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U.S. District Court rules in favor of Lilly's Alimta patent

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday a U.S. District Court ruled in favor of its patent on Alimta vitamin regimen and prevented Hospira Inc and India’s Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories from launching generics until the patent expires. FILE PHOTO: The logo and ticker for Eli Lilly and Co. are displayed on a...

Opioid reclassification linked to increase in illegal online sales

(Reuters Health) - Online black-market sales of opioid painkillers more than doubled in the United States during the two years after these drugs were “rescheduled,” putting tighter restrictions on legal prescriptions and sales, according to a recent study. In October 2014, hydrocodone combination products - the most popularly prescribed opioid pain relievers...

Teens with eczema may not follow prescribed treatment regimen

(Reuters Health) - Adolescents with eczema who are prescribed topical corticosteroids to ease symptoms like itching and inflammation may not use their medicines as directed, a small study suggests. Part of the problem may be that teens have little contact with physicians and prefer to develop their own routines for using medicines instead...

Sleep apnea treatment tied to improved sex life

(Reuters Health) - Adults with sleep apnea, a common nighttime breathing disorder, may have a better sex life when they wear breathing masks to bed, a small U.S. study suggests. Apnea, a common disorder that leads to disrupted breathing or shallow breaths during sleep, has long been linked to sexual dysfunction. For men,...

Parents often lack amusement-park safety plans

(Reuters Health) - One in five parents don’t talk to their kids about safety issues at amusement parks, especially what to do if they get lost, according to a poll by the C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan. More than 30,000 children are injured each year at amusement parks and carnivals in...