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Ex-drug executive Shkreli congratulates Australian students 10:06am EST

Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli has congratulated a group of Australian students who reproduced the active ingredient for a life-saving, anti-parasitic drug at the center of a drug-price controversy involving his former company. | Video

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EU health regulator warns some hep C drugs could reactivate hep B

The European Medicines Agency warned on Friday that some of the most successful hepatitis C treatments on the market could reactivate hepatitis B in patients, the second time this year it has raised safety concerns over these treatments.

10:49am EST

Medicare recipients with cancer face financial distress

(Reuters Health) - Older cancer patients in the U.S. often face high out-of-pocket costs that are a significant financial burden, according to a new study.

11:10am EST

Bird flu returns to France's southwest foie gras heartland

PARIS France confirmed on Friday an outbreak of severe bird flu on a duck farm in the southwest and said the virus was spreading in the region, in a setback for French poultry and foie gras producers recovering from a bird flu epidemic a year ago.

France 1:29pm EST

Russia's Krasnodar region restricts movement of live pigs over swine fever

MOSCOW Russia's southern Krasnodar region has imposed restrictions on the movement of live pigs, setting up police checkpoints in a bid to stop the spread of African Swine Fever (ASF), the regional agriculture ministry said on Friday.

5:27am EST

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