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GSK’s new CEO aims to divest sports nutrition brand: sources

/  23.06.2017  /  Health 

LONDON (Reuters) – GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s new Chief Executive Officer Emma Walmsley is shaking up the British drugmaker’s portfolio of smaller products with plans to divest its MaxiNutrition sports nutrition brand, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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GSK’s new CEO aims to divest sports nutrition brand: sources

/  23.06.2017  /  Health 

LONDON (Reuters) – GlaxoSmithKline Plc’s new Chief Executive Officer Emma Walmsley is shaking up the British drugmaker’s portfolio of smaller products with plans to divest its MaxiNutrition sports nutrition brand, two people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

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Parent of Burger King, Tim Hortons to curb antibiotics in chicken

/  23.06.2017  /  Health 

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The parent of Burger King and Tim Hortons on Thursday vowed to cut the use of antibiotics in its chicken supply, joining other major fast-food chain operators in the battle against the rise of dangerous antibiotic-resistant bacteria known as superbugs.

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Most U.S. teens have sex by 18, but pregnancies down: CDC study

/  23.06.2017  /  Health 

(Reuters) – More than half of American teens have had sex by age 18, but teenage pregnancy and birth rates extended their 2-1/2-decade decline because of increased contraceptive use, according to a U.S. government study released on Thursday.

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FDA approves more convenient form of Roche blood cancer drug

/  22.06.2017  /  Health 

(Reuters) – U.S. health regulators on Thursday approved a new formulation of Roche’s big-selling cancer drug Rituxan for three common types of blood cancers that allows for relatively quick administration via injection under the skin in place of a lengthy intravenous infusion, the company said.

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Humana out of individual market, with or without Obamacare repeal

/  22.06.2017  /  Health 

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Humana Inc will not return to the individual insurance market after it exits the Obamacare exchanges this year, a market that Republicans are trying to repeal and replace through new legislation, Humana’s top executive said on Thursday.

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Danone looks to ride healthy food revolution wave

/  22.06.2017  /  Health 

PARIS (Reuters) – Emmanuel Faber, CEO of Danone, wants the world’s biggest yogurt maker to play a central role in the revolution sweeping the global food industry as it tries to respond to a consumer shift towards healthy eating.

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Mylan shareholders re-elect board, vote against executive pay

/  22.06.2017  /  Health 

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Mylan NV shareholders re-elected the generic drugmaker’s board at its annual meeting on Thursday, despite a shareholder campaign to vote down most of the directors in the wake of a scandal related to its high prices for emergency allergy treatment EpiPen.

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Obamacare replacement bill takes center stage in Senate

/  22.06.2017  /  Health 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A seven-year push by U.S. Republicans to dismantle Obamacare and kill the taxes it imposed on the wealthy will reach a critical juncture on Thursday when Senate Republican leaders unveil a draft bill they aim to put to a vote, possibly as early as next week.

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U.N. blames warring sides for Yemen’s ‘man-made’ cholera ‘catastrophe’

/  22.06.2017  /  Health 

GENEVA (Reuters) – U.N. humanitarian chief Stephen O’Brien described the cholera outbreak in Yemen, which is fast approaching 300,000 cases, as a “man-made catastrophe” caused by the warring sides in the country’s civil war and their international backers.

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