Health

  • 3 Things Ariad Has to Do to Be Profitable in 2018

    Every biotech wants to be profitable. Every. Single. One. But it's easier said than done. The drugmaker obviously has to have a drug on the market generating revenue, but that's certainly not sufficient. ...

    Investopedia
  • Analyst Calls OvaScience Study 'Promising,' But Shares Sink

    OvaScience Inc (NASDAQ: OVAS ) shares were off nearly 6 percent Friday following a company conference call with analysts concerning its fertility treatment. The Cambridge, Massachusetts-based company changed ...

    Benzinga
  • Arizona Senate Approves Reversible Abortion Bill

    Arizona doctors may soon be required to tell women that it’s possible to reverse the effects of a drug-induced abortion. A bill passed by the state Senate on Wednesday would also prevent women from purchasing insurance from the federal health exchange that includes abortion coverage, Reuters…

    Takepart.com
  • Mum's the word on 'special' Obamacare sign-ups

    Officials have yet to keep their promise to disclose how many people are signing up during a special Obamacare enrollment season.

    CNBC
  • Exclusive: Modi govt puts brakes on India's universal health plan

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked for a drastic cutback of an ambitious health care plan after cost estimates came in at $18.5 billion over five years, several government sources said, delaying a promise made in his election manifesto. The health ministry developed a draft policy on universal…

    Reuters
  • Grey's Anatomy Recap: Admissions Department

    In this week’s Grey’s Anatomy, Derek told Meredith (not quite all) about “the other woman,” Owen’s mother (reluctantly) came clean about her secret romance, and Jo treated a patient whose nose was home, sweet home to a… On second thought, keep reading. I’ll tell you in due time. DOCTOR, HEEL,…

    TVLine.com
  • Why Exact Sciences Corporation Is Dropping Today

    Exact Sciences shares were cut to neutral today by Goldman Sachs.

    Motley Fool
  • 5 Human Body Questions the 1-Year Space Station Mission May Answer

    NASA has a lot of questions about what happens to people who live in space for long periods of time, and it's almost time to get some answers. When NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and Russia's Mikhail Kornienko fly up to the International Space Station Friday (March 27) for a yearlong stay on the…

    SPACE.com
  • Mental health vetting of pilots ineffective, US experts say

    There is little effective, real-world screening of airline pilots for mental problems despite regulations in the U.S., Europe and elsewhere that say mental health should be part of their regular medical ...

    Associated Press
  • Employers Boost Wellness Spending 17% From Yoga To Risk Assessments

    The nation’s employers, trying to boost participation in corporate wellness programs to improve the health of their workers, this year have increased spending by 17 percent on everything from biometric screening and yoga classes to incentives to walk more. The National Business Group on Health, a…

    Forbes
  • House passes Medicare 'doc fix' deal

    WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) -- The House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill to revamp Medicare's payment formula for doctors. The bill would end the temporary patches known as the "doc fix" ...

    MarketWatch
  • Britain's 'unhealthiest' high streets revealed

    Fast food outlets, betting shops and payday lenders on the high street are threatening public health, experts warned on Thursday as they named the unhealthiest towns and cities in Britain. Preston, Middlesbrough and Coventry emerged as the top three offenders in a Royal Society for Public Health…

    AFP
  • The 3 Things That Wreck Your Hormones (Part 3)

    Part 3 of 3: STRESSIn the last installment, part two of three, we explained how your hormones can be wrecked by aging. This installment will explain the final culprit: stress. Being able to thrive under stress will help you be more resilient so that even when things go wrong, you will remain alert,…

    Huffington Post
  • ​B. Smith looks to remove the stigma of Alzheimer's

    Former model and TV host and her husband are sharing their experience with her disease to fight the stigma associated with it

    CBS News
  • NBA-Thunder's Durant needs surgery, out for season

    Kevin Durant, the NBA's reigning most valuable player, will miss the rest of the season as he needs another foot surgery, the Oklahoma City Thunder said on Friday. Durant will have bone graft surgery on his ailing right foot next week and is expected to return to basketball activities in four to…

    Reuters
  • Why Utah is bringing back the firing squad for executions

    The future of executions in Utah may not be lethal injections, but rather five professional shooters firing at a prisoner's heart. On Monday, Utah became one of the few states to allow firing squads for executions after Gov. Gary Herbert signed a law approving this controversial method as a backup…

    Vox.com
  • Orexigen's Obesity Drug Mysimba Gains European Approval - Analyst Blog

    Orexigen's (OREX) Mysimba gained approval in the EU for weight management in obese or overweight adults suffering from at least one or more weight-related co-morbid condition including type II diabetes, dyslipidaemia or controlled hypertension.

    Zacks
  • Arizona Lawmakers Approve Controversial Abortion Bill

    PHOENIX, March 25 (Reuters) - Arizona lawmakers on Wednesday passed a controversial measure blocking women from buying insurance that includes abortion coverage through the federal health care exchange. The fiercely-debated bill also requires doctors to tell women they could possibly reverse the…

    Huffington Post