Nigeria's health minister has insisted the Ebola outbreak has been contained in the country.» Read More
States may be on the hook for $55 billion to pay for hepatitis C treatments like Sovaldi, a new study says.
Novartis and Google have agreed to develop "smart" contact lenses to help diabetics track blood glucose levels or restore the eye's ability to focus.
The liver disease NASH is becoming more widespread, and the market for treatments may rival those for hepatitis C.
Mylan said it would buy Abbott Labs' generics business outside the United States in an all-stock transaction valued at about $5.3 billion.
Allergan told its stockholders not to respond to Pershing Square Capital Management's proposal to replace a majority of the board.
Former star trader Raj Mahal breaks down what really goes on in a trader's brain, from being a pint-sized hustler to winning big at the casino.
Although treatments for Alzheimer's have struggled, drugmakers are still working in the space, with 67 medicines currently in development.
People are turning themselves into cyborgs by embedding magnets and computer chips directly into their bodies, NBC News reports.
CNBC's Meg Tirrell reports on how the pharmaceutical industry is dealing with the Alzheimer's epidemic.
Data from a study of Sarepta Therapeutics' experimental drug for Duchenne muscular dystrophy suggest it helped slow declines in walking ability for almost three years.
Narcotics prosecutors say a NYC hospital's former pharmacy chief stole nearly 200,000 oxycodone pills over more than five years.
Six vials of a smallpox virus were discovered to have been misplaced in a FDA lab storage room in Maryland. NBC News reports.
An unconventional but effective treatment against a deadly superbug is raising worries about a possible black market.
Certain areas of the brain have shown links to trading behavior and success, according to new research published Monday.
The largest U.S. pharmacy benefit manager, Express Scripts, is cutting back on compounded medications, saying most are ineffective or overpriced.
Massachusetts is expected to add almost 400 jobs in biotech manufacturing by 2016. CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Quincy College aims to fill some of those jobs with a new program.
CNBC's Mary Thompson reports Quincy College in Massachusetts is training students with hands-on experience for jobs in the biotech industry.
Pfizer paid a "nominal fee" to cover expenses related to the facility inspection, and to obtain a certification, a Pfizer spokeswoman said.
Hedge fund Paulson & Co has amassed a large stake in Allergan and is supportive of a deal between the Botox maker and Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned that popular acne products can cause rare but serious and life-threatening allergic reactions.
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