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Health agencies say Miami Beach no longer Zika transmission zone 11:44am EST

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Florida Department of Health said on Friday that the Miami Beach area was no longer considered an active Zika transmission zone.

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Synergy Pharma's irritable bowel drug succeeds in key study

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc said its experimental once-daily tablet, plecanatide, met the main goal of a late-stage study on irritable bowel syndrome patients with constipation (IBS-C), according to an analysis of preliminary data.

9:57am EST

Scalp cooling device helps prevent hair loss from chemo

(Reuters Health) - A scalp-cooling system helped prevent hair loss in women with breast cancer undergoing chemotherapy, researchers said today at the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium.

11:56am EST

Astra, Lilly stick with Alzheimer's approach despite setback

FRANKFURT AstraZeneca will expand its collaboration with Eli Lilly to develop an experimental Alzheimer's drug, sticking with an approach that has been a mainstay of research despite recent setbacks.

8:27am EST

Conjoined twins who faced each other separated in California surgery

LOS ANGELES Conjoined 2-year-old twin girls who were separated at a California hospital this week were recovering in stable condition after 17 hours of surgery, officials said on Thursday. | Video

U.S., 12:52am EST

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