Jurors who convicted a University of Pittsburgh researcher of first-degree murder in the cyanide poisoning death of his wife say they didn't find his explanations believable and were moved by a 911 call.
Alexion Pharmaceuticals has named Senior Vice President Julie O'Neill to replace company co-founder Stephen Squinto when the executive vice president and chief global operations officer retires Jan. 1
Shares of Orexigen Therapeutics jumped Monday after the company said a European Union review of its weight loss drug Contrave, which was approved in the U.S. in September, is progressing on schedule.
Achillion said all 12 patients who were treated with its drug ACH-3102 and Sovaldi, a blockbuster medication sold by Gilead Sciences had undetectable levels of the hepatitis C virus after eight weeks. Patients took the drugs once per day and Achillion said none of them have suffered a disease relapse.
The core coating module is a modular enhancement designed for the original FlexiTab®, a freely-controllable single-punch press ideal for use in Galenics development and small batch production applications.
The new AdCap® product family consists of drop-in desiccant capsules for the protection of moisture-sensitive products. They are best suited for solid pharmaceuticals such as tablets and capsules, as well as food supplements.
A new study shows that the cost for treating skin cancer has increased by 126 percent in recent years. Also, new research on obesity in children.
The Food and Drug Administration is suing one company for allegedly failing to properly test its ingredients.
As the biggest-ever outbreak of Ebola continues to ravage West Africa, here are a few key numbers to get a handle on the epidemic.
The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a new challenge to President Barack Obama's health care law — a case that threatens subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income people afford their health insurance premiums.
Accidental poisonings from squishy laundry detergent packets sometimes mistaken for toys or candy landed more than 700 U.S. children in the hospital in just two years, researchers report. Coma and seizures were among the most serious complications.
A Maine nurse who battled politicians over her quarantine after she returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa said she will continue speaking out on behalf of public health workers.
Dendreon is seeking Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and has reached a financial restructuring agreement with investors holding more than $520 million in debt. The Seattle company listed more than $664 million in total debts and $364.6 million in assets in a U.S. Bankruptcy Court filing on Monday.
The nation's Heartland is ridding itself of the scourge of homemade methamphetamine, with lab seizures down by nearly half in many high-meth states. Any celebration is muted: Meth use remains high, but people are increasingly turning to cheaper, imported Mexican meth rather than making their own.
The community of Jene-Wonde in Grand Cape Mount County near the border with Sierra Leone has become a new epicenter for the deadly Ebola outbreak in Liberia, which is also hitting Sierra Leone and Guinea.