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Factbox: Animal health sector aims to emulate Zoetis biotech leap

Factbox: Animal health sector aims to emulate Zoetis biotech leap

FILE PHOTO: Moose, a six-year-old English Bulldog with B-cell lymphoma, receives trial medical treatment at the Tufts Veterinary Medical School by vet technicians Stephanie Pollen (L) and Michele Willett in North Grafton, Massachusetts, U.S., September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Katherine Taylor(Reuters) – A commercial breakthrough in the field More...

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Biotech is going to the dogs - and big profits await
By asif On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Biotech is going to the dogs – and big profits await

(Reuters) – For Jessica Lescault there is no question that her 6-year old English bulldog “Moose” deserves cutting-edge biotechnology cancer treatment as much as any human patient.FILE PHOTO: More...

Rise in crime tied to rising blood pressure
By asif On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Rise in crime tied to rising blood pressure

(Reuters Health) – People living in communities with rising crime rates may be more likely than those in safer neighborhoods to develop high blood pressure, a new study suggests. Living in high-crime areas More...

Novartis halts distribution of its Zantac versions amid probe into impurities
By asif On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Novartis halts distribution of its Zantac versions amid probe into impurities

FILE PHOTO: Logo of Swiss drugmaker Novartis is seen at its branch in Schweizerhalle near Basel, Switzerland, March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann(Reuters) – Novartis AG’s (NOVN.S) Sandoz unit More...

South Korea confirms second case of deadly African swine fever, pledges vigilance
By asif On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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South Korea confirms second case of deadly African swine fever, pledges vigilance

A vehicle disinfects a pig farm as a quarantine official wearing protective gear looks on in Paju, South Korea, September 17, 2019. Yonhap via REUTERSSEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has confirmed More...

Most parents say their kids have ridden with a risky teen driver
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Most parents say their kids have ridden with a risky teen driver

Nearly two-thirds of parents worry that their children have been in unsafe situations as passengers traveling with a teen driver, a new survey finds. More than a third of teens ride with teen drivers at least More...

With a backup to the backup, insulin makers say they're primed for Brexit
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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With a backup to the backup, insulin makers say they’re primed for Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – For two men trained as scientists, the bosses of Britain’s major insulin providers have had to become experts in ferry schedules, trucking laws and warehouse capacity as they seek to More...

South Korea on highest alert after African swine fever found
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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South Korea on highest alert after African swine fever found

SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea has raised its animal disease alert to the highest level after discovering its first outbreak of deadly African swine fever at a pig farm in Paju, a town near its border with More...

California governor expected to announce restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes
By asif On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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California governor expected to announce restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – California Governor Gavin Newsom was expected on Monday to announce restrictions on flavored e-cigarettes in response to a recent nationwide spate of sometimes deadly lung illnesses More...

Tanzania's Zanzibar begins to register traditional healers
By asif On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Tanzania’s Zanzibar begins to register traditional healers

ZANZIBAR CITY, Tanzania (Reuters) – Zanzibar’s traditional healers with their toolkits of herbs, holy scriptures and massages are being registered by authorities keen to regulate the practitioners who treat More...