Britain will become the first nation to legalize a "three-parent" IVF technique, which doctors say can prevent some inherited incurable diseases.» Read More
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.
SHANGHAI, Jan 9- China will allow online sales of prescription drugs as early as this month, a policy that will open up an over 1 trillion yuan market to online pharmacy operators like Alibaba Group Holding Ltd and Wal-Mart Stores Inc.. The policy would help reform a fragmented and opaque market controlled by state-run distributors and hospitals, brought into...
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.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 28- For years, Google Inc's commerce chief, Stephanie Tilenius, held a demanding job and helped oversee the medical care of her parents, an experience that led her to leave the Internet search giant in 2012 and start a company to help patients combat chronic disease. The program costs $15 a week and includes reminders to take medication.
The New Yorker's Ken Auletta, discusses his investigation of Theranos' secret testing methods and its potential threat to existing medical testing.
TORONTO, Dec 7- BlackBerry Ltd and NantHealth, a healthcare-focused data provider, launched a secure cancer genome browser on Sunday, giving doctors the ability to access patients' genetic data on the BlackBerry Passport smartphone. "Our partnership with BlackBerry has really been able to create a scalable super-computer in the palm of the hands of the doctor,"...
The figure represents the average premium for the second-lowest-cost silver plan, which is the benchmark plan used to set subsidy levels, the Department of Health and Human Services said. The report from its Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation covered the costs of plans sold on the website run by the federal government and created...
Aerospace firms, airports and airlines, universities, energy firms, hospitals, and telecommunications operators based in the United States, Israel, China, Saudi Arabia, India, Germany, France, England have been hit by the campaign, the research firm said, without naming individual companies. The 87- page report comes as governments scramble to better understand...
Despite slowing growth in China, Wang Chao Yong, Chairman and CEO at China Equity Group, explains why he's still positive on domestic prospects.
Medical technology company Medtronic Inc said on Nov. 18 that its plan to acquire and adopt the tax domicile of Ireland's Covidien Plc was on track to close in 2015.. High-tech manufacturer Applied Materials Inc plans to buy Japanese rival Tokyo Electron Ltd and reincorporate in the Netherlands. Burger King Worldwide Inc plans to acquire Canadian coffee and...
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.