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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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German minister calls for clearer labeling of unhealthy food

HAMBURG Germany's food industry must label unhealthy products more clearly, the country’s new agriculture and consumer protection minister said on Thursday.

10:48am EDT

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

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

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