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Format: 2014-10-21
Format: 2014-10-21

France Pressures Berlin for Stimulus Plan

20 Oct 2014
French ministers urged Germany to put in place a three-year, €50 billion stimulus program, deepening the confrontation over economic policy between Paris and Berlin.

10 economic consequences of the Ebola crisis

20 Oct 2014
The 2014 Ebola outbreak is the deadliest in recorded history, with 8,997 cases and 4,493 deaths reported by WHO as of Oct. 16. Recent infection of health care workers in Europe and the United States...

Regeneron, Sanofi begin phase 3 dupilumab trial for adults with AD

20 Oct 2014
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and Sanofi have announced the start of a phase 3 clinical trial of dupilumab in adults with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis not adequately controlled with topical...

'We are not coasting:' Sarles outlines current state of ACG

20 Oct 2014
PHILADELPHIA — ACG President Harry E. Sarles, MD, outlined the current state and future direction of the college in Monday’s presidential address.Sarles, who also serves as chief of staff at Texas...

Keratinocyte cancer imposes heavy burden on Dutch population

20 Oct 2014
Researchers found keratinocyte cancer has become a large burden in Dutch society, and because incidence rates continue to rise, management has become even more challenging.Data for all patients with...

Narcotic users had decreased survival after liver transplantation

20 Oct 2014
PHILADELPHIA — In the peri-liver transplant time period, narcotic users showed decreased long-term survival rates and increased rehospitalization rates compared with patients who were not narcotic...

Live-in nursing could help older people stay at home

20 Oct 2014
Nurses can provide 24/7 medical and personal care that is cheaper than keeping a person in an NHS bed When asked about the care they would like to receive in old age, the overwhelming majority of...

Know Your Rights: Debt Relief Notices

20 Oct 2014
Question I am unemployed, getting social welfare and living in rented accommodation. I have large credit card debts and a credit union loan of €13,300. I can’t make my repayments and the only asset I...

EU foreign ministers to discuss Ebola

20 Oct 2014
European Union foreign ministers are gathering in Luxembourg this morning for a meeting that will be dominated by the global health scare caused by the Ebola virus.

Fear of Ebola Closes Schools and Shapes Politics

20 Oct 2014
Within the escalating debate over how to manage potential threats to public health, the line between vigilance and hysteria can be blurry.

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