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26 MINS AGO - Yahoo! News

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NewLink in $1 billion deal with Roche to develop cancer drug

(Reuters) - NewLink Genetics Corp said it entered into an agreement with Roche Holding AG to develop NewLink's cancer immunotherapy, making the Ebola vaccine developer eligible to receive over $1 billion in milestone payments. NewLink's shares jumped nearly 30 percent before the bell on Monday. Immunotherapies are a class of drugs designed to help the body's own immune system fend ...

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2 HOURS AGO - New York Daily News

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Unicorn party thrills 5-year-old Louisiana cancer patient

Unicorns are real. Just ask Lily Raffray. The 5-year-old Louisiana girl rode one last week as part of a celebration to mark the end of chemotherapy treatments for Hodgkin’s lymphoma, WAFB reported.

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25 MINS AGO - Huffington Post

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Every 8 Minutes, A Child Experiences A Medication Error

Every eight minutes, a child under the age of 6 experiences a medication error outside of the doctor's office or hospital, according to a new national study. Using data from the National Poison Database System, the study found a significant increase in the number and rate of non-cough and cold medication errors between 2002 and 2012. The findings were published ...

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5 HOURS AGO - Washington Times

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Ohio panel to weigh funding for Ebola protection

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A legislative panel in Ohio is expected to consider a funding request to help pay for more protective gear for health care providers should the state have a suspected or confirmed case of Ebola. The Ohio Department of Health is requesting approval from the ...

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OCT 19, 2014 - MedicineNet

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Peers Best at Convincing High-Risk Individuals to Get HIV Test: Study

Title: Peers Best at Convincing High-Risk Individuals to Get HIV Test: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/10/2014 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/13/2014 12:00:00 AM

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OCT 18, 2014 - Yahoo! News

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Gay-rights group backs use of HIV-prevention pill

NEW YORK (AP) — The largest U.S. gay-rights organization Saturday endorsed efforts to promote the use of a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infection and called on insurers to provide more generous coverage of the drug.

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OCT 19, 2014 - Huffington Post

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6 Ways To Strengthen Your Hips

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Most of us don’t give much thought to our hips—until we fall and break one. Unfortunately, the likelihood of a hip fracture goes up as we get older and our bones become more frail—especially in women. In fact, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, half of all women aged 50 and up will break a bone due ...

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OCT 16, 2014 - Fox News

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7 physical effects of sleep deprivation

A study in the journal Sleep shows that nearly a quarter of people who sleep fewer than six hours a night have some kind of cardiovascular disease (clogged arteries, an abnormal or weak heartbeat, etc.).

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OCT 17, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Health Officials Request Production Plans For Ebola Drug ZMapp

By Sharon Begley and Toni Clarke NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - U.S. health officials have asked three advanced biology laboratories to submit plans for producing the experimental Ebola drug ZMapp, which ran out after it was given to a handful of medical workers who contracted the disease in West Africa, government and lab officials said on Friday. Under the ...

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OCT 12, 2014 - Huffington Post

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Ebola Vaccine Would Likely Have Been Found By Now If Not For Budget Cuts: NIH Director

BETHESDA, Md. -- As the federal government frantically works to combat the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and as it responds to a second diagnosis of the disease at home, one of the country's top health officials says a vaccine likely would have already been discovered were it not for budget cuts. Dr. Francis Collins, the head of the National ...

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