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21 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Teva optimistic U.S. top court to rule in favor of MS drug patent

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Teva Pharmaceutical Industries is optimistic the U.S. Supreme Court will decide in its favor regarding patent protection for Copaxone, its multiple sclerosis treatment, Chief Executive Erez Vigodman said on Thursday. Vigodman said in a conference call with analysts that he expects a decision by late this year or the first quarter of 2015. The court earlier ...

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OCT 29, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Obama Has Been Fighting Doctors Without Borders For Years

WASHINGTON -- It's a little unusual to see the Obama administration singing the praises of Doctors Without Borders, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning nonprofit that is shipping doctors, drugs and supplies to West Africa to combat the Ebola outbreak. When President Barack Obama lauded the "incredible heroism" of American doctors who travel to countries such as Sierra Leone to do "God's ...

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23 HOURS AGO - Fox News

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Saudi Arabia finds six new MERS cases as outbreak grows

Saudi Arabia said late on Wednesday it had detected six new cases of the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) in 24 hours, the biggest daily jump for months with officials blaming lax hospital procedures.

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OCT 25, 2014 - New York Times

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World Briefing: Turkey: MERS Virus Case Is Reported

The potentially fatal MERS virus that originated in Saudi Arabia two years ago has spread to Turkey for the first time, the World Health Organization said Friday.

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3 HOURS AGO - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Phila. officer shoots at car as partner is dragged away

A Philadelphia police officer fired a shot at a car that was dragging his partner in a case that led to a chase Wednesday night, police said.

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3 HOURS AGO - Philadelphia Inquirer

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Source: Man gunned down in execution-style shooting

Rodney Richardson was targeted by two men on a crowded corner in North Philly, a police source said.

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OCT 27, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Akebia says drug shows higher safety issues, shares plunge

(Reuters) - Akebia Therapeutics Inc said there were serious side-effects among patients taking its experimental anemia drug, sending its shares down 66 percent and raising questions about the future of a potential blockbuster. The mid-stage study tested the oral drug, AKB-6548, in patients with anemia related to chronic kidney disease who were not on dialysis. "Of the 49 SAEs (serious ...

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OCT 27, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Akebia's lead drug succeeds in mid-stage trial

(Reuters) - Akebia Therapeutics Inc said its lead experimental drug was successful in raising and maintaining hemoglobin levels in certain patients with anemia related to chronic kidney disease. The mid-stage study tested the oral drug, AKB-6548, against a placebo for 20 weeks in non-dialysis patients. Some patients with chronic kidney disease suffer from anemia due to the body's inability to ...

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1 HOUR AGO - Huffington Post

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Medicare Working To Fix Rule That Paid For Drugs Even After Patients Were Dead

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it drugs for the departed: Medicare's prescription program kept paying for costly medications even after patients were dead. The problem was traced back to a head-scratching bureaucratic rule that's now getting a second look. A report coming out Friday from the Health and Human Services Department's inspector general says the Medicare rule allows payment for prescriptions ...

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22 HOURS AGO - Huffington Post

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Ballot Measure To Drug-Test Doctors Draws Backlash

A proposal to randomly drug-test doctors in California is stealing the spotlight from the medical malpractice reform measure it was attached to, and drug-reform advocates have united against it. California residents will vote Tuesday on Proposition 46, which originally centered on increasing the non-economic “pain and suffering” damages in medical negligence lawsuits from $250,000 -- the lowest in the country ...

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