Healthcare News

  • U.S. high court skeptical toward California law on anti-abortion centers
    on March 20, 2018 at 6:44 pm

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A California law that requires Christian-based facilities that steer pregnant women away from abortion to post notices about the availability of state-subsidized abortions ran into trouble at the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, with justices on the right and left indicating it may violate free speech rights. […]

  • Seattle Genetics' Hodgkin's lymphoma drug wins U.S. approval
    on March 20, 2018 at 6:19 pm

    (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved Seattle Genetics Inc's Adcetris as part of a chemotherapy cocktail to treat advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma in newly diagnosed patients, making it the first new treatment in over 40 years. […]

  • Judge blocks Mississippi law that would ban abortions after 15 weeks
    on March 20, 2018 at 5:50 pm

    (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a Mississippi law that would ban abortions after 15 weeks in a ruling handed down one day after the state's governor signed the measure. […]

  • Children risk serious injuries on golf carts
    on March 20, 2018 at 4:33 pm

    (Reuters Health) - Golf cart crashes involving children can result in serious injuries, a new study confirms. […]

  • FDA seeks data on role of flavors in tobacco addiction
    on March 20, 2018 at 2:21 pm

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday asked for data, research and public comment on the role that flavors such as menthol play in tobacco addiction, the agency's latest move to curb nicotine addiction in the country. […]

  • Roche's Tecentriq notches third cancer cocktail trial win
    on March 20, 2018 at 10:02 am

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche's immunotherapy Tecentriq on Tuesday racked up a third trial win in combination with other cancer drugs, a boost for the Swiss drugmaker as it seeks to muscle in on space dominated by Merck and Bristol-Myers Squibb. […]