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Health News Archive - November 13, 2005

China has developed what it calls the equivalent of the anti-bird flu drug Tamiflu in preparation for a feared pandemic if the virus begins spreading among humans.

A British man claimed on Sunday to be the first person to become clear of the HIV virus, which can lead to AIDS, after earlier testing positive for it.

DALLAS (Reuters) - Pfizer's Norvasc was more effective at reducing blood pressure near the heart than standard, older treatments known as beta blockers, according to a study presented on Sunday at the American Heart Association scientific meeting.

By Bill Berkrot and Ransdell Pierson DALLAS (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc.'s Norvasc was more effective at reducing blood pressure near the heart than standard, older treatments known as beta blockers, according to a study presented on Sunday at the American Heart Association scientific meeting.

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Heart attack survivors whose hearts were infused with stem cells from their own bone marrow showed nearly twice the improvement in the organ's pumping ability as patients given a placebo, according to a new study presented on Sunday.

By Bill Berkrot and Ransdell Pierson DALLAS (Reuters) - Heart attack survivors whose hearts were infused with stem cells from their own bone marrow showed nearly twice the improvement in the organ's pumping ability as patients given a placebo, according to a new study presented on Sunday.