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UBS, MPM team up on $471M cancer fund to speed drug development

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 10:39am
A $471 million UBS venture fund aims to generate annual returns "north of 10 percent" for its European and Asian investors by financing new cancer drugs, helping speed them from the lab to the point where drug companies buy their rights.
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Spanking can pose long-term harms to children, 5-decade analysis suggests

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:21am
As many as 80 percent of parents worldwide spank their children, according to a 2014 UNICEF report.
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FDA warns yeast infection drug may cause miscarriage

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 9:06am
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has warned doctors against prescribing an oral yeast infection drug to pregnant women because the medication may increase the risk of miscarriage.
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Family refuses to remove birthmark on baby's face with plastic surgery

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 8:02am
When Katie Crenshaw penned a blog for her website, Twelve & Six, detailing the pity she received over daughter Charlie’s unique birthmark, she had no idea that the post would turn her 7-month-old tot into an internet sensation.
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4,000 sickened in Spain: How does a virus get into bottled water?

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:59am
Thousands of people in Spain were recently sickened with a virus spreading from an unlikely source: bottled water.
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WHO issues yellow fever warning as deadly outbreak grows

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:53am
Amid rising concern over a deadly outbreak of yellow fever spreading from Angola, the World Health Organization on Tuesday urged travelers to the African country to heed its warnings and get vaccinated.
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Weight loss may limit diabetes-related brain changes

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:45am
Losing weight may help people with diabetes limit damaging changes to the brain that can result from the disease, a U.S. study suggests.
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Brazil says Zika-linked microcephaly cases stable at 4,908

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:35am
The number of confirmed and suspected cases of microcephaly in Brazil associated with the Zika virus remained stable at 4,908 in the week through April 23, just one case more than a week earlier, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
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Rotating night shifts tied to heart disease risk

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:30am
People who occasionally work night shifts may be at a slightly increased risk of heart disease, according to a new study.
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Harvard students isolated amid mumps outbreak

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:27am
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Better to get your flu shot in the morning

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:23am
You’re better off getting your flu shot in the morning than in the afternoon, researchers from England say.
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10 youth-boosting foods better than Botox

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:17am
Forget dumping your paycheck on anti-aging creams and injectables.
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Having a bad week? Tricks for turning it around

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:13am
Everyone has had a week when nothing goes right.
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iStent provides permanent relief for glaucoma patients

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 7:00am
Over 2.2 million Americans suffer from glaucoma — now a new procedure may relieve symptoms
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Is sleeping in your bra bad for your health?

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 5:00am
Consider this scenario: After work, you hit up happy hour with your friends, and you end up getting home way later than you planned.
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Chris Hemsworth's secrets to building the body of a hero

Wed, 04/27/2016 - 5:00am
In the past year, Chris Hemsworth has appeared onscreen as an emaciated sailor, a supersized Norse god, and a fleet-footed hunter.
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