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41 MINS AGO - BBC

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Liberia shuts borders to curb Ebola

Most border crossings in Liberia are closed and communities hit by an Ebola outbreak face quarantine to stop the virus spreading.

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40 MINS AGO - CNN

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Second American infected with Ebola

A second American aid worker in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, according to the Christian humanitarian group she works for.

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JUL 26, 2014 - BBC

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Nigeria 'on red alert' over Ebola

All entries into Nigeria are placed on red alert after the authorities confirm the first death from the Ebola virus in the capital Lagos.

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JUL 24, 2014 - Health Canal

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Drug users : a new strategy to reduce infectious risk

The risk of transmission of HIV and of hepatitis C virus in intravenous drug users can be reduced significantly by means of support and educational sessions delivered by their peers.

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JUL 23, 2014 - Health Canal

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New research findings may lead to better treatment plans for HIV patients coinfected with hepatitis C

By Sathya Achia Abraham - Using a combination antiretroviral therapy to treat HIV patients coinfected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) not only effectively treats HIV, but also results in reduced HCV replication, according to a multi-center study published this week in Science Translational Medicine.

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JUL 17, 2014 - Health Canal

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Information about the pertusis (whooping cough) vaccination programme

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has recommended that the pertussis vaccine continues to be offered to all pregnant women for another five years.

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5 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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AstraZeneca taps Roche, Qiagen for new blood-based cancer drug tests

AstraZeneca has signed up Roche and Qiagen to develop two separate diagnostic tests, both using simple blood samples, to identify patients who will benefit from its lung cancer drugs. Currently testing patients to see if their tumors contain genetic mutations that make them suitable for drug treatment involves collecting a sample of tissue by needle biopsy or during surgery. The ...

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6 HOURS AGO - Yahoo! News

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Pfizer's need for deal looms larger with earnings report

By Ransdell Pierson NEW YORK (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc's vulnerability to cheaper generics and its weak roster of experimental medicines will be on display Tuesday when the company reports quarterly earnings, reviving interest in its pursuit of AstraZeneca Plc or other deals to fortify its pipeline. While many industry watchers expect Pfizer to re-engage with Britain's AstraZeneca in coming months, ...

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1 HOUR AGO - Yahoo! News

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Novartis says Alcon glaucoma treatment approved in EU

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss pharmaceutical group Novartis said the European Commission has approved its eyecare unit Alcon's Simbrinza treatment for glaucoma, a chronic, sight-threatening eye disease. Alcon said in a statement on Monday the Simbrinza eye drops suspension had been approved to decrease elevated intraocular pressure in adult patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. ...

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JUL 14, 2014 - Health Canal

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Acute Glaucoma Discovered to be an Inflammatory Disease

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and Sun Yat-sen University in China have shown that acute glaucoma in mice is largely an inflammatory disease and that high pressure in the eye causes vision loss by setting in motion an inflammatory response similar to that evoked by bacterial infections.

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