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Bristol-Myers Squibb Co and Pfizer Inc on Thursday said U.S. regulators have approved an expanded use for their Eliquis blood clot preventer, to treat blood clots in the legs and lungs.
U.S government agencies will work to release cyberthreat information faster to the healthcare industry after a massive breach at hospital operator Community Health Systems, representatives of two agencies said.
University Medical Center has eliminated more than 200 positions in a second round of layoffs at Las Vegas' only public hospital.
Shares in drugmaker AstraZeneca have climbed more than 7 percent this week, fueled by speculation of renewed takeover interest from Pfizer, following an abortive $118 billion takeover attempt in May. But while British takeover rules mean deal talks could be back on the cards as early as Aug. 26, following the ending of the first of a two-stage ... (more)
Athersys Director Lorin Randall sold 15,000 shares of Athersys stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 18th.
A company that operates hospitals in north Florida says Chinese hackers have stolen the personal information of 4.5 million patients over the past five years.
The FBI has warned that healthcare industry companies are being targeted by hackers, publicizing the issue following an attack on U.S. hospital group Community Health Systems Inc that resulted in the theft of millions of patient records.
Breast reconstruction after a mastectomy has long been an option, but a new study shows that only about 42 percent of women choose it.
Schilling, a former major league pitcher, discussed details of his cancer on WEEI-FM in Boston on Wednesday.
Hackers who stole the personal data of about 4.5 million patients of hospital group Community Health Systems Inc broke into the company's computer system by exploiting the "Heartbleed" internet bug, making it the first known large-scale cyber attack using the flaw, according to a security expert.
A patient in a California hospital is being tested for a possible Ebola infection, according to a hospital official's statement.
A hospital in northern California reports that it is treating a patient who may have been exposed to the deadly Ebola virus.
Botox maker Allergan Inc has approached Salix Pharmaceuticals Ltd and at least one other company about a potential takeover in a bid to avert the $53 billion hostile takeover from Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc, the Wall Street Journal said.
Goodyear police have arrested a woman on suspicion of attempted first-degree murder after responding to a possible child drowning Monday afternoon.
A Connecticut man was charged with murder on allegations he fatally slashed his 1-year-old niece in her abdomen while babysitting, police said.
In recent years, a shift from inpatient to outpatient surgery in the U.S. for commonly performed urologic procedures has coincided with increasing deaths following complications that were potentially recognizable or preventable.
Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 03:56 am
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