(Reuters) - Iowa's Republican-controlled legislature passed the most restrictive abortion ban in the United States on Wednesday, outlawing the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, often at six weeks and before a woman realizes she is pregnant.
(Reuters) - World food prices edged marginally higher in April from
March, with the prices of most cereals and dairy products continuing to
rise while sugar fell further, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
(Reuters) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday
one person from California died related to an E. coli outbreak linked
to romaine lettuce, providing an update on the multi-state outbreak of
(Reuters) - In London's world-famous Great Ormond Street children's
hospital, Dr. Karin Straathof is excited about a new cell-based medicine
that offers hope for toddlers with incurable nerve tissue cancer.
(Reuters) - Roche has won a reprieve from an expected wave of cheaper
versions of its biotech cancer drugs as U.S. regulators knocked back a
biosimilar form of rituximab from Swiss rival Novartis.
Germany (Reuters) - The family behind Germany's Merck KGaA said it was
fully committed to the group's pharmaceuticals unit, even if cancer
immunotherapy hopeful avelumab does not achieve blockbuster sales.
(Reuters) - Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on Wednesday
said President Donald Trump wants to go further in lowering drug
prices, an issue he campaigned on during the 2016 presidential race.
(Reuters) - Two organizations that support birth control filed lawsuits on Wednesday
seeking to block the Trump administration from shifting a federal
family-planning grant program toward prioritizing groups that are
faith-based and counsel abstinence.
(Reuters) - The French overseas territory of La Reunion is experiencing
an unprecedented outbreak of dengue fever which could be spread by
tourists to other countries, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.