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GlaxoSmithKline's experimental HIV injection is as effective when given every other month as monthly, according to a study, a convenience that could help the..
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Retrophin Inc said on Thursday its treatment for a rare neurological disorder failed to meet the main goal of improving patient's ability to conduct daily..
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Bayer AG is in mediation to potentially settle thousands of U.S. lawsuits claiming that the company's Roundup weed killer causes cancer, but some legal experts..
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Has your period ever ruined a night out? Three Celtic fans are trying to do something about it.
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Fosun said to be interested in buying 40% of UAE-based healthcare provider
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Nigeria, the continent's last country to have had a polio case, is close to being declared polio-free.
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GlaxoSmithKline's prospective two-monthly two-drug injection to treat HIV was as effective as a monthly dose of the same regimen in maintaining viral suppression..
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Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it signed a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services in a health program it said could reach..
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British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc said on Thursday its long-lasting two-drug regimen to treat HIV met the main goal of a late-stage study.
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A family is hoping a seven-month-old golden retriever will help their daughter manage her type 1 diabetes.
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People with type 2 diabetes "should not be encouraged" to take omega-3, researchers say.
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The World Health Organization says its findings are based on the "limited information" available.
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Microplastics contained in drinking water pose a "low" risk to human health at current levels, but more research is needed to reassure consumers, the World..
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The Trump administration is appealing a court ruling that struck down its plan to compel pharmaceutical companies to disclose wholesale prices of their drugs in..
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(Reuters Health) - When dermatologists have training only with Caucasians, it can lead to frustration and poor care for African American patients, a new U.S...
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Evelyn Hernandez has a message for El Salvador's president: End the criminalization of abortion in the conservative Central American country.
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(Reuters Health) - Women undergoing fertility treatment who smoke marijuana may have more success if they quit, recent research suggests.
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The U.S. House Energy and Commerce said on Wednesday it is launching a probe into the four dominant e-cigarette manufacturers, seeking information on the firms'..
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Move comes amid increasing scrutiny of drugmaker over pricing practices
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Taking certain antibiotics -- especially multiple times or for long courses -- may put you at risk for colon cancer, a large new study suggests.
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(Reuters Health) - When middle-aged women realize their cervical cancer risk from HPV lasts decades, more of them decide to get screened for this cancer than..
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said on Wednesday it will fund the manufacturing of Merck & Co Inc's investigational Ebola vaccine called..
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Fitbit Inc said on Wednesday it won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country's..
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Spain's health ministry issued an international alert over the country's biggest ever listeriosis outbreak on Wednesday as the number of people affected rose to..
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(Reuters Health) - Older adults who cut back on the amount of vegetable protein in their diets may be more likely to experience age-related health problems than..
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An Oklahoma judge will rule on Monday on whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a lawsuit by the state's attorney general who argues the drugmaker..
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Nigeria marked three years free of endemic wild polio on Wednesday with health officials saying the nation's progress in fighting the crippling viral disease..
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Pfizer Inc is investing $500 million to expand a manufacturing facility in Sanford, North Carolina, that plays a central role in its efforts to become a major..
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The U.S. Treasury on Wednesday imposed sanctions on three Chinese men accused of illegally trafficking fentanyl, acting three weeks after President Donald Trump..
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Fitbit Inc has won a contract with the Singapore government to provide fitness trackers and services to up to one million of the country's citizens as part of a..
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When you think about the germiest parts of your home, the toilet and trash can seem like the obvious culprits, so it will come as a surprise to know that the..
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Add another health risk to the use of e-cigarettes: New research shows that vaping instantly stiffens and tightens your blood vessels.
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As air quality declines, the prevalence of mental health conditions may rise, a large, new study suggests.
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Stressful experiences in middle age are associated with greater memory loss among women later in life, but this link is not found in men, a new study says.
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US government hires Color to provide human touch in massive health data research project
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Fitbit Inc will collaborate with the Singapore government on a health initiative that involves the use of its fitness trackers, the company said on Wednesday.
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Healthcare giant Philips was warned of suspicious sales of its medical equipment to the Brazilian government, and failed to halt them, nearly a decade before an..
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China's cabinet said on Wednesday it will speed up the distribution of subsidies for pigs that are culled due to African swine fever.
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A combination of AstraZeneca's lung cancer drug Imfinzi and an experimental treatment failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell lung..
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One in five UK adults doesn't get enough of the "sunshine vitamin", especially in winter.
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AstraZeneca said on Wednesday a combination treatment including its lung cancer drug Imfinzi failed to extend the lives of patients with advanced non-small cell..
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Immunotherapy drug Imfinzi is one of the pharmaceutical group’s key new treatments
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Healthcare giant Philips was warned of suspicious sales of its medical equipment to the Brazilian government, and failed to halt them, nearly a decade before an..
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Wednesday marks three years since the last reported case on the continent
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Two patients died in two months at the Middlesbrough centre, which has been rated inadequate.
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People in their mid-30s need to watch their blood pressure to protect brain health in later life.
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NHS England is funding a new treatment for patients with severe haemophilia A.
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With just over 1,200 confirmed cases being reported in 30 states as of Aug. 15, marking 21 more cases from the week before, the nationwide measles outbreak is..
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(Reuters Health) - Exposure to high levels of exhaust may raise the risk of the vision robbing disease called age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a new study..
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(Reuters Health) - Women who don't realize they're pregnant when they undergo magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) may be exposed to a chemical that might not be..
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