Pavle Sabic, director of Credit Market Development at S&P Capital IQ, discusses the healthcare sector in terms of investing.» Read More
George Freeman MP, minister of life sciences in the U.K., says there's been a "resurgence" for life sciences and healthcare investment.
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...
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...
NEW YORK, Oct 13- Shares of little-known medical equipment and biotech companies jumped on Wall Street on Monday, after news that a nurse had become the first person to contract the deadly Ebola virus in the United States. Shares of biotechnology company Ibio Inc, hazmat suits maker Lakeland Industries Inc, and face mask maker Alpha Pro Tech Ltd all ended the day...
NEW YORK, Oct 13- Little-known medical equipment and biotech companies jumped on Wall Street on Monday, following news that a nurse had become the first person to contract the deadly Ebola virus in the United States. Shares of biotechnology company Ibio Inc, hazmat suits maker Lakeland Industries Inc, and face mask maker Alpha Pro Tech Ltd were all higher near...
Oct 5- Medical equipment supplier Becton Dickinson& Co has agreed to buy CareFusion Corp, a maker of infusion pumps and other medical devices, for $12.2 billion in cash and stock, marking the latest multibillion-dollar healthcare sector deal. Becton said on Sunday it would pay a total of $58.00 a share- $49.00 in cash and 0.0777 of a share of Becton Dickinson- for...
There are new inventions out there to solve some of the oldest problems for business travelers.
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.
As the global population ages, some see investment opportunities in somewhat ghoulish bets the rates of cancer and other illnesses will rise.
Shire has hired investment bank Citi as an adviser following a wave of deals in the healthcare sector.
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.
Profile of 27-year-old Ethan Lewis, who has been creating products to sell to his fellow diabetics.
The Cefaly device uses a mild electric current to prevent migraines.
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.
Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries were accused of promoting powerful psychiatric drugs for unapproved uses in children, seniors and disabled patients.
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 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.
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.