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FDA approves controversial drug for depression

FDA approves controversial drug for depression

However, it usually takes about 3-4 weeks for a drug to show its final impact on a patient. In 2000, he and other researchers published the first study showing that intravenous ketamine rapidly reliev...

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Tetanus: First pediatric case in >30 years in Oregon

In the case in OR, the boy cut himself on the forehead while playing and his family stitched up the wound themselves. Six days after the OR boy got the cut, according to the CDC report, he had "epis...

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase announce name of healthcare venture

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase announce name of healthcare venture

It is simply BRK-B stock's average closing price over the last 50 days. Recently, the stock has been noticed trading -1.46% away from the 20-day moving average. The company now has a RSI and Beta of 3...

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Child of Anti-Vaxxer Speaks to Congress After Receiving Immunizations

Child of Anti-Vaxxer Speaks to Congress After Receiving Immunizations

Ethan Lindenberger , a teenager from Norwalk, Ohio, traveled to Washington, D.C., to speak at a health, education, labor and pension committee hearing Tuesday on a panel alongside health experts inc...

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Trippy ketamine-like drug approved for severe depression

Trippy ketamine-like drug approved for severe depression

Citing the risk of serious adverse outcomes and the potential for abuse and misuse, the FDA said the drug will be available through a restricted distribution system. "The impact of depression is gre...

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Ariana Grande Is Collaborating With Starbucks on Her Own Drink

Ariana Grande Is Collaborating With Starbucks on Her Own Drink

Ariana Grande and Starbucks sent social media into a tizzy Monday after posting mysterious twin tweets on Twitter . The Grande-curated drink, however, is only available in participating U.S. Y...

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Hit the gym, then shop? Kohl's links up with Planet Fitness

Hit the gym, then shop? Kohl's links up with Planet Fitness

For its part, Planet Fitness is in the midst of an aggressive expansion plan: CEO Chris Rondeau said last week that the chain ultimately hopes to double its USA footprint to 4,000 locations. Planet Fi...

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Opioid drugmaker named in Baton Rouge lawsuit considering bankruptcy

Opioid drugmaker named in Baton Rouge lawsuit considering bankruptcy

The state's suit ignores the idea "the opioid-abuse crisis is a complex, multi-factorial societal issue" that can't be blamed on drug makers alone, Purdue's lawyers noted in the filing. "We have ample...

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OR among 21 states suing Trump over abortion rule

OR among 21 states suing Trump over abortion rule

The Title X program is administered by the Oregon Health Authority's Reproductive Health Program. "CT is prepared to join our sister states in legal action to block the Trump administration from...

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Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

Second man seems to be free of AIDS virus after transplant

He said: "But what we are able to say with certainty is that, through early diagnosis and access to treatment, you can live a long, healthy life with HIV and be confident you won't pass the virus to y...

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Stem cell patient 'cured' of HIV

Stem cell patient 'cured' of HIV

A new report in Nature journal details that the patient, in a London clinic, received a stem cell transplant of "CCR5-delta 32", which is a rare genetic mutation that makes some people resistant to t...

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Fitbit Launches Four Affordable New Wearables

Fitbit Launches Four Affordable New Wearables

Both the Fitbit Inspire and Inspire HR feature a touchscreen, on-device dashboard, all-day activity and sleep tracking, female heath tracking and enhanced phone notifications. Fitbit also introduc...

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London patient might be second to be cured of HIV

London patient might be second to be cured of HIV

CCR5 is also the gene that Chinese researcher He Jiankui tweaked in embryos to give them a genetically-engineered resistance to HIV infection throughout their lifetimes. With the right kind of do...

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Case of measles confirmed in Scarborough

Scarborough Health Network, Birchmount Site, Emergency Department on February 28 between 5:12 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. The parents of the infected infant took the child to two different health care centr...

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Blood Pressure Medication Recall Expands Due to Cancer Risk

Blood Pressure Medication Recall Expands Due to Cancer Risk

Since 2018, there have been at least 19 recalls of versions of the drug over cancer fears. The US Food and Drug Administration is also looking into whether these types of impurities could be fou...

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Measles, mumps and rubella vaccine doesn’t cause autism

Measles, mumps and rubella vaccine doesn’t cause autism

The researchers looked at children who have a sibling with autism and those with older parents, for example, to see whether some kids are more likely to be diagnosed with autism following an MMR vac...

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Second Person Goes Into HIV Remission After Stem Cell Treatment

Second Person Goes Into HIV Remission After Stem Cell Treatment

Gupta's case was in an HIV-positive man with advanced Hodgkin's lymphoma who received a transplant of hematopoietic stem cells from a donor with two copies of the so-called CCR5 gene mutation - ...

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HIV reported cured in a second patient from London

HIV reported cured in a second patient from London

In 2007, he received a rare form of bone marrow transplant involving haematopoietic stem cells to treat his leukaemia. The man stopped taking antiretroviral drugs 18 months ago. The news comes alm...

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Second person in history reportedly cured of HIV

Once it became clear that Brown was cured, scientists set out to duplicate his result with other cancer patients infected with HIV. Doctors found a donor with a gene mutation that confers natural re...

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Eli Lilly seeks to quell drug price anger with cheaper insulin

Eli Lilly seeks to quell drug price anger with cheaper insulin

The cost of insulin for treating type 1 diabetes in the United States almost doubled over a five-year period, underscoring a national outcry over rising drug prices, Reuters reported in January. "For ...

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DRCongo faces fresh Ebola risk after attacks on health centres

DRCongo faces fresh Ebola risk after attacks on health centres

It comes after an Ebola treatment centre was attacked in the province of North-Kivu on February 27th. Then in a second attack on Wednesday night in the nearby city of Butembo, assailants tried to se...

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IDPH: Possible measles exposure at Chicago Midway Airport

IDPH: Possible measles exposure at Chicago Midway Airport

The department also said "An Illinois resident who was unvaccinated and infectious arrived in Concourse B of the Chicago airport on February 22". People may have been exposed to measles if they we...

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Congo: 4 Ebola patients missing after 2nd clinic attack

Congo: 4 Ebola patients missing after 2nd clinic attack

It claimed the facility and its vehicles were deliberately set on fire last night. As of 26 February, the region has suffered 879 Ebola cases, of which 499 or 57 percent were female and 264 or 30 pe...

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New cancer-causing toxin found in recalled blood pressure pills

Almost 90 lots of Losartan potassium tablets made by Hetero Labs in India and distributed by Camber Pharmaceuticals were recalled Thursday due the discovery of trace amounts of N-Nitroso N-Methyl 4-am...

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Number Of Confirmed Measles Cases Rises Again In Rockland

Number Of Confirmed Measles Cases Rises Again In Rockland

Several countries that had previously been declared measles-free saw new cases - eroding progress against the disease which is highly preventable, but potentially deadly. Murphy. In the late 1990s, ...

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