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Kansas man arrested after baby girl dies in hot car

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A foster parent for a 10-month-old Kansas girl who died after being left in a car in sweltering heat for more than two hours has been arrested on suspicion of aggravated child endangerment, police said on Friday. The man and the older child went into the...(more) 

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Parents of obese kids may be more ready to tackle diet than exercise

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By Shereen Lehman NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Parents of overweight and obese kids may want to help their kids be healthier, but they’re more often willing to make changes in children’s diets than in their activity levels, according to a new study. Researchers found that...(more) 

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Novo wins EU recommendation for two-in-one diabetes drug

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By Ben Hirschler LONDON (Reuters) - A Novo Nordisk drug combining its long-acting insulin degludec with its type 2 diabetes treatment Victoza has been recommended for approval in Europe, in an important boost for the Danish company. The European Medicines Agency said on Friday it had...(more) 

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India battles to contain 'brain fever' as deaths reach almost 570

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NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 570 people in India have died after contracting encephalitis, commonly known as "brain fever", health authorities said on Friday, warning the death toll may rise with more people still at risk.  

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Allergan gets EU recommendation on new use of eye drug

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Allergan Inc, known best for its Botox wrinkle treatment, said on Friday that European Union regulators had recommended use of its eye drug Ozurdex be extended to treat patients with diabetic macular edema. The European Medicines Agency's recommendation for approval of the extension of the drug's...(more) 

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Liberian with Ebola-like symptoms dies in Nigeria: official

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A Liberian man hospitalised in Lagos with Ebola-like symptoms has died, an official said Friday, without confirming the virus was the cause of his death. The 40-year-old Monrovia resident arrived in Nigeria's mega-city on Sunday and was admitted to hospital after suffering from severe vomiting and...(more) 

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First Ebola victim in Sierra Leone capital on the run

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By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone officials appealed for help on Friday to trace the first known resident in the capital with Ebola whose family forcibly removed her from a Freetown hospital after testing positive for the deadly disease. Radio stations in Freetown, a...(more) 

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Novo sees two-in-one diabetes drug in Europe in first half of 2015

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Novo Nordisk, the world's largest insulin maker, said on Friday it expected European Commission marketing authorization for its new two-in-one insulin drug within three months after an EU medicines agency recommended the drug. It said subject to the EU Commission approval and the completion of pricing...(more) 

Bayer says Nexavar fails in breast cancer study

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FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German drugmaker Bayer said a Phase III trial of cancer drug Nexavar in patients with advanced breast cancer did not meet its primary endpoint of delaying the progression of the disease. The study, called Resilience, evaluated Nexavar in combination with chemotherapeutic agent capecitabine,...(more) 

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In China meat scandal, McDonald's Japan switches to Thai chicken, no nuggets in Hong Kong

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McDonald's Corp has suspended sales of chicken nuggets and other items in Hong Kong after it said it imported products from Shanghai Husi Food, the U.S.-owned Chinese company at the center of a food safety scare in China. McDonald's said it imported certain products from Shanghai...(more) 

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Bedtime light 'may stop cancer drug'

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Even dimly lit bedrooms may stop breast cancer drugs from working, according to US research. 

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Neymar's brain on auto-pilot - Japan neurologists

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Brazilian superstar Neymar's brain activity while dancing past opponents is less than 10 percent the level of amateur players, suggesting he plays as if on auto-pilot, according to Japanese neurologists. Results of brain scans conducted on Neymar in February this year indicated minimal cerebral function when...(more) 

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