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Fake hepatitis C drugs found in Nara drugstore chain

Jan 18, 2017

Fake hepatitis C drugs found in Nara drugstore chain

Counterfeits of the hepatitis C drug Harvoni have been found at a drugstore chain in Nara Prefecture, the health ministry said Tuesday. Harvoni is sold by a Japanese unit of U.S. pharmaceutical firm Gilead Sciences Inc. The ingredients of the counterfeits are now under ...

Oh deer: Monkey caught in flagrante delict-doe

Jan 11, 2017

Oh deer: Monkey caught in flagrante delict-doe

Scientists on Tuesday revealed the “highly unusual” behavior of a male monkey filmed trying to have sex with female deer in Japan — a rare case of inter-species nookie. Sex between animals from different species is uncommon, but exceptional cases are known to occur, ...