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MONDAY, Oct. 2, 2017 -- Doctors at many U.S. hospitals still don't have access to patients' electronic medical records from outside health care providers, a new study finds. An analysis of 2015 data from thousands of hospitals nationwide found that...
GENEVA (Reuters) - The fight against the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), which has killed at least 722 people over the past five years, is honing in on its target: camels. MERS coronavirus (MERS-CoV), a member of a...
SATURDAY, Sept. 30, 2017 -- Nearly one-quarter of kidney dialysis patients admitted to the hospital are readmitted within 30 days after discharge, a new study finds. In many cases, the readmissions are for a different problem than the one that...
(Reuters) - Dynavax Technologies Corporation, a biotechnology company focused on drugs that harness the immune system to combat disease, is reviewing strategic options for its hepatitis B vaccine, which could include a potential sale or licensing deal, people familiar...
Sept. 28 (UPI) -- A recent study released by the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, or ECDC, found that nearly 1 in 6 new HIV diagnoses in Europe are occurring in adults over age 50. The study, published...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was “not happy” with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price amid reports he used expensive private charter jets to travel for government business rather than cheaper commercial...
Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Researchers are enrolling women in the Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial, or TMIST, to compare 2D and 3D mammography for breast cancer. Researchers theorize that although the newer 3D mammography is likely to detect more findings...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican senators struggled to gather more support for a last-ditch attempt to repeal Obamacare on Monday despite revising funding provisions of their bill to make it more attractive to a handful of undecided lawmakers. The outcome...
SATURDAY, Sept. 23, 2017 -- About 95 percent of Americans take some action to prevent cancer, according to a new survey. Three-quarters of respondents said they don't smoke; 74 percent limit their alcohol consumption; 72 percent stick to a healthy...
ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche immunotherapy Tecentriq has won European Union approval for treating advanced lung and bladder cancer, the Swiss drugmaker said. The European Commission approved Tecentriq, also known as atezolizumab, as a monotherapy for locally advanced or...

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