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China police probe vaccine maker after scandal sparks fury 12:16pm EDT

SHANGHAI A vaccine scandal in China, which has prompted angry reactions from citizens fed up with safety scares, is sending ripples across the local drug market and threatening Chinese ambitions to play a larger role in the global pharmaceutical arena. | Video

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U.S. court rejects Allergan bid to shield patents through tribe deal

A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a novel strategy adopted by drug company Allergan PLC to shield patents from review by an administrative court by transferring them to a Native American tribe.

U.S., Jul 20 2018
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Ground water in Vedanta's Indian smelter contains heavy metals: minister

NEW DELHI Ground water in Vedanta Resources' south Indian copper smelter contains heavy metals exceeding limits for drinking water, India's junior minister for water resources, Arjun Ram Meghwal, told lawmakers on Monday.

Environment 9:08am EDT

Doctors don't always recognize ‘financial toxicity’ of cancer

(Reuters Health) - U.S. doctors must realize that many cancer patients battle "financial toxicity" along with their disease, researchers say.

11:38am EDT
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Roche gets breakthrough status for Alzheimer's test Elecsys

ZURICH The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has granted Roche an accelerated review for its Elecsys product used to diagnose Alzheimer's disease, the Swiss drugmaker said on Friday.

Jul 20 2018