The Philippine Department of Justice has found probable cause to indict officials from French drugmaker Sanofi and former and current Philippine health officials over 10 deaths the department said were linked to use of a dengue vaccine.
U.S. health spending is expected to grow at an average rate of 5.5 percent yearly from 2018 over the next decade and will reach nearly $6 trillion by 2027 as more people become eligible for Medicare.
After struggling with IPO launches during the U.S. government shutdown, Gossamer Bio got on the market and raised $276 million, exceeding expectations.
2018 was a record year for biotech initial public offerings (IPOs), but 2019 is off to a slow and rocky start because of the government shutdown.
About 400 U.S. Food and Drug Administration staffers returned to their posts from furlough, including some food inspectors and support professionals, Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said in a tweet.
The U.S. government’s toll-free substance abuse helpline, which provides free referral services to those looking for treatment, gets little publicity, a new study finds.
A federal judge in Maryland said The Johns Hopkins University, Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and the Rockefeller Foundation must face a $1 billion lawsuit over their roles in a 1940s U.S. government experiment that infected hundreds of Guatemalans with syphilis.
A hospital operator owned by Community Health Systems will pay more than $260 million to resolve claims that Health Management Associates defrauded government healthcare programs and paid doctors kickbacks for patient referrals, the U.S. Justice Department said.
The U.S. government’s healthcare program for the elderly will exhaust its reserves for hospital insurance in 2026, three years earlier than the 2017 forecast, the Social Security and Medicare Boards of Trustees said in a report.
The U.S. Justice Department sought court permission to participate in settlement negotiations aimed at resolving lawsuits by state and local governments against opioid manufacturers and distributors.