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Gilead to allow cheaper version of Sovaldi (Hepatitic C drug) in 91 developing countries

Gilead Sciences has authorized several generic drug companies in India to sell its $1,000-a-day Hepatitis C pill for a...

Artificial sweeteners may promote diabetes, claim scientists

Artificial sweeteners may contribute to soaring levels of diabetes, according to a controversial study that suggests...

Extended use of sleeping pills linked to Alzheimer's

Taking the drugs known as benzodiazepines, which include diazepam and lorazepam, for three months or more was linked...

Mayo Clinic partners with IBM to match Cancer Patients with Clinical Trials

Mayo Clinic unveiled today a partnership with IBM to harness the power of its Watson supercomputer to match...

Neighbourhoods That Encourage Walking Reduce Obesity and Diabetes

People who live in neighborhoods that are conducive to walking experienced a substantially lower rate of obesity,...

Highest number of diabetes-linked TB cases (302,000) in India, says Lancet

Diabetes is making an increasingly important contribution to the TB epidemic and a 52% increase in diabetes prevalence...

Study shows trees reduce respiratory problems

Trees are saving more than 850 human lives a year and preventing 670,000 incidences of acute respiratory symptoms....

Breast cancer specialist reports advance in treatment of triple-negative breast cancer that disproportionately affects younger women

We hope that this means fewer women will relapse and die of their cancer, though the study is not large enough to prove...

Pain free injections with NUS patch

Would be helpful for Diabetics, Children, those in need of painkillers at home. Next step Clinical Trials http://www...

Google Abbvie JV to develop new ways to treat cancer and other diseases

Google’s health startup Calico is teaming up with biotechnology drugmaker AbbVie in a $500 million joint venture that...

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