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Novartis and Glaxo Deal Reshapes Pharma Industry

April 22, 2014 8:58 am | Videos | Comments

Novartis completed about $25 billion of transactions in its product portfolios, including the sale of two units to British-based GlaxoSmithKline. The WSJ explains why the Swiss company is doing these deals now and what this means for the pharmaceutical industry.

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Painkillers Linked to Risk Increase of Irregular Heartbeat

April 16, 2014 9:11 am Videos Comments

Older adults who take aspirin and ibuprofen may face added heart risk.                              

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MERS Virus Outbreak Raises Alarm in Middle East

April 15, 2014 8:36 am Videos Comments

There's heightened concern after the confirmation of more cases of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, in Saudi Arabia and Jordan over the weekend.                

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The Dangers of Testing Ebola

April 15, 2014 8:22 am Videos Comments

Report details the dangers of testing Ebola, which has already claimed the lives of 14 healthcare workers.                        

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Women at Higher Risk for Eye Disease

April 14, 2014 8:40 am Videos Comments

Women are at higher risk for some eye diseases than men and the majority aren't aware of this.                          

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Opting Out on Vaccines?

April 14, 2014 8:36 am Videos Comments

Report details the public health risks of skipping childhood vaccines.                              

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Some Expired Drugs are OK to Use

April 10, 2014 9:08 am Videos Comments

Report details when it's OK to use a drug that has expired and when it's not.                             

FDA Approves Handheld Opiate Antidote

April 4, 2014 8:53 am Videos Comments

One person dies every 36 minutes from an opioid overdose from painkillers. A recently approved drug aims to reverse that trend.                      

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Study: It May Be Safe to Consume More Salt

April 4, 2014 8:41 am Videos Comments

A new study in the American Journal of Hypertension says that too little salt can be equally as dangerous as too much.                       

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$1,000-a-Day Hepatitis C Drug Is a Blockbuster

April 3, 2014 8:56 am Videos Comments

Runaway demand for a life-saving hepatitis C treatment that costs $1,000 a day could send insurers' earnings per share down by double-digit percentages this year.               

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Writing to Escape a Strange Disease

April 3, 2014 8:44 am Videos Comments

Schuyler Ebersol turned to writing to help overcome a strange disease.                              

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Study Raises Questions Over Effectiveness of Mammograms

April 2, 2014 8:37 am Videos Comments

Nearly 20% of breast cancers diagnosed by mammogram would never cause problems if left alone, according to a new report.                      

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Ebola Virus Spreads to Guinea Capital

April 1, 2014 8:34 am Videos Comments

Health officials are scrambling to contain an outbreak of Ebola that has spread to Conakry, Guinea.                         

California Measles Outbreak is the Worst in Two Decades

April 1, 2014 8:27 am Videos Comments

Doctors say the main cause is more parents choosing not to have their children vaccinated.                           

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Pilot Health Checks

March 31, 2014 8:52 am Videos Comments

Retired Northwest Airlines pilot David Funk discusses the systems in place to ensure pilots are stable enough to fly.                       

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Antibiotics Alone May Not Cure Urinary Tract Infections

March 28, 2014 8:53 am Videos Comments

Antibiotics help treat UTIs but a new drug may get rid of hard-to-reach bacteria causing infection.                         

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