Science & Health
  • Natco Pharma Ltd. Secretary and General Manager Legal and Corp. Affairs M. Adinarayana displays Sorafenib Tosylate drugs meant for cancer, at the head office of Natco Pharma Ltd. in Hyderabad, India, Wednesday, March 13, 2012.

    Growing use of generic medicines has reduced U.S. health care spending by more than $1 trillion over the past decade, according to an industry-funded study released Thursday.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 20, 2012, 5:15 PM EDT
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  • In this April 27, 2009 file photo, pigs press together on a farm run by Granjas Carroll de Mexico on the outskirts of Xicaltepec in Mexico's Veracruz state. Mexico's Agriculture Department said that its inspectors found no sign of swine flu among pigs around the farm in Veracruz, and that no infected pigs have been found yet anywhere in Mexico. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people cannot get swine influenza from eating pork or pork products.

    It's the season for state and county fairs, and health officials are reminding fairgoers to be careful around pigs because of a new flu spreading from the animals to people.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 20, 2012, 5:15 PM EDT
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  • TB kills about 1.4m people a year across the world

    Hopes of a new, more effective therapy for tuberculosis have been raised following the results of early trials.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 20, 2012, 11:54 AM EDT
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