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Reuters
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Jan 9 Allergan Plc : * Allergan enters parkinson's disease through option arrangement with Lysosomal Therapeutics Inc (LTI) for its potential first-in-class breakthrough compounds ..
One of two male western lowland gorillas at the Cleveland zoo has died, several years after he was diagnosed with heart disease, zoo officials said. Bebac, 32, died on Friday, leav..
CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Monday it had detected a type of bird flu in a wild duck in Montana that appeared to match one of the strains found during an out..
ZURICH Roche said on Monday that U.S. regulators agreed to priority review of its Tecentriq immunotherapy for an additional type of bladder cancer, a boost to the Swiss drugmaker's..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it has approved Egalet Corp's long-acting opioid painkiller, Arymo ER. An independent panel to the U.S. FDA in August voted 18-..
Jan 9 The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it has approved Egalet Corp's long-acting opioid painkiller, Arymo ER. An independent panel to the U.S. FDA in August vot..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it has approved Egalet Corp's long-acting opioid painkiller, Arymo ER. The decision follows the recommendation of an independen..
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday approved Egalet Corp's long-acting opioid painkiller, Arymo ER, and will allow the company to claim it deters abuse by those seeking..
BEIRUT Jan 8 Air strikes resumed on Sunday in a rebel-held valley near Damascus containing the Syrian capital's main water supply, a day after insurgents and the government failed ..
Fox News
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This month, Americans will make New Year’s resolutions to eat healthy, exercise more, get more sleep, and maybe even find ways to manage stress. Those that do are also more likely ..
It's a new beginning for the man formerly known as "tree man." Abul Bajandar, whose hands and feet were covered in giant warts that looked like tree bark, underwent his first surge..
A team of Massachusetts General Hospital doctors are monitoring a 26-year-old man who recently underwent an experimental surgery to receive a potentially life-saving organ infected..
When the Denver Broncos played host to the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game last month, former Broncos safety John Lynch joined fellow Hall of Fame finalists and e..
The three islands comprising the U.S. Virgin Islands—St. Thomas, St. John, and St. Croix—are celebrating an important event in 2017, and it's travelers who are going to benefit. Ma..
Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next decade nearly as much as people..
The juicing trend doesn’t show any signs of letting up—and there’s a lot of pulp fiction about the benefits. Read on for some surprising news, plus the healthiest juices you can ma..
The Huffington Post
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The mutation suggested he had a disease called Coffin-Siris syndrome. But Patient Number Two didn’t have that disease’s typical symptoms, like sparse scalp hair and incomplete pink..
Getting older has its perks. Chances are you're more confident, have more direction and a defined sense of self. While your health is likely not a primary concern, it's important t..
Those are just three of the accusations that federal prosecutors leveled against two Alabama physicians in April as part of a 22-count criminal indictment ― alleging that Drs...
“I just love it,” my husband replied sarcastically before getting earnest. “You fall in love, you stay with somebody, and marriage is just the next step. That’s the way it was the ..
We, as the viewing audience, are drawn to celebrities and famous people in ways we are not even aware. Within the lives of the celebrated lie the hopes and dreams of the rest of us..
Recently, I traveled through China. I climbed mountains, hiked through forests, crossed deep valleys. I visited cities of every size. I floated across lakes and traveled beautiful ..
The fall of the Berlin Wall in October 1989 abruptly ended one historical era and inaugurated another. So, too, did the outcome of last year’s U.S. presidential election. What are ..
SFgate
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Wildlife experts are trying to determine whether Kansas' deer population is contracting an unusual type of contagious foot disease at a higher than average rate..
The American Diabetes Association announced Monday that it was hiring William Cefalu as its chief scientific and medical officer, effective Feb. 20. Cefalu has been Pennington's ex..
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Buddy Bregman, an accomplished arranger, producer and filmmaker whose credits ranged from albums by Ella Fitzgerald and Bing Crosby to directing dozens of televi..
FILE - Heaven Hill's Master Distiller Parker Beam holds a bottle of Rittenhouse Rye Whisky made there at the Bardstown, Ky. distillery Sept. 20, 2006. FILE - Heaven Hill's Master D..
NEW YORK (AP) — The Maggie Dixon Classic has found a new temporary home. St. John's and No. 21 DePaul will play Tuesday night in the 11th annual game honoring the Army coach who di..
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016 file photo, a runner is silhouetted against the sunrise on his early morning workout near Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., acros..
