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Battle Over Dementia Drug Swap Has Big Stakes For Drugmakers, Consumers

Thu, 2015-03-19 08:48

A court ruling about Actavis’s strategy to switch consumers from its top-selling dementia drug, which will lose patent protection this sumer, to a newer, patent-protected drug, may define how far drugmakers can go to protect profits from generic rivals.

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New Drug May Help Keep Hodgkin Lymphoma at Bay

Wed, 2015-03-18 22:15

In study, brentuximab extended time patients survived without further progression of the blood cancer

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2 Factors Greatly Boost New Moms' Odds of Type 2 Diabetes

Wed, 2015-03-18 22:15

Gestational diabetes, followed by weight gain after delivery significantly raise the risk, study finds

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How Often Do I Need to Shampoo?

Wed, 2015-03-18 19:42

To shampoo or not to shampoo. How often to shampoo for healthy, good looking hair. Plus, tips from WebMD on how to go longer between washes.

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New Drug for Crohn's Disease Shows Early Promise

Wed, 2015-03-18 18:20

But findings are preliminary, experts point out

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New Drug for Crohn's Disease Shows Early Promise

Wed, 2015-03-18 18:20

But findings are preliminary, experts point out

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Why Isn't There Any Cheap, Generic Insulin?

Wed, 2015-03-18 18:20

Unique development of medication allowed drug makers to extend patents for decades, review says

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Researchers Develop Screening for Early Memory Troubles

Wed, 2015-03-18 18:20

Higher scores on test may indicate need for further evaluation, expert said

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Antipsychotics May Be Deadlier Than Thought for Dementia Patients

Wed, 2015-03-18 14:15

The drugs are use to treat delusions, hallucinations, agitation and aggression

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Health Highlights: March 18, 2015

Wed, 2015-03-18 10:15

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinners Recalled; Trader Joe's Recalls Raw Walnut Products

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Health Highlights: March 18, 2015

Wed, 2015-03-18 10:15

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinners Recalled; Trader Joe's Recalls Raw Walnut Products

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Health Highlights: March 18, 2015

Wed, 2015-03-18 10:15

Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinners Recalled; Trader Joe's Recalls Raw Walnut Products

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Good Sleep Is Key to Good Sex

Wed, 2015-03-18 10:15

Women who got more rest had greater desire the next day, study found

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Breast-Fed Babies May Be Smarter, Richer Adults, Study Suggests

Tue, 2015-03-17 20:15

But many factors determine IQ, not just mother's milk, experts note

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Could Loneliness Shorten a Life?

Tue, 2015-03-17 16:15

Study says feeling this way raised risk of early death by 26 percent

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Early Scans for Back Pain May Do Little to Help Seniors

Tue, 2015-03-17 14:15

Researchers saw no difference in outcomes, even though more money was spent on treatments

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Certain Painkillers May Lower Colon Cancer Risk for Some

Tue, 2015-03-17 14:15

Genetics might be key to the anti-cancer benefits of drugs like aspirin or ibuprofen, study finds

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Diabetes Groups Call for Greater Scrutiny of Insulin Pumps

Tue, 2015-03-17 14:15

American and European associations want more standardization of new technologies

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Study Questions Accuracy of Many Breast Cancer Biopsies

Tue, 2015-03-17 14:15

Abnormal cells are misidentified in one-fourth of cases, research suggests

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New Guidelines Call for No Heart Tests for Low-Risk Patients

Tue, 2015-03-17 10:15

American College of Physicians advises against EKGs, stress testing, among others

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