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WHO to Begin Large-Scale Testing of Ebola Vaccine in Guinea

March 6, 2015 8:56 am | by Maria Cheng, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

The World Health Organization will start large-scale testing of an experimental Ebola vaccine in Guinea on Saturday. Read more...                      

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Research Could be 'Life-Prolonging' for CF Patients

March 6, 2015 9:25 am | by Aston University | News | Comments

Preventing lung infections in childhood could stop later life-threatening infections for people with cystic fibrosis. Read more...                      


Meet Thomas Goetz, The Co-founder of Iodine

March 5, 2015 11:50 am | by Ryan Bushey, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

The startup has been called "The Yelp of Medicine." Read more...                                                         


Common Antidepressant May Hold Key to Heart Failure Reversal

March 5, 2015 10:51 am | by Temple University | News | Comments

This finding could lead to clinical trials for a disease long considered irreversible. Read more...                                             


Researchers Devise New Method to Identify Disease Markers

March 5, 2015 10:31 am | by UCLA | News | Comments

This is a key step towards personalized medicine. Read more...                                                       


Flu Winds Down as FDA Aims for Better Vaccine Next Winter

March 5, 2015 10:19 am | by Lauran Neergaard, AP Medical Writer | News | Comments

The miserable flu season is winding down but not quite over yet. Read more...                                                   


'Superbug' Infections Hit Another Los Angeles Hospital

March 5, 2015 10:12 am | by Alicia Chang, AP Science Writer | News | Comments

The latest cases occurred at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. Read more...                                                     


Genetic Modification Aids Cancer Drug Discovery

March 4, 2015 3:38 pm | by University of Leuven | News | Comments

Genetically modifying cancer cells can aid in clarifying new cancer drugs’ mechanism of action. Read more...                         


Physicians May Have Underestimated Long-Term Risks of Taking Paracetamol

March 4, 2015 3:34 pm | by University of Leeds | News | Comments

Doctors may have underestimated the risks to patients of taking paracetamol on a long-term basis. Read more...                         


Study Shows Prescription Drug-Induced Liver Failure is Uncommon

March 4, 2015 3:27 pm | by University of Pennsylvania | News | Comments

This upends common belief that prescription drugs are prime culprits in causing liver failure. Read more...                         


Upending Alzheimer's Theory

March 4, 2015 3:22 pm | by Sue McGreevy, Harvard University | News | Comments

A study reveals exactly how mutations associated with the most common form of inherited Alzheimer’s disease produce the disorder’s devastating effects. Read more..                


FDA Approves BMS's Lung Cancer Drug

March 4, 2015 3:12 pm | by Associated Press | News | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday expanded approval of an innovative Bristol-Myers Squibb drug to treat the most common form of lung cancer. Read more...                


Diplomat to Dispense Novartis Psoriasis Drug

March 4, 2015 12:53 pm | News | Comments

This drug was approved in January by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Read more...                  


Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Clinical and Regulatory Milestones

March 4, 2015 12:43 pm | News | Comments

Cumberland Pharmaceuticals announced achievement of several clinical and regulatory milestones. Read more...                         


Scientists Find Clues to Cancer Drug Failures

March 4, 2015 12:35 pm | by Scripps Research Institute | News | Comments

Cancer patients fear the possibility that one day their cells might start rendering many different chemotherapy regimens ineffective. Read more...                   


Liberia Calls for Ebola 'Marshall Plan' to Rebuild Economies

March 4, 2015 12:26 pm | by Lorne Cook, Associated Press | News | Comments

Liberia's president on Tuesday called for an Ebola "Marshall Plan" to help rebuild economies in West African nations devastated by the virus. Read more...                  



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