Health

IUD risk for new mothers depends on timing

IUD risk for new mothers depends on timing

Published 17/10/2018

(Reuters Health) - New mothers who want intrauterine devices (IUDs) for long-acting contraception after giving birth should know the risk of the implant being expelled [more…]

Daily time with controlled blood sugar tied to risk of diabetic eye…

Daily time with controlled blood sugar tied to risk of diabetic eye…

Published 17/10/2018

(Reuters Health) - For people with diabetes, the chance of developing eye damage that can lead to blindness may depend on how many hours per [more…]

HIV prevention drugs could dramatically cut new infections

HIV prevention drugs could dramatically cut new infections

Published 17/10/2018

(Reuters Health) - An HIV-prevention drug pill, dubbed PrEP, dramatically reduced new infections in a large group of high risk gay men, Australian researchers report. [more…]

Exclusive: Science journal to withdraw chronic fatigue review amid…

Exclusive: Science journal to withdraw chronic fatigue review amid…

Published 17/10/2018

LONDON, Oct 17 (Reuters) - A respected science journal is to withdraw a much-cited review of evidence on an illness known as chronic fatigue syndrome [more…]

Rates of post-trauma stress rise in British military veterans

Rates of post-trauma stress rise in British military veterans

Published 07/10/2018

LONDON Oct 8 (Reuters) - Conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan may have led to an increase in rates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), according to [more…]

Australia launches inquiry into mental health’s impact on productivity

Australia launches inquiry into mental health’s impact on productivity

Published 07/10/2018

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia has commissioned an inquiry into the impact mental illness has on economic productivity, the government said on Sunday. The 18-month inquiry [more…]

Five new Ebola cases confirmed in eastern Congo: health ministry

Five new Ebola cases confirmed in eastern Congo: health ministry

Published 06/10/2018

KINSHASA (Reuters) - The Congolese health ministry on Saturday reported a further five confirmed cases of Ebola in the east of the Democratic Republic of [more…]

Alternative medicine might help ease psoriasis symptoms

Alternative medicine might help ease psoriasis symptoms

Published 05/10/2018

(Reuters Health) - Complementary and alternative medicine approaches might help relieve psoriasis symptoms, a research review suggests. Such approaches included acupuncture, meditation, and herbal remedies [more…]

Treating sleep apnea may improve stroke outcomes

Treating sleep apnea may improve stroke outcomes

Published 05/10/2018

(Reuters Health) - Treating a common sleep disorder immediately after a stroke or mini-stroke may improve patients’ neurological symptoms and daily functioning, a small study [more…]

Blood sugar control tied to long-term brain health with type 1…

Blood sugar control tied to long-term brain health with type 1…

Published 05/10/2018

(Reuters Health) - People with type 1 diabetes who are able to maintain good blood sugar control may reduce their long-term risk of developing dementia, [more…]