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Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes

Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun out of the company carried out an illegal scheme to b...

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes

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Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to end U.S. federal investigations into the marketing of an opioid addiction treatment by its ...
2019-07-11, 14:13

Reckitt in $1.4bn settlement over US opioid treatment probe Consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser said it has agreed to pay up to $1.4bn to settle US investigations into the sale and marketing of an opioid ad...
2019-07-11, 12:13

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end long-running Indivior probes Britain's Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioi...
2019-07-11, 12:39

Woman with opioid addiction to get regular methadone treatment in prison A Massachusetts woman will become the first known person to win approval from the U.S. Justice Department's Bureau of Prisons (BOP) to receive ongoin...
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U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser is set to pay $1.4 billion to settle all U.S. investigations into the sales and marketing of an opioid-...
2019-07-11, 11:13

Reckitt Benckiser to pay record $1.4bn fine over opioid sales Nurofen maker reaches deal with US over alleged fraudulent marketing of SuboxoneReckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay a $1.4bn (£1.1bn) fine to settle ...
2019-07-11, 10:39

UK's Reckitt Benckiser to pay up to $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe Britain's Reckitt Benckiser (RB) said it would pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the firm in connection wit...
2019-07-11, 15:00

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Opioid Maker Agrees to Pay Oklahoma $85 Million Over Claims Company Helped Create Addiction Crisis (Bloomberg) — Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. agreed to pay $85 million to settle an Oklahoma lawsuit claiming that illegal marketing of it...
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Opioid treatment may reduce contact with law enforcement (Reuters Health) - Opioid users who get treatment for their drug dependency are less likely to have police encounters or to be charged with crimes, a...
2019-07-12, 23:52

Minnesota, Nebraska to receive federal funding for opioid treatment The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced Friday that Minnesota and Nebraska have been approved for Medicaid demonstrations that will ...
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Reckitt picks PepsiCo executive as next CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive officer, to succeed...
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Reckitt picks PepsiCo man as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavy...
2019-06-12, 12:52

Reckitt Benckiser to invest $200 mln in its UK and US businesses this year Dettol and Lysol maker Reckitt Benckiser will invest an additional $200 million between its businesses in the United Kingdom and the United States th...
2019-06-04, 16:13

Indivior says Reckitt settlement in U.S. unrelated to its cases Drugmaker Indivior Plc said on Thursday its former parent Reckitt Benckiser's $1.4 billion settlement with authorities in the United States was separ...
2019-07-11, 14:52

Reckitt picks PepsiCo executive as CEO, going outside for first time Consumer goods group Reckitt Benckiser has picked PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan as its next chief executive, becoming the latest industry heavy...
2019-06-12, 18:13

Reckitt names Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan CEO British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser on Wednesday named Pepsico executive Laxman Narasimhan to succeed Rakesh Kapoor as chief executive off...
2019-06-12, 08:52

UPDATE 1-Reckitt Benckiser to invest $200 mln in UK, U.S. units this year Dettol and Lysol maker Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc will invest an additional $200 million in its UK and U.S. units this year, including a $70 million...
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Workplace masturbator loses arbitration case after claiming sex addiction An arbitrator found that a Canadian company was right to fire a male employee who masturbated loudly in the workplace bathroom — and who tried save h...
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FCC probes whether Sinclair misled agency during failed Tribune deal Shares in Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc fell by 1.6% after the U.S. Federal Communications Commission disclosed it has opened an investigation into wh...
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Opioid prescriptions for six surgeries down by half, study says More than half of the patients included in a study who had one of six surgeries took no opioids after the procedure, report researchers testing out a...
2019-06-01, 01:13

Opioid crisis hits nonunion plants, too The states where opioid abuse is most rampant are home to numerous nonunion auto plants. A number of those workplaces have policies to help workers w...
2019-07-08, 12:26

Landmark US opioid trial begins in Oklahoma Consumer products giant Johnson & Johnson has gone to trial in Oklahoma over its contribution to the state's opioid crisis. The case could set a prec...
2019-05-29, 06:26

Oklahoma judge wants more answers on $85M opioid settlement NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma judge is declining to approve the state’s proposed $85 million settlement with an opioid maker until he’...
2019-06-10, 23:26

Drug manufacturer to pay $225 million to end opioid investigations Drug manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Inc. has agreed to pay $225 million in order to end federal investigations into allegations that it used illegal...
2019-06-06, 03:13

Oklahoma Faces Off Against J & J in First Trial of an Opioid Maker With Purdue Pharma and Teva settling the case, the state sought to hold J & J responsible for the broader opioid crisis. The company argued that it o...
2019-05-29, 02:26

J&J vows to defend itself in talc, opioid lawsuits Johnson & Johnson vowed to defend itself against lawsuits alleging the company fueled the opioid crisis and that its namesake talc-based baby powder ...
2019-07-16, 17:52

A peek into opioid users' brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation's opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addi...
2019-07-10, 18:39

Opioid epidemic 'making more organs available for transplant' The opioid epidemic has at least helped solve another medical crisis - the shortage of organs available for transplant, according to new research in ...
2019-06-06, 21:39

Obesity-related pain contributes to opioid use (Reuters Health) - Long-term use of prescription opioids for chronic pain is more common among people who are overweight or obese, a new study finds....
2019-06-19, 03:52

Finally, More Criminal Charges for Opioid Executives A rare criminal charge has been brought against former executives at a company who helped pushed opioid pain medications across the U.S., helping to ...
2019-07-19, 04:13

Second opioid distributor charged over U.S. overdose crisis An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives on Thursday were charged with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling million...
2019-07-18, 22:26

| Maradona returns to Argentina for shoulder treatment Argentine football great Diego Maradona is to have treatment in Buenos Aires on an injured shoulder that forced him to miss a trip to the Cannes Film...
2019-05-23, 04:00

U.N.'s Bachelet 'appalled' at U.S. treatment of migrants and refugees U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is "appalled" at the conditions in which the United States is keeping detained migrants and refugees, inclu...
2019-07-08, 15:52

Game of Thrones gets the VR treatment on HTC’s Viveport Infinity HTC and HBO today announced an exclusive “Game of Thrones” VR experience will arrive on Viveport Infinity on May 31. Dubbed Beyond the Wall, the game...
2019-05-30, 20:52

New surface treatment could improve refrigeration efficiency Unlike water, liquid refrigerants and other fluids that have a low surface tension tend to spread quickly into a sheet when they come into contact wi...
2019-05-21, 14:33

The Latest: San Francisco backs forcing some into treatment SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a San Francisco proposal to force some people with drug addictions and mental illness into treatment (all times lo...
2019-06-05, 01:52

Biohaven's treatment for Lou Gehrig's disease fails to win FDA nod Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Co Ltd said on Friday the U.S. health regulator failed to approve its treatment for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or...
2019-07-20, 02:01

Stem cell treatment gaining popularity (WBIR) For her 71st birthday, Nan Scott threw herself a party and got some new knees. “And we all drank a margarita to stem cells,” Scott...
2019-06-18, 21:52

A better way to encapsulate islet cells for diabetes treatment When medical devices are implanted in the body, the immune system often attacks them, producing scar tissue around the device. This buildup of tissue...
2019-06-27, 22:26

