Researchers from Toronto General Research Institute, the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg, University of Toronto, the US National Institutes of Health, and the Canadian Blood Services, found a way to test Ebola in a more affordable facility.
Women who frequently consume potatoes are more likely to develop the risk of diabetes when they become pregnant, US researchers warns.
Investors sue KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc. to return $5.4 million of their investment. The investors were brought in by Martin Shkreli. KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc. filed for bankruptcy in late December.
Pfizer and other pharmaceutical companies still increase its drugs price in U.S. despite criticism. Mounting objection from politicans and lawmakers is unable to stop market power of companies in the multi-billion dollar phamaceutical industry.
IRS has fined some 8 million people and 1.4 million households are forecast to fall prey of fines due to ignorance on new healthcare law. Commonly criticized as the Obama Care Law, the new law instructs all Americans to go through insurance net. But mainly due to ignorance about mandatory submission of tax returns and moreover legally remain exempted from tax net, have fall victim to count fine for $210 each.
Pfizer today confirmed that the company has increased the price of some of its drugs although it was not revealed how many drugs are involved with the price hike. According to a data by Wolters Kluwer which revealed that more than 100 types of drugs has been increased in its price starting on January 1st.
Last December, Martin Shkreli, who was arrested for securities fraud in pharmaceutical company was released on bail. Court document shows his $5 million security bond was secured with $45 million E-Trade account.
The H5 Avian Flu virus has been appearing in poultry farms and markets around the world in the last month. In China, there has even been a fatality, with 5 other cases of transmission to humans.
The U.S. health officials announced on Monday that as many as 200 people who attended a catered event at a downtown Seattle's Russell Investments Center have become ill with norovirus.
Teva pharmaceuticals which is said to be the world's largest generic drug maker has joined hands with Takeda Pharmaceutical Co, for a definitive agreement to sell generic drugs in Japan.
Drug prescription firm Express Scripts Holding Co. found a way to offer a cheaper $1 alternative to Turing’s $750 a pill drug.
Turing Pharmaceuticals said that it won't cut the list price of the drug. However, it will negotiate discount price with hospital. Last September, Turing Pharmaceuticals raised the price of live-saving drugs, Daraprim by more than fifty times.
Food poisoning is always a possibility that cannot be ignored during international trips. However, with the right planning of the trip and a few advices from other travelers, tourists should be able to enjoy their next trip abroad without worrying that they'll end up being ill after eating bad food.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced Thursday a proposal that would prohibit smoking in public homes nationwide. According to The New York Times, the proposed federal rule would affect 1.2 million public households and would mark the latest move to minimize unwanted exposure to secondhand smoke.
Chipotle Mexican Grill re-open their 43 restaurant who was closed down due to E.coli outbreak since earlier this month. After health officials in Oregon and Washington State did not find E.coli in the sample taken from the restaurants.
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