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Second delay in Ascendis results announcement is bitter pill

Oct 02 2019 21:00

Healthcare company Ascendis Health's share price dropped over 7% on Wednesday after it delayed the announcement of its annual results for the second time.


7 fixes the Health Market Inquiry wants for private healthcare in SA

Oct 01 2019 05:00

The Health Market Inquiry on Monday released its final findings on a probe that took five years to complete. Fin24 unpacks some of the recommendations of the inquiry to improve competition in the sector.


After shingles standout, Glaxo hunts for the next vaccines

Sep 28 2019 15:08

GlaxoSmithKline is taking aim at a virus that causes serious lung infections and kills tens of thousands of children each year, hoping to replicate the success of its last blockbuster vaccine.


Health minister backs suspensions of officials at medical schemes regulator

Sep 22 2019 10:00

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize was updated by the chairperson and CEO of the Council for Medical Schemes on the status of probes and subsequent suspensions of officials at the regulator.



OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma files for bankruptcy to wipe out 2 000 lawsuits

Sep 16 2019 12:38

Purdue Pharma has filed for bankruptcy with a more than $10bn plan to settle claims that it fuelled the US opioid epidemic by illegally pushing sales of its addictive OxyContin painkiller.

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Struggling power utility Eskom will take centre stage at this year's mini budget

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