- Merck beats 4Q profit forecast, misses Street view on sales Updated: Feb-03-16 11:43 am
Merck & Co. posted an 87 percent drop in fourth-quarter profit compared with last year, when the drugmaker had a huge gain from the sale of its consumer health business. It beat Wall Street profit forecasts, but came up short on revenue.
- Gilead Sciences beats 4th-quarter forecasts on higher sales Updated: Feb-02-16 7:03 pm
Gilead Sciences Inc. posted a 34 percent increase in fourth-quarter profit, trouncing Wall Street expectations, as sales of its blockbuster hepatitis C drugs soared in Japan and offset lower sales in the U.S.
- Ashland seeks to start needle drive to combat Hepatitis C Updated: Feb-02-16 1:21 pm
ASHLAND, Kentucky - The Ashland-Boyd County Health Department is planning a needle-exchange program to prevent the further spread of Hepatitis C in the area.
- FDA OKs Merck hepatitis C drug, adding to patient choices Updated: Jan-28-16 7:32 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Patients with hepatitis C have yet another advanced treatment option, as the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a new once-a-day pill developed by drugmaker Merck.
- Massachusetts is investigating high cost of hepatitis C drug Updated: Jan-27-16 12:07 pm
BOSTON - The Massachusetts attorney general's office said Wednesday that it is investigating whether the makers of a breakthrough treatment for hepatitis C are violating state law by pricing the drugs too high.
- Jessamine County needle-exchange program approved Updated: Jan-25-16 2:37 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Kentucky - Nicholasville-Jessamine County has become the fourth community in Kentucky to adopt a needle-exchange program.
- Indiana county sees growing needle exchange participation Updated: Jan-25-16 10:33 am
ANDERSON, Indiana - A central Indiana county that had a disappointing start to its needle-exchange program is now seeing rising participation in its efforts to slow the spread of hepatitis C.
- Southern Indiana county takes 1st step for needle-exchange Updated: Jan-15-16 10:11 am
BEDFORD, Indiana - A southern Indiana county is moving toward state approval for a needle exchange program to combat its hepatitis C epidemic.
- Needle exchange leaders cheer relaxed federal funding ban Updated: Jan-08-16 3:56 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Advocates are praising Congress' recent softening of a longtime ban on federal dollars going to needle exchanges amid growing intravenous drug abuse that's spreading hepatitis and HIV in many states.