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Bayer, J&J win third U.S. trial over Xarelto bleeding risk Aug 18 2017

A federal jury has cleared Bayer AG and Johnson & Johnson of liability in the third case to go to trial out of thousands of lawsuits claiming the drugmakers' blood thinner Xarelto led to severe internal bleeding.

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Spouse hostility may worsen chronic low back pain

(Reuters Health) - People with chronic low back pain may feel it even more sharply if their spouses are critical and unsupportive of their condition, according to a recent study.

U.S. Aug 18 2017

China confirms bird flu outbreak at quail farms in Guizhou province

BEIJING China confirmed a bird flu outbreak at quail farms in the country's southwestern province of Guizhou, according to a Ministry of Agriculture statement on Friday.

China Aug 18 2017

Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement

BOSTON Mylan NV has finalized a $465 million settlement resolving U.S. Justice Department claims it overcharged the government for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, which became the center of a firestorm over price increases.

U.S. Aug 17 2017

South Korea lifts ban on U.S. poultry, egg imports: USDA

CHICAGO South Korea lifted a ban on imports of U.S. poultry and eggs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday, allowing American farmers to resume sales to the Asian country that suffered an egg shortage caused by its worst-ever bird flu outbreak.

South Korea Aug 17 2017

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