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November 23, 2018 2:52 PM WWE icon ‘Hacksaw’ Jim Duggan spends Thanksgiving in ICU

WWE Hall of Famer "Hacksaw" Jim Duggan spent the Thanksgiving holiday in an intensive care unit in South Carolina, his daughter Celia revealed on an Instagram post Thursday. "Happy Thanksgiving from the Duggan family to yours!" the wrestler's daughter captioned an image of her and her family surrounding Duggan as he sat up in a hospital bed. "Dad is in ICU but is in good spirits 79

November 23, 2018 3:41 AM China says pig supplies, prices stable amid African swine fever epidemic

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s hog supply and prices are generally stable, said an agriculture ministry official on Friday, even as the deadly African swine fever sweeps across the world’s top pork producing nation. The country had culled 600,000 pigs by Nov. 22 due to outbreaks of the disease, said Feng Zhongwu, chief of the animal husbandry and veterinarian 118

November 19, 2018 7:09 AM China says to take tough steps to fight African swine fever

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will take tough steps to wipe out African swine fever and will crack down on any behavior that delays or covers up cases of the disease from being reported, a senior official at the agricultural ministry said. That came after the first case of the fever in Sichuan province, the country’s leading pig-herding region, was confirmed 124

November 16, 2018 10:35 AM Key AstraZeneca lung cancer treatment misses study goal

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca (AZN.L) said on Friday its immunotherapy drug Imfinzi did not meet the main goal of improving survival rates for patients with the most advanced form of lung cancer, putting pressure on its shares. The study, known as “Mystic”, was among the industry’s most anticipated clinical experiments and was viewed as central to proving 97

November 16, 2018 2:39 AM China confirms African swine fever in top pig region Sichuan

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agricultural ministry confirmed on Friday the first outbreak of deadly African swine fever in the southwest province of Sichuan, the country’s top pig-producing region, raising the likelihood of a major impact to pork supplies in coming months. The outbreak was found on a farm of 40 pigs in Yibin city, in Sichuan’s southeast 103

November 14, 2018 8:49 PM NASA prepares to ‘light up the sky' on the East Coast with space station rocket launch

Northrop Grumman Antares rocket sits atop its launch pad at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va., Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Steve Helber) NASA is set to launch an Antares rocket on a resupply mission to the International Space Station from the space agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia this week. Weather permitting 100

November 14, 2018 6:30 PM US officials report a record number of tick diseases

New reports estimate that every state in the U.S. has seen cases of Lyme disease. What exactly is the tick-riddled disease and how can you be sure you have it? U.S. health officials say a record number of tick-borne diseases were reported last year. The 2017 tally of more than 59,000 cases is a 22 percent increase from the previous year. The Centers 116

November 9, 2018 1:58 AM U.S. concerned about Ebola outbreak in Congo conflict zone: official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is worried about the outbreak of Ebola in conflict-hit eastern Congo where there are 312 confirmed and probable cases and 191 deaths, a USAID official said on Thursday. “We are absolutely concerned about the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo,” the senior USAID official, who is working with response 118

November 7, 2018 6:46 PM Regulators investigate salmonella infections linked to Conagra's cake mixes

(Reuters) - U.S. health regulators said here on Wednesday they were investigating Conagra Brands Inc's facility that makes cake mixes after a sample of the product that contained Salmonella agbeni matched the strain that had infected five people. Conagra on Monday had recalled four varieties of the cake mix after officials in Oregon found Salmonella 115

November 6, 2018 6:29 AM Sanofi and Regeneron's Dupixent gets more positive feedback from U.S. FDA: companies

PARIS (Reuters) - The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) regulator gave more positive feedback on the Dupixent eczema treatment being developed by drugmakers Sanofi and Regeneron, the companies said on Tuesday. The two firms said the FDA had accepted for a priority Review the supplemental Biologics License Application for Dupixent in adolescents aged 12 to 17 with moderate-to-severe 122