Health

New food safety rules aim for more accountability

New food safety rules aim for more accountability

Published 04/01/2013

(Reuters) - U.S. regulators proposed new food safety rules on Friday that aim to make food processors and farms more accountable for reducing foodborne illnesses [more…]

Private equity pours money into India primary healthcare

Private equity pours money into India primary healthcare

Published 04/01/2013

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Private equity funds quadrupled their investment in India's primary healthcare, betting the sick and ailing will stop seeing family doctors in often [more…]

Analysis: Entering the age of the $1 million medicine

Analysis: Entering the age of the $1 million medicine

Published 03/01/2013

LONDON (Reuters) - The Western world's first drug to fix faulty genes promises to transform the lives of patients with an ultra-rare disease that clogs [more…]

Walking linked to fewer strokes in women

Walking linked to fewer strokes in women

Published 03/01/2013

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Women who walk at least three hours every week are less likely to suffer a stroke than women who walk [more…]

Biogen Lou Gehrig’s disease drug fails in key trial

Biogen Lou Gehrig’s disease drug fails in key trial

Published 03/01/2013

(Reuters) - An experimental drug to combat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, commonly called Lou Gehrig's disease in the United States, failed to work in an important [more…]

France may curb use of riskier oral contraceptives

France may curb use of riskier oral contraceptives

Published 03/01/2013

PARIS (Reuters) - French health regulators are studying limiting the use of contraceptive pills that carry health risks and will stop reimbursing prescription costs of [more…]