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  • Glaxo Files Its Entry in Race for a Malaria Vaccine

    An experimental malaria vaccine GlaxoSmithKline filed with regulators could help fight one of the world's biggest killers—but a rival compound partly developed in a Maryland kitchen could prove even more effective.

  • Gentiva in Nondisclosure Pact With Suitor

    Gentiva Health Services Inc. said it has signed a nondisclosure agreement with the unidentified bidder who has offered to buy it and may do the same with Kindred Healthcare Inc., if Kindred ends its partial tender offer.

  • VA Talks at Impasse in Congress

    Congressional negotiations to address problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs devolved into a public feud, amplifying concerns that lawmakers won't be able to complete legislation before their August break.

  • Chief Scientist Is Out at Biotech

    Managerial turnover is hitting Sarepta Therapeutics as the biotech company prepares to seek regulatory approval for its high-profile drug for a rare and fatal form of muscular dystrophy.

  • Universal Health Services Profit Falls

    Universal Health Services' second-quarter profit fell slightly, as operating charges offset a 10% increase in revenue.

  • Key Query: Do Health Subsidies Harm?

    An argument is simmering beneath court battles about the legality of insurance subsidies tied to the Affordable Care Act: Were plaintiffs harmed by the government's action?

  • Hepatitis C Pill Rockets Gilead Into Big Leagues

    Gilead Sciences's new hepatitis C treatment, Sovaldi, had $3.48 billion in second-quarter sales, more than expected, continuing its historic drug launch.

  • Courts Issue Conflicting Rulings on Health-Law Subsidies

    Two U.S. appeals courts issued conflicting rulings on whether consumers can receive subsidies for health coverage purchased on insurance exchanges established by the federal government.

  • Surgical Robot Fails to Show Advantages

    A new study finds treating bladder cancer with a surgical robot made by Intuitive Surgical is no better at reducing procedural complications than performing the procedure with traditional surgery.

  • VA Nominee Gets Warm Reception at Confirmation Hearing

    Members of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs indicated Tuesday they would endorse Robert McDonald, President Barack Obama's nominee to take over the VA.