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BillGates-CuringAlzheimers-111317.jpg Billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is making a personal investment of $50 million into the Dementia Discovery Fund, a venture capital fund that invests in projects and companies to develop treatments for the brain-wasting disease. The investment is not part of Gates' philanthropic Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which has focused primarily on infectious diseases.

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. (BMY) announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the indication for Sprycel or dasatinib tablets to include the treatment of children with Philadelphia chromosome-positive or Ph+ chronic myeloid leukemia or CML in chronic phase or CP. The approval for...

FDA-Approved-Oct-110717.jpg Yet another month has gone by, and it's time again to take a look-back at the new drugs that successfully crossed the therapeutics finish line. At the time of writing, 37 novel drugs were approved by the FDA for this year. This compares favorably with 22 novel drugs that were approved for the whole of 2016. Click here for the list of new drugs approved in October.

What makes a fun city? Attractive bars and clubs, delicious foods, vibrant theater life, outdoor sports, gambling or amusement parks? Personal financial services site WalletHub tried to define such a place as one that packs a little bit of everything for everyone. It compared the 150 largest U.S....

JOHNSONS-babyPowder-Lawsuit-102517.jpg A federal judge has reversed a record $417 million jury verdict against health giant Johnson & Johnson. The judge ruled in favor of the pharma company overturning the hefty financial verdict awarded to plaintiffs who claimed that the company's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower powder products caused...

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