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GSK plans break-up after £10bn Pfizer deal

GSK plans break-up after £10bn Pfizer deal

GSK chief executive Emma Walmsley said "the transaction also presents a clear pathway forward for GSK to create a new global Pharmaceuticals/Vaccines company... "The proposed all-equity transaction ...

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Fitbit OS 3.0 makes Ionic and Versa's dashboard even more useful

Some early examples of apps that use this tech include Alpine Snow that can track your activity while hitting the slopes and Skateboard that tracks speed, heart rate , and more while skateboarding. T...

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Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

Texas judge rules health care overhaul unconstitutional

Opponents of the suit have vowed to appeal. "The court must find the individual mandate inseverable from the ACA", he said. Also at risk are provisions that affect the wider health insurance ...

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Obama pushes for ObamaCare enrollments after Texas judge deems law unconstitutional

Obama pushes for ObamaCare enrollments after Texas judge deems law unconstitutional

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins said on Sunday that she is confident that a federal judge's ruling declaring the Affordable Care Act unconstitutional will be overturned. "Pending the appeal process, the...

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United States government shutdown looms over border wall funding

United States government shutdown looms over border wall funding

The money Trump wants is only a small fraction of the roughly $450 billion Congress was earlier poised to approve, if not for the wall fight, to fund several agencies which will otherwise run out of m...

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Donald Trump praises overturn of Obamacare as `great news for America’

Donald Trump praises overturn of Obamacare as `great news for America’

California and Democratic officials in 14 states, along with the District of Columbia, won permission to defend ACA in the Fort Worth case when the Trump administration sided with the states seeking t...

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On eve of ACA deadline, fewer Iowans enrolled compared to a year ago

On eve of ACA deadline, fewer Iowans enrolled compared to a year ago

Earlier this week, he posted a video on social media urging people to enroll in what's been commonly called "Obamacare". "Today's ruling is an assault on 133 million Americans with preexisting con...

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Stethoscopes carry broad range of bacteria - even after cleaning

Stethoscopes carry broad range of bacteria - even after cleaning

ALSO READ | Wasp venom, now an antibiotic! Staphylococcus , the bacteria known for producing staph infections , was heavily found on all stethoscopes. The standardised cleaning method reduced bact...

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Johnson & Johnson reportedly knew about asbestos in baby powder, shares plunge

Johnson & Johnson reportedly knew about asbestos in baby powder, shares plunge

After the publication of the bombshell report , the company's stock dropped by more than 10 percent on December 14. A Reuters investigation published Friday charges that Johnson & Johnson, a mult...

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Federal Judge Rules ObamaCare Is Unconstitutional

Federal Judge Rules ObamaCare Is Unconstitutional

They claimed that when Congress repealed the tax penalty a year ago, it eliminated the U.S. Supreme Court's rationale for finding the ACA constitutional in 2012. In NFIB (2012 Supreme Court Obamacar...

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Johnson & Johnson Reportedly Knew of Asbestos

So far, the company has suffered several multimillion-dollar losses in cases alleging the product causes cancer. The awareness could go back to 1957, as a lab report discusses a finding that's in ...

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Heart attack risk highest on Christmas Eve, study says

Heart attack risk highest on Christmas Eve, study says

The risk was especially great for those with diabetes or a history of heart disease. "Interestingly, the pattern of increased risk in the morning which dominates the rest of the year was reversed at...

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CDC: This is the deadliest drug in America

CDC: This is the deadliest drug in America

Fentanyl is now the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses, according to a new government report. The number of total drug overdoses jumped 54% each year between 2011 and 2016. "Fentan...

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Having a first baby at 35 raises breast cancer risk for decades

Having a first baby at 35 raises breast cancer risk for decades

The new guidelines also continue to recommend against breast cancer screening normal risk women using MRI, tomosynthesis or ultrasonography, based on a lack of evidence. -Detailed study of business ...

