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Manas Mishra

Elderly in U.S. emergency depts often can't afford medicines

26 Jun 2019

(Reuters Health) - Older adults who come to U.S. emergency rooms often have trouble affording medications, a study shows.

Chewy shares surge 63% in debut as investors bank on booming pet market

15 Jun 2019

Shares of Chewy Inc soared 63% in their public debut, giving the online pet products retailer a market value of $14.35 billion, more than four times the price PetSmart paid for it in 2017. | Video

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Chewy shares surge 63% in debut as investors bank on booming pet market

14 Jun 2019

June 14 Shares of Chewy Inc soared 63% in their debut, giving the online pet products retailer a market value of $14.35 billion, more than four times the price PetSmart paid for it in 2017.

U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge

13 Jun 2019

A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving into this lucrative corner of the growing market for animal supplies.

U.S. pet doctors steel themselves for online pharmacy challenge

13 Jun 2019

A David and Goliath battle is brewing in the business of selling prescription medicines for pets, pitching veterinarians against online giants moving into this lucrative corner of the growing market for animal supplies.

Don't kiss your pet hedgehog, CDC warns as Salmonella hits 17 states

12 Jun 2019

(Reuters Health) - U.S. health officials warned pet-owners against kissing and snuggling their hedgehogs as a Salmonella outbreak linked to contact with the animals spread to 17 states.

Postpartum depression in new dads often missed

11 Jun 2019

(Reuters Health) - While many people can pick up on signs of postpartum depression in new mothers, the same signs are often mistaken for something else or missed entirely in fathers, a British study suggests.

Water polo players sustain frequent head impacts

31 May 2019

(Reuters Health) - College athletes playing water polo may sustain more head impacts than people have realized, a U.S. study suggests.

Mallinckrodt's Amitiza to stay with branded business after spin-off

28 May 2019

Mallinckrodt Plc said on Tuesday it would spin off its generic drugs business as a separate unit and keep constipation medicine Amitiza as part of its specialty branded drugs business, which will be renamed as Sonorant Therapeutics Plc.

Energy drink consumption rising in the U.S.

27 May 2019

(Reuters Health) - Americans are consuming more energy drinks, with a notable increase among young adults, survey data show.

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