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U.S. abortion support groups put on more public face 10:04am EDT

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky Patricia Canon drives poor rural Kentucky women to distant abortion clinics each week, part of a national army of volunteers who are growing bolder even as abortion foes ratchet up opposition to the activists they have branded as "accomplices to murder."

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UK's Boots 'truly sorry' over morning-after pill campaign response

LONDON British pharmacy chain Boots has apologized for its response to a campaign calling for it to cut the price of one of its morning-after pills and said it was looking for cheaper alternatives.

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Bayer says asbestos-related tumor treatment misses key goal

FRANKFURT Germany's Bayer said on Friday a cancer treatment for patients with a type of tumor often caused by asbestos had failed to meet its main goal in a clinical trial.

Jul 21 2017
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EU medicines agency recommends approval of Novartis leukaemia drug Rydapt

ZURICH A European Medicines Agency (EMA) panel recommended on Friday approval of a new Novartis drug to be used against a tough-to-cure form of blood cancer as the Swiss drugmaker makes headway on refreshing its oncology portfolio.

Jul 21 2017
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EMA panel recommends against Nektar, Daiichi Sankyo's breast cancer drug

European regulators on Friday recommended against granting approval to a breast cancer drug being developed by Nektar Therapeutics and Daiichi Sankyo's German unit.

Jul 21 2017

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