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Massive California verdict expands J&J’s talc battlefield

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive California verdict in a lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ.N) talc-based products cause cancer has opened a new front in the litigation, upending the…

After solar eclipse, Americans’ eyes seem mostly none the worse

(Reuters) – Eye doctors who had braced themselves for at least a few patients after a dazzling solar eclipse swept the United States cautiously exhaled on Tuesday, with some hospitals…

Massive California verdict expands J&J’s talc battlefield

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A massive California verdict in a lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson’s (JNJ.N) talc-based products cause cancer has opened a new front in the litigation, upending the…

Coca-Cola, PespiCo and others agree to cap sugar in drinks in Singapore

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Seven major drinks companies including Coca-Cola and PepsiCo will limit the sugar content of drinks they sell in Singapore, as part of the city-state’s campaign to fight…

Philip Morris International CEO cheers U.S. FDA tobacco proposal

(Reuters) – The chief executive of Philip Morris International said he was “extremely encouraged” by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent proposal to lower nicotine levels in cigarettes and…

J&J ordered to pay $417 million in trial over talc cancer risks

(Reuters) – A California jury on Monday ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using the company’s talc-based products…

AstraZeneca ups investment in messenger RNA drugs with Ethris deal

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – AstraZeneca has stepped up its investment in messenger RNA drugs, a promising approach in genetic therapy, by spending more than 25 million euros ($29 million) on a…

Belgian biscuit maker recalls products amid contaminated eggs scare

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Belgian biscuit maker Lotus Bakeries said it had recalled some of its products in Belgium as they could contain eggs that were contaminated with insecticide fipronil. Lotus…

New Novartis drug takes aim at tough-to-treat malaria

LONDON (Reuters) – Novartis is taking aim at drug-resistant malaria – a growing global problem – by launching clinical trials of the first new antimalarial medicine for many years in…

U.S. study revives argument over mammogram screening

(Reuters Health) – Yearly mammograms starting at age 40 would prevent the most deaths from breast cancer, U.S. researchers reported on Monday in a challenge to more conservative recommendations that…

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