NEW YORK— The federal government says health care facilities should stop using Hospira's Symbiq medication infusion pump because of its vulnerability to hacking. The FDA says the computerized pumps could be accessed remotely through a hospital's network, but it doesn't know of any cases where that has happened. Earlier this year the FDA and the Homeland...» Read More
CHICAGO, March 9- Apple Inc on Monday released ResearchKit, an open-source software tool designed to give scientists a new way to gather information on patients by using their iPhones. They include Stanford University School of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College. "With hundreds of millions of iPhones in use around the world, we saw an opportunity for...
Britain will become the first nation to legalize a "three-parent" IVF technique, which doctors say can prevent some inherited incurable diseases.
Thailand's interim parliament has passed a law banning foreigners from seeking surrogacy services to end a "rent-a-womb" fertility-tourism industry.
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NEW YORK/ BOSTON, Feb 11- Security experts are warning healthcare and insurance companies that 2015 will be the "Year of the Healthcare Hack," as cybercriminals are increasingly attracted to troves of personal information held by U.S. insurers and hospitals that command high prices on the underground market. "People feel that this will be the year of medical...
WASHINGTON, Feb 11- The United States on Wednesday challenged a Chinese export subsidy program for products including textiles, medical products and agriculture, alleging the support was illegal under international trade law. There are already 24 disputes before the WTO involving the United States and China, 15 of them brought by the United States.
Under Armour is creating a digital health and fitness community powerhouse, CEO Kevin Plank tells CNBC.
CNBC Crowdfinance Tech Index lists the largest capital commitments raised by 25 private U.S. tech companies on Crowdnetic’s data platform.
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".
Caterpillar and 3Ms' poor earnings performance "spooked investors", however tech and healthcare are expected to save the earnings season, says Christine Short, senior vice president at Estimize.
Steve Harris, CEO of Circassia, says his company is combating allergies by tackling how they affect people's immune systems, rather than simply making products that provide "symptomatic relief".
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.
Analysts are expecting a jump in earnings growth from the healthcare sector, but will its success continue into 2015? Andrew Burkly, managing director and head of institutional portfolio strategy at Oppenheimer Asset Management, shares his thoughts.
The New Yorker's Ken Auletta, discusses his investigation of Theranos' secret testing methods and its potential threat to existing medical testing.
Despite slowing growth in China, Wang Chao Yong, Chairman and CEO at China Equity Group, explains why he's still positive on domestic prospects.
With PlayStation Vue, Sony joins the ranks of companies looking to shake up the cable and satellite business.
A new lineup of video games for the 2014 holiday season has some promising signs that sales will go up this year.
Experts are meeting in Brussels to debate whether some materials like plastic bottles could be dangerous.