Wellcome Trust investing £80m in snakebite treatment Scientists say antivenom exists for only 60% of all the snakes in the worldNew drugs for snakebite are desperately needed, say scientists, to replace...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Discovery could lead to Lyme disease treatment (WSLS) A Virginia Tech researcher has made a discovery that could open the door to Lyme disease treatment. Brandon Jutras is an assistant professor o...
2019-06-20, 02:26

Navy probes claims war college leader kept margarita machine in office, invited students for games of Twister in his office The head of the Navy’s college for future leaders is under investigation—and the charges include keeping a margarita machine in his office, according...
2019-06-07, 16:00

Oklahoma at trial's end says opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for f...
2019-07-15, 18:52

Opioid drugmaker Insys Therapeutics files for bankruptcy Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a U....
2019-06-10, 15:13

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in US over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks to in...
2019-06-06, 16:39

DEA tracked every opioid pill sold in the US. The data is out—and it’s horrific Enlarge / Members of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters hold signs while protesting during the McKesson Corp. annual meeting at the Irving-La...
2019-07-18, 01:13

New Jersey sues Sackler family for opioid epidemic The New Jersey attorney general's office filed a lawsuit against members of the billionaire family behind pharmaceutical giant Purdue Pharma, allegin...
2019-05-31, 17:13

Ohio doctor charged in opioid overdose deaths A critical care doctor facing murder charges in the overdose deaths of 25 patients has pleaded not guilty. A lawyer for Dr. William Husel said he did...
2019-06-05, 23:26

UPDATE 2-Insys to pay $225 mln, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks t...
2019-06-06, 03:00

First state trial against drugmakers in opioid crisis underway The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis started Tuesday in Oklahoma.    ...
2019-05-29, 02:13

Insys files for bankruptcy after settling opioid case Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Monday, about a week after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle a US pro...
2019-06-10, 23:26

Legal Cannabis May Not Lower Opioid Overdose Deaths After All A new study seems to deal a serious blow to one of the pro-cannabis movement’s talking points: the idea that the more medical cannabis is legalized, ...
2019-06-11, 21:52

Opioid manufacturer in kickback scheme files for bankruptcy Three open bottles of prescription medication. / Getty Images CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) — An opioid manufacturing company whose founder was convicted of r...
2019-06-12, 18:52

Trial in Oklahoma’s lawsuit against opioid makers underway NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — The nation’s first state trial against drugmakers blamed for contributing to the opioid crisis is underway in Oklahoma. Op...
2019-05-28, 17:26

Louvre museum covers Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre museum has taped over the Sackler name as donors to a wing of the building after protests against the family blamed for the opioid cr...
2019-07-18, 12:00

Does the drop in US drug deaths mean the opioid crisis is ending? Overdose deaths in the US have dropped for the first time in two decades, but many people are still dependent on painkillers and struggling to get th...
2019-07-19, 13:39

UN health agency to remove controversial opioid guidelines The World Health Organization notified U.S. lawmakers Wednesday that it will discontinue two publications on prescribing opioid painkillers in respon...
2019-06-20, 21:26

Opioid drug defendants ask Oklahoma judge to end case The defendants in Oklahoma's trial against drugmakers are asking a judge to rule in their favor, arguing the state has failed to prove they'...
2019-07-03, 19:26

Scientists peek into opioid users’ brains as they try to quit Government scientists are starting to peek into the brains of people caught in the nation’s opioid epidemic, to see if medicines proven to treat addi...
2019-07-10, 03:13

Sales of opioid painkiller codeine have halved in Australia Sales of codeine have halved in Australia after an over-the-counter ban and fears that people would be driven to stronger prescriptions have not come...
2019-05-21, 14:33

4 Your Health: 1st time opioid users more at risk to get hooked People receiving opioids in the hospital for the first time are more at risk of becoming addicted. People who take opioids for the first time while i...
2019-06-18, 21:52

Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling million...
2019-07-19, 03:26

Opioid stewardship programs help prevent misuse in hospitals As the U.S. wrestles with the problem of opioid addiction in the United States, many hospitals have adopted stewardship programs that may help curb t...
2019-07-04, 00:52

Treating the deadly opioid epidemic is a top concern for UAW negotiations In the summer's contract talks, the union is seeking an expansion of employer-funded, union-administered assistance programs aimed at preventing the ...
2019-07-08, 12:26

Insys to pay $225 million, plead guilty in U.S. over opioid kickbacks Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit will plead guilty to fraud to settle probes into their payment of kickbacks t...
2019-06-06, 01:26

Spotlight on Oklahoma for start of trial for opioid makers OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma is poised to become the first state to go to trial in a lawsuit against the makers of pharmaceuticals blamed for contri...
2019-05-27, 17:39

Teva settles with Oklahoma for $85 million in opioid case NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — One of the drugmakers named in Oklahoma’s lawsuit over the opioid crisis has agreed to a settlement in which it will pay t...
2019-05-26, 20:26

Federal government wants a cut of $270M Oklahoma got from opioid manufacturer Oklahoma received $270 million in its settlement with Purdue Pharma, the manufacturing giant behind dangerously addictive opioid OxyContin, but the C...
2019-06-29, 02:13

Teva Settles Oklahoma Opioid Case for $85 Million The Israel-based drugmaker agreed to pay $85 million to resolve claims by the state of Oklahoma that the company’s marketing helped fuel a rise in op...
2019-05-26, 22:39

The Unseen Victims of the Opioid Crisis Are Starting to Rebel The push to end opioid abuse has ended up hurting the people who use the drugs legitimately. Now those chronic pain patients are starting a movement ...
2019-05-21, 18:52

Jeffrey Epstein's treatment is 'worse' because of his wealth, his lawyers say Prosecutors have singled out Jeffrey Epstein for harsher treatment than other defendants because he is rich, lawyers for the American financier claim...
2019-07-17, 03:39

More than 20 ambassadors condemn China's treatment of Uighurs in Xinjiang UN ambassadors from 22 states join together in rare show of unity to write letter calling on Beijing to allow freedom of movement for Muslim minority...
2019-07-11, 09:13

Caster Semenya May Run an 800 Without Hormone Treatment, Swiss Court Says Semenya won an interim ruling that suspended a recent decision requiring intersex athletes to suppress testosterone levels before competing in certai...
2019-06-04, 05:00

Congresswomen press Nike about its treatment of pregnant athletes Members of Congress are asking Nike executives for details on the company’s treatment of female athletes following reports that company stopped payin...
2019-05-21, 21:39

Eton Pharma's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment for conjunctivitis, the drug developer said on Friday....
2019-07-12, 23:52

In vaping response, schools mull treatment with discipline HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A glimpse of student athletes in peak physical condition vaping just moments after a competing in a football game led Stamford...
2019-05-26, 15:26

Amazon faces EU inquiry over treatment of small retailers Investigation into possible anti-competitive behaviour is likely to spark US angerThe European Union has launched a formal investigation into Amazon,...
2019-07-17, 14:26

David Ortiz to be flown to Boston for treatment following shooting Wounded former Red Sox star David Ortiz is expected to be flown Monday night from the Dominican Republic to a hospital in Boston aboard a team jet, b...
2019-06-10, 22:13

