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  • FDA approves J&J prostate cancer treatment

    February 14, 2018 7:16 PM 37

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Johnson & Johnson’s Erleada treatment for use in prostate cancer patients whose cancer has not spread but continues to grow despite hormone therapy. The approval was based on a trial goal that measured the length of time tumors did not spread to other parts of the body, or death

  • Conjoined 13-month-old twin girls successfully separated, hospital says

    February 14, 2018 12:00 AM 98

    Hospital personnel wheel conjoined twins, Anna and Hope Richards, to surgery to separate the toddler girls on Jan. 13. The girls who were born in 2016 were conjoined at the chest and abdomen. (Paul Vincent Kuntz/Texas Children's Hospital via AP) A Texas hospital announced the successful operation separating twin baby girls who were conjoined at the chest

  • Hospital full of newborns become youngest members of Team USA

    February 13, 2018 8:18 PM 81

    Newborns at the UMPC Magee Women's hospital receive awards in their star-spangled swaddling clothes. The winning spirit of Team USA from Pyeungchang is reaching the tiniest Americans in Pittsburgh, Pa., with staff at UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital dressing up newborns like champion athletes. The staff at the UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital dressed up newborns

  • 3-year-old who died of flu was never vaccinated

    February 13, 2018 6:12 PM 40

    3-year old Alivia Viellieux, of Muncie, Indiana, died at home just days after being diagnosed with Influenza A (GoFundMe/Tameka Stettler) A 3-year-old from Indiana who died from the flu Monday never got a flu shot and the family is now second-guessing that decision. Little Alivia Viellieux, of Muncie, Ind., died at home just days after being diagnosed

  • Dutch OK law: Everyone is organ donor unless they opt out

    February 13, 2018 5:06 PM 35

    Dutch senators have approved a new law that makes everybody a potential organ donor unless they decide to opt out of the system. The new system narrowly passed a vote in the upper house of the Dutch parliament Tuesday. The lower house last year passed the legislation with a one-vote majority. The new law's drafter, lawmaker Pia Dijkstra, says under the new system

  • Opioid makers paid millions to advocacy groups: U.S. Senate report

    February 13, 2018 12:44 AM 35

    (Reuters) - Five opioid manufacturers including OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP have paid more than $10 million to advocacy groups and doctors tied to them, many of whom amplified industry messages supporting the use of the painkillers, a U.S. Senate report said on Monday. The report, released by Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill, said groups who received

  • Pregnant-looking stomach ends up being 26-pound tumor

    February 12, 2018 3:31 PM 38

    Massive 26-pound ovarian tumor was removed from 70-year-old woman in India. ( © Rareshotnews / A woman is relieved after having a 26-pound tumor removed from her body, news service SWNS is reporting. Shortly after the 70-year-old from India was admitted to the hospital with what appeared to be a pregnant-looking stomach, doctors discovered

  • Nestle defends itself against baby milk criticism

    February 8, 2018 11:51 AM 32

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Nestle defended itself on Thursday against an activist group’s criticism of its baby milk, saying it respects international marketing standards and does not suggest its products are better than breastmilk. It was responding to a report by the Changing Markets Foundation accusing the world’s largest packaged food company of putting

  • Drugmaker GSK wins fresh Advair reprieve as Novartis copy delayed

    February 8, 2018 8:38 AM 32

    LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline has won another reprieve for its blockbuster Advair lung drug after U.S. regulators delayed approval of a generic copy from Novartis’s Sandoz division. The Swiss drugmaker said in an emailed statement on Thursday it had received a so-called complete response letter from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and a generic

  • U.S. FDA approves Gilead triple HIV drug, rival files lawsuit

    February 8, 2018 2:19 AM 39

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Biktarvy, Gilead Sciences Inc’s once-daily, triple-combination tablet for treatment of HIV infection, paving the way for the biotech company to capture more of the multibillion-dollar HIV drug market. Biktarvy combines new integrase inhibitor bictegravir with Descovy, an older medication