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U.S. ‘gag rule’ linked to 40% jump in abortions in parts of Africa

LONDON (Reuters) – A decades-old U.S. government policy reinstated by President Donald Trump in 2017 that restricts international aid to NGOs that support abortion is linked to a 40% rise in abortions in some parts of sub-Saharan African, a study showed on Thursday. The “Mexico City Policy”, also known as the “global gag rule”, also… Read More »

Is Peanut Allergy ‘Immunotherapy’ Causing More Harm Than Good? – U.S. News & World Report

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Is Peanut Allergy ‘Immunotherapy’ Causing More Harm Than Good?  U.S. News & World Report Experimental treatment for peanut allergy increases anaphylaxis risk, study finds  CNN The Lancet: Peanut allergy oral immunotherapy increases allergic reactions, compared with avoidance or placebo  EurekAlert A Promising Peanut Allergy Treatment May Not Work So Well After All, Research… Read More »

Johnson & Johnson wins U.S. FDA approval for bladder cancer drug

FILE PHOTO: A Johnson & Johnson building is shown in Irvine, California, U.S., January 24, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson’s drug Balversa won U.S. approval as the first targeted therapy for advanced bladder cancer, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday. The list price of the drug, known chemically as erdafitinib,… Read More »