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ReutersSTOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Women with an aggressive type of advanced breast cancer can live significantly longer without their disease getting worse if they are treated with an experimental "armed antibody" drug from Roche, researchers said on Sunday. Data...
At least three dozen doctors in Illinois received payments and perks exceeding $100,000 from drug companies between 2009 and early 2011, according to an updated database that now includes information from a dozen pharmaceutical firms. Doctors in the...
ReutersZURICH (Reuters) - Doctors and investors at a cancer conference starting on Friday will be keen to find out more on the effectiveness of two promising new breast cancer drugs from Swiss drugmakers Roche and Novartis. Roche's T-DM1 and Novartis's Afinitor...
A do-it-yourself test for cervical cancer could help prevent thousands of cases of the disease in women who don't have easy or regular access to smear tests, scientists said Wednesday. The DIY test, which detects the human papillomavirus (HPV)...
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Britain is to stop using GlaxoSmithKline's cervical cancer vaccine Cervarix from next September and will instead offer girls Merck & Co's rival product Gardasil. The move underscores Gardasil's lead in a $1 billion-plus worldwide...
Opinion L.A.Ann Patchett has earned all sorts of praise for her bestseller, "State of Wonder," but as engaging as the story is, the book's science concerning a malaria vaccine left something -- well, several things -- to be desired. The reality is that with all the...
Last week, after the launch of a new database detailing doctors' financial ties with drug companies, Dr. Daniel Carlat sat at his computer and began searching for information about colleagues. He found several doctors who had potentially compromising...
Each year, malaria kills more than 1 million people -- 90% of them in sub-Saharan Africa and 80% of them younger than 5 -- and makes 300 million people seriously ill. Major progress in controlling the disease has been made by the widespread adoption of...
Whether you're still plowing through Thanksgiving leftovers or easing back to your normal fare, billions of bacteria in your digestive tract are eagerly awaiting their next meal. And if you feed them well enough, they'll thank you by producing gas....
People who don't believe their pain medicine will work can actually reduce or even cancel out the effectiveness of the drug, and images of their brains show how they are doing it, scientists report. Researchers from Britain and Germany used brain scans...
ReutersWASHINGTON (AP) -- GlaxoSmithKline PLC said Monday it has updated the labeling of its diabetes pill Avandia to include safety restrictions ordered by federal health authorities because of the drug's links to heart attack. The Food and Drug Administration...
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