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Manas Mishra

Chewy shares surge 63% in debut as investors bank on booming pet market

Jun 14 2019

Shares of Chewy Inc soared 63% in their public debut, giving the online pet products retailer a market value of $14.35 billion, more than four times the price PetSmart paid for it in 2017. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Chewy shares surge 63% in debut as investors bank on booming pet market

Jun 14 2019

June 14 Shares of Chewy Inc soared 63% in their debut, giving the online pet products retailer a market value of $14.35 billion, more than four times the price PetSmart paid for it in 2017.

U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge

Jun 13 2019

A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving into this lucrative corner of the growing market for animal supplies.

U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge

Jun 12 2019

A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving into this lucrative corner of the growing market for animal supplies.

Don't kiss your pet hedgehog, CDC warns as Salmonella hits 17 states

Jun 12 2019

(Reuters Health) - U.S. health officials warned pet-owners against kissing and snuggling their hedgehogs as a Salmonella outbreak linked to contact with the animals spread to 17 states.

Postpartum depression in new dads often missed

Jun 10 2019

(Reuters Health) - While many people can pick up on signs of postpartum depression in new mothers, the same signs are often mistaken for something else or missed entirely in fathers, a British study suggests.

Water polo players sustain frequent head impacts

May 30 2019

(Reuters Health) - College athletes playing water polo may sustain more head impacts than people have realized, a U.S. study suggests.

Mallinckrodt's Amitiza to stay with branded business after spin-off

May 28 2019

Mallinckrodt Plc said on Tuesday it would spin off its generic drugs business as a separate unit and keep constipation medicine Amitiza as part of its specialty branded drugs business, which will be renamed as Sonorant Therapeutics Plc.

Energy drink consumption rising in the U.S.

May 27 2019

(Reuters Health) - Americans are consuming more energy drinks, with a notable increase among young adults, survey data show.

Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio

May 21 2019

U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held company's lead kidney cancer drug candidate.

World News

Trump says Iran may have shot down U.S. drone by mistake

U.S. President Donald Trump played down Iran's downing of a U.S. military drone on Thursday, saying he suspected it was shot by mistake and that "it would have made a big difference" to him if the remotely-controlled aircraft had been piloted.