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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A nationwide measles outbreak has led health officials to quarantine dozens of people at two Los Angeles universities, officials said on Thursday. The quarantine affects the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) and comes as the United States battles the highest number […]

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(Reuters Health) – Widespread beliefs about sleeping include advice on how much sleep is enough, what quality sleep means and how to achieve it, but when these pronouncements are wrong, they can do more harm than good, researchers argue. The study team gathered the most common sleep “myths” and asked sleep-science experts to rank them […]

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(Reuters) – Drug developer Catalent Inc has agreed to buy privately held, gene-therapy focused Paragon Bioservices Inc for $1.2 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter. An all-cash deal between the companies is expected to be announced on Monday morning and would help Catalent expand its capabilities to […]

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A recent study published by the CDC found New Jersey to have the highest percentage of autism cases.(AmeriHealth Caritas) New Jersey has seen an increased rate of autism in preschool-age children over the past four years compared to children in other states, according to a study published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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health Service in the United Kingdom began offering the vaccine to 12 and 13-year-old girls at schools around the country.”> The vaccine for human papillomavirus, or HPV, is given to prevent a sexually transmitted infection that can cause cancer. In 2009, the National health Service in the United Kingdom began offering the vaccine to 12 […]

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ZURICH (Reuters) – Roche Holding said its effort to expand in gene therapy via the $4.3 billion takeover of Spark Therapeutics remained on track despite failing to get enough votes to clinch the deal and as U.S. regulators continued scrutinizing it. <img title="Roche says $4.3 billion Spark offer still on track for June completion " […]

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<img title="Roche extends Spark offer after getting only 29 percent " alt="Roche extends Spark offer after getting only 29 percent " src="https://s2.reutersmedia.net/resources/r/?m=02&d=20190403&t=2&i=1372964172&r=LYNXNPEF320AH&w=450" aria-label="The logo of Swiss Pharmaceutical company Roche is seen outside the Shanghai Roche Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. headquarters in Shanghai May 22, 2014. REUTERS/Aly Song “> The logo of Swiss Pharmaceutical company Roche is […]

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(Reuters health) – Senior women may be able to reduce their risk of developing heart disease by increasing the number of hours they spend in low intensity activities, such as walking and gardening, a new study suggests. In the study of nearly 6,000 older women, researchers found women in the highest category of daily low […]

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