Tag Archives: Trial

Atul Gawande's company looking to try new products on employees, trial testimony shows

The trial to stop a former Optum employee from working for the healthcare venture formed by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase, has shed light on what the new enterprise intends to do this year. In Massachusetts District Court, David W. Smith, former Optum vice president of Product/Corporate Strategy, said the new company isn’t looking… Read More »

Trial for HIV prevention drug could DOUBLE

Trial for HIV prevention drug PrEP could DOUBLE after warnings hundreds of gay and bisexual men face being turned away from accessing the ‘game-changing’ pill Currently, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is only available on a trial in England However, NHS England has today backed calls for the PrEP trial to double in size This would allow… Read More »

Latest trial in J&J talc litigations gets under way in California

(Reuters) – A California jury on Monday heard opening statements in the latest trial over allegations that Johnson & Johnson’s talc-based products, including the company’s baby powder, were contaminated with asbestos and cause cancer. FILE PHOTO: Bottles of Johnson & Johnson baby powder line a drugstore shelf in New York October 15, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File… Read More »