Medicine

How much does surrogacy in Ukraine cost, the interview with the owner of Biotexcom

How much does surrogacy in Ukraine cost, the interview with the owner of Biotexcom

Published 12/11/2019

Albert Tochilovsky, the owner of Biotexcom center for human reproduction, told Delo.ua about designer babies, body rejuvenation, bearing children in an “artificial uterus”, moral and ethical issues of reproductive medicine, and harassment by authorities. [more…]

Roche sets sights on Novartis, Biogen as SMA trial hits target

Roche sets sights on Novartis, Biogen as SMA trial hits target

Published 11/11/2019

ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche’s bid to rival Biogen and Novartis in treating spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) got a lift on Monday when the Swiss drugmaker [more…]

U.S. records one new case in measles outbreak

U.S. records one new case in measles outbreak

Published 11/11/2019

(Reuters) - One new case of measles was reported this weekend in the United States, with the country suffering its worst outbreak of the highly [more…]

South Korea bans liquid e-cigarettes on army bases

South Korea bans liquid e-cigarettes on army bases

Published 11/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - The South Korean Army has banned the use and possession of liquid e-cigarettes on its bases for health reasons, the military said [more…]

U.S. CDC reports ‘breakthrough’ in vaping lung injury probe as cases top 2,000

U.S. CDC reports ‘breakthrough’ in vaping lung injury probe as cases top 2,000

Published 08/11/2019

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Tests of lung samples taken from 29 patients with vaping-related injuries suggest all contained Vitamin E acetate, a discovery U.S. officials described [more…]

Sex-change operations yield long-term mental health benefits for transgender people

Sex-change operations yield long-term mental health benefits for transgender people

Published 08/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - When transgender people undergo sex-reassignment surgery, the beneficial effect on their mental health is still evident - and increasing - years later, [more…]

Blood supplies inadequate in many countries

Blood supplies inadequate in many countries

Published 08/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - Globally, many countries don’t have enough donated blood to meet their needs, a recent study suggests. The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends [more…]

Americans spending more out-of-pocket on mental health than physical health

Americans spending more out-of-pocket on mental health than physical health

Published 08/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - Many insured Americans go out of network for mental health services, a new study suggests, despite the higher costs to them and [more…]

Trauma outcomes worse with risk factors for heart disease and stroke

Trauma outcomes worse with risk factors for heart disease and stroke

Published 08/11/2019

(Reuters Health) - Severely injured patients are more likely to have complications or die if they have a cluster of cardiovascular risk factors like high [more…]

Anti-immigrant rhetoric may put health of U.S. Latinos at risk

Anti-immigrant rhetoric may put health of U.S. Latinos at risk

Published 03/11/2019

(This Nov. 1 story corrects researcher’s first name in paragraph 4.) By Linda Carroll (Reuters Health) - The White House’s anti-immigrant remarks are taking a [more…]