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At $2M, priciest ever medicine treats fatal genetic disease U.S. regulators have approved the most expensive medicine ever, for a rare disorder that destroys a baby's muscle control and kills nearly all of those with the most common type of the disease within a couple of years.

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 No sedentary screen time for babies, WHO says Babies and toddlers should not be left to passively watch TV or other screens, according to new World Health Organization guidelines.

Merck Pharma puts humans on trial. Ebola outbreak in DRC. Is it justified to put humans on trial of a vaccine? Can US and European countries allow such action in their own countries? A question of ethics that has gone unnoticed

Dangers of Traditional Chinese Medicines Having struggled for decades to rein in the sector, Chinese regulators have recently begun pushing for an overhaul of Chinese medicine injections, seeking to weed out unsafe and ineffective products.

Where Street Vendors Run Pharmacies Street dispensaries, they say, are the main source of medicine for many Haitians. “Pharmacists are an endangered species,” explains Lionel Étienne, a local drug importer. “Medicine is considered an ordinary consumer good.”

Synthetic Drugs There are 160 coffee shops in Amsterdam where marijuana can be bought and smoked perfectly legally. But as these shiny packets bear witness, there is also a thriving market for “legal highs”, synthetic alternatives to drugs such as ecstasy or cocaine, reports The Economist magazine.

Surprisingly healthy snacks Some of the snacks, recent reports suggest are good for health.

How to achieve happinessThese 11 simple steps in your daily routine are believed to bring a hppier change. Why not try these? .

Sitting long can kill you. If you spend most of your time sitting - say, at the office all day, then lounging on the sofa all evening - can exercise make up for it? Not really, according to new Australian research  

Google attempts to solve the death problem. The world’s search giant is launching serious programmes to extend human lives and get rid of the death. Calico, a new  health care company, from Google, will focus on long-term bets that can significantly extend human lifespans. (Read Full Story)

 

     

 

 

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