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Researchers Build QUIPP, Smartphone App To Identify Premature Birth Risk

Researchers from King's College in London have successfully developed an app to predict risk of premature birth. The app has been tested in two studies and is now available at Apple's App Store.

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Legionnaire'S Disease

Michigan reports 10 deaths due to Legionnaire's disease as lead-contaminated drinking water infects Flint

Michigan county officials declared a state of emergency due to the increasing cases of Legionnaires' disease over the past year amidst the growing concern over the area’s water supply.

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Hadron Therapy

Italian Health Authorities Instituted Refund for Ineffective Cancer Treatment

Italian Medicine Agency has formulated an advanced strategies in drug spending. The agency has developed an innovative deal with pharmaceutical companies to institute a refund for ineffective medicinal treatment.

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As Fortunes Fade at Home, Takeda Pharmaceutical Eyes Greener Shores

Takeda Pharmaceutical Expand Better Market Overseas

Takeda is a global pharmaceutical founded by Chobei Takeda I in 1781 in Osaka, Japan. The company focus on innovative medicine in gastroenterenterology, cardiovascular and metabolic, as well vaccine.

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Junior Doctors Stage 24 Hour Strike Across NHS In England

England Junior doctors gathered for a 24-hour strike over better pay and working condition

Protests turned into a full-fledged 24-hour strike by the junior doctors of NHS when their negotiations with the government failed to yield results. The new policy failed to address payment issues and overall job security.

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Liberia Races To Expand Ebola Treatment Facilities, As U.S. Troops Arrive

Scientist found a way to test Ebola in affordable facilities

Researchers from Toronto General Research Institute, the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg, University of Toronto, the US National Institutes of Health, and the Canadian Blood Services, found a way to test Ebola in a more affordable facility.

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Australia Celebrates Baby Boom

Potatoes may increase pregnancy diabetes risk: US researchers

Women who frequently consume potatoes are more likely to develop the risk of diabetes when they become pregnant, US researchers warns.

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MSMB Capital Management CIO Martin Shkreli

Investor Sued Former Martin Shkreli's Pharmaceutical Company for $5.4 Million

Investors sue KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc. to return $5.4 million of their investment. The investors were brought in by Martin Shkreli. KaloBios Pharmaceuticals Inc. filed for bankruptcy in late December.

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Doctors Without Borders Protests High Cost Of Vaccines

Pfizer and Other Drugmakers Still Raise Drug Price Despite Criticism

Pfizer and other pharmaceutical companies still increase its drugs price in U.S. despite criticism. Mounting objection from politicans and lawmakers is unable to stop market power of companies in the multi-billion dollar phamaceutical industry.

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House Speaker Ryan Holds Obamacare Repeal Enrollment Ceremony

IRS Fines 8 Million Americans, 0.3 Million of Them From Low Income Group

IRS has fined some 8 million people and 1.4 million households are forecast to fall prey of fines due to ignorance on new healthcare law. Commonly criticized as the Obama Care Law, the new law instructs all Americans to go through insurance net. But mainly due to ignorance about mandatory submission of tax returns and moreover legally remain exempted from tax net, have fall victim to count fine for $210 each.

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Doctors Without Borders Protests High Cost Of Vaccines

Pfizer increases its drugs prices including Lyrica and Viagra

Pfizer today confirmed that the company has increased the price of some of its drugs although it was not revealed how many drugs are involved with the price hike. According to a data by Wolters Kluwer which revealed that more than 100 types of drugs has been increased in its price starting on January 1st.

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Martin Shkreli arrested

Martin Shkreli's $5 Million Bail Was Secured With His E-Trade Account

Last December, Martin Shkreli, who was arrested for securities fraud in pharmaceutical company was released on bail. Court document shows his $5 million security bond was secured with $45 million E-Trade account.

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87 H7N9 Bird Flu Cases Confirmed In China

Deadly H5 Avian Flu Hits China, One Fatality Reported; Virus also in France, Nigeria, Taiwan

The H5 Avian Flu virus has been appearing in poultry farms and markets around the world in the last month. In China, there has even been a fatality, with 5 other cases of transmission to humans.

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Seattle Space Needle

Norovirus outbreak in Seattle sickens 200 people

The U.S. health officials announced on Monday that as many as 200 people who attended a catered event at a downtown Seattle's Russell Investments Center have become ill with norovirus.

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Teva Pharmaceutical Industries

Generic Drug Sale widens in Japan as Takeda and Teva join hands

Teva pharmaceuticals which is said to be the world's largest generic drug maker has joined hands with Takeda Pharmaceutical Co, for a definitive agreement to sell generic drugs in Japan.

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