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China rules Baidu must rein in healthcare adverts after cancer controversy Baidu Inc must rein in paid-for advertisements within search results after a student died following experimental cancer treatment he found via China's biggest search engine, Chinese regulators said on Monday. Baidu must clean up in-search healthcare adver
Yahoo! News | May 9, 2016 10:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Colombia's illegal mining linked to malaria outbreak Colombia's widespread illegal mining is blamed for causing environmental damage and holding workers in slave-like conditions -- and now is also being blamed for a malaria outbreak. Critics point to stagnant water buildups at the clandestine sites and
Yahoo! News | Apr 30, 2016 07:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Diabetes drug test results boost Novo Nordisk COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk said on Thursday a late-stage trial showed its new once-weekly diabetes drug significantly reduced patients' cardiovascular risks, boosting the company's hopes of maintaining its lead in the fast-growing diabe
Yahoo! News | Apr 28, 2016 12:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Yoga could reduce asthma symptoms, study finds Researchers studying the effects of yoga on asthma have found that regular practice could improve quality of life and alleviate respiratory symptoms for people with the condition. Yoga is a physical, mental and spiritual discipline that's popular all
Yahoo! News | Apr 28, 2016 12:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
BRIEF-Nutrition products maker Zhejiang Nhu's 2015 net profit down 50.2 pct April 18 (Reuters) - Zhejiang Nhu Co Ltd * Says 2015 net profit down 50.2 percent y/y at 402.1million yuan ($62.06 million) Source text in Chinese: Further company coverage: ($1 = 6.4789 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong
Yahoo! News | Apr 18, 2016 09:02 AM [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