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Thirty years ago, when the world faced the terrifying prospect of an untreatable disease known as AIDS, big drugmakers saw an opportunity and raced to develop new medicines. Today, as the world confronts the crisis of antibiotic resistance, the industry...
Reuters(Reuters) - About 80 million Americans suffer from heart disease, the nation's No. 1 killer, and most are on multiple drugs. Some cardiologists think prescribing has gotten out of hand. The criticism was voiced by a number of leading heart doctors who...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - People who take a certain type of diabetes drug to lower blood sugar levels may be at an increased risk of developing an inflamed pancreas, according to a new study. Glucagonlike peptide 1(GLP-1) therapies that include...
It's hard enough having a serious condition like cancer or kidney failure. It's even worse, some might think, when your health insurer says you have to buy your medicine from the pharmacy of its choice — or pay the full amount for expensive life-...
After spurning a hostile takeover bid from GlaxoSmithKline PLC in April, Human Genome Sciences Inc. said Monday it agreed to be bought by the biopharmaceutical giant for a more lucrative offer valued at $3.6 billion. GlaxoSmithKline boosted its offer for...
A developer on Wednesday unveiled detailed plans for a $50 million office complex that would include a 570-space underground parking garage and could attract more than 700 mostly white-collar office workers to downtown Allentown. One City Center, to be...
PolitiCalAssemblyman Isadore Hall III (D-Compton) takes fact-finding trip to Kentucky Derby. He said taxpayers did not pay for his trip and he did not bet on a horse....
Mitt Romney stood before a shuttered steel factory in Pennsylvania the other day, using the iconic backdrop to underscore what has become the most forceful theme of his presidential campaign: the need for more jobs. "He has done everything wrong," Romney...
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FOX 17 NewsBack Off, Mom. Parents Who Hover Impede Kids' Activity (Source: Time.com) Parents, if you want your kids to get more exercise, you'd be wise to get out of their way. In a new study, published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, researchers...
ReutersAdvanced melanoma patients treated with an experimental pill developed by Roche and Daiichi Sankyo were 63 percent less likely to die than patients given chemotherapy, according to a new trial. The drug, vemurafenib, is designed for use in patients...
For the first time, patients with the deadliest form of skin cancer have two new treatment options that prolong survival, according to new research presented at a cancer conference in Chicago on Sunday. One drug specifically targets a mutated gene that...
email@example.comYou don't die from skin cancer. That's what Robert Harsh thought when he was diagnosed with the disease about four years ago. You go to a doctor, have the lesion removed and life goes on. But there was more to the small spot on Harsh's cheek than...
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