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(Reuters Health) - - Women with infertility unrelated to a common hormonal disorder may have more options when they try in-vitro fertilization, two large new studies show. Doctor Katarzyna Koziol injects sperm directly into an egg during in-vitro fertilization...
Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Breast cancer deaths have dramatically declined as a result of new drugs and better screenings since 2000, six independent groups of researchers have concluded. Researchers from universities and hospitals wanted to know if the recent advances...
BOSTON (Reuters) - A U.S. charity offering assistance to patients on out-of-pocket drug costs on Monday sued the federal government over restrictions on its ability to communicate with drugmakers who donate to it. The charity, Patient Services Inc, filed...
Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Middle-aged women who perform facial exercises at least once every other day had improved facial appearance, researchers at Northwestern University report in a new study. In the study, which was published in the journal JAMA Dermatology,...
(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Friday declared unconstitutional a Baltimore law requiring pregnancy clinics that do not offer or refer women for abortions to post signs disclosing that fact in their waiting rooms. The 4th U.S. Circuit...
Jan. 5 (UPI) -- In a first, stem cell researchers can grow hair follicles in skin, an Indiana University School of Medicine report said. The research, published this week in the medical journal Cell Reports, is the first demonstration that...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday rescinded an Obama administration policy that had eased enforcement of federal marijuana laws in states that legalized the drug, instead giving federal prosecutors wide latitude to pursue criminal charges. FILE...
Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Treatment of a rare, inherited form of blindness will cost $425,000 per eye, or $850,000 per pair, the company bringing the therapy to market announced on Wednesday. Spark Therapeutics, a small, Philadelphia-based biotechnology company, received approval...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Drugmakers opened the new year by raising U.S. prices on dozens of medicines, but early data showed the increases generally remained within a 10 percent self-imposed limit in response to a backlash from consumers and...
Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Short-term exposure to air pollution and ozone, even at levels below current safety standards, is linked to a higher risk of premature death for elderly people, a study published Wednesday reveals. The study, by Harvard University's...

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