Imagine Me & You gives a lesbian love story the classic rom-com treatment Does love at first sight exist? How do you balance commitment and loyalty with the pull of true love? What are the most appealing visual locations in...
2019-06-07, 15:13

San Francisco eyes forced treatment for mentally ill addicts SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering a proposal to force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses into treatment. Mayor L...
2019-06-04, 10:52

San Francisco considers forced treatment for mentally ill addicts SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco supervisors were expected to consider a proposal Tuesday that could force drug addicts with serious mental illnesses in...
2019-06-04, 19:52

Emaciated polar bear found in Russia taken for treatment MOSCOW (AP) — An emaciated polar bear seen roaming around an industrial city in Russia far south of its normal sea ice hunting grounds is being trans...
2019-06-21, 18:26

Nat King Cole’s Early Years Are Getting the Archival Treatment Resonance Records is set to release a nearly-200-song anthology of music, which will be the first complete collection of Cole’s pre-Capitol recording...
2019-07-19, 09:52

Should doctors face jail when treatment goes wrong? - podcast The death of a patient at a private London hospital after a delay in his treatment led to the imprisonment of David Sellu. After 15 months behind bar...
2019-07-03, 04:39

How vitamin D helps fight treatment-resistant cancer Two active forms of vitamin D can kill treatment-resistant cancer cells by blocking a way that the cells pump out chemotherapy drugs, a new study sho...
2019-06-20, 01:26

Kit Harington Spotted in Connecticut After Checking Into Treatment Center There's nothing better for your health than a bit of fresh air. Kit Harington must be a follower of that principle because he was seen taking a stro...
2019-05-31, 17:52

Keita on treatment table again in Africa Cup of Nations blow "Naby Keita\u0027s return from injury looks to have been short-lived with Guinea announcing on Friday he is unsure of competing in their must-win las...
2019-06-28, 20:52

Koalas burned in wildfires can now be saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go insid...
2019-06-19, 07:00

Toddler diagnosed with leukemia days after dad finishes treatment A toddler was left fighting for his life after being diagnosed with leukemia just days after his dad finished his treatment for a similar type of blo...
2019-06-06, 22:52

Cataract treatment inventor Dr. Patricia Smith dies at 76 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dr. Patricia Bath, a pioneering ophthalmologist who became the first African American female doctor to receive a medical patent ...
2019-06-04, 10:52

Drug-releasing coil in stomach could provide better treatment for TB Some people have to take several tablets each day to treat tuberculosis – a coil threaded with pills and inserted in the stomach offers an alternativ...
2019-05-21, 14:33

McConnell shrugs off questions about preferential treatment by Chao Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell shrugged off a question Tuesday about whether he received special treatment from the Transportation Department...
2019-06-12, 02:52

Gum disease treatment for Alzheimer’s lowers signs of inflammation A small trial testing a new kind of treatment for Alzheimer’s that blocks the toxins of P. gingivalis bacteria has had some encouraging preliminary r...
2019-07-17, 18:39

Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody-drug conjugate Polivy for treat...
2019-06-11, 02:52

'Toxic' treatment of House of Lords staff revealed A shocking dossier on sexual harassment and bullying in the House of Lords has prompted demands from a top QC for a crackdown on peers' behaviour tow...
2019-07-11, 00:39

WATCH: Jon Stewart eviscerates Congress for treatment of 9/11 first responders Comedian John Stewart tore into a subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee for its low attendance at a hearing to discuss reauthorizing the Sept...
2019-06-12, 00:39

Donald Trump gets the royal treatment on state visit to UK Britain rolled out the royal red carpet for Donald Trump on Monday, with Queen Elizabeth leading the pomp and pageantry in honor of the U.S. presiden...
2019-06-03, 21:13

The Clinic That Helps Seniors Find the Right Marijuana Treatment More older people are trying cannabis to alleviate pain and other ailments, but they’re often left taking medical advice from dispensary sales clerks...
2019-07-11, 16:26

Two brain chemicals should be targeted in Parkinson's treatment, study says While Parkinson's disease patients often receive treatment for lower dopamine levels, researchers say treatment should also target the chemical acety...
2019-07-18, 01:13

Merck's treatment for urinary, abdominal infections gets FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Merck & Co Inc's combination treatment for complicated forms of urinary tract and abdominal infect...
2019-07-17, 18:13

Eton's conjunctivitis treatment fails to win FDA nod; shares tumble Eton Pharmaceuticals Inc said on Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its treatment for conjunctivitis, sending its ...
2019-07-12, 23:52

Stressed 'Game of Thrones' star Kit Harington getting treatment "Game of Thrones" actor Kit Harington is undergoing treatment after the end of the HBO television series in which he starred as the heartthrob Jon Sn...
2019-05-29, 02:39

The Fiver | Arsenal’s best defender even when watching from a treatment table Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Arsenal are the legal property of a man who spends his days in front of a gigantic abacus in the U...
2019-07-11, 19:52

This New Treatment Could Save the Lives of Babies. But It Costs $2.1 Million. The price set by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis may be the world’s highest for a single treatment — prompting renewed debate about how society will pay...
2019-05-24, 22:26

Koalas burned in wildfires can be now saved but the treatment is gross With wildfires on the rise, endangered koalas are more threatened than ever, but a new treatment for burned animals offers a ray of hope. We go insid...
2019-06-14, 16:52

Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for pos...
2019-05-25, 00:39

Louvre Museum first to remove Sackler family name after opioid protests France's Louvre Museum in Paris has become the first major institution to remove the Sackler family name after protests erupted against the family th...
2019-07-18, 17:26

Opioid epidemic alone didn't cause life expectancy decline, study says New research argues poorer, less educated white adults are dying much earlier than more affluent white adults from internal diseases such as cardiova...
2019-06-13, 21:13

Opioid 'kingpin' J&J fueled epidemic, Oklahoma argues at trial's end Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday compared Johnson & Johnson to a drug cartel leader as they sought to hold the drugmaker responsible for ...
2019-07-15, 21:26

UPDATE 2-Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 mln to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd said on Sunday it had agreed to pay an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company w...
2019-05-27, 01:26

Top Executives of Insys, an Opioid Company, Are Found Guilty of Racketeering The defendants were accused of conspiring to bribe doctors to prescribe a fentanyl-based painkiller and misleading insurers about patients’ need for ...
2019-06-13, 22:52

Medical marijuana vs. opioid abuse: New study questions the connection Enlarge / Legal cannabis for sale in a tobacco shop in Italy. (credit: Stefano Guidi | Getty Images) In the US, federal law has severely restrict...
2019-06-14, 01:39

Teva Pharm to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle opioid claims Teva Pharmaceutical Industries said on Sunday it had agreed an $85 million settlement with the state of Oklahoma days before the company was set to f...
2019-05-26, 19:13

Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled ...
2019-05-28, 20:39

Fate of opioid litigation hinges on government 'police power' The fate of thousands of lawsuits seeking to hold drugmakers responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic hinges in part on a thorny legal questi...
2019-06-27, 20:13

