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Japan’s Takeda gains U.S. approval for $62 billion Shire buy

Japan’s Takeda gains U.S. approval for $62 billion Shire buy

Published 10/07/2018

TOKYO (Reuters) - Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd on Tuesday said it has received U.S. approval for its $62 billion acquisition of London-listed Shire Plc, taking [more…]

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Hormones given to people to align their sex with their gender pose a significant risk of serious blood clots and stroke among [more…]

How to cope with old medical debt

How to cope with old medical debt

Published 09/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - My kids got a great report from the dentist at their last checkup. From the receptionist? Not so much. When I [more…]

Fewer older black patients survive long-term after cardiac arrest…

Fewer older black patients survive long-term after cardiac arrest…

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - After a cardiac arrest in the hospital, older black patients don’t survive as long as older white patients, new data show. “The [more…]

Team mix affects operating room social behavior

Team mix affects operating room social behavior

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Social behavior in the operating room is significantly affected by the mix of professional roles and the surgeon’s gender, according to researchers [more…]

CTI Biopharma’s cancer drug fails late-stage trial, shares tumble

CTI Biopharma’s cancer drug fails late-stage trial, shares tumble

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters) - CTI Biopharma Corp said on Monday its treatment for a type of blood cancer did not meet the main goal of a late-stage [more…]

Insurers warn of rising premiums after Trump axes Obamacare…

Insurers warn of rising premiums after Trump axes Obamacare…

Published 08/07/2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Health insurers warned that a move by the Trump administration on Saturday to temporarily suspend a program that was set to [more…]

Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under…

Trump administration halts billions in insurance payments under…

Published 08/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration on Saturday halted billions of dollars in payments to health insurers under the Obamacare healthcare law, saying that a [more…]

AbbVie wins reversal of $140 million verdict in case over AndroGel…

AbbVie wins reversal of $140 million verdict in case over AndroGel…

Published 06/07/2018

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday overturned a $140.1 million verdict against AbbVie Inc in a lawsuit by a man who claimed the company [more…]

Dehydration may muddle your thinking

Dehydration may muddle your thinking

Published 05/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Dehydration can impair your ability to think clearly, a new study suggests. Researchers found that athletes who lost fluid equal to 2 [more…]