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How a premature ejaculation drug sparked a $150 million legal battle over trade secrets

Mar 24, 2019 , CNBC Health
The maker of the premature ejaculation drug Promescent is suing consumer giant Reckitt Benckiser for $150 million, alleging fraud and theft of trade...
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U.S. Customs details China pork seizure; importers could pay fine

Mar 23, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. border agents said they have seized 1 million pounds (453,592 kg) of food products from China this month, rather than 1 million pounds of pork as they had previously announced, as they work to keep out African swine fever....
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Toilet Seat That Detects Congestive Heart Failure Getting Ready To Begin Commercialization

Mar 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
With 1 million new cases of congestive heart failure diagnosed each year, a revolutionary product is making it easier for hospitals to monitor patients with the condition in the comfort of their own homes. A toilet-seat based cardiovascular monitoring system created by a team of Rochester Institute......
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Hikma launches Levophed generic

Mar 23, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Norepinephrine bitartrate injection had a market value of roughly $97 million for the 12 months ended January 2019. Read More...
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Research Implicates Causative Genes In Osteoporosis, Suggesting New Targets For Future Therapy

Mar 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Scientists have harnessed powerful data analysis tools and three-dimensional studies of genomic geography to implicate new risk genes for osteoporosis, the chronic bone-weakening condition that affects millions of people. Knowing the causative genes may later open the door to more effective treatmen......
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Contaminated ground beef that made over 400 people ill could still be in your freezer, CDC warns

Mar 23, 2019 , CNN Health
An outbreak of salmonella infections that led to the recall of more than 5 million pounds of ground beef in December is over, the Centers for Disease Control announced Friday, but warns that many consumers could still have contaminated beef in their freezers....
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J&J to record $700 million charge related to abandoned drug program

Mar 22, 2019 , Reuters
Johnson & Johnson on Thursday said it will record a nearly $700 million impairment charge in the first quarter of 2019 related to the abandoned development of its experimental antiviral drug, AL-8176....
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Adolescents Treated With Some ADHD Drugs Like Adderall May Be At Higher Risk Of Having Psychotic Event

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The risk is “low enough that you can’t say, ‘just don’t prescribe Adderall,’” said Dr. Lauren Moran, the study’s lead author. “But from a public health perspective, there’s so many millions of people being prescribed these medications that it actually leads to thousands of people at increased risk of psychosis.” In other public health news: Zika, sugary drinks, depression and more....
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Restoring Hearing Loss

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
A team of worldwide researchers including engineers from the University of Utah have received a $9.7-million grant to design and develop a new implantable device and surgical procedure for the deaf that hopefully will cut through the noise and produce much more detailed sound than traditional hearin......
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British Gallery Latest Institution To Give Sackler Family’s Charitable Arm The Cold Shoulder Over Role In Opioid Crisis

Mar 21, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Britain’s National Portrait Gallery has announced it won’t proceed with a $1.3 million pledge from a charitable organization overseen by some members of the Sackler family, which founded Purdue Pharma. A recent court case has been shedding light on just how large a role the family played in the aggressive marketing of the painkillers....
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This Company Wants To Clean Up America's Drinking Water With Its Sleek Design

Mar 21, 2019 , Forbes
Investigations indicate that up to 63 million Americans have been exposed to unsafe drinking water. “Everyone knows about Flint, Michigan, but there are schools everywhere finding lead in water. It’s not just a Michigan problem. Our infrastructure is old and aging,” says Tara Lundy of...
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London's National Portrait Gallery and Sackler family agree to rescind £1 million donation

Mar 21, 2019 , CNN Health
The National Portrait Gallery in London and the Sackler family, owners of the pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma LP, have said in a statement that the £1,000,000 donation from the Sackler Trust to the gallery's Inspiring People project will not proceed....
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University Of Minnesota To lead $9.7 Million NIH Grant To Improve Hearing Restoration

Mar 21, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The University of Minnesota announced today that it will lead a $9.7 million grant over the next five years from the National Institutes for Health (NIH) BRAIN Initiative to develop a new implantable device and surgical procedure with the goal of restoring more natural hearing to people who are deaf......
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Ro tackles menopause, Peloton hit with $150M lawsuit, and more digital health news briefs

Mar 21, 2019 (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
Also: Family support coaching app raises $27.5 million; Key components of a dementia care...
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Congo Ebola outbreak spreads to city of Bunia

Mar 21, 2019 , Reuters
Health authorities in Democratic Republic of Congo have confirmed a case of Ebola in another city of close to 1 million people, the health ministry said on Wednesday....
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Minn. House Passes Bill That Would Raise Registration Fees For Drugmakers With The Money Going Toward Opioid Crisis

Mar 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The fees would bring in $20 million a year and would be used for education, intervention, treatment and recovery strategies. Meanwhile, a report finds that opioid and suicide deaths in the state are still on the rise....
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As FDA Cracks Down, CVS Expands Anti-Tobacco Push On College Campuses

Mar 20, 2019 , Forbes
CVS Health announced $1.4 million to 82 to make college campuses “smoke- and tobacco...
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Flinn Foundation Funds NAU Microbiologist's Study To Address Health Disparities Through Novel Therapeutic For Asthma

Mar 20, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
According to the National Institutes for Health, asthma is a chronic lung disease affecting more than 300 million people worldwide—25 million in the U.S. alone, including 7 million children. Because it inflames and narrows the airways, the disease significantly affects quality of life, causing recur......
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Second U.S. jury finds Bayer's Roundup caused cancer

Mar 20, 2019 , Reuters
A U.S. jury on Tuesday found Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused cancer, a blow to the company eight months after another jury issued a $289 million verdict over similar claims in a different case....
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FDA gives tentative nod for Perrigo’s generic Finacea

Mar 20, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Finacea foam had a market value of roughly $62 million for the 12 months ended January 2019. Read More...
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