Medicine

Europe recalls generic heart drug made in China on cancer fears

Europe recalls generic heart drug made in China on cancer fears

Published 06/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - A number of high blood pressure and heart drugs containing an ingredient made in China are being recalled across Europe after an [more…]

AbbVie wins reversal of $140 million verdict in case over AndroGel…

AbbVie wins reversal of $140 million verdict in case over AndroGel…

Published 06/07/2018

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday overturned a $140.1 million verdict against AbbVie Inc in a lawsuit by a man who claimed the company [more…]

U.S. private citizen cites mystery illness symptoms after China visit

U.S. private citizen cites mystery illness symptoms after China visit

Published 05/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. private citizen who visited China has reported symptoms like those of U.S. diplomats afflicted with a mysterious illness in Havana [more…]

Sticking with the same doctor may extend patients’ lives

Sticking with the same doctor may extend patients’ lives

Published 05/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Seeing the same doctor over the years helps people live longer, suggests a new international study. “We had nine different countries on [more…]

Dehydration may muddle your thinking

Dehydration may muddle your thinking

Published 05/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Dehydration can impair your ability to think clearly, a new study suggests. Researchers found that athletes who lost fluid equal to 2 [more…]

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore evacuated due to possible TB…

Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore evacuated due to possible TB…

Published 05/07/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two buildings at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, were evacuated on Thursday because people may have been exposed to tuberculosis, [more…]

Air pollution may account for 1 in 7 new diabetes cases

Air pollution may account for 1 in 7 new diabetes cases

Published 05/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Air pollution could be responsible for 3.2 million new cases of type 2 diabetes every year globally, suggests a new analysis. “We [more…]

Secondhand smoking tied to snoring in kids

Secondhand smoking tied to snoring in kids

Published 05/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Exposing children to secondhand tobacco smoke increases their risk of developing habitual snoring, according to an analysis of existing research. The results, [more…]

U.S. flu outbreak worsens- hospitalizations highest in nearly a decade

U.S. flu outbreak worsens- hospitalizations highest in nearly a decade

Published 03/02/2018

Emergency room nurse Christine Bauer treats Joshua Lagade of Vista, California, for the flu as his girlfriend Mayra Mora looks on in the emergency room [more…]

Florida nurse’s choice words to avoid flu: ‘Wash your stinking hands’

Florida nurse’s choice words to avoid flu: ‘Wash your stinking hands’

Published 03/02/2018

A Florida nurse has offered some frank advice for people whose lax hygiene is contributing to a deadly flu outbreak, including "wash your stinking hands!" [more…]