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Studies of a new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs signal that they can reduce by half the risk of heart attack.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals agreed to buy Salix Pharmaceuticals for $173 per share Monday morning.
Here are the stocks to watch heading out of this weekend's American College of Cardiology conference in San Diego.
Over the past five years, investor money is increasingly moving toward consumer software and later-stage life science ventures, a trend that could help develop new treatments.
People who only now are learning they owe an Obamacare penalty for 2014 will get another chance to sign up for insurance this year.
People are tapping the wisdom of experts on crowdsourcing sites to get insights on thousands of diseases that still baffle scientists.
The number of people who had 2015 health plans canceled because they weren't Obamacare-compliant was low, as the nation's uninsured rate drops.
Valeant chief Michael Pearson won't pay too much for Salix, which earlier this week received a competing offer from Endo, Bill Ackman tells CNBC.
A new study finds that significant numbers of people have less in liquid assets than the potential out-of-pocket health costs.
GSK expects it can design technology small and smart enough to manipulate our bodies' electrical systems and create new treatments for diseases.
The H7N9 bird flu virus is mutating, and is now a bigger threat than ever to humanity. NBC News reports.
Gym operator Life Time Fitness said it would be taken private by Leonard Green & Partners and TPG in a deal valued at over $4 billion.
Copycat biotech drugs in the U.S. market could cut prices of expensive medications by 40 percent to 50 percent, said a top CVS Health exec.
Acadia Pharmaceuticals fell more than 22 percent in after-hours trading Wednesday on news that its CEO is retiring.
The Iowa Supreme Court is to hear arguments on whether doctors can keep providing abortion pills via telemedicine systems.
HealthTap is out to let consumers assess prescription drugs the same way they search for clothes, cars and electronics. It's the five-star review.
One important variable in crafting a financial plan is the state of the client's health—and his or her attitude toward taking care of it.
From 'wink face', to 'crystal ball'; there's an emoticon for everything now. However, Facebook has now removed an "emoji” following complaints.
The app will work with Apple's ResearchKit and turn devices into a diagnostic tool for a range of diseases including Parkinson's and breast cancer.
The move happened after the Irish Court of Appeal found the 1977 Misuse of Drugs Act was unconstitutional.
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