Medicine

Measles threat looms in Philippines as trust in vaccines declines:…

Measles threat looms in Philippines as trust in vaccines declines:…

Published 03/12/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - Health experts on Monday warned against a possible outbreak of measles in the Philippines, as a disease long under control is fueled [more…]

Dutch firm argenx, J&J affiliate to collaborate on cancer therapy

Dutch firm argenx, J&J affiliate to collaborate on cancer therapy

Published 03/12/2018

(Reuters) - Netherlands-based biopharmaceutical company argenx SE said it signed a deal with Cilag GmbH International, an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies [more…]

China reports new African swine fever outbreak on farm in Beijing…

China reports new African swine fever outbreak on farm in Beijing…

Published 03/12/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s agriculture ministry said on Monday it has confirmed a new African swine fever outbreak on a farm in capital city Beijing, [more…]

Israel’s Together to sell cosmetics based on cannabis, Dead Sea…

Israel’s Together to sell cosmetics based on cannabis, Dead Sea…

Published 10/07/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel’s Together Pharma said on Tuesday it will set up a new company with Premier Dead Sea to sell cosmetics based on [more…]

Israeli firm gets U.S. nod for advanced trials for non-opiate…

Israeli firm gets U.S. nod for advanced trials for non-opiate…

Published 10/07/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli pharmaceuticals company PainReform has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to begin late-stage clinical studies for a [more…]

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women

Hormone therapy poses stroke risk for transgender women

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Hormones given to people to align their sex with their gender pose a significant risk of serious blood clots and stroke among [more…]

Trump slams Pfizer after July 1 drug price hikes

Trump slams Pfizer after July 1 drug price hikes

Published 09/07/2018

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday took aim at Pfizer Inc and other U.S. drugmakers after they raised prices on some [more…]

Fewer older black patients survive long-term after cardiac arrest…

Fewer older black patients survive long-term after cardiac arrest…

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - After a cardiac arrest in the hospital, older black patients don’t survive as long as older white patients, new data show. “The [more…]

Danone investigates Aptamil baby milk complaints

Danone investigates Aptamil baby milk complaints

Published 09/07/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French food group Danone is investigating reports that its new Aptamil baby milk formula has made some infants unwell in Britain. Parents [more…]

Team mix affects operating room social behavior

Team mix affects operating room social behavior

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Social behavior in the operating room is significantly affected by the mix of professional roles and the surgeon’s gender, according to researchers [more…]