Massive California verdict expands J&J's talc battlefield

[ad_1] NEW YORK (Reuters) - A massive California verdict in a lawsuit alleging Johnson & Johnson's talc-based products cause cancer has opened a new front in the litigation, upending the company's hopes that the cases were only gaining traction in Missouri, legal experts said. [ad_2] Source link …

China considers reviewing Namibian beef deal to ease restrictions

[ad_1] WINDHOEK (Reuters) - China is considering reviewing a beef import agreement with Namibia, the country's ambassador to Namibia Zhang Yiming said on Tuesday, raising the possibility that restrictions could be eased. [ad_2] Source link …

Mindful coffee consumption may help reduce sugar intake

[ad_1] (Reuters Health) - People who’d like to reduce their daily calories without restrictive dieting should consider taking their coffee with little or no sugar - and savoring the beverage might help in that regard, researchers suggest. [ad_2] Source link …

U.S. Bioservices to resolve kickback claims for $13.4 million: filing

[ad_1] (Reuters) - Specialty pharmacy firm US Bioservices Corp has agreed to pay $13.4 million to settle U.S. government claims that it pushed patients to refill prescriptions of Novartis AG's iron overload drug Exjade in exchange for referrals from the Swiss drugmaker. [ad_2] Source link …

India grants Pfizer patent on pneumonia vaccine in blow to aid group

[ad_1] MUMBAI (Reuters) - India has granted Pfizer Inc a patent for its powerful pneumonia vaccine Prevenar 13, in a blow to some health groups that said this would put the treatment out of reach of thousands in poorer nations. [ad_2] Source link …