Novartis $2 million gene therapy for rare disorder is world’s most expensive drug

ZURICH/NEW YORK – Swiss drugmaker Novartis on Friday won U.S. approval for its gene therapy.

Exclusive: JPMorgan cuts ties with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma – sources

(Reuters) – JPMorgan Chase & Co has cut ties with Purdue Pharma LP over the.

Novartis has 25 blockbusters in the pipeline: CEO

FILE PHOTO: Logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis is seen at its branch in Schweizerhalle near.

Senator Gillibrand wants insurance to pay for fertility treatments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Kirsten Gillibrand on Wednesday proposed requiring insurance companies.

Hundreds rally at U.S. Supreme Court, calling state abortion bans as step backward

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Abortion-rights campaigners, including Democrats seeking their party’s 2020 presidential nomination, rallied at.

French court says doctors must resume life support for paralyzed patient

STRASBOURG, France (Reuters) – A French appeals court on Monday ordered doctors to resume giving.

Missouri follows Alabama by passing restrictive abortion bill

(Reuters) – Missouri lawmakers passed a bill on Friday that prohibits women from seeking an.

Too much screen time tied to school problems even in little kids

(Reuters Health) – Kindergarteners who get more than two hours of screen time a day.

Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes

(Reuters Health) – Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another.

Missouri assembly passes restrictive abortion bill, days after Alabama

(Reuters) – The lower house of the Missouri General Assembly passed a bill on Friday.

Missouri Senate passes bill to ban abortions after eight weeks

(Reuters) – Missouri’s Senate passed a bill on Thursday to ban abortions after eight weeks.

Alabama governor signs strictest U.S. abortion ban into law

(Reuters) – Alabama’s governor signed a bill on Wednesday to ban nearly all abortions in.

Alabama Senate bans nearly all abortions, including rape cases

(Reuters) – Alabama’s state Senate passed a bill on Tuesday to outlaw nearly all abortions,.

Israel regulator warns of medical cannabis bubble, eyes Australia pact

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Medical cannabis could become an investment bubble in Israel, the country’s market.

U.S. measles outbreak grows with 75 new cases, mostly in New York

(Reuters) – U.S. health authorities recorded 75 new cases of the measles in the latest.

Teva Pharm CFO says company did not conspire to fix prices

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is seen during a news conference to.

U.S. states accuse Teva, other drugmakers, of price-fixing: lawsuit

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. states filed a lawsuit accusing Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc of orchestrating.

Exclusive: Philip Morris suspends social media campaign after Reuters exposes young ‘influencers’

(Reuters) – Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc has suspended a global social media marketing.

Hong Kong reports African swine fever case

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong government confirmed an African swine fever case on Friday.

Alabama Senate delays vote on strict anti-abortion bill

(Reuters) – Alabama’s state Senate on Thursday delayed until next week a vote on the.

Denver votes to become first U.S. city to decriminalize ‘magic mushrooms’

Psilocybin or “magic mushrooms” are seen in an undated photo provided by the U.S. Drug.

AstraZeneca-Daiichi Sankyo breast cancer drug shows promise

The company logo for pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is displayed on a screen on the floor.

Denver to vote on decriminalizing ‘magic mushrooms’

FILE PHOTO: Boxes containing magic mushrooms sit on a counter at a coffee and smart.

Trans teens face higher sexual assault risk when schools restrict bathrooms

(Reuters Health) – Transgender adolescents may be less likely to be sexually assaulted when they.

U.S. doctors use medical records to fight measles outbreak

CHICAGO (Reuters) – U.S. doctors are tapping into their electronic medical records to identify unvaccinated.

UK’s Vectura wins patent infringement case against GlaxoSmithKline in U.S

(Reuters) – British drugmaker Vectura Group Plc said on Saturday that it won a patent.

Tyson Foods recalls almost 12 million pounds of chicken strips over contamination fears

(Reuters) – Tyson Foods Inc significantly expanded a recall of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips to.

Monstrous rumors stoke hostility to Pakistan’s anti-polio drive

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – His bearded face was half-covered by a shawl, but Hameedullah Khan’s.

U.S. health agency finalizes conscience and religious freedom rule

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday released a.

Medication use drops when local drugstores close

(Reuters Health) – People are less likely to take their heart medicine when their local.

EPA says popular weed killer glyphosate is not a carcinogen

CHICAGO (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said on Tuesday that glyphosate, a chemical.

Novartis’s Sandoz strikes deal for biosimilar of Herceptin

FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis’ logo is seen at the company’s plant in the northern.