Tag: Healthcare/Life Sciences

Holmes Faces Sentencing in Theranos Fraud Case

Holmes Faces Sentencing in Theranos Fraud Case

[ad_1] Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes arrives at federal court in San Jose, Calif on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 Photo: Brian L. Frank for The Wall Street Journal Nov. 18, 2022 9:28 am ET The judge who oversaw the criminal-fraud trial of the Theranos founder has broad legal discretion amid lawyer recommendations, precedent and other […]

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Pfizer Squares Off With Merck on Pneumonia Shots

Pfizer Squares Off With Merck on Pneumonia Shots

[ad_1] Rival drugmakers are seeking to upend Pfizer Inc.’s dominance of the $7 billion worldwide market for pneumonia vaccines, launching what is shaping up to be one of the industry’s fiercest battles. Merck & Co. has already introduced a new competitor to Pfizer’s Prevnar vaccine franchise, while GSK PLC and Vaxcyte Inc. are among companies […]

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Americans Take Ketamine at Home for Depression With Little Oversight

Americans Take Ketamine at Home for Depression With Little Oversight

[ad_1] Startups are prescribing ketamine online to treat serious mental-health conditions, raising concern among psychiatrists about the safety of taking the mind-altering anesthetic without medical supervision, sometimes at high doses that raise risks of side effects. Ketamine is approved by the Food and Drug Administration to anesthetize people and animals and has been used safely […]

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