Medicine

EU approves AstraZeneca’s drug for adjunct use in Type-1 diabetes

EU approves AstraZeneca’s drug for adjunct use in Type-1 diabetes

Published 25/03/2019

(Reuters) - British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday the European Commission approved its diabetes drug Forxiga for use as an oral supplement to insulin [more…]

U.S. Customs details China pork seizure- importers could pay fine

U.S. Customs details China pork seizure- importers could pay fine

Published 22/03/2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. border agents said they have seized 1 million pounds (453,592 kg) of food products from China this month, rather than 1 [more…]

FDA rejects Sanofi-Lexicon add-on pill for type 1 diabetes

FDA rejects Sanofi-Lexicon add-on pill for type 1 diabetes

Published 22/03/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve a drug developed by Sanofi SA and Lexicon Pharmaceuticals Inc intended for use with [more…]

Your health app could be sharing your medical data

Your health app could be sharing your medical data

Published 22/03/2019

(Reuters Health) - That nifty new health app you downloaded to your phone to keep track of your meds might be sharing your information with [more…]

Childhood anxiety tied to school absences

Childhood anxiety tied to school absences

Published 22/03/2019

(Reuters Health) - Kids with school attendance or truancy problems might be suffering from anxiety, a research review suggests. Chronic physical problems like asthma and [more…]

Tyson recalls tons of chicken strips for possible metal contamination

Tyson recalls tons of chicken strips for possible metal contamination

Published 22/03/2019

(Reuters) - Tyson Foods is recalling some 69,000 pounds of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips that may have been contaminated with metal, the top U.S. meat [more…]

Middle-school screening uncovers diabetes, high cholesterol

Middle-school screening uncovers diabetes, high cholesterol

Published 22/03/2019

(Reuters Health - In a small pilot study that screened 45 Ohio middle school students for cardiovascular risk factors, a third of the children had [more…]

Edwards, Medtronic heart valve systems prove worth in low-risk…

Edwards, Medtronic heart valve systems prove worth in low-risk…

Published 16/03/2019

(Reuters) - Non-invasive heart valve replacement systems from Medtronic Plc and rival Edwards Lifesciences Corp proved as good or better than open heart surgery in [more…]

Smartphone mindfulness app may help curb loneliness

Smartphone mindfulness app may help curb loneliness

Published 15/03/2019

(Reuters Health) - Adults who spend just 20 minutes a day using a smartphone mindfulness training app may feel less lonely and have more social [more…]

Teen drivers reaching for objects more likely to crash

Teen drivers reaching for objects more likely to crash

Published 15/03/2019

(Reuters Health) - Teen drivers who wisely stow away their cell phones while they’re behind the wheel still need to be aware of another important [more…]