Merck ups outlook, turns profit during global vaccine hunt

This post was originally published on this siteFAIRLESS HILLS, PA — Surging sales of its cancer medicines and reduced spending across the board helped Merck overcome a big hit from the

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Pandemic hurts sales, profit for Pfizer amid restructuring

This post was originally published on this siteFAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. — Pfizer Inc. reported a 32% plunge in second-quarter profit, mainly due to the global coronavirus pandemic limiting

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J&J to stop selling talc-based baby powder in US, Canada

This post was originally published on this siteFAIRLESS HILLS, Pa. — Johnson & Johnson is ending sales of its iconic talc-based Johnson’s Baby Powder in the U.S. and Canada, where

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FDA approves drug that lowers cholesterol in a new way

This post was originally published on this siteTRENTON, N.J. (AP) — U.S. regulators on Friday approved a new type of cholesterol-lowering drug aimed at millions of people who can’t

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Weight Loss Drug Belviq Pulled From Market Over Cancer Risk

This post was originally published on this siteThe weight loss drug Belviq is being pulled from the market because of a slight increased risk of cancer. The drug’s maker, Japan’s

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Detroit casinos report more than $1.4 billion in revenue

This post was originally published on this siteAdjusted gross revenue for Detroit’s three casinos topped $1.4 billion last year. The amount was more than $10 million higher than in 2018,

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US approves new drug to manage sickle cell disease

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. regulators on Friday approved a new medicine that can help reduce extremely painful sickle cell disease flare-ups. The Food and Drug

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US approves drug to prevent sickle cell pain, organ damage

This post was originally published on this siteU.S. regulators on Friday approved a new medicine that can prevent some extremely painful sickle cell disease flare-ups. The Food and Drug

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Pfizer narrows its focus and profit soars in 3Q

This post was originally published on this sitePfizer’s third-quarter profit nearly doubled after it booked an $8.1 billion gain on paper by creating a consumer health products joint

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Johnson & Johnson recalls baby powder after trace asbestos found in bottle

This post was originally published on this siteJohnson & Johnson on Friday recalled a single batch of its baby powder as a precaution after government testing found trace amounts of asbestos

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