National Post

2 Americans in Liberia Are Infected With Ebola
July 28, 2014 -- Two Americans working to help Ebola victims in the West African country of Liberia have themselves become infected, an aid organization said. According to the Associated Press, Dr. Kent Brantly, 33, has tested positive for the highly ...
Two Americans Battle for Their Lives Against
Ebola is only a plane ride away from other countriesUSA TODAY
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Five reasons why fistbumps beat handshakes
Scientists have suggested we adopt fistbumps rather than handshakes as a way of greeting each other in a bid to stop the spread of diseases such as the flu. Forming a fist and touching knuckles is faster than shaking hands and leaves less surface area ...
Forget the handshake: fist bumps are 'more hygienic'Medical News Today
'Fist Bump' May Beat Handshake for CleanlinessHealthDay
Fist Bumps May Be Less Germy Than HandshakesUniversity Herald
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Drug Discovery & Development

AstraZeneca, Roche Collaborate on Companion Diagnostic Test
Drug Discovery & Development
AstraZeneca announced it has entered into collaboration with Roche to develop a plasma-based companion diagnostic test to support AZD9291, AstraZeneca's investigational compound in clinical development for non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC).
AstraZeneca Launches CDx Partnerships with Roche, QiagenGenetic Engineering News
Astrazeneca, Roche and Qiagen to Partner Up For Development of New Cancer ...Rayhawk Review
AstraZeneca Joins Hands with Roche, Qiagen for New blood-based drug to ...French Tribune
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Maine News

Simbrinza Gets Approval to Treat Glaucoma
Maine News
Novartis AG which is a Swiss pharmaceutical company announced on Monday that Alcon's Simbrinza eye drops suspension of the eye care division has been approved by the European Commission. The company said that the launch of Simbrinza in Europe ...
Alcon's Simbrinza(R) approved in the EU to treat patients living with glaucoma, a ...MarketWatch
Novartis Says Alcon's Simbrinza Gets EU Approval To Treat GlaucomaRTT News
Novartis says Alcon glaucoma treatment approved in EUKDAL

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Docs Urge Meningitis Shots for Some Infants, Kids
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Infants and children who are at risk of contracting meningitis because of specific health problems should be vaccinated against the infection, according to updated recommendations from the largest pediatrician ...

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Economic Times

Drug Combos Prove Potent as HCV Therapy
MedPage Today
Infectious Disease. Drug Combos Prove Potent as HCV Therapy. Published: Jul 28, 2014. By Michael Smith, North American Correspondent, MedPage Today. Reviewed by Zalman S. Agus, MD; Emeritus Professor, Perelman School of Medicine at the ...
Canada's lack of hepatitis C strategy a 'national scandal,' doctor saysCTV News
World Hepatitis Day call to get testedNewry Times
Global prevalence of Hepatitis C virus genotypes identifiedDelhi Daily News
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This Sleep Apnea Treatment May Trigger Weight Gain
MONDAY, July 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Tonsillectomies are commonly done to relieve sleep apnea in children, but a new study confirms that the treatment can speed kids' weight gain -- especially if they're already overweight. The researchers said ...
Tonsillectomy for Sleep Apnea May Trigger Weight GainDoctors Lounge

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Trial in salmonella outbreak set to begin in Ga.
Washington Post
ALBANY, Ga. — The trial for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak traced to a southwest Georgia peanut plant five years ago is set to begin. Jury selection starts Monday in federal court in Albany in the trial of former Peanut Company of ...
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Fox News

AstraZeneca unit rolls out preemie newspaper ads to fight Synagis limits
Drugmakers cheer when doctors' groups revise treatment guidelines to include new drugs. What happens when these powerful professional associations change those recommendations unfavorably? If you're AstraZeneca's MedImmune business, you fight ...
Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new adviceGainesville Sun

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Google Seeks Human Guinea Pigs for Health Project
The model of a skeleton of a human body on June 05, 2014 in Berlin. Michael Gottschalk—Photothek/Getty Images. Google's "Baseline Study" aims to get clear picture of human health. Google's newest project aims to create a crowd-sourced picture of human ...
Google calls for guinea pigs for ambitious 'Baseline' health studyThe Guardian

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Explosions rock major hospital in Gaza
Los Angeles Times
Women return to destroyed homes in Beit Hanoun in the Gaza Strip on Monday to recover what they can. Women return to destroyed homes in Beit Hanoun in the Gaza Strip on Monday to recover what they can. (Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times).
Sporadic Exchanges Break Gaza LullWall Street Journal
New Violence Unravels Informal Lull in GazaNew York Times
Gaza in critical condition, says UN's Ban Ki-moonBBC News
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Fox News

