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Drugmaker Novo Nordisk profits jump in diabetes scourge

Danish drugmaker Novo Nordisk, the world's leading insulin provider, on Wednesday reported a six percent jump in net profit in the first quarter, as the global onslaught of diabetes continued to grow.

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Novartis to buy back $5 bn in shares

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis announced Wednesday a $5.0 billion share buyback even though competition from generics ate away at sales and earnings last year.

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GSK sees earnings rise amid good demand for vaccines

Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline says its net profit rose 50 percent in the third quarter to 808 million pounds ($986 million) thanks in part to strong sales of its vaccine products.

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Fragranced products: Risks for people and profits?

A University of Melbourne researcher has found that over one-third of Americans report health problems—from asthma attacks to migraine headaches—when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, ...

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An angel on my shoulder: Mobile telemedicine for nursing homes

In June 2016, Zeriscope, a technology company based in Charleston, SC, reached an agreement with White Oak Management (WOM) of Spartanburg, SC to provide its mobile telemedicine platform to more than a dozen of its skilled ...

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Nonprofit hospitals earn substantial profits

Seven of the 10 most profitable hospitals in the United States in 2013 - each earning more than $163 million in profits from patient care services—were nonprofit hospitals, according to new research from the Johns Hopkins ...

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Profit

Profit generally is the making of gain in business activity for the benefit of the owners of the business. The word comes from Latin meaning "to make progress," and is defined in two different ways, one for economics and one for accounting.

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