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  • Robert B. Reich: Why we allow Big Pharma to rip us off

    According to a new federal database put online last week, pharmaceutical companies and device makers paid doctors some $380 million in speaking and consulting fees over a five-month period in 2013. Some doctors received over $500,000 each, and some got...
  • U.S. Ebola patient receives experimental drug from Chimerix

    (Reuters) - After nearly a week in hospital, the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States began to receive an experimental therapy initially developed to treat other viral diseases, according to the Dallas hospital where he lies in critical...
  • Protein Sciences Expects To Begin Testing Ebola Vaccine

    Protein Sciences Expects To Begin Testing Ebola Vaccine
    MERIDEN — Months ago, researchers at Protein Sciences opened a refrigerator and pulled out genetic leftovers from a 4-year old project to create a vaccine for Ebola. Federal funding for the effort dried up years ago, but those refrigerated...
  • Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER After another chilly morning, highs are expected to return to 70s.   TRAFFIC Get the latest on delays for this morning's commute.    FROM LAST NIGHT … A Windsor Mill man and woman have been charged with robbing and killing a...
  • California strikes a blow for research open access -- but pulls its punch

    California strikes a blow for research open access -- but pulls its punch
    The idea underlying the open access movement in academia is a simple one: most scientific research is funded by the public through federal or state grants. So why should reports of that research be handed over to commercial publishers, which then charge...
  • CDC director: Man with Ebola 'fighting for his life' in Dallas hospital

    CDC director: Man with Ebola 'fighting for his life' in Dallas hospital
    The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States was fighting for his life at a Dallas hospital on Sunday and appeared not to be receiving any of the experimental medicines for the virus, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and...
  • Texas Ebola patient on respirator 'fighting for his life'

    The first Ebola patient diagnosed on U.S. soil took a turn for the worse Sunday, with officials saying Thomas Eric Duncan was on a respirator fighting for his life. A senior federal health official familiar with his condition said Duncan “could...
  • U.S. health official on Ebola response: 'It was rocky'

    U.S. health official on Ebola response: 'It was rocky'
    U.S. officials on Friday broadly defended the response to the country's first case of Ebola, although one acknowledged that while the government was confident of containing the virus, it had been "rocky" in Dallas where the patient is in serious...
  • 50 in Texas being monitored for Ebola symptoms

    50 in Texas being monitored for Ebola symptoms
    Fifty people in Texas will be monitored daily for possible Ebola symptoms, including 10 who are considered at high risk because of their exposure to a patient now being treated for the deadly virus, public health officials said Friday. The larger...
  • Is postpartum depression a modern affliction that bypassed prehistoric mothers?

    Is postpartum depression a modern affliction that bypassed prehistoric mothers?
    Did prehistoric mothers suffer from postpartum depression? Jennifer Hahn-Holbrook, a psychology professor at Chapman University, in Orange, Calif., has been researching whether the condition can be considered a so-called disease of modern civilization...
  • U.S. agency moves to end sex bias in biomedical research

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Institutes of Health began putting in place on Tuesday its new policy aimed at ending long-standing sex bias in biomedical research favoring male lab animals and cells in the pivotal studies that are done before...