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Smoking tied to higher risk of hearing loss

Smokers may be more likely to develop hearing loss than nonsmokers, and the risk increases with each additional cigarette people smoke on a typical day, a Japanese study suggests.

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U.S. health spending twice other countries’ with worse results

The U.S. spends about twice what other high-income nations do on health care but has the lowest life expectancy and the highest infant mortality rates, a new study suggests.

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South Africa’s listeria outbreak is largest on record: WHO

The South Africa listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people since January 2018 is the largest ever recorded globally, the World Health Organization said.

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Biogen, AbbVie Voluntarily Pull Multiple Sclerosis Drug Off The Market

Biogen and AbbVie voluntarily pulled their Zinbryta for relapsing multiple sclerosis (MS) off the market after safety concerns.

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Aimmune’s peanut allergy drug meets main goal

U.S. drug developer Aimmune Therapeutics Inc.’s peanut allergy drug met the main goal of an eagerly awaited late-stage study.

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Swiss skiers first athletes hit by norovirus at Games

Two Swiss freestyle skiers were the first athletes confirmed to have been hit by a highly contagious virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea at the Pyeongchang Winter Games, the Swiss Olympic team confirmed on Friday.

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Organizers confirm 177 total norovirus cases at Pyeongchang

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organizers (POCOG) said on Monday a total of 177 norovirus cases had been confirmed so far at the Games, but that the athletic delegations remained unaffected.

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Olympics: IOC discussing norovirus outbreak, more cases reported

Olympic officials are discussing measures to combat the spread of a virus that causes vomiting and diarrhea after 42 new cases were confirmed at the Winter Games, a Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) official said.

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U.S. child mortality rates remain higher than in other wealthy nations

Even though infant and child mortality rates in wealthy nations have been steadily declining for decades, American children are still more likely to die than kids in other affluent countries, a U.S. study suggests.

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Norovirus outbreak worsens in Korea though Winter Olympic athletes unaffected

The number of people struck down by a virus causing vomiting and diarrhea at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics has more than doubled to 86, though athletes remain unaffected, the Korean Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said.

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Sanofi’s return to 2018 profit growth slower than hoped

Sanofi forecast a return to profit growth in 2018, but the company’s shares fell as analysts had hoped for a bigger boost from recent deals and a revamped drugs pipeline.

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Philippine lawyers sue Sanofi over dengue vaccine

A Philippine government agency filed a lawsuit against French drugmaker Sanofi demanding compensation for the parents of a 10-year-old girl the agency said had died as a result of receiving its controversial anti-dengue vaccine.

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AstraZeneca links with Alibaba and Tencent in China

AstraZeneca clinched two new deals with Chinese tech giants Alibaba and Tencent as the British drugmaker steps up the company’s drive to expand business in China.

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Potential blood test for Alzheimer’s shows promise

Researchers in Japan and Australia say they have made important progress in developing a blood test that could in future help doctors detect who might go on to get Alzheimer’s disease.

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North Korea threats spur U.S. search for new radiation therapies

The escalating threat of a potential nuclear war between North Korea and the United States has led the Department of Defense to join hands with a clutch of companies in developing more effective medical treatments for acute radiation syndrome.

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Global cancer survival rates improve, but wide gaps remain

Cancer patients’ survival prospects are improving – even for some of the deadliest types such as lung cancer – but there are huge disparities between countries, particularly for children, according to a published study.

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Takeda’s Zika vaccine gets U.S. FDA’s ‘fast track’ status

Japan’s Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration granted ‘fast track’ status to its vaccine for the mosquito-borne Zika virus.

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AstraZeneca’s three-in-one inhaler helps COPD patients in clinical study

AstraZeneca said an inhaler for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) delivered improved lung function in a late-stage trial that could challenge GlaxoSmithKline’s new three-in-one inhaler.

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China’s illegal opioids enter U.S. through Postal Service gaps: probe

Illegal shipments of the powerful and addictive opioid fentanyl are pouring into the United States by mail from China.

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AI Biotech Startup XtalPi Scores $15 Million From Google, Tencent and Sequoia

The use of artificial intelligence to address health concerns is a growing field and tech giant Google is backing Chinese company XtalPi Inc. in its goal of using AI to help with drug design.

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