Britain’s Barclays, Lloyds shock in EU bank stress test

Britain’s Barclays and Lloyds were the surprise laggards in a European Union bank health check on Friday, alongside Banco BPM , one of the Italian banks which had been expected to struggle.

U.S. allows eight importers to keep buying Iran oil for now

The United States said on Friday it will temporarily allow eight importers to keep buying Iranian oil when it reimposes sanctions on Monday to try to force Iran to curb its nuclear, missile and regional activities.

U.S. FDA approves AcelRx Pharma’s opioid pain drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved AcelRx Pharmaceuticals Inc’s opioid-based fast-acting treatment for pain to be used under medical supervision.

E-therapy may help ease insomnia

(Reuters Health) – People with insomnia who receive a digitized version of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) as part of their treatment may find more symptom relief than those who only receive tips to improve their sleep routines, a recent experiment suggests.

Inconsistent heart surgery ratings may confuse patients

(Reuters Health) – Publicly-available ratings of U.S. hospital quality for heart surgery vary so widely from one another they may be more confusing than helpful for patients trying to pick the best place to have a procedure, researchers say.