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17 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Orexigen diet pill recommended for approval in Europe

LONDON (Reuters) - A new diet pill from Orexigen Therapeutics Inc has been recommended for approval in Europe, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Friday. The drug, known as Contrave in the United States, will be marketed as Mysimba in Europe. The medicine won U.S. approval in September and is a combination of the antidepressant bupropion and Orexigen's formulation ...

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17 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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European regulators recommend approval of Orexigen's obesity pill

(Reuters) - Orexigen Therapeutics Inc said European regulators recommended the approval of the drugmaker's obesity pill on Friday. The European Commission is expected to give its decision on the drug in early 2015, the company said. The drug, Mysimba, is already sold as Contrave in the United States by Orexigen's partner Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. (Reporting by Natalie Grover in Bengaluru; ...

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13 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Merck begins offer for Cubist shares in $8.4 billion deal

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. (AP) - The drugmaker Merck is launching its previously-disclosed $8.4 billion offer to buy Cubist Pharmaceuticals shares in a deal that aims to strengthen its ability to treat serious infections, an issue drawing growing concern globally. Merck said earlier this month that it will pay ...

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DEC 09, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Cubist sales force seen as potential boon for Merck intestinal drug

By Ransdell Pierson (Reuters) - In its planned purchase of antibiotics maker Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc, Merck & Co will gain a sales force well placed to propel its own experimental drug for an intestinal bug, C. difficile, that is a scourge among hospital patients. Merck announced on Monday an agreement to buy Cubist for $8.4 billion, with a focus on ...

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1 HOUR AGO - Seattle Times

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Packaged caramel apples linked to 5 deaths, ill Thurston County teen

A teen boy from Thurston County is among some 28 people so far sickened in a multistate outbreak of listeria food poisoning tied to prepackaged caramel-coated apples.

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2 HOURS AGO - Fox News

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Contaminated caramel apples linked to four deaths, dozens of illnesses in 10 states

Health officials are warning consumers to avoid prepackaged caramel apples because they are linked to four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states.

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14 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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China court raps clinic over 'gay conversion' therapy

A Beijing court Friday ordered a psychological clinic to pay compensation to a homosexual man for administering electric shocks in an attempt to make him heterosexual, an unprecedented ruling on so-called conversion therapy. The plaintiff, a gay man named Yang Teng, said he felt traumatised when he received the shocks after being told to have sexual thoughts involving men. Yang ...

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DEC 12, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Model Kyle Roux, Who Appears On 'Ex-Gay' Virginia Billboard, Says He Is A 'Proud' Gay Man And Not A Twin

A new wrinkle has emerged in the controversy over an "ex-gay" group's Virginia billboard which purportedly depicted a set of "identical twins." Model Kyle Roux, who hails from South Africa, says he was shocked that his image was used in the Virginia-based ad, especially because he identifies as an "out and proud" gay man, NBC affiliate WWBT first reported. "It ...

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4 HOURS AGO - Wall Street Journal

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FDA Approves AstraZeneca Ovarian Cancer Drug

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug to treat cases of ovarian cancer linked to specific genetic mutations.

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8 HOURS AGO - MedPage Today

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