News bites: Rejected patents, head trauma, and more


The Supreme Court's patent rejection is causing alarm in the biotech industry, The Wall Street Journal reports.

A U.S. soldier's shooting spree in Afghanistan has refocused attention on head trauma, the signature injury of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, reports MedPage Today.

A House panel debated the merits of overtime and minimum wage protections for home health workers, Kaiser Health News reports.

The Washington Post delves into racial disparities surrounding breast cancer.

Thomson Reuters is nearing a sale of its health business, The Wall Street Journal reports.