Reuters - Business Video Online (Sep. 4, 2014) The WHO has been discussing the development of drugs to treat Ebola. Many are untested and Hayley Platt looks at whether the big drug makers are doing enough to address the growing crisis.
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AP (Aug. 11, 2014) The use of an experimental drug to treat two Americans and a Spaniard diagnosed with Ebola is raising ethical questions about who gets first access to unproven new therapies. AP medical writer Lauran ... watch video
Newsy (July 14, 2015) The video showing a Planned Parenthood executive discussing body parts from fetuses raises legal and ethical concerns over acquiring fetal tissue.
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Reuters (Nov. 15, 2012) Scientists in the US are developing powerful new drugs by using sound waves to make their chemical components levitate in mid-air. It's part of a new technique that researchers at the Argonne ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (Feb. 5, 2015) Drugmaker Pfizer is paying a 39 percent premium to buy Hospira in a bid to boost its portfolio of generic injectible drugs and copies of biotech drugs. Bobbi Rebell reports.
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Reuters - Innovations Video Online (Mar. 23, 2015) Researchers are using laser light to probe tiny samples of tumors to gauge their metabolic activity when dosed with a variety of cancer drugs. Their goal is to pinpoint the most effective drugs for ... watch video
Reuters - Business Video Online (Aug. 13, 2014) The World Health Organisation has backed the use of experimental Ebola drugs in West Africa, as the deadly virus continues to spread in Nigeria. Joel Flynn asks what limited supplies of the vaccine ... watch video
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June 1, 2015 Tweets regarding the Ebola outbreak in West Africa last summer reached more than 60 million people in the three days prior to official outbreak announcements, according to a ... read more
Apr. 7, 2015 Abdominal pain, fever and unexplained bleeding - which are commonly believed to indicate infection with the Ebola virus -- are not significantly predictive of the disease, according to the results of ... read more
Aug. 21, 2014 Critical ethical principles need to be adhered to if experimental drugs are to be deployed in the Ebola outbreak, bioethicists say, stating that the patients selected to receive such drugs must not ... read more
Aug. 14, 2014 The outbreak of Ebola virus disease that has claimed more than 1,000 lives in West Africa this year poses a serious, ongoing threat to that region: the spread to capital cities and Nigeria -- ... read more