Tech Times
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A 10-year-old boy grew his hair for two years only to donate it to a friend who was diagnosed with an autoimmune disease causing hair loss on the scalp. On Dec. 29, just a few days..
Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche has announced that U.S. health regulators have agreed to grant priority review to its Tecentriq immunotherapy treatment for a type of bladde..
The advocacy group The Praxis Project has filed a lawsuit against Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association (ABA) over claims of engaging in false and misleading marketing of..
On Jan. 8, 1942, Stephen Hawking was born to Frank and Isobel Hawking and later became one of the most prominent scientists of all time, having a thriving career for half a century..
The flu season is upon the United States just as expected and it looks like a severe one, federal health officials have warned. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention belie..
Cognitive abilities decline with age but researchers have discovered that taking hour-long naps in the afternoon can improve thinking and decision-making abilities as well as prese..
Forbes
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Today Allergan announced a transformative deal with Lysosomal Therapeutics (LTI), an emerging biotech focused on Parkinson’s Disease through an understanding of human genetics and ..
Last week, a big biotech company announced that it’s spinning off a smaller company. Illumina is a DNA sequencing giant, and Grail is its ambitious child. Grail aims to spot cancer..
Moderna Therapeutics, based in Cambridge, Mass., has raised $1.9 billion at a valuation approaching $5 billion–higher than most publicly traded biotechnology companies. But the com..
If your doctor tells you to "take a hike", you may want to listen. With more and more scientific studies uncovering different health benefits from spending time outdoors,..
Last week IBM focused attention on "five technologies that [they] believe have the potential to change the way people work, live, and interact during the next five years." They cal..
Fox Business
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There have been a lot of exciting advances in medicine over the past 10 years: Drugs that help cancer patients live longer have become available, as have therapies that functionall..
A mic drop at the end of Celgene (NASDAQ: CELG) CEO Mark Alles' presentation at the35th AnnualJ.P. Morgan (NYSE: JPM) Healthcare Conference might have been appropriate. Celgene tra..
Image source: Getty Images. Shares of rare-disease specialist Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ALXN) slid 35.9% lower last year, according to data from S&P Global Market ..
Former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli, aka "Pharma Bro," is acting odd…again. This time he was suspended from Twitter (TWTR) after posting doctored pictures of Teen Vogu..
CEO Alex Gorsky. Image source: Johnson & Johnson. Shares of healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) defied the odds in a year where healthcare stocks largely ..
Medical News Today
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A class of drugs already approved for the treatment of estrogen receptor-positive --- cancer may also have the potential to halt the spread of hard-to-treat, triple-negative bre..
A new study brings some good news for older adults who enjoy an afternoon nap, after finding that a 1-hour siesta may improve memory and thinking skills. Study co-author Junxin Li,..
A new study published in JAMA Oncology suggests that patients with a common form of lung cancer who need time to recover from surgery may still benefit from delayed chemotherapy. R..
It is common knowledge that exercise is good for us. Being physically active reduces the risk of chronic illness and premature death. But is cramming it all in over one weekend jus..
From soft drinks to white bread, almost everything on the menu seems to contain sugar. Although "diet" drinks have been promoted as a healthful alternative to sugar-sweetened bever..
UPI
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BOSTON, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and the American Thyroid Association have collaborated to release new g..
JOENSUU, Finland, Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have found no link between high cholesterol intake and an increased risk of dementia or Alzheimer..
MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2017 -- Weekend warriors take heart. You may add almost as many years to your life span as those who work out all week long, new research suggests. "One or two sess..
STATE COLLEGE, Pa., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- The mathematics describing the seemingly unpredictable movement of a stumbling drunk -- "drunken walk" math -- has helped scientists better unde..
MONDAY, Jan. 9, 2017 -- Teeth might someday repair themselves using their own stem cells -- eliminating the need for conventional fillings, researchers report. Although still in th..
Salon
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Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next decade nearly as much as people..
Many people will never hear about how at the end of 2016, 38 medical professionals from Cuba’s Henry Reeve Brigade returned home after more than two tireless months of treating Hai..
Tilikum, the orca that died Friday morning at SeaWorld of Florida from a chronic lung infection, died as tragically as he lived.  A magnificent and intelli..
“Strike a Pose” was an immortal line from Madonna’s hit song, “Vogue.” Now it is the name of a tender and touching documentary about the men who performed both on stage with Madonn..
Stat News
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Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next decade nearly as much as p..
