Cancer is among the leading causes of death in the global population, and is caused by abnormal cell growth within the body. Certain cancers have been linked to genetic alterations...
28 September 2018
26 September 2018
On September 20, Medtronic announced a definitive agreement to acquire Israel-based Mazor Robotics for $1.6bn, with the acquisition expected to close in Q3 of Medtronic’s FY2019. This deal is the...
25 September 2018
The UK-based global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca already has a strong presence in China, generating 18% of its revenue from drug sales in this market. However, the company is about to...
18 September 2018
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the first-ever set of diagnostic and treatment guidelines for children, ages 18 years and younger, who have suffered a...
11 September 2018
A team of researchers from the University of British Columbia has isolated an enzyme in the gut that reliably converts any type of blood into type O, which is compatible...
10 September 2018
In the last few days, Otsuka announced it has entered into a collaboration with Magellan Health to distribute its Abilify MyCite digital pill—a unique antipsychotic that has a Proteus Digital...
28 August 2018
Despite the widespread availability of safe and affordable vaccines, measles continues to be one of the leading causes of death among young children.
21 August 2018
It has been a year since Mylan NV finalised a multi-million dollar settlement with the US Justice Department to resolve claims that it overcharged the US government for its EpiPen....
20 August 2018
Google, Amazon, and IBM joined forces with Microsoft, Salesforce, and Oracle to pledge to speed up the progress of health data standards and interoperability.
1 August 2018
Following the success of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) for a number of indications and surgical specialities, medical device companies have turned to surgical robotics as the next big innovation.