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Back in 1981, the city of Charlevoix received a notice from the Michigan Department of Public Health: its municipal well system was contaminated. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the well system was connected to a wedge of contaminated...
ReutersFRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugmaker Bayer said on Wednesday it initiated a Phase III trial of its potential blockbuster drug regorafenib in patients with advanced liver cancer. The drug, also known as Stivarga, will be tested in the third and last...
My dad was a garage kind of guy. As a girl, I remember him there more than anywhere else around the house. He'd spend hours in his workshop-slash-mancave tinkering, working on the family cars and giving quiet advice. I'd settle in next to him, because...
Half of all patients who have tested positive for hepatitis C have not had follow-up testing to see if they are still infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means many people are living with the disease and not...
ReutersBy Julie Steenhuysen NEW YORK, May 8 (Reuters) - Only half of people in the United States who have ever been infected with hepatitis C get proper testing for the liver-destroying disease, according to U.S. health officials. Proper testing is a two-...
University of Florida researchers have developed a "DNA nanotrain" that fast-tracks its payload of cancer-fighting drugs and bioimaging agents to tumor cells deep within the body. The nanotrain's ability to cost-effectively deliver high doses of drugs...
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Los Angeles Times Television CriticIn Sunday's Calendar (and online here), I review "Flip: The Inside Story of TV's First Black Superstar," a worthwhile new biography of the late comedian by Kevin Cook ("The Last Headbangers," "Titanic Thompson: The Man Who Bet on Everything"). The...
Among the pleasures of seeing an August Wilson play, it's often said, is just listening to the people talk. As Los Angeles Times theater critic Charles McNulty has noted, Wilson stocks his scripts with "natural raconteurs" and lets them soar in...
Though his time in the national spotlight amounted to only about a decade, Clerow "Flip" Wilson was one of the great comic voices of the 20th century, a compact fireball whose early-1970s NBC variety series embedded characters such as the Reverend Leroy...
Two antiviral drugs used to treat hepatitis C appear to work as well in the real world as they did during clinical trials, an international research consortium has observed. The consortium also released data that may help inform how doctors and patients...
As an accountant, Palmer G. Miles made his living from facts and figures, but it was outside the numbers where he found his greatest joy. Whether he was fishing and hunting with his sons, coaching Little League, rope-diving into local lakes or plowing a...
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ReutersAbbVie Inc. said tests show its five-drug cocktail known as Aviator wipes out the hepatitis C virus in 96 percent of patients who take it for 12 weeks -- less than half the time of current treatments, according to researchers. At least 88 percent of new...
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