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Doctors nationwide victimized in ID theft fraud

Many doctors and other health care professionals across the United States are reporting identity theft by criminals who used their personal information to file false tax returns and obtain refunds.

May 08, 2014
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Global experts debate dodgy joint implants

International, interstate and local leaders from the orthopaedics field will converge on Flinders University Victoria Square this week to explore new ways to screen out poorly designed orthopaedic devices, ...

May 07, 2014
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A world of disease at your fingertips

A few decades ago, medical students used to spend an inordinate amount of time inside UNSW's Museum of Human Disease. Studying its formalin-preserved specimens was the primary way to learn how to identify the appearances ...

May 07, 2014
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AstraZeneca fends off Pfizer with new growth plan

AstraZeneca on Tuesday outlined plans to make sales jump over the next decade, an effort to persuade shareholders the drug maker can do well as an independent company, rather than get bought out by rival ...

May 06, 2014
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Considering the ethics of sex-work research

The increase of research focusing on sex work and health is not without its ethical concerns. Researchers have sometimes struggled with challenges related to consent, inclusion, privacy and confidentiality, ...

May 02, 2014
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Endo to pay $830M to settle pelvic mesh lawsuits

Drug and medical device maker Endo International says it will pay $830 million to resolve roughly 20,000 personal lawsuits from patients who say they were injured by the company's vaginal mesh implants.

May 01, 2014
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Merck 1Q profit up 7 pct. despite sales decline

Major cost cuts enabled drugmaker Merck & Co. to offset lower first-quarter sales as generic competition continues to hurt sales of former blockbuster medicines. Merck's profit rose 7 percent, trouncing Wall Street expectations.

Apr 29, 2014
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