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  • Grapefruit isn't a great fruit with some medicines

    whatdoctorsknow.com If you take a statin -- a hugely popular class of drugs taken by more than 35 million Americans -- you should take note of some tiny script printed on the container label: "Do not take with grapefruit or grapefruit juice." It seems...
  • Ebola vaccine tests on monkeys show promise

    Ebola vaccine tests on monkeys show promise
    Tests of an experimental Ebola vaccine have shown positive results, protecting healthy monkeys from contracting the virus, the National Institutes of Health announced Sunday, as West Africa grapples with the epidemic that has killed around 2,000. Five...
  • DNA ties Ashkenazi Jews to group of just 330 people from Middle Ages

    All of the Ashkenazi Jews alive today can trace their roots to a group of about 330 people who lived 600 to 800 years ago. So says a new study in the journal Nature Communications. An international team of scientists sequenced the complete genomes of...
  • Diabetics pay little attention to salt warnings: study

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a recent survey, most adults with diabetes knew that a high-salt diet is linked to high blood pressure and stroke - but most still consumed too much sodium anyway. "Despite knowledge that a high salt diet is related to...
  • Researchers turn to plants to help treat hemophilia

    Accidents as minor as a slip of the knife while chopping onions can turn dangerous for patients with hemophilia, who lack the necessary proteins in their blood to stem the flow from a wound. People with severe hemophilia typically receive regular...
  • Drug and vaccine makers in race against Ebola

    Drug and vaccine makers in race against Ebola
    Drug and vaccine companies are racing to conduct clinical trials of potential treatments for Ebola but it will be 2015 before there are any initial results and much later before significant quantities could be available, executives said on Friday. In...
  • Vacuna de GSK para el ébola entra en vía rápida para pruebas clínicas

    LONDRES/NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - Una vacuna experimental para el ébola de GlaxoSmithKline será llevada rápidamente a estudios en humanos y la compañía planea elaborar existencias de hasta 10.000 dosis para un despliegue de emergencia si los resultados son...
  • 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...
  • Video: Watch this boy born deaf hear music for the first time

    Video: Watch this boy born deaf hear music for the first time
    A 3-year-old boy who was born deaf has been caught reacting to music for the first time — and it looks like he’s ready to bust a move. In the home video, Auguste Majkowski listens with a smile on his face to a 1977 tune called “Ma...
  • Ebola vaccine to be tested on human volunteers, starting in September

     Ebola vaccine to be tested on human volunteers, starting in September
    GlaxoSmithKline announced Thursday, Aug. 28, that it will begin testing its Ebola vaccination as early as mid-September in human volunteers    With the help of the National Institutes of Health’s Vaccine Research Center, GSK will start...
  • 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,...