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FDA will regulate labs’ ‘high-risk’ test devices

WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday that it plans to begin regulating certain diagnostic tests developed by laboratories, which have proliferated and grown more sophisticated in recent years, spurring increased concerns about ... [Published Pittsburgh Tribune Review - 21 mins ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 15 reports

Emory University expects Ebola patient; Americans with disease worsen

Emory University Hospital in Atlanta said Thursday afternoon it planned to accept a patient who has Ebola "within the next several days," but did not say whether it was one of the American volunteers who has the disease.Two American volunteers stricken ... [Published Merced Sun-Star - 55 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 35 mins ago - 10 reports

Stakeholders Rally Against Ebola Virus in West Africa

Prof Onyebuchi  Chukwu, Heath Minister•States adopt preventive measures•Death toll hits 729 in the regionPaul Obi, Dele Ogbodo, James Sowole, Linda Eroke , Adibe Emenyonu   and Charles OnyekamuoRankled by the sweeping spread of the deadly Ebola virus ... [Published This Day Online - 35 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 11 reports

David Cameron hails gene revolution 'that will make chemotherapy obsolete in 20 years'

| Updated: 20:49 EST, 31 July 2014Drugs that target cancer without harming healthy cells and triggering distressing side effects could be a reality in 20 years, claim British scientists.A landmark project to map 100,000 complete DNA code sequences is ... [Published Mail Online UK - 36 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 37 mins ago - 49 reports

2014 Ebola Outbreak: US CDC Issues Travel Advisory; Virus 'Dreadful and Merciless'

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued an advisory warning against non-essential travel to Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia in light of the deepening Ebola virus outbreak in the three countries.ReutersMoreover, Dr. Tom Frieden, ... [Published International Business Times Australia - 41 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 12 reports

Astrazeneca sweetens the pill as profit forecasts help boss Soriot

BRITISH drugmaker Astrazeneca yesterday confounded City expectations by raising its sales and profit forecasts for this year, two months after fending off a near-£70bn takeover approach from bigger US rival Pfizer.Astrazeneca, the country’s second-largest ... [Published City A.M. - 1 hour ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 80 reports

Ebola virus: Chennai airport on alert, International passengers to be screened

Chennai: After the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa the authorities have put the airport on alert. The Chennai airport staff will screen passengers flying from African countries. The Eloba virus has spread to Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria ... [Published Daily Bhaskar - 3 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 18 reports

Doctor infected with deadly Ebola virus refuses only potentially life-saving serum to help save missionary

American Dr Kent Brantly, 33, insisted the experimental drug goes to missionary Nancy Writebol, who also caught the virusA doctor infected with the deadly Ebola virus has refused the only dose of a ­potentially life-saving serum.Dr Kent Brantly, 33, has ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 4 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 21 reports

Immunity risk

A study released by the Centre for Science and Environment revealing that antibiotics are heavily used in the poultry industry in the NCR region is a matter of grave concern. These chemicals, which are used to enhance the weight and growth of chicken, ... [Published Asian Age - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 5 hours ago - 37 reports

Artemisinin-Resistant Malaria Spreads, Threatens Gains

Emerging artemisinin-resistant malaria could bring years of clinical progress to a halt, investigators caution.Artemisinin-resistant Plasmodium falciparum parasites are prevalent throughout mainland Southeast Asia and have the potential to spread to the ... [Published American Journal of Public Health - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 67 reports

Sierra Leone Ebola deaths top 700

Emergency declared in Sierra Leone as Ebola deaths top 700Kalani Gordon 0 Comment World 12 photosThe World Health Organization is launching a $100 million response plan to combat an “unprecendented” outbreak of Ebola in West Africa that has , the agency ... [Published Howard County Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 98 reports

Ebola alert in Malaysia

PETALING JAYA: All public and private hospitals and clinics nationwide have been put on high alert for Ebola, one of the world's most virulent diseases.Doctors who come across Ebola cases or its symptoms – vomiting, diarrhoea, high fever, liver and kidney ... [Published The Sun Daily - 12 hours ago]
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