Purdue Pharma Faces Internal Challenges on Top of Opioid Lawsuits OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma is struggling with slumping sales, a shrinking workforce and restructuring problems as it battles lawsuits related to t...
2019-06-30, 17:13

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after kickback probe Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday amid mounting expenses driven by a U.S. Justice Department probe into clai...
2019-06-10, 17:52

Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil...
2019-06-06, 00:39

FDA proposes tighter opioid rules that would make new drugs less addictive Under the proposal, drugmakers would have to say whether their drug has "any characteristics that would mitigate the risks of overdose, abuse or the ...
2019-06-20, 19:00

Local governments seek negotiating power in opioid lawsuit COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers are asking a federal judge overseeing hundreds of lawsuits filed against manufacturers and distributors of opioid drugs...
2019-06-14, 17:26

Fed chief Powell says the economic impact of the opioid crisis is 'quite substantial' "An extraordinary number of people are taking opioids in one form or another," says Powell, during testimony before the House Financial Services Comm...
2019-07-10, 19:39

The Latest: Hawaii Sues Opioid Maker For Deceptive Marketing SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on lawsuits filed against opioid maker Purdue Pharma. 5:45 p.m. Hawaii has joined other states in filing lawsuit...
2019-06-04, 05:52

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle U.S. opioid charges Morris & Dickson Co, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government char...
2019-05-25, 00:39

Insys Files for Chapter 11 Days After Settling Opioid Case Pharmaceutical company Insys filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell its assets, days after agreeing to pay $225 million to settle federal...
2019-06-10, 18:26

UPDATE 1-Second opioid distributor charged over role in U.S. drug epidemic An Ohio drug wholesale distributor and two former executives were charged on Thursday with profiting from the U.S. opioid epidemic by selling million...
2019-07-19, 02:39

APNewsBreak: Iowa aide fired after reporting opioid scheme A secretary at Iowa's school for juvenile offenders has been fired after using her job to purchase pain pills from a former student who she says dema...
2019-05-24, 17:52

Insys becomes first drugmaker to file for bankruptcy to cover opioid penalties The moves comes one week after the company agreed to pay $225 million to resolve a federal investigation into a bribery scheme designed to induce doc...
2019-06-10, 20:00

Medical pot laws no answer for US opioid deaths, study finds A new study shoots down the notion that medical marijuana laws can prevent opioid overdose deaths. Researchers repeated an analysis that sparked exci...
2019-06-10, 21:39

Overdose victim's father to testify in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose is expected to testify on Wednesday on the second day of trial in a lawsuit by...
2019-05-29, 12:26

Medical marijuana no longer tied to fewer opioid deaths (Reuters Health) - Legalizing medical marijuana no longer appears to be linked with a drop in fatal opioid overdoses, according to a new U.S. study t...
2019-06-10, 23:52

US lawmakers demand UN health agency change opioid guidance Two US lawmakers are calling on the World Health Organization to withdraw pain care guidelines that include what they say are false claims about the ...
2019-05-24, 05:39

Oklahoma takes on drugmakers J&J, Teva in landmark opioid trial Gail Box vividly remembers the day in May 2011 when she first learned her 22-year-old son Austin, a University of Oklahoma linebacker, was abusing op...
2019-05-24, 12:26

Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid ...
2019-05-29, 20:13

'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on...
2019-05-29, 20:52

Opioid manufacturer Insys files for bankruptcy after $225m settlement Insys Therapeutics founder and executives were convicted of bribing doctors to prescribe highly addictive painkiller A leading drug maker, whose foun...
2019-06-11, 01:26

U.S. cities propose framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitc...
2019-06-14, 22:00

Big drug distributor pays $22 million to settle US opioid charges Morris & Dickson, one of the largest U.S. wholesale drug distributors, agreed to pay $22 million in civil penalties to settle U.S. government charges...
2019-05-24, 22:13

An Australian Doctor’s Dream: Curing America’s Opioid Curse Dr. George O’Neil has implanted a device he invented into thousands of Australians who abuse opioids. But is it an answer for America’s addiction cri...
2019-06-07, 01:39

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement o...
2019-06-18, 16:13

Bring medically proven opioid treatments into jails and prisons President Trump may have a reputation for toughness, but the White House is taking a different approach with its newest plan to counteract crime and ...
2019-05-23, 22:13

Ron Darling will return to Mets' broadcast booth after cancer treatment Longtime New York Mets broadcaster Ron Darling will return to the broadcast booth for Tuesday's game between the Mets and Giants after undergoing sur...
2019-06-03, 21:39

Karyopharm Therapeutics prices blood cancer treatment after FDA approval Karyopharm Therapeutics Inc on Wednesday set a list-price for its blood cancer treatment Xpovio at $22,000 per month, following accelerated approval ...
2019-07-03, 22:26

Rugby league players consider class action over NRL's treatment of concussions Bannister Law and Cahill Lawyers investigating code’s liability for CTE and ‘reasonably preventable brain injuries’Former rugby league players are co...
2019-07-03, 06:26

U.N. Rights Head ‘Shocked’ by Treatment of Migrant Children at U.S. Border Michelle Bachelet, the United Nations human rights chief, condemned the conditions faced by migrant children at the border, urging Washington to “con...
2019-07-09, 00:26

Venezuela opposition pledges equal treatment for creditors in possible restructuring Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido's economic advisors have proposed treating most creditors equally in a possible debt restructuring should th...
2019-07-04, 00:13

House panel to hold hearing on treatment of migrant children The House Oversight Committee has scheduled a hearing next week on the separation and treatment of immigrant children and has launched an investigati...
2019-07-02, 22:52

Facebook, YouTube Crack Down on Bogus Cancer Treatment Claims Facebook and YouTube are being flooded with scientifically dubious and potentially harmful information about alternative cancer treatments, which som...
2019-07-02, 16:39

Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins FDA's accelerated approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Roche Holding AG's combo lymphoma treatment for previously treated patients, th...
2019-06-10, 19:52

FDA approves Lilly's migraine drug as first ever cluster headache treatment Eli Lilly and Co's migraine treatment Emgality on Tuesday became the first drug to gain U.S. approval for decreasing the frequency of episodic cluste...
2019-06-04, 23:26

Frenchman at the heart of France's right-to-die debate dies after treatment pulled A quadriplegic man who has been in a vegetative state for more than a decade and became the symbol for the right-to-die debate in France has died, hi...
2019-07-11, 19:52

Cancer: New compound boosts chemo, prevents treatment resistance A new study in mice finds a compound that boosts the effectiveness of the chemotherapy drug cisplatin and stops cancer cells from becoming resistant ...
2019-06-09, 17:13

Court Allows Rajiv Saxena To Travel Abroad For Medical Treatment The Delhi High Court on Monday allowed Rajiv Saxena, the accused-turned-approver in the AgustaWestland chopper deal scam, to travel abroad for medica...
2019-06-10, 16:26

Turkey slams Iceland over treatment of national football team Members of the Turkish national team were subject to strict security checks upon their arrival to Iceland. Turkey is set to play Iceland in a qualifi...
2019-06-10, 16:26

