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Novartis' digital drive continues with eye-disease app

ZURICH (Reuters) – Novartis’s foray into digital technology intensified on Wednesday as the Swiss drugmaker launched a mobile-phone based app to help collect data from people participating in eye disease studies. FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis’ logo is seen at…..

Hearing loss tied to higher risk of accidental injuries

(Reuters Health) – People who have a lot of trouble hearing may be almost twice as likely to experience an accidental injury as individuals with excellent or good hearing, a U.S. study suggests. Each year from 2007 to 2015, researchers…..

Caffeine in pregnancy tied to childhood weight gain

(Reuters Health) – Pregnant women who drink lots of coffee and other caffeinated beverages may be more likely to have kids who are overweight than mothers who limit caffeine during pregnancy, a Norwegian study suggests. A photo illustration shows a…..

For elderly, opioids tied to higher risk of fall-related injuries and deaths

(Reuters Health) – Elderly people who are prescribed opioids may be at higher risk for injuries from falls, some of which may be fatal, a Canadian analysis of trauma cases suggests. An elderly couple looks out at the ocean as…..

Express Scripts targets Amgen, Lilly migraine drugs in pricing shift

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The largest U.S. manager of prescription benefits is telling drugmakers that the current pricing model is broken, and taking aim at Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and other makers of new migraine medicines to try…..

FDA cracks down on sales of Juul tobacco products to minors

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it launched a crackdown to curb the sale to minors of e-cigarettes and other tobacco products developed by Juul Labs Inc. FILE PHOTO : A view shows the U.S……

FDA reveals 40 warning letters to e-cigarette retailers for sales to youth

(Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it had issued 40 warning letters to retailers as part of its crackdown on illegal sales of Juul and other e-cigarettes to youth. FILE PHOTO : A view shows…..

Malaria on rise in crisis-hit Venezuela, WHO says

GENEVA (Reuters) – Malaria is spreading rapidly in crisis-hit Venezuela, with more than an estimated 406,000 cases in 2017, up roughly 69 percent from a year before, the largest increase worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday. Venezuelan…..

Ireland wins EU OK to tax sugary drinks on health grounds

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Ireland gained EU approval on Tuesday for a tax on sugary drinks after regulators said the levy would help the country tackle health and obesity issues. The ruling could help head off any challenges to taxes in…..

UK bans Sanofi epilepsy drug without pregnancy prevention plan

LONDON (Reuters) – A Sanofi drug for epilepsy and bipolar disorder linked to thousands of birth defects has been banned in Britain for use in women or girls of child-bearing age, unless they are on a special pregnancy prevention program……