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U.S. court puts Obamacare case on hold until Trump takes office Dec 05 2016

WASHINGTON A federal appeals court on Monday brought to an end President Barack Obama's bid to overturn a ruling that threatens to gut his signature healthcare law by putting the case on hold until after President-elect Donald Trump, who aims to repeal Obamacare, takes office.

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Pfizer blood cancer drug tops standard therapy for untreated patients

Pfizer Inc said on Monday its cancer drug, Bosulif, was found superior to Novartis AG's Gleevec in a late-stage study on untreated patients with a form of blood and bone marrow cancer characterized by abnormal white blood cells production.

Dec 05 2016

In dementia, care from multiple health systems poses drug safety risks

Dementia patients who get prescriptions from multiple health systems may face a higher risk of drug mix-ups or unsafe interactions than people with cognitive problems who get all their medications from one place, a study of U.S. veterans suggests.

Dec 05 2016
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Alerts remind people to stock up on medications before storms

Calls or texts from pharmacies before major storms help prompt people to stock up on their medications, according to a new study.

Dec 05 2016
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Novo Nordisk seeks EU and U.S. approval for new diabetes treatment

OSLO Danish Novo Nordisk said on Monday it has filed for the European Union and the U.S. approval of semaglutide to treat adults with type 2 diabetes.

Dec 05 2016

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