Health

Roche to buy Flatiron Health for $1.9 billion to expand cancer care…

Roche to buy Flatiron Health for $1.9 billion to expand cancer care…

Published 15/02/2018

The logo of Swiss drugmaker Roche is seen at its headquarters in Basel, Switzerland February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann(Reuters) - Swiss drugmaker Roche Holding AG [more…]

Scientists grow human eggs to full maturity in a lab

Scientists grow human eggs to full maturity in a lab

Published 09/02/2018

An undated picture shows a magnification of a lab-grown fully matured human egg ready for fertilization. Doctor David Albertini/University of Edinburgh/Handout via REUTERSLONDON, (Reuters) - [more…]

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…]

Exclusive: Merck’s consumer health sale at risk as Nestle bows out – s

Exclusive: Merck’s consumer health sale at risk as Nestle bows out – s

Published 02/02/2018

FILE PHOTO: A cyclist rides past a logo of drugs and chemicals group Merck KGaA in Darmstadt, Germany, January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File PhotoLONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) [more…]

India’s ‘Modicare’ to cost about $1.7 billion a year: sources

India’s ‘Modicare’ to cost about $1.7 billion a year: sources

Published 02/02/2018

Commuters disembark from a suburban train at a railway station in Mumbai, India, February 1, 2018. REUTERS/Shailesh AndradeNEW DELHI (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra [more…]

‘I am a stable genius,’ Donald Trump says

‘I am a stable genius,’ Donald Trump says

Published 28/01/2018

U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he delivers a speech during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 26, 2018. REUTERS/Denis [more…]

U.S. panel deals blow to Philip Morris tobacco device

U.S. panel deals blow to Philip Morris tobacco device

Published 25/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A man poses for a photograph while using a Philip Morris iQOS smoking device, in Bogota, Colombia November 14, 2017. REUTERS/Jaime Saldarriaga/File PhotoWASHINGTON [more…]

More birth defects in U.S. areas with Zika: U.S. health officials

More birth defects in U.S. areas with Zika: U.S. health officials

Published 25/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: Signs are placed around a neighborhood as county vector control hand-spray a for adult Aedes mosquitoes after a travel-related case of Zika was [more…]

FDA’s tobacco stance faces test with Philip Morris iQOS device

FDA’s tobacco stance faces test with Philip Morris iQOS device

Published 22/01/2018

FILE PHOTO: A man uses a Philip Morris iQOS e-cigarette in Tokyo, Japan May 12, 2017. REUTERS/Issei Kato/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a decision expected [more…]