AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine suffered a setback that shows why Big Pharma would rather be safe than sorry. Here’s the good news.

2020-09-09

  U.K.-based pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca said Tuesday it will suspend clinical trials of a coronavirus vaccine it developed with Oxford University after a British subject fell ill. The decision will affect the company’s just-started so-called Phase 3 trial, which recruited 30,000 volunteers in the U.S. after 10,000 subjects in theRead More →

Companies race to find the key to eternal life

2019-08-25

Getty Images The fountain of eternal youth once sounded like pure science fiction, but now investors are pouring millions into start-ups searching for revolutionary ways to reverse the aging process. The big hope is that they will one day become a reality and turn a profit. On Monday, Juvenescence: TheRead More →

Organigram earnings: What to expect

2019-07-12

Organigram Holdings Inc. is expected to report fiscal third-quarter earnings Monday before the opening bell. The company says it will host a conference call at 8 a.m. Eastern time. What to expect Earnings: On average, analysts polled by FactSet expect Organigram Holdings Inc. to report earnings of C$0.03 a share,Read More →

This is the most deadly time in life to put on weight

2019-06-03

What’s considered optimum shape for people who are about to undergo cardiac surgery? Mortality in patients who had undergone heart bypass surgery was over four times higher in individuals with a high body fat mass, according to new research conducted by Dr. Xavier Leroy of the Department of Anaesthesia andRead More →