Healthcare Reform

J&J to submit at least 10 new drugs for approval by 2019

- U.S. healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday it expects to submit more than 10 new medicines with annual revenue potential of at least $1 billion each to regulators by 2019, and is testing dozens of new uses for existing medicines.

J&J to submit at least 10 new drugs for approval by 2019

- U.S. healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday it expects to submit more than 10 new medicines with annual revenue potential of at least $1 billion each to regulators by 2019, and is testing dozens of new uses for existing medicines.

20 May 2015

Pregnant migrants in Europe lack basic healthcare: medical charity

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than half of the pregnant immigrant women seen by a medical charity in European clinics lack access to basic healthcare and permission to reside, the charity said on Monday.

18 May 2015

Pregnancies more common among lesbian, gay, bisexual youths

(Reuters Health) - Pregnancies are more common among lesbian, gay, bisexual youths than among their heterosexual counterparts, suggests a new study of New York City high school students.

14 May 2015

Cancer conference data may prompt healthcare share volatility

- Healthcare stocks may be unusually volatile after abstracts are released on Wednesday night by many companies scheduled to present at a cancer conference between May 29 and June 2.

13 May 2015

Poor childhood nutrition cuts Malawi GDP by 10 percent yearly: study

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Poor childhood nutrition costs Malawi's economy nearly $600 million, 10 percent of its GDP, annually because of increased healthcare expenses and low workforce productivity, according to a joint U.N.-government study released on Wednesday.

13 May 2015

AstraZeneca digs into precision medicine with lung, heart deals

LONDON - AstraZeneca is diving deeper into personalized healthcare with two projects that move the concept beyond cancer into respiratory disorders and heart disease.

12 May 2015

Brazil dengue outbreak exposes tough challenge for Rousseff

SAO PAULO - An epidemic of dengue fever is fanning public anger over what Brazilians say is President Dilma Rousseff's biggest challenge - the sad state of the national healthcare system. | Video

World, Brazil, Health 12 May 2015

Alibaba rolls out three-hour delivery service for healthcare goods

BEIJING - Chinese online shopping giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is rolling out a three-hour delivery service for healthcare goods, mimicking rival JD.com Inc.

Health, Tech 12 May 2015

China to increase health care subsidies, deepen reform

BEIJING - China will increase its healthcare subsidies by 19 percent this year as part of efforts to deepen social reforms and strengthen safety nets, the government said on Saturday.

Health, China 09 May 2015

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