TEANECK, N.J.— Cognizant Technology raised its outlook for the year after strong performances in its health care and financial services units pushed both profits anid revenue beyond Wall Street expectations Monday. Cognizant earned $382.9 million, or 62 cents per share, for the three months ended March 31. That' 3 cents better than the projections of analysts...» Read More
Color Genomics plans to charge only $249 for an analysis of cancer-risk genes. New York Times reports.
John Hancock aims to use wearables to track policyholders' activity, using the information to provide differential pricing on insurance policies.
These 12 companies have torn past adjusted earnings forecasts by 10% or more for 4 straight quarters. USA TODAY reports.
SHANGHAI, March 31- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's healthcare subsidiary will tie-up with Zhejiang DiAn Diagnostics Co Ltd to help develop an online hospital platform, the diagnostics firm said in a filing late on Monday. Ali Health is looking to leverage technology to overhaul China's fragmented healthcare market, which suffers from an under-supply of...
People are tapping the wisdom of experts on crowdsourcing sites to get insights on thousands of diseases that still baffle scientists.
In a letter released on Wednesday, the organization urged Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell to withdraw the proposal, saying pharmaceutical companies could "sell more drugs by making them seem safer than FDA has judged them to be." The FDA said it would allow distribution of new information in medical journals showing that the severity or...
CHICAGO, March 9- U.S. health researchers said on Monday they are targeting millions of smartphone users with Apple Inc's new software tool, hoping to collect an unprecedented amount of data on major diseases by tracking their behaviors via iPhone. Scientists from Stanford University School of Medicine and Weill Cornell Medical College are among the first to...
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.
Could vaccine compliance be correlated with income level and elitism?
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?