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Studies paint mixed health picture of caffeine

Two new studies paint a conflicting health picture for women coffee drinkers, with one suggesting caffeine may lower the risk of ovarian cancer and the other showing it doubles the chances of miscarriage.

Stryker recalls some artificial hip devices

Stryker Corp said on Tuesday it is recalling some artificial hip products manufactured at its Cork, Ireland, facility because the devices did not meet company standards for sterility.

EFSA urges food chain hygiene against listeriosis

European Union's food safety watchdog has urged industry and consumers to tighten hygiene practices along the food chain to prevent the spread of listeriosis, a rare but potentially fatal food-borne disease.

J&J Cypher sales plunge, hurt by fewer procedures

Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday said fourth-quarter global sales of its Cypher stent plunged 31 percent to $415 million, hurt by rival products and blood-clot concerns that have prompted doctors to perform fewer stenting procedures.

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