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Healthy weight in pregnancy linked with three times reduced type 2...

Children born to mothers who were a healthy weight during pregnancy are 3.5 times less likely to be diagnosed with type 2...

AMAG wins FDA nod for Vyleesi. Could it be the ‘female...

Valeant, now Bausch Health, paid $1 billon in 2015 for Sprout Pharmaceuticals’ female libido drug Addyi, only to sell it back in 2017. Now...

Meet In The Middle

According to the Global Wellness Institute, the global wellness economy in 2017 was $4.2 trillion, growing from $3.7 trillion in 2015—that represents a 6.4...

Public pledge support for girl after her FreeStyle Libre was stolen

A woman from Aberdeen has said how her faith in people has been restored after public support flooded in for her daughter...

Roche’s Genentech targets cancer cells via video game with Tumor Quest

Roche’s Genentech's latest innovation targets cancer cells—in a video game. Called “Tumor Quest,” the game is aimed at engaging people in an out-of-the-ordinary way...

McKesson UK acquires British medication management startup Echo

McKesson UK has bought London, England-based Echo, a medication management company, according to a news release. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Here’s how...

Low carb diet could prevent type 2 diabetes even without weight...

A low carb diet could still be beneficial to people at risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke even if...

Copycats wanted: Pfizer, AZ and more under threat as China solicits...

The U.S. FDA compiles a list of off-patent drugs without an approved generic to encourage the development of copycats. Now, the Chinese authorities are...

Providers are ready to shoulder more downside risk, survey shows

Healthcare providers have increasing appetite for risk in commercial payment and Medicare contracts, according to a new survey conducted by HFMA and Navigant. The study asked...

Hypo alert dog was denied access into taxi

Taxi drivers are being urged to read up on medical detection dogs after a canine was refused entry to a cab with...
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