CTV NewsFDA approves faster, easier treatment for hepatitis C
A new medication for chronic hepatitis C that can be paired with other drugs to make treatment of the liver-damaging disease faster, easier and more effective got approval from the Food and Drug Administration Friday. The new medication, called sofosbuvir ...
FDA Approves Pill to Treat Hepatitis C
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FDA approves breakthrough drug for treatment of hepatitis C
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Nature World NewsNonsurgical Peyronie's Option Gets FDA OK
Urology. Nonsurgical Peyronie's Option Gets FDA OK. Published: Dec 6, 2013. By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today. save. |. A. A. Take Posttest. Loading the player... For best viewing, click the bottom right corner for full screen. WASHINGTON ...
FDA approves first drug treatment for Peyronie's disease
FDA approves drug for severe curvature of the penis
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FDA approves Auxilium erectile treatment
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Science World ReportMeasles cases in US rise; most unvaccinated, CDC says
The USA is experiencing a spike in measles, with 175 confirmed cases and 20 hospitalizations so far this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's about three times the usual number of cases of measles, CDC Director Thomas ...
Measles still poses threat to US despite being "eliminated"
Measles Still a Threat, US Health Officials Warn
US health officials report spike in measles cases
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New York Daily NewsOhio Amish girl won't be forced to renew chemo
TOLEDO, Ohio — A court-appointed guardian is dropping her attempt to force an 11-year-old Amish girl with leukemia to resume chemotherapy after she and her parents fled their home to avoid treatment. The move filed in court Friday will likely bring an end ...
Amish girl in Ohio will not be forced to resume chemo for cancer
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Latino PostMarrow Transplants Fail to Cure Two HIV Patients
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Two patients in Boston whom doctors hoped they had cured of both H.I.V. and cancer through bone-marrow transplants have seen their H.I.V. return, researchers said Friday. Enlarge This Image ...
HIV 'Cure' Fails In First 2 Patients
HIV virus returns in two cured patients
1st LD Writethru: HIV virus returns in two "cured" patients: U.S. doctors
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Harvard GazettePinpointing the higher cost of a healthy diet
Over the course of a year, a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, fish, and nuts would increase food costs for one person by about $550 per year, according to new research from Harvard School of Public Health. "This would represent a real burden for some families," ...
Healthy eating costs extra $1.50 a day, study finds
Does the high cost of healthy eating pay off?
Healthy eating adds $2K a year to family grocery bill
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AFPNelson Mandela death: Aids campaigner
Though at first muted in his approach to the issues surrounding HIV/Aids, Nelson Mandela eventually became a dedicated and extremely effective advocate for a more vigorous approach to the disease. When Mr Mandela was released from prison in February ...
HIV returns in "cured" Boston patients
2 patients thought to be 'cured' of HIV experience relapses
HIV-2 virus in Hyderabad alarms medical fraternity
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NDTVHong Kong Confirms Second Human Case of H7N9 Bird Flu
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HONG KONG—Within just five days, Hong Kong confirmed the city's second human case of the deadly H7N9 bird flu, though authorities contend that the risk of an outbreak remains low. The government said late Friday that an 80-year-old man, who resides in ...
Bird Flu Virus Doesn't Spread Easily to Humans, Scientists Say
Philippine airports on alert for bird flu
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ABC News'Cannibal sandwiches' filled with raw beef sicken Wisconsin locals
A Wisconsin tradition, a cannibal sandwich is an appetizer featuring raw, lean ground beef served on cocktail bread. But health officials said they're not safe, noting that more than a dozen people became ill with infections like E. coli after consuming them last ...
'Cannibal sandwiches' sicken Wisconsin residents
Health officials: Avoid 'cannibal sandwiches'
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Times of OmanCamp Lejeune water contamination linked to birth defects
FAYETTEVILLE, North Carolina (Reuters) - Water pollution at the Camp Lejeune military base in North Carolina has been linked to increased risk of birth defects and childhood cancers, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Polluted Water in 1970s at Marine Base Linked to Birth Defects
CDC: Water at Marine base linked to birth defects
CDC: Water at Camp Lejeune linked to birth defects
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BBC NewsNelson Mandela death: Icon, reconciler, fighter and charmer
Nelson Mandela was not an easy man to sum up. Icon, reconciler, fighter, charmer … The list is long and, perhaps necessarily so in a man of his stature, contradictory. During the course of a long, tumultuous life, Nelson Mandela juggled many roles. It was that ...
