• By Reuters   -   Jan 20, 2017

    EXCLUSIVE: MALARIA CHAMPIONS UNNERVED BY TRUMP UNCERTAINTY AT CRUCIAL TIME

    DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan 20 - When it comes to fighting malaria, Bill Gates and Ray Chambers are both inspired and concerned: With victory...

    Exclusive, healthNews
    • By Reuters   -   Jan 20, 2017

      PHARMA CEOS IN DAVOS PUT BRAVE FACE ON TRUMP PRESIDENCY

      DAVOS, Switzerland - Leaders of the global pharmaceutical industry, blasted by incoming U.S. President Donald Trump for "getting away...

      Face, Drugs, healthNews
      • By Reuters   -   Jan 20, 2017

        U.S. GOVERNORS WANT CONGRESS TO KEEP FUNDING HEALTH BENEFITS FOR POOR

        WASHINGTON - U.S. Republican governors on Thursday urged Washington lawmakers to keep funding health benefits for millions of low-income...

        Health, healthNews
        • By Reuters   -   Jan 20, 2017

          BRISTOL-MYERS WON'T SEEK ACCELERATED OPDIVO LUNG CANCER APPROVAL

          Bristol-Myers Squibb Co on Thursday said it has decided not to seek accelerated U.S. approval for its combination of two immunotherapy...

          Drugs, Treatment, Cancer, healthNews
          • By Reuters   -   Jan 20, 2017

            EPIPEN RIVAL TO BE OFFERED FREE TO MANY BUT HIGH PRICE FOR INSURERS

            Privately held drugmaker Kaleo on Thursday said it would offer its Auvi-Q emergency allergy auto-injector at no cost to many consumers,...

            Set, Sets, Allergies, healthNews
            • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

              U.S. JUDGE DELAYS TEXAS PLAN TO CUT PLANNED PARENTHOOD FUNDING

              AUSTIN, Texas - A U.S. judge issued a temporary restraining on Thursday that halted Texas' plan to cut Medicaid funding for Planned...

              Plan, healthNews
              • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                SUNSCREEN BETTER THAN UMBRELLA AT THE BEACH

                Sitting under an umbrella at the beach is no substitute for using sunscreen, a new study shows.

                healthNews
                • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                  SYNERGY WINS U.S. APPROVAL FOR CONSTIPATION DRUG

                  CIC is a type of gastrointestinal disorder where individuals have difficult and infrequent bowel movements.

                  Drugs, healthNews
                  • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                    OLYMPIC ATHLETES HAVE HEART PROBLEMS, TOO

                    Some Olympic athletes could be at risk while training and competing because of heart defects or dysfunction that they may not even...

                    healthNews
                    • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                      FAR FEWER MEN BEING TREATED FOR PROSTATE CANCER

                      The number of older Americans treated for prostate cancer plummeted 42 percent since health officials began questioning the benefits...

                      Men, Health, Prostate, Cancer, healthNews
                      • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                        U.S. HEALTH AGENCY TELLS GRASSLEY THERE IS NO EPIPEN SETTLEMENT YET

                        NEW YORK - Mylan NV has yet to reach a settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the classification in the Medicaid program...

                        Health, Treatment, Allergies, healthNews
                        • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                          BARBECUED AND SMOKED MEAT TIED TO RISK OF DEATH FROM BREAST CANCER

                          Women who eat a lot of grilled, smoked and barbecued meats and develop breast cancer may be more likely to die from their cancer than...

                          Food, Cancer, Breast, Breasts, Women, healthNews
                          • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                            FRANCE SAYS DUCK CULL MOSTLY OVER AS BIRD FLU STABILIZES

                            PARIS - France will scale back preventive slaughtering of ducks to counter bird flu after the culling of 800,000 birds this month helped...

                            Flu, healthNews
                            • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                              GERMANY LEGALIZES CANNABIS FOR MEDICINAL PURPOSES

                              BERLIN - Germany's lower house of parliament on Thursday passed a law that legalizes the use of cannabis for medicinal purposes for...

                              healthNews
                              • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                                SEEING E-CIGARETTES MAY BOOST DESIRE TO SMOKE

                                Newer versions of e-cigarettes known as vape pens may not look much like traditional cigarettes, but seeing someone use these devices...

                                Pen, healthNews
                                • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                                  MERCK CEO SEES KEYTRUDA IN POLE POSITION IN CANCER RACE

                                  DAVOS, Switzerland - Merck & Co's Keytruda cancer drug, which last week won a speedy review from U.S. regulators for use with chemotherapy...

                                  Drugs, Cancer, healthNews
                                  • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                                    FRENCH FOIE GRAS FARMERS ANGRY AS BIRD FLU GRIPS REGION

                                    NOGARO, France - The mood among the 300 foie gras producers packed into a town hall in southwest France last week was far from festive,...

                                    Flu, healthNews
                                    • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                                      SWEATING IN SAUNA MIGHT HELP KEEP BRAIN HEALTHY: FINNISH STUDY

                                      HELSINKI - Regular visits to the sauna can help lower the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer's disease as well as dying of heart...

                                      Wellness, Alzheimer, Brain, Healthy, Sweating, healthNews
                                      • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                                        AS MORE LATIN AMERICANS EAT PROCESSED FOOD, OBESITY RATES SURGE

                                        SANTIAGO - Latin America, once plagued by malnutrition, now faces a different type of public health crisis as processed food increasingly...

                                        Obesity, Health, Food, Face, healthNews
                                        • By Reuters   -   Jan 19, 2017

                                          ANTI-ABORTION EFFORT GATHERS STEAM AHEAD OF TRUMP PRESIDENCY, RESEARCH FINDS

                                          NEW YORK - While abortion rights advocates look ahead to the U.S. presidency of Donald Trump with trepidation, obstacles to women seeking...

                                          Women, Pregnancy, Abortion, healthNews