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Cytokinetics has stopped development of its lead drug. The San Francisco-based biotech made the decision after tirasemtiv failed to beat [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Step Pharma has closed a €14.5 million ($17.0 million) series A round. The financing equips the lean French biotech to [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening broadly higher on Wall Street [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (AP) -- Lowe’s profit more than doubled in the third quarter as Americans along the Gulf Coast loaded [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Could there be a second life for the once-popular arthritis pill Vioxx? A startup pharmaceutical company [...]
Tue, Nov 21, 2017
Earlier
LONDON (AP) -- European stock markets pushed higher Tuesday as investors brushed aside concerns over the political uncertainty in Germany [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Richard Topping, the CEO of North Carolina-based Cardinal Innovations Healthcare, has been fired by the managed care company's board of [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Twelve years after Katrina, health IT advancements allowed hospitals in Texas and Florida to exchange patient information. But former ONC [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has decided not to test one of its planned shared decision-making models because [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
The Department of Veterans Affairs may merge its healthcare system with the Pentagon's, a move that would essentially unite VA [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
A genetic test built by researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering gained FDA approval last week and paved the way for [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
When it comes to health insurance premiums in Medicare Advantage, competition among insurers matters a great deal. That's the conclusion [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday: Cavium Inc., up $8.19 to $84.02 The chipmaker [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Novartis-backed biotech Gamida Cell has named Julian Adams, Ph.D.--its current chair and chief scientific officer of Clal Biotech--as its new [...]
Mon, Nov 20, 2017
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) said Sunday that he hopes the Senate revisits the repeal and replace of ObamaCare next year [...]
Sun, Nov 19, 2017