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Henrietta Lacks: Family Seeking Compensation from John Hopkins

Lawrence Lacks, the eldest son of famed Henrietta Lacks, is seeking compensation from John Hopkins University and other entities for the use of his mother’s...
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Evzio: Drug To Combat Opioid Overdose Skyrockets

Outrage has swept across the medical community as an injectable drug that is used to combat drug overdoses has raised more 600 percent according...
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Chan Zuckerberg Initiative: Invests $50 Million Into Research

The Chan Zuckerberg Biohub, the medical research division of the non-profit organization launched by Priscilla Chan -- pediatrician, philanthropist, and wife of Mark Zuckerberg...
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Allergan: Announces See America Initiative

Global pharmaceutical company Allergan announced on Tuesday that they are launching a new initiative with the intention of combating preventable blindness. The initiative, See...
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UN Fears Somalia is Facing Famine

The Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), the World Food Program (WFP) and Unicef have officially warned that Somalia is in real danger of famine...
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Hormonal Therapy: Can Help Men With Recurring Prostate Cancer

A new finding published in The New England Journal of Medicine spells good news for men suffering from prostate cancer. Men who suffer from...
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Beth Israel and Lahey Health Trying Merger For A Fourth Time

Massachusetts-based medical centers Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Lahey Health are attempting to form a merger for the fourth time in a move to...
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California One Step Closer To Labeling Roundup A Cancer Threat

Monsanto, developers of the most popular weed herbicide Roundup, is facing trouble as California is attempting to be the first state to require Monsanto...
Actelion

Actelion: Fails Phase 3 Trial, Company Not Concerned

Actelion, a Swiss pharmaceutical company, seems undeterred after its marquee drug, Opsumit, failed a phase 3 trial that was supposed to expand its market....
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Detroit Medical Center: Dirty Medical Instrument Found

The Detroit Medical Center is facing another investigation after a dirty surgical instrument impeded an operation. This news comes after Michigan regulators ended their...