Bruce Cozadd, CEO of Jazz Pharmaceuticals. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It’s a stock market darling, delivering recurring double-digit revenue growth, a growing pipeline, regularly listed among prime M&A targets in the(...)

Alkermes president Shane Cooke. Photograph: Kate Geraghty/ The Irish Times

Alkermes, the Irish drug company specialising in drugs for conditions affecting the central nervous system has upgraded its forecasts for the full yea(...)

Profits at Trinity Biotech fell by 37 in its second quarter, as the Irish medical diagnostic firm reported a decline in HIV revenues in Africa.

Profits at Trinity Biotech fell by 37 in its second quarter, as the Irish medical diagnostic firm reported a decline in HIV revenues in Africa. In th(...)

LDL cholesterol causes “furring” of the arteries that supply blood to the heart and the brain, which puts those affected at greater risk of heart attack and stroke. Photograph: JB Reed/Bloomberg News

A novel class of cholesterol-lowering drug could be available to Irish patients by the end of the year, following the approval of the first of the new(...)

Richard Pops, chief executive  of Alkermes at their Dublin offices. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Revenue at Irish drug group Alkermes jumped almost 24 per cent in the first three months of the year, to $161.2 million, ahead of analyst expectations(...)

US biotech company 23andMe has been offering a personal-genomics-by-post test for several years.

US biotech company 23andMe has been offering a personal-genomics-by-post test for several years now but newcomers may notice that the offering has cha(...)

Pfizer and Eli Lilly will resume a late-stage study testing their pain drug tanezumab after the US Food and Drug Administration lifted a partial hold (...)

Embo Medical (from left) Wayne Allen, Colin Forde and Liam Mullins. The firm was voted “one-to watch” by the CorkBIC Venture Academy.

Embo Medical Embo Medical has created a new medical device which makes embolization procedures faster and less expensive while also offering mo(...)

Zachary Rubin, medical director of clinical epidemiology speaks at a news conference by UCLA Health System and county officials at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. The large Los Angeles teaching hospital has told scores of patients they were possibly exposed to a drug-resistant bacterial “superbug” during endoscopy procedures that infected seven patients. Photo: Jonathan Alcorn/Reuters

Federal officials warned health care providers Thursday that difficult-to-clean medical scopes inserted down the throat might be infecting patients w(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar says he is  in favour of ending the 30-year-old ban on gay men donating blood. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Is it time to reverse the lifetime ban on gay men donating blood?Minister for Health Leo Varadkar says he is personally in favour of ending the 30-yea(...)