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Canadians consumed C$5 billion to C$6.2 billion in cannabis in 2015 – study

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadians consumed an estimated C$ 5 billion ($ 3.8 billion) to C$ 6.2 billion worth of cannabis in 2015, a study by Statistics Canada showed on Monday, ahead of the nationwide legalization of recreational use of the…..

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Canadians consumed C$5 billion to C$6.2 billion in cannabis in 2015 – study

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadians consumed an estimated C$ 5 billion ($ 3.8 billion) to C$ 6.2 billion worth of cannabis in 2015, a study by Statistics Canada showed on Monday, ahead of the nationwide legalization of recreational use of the…..

Allergan, Richter depression drug succeeds key trial

(Reuters) – Allergan Plc and Hungary’s Gedeon Richter Plc said on Monday their drug to treat acute bipolar depression in adults met the main goal of a late-stage study, bringing the drugmakers closer to getting an expanded approval for the…..

Tiny stem cell companies close in on major heart disease goals

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The early hope that stem cell therapy would make the paralyzed walk, the blind see and cure diabetes have given way to a long list of failures, highlighted by early stem cell champion Geron Corp abandoning…..

U.S. employers say CVS-Aetna deal would affect health-benefits decisions: survey

NEW YORK (Reuters) – CVS Corp’s proposed purchase of Aetna Inc will affect decision-making by a majority of large and mid-size U.S. corporations on employee health benefits, a survey by benefits consultant Aon Plc found. CVS, the second-largest U.S. pharmacy…..

Roche, Shire court fight escalates over haemophilia drug

ZURICH (Reuters) – Roche’s patent dispute with London-listed Shire over the Swiss drugmaker’s new haemophilia drug Hemlibra has escalated, with Shire filing a new motion in a U.S. court that Roche says aims to stop some patients from getting its…..

Few California pharmacists prescribing birth control

(Reuters Health) – A California law allowing pharmacists to prescribe birth control sought to make it easier for women to obtain contraception, but few drug stores provide the service, a new study finds. Only 11 percent of retailers in the…..

Executive function declines long-term after 'transient' brain attacks

(Reuters Health) – People who have so-called transient neurological attacks, including brief mini-strokes, may develop cognitive problems that linger for months, a recent study suggests. Dutch researchers looked at long-term mental functioning in people who had experienced brief neurological attacks,…..

Sleep problems tied to female infertility

(Reuters Health) – Women with sleep disorders other than sleep apnea may be more than three times as likely to experience infertility as their counterparts who don’t have trouble sleeping, a recent study suggests. When insomnia was to blame for…..

Hamburger chain Wendy's to reduce antibiotic use in beef supply

CHICAGO (Reuters) – Hamburger chain Wendy’s Co (WEN.O) laid out plans on Friday to trim the use of antibiotics that are important to human medicine from its beef supply, the latest step by a food company to fight concerns about…..

Judge blocks Trump administration rules on contraceptive coverage

(Reuters) – A U.S. judge on Friday blocked President Donald Trump’s administration from moving forward with new rules that undermined an Obamacare requirement for employers to provide health insurance that covers women’s birth control. U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone in…..