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Manas Mishra

Clinuvel says U.S. pricing of rare disorder drug will not top European levels

Oct 09 2019

Oct 9 Australian drugmaker Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Ltd said on Wednesday the pricing of its recently approved treatment for a rare genetic disorder in the United States will not top its price in Europe.

Touch-button survey points to frustration among ER workers

Oct 04 2019

(Reuters Health) - A pilot study aimed at gauging the real-time mood in busy emergency rooms suggests doctors and nurses often feel strained as the number of waiting patients rises.

U.S. vaping-related deaths rise to 18, illnesses surpass 1,000: CDC

Oct 03 2019

U.S. health officials on Thursday reported 18 deaths due to a mysterious lung illness linked to e-cigarettes and other vaping products and said the number of confirmed and probable cases of the condition now exceeds 1,000.

U.S. CDC recommends against using vapes with marijuana ingredient

Sep 28 2019

People should stop using e-cigarettes, especially those with marijuana ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), U.S. public health officials recommended on Friday, as an investigation into illnesses and deaths related to vaping deepens. | Video

No vaping ban U-turn, says Indian official, as protests fizzle

Sep 28 2019

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU India's government has no plan to roll back a ban on electronic cigarettes, an official told Reuters on Saturday, as protests against the move by vapers in six cities drew scant support.

GSK's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray gets FDA panel backing

Sep 18 2019

An independent expert panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday recommended approval of GlaxoSmithKline Plc's over-the-counter nicotine oral spray that aims to help smokers quit their addiction.

Los Angeles County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping

Sep 11 2019

A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday. | Video

Teens with illnesses want role in decision-making

Sep 10 2019

(Reuters Health) - Teens with chronic illnesses would like to have a say in decisions such as switching to a new medicine, but they often feel left out of the conversation, a small study suggests.

Mallinckrodt downplays bankruptcy fears, says hires advisers 'all the time'

Sep 05 2019

Mallinckrodt Plc on Thursday downplayed a media report that the company had hired restructuring firms and may choose to seek bankruptcy protection.

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