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J&J, U.S. states settle hip implant claims for $120 million

(Reuters) – 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. FILE PHOTO: The Johnson and Johnson logo is seen at an office building in Singapore January 17, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas White/File Photo Attorneys general… Read More »

Removable PrEP implant produces high drug levels in rabbits; further studies planned

A small removable plastic implant resembling a tiny piece of dry spaghetti is capable of delivering sustained levels of the drug tenofovir, researchers told last month’s HIV Research for Prevention conference (HIVR4P 2018) in Madrid. The drug delivery capability of the implants was tested on rabbits and will now advance into tests on dogs and… Read More »