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Novartis' digital drive continues with eye-disease app 2:36am EDT

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.

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Wounded soldier gets world's first penis transplant in U.S. operation

A soldier wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan has received the world's first complete penis and scrotum transplant, officials at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore said on Monday. | Video

Afghanistan Apr 24 2018
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FDA cracks down on sales of Juul tobacco products to minors

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday said it launched a crackdown on the sale of e-cigarettes and tobacco products to minors, particularly those developed by Juul Labs Inc.

Apr 24 2018
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AstraZeneca flop a fresh blow to cancer immunotherapy combination

LONDON The concept of combining two immunotherapy drugs to fight lung cancer - not so long ago one of the hottest ideas in cancer research - has suffered a fresh blow from the failure of an AstraZeneca clinical study.

Apr 24 2018
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UK bans Sanofi epilepsy drug without pregnancy prevention plan

LONDON A Sanofi drug for epilepsy and bipolar disorder linked to thousands of birth defects has been banned in Britain for use in women or girls of child-bearing age, unless they are on a special pregnancy prevention program.

Apr 24 2018