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CDC probes lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use

Aug 19, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses that it believes may be linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states....
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More than 120 cases of lung disease in 15 states could be linked to vaping

Aug 18, 2019 , CNN Health
At least 15 states have identified more than 120 cases of lung disease or injury that could be linked to vaping, a CNN survey of state health departments has found....
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Cimzia vs. Hadlima

Aug 17, 2019 , RxList
Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) and Hadlima (adalimumab-bwwd) are tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blockers used to treat Crohn's disease...
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Humira vs. Hadlima

Aug 17, 2019 , RxList
Humira (adalimumab) and Hadlima (adalimumab-bwwd) are tumor necrosis factor (TNF) blockers indicated for treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), ankylosing spondylitis (AS), adult Crohn's disease (CD), ulcerative colitis (UC), and plaque psoriasis (Ps)....
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Sheraton Atlanta hotel cleared to reopen after outbreak of Legionnaires' disease

Aug 17, 2019 , CNN Health
A hotel in downtown Atlanta is reopening its doors to visitors after it closed last month so that health officials could investigate an outbreak of potentially deadly Legionnaires' disease linked to the premises....
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FDA approves Celgene's bone marrow cancer treatment

Aug 17, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Celgene Corp's Inrebic to treat certain rare forms of bone marrow cancer called myelofibrosis, making it the second approved drug to treat the disease....
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Global Measles Cases Nearly Tripled Since Last Year, WHO Says

Aug 17, 2019 , RxList
Among media reports of the death of a 44-year-old Israeli flight attendant and mother of three after contracting measles, preliminary data released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on August 12 show that the number of global cases of the disease during the first half of this year has not been this high since 2006, with annual numbers rising steadily since...
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Experts Urge Stronger Policies To Address Legionnaires’ Disease

Aug 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
This roundup of public health news also includes reports that the club drug MDMA is showing promise as a treatment for PTSD and how caring for chronically ill kids inspires special treatment strategies....
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Roche's personalized cancer treatment wins FDA approval

Aug 16, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Roche Holding AG's personalized cancer treatment, which targets tumors with specific genetic mutations, irrespective of where in the body the disease started, the agency said on Thursday....
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What is Legionnaires' disease and how many people does it affect?

Aug 15, 2019 , CNN Health
Legionnaires' disease is a serious type of pneumonia caused by the Legionella bacterium, which is found in fresh water, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....
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One person has died of Legionnaires' disease in Atlanta outbreak

Aug 15, 2019 , CNN Health
One person has died of Legionnaires' disease after staying at a prominent Atlanta hotel, officials said....
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Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel is the largest on record in Georgia

Aug 15, 2019 , CNN Health
An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease tied to a prominent Atlanta hotel is the largest recorded Legionella outbreak in Georgia, an official with the public health department told CNN on Sunday....
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Liver disease related to obesity and diabetes rising in U.S.

Aug 15, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - The only liver disease becoming more widespread in the U.S. is one driven by obesity and diabetes, even as other types of liver disorders linked to drinking or hepatitis are becoming less common, researchers say....
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Lots of Gluten During Toddler Years Might Raise Odds for Celiac Disease

Aug 15, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Lots of Gluten During Toddler Years Might Raise Odds for Celiac DiseaseCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/14/2019 12:00:00...
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Scientists Creating Gene Map of Human 'Microbiome'

Aug 15, 2019 , WebMD
The research could reveal links between microbiome genes and human disease, and lead to development of precision treatments, they...
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Xifaxan vs. Lactulose

Aug 14, 2019 , RxList
Xifaxan (rifaximin) and lactulose solution are used to treat or prevent complications of liver disease (hepatic...
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Digital Therapeutics Hot Summer With Major IPOs and First Oncology App

Aug 14, 2019 , Forbes
Voluntis announced marketing authorization of the first oncology disease management software platform, and two digital health companies Livongo and Health Catalyst had IPOs with multi-billion dollar valuations this...
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Deciphera shares skyrocket as cancer drug improves progression-free survival

Aug 14, 2019 , Reuters
Deciphera Pharmaceuticals Inc's shares more than doubled on Tuesday after the drugmaker said its treatment helped stomach cancer patients live longer without their disease worsening in a late-stage study....
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New Experimental Treatments For Ebola Viewed As Game Changer In Reducing Mortality

Aug 14, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
According to researchers, the first clearly effective treatments for Ebola, a deadly disease that continues its reach in central Africa, have been...
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Apple & Amazon Level Up On Diabetes Tech

Aug 14, 2019 , Forbes
Apple, Amazon and Google are heavily investing in fighting diabetes as another possible revenue source. This could be the best chance for African American’s who over index in this disease to start seeing lower treatment costs, and tech companies could capture a big chunk of the diabetic...
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