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‘God was there’: A year after landmark Canadian transplant, Maurice Desjardins is learning to live with another man’s face

“Gun cleaner shoots self” — Ottawa Sun headline, Jan. 12, 2011NOTRE-DAME-DE-LA-SALETTE, Que. — On the mantel inside the Desjardins house, which hugs Lac de l’Argile, a mountain lake about an hour’s drive northeast of Ottawa, there are no framed photos of Maurice Desjardins taken after what the family calls only “the accident.” There’s a picture… Read More »

Travellers warned after Tas measles case

Travellers on an international and domestic flight are being told to visit their doctor immediately after a young Tasmanian woman flew with an infectious case of measles. The 25-year-old returned to Australia last Thursday from the Philippines on Cebu Pacific flight 5J49 and then flew on Qantas flight QF2051 from Melbourne to Devonport on Friday.… Read More »

Novartis’ Kisqali takes step back in heated market after NICE no vote

With sales of its breast cancer drug Kisqali lagging, Novartis saw an opening in the U.K. market to gain ground on its competitors. Now that door has swung shut. In draft guidance published Wednesday, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) chose not to recommend Kisqali (ribociclib) for treatment of women with hormone… Read More »