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WASHINGTON (NS) - Kmart Corp, a unit of Sears Holdings Corp, has agreed to pay $32.3 million to settle allegations that its pharmacies failed to report discounted prescription drug prices to federal health programs, the U.S. Justice Department said...
Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus conducted a study that suggests why exercise can help Parkinson's patients slow the disease's progression. The critical components are the DJ-1 protective gene and the alpha-synuclein protein,...
Dec. 22 (UPI) -- New research out of the University of Southern California suggests the growth patterns specific to a tumor can predict which cancer therapies are likely to work best. Like the patients in which they grow, every tumor...
(NS) - North Carolina on Thursday sued Insys Therapeutics Inc (INSY.O) over its role in the opioid epidemic, accusing the pharmaceutical company of illegally pushing a powerful fentanyl-based cancer pain medicine called Subsys in a quest to make more...
Dec. 20 (UPI) -- In a recent clinical trial, researchers at Northwestern Medicine successfully slowed the growth of a deadly type of brain tumor using a new electric device. The device is attached to a shaved portion of the patient's...
(NS) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Spark Therapeutics Inc’s treatment for a rare form of blindness, marking the first time the agency has approved a gene therapy for an inherited disease. FILE PHOTO: A...
NEW YORK (NS) - CVS Corp’s proposed purchase of Aetna Inc will affect decision-making by a majority of large and mid-size U.S. corporations on employee health benefits, a survey by benefits consultant Aon Plc found. ...
NEW DELHI (NS) - The Karnataka High Court on Friday quashed government rules that mandated stringent graphic health warnings on tobacco products, lawyers involved in the case said, in a decision seen as a major victory for the tobacco...
Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Some patients experience chronic pain after surgery. New research suggests genetics likely plays a role. In addition to those with a genetic predisposition, researchers found males, patients younger than 65 and those with history of chronic...
Dec. 13 (UPI) -- Lab tests prove a new drug called NGI-1 is capable of shutting down flaviviruses, the family that includes mosquito-borne viruses like Zika, dengue and West Nile. The new drug works by cutting off access to key...

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