PM May challenges scientists to help transform Britain after Brexit

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s prime minister challenged scientists on Monday to help diagnose cancer earlier and create zero-emission cars, trying to reboot an industrial strategy all but eclipsed by Brexit, while acknowledging Britain’s reliance on foreign scientists.


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Dova Pharma's blood disorder drug gets FDA approval

(Reuters) – The U.S Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it had approved Dova Pharmaceuticals Inc’s drug to treat low blood platelet count in chronic liver disease (CLD) patients, who are scheduled to undergo a medical procedure.


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Congo to begin Ebola vaccinations on Monday

MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) – Health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo will begin a vaccination campaign on Monday aimed at containing an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, a spokeswoman for the health ministry said.


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Exclusive: HCA, KKR team up for Envision bid – sources

(Reuters) – U.S. hospital operator HCA Healthcare Inc and private equity firm KKR & Co have joined forces to make an offer for U.S. physician services provider Envision Healthcare Corp , people familiar with the matter said on Friday.


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