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.

U.S. measles outbreak triggers quarantine at two Los Angeles universities

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A nationwide measles outbreak has led health officials to quarantine dozens.

U.S. measles outbreak raises questions about immunity in adults

(Reuters) – Adults in the United States who were vaccinated against measles decades ago may.

FDA approves expanded label for Regeneron/Sanofi’s cholesterol drug

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc’s cholesterol.

Top Kansas court rules state constitution protects abortion rights

(Reuters) – The Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the state’s constitution protects a.

U.S. judge blocks new Trump abortion rule for health clinics

(Reuters) – A federal judge in Washington state on Thursday blocked a Trump administration rule.

Drugmakers Astellas, Amgen to pay $125 million in U.S. charity kickback probe

FILE PHOTO: An Amgen sign is seen at the company’s office in South San Francisco,.

Medically-tailored meal delivery tied to lower health spending

(Reuters Health) – Low-income people with chronic diseases who get free meals delivered that are.

AbbVie’s Skyrizi drug to treat psoriasis wins U.S. approval

FILE PHOTO: A trader works by the post that trades AbbVie on the floor of.

Medicare hospital fund reserves likely to be exhausted in 2026: U.S. report

(Reuters) – Medicare’s hospital insurance fund will be depleted in 2026, as previously forecast, and.

China finds more cases of African swine fever on Hainan island

BEIJING (Reuters) – China has detected new cases of African swine fever in six farms.

China draws up tighter rules on human gene and embryo trials: Xinhua

FILE PHOTO: A student at Ayi University, a training program for domestic helpers, practices on.

Second death in Novartis gene therapy trials under investigation

(Reuters) – Novartis AG, which this week announced positive interim trial results for its experimental.

Higher state minimum wage tied to lower suicide rates

(Reuters Health) – Suicide rates grow more slowly in states that increase their minimum wage,.

Judge upholds New York City’s mandatory measles vaccination order

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Brooklyn judge on Thursday ruled against a group of parents.

Dozens of doctors in Appalachia charged in opioid fraud bust

(Reuters) – Dozens of medical professionals in Appalachia, a region hard-hit by the U.S. opioid.

Germany to launch cannabis farming as Canada’s Aurora, Aphria win tenders

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Germany has awarded contracts to supply domestically-grown cannabis to two Canadian companies,.

Most diabetes apps lack real-time advice on blood sugar management

(Reuters Health) – Hundreds of smartphone apps promise to make managing diabetes easier, but very.

U.S. measles cases surge nearly 20 percent in early April, CDC says

(Reuters) – The number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States this year.

Catalent to buy Paragon Bioservices for $1.2 bln – WSJ

(Reuters) – Drug developer Catalent Inc has agreed to buy privately held, gene-therapy focused Paragon.

Caito Foods recalls fresh cut melon over Salmonella outbreak

(Reuters) – An Indianapolis food company has voluntarily recalled fresh cut melon produced at its.

FDA pulls up Walmart, Kroger, others for selling tobacco to minors

FILE PHOTO: A Walmart sign is pictured at one of their stores in Mexico City,.

Clovis Oncology halts mid-stage bladder cancer trial, shares drop

(Reuters) – Clovis Oncology Inc said on Friday it was halting a mid-stage trial testing.

South Korea WTO appeal succeeds in Japanese Fukushima food dispute

FILE PHOTO: The World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters are pictured in Geneva, Switzerland, July 26,.

South Korea court strikes down law criminalizing abortion in landmark ruling

SEOUL (Reuters) – In a landmark ruling on Thursday South Korea’s Constitutional Court overturned a.