AstraZeneca and Merck announced positive five-year follow-up data from the Phase III SOLO-1 trial which demonstrated a long-term progression-free survival benefit of Lynparza as a first-line maintenance treatment in patients with newly diagnosed, advanced BRCA-mutated ovarian cancer who were in complete or partial response to platinum-based chemotherapy.

Roche received authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the company’s cobas 6800/8800 diagnostic tests for transplant patients.

A review of recently published scientific studies includes a look at the potential of using flu and pneumonia vaccines to decrease the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.

A review of some recently published scientific studies, including researchers at the University of Maryland Baltimore County identifying a single nucleotide that controls two forms of the HIV virus’ RNA.

An international team of researchers led by the University of Manchester developed a new antiviral using natural glucose derivatives called cyclodextrins – a type of sugar – which shows promise in treating a broad range of viruses including herpes simplex, respiratory syncytial virus, hepatitis C, HIV and Zika virus.

Merix Pharmaceutical Corp. announced the company’s proprietary botanical extract formula VIRACEA was found to be highly active against HSV-1 and HSV-2 in laboratory testing.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first test – a diagnostic from Meridian Bioscience Inc. – to help detect a type of herpes virus in newborns.

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai evaluated data on the brains of 622 people who had indications of Alzheimer’s and 322 people who did not. They found levels of herpes virus in the Alzheimer’s patients that were up to twice as high as the non-disease group.

Investor’s Business Daily looked at three small biotech companies that appear to be leading the CRISPR race.

Some analysts have picked “winners and losers” from the 2018 J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference. CNBC’s Jim Cramer made his picks related to stock performance.