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The European Commission wants to make health data easier to access by 2025 for patients, medics, regulators and researchers in a bid to improve diagnoses, cut unnecessary costs from duplication of medical tests and boost medicine research.

Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. will sell some over-the-counter and prescription drugs to Germany’s Stada Arzneimittel AG for a total value of $660 million.

Nestle plans to cut up to 450 jobs at a Galderma research and development center in southern France, the Swiss company said.