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Fujifilm Drug Draws Interest in Ebola Battle
Wall Street Journal : March 2, 2015, 12:41 pm
Fujifilm’s drug Avigan, which has shown signs of efficacy against the Ebola virus, has drawn interest from about 20 countries and the company stands ready for large orders, its chief executive said.
In Drug Trial, Parents Weigh Life and Loss
Wall Street Journal : March 1, 2015, 7:50 am
An experimental treatment could let children with a rare genetic disease live longer, but it may make them deaf.
Amgen Sees Positive Results From Kyprolis Study
Wall Street Journal : March 1, 2015, 6:34 am
Amgen took a step forward in its efforts to make its Kyprolis cancer therapy a standard treatment for many multiple myeloma patients, saying the drug performed better than older rival Velcade in a study.
Health-Law Foes Face Hurdle as Justices Weigh Subsidies
Wall Street Journal : March 1, 2015, 5:44 am
Health-care law opponents face a challenge Wednesday in persuading the Supreme Court to strike down nationwide insurance subsidies: Doing so could put the law at odds with part of the court’s health-care decision three years ago.
Big Insurer Tightens Rules on Hysterectomies
Wall Street Journal : February 26, 2015, 6:46 am
The nation’s largest health insurer, UnitedHealth, is imposing tighter controls on its coverage for hysterectomies after more than a year of debate over a medical device that was found to spread hidden cancer in some women undergoing the procedure.