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  • 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,...
  • BioCryst expects to begin Ebola study in weeks

    (Reuters) - BioCryst Pharmaceuticals Inc said it expects to initiate a study within weeks to test its antiviral in primates for use against Ebola infections The biotechnology company's stock was up about 5.4 percent in premarket trading after it also...
  • NIH to launch Ebola vaccine trials in humans

    NIH to launch Ebola vaccine trials in humans
    The National Institutes of Health has announced the first clinical trial of a vaccine to protect healthy people from infection by the Ebola virus, which is responsible for an estimated 1,550 deaths throughout West Africa. NIH Director Francis Collins...
  • White House orders U.S. labs to take inventory of infectious agents

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The White House has ordered federally funded labs working with infectious agents to conduct an immediate inventory of the pathogens in their labs and review their safety and security protocols, according to a memo released on Thursday....
  • Nail polish that detects date-rape drugs stirs a storm

    Nail polish that detects date-rape drugs stirs a storm
    Four N.C. State University students have dreamed up a striking way to detect date rape drugs that's getting some major media buzz. It's also generating a backlash from people who say it doesn't get at the root causes of rape. The idea: nail polish...
  • Obama tells American Legion he's working to regain veterans' trust

    President Obama said Tuesday that he is working to “regain the trust” of the nation’s veterans by improving their access to quality healthcare and education as he struggles to recover from a scandal that thrust the beleaguered Department...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ice bucket challenge heats up ALS donations

    Ice bucket challenge heats up ALS donations
    The ice bucket challenge has helped the local Les Turner ALS Foundation raise $550,000 more in recent weeks than it did during the same period last year — a nearly 600 percent increase in donations over the first three weeks of August. But that...
  • 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...
  • Pamela Anderson calling off divorce from two-time husband Rick Salomon

    Pamela Anderson has had a change of heart when it comes to breaking up with two-time husband Rick Salomon, reportedly filing papers asking that her recent divorce petition be tossed out by the court. So now those pictures of the theoretically...