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A variety of potentially toxic substances, including glyphosate, has been found in babies' nappies in France, according to a study published on Wednesday by the French environment agency ANSES.... Bayer AG unit Monsanto has asked a California judge in the litigation over its glyphosate-based weed killer Roundup allegedly causing cancer to limit evidence by splitting an upcoming trial into two phases, a request previously successful with another judge.... Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc will pay $269.2 million to settle two whistleblower lawsuits accusing it of civil fraud for overbilling federal healthcare programs over a decade, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Tuesday.... Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit have agreed to pay $120 million to resolve deceptive marketing claims by several U.S. states over the company's metal-on-metal hip implants.... The cost of insulin for treating type 1 diabetes in the United States nearly doubled over a five-year period, underscoring a national outcry over rising drug prices, according to a new analysis shared with Reuters.... (Reuters Health) - People without heart disease who take a daily aspirin may lower their risk of a heart attack or stroke, but a new study confirms they also have an increased risk of severe internal bleeding.... (Reuters Health) - Young kids who receive the rotavirus vaccine may be less likely to develop type 1 diabetes than children who don't get this routine childhood vaccination, an Australian study suggests.... (Reuters Health) - Doctors tend to steer elderly people with failing kidneys toward dialysis even when patients say they'd rather avoid such treatments, a new study finds. And when patients decline dialysis, which wouldn't buy much more time for a frail, elderly patient, doctors often try to convince them to change their minds, the study shows.... (Reuters Health) - - Most hobbyist rock climbers lack the basic rescue skills needed to save themselves in dangerous situations, a study suggests.... The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to revive Swiss drug company Helsinn Healthcare S.A.'s patent on the lucrative anti-nausea drug Aloxi in a victory for Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, which launched a generic version of it last year.... (The original headline of this Jan. 8 story referred to a "WHO study". the study was published in the WHO's journal; it was not authored by the WHO. The headline has been amended to reflect this.)... (Reuters Health) - - Many migraine sufferers avoid alcohol, saying it can trigger the severe headaches, a survey found.... (Reuters Health) - Women with breast cancer who get newer genetic tests to estimate their risk of recurrence may not be any more anxious about their test results than their peers who get older tests that focus on fewer genes, a recent study suggests.... (Reuters Health) - For people who have trouble concentrating, help may be on the way through a new game app that helps improve the ability to focus just by playing.... (Reuters Health) - Cancer survivors have higher-than-average rates of medical financial hardship, a U.S. study suggests.... A Chinese scientist who created what he said were the world's first "gene-edited" babies evaded oversight and broke ethical boundaries in a quest for fame and fortune, state media said on Monday, as his former university said he had been fired.... - A tiny sliver of elastic material swims along inside a narrow tube, coiling up and changing shape in response to the thickness of fluid and the contours of the tube around it as it moves towards its goal.... Two former managers of French meat-processing firm Spanghero and two Dutch meat traders go on trial in Paris on Monday accused of passing off cheap horse meat as pricier beef in ready-made meals and burgers that were sold in countries across Europe.... China's agriculture ministry on Sunday reported a new African swine fever outbreak in the northwestern region of Ningxia.... (Reuters Health) - In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments with health care providers, government researchers report....