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FDA lifts hold on experimental Ebola drug

  WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health authorities have eased safety restrictions on an experimental drug to treat Ebola, a move that could clear the way for its use in patients infected with the deadly virus. […]

08/07/2014

In this Thursday, June 19, 2014 photo, technical assistant Eliska Didyk transfers human fecal matter solution into a bottle in an OpenBiome laboratory, in Medford, Mass. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

FDA grapples with oversight of fecal transplants

WASHINGTON (AP) — Imagine a low-cost treatment for a life-threatening infection that could cure up to 90 percent of patients with minimal side effects, often in a few days. It may sound like a miracle […]

06/26/2014

Experimental drugs and cancer (audio)

Experimental drug therapy is costly, but sometimes it’s a patient’s only hope. Musicologist Bill Dudley, who usually talks with KFWB’s Maggie McKay and Michael Shappee about music, has the story of a paramedic who is dealing […]

08/24/2012

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