Tag archive for ‘Health/Medical/Pharmaceuticals’
Gali Raz On Friday, October 30th, 2015

Oregon Teen Diagnosed With Bubonic Plague

“A girl is believed to have acquired the disease from a flea bite during a hunting trip near Heppner in Morrow County that started on Oct. 16, ” the health department said in a statement on its website. “She More...

News Brief On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

VIDEO: Sam Smith Is Taking a Career Break

  Oh, won’t you stay with us?! Sam Smith is taking a (well deserved) break from the spotlight, following a massive publicity push surrounding his new James Bond “Spectre” theme song, More...

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Jewish Business News On Tuesday, October 27th, 2015

Common Acid Reflux, Heartburn Medications May Increase Kidney Disease Risk

  Proton pump inhibitors, a class of drugs used to treat acid reflux and other acid-related gastrointestinal conditions, may increase the risk for developing chronic kidney disease. Two new studies reached More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, October 26th, 2015

Processed Meat Is a Colorectal Cancer Hazard, World Health Organization Says

  Eating all type of processed meats is a cancer hazard, and red meat classified as probably carcinogenic to humans, according to the World Health Organization. A Working Group of 22 experts from 10 countries More...

News Brief On Monday, October 26th, 2015

Israeli Health Tech Is Heating Up With a Wave of Interest From Abroad

Israel’s many health tech startups are attracting unprecedented interest from abroad, with multinational medical giants looking to benefit from the country’s ongoing high-tech boom. Israel’s health tech More...

News Brief On Monday, October 26th, 2015

VIDEO: What’s It Like to Watch Brain Surgery on Live TV? Here’s What Happened on Nat Geo’s Special.

In terms of live stunt programming these days, it’s not that unusual for, say,  a man to attempt to be swallowed by a giant snake on television. But when you hear a channel is going to showcase live More...

Michael Ordman On Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Good News From Israel: Medical Achievements

Patent for prostate cancer treatment.  Israel’s Rosetta Genomics has received a US patent for the treatment of prostate cancer through the administration of anti-hsa-miR-210. High levels of hsa-miR-210 indicate More...

Niva Goldberg On Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Drugmaker Offers $1 Rival to $750 Pill That Sparked Outrage

  A California, San Diego-based drugmaker Imprimis Pharmaceuticals, is offering a $1 rival to a prescription drug solely supplied by Turing Pharmaceuticals, whose 5, 000 percent price hike last month More...

News Brief On Tuesday, October 20th, 2015

Oprah Makes $70 Million in One Day From Weight Watchers Deal

  Weight Watchers (WTW) may help dieters lose weight — but the stock is fattening Oprah Winfrey’s fortune by $70 million in just a day. Just the word that Winfrey took a 10% stake in the company — More...

News Brief On Monday, October 19th, 2015

Oprah Paying $43.2 Million for Weight Watchers Stake, Joining Board

Oprah Winfrey is taking a 10 percent stake in Weight Watchers for about $43.2 million and is joining the weight management company’s board. Weight Watchers International Inc. said in a filing with the Securities More...

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