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U.S. OKs Drug for Post-Partum Depression

US authorities on Tuesday approved the first medication designed specifically to treat post-partum depression, an illness that affects about one in nine new American mothers.

The drug is called brexanolone from a company called Sage Therapeutics and one advantage is that it works quickly, in two days, whereas traditional anti-depressants can take weeks or months to kick in. 

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Ukraine Measles Outbreak Kills 11, Infects 30,000

Eleven people have died and more than 30,000 have been infected this year in a major outbreak of measles in Ukraine, the European country worst hit by the disease, Kiev said Monday. 

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'Horror & Anger' in Christchurch Hospital as Medics Battle to Save Lives

In a city battered by quakes, Christchurch's medics were tragically well-schooled in tackling mass casualty events -- but none could have prepared for the injuries unleashed by a white supremacist with assault rifles bent on mass murder.

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Are Eggs Good or Bad for You? New Research Rekindles Debate

The latest U.S. research on eggs won't go over easy for those who can't eat breakfast without them.

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Air Pollution Raises Diabetes Risk in China

Long-term exposure to harmful smog particles increases the risk of diabetes, a new study in China has shown, providing evidence for a link between the country's air pollution and the disease.

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Tunisia Minister Says Hospital Infection Killed 12 Newborns

A dozen newborn babies whose deaths at a Tunisian state hospital sparked public outrage are believed to have been killed by an infection acquired in the clinic, the acting health minister said Monday.

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Tunisia Health Minister Quits over Deaths of Newborns

Tunisia's health minister has resigned after the sudden deaths of 11 newborn babies at a state maternity hospital sparked an outcry in the country, the government said.

Prime Minister Youssef Chahed accepted Abderraouf Cherif's resignation, the premier's office said on Facebook late on Saturday.

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Conjoined Twins Return to Bhutan after Separation Surgery

Bhutanese conjoined twins Nima and Dawa Pelden made a triumphant return to their home country on Thursday, able for the first time in their lives to move around without falling over each other.

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After IS, Mosul Tackles Another Terror: Super-Resistant Bacteria

Explosives left behind by the Islamic State group in Iraq's Mosul took 12-year-old Abdallah's left leg, but another kind of terror may cost him his arm: antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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U.S. Regulators Approve New Antidepressant Esketamine

US regulators on Tuesday approved the sale of a new drug that could revolutionize the treatment of severe depression, giving new hope to sufferers who have not found an effective option.

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