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Three Belgian physicians will stand trial on murder charges stemming from their participation in a patient’s 2010 euthanasia, which is legal in the country but only under strict conditions that prosecutors say weren’t fully satisfied in this case. (Reuters)
If and when a Novartis cholesterol-lowering drug called inclisiran is approved in Great Britain, the country’s health services will provide it to patients under a deal struck Monday. (CNBC)
Doctors spend more than 16 minutes per patient on electronic health records, mostly reviewing charts. (Annals of Internal Medicine)
World Health Organization officials walked back previous declarations that human-to-human transmission is not occurring with the Wuhan pneumonia coronavirus. (Reuters)
New Jersey follows New York’s lead in banning the sale of flavored vaping products. (CBS News)
Eli Lilly announced new lower-priced insulin options.
And a Roche official said the company will seek to undercut its competitors’ astronomical prices for spinal muscular atrophy therapies when its own drug hits the market. (Reuters)
A Science investigation found widespread flouting of requirements to post trial results on Clinicaltrials.gov.
The proportion of Americans who believe it’s important to vaccinate their children was 84% in 2019, down from 94% in 2001. (Gallup)
AstraZeneca will halt STRENGTH, its phase III trial of a fish-oil drug for mixed dyslipidemia, after interim results indicated it would fail.
Two in five patients with multiple sclerosis don’t take their medications properly due to high costs. (STAT)
What separates kratom, the herbal supplement that functions similarly to opioids, from other addictive pain relievers? (NPR)
Increased risk for leukemia, thyroid cancer, and prostate cancer detected among 9/11 responders, nearly two decades after exposure. (The Wall Street Journal)
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