(Reuters Health) - - Singing in a community choir may provide some psychological benefit to seniors, a small study suggests.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved a blood cancer treatment from Japan's Astellas Pharma Inc, making it the first targeted therapy to treat patients with a certain mutation.
Nov 28 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on
Wednesday approved a blood cancer treatment from Japan's
Astellas Pharma Inc, making it the first targeted
therapy to treat patients with a certain mutation.
Shares in drugmakers and U.S. health insurers rallied on Wednesday, after election results delivered a split Congress that is unlikely to significantly cut government healthcare programs or reduce drug prices in the world's biggest and most profitable market.
CVS Health Corp , which expects to close its $69 billion purchase of Aetna Inc this month, reported third-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates on higher sales of prescription drugs.
Nov 2 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on
Friday approved AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc's
opioid-based treatment for pain to be used under strict medical
supervision, with the agency's chief highlighting reasons for
the approval in a rare move.
U.S. health insurer Cigna Corp , which is in the process of acquiring Express Scripts Holding Co , significantly bumped up its 2018 adjusted profit forecast, and its shares rose more than 3 percent on Thursday.
Allergan Plc on Tuesday expressed disappointment in early offers from potential buyers for business units it has been trying to sell, and its shares fell more than 6 percent.
Merck & Co Inc and Bristol-Myers Squibb Co posted better-than-expected third quarter profit and raised their 2018 earnings forecasts on Thursday due to strong demand for their rival cancer immuno-oncology treatments.
Merck & Co Inc said on Thursday sales of its blockbuster cancer immunotherapy Keytruda nearly doubled in the third quarter, helping the drugmaker beat profit estimates and lift its adjusted earnings forecast for the year.