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  • The CNBC Crowdfinance Vice Average Wednesday, 4 Feb 2015 | 6:00 AM ET
    Casino gambling

    This list represents the largest capital commitments raised by private U.S. companies actively listed on equity crowdfunding platforms.

  • Train your smartphone to track depression   Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 8:41 AM ET
    Train your smartphone to track depression

    Anmol Madan, Ginger.io CEO, discusses how his company's technology helps track a patient's well-being.

  • The rise and rise of life sciences   Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 4:55 AM ET
    The rise and rise of life sciences

    George Freeman MP, minister of life sciences in the U.K., says there's been a "resurgence" for life sciences and healthcare investment.

  • Stronger dollar hurts J&J's quarterly sales Tuesday, 20 Jan 2015 | 10:46 AM ET
    Listerine mouthwash bottles move through the production line at the J&J consumer healthcare products plant in Lititz, Pennsylvania.

    Johnson & Johnson reported lower-than-expected sales as a stronger dollar offset higher sales of the Band-Aid maker's new drugs and older treatments.

  • Nov 4- Medical equipment maker Becton Dickinson& Co reported better-than-expected profit and revenue, helped by strong sales in its diabetes care and drug-delivery businesses. Becton said it expected adjusted earnings from continuing operations to be between $6.76 and $6.83 per share for the year ending September 2015. Net income rose to $301 million, or...

  • Expirations, drop in hep C drugs hit Merck sales Monday, 27 Oct 2014 | 9:50 AM ET
    Employees walk past a Merck sign in front of the company's building in Summit, New Jersey.

    Merck reported earnings that beat analysts' expectations, but global sales dropped amid patent expirations and a drop in sales of its hep C drugs.

  • BOSTON, Oct 22- The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is investigating about two dozen cases of suspected cybersecurity flaws in medical devices and hospital equipment that officials fear could be exploited by hackers, a senior official at the agency told Reuters. The products under review by the agency's Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency...

  • Gadgets for the road: Best of the new travel tech Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 | 11:00 AM ET

    There are new inventions out there to solve some of the oldest problems for business travelers.

  • Ebola panic may give these stocks a fillip Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Shares of Malaysia's latex glove makers have had a tough year so far, but some analysts expect panic over Africa's Ebola outbreak may spur gains.

  • Will ghoulish investments pay off? Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 6:57 PM ET
    Elderly women wait for lunch to be served at a day care facility on Gogo Island in Matsuyama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan

    As the global population ages, some see investment opportunities in somewhat ghoulish bets the rates of cancer and other illnesses will rise.

  • Shire braces for takeover bids, hires Citi: Sources Monday, 16 Jun 2014 | 2:25 PM ET
    Ten milligram tablets of the hyperactivity drug, Adderall, made by Shire Plc.

    Shire has hired investment bank Citi as an adviser following a wave of deals in the healthcare sector.

  • J&J beats forecasts, helped by new medicines Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 10:06 AM ET

    Johnson & Johnson turned in a solid first quarter Tuesday, topping analysts' profit and revenue estimates and increasing its 2014 earnings forecast by 5 cents a share.

  • Diabetic entrepreneur sells to growing population Monday, 7 Apr 2014 | 1:12 PM ET

    Profile of 27-year-old Ethan Lewis, who has been creating products to sell to his fellow diabetics.

  • Got migraines? The FDA has a headband for you Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014 | 4:41 PM ET

    The Cefaly device uses a mild electric current to prevent migraines.

  • Smile! Here's the next 'smart' product Thursday, 20 Feb 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    P&G is bringing the dentist into your bathroom a smartphone-connected toothbrush, a device that gives personalized advice to help people improve their brushing.

  • JNJ to pay $2.2 billion in US probe: Feds Monday, 4 Nov 2013 | 1:53 PM ET

    Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries were accused of promoting powerful psychiatric drugs for unapproved uses in children, seniors and disabled patients.

  • Lacks family wins victory to claim woman's cells Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 8:12 AM ET
    Multiphoton fluorescence image of cultured HeLa cells with a fluorescent protein targeted to the Golgi apparatus (orange), microtubules (green) and counterstained for DNA (cyan).

    The family of Henrietta lacks, whose immortal cells made billions in medical research, won an ethical victory when they were given some power over HeLa cell information.

  • Henry Schein's healthy results   Tuesday, 6 Aug 2013 | 2:48 PM ET
    Henry Schein's healthy results

    Henry Schein is the world's largest health care products and services company for doctors, dentists, and vets, and the stock has been on a tear. Stanley Bergman, Henry Schein chairman and CEO, shares where he sees dental and health care headed.

  • J&J beats expectations as drugs, devices deliver Tuesday, 16 Jul 2013 | 7:50 AM ET

    Johnson & Johnson reported higher-than-expected earnings as strong sales of prescription drugs and medical devices more than offset anemic growth of its consumer products.

  • Plan-B for All—No Age Limits on Morning-After Pill Tuesday, 11 Jun 2013 | 10:17 AM ET

    Obama administration to scrap age restrictions on the sale of morning-after pills, making the emergency contraception available to women and girls of any age without a prescription.