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April 24, 2015 6:41 AM Court To Rule On HIV Case

A protracted legal battle in which foreign prisoners seek to be provided with Anti-retroviral drugs is far from over. Following last year’s ruling by Justice Bengbame Sechele that all foreign prison inmates who had approached the threshold of Highly Active Antiretroviral therapy (HAART) be enrolled for the provision of free ARV treatment, government 50

April 24, 2015 1:19 AM Minnesota declares state of emergency over bird flu in poultry Add to ...

Minnesota declared a state of emergency on Thursday over a fast-spreading strain of avian flu that has led to the extermination of more than 7.3 million birds in the country. It followed Wisconsin’s action on Monday. The highly pathogenic H5N2 strain of bird flu has been identified on 46 Minnesota farms in 16 counties and affected more than 2.6 million 13

April 23, 2015 5:39 PM Robert Downey Jr. walks out of TV interview as questions turn personal

LONDON (Reuters) - Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr walked out of a British television interview about his latest film after he was pressed on his past problems with drugs and alcohol. The 50-year old, who reprises his role as Tony Stark/Iron Man in superhero film "The Avengers: Age of Ultron", appeared to be puzzled by British television journalist 47

April 23, 2015 5:35 PM Piers Morgan Insults Robert Downey Jr. for Walking Out of TV Interview, The View Co-Hosts Support Avengers Star

British TV and news personality Piers Morgan has harsh remarks for Robert Downey Jr. over his decision to walk out of an interview with the U.K.'s Channel 4 News after the reporter began asking about his past problems with drugs and alcohol. The outlet posted on Wednesday an edited, seven-minute video of the sit-down, which took place during a press 31

April 23, 2015 4:10 PM Discovery may lead to asthma cure within five years

LONDON – Asthma could be cured within five years after scientists discovered what causes the condition and how to switch it off. In a breakthrough that could change the lives of millions of sufferers, researchers at Cardiff University and King’s College London identified which cells cause the airways to narrow when triggered by irritants such as pollution 8

April 23, 2015 1:01 PM New treatment for asthma may be just five years away

LONDON: In a first, scientists claim to have found the root cause of asthma, a breakthrough which could pave the way for a new treatment for the disorder within five years. Researchers described the previously unproven role of the calcium sensing receptor (CaSR) in causing asthma, a disease which affects 300 million people worldwide. The team used mouse 9

April 23, 2015 6:33 AM Ebola drug cures monkeys infected with virus

Thursday 23 April 2015 07.32 An experimental Ebola drug cured all three monkeys intentionally infected with the virus, scientists reported yesterday. The drug, from Tekmira Pharmaceuticals Corp, is the first such success against the strain of Ebola in West Africa's 2014-2015 outbreak. Although other experimental treatments appeared to help Ebola patients 15

April 22, 2015 3:44 PM Police Investigate Diet Pills Containing DNP in Woman's Death

Police are investigating the death of a woman in the United Kingdom after she took diet pills that she bought online, British authorities said. The West Mercia Police Department in western England issued a warning this week after Eloise Parry, 21, died on April 12, shortly after she took pills she had bought online to lose weight, according to police 20

April 22, 2015 2:06 AM Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown has 'irreversible brain damage'

Whitney Houston's daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown has sustained permanent brain damage after being found unconscious in a bathtub in January, according to some United States reports. The 22-year-old's grandmother, Cissy Houston, told entertainment website TMZ that doctors had advised that her granddaughter had "global and irreversible brain damage" and "remains 6

April 22, 2015 1:35 AM Teva launches surprise bid for drug rival Mylan

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries made an unsolicited offer to buy Mylan NV for about $40.1bn (€37bn), in the drug industry's largest takeover attempt this year. Teva, the world's biggest maker of generic medicines and which employs 500 people in Waterford, offered $82 a share in cash and stock, according to a statement. That's about 23pc above Mylan's 12