United States

Johnson & Johnson wins appeal to overturn $151 million hip implant verdict

(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson on Wednesday secured a favorable U.S. appellate court ruling, overturning a verdict that had awarded $151 million to five people who blamed injuries they suffered on the company's Pinnacle hip implant devices.

    Health

    For elderly, opioids tied to higher risk of fall-related injuries and deaths

    (Reuters Health) - Elderly people who are prescribed opioids may be at higher risk for injuries from falls, some of which may be fatal, a Canadian analysis of trauma cases suggests.

      Health

      Many U.S. kids with brain injuries not getting needed rehab

      (Reuters Health) - Many children hospitalized in the U.S. for brain injuries don't receive all the rehabilitation services needed for them to potentially make a full recovery, a new study suggests.

        Sport

        Cycling: Cavendish to return from injury in Tour de Yorkshire

        (Reuters) - British sprinter Mark Cavendish will return to action at next month's Tour de Yorkshire after recovering from injuries sustained during a crash in March, race organizers Welcome to Yorkshire said on Wednesday.

          Sport

          New Zealand's Bennett 'lucky to be alive' after training crash

          (Reuters) - New Zealander George Bennett avoided potentially life-threatening injuries after he was hit by a car while training in Italy.

            World

            Crude bomb blast at Indian government relief office in Nepal, no injuries

            KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A crude bomb went off outside an Indian government relief office in Nepal causing minor damage but no injuries, officials said on Tuesday, in what appeared to be a rare gesture of Nepali anger toward its giant neighbor to the south.

              World

              Indian Railways says deaths, injuries from accidents fall amid safety crackdown

              NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Deaths and injuries from train collisions or derailment in India more than halved to 254 people last fiscal year from a year ago, railways data showed, amid attempts to improve its shoddy safety record through mega investments and re

                Sport

                Tennis: Brengle sues WTA, ITF over injuries from doping tests

                (Reuters) - Madison Brengle filed a lawsuit against the Women's Tennis Association and the International Tennis Federation on Monday seeking damages for injuries she says were caused by the repeated drawing of blood for anti-doping tests.

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