Medicine

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola

U.N. calls for hundreds of millions in more aid to fight Ebola

Published 15/07/2019

GENEVA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak could last much longer and cost far more in money and lives unless U.N. member states [more…]

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo

Two Ebola workers killed in eastern Congo

Published 15/07/2019

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the health ministry said, the [more…]

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo

Two Ebola health workers killed in eastern Congo

Published 15/07/2019

GOMA (Reuters) - Unidentified attackers killed two Ebola health workers in eastern Congo over the weekend, the latest in a string of assaults that have [more…]

The Matrix comes: growing children with the help of artificial uterus may be legalized in Ukraine

The Matrix comes: growing children with the help of artificial uterus may be legalized in Ukraine

Published 15/07/2019

Artificial uterus to replace live women: Ukraine considers the legalization of “children in vitro”

Children fully grown by artificial means, that is, outside the mother's [more…]

AstraZeneca’s Farxiga fails to get U.S. approval for Type-1 diabetes

AstraZeneca’s Farxiga fails to get U.S. approval for Type-1 diabetes

Published 15/07/2019

(Reuters) - British drugmaker AstraZeneca Plc said on Monday the U.S. Food and Drug Administration declined to approve its diabetes treatment, Farxiga, for use as [more…]

GSK’s ovarian cancer treatment meets main goal in late-stage study

GSK’s ovarian cancer treatment meets main goal in late-stage study

Published 15/07/2019

(Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline said on Monday a late-stage study testing its initial maintenance therapy, Zejula, in patients with ovarian cancer who have undergone platinum-based chemotherapy [more…]

Fake polio markers highlight risks to Pakistan vaccination drive

Fake polio markers highlight risks to Pakistan vaccination drive

Published 15/07/2019

ISLAMABAD/PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan’s polio eradication campaign has hit serious problems with an alarming spike in reported cases that has raised doubts over the [more…]

Weightlifting better at reducing heart fat than aerobic exercise

Weightlifting better at reducing heart fat than aerobic exercise

Published 05/07/2019

Obese people who engaged in resistance training were more likely to see reductions in a type of heart fat that has been linked to cardiovascular [more…]

Custom menopause hormones have unpredictable ingredient mix

Custom menopause hormones have unpredictable ingredient mix

Published 05/07/2019

(Reuters Health) - Women who fill prescriptions for custom-blended hormone therapy may get capsules or creams that don’t contain the correct amount of medicine, a [more…]

Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever

Bulgaria reports new case of African swine fever

Published 05/07/2019

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria has confirmed a new case of African swine fever among backyard pigs in the village of Novachene near the town of [more…]