Viking Therapeutics emerges as a strong weight loss drug player — or takeover target

Cr | Istock | Getty Images Biotech company Viking Therapeutics has emerged as a strong potential…

Venture capital firm’s plan to buy nonprofit hospital system has Ohio community on edge

Dr. Marc Harrison, who’s now CEO of HATCo, speaking at the Healthy Returns conference in New…

Oprah Winfrey is leaving WeightWatchers board and giving away all her stock at critical weight loss moment

An injection pen of Zepbound, Eli Lilly’s weight loss drug, is displayed in New York City…

Change Healthcare sets up new electronic prescription service, funding program as cyberattack drags

In this photo illustration, UnitedHealth Group Inc logo seen displayed on a tablet. Igor Golovniov |…

Medicaid challenges leave many Black Americans uninsured

Recent changes to Medicaid programs, aimed at closing a health coverage gap in the U.S., have…

Ransomware group Blackcat is behind cyberattack on UnitedHealth division, company says

Change Healthcare on Thursday confirmed that ransomware group Blackcat is behind the ongoing cybersecurity attack that’s…

Novavax stock falls 20% as vaccine maker misses quarterly estimates, sees sluggish 2024 sales

Shares of Novavax fell more than 20% on Wednesday after the vaccine maker reported fourth-quarter revenue…

The pet drugs vets are now prescribing look a lot more like human medications

If you want to understand how different the human and animal medicine and vaccine industries have…

Viking Therapeutics stock jumps 80% after positive weight loss drug trial results

Cr | Istock | Getty Images Shares of Viking Therapeutics soared about 80% on Tuesday after…

Samsung debuts a ‘smart ring’ with health-tracking features — its first foray into the product category

The Samsung Galaxy Ring has various sensors to track things like heart rate. Samsung BARCELONA, Spain…

UnitedHealth subsidiary Change Healthcare down for a fourth day following cyberattack

UnitedHealth Group Inc. headquarters stands in Minnetonka, Minnesota, U.S. Mike Bradley | Bloomberg | Getty Images…

New sickle cell gene therapies are a breakthrough, but solving how to pay their high prices is a struggle

Blood sample of patient positive tested for sickle cell. Kitsawet Saethao | Istock | Getty Images…

Novavax stock jumps after company settles dispute over canceled Covid vaccine purchase

A health worker prepares a dose of the Novavax vaccine as the Dutch Health Service Organization…

Moderna posts surprise quarterly profit even as Covid vaccines sales plummet

Moderna on Thursday posted a surprise quarterly profit, boosted by deferred revenue and cost cuts, even…

Jim Cramer says buy this data center equipment firm despite its weak guidance

Vertiv Holdings : The data center equipment maker, whose shares have roughly quadrupled over the past…