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New agreement secures 66% reduction in cost of rifapentine, which prevents ‘latent’ TB from becoming active The price of...

Why soda can be as addictive as drugs

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Regular tea drinkers have more efficient and well organized brains, studies...

Drink this hot brew every day in order to help keep your brain into top gear. Research published this...

FDA approves new eczema drug, Duxipet, listed at US$37.000

The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday (March 28) approved an expensive drug to treat people with a serious form of eczema,...

Why is kratom, a popular herbal supplement, receiving criticism from the...

Some advocates credit the supplement with getting them off opioids, but as the supplement has surged in popularity in the U.S., safety...

Common joint pain treatment may be more harmful than thought

One of the most popular joint pain treatments may not be as safe as experts believed, according to a new report published...

How our cells sense oxygen wins Nobel prize

Three scientists who discovered how cells sense and adapt to oxygen levels have won the 2019 Nobel Prize. Sir...

Ovarian cancer pill could also help thousands of men with prostate...

Olaparib could become a revolutionary treatment for prostate cancer - the first genetically targeted drug for fighting this certain disease, experts announce...

California boy, 4, dies of flu-related illness, officials say

A 4 year old boy in California died recently after testing positive for the flu, health officials said, while adding that he...

New York governor urges halt to all vaping after lung disease...

Lung disease linked to vaping now in 33 states, blamed for 5 deaths and the Centers for Disease Control is investigating more...

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