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Young surgeons face high debt, financial instability

June 11, 2018 - 11:54am
(Reuters Health) - As the costs of medical school and training continue to rise, young surgeons often face debt burdens that make it difficult for them to start their careers and pay off their loans, according to a new study.
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Gene editing tool may raise cancer risk in cells, scientists warn

June 11, 2018 - 10:07am
LONDON (Reuters) - A gene-editing technology that is being explored by scientists worldwide as a way of removing and replacing gene defects might inadvertently increase cancer risk in cells, scientists warned on Monday.
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Mother's stand-off with British authorities over medicinal cannabis stirs debate

June 11, 2018 - 9:55am
LONDON (Reuters) - The mother of an epileptic boy who journeyed to Canada to buy cannabis-based medication she says is keeping her son alive had her supplies confiscated by British customs officials upon her return on Monday.
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Allergan oral migraine drug succeeds in study

June 11, 2018 - 8:29am
(Reuters) - Allergan Plc said on Monday its oral migraine drug met the main goal across all doses in a study, with a statistically significant reduction in monthly headache days in patients with episodic migraine.
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Kenyan official says five dead in reemergence of Rift Valley Fever

June 11, 2018 - 8:14am
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Five people in Kenya have died of the Rift Valley Fever disease in the past week, a health official said on Monday, in the first reports of the disease since an outbreak killed more than 200 people a decade ago.
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House panel questions FDA's track record combating illegal opioids

June 11, 2018 - 6:38am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers fear the Food and Drug Administration is not doing enough to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the United States as the country works to combat the opioid epidemic.
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House panel questions FDA's track record combating illegal opioids

June 11, 2018 - 6:38am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers fear the Food and Drug Administration is not doing enough to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the United States as the country works to combat the opioid epidemic.
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House panel questions FDA's track record combating illegal opioids

June 11, 2018 - 6:38am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers fear the Food and Drug Administration is not doing enough to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the United States as the country works to combat the opioid epidemic.
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House panel questions FDA's track record combating illegal opioids

June 11, 2018 - 6:38am
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers fear the Food and Drug Administration is not doing enough to stop the flow of illegal drugs into the United States as the country works to combat the opioid epidemic.
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Fed up with rising costs, big U.S. firms dig into healthcare

June 11, 2018 - 6:13am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) - At its Silicon Valley headquarters, network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc is going to unusual lengths to take control of the relentless increase in its U.S. healthcare costs.
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Fed up with rising costs, big U.S. firms dig into healthcare

June 11, 2018 - 6:13am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) - At its Silicon Valley headquarters, network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc is going to unusual lengths to take control of the relentless increase in its U.S. healthcare costs.
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Fed up with rising costs, big U.S. firms dig into healthcare

June 11, 2018 - 6:13am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Reuters) - At its Silicon Valley headquarters, network gear maker Cisco Systems Inc is going to unusual lengths to take control of the relentless increase in its U.S. healthcare costs.
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Biotech's Soon-Shiong hiring bankers for Nant cancer drug IPO

June 11, 2018 - 6:08am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong plans to take an experimental cancer treatment company public this year and has begun hiring bankers, the biotechnology entrepreneur told Reuters.
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Biotech's Soon-Shiong hiring bankers for Nant cancer drug IPO

June 11, 2018 - 6:08am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong plans to take an experimental cancer treatment company public this year and has begun hiring bankers, the biotechnology entrepreneur told Reuters.
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Biotech's Soon-Shiong hiring bankers for Nant cancer drug IPO

June 11, 2018 - 6:08am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong plans to take an experimental cancer treatment company public this year and has begun hiring bankers, the biotechnology entrepreneur told Reuters.
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Biotech's Soon-Shiong hiring bankers for Nant cancer drug IPO

June 11, 2018 - 6:08am
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billionaire Patrick Soon-Shiong plans to take an experimental cancer treatment company public this year and has begun hiring bankers, the biotechnology entrepreneur told Reuters.
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CDC warns residents in eight U.S. states of cut-fruit Salmonella outbreak

June 10, 2018 - 8:47pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Sunday urged residents of eight U.S. states to check for recalled pre-cut melon that is linked to an outbreak of Salmonella.
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Rise in U.S. suicides highlights need for new depression drugs

June 9, 2018 - 2:17pm
CHICAGO (Reuters) - A spike in suicide rates in the United States has cast fresh light on the need for more effective treatments for major depression, with researchers saying it is a tricky development area that has largely been abandoned by big pharmaceutical companies.
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Irish women bare all in record-breaking skinny dip

June 9, 2018 - 1:56pm
DUBLIN (Reuters) - Thousands of Irish women shed their inhibitions and their clothes on a secluded beach fifty kilometers south of Dublin on Saturday for a world-record setting "skinny dip" to raise funds for a children’s cancer charity.
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Finland's health care reform vote to be pushed back by months: parliament speaker

June 9, 2018 - 7:05am
TURKU, Finland (Reuters) - The Finnish parliament will not be able to vote on the government's major health care and local government bill until August at the earliest, parliament's speaker said on Saturday.
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