• By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    REGENERON-SANOFI DRUG SUCCEEDS MID-STAGE STUDY

    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA said on Monday their drug to treat inflammation in the esophagus, mainly caused by food...

    Food, Drugs, Allergies, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    INTENSIVE RESISTANCE TRAINING SAFE, EFFECTIVE FOR WOMEN WITH OSTEOPOROSIS

    High-intensity resistance and impact training may improve bone and muscle strength in select postmenopausal women with osteoporosis,...

    Women, Osteoporosis, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    MORE MEN THAN WOMEN INFECTED WITH ORAL HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS

    Roughly one in nine U.S. men have oral infections of the cancer-causing human papillomavirus , more than triple the infection rate...

    Women, Men, Cancer, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    TRUMP SAYS HE WILL 'LOOK INTO' DRUG CZAR PICK FOLLOWING REPORT

    WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that he would "look into" a report that his nomination for drug czar championed...

    Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    TRUMP SAYS ADMINISTRATION TO MAKE OPIOID ANNOUNCEMENT NEXT WEEK

    WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration would likely make an announcement next week on the...

    healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    SOME MOTHERS MAY NOT SEEK EARLY HELP FOR KIDS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DELAYS

    When mothers trust their friends and neighbors more than doctors or struggle to access or afford care, they may be less likely to seek...

    Kids, Care, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    U.S. JUDGE IN TEXAS INVALIDATES ALLERGAN PATENTS ON RESTASIS

    A U.S. judge on Monday invalidated patents issued to Allergan Plc on its dry eye medicine Restasis, saying they covered ideas that...

    Eyes, Eye, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    MOTHERS' EXPOSURE TO AIR POLLUTION TIED TO CELLULAR CHANGES IN KIDS

    Women who breathe polluted air during pregnancy have babies with greater signs of “aging” in their cells when they're born compared...

    Women, Pregnancy, Kids, Pollution, Aging, Baby, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    EXELIXIS DRUG IMPROVES OVERALL SURVIVAL IN LIVER CANCER PATIENTS

    Exelixis Inc's drug to treat a type of liver cancer improved overall survival in patients in a late-stage study that prompted an independent...

    Drugs, Cancer, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    NOVO NORDISK DIABETES DRUG WORKS; NO HEART RISK-FDA REVIEW

    Novo Nordisk A/S's closely watched diabetes drug semaglutide is effective, caused no heart risk, and carried only limited risk of sight...

    Food, Drugs, Diabetes, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    PHARMA AND MEDTECH INDUSTRIES PREPARE FOR HARD BREXIT

    LONDON - Drugmakers and medical devices companies are drawing up plans to protect supply chains in case Britain crashes out of the...

    Plan, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    ISRAEL TARGETS FASHION INDUSTRY OVER UNDERWEIGHT MODELS

    TEL AVIV - Israeli lawmakers want to tighten a ban on the employment of underweight models and on the undeclared digital slimming-down...

    Fashion, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    AIMMUNE TEAMS WITH REGENERON, SANOFI ON PEANUT ALLERGY DRUG

    Aimmune Therapeutics Inc said on Monday it would collaborate with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi to develop its experimental...

    Drugs, Allergies, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    REGENERON-SANOFI FOOD ALLERGY DRUG SUCCEEDS MID-STAGE STUDY

    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA said on Monday their drug to treat infection in the esophagus, mainly caused by food allergies,...

    Food, Drugs, Allergies, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    NOVO NORDISK DIABETES DRUG EFFECTIVE, PRELIMINARY FDA REVIEW FINDS

    Novo Nordisk A/S's closely watched diabetes drug semaglutide is effective, a preliminary review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...

    Food, Drugs, Diabetes, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    EXELIXIS LIVER CANCER DRUG MEETS LATE-STAGE GOAL, SHARES JUMP

    Exelixis Inc said on Monday its drug to treat patients with a type of liver cancer met the main goal in a late stage study, sending...

    Drugs, Cancer, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    REGENERON-SANOFI THROAT INFECTION DRUG SUCCEEDS KEY STUDY

    Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA said on Monday their drug to treat patients with a rare throat infection met the main goal...

    Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    NOVO NORDISK DIABETES DRUG EFFECTIVE, NO HEART RISK: FDA REVIEW

    Novo Nordisk A/S's closely watched diabetes drug semaglutide is effective and does not cause heart problems, a preliminary review by...

    Food, Drugs, Diabetes, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    MADAGASCAR PLAGUE APPEARS TO HAVE SPREAD TO SEYCHELLES: WHO

    GENEVA - A probable case of plague in the Seychelles, imported from Madagascar, is believed to have sparked the Indian Ocean country's...

    Health, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 16, 2017

    URUGUAY TO PRODUCE MEDICAL MARIJUANA FOR EXPORT

    MONTEVIDEO - International Cannabis Corporation will produce Uruguay's first batch of medical cannabis oil for export in December,...

    Oil, healthNews