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Pfizer considers $100bn bid for AstraZeneca

United States pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has approached British rival AstraZenecato propose a £60bn ($101bn) takeover, Britain’s Sunday Times reported.The paper cited senior investment bankers and industry sources saying that informal conversations about ... [Published Nigeria Punch - 14 mins ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 21 reports

Take skin cancer seriously

Skin cancer is the abnormal growth of skin cells, and is the most common type of all cancers. More than 2 million people in the United States are diagnosed yearly with non-melanoma skin cancer. Non-melanoma skin cancer includes basal cell carcinoma ... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - 14 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 29 mins ago - 7 reports

Fairfield, OH Alcohol Drug Rehab Announces New Residential Treatment Program

People who suffer from chronic drug addiction problems and want to stop their pain now have an answer available. For a free consultation, call 513-342-4902.(PRWeb April 21, 2014)Read the full story at ... [Published - 17 mins ago]
Entities: Drugs, Alcohol
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 4 reports

Researchers identify ?Chaperone? compound to treat Alzheimer's disease

Representational pictureAccording to sources, retromer plays a vital role in keeping amyloid precursor from being cleaved and producing the toxic byproduct amyloid beta or Abeta, which contributes to the development of Alzheimer’s.Using computer-based ... [Published Jagran Post - 30 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 4 reports

Massachusetts to participate in drug take-back day

Nineteen communities in western Massachusetts will participate in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, when people are asked to clean out their medicine cabinets of unwanted and outdated prescription drugs to…Click to Continue » ... [Published South Carolina State - 30 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 44 mins ago - 5 reports

Uniting forces

Monday, April 21, 2014From Print EditionThe agreement reached between Pakistan and Afghanistan to work together to eradicate the polio virus is excellent news. A joint strategy was urgently needed between two of only three countries in the world that ... [Published The News International - 44 mins ago]
Entities: Polio, Pakistan, Afghanistan
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 8 reports

Stanford researchers identify normal cell type that gives rise to most invasive bladder cancers

A single type of cell in the lining of the bladder is responsible for most cases of invasive bladder cancer , according to researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine.Their study, conducted in mice, is the first to pinpoint the normal cell ... [Published News-Medical.Net - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 6 reports

UCSF study finds codeine often prescribed to children, despite available alternatives

Despite its potentially harmful effects in children, codeine continues to be prescribed in U.S. emergency rooms, according to new research from UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco.As reported in the May issue of Pediatrics, solutions include ... [Published Bio-Medicine - 1 hour ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 6 reports

Genes decide why you can't tolerate pain

New York, April 21 (IANS) To understand why different individuals have different pain tolerance levels, scientists have discovered four genes that play a vital role in deciding this."The study is quite significant because it provides an objective way ... [Published News Track India - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 10 reports

Vaccine for MERS under process: Saudi Health Ministry

Via the Saudi Gazette: Vaccine for MERS under process: Health Ministry. Excerpt:Representatives of a specialist international company are scheduled to arrive in the Kingdom shortly to discuss the manufacturing of a vaccine against MERS-coronavirus, spokesman ... [Published H5N1 - 3 hours ago]
First reported Apr 20 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 11 reports

App Will Help Evaluate Your Child’s Risk Of Autism

Many years ago if one wanted to test their child for autism, they’d have to spend a fair amount of money to get their kids tested, but fast forward to today, it seems that all you’d need is an app. The app is developed by a new startup company called ... [Published UberGizmo - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 14 reports

Three people recover from Mers-CoV infection

Patients expected to be discharged from isolation soon, and health authority expects rest to heal soon Abu Dhabi: At least three of the 12 individuals recently infected by the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (Mers-CoV) in the emirate of Abu ... [Published Gulf News - 13 hours ago]


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