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UnitedHealth kicks off Q1 earnings season with 44% profit jump

Dive Brief: Despite the coronavirus pandemic, UnitedHealth Group posted revenue and profit growth in the first quarter, driven by strong growth in insurance products for seniors and its health services segment. The Minnetonka, Minn.-based health management behemoth handily beat Wall Street expectations for earnings and revenue, bringing in $ 70.2 billion in the first quarter, up… Read More »

FDA Approves Xolair (omalizumab) Prefilled Syringe for Self-Injection Across All Indications

South San Francisco, CA — April 12, 2021 — Genentech, a member of the Roche Group (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY), today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the company’s supplemental Biologics License Application for Xolair (omalizumab) prefilled syringe for self-injection across all approved U.S. indications. Xolair is the only… Read More »

Lower COVID-19 rates seen in U.S. states with higher adherence to mask wearing

A new state-by-state analysis shows a statistical association between high adherence to mask wearing and reduced rates of COVID-19 in the U.S. Charlie Fischer and colleagues at the Boston University School of Public Health in Massachusetts present these findings in the open-access journal PLOS ONE on April 14. During the COVID-19 pandemic, different states have… Read More »