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AbbVie's beat fueled by demand for Humira, Hep C drugs 12:28pm EDT

AbbVie Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, on higher sales of its rheumatoid arthritis treatment Humira and its Hepatitis C drugs, leading the company to raise its full-year earnings forecast.

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Johnson & Johnson wins appeal to overturn $151 million hip implant verdict

Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday secured a favorable U.S. appellate court ruling, overturning a verdict that had awarded $151 million to five people who blamed injuries they suffered on the company's Pinnacle hip implant devices.

U.S. 9:14am EDT

U.S. judge blocks cuts to teen pregnancy prevention grants

A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump's administration from terminating grants issued through a teen pregnancy prevention program, marking the third time in a week that a court has held that the administration's 2017 decision was unlawful.

U.S., 10:46am EDT
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Novartis' digital drive continues with eye-disease app

ZURICH Novartis's foray into digital technology intensified on Wednesday as the Swiss drugmaker launched a mobile-phone based app to help collect data from people participating in eye disease studies.

Tech, Apr 25 2018
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Mom's depression tied to kids' emotional, intellectual development

(Reuters Health) - A mother’s depression is linked with her children's development from infancy through adolescence, according to a new study.

Apr 25 2018