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Factbox: Animal health sector aims to emulate Zoetis biotech leap

Sep 20, 2019 , Reuters
A commercial breakthrough in the field of complex therapeutic proteins for dogs by sector leader Zoetis has roused rivals to action in a hunt for biotechnology medicines to treat pets....
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Intense Gaming Can Trigger Irregular Heartbeat, Fainting in Some Players

Sep 20, 2019 , WebMD
A handful of video gamers have passed out when intense sessions caused their heartbeat to lapse into an irregular rhythm known as an arrhythmia, researchers...
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Intense Gaming Can Trigger Irregular Heartbeat, Fainting in Some Players

Sep 20, 2019 , MedicineNet
Title: Intense Gaming Can Trigger Irregular Heartbeat, Fainting in Some PlayersCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/18/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/19/2019 12:00:00...
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U.S. cases of vaping-related illness rise to 530 as outbreak widens

Sep 20, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. health officials said on Thursday there are now 530 confirmed and probable cases and seven deaths from severe lung-related illnesses tied to vaping, and there are no signs that the outbreak is easing....
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What are people vaping? 

Sep 20, 2019 , CNN Health
An outbreak of lung disease among vapers has sparked concerns and questions about e-cigarettes. CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta explains what vapers are really inhaling....
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Scott Gottlieb joins Ateon's board, Jonathan Bush named executive chairman of Firefly, and more digital health hires and departures

Sep 20, 2019 , Mobile Health News
Also: Amy McDonough steps up as GM and SVP of Fitbit Health; Cala Health appoints Renee Ryan as CEO; Craig Maloney joins Maestro...
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Generic Zantac Distribution Halted Worldwide; Contamination Concerns

Sep 20, 2019 , RxList
Distribution of generic versions of the popular heartburn drug ranitidine (Zantac, Novartis) is being halted in markets worldwide by the manufacturer, according to a spokesperson for Novartis, after findings that the medication may have become tainted with a cancer-causing...
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Drugmaker halts shipments of ranitidine heartburn medication after contaminant found

Sep 20, 2019 , CNN Health
Drugmaker Novartis said it is halting distribution of all ranitidine medicines made by Sandoz, a measure it called "precautionary" after the acid-reducing medications were found to contain an impurity....
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Trump signs order aimed at development of better flu vaccines

Sep 20, 2019 , Reuters
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order aimed at spurring the development of better vaccines to protect against seasonal influenza as well as a potential pandemic flu outbreak....
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Factbox: India becomes latest country to ban sale of e-cigarettes

Sep 19, 2019 , Reuters
India became the latest country after Brazil and Thailand to ban the sale of e-cigarettes in what could potentially be the biggest move against vaping globally over growing health concerns....
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Novartis halts distribution of its Zantac versions amid probe into impurities

Sep 19, 2019 , Reuters
Novartis AG's Sandoz unit said on Wednesday it was halting distribution of its versions of the drug commonly known as Zantac in all its markets, including the United States and Canada, after contaminants were found in the heartburn drug....
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Thailand culls 200 pigs amid heightened fears over African swine fever

Sep 19, 2019 , Reuters
Thailand has culled more than 200 pigs this week, authorities said on Tuesday, in the first such action amid heightened fears of a potential outbreak of African swine fever....
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South Korea confirms second case of deadly African swine fever, pledges vigilance

Sep 18, 2019 , Reuters
South Korea has confirmed a second case of African swine fever at a pig farm near the border with North Korea, a day after reporting its first-ever outbreak of the virus, deadly to pigs but not harmful to humans....
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A 7th person has died from vaping-related causes. The CDC is stepping up its probe of e-cigarette illnesses

Sep 18, 2019 , CNN Health
A California man has become the seventh person to die from a vaping-related illness in the United States as the nation's leading health agency activates emergency operations to better investigate the outbreak of lung injuries associated with e-cigarettes....
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The US and UK see vaping very differently. Here's why

Sep 18, 2019 , CNN Health
An outbreak of a vaping-related illness in the United States has sickened hundreds and may be linked to the deaths of seven people, and an epidemic of youth vaping there has been called a "public health crisis."...
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Connecticut To Eliminate Religious Exemptions For Vaccinations, Joining Handful Of Other States

Sep 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Connecticut is one of 31 states that reported measles cases this year, part of the worst outbreak of the disease in the U.S. since 1992. Meanwhile, in California, Gov. Gavin Newsom defends his eleventh-hour changes to a controversial vaccination law....
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Philips unveils connected sleep apnea wearable NightBalance

Sep 18, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
The wearable is worn across a user's chest and signals when to turn over using...
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This Institute Created By Coca-Cola Exec Has Been Quietly Infiltrating Government Nutrition Groups Around The World

Sep 18, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The institute was funded almost entirely by Goliaths of the agribusiness, food and pharmaceutical industries nearly four-decades ago. “What could possibly go wrong?” Amit Srivastava, the coordinator of the advocacy group India Resource Center, asked sarcastically. “To have a covert food lobby group deciding public health policy is wrong and a blatant conflict of interest.” In other public health news: the fading measles outbreak; thoughts and prayers; deaths among children; pregnancy...
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Factbox: Britain's insulin providers prepare for Brexit fallout

Sep 18, 2019 , Reuters
With Britain sourcing the vast majority of the insulin needed by its 1 million diabetics from overseas, its biggest providers have had to restructure their supply chains in case a chaotic Brexit disrupts the normal arteries of trade....
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Factbox: U.S. lawsuits take aim at vaping

Sep 17, 2019 , Reuters
Several deaths and potentially hundreds of illnesses have been tied to e-cigarettes, which allow users to inhale nicotine vapor, often flavored, without smoking. Lawsuits have been filed against e-cigarette maker Juul and more are expected amid increasing scrutiny. The following is a summary of how the litigation is playing out across the United States:...
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