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NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Taking medicines to lower blood pressure and cholesterol failed to prevent cognitive and functional declines in older adults with moderate risk of heart disease, according...

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(Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb Co said on Thursday its blockbuster immunotherapy Opdivo helped patients with advanced stomach cancer live longer in a late-stage study, becoming the first drug of...

EMA committee conditionally approves AbbVie leukemia drug

(Reuters) - AbbVie Inc won the conditional backing of an advisory committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) on Friday for a drug to treat a form of blood...

Roche third-quarter sales rise 3 percent, confirms outlook

ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche on Thursday confirmed its full-year outlook after third-quarter revenue rose 3 percent at constant exchange rates, helped by robust sales of drugs in its portfolio...

Bad eating habits can start in daycare

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Fast food choices influence kids’ soda and calorie consumption

(Reuters Health) - Children who order a combination meal at fast-food restaurants are more likely to get a sugary drink that ups the meal's total calories, according to a...

Coke and Pepsi sponsor groups trying to wean U.S. off soda

(Reuters Health) - Coca-Cola and PepsiCo made donations to nearly 100 influential U.S. public health organizations from 2011 to 2015 in an effort to silence groups that might otherwise...

Rehab after heart attack tied to longer, not healthier life

(Reuters Health) - Heart attack survivors who participate in cardiac rehabilitation programs may survive longer, but feel no healthier, than they would without this follow-up care, a U.S. study...

PepsiCo sets global target for sugar reduction

LONDON (Reuters) - PepsiCo Inc has set a target for reducing the amount of sugar in its soft drinks around the world as part of a suite of...

Night owl teens may struggle to control their emotions

(Reuters Health) - Teens who want to stay up late and sleep in or who feel drowsy during the day may have a harder time with behavior and reasoning...

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