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MD Anderson to collaborate with Johnson & Johnson on cancer immunotherapy

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center will collaborate with Johnson & Johnson Innovation LLC, and its affiliate, Janssen Biotech Inc., to develop immunology-based cancer treatments through the MD Anderson Moon Shots Program immunotherapy pl ...

Doctors say maternity services safe

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Teen breakfasts linked to later health

A new study appears to confirm the old saying that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Swedish researchers have found that teenagers who consume nutritionally poor breakfasts are much more likely to go on to develop metabolic syndrome years la ...

Mount Carmel delivers last baby

Mount Carmel Hospital will deliver its last baby today (January 31), after going into liquidation on January 24. Liquidators were appointed to the hospital by the High Court after it said it was insolvent and unable to pay its debts, which are in the regio ...

'We live with so many unknowns'

How I cope with my son's undiagnosed genetic disorder ...

Glitches in State Exchanges Give G.O.P. a Cudgel

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The New Old Age: The Policy Lapsed, but No One Knew

The price of long-term care insurance? ...

Economic View: Get Some Sleep, and Wake Up the G.D.P.

Americans’ lack of sleep isn’t just making them cranky. ...

FDA, Kwikpoint provide safe sharps learning guides

The FDA announced this week a new collaboration with Kwikpoint under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement, to develop education tools on the safe disposal of sharps and other needles, according to a press release.The free, publicly available vi ...

Can Britain's north-south brain drain be halted?

Andrew Martin grew up in York, upped sticks to London and never moved back north. This week he swam against the tide of migration to the south-east, and went home ...

Trials will evaluate udenafil for heart defects in adolescents

New studies led by researchers with the NHLBI-supported Pediatric Heart Network will assess the use of udenafil in adolescents with single-ventricle heart defects.The clinical studies are part of an agreement between Mezzion Pharma and New England Research ...

Plans underway to develop TB vaccines using rhPIV2 technology

Japan’s National Institute of Biomedical Innovation, Aeras, and Create Vaccine Company will collaborate on the preclinical and clinical development of new mucosal tuberculosis vaccines using human parainfluenza type-2 vector technology, according to a rece ...

Council house waiting lists slashed with a sweep of a pen

Havering, where 'right to buy' was launched, has cut its waiting list by 75% by telling applicants they are no longer eligible – and other councils are following suit ...

Penn State appoints cancer institute director

Raymond J. Hohl, MD, has been appointed director of Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute effective March 1. Hohl also will hold professorial positions in the departments of medicine and pharmacology.“Dr. Hohl is a gifted cancer physician and researcher, wit ...

China's Manufacturing Activity Slows

An official gauge of China's manufacturing activity showed a slowdown in the pace of expansion in January, adding to recent signs that the nation's economic growth is facing headwinds. ...

Transtibial Amputees Develop Strategies To Perform Sit-To-Stand Tasks

Unable to use the same movement strategies during sit-to-stand tasks as healthy, non-amputated individuals, transtibial amputees develop new strategies to perform these tasks, such as using more impaired postural control on their amputated limb and reducin ...

Take Advantage of the Small Business Health Care Tax Credit

Since 2010, the Affordable Care Act has provided small businesses that have fewer than 25 employees, pay average annual wages less than $50,000 and contribute 50% or more toward employee self-only health insurance premiums with a tax credit of up to 35%. H ...

CHAMP Assessment Determines if Military Amputees Are Ready for Service Again

ORLANDO, Fla. — Military service members must undergo rehabilitation after amputation to help them return to service or retire and live life as normally as possible. However, there is no one specific way for physical therapists to know if amputees are done ...

Because I Said So

According to the American Marketing Association, “Marketing is the activity, set of institutions, and processes for creating, communicating, delivering, and exchanging offerings that have value for customers, clients, partners, and society at large.” Where ...

Green Ideas for Your Business

Small steps toward a healthier environment will pay cumulative benefits that will far outlast and outlive us. We are all encouraged to reuse, recycle, conserve energy, go green, reduce our carbon footprint. It might seem downright trendy now to adopt green ...

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