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Fitch says 2020 healthcare environment bumpy but negotiable

Dive Brief: Demand for healthcare services will remain stable next year, but profitability will become more of a challenge, according to a new forecast from Fitch Ratings. The continued move from volume to value is encouraging the evolution of traditional business models, the analysis found. The legal fate of the Affordable Care Act is one… Read More »

Biotech is busting out, but trader says this corner of health care is better bet

There’s a burgeoning breakout in one corner of health care. The IBB biotech ETF has surged 6% over the past week, roughly triple the gains on the broader XLV health care ETF. Ari Wald, head of technical analysis at Oppenheimer, expects the group to continue to grind higher. The IBB “had been in this narrowing… Read More »

Takeda says cancer drug Alunbrig shows longer benefit vs. crizotinib

(This Nov. 23rd story corrects fiscal year of expected regulatory approval in the 10th paragraph to March-end 2021, not March-end 2020) FILE PHOTO: Takeda Pharmaceutical Co’s logo is seen at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, July 2, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo By Rocky Swift (Reuters) – Japan’s biggest drugmaker, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, said long-term… Read More »

CDC says it’s made a breakthrough in finding possible cause of deadly vaping illness

U.S. health officials finally have a potential breakthrough in the vaping illness outbreak that’s killed at least 39 people, narrowing in on vitamin E acetate as a “potential toxin of concern,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said Friday. The compound used in supplements, cosmetics and some vaping products was detected in all 29… Read More »