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January 9, 2019 11:05 AM Former Insys CEO to plead guilty in opioid kickback case

BOSTON (Reuters) - The former chief executive of Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY.O) is expected on Wednesday to plead guilty to participating in a scheme to pay doctors bribes in exchange for prescribing an addictive opioid medication. Michael Babich, who resigned as the Arizona-based drugmaker’s CEO in 2015, is scheduled to appear in federal court in Boston 112

January 8, 2019 10:53 AM South Africa detects foot and mouth disease in Limpopo province

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - The highly contagious foot and mouth disease, which poses a threat to the livestock industry, has been detected in a northern district of South Africa’s Limpopo province, the country said on Tuesday. Positive laboratory results for the viral disease, which causes lesions and lameness in cattle and sheep, were taken in the Vhembe 100

January 4, 2019 8:16 PM High rate of food allergies seen in U.S. adults

(Reuters Health) - More than 10 percent of American adults are allergic to at least one food, a new study suggests. Among more than 40,000 adults surveyed, 10.8 percent reported the kinds of severe symptoms that are consistent with a food allergy, and another 8.2 percent said they believed they had food allergies, but their symptoms suggested other causes 111

January 3, 2019 5:22 AM China strengthens slaughter regulations to combat African swine fever

(This version of the January 2nd story corrects 10th paragraph to show more than 200,000 pigs culled on infected farms, not in total) BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Wednesday that slaughterhouses will need to run African swine fever virus tests for pig products before selling them to the market, in a move to control spread of the highly 105

January 3, 2019 2:33 AM Teva, Amgen end dispute over generic Cinacalcet HCl tablets

(Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (TEVA.TA) said on Thursday it will pay an undisclosed amount to settle an ongoing dispute with Amgen Inc (AMGN.O) over its generic Cinacalcet HCl product. The Israel-based drugmaker has also agreed to stop selling the generic product until its license date in mid-year 2021, or earlier under certain circumstances 74

December 29, 2018 9:14 PM International traveler with measles arrived at New Jersey airport, state health officials say; warn of possible exposure

An individual who flew to a New Jersey airport on Christmas Eve has a confirmed case of the measles, health officials said Friday, while warning that others could’ve potentially been exposed. (iStock) An individual who flew to a New Jersey airport on Christmas Eve has a confirmed case of the measles, health officials said Friday, warning that others 121

December 28, 2018 4:17 PM Scheduled dialysis for undocumented immigrants saves money and lives

(Reuters Health) - Providing scheduled dialysis for undocumented immigrants with kidney failure, rather than offering them only emergency dialysis, dramatically reduces deaths, healthcare use and costs, a study in Texas suggests. The difference was so significant that the study authors recommend scheduled, three-times-a-week dialysis as the universal 102

December 27, 2018 10:09 AM China loosens pig transport ban to ensure supplies amid African swine fever

BEIJING (Reuters) - China has loosened the rules on the transportation of breeder pigs and piglets in provinces that are affected by the African swine fever, the agriculture ministry said on Thursday. Breeder pigs and piglets from counties without outbreaks of the disease will be allowed to be transported to other provinces, the Ministry of Agriculture 118

December 26, 2018 9:13 PM Sanofi's pediatric hexavalent vaccine approved by U.S. FDA

PARIS (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Sanofi’s new pediatric vaccine immunizing children against six diseases, the French pharmaceutical lab said on Wednesday. Sanofi developed the new vaccine, dubbed Vaxelis, in partnership with Merck. Vaxelis is designed for children aged 6 weeks to 4 years old and is designed to keep them from contracting 97

December 22, 2018 8:26 PM Arkansas reports first pediatric flu death of season, health department says

The state of Arkansas has experienced its first pediatric flu-related death of the season, health officials confirmed this week. The child, who has not been identified, was between newborn and 4 years of age, the Arkansas Department of Health said Friday, according to THV11. It's not currently clear where in the state the child was from or if he or she had received 162