Medicine

Too much screen time tied to school problems even in little kids

Too much screen time tied to school problems even in little kids

Published 17/05/2019

(Reuters Health) - Kindergarteners who get more than two hours of screen time a day may be more likely to have behavior and attention problems [more…]

Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes

Smokers have higher risk for multiple strokes

Published 17/05/2019

(Reuters Health) - Smokers who have a stroke are much more likely to have another one if they don’t quit or at least cut back, [more…]

U.S. FDA labels J&J surgical staplers’ recall as severest

U.S. FDA labels J&J surgical staplers’ recall as severest

Published 17/05/2019

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned of risks of serious injury or death from surgical staplers made by Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon [more…]

Sunday is ‘Hepatitis Testing Day’

Sunday is ‘Hepatitis Testing Day’

Published 17/05/2019

Millions of people in the U.S. have chronic viral hepatitis, most without knowing it, so the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other groups [more…]

More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth

More U.S. mothers diagnosed with depression at childbirth

Published 17/05/2019

Growing numbers of new mothers are being diagnosed with depression before they leave the hospital with their newborns, according to a U.S. study that suggests [more…]

Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads…

Vietnam culls 1.2 million pigs as African swine fever spreads…

Published 13/05/2019

HANOI (Reuters) - Vietnam has culled more than 1.2 million farmed pigs infected with African swine fever, the government said on Monday, as the virus [more…]

Lilly’s new migraine drug pulls ahead of Amgen in fierce battle for…

Lilly’s new migraine drug pulls ahead of Amgen in fierce battle for…

Published 10/05/2019

INDIANAPOLIS (Reuters) - Eli Lilly and Co has pulled ahead in a three-way race with Amgen Inc and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in attracting new [more…]

Medicaid work rules likely to penalize chronically ill: study

Medicaid work rules likely to penalize chronically ill: study

Published 10/05/2019

(Reuters Health) - States that require adults on Medicaid to work a set number of hours to get benefits may find many people lose coverage [more…]

Younger lacrosse players have more concussions than older players

Younger lacrosse players have more concussions than older players

Published 10/05/2019

(Reuters Health) - Younger boys who play lacrosse are more likely to get injured and sustain concussions than high school or college players, a U.S. [more…]

During a.m. appointments, doctors more likely to advise cancer…

During a.m. appointments, doctors more likely to advise cancer…

Published 10/05/2019

(Reuters Health) - Patients who see their doctors in the morning are a lot more likely to be referred for screenings for breast and colon [more…]