HealthCare

Healthcare Overhaul Ensures 0.2% Higher Health Spending Growth Through 2019

Healthcare Overhaul Ensures 0.2% Higher Health Spending Growth Through 2019

The analysis by the Office of the Actuary published in the medical journal Health Affairs indicates the inclusion of an extra 32 million uninsured individuals gaining health care coverage, will be 0.2% higher through 2019.

Biggest fall in alcohol consumption in 60 years

Biggest fall in alcohol consumption in 60 years

The British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) revealed that there has been biggest year-on-year decline in alcohol consumption in 60 years, since 1948.

According to the latest data, the total alcohol consumption has declined by 6 percent in 2009, marking the fourth annual fall down in 5 years.

$51.3 M Raised by Cerenis to Finance the Development of Heart Treating Drug

$51.3 M Raised by Cerenis to Finance the Development of Heart Treating Drug

Cerenis Therapeutics SA has been successful in raising $51.3 million from the French Government and the on-hand shareholders, who have offered assistance in financially backing a process, in which the development of a drug will take place that might be capable of treating heart disease and troubles of high cholesterol.

Guidant LLC pleads guilty

Implantable cardioverter defibrillator

Boston Scientific Corp unit Guidant LLC pleaded guilty to criminal charges of short-circuiting failures in three models of its implantable heart defibrillators on Monday.

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