Medicine

Drugmakers report U.S. shortages of flu vaccine, Tamiflu

Drugmakers report U.S. shortages of flu vaccine, Tamiflu

Published 10/01/2013

(Reuters) - This year's U.S. flu season has created shortages of the Tamiflu treatment for children and of the most widely used flu vaccine, their [more…]

Bioengineer developing needle-free “nanopatch” vaccines

Bioengineer developing needle-free “nanopatch” vaccines

Published 10/01/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - When it comes to protecting millions of people from deadly infectious diseases, Mark Kendall thinks a fingertip-sized patch covered in thousands of [more…]

Health department releases new immunization rules

Health department releases new immunization rules

Published 10/01/2013

INDIANAPOLIS — New Indiana health department rules require two chicken pox vaccinations for all grades unless the student can prove that he or she contracted [more…]

Hospital executive named Ind. health commissioner

Hospital executive named Ind. health commissioner

Published 10/01/2013

INDIANAPOLIS — The longtime leader of a central Indiana hospital will become the new state health commissioner under Gov.-elect Mike Pence.

The incoming governor announced [more…]

Women’s Hospital adding facility for in vitro fertilization procedure

Women’s Hospital adding facility for in vitro fertilization procedure

Published 09/01/2013

NEWBURGH — Keyna Campbell and her husband, Jakob, wanted children. But due to many unknowns, they could not conceive naturally.

"The thing about fertility is [more…]

DNA pioneer James Watson takes aim at “cancer establishments”

DNA pioneer James Watson takes aim at “cancer establishments”

Published 09/01/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A day after an exhaustive national report on cancer found the United States is making only slow progress against the disease, [more…]

Best diet a high-protein, low-fat compromise

Best diet a high-protein, low-fat compromise

Published 09/01/2013

While everybody seems to be interested in eating healthy foods and achieving and staying at a healthy weight, opinions on how to do this keep [more…]

Justice official wants trustee in Mass. pharmacy case

Justice official wants trustee in Mass. pharmacy case

Published 09/01/2013

BOSTON — An independent trustee must be appointed to oversee the bankruptcy of a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to a meningitis outbreak because of the firm's [more…]

Galapagos secures milestone payment from GSK

Galapagos secures milestone payment from GSK

Published 09/01/2013

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Belgian biopharmaceutical company Galapagos said on Wednesday it had delivered a fifth pre-clinical drug candidate to GlaxoSmithKline, triggering a milestone payment. Galapagos [more…]

Judge in San Francisco lets biggest medical pot shop stay open

Judge in San Francisco lets biggest medical pot shop stay open

Published 08/01/2013

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A federal magistrate judge on Monday ruled that a medical-marijuana dispensary that bills itself as the world's largest can continue to [more…]