Derek Fisher blasts the treatment of WNBA players: ‘Has to change’ Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher is standing up for his WNBA team both on and off the court. After the Sparks defeated the Minnesota Lynx on Sat...
2019-06-10, 22:13

Mehul Choksi Says He Left India For Medical Check-Up, Treatment Diamantaire Mehul Choksi, a key accused in the multi-crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam, on Monday told the Bombay High Court that he left India f...
2019-06-17, 20:26

UPDATE 3-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody-drug conjugate Polivy for treat...
2019-06-11, 03:13

French healthcare will stop paying for homeopathic treatment in 2021 After another study found that homeopathic medicines had no proven benefit, the French government announced it will end reimbursements for these trea...
2019-07-11, 16:39

No Special Treatment: Fake Video of Zuckerberg Stays on Instagram Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen...
2019-06-12, 08:39

AstraZeneca's Lynparza gets EU nod as first-line ovarian cancer maintenance treatment British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc on Tuesday said its cancer medicine Lynparza was approved as a first-line maintenance treatment for a type of advan...
2019-06-18, 10:39

FDA advisory panel recommends approval of TB Alliance's tuberculosis treatment Independent experts of an FDA advisory panel voted in favor of the not-for-profit TB Alliance's treatment for drug resistant tuberculosis, as a part ...
2019-06-06, 23:52

Paul Manafort won’t get special treatment at Rikers Island, de Blasio says New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday said Trump’s campaign chairman Paul Manafort will get no special treatment beyond basic security measur...
2019-06-05, 17:39

"No 5-Star Treatment, Can Sleep On Road": HD Kumaraswamy On Village Visit Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy, who kick-started his village stay campaign ''Grama Vastavya 2.0'' from Gurmitkal in Yadgir district on Frida...
2019-06-22, 06:39

Dr. Patricia Bath, Pioneering Cataract Treatment Inventor, Dies at 76 (SAN FRANCISCO) — Dr. Patricia Bath, a pioneering ophthalmologist who became the first African American female doctor to receive a medical pate...
2019-06-05, 23:52

FDA declines to approve Daiichi Sankyo's blood cancer treatment Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve its drug quizartinib as a treatment for adults...
2019-06-21, 15:39

US Ordered Into Mediation On Border Patrol Treatment Of Migrant Children A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the government into mediation to resolve serious concerns about the treatment of migrant children at crowded U...
2019-06-29, 05:26

Kit Harington Returns Home to London Following Stay at Treatment Center Kit Harington is back to living life as usual in London. The Game of Thrones star was spotted in the English city on Monday, where he looks healthie...
2019-06-20, 06:52

New Documentary Explores the Realities of Being an Intersex Person and Their Treatment By Society When M was 7-years-old, her parents told her that she had had an operation as a young infant that meant she couldn’t have children. But, they w...
2019-06-19, 20:26

Light therapy may stop cancer treatment side effect Researchers say that light therapy is an effective treatment for oral ulcers resulting from radiation therapy for head and neck cancer or stem cell t...
2019-07-10, 01:26

GSK's two-drug HIV Dovato treatment meets main goal in study GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of...
2019-07-10, 17:26

Lee Chong Wei: Former badminton world number one retires after cancer treatment Former world number one Lee Chong Wei retires from badminton with "no regrets", after struggling to return to full fitness following a cancer diagnos...
2019-06-13, 17:26

Boy band svengali and convicted fraudster Lou Pearlman getting the biopic treatment Lou Pearlman ignobly died in prison while serving 25 years for his role in a far-ranging Ponzi scheme, but the one-time svengali’s influence is still...
2019-07-19, 17:39

Roger Federer Gets the Pope Treatment on a Chaotic Day at the Italian Open While Federer was awed by the way fans responded to him at the Italian Open, other players were struggling to cope with poor conditions on and off th...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Kit Harington Checks Into Treatment Center to Work on "Personal Issues" Kit Harington is putting his health first. The 32-year-old Game of Thrones star has checked into a wellness retreat. "Kit has decided to utilize thi...
2019-05-29, 02:52

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patien...
2019-07-16, 23:13

David Crosby somehow lived long enough to get the overdue documentary treatment By all rights, David Crosby should’ve died sometime in the 1980s. From his emergence in the mid-’60s as a guitarist and vocalist for The Byrds to his...
2019-07-17, 00:52

Ghosn's Paris lawyers contacted U.N. body to complain about his treatment Carlos Ghosn's Paris lawyers François Zimeray and Jessica Finelle said on Monday that they had contacted a United Nations body last week to complain ...
2019-05-27, 13:13

Esketamine nasal spray effective against treatment resistant depression New research suggests esketamine nasal spray, a new antidepressant, is safe and effective for patients who have failed to respond to other types of t...
2019-05-22, 03:00

Pompeo calls China's treatment of Uighurs 'stain of the century' U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday called China's treatment of its Uighur Muslim minority the "stain of the century" and accused Beijing...
2019-07-18, 16:00

Health Law Improved Access to Cancer Treatment, Studies Show New studies suggest the 2010 Affordable Care Act has modestly improved Americans’ timely access to cancer treatment, and may have smoothed some racia...
2019-06-02, 18:52

Giving fruit flies your cancer’s mutations could guide your treatment Flies, fish and mice are being developed into “cancer avatars” that carry the unique traits of a person’s cancer and help doctors choose which drugs ...
2019-05-22, 22:26

Pompeo Calls China’s Treatment of Uighurs the ‘Stain of the Century’ U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called China’s treatment of Uihgurs, a Muslim minority group, the “stain of the century” while ...
2019-07-19, 05:26

UPDATE 1-Novartis' breast cancer treatment wins FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Friday that it had approved Novartis AG's treatment in combination with a hormone therapy for pos...
2019-05-25, 05:26

Opioid drugmaker Insys Chairman Steven Meyer quits after settlement with DoJ Insys Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday Chairman Steven Meyer and board member Pierre Lapalme will resign, a day after the opioid drugmaker agreed to...
2019-06-06, 14:52

Opioid manufacturer Insys agrees to pay $225M resolution in kickback case Opioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics agreed to pay $225 million to settle the government's criminal and civil investigations into the company's unl...
2019-06-07, 06:13

UPDATE 3-Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled ...
2019-05-28, 20:52

Purdue Pharma accused of 'corrupting' WHO to boost global opioid sales ‘Unscrupulous’ manufacturer replicated false marketing claims to change WHO guidelines, report by members of Congress allegesPurdue Pharma, the drug ...
2019-05-22, 16:52

Federal data shows opioid shipments ballooned as crisis grew Newly released federal data shows how drugmakers and distributors increased shipments of opioid painkillers across the U.S. as the nation's addi...
2019-07-17, 16:13

Prosecutors say J&J ran 'deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwashing campaign' in key opioid trial Oklahoma state prosecutors blasted J&J in the first day of a landmark opioid trial Tuesday, saying it ran a "deceitful, multibillion-dollar brainwash...
2019-05-28, 19:00

Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generic...
2019-07-12, 23:52

UPDATE 1-Insys to pay $225 mln, unit to plead guilty to settle U.S. opioid charges Insys Therapeutics Inc agreed to pay $225 million and an operating unit agreed to plead guilty to five mail fraud counts to settle criminal and civil...
2019-06-06, 00:39

