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November 13, 2018 8:34 AM Sobi buys rights to AstraZeneca infant drug for $1.5 billion upfront

LONDON (Reuters) - AstraZeneca (AZN.L) has taken another step to refocus on priority drugs by selling U.S. rights to a treatment for infant lung infections to Swedish Orphan Biovitrum (SOBIV.ST) for an upfront fee of $1.5 billion. Around 130 AstraZeneca staff will transfer to Sobi as the Swedish company, widely known as Sobi, takes over marketing of the treatment 106

November 8, 2018 4:36 PM Italian police make major heroin haul on ship from Iran

ROME (Reuters) - Italian police discovered 270 kg (600 lb) of heroin hidden in a container that arrived aboard a ship from Iran, the biggest such haul for at least 20 years in Italy, police said on Thursday. The freighter had set sail from the Iranian Gulf port of Bandar Abbas and stopped off in Hamburg, Germany and Valencia, Spain before reaching the Italian 87

November 6, 2018 9:00 AM Lil Xan Admits Addiction Struggles Hurt Tour, Mac Miller and Lil Peep Were Wake-Up Calls

Lil Xan is opening up about his current struggles with addiction, the death of his hero, Mac Miller, and why he understands what Demi Lovato's going through right now. Xan reached out to us Monday, a few hours after we broke the story about Mac's cause of death -- cocaine and fentanyl -- and told us he's not surprised the opioid was to blame. Xan said he was dealing 67

November 5, 2018 11:31 PM Drug resistant superbugs are killing 33,000 in Europe each year

LONDON (Reuters) - Superbug infections resistant to multiple antibiotics kill around 33,000 people a year in Europe, health experts said on Monday, and the burden of these diseases is comparable to that of flu, tuberculosis and HIV combined. An analysis by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) found the impact of drug-resistant 112

November 5, 2018 10:30 AM Swiss talk with U.S., Iran about humanitarian payment channel for food, drugs

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland is holding talks with the United States and Iran about launching a humanitarian payment channel to help ensure food and drugs keep flowing to the Islamic Republic as Washington re-imposes economic sanctions, the government said. “Switzerland is committed to safeguarding Swiss economic interests and closely follows the development 84

November 5, 2018 5:01 AM California fire captain unresponsive after being struck by suspected DUI driver: report

A fire captain in Orange County, Calif., was listed in critical condition and unresponsive after he was hit while out for a bike ride Saturday by a driver who was allegedly under the influence of drugs, a report said. Mike Kreza, who was off-duty at the time and was training for an Ironman, was hit in Mission Viejo at about 8 a.m. He was found lying 79

November 2, 2018 12:05 AM Alkermes' depression treatment fails to get FDA panel backing

(Reuters) - An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday voted against approving Alkermes Plc’s treatment for depression in patients with an inadequate response to standard antidepressant therapies. The decision comes two days after FDA staff reviewers flagged abuse potential for the opioid-based depression treatment 128

November 1, 2018 12:35 AM Mexico Supreme Court says ban on recreational marijuana unconstitutional

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that an absolute ban on recreational use of marijuana was unconstitutional, effectively leaving it to lawmakers to regulate consumption of the drug. Announcing it had found in favor of two legal challenges filed against prohibition of recreational marijuana use, Mexico’s top court crossed 71

October 31, 2018 4:37 PM Fitness Legend Mandy Blank Dead at 42

Mandy Blank -- one of the most famous female fitness competitors ever -- died this week at the age of 42, TMZ Sports has confirmed. Law enforcement sources tell us ... the former IFBB World Champion was discovered by a housekeeper in the bathtub of her L.A. home on October 29. The housekeeper called 911 and paramedics raced to the scene -- where she was pronounced 59

October 31, 2018 3:21 PM FDA approves Novartis' copy of AbbVie bestseller Humira

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Novartis AG’s copy of Humira, the world’s bestselling prescription medicine developed by U.S.-based AbbVie Inc, the agency’s website showed on Wednesday. Although approved, Novartis’ Sandoz unit can only begin U.S. sales of Humira’s biosimilar in 2023, according to a licensing agreement 124