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Open windows and doors can improve sleep quality

By Carolyn Crist(Reuters Health) - Leaving a bedroom door or window open may help people sleep better, a study from the Netherlands suggests.

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Sage shares surge as depression drug succeeds in mid-stage trial

Drug developer Sage Therapeutics Inc's shares soared as much as 85 percent to a record high on Thursday after its experimental drug to reduce the symptoms of depression succeeded in a mid-stage trial.

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South African egg prices seen rising 20 percent after avian flu outbreak

Egg prices in South Africa are expected to increase by as much as 20 percent after an outbreak of the highly pathogenic avian flu in June forced farmers to cull egg laying birds, industry experts s...

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Roche drug cocktail doubles chance of halting lung cancer

Adding Roche's (ROG.S) immunotherapy Tecentriq to older drugs doubled the percentage of lung cancer patients who survived a year without their disease advancing, an outcome some experts on Thursday...

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More than 2,000 drugs now in cancer immunotherapy race

The race to develop new immunotherapy treatments against cancer has sparked an unprecedented explosion in the oncology drug pipeline, with more than 2,000 immune system-boosting agents now in…

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Sage shares surge as depression drug succeeds mid-stage trial

Sage Therapeutics Inc's shares surged more than 63 percent premarket on Thursday, on track to add about $2.5 billion to the company's market value, after its drug succeeded in reducing the symptoms...

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Sage's depression drug succeeds in mid-stage study, shares soar

Sage Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday its drug to treat patients with moderate to severe depression met the main goal of reducing symptoms in a mid-stage study, sending its shares soaring 52.3&hel...

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Sage's depression drug succeeds in mid-stage study

Sage Therapeutics Inc said on Thursday its drug to treat patients with moderate to severe depression met the main goal in a mid-stage study.

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Indonesia fights 'extraordinary' diphtheria outbreak that has killed 32

Indonesian health authorities will launch an immunization drive next week to contain a sharp rise in cases of diphtheria, which has killed at least 32 people, including many children, in the world'...

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Obamacare insurance options dwindle for neediest U.S. patients

Josh Brookhart has four health insurers to choose from in Seattle's King County for 2018, more than many Americans like him who buy coverage on the Obamacare individual market.

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Roche drug cocktail doubles chance of holding lung cancer at bay

Adding Roche's immunotherapy Tecentriq to older drugs doubled the percentage of lung cancer patients who survived a year without their disease advancing, an outcome some experts labeled unprecedented.

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Knee surgery outcomes linked with education level

By Lisa Rapaport(Reuters Health) - Patients who live in low-income communities and lack a college education may have worse pain after knee replacemen

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