Medicine

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What is Ebola and how worried should we be about it?

It first appeared in 1976 in two simultaneous outbreaks, in Nzara, Sudan and in Yambuku, a village near the Ebola River, in the Democratic Republic of Congo.The virus is found mainly in central and west Africa and people living in or near tropical rainforests ... [Published Times Live South Africa - 17 mins ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 15 mins ago - 9 reports

Painless “universal” cancer blood test being explored

A universal blood test that could identify any type of cancer in a patient is one step closer, researchers say, potentially opening the door to diagnosing unusual variations and avoiding expensive and often painful invasive biopsies. Although in its early ... [Published SlashGear - 15 mins ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 8 reports

Ebola can spread like 'forest fire,' US warns

cture: AFPGalleryWashington. The deadly Ebola virus can spread like a forest fire, US health authorities said Monday, urging travelers to West Africa to take extra precautions amid the largest outbreak in history, AFP reports.Since March, there have been ... [Published Focus Bulgaria - 16 mins ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 23 mins ago - 24 reports

Fist bumps, high-fives spread fewer germs than handshakes, study says

To fight the spread of germs, doctors should ditch the handshake and greet their patients with a fist bump instead, a new study says.Through a series of tests, researchers at the Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences at Aberystwyth ... [Published McClatchy DC - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 25 mins ago - 10 reports

Catherine Zeta-Jones: I was a mess after husband Michael Douglas diagnosed with cancer

Newly-reunited couple speak candidly at New York doctors' convention about emotional struggles as he fought for life Catherine Zeta Jones has spoken in moving terms about the emotional ordeal she suffered watching her husband and fellow actor Michael ... [Published Telegraph - 25 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 49 mins ago - 10 reports

Running for Life

(dailyRx News) With so many options for exercise, it can be tough to choose one that will fit into your schedule and provide the maximum health benefits. Taking up running might be one of your best bets.Running in your free time may reduce the risk of ... [Published Daily Rx - 49 mins ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 53 mins ago - 12 reports

FDA Rejects Sublingual Sufentanil for Pain Relief

News Categories Delivery device questionedThe FDA has rejected the new drug application (NDA) for Zalviso (sufentanil sublingual tablet system).The agency’s complete response letter (CRL) contained requests for additional information on the Zalviso System ... [Published P&T Community - 53 mins ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 14 reports

Pharmacyclics/Johnson & Johnson Drug Backed for EU Approval

The EU approval of Pharmacyclics ( PCYC ) and partner Johnson & Johnson’s ( JNJ ) oncology drug Imbruvica (ibrutinib) appears well on track with the European Medicines Agency's ( EMA.TO ) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use ( CHMP ) recommending ... [Published Yahoo! Finance - 1 hour ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 13 reports

PaxVax Secures Up to $62M, Acquires Marketed Typhoid Vaccine

PaxVax Inc. has gathered up to $62 million in debt and equity and acquired a marketed typhoid vaccine that adds to a portfolio of travel and biodefense vaccines now in development.The deal with Crucell Switzerland AG turns PaxVax into a commercial company. ... [Published Dow Jones Financial Information Services - 1 hour ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 20 reports

New therapies for HCV create better alternatives for patients

Therapeutic advances in treating hepatitis C virus have greatly increased a patient’s chance for a cure and at a faster rate, according to a consumer update from the FDA.The new report, available on the FDA website, states that interferon injections were ... [Published Orthopedics Today - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 32 reports

World Hepatitis Day: McAuliffe Encourages Hepatitis C Screenings

_ CHICAGO-On World Hepatitis Day, State Representative Michael McAuliffe (R- Chicago), chairman of the Illinois Hepatitis C Task Force, and members of the Hepatitis C Task Force would like to remind Illinoisans of the importance of being screened for ... [Published Chicago Tribune - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 63 reports

Ebola Virus Could Spread Worldwide, Experts Warn

Health workers take blood samples for Ebola virus testing at a screening tent in the local government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone. The virus has also spread to Liberia, Guinea and Nigeria ReutersThe deadly virus of Ebola could spread worldwide, experts ... [Published International Business Times UK - 8 hours ago]

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Painless “universal” cancer blood test being ex... [Published SlashGear - 26 mins ago]
A universal blood test that could identify any type of cancer in a patient is one step closer, researchers say, potentially opening the door to diagnosing unusual variations and avoiding expensive and often painful invasive biopsies. Although in its ...
With Apple’s Novel Acquisition, A Chance To Rei... [Published TechCrunch - 30 mins ago]
 Apple’s acquisition of BookLamp, a Boise, Idaho-based startup billed as a “Pandora for Books,” is a key move in the battle over the future of our printed-and-bound friends. When we combine this information with the rumors swirling around a potential ...
With Apple’s Novel Acquisition, A Chance To Rei... [Published TechCrunch Europe - 30 mins ago]
 Apple’s acquisition of BookLamp, a Boise, Idaho-based startup billed as a “Pandora for Books,” is a key move in the battle over the future of our printed-and-bound friends. When we combine this information with the rumors swirling around a potential ...
Sierra Leone: Ebola update, July 28 [Published H5N1 - 40 mins ago]
Via the Facebook page of the Ministry of Health and Sanitation:Ebola Update July 28, 2014• 121 patients have survived the disease and have been discharged from the treatment centers in Kenema and Kailahun.•The cumulative number of Laboratory confirmed ...
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