Bausch Health, formerly known as Valeant Pharmaceuticals, said Thursday that it and its dermatology business, Ortho Dermatologics received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for its DUOBRII lotion to treat plaque psoriasis.
Los Angeles retained its dubious distinction as the U.S. city with the dirtiest air, but Phoenix, Houston and New York also made the top 10 list, the American Lung Association said Wednesday.
Rite Aid will raise the minimum age to buy tobacco products to 21 within the next 90 days, the company announced Tuesday.
U.S. health officials confirmed 71 new cases of measles last week, putting this year just a few dozen cases shy of becoming the worst year on record since the disease was eradicated from the U.S. in 2000.
Rebecca Feldman would like you to get a few facts straight about measles.
Cannabis advocates have a lot to celebrate this April 20, the unofficial marijuana holiday.
The chief operating officer and general counsel of MedMen Enterprises have both resigned amid a broader employee shakeup at the American marijuana retailer.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will introduce legislation to raise the federal minimum age to buy tobacco to 21 from 18.
They were born without a working germ-fighting system, every infection a threat to their lives. Now eight babies with “bubble boy disease” have had it fixed by a gene therapy made from one of the immune system’s worst enemies — HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. A study out Wednesday details how scientists turned this
The Department of Homeland Security is considering classifying fentanyl as a weapon of mass destruction, or WMD, according to an internal memo attained by military news outlet Task & Purpose.
New York City’s health department closed a child care center after it allegedly failed to provide vaccination records amid a measles outbreak, city officials announced Monday.
An outbreak of salmonella that’s sickened 93 people across nine U.S. states is linked to pre-cut melons from Indianapolis-based produce company Caito Foods, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said late Friday.
Bristol-Myers Squibb CEO Giovanni Caforio told CNBC on Friday the company is “one step closer to creating that great company” after shareholders greenlit a $74 billion takeover of Celgene.
Fertility doctors in Greece and Spain claim they made medical history this week after a healthy baby boy was born using the genetic information from three parents.
Sanofi said Wednesday it will sell monthly supplies of insulin for a fixed price of $99 for patients paying with cash in the U.S. as the pharmaceutical giant faces intense pressure from the Trump administration and Congress to lower the cost of its nearly 100-year-old, life-saving medication.
The Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday grilled executives of five of the health care industry’s top pharmacy benefit management companies for their alleged role in raising drug costs in the U.S.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday refused to fully review the marketing application for Zogenix‘s treatment for seizures associated with Dravet syndrome, a rare form of childhood epilepsy, the company said. As part of a preliminary review, FDA determined that the application was not sufficient enough for a substantive review. Shares of Zogenix
Health officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 72 people across five states, federal health agencies said Friday.
Investors in digital health have been opening their wallets in recent years, with the promise that the coming together of devices, algorithms and consumers’ growing obsession with personal health data will translate into big business.
As the Trump administration cracks down on Chinese investment in corporate America, one health tech start-up is facing an abnormal situation: PatientsLikeMe is being forced to find a buyer after the U.S. government has ordered its majority owner, a Chinese firm, to divest its stake.
Twelve boys trapped in a Thai cave were given ketamine to help protect them from hypothermia during the harrowing rescue, the effort’s medical team wrote in a letter to the New England Journal of Medicine.
Several U.S. states sued the Trump administration on Wednesday to undo its recent decision that allowed fewer whole grains and more sodium in school breakfasts and lunches. The states accused the U.S. Department of Agriculture of ignoring federal dietary guidelines and scientific research on children’s nutrition when it eased rules championed by former first lady
Facing mounting pressure, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Tuesday it will cease the controversial practice of laboratory test research using cats.
Measles continues to spread across the U.S. with outbreaks in four states infecting more people in the first three months of 2019 than all of last year, according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
For the last two years, Scott Gottlieb missed a lot of time with his wife and three daughters — back-to-school nights, school plays and parent-teacher conferences.
A New York county’s ban on unvaccinated minors in public is working, an official told CNBC on Friday.
Activist investor Starboard Value has ended its fight against Bristol-Myers Squibb’s buyout of biotechnology company Celgene after two prominent proxy advisors announced their support for the deal earlier on Friday.