Oncology & Cancer

Special offers fuel obese shoppers

Shoppers whose supermarket trolleys are stacked with food and drink offered on special promotions have more than a 50 percent increased chance of being obese, according to a Cancer Research UK report published today.

Diabetes

Diabetics stock up on insulin over Brexit fears

Diabetics and insulin providers in Britain are stockpiling the precious medicine to avoid potential shortages in case Britain leaves the European Union without a deal in just over month's time.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Romance: Deal makers and breakers

(HealthDay)—A global study about what men and women want in a mate seems to confirm—to a point—long-established stereotypes.

Medical economics

GSK, Pfizer to merge consumer healthcare units

Pharmaceutical giants GlaxoSmithKline and Pfizer on Wednesday announced a merger of their consumer healthcare units that produce over-the-counter medicines.

Medications

Roche seals takeover of cancer data upstart Flatiron

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche on Friday said it has completed its acquisition of US oncology data leader Flatiron Health, a tech upstart that has runs a huge platform of cancer patient records.

Health

Meal deals could undo the benefits of the sugar tax

From April, the UK government's sugar tax will make 500ml bottles of high-sugar drinks cost an extra 14p, and two litre bottles an extra 58p. The higher price is intended to steer people towards choosing lower-sugar drinks. ...

Health

CVS purchase of Aetna pitched as antidote to US health maze

CVS Health's proposed takeover of insurer Aetna is being pitched as a cost-effective antidote to the complex and at times frustrating American health care system, with pharmacies playing a broader role in patient care.

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