Ukraine violence stops police team sent to secure site of Malaysia Air crash
Fox News
July 28, 2014 - Smoke from shelling rises over a residential apartment house in Shakhtarsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine. An international police team abandoned its attempt to reach the crash site of a Malaysia Air plane for a 2nd day as clashes raged in ...
Ukraine Reports Heavy Fighting Around Malaysia Airlines Crash SiteWall Street Journal
Black box confirms 'massive explosion' downed Malaysia Airlines planeNew York Daily News
Fighting Again Forces International Team in Ukraine to RetreatNew York Times
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Huge blaze out of control in Tripoli battle as Libya slides to chaos
TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A huge fuel depot in Libya's capital burned out of control on Monday, set ablaze in fighting between rival militias that has driven the country to chaos three years after the NATO-backed revolt that toppled Muammar Gaddafi. Combat over ...
India asks its nationals to leave Libya amid spiraling violenceTimes of India
Second Libyan fuel tank catches fire in TripoliBBC News
UPDATE 1-Huge blaze out of control in Tripoli battle as Libya slides into chaosReuters UK
Voice of America -Livemint -MSNBC
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2 female suicide bombers strike in northern Nigeria, killing at least 3, witnesses say
Fox News
KANO, Nigeria – Witnesses say a woman blew herself up at a petrol station in northern Nigeria, killing at least three people. Monday's attack in Kano comes amid other bombings, and was the second by a female suicide bomber in two days.
Female suicide bomber kills three in Nigeria's Kano cityEconomic Times
Traders Close Shops in Kaduna Over Bomb ScareCHANNELS
Again Female Suicide Bomber Kills Three in Kano Filling
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BBC News

Air Algerie AH5017: 'Black boxes' arrive in France
BBC News
The two flight data recorders from a passenger jet that crashed in Mali last week, killing all 118 aboard, have arrived in France. A French official said the "black boxes" from Air Algerie flight AH5017 were now being examined by experts. French flags were ...
Pilots of Air Algerie jet asked to turn back: FranceAhram Online
Air Algerie plane's black boxes arrive in FranceFox News
Black boxes from Air Algerie plane crash in Mali will be analyzed in FranceNew York Daily News
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Daily News & Analysis

5 cities to celebrate Eid in India
Daily News & Analysis
Muslims in India celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr after the sighting of the moon last night. Firecrackers and hugs are seen in plenty all across the country reverberating a sense of joy amongst the Islamic community as they bid goodbye to holy month of Ramadan.
Eid Mubarak! Muslims Mark End Of Ramadan With Eid ul-Fitr Celebrations ...Huffington Post
New York Today: Happy EidNew York Times (blog)
Remembering MH17 as Ramadan endsDaily Mail

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Papal first: Francis visits Pentecostal church
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has become the first pope to visit a Pentecostal church, pressing his outreach to evangelicals who represent Catholicism's greatest competition for Christian souls around the globe. Francis flew by helicopter Monday to visit the ...
Pope Francis begs for end of warsNew York Daily News
Pope Francis Begs For An End To War On 100th Anniversary Of WWIHuffington Post
Photos: 23 times Pope Francis of Vatican proved why he is known as theIBNLive -The Independent
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UPDATE 2-Lavrov says Russia will not respond in kind to Western sanctions
Reuters Africa
(Adds quotes, background). By Alexei Anishchuk and Thomas Grove. MOSCOW, July 28 (Reuters) - Russia will not impose tit-for-tat measures or "fall into hysterics" over Western economic sanctions, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday, trying to ...
MH17 crash: Putin could be sued over Russia's alleged involvement in Malaysia ...The Independent
Russia could face tough banking sanctions within days, Downing Street
Japan to Step up Sanctions Against RussiaABC News
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South Korean student survivors recall horror of ferry disaster
Deutsche Welle
Students who survived a sinking South Korean ferry earlier this year have told a criminal trial that they were left to fend for themselves inside as the crew floated to safety. Around 300 people died in the disaster. Sewol Südkorea Unglück Fährunglück.
No help from crew, Coast Guard, young Sewol survivors testifyThe Korea Herald

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BBC News

MH17 crash: Victims' families to meet David Cameron
BBC News
Families of the British victims of the MH17 air crash are to meet Prime Minister David Cameron. The Malaysia Airlines plane was shot down on 17 July in eastern Ukraine, where pro-Russian rebels have been fighting Ukrainian government forces.
Disaster-struck Malaysia Airlines to change name: ReportTimes of India
Malaysia mourns MH17 and MH370, even as it celebrates end of RamadanSouth China Morning Post (subscription)
MH17:M'sia to discuss with the Dutch on speeding up post-mortemThe Sun Daily
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