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September 17, 2019
German hospitals warned over alleged wrong cancer diagnoses
Authorities have alerted more than 100 hospitals in western Germany about possible misdiagnosed cancer cases. German daily ...
September 13, 2019
Training surgeons like dogs, icky money win 2019 Ig Nobels
Training surgeons is as easy as training dolphins or dogs. At least according to a study that Thursday earned a 2019 Ig ...
September 12, 2019
AP EXPLAINS: The tentative Purdue deal on the opioid crisis
A deal worth as much as $12 billion that's being negotiated between Purdue Pharma and its owners, and the state, local and ...
September 10, 2019
German party co-leader steps down after cancer diagnosis
An interim leader of Germany's junior governing party is stepping down after being diagnosed with breast cancer. The Social ...
September 05, 2019
Italian MD, pharmacists probed for prescribed opioid abuse
Italian authorities on Thursday suspended a doctor and three pharmacists in an investigation of the suspected fraudulent ...
August 31, 2019
Spain: ex-king says feeling "phenomenal" after heart surgery
Spain's former monarch Juan Carlos I says he's feeling "phenomenal" with "new plumbing" after a successful triple bypass ...
August 30, 2019
Basel forward Van Wolfswinkel has successful brain surgery
Basel forward Ricky van Wolfswinkel is to leave the hospital after successful brain surgery to treat an aneurysm. The club ...
August 30, 2019
Where did the Sacklers move cash from their opioid maker?
Ninety minutes outside London, a turn down a narrow lane leads past fields of grazing cattle to a sign warning "Private Keep ...
August 25, 2019
Spain's ex-king Juan Carlos I recovers after heart surgery
Doctors at the hospital where Spain's former monarch Juan Carlos I underwent heart surgery say he is making a satisfactory ...
August 24, 2019
Spanish ex-king Juan Carlos I has successful heart surgery
Spain's former monarch Juan Carlos I underwent heart surgery Saturday and the hospital said the operation was a success.
August 23, 2019
Ukraine sports officials accused of corrupt medicine scheme
Ukrainian security services have accused leading sports officials of buying sham medicine for athletes and misappropriating ...
August 23, 2019
Cheap combo pill cuts heart, stroke risks, study finds
A cheap daily pill that combines four drugs cut the risk of heart attacks, strokes and heart failure in a large study, ...
August 20, 2019
2 drug companies settle with counties in opioid-crisis suit
Two pharmaceutical companies have reached settlements totaling $15 million to avoid being defendants in the first federal ...
August 19, 2019
Juncker has successful surgery; will miss G7 Biarritz summit
The EU says European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has undergone a successful operation to remove his gallbladder ...
August 14, 2019
FDA approves TB pill that cures more hard-to-treat patients
U.S. regulators Wednesday approved a new tuberculosis medicine that shortens and improves treatment for the hardest-to-treat ...
August 07, 2019
FDA says Novartis withheld data problem before drug approval
U.S. regulators want to know why Novartis didn't disclose a problem with testing data until after the Swiss drugmaker's $2.
August 06, 2019
Correction: Mylan-Pfizer story
In a story July 29 about Pfizer and Mylan, The Associated Press erroneously described the drug Effexor. It is used to treat ...
August 02, 2019
Conjoined Bangladeshi twins separated by Hungarian doctors
Two Bangladeshi girls who were born conjoined at the head have been successfully separated by a medical team led by 35 ...
July 16, 2019
Bezuidenhout seeks Portrush 'revenge' after beta-blocker ban
From developing a stutter and anxiety issues after drinking rat poison as a toddler to getting banned from golf for taking ...
July 11, 2019
Reckitt Benckiser pays $1.4 billion in opioid settlement
Consumer products company Reckitt Benckiser says it will pay $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. investigations into the marketing ...
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