LATEST NEWS: FDA approves Merck's lung cancer drug as first-line treatment - (Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc on Monday said the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved its immunotherapy Keytruda for use in certain previously untreated lung cancer patients, making it the only approved first-line treatment.
LATEST NEWS: U.N. wants $200 million to pay Haiti's cholera victims, communities - UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations hopes it can raise $200 million for payments to families of more than 9,300 cholera victims in Haiti and to communities worst-affected by the outbreak of the disease, which has been blamed on Nepali U.N. peacekeepers.
LATEST NEWS: Hired experts back claims St. Jude heart devices can be hacked - (Reuters) - Short-selling firm Muddy Waters said in a legal filing on Monday that outside experts it hired validated its claims that St. Jude Medical Inc cardiac implants are vulnerable to potentially life-threatening cyber attacks.
LATEST NEWS: Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes - (Reuters) - Casinos on Native American land have poured billions into tribal economies since the late 1980s, lifting many people from poverty. Now, some hope, cultivating industrial hemp could do the same.
LATEST NEWS: Texas hospital reaches settlement with nurse infected with Ebola - AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - A nurse who contracted the Ebola virus while treating the first person diagnosed with the deadly disease in the United States has reached a settlement with the Dallas hospital where she was in a team caring for the man, a statement on Monday said.