Study: High-risk opioid users seek safe spaces Roughly 77 percent of people in Baltimore, Boston and Providence, R.I., addicted to heroin, fentanyl and illicit opioid pills want safe injection fac...
2019-06-05, 23:39

John Delaney wants pharma companies responsible for opioid crisis to go out of business Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney believes that pharmaceutical companies responsible for the opioid crisis should be fined out of busine...
2019-07-02, 07:00

J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, t...
2019-05-28, 22:52

States agree to pause lawsuits against bankrupt opioid maker Insys Five states have agreed to facilitate settlement talks by dropping objections to a bid by Insys Therapeutics Inc in bankruptcy court to put on hold t...
2019-07-02, 22:52

Judge approves Teva's $85 million opioid settlement with state of Oklahoma Teva had reached an agreement with the state of Oklahoma last month, just two days before the drugmaker was set to face a trial alongside Johnson & J...
2019-06-27, 19:26

UPDATE 2-Oklahoma at trial says J&J's deceptive marketing fueled U.S. opioid crisis The state of Oklahoma accused Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday of using deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of addictive painkillers that fueled ...
2019-05-28, 19:00

More than half of opioid abusers are also binge drinkers, government data shows More than half of opioid abusers are also frequent binge drinkers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a new report Tuesday that h...
2019-06-11, 08:13

Unit of drugmaker Insys to plead guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc is set to plead guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department r...
2019-06-07, 13:26

UPDATE 1-Overdose victim's father testifies in Oklahoma opioid trial of J&J The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the personal cost of the nationwide opioid ...
2019-05-29, 19:13

RICO Offers a Powerful Tool to Punish Executives for the Opioid Crisis The conviction of leaders at Insys on racketeering charges was a significant step toward imposing substantial penalties on corporate officials for co...
2019-05-24, 08:52

U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednes...
2019-05-30, 01:13

Study: Protocol reduced opioid prescriptions by 92 percent in cancer patients Only 8 percent of urological cancer patients who undergo robotic surgery go home with opioid prescriptions after use of a new recovery protocol, as c...
2019-05-22, 23:52

U.S. lawmakers say World Health Organization shares blame in opioid crisis Two members of Congress have issued a report that gives the United Nations' chief global health organization some responsibility for the opioid crisi...
2019-05-23, 16:13

UPDATE 2-'We had no idea': overdose victim's dad testifies in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a university football player who died of a drug overdose provided emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on...
2019-05-29, 22:13

Global opioid users rise amid US drug crisis, UN report says Global use of deadly opioid drugs has risen significantly, a new United Nations report said Wednesday, amid a growing synthetic drug crisis in the Un...
2019-06-27, 18:39

Lawyers pitch plan to include entire U.S. in opioid settlement talks Lawyers representing county and municipal governments accusing drug manufacturers and distributors of fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic proposed a nov...
2019-06-14, 18:52

Sackler firm ensnared in opioid probe of Italy’s ‘Pain League’ PARMA, Italy — The police huddled for hours each day, headphones on, eavesdropping on the doctor. They’d tapped his cellphone, bugged his office, pla...
2019-05-29, 19:26

Teva Pharmaceuticals Reaches $85 Million Settlement with Oklahoma in Opioid Lawsuit Israel-based Teva Pharmaceuticals has agreed to pay Oklahoma $85 million to settle a lawsuit brought by the state’s attorney general over the company...
2019-05-27, 01:26

UPDATE 1-U.S. cities pitch framework for nationwide opioid settlement talks Lawyers for counties and municipalities suing drug manufacturers and distributors over their alleged roles in the U.S. opioid epidemic on Friday pitc...
2019-06-14, 20:26

Opioid burglars smash through Walgreens, lose loot – and their freedom Two men who led police on a 100 m.p.h. car chase after breaking into a Walgreens drive-thru window to steal drugs are going to prison.   &...
2019-07-10, 04:26

Colorado makes gains fighting U.S. opioid overdose death rate As the U.S. grapples with record-breaking numbers of suicides and overdose deaths, a modest drop in overdose fatalities in Colorado in 2018 has docto...
2019-06-13, 11:52

Unit of drugmaker Insys pleads guilty to U.S. opioid bribe scheme A unit of Insys Therapeutics Inc pleaded guilty on Friday to fraud charges as part of an $225 million deal with the U.S. Justice Department resolving...
2019-06-07, 18:52

Controversy grows over PEI government’s treatment of long-time foster parents They were awarded as outstanding foster parents in New Brunswick but, after moving, and continuing to foster in Prince Edward Island, they say they'v...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Prince Harry and Meghan Gave London Baseball the Royal Treatment LONDON — Major league baseball’s first game in Europe received a royal launch. Prince Harry and wife Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, took ...
2019-06-30, 01:26

‘They Are Human Beings’: Homeland Security Faulted for Treatment of Migrant Children Lawmakers grilled the acting homeland security secretary on Thursday over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy and offensive social med...
2019-07-19, 04:39

Judge orders U.S. into mediation on border patrol treatment of migrant children A U.S. federal judge on Friday ordered the government into mediation to resolve serious concerns about the treatment of migrant children at crowded U...
2019-06-29, 00:39

Amanda Bynes Sued by Her Treatment Center After Allegedly Not Paying for Services Amanda Bynes has found herself in another legal situation. The former child star is facing a lawsuit from the Creative Care Treatment Center, which ...
2019-06-12, 01:52

UPDATE 1-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins FDA's accelerated approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted accelerated approval to Roche Holding AG's combo lymphoma treatment for previously treated patients, th...
2019-06-10, 19:52

Dershowitz, Tribe spar over impeachment: You'd have 'gone apoplectic' if Clintons received same treatment Harvard legal scholars Alan Dershowitz and Laurence Tribe sparred on Twitter Monday over the prospect of the House of Representatives pursuing the im...
2019-06-11, 18:39

Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held compa...
2019-05-21, 16:39

Secret slaughterhouse video reveals brutal treatment of pigs in Cambodia Undercover footage shows workers among hundreds of pigs, clubbing animals before slitting their throatsCampaigners are calling for animal welfare ref...
2019-06-11, 15:00

South Korean man stages bank robbery to get medical treatment in jail A South Korean man walked into a bank with a toy knife and “politely” asked for the police to be called, hoping he would be sent to priso...
2019-07-08, 19:39

CORRECTED-UPDATE 3-Roche's combo lymphoma treatment wins U.S. FDA approval The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday granted earlier-than-expected approval to Roche Holding AG's antibody- Polivy for treatment o...
2019-06-15, 03:00

Timely Treatment Of Eating Disorders Is Possible By Catching The Early Symptoms: Study The symptoms of this problem are so subtle and gradual that they often remain unnoticed. Thanks to the advancement in science, now it is possible to ...
2019-07-01, 15:26

UK institute, Belgian firm team up for African swine fever treatment Britain's Pirbright Institute is partnering with Belgian biotechnology company ViroVet to develop the first antiviral drugs that act against African ...
2019-05-29, 16:39