Next-gen sequencing pioneer Illumina says it may soon usher in the era of the $100 genome — making consumer genomics orders of magnitude more accessible. CEO Francis deSouza unveil..
The stem cells in our teeth can be energized to fill in chips, cracks, and cavities, researchers say, and the findings could one day possibly make dental cement obsolete. The ..
The racial health gap in the United States is well-documented. The gap starts with the infant mortality rate (11.1 blacks vs. 5.1 whites per 1,000) and extends to almost any health..
tribLive
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Anna Baird, 44, of Squirrel Hill (left) talks with Hillman Cancer Center's Professional Staff Nurse Mollie Calli, 29, of Kiski before Baird received her chemotherapy in the treatme..
Anna Baird, 44, of Squirrel Hill (left) talks with Hillman Cancer Center's Professional Staff Nurse Mollie Calli, 29, of Kiski before Baird received her chemotherapy in the treatme..
Updated 37 minutes ago Clinton Connors makes HIV-related house calls. Recently, he got a call from a friend: Someone in her Dormont apartment building had been diagnosed with HIV a..
Updated 1 hour ago Clinton Connors makes HIV-related house calls. Recently, he got a call from a friend: Someone in her Dormont apartment building had been diagnosed with HIV a mon..
Fox Sports
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When the Denver Broncos played host to the New England Patriots in the AFC championship game last month, former Broncos safety John Lynch joined fellow Hall of Fame finalists and e..
NEW YORK (AP) The Maggie Dixon Classic has found a new temporary home. St. John’s and No. 21 DePaul will play Tuesday night in the 11th annual game honoring the Army coach who died..
TAMPA — Monday night, Steve Sarkisian will lead the Alabama offense as the Crimson Tide attempt to repeat as national champions in their game against Clemson. It will also mark Sar..
Live Science
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Many ----fed infants may not be getting enough vitamin D, a new study suggests. Researchers surveyed 184 women who were ----feeding, and found that most did not give vitamin ..
If going to the gym during the workweek sounds daunting to you, fear not: Working out only on the weekends has health benefits too, a new study suggests. In the study, researchers ..
The Pentagon's research and development division, DARPA—the creative force behind the internet and GPS—retooled itself three years ago to create a new office dedicated to unravelin..
TIME
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It seems like heresy but some cancer experts are starting to question the way we screen for --- cancer. In recent years, the American Cancer Society and other --- cancer grou..
Imagine that a for-profit company started monitoring public obesity by collecting body scans of passengers going through airport security and comparing how each person changes over..
In the 1960s, Thomas Kuhn suggested that scientific ideas undergo fits of revolution, challenging the foundation of establishment science. But it was Peter Galison who emphasized t..
BBC News
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Cramming all your recommended weekly exercise into one or two weekend sessions is enough to produce important health benefits, a study suggests. And being active without managing 1..
Dementia patients and carers have been asked to share their experiences to help the Welsh Government shape the first dementia strategy for Wales. The Alzheimer's Society's figures ..
CBS News
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Weekend warriors, take a victory lap. People who pack their workouts into one or two sessions a week lower their risk of dying over roughly the next decade nearly as much as p..
Teeth might someday repair themselves using their own stem cells -- eliminating the need for conventional fillings, researchers report. Although still in the laboratory stage, a ne..
Chillicothe Gazette
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Usually, the phrase “she was scarred for life” refers to emotional scars and the lasting impact those can have on a person. Physical scars, however, can also negatively affect the ..
I am writing to thank and celebrate Ross County residents for spreading joy to children around the world this Christmas season. The generosity of Ross County volunteers, families a..
Chron
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Photo: Eric Kayne Seven alumni from the Rice Business Plan Competition are among the 600 men and women featured in the Forbes fifth annual 30 Under 30.  The alumni are: --Thom..
Photo: John Everett, Staff This review ran in the Houston Post on Feb. 27, 1995. The headline and words are reprinted as they ran then. With 61,041 people packing the Dome, Go Teja..
Hattiesburg American
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On Jan. 5, Forrest General Hospital became the first hospital in Mississippi to treat mitral regurgitation using transcatheter mitral valve repair (TMVR) with MitraClip therapy. Th..
Community calendar for Jan. 9
Hattiesburg American
Today •Event: Pesticide Applicator Training, 6 p.m., Forrest County Extension Service Office, 952 Sullivan Drive. Training fee: $10, check or money order only. Reservations: (601) ..