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Drug giant Merck announces lower prices on some medications

Drug giant Merck announces lower prices on some medications However the price cut may also be motivated by the increasingly competitive hepatitis C drug market - sales of Zepatier slumped in the last quarter. Pfizer was expected to raise the cost of its US products by as much as 10%. In May, the Trump administration outlined a plan for lower prices, but critics have said it did not go far enough. The New Jersey-based drugmaker will slash its hepatitis ... [Full Article...]

Transgender woman: A CVS pharmacist denied my hormone prescription

According to CNN , CVS apologized for the incident: "CVS Health extends its honest apologies to Ms. Hall for her experience at our pharmacy in Fountain Hills, Arizona last spring", the company said. Hall wrote that she was "embarrassed and distressed" and nearly started crying in the middle of the store. The doctor instead sent a new prescription to a local Walgreens, where it was filled without... [Full Article...]

Fish Oil, Omega-3 Supplements Don’t Protect Your Heart, Study Finds

Fish Oil, Omega-3 Supplements Don’t Protect Your Heart, Study Finds They found high certainty evidence that long-chain omega 3 fats had little or no meaningful effect on the risk of death from any cause. Omega 3 is a type of fat. There is more than one possible mechanism for how they might help prevent heart disease, including reducing blood pressure or reducing cholesterol. This was important as a substantial proportion of first heart attacks were fatal a... [Full Article...]

West Nile virus found in San Diego County

West Nile virus found in San Diego County The state has confirmed it's first death this year from the West Nile Virus, and it happened in Eastern Carolina. Stay on top of breaking news stories with the ABC11 News AppRoughly 20 percent of people who are infected will develop a fever with other symptoms such as headache, body aches, joint pains, vomiting, diarrhea or rash. [Full Article...]

Australian scientists develop 'world first' melanoma blood test

Australian scientists develop 'world first' melanoma blood test Multiple groups worldwide are working to develop blood tests that detect a range of cancers . "This will just add to that set of tools that clinicians have to make sure we get it as early as possible". Prof Ziman said detecting melanoma early was critical. Now the main way melanoma is detected is by a visual scan by a clinician with any areas of skin that are of concern excised and sent for a... [Full Article...]

US Salmonella Outbreak: 40 People Hospitalized in 26 States

Illnesses have been reported in Alaska, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin, according to the CDC. [Full Article...]

$26.5M Grant Helps Investigators 'RESPOND' to Prostate Cancer

$26.5M Grant Helps Investigators 'RESPOND' to Prostate Cancer Though 7 percent of the subjects also had after-supper snacks, the study focused on full meals, Kogevinas said. "Responses from the group will guide the distribution of a comprehensive survey we hope about 1,000 Louisiana participants will complete". [Full Article...]

Beef Jerky and Processed Meat Linked to Manic Episodes

Beef Jerky and Processed Meat Linked to Manic Episodes Data from more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric problems showed those hospitalized for mania (hyperactivity, euphoria, and insomnia ) were three-and-a-half times more likely to have ever eaten meats cured with nitrates as those who had no history of any mental disorder, Johns Hopkins Medicine said in a news release . [Full Article...]


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