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September 4, 2014 11:01 PM Missionary infected with Ebola heading to Nebraska

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A missionary who was infected with Ebola while serving in Liberia is being flown to a Nebraska hospital for treatment, doctors there said Thursday. Officials at the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha said Dr. Rick Sacra, 51, is expected to arrive sometime Friday. Sacra will begin treatment in the hospital's special isolation unit, believed 12

September 4, 2014 9:07 PM Clinic where Joan River had arrest faces investigations amid claims she was given same drug that killed Michael Jackson 

Joan Rivers may have been given the same drug that killed Michael Jackson when she went into cardiac and respiratory arrest at a New York clinic, it has been sensationally claimed today. The 81-year-old comedy legend slipped into a coma and never regained consciousness after being sedated for a routine endoscopy procedure. She died this afternoon 17

September 3, 2014 5:17 AM Final trial confirms efficacy of Sanofi's dengue vaccine

PARIS: French drugmaker Sanofi, developing the first vaccine against dengue fever, said its product reduced disease cases by 60.8 per cent in a large final clinical trial. Sanofi has invested more than 1.3 billion euros ($1.7 billion) in the project, undertaking two decades of research on the world's fastest-growing tropical disease. The final study 16

September 1, 2014 9:01 AM Joan Rivers’ family consider lawsuit over botched procedure as doctors fear stroke could leave star ‘either a vegetable or in a wheelchair’

Joan Rivers' family are said to be considering bringing a lawsuit after she suddenly stopped breathing during a 'botched' procedure as doctors fear a stroke could leave her 'as a vegetable' or 'needing a wheelchair'. Joan Rivers' family are said to be considering bringing a lawsuit after she suddenly stopped breathing during a 'botched' procedure as doctors 15

August 30, 2014 12:29 PM Experimental drug lowers chance of heart disease death by 20 per cent: study

A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade -- a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowered the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 per cent. Doctors say the Novartis drug -- which doesn't have a name yet -- seems like one of those rare, breakthrough therapies that could quickly 18

August 30, 2014 11:17 AM Novartis Heart Failure Drug Tops Standard in Study

Novartis AG (NOVN)’s experimental heart failure drug kept more patients in a study from dying or being hospitalized than the standard therapy, a result that could transform treatment of the disease that afflicts 26 million people worldwide. In a trial involving 8,442 patients, Novartis’s LCZ696 reduced the risk of death and hospitalization because of heart 19

August 11, 2014 8:05 AM Celladon Announces Initiation of Clinical Trial to Investigate MYDICAR in Patients With Heart Failure and a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)

Celladon Announces Initiation of Clinical Trial to Investigate MYDICAR in Patients With Heart Failure and a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD) SAN DIEGO, Aug. 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Celladon Corporation (Nasdaq:CLDN), a clinical-stage biotechnology company applying its leadership position in the field of gene therapy and calcium dysregulation 20

July 28, 2014 3:27 PM Fist bump, handshake, high-five: Which spreads the most germs?

Fist bumping, a form of greeting popularized by President Obama, spreads significantly fewer germs than the more traditional alternative, according to a new study. A fist bump transmits just one-twentieth the amount of bacteria that a handshake does. It is also a less germy option than a high-five, which still spreads less than half the amount of germs 17

July 7, 2014 3:01 PM Larry Page's Slacker Utopia

Google Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Page thinks we should all work fewer hours, and -- like most people -- I love the prospect. "The idea that everyone needs to work frantically to meet people's needs is just not true," Page said at a recent event organized by the venture-capital firm Khosla Ventures LLC. He was joining his voice to that of another 19

July 1, 2014 8:56 PM Measles outbreak in Ohio may complicate Amish events

SHILOH, Ohio — Visitors from around the world to two upcoming events in Ohio’s Amish country could come away with more than they bargained for, health officials fear — a case of measles from the nation’s largest outbreak in two decades. The outbreak, with more than 360 cases, started after Amish travelers to the Philippines contracted measles this year and returned 23