The company known for its wearable fitness trackers is launching a new platform called Fitbit Care that connects users with coaches to help them achieve health goals, including weight loss, and manage chronic diseases, Fitbit announced Tuesday. » Read More
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Hyperspectral imaging, a technology used by the U.S. space agency, may offer a major step forward in food testing to prevent wastage. » Read More
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AbbVie shares fell almost 3 percent on Tuesday following a lawsuit by the California Department of Insurance alleging that the pharmaceutical company gave health-care providers kickbacks to prescribe its arthritis drug Humira. » Read More
By: Qingyao Kong, University of Chicago
Researchers at the University of Chicago have developed and tested a way to block cocaine craving and addiction, protecting addicts from high doses that would otherwise be deadly. » Read More
Paul Singer of Elliott Management could be mulling a bid at a lower price, according to the New York Post.
More people are being born in the world's poorest countries, which could halt the decline in the number of extremely poor people and possibly even cause the number to increase, Bill and Melinda Gates wrote in their second "Goalkeepers" report.
It seems like an implausible solution: Accepting a transplant of an organ that is infected with hepatitis C. But, some patients faced with a last resort are doing just that -- accepting infected organs and then starting a course of antiviral drugs to eliminate traces of the virus, USA Today reports.
The U.S. Department of Justice has cleared Cigna's acquisition of Express Scripts, the companies announced in a statement Monday.
President Donald Trump urges Senate to pass legislation that would prohibit "gag clauses," which prevent pharmacists from telling patients paying with cash may be less expensive than using their insurance benefits.
Scientists are making progress on lab-grown meat – meat that's grown by putting a live animal's stem cells in nutrient-rich liquid – but consumers may not be ready for it, these research scientists explain in The Conversation.
Two years after Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan announced an audacious plan to use their Facebook fortune to try and end disease in their children's lifetime, The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative has ballooned to 250 people.
A heads-up to anyone with a 401(k): WA heads-up to anyone with a 401(k): With the stock market near record highs, the biggest threat to your hard-earned retirement savings could be you, according to USA Today.
The Food and Drug Administration earlier this week threatened to pull e-cigarettes from shelves if manufacturers do not control teen use.
AliveCor CEO Vic Gundotra says its sales have doubled since Apple's event
A Food and Drug Administration crackdown on e-cigarettes could be a boost for big tobacco, Piper Jaffray's Michael Lavery told CNBC on Thursday.
Apple has hired M. Osman Akhtar, formerly chief operating officer at Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis, to help run its AC Wellness employee health clinics.
Many of you have questions about Apple's new health tech upgrades, so we attempted to answer them.
"The evidence is mounting, both in our company and outside, that you can intervene and you can change the course of these specific diseases," says Unity Biotechnology CEO Keith Leonard.
Pain can be debilitating and also challenging to treat, especially as opioids have come under scrutiny for their role in fueling a nationwide epidemic.
A group of scientists unveiled the first results Thursday of an ambitious effort to map the genes of tens of thousands of animal species, a project they said could help save animals from extinction down the line.