Health Headlines

  • Genetic study of people with acne raises prospect of new treatment

    Researchers think differences in hair follicle shape may increase risk of condition The world’s first genetic study of people with acne has raised the prospect of new treatments for those with severe cases of the skin condition. The study of almost 27,000 people, including 5,602 with severe acne, identified genetic differences that were more common in people with the skin condition. Scientists found that many of the genetic variants influenced the formation of hair follicles, which was...

    the Guardian
  • Gaza boy, 4, dies from Israeli fire: Palestinian medics

    Hundreds of Gazans on Wednesday attended the funeral of a four-year-old boy who died after being hit by Israeli shrapnel at a border protest last week, according to Palestinian medical officials.

    U.S.
  • Gaza boy, 4, dies from Israeli fire: Palestinian medics

    Hundreds of Gazans on Wednesday attended the funeral of a four-year-old boy who died after being hit by Israeli shrapnel at a border protest last week, according to Palestinian medical officials.

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  • FDA declines to approve Mallinckrodt's abuse-deterrent opioid painkiller

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve an abuse-deterrent version of Mallinckrodt Plc's opioid painkiller Roxicodone, saying some parts of the company's application need further evaluation.

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  • FDA declines to approve Mallinckrodt's abuse-deterrent opioid painkiller

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has declined to approve an abuse-deterrent version of Mallinckrodt Plc's opioid painkiller Roxicodone, saying some parts of the company's application need further evaluation.

    in.reuters.com
  • J&J says its psoriasis drug superior to Novartis' in study

    Johnson & Johnson said on Wednesday its drug Tremfya was more effective than a rival medicine from Novartis AG, and met the main goal of a late-stage study in adults with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

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