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 2018-07-17 12:51 

Reuters

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Mylan signs U.S. license deal on Humira with AbbVie...

AbbVie Inc said on Tuesday it signed a U.S. licensing deal with Mylan NV for its proposed biosimilar to AbbVie's blockbuster drug Humira, in a move that will give it more near-term control over the competition....

 2018-07-17 09:44 

Reuters

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Roche touts new flu drug as Tamiflu suffers generics hit...

Swiss drugmaker Roche's hopes of recapturing lost ground in the generics-flooded influenza market got a boost after a late-stage study showed its new medicine reduced symptoms in people at high risk of complications....

 2018-07-17 08:00 

Men's Health News

This Guy Lost 130 Pounds in a Year. Here's How He Did It....

Ty Storey took his weight loss transformation one step at a time — literally. Here are some of his weight loss tips and tricks for losing 130 pounds in a year....

 2018-07-17 07:17 

Reuters

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Roche lauds new flu drug trial as Tamiflu suffers generics hit...

Swiss drugmaker Roche's hopes of regaining ground in the influenza market have been boosted after a late-stage study showed its investigational drug baloxavir marboxil reduced symptoms in people at high risk of complications....

 2018-07-17 05:13 

Reuters

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Roche nabs trial win for investigational anti-viral flu drug...

Roche said on Tuesday its investigational drug baloxavir marboxil reduced symptoms in people at high risk of complications from flu, a boost to the Swiss drugmaker's efforts to win approval for the single-dose, oral anti-viral medicine....

 2018-07-17 04:52 

AP

Admissions suspended at Loudon nursing home...

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Health officials say admissions have been suspended at a Tennessee nursing home that has been cited for several violations....

 2018-07-17 03:35 

AP

$42 million grant renewal for Tulane primate research center...

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A National Institutes of Health grant supporting the Tulane National Primate Research Center has been renewed....

 2018-07-16 23:34 

Reuters

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Women's fertility may be related to heart disease risk factors...

(Reuters Health) - Young women with unhealthy levels of fats in their blood may have higher odds of having just one child, or no children at all, a recent study suggests....

 2018-07-16 23:17 

Reuters

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Fast-growing e-cigarette maker Juul to launch in UK...

Silicon Valley e-cigarette start-up Juul Labs is bringing its small flash drive-sized vaping device to the United Kingdom this week, aiming to reproduce its break-neck U.S. growth overseas....

 2018-07-16 23:14 

Reuters

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Mass radio campaign saves thousands of child lives in Africa...

A mass radio campaign in Burkina Faso led to a significant rise in sick children getting medical attention and could prove one of the most cost-effective ways to save young lives in poor countries, researchers said on Tuesday....

 2018-07-16 23:02 

Reuters

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UK ethics body says gene-edited babies may be 'morally permissible'...

The use of gene editing technologies to alter the DNA of human embryos could be morally permissible as long as the science and its impact on society is carefully considered, a British ethics panel said on Tuesday....

 2018-07-16 23:00 

Medical News Today

'Unseen' stool blood may predict mortality risk...

New research suggests that the results of a 'fecal occult blood test' may help to predict the risk of premature death from all causes....

 2018-07-16 23:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about sex and yeast infections...

While it is possible for a person to have sex when they have a yeast infection, it may cause pain and other bothersome symptoms. In addition, having sex may increase the amount of time the infection takes to heal. In some cases, a person can pass on the i...

 2018-07-16 22:21 

Reuters

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Yes, it's harder to sleep in the hospital...

(Reuters Health) - Hospital patients get a lot less sleep, wake up more frequently during the night, and rise earlier in the morning than they would in bed at home, a Dutch study suggests....

 2018-07-16 22:04 

AP

US health official reveals fentanyl almost killed his son...

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the nation's top public health agency says the opioid epidemic will be one of his priorities, and he revealed a personal reason for it: His son almost died from taking c......

 2018-07-16 22:02 

ABC News (US)

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US health official reveals fentanyl almost killed his son...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-07-16 22:00 

NY Times

Blood Pressure Medicine Is Recalled...

