Facebook is so good at ‘microtargeting’ that many e-commerce start-ups barely even bother advertising anywhere else — a shift with frightening implications for companies and consumers alike.reports
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017
A €200m expansion at Eli Lilly near Kinsale, Co Cork is not believed to be under threat despite the pharmaceutical company saying it is to cut 3,500 jobs worldwide as well as a number of its global facilities.
Fri, 08 Sep, 2017
A run of disappointing drug trials at Roche has left analysts suggesting the view from its new 41-storey office building in Basel, Switzerland, has become more clouded, with little chance of management now upgrading its growth forecast next week, when it reports first-half earnings.
Thu, 20 Jul, 2017
Shares in Shire rose to its highest level in 10 months in London after the US Food and Drug Administration approved its Xiidra drops to treat dry-eye disease, the first treatment for the ailment to be approved in more than a decade.
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
The US Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prescription drug designed to boost sexual desire in women, a milestone long sought by a pharmaceutical industry eager to replicate the blockbuster success of impotence drugs for men.
Thu, 20 Aug, 2015
While the desire to develop drugs and vaccines are appealing and may help save lives, strengthening health systems in developing countries to make better use of existing tools is as important in combating diseases like ebola, writes Celine Gounder.
Fri, 05 Sep, 2014
It took a Texas man five days to polish off what has been hailed as one of the most expensive drinks produced at Starbucks, a several-thousand-calorie frozen concoction that included 60 shots of espresso and was topped with whipped cream.
Sat, 31 May, 2014
In one of the largest healthcare fraud settlements in US history, Johnson & Johnson will pay $2.2 billion (€1.6bn) to end civil and criminal investigations into kickbacks to pharmacists and the marketing of pharmaceuticals for off-label uses, US attorney general Eric Holder has said.
Wed, 06 Nov, 2013