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  • China's new breed of whistleblowers takes on big business

    SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese lawyer Hao Junbo wants to make you rich if you're a whistleblower after a bounty. For big business in China he's a headache, part of a small but fast-growing industry built around exposing corporate wrongdoing. The U.S....
  • Mediterranean diet may slow diabetes progression

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, eating lots of olive oil, fish and whole grains slows progression of the disease more than restricting fat, according to a new analysis. In a trial that followed participants...
  • Taxpayer money sought for minority booster group tied to Scripps deal

    Taxpayer money sought for minority booster group tied to Scripps deal
    A minority businesses booster organization, which was supposed to be paid for by Palm Beach County biotech industry backers, now wants taxpayer money. Local business leaders have failed to pay up on the $5 million commitment they made in 2006 to boost...
  • In a cloning first, scientists create stem cells from adults

    In a cloning first, scientists create stem cells from adults
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Scientists have moved a step closer to the goal of creating stem cells perfectly matched to a patient's DNA in order to treat diseases, they announced on Thursday, creating patient-specific cell lines out of the skin cells of two...
  • UnitedHealth: New hepatitis C drug costs far more than forecast

    (Reuters) - UnitedHealth Group Inc, the largest U.S. health insurer, said it spent more than $100 million to cover a pricey new hepatitis C drug from Gilead Sciences Inc in its first three months on the market, an amount that was "multiple" times what...
  • U.S. IPO market loses shine as investors turn picky

    (Reuters) - Companies looking to go public in the United States will have to temper their expectations as investors begin to question valuations in a crowded market. The next few weeks will be closely watched as the market prepares for the listing of...
  • Info may prompt seniors to taper off sleeping pills

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Older people are willing and able to get themselves off medications like sleeping pills once they're informed of the potential harms, according to a new Canadian study. "Even among patients who have been taking sleeping...
  • Brutish and short? DNA 'switch' sheds light on Neanderthals

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - How can creatures as different in body and mind as present-day humans and their extinct Neanderthal cousins be 99.84 percent identical genetically? Four years after scientists discovered that the two species' genomes differ by a...
  • West, Texas, to mark anniversary of deadly fertilizer plant blast

    A year after a massive explosion and fire at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, killed 15, including 12 volunteer firefighters, the city is still trying to come to grips with the disaster that has left a deep imprint on the rural town. “I miss...
  • Combat vets battle an enemy within: Addiction

    PHILADELPHIA The first time Pearson Crosby went to the methadone clinic at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center in early 2013, he asked his father to go with him. But couldn't tell him why. Crosby, who played varsity basketball at Council Rock High School...
  • Fidelity biotech fund among worst performers in April sell-off

    BOSTON (Reuters) - One of the biotechnology sector's worst two-week declines in the past decade has clobbered one of Fidelity Investments' hottest funds. The $9.4 billion Fidelity Select Biotechnology Fund plunged 11.75 percent during the first 14 days...