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Express Scripts targets Amgen, Lilly migraine drugs in pricing shift Apr 24 2018

LOS ANGELES The largest U.S. manager of prescription benefits is telling drugmakers that the current pricing model is broken, and taking aim at Amgen Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and other makers of new migraine medicines to try and fix it.

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Caffeine in pregnancy tied to childhood weight gain

(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who drink lots of coffee and other caffeinated beverages may be more likely to have kids who are overweight than mothers who limit caffeine during pregnancy, a Norwegian study suggests.

Apr 24 2018

Hearing loss tied to higher risk of accidental injuries

(Reuters Health) - People who have a lot of trouble hearing may be almost twice as likely to experience an accidental injury as individuals with excellent or good hearing, a U.S. study suggests.

Apr 24 2018

Malaria on rise in crisis-hit Venezuela, WHO says

GENEVA Malaria is spreading rapidly in crisis-hit Venezuela, with more than an estimated 406,000 cases in 2017, up roughly 69 percent from a year before, the largest increase worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Tuesday.

Apr 24 2018

Ex-Roche scientist Reed to head Sanofi R&D as Zerhouni retires

Sanofi said on Tuesday it had hired former Roche top scientist John Reed to head its research operations from July 1, when Elias Zerhouni retires from the French drugmaker.

Apr 24 2018