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  • Hong Kong lifts ban on Brazil meat imports, EU urges action March 28, 2017
    BRASÍLIA (Reuters) - Hong Kong said on Tuesday it has lifted a ban on the import of Brazilian meat, removing one of the last blanket bans by a major importer, but strong words from an EU commissioner visiting Brazil suggests the scandal over health standards is not over yet.
  • DHA supplements during pregnancy don't raise kids' IQ March 28, 2017
    (Reuters Health) - Children of women who took DHA supplements during pregnancy are no smarter than peers whose mothers didn’t take the supplements, a recent study concludes.
  • FDA approves Regeneron, Sanofi $37,000 per year eczema drug March 28, 2017
    (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc and Sanofi SA's drug for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, a product widely seen as the most important future growth driver for the two companies.
  • In drought-stricken Somaliland, families try to survive on black tea March 28, 2017
    BURAO, Somalia (Reuters) - In a makeshift camp beside a disused airfield in the breakaway Somali region of Somaliland, 32-year old Nima Mohamed sits next to an open wood fire, boiling a kettle of black tea.
  • U.S. senator launches probe into five top opioid drugmakers March 28, 2017
    (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic senator Claire McCaskill sought on Tuesday details from the nation's top opioid drugmakers on their sales and marketing practices, as lawmakers step up efforts to tackle the country's deadly opioid crisis.
  • IVF success tied to insurance coverage March 28, 2017
    (Reuters Health) - Women who have insurance coverage for in vitro fertilization (IVF) may be more likely to have a baby than women who have to pay entirely out-of-pocket for fertility treatments, a U.S. study suggests.