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  • Bariatric surgery found to ease Type 2 diabetes symptoms

    Bariatric surgery found to ease Type 2 diabetes symptoms
    Bariatric surgery did more to improve symptoms of diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol after three years than intensive treatment with drugs alone, according to new results from a closely watched clinical trial involving patients who were...
  • Proposal reignites debate over labeling genetically modified foods

    Proposal reignites debate over labeling genetically modified foods
    SACRAMENTO — The high-stakes battle over labeling foods with genetically engineered ingredients is back. Less than two years after California voters narrowly turned down a labeling ballot measure, the state Senate is grappling with the issue....
  • Takeda and Eli Lilly ordered to pay $9 billion over Actos drug

    Takeda and Eli Lilly ordered to pay $9 billion over Actos drug
    A federal jury awarded a combined $9 billion in punitive damages against Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A. Inc. and Eli Lilly & Co. after it found that the drug makers did not disclose cancer risks for their diabetes medicine, Actos. The jury in Lafayette,...
  • Coming soon: more ways to get to know your doctor

    Coming soon: more ways to get to know your doctor
    This week, the federal government is planning to release a massive database capable of providing patients with much more information about their doctors. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the government agency that runs Medicare, plans...
  • Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy

    Chili's autism misstep and the downside of sloppy philanthropy
    [This post has been updated, as explained below.] If you believe that a great deal of corporate charity is only for show, not about serious concern for the beneficiaries of philanthropy, the restaurant chain Chili's has just provided a data point to...
  • Takeda, Eli Lilly must pay $9 billion in punitive damages over Actos

    Takeda, Eli Lilly must pay $9 billion in punitive damages over Actos
    Drugmakers Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. and Eli Lilly & Co. were ordered to pay a total of $9 billion in punitive damages after a Louisiana jury decided the companies did not disclose cancer risks of their diabetes medicine Actos. Japan-based Takeda said...
  • India's Sun Pharmaceutical to buy Ranbaxy Labs in $4-billion deal

    India's Sun Pharmaceutical Industries is buying troubled generic drug maker Ranbaxy Laboratories in a $4-billion deal, the companies said Monday. The combined company will be India's biggest pharmaceutical firm, with annual revenue estimated at $4.2...
  • Stocks slump, extending decline from last week

    Stocks slump, extending decline from last week
    For investors, a volatile stock market passed a worrisome milestone on Monday. The market logged its longest losing streak in two months, and extended a sell-off that began last week. After biotechnology and internet stocks pulled the market lower...
  • Irish firm to buy fast-growing MS-drug maker Questcor for $5.6 billion

    Irish pharmaceutical company Mallinckrodt will pay $5.6 billion in cash and stock for Anaheim-based Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc., a fast-growing bio-pharmaceutical firm that specializes in treating multiple sclerosis, the companies announced Monday....
  • Religion run amok? Hobby Lobby's case comes to the Supreme Court

    Religion run amok? Hobby Lobby's case comes to the Supreme Court
    On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court is slated to hear 90 minutes of oral arguments in a case that will determine whether bosses who have religious objections to birth control can deny their female employees the contraceptive coverage to which they are...
  • A community makes a difference in providing effective healthcare

    A community makes a difference in providing effective healthcare
    Patients begin lining up outside Capitol City Family Health Center before the doors open at 7:30 a.m. The clinic, on a ragged stretch of the boulevard that separates the black and white sections of town, is a refuge for thousands of this old southern...