Health

Shingrix vaccine makes shingles less severe, disruptive to quality…

Shingrix vaccine makes shingles less severe, disruptive to quality…

Published 27/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - The vaccine Shingrix prevents shingles, and if people do contract the virus, it reduces the severity of illness, two company-funded study suggests. [more…]

Teen drivers take more risks after trading learner permits for…

Teen drivers take more risks after trading learner permits for…

Published 27/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Adolescents may be cautious while they’re learning to drive, but a new study suggests they get downright dangerous once their license allows [more…]

High caliber guns more deadly

High caliber guns more deadly

Published 27/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Shots from high caliber firearms are more likely to kill, a new study suggests. Researchers wading into the gun control debate have [more…]

Scientists take step toward creating artificial embryos

Scientists take step toward creating artificial embryos

Published 23/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - An international team of scientists has moved closer to creating artificial embryos after using mouse stem cells to make structures capable of [more…]

Cigarette use declines among U.S. young women, but marijuana blunt…

Cigarette use declines among U.S. young women, but marijuana blunt…

Published 20/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - Cigarette use decreased among young women - including pregnant women - during the past decade in the U.S., according to a new [more…]

CPR training should change, and maybe there should be an app for that

CPR training should change, and maybe there should be an app for that

Published 20/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - To help more patients survive cardiac arrest, traditional CPR training needs an overhaul with more chances for practice - and instructions on [more…]

‘Invisible’ stool blood tied to increased risk of premature death

‘Invisible’ stool blood tied to increased risk of premature death

Published 20/07/2018

(Reuters Health) - A screening test for colon cancer that looks for “invisible” blood in stool may also predict a heightened risk of premature death [more…]

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…]