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Breakthrough drug for cystic fibrosis

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November 18, 2013
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It’s being hailed as a breakthrough therapy for children with cystic fibrosis and now a new drug is helping them breathe easier and live longer.


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Fast Track: Drugs for Fatty Liver Disease, Non-Small Cell Lung Adenocarcinoma

Fast Track: Drugs for Fatty Liver Disease, Non-Small Cell Lung Adenocarcinoma

Ivanhoe (Oct. 17, 2013) Researchers are on the fast track to develop a drug that could reverse fibrosis and cirrhosis in the kidneys, lungs and liver of patients who have NASH (non-alcoholic steatohepatitis), or fatty liver disease. Another potential breakthrough receiving fast-track status: a treatment to improve overall survival in patients with metastatic non-small cell lung adenocarcinoma.
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Florida Boy Recovering After 5-Organ Transplant

Florida Boy Recovering After 5-Organ Transplant

Reuters (Dec. 18, 2013) A three-year-old with stage-two liver fibrosis is recovering well after a five-organ transplant in Florida. Nathan Frandino reports.
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Study: Drug Could Prevent Men From Cheating

Study: Drug Could Prevent Men From Cheating

Buzz60 (May 1, 2013) A drug being tested in Japan is said to make a man unaffected by a woman's looks, meaning it enables men to make clearer decisions. People are saying this drug could lead to less men cheating on their wives or girlfriends with an attractive temptress. Patrick Jones has the rest.
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Accidently Taking Too Much Acetaminophen

Accidently Taking Too Much Acetaminophen

Ivanhoe (Dec. 19, 2013) It’s one of the most popular pain medicines in the U.S., but every year, 150 Americans die from accidently taking too much acetaminophen, the drug found in Tylenol. The drug is linked to more deaths than any other over-the-counter pain reliever.
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