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At least 922 children and young adults have died of<a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/infectious-disease” target=”_blank”> measles</a> in Madagascar since October, despite a huge emergency <a href="https://www.foxnews.com/category/health/infectious-disease/vaccines” target=”_blank”>vaccination </a>program, the World health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday. The number of deaths is based on official numbers, but these are likely to be very incomplete, as is the current total […]

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Media playback is unsupported on your device More than 1,000 10 to 19-year-olds were admitted to hospital with knife wounds in 2017/18. The figure, from NHS England, reveal a 54% rise in the number of children and teenagers treated for injuries from knives over five years. It comes as a leading consultant warns that she […]

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CHICAGO (Reuters) – When Medicare prescription drug insurance was created in 2003, the idea that beneficiaries with very high drug costs should pick up 5 percent of the tab seemed reasonable – but that was well before specialty drugs were invented that carry price tags in the tens of thousands of dollars. FILE PHOTO: A […]

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You may have heard an increasing number of people vow to reduce their meat eating lately – or cut it out altogether. This often forms part of a bid to become healthier, reduce their environmental impact, or consider animal welfare. A third of Britons claim to have either stopped eating meat or reduced it, while […]

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(Reuters health) – Although cancer survival rates have greatly improved in recent decades, a diagnosis with certain types of cancer can still be upsetting enough to increase a patient’s risk of suicide, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on more than 4.6 million cancer patients, including 1,585 people who died by suicide within one […]

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(Reuters health) – Spending on health care advertising in the U.S. has almost doubled over the past two decades as companies compete for their share of the world’s biggest health care market, a U.S. study suggests. Annual health care marketing surged from $17.7 billion in 1997 to at least $29.9 billion in 2016, driven by […]

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<img title="Cost to insure Bristol-Myers debt jumps as leverage balloons " alt="Cost to insure Bristol-Myers debt jumps as leverage balloons " src="https://s4.reutersmedia.net/resources/r/?m=02&d=20190103&t=2&i=1341773009&r=LYNXNPEF020WW&w=450" aria-label="FILE PHOTO: Logo of global bioPharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb is pictured at the headquarters in Le Passage, near Agen, France March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Regis Duvignau”> FILE PHOTO: Logo of global bioPharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers […]

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(Reuters health) – A growing number of American pregnant women are using opioids and methamphetamines, and drug use is rising fastest among mothers in rural communities, a U.S. study suggests. Nationwide, between 2008-2009 and 2014-2015, the proportion of babies born exposed to amphetamines – mostly meth – doubled from 1.2 infants for every 1,000 hospital […]

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SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Amgen Inc, updating the first trial of its bispecific antibody for multiple myeloma, said on Monday seven out of 10 patients given the second-highest dose of AMG420 responded to the drug, including four with no detectable cancer. FILE PHOTO – An Amgen sign is seen at the company’s office in South […]

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[unable to retrieve full-text content] LONDON (Reuters) – Pfizer lost the final round in a lengthy patent battle in Britain on Wednesday after the country’s highest court ruled against it in a case involving its $5 billion-a-year pain drug Lyrica, exposing the company to possible financial claims. FILE PHOTO: A logo of American Pharmaceutical corporation […]

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