(Reuters) - The Marie Stopes Ladies who drive from village to village
in the remote north of Burkina Faso offering free contraception, advice
on family planning, sexual health and sometimes abortion, may have to
stop work in June.
(Reuters) - A rare virus spread by fruit bats, which can cause flu-like
symptoms and brain damage, has killed 10 people in southern India,
health officials said on Tuesday, with at least two more cases being monitored.
Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Congo began administering an
experimental Ebola vaccine to medical staff in the northwestern city of
Mbandaka on Monday to tackle an outbreak of the virus believed to have killed 26 people since early April.
(Reuters) - Roche's new hemophilia drug Hemlibra dramatically reduced
bleeding in a broad population of hemophilia patients, results from two
clinical trials showed on Monday, setting it up to take a dominant market position.
(Reuters) - The U.S Food and Drug Administration said on Monday
it had approved Dova Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to treat low blood
platelet count in chronic liver disease (CLD) patients, who are
scheduled to undergo a medical procedure.
(Reuters) - The decision by U.S. regulators to finally approve
AstraZeneca's much-delayed excess potassium drug Lokelma gives the group
another new medicine launch, boosting its portfolio as it strives to
offset declining sales of older products.