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(Reuters Health) - The judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas could be used as a form of punishment, allowing officials to humiliate young women for their personal decisions, a small study suggests.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 4:41 pm
(Reuters Health) - Three in four baby-boomers with children expect one of their kids to help care for them when their health fails in old age and they don't have a spouse who can do this, a UK study suggests.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 3:51 pm
(Reuters Health) - People who cut back on carbohydrates may end up increasing their risk of premature death if they load their plates with meat and cheese instead of vegetables and nuts, a U.S. study suggests.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 3:35 pm
(Reuters Health) - A substantial percentage of U.S. military vets store guns loaded and ready to use, according to an American study that could have implications for suicide prevention.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 3:34 pm
Zimbabwe is appealing to individual citizens and local companies for $35 million to help fight a cholera outbreak that has killed 31 and infected more than 5,000, the finance minister said.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 3:16 pm
Bayer AG unit Monsanto on Tuesday asked a California judge to throw out a $289 million jury verdict awarded to a man who alleged the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, gave him cancer.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 3:00 pm
Bayer AG's Monsanto unit has urged a California judge to toss the $289-million verdict a jury awarded to a man who said the company's glyphosate-based weed-killers, including the widely-used Roundup brand, caused his cancer.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 3:00 pm
Health authorities in England have rejected a pricey CAR-T cell therapy from Novartis for adults with blood cancer, two weeks after endorsing its use in children and young people.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 11:47 am
With smart cancer diagnostics, one-stop-shop diabetes kits and AI systems to improve ambulance pick-ups for patients with chest pain, AstraZeneca aims to move from simply supplying drugs to become a broad healthcare provider in China.
Posted: September 19, 2018, 6:43 am
(Reuters Health) - Exposure to a chemical in tobacco smoke could make it more difficult for people to see in low-contrast conditions, such as low light, fog or glare, a new study suggests.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 9:29 pm
(Reuters Health) - Postmenopausal women who experience problems like vaginal dryness, painful intercourse or urinary incontinence may want to see a gynecologist instead of a primary care provider for help, a recent study suggests.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 8:42 pm
South Africa's highest court on Tuesday allowed the private use of marijuana, upholding a lower court's ruling that found the criminalization of cannabis was unconstitutional.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 8:15 pm
Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones on Tuesday filed a complaint on behalf of the State of California against AbbVie Inc, alleging the drugmaker gave illegal kickbacks to healthcare providers to prescribe its blockbuster drug, Humira.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 7:39 pm
(Reuters Health) - For preventing health problems in obese patients, intensive behavioral interventions focused on improving things like eating and exercise habits may be the best prescription, U.S. doctors advise.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 7:35 pm
A federal judge has dismissed lawsuits by dozens of former professional wrestlers who accused World Wrestling Entertainment Inc of failing to protect them from concussions and other head trauma, including chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).
Posted: September 18, 2018, 7:13 pm
French authorities have given dairy giant Lactalis permission to resume selling baby milk from a factory that was closed after salmonella-contaminated milk produced there infected dozens of babies, the government said on Tuesday.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 6:22 pm
U.S. biotechnology company Clovis Oncology Inc and its Chief Executive Patrick Mahaffy and former CFO Erle Mast, will pay more than $20 million to settle charges of misleading investors about the efficacy of a cancer drug, the top U.S. securities regulator said on Tuesday.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 6:12 pm
GlaxoSmithKline has hired Chris Corsico from German drugmaker Boehringer Ingelheim to fill the new role of senior vice-president development as the company reshapes its research strategy, a spokesman for the British group said on Tuesday.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 4:37 pm
(Reuters Health) - The medical establishment may finally be coming to grips with the issue of physician burnout. The evidence: two studies on the topic reported in the latest issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 4:00 pm
Coca-Cola Co is closely watching the fast-growing marijuana drinks market for a possible entry that would expand the world's largest soft drink maker's ambitions further away from sugary sodas.
Posted: September 18, 2018, 3:00 pm
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