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India to quiz Philip Morris on marketing of Marlboro 2:33pm EDT

NEW DELHI India plans to seek an explanation from Philip Morris International Inc about its marketing practices after Reuters reported that the tobacco giant used tactics that government officials say flout the country's law, a health ministry official said on Friday.

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Pfizer, Merck KGaA skin cancer drug gets EMA nod for approval

European regulators on Friday recommended approving Pfizer Inc and Merck KGaA's immuno-oncology drug Bavencio to treat a rare type of skin cancer called Merkel cell carcinoma.

7:36am EDT

Europe backs nuclear medicine for cancer that killed Steve Jobs

LONDON A nuclear medicine targeting the type of cancer that killed Steve Jobs won a green light from EU regulators on Friday, boosting prospects for its developer Advanced Accelerator Applications.

12:20pm EDT

Lesser-known gene mutations may boost breast cancer risk in Jewish women

(Reuters Health) - Jewish women of European descent may be at risk for additional genetic mutations that increase their risk of breast cancer, according to a new study.

5:37pm EDT

Heart attack patients missing out on smoking cessation drugs

(Reuters Health) - People may be inspired to quit smoking cigarettes soon after a heart attack, but new research suggests many don't take advantage of drugs that help kick the habit.

4:15pm EDT

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