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(Reuters Health) - - Many migraine sufferers avoid alcohol, saying it can trigger the severe headaches, a survey found.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 10:33 pm
(Reuters Health) - Women with breast cancer who get newer genetic tests to estimate their risk of recurrence may not be any more anxious about their test results than their peers who get older tests that focus on fewer genes, a recent study suggests.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 10:32 pm
(Reuters Health) - For people who have trouble concentrating, help may be on the way through a new game app that helps improve the ability to focus just by playing.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 9:07 pm
(Reuters Health) - Cancer survivors have higher-than-average rates of medical financial hardship, a U.S. study suggests.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 6:44 pm
(The original headline of this Jan. 8 story referred to a "WHO study". the study was published in the WHO's journal; it was not authored by the WHO. The headline has been amended to reflect this.)
Posted: January 21, 2019, 4:18 pm
A Chinese scientist who created what he said were the world's first "gene-edited" babies evaded oversight and broke ethical boundaries in a quest for fame and fortune, state media said on Monday, as his former university said he had been fired.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 1:53 pm
- A tiny sliver of elastic material swims along inside a narrow tube, coiling up and changing shape in response to the thickness of fluid and the contours of the tube around it as it moves towards its goal.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 12:33 pm
Two former managers of French meat-processing firm Spanghero and two Dutch meat traders go on trial in Paris on Monday accused of passing off cheap horse meat as pricier beef in ready-made meals and burgers that were sold in countries across Europe.
Posted: January 21, 2019, 11:45 am
China's agriculture ministry on Sunday reported a new African swine fever outbreak in the northwestern region of Ningxia.
Posted: January 20, 2019, 3:10 pm
(Reuters Health) - In many cases, veterans get a first appointment at VA hospitals quicker than the general public gets first appointments with health care providers, government researchers report.
Posted: January 19, 2019, 3:25 am
AbbVie Inc said on Friday its blockbuster cancer treatment in combination with chemotherapy agents failed to meet the main goal in a late-stage study of patients with a form of pancreatic cancer.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 10:49 pm
(Reuters Health) - Older adults who have exercised regularly for at least a year may be less likely to experience falls or related injuries than their less active peers, a research review suggests.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 10:31 pm
(Reuters Health) - Women going through menopause may have fewer symptoms of depression when they get treatment for insomnia than when they don't, a recent experiment suggests.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 9:46 pm
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Friday it had approved a biosimilar to Roche Holding AG's blockbuster breast cancer treatment, Herceptin.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 9:32 pm
(Reuters Health) - When people with heart failure are hospitalized, having influenza is tied to greater odds of respiratory and kidney complications and a higher chance they won't survive to be discharged, a U.S. study suggests.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 7:00 pm
Eli Lilly and Co said on Friday that its cancer treatment Lartruvo, which had won conditional approval, failed to improve patient survival in a long-term confirmatory study and will no longer be prescribed, driving the drugmaker's shares down nearly 3 percent.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 6:52 pm
(Reuters Health) - Researchers are reporting a link between doctor-targeted marketing of opioid products and the increase in U.S. deaths from overdoses.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 4:11 pm
An advisory panel to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration was divided over whether to recommend approval of a treatment for type 1 diabetes developed by Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc and France's Sanofi SA.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 2:02 am
Immunomedics Inc said on Thursday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to grant accelerated approval for its breast cancer treatment, sacituzumab.
Posted: January 18, 2019, 1:33 am
(Reuters Health) - Television advertising in the U.S. for candy, fast food, sugary drinks and other unhealthy treats continues to target mostly black and Hispanic youth, according to a new report that suggests this contributes to health disparities.
Posted: January 17, 2019, 9:06 pm
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