Health

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…]

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…]

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…]

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…]

NHS has started planning for Brexit no deal

NHS has started planning for Brexit no deal

Published 02/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s public health service has started “significant planning” to ensure medicines are still supplied to patients if the government fails to negotiate [more…]

Giving birth in water appears safe for mother and infant

Giving birth in water appears safe for mother and infant

Published 29/06/2018

(Reuters Health) - Giving birth in water, also known as immersion labor and delivery or waterbirth, appears safe for mother and baby, at least when [more…]