Study: Well-educated, high-income women more likely to seek infertility treatment Only 33 percent of women with a high school degree or less who experienced infertility reported visiting a medical provider for the issue, compared t...
2019-06-28, 16:13

How Hurricane Sandy improved mental health treatment on Rikers Island City Department of Correction Deputy Warden John Gallagher credits Hurricane Sandy with helping him improve the treatment of mentally ill inmates on ...
2019-05-24, 00:39

Opinion: Women's World Cup soccer still gets second-class treatment from FIFA Global soccer leader FIFA says it cares about development of the women's game, but even with the World Cup approaching, the women are still gett...
2019-05-25, 05:26

Promising treatment for chronic fatigue syndrome fails large trial Rituximab has been found to be worse than a placebo at alleviating the symptoms of CFS or ME, suggesting that antibodies aren’t to blame for the cond...
2019-05-21, 14:33

New treatment shows hope for younger women with advanced breast cancer _____ New research shows that a novel breast cancer treatment could help some women with late-stage breast cancer live longer. Doctors are calling th...
2019-06-03, 00:26

In states with most overdose deaths, poor patients struggle to find treatment Poor people with opioid use disorders may struggle to find doctors to prescribe the anti-addiction drug buprenorphine in U.S. states with the highest...
2019-06-04, 01:26

Trump to sign executive order to encourage kidney disease treatment Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced new measures President Trump will take through executive order to encourage kidney donations ...
2019-07-10, 21:00

Light Therapy Golden Facial Treatment Device – I’d rather accept ageing I don the mask, with its many wires and 150 coloured LEDs, and it does give my skin a glow. It could just be sweat, thoughLook at the hellish picture...
2019-06-04, 10:52

UPDATE 1-AstraZeneca's Lynparza gets EU nod as first-line ovarian cancer maintenance treatment British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc on Tuesday said its cancer medicine Lynparza was approved as a first-line maintenance treatment for a type of advan...
2019-06-18, 10:39

UPDATE 1-FDA declines to approve Daiichi Sankyo's blood cancer treatment Japan's Daiichi Sankyo Co said on Friday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve its drug quizartinib as a treatment for adults...
2019-06-21, 15:39

Tlaib, AOC grill McAleenan over treatment of migrants detained at US-Mexico border Progressive lawmakers grilled a top Trump administration official Thursday about family separations at the border, with one member of the so-called "...
2019-07-19, 09:13

Queen Elizabeth II Gives Donald Trump the Royal Treatment During U.K. State Visit Donald Trump traveled across the pond on Monday for his state visit to the U.K and meeting with Queen Elizabeth. The president and first lady Melan...
2019-06-03, 18:13

UPDATE 1-Indivior loses appeal to block generic Suboxone opioid treatments A divided federal appeals court on Friday ruled against Indivior Plc in its bid to stop Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd and Alvogen from selling generi...
2019-07-12, 23:52

Purdue infiltrated WHO, manipulated opioid policies to boost sales, report finds Enlarge / Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, and its owners, the Sackler family, are facing hundreds of lawsuits across the country for the compa...
2019-05-24, 00:39

Legalizing medical marijuana doesn't curb opioid overdose deaths, study says Lawmakers and marijuana advocates have argued that legalizing weed to manage chronic paid can help reduce opioid addiction, but researchers at Stanfo...
2019-06-10, 21:39

Oklahoma urges judge to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first tr...
2019-07-15, 20:13

Canada-U.S. opioid plan helps rebuild relations frayed from trade talks The ranking U.S. diplomat on drug enforcement policy is to visit Ottawa in July to kick-start a fresh round of co-operation between the two countries...
2019-06-29, 18:26

Lap-dances, kick-backs, and debt: Infamous opioid maker files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Insys Therapeutics founder John N. Kapoor leaves federal court in Boston on March 13, 2019. (credit: Getty | Boston Globe) Opioid manufa...
2019-06-11, 22:13

Queens rehab program under investigation faces closure amid opioid crisis A taxpayer-funded drug treatment program in Queens will be shuttered unless it gets new management, sources told The Post. The state Attorney General...
2019-06-16, 01:39

Ohio doctor William Husel charged with 25 counts of murder in opioid deaths Ohio prosecutors charged a physician Wednesday with more than two dozen counts of murder, for prescribing fatal doses of opioids to near-death patien...
2019-06-05, 23:13

Legitimate opioid prescriptions increase risk for drug users who doctor shop About one in every 200 people prescribed opioids in 2016 had a family member who sought medications from multiple prescribers and to fill them at mul...
2019-05-21, 17:00

UPDATE 1-Oklahoma seeks to hold J&J responsible for opioid crisis as trial ends Lawyers for the state of Oklahoma on Monday urged a judge to hold Johnson & Johnson responsible for fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic, as the first tr...
2019-07-15, 17:52

How Ohio is coping with its high opioid overdose death rate that's slamming its economy About 5,000 people die from opioid overdoses in Ohio each year. It's destroying families and hurting the state's workforce. Now the governo...
2019-07-10, 16:13

UPDATE 4-U.S. football player's overdose death spotlighted in J&J Oklahoma opioid trial The father of a college football player who died of a drug overdose gave emotional testimony about the U.S. opioid epidemic's personal cost on Wednes...
2019-05-30, 00:39

Ohio doctor charged with 25 counts of murder for giving fatal opioid doses An Ohio doctor was charged with 25 counts of murder for administering high and sometimes fatal doses of opioid painkillers to dozens of very sick pat...
2019-06-05, 21:13

UPDATE 4-J&J's greed helped fuel U.S. opioid crisis, Oklahoma claims at trial Johnson & Johnson's greed led the drugmaker to use deceptive marketing to create an oversupply of painkillers that fueled the U.S. opioid epidemic, t...
2019-05-29, 00:26

Opioid maker Insys Therapeutics files Chapter 11 bankruptcy after corruption charges Pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Monday less than a week after pleading guilty to fraud charges. ...
2019-06-10, 18:52

Drew Barrymore Reveals the Treatment That Was a Total ''Game-Changer'' For Losing Weight When it comes to losing weight, Drew Barrymore isn't afraid to admit she's struggled with it. We feel you, girl! Chatting with E! News about her new...
2019-06-06, 05:00

Treatment of Migrant Children at Border Is ‘Child Abuse,’ Says House Committee Chairman (WASHINGTON) — The chairman of a House committee says the treatment of children at the U.S.-Mexico border amounts to “government-sponsore...
2019-07-10, 22:13

UPDATE 2-Merck buys Peloton to expand its kidney cancer treatment portfolio U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co Inc on Tuesday agreed to buy Peloton Therapeutics Inc for $1.05 billion in cash, gaining access to the privately held compa...
2019-05-21, 16:52

India's Largest Sewage Treatment Plant At Okhla Soon: Delhi Water Board The Delhi Jal Board (DJB) today approved setting up of a new sewage treatment plant (STP) at Okhla which, it claimed, will be the largest such plant ...
2019-05-29, 19:39

UN Mission in Afghanistan gravely concerned about ill-treatment of prisoners by Taliban, following first-hand testimony The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) expressed “grave concern” on Sunday over “credible accounts” it has been given that Taliban militant...
2019-05-26, 14:39

