Woman Dies From Anthrax Infection After Injecting Contaminated Drugs

Woman Dies From Anthrax Infection After Injecting Contaminated Drugs

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"Anthrax can be cured with antibiotics, if treatment is started early," Dr. Fortune Ncube, an expert in infections among people who inject drugs at the HPA, said in a statement in November. "It is therefore important for medical professionals to be …
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Merck drops plans for cholesterol treatment Tredaptive – Health News, Health

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MERCK & Co Inc said on Thursday a major trial of its Tredaptive medicine to raise "good" HDL cholesterol showed it did not do a better job at preventing heart attacks, deaths or strokes than traditional statin drugs that lower "bad" LDL cholesterol …
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Two Drugs Promising for Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Treatment

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(HealthDay News) – Two drugs show promise in the treatment of active systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), according to two studies published in the Dec. 20 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. In the first study, Fabrizio De Benedetti …
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7 charged with selling methadone, other drugs in Cloquet

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Methadone, a drug available since the 1960s and deemed by the National Institute of Health and the Centers for Disease Control as “the most effective treatment for opiate addiction,” is, in essence, a risk-versus-reward system. Proponents say it's …
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