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Roche, Shire court fight escalates over haemophilia drug
Reuters Health News : December 16, 2017, 2:08 am
ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche's patent dispute with London-listed Shire over the Swiss drugmaker's new haemophilia drug Hemlibra has escalated, with Shire filing a new motion in a U.S. court that Roche says aims to stop some patients from getting its medicine.
U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules
Reuters Health News : December 15, 2017, 12:44 pm
(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday blocked President Donald Trump's administration from moving forward with new rules that undermined an Obamacare requirement for employers to provide health insurance that covers women's birth control.
Few California pharmacists prescribing birth control
Reuters Health News : December 15, 2017, 12:17 pm
(Reuters Health) - A California law allowing pharmacists to prescribe birth control sought to make it easier for women to obtain contraception, but few drug stores provide the service, a new study finds.
Cannabis ingredient holds promise as antipsychotic medicine
Reuters Health News : December 15, 2017, 12:12 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - An ingredient in cannabis called cannabidiol or CBD has shown promise in a clinical trial as a potential new treatment for psychosis, scientists said on Friday.
Ebola victims sue Sierra Leone government over mismanaged funds
Reuters Health News : December 15, 2017, 11:50 am
FREETOWN (Reuters) - Two Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone filed a lawsuit in a regional court on Friday, accusing the government of mismanaging funds during an epidemic that killed more than 3,000 people in the West African nation.