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Despite cancer's remission, Connecticut teen stuck in state custody By Richard Weizel MILFORD, Conn. (Reuters) - A Connecticut teenager with cancer who took her fight to stop her chemotherapy treatments to the state's Supreme Court must remain in custody of the state even though her disease has gone into remission, a judg
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U.S. cancer incidence, mortality largely stable or decreasing By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) - The rate of people being diagnosed or killed by cancer in the U.S. is stable or decreasing for men and women, according to a new report. For the main cancers, its really pretty much good news, incidence and mortality
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Novartis digs deeper into cancer with up to $750 million Aduro deal (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Novartis is digging deeper into cancer immunotherapy, one of the hottest areas of drug research, through a tie-up with Aduro Biotech worth up to $750 million. The move comes as the privately owned California-based biotech group
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FDA rejects Adamis injection for treating acute allergies (Reuters) - The United States Food and Drug Administration rejected Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corp's injection for treating severe allergic reactions, the company said. Adamis Pharmaceuticals shares were down 37 percent at $3.40 in after-market trading. The
Yahoo! News | Mar 27, 2015 10:34 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sanofi to launch Toujeo diabetes drug in U.S. on Monday: source French drugmaker Sanofi plans to launch its new Toujeo insulin for diabetics in the United States on Monday, according to a source familiar with the matter. Toujeo was approved for use in the United States on Feb. 25 and was recommended for approval by Eu
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Europe pushes back verdict on Bristol immune system cancer drug European regulators have postponed a decision on whether to recommend approval of a closely watched Bristol-Myers Squibb drug that helps the immune system fight cancer, officials said on Friday. Nivolumab, which is already approved in the United States un
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Romania confirms bird flu in dead pelicans: report BUCHAREST (Reuters) - More than 100 dead pelicans in Romania's Danube Delta were found to be infected with H5N1 bird flu virus, Romanian authorities were quoted as saying on Friday by state news agency Agerpres. Bulgaria, Romania's southern neighbor also
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Deadly mosquito-borne diseases could threaten UK within decades, experts warn By Kieran Guilbert LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Mosquitoes carrying deadly diseases including dengue fever and West Nile virus could become widespread across Britain within decades due to climate change, health experts said on Monday. Warmer temp
Yahoo! News | Mar 23, 2015 1:04 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