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Former Wales captain Jones diagnosed with early onset dementia

Wales captain Ryan Jones celebrates with The Six Nations trophy after beating France in their Six Nations rugby union match at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales March 15, 2008. REUTERS/ Eddie Keogh (BRITAIN) Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 17 (Reuters) – Former Wales captain......

Biden weighs authority to declare abortion-related public health emergency

July 10 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden on Sunday said he has asked his administration to consider whether he has authority to declare an abortion-related public health emergency after the Supreme Court overturned the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide. The comments come after Biden on Friday......

U.S. House panel to investigate companies sharing reproductive data

The United States Capitol building in Washington, U.S. REUTERS/Emily Elconin Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, July 8 (Reuters) – A U.S. congressional committee has asked data brokers and personal health apps to explain how they handle users’ reproductive health data amid concerns states will use......

U.S. drug distributors prevail in $2.5 bln West Virginia opioid case

Tablets of the opioid-based Hydrocodone at a pharmacy in Portsmouth, Ohio, June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 4 (Reuters) – Major U.S. drug distributors McKesson Corp (MCK.N), AmerisourceBergen Corp (ABC.N) and Cardinal Health Inc (CAH.N) are not responsible for fueling......

Australia reports suspected monkeypox case in returned traveller from Europe

SYDNEY, May 20 (Reuters) – Australian authorities on Friday said they had identified a probable case of monkeypox infection in a traveller who had recently returned from Europe, with confirmatory testing underway. A man in his 40s developed a mild illness several days after arriving back in Sydney with symptoms......

Massachusetts identifies first 2022 U.S. case of monkeypox infection

May 18 (Reuters) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health on Wednesday said it had confirmed a single case of monkeypox virus infection in a man who had recently traveled to Canada. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)said its labs confirmed the infection to be monkeypox on......

Pfizer to pay $11.6 bln for Biohaven to tap migraine market

May 10 (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) said on Tuesday it will pay $11.6 billion to buy Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co (BHVN.N), making a big bet its ability to boost sales of the top-selling pill in a new class of migraine drugs. The boards of both companies have approved the......

Russian fighting destroys, damages nearly 400 hospitals, medical centres, Zelenskiy says

400 hospitals, meidcal centres destroyed, damaged – Zelenskiy ‘Heavy bloody fighting’ in Mariupol – Ukrainian soldier Mariupol evacuation attempt on Friday ZAPORIZHZHIA, Ukraine, May 6 (Reuters) – Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has devastated hundreds of hospitals and other medical institutions and left doctors without drugs to tackle cancer or the......

J&J settles West Virginia opioid litigation for $99 mln

April 18 (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Monday it agreed to pay $99 million to settle claims by West Virginia that it helped fuel an opioid addiction crisis in the state, removing the company from an ongoing trial that began earlier this month. West Virginia is still......

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