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Frozen feces and nose tubes may ease fecal transplants

For patients with C. difficile, the yuck factor is not the biggest barrier to treatment through fecal transplant.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases

Wed Apr 23, 2014


Feds propose e-cigarette regulations, including banning sales to minors

The federal government wants to ban sales of electronic cigarettes to minors and require approval for new products and health warning labels under regulations being proposed by the Food and Drug Administration.


Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Marketing, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Smoking, Health

Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter

No gunman found in medical offices near S.F.

Police near San Francisco surrounded and searched a medical building Wednesday after reports that a gunman may have opened fire inside.


Related Topix: Sutter Health, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry, Daly City, CA

Burnaby News Leader

1.4 million flu shots a B.C. record

It wasn't as many as in the global H1N1 pandemic of 2009, but this year's influenza vaccine program delivered a record 1.4 million seasonal doses to B.C. residents.

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Related Topix: H1N1 Influenza / Swine Flu, Health, Vaccinations, Influenza, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

WATE-TV Knoxville

Gacy case helps solve unrelated Chicago area death

EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men.


Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Biotech, Healthcare Industry, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Air Accidents

US stocks edge lower after a six-day rally

Intuitive Surgical was among those reporting disappointed results. A worse-than-expected report on the housing market also weighed on the broader market.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups, Intuitive Surgical, Robots, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Reynolds American 1Q profit falls more than 28 pct

Reynolds American Inc. 's first-quarter profit fell more than 28 percent as the company sold fewer cigarettes and spent more on expanding its electronic cigarette brand and legal costs.


Related Topix: Tobacco, RJ Reynolds Tobacco Holdings, Salem, NC, Winston-Salem, NC, Smoking, Health


Asia shares mixed on lackluster China data

Shares were mixed in Asia on Wednesday, as weak data from China sapped upward momentum from an overnight rally on a flurry of deals in the pharmaceutical sector.


Related Topix: Biotech, GlaxoSmithKline, Eli Lilly, Healthcare Industry, Financial Markets

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Amgen misses 1Q views as higher costs cut profit

Despite higher sales, biotech drugmaker Amgen's first-quarter profit fell 25 percent as production and research costs rose sharply.


Related Topix: Biotech, Amgen, Healthcare Industry, Osteoporosis, Health

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Watchdog blocks breast cancer drug

A new drug for breast cancer which extends women's lives by almost six months is to be blocked from routine NHS access under draft guidance issued by a health watchdog.


Related Topix: Cancer, Health, Breast Cancer, Oncology

The Advocate

FDA panel rejects combination pain pill

The combination pill, Moxduo, was developed by QRxPharma with the aim of decreasing dangerous side effects of prescription painkillers, including breathing problems, nausea and vomiting.


Related Topix: Health, Pain, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

WHBF-TV Rock Island

NY hospital bans e-cigarettes after fire, injury to patient

A New York state hospital has opted to prohibit electronic cigarettes after a female patient on oxygen was burned by a fire that erupted while she was puffing on one of the devices.


Related Topix: Fire, St Josephs Hospital Health Center, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Brandon Sun

In latest round of change in pharmaceuticals industry, Novartis inks deals with GSK and Lilly

Swiss pharmaceutical firm Novartis AG launched a major overhaul of its business Tuesday, unveiling a series of multibillion-dollar deals with Britain's GlaxoSmithKline PLC and the U.S.'s Eli Lilly & Co.


Related Topix: Biotech, Novartis, Noven Pharmaceuticals, Eli Lilly, Healthcare Industry, GlaxoSmithKline


11 myths fertility doctors hear

Many couples spend years trying not to get pregnant, so it's only understandable that they may have a few issues when it comes to trying to have a child.


Related Topix: Genetics, Human Sexuality, Folic Acid, Supplement

ABC News

E-Cig Industry Awaits Looming Federal Regulation

Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix.


Related Topix: Smoking, Health, Healthcare Law, Law, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Marketing

Boston Herald

Navajo advocates make push for junk food tax

Facing a high prevalence of diabetes, many American Indian tribes are returning to their roots with community and home gardens, cooking classes that incorporate traditional foods, and running programs to encourage healthy lifestyles.


Related Topix: Diabetes, Health, us Travel, Travel, Agriculture, Science, Opinion

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Bill bans smoking at all times in home day cares

Assemblyman Isadore Hall, D-Compton, talks with GOP Assembly members Diane Harkey, of Dana Point, left, and Shannon Grove, of Bakersfield, after the Assembly approved his smoking bill banning smoking in home day care centers, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Monday, April 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Smoking, Health, Sacramento, CA, Department of Energy

Red Bluff Daily News

Debbie Gibson says she has Lyme disease

The 1980s teen star shared the news after people criticized her earlier this month for pictures she shared online showing her skinny frame while she was in Chile for two performances.


Related Topix: Anxiety, Health

The Modesto Bee

Mexico food labeling rules draw fire on sugar

In this July 10, 2013, file photo, office workers eats tacos at an outdoor food stand during lunch time in Mexico City.


Related Topix: Life, Food, Nutrition


Saudi officials see spike in MERS coronavirus

Saudi health officials are stepping up efforts to fight the Middle East respiratory symptom coronavirus, or MERS-CoV, after a recent spike in cases.


Related Topix: Infectious Diseases