• By Reuters   -   Oct 15, 2018

    MORE HOMELESS KIDS VISIT ERS WITH MASSACHUSETTS SHELTER RESTRICTIONS

    Emergency room visits for homelessness surged at a large urban children's hospital after Massachusetts made it harder for families...

    Kids, Hospital, Children, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 15, 2018

    YEMEN CONFLICT COULD PUSH MILLIONS MORE TO BRINK OF FAMINE: U.N

    The number of Yemenis on the brink of famine could rise to 12 million - or two in five of the population - from around 8.5 million...

    Food, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 15, 2018

    HVP VACCINATION NOT LINKED WITH RISE IN TEEN RISKY SEX

    A new study adds to earlier evidence that getting vaccinated against the human papillomavirus does not lead girls to be less careful...

    Vaccination, Care, Girls, Girl, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 15, 2018

    U.S. TV DRUG ADS TO CARRY INFORMATION ON PRICES

    TV advertisements for drugs made by major U.S. companies will soon direct patients to information about the potential price of medicines,...

    Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 15, 2018

    MORE HIP-HOP VIDEOS SHOW SMOKING AND VAPING

    Roughly half of popular hip-hop music videos feature smoking, vaping and marijuana use, with displays of tobacco products and drugs...

    Tobacco, Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 15, 2018

    EU PLACES CHINA'S ZHEJIANG HUAHAI UNDER INCREASED SUPERVISION

    European authorities are placing Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd under higher supervision, the European Medicines Agency said...

    Drugs, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 15, 2018

    EU PLACES CHINA'S ZHEIJIANG HUAHAI UNDER INCREASED SUPERVISION

    European authorities are placing Zhejiang Huahai Pharmaceutical Co Ltd under higher supervision, the European Medicines Agency said...

    healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 15, 2018

    WHO EMERGENCY COMMITTEE TO MEET ON CONGO'S EBOLA OUTBREAK

    The World Health Organization will convene an emergency committee on Wednesday to decide whether Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola...

    Health, Body, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 15, 2018

    HIP AND KNEE SURGEONS TO USE APPLE WATCH TO MONITOR PATIENTS

    Up to 10,000 Americans due to have hip or knee replacements will be able to funnel basic health data directly from their Apple Watches...

    Knees, Health, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 15, 2018

    AFRICAN SWINE FEVER HITS CHINA FARM WITH 20,000 PIGS AS RISKS RISE

    China reported a new African swine fever case on a farm with nearly 20,000 pigs on Monday, the largest farm yet to report the highly...

    healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 15, 2018

    CHINA REPORTS THREE NEW AFRICAN SWINE FEVER OUTBREAKS IN LIAONING PROVINCE

    China reported three new African swine fever cases in Liaoning province, the agriculture ministry said on Monday

    healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 15, 2018

    CHINA REPORTS NEW AFRICAN SWINE FEVER OUTBREAK IN LIAONING PROVINCE

    China's agriculture ministry said on Monday that 14 pigs have died in a fresh outbreak of African swine fever in the province of Liaoning.

    healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 14, 2018

    INTERNATIONAL AID SAVES 700 MILLION LIVES BUT GAINS AT RISK: REPORT

    International aid financing and innovation has helped to save nearly 700 million lives in the past 25 years, but those gains could...

    Health, AIDS, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 14, 2018

    ZIKA VIRUS CASES SPIKE IN INDIA'S JAIPUR AS PEAK TOURIST SEASON NEARS

    At least 55 people have tested positive for the Zika virus in India's tourist city of Jaipur, up from 22 a week ago, the local health...

    Health, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 14, 2018

    AUSTRALIA GIVES $37-MILLION BOOST TO SPENDING ON YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH

    Australia will spend an extra A$51.8 million on support to young people with mental health issues, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said...

    Health, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 12, 2018

    U.N. EMPLOYEE IN EASTERN CONGO TESTS POSITIVE FOR EBOLA

    A plumber working for the United Nations' peacekeeping mission in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola,...

    Health, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 12, 2018

    'CUED CARE' APPROACH HELPS NEW BABIES, PARENTS TO SLEEP

    A new program in Australia is helping new parents to understand their infant's sleep patterns - and get better sleep themselves, too,...

    Baby, Care, Sleep, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 12, 2018

    CATARACT SURGERY FOR SENIOR DRIVERS TIED TO REDUCED CAR CRASH RISK, COSTS

    Cataract surgery can significantly reduce car crashes involving senior drivers and the cost of those accidents to the community, researchers...

    Senior, Cataract, healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 12, 2018

    U.N. EMPLOYEE IN EASTERN CONGO TESTS POSITIVE FOR EBOLA: U.N. MEMO

    A United Nations employee in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has tested positive for Ebola, the first such case during the current...

    healthNews
  • By Reuters   -   Oct 12, 2018

    SOME DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS CONTAIN POTENTIALLY HARMFUL DRUGS

    Potentially harmful pharmaceuticals not listed on product labels were found in more than 700 over-the-counter dietary supplements,...

    Drugs, healthNews