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120 people now being monitored for Ebola in Texas – CBS News


New York Times
120 people now being monitored for Ebola in Texas
CBS News
DALLAS — About 120 people are now being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people in Dallas who had the disease, Texas health officials said Monday. Officials said 43 of 48 people on an …
US issues new protocols for treating Ebola patientsReuters
CDC Plans To Route Future U.S. Ebola Patients To Specially Trained HospitalsHuffington Post
CDC issues new rules for protecting workers from EbolaUSA TODAY
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Nigeria Is Free of Ebola, Health Agency Affirms – New York Times


New York Times
Nigeria Is Free of Ebola, Health Agency Affirms
New York Times
A teacher in Lagos, Nigeria, measured students' temperatures this month. A fever is one symptom of the Ebola virus. Credit Sunday Alamba/Associated Press. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story …
Could Ebola rank among the deadliest communicable diseases?CBC.ca
WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially overWashington Post
What Can Africa's Ebola Containment Successes Teach Other Nations?Forbes
BBC News -U.S. News & World Report -Telegraph.co.uk
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Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant – BBC News


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Paralysed man walks again after cell transplant
BBC News
A paralysed man has been able to walk again after a pioneering therapy that involved transplanting cells from his nasal cavity into his spinal cord. Darek Fidyka, who was paralyzed from the chest down in a knife attack in 2010, can now walk using a frame.
Cell transplant helps paralysed man walk with frameReuters
Spinal surgery breakthrough hailedDaily Mail
Paralysed man walks again: 'It's incredible — like being reborn'The Times (subscription)
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Worst Ebola outbreak on record tests global response – Reuters


Irish Examiner
Worst Ebola outbreak on record tests global response
Reuters
How they make firecrackers which are in great demand ahead of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Pics · From clay to a lamp · Battle for Kobani · Oldest marionette theater may close · The works of Frank Gehry · Police raid Hong Kong camp · » Click here for …
With Ebola, it's better to screen outbound flights, study suggestsLos Angeles Times
US Setting New Protocols for Ebola Health WorkersVoice of America
Ebola's Economic Fallout Can't Be Quarantined in AfricaBusinessweek
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Parkinson’s drugs linked to impulse control disorders – Reuters


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Parkinson's drugs linked to impulse control disorders
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Dopamine receptor agonist drugs were linked with higher risks for pathological gambling, hypersexuality and compulsive shopping in a new study. Cases of these severe impulse control disorders linked to the drugs have been …
Parkinson's Drugs May Spur Compulsive BehaviorsU.S. News & World Report
Serious Impulse Control Disorders With Dopamine AgonistsMedscape
Parkinson's Drug Triggers Compulsive Shopping And Gambling, HypersexualityHeadlines & Global News
Science 2.0 -Science Codex
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Prisons balk at Sovaldi’s $84000 cost for hepatitis C treatment – SFGate


SFGate
Prisons balk at Sovaldi's $84000 cost for hepatitis C treatment
SFGate
Photo: Associated Press This undated handout photo provided by Gilead Sciences shows the Hepatitis-C medication Sovaldi. Sovaldi, a new pill for hepatitis C, cures the liver-wasting disease in 9 of 10 patients, but treatment can cost more than $90,000.
Pricey Hepatitis Drug a Good Bet in U.S. Prisons, Study SaysPhilly.com
For inmates, pricey hepatitis C drug could make financial senseStanford Medical Center Report
Despite steep price tag, use of hepatitis C drug among prisoners could save Scope (blog)
San Francisco Business Times (blog)
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A lot of U.S. men got vasectomies during the recession – Tech Times


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A lot of U.S. men got vasectomies during the recession
Tech Times
According to a new study, the Great Recession resulted in a half a million more men getting vasectomies. Presented on Monday at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine's 70th Annual Meeting, researchers analyzed data from about 9,000 men …
As U.S. Economy Worsened, Vasectomy Rates Rose, Study FindsPhilly.com
A Lot of Men Got Vasectomies During the RecessionTIME
Yes, more US men got vasectomies in the recessionUSA TODAY

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Enterovirus Associated To T1D In Kids, Study Revealed! – Capital Wired


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Enterovirus Associated To T1D In Kids, Study Revealed!
Capital Wired
Recently, Taiwanese researchers found that the Enterovirus infection might be associated with the development of Type1 Diabetes. Tsai- Chung Li, MD, of China Medical University in Taiwan stated online in Diabetologia, “In a demonstration analysis of …
Large, Nationwide Study Links Enterovirus to Type 1 DiabetesMedscape
Children Who Have Had Enterovirus Infection are 50 Percent More Likely to Infection Control Today
Enterovirus infection linked to incidence of T1DM in childrenMedical Xpress
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Trastuzumab continues to show life for HER2-positve early stage breast cancer – Science Codex

Trastuzumab continues to show life for HER2-positve early stage breast cancer
Science Codex
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — After following breast cancer patients for an average of eight-plus years, researchers say that adding trastuzumab (Herceptin) to chemotherapy significantly improved the overall and disease-free survival of women with early stage …

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CVS Plays Hardball With Rival Drug Chains – Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal
CVS Plays Hardball With Rival Drug Chains
Wall Street Journal
A plan offered by CVS's pharmacy benefits unit Caremark features copayments that are up to $15 higher on prescriptions filled where tobacco is sold. Matt Rourke. By. By Ed Silvermannd. Paul Ziobro. Oct. 20, 2014 7:14 p.m. ET. 1 COMMENTS. CVS Health …
Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: StudyPhilly.com
CVS: Patients Filling Prescriptions Were Also Buying CigarettesPhysicians News Digest
CVS continues anti-cig moveInvestor’s Business Daily
Medical Xpress -Medical Daily
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