Geron Corp., a biotechnology company with no marketed products, rose the most in about three months after U.S. regulators removed a partial hold on a clinical trial for its drug to treat a rare form of leukemia.
Memory tests given at Rite Aid Corp. drug stores as an early warning for Alzheimer’s are drawing fire from doctors who say they don’t work well and may cause unwarranted fear among people who don’t have the disease.
President Barack Obama announced $86 million in projects to improve detection of concussions in children and research their effects, an effort to reassure parents concerned by the rise of brain injuries in youth sports.
President Barack Obama has been given a clean bill of health, and even with the occasional use of a nicotine gum his doctor says that test results indicate he’ll remain healthy for the rest of his time in office.
Apple Inc. introduced new health and connected-home features for the software powering the iPhone and iPad, laying the groundwork for a busy second half of the year as the company seeks to rev up its growth.
Mike Hawker travels 3,200 miles from his home in Anchorage to the Mayo Clinic every six months to get a test for microscopic signs that a rare form of prostate cancer he beat three years ago may have returned.