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LATEST NEWS:   China confirms bird flu outbreak at quail farms in Guizhou province - BEIJING (Reuters) - China confirmed a bird flu outbreak at quail farms in the country's southwestern province of Guizhou, according to a Ministry of Agriculture statement on Friday.
LATEST NEWS:   Exclusive: India threatens Philip Morris with 'punitive action' over alleged violations - NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government has threatened Philip Morris International Inc with "punitive action" over the tobacco giant's alleged violation of the country's anti-smoking laws, according to a letter sent to the company by the federal health ministry.
LATEST NEWS:   Philippines reports second outbreak of bird flu - MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines has found a second outbreak of bird flu in another province in the main Luzon island, Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Pinol said on Friday, a week after reporting the country's first case of the poultry disease.
LATEST NEWS:   Becton Dickinson blood tubes not linked to inaccurate lead results: FDA - (Reuters) - Blood collection tubes made by Becton Dickinson & Co that were used in conjunction with Magellan Diagnostics' lead-testing devices were not linked to the cause of inaccurate results of lead levels, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday.
LATEST NEWS:   South Korea lifts ban on U.S. poultry, egg imports: USDA - CHICAGO (Reuters) - South Korea lifted a ban on imports of U.S. poultry and eggs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday, allowing American farmers to resume sales to the Asian country that suffered an egg shortage caused by its worst-ever bird flu outbreak.
LATEST NEWS:   Study of e-cigarettes in UK teenagers gives mixed signals - LONDON (Reuters) - A British study into smoking and e-cigarette use among UK teenagers has produced mixed results, prompting scientists to caution against altering policy decisions or public health advice until evidence becomes clearer.
LATEST NEWS:   FDA expands use of AstraZeneca/Merck ovarian cancer drug - (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday expanded the use of Lynparza, sold by AstraZeneca Plc and Merck & Co Inc, to include ongoing treatment of patients with recurrent ovarian cancer who have responded to platinum-based chemotherapy.
LATEST NEWS:   Couples-focused apnea therapy may improve sleep, CPAP use - (Reuters Health) - Positive, supportive interactions between sleep partners could help people with sleep apnea adhere to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) therapy, suggests a small study.
LATEST NEWS:   FDA approves Pfizer's drug for rare blood cancer - (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said on Thursday it approved Pfizer Inc's rare blood cancer drug, Besponsa, with a boxed warning.
LATEST NEWS:   Mylan, U.S. finalize $465 million EpiPen settlement - BOSTON (Reuters) - Mylan NV has finalized a $465 million settlement resolving U.S. Justice Department claims it overcharged the government for its EpiPen emergency allergy treatment, which became the center of a firestorm over price increases.