Evidence of Apple switch ruled inadmissible in Qualcomm antitrust case

A federal judge on Thursday ruled that evidence provided by chip supplier Qualcomm Inc that major phone makers like Apple Inc have moved to competing suppliers like Intel Corp cannot be used to fight allegations Qualcomm acted to preserve a monopoly on some mobile phone chips.

New York sues Target, Walmart for sale of lead-contaminated toys

New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said on Thursday that she had filed a lawsuit against Target Corp , Walmart Inc and toy importer LaRose Industries over the sale of lead-contaminated children’s toys.

Inflammatory bowel disease tied to heart attack risk

(Reuters Health) – – People with inflammatory bowel diseases like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis may be up to 12 times more likely to have a heart attack, a U.S. study suggests.

Sleep problems may be worse when menopause is hastened by surgery

(Reuters Health) – – Women who have surgery to remove their ovaries go through menopause abruptly, and a new study suggests this comes with an increased risk for the kinds of sleep troubles many women experience when they go through menopause gradually.

Crosswords and sudoku may not stop mental decline

(Reuters Health) – – Mental engagement through problem-solving games like crossword puzzles, sudoku and brain teasers may not offset cognitive losses due to age-related dementia, a new study suggests.

Airbus strategy review augurs clean break under new CEO

Airbus has launched a strategic review to outline changes under incoming chief executive Guillaume Faury as it faces industrial challenges and prepares for overdue modernisation, industry sources said.