Health Care

Health Care

GlaxoSmithKline CEO Witty to bow out in March 2017

By |March 17th, 2016|

Study finds high psychosis risk among Europe's refugee migrants

By |March 16th, 2016|

Study strengthens Zika-microcephaly link, women and babies at risk

By |March 16th, 2016|

Alere receives grand jury subpoena from U.S. DoJ

By |March 15th, 2016|

<span class="articleLocation”>Diagnostic test maker Alere Inc, which has agreed to be acquired by Abbott Laboratories, said it had received a grand jury subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice seeking documents relating to its sales practices in Africa, Asia and Latin America.Alere, which makes tests for infections including HIV, tuberculosis, malaria and dengue, said on […]

FDA to review Roche's bladder cancer drug on priority basis

By |March 15th, 2016|

GW Pharma soars as cannabis drug succeeds in epilepsy trial

By |March 14th, 2016|

An experimental cannabis-based drug has successfully treated children with a rare form of severe epilepsy in a keenly anticipated clinical trial, sending shares in its maker GW Pharmaceuticals 68 percent higher on Monday.The study of GW's Epidiolex in Dravet syndrome is the first of four final-stage Phase III epilepsy trials that the drugmaker hopes […]

Vermont legislature on track to be first in U.S. to legalize marijuana

By |March 14th, 2016|

Mosquitoes' rapid spread poses threat beyond Zika

By |March 13th, 2016|

As the world focuses on Zika's rapid advance in the Americas, experts warn the virus that originated in Africa is just one of a growing number of continent-jumping diseases carried by mosquitoes threatening swathes of humanity.The battle against the insects on the streets of Brazil is the latest in an ancient war between […]

India bans more than 300 combination drugs sold illegally

By |March 13th, 2016|

India has banned the manufacture and sale of more than 300 combination medicines, including two widely used cough syrups, being sold without government approval, a senior health ministry official said on Saturday.The move is aimed at curbing the misuse of such medicines in India, where nearly half the drugs sold in 2014 were so […]

Hypertension and hard labor may boost MI risk

By |March 12th, 2016|