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Study finds Zika infects neural cells related to skull formation 12:24pm EDT

LONDON The Zika virus causing an epidemic in Brazil and spreading through the Americas can infect and alter cells in the human nervous system that are crucial for formation of bones and cartilage in the skull, a study found on Thursday.

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Novo Nordisk to ax 1,000 jobs in cost-cutting drive

COPENHAGEN The world's largest insulin maker, Novo Nordisk, is cutting 1,000 jobs as a part of a plan to reduce costs as it faces a challenging environment in 2017, especially in the large U.S. market, the company said on Thursday.

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Horizon Pharma to pay Express Scripts $65 million to settle rebate litigation

Horizon Pharma Plc said it would pay pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding $65 million to settle litigation related to after-market rebates for three of its medicines.

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FDA approves Medtronic's 'artificial pancreas' for diabetes

Medtronic Plc won U.S. approval on Wednesday for an "artificial pancreas" that is the first device to automatically deliver the right dose of insulin to patients with type 1 diabetes, freeing them from continually monitoring insulin levels throughout each day.

Sep 28 2016

Scientists fix fractures with 3D-printed synthetic bone

LONDON Scientists in the United States have successfully treated broken spines and skulls in animals using 3D-printed synthetic bone, opening the possibility of future personalized bone implants for humans to fix dental, spinal other bone injuries.

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