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UPDATE 2-Trevena's opioid painkiller fails to get FDA panel backing

11 Oct 2018

Oct 11 Trevena Inc's opioid injection for managing acute pain failed to win the backing of an advisory panel to the Food and Drug Administration on Thursday, against the backdrop of opioid addiction in the United States reaching epidemic proportion.

FDA seizes documents from Juul in latest e-cigarette crackdown

02 Oct 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it seized more than a thousand pages of documents from Juul Labs related to the company's sales and marketing practices after a surprise inspection, the latest clampdown on e-cigarette companies. | Video

Pfizer to replace longtime CEO Read with veteran Bourla

01 Oct 2018

Pfizer Inc Chief Executive Officer Ian Read will hand over the reins of the largest U.S. drugmaker to veteran insider Albert Bourla in January, after eight years at the helm, in the backdrop of increased scrutiny over drug pricing.

Common painkiller tied to increased risk of heart problems

21 Sep 2018

(Reuters Health) - The commonly used painkiller diclofenac may be linked with an increased risk of heart problems, a large Danish study suggests.

One in three U.S. teens text while driving, survey shows

10 Sep 2018

(Reuters Health) - One in three teen drivers in the U.S. text while driving, new survey data suggests. And the number may be higher in states where teens start driving at younger ages.

Artery damage seen in some teenage smokers, drinkers

07 Sep 2018

(Reuters Health) - Teenagers who smoke or who binge on alcohol have signs of artery damage by age 17, a recent study shows.

Lilly's Elanco unit expects IPO to raise up to $1.45 bln

06 Sep 2018

Eli Lilly & Co's Elanco Animal Health unit expects its initial public offering to raise up to $1.45 billion, betting on increased appetite among investors for animal health companies.

Severe fatty liver disease boosts risk for liver cancer

04 Sep 2018

(Reuters Health) - People with advanced cases of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) may need to be watched for liver cancer, a large U.S. study suggests.

Morning sickness that plagued duchess doesn't usually recur

30 Aug 2018

(Reuters Health) - Three out of four women who suffer the severe form of morning sickness that afflicted the Duchess of Cambridge do not experience it in subsequent pregnancies, according to a Finnish study.

FDA approves Teva's generic of Mylan's EpiPen

18 Aug 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd's generic version of Mylan NV's life-saving allergy injection, EpiPen, at a time when regulators are looking to lower healthcare costs. | Video

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