India to revise drugs law, draft new rules for medical devices...

MUMBAI -India is working on revising its drugs law to make it easier for companies to do business and to improve the safety and efficacy of locally produced drugs, the government said on Wednesday. India's $ 15 billion...
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22 June 2016, 15:59

NYC lawmakers pass a novel requirement for free tampons...

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City is on track to become the nation's first city to require free tampons and sanitary pads in public schools, homeless shelters and jails after lawmakers approved the idea Tuesday amid ......
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22 June 2016, 15:59

Researchers study new ways to treat suicide risk...

Scientists are developing new ways to directly target the suicidal thoughts and behaviors of people at risk. Researchers are finding that certain medications, like ketamine, clozapine and lithium, may alleviate suicidal...
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22 June 2016, 15:09

Ex-NFL player Tim Tebow visits friend shot in nightclub...

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow visited his former high school football teammate who was wounded in the gay nightclub shooting in Orlando. The Orlando Sentinel reportsRodney Sumter was a...
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22 June 2016, 15:08

Nixing routine blood test may increase heart donor eligibility...

Eliminating a possibly unnecessary blood test used to determine eligibility of a donor heart for transplant may shorten lists for heart failure patients awaiting a transplant, suggests a study released this week by the...
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22 June 2016, 14:29

Regulators approve first gene-editing test in humans to aid cancer research...

Federal regulators have approved the first gene-editing test in humans, and if it receives full approval, scientists would use the technology to edit immune cells to fight some types of cancers. The study will be...
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22 June 2016, 14:29

Natural ways to protect yourself from Zika...

The Zika virus, which continues to wreak havoc in the Americas, is at the forefront of many travelers' minds as we head into the summer months. There is currently no vaccine commercially available for the virus, nor is...
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22 June 2016, 9:24

6 roadblocks keeping you from having great sex...

In a perfect world, knocking boots would always be a volcano-erupting, headboard-breaking experience that leaves us giddy for days. But the reality is that (too) many things can put a damper on our sex lives, which is...
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22 June 2016, 9:13

Trying to conceive? Do this workout to strengthen sperm...

Mental stress can torpedo your sperm quality. So if baby-making is on your agenda, try a new position to beef it up. A yoga position, that is. According to geneticist Rima Dada, Ph.D., yoga can make your sperm...
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22 June 2016, 9:13

Warrior games & # x3a; West Point grad, amputee returns to compete...

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - William Reynolds breezed past the finish line first in his 100-meter race at West Point, down the hill from where he once marched as a cadet and a dozen years since the attack in Iraq that cost...
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22 June 2016, 9:02

Study links drinking alcohol with heart-rhythm disorder...

A study comparing hospital admissions in "wet" versus "dry" counties in Texas offers a surprising new perspective on how alcohol consumption may affect the health of your heart. The analysis found that people living in...
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21 June 2016, 21:58

For more children, puberty signs start at 8...

When Frank Biro walks into to a class of second- or third-graders these days, there are almost always a couple of girls who look different than the rest. "There will be quite a few girls that look like they're going...
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21 June 2016, 21:58

WHO says Saudi misdiagnosis caused MERS outbreak...

GENEVA -The wrong diagnosis of a woman suffering from the MERS coronavirus led to more than 49 other patients and medical staff being exposed to the disease in a Saudi hospital, the World Health Organization said in a...
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21 June 2016, 21:35

Americans drinking less soda, eating more whole grains and nuts...

Americans are adding more whole grains, nuts and seeds to their diets and cutting back on sodas and sugary drinks, a U.S. study suggests. While these changes point to some improvements in U.S. eating habits over the...
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21 June 2016, 21:35

After flameless cremation, liquid remains dumped into sewer...

Even in death, you have one final way to go green. The flameless cremation uses an alkaline solution of potash, salt, and water to quickly dissolve human bodies in a pressurized vessel-doing the work of 15 to 20 years...
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21 June 2016, 21:19