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LATEST NEWS:   More U.S. teens' report using human growth hormone, group says - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. teenagers' reported use of synthetic human growth hormone more than doubled between 2012 to 2013 as they sought to improve athletic performance and appearance, a survey by anti-drug advocates found.
LATEST NEWS:   Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus - FREETOWN (Reuters) - The head doctor fighting an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone has himself caught the disease, one of a growing list of medical workers infected while battling to halt its spread across West Africa.
LATEST NEWS:   Exclusive: CDC says lab director behind anthrax mishap resigns - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The director of a government bioterror lab behind the potential exposure of workers to live anthrax has resigned, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Wednesday.
LATEST NEWS:   Peer-led stress reduction may help mothers of kids with autism - NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Programs teaching “mindfulness” and “positive psychology” both helped mothers of children with autism and other mental-development disabilities to reduce their stress, anxiety and depression, according to a new study.
LATEST NEWS:   Eagle Pharma's drug to treat genetic condition gets U.S. approval - (Reuters) - Eagle Pharmaceuticals Inc won U.S. Food and Drug Administration's approval for its drug that offers a quicker treatment for malignant hyperthermia, a life-threatening metabolic response triggered by anesthesia.
LATEST NEWS:   FDA approves Gilead's blood cancer drug Zydelig - (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved Gilead Inc's drug Zydelig to treat three types of blood cancer, the agency said on Wednesday.
LATEST NEWS:   Poland confirms case of African swine fever in farm pigs - WARSAW (Reuters) - Polish authorities have identified the country's first ever case of African swine fever (ASF) to be found in farm pigs, the chief veterinary officer said on Wednesday.
LATEST NEWS:   Bill Clinton says AIDS-free generation 'within reach' - MELBOURNE (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An AIDS-free generation is within reach if early treatment is provided to people infected with HIV and help scaled up for women and children, former U.S. president Bill Clinton said on Wednesday.
LATEST NEWS:   Abuse of U.S. generic-drug rules costs consumers billions, report says - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. rules, aimed at ensuring prescription medicines are not misused, have been manipulated by brand-name drug companies to keep cheaper competition off the market, costing consumers billions of dollars, a report said on Wednesday.
LATEST NEWS:   Inovio Pharma's drug to treat cervical lesions meets trial goal - (Reuters) - Inovio Pharmaceuticals Inc said its drug to treat abnormal growth of pre-cancerous cells on the surface of the cervix met its main goal in a mid-stage trial.