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FDA Approves Generic Celebrex

In June 2014, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved two generic versions of celecoxib (Celebrex)....

Man walks again after ground breaking cell transplant - Pre-clinical trial

On a warm summer's day in Wroclaw, Poland, Darek Fidyka walked across a bridge, using only a frame for support. ...

FDA Approval For Two-In-One Diabetes Pill XIGDUO™ XR

U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved once-daily XIGDUO™ XR (dapagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride...

India launches diagnostic kit that detects celiac disease in 20 minutes

Celiac disease is a relatively new health disorder in India and experts claim that only a handful of patients are...

Giant leap in Type 1 Diabetes treatment

Harvard stem cell researchers today announced that they have made a giant leap forward in the quest to find a truly...

Old photos helping trigger memories in people with dementia

Pictures taken by a little-known photographer between the 1930s and 1960s have found a new use helping to trigger...

Parents deny girls cancer treatment, say doctors

Cancer Institute chairperson Dr V Shanta expressed concern over underreporting of cancer among children, especially in...

Simple lifestyle interventions during pregnancy can prevent children from becoming obese

In a study that followed more than 2,200 obese women during pregnancy, scientists found that some simple interventions...

Novel Immunotherapy Vaccine Decreases Recurrence in HER2 Breast Cancer Patients

Women with breast cancer tumors that overexpress human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2) may benefit from a...

Breast cancer drug Perjeta appears to extend patients lives

According to reports from clinical trials, Roche’s breast cancer drug Perjeta displays “unprecedented” life-...

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