Medicine

High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumors in male rats: U.S.

High levels of cellphone radiation linked to tumors in male rats: U.S.

Published 02/02/2018

A woman uses her cell phones in Manhattan, New York, U.S., January 30, 2018. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly(Reuters) - Male rats exposed to very high levels of [more…]

Potential blood test for Alzheimer’s shows early promise

Potential blood test for Alzheimer’s shows early promise

Published 02/02/2018

TOKYO/MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Researchers in Japan and Australia say they have made important progress in developing a blood test that could in future help doctors [more…]

Indiana to impose Medicaid work requirements

Indiana to impose Medicaid work requirements

Published 02/02/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Indiana said on Friday it will require its Medicaid recipients work or do some other form of community engagement, becoming the [more…]

U.S. government proposes 1.84 percent hike in 2019 payments to Medicar

U.S. government proposes 1.84 percent hike in 2019 payments to Medicar

Published 01/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: Traders work at the post where UnitedHealth Group is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, [more…]

Soaring demand for female genital surgery sparks debate in Brazil

Soaring demand for female genital surgery sparks debate in Brazil

Published 01/02/2018

Plastic surgeon Andre Hazan shows a picture of the vagina that he uses during consultations with his clients at his office, during an interview with [more…]

Roche hemophilia drug lowers costs despite high price: ICER

Roche hemophilia drug lowers costs despite high price: ICER

Published 27/01/2018

Logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen beside the entrance of its research unit Roche Glycart AG in Schlieren, Switzerland December 18, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann(Reuters) [more…]

FDA clears radioactive drug for cancer that killed Steve Jobs

FDA clears radioactive drug for cancer that killed Steve Jobs

Published 26/01/2018

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved a radioactive drug to treat the ultra-rare type of digestive tract cancer that killed [more…]

Apotex CEO Jeremy Desai resigns

Apotex CEO Jeremy Desai resigns

Published 26/01/2018

(Reuters) - Canadian generic drug maker Apotex Inc’s Chief Executive Jeremy Desai has resigned, effective immediately, the company said on Friday. Desai resigned to pursue [more…]

Flu still widespread in U.S., worst season since 2014/2015: CDC

Flu still widespread in U.S., worst season since 2014/2015: CDC

Published 26/01/2018

A homeless person is flu vaccinated as she registered to enter as transitional camp area for homeless people at the city's works yard in San [more…]

Medicaid work rules face tough legal challenges, experts say

Medicaid work rules face tough legal challenges, experts say

Published 26/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma speaks after being sworn in by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence in [more…]