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Novartis' digital drive continues with eye-disease app4/25/2018 6:36:17 AMZURICH - Novartis's foray into digital technology intensified on Wednesday as the Swiss drugmaker launched a mobile-phone based app to help collect data from people participating in eye disease studies.Mom's depression tied to kids' emotional, intellectual development4/25/2018 6:39:26 PM - A mother’s depression is linked with her children's development from infancy through adolescence, according to a new study.Fatigue a major risk in ridesharing industry4/25/2018 7:41:16 PM - Fatigue and sleepiness are inherent safety risks in the ridesharing industry today, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine warns.U.S. court upholds dismissal of $200 million Merck verdict against Gilead4/25/2018 9:35:09 PM - A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a ruling that pharmaceutical company Merck & Co dishonestly obtained patent rights and was not entitled to collect a $200 million infringement verdict it won against rival Gilead Sciences Inc.'Adrenal support' supplements may contain unsafe ingredients4/25/2018 8:37:20 PM - Many "adrenal support" supplements sold online as energy boosters may contain thyroid hormones and steroids that aren't listed on the labels and can cause dangerous side effects, a study suggests.FDA says reviewing Acadia's Parkinson's medication, shares fall4/25/2018 7:55:49 PMWASHINGTON - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Wednesday it was reviewing Acadia Pharmaceuticals' Parkinson's medication, the only approved drug used to treat hallucinations and delusions associated with the disease.U.S. cannot cut teen pregnancy prevention grants : federal judge4/25/2018 4:27:32 PM - A federal judge has blocked U.S. President Donald Trump's administration from terminating grant funding for teen pregnancy prevention programs run by affiliates of Planned Parenthood, saying the decision was arbitrary.Court rules gravely ill UK child cannot travel to Vatican hospital4/25/2018 7:53:05 PMLIVERPOOL, England - A British court rejected an appeal on Wednesday from parents of a gravely ill 23-month-old boy to take their son to Italy for treatment, a case that has drawn international attention, including from Pope Francis.Wounded soldier gets world's first penis transplant in U.S. operation4/24/2018 10:57:14 PM - A soldier wounded by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan has received the world's first complete penis and scrotum transplant, officials at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore said on Monday.AstraZeneca flop a fresh blow to cancer immunotherapy combination4/24/2018 11:57:31 AMLONDON - The concept of combining two immunotherapy drugs to fight lung cancer - not so long ago one of the hottest ideas in cancer research - has suffered a fresh blow from the failure of an AstraZeneca clinical study.