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December 18, 2018 7:18 PM Penny Marshall, Director and Laverne and Shirley Star, Dies at 75

(LOS ANGELES) — Penny Marshall, who starred in “Laverne & Shirley” before becoming one of the top-grossing female directors in Hollywood, has died. She was 75. Mashall’s publicist, Michelle Bega, said Marshall passed away in her Hollywood Hills, Calif., home on Monday due to complications from diabetes. Marshall starred alongside Cindy Williams in the hit ABC comedy 146

December 13, 2018 10:50 PM Woman’s tweets detailing heart attack go viral: ‘I was lucky’

A woman who recently survived a heart attack is using her experience to remind others how symptoms of the sometimes fatal occurrence can differ for men and women. The woman, identified only as Twitter user @gwheezie, took to the social media platform on Sunday to share her story, detailing what she later realized were signs of a heart attack. “I want to warn women 120

December 12, 2018 8:44 PM Diabetic amputations on the rise in the U.S

(Reuters Health) - - A growing number of people with diabetes in the U.S. are losing toes and feet to the disease by the time they reach middle age, according to a study that suggests a reversal after years of progress against diabetes. When people with diabetes have poorly controlled blood sugar, over time this can restrict blood flow to the lower legs and lead to nerve 106

December 1, 2018 8:40 AM Ray J Reveals Diabetes Scare and How He's Fighting Off The Disease

Ray J recently got some startling news -- he was on the brink of developing diabetes -- and needed to make serious life changes, fast ... so he turned to Jas Mathur to get back on track. Ray reveals the scary diagnosis to our very own Raquel Harper on Tuesday's upcoming episode of "Raq Rants" on BET. The "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood" star says he went to Jas -- a life and fitness 103

November 29, 2018 8:37 PM 'Echo chamber' surrounds parental decisions about childhood flu vaccine

(Reuters Health) - Although the annual flu vaccine is recommended for all children older than 6 months, about a third of parents say their child won’t receive one this year, according to a new U.S. poll. Parents seem to make decisions in an “echo chamber” of information that reinforces their beliefs about flu vaccines, the co-directors of the National 132

November 27, 2018 6:28 PM Roche buys U.S. biotech Jecure in race for liver disease drugs

ZURICH (Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche is buying U.S.-based Jecure Therapeutics, joining Pfizer, Gilead Sciences and Novartis in pursuit of new drugs to treat fatty liver disease. Roche did not say how much it was paying for Jecure, which gives it a preclinical portfolio of so-called NLRP3 inhibitors being developed for fighting inflammatory diseases 116

October 24, 2018 7:10 PM US approves new type of flu drug

U.S. health regulators have approved the first new type of flu drug in two decades. Wednesday's approval of Xofluza for people age 12 and older comes ahead of the brunt of this winter's flu season. Xofluza is a pill that can reduce severity and shorten duration of flu symptoms after one just dose. It was developed by the Roche Group and Shionogi & Co. It works 122

October 15, 2018 10:34 AM Novo Nordisk picks AstraZeneca executive to head biopharma business

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Novo Nordisk (NOVOb.CO) has hired AstraZeneca’s (AZN.L) head of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases to head its biopharma business, which has been struggling with declining sales and a failed acquisition. Ludovic Helfgott will replace Jesper Brandgaard, who resigned as CFO earlier this year, when he retires in April next year after 76

October 14, 2018 10:00 AM Strange symptoms that can signal a serious disease

So often your lumps, bumps, rashes, and red spots are harmless. Occasionally, they’re a sign of something far more serious. Here’s how to tell the difference. A rash-like discoloration called acanthosis nigricans “almost looks like dirt but has a velvety feel,” says Todd Sontag, DO, a family medicine specialist with Orlando Health Physician Associates 758

October 2, 2018 10:32 AM Eli Lilly's diabetes treatment meets main goal in two late-stage studies

(Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co said on Tuesday its experimental diabetes treatment was shown to be as effective as the drugmaker’s Humalog medicine in two late-stage studies. The study also found that the drug, Ultra Rapid Lispro, significantly improved post-meal blood sugar levels in people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes and had a similar safety 94