• By Reuters   -   May 23, 2018

    IRISH PM URGES VOTERS TO SEE THROUGH LAST MINUTE ABORTION 'TACTICS'

    DUBLIN - Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar accused campaigners opposing a referendum on liberalizing Ireland's abortion regime of trying...

    Abortion, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 22, 2018

    DOCTORS DISTRESSED BY 'UNETHICAL' DIALYSIS RULES FOR UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS

    Doctors who take an oath to 'do no harm' are morally distressed by dialysis payment policies in many U.S. states that don't cover services...

    healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 22, 2018

    EXERCISE AFTER STROKE IMPROVES BLOOD PRESSURE, MAY PREVENT REPEAT STROKES

    People who've had a stroke can improve their blood pressure and reduce their risk of repeat strokes if they exercise, according to...

    Stroke, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 22, 2018

    BANNED PREGNANCY DRUG TIED TO ADHD GENERATIONS LATER

    A pregnancy drug banned decades ago may have side effects that linger for generations. Grandchildren of women who took it have an increased...

    Drugs, Women, Pregnancy, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 22, 2018

    PALLIATIVE CARE TRAINING HELPS DOCTORS STEER CANCER PATIENTS AWAY FROM MAJOR SURGERY

    Doctors who don't have palliative care training are more likely to recommend aggressive surgery for patients with life-limiting diseases,...

    Cancer, Care, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 22, 2018

    FDA ISSUES WARNING LETTERS TO COMPANIES SELLING KRATOM PRODUCTS

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it issued warning letters to three companies that illegally marketed and distributed...

    Food, Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 22, 2018

    FDA ISSUES WARNINGS LETTERS TO COMPANIES SELLING KRATOM

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Tuesday it issued warning letters to three companies that illegally marketed and distributed...

    Food, Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 22, 2018

    TEN DIE IN INDIA OUTBREAK OF BRAIN-DAMAGING VIRUS, SPURRING RUSH TO HOSPITALS

    BENGALURU/KOCHI - A rare virus spread by fruit bats, which can cause flu-like symptoms and brain damage, has killed 10 people in southern...

    Hospital, Health, Flu, Brain, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 22, 2018

    TWO MORE DIE OF EBOLA IN CONGO, SEVEN NEW CASES CONFIRMED

    MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Two more people have died from Ebola and seven new cases were confirmed in Democratic Republic...

    healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 22, 2018

    RARE BRAIN-DAMAGING VIRUS KILLS 10 IN INDIA, PROMPTS RUSH TO HOSPITALS

    BENGALURU/KOCHI - A rare virus spread by fruit bats, which can cause flu-like symptoms and brain damage, has killed 10 people in southern...

    Hospital, Health, Flu, Brain, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 22, 2018

    TWO NEW EBOLA DEATHS RECORDED IN CONGO: HEALTH MINISTRY

    MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Two new deaths from Ebola and seven new confirmed cases have been recorded in Democratic Republic...

    Health, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 22, 2018

    FROM BURKINA TO ZIMBABWE, U.S. AID CUTS SQUEEZE FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES

    OUAGADOUGOU - The Marie Stopes Ladies who drive from village to village in the remote north of Burkina Faso offering free contraception,...

    Plan, Abortion, AIDS, Contraception, Health, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 21, 2018

    EGG A DAY TIED TO LOWER RISK OF HEART DISEASE

    People who eat an egg just about every day may have a lower risk of heart attack and stroke than individuals who don't eat eggs at...

    Stroke, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 21, 2018

    MORE U.S. KIDS OVERDOSING ON ADHD DRUGS

    The surge in U.S. kids taking medication for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder is having an unintended side effect, a new study...

    Kids, Children, Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 21, 2018

    ADDING CHIROPRACTIC TO BACK PAIN CARE MAY REDUCE DISABILITY

    Adding chiropractic care to standard medical care for low back pain may help reduce discomfort and disability, a U.S. study suggests.

    Disability, Care, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 21, 2018

    NABRIVA SHARES TUMBLE AS SAFETY WORRIES PLAGUE PNEUMONIA DRUG

    Nabriva Therapeutics Plc's antibiotic drug to treat a common form of pneumonia met the main goal of a key clinical trial, but concerns...

    Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 21, 2018

    STRONG GRIP MAY PREDICT LONGER LIFE AT ALL AGES

    Grip strength may be a better predictor of future health than some measurements doctors currently use to gauge risk, a large UK study...

    Health, Aging, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 21, 2018

    DOVA PHARMA'S BLOOD DISORDER DRUG GETS FDA APPROVAL

    The U.S Food and Drug Administration said on Monday it had approved Dova Pharmaceuticals Inc's drug to treat low blood platelet count...

    Food, Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 21, 2018

    CONGO BEGINS GIVING EXPERIMENTAL EBOLA VACCINE TO MEDICS

    MBANDAKA, Democratic Republic of Congo - Congo began administering an experimental Ebola vaccine to medical staff in the northwestern...

    Vaccination, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   May 21, 2018

    PM MAY CHALLENGES SCIENTISTS TO HELP TRANSFORM BRITAIN AFTER BREXIT

    LONDON - Britain's prime minister challenged scientists on Monday to help diagnose cancer earlier and create zero-emission cars, trying...

    Cancer, healthNews