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Latest Health_Medical_Pharma Items
One of the country's leading medical journals is looking for a new editor.
Editors of a top medical journal call Meridia "another flawed diet pill" and question whether it should stay on the market as a study shows it raises the risk of heart attack and stroke in people with heart problems.
Scientists are reporting a major advance in diagnosing tuberculosis: A new test can reveal in less than two hours, with very high accuracy, whether someone has the disease and if it's resistant to the main drug for treating it.
Millions of free malaria drugs are sent to Africa every year by international donors. New research is now providing evidence for what health workers have long suspected: some of the donated medication is being stolen and resold on commercial markets.
George Clooney, Will Smith and Gwyneth Paltrow will join an impressive list of stars taking part in September's "Stand Up to Cancer" telethon airing on major networks.
President Obama's executive order to lift restrictions on embryonic stem cell research showed a complete disregard for the dignity of both human life and U.S. law. Thankfully, U.S. District Judge Royce C. Lamberth exposed this corruption in his ruling last month ("Judge puts Obama stem cell policy on hold," Page 1, Aug. 24).
Michael Douglas says he faces an "eight-week struggle" against throat cancer but is optimistic about his chances for recovery.
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