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Thursday, January 17, 2019
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A worker removes a scorpion from a plastic container for venom extraction to produce homeopathic medicine Vidatox at LABIOFAM in Cienfuegos

Worth The Sting: Cuba’s Scorpion Pain Remedy

By Rodrigo Gutierrez and Sarah Marsh HAVANA (Reuters)  Once a month for the last decade, Pepe Casanas, a 78-year-old Cuban farmer, has hunted down a scorpion...
The logo of Celltrion is seen at company's headquarters in Incheon

FDA Approves First Biosimilar to Roche Cancer Drug Rituxan

(Reuters)  Celltrion Inc's Truxima on Wednesday became the first biosimilar to Roche Holding AG's $7-billion-per-year cancer drug Rituxan to be approved in the United States...
Logo of U.S. pharmaceutical corporation Pfizer Inc. is seen in Zurich

FDA Approves New Blood Cancer Treatment from Pfizer

(Reuters)  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved Pfizer Inc's drug to treat a form of blood cancer in newly diagnosed patients as...
Fish oil cuts heart attack risk, vitamin D lowers odds of cancer death

Fish Oil Cuts Heart Attack Risk, Vitamin D Lowers Odds of...

By Gene Emery (Reuters Health) A large U.S. study designed to gauge the health benefits of vitamin D and fish oil supplements concludes that the...
A combination photo shows Ph.D. James P. Allison of MD Anderson Cancer Center and Kyoto University Professor Tasuku Honjo in Kyoto

Scientists behind Game-Changing Cancer Immunotherapies Win Nobel Medicine Prize

By Simon Johnson and Kate Kelland STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters)  American James Allison and Japanese Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Monday...
More doctors say men should think twice about prostate cancer screening

More Doctors Say Men Should Think Twice about Prostate Cancer Screening

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Most men shouldn't get routine prostate cancer screening because the potential benefits are small and there are clear harms, an international...
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