Abbvie Inc said on Thursday it settled all patent disputes with Novartis AG, granting it a non-exclusive license to manufacture and sell a copycat version of blockbuster drug, Humira.

(Reuters Health) – Patients, their families and friends may see clinical trial research as important, yet they don’t know much about the research process and see trial participation as burdensome, a new study suggests.

A New Jersey jury on Thursday cleared Johnson & Johnson of liability in a case involving a woman who alleged that the company’s talc-based products, including its baby powder, contain asbestos and caused her cancer.

(Reuters Health) – Women who have asthma during their pregnancies are more likely to experience postpartum depression after delivery, a large Canadian study suggests.

(Reuters Health) – An initiative to replace the use of live animals with a human simulator for trauma surgery practice got training programs in more than 20 countries to make the switch, saving them money in the process, researchers say.

Medical device maker Medtronic Plc has disabled internet updates for some 34,000 CareLink programming devices that healthcare providers around the world use to access implanted pacemakers, saying the system was vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Medical device maker Medtronic Plc has disabled internet updates for two models of its CareLink devices that healthcare providers use to program implanted pacemakers, saying the system was vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Psoriatic arthritis can cause stiffness and pain in the spinal joints, but early diagnosis and treatment can prevent complications. Here, learn more about how psoriatic arthritis affects the spine.

All vegetables provide key vitamins, minerals, and fiber, but some have even more health benefits than others. Learn about 15 of the most healthful vegetables here.

Toe cramps can have a variety of causes, including poor-fitting shoes, nerve damage, and arthritis. Learn more about the causes of toe cramps and how to treat them here.