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GSK, other drugmakers bet on post-Brexit UK science

Britain won a vote of confidence from its economically important life sciences sector on Wednesday as five drug companies committed to invest in the country under the government's industrial strate...

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Australian watchdog takes GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis units to court

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on Wednesday said it is taking local units of GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss healthcare company Novartis to court over false or misleading…

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Consistently lower cancer survival rates for black patients in U.S.

By Will Boggs MD(Reuters Health) - Whether it's colon cancer, breast cancer, or ovarian cancer, survival rates in the U.S. are lower for black people

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Australia competition watchdog takes GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis units to court

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) on Wednesday said it is taking local units of GlaxoSmithKline and Swiss healthcare company Novartis to court over false or misleading…

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Brazil, U.S. identify molecule to help fight citrus greening disease

Researchers have identified the molecule that attracts the insect that transmits citrus greening disease, a development expected to help farmers control a plague that has destroyed trees in growing...

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Paraguay Congress legalizes planting of medical marijuana

Paraguay's Congress passed a bill on Tuesday creating a state-sponsored system to import marijuana seeds and grow the plant for medical uses, a decision that followed other countries in Latin America.

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Eating almonds with chocolate may lower cholesterol

By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Overweight and obese people who eat almonds and chocolate every day may have lower cholesterol than their counterp

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Hospital patients are safe with substitute doctors

By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Hospital patients’ survival rates don’t suffer when fill-in doctors substitute for the regular staff physicians, a

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Jury orders Bayer, J&J to pay $28 million in Xarelto lawsuit

A Philadelphia state court jury on Tuesday ordered Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson to pay $27.8 million to an Indiana couple over the drugmakers' failure to warn of internal bleeding risks by its&he...

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Women get mixed messages about sexuality after childbirth

By Carolyn Crist(Reuters Health) - Women receive mixed messages about the ways giving birth may affect their sex lives, according to a new report.

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Jury orders Bayer, J&J to pay $29 million in Xarelto lawsuit

A Philadelphia state court jury on Tuesday ordered Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson to pay $27.8 million to an Indiana couple over the drugmakers' failure to warn of internal bleeding risks by its&he...

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FDA approves Novo Nordisk diabetes drug Ozempic

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Novo Nordisk A/S's diabetes drug Ozempic, setting the stage for a heated competitive battle with Eli Lilly & Co's Trulicity.

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