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Republican McConnell holds out hope for Obamacare repeal 12:55pm EDT

WASHINGTON Mitch McConnell, the U.S. Senate's top Republican, clung to slim hopes on Tuesday that his party could still dismantle Obamacare, despite not having adequate support for a repeal bill. | Video

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FDA pours cold water on PTC Therapeutics' Duchenne drug application

PTC Therapeutics Inc has not supplied persuasive evidence that its experimental drug to treat a form of Duchenne muscular dystrophy is effective, a preliminary review by scientists at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration concluded.

10:22am EDT

CVC, others explore sale of drugmaker Alvogen: Bloomberg

CVC Capital Partners [CVC.UL] and other private equity owners are exploring options for generic drugmaker Alvogen, including a sale, which could be valued at about $4 billion, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday.

3:40am EDT

Venezuela doctors in protest urge stronger WHO stance on health crisis

CARACAS Venezuela's doctors, fed up with what they called the World Health Organization's passive attitude toward the country's deep medical crisis, protested at the agency's Caracas office on Monday to demand more pressure on the government and additional assistance.

World Sep 25 2017

US immigration restrictions may slow medical research

(Reuters Health) - Recently proposed changes to U.S. immigration policy may slow the progress of medical research, some doctors argue.

Sep 25 2017

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