt by lower sales volume in its surgical and infection prevention business and a stronger dollar. Halyard Health, which was spun off from Kimberly-Clark Corp in November, said it expects net sales growth to decline 1-3...

  • Don Nikes with one hand? A game changer for some Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 | 6:02 PM ET
    Nike Flyease

    Nike is releasing a new, easy-entry footwear system this month.

  • European shares steady, focus on Federal Reserve Wednesday, 17 Jun 2015 | 5:08 AM ET

    *Coloplast slips on negative broker comments. *Telecom Italia up on report Vivendi to increase stake. Danish medical equipment maker Coloplast was the biggest faller after a string of banks cut their target price for the stock, a day after the company lowered its guidance for 2014/ 15. Its shares fell 2.8 percent, having dropped 7.8 percent in the previous session.

  • Bad news is good for these stocks Wednesday, 10 Jun 2015 | 7:07 PM ET

    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.

  • This is the next big thing according to Mark Cuban Wednesday, 20 May 2015 | 5:12 PM ET
    Marc Cuban

    Mark Cuban said innovative tech in the pharmaceutical sector is going to be a game changer not only for health care, but for humanity.

  • Hedge funds unload healthcare stocks Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 5:10 AM ET
    Hedge funds unload healthcare stocks

    Pavle Sabic, director of Credit Market Development at S&P Capital IQ, discusses the healthcare sector in terms of investing.

  • New crowdfunding index that lists tech disruptors Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Technology microchip

    CNBC Crowdfinance Tech Index lists the largest capital commitments raised by 25 private U.S. tech companies on Crowdnetic’s data platform.

  • The CNBC Crowdfinance Vice Average Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Casino gambling

    This list represents the largest capital commitments raised by private U.S. companies actively listed on equity crowdfunding platforms.

  • Train your smartphone to track depression Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 8:41 AM ET
    Train your smartphone to track depression

    Anmol Madan, Ginger.io CEO, discusses how his company's technology helps track a patient's well-being.

  • The rise and rise of life sciences Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 4:55 AM ET
    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.

  • Stronger dollar hurts J&J's quarterly sales Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 10:46 AM ET
    Listerine mouthwash bottles move through the production line at the J&J consumer healthcare products plant in Lititz, Pennsylvania.

    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.

  • Expirations, drop in hep C drugs hit Merck sales Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 9:50 AM ET
    Employees walk past a Merck sign in front of the company's building in Summit, New Jersey.

    Merck reported earnings that beat analysts' expectations, but global sales dropped amid patent expirations and a drop in sales of its hep C drugs.

  • Gadgets for the road: Best of the new travel tech Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    There are new inventions out there to solve some of the oldest problems for business travelers.

  • Ebola panic may give these stocks a fillip Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Shares of Malaysia's latex glove makers have had a tough year so far, but some analysts expect panic over Africa's Ebola outbreak may spur gains.

  • Will ghoulish investments pay off? Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 6:57 PM ET
    Elderly women wait for lunch to be served at a day care facility on Gogo Island in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan

    As the global population ages, some see investment opportunities in somewhat ghoulish bets the rates of cancer and other illnesses will rise.