- A U.S. court ruled invalid a patent covering Pfizer Inc's blockbuster Celebrex painkiller, the drugmaker said, giving generic rivals an earlier U.S. entry that analysts estimated could cost the company $3 billion in revenue by the end of 2015.
WASHINGTON - There will be no delay in the penalty most Americans face under President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law if they fail to obtain health coverage this year, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said on Wednesday.
- GlaxoSmithKline Plc said its non-inhaled treatment for a type of severe asthma met the main goals in two late-stage studies.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People with blood pressure that is elevated but not enough to be considered "high" are still at an increased risk for strokes, according to a new analysis of past studies.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - The more television children watch, the less total sleep they're getting, according to a small Spanish study.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Preschoolers who sing, tell stories and eat dinner with their families tend to be emotionally healthier and better adjusted socially than kids who don't have such routines, a recent study has found.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Smokers who kick the habit appear to benefit from an improved mood, according to a new review of past studies.
NEW YORK - U.S. health insurers are struggling to set prices for their Obamacare plans in 2015 and decide which regions to return to before the deadlines for submitting those plans to regulators.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Before doctors use technology to evaluate every "letter" in a person's DNA to detect or diagnose medical conditions, several hurdles must be overcome, according to a new study.
JERUSALEM - Israeli start-up LabStyle Innovations Corp on Tuesday launched a mobile-phone glucose meter for diabetics to monitor their blood sugar levels.
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