The F.D.A. announced that batches of a widely used generic drug, valsartan, made in China, might be tainted with a probable cancer-causing ingredient....

 2018-07-16 22:00 

Medical News Today

How does perimenopause affect periods?...

Perimenopause causes many hormonal changes in the body. This affects the frequency, regularity, and symptoms of periods and monthly cycles. People usually begin to skip periods and have longer or shorter cycles. In this article, we look at what to expect ...

 2018-07-16 21:06 

Reuters

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Not all adults think nicotine 'definitely harmful' to kids...

(Reuters Health) - While most adults know nicotine is bad for children, smokers and some other individuals aren't convinced of this fact, according to a U.S. study that suggests a need for more public education about the risks of tobacco....

 2018-07-16 21:02 

Reuters

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Urgent care centers often prescribe unnecessary antibiotics...

(Reuters Health) - Patients with common colds and respiratory illnesses may be more likely to get antibiotics - which don't work for these conditions - when they go to an urgent care clinic, a U.S. study suggests....

 2018-07-16 21:00 

Medical News Today

What is gaming disorder?...

The World Health Organization have given gaming disorder a mental health classification. People with gaming disorder prioritize gaming over other activities and experience negative effects from continuing to play video games. Here, we discuss what gaming ...

 2018-07-16 20:03 

CBC

CRISPR gene editing can cause serious DNA damage, U.K. research finds...

Scientists studying the effects of the potentially game-changing gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 have found it can cause unexpected genetic damage that could lead to dangerous changes in some cells....

 2018-07-16 20:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about macrocephaly...

Macrocephaly is the term for an unusually large head. This can occur due to a family history of the condition, or it could indicate an underlying medical problem, such as a genetic syndrome. In this article, learn about the causes of an abnormally large h...

 2018-07-16 19:44 

AP

Oklahoma AG assembles team of lawyers over marijuana rules...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's attorney general says he's assigning a team of lawyers to advise him on matters surrounding the Board of Health's decision to insert last-minute restrictions on the ......

 2018-07-16 19:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about complex ovarian cysts...

Ovarian cysts can be either simple or complex. Complex ovarian cysts contain blood or solid materials. They are more likely to need treatment than simple cysts. Ovarian cysts are usually benign but, in rare cases, can become cancerous. Learn about the cau...

 2018-07-16 18:00 

Medical News Today

Cerebral edema: Everything you need to know...

Cerebral edema refers to swelling in the brain caused by trapped fluid. Common causes include a traumatic brain injury, stroke, tumor, or infection. In this article, learn about the symptoms of cerebral edema, as well as how doctors diagnose and treat the...

 2018-07-16 17:00 

Medical News Today

How to get rid of diaper rash...

Diaper rash is a red, painful rash that thrives in warm, moist environments. The rash may also be scaly, bumpy, or raw in appearance. In this article, learn about ten home remedies for diaper rash, including taking oatmeal baths, replacing chemical baby w...

 2018-07-16 16:35 

CDC

CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to fresh crab meat imported from Venezuela...

CDC, state and local health officials, and the S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections....

 2018-07-16 16:06 

ABC News (US)

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Court: Drug users can be jailed for relapsing on probation...

Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news....

 2018-07-16 16:00 

Medical News Today

Targeting one hormone may help treat bowel cancer...

A new study reveals that p38 protein in myeloid cells promotes gut inflammation and tumor formation with help from a hormone triggered by p38 in the cells....

 2018-07-16 16:00 

Medical News Today

What to expect after a laparoscopy for endometriosis...

Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when tissue similar to the tissue that lines the uterus grows in other places in the body. While physical examinations and ultrasounds can sometimes find endometriosis, a laparoscopy is the only way to be sure a pe...

 2018-07-16 15:44 

AP

SC gov to Medicaid: Cover medical care, not abortion clinics...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has ordered the state's Medicaid agency to continue covering "necessary medical care and important women's health and family planning servic......

 2018-07-16 15:33 

NY Times

Now in Sight: Success Against an Infection That Blinds...

