Tag Archives: 2018

This week in health – 5 October 2018

The week has flown by at talkhealth, so it’s time for our Friday health news round-up. Allergy news makes the headlines Perhaps the biggest health story of the past week or so has been about the sad death of 15-year-old Natasha Ednan-Laperouse, who suffered a cardiac arrest on a flight to France after buying a… Read More »

17 digital health mergers and acquisitions from Q3 2018

The third quarter of 2018 was a surprisingly good one for mergers and acquisitions. MobiHealthNews tracked 17 deals, from Best Buy’s monster acquisition of GreatCall, to positive exits for Boston area startups Herald Health and Circulation, to WebMD’s snapping up consumer healthcare reviews site Vitals. The majority of the deals seem to represent the kind… Read More »

2018 Nobel Prize in Medicine Awarded to 2 Cancer Immunotherapy Researchers

The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine was awarded on Monday to James P. Allison of the United States and Tasuku Honjo of Japan for their work on unleashing the body’s immune system to attack cancer, a breakthrough that has led to an entirely new class of drugs and brought lasting remissions to many patients… Read More »