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Sanofi to buy U.S. haemophilia group Bioverativ for $11.6 billion

Sanofi to buy U.S. haemophilia group Bioverativ for $11.6 billion

Published 22/01/2018

French multinational pharmaceutical company SANOFI logo seen at their headquater in Paris, France, March 8, 2016. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer - D1AESRMWVNAAPARIS (Reuters) - French healthcare group [more…]

Factbox: Impact of the U.S. government shutdown

Factbox: Impact of the U.S. government shutdown

Published 22/01/2018

Birds fly over the White House in Washington, U.S., on the second day of Government shutdown, January 21, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas(Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers struggled [more…]

CDC’s flu tracking program to continue if U.S. government shuts down

CDC’s flu tracking program to continue if U.S. government shuts down

Published 20/01/2018

A general view of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia September 30, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappell/File PhotoCHICAGO (Reuters) - The [more…]

Delaware sues opioid manufacturers, distributors over epidemic

Delaware sues opioid manufacturers, distributors over epidemic

Published 19/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A pharmacist holds prescription painkiller OxyContin, 40mg pills, made by Purdue Pharma L.D. at a local pharmacy, in Provo, Utah, U.S. on April [more…]

U.S. health agency revokes Obama-era Planned Parenthood protection

U.S. health agency revokes Obama-era Planned Parenthood protection

Published 19/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: The sign of the Planned Parenthood centre is pictured in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., February 11, 2017. REUTERS/Charles MostollerWASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health [more…]

Nursing home study raises questions on Medicare managed care networks

Nursing home study raises questions on Medicare managed care networks

Published 19/01/2018

Senior citizens stand after receiving makeovers and beauty care at a beauty salon of Jacques Janine, to boost her self esteem, an event organized by [more…]

Illinois nursing homes sue state over low Medicaid rates

Illinois nursing homes sue state over low Medicaid rates

Published 13/01/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A handful of Illinois-based nursing homes sued the state’s Department of Healthcare and Family Services on Friday, saying low Medicaid rates are [more…]

Trump in ‘excellent health,’ White House doctor says after exam

Trump in ‘excellent health,’ White House doctor says after exam

Published 13/01/2018

The White House physician pronounced Donald Trump to be in "excellent health" after Trump had his first medical exam as U.S. president on Friday, capping off a week in which his mental fitness for the job has come under intense scrutiny. [more…]

Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to impose Medicaid work provisions

Kentucky becomes first U.S. state to impose Medicaid work provisions

Published 12/01/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kentucky on Friday became the first U.S. state to require that Medicaid recipients work or get jobs training, after gaining federal approval [more…]

Drugmakers see a pricing blueprint in an $850,000 gene therapy

Drugmakers see a pricing blueprint in an $850,000 gene therapy

Published 12/01/2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Global drugmakers are looking to a tiny biotech’s $850,000 therapy for a rare type of blindness as a model for getting [more…]