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Discounting hit J&J's Xarelto hard. Can a new launch turn things around?

Competition and discounting are understandably plaguing Johnson & Johnson’s older drugs. But its cardiovascular blockbuster Xarelto is also on that list. The New Jersey drugmaker reported a 14.4% dip in fourth-quarter sales for the anticoagulant, which competes against Pfizer and Bristol-Myers Squibb’s hotshot Eliquis and Boehringer Ingelheim’s Pradaxa. J&J attributed the ding to U.S. discounting in the… Read More »

Winter is here and keeping illness away is not as hard as you think

The frequency of respiratory tract infections has increased because of the cold weather. Diseases affecting the respiratory tract can spread rapidly in closed environments, and negatively affect the life quality of people with symptoms such as shortness of breath, phlegm and coughing. Dr. Necla Songür from the Department of Pulmonology at Memorial Antalya Hospital warned… Read More »

Apples Or Fries With That? When It Comes To Kids' Meals, Fries Are Hard To Beat

More kids are eating at fast-food chains like McDonald’s, according to a new study, but parents are buying the healthier side options only about half the time. Miguel Candela/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Miguel Candela/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images More kids are eating at fast-food chains like McDonald’s, according to a… Read More »