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  • Europe backs new leukemia drugs from J&J and Gilead

    LONDON (Reuters) - Two new leukemia drugs from Johnson & Johnson and Gilead Sciences have been recommended for approval by European regulators, paving the way for formal approval in a couple of months. The European Medicines Agency said on Friday its...
  • Allergan gets EU recommendation on new use of eye drug

    (Reuters) - Allergan Inc, known best for its Botox wrinkle treatment, said on Friday that European Union regulators had recommended use of its eye drug Ozurdex be extended to treat patients with diabetic macular edema. The European Medicines Agency's...
  • How late is too late for the HPV vaccine?

    Source: University of Alabama at Birmingham Health System whatdoctorsknow.com Q: A friend told me that you can't get the new HPV vaccine if you've ever had sex. Is this true? A: No. This is a common misconception because experts have recommended the...
  • Mayo Clinic Medical Edge: New test to detect colon cancer won't replace colonoscopy in all cases

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read about a new screening test for colon cancer that uses a stool sample to detect cancer. How soon will this be available to the public? Is the test reliable enough to replace a colonoscopy? ANSWER: The new test you heard...
  • Fruit recall affects Illinois shoppers

    Fruit recall affects Illinois shoppers
    A California company has voluntarily recalled its peaches, plums, nectarines and pluots after it found that they might have been contaminated by listeria, sending retailers scurrying to get the fruit off the shelves and affecting consumers across the...
  • Advocates hail legal pot for kids with seizures, hope to aid others

     Advocates hail legal pot for kids with seizures, hope to aid others
    Families of children who suffer seizures are welcoming a new Illinois law that will allow kids like them to receive medical marijuana, as advocates look to broaden the law to treat other conditions. A little-publicized provision of the new law also...
  • Kevin Hunt: Are These Chemicals In Your Deodorant, Shampoo, Soap Or Cosmetics?

    Kevin Hunt: Are These Chemicals In Your Deodorant, Shampoo, Soap Or Cosmetics?
    Why do so many people care so much about what they put in their body and so little about what they put on it? Europe's regulatory system bans close to 1,400 ingredients in cosmetic products, including carcinogens like parabens and toxic chemicals that...
  • Chinese meat scandal widens

    Burger King and Starbucks said their Chinese stores have stopped using meat from a supplier that local media accused of selling expired chicken and beef. As the latest food scandal in China deepened, the companies said in statements Tuesday that  they...
  • Ever heard of 'pine nut syndrome'? Neither had I, until I got it

    Ever heard of 'pine nut syndrome'? Neither had I, until I got it
    To the bartender at Father’s Office in Culver City, who graciously replaced my California chardonnay with an Italian white on Monday night because the chardonnay tasted rancid: I apologize. Weirdly, the replacement white was funky, too. I was...
  • Fruit recall over Listeria scare widens to include Ralphs, Food 4 Less

    Fruit recall over Listeria scare widens to include Ralphs, Food 4 Less
    A California packing company has voluntarily recalled fruit sold at Trader Joe's, Costco, Food 4 Less, Foods Co. and Ralphs stores due to the possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes, CBS News reported. The fruit has not been linked to any...
  • McDonald's, KFC in China caught up in scandal over expired meat

    Chinese officials shut down a U.S.-owned food processor after local media reported that it had been selling expired meat to McDonald's, KFC and other restaurant chains.  China's latest food scandal broke after Dragon TV reported that Shanghai Husi...