Healthcare Headlines

Roche, Shire court fight escalates over haemophilia drug

Roche's patent dispute with London-listed Shire over the Swiss drugmaker's new haemophilia drug Hemlibra has escalated, with Shire filing a new motion in a U.S. court that Roche says aims to stop some patients from getting its medicine.

Republican U.S. tax bill retains some municipal exemptions

The U.S. House Republican final tax bill released on Friday keeps a tax break for municipal bonds used to finance hospitals, affordable housing and other projects, but eliminates a way issuers can take advantage of low interest rates.