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  • AstraZeneca widens cancer immunotherapy net with Advaxis trial

    AstraZeneca is casting its net wider in the hot cancer immunotherapy field through a clinical trial collaboration with U.S. biotech firm Advaxis that will test drugs from both companies in combination. ...

    Reuters
  • Middle East virus found in air of camel barn

    Researchers in Saudi Arabia said Tuesday they have found genetic traces of the dangerous Middle East respiratory virus, MERS-CoV, in the air of a barn that housed a sick camel. The study in mBio, the journal of the American Society for Microbiology, calls for further research to determine if the…

    AFP
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  • Sleep Experts Close In on the Optimal Night's Sleep

    Several studies have found that seven hours a night is the best amount of sleep in order to function the next day—not eight, as was long believed.

    The Wall Street Journal
  • U.S. judge tosses FDA panel report on menthol cigarettes

    By Mica Rosenberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal judge ruled on Monday in favor of two tobacco companies that challenged a 2011 U.S. Food and Drug Administration committee report on menthol cigarettes, finding three of the panel's members had conflicts of interests. U.S. District Court Judge…

    Reuters
  • Team Report - TEXAS RANGERS

    Rios remains out for Rangers

    The SportsXchange
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    The Recipe That Helped Jessica Simpson Torch 60 Pounds

    When you're rushing to get out the door in the morning, don't just grab a breakfast bar - indulge in an easy meal that fuels weight loss without sacrificing taste (or time). The recipe comes from Jessica Simpson, who lost 60 pounds eating delicious meals like hearty baked eggs with the help of…

    Sugar Videos
  • HIV epidemic 'smaller' than UN estimates: report

    UN estimates for HIV deaths and disease can be slashed by a quarter, researchers said Tuesday. "The HIV epidemic is smaller than estimated by UNAIDS", wrote a team that reviewed data contained in the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. "The overall amount of ill-health and premature death…

    AFP
  • Hopkins pays $190M in pelvis exam pix settlement

    BALTIMORE (AP) — A "rogue" gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly record videos and photos of his patients has forced one of the world's top medical centers to pay $190 million to 8,000 women and girls.

    Associated Press
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  • Gaza Hospitals Caught in Crossfire, Four Dead

    Al Aqsa Martyrs Hospital Hit by Tank Fire

    ABC News
  • Beef's environmental costs far outweigh poultry, pork

    Beef is by far the most costly protein when it comes to the environmental damage wreaked by feeding and raising cattle, according to a study out Monday. Beef requires 28 times more land than the average total needed to produce either dairy, eggs, poultry or pork, said the research in the…

    AFP
  • Health dept.: West Virginia clinic reused needles

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Health officials on Monday advised patients of a West Virginia pain management clinic to be tested for blood-borne infectious diseases after an investigation found that needles had been reused.

    Associated Press
  • Isis Pharma Initiates Phase II Study on ISIS-APO(a)

    Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (ISIS) initiated a phase II study on ISIS-APO(a) in patients suffering from high lipoprotein(a) -- Lp(a).

    Zacks
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    Shrinking prostates without surgery

    A procedure called prostatic artery embolization allows doctors to shrink prostates without drugs and invasive surgeries.

    KABC – Los Angeles
  • Why Your MRI or CT Scan Costs an Arm and a Leg

    Medical imaging is one of the most common and overused diagnostic techniques used today, and by far the costliest. While cancer caused by radiation from medical imaging can be a long-term concern, the more immediate worry for someone facing a new diagnosis is usually cost. The good news is that…

    The Fiscal Times
  • The New 2015 Mazda6

    Incredible driving with incredible fuel efficiency is now a reality. New 2015 models have just arrived! Search online for dealer inventory.

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  • Alkermes' Pipeline Development Impresses, Key Updates Ahead

    Alkermes (ALKS) announced the commencement of a phase I study on ALKS 8700.

    Zacks
  • Drugmakers to share neglected compounds with British academia

    A group of seven leading drugmakers has agreed to share an array of neglected experimental medicines with British academic researchers in the latest example of the deepening ties between industry and external scientists. British business minister Vince Cable announced the new partnership on Tuesday…

    Reuters
  • Welcome to Ireland, AbbVie

    AbbVie paid a whopping $54.8 billion for Shire, but it's a good deal--assuming the U.S. Congress doesn't pass a law undercutting the tax gains.

    Motley Fool
  • Astellas Up on Pipeline Update, Oncology in Focus (revised)

    Astellas Pharma, Inc. (ALPMY) provided a comprehensive overview of its initiatives towards innovation, research and development and its corporate strategy.

    Zacks
  • How to Stay Hydrated All Summer Long

    Whether you're wondering why lounging poolside can get so exhausting, or you're hoping to fuel better, summer hydration matters for everyone. Together, water and electrolytes paint a complete hydration picture. While we automatically think of water when we think of hydration, electrolytes play an…

    U.S.News & World Report LP
  • You’ll Never Guess Which State Just Became a Haven for Painkiller Abusers

    Through contact with local pharmacies and access to prescription logs, Logan tries to figure out how many prescriptions people get and from where. When Logan suspects someone of trying to fill a fraudulent prescription, "he has been known to jump from behind the counter and arrest that person on…

    Takepart.com
  • 10 Coolest Cars Under $25,000

    You don't have to spend a fortune to ride in style. We list this year's cars that are sure to make your friends jealous of your cool factor.

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