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  • Ebola vaccine from GSK fast-tracked into clinical trials

    LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - An experimental Ebola vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline is being fast-tracked into human studies and the company plans to build a stockpile of up to 10,000 doses for emergency deployment, if results are good. The research work...
  • GSK Ebola vaccine fast-tracked into U.S., UK and African trials

    LONDON (Reuters) - An experimental Ebola vaccine from GlaxoSmithKline is being fast-tracked into human studies and the company plans to build up a stockpile of up to 10,000 doses for emergency deployment, if results are good. Britain's biggest...
  • Self management may reduce blood pressure: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Even people at significant risk for heart attacks and strokes can take an active role in reducing their own high blood pressure, by measuring it themselves and adjusting their medications, according to a new study from...
  • Rekha Basu: Trendiness aside, ice bucket challenge a triumph for those who have suffered

    My son explained the gig this way: People are dumping buckets of ice water over themselves, filming it and posting the videos online. Then they tag three others, who have 24 hours to do the same or pay up. They're doing this in the name of ALS. I wasn'...
  • VA inquiry stops short of linking deaths to delays in care in Phoenix

    On the same day President Obama pledged to regain veterans’ trust, Department of Veterans Affairs investigators reported that they had been unable to prove that delays in medical care caused any deaths at the VA medical center in Phoenix,...
  • Study: To boost your odds of a successful marriage, have a big wedding

    Study: To boost your odds of a successful marriage, have a big wedding
    To improve your odds of a high-quality marriage, try not to have too many sexual partners before you meet “the one.” And when you do find him or her, consider inviting at least 150 people to your wedding.  That’s just some of the...
  • UCSD student dies of drug overdose after on-campus music festival

    UCSD student dies of drug overdose after on-campus music festival
    A UC San Diego student who collapsed in his dormitory room after attending an all-day concert on campus died of an accidental drug overdose, according to the county medical examiner. Ricardo Ambriz, 20, a third-year student majoring in computer science,...
  • Epidemics and the global village

    The agitating Ebola emergency has captured headlines. There are some who undoubtedly assume that this kind of epidemic is unusual. However, localized epidemic disease has been a part of the biological system of the planet since the origin of life....
  • Jeffrey D. Rothstein: Five myths about ALS

    Jeffrey D. Rothstein: Five myths about ALS
    Unless you've been living with your head under a bucket, you've heard about or participated in the Ice Bucket Challenge an effort to raise money for ALS research by dousing cold water on yourself and/or donating $100. The success of the viral marketing...
  • Canada's Immunovaccine Inc says test of Ebola vaccine promising

    WINNIPEG Manitoba (Reuters) - Four monkeys survived the Ebola virus after being injected with a vaccine that included Immunovaccine Inc's technology, the tiny Canadian company said on Monday, and the announcement sent its stock soaring. The Halifax, Nova...
  • Emotional distress an additional risk for people with type 1 diabetes

    PITTSBURGH People with type 1 diabetes can face multiple health complications including high blood pressure with potential damage to nerves, kidneys, eyes and heart. But add symptoms of emotional distress, as measured by the Beck Depression Inventory,...