reckitt benckiser group offer to buy mead johnson for 16.7 billion dollars

Reckitt Benckiser Group Offer to Buy Mead Johnson for $16.7 Billion

Medical Pavan Pandey - Feb 02, 2017

British consumer goods maker, Reckitt Benckiser Group, is in advanced talks to purchase US-based baby formula maker Mead Johnson Nutrition Co. for $16.7 billion.

danish drugs giant makes huge investment in the uk

Danish drugs giant makes huge investment in the UK

Medical Mohit Shah - Jan 30, 2017

Denmark-based Novo Nordisk is planning to invest £115m in a new science research centre in Oxford over the next 10 years.

j n j to buy biotech company actelion in 30 billion dollars cash deal

Johnson & Johnson to Buy Biotech Company Actelion in $30 Billion Cash-Deal

Medical Pavan Pandey - Jan 27, 2017

American pharmaceutical company, Johnson & Johnson will buy Swiss pharmaceutical and biotechnology company Actelion in a $30 billion all-cash agreement.

aetna humana health insurance merger blocked by the united states

Aetna-Humana Health Insurance Merger Blocked by the United States

Medical Pavan Pandey - Jan 24, 2017

On Monday, a United States judge blocked megamerger of health care company, Aetna Inc. and Humana Inc., raising the stakes for rival Anthem Inc.

mallinckrodt plc to pay 100m dollars fine to settle drug pricing probe

Mallinckrodt PLC to Pay $100M Fine to Settle Drug Pricing Probe

Medical Pavan Pandey - Jan 20, 2017

Mallinckrodt PLC has agreed to pay $100 million to resolve allegations of anti-competitive practices and allow a competitor to produce a similar medication.

baxter healthcare to pay 18 million over drug manufacturing violation

Baxter Healthcare to pay $18 million over drug manufacturing violation

Medical Himanshu Gill - Jan 14, 2017

US-based Baxter Healthcare Corp. has agreed on paying more than $18 million to avoid its criminal and civil liability over claims of violating federal drug manufacturing standards.

anti smog tea declared powerless by chinese medicine expert

Anti-smog tea declared powerless by Chinese medicine expert

Medical Mohit Shah - Jan 11, 2017

To combat the choking smog in several parts of China, people have started savoring “anti-smog” tea; however, a leading Chinese medicine practitioner has tagged it as ineffective.

mars inc to buy veterinary hospital operator vca for 77 bn dollars

Mars Inc. to Buy Veterinary Hospital Operator VCA for $7.7bn

Medical Pavan Pandey - Jan 10, 2017

Candy and pet food maker Mars Inc. is purchasing veterinary hospital operator VCA Inc. for a $7.7bn; Mars Inc. is already the leading pet food company in the world.

unitedhealth to purchase surgical care affiliates inc in 23bn dollars deal

UnitedHealth to Purchase Surgical Care Affiliates Inc. in $2.3bn Deal

Medical Pavan Pandey - Jan 10, 2017

Minnesota-based UnitedHealth Group Inc. revealed it would purchase one of the largest providers of Outpatient Surgery, Surgical Care Affiliates Inc. for $2.30 billion.

french drugmaker ipsen to buy assets from merrimack pharmaceuticals inc

French Drugmaker, Ipsen, to Buy Assets from Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Medical Pavan Pandey - Jan 09, 2017

Ipsen SA said it would purchase some assets of US peer Merrimack Pharmaceuticals Inc., which includes the firm’s pancreatic cancer treatment  Onivyde , for up to $1 billion.

americans spend more on diabetes treatment says research

Americans spend more on Diabetes treatment, says research

Medical Mohit Shah - Dec 28, 2016

According to a research, in the United States half of all health care spending is used up for the treatment of a minor group of diseases, with diabetes leading the race.

six drug making companies accused of price fixing

Six drug-making companies accused of price-fixing

Medical Mohit Shah - Dec 20, 2016

The U.S. authorities have accused generic drugmakers from the U.S., Australia and India, on the charges of price-fixing.

exercise enhances mens sperm count reported by scientists

Exercise enhances men’s sperm count, reported by scientists

Medical Mohit Shah - Dec 09, 2016

As per scientist, at least half an hour of exercise repeated three times a week may increment men’s sperm count.

who slams junk food companies for advertising on childrens apps

WHO slams junk food companies for advertising on childrens apps

Medical Himanshu Gill - Nov 11, 2016

The WHO appeals parents to be more aware and observant of the overly advertised kids’ apps on smart phones. The report issued by WHO states that junk food ads are flooding the internet and they

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