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  1. FILE PHOTO - Logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel

    Roche drops Alzheimer drug trials after setback

    Roche Holding will halt two late-stage clinical trials of its crenezumab drug in early Alzheimer's disease after an interim analysis indicated it ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis' logo is seen in Stein

    Novartis, Pfizer join forces on potentially lucrative fatty liver disease

    Novartis AG and Pfizer Inc are teaming up to develop treatments for a liver disease many drug companies believe will become a hugely lucrative ...
  3. A medical worker wears a protective suit as he prepares to administer Ebola patient care at The All

    WHO extremely concerned about Ebola 'perfect storm' in Congo

    The World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo could deteriorate rapidly because of attacks ...
  4. Japan elderly woman

    Commentary: Disease, isolation and neglect, the aged lives of quiet desperation you don't see

    Is living past the age of 80 a success or fail? One observer discusses the darker side of ageing.
  5. FILE PHOTO: Workers in protective suits are seen by a truck at a Shuanghui plant following a discov

    African swine fever: China marks new front in battle against deadly disease

    China is battling to control the rapid spread of deadly African swine fever (ASF) across the world's largest hog herd after four outbreaks in ...
  6. FILE PHOTO: Congolese officials and the World Health Organization officials wear protective suits a

    Militia threat hampers Ebola fight in Congo as disease kills 47

    Militia violence in Democratic Republic of Congo has prevented aid workers from reaching some potential cases in an outbreak of Ebola that has so ...
  7. India pollution

    Pollution killed nine million people in 2015: Report

    Pollution claimed the lives of nine million people in 2015, one in every six deaths that year, according to a report published on Friday (Oct 20).
  8. antibiotics

    Finish your antibiotics course? Maybe not, experts say

    British disease experts on Thursday suggested doing away with the "incorrect" advice to always finish a course of antibiotics, saying the approach ...
  9. Olivia Newton John

    Olivia Newton-John reveals new cancer 25 years later