Michele Gershberg

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First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive: U.S. approval of Merck cancer immunotherapy expected soon

By By | Reuters  –By Deena BeasleyLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. regulators are likely to approve Merck & Co's highly anticipated immuno-oncology drug, pembrolizumab, as a treatment for melanoma well ahead of a late October deadline, according to three ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. hospitals overdo Ebola plans, posing new risks -researchers

9:59pm BSTBy NEW YORK, Aug 22 (Reuters) - Fear of Ebola is causing U.S. hospitals to take precautions that, paradoxically, might backfire, increasing the risk to those caring for a patient with the deadly disease, researchers warned this week.The only ... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 2 reports

U.S. moves to ensure birth control access at religious companies

2:15 p.m. CDT(Reuters) - The Obama administration will ensure access to birth control coverage for employees of closely held companies that object on religious grounds to contraception, one of the health benefits mandated by the Affordable Care Act.The ... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. aid worker has left hospital after Ebola recovery: group

Reuters  –(Reuters) - U.S. aid worker Nancy Writebol has been discharged from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after recovering from Ebola and testing clear of the virus, missionary group SIM said on Thursday.Writebol left the hospital on Tuesday, ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 3 reports

Top Hedge Funds Flocked To Allergan Amid Bid Backed By Ackman

By Svea Herbst-Bayliss BOSTON (Reuters) - Billionaire investor William Ackman, who often says he is flattered when others follow him into a stock he likes, was joined by several prominent hedge funds that made new bets on takeover target Allergan ... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE 1-Liberia says U.S. authorities OK use of experimental Ebola drug

1:25am BST(Adds comment from U.S. Heath and Human Services department, details, background)By Clair MacDougall and Daniel FlynnMONROVIA/DAKAR Aug 11 (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have approved a request from Liberia's government to send sample doses of ... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 12 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Drugs, ZMapp
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Obama administration setting up group on experimental Ebola drugs

(Reuters) - The Obama administration is forming a special Ebola working group to consider setting policy for the potential use of experimental drugs to help the hundreds infected by the deadly disease in Africa, an official said on Thursday.The group ... [Published Reuters - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE 2-U.S. ratchets up Ebola response, officials on high alert

10:39pm BST(New throughout, adds more comments from Frieden)By Patricia Zengerle and Julie SteenhuysenWASHINGTON/CHICAGO, Aug 7 (Reuters) - The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told lawmakers on Thursday he has activated ... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. allows use of Ebola test overseas as crisis deepens

By By | Reuters  –By Doina ChiacuWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Wednesday authorized the use of an Ebola diagnostic test developed by the Pentagon to help contain the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus.The move was one of a number ... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. biosafety experts watch every step in care of Ebola patients

7:56pm BSTBy COLUMBIA, Mo., Aug 5 (Reuters) - A U.S. hospital caring for two Americans carrying the deadly Ebola virus has tapped biosafety experts to ensure doctors, nurses and other staff do everything needed to prevent the virus from escaping from ... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

UPDATE 2-Humana shares fall as U.S. health insurer cost worries grow

(Adds analyst, share moves)July 30 (Reuters) - U.S. health insurer Humana Inc reported a lower profit owing to higher costs on Wednesday, as mounting concerns about increased medical spending drove health insurance industry shares lower for a second straight ... [Published CNBC - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Health insurer group asks Gilead to cut hepatitis C drug price

9:54pm BSTJuly 23 (Reuters) - A prominent U.S. health insurer trade group on Wednesday called on Gilead Sciences Inc to lower the cost of its hepatitis C drug Sovaldi after the drugmaker reported nearly $3.5 billion in sales for the treatment in its second ... [Published Reuters UK - Jul 23 2014]

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Exclusive: U.S. approval of Merck cancer immuno... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Aug 25 2014]
U.S. hospitals overdo Ebola plans, posing new r... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 22 2014]
U.S. moves to ensure birth control access at re... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Aug 22 2014]
U.S. to propose birth control exception for rel... [Published AlertNet - Aug 22 2014]
U.S. aid worker has left hospital after Ebola r... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Aug 21 2014]
Tekmira drug saves monkeys with Marburg fever, ... [Published CNBC - Aug 20 2014]
DEALTALK-As hunt for Allergan drags on, some Va... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 20 2014]
ANALYSIS-'Plantibodies' drugs advance as big ph... [Published CNBC - Aug 17 2014]
Top Hedge Funds Flocked To Allergan Amid Bid Ba... [Published Clusterstock - Aug 15 2014]
Top hedge funds flocked to Allergan amid bid ba... [Published Reuters - Aug 15 2014]
SEC reviewing Valeant, Ackman's hostile Allerga... [Published Sharenet - Aug 14 2014]
Exclusive - NewLink says Ebola vaccine trial co... [Published Sharenet - Aug 13 2014]
U.S. rolls back oversight of potentially danger... [Published Reuters - Aug 13 2014]
Nigeria races to halt Ebola spread in overcrowd... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 12 2014]
UPDATE 1-Liberia says U.S. authorities OK use o... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 12 2014]
U.S. emergency labs ready to work on Ebola drug... [Published London South East - Aug 09 2014]
U.S. Attorneys General press FDA for tougher e-... [Published Reuters - Aug 08 2014]
UPDATE 2-Obama administration setting up group ... [Published London South East - Aug 07 2014]
UPDATE 2-U.S. ratchets up Ebola response, offic... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 07 2014]
Obama administration setting up group on experi... [Published Reuters - Aug 07 2014]
Exclusive: U.S. cuts resources for project invo... [Published Reuters - Aug 07 2014]
Ebola emergency turns spotlight on experimental... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 07 2014]
U.S. allows use of Ebola test overseas as crisi... [Published Yahoo! UK and Ireland - Aug 06 2014]
Tobacco-derived 'plantibodies' enter the fight ... [Published Sharenet - Aug 06 2014]
U.S. biosafety experts watch every step in care... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 05 2014]
U.S. FDA says 'stands ready' to work with compa... [Published CNBC - Aug 02 2014]
U.S. CDC lab inspectors may have risked public ... [Published Yahoo! News - Aug 02 2014]
UPDATE 2-Humana shares fall as U.S. health insu... [Published CNBC - Jul 30 2014]
UPDATE 3-Aetna says medical costs rose, insurer... [Published CNBC - Jul 29 2014]
UPDATE 3-Merck quarterly profit beats estimates... [Published CNBC - Jul 29 2014]
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