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  • Drug prices: Costly cures

    Drug prices: Costly cures
    Drug company executives, investment analysts, doctors and academics swarmed into Chicago between May 30th and June 3rd for the year's biggest meeting on cancer. Treatments for cancer account for more than 30% of pharmaceutical firms' early-stage research and are being revolutionised. This would seem good news. For Steve Miller, the meeting was also alarming. "We are very concerned about a lot of the different products that were presented this weekend," he says.
  • Wreck turned showpiece

    Wreck turned showpiece
    When Victoria Fash retired from her job in London and decided to move back to the United States, she planned to sell all seven of her antique boats. But when the time came to leave Britain, there was one vessel she just couldn't part with, the one named...

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?

    Is this how we'll cure cancer?
    For 85% of kids with a terrible cancer called acute lymphoblastic leukemia, chemotherapy is a cure-but not for Emily Whitehead. Diagnosed at 5, she suffered an infection from her first round of chemo and nearly lost her legs. Then the cancer came back;...

    More U.S. consumers are seeking medical care, report shows

    More U.S. consumers are seeking medical care, report shows
    A historic slowdown in U.S. healthcare spending in recent years may be drawing to a close. An industry report published Tuesday and healthcare experts point to a steady rise in medical care being sought by consumers seeing specialists, getting more...

    Abbott to buy CFR Pharma for nearly $3 billion

    Abbott to buy CFR Pharma for nearly $3 billion
    One month after Abbott Laboratories Chief Executive Miles White told investors he was actively seeking to augment the company through acquisitions, the Lake County medical products giant said it will acquire Chilean generic pharmaceutical company CFR...