New breast cancer treatment offers hope of longer life to younger women Combining ribociclib with hormone therapy found to cut risk of death by up to a thirdYounger women with breast cancer have been given the hope of liv...
2019-06-01, 19:13

Death of 'barefoot lawyer' puts focus on China's treatment of political prisoners Critics says Ji Sizun’s fate shows prison terms in China are increasingly becoming death sentencesIn June, Ji Sizun received the news that he had won...
2019-07-15, 17:00

Treatment of Northern Irish journalists likened to police state, court hears Barry McCaffrey and Trevor Birney were held over alleged theft of Loughinisland reportThe arrest of two Northern Irish journalists after they embarra...
2019-05-28, 23:26

China to offer preferential tax treatment for integrated circuit design, software firms China will offer preferential income tax treatment for companies involved in integrated circuit design and software, in an effort to support the deve...
2019-05-22, 10:39

GSK's ovarian cancer treatment meets main goal in late-stage study GlaxoSmithKline said on Monday a late-stage study testing its initial maintenance therapy, Zejula, in patients with ovarian cancer who have undergone...
2019-07-15, 09:39

Array BioPharma's colorectal cancer combo treatment meets main goals Array BioPharma Inc's cocktail of three therapies helped patients with a type of colorectal cancer live longer than those on standard treatment, acco...
2019-05-21, 15:52

Comedian Jon Stewart given standing ovation after criticising Congress over treatment of 9/11 rescue workers Comedian Jon Stewart has been given a standing ovation after he criticised lawmakers over the level of healthcare provided for responders to the 9/11...
2019-06-12, 12:52

JPMorgan Chase cuts ties with Purdue Pharma over alleged role in opioid crisis Move makes the bank the most high-profile corporation to have distanced itself from the OxyContin maker and Sackler familyBanking giant JPMorgan Chas...
2019-05-23, 21:39

Drug Makers, Distributors Failed to Stop Suspect Opioid Shipments, Filing Alleges Many of the nation’s largest drug manufacturers and distributors failed to implement even the most basic systems to halt suspicious drug orders as th...
2019-07-20, 03:26

Drug makers flooded US with billions of opioid pills as epidemic surged, data shows Statistics are a blow to country’s biggest pharmaceuticals that paid millions of dollars in out of court settlementsDrug makers and distributors floo...
2019-07-17, 17:00

Senate committee focuses on pain sufferers denied painkillers amid opioid crisis When Senator Lamar Alexander, who chairs the upper chamber’s health committee, held a hearing about prescription opioids earlier this year, the focus...
2019-06-03, 19:39

Dozens of Catholic clergy arrested on Capitol Hill protesting treatment of child migrants U.S. Capitol Police arrested 70 people Thursday who were part of a coalition of Catholic clergy members and supporters protesting the treatment of ch...
2019-07-18, 23:00

UPDATE 1-GSK's ovarian cancer treatment meets main goal in late-stage study GlaxoSmithKline said on Monday a late-stage study testing its initial maintenance therapy, Zejula, in patients with ovarian cancer who have undergone...
2019-07-15, 10:39

Rose Leslie Is All Smiles at Music Festival Amid Husband Kit Harington's Treatment Stay Rose Leslie appears to be in good spirits amid husband Kit Harington's stay at a wellness retreat. In late May, the Game of Thrones star's rep confi...
2019-06-03, 20:26

Moby's treatment of Natalie Portman is a masterclass in beta-male misogyny | Arwa Mahdawi While the musician might not spout misogynistic lyrics, he’s no feministIf someone had said the word “Moby” a week ago, chances are the first thing y...
2019-05-24, 16:13

CORRECTED-UPDATE 2-GSK's two-drug HIV Dovato treatment meets main goal in study (July 10) GlaxoSmithKline Plc's two-drug HIV regimen Dovato was successful in suppressing the AIDS-causing virus in patients over 48 weeks at the same level of...
2019-07-16, 19:39

UN condemns attack on Ebola treatment centre in DR Congo which left doctor dead, two others injured The UN has condemned an attack on an Ebola treatment centre in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Friday, which led to the death of a doctor wor...
2019-05-21, 15:13

Los Angeles Sparks coach Derek Fisher demands fair treatment for WNBA players Los Angeles Sparks head coach Derek Fisher blasted the treatment of WNBA players as his team was waiting for a train at Minneapolis-St. Paul Internat...
2019-06-11, 01:13

Daily on Healthcare: 2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils plan to fight opioid crisis Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
2019-07-02, 20:52

Commentary: Novartis CEO: Gene therapy offers hope of cures in a treatment, but US needs new pricing, payment model The current global health system treats chronic diseases with a pay-as-you-go model, spreading costs over months and years. It's unprepared to p...
2019-05-22, 03:00

5 people hurt when tour bus rolls over in the Bahamas. Military aircraft carries 4 to Fort Lauderdale for treatment. Five people injured when a Carnival Cruise tour excursion bus was involved in a rollover accident Monday had to be airlifted by military aircraft for...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Mother of Oklahoma football player who died of opioid overdose: I 'absolutely' hold drug companies responsible An Oklahoma mother whose son died of a prescription opioid overdose has argued that pharmaceutical companies are to blame for the modern opioid crisi...
2019-05-28, 16:13

Trump Climate Advisor Compared 'Demonization of Carbon Dioxide' to Hitler's Treatment of Jews in Bizarre Interview The New York Times published a shocking article over the Memorial Day long weekend about the Trump regime’s dangerous policies on climate change. But...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Mark Levin says Senate must call Robert Mueller to testify: Ask for documents, emails, give him 'the Trump treatment' Robert Mueller's public declaration was "orchestrated" by House Democrats and he would not perform well under hours of Republican questioning, Mark L...
2019-05-30, 17:13

San Francisco to force treatment for mentally ill drug addicts amid criticism plan violates civil rights Officials in San Francisco decided Tuesday to back a plan allowing the city to force some people with serious mental illness and drug addiction issue...
2019-06-05, 17:13

UN experts voice ‘deep concern’ over Iran’s ‘consistent pattern’ of denying life-saving medical treatment to detainees Despite repeated calls, Iran continues to deny medical treatment to detainees in what amounts to “a consistent pattern”, according to eight UN human ...
2019-07-10, 19:26

Johnson & Johnson wants Oklahoma opioid case tossed, 'fireworks' expected Monday Drugmaker Johnson & Johnson has asked the judge presiding over the historic Oklahoma opioid trial to toss the case, saying the company has been made ...
2019-07-07, 18:00

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drug maker Johnson & Johnson A historic trial begins Tuesday between the state of Oklahoma and drug maker Johnson & Johnson, which is accused of facilitating the U.S. opioid cris...
2019-05-28, 15:00

First major opioid trial begins in Oklahoma vs. drugmaker Johnson & Johnson Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter said the opioid crisis is "devastating" his state Tuesday during opening remarks in a historic trial between th...
2019-05-29, 00:52

Two brothers, hockey players, died on same day of opioid overdose. ‘It was just a horrible, horrible morning’ Becky Savage lived a nightmare impossible to imagine. Two of her sons, Nick and Jack, dead in their beds the same morning after trying oxycodone. &...
2019-06-16, 01:13