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Improving regulation of microbiota transplants

5 hours ago from Science Now

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Bivalent meningococcal B vaccine safe, immunogenic

(HealthDay)A bivalent meningococcal B vaccine targeting factor H-binding protein (MenB-FHbp) elicits bactericidal responses against diverse meningococcal B strains after two and three doses ...

3 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Study explores use of ADHD medications during pregnancy and risk of birth defects

Adults, including women of reproductive age, are increasingly being prescribed medications to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) but little evidence has been available about ...

Wed 13 Dec 17 from Medical Xpress

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Drug lowers deadly Huntington's disease protein

The first drug targeting the cause of Huntington's disease was safe and well-tolerated in its first human trial led by UCL scientists. It successfully lowered the level of the harmful huntingtin ...

12 hours ago from Medical Xpress

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Former Philippine President defends controversial dengue program

MANILA (Reuters) - Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino defended on Thursday his decision to implement a controversial immunization program using a new dengue vaccine in 2016, saying it ...

13 hours ago from Reuters

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Oligonucleotide drug producers coauthor report on drug impurities

A new addition to a series of articles that focus on important topics related to the development of oligonucleotide therapeutics presents an in-depth look at the identification, characterization, ...

Tue 12 Dec 17 from Medical Xpress

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Drug increases speed, safety of treatment for multiple food allergies

In a randomized, controlled phase-2 clinical trial, an asthma medication increased the speed and safety of a protocol used to treat children for several food allergies at once, according to ...

Mon 11 Dec 17 from Medical Xpress

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Opioid painkiller prescriptions may run in families

When one person in a household gets prescribed opioids, the other people who live with them are more likely to get their own prescriptions for these narcotic painkillers, a U.S. study suggests.

Mon 11 Dec 17 from FOXNews

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Good news, guys: Viagra prices start to tumble today

(HealthDay)In news that will delight men who've had difficulties in the bedroom, two generic versions of the erectile dysfunction drug Viagra are scheduled to hit the market Monday.

Mon 11 Dec 17 from Medical Xpress

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Single-dose vaccine could provide faster protection in cholera epidemics

Each year there are more than three million cases of cholera worldwide, a disease transmitted through contaminated food and water that hits developing countries particularly hard. While the ...

Tue 12 Dec 17 from Medical Xpress

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