WHO Members Endorse Resolution to Improve Response to Health Emergencies
New York Times
As the battle to snuff out the Ebola epidemic in West Africa continues, amid hopeful signs of ebbing, fears of an even more deadly and widespread infectious disease's emerging in the future are motivating efforts to reform global health institutions that faltered ...
Ebola Spurs WHO Plan for Health Reserves After Missteps
World Health Organization to Pursue Reforms
After Ebola, WHO to set up contingency fund, develop 'surge capacity'
Study Reveals Benefits of Fish Intake During Pregnancy
A new study suggests that the benefits from ocean fish intake far outweigh the potential risk for pregnant women and their unborn babies. The findings were published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The new study points out that babies of women, ...
Experts Advise: Eating Fish During Pregnancy Good For Unborn Baby
Sorry, Pregnant Women, New Study Is Not a Carte Blanche to Eat Sushi
Could eating fish while pregnant be good for you?
Breast cancer patients lack knowledge of their tumors
(Reuters Health) - Women with breast cancer often don't know what kind of tumors they have, a new study found. Not knowing one's tumor features isn't necessarily tied to worse outcomes, but better knowledge might help women understand treatment ...
Breast Cancer Patients Lack Knowledge About disease
Many US women lack knowledge about breast cancer tumors
Breast Cancer: What Women Don't Know
Napa flu death is 5th in Bay Area
In the latest sign of an increasingly active flu season in the Bay Area and statewide, Napa County reported its first flu-associated death Friday. The victim, identified only an adult under the age of 65, died from flu-related complications earlier this month, said ...
Universary officials take precautions against agressive flue season
Death Toll Continues to Climb This Flu Season
First flu-related death reported in Napa County, fifth in Bay Area
Safety concerns cloud early promise of powerful new cancer drugs
NEW YORK, Jan 26 (Reuters) - A new wave of experimental cancer drugs that directly recruit the immune system's powerful T cells are proving to be immensely effective weapons against tumors, potentially transforming the $100 billion global market for drugs ...
These three Pharmaceutical Providers Control Roughly Half of All Cancer Drug ...
Pediatricians on medical marijuana: not so fast
CHICAGO -- With virtually no hard proof that medical marijuana benefits sick children, and evidence that it may harm developing brains, the drug should only be used for severely ill kids who have no other treatment option, the nation's most influential ...
Pediatricians Against Medical Marijuana, with Some Exceptions
US pediatricians reaffirm opposition to legalized pot
Pediatric Academy Now Says Medical Marijuana May Help Some Ill Kids
Genetically modified killer mosquitoes may attack Florida Keys — to target other ...
The Florida Keys are a sun-kissed land of endless spring breaks and girls and guys gone wild — a lazy Margaritaville where Ernest Hemingway's six-toed cats lounge in the sun. Thanks to climate change and globalization, the Keys are also increasingly ...
FDA could set millions of genetically modified mosquitoes loose in Florida Keys
Skeeter test set for Key West?
Scientists could release genetically modified mosquitoes to thwart disease in Keys
Sanofi and Regeneron Gain Edge on Amgen in Cholesterol Drug Race
Regeneron (REGN:US) Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sanofi (SAN) may get a head start on their biggest competitor in bringing a new class of cholesterol drugs to the U.S. market. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has until July 24 to make a decision on the ...
Sanofi And Regeneron Leapfrog Amgen In New Cholesterol Drug Race
Regeneron/Sanofi cholesterol drug gets FDA priority review
Regeneron Pharma, Sanofi Say FDA Accepted For Priority Review BLA For ...
Citing public health, Leno seeks more limits on e-cigarettes
A bill to regulate electronic cigarettes by defining them as tobacco products and barring their use at work, schools, on public transportation and in restaurants and bars — just as cigarettes are — is expected to be introduced Monday in the state Legislature.
Safe alternative? Liquid nicotine used in e-cigarettes can be lethal, experts warn
Can You Guess What Cancer-Causing Agent Researchers Just Identified in ...
Gilead to Allow Generic-Drug Makers to Produce New Hepatitis C Treatment
Wall Street Journal
NEW DELHI— Gilead Sciences Inc. said it would allow generic-drug makers to produce a new version of its Sovaldi hepatitis C treatment. The new drug is currently still undergoing clinical trials, but Gilead believes the new version will be more effective at ...
Gilead Expands Generic Sovaldi Pact to Add Investigational Pill
Gilead Expands Hepatitis C Generic Licensing Agreements to Include ...
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