Bed Bugs Dying After Merck Drug Suggests Possible Weapon

Bed Bugs Dying After Merck Drug Suggests Possible Weapon

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Bed bugs died after feeding on people treated with Merck & Co.'s (MRK) Stromectol, a treatment typically used against parasitic worms, in the first study to investigate the drug's potential to control the blood-suckers. Three out of five bed bugs died …
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Va. health groups warn recent patients

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Virginia health care systems are alerting patients who recently received treatment or surgery and are deemed at risk because they received medication from a Massachusetts pharmacy at the center of a national outbreak of fungal meningitis. … In a …
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Forum highlights changes to drug education program

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Parent Virginia Ladd of Darien said she attended the session because she wanted to learn more about the topic, and because she had learned recently that the Darien Police Department plans to eliminate its Drug Abuse Resistance Education program, known …
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Drug Combos Hit Hep C Virus Hard

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For two of the regimens, the so-called sustained virologic response (SVR) 12 weeks after the end of treatment was between 93% and 98%, according to Kris Kowdley, MD, of Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle. Those results were obtained, respectively …
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