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For heart failure patients in hospital, flu boosts risk of complications, death

(Reuters Health) – When people with heart failure are hospitalized, having influenza is tied to greater odds of respiratory and kidney complications and…

Lilly's cancer therapy Lartruvo fails study, shares drop

Lilly's cancer therapy Lartruvo fails study, shares drop

(Reuters) – Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday its cancer treatment Lartruvo, approved on an accelerated basis in 2016, failed to improve…

FDA advisory panel split over Sanofi-Lexicon diabetes drug

FDA advisory panel split over Sanofi-Lexicon diabetes drug

(Reuters) – An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was divided over whether to recommend approval of a treatment for…

Immunomedics' cancer treatment fails to win accelerated approval from the FDA

Immunomedics' cancer treatment fails to win accelerated approval from the FDA

(Reuters) – Immunomedics Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to grant accelerated approval for its breast cancer treatment,…

Doctors explain misconceptions about penicillin allergy

Doctors explain misconceptions about penicillin allergy

(Reuters Health) – Most patients who report having a penicillin allergy are not really allergic to this highly effective antibiotic, and they may…

Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's health

Scientists reveal 'ideal diet' for peoples' and planet's health

LONDON Scientists have unveiled what they say is an ideal diet for the health of the planet and its people – including a…

Japan Tobacco ratchets up smokeless war with new products

Japan Tobacco ratchets up smokeless war with new products

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan Tobacco Inc (2914.T) on Thursday unveiled two “heat-not-burn” products, as it races against market leader Philip Morris International Inc…

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Media captionJohnson: We need to get positive agenda across Boris Johnson has told his fellow Brexiteers they should not “gloat” about the UK’s departure from the EU, which…

Media captionJuncker: Superstate claims ‘total nonsense’ The president of the European Commission has said claims he wants to create a European “superstate” are “total nonsense”. Jean-Claude Juncker said…

Image copyright PA Image caption The Louth TD has been replaced by Mary-Lou McDonald as the party’s president Gerry Adams has failed in his bid to have convictions…

Image copyright Free Nazanin Image caption Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was detained in Iran when she was visiting her parents with he infant daughter A charity has asked the UN…

Labour wants to strengthen the rights of tenants to keep a pet in their properties as part of a package of proposed animal welfare measures. Some rental agreements…

Media captionArlene Foster outlines talks proposals on Irish language Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster has said there will be no free-standing Irish Language act. She told BBC…

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House Speaker Pelosi accuses Trump of endangering U.S. troops, lawmakers

House Speaker Pelosi accuses Trump of endangering U.S. troops, lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused President Donald Trump of putting American troops and civilians working in Afghanistan in danger by publicizing a…

Judge to sentence ex-Chicago policeman for 2014 shooting of teen

Judge to sentence ex-Chicago policeman for 2014 shooting of teen

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A sentencing hearing for white former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke started on Friday after a jury found him guilty of murder last fall…

On Day 28, no sign of end to U.S. partial government shutdown

On Day 28, no sign of end to U.S. partial government shutdown

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As the partial U.S. government shutdown hit the four-week mark on Friday, tensions mounted in Washington on either side of the standoff over President Donald…

$11 toothpaste: Immigrants pay big for basics at private ICE lock-ups

$11 toothpaste: Immigrants pay big for basics at private ICE lock-ups

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Detained in a California lockup with hundreds of other immigrants seeking asylum, Duglas Cruz faced a choice. FILE PHOTO: ICE detainees are seen…

Talks resume as Los Angeles teachers' strike runs for fourth day

Talks resume as Los Angeles teachers' strike runs for fourth day

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Negotiators for striking Los Angeles teachers and America’s second-largest school district returned to the bargaining table on Thursday for the first time since talks…

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‘Not many teams dominate Juve’ – just how impressive was Spurs’ comeback?

‘Not many teams dominate Juve’ – just how impressive was Spurs’ comeback?

Harry Kane has scored more goals (nine) in his first nine Champions League matches than anyone else Tottenham’s comeback from 2-0 down to draw away…

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Our View: To save football at some Maine schools, eight could be more than enough – Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Our View: To save football at some Maine schools, eight could be more than enough – Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Many Maine high schools have too few students to justify offering what they have in the…

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Twitter warns that private tweets were public for years

Twitter warns that private tweets were public for years

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The K-pop lover's guide to Seoul

The K-pop lover's guide to Seoul

(CNN) — The past few years have been huge for South Korean pop music. Although the…

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Four questions about Trump's tower in Moscow that never was

Four questions about Trump's tower in Moscow that never was

Image copyright Getty Images The latest chapter of the Trump-Russia inquiry centres around the 100-storey building…