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The FDA approved the first screening test for colon cancer that uses patients' DNA to help spot potentially deadly tumors and growths.
Is the world ready for genetically modified babies? Here's how close we really are, explains Jessica Cussins of the Center for Genetics and Society.
Tekmira Pharmaceutical's stocks have soared since the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared its experimental Ebola drug for human use.
Pfizer is facing a mounting wave of lawsuits by women who allege that the company knew about possible serious side effects of its drug Lipitor.
Looking to trade on the Ebola scare? Ex-trader Turney Duff offers up what he'd do—and a word of caution.
The arrival of two U.S. Ebola patients and the testing of ill patients that recently traveled from West Africa have created fears. But are they genuine?
A lawsuit by Allergan says the unusual arrangement by Valeant Pharmaceuticals and activist investor Bill Ackman amounts to insider trading.
Sapphire glass and biotech companies are bringing out the bears ahead of this week's earnings.
The death toll from the Ebola virus in West Africa keeps growing to record levels. And ironically, that may be why there's no vaccine, said an expert.
Regulators are considering new rules to make pot-infused treats look different even when they're out of the packages.
West African leaders and international health groups have stepped up plans to combat the world’s worst outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus.
The US Peace Corps said it was withdrawing 340 volunteers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea due to the spreading Ebola virus across West Africa.
CNBC's Jim Cramer on Wednesday identified two biotechnology stocks that he thinks could climb.
AstraZeneca took steps to build up its respiratory medicine business by striking a deal to acquire the rights to lung drugs developed by Almirall.
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Eylea for the treatment of diabetic macular edema.
Amgen posted higher-than-expected profit and said it would cut 12 to 15 percent of its workforce and close two plants.
Pfizer CEO Ian Read also says a potential U.S. tax holiday would be only a temporary solution.
Pfizer reported higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings, helped by growing sales of its cancer medicines.
Merck reported better-than-expected quarterly results, with sales of newer drugs mostly offsetting declining sales of drugs facing generic competition.
Pfizer's vulnerability to cheap generics and its weak roster of experimental medicines will be on display Tuesday, when the company reports earnings.
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