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CHICAGO/LONDON (Reuters) - When French drugmaker Sanofi published the results of clinical trials of children given its dengue vaccine two years ago, the overall findings were that it protected against the world's biggest and fastest growing mosquito-borne disease.
Posted: December 13, 2017, 2:28 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) - A U.S. judge questioned on Tuesday whether the federal government properly formulated new rules that undermine an Obamacare requirement for employers to provide insurance that covers women's birth control.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 11:42 pm
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday proposed creating a new fast track to market for certain medical devices and a potential reduction in the amount of safety data required for approval.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 11:18 pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Republicans proposed on Tuesday to delay or suspend several taxes under former President Barack Obama's healthcare law, including a tax on medical devices and the so-called "Cadillac" tax on generous health insurance plans.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 10:54 pm
(Reuters Health) - Less than 4 percent of young adult men-who-have-sex-with-men in the U.S. – a population at significant risk of contracting the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) – reported ever using the pill that protects them from the virus, in a recently published study.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 10:20 pm
(Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal women should not use hormone therapy to prevent chronic medical conditions, because the risk of significant side effects outweighs the unclear evidence of a benefit, according to a government-backed panel of experts.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 9:18 pm
Reuters Health - Motorcycle passengers are less likely than drivers to wear helmets, and they are more likely to suffer traumatic brain injuries in crashes, a U.S. study suggests.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 3:13 pm
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission said on Tuesday it had renewed for five years the license for the weed-killer glyphosate, a key ingredient in Monsanto Co's top-selling Roundup, following a heated debate over whether it causes cancer.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 3:10 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - A new wave of "heat-not-burn" tobacco products are probably safer than traditional cigarettes but the devices still produce a number of potentially harmful compounds, some of which are carcinogenic, a British panel of experts said on Tuesday.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 2:08 pm
PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi still needs to convince markets it can deliver on an exciting and sustainable growth path as it contends with fresh difficulties in its vaccines arm and looks set for another gloomy year in diabetes, investors told Reuters.
Posted: December 12, 2017, 11:46 am
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