Category: Somaderm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. authorities said on Wednesday it has obtained an asset freeze against 18 traders, who are primarily China-based, over an international market manipulation scheme that has reaped more than $31 million in illicit profits over several years. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission logo adorns an office door at the […]

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is seen during a news conference hold by its CEO, Kare Schultz, to discuss the company’s 2019 outlooks in Tel Aviv, Israel February 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amir Cohen (Reuters) – Teva Pharmaceuticals (TEVA.N) is in talks to contribute over $15 billion worth of drugs as part of a […]

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(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) boosted its profit forecast for the year on Tuesday after posting better-than-expected quarterly earnings on stronger prescription sales of its psoriasis treatment Stelara and cancer drug Imbruvica. FILE PHOTO: The company logo for Johnson & Johnson is displayed on a screen to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the company’s […]

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A federal judge paused more than 2,600 lawsuits against OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma on Friday so parties can address their differences to allow continuing litigation over the company’s role in exacerbating the nation’sopioid crisis. The drugmaker and its owners, the Sackler family, filed for bankruptcy last month as part of a tentative settlement. Half the states and hundreds of […]

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – An Australian farmer has launched a legal action against Bayer AG’s agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto after being diagnosed with a type of cancer he says was caused by its weedkiller, Australia’s national broadcaster said on Thursday. FILE PHOTO: A bridge is decorated with the logo of a Bayer AG, a German pharmaceutical […]

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An Australian farmer has launched a legal action against Bayer agricultural chemicals unit Monsanto after being diagnosed with a type of leukemia. According to the Australian Broadcasting Commission (ABC), New South Wales farmer Ross Wild was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma last year after using Monsanto’s weed killer Roundup on his farming property near the border […]

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UK doctors are being told to stop prescribing four types of a heartburn medication called Zantac or ranitidine as a “precautionary measure”. It follows concern in several countries that products may contain an impurity that has been linked to cancer. The four being recalled are Zantac 150mg/10ml Syrup, Zantac 50mg/2ml Injection, Zantac 150mg Tablets and […]

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(Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Tuesday it will pay $20.4 million to settle claims by two Ohio counties, allowing the U.S. healthcare giant to avoid an upcoming federal trial seeking to hold the industry responsible for the nation’s opioid epidemic. FILE PHOTO: The company logo for Johnson & Johnson is displayed on […]

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has held off imposing a blanket ban on single-use plastics to combat pollution, officials said on Tuesday, a measure seen as too disruptive for industry at a time when it is coping with an economic slowdown and job losses. A ragpicker collects recyclable material from a garbage-strewn beach in Mumbai, […]

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It’s easy to list some of the many everyday items invented and patented by women – the dishwasher, windscreen wipers, the board game Monopoly, to name but a few – but the world is still failing to take full advantage of women’s innovative ideas, a report suggests. Women inventors account for just under 13% of […]

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