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October 10, 2018 10:10 PM Bayer gets tentative ruling for new trial in weed-killer case

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Bayer AG’s Monsanto unit received a tentative ruling for a new trial on the $250 million in punitive damages awarded by a jury to a groundskeeper who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed killers, including Roundup, caused his cancer. According to a Wednesday court filing in San Francisco’s Superior Court of California 78

October 9, 2018 12:33 PM FDA staff raises safety concerns over Trevena opioid drug

(Reuters) - Staff reviewers of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday raised safety concerns over Trevena Inc’s opioid injection to treat acute pain, saying the treatment has an abuse and overdose potential. The treatment, oliceridine, aims to manage moderate-to-severe acute pain in adult patients for whom an intravenous opioid is warranted 103

October 4, 2018 5:24 AM Flu drug speeds relief from symptoms in at-risk patients: Roche

ZURICH (Reuters) - Influenza drug baloxavir marboxil significantly sped time to relief for patients highly vulnerable to serious complications, a late-stage clinical trial has shown, Swiss drugmaker Roche said on Thursday. If approved, it would mark the first new way to treat influenza in nearly two decades, Roche added. The CAPSTONE-2 phase III trial 80

October 2, 2018 10:32 AM Eli Lilly's diabetes treatment meets main goal in two late-stage studies

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Tuesday its experimental diabetes treatment was shown to be as effective as the drugmaker’s Humalog medicine in two late-stage studies. The study also found that the drug, Ultra Rapid Lispro, significantly improved post-meal blood sugar levels in people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and had a similar safety 87

October 1, 2018 12:41 AM The Complex Reasons Sexual Assaults Go Unreported

Victims often fear they won’t be believed, or will be blamed themselves, says a psychologist who has long studied the issue The heated national debate about sexual misconduct has cast a spotlight on victims’ reluctance to report assault. The issue has been at the center of some of the most high-profile cases in the #MeToo era. The National Sexual Violence 70

September 26, 2018 12:24 AM Trump Administration Cancels Research Contract for Fetal Tissue

Food and Drug Administration contract with Advanced Biosciences Resources is terminated The Trump administration has canceled a contract to obtain fetal tissue for research and says it will review all federal studies using fetal tissue, a move long desired by antiabortion groups, who nonetheless said Tuesday the move didn’t go far enough. The action 44

September 19, 2018 9:46 PM Trump nominates ex-Fed economist Liang for Fed board seat: officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday nominated former Federal Reserve economist Nellie Liang to the U.S. central bank’s board of governors, two White House officials said. Liang established the Fed’s Division of Financial Stability in 2010. She joined the Brookings Institution in 2017. The officials, who spoke on condition 72

September 13, 2018 1:23 PM Iranians Can’t Leave Home as Sinking Currency Stymies Travel

Middle-class Iranians who used to travel abroad for holidays or college can’t afford to do so anymore, one reflection of a deepening economic crisis TEHRAN—Iran’s falling currency is causing many Iranians to cancel vacations, business trips, college studies and medical treatment abroad, a retreat in consumer spending that is weighing on the country’s 45

September 10, 2018 7:01 AM Consort, Opiant to develop nasal spray for opioid overdose treatment

(Reuters) - Britain’s Consort Medical Plc said on Monday it had agreed to develop a nasal spray for treating opioid overdoses with specialty pharmaceutical company Opiant Pharmaceuticals Inc. California-based Opiant earlier this year was awarded a $7.4 million grant by the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Drug Abuse for the development 80

September 9, 2018 12:29 PM Iran Guard claims missile attack on separatist Kurds in Iraq

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran's Revolutionary Guard on Sunday claimed responsibility for a missile attack targeting an Iraqi base of a Kurdish separatist group. Iranian state television aired footage of surface-to-surface missiles launching Saturday toward the Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan base in Iraq, as well as drone footage of the base in the aftermath 59