Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak
LAGOS (Reuters) - The Nigerian city of Lagos shut and quarantined a hospital on Monday where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus, the first recorded case of the highly-infectious disease in Africa's most populous country. Patrick Sawyer, a consultant for ...
West Africa Strains to Contain Ebola Virus
American doctor's Ebola prognosis 'grave'
Little Risk: Ebola's Just One Flight Away, But CDC Isn't Too Worried
Fist bump much better for health than handshake: study
If you want to do everything you can to keep someone else's germs away from you, consider a less formal greeting like a fist bump. According to a study published in the August issue of the American Journal of Infection Control, tapping knuckles transmits ...
News Scan for Jul 28, 2014
Bump it up! Let's dump the handshake
Study says hand shakes mean more germs, fist bumps less threatening
AstraZeneca, Roche, Qiagen, collaborated to combat lung cancer
The Westside Story
LONDON – A concurrence of collaboration has been signed among AstraZeneca, Roche and Qiagen for better research in cancer diagnostic technology by modifying the blood tests. The new technology will interpret the genomic data present in the plasma of ...
AstraZeneca, Roche Collaborate on Companion Diagnostic Test
AstraZeneca Initiates CDx Partnerships with Roche, Qiagen
AstraZeneca taps Roche, Qiagen for new blood-based cancer drug tests
Running Could Add 3 Years to Your Lifespan
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Runners may live an average three years longer than people who don't run, according to new research. But, the best news from this study is that it appears that you can reap this benefit even if you run at slow ...
Smart Woman: Benefits of Running for Your Health
Run for Your Life: 5 Minutes a Day May Be All You Need
Running of any length or speed reduces risk of death
FDA OKs Imbruvica in Tough-to-Treat Form of CLL
Public Health & Policy. FDA OKs Imbruvica in Tough-to-Treat Form of CLL. Published: Jul 28, 2014. By Parker Brown. save. |. A. A. Post Test Complete · Take Posttest. The FDA has expanded the approved use of ibrutinib (Imbruvica) in chronic lymphocytic ...
FDA Expands Use of Imbruvica for Form of Leukemia
FDA gives full approval to ibrutinib for CLL
FDA Expands Approval of Rx for Rare Blood and Bone Disease
Potential 'universal' blood test for cancer developed
"Whilst the numbers of people we tested are, in epidemiological terms, quite small, in molecular epidemiological terms, the results are powerful," said Professor Diana Anderson. By Brooks Hays | July 28, 2014 at 2:39 PM | Comments. share with facebook. 16.
New 'Universal' Blood Test May Detect All Types of Cancer
Universal Cancer Test Discovered
Universal Blood Test For Cancer Discovered?
Virus drugmaker fights back against pediatricians group's limits on medicine use ...
Minneapolis Star Tribune
CHICAGO — A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine. The dispute involves new guidelines from the ...
AstraZeneca Battles Pediatrician Group Over Preemie Drug Guidelines
AstraZeneca unit rolls out preemie newspaper ads to fight Synagis limits
Trial in salmonella outbreak begins in Georgia
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) - Jury selection is underway in the trial for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago. Jury selection began Monday in federal court in Albany in the trial of former Peanut ...
Peanut company officials stand trial in Georgia in deadly salmonella outbreak
GOP Congressman pushes for federal legalization of marijuana oil
The movement to legalize marijuana oil for the treatment of seizures just got a big push. Rep. Scott Perry (R-PA) has introduced a bill to nationally legalize CBD oil, or marijuana extract, to treat seizures in children. “Earlier this year I was approached by three ...
Bill introduced to legalize marijuana-based oil for medicinal use
Proposed Federal Law May Legalize Some Strains Of Marijuana
Feds Consider Bill Allowing Limited Medical Marijuana Use, Will They Give In?
Mother rats pass along fears to their babies through smell, researchers find
Researchers testing rats and their newborn pups showed the babies can adapt the specific fears of their mothers in the earliest days of life by picking up on the scent they emit while in emotional distress. Scientists from New York University and University of ...
Babies 'Smell' Mom's Fear; Phenomenon Can Give Children Irrational Phobias
Mother's Fears Are Passed to Children Through Smell, Study Suggests
Smell the fear: Mother's odor teaches young to be scared, study says