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Newly Discovered Virus Lives in Half the World's Population

By Rachael Rettner, Senior WriterDate: 24 July 2014 Time: 04:47 PM ETA virus that lives in the human gut has just been discovered, and to the surprise of scientists, it can be found in about half the world's population, according to a new study.While ... [Published LiveScience.com - 17 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 19 mins ago - 7 reports

Too Few Kids Get HPV Vaccine, CDC Says

Too few kids are getting HPV vaccines that protect them from a range of cancers, including cervical cancer and cancers of the throat and mouth, federal health officials said Thursday. And lackluster response to the vaccine might be because pediatricians ... [Published NBCNews.com - 19 mins ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 20 mins ago - 4 reports

Cystic Fibrosis Drug Combo May Be Less Effective Than Hoped: MedlinePlus

One medication seems to partly counteract the other, suggests study on human cellsWEDNESDAY, July 23, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A powerful drug combo may not be as effective against cystic fibrosis as previously thought. New lab-based research on human ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 20 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 15 reports

Senators Among Those Questioning Cost of Drug to Cure Hepatitis C

Sovaldi is a breakthrough drug that can cure 90 percent of chronic Hepatitis C infections, but industry experts and lawmakers are questioning whether it should cost $84,000 per person. (Gilead)Sovaldi, a drug to cure Hepatitis C, made headlines when it ... [Published RHRealityCheck - 51 mins ago]
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 51 mins ago - 4 reports

Lilly Profit Beats Estimates on Sales of Diabetes Drug

(Updates with CFO comment in fifth paragraph.)July 24 (Bloomberg) -- Eli Lilly & Co., the drugmaker experiencing a wave of sales losses as patents expire, reported profit that beat analyst estimates with better-than-expected revenue from its diabetes ... [Published Washington Post - 51 mins ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 4 reports

After FDA concerns, Ipca halts drug shipment to US

After a regulatory whip from the USFDA, IPCA Laboratories has voluntarily halted shipments of drug ingredients made at their manufacturing plant at Ratlam in Madhya Pradesh. The FDA in their inspection held earlier this month issued the Indian company, ... [Published Financial Chronicle - 52 mins ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 11 reports

Genomics startup allies with Illumina

A San Diego biotech startup has signed a sales partnership with DNA sequencing giant Illumina and brought on board some prominent industry veterans.Herbert Boyer, a cofounder of Genentech; Henry Nordhoff, former chief executive of Gen-Probe; and Andrew ... [Published U-T San Diego - 1 hour ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 33 reports

GSK seeks approval for world’s first malaria vaccine

LONDON: GlaxoSmithKline said on Thursday it is applying for regulatory approval for the world’s first vaccine against malaria, designed for children in Africa.The British drugmaker said the shot, called RTS,S, is intended exclusively for use outside the ... [Published Daily Times - 9 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 14 reports

Here’s what an Apple smartwatch could look like

By July 24 at 12:20 PMThe prototype of Apple’s iTime presented in the patent 8,787,006. (USPTO)Four months after Google announced Android Wear , a mobile operating system for wearable devices, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has approved a patent ... [Published Washington Post - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 15 reports

Researchers Find Genes That Time Girls’ First Periods

We all remember that awkward day. But for the first time, researchers have determined the genetic markers that determine the timing of a woman’s first period, opening the doors to determining a woman’s risk for disease later in life.In an analysis of ... [Published boston.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 7 reports

AHA News Now: FDA alerts health professionals to potentially contaminated drug products

The Food and Drug Administration today alerted health care professionals and consumers to a voluntary recall of all non-expired drug products produced for sterile use by Unique Pharmaceuticals Ltd. of Temple, TX. Health care professionals should immediately ... [Published AHA News - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 8 reports

Stomach cancers separated into four distinct types

US researchers have shown that stomach cancer is at least four separate diseases.The findings, published in the journal Nature , could rapidly lead to new clinical trials focusing on the different forms.  Drugs are already available that target the genetic ... [Published Cancer Research UK - 4 hours ago]

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