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Express Scripts targets Amgen, Lilly migraine drugs in pricing shift

Reuters Health News - 1 hour 15 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The largest U.S. manager of prescription benefits is telling drugmakers that the current pricing model is broken, and taking aim at Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and other makers of new migraine medicines to try and fix it.
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FDA cracks down on sales of Juul tobacco products to minors

Reuters Health News - 1 hour 46 min ago
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it launched a crackdown on the sale of e-cigarettes and tobacco products to minors, particularly those developed by Juul Labs Inc.
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Wounded soldier gets world's first penis transplant in U.S. operation

Reuters Health News - 2 hours 18 min ago
(Reuters) - A soldier wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan has received the world's first complete penis and scrotum transplant, officials at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore said on Monday.
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Nikol Pashinyan: from fugitive to victorious protest leader

Pharma news - 2 hours 25 min ago

Armenia's opposition lawmaker Nikol Pashinyan led mass anti-government protests that culminated in the resignation of newly appointed Prime Minister Serzh Sarkisian and has declared he is ready to lead the country. A fortnight ago, few in Armenia would have believed that the 42-year-old could bring tens of thousands of people out onto the streets of Yerevan and other cities, eventually forcing the veteran leader to resign. Before these protests, Pashinyan was mostly associated with the tragic events following the 2008 presidential vote that first brought Sarkisian to power, when 10 people died in clashes between police and supporters of the defeated opposition candidate.


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Scooter Libby prosecutor says Trump's pardon was a loyalty message to Cohen

Pharma news - 2 hours 32 min ago

One of the prosecutors who brought the case against Scooter Libby says President Trump's pardon of the ex-top aide to former Vice President Dick Cheney sends a not-so-subtle message to potential witnesses in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.


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FDA panel against higher dose of Lilly-Incyte arthritis drug

Reuters Health News - 4 hours 20 min ago
(Reuters) - An arthritis drug developed by Eli Lilly & Co and Incyte Corp should not be approved at a 4-milligram dose, advisers to the U.S. FDA voted on Monday, in a setback to the drugmakers that were counting on the treatment as a future blockbuster.
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What We Know About Toronto Van Attack Suspect Alek Minassian

Pharma news - 6 hours 28 min ago

Police haven't commented on his motive


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Malaria on rise in crisis-hit Venezuela, WHO says

Reuters Health News - 6 hours 34 min ago
GENEVA (Reuters) - Malaria is spreading rapidly in crisis-hit Venezuela, with more than an estimated 406,000 cases in 2017, up roughly 69 percent from a year before, the largest increase worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.
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12 Questions People In Polyamorous Relationships Are Sick Of Hearing

Pharma news - 6 hours 49 min ago

People who practice polyamory understand the world's curiosity: Loving more


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Toronto Van Attack: Suspect ID'd as 25-Year-Old University Student as First Victim Is Named

Pharma news - 7 hours 16 min ago

The first of 10 victims was identified as Anne Marie D'Amico, who worked at an investment management firm.


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AstraZeneca flop a fresh blow to cancer immunotherapy combination

Reuters Health News - 7 hours 53 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - The concept of combining two immunotherapy drugs to fight lung cancer - not so long ago one of the hottest ideas in cancer research - has suffered a fresh blow from the failure of an AstraZeneca clinical study.
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Ireland wins EU OK to tax sugary drinks on health grounds

Reuters Health News - 8 hours 37 min ago
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Ireland gained EU approval on Tuesday for a tax on sugary drinks after regulators said the levy would help the country tackle health and obesity issues.
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Express Scripts targets new migraine drugs to change U.S. pricing dynamic

Reuters Health News - 11 hours 11 min ago
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The largest U.S. manager of prescription benefits is telling drugmakers that the current pricing model is broken, and taking aim at Amgen Inc and other makers of new migraine medicines to try and fix it.
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UK bans Sanofi epilepsy drug without pregnancy prevention plan

Reuters Health News - 11 hours 18 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - A Sanofi drug for epilepsy and bipolar disorder linked to thousands of birth defects has been banned in Britain for use in women or girls of child-bearing age, unless they are on a special pregnancy prevention program.
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Ex-Roche scientist Reed to head Sanofi R&D as Zerhouni retires

Reuters Health News - 12 hours 21 min ago
(Reuters) - Sanofi said on Tuesday it had hired former Roche top scientist John Reed to head its research operations from July 1, when Elias Zerhouni retires from the French drugmaker.
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AstraZeneca third-line lung cancer combination study fails

Reuters Health News - 13 hours 14 min ago
LONDON (Reuters) - A combination of AstraZeneca immunotherapy drugs in lung cancer patients who have already received at least two previous treatments has failed to show a benefit in slowing disease progression or helping patients live longer.
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No, A Monkey Can't Copyright His Selfies, Federal Appeals Court Rules

Pharma news - 15 hours 1 min ago

A monkey can't sue over copyright infringement of his selfies because he's not


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Police Used a Taser on an American Airlines Passenger Accused of Touching a Woman Without Her Permission

Pharma news - 15 hours 44 min ago

Jacob Garcia became "combative" with law enforcement, according to the airline


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