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Consort, Opiant to develop nasal spray for opioid overdose treatment

Consort, Opiant to develop nasal spray for opioid overdose treatment

Published 10/09/2018

(Reuters) - Britain’s Consort Medical Plc said on Monday it had agreed to develop a nasal spray for treating opioid overdoses with specialty pharmaceutical company [more…]

Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive Congo

Ebola fight has new science but faces old hurdles in restive Congo

Published 10/09/2018

BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - When Esperance Nzavaki heard she was cured of Ebola after three weeks of cutting-edge care at a medical [more…]

South Korean man infected by MERS virus, first case in 3 years

South Korean man infected by MERS virus, first case in 3 years

Published 08/09/2018

SEOUL (Reuters) - A South Korean man, 61, was diagnosed with the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and is being treated at a [more…]

Two health scares at U.S. airports tied to Mecca pilgrims: U.S….

Two health scares at U.S. airports tied to Mecca pilgrims: U.S….

Published 08/09/2018

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Two major health scares at U.S. airports involving inbound flights are related to pilgrims returning from the Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to [more…]

GSK says U.S. FDA wants more information on pulmonary drug

GSK says U.S. FDA wants more information on pulmonary drug

Published 07/09/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said on Friday that U.S. health authorities had asked for more information about its Nucala drug for use in combating chronic [more…]

Youth soccer injury prevention program saves healthcare costs

Youth soccer injury prevention program saves healthcare costs

Published 07/09/2018

(Reuters Health) - An injury prevention program tailored to children’s soccer is not only more effective than typical warmups and stretches at keeping players safe, [more…]

HIV prevention pill reaching more people who need it

HIV prevention pill reaching more people who need it

Published 07/09/2018

(Reuters Health) - More than one in nine people worldwide who might benefit from a daily pill to minimize their risk of getting HIV are [more…]

Embattled blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve: WSJ

Embattled blood-testing firm Theranos to dissolve: WSJ

Published 05/09/2018

(Reuters) - Theranos Inc, the once-celebrated Silicon Valley blood-testing firm, is about to dissolve itself months after top executives were indicted for defrauding investors, the [more…]

A quarter of adults are too inactive, putting health at risk

A quarter of adults are too inactive, putting health at risk

Published 04/09/2018

(Reuters) - More than a quarter of the world’s adults - or 1.4 billion people - take too little exercise, putting them at higher risk [more…]

Trump can expect tax, conflict probes if Democrats take House: Hoyer

Trump can expect tax, conflict probes if Democrats take House: Hoyer

Published 04/09/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump can expect congressional investigations of his tax returns and possible conflicts of interest if Democrats take control of the [more…]