Medicine

Gilead, Teva reach settlement in Viread patent lawsuit

Gilead, Teva reach settlement in Viread patent lawsuit

Published 20/02/2013

(Reuters) - Gilead Sciences Inc said it has agreed with Israel's Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd to settle a lawsuit relating to patents protecting Viread, a [more…]

Almost one-third of chemotherapy used “off-label”

Almost one-third of chemotherapy used “off-label”

Published 19/02/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - About one-third of chemotherapies are used to fight cancers that drug regulators never approved them to treat, says a new [more…]

U.S. to operate 26 state health exchanges with little local help

U.S. to operate 26 state health exchanges with little local help

Published 19/02/2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration said on Tuesday that it will operate federal online health insurance marketplaces in 26 of the 50 U.S. states [more…]

Diet drinks may not fuel your appetite: study

Diet drinks may not fuel your appetite: study

Published 19/02/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Take another sip of that Diet Coke - a new study suggests diet soda drinkers don't eat any more sugary [more…]

Kentucky turnaround to drive Wellcare profit (Feb 13)

Kentucky turnaround to drive Wellcare profit (Feb 13)

Published 19/02/2013

(Reuters) - Managed care provider Wellcare Health Plans Inc's fourth-quarter profit edged past analysts' estimates on growth in its Kentucky Medicaid health plan that previously [more…]

Express Scripts accuses Ernst & Young of stealing trade secrets

Express Scripts accuses Ernst & Young of stealing trade secrets

Published 19/02/2013

(Reuters) - A unit of Express Scripts Holding Co has sued Ernst & Young and one of the accounting firm's former partners for stealing trade [more…]

British shoppers saying nay to meat after horse scandal

British shoppers saying nay to meat after horse scandal

Published 18/02/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - The discovery of horsemeat in products sold as beef has shocked many British consumers into buying less meat, a survey showed on [more…]

GSK wins priority status for new HIV drug in U.S

GSK wins priority status for new HIV drug in U.S

Published 16/02/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators gave priority review status to an experimental GlaxoSmithKline drug for HIV/AIDS, which industry analysts view as a possible multibillion-dollar-a-year seller. [more…]

More thorough dialysis may reduce deaths

More thorough dialysis may reduce deaths

Published 14/02/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A more thorough dialysis technique may help prevent deaths due to heart conditions and infections in people with advanced kidney [more…]

”High-glycemic” foods tied to diabetes risk

”High-glycemic” foods tied to diabetes risk

Published 14/02/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who eat a lot of low-fiber and processed foods that quickly spike blood sugars may, not surprisingly, have a [more…]