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GSK biotech asthma drug wins UK approval after extra price cut GlaxoSmithKline's new injectable asthma drug Nucala has been recommended for use in Britain's state-run health service in the most severe patients, after the drugmaker provided further analyses on its use and made an additional price cut.
Yahoo! News | Dec 1, 2016 12:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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S. Korea confirms more cases of deadly bird flu South Korea on Wednesday revealed new cases of a deadly strain of bird flu as authorities said they had slaughtered two million chickens and ducks in a bid to control the outbreak. The H5N6 virus was first confirmed on November 18 at a farm in central Sou
Yahoo! News | Nov 30, 2016 12:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Western Canada ranchers fear going 'broke by spring' as disease spreads By Rod Nickel WINNIPEG, Manitoba (Reuters) - Ranchers in western Canada whose herds are under quarantine due to the spread of bovine tuberculosis told federal legislators on Tuesday that they desperately need to sell cattle or collect compensation to avoi
Yahoo! News | Nov 22, 2016 9:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Study finds 140,000 bad reactions to antibiotics Reuters - Bad reactions to antibiotics, mostly allergic ones, send people to U.S. emergency rooms more than 140,000 times each year, government researchers reported on Wednesday.
Yahoo! News | Aug 13, 2008 4:01 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Commonly Used HIV Infectivity Rate Misses Risks HealthDay - TUESDAY, Aug. 5 (HealthDay News) -- A widely used HIV infectivity ratedoesn't take into account multiple risk factors, say U.S. researchers whoreviewed published data.
Yahoo! News | Aug 5, 2008 9:01 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
HIV Patients Living Longer HealthDay - THURSDAY, July 24 (HealthDay News) -- Since 1996, the life expectancyof HIV patients in developed countries taking antiviral therapy hasincreased more than 13 years, and deaths have dropped by almost 40percent, researchers report.
Yahoo! News | Jul 25, 2008 8:02 PM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend
Antipsychotics Dangerous for Elderly With Dementia HealthDay - MONDAY, May 26 (HealthDay News) -- Elderly people with dementia who aregiven antipsychotics, even for a very short period of time, are morelikely to end up in the hospital or even die, new research shows.
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2008 03:47 AM [GMT] | 1 comment | recommend