Following a 20-year campaign, trachoma has been eliminated as a public health menace in at least seven poor countries....

 2018-07-16 15:20 

CDC

CDC is investigating a multistate outbreak of cyclosporiasis linked to McDonald's salads...

CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and state and local public health partners are investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections associated with consumption of McDonald's salads....

 2018-07-16 15:05 

Reuters

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CRISPR gene editing can cause risky collateral DNA damage: study...

Scientists studying the effects of the potentially game-changing gene editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 have found it can cause unexpected genetic damage which could lead to dangerous changes in some cells....

 2018-07-16 15:00 

Medical News Today

Omega-3-derived cannabinoid may stop cancer...

A cannabinoid that occurs naturally in our bodies as a result of omega-3 fatty acid metabolism is found to have anticancer properties....

 2018-07-16 14:00 

Medical News Today

Fats or carbs: What causes obesity?...

Researchers have been debating for a long time whether it is fat or carb intake that leads to obesity. A new study claims it may have settled the issue....

 2018-07-16 13:30 

Men's Health News

Get Pumped -- These Adjustable Dumbbells Are 25% Off...

You can get your home gym in order with this deal on NordicTrack adjustable dumbbells, with weight that goes up to 55 pounds....

 2018-07-16 13:00 

Medical News Today

What to know about end-stage kidney disease...

End-stage kidney disease is the last stage of chronic kidney disease when the kidneys stop functioning properly. Without sufficient kidney function, waste products begin to build up in a person's blood, causing a variety of symptoms. In this article, ...

 2018-07-16 12:30 

Men's Health News

Just About Everything Under Armour Is up to 40% Off...

Under Armour is offering up to 40 percent discounts on leggings, sunglasses, duffel bags, apparel and more for Prime Day....

 2018-07-16 12:00 

Medical News Today

Is it safe to make your waters break?...

In the final stages of pregnancy, women often want to speed up the onset of labor. Women can get their water to break with the help of a doctor, but it is not safe to try this at home as it can cause infections. In this article, learn about the risks of b...

 2018-07-16 11:35 

Men's Health News

Make Your Workouts Smarter With Up to 40% Off Fitbit Trackers...

The Fitbit Alta HR wearable is 40% off for Amazon Prime Day....

 2018-07-16 11:27 

Medical Daily

Can Eating Spicy Foods Offer Health Benefits?...

While excessive consumption is not advised, the moderate use of spices in meals can offer health benefits such as pain relief and lower cholesterol....

 2018-07-16 11:16 

Men's Health News

Here Is a Complete List of the Best Amazon Prime Day Deals...

The best TV, Amazon Alexa, toy, and more deals for Amazon Prime Day 2018....

 2018-07-16 11:00 

NY Times

Psychology Itself Is Under Scrutiny...

Many famous studies of human behavior cannot be reproduced. Even so, they revealed aspects of our inner lives that feel true....

 2018-07-16 11:00 

Medical News Today

What causes malabsorption?...

Malabsorption occurs when the body is unable to absorb nutrients from the diet. There is a variety of malabsorption disorders that have different causes, including lactose intolerance. Symptoms might include bloating, diarrhea, and fatigue. Treatment is e...

 2018-07-16 10:00 

Medical News Today

Cinnamon may help battle infections...

With antibiotic resistance only getting worse, we need new ways to attack bacteria. A recent study asks whether cinnamon might provide assistance....

 2018-07-16 09:51 

Medical Daily

Why You Feel Dizzy When Standing Up, And When To Be Concerned...

That sudden but short spell of dizziness after you stand up is usually nothing to worry about but, at times, can indicate a serious, underlying problem....

 2018-07-16 09:48 

AP

Groups getting $11.5 million for children's mental health...

CHICAGO (AP) — Organizations in five communities throughout Illinois will divide $11.5 million help treat children suffering from mental health problems....

 2018-07-16 09:40 

AP

Mobile clinic brings free health care to kids under 5...

HUNTINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A new mobile clinic in northeast Indiana is providing medical care to children close to where they live — and for free....

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