The World Health Organization reported on Aug. 19 that more than 1,200 people have died in the massive Ebola outbreak across West Africa, with Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone at the epicenter.
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AstraZeneca and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma has signed an agreement on a three-year research collaboration in diabetic nephropathy, or renal failure due to diabetes.
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CRANBURY, N.J., Aug. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq:FOLD), a biopharmaceutical company at the forefront of therapies for rare and orphan diseases, today announced positive 18-month data from its second Phase 3 study ...
As the Affordable Care Act attempts to equate the medical industry playing field during a time when many people can barely afford to get to work, let alone pay for insurance, one group of people may be getting the short end of the stick.
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You may have heard that the Big Apple is “The City That Never Sleeps.” Perhaps you have heard the same thing about Las Vegas. Well, a new study shows that while these adages may be true for different reasons, Singapore is among the most sleep-less ...
Immune abnormality potentially lethal but treatable disease dubbed “bubble boy” is rare, but two times more common than previously thought.
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Most hair-loss drugs currently available may stop hair loss, but do not cause hair to re-grow. Now, research suggests that a drug already used to treat people with other conditions could restore hair growth in patients with one disease that can cause hair loss.
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Tributes have been paid to Indian yoga guru BKS Iyengar, who has died at the age of 95. Mr Iyengar's brand of yoga used around 50 props, including ropes and mats, to align and stretch the body.
Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry gave a confident, wry smile beneath flawless hair for his… Gov. Perry smiles for mug shot, gets ice cream · More Featured.
FRANKFURT/BERLIN Aug 20 (Reuters) - The DAX top-30 index looked set to open unchanged on Wednesday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0613 GMT.
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The U.S Food and Drug Administration announced Tuesday that it has approved Sanofi's Cerdelga (eliglustat) to treat Type 1 form of Gaucher disease.
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WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is promising to change the way travelers can ask to be removed from its no-fly list of suspected terrorists banned from air travel.
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I had a plan for this week's column, but then I learned of Robin Williams' death. I am sure capitalism will still be fucked up next week, so I will wait until then.
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AUSTIN -- A $50 million donation from the Austin-based Livestrong Foundation will establish an innovative cancer unit at the Dell Medical School at the University of Texas at Austin.
(Reuters) - Drugmaker Hospira Inc has sued the Food and Drug Administration over its decision to open the doors for competitors to sell generic versions of its patented sedative, Precedex.
Since peaking in the mid-1950s, birth rates among US adolescents have been on a long-term decline, and new data contained in a National Vital Statistics Report released today are no exception.
Bob Spining is getting his laps in, ready to take part in the Man Run. He's a prostate cancer survivor. Bob Spining supports the Man Run because he's grateful that his cancer, which was found during a digital rectal exam, was caught in time.
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