healthcare

Pfizer Considers the Sales of its Consumer Healthcare Business

Pfizer Considers the Sales of its Consumer Healthcare Business

On Tuesday, Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE), the pharmaceutical giant, said that it is considering the sale or spin-off of its consumer healthcare business, whose brands include lip balm Chapstick and painkiller Advil.The company’s consumer healthcare..

UnitedHealth Group Updates Leadership Roles

UnitedHealth Group Updates Leadership Roles

UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE: UNH) David S. Wichmann, president of UnitedHealth Group, will succeed Stephen J. Hemsley as chief executive officer and become a director of the company, effective Sept. 1, 2017.UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is a heal..

Apple and Aetna Discus Bringing Apple Watch to Aetna Clients

Apple and Aetna Discus Bringing Apple Watch to Aetna Clients

According to a report by CNBC, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) had several secret meetings last week, where the two discussed plans to bring Apple’s smartwatch, which has health and fitness-tracking features to millions of..

Molina Healthcare Reported Financial Results for the Second Quarter

Molina Healthcare Reported Financial Results for the Second Quarter

This week, Molina Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE: MOH) announced its Q2 financial results, with a net loss but revenue beating expectations.For the second quarter of 2017, the company reported a net loss of $4.10 per share, compared with analysts’ est..

The FDA Scheduled to Review Novartis’ Gene Therapy Drug on Wednesday

The FDA Scheduled to Review Novartis’ Gene Therapy Drug on Wednesday

Novartis AG (NYSE: NVS) is engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of a range of healthcare products led by pharmaceuticals. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will ask a panel of advisers to focus on the safety of ..

Philips to buy Spectranetics

Philips to buy Spectranetics

Koninklijke Philips N.V. (NYSE: PHG), or better known as Philips, a Dutch technology company focused in electronics, healthcare, and lighting, has agreed to buy Spectranetics Corp. (NASDAQ: SPNC), a US based medical device company, for $1.7B euros t..