South Africans Prepare for Days of Mandela Commemoration
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Funeral plans set as South Africa, world mourn Nelson Mandela's death
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BBC NewsAmerican Merrill Newman heads for freedom, 'deported' from North Korea
(CNN) -- Merrill Newman -- the 85-year-old American detained by North Korean authorities earlier this fall -- is on a flight back to freedom after being locked up in North Korea. The communist country "deported" the veteran of the Korean war, North Korea's ...
Biden praises North Korea's release of Merrill Newman, elderly Korean War vet
North Korea Deports US Tourist and Korean War Vet
North Korea Frees US Tourist
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Wall Street JournalWTO Staggers on After Limited Trade Pact
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WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo (L) applauds Indonesia's Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan (R) after the final agreement at the WTO conference in Nusa Dua, Bali, on December 7, 2013. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. NUSA DUA ...
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India has its way at WTO on food plan
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WTO overcomes last minute hitch to reach its first global trade deal
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The GuardianAir Traffic Glitch Sparks Big Air Delays in UK
Scores of flights were delayed or canceled at Britain's busiest airports Saturday because of a technical problem at a main air traffic control center. National Air Traffic Service, which controls the crowded airspace over England, said it was having a problem ...
Flights cancelled, delayed at Dublin due to UK air traffic issue
Air traffic control glitch delays flights at Heathrow, UK airports
Delays and cancellations as UK flights hit by air traffic control problem
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Boston GlobeKerry upbeat on Mideast peace pact
TEL AVIV — Secretary of State John Kerry claimed Friday that the prospect of achieving a long-elusive accord between Israelis and Palestinians is mounting, despite widespread skepticism that the talks he fostered are making headway. ''We are closer than ...
Kerry Moves to Ease Tensions With Israel
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Kerry urges Israel, Palestinians to make peace like Mandela
At halfway mark, Kerry's Mideast effort stumbles
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The Australian Financial ReviewThe old hatreds behind the China-Japan provocation war
If China were a contestant in an online game — such as, say, World of Warcraft — it would probably be accused of trolling, the internet term for committing gratuitous mischief for the sheer delight of getting a rise out of others. But as this is the real world, with ...
Julie Bishop downplays diplomatic spat with China over new air defence zone
China's Widening Defense Commitments Risk Straining Military (1)
Julie Bishop stands firm in diplomatic spat with China
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Economic TimesRouhani addresses Iran's divided students
TEHRAN — Iran's president, Hassan Rouhani, reiterated his commitment in a key speech Saturday to the unique goals he set for himself when he took office of maintaining the Islamic republic's nuclear activities while helping his country emerge from years of ...
Rouhani defends Iran's interim nuclear deal
Iran's president defends interim nuclear deal
US Congress Considering New Iran Sanctions
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AFPHamburg Has Worst Flood in 37 Years as Storms Rage Across Europe
Hamburg, Germany's biggest port, recorded its heaviest storm surge in 37 years as the low pressure system Xaver swept through northern Germany, paralyzing air, rail and ship traffic. Water levels rose to four meters (13 feet) above the medium high-tide level, ...
Big Storm Moves Across Britain and the Continent
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Death toll rises in Europe's big winter storm
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Hurricane Xaver blasts through northern Germany
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Vancouver SunGay and lesbian couples marry in Australia under shadow of High Court ruling
Australia's first same-sex marriages have been held in Canberra - unions which could prove short-lived. The nation's high court is due to rule on Thursday on the legality of the only regional law permitting the unions. Couple marry in Canberra. Gay and ...
Australia celebrates first same-sex marriages ahead of court challenge
WA MP ties knot under same-sex marriage laws
Australia's first gay marriages held ahead of court ruling
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The GuardianAfrican Nations Discuss Security At Paris Summit
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French President Francois Hollande on Friday urged African leaders to establish their own security capabilities to deal with threats in the region. Addressing a two-day summit with about 40 African leaders in Paris, Hollande said France is prepared to train ...
French Unemployment Highest Since 1998
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France prostitution: MPs back fines for clients
French lower house backs new prostitution law
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