Aldeyra’s eye drug meets main goal in late-stage study, shares surge

(Reuters) – Aldeyra Therapeutics Inc said on Tuesday its drug reproxalap to treat a form.

Bayer, J&J settle thousands of U.S. Xarelto lawsuits for $775 million

(Reuters) – Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson have agreed to settle more than 25,000.

Texas petrochemical fire prompts hundreds to visit health clinic

DEER PARK, Texas (Reuters) – Hundreds of neighborhood residents of a petrochemical plant that burned.

U.S. Customs details China pork seizure; importers could pay fine

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. border agents said they have seized 1 million pounds (453,592 kg).

FDA rejects Sanofi-Lexicon add-on pill for type 1 diabetes

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve a drug developed by.

Tyson recalls tons of chicken strips for possible metal contamination

(Reuters) – Tyson Foods Inc is recalling about 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips.

Mississippi governor signs ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban

(Reuters) – Mississippi’s Republican governor signed one of America’s strictest abortion bills on Thursday banning.

Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to city of Bunia

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have.

Second U.S. jury finds Bayer’s Roundup caused cancer

(Reuters) – A U.S. jury on Tuesday found Bayer AG’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused.

Soda, sports drinks tied to higher risk of early death

(Reuters Health) – People who consume lots of sugary sodas and sports drinks every day.

Apple Watch detects irregular heart beat in large U.S. study

(Reuters) – The Apple Watch was able to detect irregular heart pulse rates that could.

Edwards, Medtronic heart valve systems prove worth in low-risk patients -studies

(Reuters) – Non-invasive heart valve replacement systems from Medtronic Plc and rival Edwards Lifesciences Corp.

U.S. seizes 1 million pounds of pork from China on swine fever concerns

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. border agents have seized around 1 million pounds of pork from.

Teen drivers reaching for objects more likely to crash

(Reuters Health) – Teen drivers who wisely stow away their cell phones while they’re behind.

Quality of surgical care across a hospital network may vary

(Reuters Health) – Just because the flagship hospital gets good marks for patient care doesn’t.

California jury awards $29 million to woman with cancer who used J&J talc

(Reuters) – A California jury on Wednesday awarded $29 million to a woman who said.

As wildfires devour communities, toxic threats emerge

PARADISE, Calif. (Reuters) – As an uncontrollable wildfire turned the California town of Paradise to.

Court allows Ohio law blocking Planned Parenthood funding

FILE PHOTO: A sign is pictured at the entrance to a Planned Parenthood building in.

FDA approves Pfizer’s biosimilar to Roche’s Herceptin

FILE PHOTO: The logo of U.S. pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer Inc. is seen at a branch.

Mumps, other outbreaks force U.S. detention centres to quarantine over 2,000 migrants

(Reuters) – Christian Mejia thought he had a shot at getting out of immigration detention.

Measles outbreak in New Zealand’s Canterbury widens to 20

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Thousands of vaccines are being delivered to health centers in New Zealand’s.

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma loses bid to delay opioid epidemic trial

(Reuters) – OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and two other drugmakers on Friday lost a.

Roche’s Tecentriq wins U.S. approval for aggressive breast cancer

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel,.

Knee surgery for torn cartilage may not be worthwhile

(Reuters Health) – Many middle-aged and older adults with torn cartilage and pain in their.

FDA finds asbestos in three Claire’s cosmetics products

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration called on Congress to modernize rules for.

J&J nasal spray gets U.S. approval as first new type of anti-depressant in decades

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it approved a Johnson.

London HIV patient becomes world’s second AIDS cure hope

LONDON, March 4 (Reuters) – An HIV-positive man in Britain has become the second known.

Eli Lilly seeks to quell drug price anger with cheaper insulin

(Reuters) – Drugmaker Eli Lilly announced plans on Monday to sell a half-price version of.

Ebola treatment centre in Congo reopens after attack – ministry

KINSHASA (Reuters) – An Ebola treatment centre at the epicentre of the current outbreak in.

Quebec appeals court upholds C$15 billion tobacco class action ruling

MONTREAL/LONDON (Reuters) – The Court of Appeal of Quebec upheld on Friday the bulk of.

Gastric bypass surgery tied to diabetes remission

(Reuters Health) – Three in four obese people with diabetes who had a common type.

After attacks, MSF suspends Ebola treatment in epicenter of Congo outbreak

DAKAR (Reuters) – Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has suspended medical activities at the epicenter of.