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Comedian Bill Cosby Back on Stage for First Gig since Sex...

(Reuters) U.S. comedian Bill Cosby performed his first stand-up gig since being swept up in sex scandals, joking in Philadelphia on Monday about his blindness...

Drugmakers See a Pricing Blueprint in An $850,000 Gene Therapy

By Caroline Humer SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) Global drugmakers are looking to a tiny biotech's $850,000 therapy for a rare type of blindness as a model for...

Spark’s Price for Luxturna Blindness Gene Therapy Too High: ICER

By Bill Berkrot (Reuters) The proposed price for Spark Therapeutics Inc's <ONCE.O> groundbreaking one-time gene therapy for a rare form of blindness is far too high,...

Increased Stress at Work Linked to Higher Risk of Diabetes

By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health)  Workers who experience an increase in stress on the job over time may be more likely to develop diabetes than their...

Sangamo Partners with Pfizer to Develop Gene Therapy for ALS

(Reuters)  Sangamo Therapeutics Inc and Pfizer Inc said on Wednesday they would work together to develop a gene therapy to treat ALS, a disease...

Drinking Hot Tea Linked to Lowered Glaucoma Risk

By Carolyn Crist (Reuters Health)  People who drink hot tea daily may be less likely than others to develop glaucoma symptoms, U.S. researchers say Compared to coffee,...
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