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(Repeats Dec. 15 story with no change to text) By Lewis Krauskopf NEW YORK, Dec 15 (Reuters) - With another election year looming, investors in the he..
CDC's senior officials in charge of its budget have apparently revealed the new edict to the agency's policy analysts in a 90-minute meeting. WaPo's s..
Though Gilead Sciences Inc. has only just begun to absorb its $12 billion purchase of Kite Pharma Inc. in October, drums are already beating for anoth..
ST. CATHERINE'S, Egypt (AP) — Egypt reopened on Saturday an ancient library which holds thousands of centuries-old religious and historical manuscript..
A surgical oncologist at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine has found that a simple procedure ..
ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche’s patent dispute with London-listed Shire over the Swiss drugmaker’s new haemophilia drug Hemlibra has escalated, with Shire ..
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hamburger chain Wendy’s Co (WEN.O) laid out plans on Friday to trim the use of antibiotics that are important to human medicine fr..
ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche’s patent dispute with London-listed Shire over the Swiss drugmaker’s new haemophilia drug Hemlibra has escalated, with Shire ..
When California rings in the new year with the sale of recreational pot for the first time, Texas will be tiptoeing into its own marijuana milestone: ..
Rapidly dividing, yet aberrant stem cells are a major source of cancer. But a new study suggests that mature cells also play a key role in initiating ..
Tucked away on a side street near Central Park, the New York Academy of Medicine Library is one of the most significant historical medical libraries i..
  HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Sextuplets born this week in Alabama are doing well, doctors said. Their parents, Eric and Courtney Waldrop of Albertville, ..
Howard Gottfried, a producer who was a crucial calming influence and an ardent defender of ornery screenwriter Paddy Chayefsky, with whom he worked cl..
There are good reasons to be suspicious of the proposed $69 billion merger between CVS Health, the country’s largest pharmacy, and Aetna, one of the l..
Amid a wave of-----harassment allegations against high-profile men, a reckoning would seem to be coming to the workplace, as women speak out about unw..
The weekend after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, Brennan Morrey and her soccer team were warming up for a game in St. Paul. Weather con..
How do you unwind before bedtime? If your answer involves Facebook and Netflix, you are actively reducing your chance of a good night's sleep. And you..
Cleveland, OH (Dec 15, 2017) - Despite decades long prevention and treatment efforts, cardiovascular (CV) disease continues to be the leading cause of..
NEW YORK (Reuters) - With another election year looming, investors in the healthcare sector are wary the coming months could reopen wounds suffered du..
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Hamburger chain Wendy’s Co (WEN.O) laid out plans on Friday to trim the use of antibiotics that are important to human medicine fr..
CHICAGO, Dec 15 (Reuters) - Hamburger chain Wendy’s Co laid out plans on Friday to trim the use of antibiotics that are important to human medicine fr..
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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Danny Smith wasn't just looking for somebody who can kick. A lot of guys can kick. The Pittsburgh Steelers special teams coordinator..
Tucked away on a side street near Central Park, the New York Academy of Medicine Library is one of the most significant historical medical libraries i..
Marijuana plants named for state Rep. Stephanie Klick, are seen in a flowering room under sodium grow lights at Compassionate Cultivation, a licensed ..
Sen. Al Franken, who said last week he will resign after mounting allegations of-----misconduct, attends a committee hearing. A reader says Franken is..
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it plans to withdraw Obama-era rules that would have made it tougher for large-scale egg farm..
Although NASA has made progress toward the overall space exploration science priorities recommended in a 2011 decadal survey by the National Academies..
Update to match evolving needs of cancer patients Patient centred care contributes to best use of available resources Call for increased awareness, re..
An estimated 100 million people around the world are infected with Strongyloides stercoralis, a parasitic nematode, yet it's likely that many don't kn..
AUSTIN, Texas -- DNA molecules that follow specific instructions could offer more precise molecular control of synthetic chemical systems, a discovery..
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Olivia Newton John takes medical marijuana to ease her pain during her cancer battle. The 'Grease' legend was diagnosed with-----cancer in May - 25 ye..
SYCAMORE – A DeKalb County judge has ruled that the employer of a Crystal Lake man being sued by DeKalb Police Chief Gene Lowery must turn over any wo..
The immune system, which is our best weapon against uninvited guests such as bacteria, is built like a defence against invasion. Front-line soldiers c..
When communities and police work together to deter urban violence, they can achieve better outcomes with fewer resources than when each works in isola..
New computational strategies reported this week in Science might help realize the promise of peptide-based drugs. Peptides are similar to protein mole..
The long-held mystery of Hippocrates and the parasitic worms has finally been solved, and it’s all thanks to a few samples of ancient poop. Researcher..
Most dogs get poked and prodded at the veterinarian's office. Piper, a 4-year-old golden retriever in Chicago, gets far more scrutiny than that. Her a..
Here’s Charley. He and the other pooches pictured are part of a special study on golden retrievers. All but one were photographed at Union 206 Studio ..
(Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc said on Thursday a key late-stage trial testing its blockbuster drug, Keytruda, failed to meet its main goal of extending l..
When you're in need of a ride to the hospital do you call 911 or order an Uber? It may sound like a silly question, but a recent study revealed that a..
Two couples that gave birth to children with a genetic defect later traced to donated eggs won a lawsuit against a New York fertility doctor and his c..
DALLAS – An 8-year-old Dallas boy may have endured more than 300 unnecessary doctor visits, gone through more than a dozen pointless surgeries and suf..
A anesthesiologist in Beverly Hills has been charged with murder in connection with a patient's fatal overdose, Los Angeles prosecutors announced Thur..
A group of researchers recently developed a ‘smart pill’ system. The idea is that a patient will swallow a pill coated in gel containing a sensor, and..
A team of Vanderbilt University scientists and engineers led by Professor John P. Wikswo has won an R&D 100 Award for their MultiWell MicroFormulator...
California's legal cannabis market, opening for business on Jan. 1, is expected to quickly grow to be the largest in the nation and worth more than $5..
Valley fever cases in November saw a 50-percent spike over the previous month, leading experts at the University of Arizona Valley Fever Center for Ex..
Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have identified a way to block the ability of parasites that cause malaria to shield themselves agai..