Medicine

HIV-prevention pill can be taken as needed

HIV-prevention pill can be taken as needed

Published 31/07/2017

By Andrew M. SeamanReuters Health - Men can safely take a pill that protects against the virus that causes AIDS when they need it, instead of every

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Insurers to fill Obamacare gaps in Ohio`s individual market

Insurers to fill Obamacare gaps in Ohio`s individual market

Published 31/07/2017

Five health insurance companies in Ohio, including Molina Healthcare Inc, have stepped up to sell health plans in 19 counties that would have been without Obamacare individual coverage in 2018, the state's insurance regulator said on Monday.

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Gerresheimer licenses syringe safety solution from West

Gerresheimer licenses syringe safety solution from West

Published 17/07/2017

German drugs packager Gerresheimer has acquired an exclusive license for a syringe-safety solution from U.S.-based West Pharmaceutical Services, completing its portfolio of pre-fillable glass and plastic syringes, it said on Monday.

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Less stress might mean lower blood sugar for overweight women

Less stress might mean lower blood sugar for overweight women

Published 14/07/2017

By Will Boggs MD(Reuters Health) - An eight-week mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) program not only reduces stress, but could also lower bloo

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Dying veterans boost participation in hospice care

Dying veterans boost participation in hospice care

Published 14/07/2017

By Ronnie Cohen(Reuters Health) - An initiative to enroll dying veterans in hospice care appears to be working, and its success may offer clues for h

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Mexico suspends Colombian dairy imports due to foot and mouth disease

Mexico suspends Colombian dairy imports due to foot and mouth disease

Published 14/07/2017

Mexico's agriculture sanitation authority SENASICA said on Friday it has suspended all dairy imports from Colombia after new outbreaks of foot and mouth disease were detected in the Andean country.

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More non-doctors providing U.S. nursing home healthcare

More non-doctors providing U.S. nursing home healthcare

Published 14/07/2017

By Carolyn CristAs the U.S. healthcare system grows to accommodate more aging patients, nursing home care is increasingly being delivered by speciali

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Financial scams target millions of older Americans annually

Financial scams target millions of older Americans annually

Published 14/07/2017

By Ronnie CohenOne in 18 older Americans falls victim to financial fraud or scams annually, and that figure excludes seniors who’ve been financially

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WHO warns of cholera risk at annual haj, praises Saudi preparedness

WHO warns of cholera risk at annual haj, praises Saudi preparedness

Published 14/07/2017

FILE PHOTO: An old man infected with cholera lies on the bed at a hospital in Sanaa, Yemen, May 12, 2017.

A cholera epidemic in Yemen, which has infected more than 332,000 people, could spread during the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in September, although Saudi authorities are well prepared, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

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Morphosys sees revenue boost from Janssen psoriasis drug

Morphosys sees revenue boost from Janssen psoriasis drug

Published 14/07/2017

German biotech group Morphosys expects to receive royalties from psoriasis drug guselkumab for five months this year, its Chief Executive Simon Moroney said, after its licensee received U.S. regulatory approval.

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