• By Reuters   -   Dec 12, 2018

    FDA DECLINES TO APPROVE MALLINCKRODT'S ABUSE-DETERRENT OPIOID PAINKILLER

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve an abuse-deterrent version of Mallinckrodt Plc's opioid painkiller Roxicodone,...

    Drugs, Applicator, Food, Applicators, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 12, 2018

    FDA DECLINES TO APPROVE REFORMULATED MALLINCKRODT OPIOID

    Mallinckrodt Plc said on Wednesday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve an abuse-deterrent version of its opioid...

    Food, Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 12, 2018

    J&J SAYS ITS PSORIASIS DRUG SUPERIOR TO NOVARTIS' IN STUDY

    Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday its drug Tremfya was more effective than a rival medicine from Novartis AG, and met the main goal...

    Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 12, 2018

    PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT FACES U.S. TRIAL OVER INSYS OPIOID KICKBACKS

    A former physician assistant is set to face trial in New Hampshire on Wednesday over charges he accepted kickbacks from Insys Therapeutics...

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  • By Reuters   -   Dec 12, 2018

    LILLY PARTNERS WITH AC IMMUNE FOR ALZHEIMER'S TREATMENT

    Eli Lilly & Co and AC Immune SA have agreed to jointly develop a potential treatment for Alzheimer's disease.

    Treatment, Alzheimer, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 12, 2018

    CHINA REPORTS NEW AFRICAN SWINE FEVER OUTBREAKS IN SICHUAN, QINGHAI PROVINCES

    China's agriculture ministry said on Wednesday two new African swine fever outbreaks were confirmed in Sichuan and Qinghai provinces.

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  • By Reuters   -   Dec 12, 2018

    INDIVIOR WINS FRESH HOLD ON DR. REDDY'S SUBOXONE COPY

    Indivior Plc has secured another hold on the launch of a generic competitor to its best-selling opioid addiction drug in the United...

    Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 12, 2018

    INDIVIOR SAYS WINS FRESH HOLD ON SUBOXONE COPY

    Indivior Plc said on Wednesday a U.S. court ruling had put a hold on Indian rival Dr. Reddy's Laboratories launching a generic competitor...

    Treatment, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 12, 2018

    WEEDING OUT FOREIGNERS: STRAINS OVER THAILAND'S LEGALIZATION OF MARIJUANA

    Thailand is set to become the first Asian country to legalize medical marijuana, but a battle is brewing between local and foreign...

    Sets, Set, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 11, 2018

    MANY YOUNG PHYSICIANS DON'T GET DOCTOR-RECOMMENDED CHILD AND FAMILY LEAVE

    Physicians training at many of the top U.S. medical schools get much less time off for childbearing and family leave than the 12 weeks...

    Child, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 11, 2018

    MANY OLDER ADULTS DON'T TAKE PRESCRIBED ANTIDEPRESSANTS

    Older adults who are prescribed medication for depression by primary care physicians often fail to start taking these drugs or to continue...

    Drugs, Depression, Care, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 11, 2018

    YOUNGER SIBLINGS OF KIDS WITH AUTISM AND ADHD HAVE HIGHER RISK OF THESE DISORDERS

    Children who have an older brother or sister with autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder may be more likely to develop...

    Kids, Neurology, Children, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 11, 2018

    MCDONALD'S TO CURB ANTIBIOTIC USE IN ITS BEEF SUPPLY

    McDonald's Corp said on Tuesday it plans to reduce the use of antibiotics in its global beef supply, fueling projections that other...

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  • By Reuters   -   Dec 11, 2018

    EMERGENCY ALLERGY SHOTS LESS EFFECTIVE AFTER HEAT EXPOSURE

    The medicine in emergency allergy shots like the EpiPen can deteriorate when exposed to heat, so don't leave them in the car on a hot...

    Allergies, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 11, 2018

    MCDONALD'S TO CURB ANTIBIOTIC USE IN BEEF SUPPLY CHAIN

    McDonald's Corp on Tuesday released guidelines for suppliers of beef in its top 10 sourcing countries to curb the use of antibiotics...

    Food, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 11, 2018

    HOSPITAL DISCHARGE DURING DECEMBER HOLIDAYS TIED TO MORE READMISSIONS, DEATHS

    Patients sent home from the hospital around Christmas time are more likely to have bad outcomes compared to those discharged at other...

    Hospital, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 10, 2018

    CANADIAN DOCTORS URGE WOMEN TO WEIGH PROS AND CONS OF BREAST CANCER SCREENING

    When it's unclear whether the potential benefit of breast cancer screening outweighs the possible harms, doctors should encourage women...

    Women, Cancer, Base, Bases, Breast, Breasts, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 10, 2018

    DELIVERING A BABY INCREASES - THEN LOWERS - RISK OF BREAST CANCER: STUDY

    Having a baby temporarily increases the risk of breast cancer by about 80 percent compared to the risk in women who have never given...

    Cancer, Women, Baby, Breast, Breasts, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 10, 2018

    U.S. VETERANS' HOSPITALS OFTEN BETTER THAN NEARBY ALTERNATIVES

    U.S. Veterans Administration hospitals may provide better quality care than other hospitals in many American communities, a U.S. study...

    Hospital, Care, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Dec 10, 2018

    OLYMPUS UNIT PLEADS GUILTY TO RESOLVE U.S. DUODENOSCOPE PROBE

    An Olympus Corp subsidiary pleaded guilty on Monday and agreed to pay $85 million to resolve charges that it failed to file reports...

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