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Children's Brains Impacted by Heavy Screen Time

Children's Brains Impacted by Heavy Screen Time

Verdict: It seems that children who spend the most time on a smartphone, tablet or computer screen display brain differences compared to others who have a restricted access to electronic devices. At...

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Playing Sudoku may not protect against mental decline

Playing Sudoku may not protect against mental decline

The researchers noted that no causal links between intellectual activities and mental decline could be conclusively drawn, and numerous participants were unable to complete the whole study. To come to...

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Google Fit gets a major update with new homescreen widgets

Google Fit gets a major update with new homescreen widgets

So you can view your Heart Points, Move Points and additional activity tracking metrics without having to launch the app or checking in on your notification tray. Breathing exercises are popular on ot...

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Breast cancer risk may increase for women after recent childbirth, study finds

The new findings, reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine , come from combining data from 15 studies of almost 890,000 women of varying ages across three continents. Previously, medical consens...

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Woman’s fatal brain-eating infection linked to tap water

Woman’s fatal brain-eating infection linked to tap water

According to the doctors who treated the woman, the non-sterile water that she used it thought to have contained Balamuthia mandrillaris , an amoeba that over the course of weeks to months can cause ...

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Say no to raw cookie dough — CDC issues warning

Say no to raw cookie dough — CDC issues warning

Additionally, raw eggs can contain Salmonella which can make you sick if eaten raw or under cooked. The CDC is suggesting these steps to keep you and your family safe this holiday season. "Say no ...

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Woman dies from rare brain-eating disease after using neti pot

Woman dies from rare brain-eating disease after using neti pot

But if you do use a neti pot , "definitely use sterile water or saline", he added. In this case, doctors pointed to the neti pot the woman had been using to clear up her sinuses. The report state...

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Theresa May presses on with Brexit vote as MPs demand better deal

Theresa May presses on with Brexit vote as MPs demand better deal

Asked if he would promise not to stand against the Prime Minister he said: "I will give you an absolute, categorical promise that I will continue to advocate what I think is the most sensible plan". T...

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This is the best time to get your flu vaccines

This is the best time to get your flu vaccines

Now there is research underway to develop a universal flu vaccine that provides improved protection against more subtypes of the virus. "There is also ongoing research to reduce the time to manufactur...

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Myriad study shows breast cancer recurrence test can predict therapy responses

Myriad study shows breast cancer recurrence test can predict therapy responses

It found that treatment to prevent the cancer from returning with chemotherapy and hormone therapy, following surgery, is not more beneficial than hormone therapy alone in patients with a low or inter...

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Man died after coughing up lung after heart surgery

Man died after coughing up lung after heart surgery

The New England Journal of Medicine shared the unusual clot on Twitter after it was spit up intact by an unidentified 36-year-old man in San Francisco , according to USA Today . In other words, it ...

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Seattle woman dies after contracting rare form of brain-eating amoeba

Doctors came across something they never suspected while carrying out brain surgery on a 69-year-old woman in the USA: a slushy mess of dead brain tissue. The amoeba is a single-cell organism that can...

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First baby born using uterus transplant from dead donor, doctors say

First baby born using uterus transplant from dead donor, doctors say

Falcone said the fact that the transplant was successful after the uterus was preserved in ice for almost eight hours demonstrated how resilient the uterus is. The uterus was removed from the donor an...

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K'taka villagers drain lake over HIV scare

K'taka villagers drain lake over HIV scare

It is a key source of drinking water for more than 1,000 people who live in the drought-affected region and earn their livelihoods by farming. Villagers now trek about 3km to the Malaprabha Canal to...

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CDC: 9 more sickened in E. coli outbreak affecting romaine lettuce

CDC: 9 more sickened in E. coli outbreak affecting romaine lettuce

Illnesses have been reported in 15 states : California , Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode ...

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Researchers May Have Found the Holy Grail of Early Cancer Detection

Researchers May Have Found the Holy Grail of Early Cancer Detection

Helpfully, these molecule clusters fold up into structures which like to stick to gold so can be tested for by using the precious metal. The researchers' unique signature, which they dubbed as the c...

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